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eBlue March 2008

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

After serving the West Des Moines Community School District for 30 years, eighth-grade teacher Mary Brooks was honored with the 2008 Drake University School of Education Excellence in Education Award.
March 3, 2008

ALUMNI NEWS

Pharmacy students to gain state-of-the-art practice lab; Drake trustee honored for character-based leadership; Drake alumni honored at annual Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day; Alumnus Bruce Foster explores solutions to lending crisis; Enjoy alumni photos online; and School of Education recognizes three outstanding alumni.
February 25, 2008

CAMPUS NEWS

'Today' show features Drake student in story on finding college scholarships; and Two new members to join Drake Board of Trustees.
February 25, 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.    
February 25, 2008

Six outstanding alumni to be honored at annual awards banquet

Drake will honor six outstanding alumni at the Annual Alumni Awards Dinner Friday, May 16.
February 25, 2008

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION NEWS

Whether working one-on-one with students or addressing a lecture hall filled with more than 200 of them, Drake University Professor of Marketing Chip Miller is making sure his expertise has a lasting impact on many students for years to come.
February 25, 2008

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NEWS

Each year in its main stage season, Drake Theatre typically selects one student from multiple applicants to direct a full-length production -- a chance offered by very few universities. To set itself apart even more, this year instead of one show, Drake Theatre presented three student-directed plays.
February 25, 2008

ATHLETICS NEWS

Double D Awards honor outstanding Drake letter winners; Whorton named to ESPN The Magazine Academmic All-America squad; and Emmenecker named Basketball Academic All-American of Year.
February 25, 2008

LAW SCHOOL NEWS

Agricultural law expert and professor Neil Hamilton shared his expertise in a recent story about urban sprawl on NPR's "All Things Considered."
February 25, 2008

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS NEWS

Drake University's student-run scoreboard crew is on a winning streak, too, this season providing fans with exciting game footage, up-to-date graphics and online video streaming of the nation's 15th ranked men's basketball team.
February 25, 2008

Men's basketball team celebrates MVC title

Adam Emmenecker scored 14 points and set a Drake single-season assist mark Saturday as the 20th-ranked Bulldogs held off Wichita State, 73-63, in the MVC regular-season finale for both teams.
February 25, 2008

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS

The Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor -- the highest award presented by the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences -- will be awarded to Richard Morrow, the Ellis and Nelle Levitt distinguished professor of pharmacology.
February 25, 2008

ALUMNI EVENTS

Let’s DU Lunch March 12, April 9; Drake Choir coming to northern Iowa, Minnesota’s Twin Cities this month; Have fun, fun, fun with fellow alumni at the Hollywood Bowl and Brian Wilson Sept. 13.
February 25, 2008