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eBlue February 2010

Law student's band plays for U.S. troops in Middle East

Brandon Clark, a third-year law student, and his band, Blue Island Tribe, recently entertained troops stationed overseas.
February 2, 2010

Drake grad redoubles his efforts to save starving Haitian children

Tom Stehl, BN'01, is finding ways to continue to make and distribute nutrient-rich food despite the devastation caused by the recent earthquake.
February 2, 2010

Five outstanding educators to be honored at annual SOE dinner

The annual Believers and Achievers Banquet will recognize alumni award winners and the graduating class of 2010.
February 2, 2010

ALUMNI EVENTS

SATURDAY, FEB. 6 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. Bulldog Bash, 6 p.m., Elephant and Castle 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. Contact Christopher McDonnell, JO'05, at cmcdonnell73@gmail.com for more information. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3 Let's DU Lunch -- Des Moines Judy Bradshaw, Drake University alumna and Des Moines chief of police, will speak as part of Drake's "Let's […]
February 2, 2010

Drake to present A Journalist's Guide to New Media

Media professionals will have the opportunity to develop and enhance new media skills through the day-long workshop.
February 2, 2010

Alumni, friends 'Paint the Town Blue' in Des Moines

Hundreds of alumni and friends of Drake gathered to celebrate the Des Moines-Drake partnership.
February 2, 2010

Drake presents Golden Bulldog Award to Jim and Patty Cownie

The couple recently received the highest honor bestowed upon Drake boosters by Athletics.
February 2, 2010

Drake to honor six outstanding alumni

Alumni and friends of Drake are invited to enjoy a champagne toast and an evening in celebration of six outstanding alumni.
February 2, 2010

Hundreds of Drake volunteers prepare meals for Haiti earthquake victims

More than 300 volunteers and student-athletes celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day by packaging meals for Haiti.
February 2, 2010

Alumna creates new musical sounds for alien culture in 'Avatar' film

Wanda Bryant, FA'75, helped create a unique musical language for the Na'vi people, an alien population invented for the film.
February 2, 2010

Drake women's soccer garners NSCAA Sportsmanship Award

The team was recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for its sportsmanship with a Team Ethics Bronze Award.
February 2, 2010

Library series to feature Abraham Lincoln expert, student debate

The Citizens Arise! series will feature a lecture by Orville Vernon Burton and a high school debate competition.
February 2, 2010

Faculty, alumni fondly recall James Mitchell's contributions to Drake

The recent death of James Mitchell who played on the soap opera "All My Children," has prompted Drake faculty and alumni to reflect on Mitchell's ties to Drake.
February 2, 2010

Eddie Easley remembered as 'the consummate Drake professor'

Eddie Easley taught at Drake for 26 years and was the first African-American to be hired by the University in a tenure-track position.
February 2, 2010

Anderson Gallery exhibit pairs environmental art with storytelling

"To Know the Land" features natural sculptures and two-dimensional works accompanied by written narrative.
February 2, 2010