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Brooks Competition Participants Take on The Interview

On the surface, it was a tangle of international intrigue, corporate hacking, and Hollywood politics. Underneath, the situation played out in charts and graphs, spreadsheets and data analysis, and cold hard cash.
March 17, 2015

Murphy Cup Brings Millennial Readers to Better Homes and Gardens

Among the potted plants, the decorating tips, the slow cooker recipes, and the DIY crafts, is there a place for Millennials in the world of Better Homes and Gardens?
March 17, 2015

Drake hosts 7th annual Women's Leadership Breakfast

Students in the College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) met with faculty, staff, and community leaders last month to celebrate and support the role of women in leadership.
March 10, 2015

Senior marketing major receives Iowa AMA Scholarship

Maryna Rath, a senior marketing major at Drake University, has been awarded the selective Iowa American Marketing Association Scholarship.
March 6, 2015

CBPA alumni invited to Drake Relays tailgate reunion

CBPA alumni are invited to a free tailgate party during Drake Relays on Saturday, April 25.
March 5, 2015

Drake, Principal, DuPont experts to discuss “Doing Business Across Cultures”

The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship (PFGCGC) will host “Doing Business Across Cultures” on Thursday, March 5, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Aliber Hall 101.
March 2, 2015

Soccer Teams Travel to Mexico

Forty-two members of the men's and women's soccer teams traveled to Guadalajara, Mexico, for a January Term course on Mexico and the Global Economy.
March 2, 2015

Nine honorees have Drake ties in Business Record’s “Forty Under 40” list

Congratulations to nine members of the Drake community who were named to the Des Moines Business Record’s “Forty Under 40” class for 2015.
February 13, 2015

STEM Explorers Program Benefits Des Moines High School Students

Three major Des Moines institutions will kick off an innovative pilot program today designed to give talented high school students a pipeline to higher education and employment in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
February 12, 2015

Drake's marketing program ranked one of the most valuable in the nation

Drake University offers one of the most valuable marketing degrees in the nation, according to a new list by College Factual. The higher education ranking website said Drake's undergraduate marketing major is the 14th best value in the nation. The list, featured recently by USA Today College, assigned value rankings by comparing estimated average starting salaries and mid-career salaries […]
December 10, 2014

Drake CBPA accepting applications for new graduate-level certificate programs

The Drake University College of Business and Public Administration is accepting applications for certificate programs that allow students and working professionals to add advanced credentials to their resumes without pursuing a degree.
November 25, 2014

Drake board approves new academic programs, launch of $65 million STEM initiative

The Drake University Board of Trustees recently approved new degree programs in mathematics, science, education, technology, and health sciences while taking initial steps to further enhance the University’s programming through $65 million in new construction and renovation.
October 29, 2014

Berkshire Hathaway scholar to give annual accounting lecture

“Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring World of Values” will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6.
October 22, 2014

Young entrepreneurs present their startups to Lorentzen Hatchery sponsor at Drake University

Four groups of Drake University students who received funding for startup businesses through the Lorentzen Student Hatchery last spring will present final updates on their ventures.
October 1, 2014

Industry leaders to speak at public roundtable on retirement readiness and auto insurance at Drake University

A group of leading insurance and financial services experts will gather at Drake University next week to educate Iowans on retirement readiness and the changing environment of personal auto insurance.
September 29, 2014