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This Month@Drake

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6 Drake men’s basketball Tip Off Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Christopher’s Restaurant, $11. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7 Play: “Sunday on the Rocks” by Theresa Rebeck, student-directed by Avian Jangula, 8 p.m., Studio 55, Harmon Fine Arts Center. Admission is free, but reservations are required due to limited seating. Call the Fine Arts Box Office at...

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New degree program starts next fall

Drake's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences recently announced the launch of a new degree program that will allow students to earn a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences. Starting next fall, incoming students can opt to enroll in the new four-year degree program.

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Save these dates for alumni events

Bulldog Bash 2007, hosted by the Drake Central Iowa Alumni Chapter, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, 5-7 p.m., Peggy's Tavern, Des Moines, after the Drake men's basketball game against Illinois State at the Drake Knapp Center.

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From the editor

Season’s greetings from Drake! Chances are good your head is swimming with visions of festive red and green, but we hope you’ll take a break from the holiday crunch to work a little blue into your day — Drake blue, that is. Because this holiday season, we count devoted alumni like you among our most...

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Law School Moot Court team places first in regionals

The Drake University Law School National Moot Court team finished first in a field of 14 teams at the regional rounds of the National Moot Court Competition held Nov. 16-18 in Vermillion, S.D. Drake and the second-place team from the University of South Dakota will advance as one of 28 teams to compete at the national finals in New York City from Jan. 29 through Feb. 1, 2007.

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Hubbell elected chair of Drake governing board

The distinguished Hubbell name invokes all the hallmarks of a generous family deeply committed to the growth of the community. James W. Hubbell III, chairman of Hubbell Realty Co., continues his family's legacy as the newly elected chair of the Drake University Board of Trustees.

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Making the dream of being a teacher come true

Val Campero, a single mother of three boys under the age of 8, has always wanted to be a teacher. She's making steady progress toward realizing her dream, thanks to the Teacher Quality Project developed by Drake, the Des Moines Public Schools and Des Moines Area Community College.

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Podcasting and Blogging course evolves with technology

When Todd Evans, professor of electronic media, developed the syllabus for his Podcasting and Blogging course that premiered this fall, he didn't predict the virtual explosion of online video media -- like Google's $1.65 billion acquisition of YouTube, for starters -- that has since transpired.