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eBlue July 2008

ALUMNI NEWS

Bulldog Bashes bring alumni together worldwide; Alumni, friends have a ball at the Windy City Golf Outing; Graduate elected president of Iowa Judges Association.
June 23, 2008

Drake copes with water damage, escapes major flooding

Through the heavy rains in early June, Drake sustained water damage in eight campus buildings during the recent 2008 Iowa floods.
June 23, 2008

ALUMNI EVENTS

Picture yourself at Drake during the Iowa State Fair Alumni and friends are invited to celebrate Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 9. Look for Spike the Bulldog looming 25 feet in the air above Drake's tent on Rock Island Avenue at the Fairgrounds. Help yourself to a free disposable camera […]
June 23, 2008

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.  
June 23, 2008

CAMPUS NEWS

Choir members share first-hand accounts of European tour; Prof. Bohorquez takes oath of citizenship after 23 years in America; Innovative learning and life skills summer camp comes to Drake; Drake welcomes prospective students for Iowa Private College Week; Local gallery offers handcrafted Drake merchandise.
June 23, 2008

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION NEWS

Since becoming a full-time professor at Drake several years ago, Allen Zagoren has jump-started a program for MPA students seeking meaningful research experiences. One by one, Zagoren has guided students through independent study projects focusing on research from health care policy to public administration to Medicare.
June 23, 2008

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NEWS

Darcie Vandegrift, assistant professor of sociology at Drake University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and conduct research in Venezuela during the 2008-09 academic year.
June 23, 2008

LAW SCHOOL NEWS

Drake University Law School has been selected as a 2008 recipient of the American Bar Association's Gambrell Professionalism Award.
June 23, 2008

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

For busy coaches like Mike Saylor of Terra Haute, Ind., Drake's Real Coaching program offers user-friendly and convenient video courses that fit into hectic schedules.
June 23, 2008

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS

Sally Haack, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, has developed a smoking-cessation program especially tailored for Latinos who want to quit smoking. This program is quite timely with Iowa's new restrictions on smoking in public places and places of employment.
June 23, 2008

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS NEWS

Mark Micheli is spending his summer working in an internship in Geneva, Switzerland, as a freelance correspondent at the U.N. Headquarters for Europe.
June 23, 2008

ATHLETICS NEWS

LSU, Florida State capture team titles at NCAA Track and Field Championships; and Bulldogs selected to compete in ITA Men's National Indoor Championships.
June 23, 2008