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eBlue January 2011

President Maxwell honored for leadership in higher education

He received the Chief Executive Leader Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education District VI.
January 11, 2011

Chicago alumnae organization gains steam

The Drake Women's Connection of Chicago will host a happy hour on Feb. 3.
January 11, 2011

Drake benefactor Bill Knapp receives Iowa's highest citizen honor

He served on Drake's governing board from 1976 to 2006 and was honored with the designation of trustee emeritus in 2008.
January 11, 2011

Drake-A-Mania ignites passion for University

The 21st annual celebration of Drake pride will be held Jan. 29 in Brentwood, Tenn.
January 11, 2011

Drake announces two gifts totaling $4.5 million, campaign tops $80 million

Two major gifts from alumni will support a new science building and a chair of ethics and the professions.
January 11, 2011

ALUMNI CALENDAR

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 Club, 666 Grand Ave-- Des Moines   Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 -- National Game Watch Party Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 -- distinctlyDrake Naples Moraya Bay -- […]
January 11, 2011

Keep up with Drake news via the new home page

The page features tabs for "DU in the News," "Faculty & Staff Accomplishments," and "University News."
January 11, 2011

Exhibit explores young adult Chinese consumers

The exhibit opens Tuesday, Jan. 18, in the Collier Heritage Room of Cowles Library.
January 11, 2011

Drake Football Lift-a-thon to raise funds for historic trip to Africa

Players hope the fundraiser will generate $300,000 to support the trip, which costs $4,000 per student-athlete.
January 11, 2011

Drake business school puts marketing majors on track for professional success

Students will be able to specialize in areas such as market research and marketing management.
January 11, 2011

Drake student eases internship search in 140 characters or less

Norah Carroll created a #dmintern hashtag to collect posts about internship openings at local companies and organizations.
January 11, 2011

Drake law student/mom faces challenges head on

Hope Wood shares her experiences through her e-book and blog.
January 11, 2011

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich to speak at Drake Feb. 2

His speech will focus on "The Next Economy and America's Future."
January 11, 2011

New book aims to help teachers of English language learners

Co-authors Shelley Fairbairn and Stephaney Jones-Vo spent two years developing their book.
January 11, 2011

Drake to host next event in series promoting civility

Johns Hopkins University professor P.M. Forni, author of "Choosing Civility," will speak Feb. 3 in Sheslow Auditorium.
January 11, 2011