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eBlue December 2007

Senior duo keys men's basketball team to Iowa Realty Invitational title

Seniors Leonard Houston and Klayton Korver combined for 45 points as Drake held off Duquesne, 77-73, to capture the championship of the Iowa Realty Invitational Saturday night.
December 3, 2007

Chicago Bulldog Bash to be held Jan. 10

By popular demand, the Chicago Bulldog Bash returns to winter with an alumni gathering from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10
December 3, 2007

Drake Moot Court Teams compete in national competition

The Drake Law School National Moot Court Teams were awarded national awards for best briefs in the 58th annual National Moot Court Competition on Nov. 15, at the University of St. Thomas Law School in Minneapolis.
December 3, 2007

Bulldogs overcome sluggish start to notch 80-68 victory over Montana State

In a tale of two halves, it was the Drake women’s basketball team’s effort and focus in the final 20 minutes that sparked the Bulldogs to an 80-68 victory over Montana State on Sunday.
December 3, 2007

Central Iowa young alumni to gather Jan. 15

Young alumni in central Iowa are invited to a fun, informal happy hour gathering at the Grand Piano Bistro on Jan. 15.
December 3, 2007

Drake student wins national award for biology research

The World Food Prize Foundation has presented Drake University student Stephen Lauer with the annual John Chrystal Award for his outstanding biology research and work as a 2006 World Food Prize Borlaug-Ruan intern.
December 3, 2007

Calendar

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 •    The Drake Chicago Advisory Board event for all alumni and friends, 5:30 p.m., Socca, 3301 N. Clark St., with head chef and former Drake student Roger Herring. Exclusive show featuring Tim Ryder, JO'05, 8 p.m., Comedy Sportz, Chicago Center for the Performing Arts, 777 N. Green St.. •    Drake Theatre presents […]
December 3, 2007

Lyle Middleton remembered for his devotion to children and education

Longtime Drake trustee and benefactor Lyle D. Middleton, LA' 61, LW'64, died at his Des Moines home on Dec. 1 after more than a 10-year challenge with Parkinson's disease.
December 3, 2007

Phoenix alumni invited to meet Drake leaders Jan. 18

Drake University President David Maxwell, Madeleine Maxwell and Board of Trustees invite Phoenix-area alumni to an evening of celebration on Friday, Jan. 18.
December 3, 2007

Drake presents 'It's A Wonderful Life -- A Live Radio Play'

Actors from the Drake University community will perform a heartwarming holiday classic with a new twist when they bring to the stage "It's a Wonderful Life -- A Live Radio Play," which opens Thursday, Dec. 13.
December 3, 2007

Mission Statement

Drake's mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff and by the integration of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.  
December 3, 2007

Bring your employer to Drake's career fair Feb. 7

Looking for high-quality interns and employees? Want to promote your organization to future Drake alumni? You can do so at Drake's Spring Internship and Career Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7.
December 3, 2007

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NEWS

From creating a sports drink from urine to detecting toxic metals in water, three Drake students rocketed through summer research internships at NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. The students recently shared findings from the exciting experience at a Drake University Science Colloquium Series presentation.
December 3, 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