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eBlue March 2007

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THURSDAY, MARCH 8 "Collisions of Conscience and Professional Responsibility: When Judges, Pharmacists, Lawyers and Doctors Choose Not to Serve," 3 p.m., Cartwright Hall, room 213. Annual School of Education’s Alumni Awards and Senior Recognition Dinner, 6 p.m., Parents Hall, Olmsted Center, . For reservations, contact Tracy Bainter, 515-271-2183, tracy.bainter@drake.edu. Stringfellow Lecture: Ed Fallon, "Politics as […]
March 6, 2007

DUCURS set for March 29

The fourth annual Drake University Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences (DUCURS) will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in Parents Hall, Olmsted Center. Rodney Rogers, LA'49, GR'51, professor of biology, will also be honored at a luncheon for his 51 years of service at Drake.
March 6, 2007

ALUMNI NEWS

The spring issue of Drake Blue magazine is scheduled to hit mailboxes in early April. Consider becoming a mentor for students in a rewarding way to give back. Plus, mark your calendars for the 2007 alumni awards dinner.
March 6, 2007

State party chairs to open political luncheon series Friday

Scott Brennan, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, and Leon Mosley, co-chair of the Iowa Republican Party, will open the new Drake-IowaPolitics.com Luncheon Series. The event will start at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 9, on Drake’s campus in Levitt Hall, Old Main.
March 6, 2007

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS

Schmoozing with legislators isn’t usually on a pharmacy student’s to-do list. But at last month’s annual Iowa Pharmacy Association’s Legislative Day, Drake pharmacy students devoted a day to discussing health care legislation with Iowa state representatives.
March 6, 2007

Have a blast at a Bulldog Bash

The Drake Alumni Office is seeking alumni worldwide to help organize the annual Bulldog Bashes in their cities.
March 6, 2007

StageWest welcomes Drake alumnus in special production

Broadway actor and Des Moines native Philip Lehl, FA'86, will return to Des Moines this month in a special production of Doug Wright's "I Am My Own Wife," winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play in 2004.
March 6, 2007

Fix, PH'85, GR'86, receives national Pharmacist-Of-The-Year Award

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has announced that Jennifer Fix, PH'85, GR'86, is the recipient of the 2006 APhA Good Government Pharmacist-of-the-Year Award.
March 6, 2007

It’s time to attend your class reunion!

Several Drake classes will reunite this spring to share great memories, make merriment and reconnect with good friends and their alma mater.
March 6, 2007

Costas to give Bucksbaum Lecture at Drake April 19

Bob Costas, an accomplished broadcaster and author, will deliver this spring’s Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19.
March 6, 2007

LAW SCHOOL NEWS

This spring, the annual Drake Law School Constitutional Law Symposium will tackle a bold topic for debate: Does the U.S. Constitution thwart democracy? The event, titled "Our 'Undemocratic' American Constitution," is set for Saturday, April 7, with activities beginning at 8 a.m. in Cartwright Hall.
March 6, 2007

Meet big Bulldog fans David and Nancy Thompson

Among the most loyal Bulldog fans are David Thompson, PH’63, and Nancy Thompson, who began getting season tickets three years ago when David sold his business, Granville Drugs in Granville, Ill., and became semi-retired.
March 6, 2007

McCormick Tribune awards $50,000 grant to SJMC

The McCormick Tribune Foundation has awarded Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication $50,000 for a Specialized Reporting Institute called "McCormick Tribune Specialized Reporting Institute: Covering the Presidential Nominating Process." Drake will be teaming up with the Poynter Institute, a news media training organization, to present the institute on Drake’s campus June 3-5.
March 6, 2007

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

Drake Head Start continues its 30th anniversary, and the program has plenty to celebrate. In 2006, Drake Head Start received a few especially nice birthday presents, racking up literary achievements with awards and grants both locally and nationally.
March 6, 2007

Join Team Drake for the HyVee Triathlon in Des Moines June 17

Bryan Ptak, JO'96; Nolan Mitchell, AS'95; and more than 20 other Drake alumni plan to participate as Team Drake in the International Triathlon Union / Hy-Vee World Cup Triathlon to be held in Des Moines on June 17. Des Moines is only the fourth U.S. city -- in addition to Honolulu, New York and St. Petersburg, Fla. -- to host a World Cup elite triathlon since the competition began.
March 6, 2007