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eBlue September 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

Lansing, Webb named recipients of Howlett Award

Recent Drake graduates Olivia Lansing (Dellwood, Minn.) and Garrett Webb (Prairie Village Kan.) were named Drake's top athletes for 2009-10.
August 31, 2010

Drake design exhibit explores impact of food on climate

The exhibit was inspired by research statistics about the relationship between food, fossil fuels and global warming.
August 31, 2010

Drake to play first American football game in Africa

Drake's football team will plan an all-star team from Mexico when it travels to Tanzania from May 17 to May 21.
August 31, 2010

YouTube video captures move-in day for new students

Drake President David Maxwell and staff members took a day to help first-year students move into the residence halls last month.
August 31, 2010

National experts to discuss solutions to fiscal challenges

Four national experts will gather for a panel discussion and questions from the audience on solutions to the large federal deficits and more.
August 31, 2010

PROFESSIONAL SPORTS

Johnson to play in Ryder Cup Professional golfer Zach Johnson, BN'98, will play in the prestigious Ryder Cup game for the second time in his career. Johnson was one of four at-large picks by American team captain Corey Pavin, alongside Tiger Woods, Stewart Cink and Rickie Fowler.  The biennial contest pits 12-man teams from Europe […]
August 31, 2010

ALUMNI EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 22 "“ LET'S DU LUNCH Drake alumni John Walters and Dave Zawilinski will discuss sports journalism as part of Drake University's fall Let's DU Lunch series on Wednesday, Sept. 22. The open-to-the-public event will be held at All Play, 615 Third St. in downtown Des Moines. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by […]
August 31, 2010