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eBlue January 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

Drake journalism alumna helps develop buzz-worthy Target campaign

Emily Sexton Baynard worked on the retailer's innovative baby campaign, which emphasizes chaos over cooing.
January 11, 2011

Several factors contribute to boom in Musical Theatre Program

Enrollment grows dramatically, thanks to the personal attention and the quality of education students receive at Drake.
January 11, 2011

Drake to honor Zach Johnson on Jan. 25

The 2007 Masters champion will receive the prestigious Double D Award.
January 11, 2011

distinctlyDrake event travels to Naples

Alumni and friends are invited to gather for a night on the town on Feb. 17.
January 11, 2011

Current and former Drake student-athletes recognized for success on and off the field

Two men's soccer players have received national recognition, and former Drake kicker Billy Cundiff will play in the Pro Bowl.
January 11, 2011

Let's DU Lunch series moves to the Des Moines Club

Mike Draper, founder and owner of RAYGUN, will lead off the spring series on Feb. 2.
January 11, 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