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eBlue October 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

Alumna Alice Jordan to be honored at fall choral concert

Alice Jordan, FA'38, will be honored as Drake's four choirs present a concert of "Love, Legacy and Laugher" and perform her piece, "All Things Are Thine."
October 5, 2009

Law student publishes inspirational children's book

Sh'Myria "Shi" Moore wrote "A Warm Fuzzy Day," an inspirational children's story designed for young readers up to 6 years old.
October 5, 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