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eBlue September 2010

Drake alumna helping research and conservation efforts in Peru

Ashley Anne Wick, AS'06, took her passion for the environment to the Peruvian Amazon rainforest to study insects.
August 31, 2010

Literacy conference inspires educators with latest teaching methods

More than 300 educators got a taste of their own medicine at the 2010 Literacy Leadership Conference on Drake campus.
August 31, 2010

Emmy award-winning "ËśRoots' producer, Drake alum, dies at 82

David L. Wolper, who produced the landmark 1977 television series "Roots," studied liberal arts at Drake in 1949.
August 31, 2010

Journalism grad writes for one of Time's 50 Best Websites

Andrea Zimmerman, JO'98, is associate editor for Babble.com, a multifaceted parenting website.
August 31, 2010

Basketball brothers launch clothing company for charity

A clothing line launched by former Drake basketball star Klayton Korver, BS'08, and his brother Kyle, a guard for the Chicago Bulls, is making a difference in cities across the country.
August 31, 2010

Former Drake basketball players signed to professional, international teams

Drake graduates and former teammates Adam Templeton and Josh Young recently signed contracts to play for professional basketball teams outside of the United States.
August 31, 2010

Drake custom license plates now available

Drake University recently launched its custom line of collegiate license plates in the state of Iowa.
August 31, 2010

Thomson named Drake head women's tennis coach

Paul Thomson was head men's and women's coach at Brevard College in Brevard, N.C., the last five seasons.
August 31, 2010

Students create wiki, request photos for Drakepedia building photo archive

Students are looking for personal photos, taken in 1990 or earlier, of current or razed Drake buildings.
August 31, 2010

Men's soccer earns first-ever NSCAA preseason national ranking, predicted to place fourth in MVC poll

The team also earned favorable predictions and honors from TopDrawerSoccer.com and the Missouri Valley Conference.
August 31, 2010

Drake ranks high in quality, undergraduate teaching

U.S. News and World Report magazine again recognized Drake for its reputation for quality and strong undergraduate teaching.
August 31, 2010

Drake picked fourth in Pioneer Football League pre-season poll

Last year, the team posted an 8-3 overall record, including a 6-2 second-place league finish.
August 31, 2010

Rodney Rogers, beloved biology professor, dies at 83

Rodgers, a 51-year professor emeritus of biology at Drake, is remembered for his dedication to biology and teaching.
August 31, 2010

Taylor named to third Preseason All-American Football Team

Defensive end Dain Taylor will play at the FCS Senior Scout Bowl, a post-season all-star game, in December.
August 31, 2010

Cowles Library gains comprehensive online search tool

Cowles SuperSearch by EBSCO Discovery Service will search across multiple databases, the library's catalog and Drake's institutional repository.
August 31, 2010