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eBlue September 2011

Where to DU Good

October 22, 2011 is national DU Good Day. Events coordinators are searching for site leaders across the county, such as these three featured alumnae.
September 21, 2011

Old school photo: Olmsted Center 1973

A renovation of the Olmsted Center lower level is currently underway. This project incorporates significant student feedback and should greatly enhance the student experience at Drake University.
September 21, 2011

Robert Reich lectures on campus

Minutes after President Obama finished delivering his September speech on jobs, Drake students, faculty, and the Des Moines community were treated to a riveting lecture by Robert Reich, former U.S. labor secretary.
September 21, 2011

Faculty and staff honored at Drake's fall Convocation

Three Drake University received Madelyn M. Levitt Awards for community service and commitment to exceeding expectations.
September 21, 2011

Inspiring brotherhood

The Drake Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter was awarded a top national award for brotherhood for their support of Shiv Morjaria, a brother who was diagnosed with cancer.
September 21, 2011

DU in the News

Drake keeps track of how its faculty, staff, alumni and students are making an impact in the world. Catch the latest Drake media mentions in the “DU in the News” section, linked off the Drake home page.
September 21, 2011

Building from Burlington

School of Education alumna Joan Gerling hopes to see the school's new building constructed in her lifetime.
September 21, 2011

Emmy-esque excitement

The Drake student-produced “Beyond the Blue Line” program was awarded a Regional Student Television Award for Excellence in the Long Form (fiction or non-fiction) category.
September 21, 2011

Is “closure” a myth?

Drake University Associate Professor of Sociology Nancy Berns writes that the search for closure in cases such could discount the actual grieving process, as well as ignore the grief still felt after the supposed closure event.
September 21, 2011

CBPA takes on a South Korean challenge

This summer, professors in the College of Business and Public Administration joined forces to host 19 South Korean students for a three-week seminar that introduced the international visitors to the healthcare system in the U.S., insurance industry operations and the American culture.
September 21, 2011

Grant helps fund study on muscle growth

This research could ultimately have a positive impact on maintaining and improving muscle function in individuals with muscle weakness, thereby improving quality of life and reducing long-term medical costs.
September 21, 2011

Off to the market

Drake law student receives insight into international agricultural trade thanks to internship
September 21, 2011