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eBlue February 2008

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NEWS

Six Drake students recently represented Italy and Hungary in the State University of New York (SUNY) Model European Union Simulation at Izmir University in Izmir, Turkey. The students were Alison Bowlin, Meghan Fleming, Christopher Huszar, Anna Kunst, Adam Stone and Randall Weigand.
February 4, 2008

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION NEWS

Drake alumnus Bruce Foster will bring his expertise in financial services back to campus to kick off the spring 2008 Executive in Residence series in Drake's School of Management and Communication on Wednesday, Feb. 27.
February 4, 2008

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

Former Dean of Drake University's School of Education Jamie Ferrare will give the keynote address at the school's annual Alumni Awards and Senior Recognition Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 28.
February 4, 2008

LAW SCHOOL NEWS

Drake University's moot court team of Siva Kasinathan and Katharine Willey won second place in the brief writing contest for petitioner at the 2008 national tournament of the American Collegiate Moot Court Association.
February 4, 2008

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS

After its closing in the early '90s, the Drake chapter of the Lambda Kappa Sigma pharmacy fraternity, was reinstated recently, thanks to Drake students.
February 4, 2008

Cole Hall renovation enhances Drake's student recruitment efforts

Thanks to the recent renovation of Cole Hall -- home of the Admission Office -- prospective students are forming their first impressions of Drake in a beautifully decorated and updated building filled with natural light.
February 4, 2008

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION NEWS

When Drake University's Associate Professor of Journalism Ronda Menke sought out Des Moines businesswoman J. Ann Selzer to teach at Drake, she knew she was picking a winner.
February 4, 2008

ALUMNI EVENTS

Let's DU Lunch; Drake golfers will swing in San Diego Feb. 16; Watch the Bulldogs in D.C. Feb. 19; Alumni event in Naples Feb. 21; and Have a blast at a Bulldog Bash.
February 4, 2008

ATHLETICS NEWS

Drake University will participate in the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's national cancer awareness "Think Pink" week when the women's basketball team takes on Southern Illinois Saturday, Feb. 16.
February 4, 2008

ALUMNI NEWS

Enjoy alumni photos online; Seen in the Knapp Center: Andy Pawlowski; Drake Choir coming to northern Iowa, Minnesota’s Twin Cities; Want to try a triathlon?; Connect with Drake, fellow alumni via 'blueView'; and Drake grad awarded Clinical Lipid Specialist credentials.
February 4, 2008

Pavic collects State Farm MVC Men's Tennis Player of the Week honors

The Missouri Valley Conference has announced that Drake senior Dalibor Pavic (Adelaide, Australia) has been selected as the State Farm/MVC Men's Tennis Player of the Week.
February 4, 2008

CAMPUS NEWS

Drake University students wielded saws, machetes and even barbed wire to carve the figure of Drake mascot Spike out of an 8-foot-tall block of snow last weekend to win the 2008 Iowa College and University Snow Sculpting Contest.
February 4, 2008

Drake's 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.    
February 4, 2008

Drake, Grand View and DMACC sign new admissions partnership agreement

Leaders of Grand View College, Drake University and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) today signed a new admissions partnership agreement that’s designed to help more students earn a four-year degree and encourage them to live and work in Central Iowa.
February 4, 2008

15th ranked men's basketball team wins 20th straight

Leonard Houston and Josh Young combined for 39 of Drake's 44 second-half points, helping the 15th ranked Bulldogs rally from an 11-point deficit to a 73-70 victory at Illinois State Tuesday, extending Drake's winning streak to 20 games. Drake extended its school-record winning streak to 20 games
February 4, 2008