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CAMPUS NEWS

Major construction project to enhance Drake's green space; Enjoy Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair Aug. 9; Drake head football coach to kick off lunch series; Higher Learning Commission extends Drake's accreditation; Chief Justice Roberts to give Opperman Lecture; and Former ambassador to give Bucksbaum Lecture Oct. 5.

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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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ALUMNI EVENTS

Drake head football coach to kick off lunch series Drake University Head Football Coach Chris Creighton will kick off Drake’s fall “Let’s DU Lunch” series on Wednesday Sept. 10. This year’s series, which is free and open to the public, will be held at a new location: inPlay, a family entertainment venue and conference center...

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ATHLETICS NEWS

Drake trio named to All-American Scholar Women's Golf Team; Martin signs professional contract to play in Ireland; and Bulldog Corn Feed set for Aug. 25.

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ALUMNI NEWS

Drake theatre arts alumni gather 'round Doc; Share your favorite Drake photos and memories; Drake logo license plates available; Drake graduate honored by Baseball Hall of Fame; Alumnus, former trustee Kenneth A. Macke dies; Alumna showcases artwork; Two alumni nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards; and Alumnus explores racial integration in wealthy neighborhoods in the United States.

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LAW SCHOOL NEWS

Instead of joining a law firm after graduation, two agricultural law graduates are moving to South Dakota to spur economic development on the Crow Creek Reservation in the nation's poorest county.

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