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ALUMNI EVENTS

FRIDAY, JAN. 23, 2009 Greater Chicago Alumni Event, Drake Hotel (Gold Coast Room), 140 E. Walton Place, 6-9 p.m. Join us for hors d’ouevres and an update on the University from President Maxwell. Cost: $25 per person ($10 per person for Young Alumni from the classes of 2004-2008) RSVP: Call 800-44-DRAKE, x3147. SATURDAY, JAN. 24,...

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ALUMNI NEWS

Drake alumnus Mark Doty honored with National Book Award for poetry; Three alumni honored at National Philanthropy Day; and Plan to attend men's basketball game watch party Dec. 9.

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MISSION STATEMENT

Drake’s mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff and by the integration of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.  

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CAMPUS NEWS

Drake student receives national award for academic success and community involvement; Law student wins legislative seat; Drake Mock Trial team takes first place at Harvard Crimson Classic; and Student publication honored with Pacemaker Award.

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LAW SCHOOL NEWS

The Drake Law School National Moot Court team recently finished second in the regional rounds of the National Moot Court Competition. Drake will advance to the finals for the 16th time since 1990.

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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NEWS

Drake recently celebrated a $1 million gift to the University's jazz program with a concert dedicated to Drake alumnus Fred Turner, retired senior chairman of McDonald's Corp., and his late wife, Patty, a Drake alumna.

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