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Kiplinger’s names Drake University a 2017 Best Value

Kiplinger's Personal Finance has placed Drake University at No. 39 on its list of the 100 best values in private universities for 2017.
December 16, 2016

Drake University to host fall 2016 commencement ceremony on Dec. 17

Drake University will hold a commencement ceremony this weekend to celebrate the accomplishments of 262 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students who completed their degree requirements as of the conclusion of the fall 2016 semester.
December 15, 2016

Drake CBPA hosts Finance Career Night

Students in the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration had the opportunity to learn from Drake alumni and professional managers about post-graduation career opportunities during Finance Career Night on Wednesday, Oct. 26.
December 2, 2016

Adkins co-authors paper for AMA journal

Natalie Ross Adkins, associate professor of marketing at Drake University, is co-author of a recent paper that explores how stakeholders in the marketplace can be the source and target of stigma.
December 2, 2016

For small electronics business, Black Friday just another day

Matthew Mitchell, associate professor of international business, explains how small businesses provide customer value on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
WHO-TV

Drake CBPA introduces new admission paths for M.B.A. students

Drake University College of Business and Public Administration recently made it more accessible for prospective students to enroll in the university’s unique, hybrid-style Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program.
November 14, 2016

Drake, Creighton students tee up promotional ideas for 2017 Solheim Cup

Top marketing students at Drake University and Creighton University will compete this month to tee up exciting promotional ideas for the 2017 Solheim Cup golf event.
November 10, 2016

Examining violence against law enforcement officers

Ken Meyer, the Thomas F. Sheehan Professor of Public Administration at Drake University, drew on decades' worth of research into violence against police officers during this live interview with Iowa Public Radio.
Iowa Public Radio

Positive relationships are key to flourishing at work

If your workplace mantra is “all business, all the time," you might want to spend a bit more time chatting with colleagues around the water cooler.
November 7, 2016

Educator to speak on inclusive education and "Changing the Story of Disability in Africa"

Ugandan educator and public speaker Francis Kamuhanda will lecture on education and the role it plays in child development in Uganda during a free public lecture at Drake University.
November 2, 2016

The biggest difference between Trump and Buffett on taxes

Stephen Gara, director of the Drake University School of Accounting, penned an op-ed piece that contrasted the tax philosophies of billionaires Donald Trump and Warren Buffett.
Fortune

SEC chief accountant to deliver annual accounting lecture

A high-ranking official within the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will discuss the rules and regulations that guide financial disclosures by Wall Street firms.
November 1, 2016

Drake to host panel on International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and the economy

Drake University will host a panel discussion Tuesday, Nov. 1, on the topic “Are International Financial Institutions Still Relevant?”
October 25, 2016

Drake to host free lecture on immigrants and savings groups

The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship will host a free lecture this month titled “Getting Ahead with Almost Nothing: What Immigrant Communities Can Teach Us About Achieving the American Dream.”
October 19, 2016
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The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranks Drake 149 in nation

The inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranking of U.S. colleges placed Drake University at 149 in a list that includes more than 1,000 schools nationwide.
September 30, 2016