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eBlue November 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

Ugandan-born CBPA prof takes students to homeland

Ugandan-born Jimmy Senteza, Drake associate professor of finance, is organizing a course, "Sustainable Development in Africa," that involves a 21-day journey to Uganda that will examine globalization from the perspective of a sub-Saharan African country
November 30, 2006

Wanted: Mentors to join Career bluePrint

Drake's new Career bluePrint lets you mentor Drake students in their career journeys and also advance your own career. The "Be A Mentor" program connects alumni with Drake students with activities
November 30, 2006

Conference explores innovation, leadership and Iowa's future

Iowa leaders in economics, government and health care will share their views on innovation, leadership and Iowa's future during an all-day conference on Friday, Nov. 17, at Drake University's Olmsted Center.
November 30, 2006

Alumni get their just desserts

Central Iowa alumni enjoy "Dessert with Drake:" As part of Drake's ongoing 125th birthday celebration, the Office of Alumni and Parent Programs will treat alumni to dessert and other goodies at The Principal Financial Group on Tuesday, Nov. 7
November 30, 2006

Calendar

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