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eBlue February 2007

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION NEWS

The College of Business & Public Administration showcased career paths in insurance at a special event Feb. 7. The keynote speaker was William R. Berkley, CEO and president of W. R. Berkley Corp., which operates Continental Western in Urbandale.
February 7, 2007

Wanted: Mentors to join Career bluePrint

Drake's new Career bluePrint lets you mentor Drake students in their career journeys and also advance your own career.
February 7, 2007

Documentary on Perry by Drake prof premieres at Drake

The revised and expanded film, "A Little Salsa on the Prairie: The Changing Character of Perry, Iowa," a documentary chronicling the rapid ethnic diversification of the community, premiered at Drake Feb. 6.
February 7, 2007

Entrepreneurship Week USA hits Drake’s campus Feb. 26-March 2

Drake’s campus will be awash in a wave of interdisciplinary entrepreneurship later this month with events coinciding with Entrepreneurship Week USA.
February 7, 2007

Enjoy the Drake Choir in Kansas March 3

The Drake Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, at First United Methodist Church, 823 Merchant Street, Emporia, Kan.
February 7, 2007

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS

Drake pharmacy students will devote Wednesday, Feb. 21, to a series of lectures, discussions and professional development activities as part of the College of Pharmacy and Health Science's 20th annual student-organized Pharmacy Day.
February 7, 2007

Cheer on the Drake Bulldogs in MVC Tournaments

Join fellow Drake alumni and other fans when the Bulldogs compete in the men’s and women’s Missouri Valley Conference Basketball Tournaments.
February 7, 2007

LAW SCHOOL NEWS

Law school students and faculty at Drake University are trying to improve Children's Rights in Iowa by trying out a novel idea -- asking foster children themselves what laws need to be changed to better protect them, and then enlisting those foster children to lobby lawmakers to pass that legislation.
February 7, 2007

It’s time to attend your class reunion!

Several Drake classes will reunite this spring to share great memories, make merriment and reconnect with good friends and their alma mater.
February 7, 2007

Black History Month activities unveiled

In recognition of Black History Month, Drake's Coalition of Black Students has organized several special events, free and open to the public, highlighting the history, culture and accomplishments of African-Americans.
February 7, 2007

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

The Annual School of Education’s Alumni Awards and Senior Recognition Dinner, to be held Thursday, March 8, pays tribute to three dedicated educators who reach beyond the classroom to benefit the community.
February 7, 2007

Phi Delta Theta Fraternity celebrates 45th anniversary at Drake

Since 1961, nearly 900 Drake men have been initiated into the Iowa Delta chapter of Phi Delta Theta. During the 2007 Drake Relays, the chapter will officially celebrate its 45th year at the University.
February 7, 2007

Vilsack appointed visiting law prof at Drake Law School

Drake Law School announced recently the appointment of former Iowa Gov. and current Democratic presidential candidate Tom Vilsack as visiting distinguished professor of law for the 2007 calendar year.
February 7, 2007

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION NEWS

“DRAKELINE WEEKLY” returns to Des Moines-area cable viewers of The College Channel 16 for a 12-program season that launched Thursday, Feb. 1.
February 7, 2007

Save these dates for more alumni events

Upcoming alumni events are planned for Naples, Fla., the Twin Cities, Denver and St. Louis.
February 7, 2007