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Alumna’s cosmetics company wins Iowa entrepeneurship contest

Drake University alumna Kelsi Ziemann recently was honored as one of the state’s top young entrepreneurs during the John Pappajohn Student Entrepeneurial Venture Competition.
May 11, 2016

Drake's Pi Alpha Alpha chapter inducts new members

Drake University’s chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, a global honor society for Public Affairs and Administration, inducted 40 new members and recognized a few students with special honors during an awards ceremony last month.
May 11, 2016

Two students offered Fulbright Scholarships for 2016-2017

Two Drake University students have been offered Fulbright Scholarships for 2016-2017. Seniors Emily Enquist and Taylor Donaldson will join a long list of Drake graduates who have received Fulbright Scholarships in recent years.
May 10, 2016

Country star alumna to perform in West Des Moines tonight

Danika Portz, BN’11, will perform at Gilroy’s Kitchen + Pub + Patio at 1238 8th St. in West Des Moines on Wednesday, May 4 at 6 p.m. She is also the speaker at today’s Let’s DU Lunch event in downtown Des Moines.
May 4, 2016

Drake’s top senior is passionate advocate for equity, devoted mother of two

When Brytani Cavil addresses Drake University’s graduating class of 2016 as the top graduating senior, she aims to inspire more than her fellow students. She hopes to set an example for her two-year-old twins.
April 29, 2016

Drake joins forces with Creighton, Yahoo! for 3rd annual Murphy Cup marketing student case competition

Students from Drake University and Creighton University participated in the 3rd annual Murphy Cup marketing case competition from March 31 to April 2.
April 29, 2016

CBPA hosts Traveler’s case competition

Forty-five CBPA actuary and data analytics students recently competed in a case competition hosted exclusively for Drake students by Travelers Insurance.
April 21, 2016

Casualty Actuarial Society president visits Drake University

Steve Lowe, president of the Casualty Actuarial Society, served as the keynote speaker for the Iowa Actuaries Club’s annual Education Day at Drake University.
April 21, 2016

Drake University launches hybrid M.B.A. program

The Drake University College of Business and Public Administration is launching a significantly enhanced Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program designed to better meet the needs of today’s working students.
April 11, 2016

Drake CBPA recognizes outstanding students and faculty at annual awards ceremony

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration hosted their annual awards ceremony Wednesday, April 6. Nearly 800 people attended the event, which honors students, faculty, and community leaders.
April 7, 2016

Saving in Solidarity

Drake MBA alumnus Eric Kinman created the Solidarity Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps Puerto Vallarta residents form community savings groups.
April 4, 2016

Alumna Spotlight: Madison Thompson

The CBPA caught up with Madison Thompson, BN'14, whose career is heating up with a job as event manager at Firewood Marketing in San Francisco.
March 29, 2016

8th annual breakfast celebrates women’s role in business and leadership

Students in the College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) celebrated the role of women in business and leadership last month with a breakfast attended by faculty, staff, and community leaders.
March 25, 2016

The way to a Bulldog’s heart? Food.

Drake alumni are making Des Moines delicious and putting its restaurant scene on the map.
March 23, 2016

Students attend 8th annual Marketing Speed Networking event

Drake University hosted its eighth annual Marketing Speed Networking event on Thursday, March 3. Approximately 50 professionals from the Des Moines area made connections with 70 Drake marketing students.
March 14, 2016