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eBlue March 2006

Business college, journalism school add new majors

Students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications and the College of Business and Public Administration have a slew of new offerings for majors and concentrations.
March 31, 2006

This Month@Drake

TUESDAY, MARCH 7 SAI recital, 8 p.m.; the Jordan Stage, Sheslow Auditorium, Old Main WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 Drake women's tennis vs. Central College, 4 p.m., Drake Tennis Center Mornings@Drake series presents Shirley Poertner, president of Poertner Consulting Group, who will deliver a talk titled "Crucial Conversation"; 7 a.m. in the upper level of Olmsted Center. […]
March 31, 2006

Drake Ag Law Center hosts Farm Bill 2007 discussion

The Drake University Journal of Agricultural Law and the Agricultural Law Center will hold a "2007 Farm Bill Discussion" event featuring speakers from Iowa's Congressional delegation. It will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at Sheslow
March 31, 2006

Drake Theatre to present Leonard Bernstein's 'Wonderful Town'

Drake's production of "Wonderful Town" combines a cast of intriguing characters with jazzy dance moves and a catchy score in this classic musical about two sisters from Ohio aspiring to fame and true love in the Big Apple.
March 31, 2006

Alumni activities abound in 2006

Drake will host an alumni and fan party on Friday, March 10, prior to the first Drake women's basketball game in the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament in Springfield, Mo., March 9-12.
March 31, 2006

Drake celebrates 100 years of hoops

Five all-Americans headlined the all-time Drake men's basketball team announced last week at banquet commemorating 100 years of basketball at the school.
March 31, 2006

Call for Drake memorabilia

As Drake continues to celebrate its 125th anniversary, we're seeking items from the past for a historical display in downtown Des Moines. We're looking for old freshman beanies, sweaters, cheerleading uniforms, posters, pennants or other knickknacks
March 31, 2006

Iowa community pharmacist earns Weaver Medal of Honor

The recipient of this year's Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor is Richard J. Hartig, PH'73, GR'81.
March 31, 2006

Discount on new Bulldog apparel comes courtesy of eBlue

Bring a printed copy of this e-mail to University Bookstore for a 10 percent discount on any one item of new Drake athletic or academic logo merchandise. If ordering via telephone or online, mention the eBlue e-mail to receive the discount.
March 31, 2006

Moon movie, Science Center shindig highlight Drake 125th birthday celebrations

Drake faculty and staff partied hardy in celebration of the University's 125th birthday in a special event set at the Science Center of Iowa, 401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, last month.
March 31, 2006

Doctor who shaped Student Health Center dies

Dr. Mary Sparks Hostetter, the doctor who led the Drake Student Health Center in the 1970s through the early 1990s, died Friday, Feb. 17, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. She was 85.
March 31, 2006

Russian trip teaches American educator

A recent nine-day tour of elementary and high schools in St. Petersburg, Russia, gave Eric Johnson, Drake assistant professor of education, a fresh perspective on how race and other differences work in American education and society.
March 31, 2006

Law students win regional contest in client counseling

The Drake Law School team of Kim Bartosh of Ankeny, Iowa, and Karin Derry of Johnston, Iowa, recently won the regional American Bar Association Client Counseling Competition at William Mitchell Law School in St. Paul, Minn. They will advance to the nation
March 31, 2006

Juried Student Art Exhibition on display

Drake's 35th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opened Feb. 26 and continues through March 17. The show is free and open to the public.
March 31, 2006

Bright(ening) up: Drake names new field after greatest athlete

The Drake University Board of Trustees has approved a proposal from the University administration to name the new playing field in the revitalized Drake Stadium Johnny Bright Field in memory of one of the finest all-around athletes to play not only at Dra
March 31, 2006