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Next Step Immigration Group forms from Drake ties

Two Drake alumni and an instructor create an organization to assist immigrants in central Iowa.
July 20, 2014

Incubator program takes off

Launching this summer, the Lorentzen New Venture Hatchery will aid student startups.
June 24, 2014

Drake offers summer startup program to help students launch businesses

The Entrepreneurship Centers at Drake are excited to announce the Lorentzen New Venture Hatchery, a program aimed at fostering student startups. The program is open to all Drake University students.
May 29, 2014

Drake partners with Ascent to expand business boot camp for women

Drake University has teamed up with Ascent to expand its successful Startup Boot Camp for Women. The sessions in Des Moines will be held on June 6, 7, 20, and 21 in Aliber Hall on Drake University’s campus.
May 28, 2014
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CBPA hosts graduate student awards ceremony

Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration held its Graduate Student of the Year awards ceremony at West End Architectural Salvage on May 8. The college recognized five graduate students and a faculty member at the event.
May 20, 2014

Drake University to host discussion on the Keystone XL Pipeline initiative

Drake University’s Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship (PFGCGC) will host a discussion on the Keystone XL Pipeline initiative in collaboration with the Iowa Energy Forum. General James Jones, a former national security advisor, will discuss the benefits of the pipeline initiative.
April 15, 2014

CBPA hosts awards ceremony to recognize outstanding students and faculty

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) celebrated its annual awards ceremony on April 9 to honor Drake students, faculty, and community leaders for their contributions to the CBPA and business community.
April 10, 2014

Drake University hosts annual Global and National Public Health Week

Global and National Public Health Week at Drake University will begin Wednesday, April 2, and continues Monday, April 7 and Wednesday, April 9. Five events will be held throughout the week—all of which are free and open to the public.
April 1, 2014

Drake University hosts lecture on the United Nations

On Saturday, April 5, Chris Whatley, executive director of the United Nations Association of the United States (UNA-USA), will deliver a lecture on the U.N. and its role in conflict areas at 2 p.m. in the Sussman Theater, Olmsted Center.
April 1, 2014

Gardner and White awarded for first place essay

Lisa Gardner, professor of statistics, and Toby White, assistant professor of finance and actuarial science, earned first place in the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) writing competition for their essay, “Managing Investment, Underwriting, and Production Risks from Drought-Related Agricultural Exposures.”
March 27, 2014

Currency Wars: Panel to discuss implications of economic growth on global currency

The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship at Drake University will present “Currency Wars? The Dollar, the Euro, and the Yuan,” a panel discussion on Wednesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in Sussman Theater, 2875 University Ave.
March 20, 2014

Drake alumna receives Golden Apple Award from Channel 13

Stacie Mitchell-Gweah, a triple degree alumna of Drake University and teacher at Callanan Middle School in Des Moines, was honored with the Golden Apple Award from Channel 13 News.
March 20, 2014

Drake students take third place in regional CFA Institute Research Challenge

Five College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) students had the opportunity to represent Drake at the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute Research Challenge in Des Moines.
March 11, 2014

Drake hosts sixth annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast

More than 20 community leaders and nearly 80 students, faculty, and staff were in attendance at the breakfast, which was hosted by Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA).
March 10, 2014

Kavilash Chawla to discuss Social Entrepreneurship and the Arab Spring

Kavilash Chawla, global practitioner-in-residence for Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration, will deliver a lecture, “Social Entrepreneurship and the Arab Spring” on Tuesday, March 4 at 12 p.m. at the Downtown Des Moines Library, 1000 Grand Ave.
March 3, 2014