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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4 Drake football vs. Davidson, 1 p.m., Drake Knapp Center. Men's basketball vs. Truman State, 7:05 p.m., Drake Knapp Center. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5 Women's basketball vs. Nebraska-Kearney, 2:05 p.m., Drake Knapp Center. Faculty Recital: Andrew Classen, trumpet, 8 p.m., Jordan Stage, Sheslow Auditorium. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8 Drake Writers and Critics Series: Judith Roof […]
November 30, 2006

New science classrooms to be cradles of discovery

Drake science students will learn science as scientists practice their disciplines - through the process of experimentation and discovery, thanks to a new set of classrooms in Olin Hall dedicated this fall.
November 30, 2006

Save a life and show your Bulldog pride!

Drake alumni across Iowa are being asked to join with the Blood Center of Iowa and alumni of Iowa State University, the University of Iowa, and the University of Northern Iowa in a statewide Alumni Blood Drive Challenge.
November 30, 2006

From the Editor

The first brisk blows of winter chill may be nipping at our paws here in beautiful Des Moines, Iowa, but things are still red hot at your favorite alma mater, Drake University! From big expectations for our women's basketball team to globe-spanning plans from a biz school professor, the Bulldogs are burning up the town. […]
November 30, 2006

Remember Leonard Good?

Andrew Phelan, biographer and professor of art at the University of Oklahoma, is collecting memories of the late Leonard Good for an upcoming biography. Good, professor emeritus of art at Drake, chaired Drake's art department from 1952 to 1968.
November 30, 2006

And the nominees are . . .

Know a great Drake alumna/alumnus who deserves recognition for accomplishments in a career, community service, and/or commitment to Drake? Nominate them for a Drake Alumni Award by Dec. 15, 2006. Awards include:
November 30, 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