Drake alumni are starting a new tradition of providing students with white lab coats to which mark the beginning of the students' professional career and Doctor of Pharmacy program.
Before entering the Drake School of Education’s graduate program, Scott Murphey’s experiences set him apart from the average student in the program. Murphey, who has a bachelor’s degree in business and sports management from Quincy University, began working with AmeriCorps in inner-city Chicago after graduation.
Drake University Law School is one of 13 sites selected to host two Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows for the 2007-08 academic year. Drake's two fellows were selected from a 20-member class and recently joined the Agricultural Law Center to work on public policy for food and agricultural issues.
Longtime Drake trustee and benefactor Madelyn M. Levitt recently joined the ranks of Vice President Dick Cheney, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and former First Lady Betty Ford as recipients of the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service.
Here’s a story of two Drake graduates who were educated at different times and who have very different backgrounds, but who are now working together: Dan Hobson, who earned his master of business administration degree in 1988, and Maggie Buttweiler Blehert, who earned her journalism degree from Drake in 2006.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4 • College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Day, 10 a.m. • School of Education advisory council meeting, 2-5 p.m., School of Education. • Executive in Residence Lecture – Award-winning screenwriter and Drake graduate John August will discuss journalism and screenwriting at 7 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium, Old Main. Admission is free. Call 271-2295. • “A Little...