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Bulldogs reunite

Drake alumni participated in class and affinity reunions during Drake Relays.
May 24, 2012

Old school photo: A First Lady visits Drake

Taken in 1936.
May 24, 2012

Planting the seeds of success

Drake Students in Free Enterprise help local middle school students start a community garden.
May 24, 2012

Students land major internships

School of Journalism and Mass Communication students will intern around the world.
May 24, 2012

Using the law to create a greener Des Moines

Drake Law School students propose changes to city code to create a more sustainable future.
May 24, 2012

Spring Awakening

Drake actors tackle morality and sexuality, with a big dose of rock and roll.
May 24, 2012

For 37-year teacher, music education requires nimbleness

Patricia Trump, FA’74, GR’87, teaches through music.
May 24, 2012

Simulated scenarios, real knowledge for pharmacy students

Joining forces with Des Moines University, Drake pharmacy students learn value of collaboration in medicine.
May 24, 2012

Letting the fur — and slobber — fly

Fifty Bulldogs of all shapes and sizes competed on April 23 for the title of "Beautiful Bulldog" at the 33rd annual pageant helping to kick off Drake Relays Week. Tyson, a 2-year-old male bulldog, took the crown. His Under Armour shirt was spot on with its phrase "I won't lose." Tyson belongs to Tyler and […]
April 25, 2012

Going Greek

This spring, Drake’s Greek chapters welcomed Brittan Etzenhouser as the director of fraternity and sorority life. In the short time since her arrival, she has already begun making big plans to continue unifying the men and women in the Greek community. Etzenhouser’s experience in the Greek system began during her college years. While pursuing an […]
April 25, 2012

From Drake to the "Silicon Prairie"

Across the nation, experts and policy makers are lauding small business and entrepreneurial ventures as one of the keys to bringing the United States out of the economic downturn. In Des Moines, the startup community is thriving and growing, and Drake University students are well positioned to become part of the movement. Several Drake students […]
April 25, 2012

Language of excellence

While the members of Alpha Mu Gamma speak many different languages, they are all fluent in success. The new student organization — which was officially approved by Drake’s Student Senate in February — honors academic excellence in foreign language study. The organization creates opportunities for students to apply their language study through a variety of […]
April 25, 2012

"Drake Blue" magazine examines "Reinventing Leadership"

From living in Egypt during the Arab Spring to some final advice from departing Drake female leaders, the latest edition of Drake Blue magazine is full of fascinating articles. The Spring 2012 edition hit mailboxes earlier this month; the issue’s focus is the concept and practice of leadership. Readers can also find all content online […]
April 25, 2012

A Drake love story

The story of Jack Watson, LW’42, and Josephine Barnes Watson, DV’67, is more than 73 years old. They’ve been married for one month of those years. Jack, 92, and Jo, 87, married at Wesley Acres retirement community in March, where they reconnected after meeting at Drake 73 years ago.  A few volunteer activities lead to […]
April 25, 2012

A playbook for life

Drake’s student athletes are some of the young adults who are going to change the world — in business, education, non-profits, medicine, or any other field where the students’ hearts reside. And guiding them along the way is a responsibility that Drake’s head coaches and Athletic Director Sandy Hatfield Clubb take seriously. “Student-athletes motivate their […]
April 25, 2012