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eBlue July 2009

ALUMNI EVENTS

Mark your calendar for Drake Day at Adventureland and Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair, among other events.
July 9, 2009

Bulldog men's soccer team climbs in preseason national ranking

The Bulldogs were tabbed No. 21 in the College Soccer News Preseason Top-30 Poll.
July 9, 2009

Crew gains conference membership for 2010

Drake women’s crew team announced it will join the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
July 9, 2009

Football alumnus honored by Edmonton Public Schools in Canada

Johnny Bright School, which is scheduled to open in 2010, was named to honor the memory of Johnny Bright, AS'52, who played football for Drake in the 1950s.
July 9, 2009

Alumnus named president of American Bandmasters Association

Joseph W. Hermann accepted the John Philip Sousa/Edwin Franko Goldman Gavel this spring to become the 72nd president of the association.
July 9, 2009

Bulldog Corn Feed set for Aug. 24

The event will preview Drake's upcoming football, soccer and basketball seasons.
July 9, 2009

Student receives inaugural full-ride scholarship funded by alumnus

Kendra Kennedy of Millis, Mass., has received the inaugural Lawrence K. Fish Scholarship to attend Drake this fall.
July 9, 2009

Book fair raises money for children's reading program

Graduate students create reading opportunities for children visiting relatives in the Polk County Jail.
July 9, 2009

Endowed faculty fellowship recognizes Provost Ron Troyer

The Board of Trustees recently announced the fellowship, which will include a $5,000 stipend for one year of support for a faculty member's research and related projects.
July 9, 2009

Discounted tickets available for Drake Day with Des Moines Menace

The Des Moines Menace, including five Drake student-athletes, will play the St. Louis Lions.
July 9, 2009

Drake music professors perform in Asia

Andrew Classen, Ashley Sidon and Clarence Padilla recently returned from China; and James Romain is performing at the 15th World Saxophone Congress in Thailand.
July 9, 2009

Obama nominates distinguished Drake alum for State Department post

Stephen Rapp, LW'74, has been nominated as ambassador at large for war crimes issues.
July 9, 2009

New newsletter brings business and journalism students together

Sixteen actuarial science majors and three journalism students recently teamed up to create an electronic newsletter for students and alumni.
July 9, 2009

Summer internships help pharmacy students gain key skills

Seven pharmacy students are getting first-hand experience at various retail and chain pharmacies as part of two new internship programs.
July 9, 2009

Drake, Iowa State University launch land tenure project

The jointly funded program will be carried out by a partnership between Drake's Agricultural Law Center and the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at ISU.
July 9, 2009