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eBlue July 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

Leanne Smith promoted to head women's golf coach

Leanne Smith, who has served as an assistant coach, has been promoted to head women's golf coach.
July 7, 2010

Pharmacy alumnus and local pharmacist receives award for community service

John Forbes, PH '80, recently received the Bowl of Hygeia award from the Iowa Pharmacy Association.
July 7, 2010

Drake men's basketball team to play in Great Alaska Shootout

Drake will play Southern Utah in the first game of the tournament at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
July 7, 2010

Library series to explore legacy of Iowa State Fair

John Putney of the Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation will explain the legacy of the fair and its significant role in Iowa.
July 7, 2010

Drake senior named to All-American Football Team

Dain Taylor was selected for the Consensus Draft Services Preseason Football College Subdivision All-American Team.
July 7, 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