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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

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

Alumna recognized with Weaver Medal for impact in pharmacy field

Melissa Murer Corrigan, PH'89, received the Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor.
May 3, 2010

Professor, students team up to study endangered turtles

Professor Keith Summerville and his student are researching the lifestyle habits and population structure of a population of endangered box turtles.
May 3, 2010

Alumnus' gift transforms Aliber room into Graduate and Professional Education Center

The room was designed with state-of-the-art technology to meet the needs of adult learners in evening classes, all-day seminars and workshops.
May 3, 2010

Pharmacy students recognized at national conference

A group of students recently attended the American Pharmacists Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
May 3, 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


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