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Four Mandela Washington Fellows at Drake University receive federal grants up to $25K

Four young African professionals who studied business and entrepreneurship at Drake University this summer have received federal grants of up to $25,000 to support social enterprises in their home countries.
August 3, 2016
TREE CAMPUS FEATURE

Introducing Africa’s brightest emerging leaders

Young professionals from Sub-Saharan Africa discover Drake and Des Moines through a powerful program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
July 29, 2016

Planet Bulldog

Alumni events in China and Malaysia aim to increase engagement of hundreds of Drake grads living in Asia.
July 29, 2016

CBPA Dean Terri Vaughan named key influencer in the insurance industry

Terri Vaughan, dean of the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration, recently was listed among the most influential people in the insurance industry.
July 22, 2016

What's 'Pokemon Go' and why are Iowans in love with it?

Matthew Mitchell, assistant professor of international business, says Pokémon Go is the latest in a long string of innovative and interactive experiences from Nintendo.
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TREE CAMPUS FEATURE

Young African leaders to study business and entrepreneurship in Des Moines

Drake will host 25 young African leaders this summer for an intensive six-week Fellowship program focusing on business and entrepreneurship. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
June 14, 2016

Professor Deb Bishop furthers global connections through sabbatical in Uganda

A seven-week sabbatical in Uganda helped Deb Bishop develop several projects she's been working on during a decade of shorter, annual visits to the country.
May 31, 2016

Thank you for going All In!

Any way you interpret it, the Drake community gave in record numbers this year.
May 27, 2016

Drake CBPA honors graduate students of the year

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration held its Graduation and Awards Celebration at West End Architectural Salvage for graduate students on Thursday, May 5.
May 26, 2016

Noe to speak on Iowa's aging workforce

Lance Noe, director of the Drake University Center for Professional Studies, will discuss challenges associated with Iowa’s aging workforce during an event organized by the Des Moines Business Record next month.
May 18, 2016

Alumna’s cosmetics company wins Iowa entrepeneurship contest

Drake University alumna Kelsi Ziemann recently was honored as one of the state’s top young entrepreneurs during the John Pappajohn Student Entrepeneurial Venture Competition.
May 11, 2016

Drake's Pi Alpha Alpha chapter inducts new members

Drake University’s chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, a global honor society for Public Affairs and Administration, inducted 40 new members and recognized a few students with special honors during an awards ceremony last month.
May 11, 2016
Emily Enquist FEATURE

Two students offered Fulbright Scholarships for 2016-2017

Two Drake University students have been offered Fulbright Scholarships for 2016-2017. Seniors Emily Enquist and Taylor Donaldson will join a long list of Drake graduates who have received Fulbright Scholarships in recent years.
May 10, 2016

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