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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

See who turned out for distinctlyDrake Chicago [photos/video]

Chicagoland alumni gathered at the The JW Marriott on April 8 to experience a distinctlyDrake evening in the Windy City.
May 11, 2011

National "DU Good Day" set for October 22

The Oct. 22 event will challenge alumni in various cities across the country to gather for local service projects. Find out where Drake plans to feed the hungry and register for a project near you.
May 11, 2011

First RAGBRAI College Spirit Day will include Drake

RAGBRAI, in collaboration with the universities of Drake, Iowa, Iowa State and Northern Iowa, will encourage all riders, alumni and fans to celebrate and show their college spirit on Friday, July 29 from Grinnell to Coralville.
May 11, 2011

First ever All-Pharmacy reunion highlights

Pharmacy alumni gathered throughout Relays weekend, rekindling old friendships in a tented area a little more than a shotput distance from the action in Drake Stadium.
May 11, 2011

Turner Jazz Center opening gala celebrates contribution with ceremony, concert

Drake staff, alumni, jazz students and faculty gathered to celebrate the opening of the Patty and Fred Turner Center, the University’s new home for jazz education.
May 11, 2011

Alpha Phi raising funds for alumna spouse of fallen soldier

Drake's Alpha Phi chapter is raising money for the family of Army Staff Sgt. James A. Justice, killed in Afghanistan April 23. His wife, Amanda (Sand) Justice, JO'05, is an alumna.
May 11, 2011