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eBlue December 2010

Honors course provides insight into contemporary Islam

"Islam in the 21st Century" aims to examine the world's second-most popular religion (behind Christianity).
December 9, 2010

The University expands partnership with Ugandan business school

A delegation of a half dozen educators from Makerere University School of Business in Uganda recently visited Drake for six days to explore opportunities for expanding collaborative programs.
December 7, 2010

Dean Raylene Rospond featured in Des Moines Woman magazine

The magazine, which is published by the Des Moines Register, focuses on Rospond's success in balancing her professional and personal life.
December 7, 2010

Drake's music community remembers accompanist Tom Harvey

Approximately 20 alumni -- some from as far away as Chicago and New York -- participated in his memorial service .
December 7, 2010

Drake Law School wins one of two national law school diversity programs

Drake University Law School is one of two U.S. law schools selected competitively to host a 2011 Summer Regional Institute for the Council on Legal Education Opportunities (CLEO).
December 7, 2010

Journalism students go beyond the newsstand

Senior magazine majors plan to launch Urban Plains, an all-digital lifestyle magazine for the Midwest, on Thursday, Dec. 9.
December 7, 2010

Passionate outpouring of support for distinctlyDrake

Drake has seen a passionate outpouring of support from alumni and friends since the distinctlyDrake campaign was announced Oct. 1.
December 7, 2010

ATHLETICS NEWS

Basketball standouts earn conference honors Drake basketball players from the men's and women's teams have garnered individual conference honors this season.   Drake senior Kristin Turk (Des Moines, Iowa) and freshman Angela Christianson (Alexandria, Minn.) earned Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball Player and Newcomer of the Week honors, respectively, for the week of Nov. 29 […]
December 7, 2010

Alumni launching new website

A new website is making it easier for Drake graduates to connect to the University and each other.
December 7, 2010

Drake uses historic football game in Tanzania as springboard for valuable partnerships in Mexico

Drake University officials recently visited Mexico to explore academic partnerships in advance of the Global Kilimanjaro Bowl that will pit Drake against a Mexican all-star football team in Tanzania next year.
December 7, 2010

Wanted: Nominations for Drake National Alumni Awards

The Drake University National Alumni Association Board is seeking nominations for the annual Drake University National Alumni Awards, which will be announced at a reception on Thursday, April 28, 2011.
December 7, 2010

Author Daniel Pink shares his insights into what motivates people

Drake students, faculty and staff pack Sheslow Auditorium to learn about true motivation and how it can help us work smarter and live better.
December 7, 2010

Cheer for the Bulldogs during Drake National Game Watch Feb. 5

The Bulldog family is spread from coast to coast -- but no matter where you are, you can take part in the Drake National Game Watch on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.
December 7, 2010

Student entrepreneurs succeed in creative communications endeavor

Jon McDonald, founder of Giraffe Creative, works alongside account director and fellow student Jim Davis, and other teammates.
December 7, 2010

ALUMNI EVENTS

Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, 6:30 p.m. -- distinctlyDrake Des Moines -- Temple for Performing Arts -- Des Moines "¨"¨ Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 -- Let's DU Lunch -- Des Moines  "¨ Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 -- National Game Watch Party "¨Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 -- distinctlyDrake Naples Moraya Bay -- Naples, Fla. "¨"¨ Wednesday, March […]
December 7, 2010