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Juried Student Art Exhibition on display

Drake's 35th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opened Feb. 26 and continues through March 17. The show is free and open to the public.
March 31, 2006

Bright(ening) up: Drake names new field after greatest athlete

The Drake University Board of Trustees has approved a proposal from the University administration to name the new playing field in the revitalized Drake Stadium Johnny Bright Field in memory of one of the finest all-around athletes to play not only at Dra
March 31, 2006

Marathon to run through revitalized Drake Stadium on Oct. 15

The IMT Des Moines Marathon announced today that it is partnering with Drake University to add the school's campus and venerable Drake Stadium, home of the Drake Relays, to the course of the Full Marathon.
March 31, 2006

Note from the editor

Blue is coming to a mailbox near you. Greetings and salutations from your favorite alma mater, Drake University! The mild winter here in Iowa has us thinking spring already and to Bulldog faithful that means two very important things - the Drake Relays and class reunions. Also, keep watching your mailbox in early April for […]
March 31, 2006

Business college, journalism school add new majors

Students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications and the College of Business and Public Administration have a slew of new offerings for majors and concentrations.
March 31, 2006

This Month@Drake

TUESDAY, MARCH 7 SAI recital, 8 p.m.; the Jordan Stage, Sheslow Auditorium, Old Main WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 Drake women's tennis vs. Central College, 4 p.m., Drake Tennis Center Mornings@Drake series presents Shirley Poertner, president of Poertner Consulting Group, who will deliver a talk titled "Crucial Conversation"; 7 a.m. in the upper level of Olmsted Center. […]
March 31, 2006

Ethics expert extols virtues of principled lawyers

The term "ethical lawyer" is not - repeat not - an oxymoron, insists Michael Josephson, a former lawyer, law professor and founder of CHARACTER COUNTS!, a system of teaching ethics employed at schools and workplaces across the country.
February 28, 2006

Chen receives Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award for his prints

Drake University art professor Phillip Chen is one of 30 visual artists nationwide selected to receive a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation 2005 Biennial Competition Award of $20,000 based on their talent, promise and individual artistic strength.
February 28, 2006

Generous donations bolster Drake Stadium revitalization

A trio of contributions to Drake University totaling $2 million will cap off the $15-million revitalization of Drake Stadium.
February 28, 2006

Justice Thomas visits Drake as distinguished jurist in residence

United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spent the week of February 6-10 as distinguished jurist in residence at Drake Law School. He taught a Supreme Court Seminar, met with students and faculty informally and participated in a question-and-answer session
February 28, 2006

Theatre Arts Department gains national recognition

The Drake Theatre Arts Department was featured in the Spotlight article in the December issue of Stage Directions magazine under the headline "More than a laboratory of learning, Drake University bridges the gap between academia and the real world.
February 28, 2006

This Month@Drake

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9 Workshop: Know Your Work Style, Part II, 9 a.m. to noon, rooms 310-311, Olmsted Center. Register by calling x3133. Question-and-Answer Session with the O'Neill Brothers, 2 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium, Old Main. Joint Drake Law School-American Judicature Society program: "The Jury and the American Litigation Process," 3 to 5:15 p.m., room 213, Cartwright […]
February 28, 2006

New season of "DRAKELINE WEEKLY" under way

Drake University's TV news capstone "DRAKELINE WEEKLY" began its eighth season Feb. 2. The 15-minute program airs live at 4 p.m. Thursdays on The College Channel 16 in the Des Moines area, and replays at 5 and 7 p.m.
February 28, 2006

Chamber Choir's tour of England proves a great success

The Drake University Chamber Choir, conducted by Aimee Beckmann-Collier, toured England in January, performing in the cathedrals of Salisbury and Ely, at St. John's College Chapel at Cambridge University and at St. James Piccadilly and The Grosvenor Chapel in London.
February 28, 2006

Carolinas calls Athletic Director Blank home

Dave Blank, who has served as director of athletics at Drake University since 2000, has been named director of athletics at Elon University in Elon, N.C. Blank will begin his duties this spring, succeeding Alan White who retires in May after 35 years at E
February 28, 2006