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Celebrating Gridiron History

Drake University began competing in intercollegiate football in 1893. Now, after 123 years, 26 head coaches, and 1,136 games, the team’s extensive history is on display.   
November 22, 2016

Golden Reunion Celebration

Classes of 1957 and 1967 to celebrate Bulldog life with spring reunions.
November 22, 2016

Words of Wisdom

Lessons on love, tolerance, and understanding from On Being host Krista Tippett, who delivered the 37th Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture this month.
November 22, 2016

Feeding a Lifelong Love Affair

During the eighth annual Scholarship Luncheon, attendees heard from three generations of Drake graduates from the Morrison family who recognized both the accomplishments of students and the generosity of donors.
November 22, 2016

Giving Back

Hundreds of alumni gave back to their communities during the fifth annual DU Good Day, held Sept. 17, 2016.
October 25, 2016

Leader of the Pack

At events across the country, Bulldogs are learning more about the future of Drake under the leadership of President Marty Martin.
October 25, 2016

Wallabies and Tigers and Macaques (Oh, my!)

A new academic concentration in Zoo Science and Conservation opens new doors for research, internships, and careers.
October 25, 2016

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