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LAW SCHOOL NEWS

The Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children's Rights at Drake Law School received the Advocate Award for organizations with fewer than 100 employees at the 2009 Live United Recognition Event.

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100th Drake Relays brings myriad events, alumni back home

Nearly 2,000 alumni and friends of Drake gathered at the All Blue All Greek Reunion during Relays weekend. Experience the reunion in an audio slideshow online.  “The reunion was a great collaboration with our alumni and the University,” said Blake Campbell, director of Alumni and Parent Programs.  “With more than 1,600 Greek alumni coming back...

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ATHLETICS NEWS

The Bulldogs garnered Player of the Year and Coach of the Year accolades for a third consecutive campaign as senior Maor Zirkin (Kibutz Hazor, Israel) and head coach Chase Hodges were honored by their peers.

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ALUMNI EVENTS

FRIDAY, MAY 15 — 50 Year Club Reunion (Classes of 1959, 1949 and 1939) Reception, photo, dinner and program, Embassy Club in Des Moines. SATURDAY, MAY 16 50 Year Club at Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony, 10 a.m., Drake Knapp Center. Keynote speakers: Drake President David Maxwell and Jill Swenson, winner of the Oreon E. Scott Award...

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ALUMNI NEWS

Alumnus honored for AIDS health care advocacy; Alumnus wins $41,000 on 'Deal or No Deal'; Plan to take Drake Readership Survey, enter prize drawing.

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CAMPUS NEWS

Board of Trustees gains new chair and new members; Weaver Medal recipient Lon Larson sheds light on living an enjoyable life; Innovative summer camp to return to Drake this summer.

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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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