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eBlue June 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

Zach Johnson wins Colonial title, sets tournament record

After his win last weekend, Johnson, BN'98, received a trophy, a $1.116 million check and plaid Colonial jacket.
June 2, 2010

Actuarial science alumni celebrate an evening of reunion, recognition

Actuarial science alumni joined students and employees to recognize Stuart Klugman, BN'70, and Larry Zimpleman, BN'73, GR'79.
June 2, 2010

Drake commencement hits a high note this year

Drake President David Maxwell performed a blues ballad with saxophonist Dick Oatts, who received an honorary degree.
June 2, 2010

Health sciences students battle cavities with help from United Way

The program aims to educate youth and provide oral hygiene kits to Children in the Des Moines community.
June 2, 2010

Alumni Events

SATURDAY, JUNE 12 -- 2010 LOS ANGELES BULLDOG BASH Gather with fellow alumni and bring your favorite hors d’oeuvre to share! Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: The home of Jean Rosone (FA ’76), 378 S. Myers Street, Los Angeles Burbank, CA 91506 RSVP: Call 818/848-7829 FRIDAY, JUNE 25 - SUNDAY, JUNE 27 -- Volunteers needed for […]
June 2, 2010

Alumna chosen as a visiting scholar with Drake Agricultural Law Center

Faegre & Benson attorney Jennifer Williams Zwagerman, LW'04, will join Drake next fall as a visiting scholar.
June 2, 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