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July 13, 2011

Volunteer in blue

DU Good Day event coordinators are currently seeking site leaders for service projects across the country. Meet three alumnae who’ve signed on and register to participate in your hometown DU Good Day event.
July 13, 2011

Old school photo: "Pregnant Acres"

See how Drake solved the housing crunch during the major influx of veterans in the years following World War II.
July 13, 2011

Pyramids and politics

This summer, a Drake University group went beyond the typical tourist hotspots and saw a contemporary Egypt, a nation in flux.
July 13, 2011

DU in the news

President Maxwell on IPR, the football team in ESPN. Catch the latest Drake media mentions in the "DU in the News” section.
July 13, 2011

Faculty advancements

Drake celebrates the tenure and promotion of 17 faculty members.
July 13, 2011

Rewarded for recycling

Drake wins the Iowa Recycling Association Best School Recycling Program award.
July 13, 2011

Music without borders

A recent trip to China convinced members of the Drake community that music can also serve as a bridge between cultures.
July 13, 2011

Leading the system

Drake PhD student Thomas Ahart named assistant superintendent of Des Moines Public Schools. Ahart will oversee a wide range of teaching and learning functions, including curriculum, assessment, ELL, early childhood education, special education and gifted and talented programs.
July 13, 2011

What's next for news

Chris Snider just completed his first full year as instructor of practice in multimedia journalism at Drake. We asked him how he carries over his past experience as a newsroom innovator to inspire the next generation of journalists and communicators.
July 13, 2011

A proactive prescription

When medications expire, what should you do? Pharmacy faculty and students offer advice on safe medication disposal.
July 13, 2011

Research and rescue

Drake Law Library faculty collaborated on a new book in a Legal Research Series.
July 13, 2011

Lessons from the Chinese Market

In June, three Drake University students traveled across the globe to China to study business practices in one of the most complex emerging economies in the world.
July 13, 2011

Bulldogs in paradise

This November, the Bulldogs will take part in the 12th Annual Paradise Jam tournament, hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands in St. Thomas.
July 13, 2011

Sports authorities

Several new additions to Drake’s athletics coaching staff will bring experience and enthusiasm to their sports.
July 13, 2011