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eBlue October 2009

Journalism alumna launches nonprofit to help children of South Africa

Sarah Clark, JO'06, created The Soweto Project, a nonprofit organization that provides toys and school supplies to disadvantaged children in South Africa.
October 5, 2009

Students use social media to cover extreme nine-day home build

A group of journalism students volunteered to tap into the social media network to help promote Hubbell Realty Co.'s "9 Homes in 9 Days" project.
October 5, 2009

Luther College exhibit features Drake alumna's drawings

Barbara Fedeler, FA'82, is one of two artists whose Iowa artworks are featured in an exhibit on display at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.
October 5, 2009

Women's basketball players volunteer in Kiwanis Miracle League

Drake women's basketball players took time out from their preseason schedule to participate in the Kiwanis Miracle League fall season last week.
October 5, 2009

Awards presented at Drake's Fall Convocation

Four members of the Drake staff were awarded Madelyn M. Levitt Awards.
October 5, 2009

Drake's Mahon inducted in University of South Dakota Hall of Fame

Mike Mahon, who served as sports information director at South Dakota from 1977-88, was inducted into the University of South Dakota Hall of Fame.
October 5, 2009

Drake reaches optimum enrollment this fall

Drake enrolled 863 first-year students this fall to meet the targeted enrollment level for the entering class.
October 5, 2009

Drake announces 2009-2010 women's and men's basketball season

The women's basketball team is scheduled for 29 games this season and the men's season includes 31 games.
October 5, 2009

Citizens Arise! series brings John Adams Exhibit to Cowles Library

"John Adams Unbound," a traveling exhibition that explores the personal library of one of the nation's founding fathers, will open at Drake Oct. 28.
October 5, 2009

Sandy Hatfield Clubb honored by her alma mater

Hatfield Clubb recently was honored by the University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP), as a 2009 recipient of the Golden Nugget Award.
October 5, 2009

Drake dedicates new classroom to lifelong learners

The new Don and Dori Byers RaySociety Classroom was dedicated to the group Sept. 16 during a ribbon-cutting ceremony last month.
October 5, 2009

Alumnus Michael Emerson wins Emmy Award for work in 'Lost'

Michael Emerson, FA'76, recently received an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Benjamin Linus on the ABC-TV show "Lost."
October 5, 2009

Maya Angelou to deliver fall Bucksbaum Lecture

Maya Angelou, an award-winning writer, poet, journalist and activist, will present the lecture on Thursday, Oct. 8.
October 5, 2009

ALUMNI EVENTS

Mark your calendar for a variety of events including Let's DU Lunch, the National D Club Reunion weekend and Homecoming.
October 5, 2009

Drake graduates teaching English as a second language in China

Twenty-five Drake graduates are spending the 2009-2010 academic year overseas as part of the Teach in China program.
October 5, 2009