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Exclusive European adventure with Drake

Have you been longing to taste fresh seafood on the Italian coast? Relax on the pristine beaches of France? Stroll between the Gothic cathedrals of Spain?  Join your fellow alumni on an exclusive European cruise this fall! From October 29th to November 6th, Bulldogs are taking to the sea with Oceania Cruises to explore some of...


Nine Items for Your 2019 Bulldog Bucket List

How will Bulldogs spend 2019? See if you can’t complete every item on the list to connect with other alumni and the University. 1— Show off your Drake pride We know you’re a proud Bulldog, and now is the time to flaunt it! Display that Drake flag in the office. Sport that Drake travel mug...


New Year, New “Blue”

Check out Drake’s newly redesigned alumni magazine! Blue dropped last fall sporting a new size, new design, and new layout, but still with great content and alumni updates. Read about a Bulldog who’s always been Silicon Valley-bound, follow the evolution of a few famous and furry Drake Bulldogs, and see what your graduating class has...


Generous Gift Sponsors New Tech

Within the Science Connector Building, kinesiology students are abuzz about the latest piece of technology at their fingertips to help them understand human movement. In addition to the other pieces of teaching and research equipment already in place, Drake’s new Human Performance Lab has recently obtained a motion capture system called the XSens.  The XSens uses seventeen wireless...


The Evolution of the Bulldog

The Evolution of the Bulldog We all have a special place in our hearts for Bulldogs, but did you know that Drake University has a live mascot in addition to our traditional mascot? And how exactly does the Beautiful Bulldog Contest winner fit into the equation? Well, we’re here to clarify how there’s room for...


Bulldogs are Everywhere

You’ve heard it a hundred times: Bulldogs are everywhere! Nowhere does that statement ring truer than on the Internet. If you’re connected to the web, you’re connected to your fellow Drake alumni from all around the world. Use the links below to get started. Alumni Social Media Follow us online to see alumni spotlights, news, and...


Alumni Profile: DeCarlos Love

From Iowa to Silicon Valley DeCarlos Love, AS’06, has had a unique career trajectory, bouncing him around the United States with several big-brand companies. He remembers exactly where his journey began: in a Drake classroom. A visit from the CIO of Principal Financial led to his first job out of college. The CIO spoke in...


Support from Community Leaders

Throughout the week President Martin has received many statements expressing support for our Drake community as we struggle with the racial incidents that have occurred on campus. These are an affirmation of the powerful connection that exists between Drake and Greater Des Moines. Thank you to all of the students, staff, and faculty who have...

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