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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.
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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 135 in nation

The inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranking of U.S. colleges placed Drake University at 135 in a list that includes more than 1,000 schools nationwide.
September 30, 2016

Fall series gives global perspectives on social justice

A series of free and low-cost public events at Drake University will highlight the experiences of social justice leaders from developing countries around the world.
September 15, 2016
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Drake third in Midwest in U.S. News 2017 rankings

For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Drake University third for overall quality among universities in the Midwest.
September 13, 2016

Noted pianist to stage comeback concert with help of Drake University students

A noted pianist and composer will make his proud return to the concert stage for the first time in more than 15 years thanks in part to the efforts of Drake students.
August 30, 2016

Four Mandela Washington Fellows at Drake University receive federal grants up to $25K

Four young African professionals who studied business and entrepreneurship at Drake University this summer have received federal grants of up to $25,000 to support social enterprises in their home countries.
August 3, 2016

Introducing Africa’s brightest emerging leaders

Young professionals from Sub-Saharan Africa discover Drake and Des Moines through a powerful program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
July 29, 2016

Planet Bulldog

Alumni events in China and Malaysia aim to increase engagement of hundreds of Drake grads living in Asia.
July 29, 2016

CBPA Dean Terri Vaughan named key influencer in the insurance industry

Terri Vaughan, dean of the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration, recently was listed among the most influential people in the insurance industry.
July 22, 2016

What's 'Pokemon Go' and why are Iowans in love with it?

Matthew Mitchell, assistant professor of international business, says Pokémon Go is the latest in a long string of innovative and interactive experiences from Nintendo.
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Young African leaders to study business and entrepreneurship in Des Moines

Drake will host 25 young African leaders this summer for an intensive six-week Fellowship program focusing on business and entrepreneurship. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
June 14, 2016

Professor Deb Bishop furthers global connections through sabbatical in Uganda

A seven-week sabbatical in Uganda helped Deb Bishop develop several projects she's been working on during a decade of shorter, annual visits to the country.
May 31, 2016