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eBlue February 2008

LAW SCHOOL NEWS

Benjamin B. Ullem, a senior partner at the Des Moines law firm of Whitfield & Eddy PLC, has been appointed to a one-year term as dean of Drake University Law School.
June 1, 2008

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

Middle school teachers and their students will benefit from the James McMahon Institute's summer workshop offered by Drake University's School of Education. The workshop aims to give teachers new strategies and information to help students become successful and independent.
June 1, 2008

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS NEWS

Eleven Drake University magazine majors participated in the recent annual trip to New York to learn about the magazine industry and get career advice from alumni and professionals working in the area.
June 1, 2008

ATHLETICS NEWS

Drake to host NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship; Softball team lands three on MVC Scholar-Athlete squad; Phelps names coaching staff at Drake; Davis retires as special assistant to athletic director
June 1, 2008

Drake celebrates outstanding alumni

Left to right: Richard Worcester, Julie R. Koch, Linda Anderson Worcester, Linda Robbins Coleman, Lawrence K. Fish, Madeleine Maxwell and Drake President David Maxwell. Not pictured: Zach Johnson. Approximately 150 Drake employees, alumni and friends of the University helped celebrate the accomplishments of six outstanding alumni at the recent Annual Alumni Awards Banquet.  A video […]
June 1, 2008

CAMPUS NEWS

Students, professor honored at national ad competition; Professors Dodd and Wall receive Levitt Awards; Drake Choir documents recent European tour in blog; Drake celebrates graduates in the class of 2008; Law prof teaches Iowa's first wind law course; and Drake online endorsement program wins national award.
June 1, 2008

ALUMNI NEWS

Alumni in 29 cities worldwide are gathering with fellow Bulldogs at this year’s Bulldog Bashes. From Atlanta to Seattle and beyond, these fun, informal events enable alumni to connect with fellow grads in their cities.
June 1, 2008

ALUMNI EVENTS

Golf with Bucky Cox, fellow Bulldogs at the Windy City Golf Outing, June 19; Volunteer with fellow alumni, friends at the 2008 Des Moines Arts Festival; Have fun, fun, fun with fellow alumni at the Hollywood Bowl and Brian Wilson Sept. 13; and Short-term medical coverage available for alumni, new grads.
June 1, 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 1, 2008

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NEWS

A handful of Drake theatre students are putting their craftsmanship and free time to good use by helping a fellow theatre company after a fire.
June 1, 2008

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION NEWS

Recent CBPA graduates were selected for four out of five positions in the new Leadership Development Rotation Program started by Principal Financial Group.
June 1, 2008

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS

Drake University graduate Kayla Hatt has received the second Karbeling Memorial Leadership Award for her leadership and outstanding contributions to Drake and the pharmacy profession.
June 1, 2008