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eBlue November 2006

Q: Where in the world is David Maxwell? A: Everywhere!

This fall, we find Drake President David Maxwell venturing to Barcelona, Spain, as one of 30 invited participants from the United States, Canada and Europe for a Transatlantic Dialogue, hosted by the European University Association in collaboration with t
November 30, 2006

Federal Reserve Board member speaks at Drake

Susan Schmidt Bies, a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, gave the 20th annual Drake-FEI lecture earlier this month.
November 30, 2006

Save these dates for alumni events

Save these dates for alumni events
November 30, 2006

'Bulldog Don' gets Spartan honor

Longtime Drake University administrator Donald V. Adams received the Crystal Apple Award for his accomplishments and dedication to education during an awards ceremony Friday, Oct. 27, at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich.
November 30, 2006

Alumnus Hubble honored; new partnership for CPHS

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) recently selected Drake's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences as one of 11 pharmacy programs to participate in its Academic-Practice Partnership Initiative.
November 30, 2006

Pharmacy School receives $1.5 million for endowed faculty chair

John R. "Jack" Ellis, a 1957 graduate of Drake University, and his wife, Audrey, have announced a $1.5 million gift to the University to fund an endowed faculty chair in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
November 30, 2006

Avoid blogger's remorse with Drake Law profs' tips

Angry with your co-worker? Boss giving you a hard time? Resist the urge to vent your frustrations via e-mail or on your Web blog, or you might find yourself out of a job.
November 30, 2006

Bulldogs shine bright: Drake top Fulbright producer

Three students from Drake University won Fulbright awards in 2006-07 - putting Drake in third place among "top producing" master's institutions in the nation.
November 30, 2006

Iowa governor gives top grade to Prof. Stensrud

Robert Stensrud, professor of education, recently received the Governor's Award - the state's highest honor given to an Iowan who is dedicated to enhancing the empowerment and employment of persons with disabilities.
November 30, 2006

East Coast alumni celebrate Drake's 125th birthday

In October alumni in Washington, D.C., and New York City celebrated Drake's 125th birthday with President David Maxwell, Drake First Lady Madeleine Maxwell, College of Arts and Sciences Dean John Burney, Provost Ron Troyer, Vice Provost Wanda Everage and Professor Emeritus of Journalism Bob Woodward.
November 30, 2006

Drake alumni awarded YMCA Service to Youth Award

Alumni Tom Drake, GR'71, and Sheryle Drake, ED'67, were recently honored with the YMCA of Greater Des Moines 2006 Service To Youth Award. The award commends the Drakes for their 34 years and countless volunteer hours to the non-profit organization.
November 30, 2006

A Bright day for Bulldog football

Kandis Bright of Edmonton, Canada, donned her father's Drake University letter sweater from the early 1950s for the late-September dedication of Johnny Bright Field in the renovated Drake Stadium.
November 30, 2006

Strentz honored for ushering the 'sunshine' in

Herb Strentz, professor emeritus of journalism, recently received the 2006 Central Iowa Activist Award in the First Amendment category for his commitment to openness in government and his leadership role at the Freedom of Information Council.
November 30, 2006

Law School's guest speaker puts women's equality issues in perspective

Penelope E. Andrews, professor of law at the City University of New York School of Law, will give a lecture on the South African Constitution and its impact on women's equality vs. traditional cultures on Thursday, Nov. 9, at Drake Law School.
November 30, 2006

Women's hoops picked to win MVC; Men predicted No. 7

Expectations will be at an all-time high surrounding the Drake women's basketball team during the upcoming 2006-07 campaign as the Missouri Valley Conference announced on Oct. 30 that the Bulldogs have been tabbed as the preseason favorite to capture the 2007 MVC crown
November 30, 2006