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Gov. Terry Branstad, LW’74, confirmed as U.S. ambassador to China

Drake Law School alumnus Terry Branstad, LW’74, the longest-serving governor in our nation’s history, has officially been confirmed as United States Ambassador to China.
May 22, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Konfrst: Why customer loyalty can help your company in a crisis

Bill Gates once wrote, "Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning." If this is true, there have been plenty of teachers in recent months.
May 18, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Parker named dean of students at Drake University

Provost Sue Mattison has appointed Jerry Parker to the position of dean of students at Drake University.
May 16, 2017
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Drake signs agreement with three HBCUs for law, pharmacy enrollment

Graduates of three Historically Black Colleges and Universities will be guaranteed scholarships upon admission to Drake's law and pharmacy programs as part of an ongoing effort to increase diversity among Drake’s student body.
May 15, 2017
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Drake SJMC earns reaccreditation by unanimous vote

The Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication has been reaccredited by a unanimous vote of the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).
May 12, 2017
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Report: Drake University generates $413 million in consumer spending

A new study demonstrates the substantial impact of Drake University and its alumni on the central Iowa economy. Drake students, faculty, staff, and visitors drive more than $413 million in consumer spending annually in the greater Des Moines area.
May 11, 2017
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Ullem, Zimpleman to receive honorary degrees during Drake commencement

Drake University will award 1,199 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees at its 2017 commencement ceremonies. A highlight of the undergraduate ceremony will be the presentation of honorary degrees to Benjamin B. Ullem and Larry D. Zimpleman.
May 9, 2017
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Drake students set up little pantries for neighbors in need

Drake students are installing 10 little free food pantries this year to help address hunger in the Drake Neighborhood.
May 9, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Drake CBPA honors faculty, students, and alumni during 2017 awards ceremony

Drake's College of Business and Public Administration honored the accomplishments of students, faculty, and alumni with an awards ceremony on April 19.
May 5, 2017
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Student-led "little free food pantry" project addresses hunger in Drake Neighborhood

Drake students will install 10 little food pantries around the Drake Neighborhood to help reduce food insecurity.
May 5, 2017
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Boys and Girls Clubs to build Drake University campus location

Drake University and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Iowa announced last week that Drake’s campus will be home to a new Club location that provides after-school and summertime services to hundreds of K–12 youth. The Gregory & Suzie Glazer Burt Club, to be located near the southwest corner of 25th St. and Forest […]
May 2, 2017
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Drake students win Principal marketing challenge for second straight year

For the second consecutive year, Drake University students won a marketing competition that pits them against teams from five other Iowa universities to solve a real and timely challenge for Principal Financial Group.
May 1, 2017
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Fischer shatters 39-year-old track record, set before the Blue Oval was blue

When Drake senior Reed Fischer crossed the finish line at the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee on Thursday, he broke a school record that has stood since long before Drake’s famed Blue Oval was blue.
April 27, 2017
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Seeking: Iowans with exceptional character

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center is accepting nominations until May 9 for the Iowa Character Awards, which annually recognize individuals, organizations, and communities who demonstrate good character.
April 27, 2017
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Drake students, organizations earn state awards for community impact

Iowa Campus Compact honored several members of the Drake community today when they announced the winners of this year’s Engaged Campus Awards.
April 26, 2017