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eBlue October 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

Education professor presents research in China, Spain

Kathy Fejes recently traveled across the globe to China and Spain to share her research on integrating art into special education classrooms.
October 5, 2009

Business students flock to Terri Vaughan's lecture

More than 200 students gathered to hear former Iowa Insurance commissioner Terri Vaughan speak about lessons learned from the financial crisis.
October 5, 2009

Men's soccer team ranked No. 1 in Midwest Regional Poll

For the first time in school history, the Drake men's soccer team is ranked No. 1 in the Midwest Regional poll released by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Monday.
October 5, 2009

Pharmacy students get jump on preparation for flu season

Drake pharmacy students are helping lead the effort on and off campus to prepare for flu season, including the outbreak of H1N1.
October 5, 2009