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Gamma Iota Sigma fraternity brings home awards

The Chi Chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) at Drake received the following outstanding and notable awards at the 46th Annual GIS International Conference in Dallas on Sept. 28–30.
October 20, 2017

Nov. 9 lecture: Using 'big data' to detect and expose fraud

A member of the auditing team for one of history’s largest U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations will deliver a free lecture on the ways data analytics can help companies to detect and expose fraud.
October 19, 2017

Coffee with Dan Connolly

Meet the new CBPA dean over a warm mug!  Drake University Alumni Relations and the College of Business and Public Administration invite area alumni to meet Dan Connolly, new dean of the College of Business and Public Administration. Stop by on your way to work for light breakfast and conversation. Coffee, muffins, and fruit will […]
October 17, 2017

Five Drake students selected for World Food Prize Foundation internships

Five Drake University students have been chosen for prestigious internship opportunities at The World Food Prize Foundation, an international nonprofit organization focusing on improvements in the field of food insecurity.
October 12, 2017

Drake announces exam waiver option for Pre-M.B.A, Pre-M.Acc. students

Drake University today announced that students who are enrolled in the University’s Pre-M.Acc. and Pre-M.B.A. courses may apply for entrance exam waivers beginning in fall 2018.
October 11, 2017

Interactive event teaches participants about federal budget

A free, interactive event at Drake University invites members of the public to consider how lawmakers can improve the nation’s fiscal outlook, strengthen the economy, and improve U.S. quality of life.
October 3, 2017

Five CBPA faculty members publish papers, textbooks

Five faculty members from the College of Business and Public Administration recently celebrated the publication of scholarly papers or textbooks.
September 26, 2017

Winners announced in the 12th Annual John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition

Drake University hosted a special luncheon to announce and celebrate the winners of the 2017 John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition, which encourages and promotes entrepreneurial activity and create greater awareness of the resources available to entrepreneurs in Iowa.
September 22, 2017

Drake Football announces historic China tour

The Drake University football program announced that the Bulldogs will once again make history when they travel to the People’s Republic of China in May 2018.
September 13, 2017

Drake third among Midwest regional universities in 2018 U.S. News rankings

Drake University is one of the Midwest’s best universities, with an exceptional commitment to undergraduate teaching, according to U.S. News & World Report 2018 "Best Colleges" rankings released today. 
September 11, 2017

Students thrive in beautiful new academic buildings

As the fall semester picks up steam at Drake University, students are effusive in their praise of Drake’s two new academic buildings. Collier-Scripps Hall and the Science Connector Building opened this fall as the centerpiece of Drake’s $52 million STEM@DRAKE initiative.
September 7, 2017

Off the Books

This alumnus redefined accounting and used his Drake education to launch a wildly successful and varied career.
August 3, 2017

Young African leaders, visiting Drake this summer, have already changed lives

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders brings 25 young professionals to Drake's campus who have already changed thousands of lives in their home countries.
June 12, 2017

Drake internal auditing course partners with ISCPA and YESS

A new course in Drake’s Master of Accounting program introduces students to the field of internal auditing through real-world partnerships with two community organizations.
May 12, 2017

Ullem, Zimpleman to receive honorary degrees during Drake commencement

Drake University will award 1,199 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees at its 2017 commencement ceremonies. A highlight of the undergraduate ceremony will be the presentation of honorary degrees to Benjamin B. Ullem and Larry D. Zimpleman.
May 9, 2017