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ALUMNI EVENTS

Golf with Bucky Cox, fellow Bulldogs at the Windy City Golf Outing, June 19; Volunteer with fellow alumni, friends at the 2008 Des Moines Arts Festival; Have fun, fun, fun with fellow alumni at the Hollywood Bowl and Brian Wilson Sept. 13; and Short-term medical coverage available for alumni, new grads.

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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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LAW SCHOOL NEWS

Benjamin B. Ullem, a senior partner at the Des Moines law firm of Whitfield & Eddy PLC, has been appointed to a one-year term as dean of Drake University Law School.

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SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

Middle school teachers and their students will benefit from the James McMahon Institute's summer workshop offered by Drake University's School of Education. The workshop aims to give teachers new strategies and information to help students become successful and independent.

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ATHLETICS NEWS

Drake to host NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship; Softball team lands three on MVC Scholar-Athlete squad; Phelps names coaching staff at Drake; Davis retires as special assistant to athletic director

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Drake celebrates outstanding alumni

Left to right: Richard Worcester, Julie R. Koch, Linda Anderson Worcester, Linda Robbins Coleman, Lawrence K. Fish, Madeleine Maxwell and Drake President David Maxwell. Not pictured: Zach Johnson. Approximately 150 Drake employees, alumni and friends of the University helped celebrate the accomplishments of six outstanding alumni at the recent Annual Alumni Awards Banquet.  A video...

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