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eBlue August 2010

Summer camp sparks love for nature, science in high schoolers

Associate Professor Keith Summerville and two Drake seniors led a week-long camp at Metro Waste Authority's 73-acre environmental protection area near Runnells, Iowa.
August 3, 2010

Men's tennis to host alumni weekend

The first alumni reunion is set for Sept. 24-25 this fall at Roger Knapp Tennis Center.
August 3, 2010

Alumnus accepts ESPY Award for father

Aaron Thomas, ED'01, recently accepted an Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly (ESPY) Award in honor of his late father Ed Thomas, a longtime coach with the Aplington-Parkersburg schools.
August 3, 2010

First-year students gather with alumni at send-off events

First-year students, their families and alumni met and mingled during First-Year Send Off events in Des Moines, Kansas City and Minneapolis recently.
August 3, 2010

Nature inspires alumnus to write book on business

Tom Porter, GR'79, gleaned business lessons from nature when writing his first book.
August 3, 2010

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August 3, 2010

Pharmacy student team a finalist in national business plan competition

In the competition, students create a model for buying an existing independent community pharmacy or developing a new one.
August 3, 2010

Law professor publishes third edition of textbook, receives attention for article on zoning

Jerry L. Anderson and his writing partner Dennis D. Hirsch recently published the third edition of their textbook on environmental law.
August 3, 2010

International alumni keep in contact abroad

Six Drake graduates living in Singapore used social networking not only to keep in contact during their life after Drake, but also to renew their college friendships once again.
August 3, 2010

Drake hosts homework empowerment camp to benefit parents, students in community

Drake provided a learning space for local educators, parents and their children during a summer camp designed to help parents build their childrens' academic skills.
August 3, 2010

Drake welcomes prospective students during Iowa Private College Week

Prospective students and their families can visit campus and learn more about the University and the college search process.
August 3, 2010

Student-produced Think magazine recognized for excellence

The newsmagazine produced by Drake journalism students was awarded highest honors by the Association for Education of Journalism and Mass Communication.
August 3, 2010

Bill Bishop, author of 'The Big Sort,' visits Drake to discuss civility

Bishop will speak at Drake as part of the Better Together -- Creating Community through Civility speaker series.
August 3, 2010

Bulldog Cornfeed to feature previews of football, basketball seasons

Reservations are now being accepted for the annual Drake Athletic Department Bulldog Cornfeed, which is set for Monday, Aug. 23.
August 3, 2010

Science student conducts compost, sustainability research in Wapello County

Emily Sibigtroth, a senior Drake University biology major, is helping improve prairie restoration efforts in Eddyville, Iowa.
August 3, 2010