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eBlue August 2009

Drake to play key role in observing 50th anniversary of Khrushchev's Iowa visit

The University will host a dinner and public lecture featuring scholar William Taubman and Sergei Khrushchev, son of Nikita Khrushchev.
August 7, 2009

ALUMNI EVENTS

Mark your calendars for Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair, Let's DU Lunch and the Hollywood Bowl Concert and Picnic, among other events.
August 3, 2009

SuperCamp creates learning opportunities for students ages 12-22

Drake hosted SuperCamp, which helps high school and middle school students engage in experiential exercises, dynamic mental and physical challenges and team problem solving.
August 3, 2009

Drake remembers two pharmacy alumni award winners

This summer, Drake's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences lost two prominent alumni -- Larry M. Simonsmeier, PH'67, and Alfred F. Viktor, PH'49.
August 3, 2009

Students win two awards for Relays coverage

The student-operated Drake Broadcasting System was honored for excellence in their live coverage of the 100th Drake Relays with two bronze Telly Awards.
August 3, 2009

Alumnus named senior adviser, major gifts officer for Drake Athletics

Jim Noyce, BN'78, has been named senior adviser to Drake Athletics Director Sandy Hatfield Clubb and major gifts officer for the Bulldogs.
August 3, 2009

Former Drake coach, longtime NFL defensive aide dies from cancer

Former Drake Assistant Football Coach Jim Johnson died last month at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after a battle with cancer.
August 3, 2009

Have you ever heard a Bulldog “tweet?”

The Office of Alumni Relations has recently joined hundreds of Drake graduates and fans by launching Drake's own Twitter account.
August 3, 2009

Head men's tennis Coach Chase Hodges leaving Bulldog family

Drake has announced that a search is under way to hire a new men's tennis coach to succeed Chase Hodges who has accepted a job as head coach at Georgia State.
August 3, 2009

Princeton Review calls Drake a Best in the Midwest college

The University is among 158 institutions selected by Princeton Review as a Best in the Midwest school.
August 3, 2009

Women's basketball announces new assistant coach

Drake officials announced the hiring of former Bulldog women’s basketball standout Linda Sayavongchanh as the new assistant women’s basketball coach.
August 3, 2009

Drake's first lady named a 'Woman of Influence'

Drake University First Lady Madeleine Maxwell has been named to "Women of Influence: Class of 2009" by the Des Moines Business Record.
August 3, 2009

Men's Track and Field program honored for academic success

The Drake men's track and field program has been honored by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as a 2009 Division I All-Academic Track and Field team.
August 3, 2009

Law students participate in eyewitness ID test

A group of Drake law students helped cast doubt on the reliability of eyewitness identification in an experiment where they misidentified a thief.
August 3, 2009

Alumnus confirmed for State Department post under Obama

Stephen Rapp, LW'74, prosecutor of the United Nations Special Court for Sierra Leone, has been confirmed by the Senate for a key U.S. State Department post.
August 3, 2009