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eBlue December 2007

Maddie Levitt leaves legacy of levity and remarkable generosity

In her final year as national chair of the ambitious $190 million Campaign for Drake, Maddie Levitt told Drake President David Maxwell that the University wasn't keeping her busy enough, so she had taken a three-day-a-week position in fundraising at Iowa State University.
December 3, 2007

Drake golfers will swing in San Diego Feb. 16

Drake alumni and friends are invited to join members of the Drake men's and women's golf teams for 18 holes of golf and dinner on Saturday, Feb. 16.
December 3, 2007

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION NEWS

Drake University teaches many students -- including employees from major Des Moines companies -- Hubbell Realty Co., Principal Financial Group and Meredith Corp.
December 3, 2007

ALUMNI NEWS: Theatre alumni reconnect with Prof. William "Doc" Coleman

Nearly 50 Drake alumni and friends gathered in November in the Burbank, Calif., home of Jean Rosone, FA'76, to reconnect and reminisce with Dr. William "Doc" Coleman, professor emeritus of theatre arts.
December 3, 2007

Have a blast at a Bulldog Bash

The Drake Alumni Office is seeking alumni worldwide to help organize annual Bulldog Bashes in their cities.
December 3, 2007

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION NEWS

When James Autry and Clifton Taulbert first met, both men were impressed with their similarities, despite their backgrounds' experiencing racism from different perspectives.
December 3, 2007

Bulldog merriment in Milwaukee

More than 300 Drake alumni, parents and other friends cheered the Bulldogs on to an exciting 80-59 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Nov. 24.
December 3, 2007

Reunions, reunions and more reunions!

Drake's Office of Alumni and Parent Programs is all about bringing people together.
December 3, 2007

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS

A soy-based diet in pregnant and nursing rats has been shown to cause changes in the reproductive anatomy and spatial learning skills of their male offspring, according to Drake research presented last month at the national conference of the Society for Neuroscience.
December 3, 2007

CPHS Alumni Achievement Award Nominations due Dec. 5, 2007

Please contact Marilea Chase at 515-271-1814 or marilea.chase@drake.edu.
December 3, 2007

14th Annual Windy City Golf Outing set for June 19, 2008

Enjoy a great day of golf and camaraderie with fellow Drake alumni and friends at the 14th annual Windy City Golf Outing on Thursday, June 19, 2008.
December 3, 2007

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

Drake University's Bulldogs and School of Education teamed up with Des Moines' Phillips Traditional School on Nov. 9 to celebrate the success of their new "Grow Bulldogs" program.
December 3, 2007

Drake opens new online alumni community, 'blueView'

Drake alumni share a special lifelong connection to the University and to each other. Alumni will soon be able to enjoy an even stronger connection thanks to Drake's new online alumni community, "blueView."
December 3, 2007

Drake journalism grad wins Hearst award

Drake University graduate Colin McDonald was among the top 20 winners for college feature writing in the national William Randolph Hearst Foundation's Journalism Awards Program.
December 3, 2007

LAW SCHOOL NEWS

Anna K. Ryon, a third-year law student and Opperman Scholar from Des Moines, recently gave an hour-long presentation at a national conference on adjustable-rate and exotic mortgages and how they have contributed to the subprime lending crisis.
December 3, 2007