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eBlue July 2010

Students gain insight into cultural practices on trip to South Africa

The trip took students to numerous historical sites as they studied the country's vibrant and complicated past.
July 7, 2010

Alumni gather for Los Angeles Bulldog Bash, discuss upcoming Hollywood Bowl event

A group of alumni gathered to talk about memories and discuss the upcoming Hollywood Bowl gathering.
July 7, 2010

Faculty ensemble will perform at Drake as part of Jazz in July

The Drake Faculty Jazz Quintet will perform a free concert as part of the Jazz in July series.
July 7, 2010

The Maxwells host dinner for Russian sister city delegation

Drake President David and Maddy Maxwell hosted a dinner for a delegation from one of Des Moines' sister cities.
July 7, 2010

Jazz ensemble to tour Europe, perform at renowned North Sea Jazz Festival

The jazz group will make stops in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and England.
July 7, 2010

Graduate business students explore international marketplaces

The Global Business Perspectives course took the students to businesses and organizations in London, Paris and Geneva.
July 7, 2010

ALUMNI EVENTS

SATURDAY, JULY 10 -- BULLDOG BASH-- TWIN CITIES Calling All Bulldogs in the Twin Cities! Your summer Bulldog Bash is just around the corner. Join us for an afternoon at the races and an opportunity to reconnect with fellow alumni. Time: 1-5 p.m. Location: Wild Horse Saloon at Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee, MN […]
July 7, 2010

Student first accepted to early enrollment med school program at DMU

Scott Gleason is the first Drake health sciences student to be accepted to the 3 + 4 program.
July 7, 2010

Drake hosts successful USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship

Two American records, seven world-leading performances this season and 17 Drake Stadium marks were set in the four-day meet.
July 7, 2010

Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito to give Opperman Lecture

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. will deliver the 12th Dwight D. Opperman Lecture in Constitutional Law.
July 7, 2010

Drake names members of 2010-13 National Alumni Association Board of Directors

Members of the board serve on a variety of committees focused on programming, student relations, networking and fundraising.
July 7, 2010

Drake graduate student receives national teaching award

Jessica Gogerty recently received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
July 7, 2010

Alumnus scales Kilimanjaro for African AIDS orphans

Nabeel Meghji, AS'05, helped spearhead Peak 4 Poverty, a nonprofit organization that benefits Tanzanian orphans.
July 7, 2010

Even after retirement, show goes on for Drake's voice of commencement

Gary Wade, who recently retired after serving as a journalism professor, will continue as announcer for Drake's commencement.
July 7, 2010

Alumna Tarryl Clark campaigns for Minnesota Congress

State Sen. Tarryl Clark, D-Minn., AS'83, is running for Congress in Minnesota's 6th District.
July 7, 2010