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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

Drake M.B.A. program voted best in the metro for eighth year in a row

Business Record readers voted Drake’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program as best in the metro area for the eighth year in a row in the publication’s “Best of Des Moines” survey.
September 18, 2014

Drake University welcomed into CFA Institute University Recognition Program

The Drake University College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) is the most recent university to be welcomed into the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Recognition Program.
September 12, 2014

Drake presents lecture on the Scottish referendum

Derek Wilson, former Scottish solicitor and law professor from the University of Nantes in France, will deliver a lecture titled “The Scottish Referendum on Independence: Bravehearts or Faint Hearts?” on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m.
September 9, 2014

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

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