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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

Drake ranks highly on leadership, open communication in new national survey

Drake scored in the top 10 in eight categories among medium-sized universities and colleges in the Chronicle of Higher Education's 2009 "Great Colleges to Work For" survey.
August 3, 2009

Drake grad students gain edge with unique workshop on communication, leadership skills

Students in the College of Business and Administration's graduate programs will participate in Leadership Essentials, a workshop conducted by Dardis Communications Inc.
August 3, 2009

First year student's heart defect leads to inspirational video

Mallory McDevitt recently created a documentary based on her and friends' congenital heart defects that will become part of informational materials at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
August 3, 2009

Pharmacy graduate wins public health award

Erin Frazee was selected for the 2008-2009 Excellence in Public Health Award by the United States Public Heath Service.
August 3, 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