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eBlue May 2010

Drake Relays celebrates classic elements, track and field records

Drake celebrated a new Beautiful Bulldog; more than 1,600 runners of all ages and abilities turning out for the inaugural Grand Blue Mile; and an astounding 18 track and field records set.
May 5, 2010

Drake celebrates $2 million gift for endowed Relays directorship

Franklin "Pitch" Johnson Jr. and his wife, Catherine, recently established the Franklin P. Johnson Director of the Drake Relays.
May 3, 2010

SOE provides flash drives for education student's classroom

Students are using the flash drives for projects and to work on homework assignments outside of class.
May 3, 2010

ALUMNI EVENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 6 -- Actuarial Science Alumni Evening Actuarial science alumni and Drake faculty, staff and students will gather for an evening celebrating Larry Zimpleman, chairman and CEO of Principal Financial Group, who will receive the inaugural Stuart Klugman Alumni Award. Klugman, who served as Professor of Actuarial Science from 1988 to 2009, will also […]
May 3, 2010

Drake Magazine wins two regional awards, advances to nationals

Drake's entries were among 3,600 in 39 categories from 12 regions for the 2009 calendar year.
May 3, 2010

Downtown Street Painting draws 41 entries from local businesses, organizations

The longtime student tradition of Street Painting was shared with businesses and community members in Downtown Des Moines.
May 3, 2010

Student-athletes win awards at volleyball dinner

The team recently celebrated their 2009-10 season and four student-athletes received awards.
May 3, 2010

Two alumni elected to Drake Board of Trustees

Donald Lee Decker and Cathryn Lacy will serve three-year terms on the board, Drake's policy-making and governing body.
May 3, 2010

Bulldogs to battle Des Moines Menace in men's soccer exhibition

The men's soccer team will play the Des Moines Menace this weekend.
May 3, 2010

Drake Phonathon raises $361,375 in alumni gifts, makes last call for pledges

Donations to this year's campaign are welcome through May 31.
May 3, 2010

Law symposium addresses 'Same-Sex Marriage Divide'

Prominent experts gathered at the Law School to debate issues on same-sex marriage.
May 3, 2010

Drake alumna wins POW! award for innovative leadership

Sally Davis is one of 16 recipients of the 2010 POW! Awards presented by Womenetics, an organization that honors innovative female leaders.
May 3, 2010

Improvisational TASK party brings Drake artists together

The event brought students, faculty and staff together to express and challenge their artistic creativity.
May 3, 2010

Drake announces plans for $1.5 million Fred and Patty Turner Jazz Center

The rehearsal, recording and performance space is truly worthy of the talents of Drake's musicians.
May 3, 2010

CBPA presents Meredith's Lacy with Community Leadership Award

Steve Lacy received the Community Leadership Award for his impact on the University and Des Moines business community.
May 3, 2010