Surrounded by a group of college students, alumnus Larry D. Zimpleman, president and COO of The Principal Financial Group, was more focused on the future of business for students than the lecture he was scheduled to present that night.
WEDNESAY, NOVEMBER 7 • “Let’s DU Lunch” with Marsha Ternus, chief justice of Iowa’s Supreme Court, networking at 11:30 and luncheon at noon, Polk Country Convention Complex, 501 Grand Ave. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8 • San Francisco-area reunion, 6:00 p.m., Royal Oak, 2201 Polk Street, San Francisco. • Constitutional Law Distinguished Lecture, “Democracy at War,” by Professor Samuel Issacharoff...
The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) recently named Anthony Pudlo, PH'07, as the first recipient of the Karbeling Memorial Leadership Award for his leadership and outstanding contributions to Drake and the pharmacy practice.
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.
Paul F. Morrison, who watched Jesse Owens compete in the Drake relays in 1935, witnessed Heisman Trophy candidate Johnny Bright get taken out by a brutal, racist hit in 1951, and last year traveled from Florida to Alaska to take in a football game and then a basketball game (along with a dog sled ride), was honored during Homecoming activities this past weekend.
National Adoption Month will culminate by uniting dozens of children with new families at the seventh annual Adoption Saturday, to be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Polk County Courthouse, 500 Mulberry St.
Before Drake University alumnus and screenwriter John August stepped onto his platform on "The Challenge of Writing in a Digital Age," he was awarded the 2007 Alumni of the Year Award from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Thursday, Oct. 5.