Earlier this year, Kate McGinty, JO'07, was just one of 350 applicants for Gannett Co. Inc.'s new annual Talent Development Program. Today, McGinty is one of the first class of 32 college graduates chosen nationwide for the program.
David S. Walker, dean of Drake University Law School and the Dwight D. Opperman distinguished professor of law, has notified the University and the Law School that he will resign as dean at the end of the 2007-08 academic year and return to the faculty.
At 5:30 in the morning, Rachel Geilenfeld was trying hard to remain dry. The tickets for Sunday's nationally televised Republican presidential debate at Drake University were free, but the price paid by the 23-year-old Mitt Romney volunteer was to be buffeted by rain and wind sneaking into an open-air tent.
Alumni at South Carolina wedding. When Emily Weaver, assistant director of Alumni and Parent Programs, attended a wedding in South Carolina this summer, she encountered five Drake alumni among the guests. From left: Deborah Helsen, AS’04; Doug Winslow (Weaver’s uncle), JO’73; Weaver; Tom Sharp, BN’73; John Greenfield, BN’73; and Jerry Heston, LA’74.
MONDAY, AUGUST 6 Iowa Private College Week, August 6-10. Iowa Private College Week is a convenient time to visit any of the 29 Iowa private colleges and universities. Visit three or more campuses during the week and any later application to any member school will be free. TUESDAY, AUGUST 7 National Night Out, 6 to...