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Fall Updates from the Law School

Fall Updates from the Law School

For the Fall issue of Blue, the Alumni Insider, we asked Jerry Anderson Dean of the Law School, about what’s happening in the School. Here’s what he had to say. What has been a highlight of the semester so far?The Drake Constitutional Law Center, created by Congress in 1987, hosted its annual symposium in September (pictured). The...

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Fall Updates from the School of Education

Fall Updates from the School of Education

For the Fall issue of Blue, the Alumni Insider, we asked Janet McMahill, Dean of the School of Education, about what’s happening in SOE. Here’s what she had to say. What’s new?Continuing Education and Professional Development is now partnering with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to offer an online graduate course for PreK-12 educators entitled “Inspiring Investigations...

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Fall Updates from the College of Business and Public Administration

Fall Updates from the College of Business and Public Administration

For the Fall issue of Blue, the Alumni Insider, we spoke with Dan Connolly, Dean of the College of Business and Public Administration, about what’s new in CBPA. What’s new?  We are excited to welcome the LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) program into the Department of Management and Organizational Leadership. Chad Cardini-Trollinger will serve as an interim program director while we...

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Fall Updates from the College of Arts and Sciences

Fall Updates from the College of Arts and Sciences

For the Fall issue of Blue, the Alumni Insider, we asked Gesine Gerhard, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, about what’s happen in A&S. Here’s what she had to say. What’s new in your college? We have exciting new developments in the Arts & Sciences. For the first time in over a decade,...

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Fall Updates from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Fall Updates from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication

For the Fall issue of Blue, the Alumni Insider, we asked Kathleen Richardson, Dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, about what’s happening in SJMC. Here’s what she had to say. What’s new?We will launch a completely online bachelor’s degree completion program in 2020. The online Bachelor of Arts in journalism and mass...

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120+ Bulldogs Volunteer for DU Good Day 2019

120+ Bulldogs Volunteer for DU Good Day 2019

On September 21, over 120 Bulldogs showed up in 11 locations across the country to volunteer at local nonprofits for Drake’s annual day of service, DU Good Day. “DU Good Day is a great reminder that there are easy ways to positively contribute to the community we live in. I’ve been blessed by the community...

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Megan Rapinoe to deliver 41st Bucksbaum lecture at Drake University

Megan Rapinoe to deliver 41st Bucksbaum lecture at Drake University

EVENT UPDATE: THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN MOVED TO TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 7 P.M. DUE TO A SCHEDULING CONFLICT. US women’s national soccer team (USWNT) co-captain Megan Rapinoe will be interviewed in a moderated question and answer session for the 41st installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University. The event will...

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A Centennial of Journalism Education at Drake

A Centennial of Journalism Education at Drake

Meredith Hall was designed in the early 1960s by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, who is considered a founding father of modern architecture and famed for his minimalist aesthetic. His building became the centerpiece of Drake’s iconic mid-century modern architecture. Today, Meredith Hall is one of the most heavily used building on campus. It...

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Do Good with Fellow Bulldogs on September 21

Do Good with Fellow Bulldogs on September 21

Across the country, groups of Drake University Bulldogs come together in September for DU Good Day and represent Drake as they volunteer at local nonprofits. The annual volunteer and philanthropy day celebrates the University’s mission to engage meaningful personal lives and responsible global citizenship. Service projects range from packing meals and supporting food bank operations...