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Drake’s 143rd commencement features nearly 70 Des Moines teachers

Drake University will hold a commencement ceremony this month to celebrate the accomplishments of 325 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students who completed their degree requirements as of the conclusion fall 2017 semester.
December 7, 2017

Campus Compact and Principal select two Drake students for second year of Community Scholars Program

Drake students Jazlin Coley and Maddy Stokes were selected for the 2018 class of the Principal Community Scholars Program.
December 7, 2017

Students work with Union Pacific Railroad for Murphy Cup competition

Marketing students from Drake and Creighton universities competed to solve real marketing challenges for the Union Pacific railroad franchise.
November 30, 2017

Five finance students receive CFA exam scholarships

Drake faculty of the College of Business and Public Administration awarded scholarships to five students to take the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 exam in 2018.
October 24, 2017

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