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eBlue November 2011

Balancing the budget

The Drake University College of Business and Public Administration, in partnership with the Des Moines Register, hosted Principles and Priorities, a budget-reduction exercise that gave community members a chance to learn about the policymaking issues involved in federal spending and try their hand at slicing through the national debt.
November 23, 2011

Five things to know about pursuing a graduate degree from the School of Education

The Drake University School of Education offers graduate level programs including master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees in the areas of effective teaching, educational leadership, adult training and development, higher education and counseling.
November 23, 2011

Evidence for Residence

In September, Judge Joel Novak accepted active judge senior status after 32 years on the bench serving Polk County's Fifth Judicial District. Three months later, he moved into his new office in Drake Law School's Neal and Bea Smith Legal Clinic.
November 23, 2011

Scholarship luncheon connects recipients and donors

Drake University scholarship recipients and the benefactors who make those scholarships possible shared a hearty meal and warm conversation at the university’s third annual Celebrating Scholarships luncheon held November 11.
November 23, 2011

International and inspirational

The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship hosted many high-profile speakers this semester.
November 22, 2011

Professional pearls

Students gathered in Harvey Ingham 104 on a Friday afternoon as executives from some of the nations leading professional organizations shared stories of their (sometimes winding) career paths — and the pearls of wisdom they’ve discovered along the way.
November 21, 2011

Building relationships over brunch

Bulldog alumnae strengthened bonds this fall over brunches held in Chicago and Minneapolis.
November 21, 2011

Old School Photo: Greek revival

Sigma Alpha Epsilon brothers’ legacy will be a new home for future members. Contributions to the project spanned 72 pledge classes.
November 21, 2011

DU in the News: November

Drake on PBS’ Nightly Business Report; distinctlyDrake featured in Inside Higher Ed
November 21, 2011

Journalism Days celebrates career opportunities

Drake's School of Journalism and Mass Communications hosted a weeklong series of professional development and networking sessions proved what an exciting time it is to pursue a career in communications.
November 21, 2011

Drake named healthiest university in Iowa

This fall, Drake University was awarded the “Healthy Iowa” designation by the Academy for a Healthy Iowa. The award celebrates the wellness initiatives of schools, organizations and individuals in the state.
November 21, 2011

A legacy of leadership

The Donald V. Adams Leadership Academy has reached a new milestone and donor generosity is providing funding for the future.
November 21, 2011