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A Beauty Contest with Drooling Contestants

A Beauty Contest with Drooling Contestants

The Beautiful Bulldog Contest, a Drake Relays tradition entering its 32nd year, was the first of its kind in the nation and continues to be a model for imitators from several states.

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The Campus Experience — From Those Living It

The Campus Experience — From Those Living It

Four years. It’s not long, but this short time can mean everything to college students hoping to discover and solidify their place in the world. Choosing where to spend this formative period is of the utmost importance — and it’s rarely an easy decision to make. Drake’s admission staff hosts personal visits, online chats, campus […]

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Alumni Connections

Alumni Connections

Affinity reunions are in the works for other Drake University colleges, schools and organizations, as well as 30- and 50-year cluster reunions.

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Leadership comes full circle

Leadership comes full circle

Linda Lane’s Great-Aunt Gallie, a teacher in the segregated public schools of the South, couldn’t have imagined that someday her grandniece would work to close the achievement gap between African American and white students in Pittsburgh Public Schools.

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Strength in Numbers

Strength in Numbers

“Drake is uniquely positioned to achieve ambitious goals that would have been unimaginable just a few years ago. And now, we have plans in place to act on our collective hard work to benefit the future of countless students.”

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On a Roll

On a Roll

As a jammer for the Des Moines Derby Dames, Malay Bouaphakeo, JO’05, strikes without hesitation. As a blocker she’s always ready to throw a hip and send a rival to the skating rink floor. Bouaphakeo is the co-founder, coach, owner, member of the board of directors and PR maven for the Derby Dames — the newest roller derby league in central Iowa.

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