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eBlue June 2010

Two alumni entertain with improvisational comedy at Second City

Timothy Ryder, JO'05, and Sandy Marshall, AS'96, produce comedy for Chicago's Second City, which recently celebrated its 50 year anniversary.
June 2, 2010

Education graduates go abroad for first year of teaching

Eight recent education graduates are teaching English in countries from Ecuador to China.
June 2, 2010

Pharmacy alumnus Timothy Franson elected president of global health group

He was elected president of the U.S. Pharmacopeia Convention, which guides global public health work for medicines and foods.
June 2, 2010

Journalism professor, students honored with Iowa Broadcast News Awards

Professor John Lytle received IBNA's highest honor while several Drake students won top awards for radio reporting.
June 2, 2010

Alumnus selected to lead Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Johnny Taylor, GR'91, LW'92, will oversee the fund that represents historically black colleges, universities and law schools.
June 2, 2010

Drake to host 2010 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

The five-day event, which will run from June 23-27 in Drake Stadium, will feature 1,700 athletes.
June 2, 2010

Drake offers free program on how to start a small business

People seeking the skills to open a small business are invited to apply for free admission to the Business Leadership Speaker Series.
June 2, 2010

Drake athlete invited to USRowing National Team Camp

Chelsea Smith will compete this month in the USRowing Lightweight National Team Camp in New Millford, Conn.
June 2, 2010

Professor, alumna receive Fulbright awards

Professor David Skidmore and recent graduate Marina Yakhnis will travel to Hong Kong and Ukraine, respectively.
June 2, 2010

Men's soccer defeates Des Moines Menace

The game served as the finale of the Bulldogs' spring campaign until opening its 2010 season on Sept. 3.
June 2, 2010

Drake honors outstanding teacher and mentor of the year

Rachel Paine Caufield and Carol Spaulding-Kruse recently received Drake's Madelyn Levitt Awards.
June 2, 2010

Drake football team honored for academic improvement

The team was honored for showing the greatest academic improvement among the 10 member Pioneer Football League schools.
June 2, 2010

Drake class of 2010 continues family traditions and legacies

The commencement ceremonies recognized more than 1,400 graduates, including four who shared their stories.
June 2, 2010

Alumnus and former professor wins gold medal for popular fiction

Barry Smith, BN'74, recently won an IPPY gold medal for his fiction book titled "Only Milo."
June 2, 2010

Aspiring vocalist takes lead role in summer production of "La Traviata" in Italy

Leah McIntire will star as the youngest soprano to sing a lead in the production through La Musica Lirica in Novafeltria, Italy.
June 2, 2010