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Division of University Advancement created

You may notice that the header of your eBlue email now reads “University Advancement” instead of the “Office of Alumni Relations.” This seemingly minor language update speaks to a powerful effort to increase collaboration on Drake’s campus and strengthen the ways we interact with you, our alumni and friends of the university.  In early August 2016, President […]
September 22, 2016

Bulldog Strong: Setting a path for the future

Two big announcements in recent weeks—The Drake Commitment and Tuition Guarantee—are set to the move the University forward.
September 22, 2016

Anderson named dean of Drake Law School

Longtime Drake Law faculty member Jerry Anderson plans to use his tenure as dean to improve the school’s reputation, increase alumni participation, and continue the focus on practical experiences for students.
September 22, 2016

The world, at home

Drake taught Cole Norum, JO’16, to confront issues far beyond his “ability to fathom, to reconcile, to immediately understand." He’s all the better for it.
August 23, 2016

Bulldogs honor Mr. Drake with Year of the Fan

Year of festivities culminates in Paul F. Morrison’s 100th birthday.
August 23, 2016

DU Good Day 2016

This marks the fifth year that hundreds of Bulldogs across the nation will volunteer in their communities on the same day.
August 23, 2016
TREE CAMPUS FEATURE

Introducing Africa’s brightest emerging leaders

Young professionals from Sub-Saharan Africa discover Drake and Des Moines through a powerful program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
July 29, 2016

Planet Bulldog

Alumni events in China and Malaysia aim to increase engagement of hundreds of Drake grads living in Asia.
July 29, 2016

First OTD Class

Students and faculty bond as the first Occupational Therapy Doctorate cohort starts in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
July 29, 2016

David Remund hired as director of alumni relations

David Remund, a Drake University alumnus and former assistant professor in Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been hired as the University’s director of alumni relations.
July 5, 2016

In memory of "Doc," endless possibilities

Drake alumni raised $60,000 to renovate Studio 55, known henceforth as William S.E. Coleman Theatre (or, as friends and former students joke, "The Doc Box")
June 24, 2016

Classroom rockstar

Graduate student Ben Chadwick aims to get students excited about STEM.
June 24, 2016

Friends Without Borders

Drake students reunite with Ugandan friends during their visit to campus.
May 27, 2016

Top Senior

Collaboration, resilience, and compassion: Those are the traits Drake’s top senior, Brytani Cavil, says she developed most during her years as a Bulldog.
May 27, 2016

Drake branches out

The campus community comes together to observe Arbor Day and maintain the University’s standing as a Tree Campus USA.
May 27, 2016