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eBlue October 2010

Emmenecker defeats Richman in Man v. Food's battle of Adams

A crowd of people watched the episode air at Jethro's BBQ in Des Moines. Twelve brave souls tried the sandwich challenge -- all failed.
October 7, 2010

Hubbell North renovation creates popular student hangout

A $5 million renovation has transformed vacant, outdated rooms on the north side of Hubbell Dining Hall into a contemporary student hangout offering myriad opportunities for dining, socializing and recreation.
October 5, 2010

Dain Taylor wins College Football Performance Award

Taylor (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) received honorable mention honors as the College Football Performance Award Division I Football Championship Subdivision defensive lineman of the week.
October 5, 2010

Alumnus discovers species of lizard, claims Wyoming Record

Hank Vogel, AS'07, and a team of herpetologists, recently discovered a species of lizard never before found in the state of Wyoming.
October 5, 2010

Drake assistant men's basketball coach recognized among best in nation

Kareen Richardson was recognized by Chicago City/Suburban Hoops Report as one of the "Super Six" assistant basketball coaches in the country.
October 5, 2010

Senior receives scholarship from Actuarial Foundation

Lauren Ford of Kansas City, Kan., is one of 23 students nationwide to receive an Actuarial Diversity Scholarship from The Actuarial Foundation.
October 5, 2010

Drake launches campaign to become national leader in higher education

Drake announced the launch of a $200 million capital campaign designed to propel the University to its place as one of the nation's very best institutions of higher learning. "¨"¨
October 5, 2010

Federal money will fund lab for personalized medicine

Drake's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences received a federal appropriation of $396,000 to purchase equipment and supplies for the upcoming lab.
October 5, 2010

ALUMNI EVENTS

FRIDAY, OCT. 15 -- CONNECT 2010 "“ CHICAGO, KANSAS CITY, MINNEAPOLIS "¨ Set aside time this fall to network with Drake students in the College of Business and Public Administration. Alumni are invited to meet with the new generation of business professionals in a fast-paced, speed-networking event. "¨"¨ Friday, Oct. 15 00 2 to 4 […]
October 5, 2010

Justice Alito offers an 'oral' history lesson and opines on televised hearings

Alito argued that televising arguments would impact the nature of arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court.
October 5, 2010

Drake recognizes Judges as Family of the Year

Kenan and Kathi Judge and their daughters were honored as Drake Family of the Year during Parents and Family Weekend last month.
October 5, 2010

Drake celebrates International Literacy Day, community efforts

The Drake School of Education recently partnered with community literacy advocates to celebrate International Literacy Day.
October 5, 2010

Alumni gather in Los Angeles for Hollywood Bowl Concert

More than 30 members of the Drake family living in California gathered to reconnect with old friends and enjoy a concert by the Los Angeles Philharmonic in September.
October 5, 2010

Students record Council Bluffs newspaper to benefit visually-impaired

"¨Students in associate professor Lori Blachford's journalism class are helping visually-impaired people to get access to local news.
October 5, 2010

Liberty Mutual offers alumni discounts on insurance

Drake alumni are now eligible to receive a discount on home, renters and auto insurance through Liberty Mutual.
October 5, 2010