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And the Madelyn Levitt awards go to...

Drake University presents the 2011 Madelyn Levitt awards to environmental science, chemistry faculty Drake University faculty members Keith Summerville and Gholam Mirafzal received Drake's highest honors for teachers and mentors – the annual Madelyn Levitt Awards – at the University's undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14. The late Madelyn Levitt, longtime Drake trustee and […]
June 6, 2011

Three bright Bulldogs

Fulbright Grants will allow alumni and faculty opportunities to make global impact Drake's 2011 Fulbright recipients are set to create a documentary film in Russia, teach English in Brazil and mentor graduate students at Uganda Martyrs University, among other notable pursuits. This year's two alumni grant recipients and faculty fellow add to the University's success […]
June 6, 2011

DU Good Day FAQ

DU Good Day, set for Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, is an opportunity to gather with other charitable alums in your area to volunteer together on a local project to fight hunger.
June 6, 2011

Honoring outstanding student teachers

More than one hundred student teachers, mentor teachers, supervisors, faculty, and supportive friends and family attended the 2011 Drake School of Education Mentor Reception held last month in Levitt Hall.
June 6, 2011

Personal branding brunch

More than 65 attendees at the Drake Women's Connection of Chicago brunch learned about the importance of marketing themselves, thanks to a presentation from Barbara Minner Ford, JO'74, principal at Griffin Strategic Advisors, and Mary Edrington, assistant professor of marketing at Drake University.
June 6, 2011

SJMC aces assessment

Drake University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication received plenty of praise from the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC), which recently voted unanimously to reaccredit the school's undergraduate program.
June 6, 2011

The Drake Fund breaks record

The Drake Fund pays for the immediate needs of the University — things like electric bills, library books, scholarships and faculty salaries. Pepper likens The Drake Fund to providing a family with the necessities of living.
June 6, 2011

Bicycling Bulldogs

RAGBRAI kicks off the first annual College Spirit Day on Friday, July 29, during the Grinnell to Coralville ride, and Drake University is proudly taking part. Drake has teamed up with RAGBRAI and other Iowa institutions for a celebration of school spirit.
June 6, 2011

Actuarial science alumni reunite

Nearly 50 Drake actuarial science alumni gathered for the Actuarial Science Alumni Evening in early May.
June 6, 2011

Agritourism and the law

An article on agritourism written by Beth Dooley, LW'11, has been selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of the Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts Handbook.
June 6, 2011

Primatology in practice

Two Drake students’ work at Drake makes them valuable assets to professional scientists conducting research in Rwanda this summer.
June 6, 2011

Setting the pace

Jon DeGrave competed at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, earning honorable mention All-American honors. He was the first Drake men's track and field athlete to qualify for the championships since 2000.
June 6, 2011

Rx Vietnam

A team of Drake researchers explored pharmaceutical availability in Vietnam. There, the Drake contingent connected with representatives from the Hanoi University of Pharmacy and the country's ministry of health.
June 6, 2011

Old school photo: 1964

Members of Alpha Phi and Sigma Phi Epsilon perform during "The Delightfully Grimm World of Bulldog Tales."
June 6, 2011

Drake community toasts 2011 Alumni Award Winners

A reception held in the Cowles Library Reading Room kicked off the evening, which brought together alumni, faculty, staff, administrators, family, friends and Student Alumni Association members to celebrate the accomplishments of this year's seven award winners.
May 11, 2011