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eBlue February 2011

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February 8, 2011

Cundiff, AFC's top kicker, plays the Pro Bowl

The former Drake football player and Iowa native ended a successful season with All-pro recognition.
February 8, 2011

Principal gift of $2.5 million will support international initiatives

The gift will support The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship and the objectives of the University's Internationalization Strategic Plan. This plan calls for Drake to recruit more international students, faculty and staff, expand faculty exchanges, internationalize the curriculum and increase access to study-abroad programs.
February 8, 2011

Drake Football Lift-a-Thon raises $104,000 for Africa trip; academic, athletic and service opportunities expand

The January fundraiser helped pay for the team's May trip to the Global Kilimanjaro Bowl, which is slated to be the first American-style collegiate football game on African soil.
February 8, 2011

Elegance and endowment at Des Moines distinctlyDrake event

Alumni and friends gathered at the Temple for Performing Arts to celebrate the advancement of Drake.
February 8, 2011

Drake honors two letter winners with Double D Awards

Drake University presented alumni Lisa Behlmann Cannon and Zach Johnson with the highest honor Drake bestows on its former student-athletes -- the Double D Award -- on Jan. 25.
February 8, 2011

Board of Trustees welcomes new members

Alumni Herb Baum, Donald L. Decker, Cain A. Hayes and Cyndi Lesher have recently joined the Board of Trustees.
February 8, 2011

Iowa film scandal at center of Drake Law's First-Year Trial Practicum

A high-stakes film tax credit trial will take place at Drake University as the First-Year Trial Practicum, where law students view an actual state or federal trial as if in an educational laboratory.
February 8, 2011

Drake Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day to focus on leadership for a healthy future

Students will devote a day to focus on professional development at the 24th annual Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day on Friday, March 4.
February 8, 2011

Drake School of Education to celebrate alumni accomplishments at Believers and Achievers Banquet

The Drake University School of Education will recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of exceptional alumni at the Believers and Achievers Banquet on Tuesday, March 1.
February 8, 2011

National Alumni Award winners announced

The Drake University National Alumni Association Board has selected seven accomplished alumni as recipients of the annual National Alumni Awards. The winning group features graduates who've gone on to excel as an Emmy award-winning actor, a Secret Service agent and more.
February 8, 2011

Drake graduate heads FBI counterintelligence division

MPA graduate Randall Thysse now heads the FBI's New York Counterintelligence Division, which investigates traditional spy cases along with counterproliferation cases.
February 8, 2011

Alumnae, community leaders share their leadership stories with CBPA women

The breakfast, sponsored by American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, brought together 53 female business students, 11 faculty and staff in Drake's College of Business and Public Administration, Drake's First Lady Madeline Maxwell and 22 businesswomen and community leaders. Kristi Knous, GR'10, gave the keynote.
February 8, 2011

PR seniors help neighborhood nonprofit expand

Drake public relations seniors will prepare a strategic PR campaign for Anawim Housing, a non-profit specializing in low-income housing management and development, for their capstone project.
February 8, 2011

Bulldog blogs from Egypt

Drake students evacuated while studying abroad in Egypt receive national attention after returning to the U.S., blogging about their experiences.
February 8, 2011