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eBlue December 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

Eat, drink and be merry with fellow Chicago alumni Dec. 8

Chicago-area alumni will enjoy "Cuisine, Comedy and Camaraderie" as Drake's annual Windy City signature event on Saturday, Dec. 8.
December 3, 2007

Leadership consultant shares his expertise

Award-winning writer and renowned leadership consultant Barry Posner visited with students, faculty and staff at Drake University Nov. 29-30, discussing leadership programs and curriculum on campus and bringing new ideas to improve them.
December 3, 2007

ATHLETICS NEWS

Drake women's basketball Head Coach Amy Stephens recently announced that four high school standouts will join the Bulldog program for the 2008-09 academic year. Rachael Hackbarth from Colgate, Wis.; Brittnye McSparron from Appley Valley, Minn.; Alex Montgomery from Cannon Falls, Minn.; and Amber Wollschlager from Milbank, S.D. signed national letters of intent.
December 3, 2007

Watch the Drake Bulldogs in Washington, D.C.

Drake alumni, friends and fans in the Washington, D.C. area are invited to get together informally to cheer the Drake men's basketball team on Jan. 6.
December 3, 2007