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Country star alumna to perform in West Des Moines tonight

Danika Portz, BN’11, will perform at Gilroy’s Kitchen + Pub + Patio at 1238 8th St. in West Des Moines on Wednesday, May 4 at 6 p.m. She is also the speaker at today’s Let’s DU Lunch event in downtown Des Moines.
May 4, 2016
Brytani Cavil Oreon Scott FEATURE

Drake’s top senior is passionate advocate for equity, devoted mother of two

When Brytani Cavil addresses Drake University’s graduating class of 2016 as the top graduating senior, she aims to inspire more than her fellow students. She hopes to set an example for her two-year-old twins.
April 29, 2016

Drake joins forces with Creighton, Yahoo! for 3rd annual Murphy Cup marketing student case competition

Students from Drake University and Creighton University participated in the 3rd annual Murphy Cup marketing case competition from March 31 to April 2.
April 29, 2016

CBPA hosts Traveler’s case competition

Forty-five CBPA actuary and data analytics students recently competed in a case competition hosted exclusively for Drake students by Travelers Insurance.
April 21, 2016

Casualty Actuarial Society president visits Drake University

Steve Lowe, president of the Casualty Actuarial Society, served as the keynote speaker for the Iowa Actuaries Club’s annual Education Day at Drake University.
April 21, 2016
MBA Feature Corrected

Drake University launches hybrid M.B.A. program

The Drake University College of Business and Public Administration is launching a significantly enhanced Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program designed to better meet the needs of today’s working students.
April 11, 2016

Drake CBPA recognizes outstanding students and faculty at annual awards ceremony

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration hosted their annual awards ceremony Wednesday, April 6. Nearly 800 people attended the event, which honors students, faculty, and community leaders.
April 7, 2016
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Saving in Solidarity

Drake MBA alumnus Eric Kinman created the Solidarity Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps Puerto Vallarta residents form community savings groups.
April 4, 2016

Alumna Spotlight: Madison Thompson

The CBPA caught up with Madison Thompson, BN'14, whose career is heating up with a job as event manager at Firewood Marketing in San Francisco.
March 29, 2016

8th annual breakfast celebrates women’s role in business and leadership

Students in the College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) celebrated the role of women in business and leadership last month with a breakfast attended by faculty, staff, and community leaders.
March 25, 2016

The way to a Bulldog’s heart? Food.

Drake alumni are making Des Moines delicious and putting its restaurant scene on the map.
March 23, 2016

Students attend 8th annual Marketing Speed Networking event

Drake University hosted its eighth annual Marketing Speed Networking event on Thursday, March 3. Approximately 50 professionals from the Des Moines area made connections with 70 Drake marketing students.
March 14, 2016

Drake finance students win state CFA Challenge

A group of students studying finance at Drake University will advance to regional competition after winning the state CFA Investment Institute Research Challenge on February 19.
March 11, 2016

Drake alumna to receive Delta Sigma Pi career achievement award

Drake University alumna Julie Stackhouse will receive the 2016 Deltasig Career Achievement Award from Delta Sigma Pi in recognition of a 30-year career with the Federal Reserve System.
February 24, 2016

J-Term propels record label

Drake students dive deep into music, media, and money—bringing a live show to the Drake neighborhood while experiencing the workings of the recorded music industry.
February 24, 2016