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Old school photo: Men’s Basketball

Old school photo: Men’s Basketball

Though April brings track and field events to Drake Stadium that become many Bulldogs’ fondest memories, winter means college basketball at The Knapp Center. And while many of us remember the men’s 2008 trip to the NCAA Tournament, it wasn’t the team’s first time in the national spotlight. In 1969, the men’s basketball team, led […]

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Passion for Plasma

Passion for Plasma

Alumni connections help a student prepare for a future in physics Instead of spending the summer shoveling rotten soybeans at the grain elevator near his family’s Haven Township, Minn. farm, a Drake alumni connection afforded Mike Meyers, a senior physics and mathematics double major, the opportunity to ponder plasma at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). […]

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Top dogs in education

Top dogs in education

Alumni hold leadership roles in majority of Iowa school districts Graduates from Drake University’s education leadership program learn one thing above all: how to be a top dog in education. Drake alumni hold the top position in one-third of Iowa’s 359 school districts: 118 of the state’s superintendents graduated from Drake. In addition, more than […]

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Alumni Events

Saturday, Jan. 14, 6 p.m. distinctlyDrake Los Angeles Sunday, Jan. 22, (7 p.m. CST) National Game Watch vs. UNI, Various locations nationwide Thursday, Feb. 9, 6 p.m. distinctlyDrake Naples February 17-18, 2012 Choir Reunion and Benefit Concert March 1 – 4, Men’s Basketball Missouri Valley Conference Tournament – Scottrade Center, St. Louis, MO Saturday, April […]

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Second annual Philanthropy @ Drake Week exceeds giving goal

Second annual Philanthropy @ Drake Week exceeds giving goal

Students were in the Thanksgiving spirit this November as they celebrated the power of giving back during Philanthropy @ Drake Week. Hosted by the Student Alumni Association, the week is designed to educate students about the impact that philanthropy has on their experience at Drake. Daily activities promote appreciation for the gifts that make the […]

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National Game Watch

Join alumni from across the nation to cheer the Drake men’s basketball team to victory during a Drake National Game Watch on Sunday, Jan. 22. The Bulldogs take on the University of Northern Iowa Panthers in an away game that will air nationally on ESPNU at 7 p.m., Central Standard Time. Wherever you choose to […]

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