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eBlue August 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

Hatfield Clubb named "Woman of Influence" by Des Moines Business Record

Athletic Director Sandy Hatfield Clubb was profiled in the Aug. 2 issue of the Business Record.
August 3, 2010

National experts to discuss solutions to fiscal challenges

Former U.S. Comptroller General David M. Walker and Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby will host a free forum at Drake on Sept. 30.
August 3, 2010

Drake signs partnership with Career Athletes

The Career Athletes Web site connects current and alumni athletes with jobs, internships and networking opportunities.
August 3, 2010

Jazz in July at Drake features music, dance and community

The Drake Faculty Jazz Quintet played for nearly 200 jazz fans at an outdoor concert July 28.
August 3, 2010

Drake football team boasts All-American, Good Works players

Linebacker Ben Morrison has been named a finalist for the Allstate American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team and defensive end Dain Taylor has been named to The Sports Network Preseason All-America third team.
August 3, 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