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Central Iowa executives graduate from Executive Education Center’s Leading Others program

Twenty executives from 14 central Iowa companies have graduated from the Executive Education Center at Drake University’s Leading Others program. The intensive 18-month program enhances participants’ ability to lead organizations through times of stability and change.
December 2, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

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
Ashton Kutcher FEATURE
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Kutcher to receive 2017 Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University has named Iowa native Ashton Kutcher as the 2017 Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award recipient.
December 1, 2016
DU in the News

She got 24 years for her boyfriend's meth. Even her sentencing judge supports clemency.

Associate prof. William Garriott contrasts law enforcement approaches to policing methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana. Garriott has written a book on meth enforcement.
November 30, 2016
DU in the News

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.
November 29, 2016
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Anderson Gallery exhibition of faculty work opens Dec. 2

The Anderson Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit by Drake University's Department of Art & Design faculty on view Dec. 2 through Feb. 10.
November 28, 2016
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The Comparison Project hosts interfaith dialogue on death and dying

The Comparison Project will present the fifth event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying.
November 28, 2016
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Keys to Excellence series continues with Drake's Nicholas Roth

Nicholas Roth, professor of piano at Drake University, will present the next concert in Drake’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on Nov. 28.
November 21, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Q&A with Joan Faber McAlister, recipient of the 2016 Francine Merritt Award

Joan Faber McAlister, associate professor of rhetoric, media, and social change, has been selected to receive the 2016 Francine Merritt Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Lives of Women in Communication.
November 21, 2016
DU in the News

Thrifty White’s Feldman spots a problem

Anne Feldman, a 2016 graduate of the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, advocates for federal changes that would allow pharmacists to provide enhanced patient care.
November 21, 2016
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Drake receives MLK Day of Service grant to raise awareness of food insecurity

Drake University will raise awareness of food insecurity in Des Moines during a free community event in honor of Martin Luther King Day 2017.
November 16, 2016
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Drake President Martin names chief of staff

Drake University President Marty Martin has appointed Nate Reagen to the position of chief of staff effective Nov. 16.
November 15, 2016
Lead at Sea FEATURE
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Students learn Leadership at Sea in the Bahamas

For the fifth year in a row, a group of Drake University students will travel to the Bahamas over January Term for a leadership course on the high seas.
November 15, 2016
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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
DU in the News

Studying ethics, 'Star Trek' style, at Drake

Students in a First-Year Seminar at Drake University are studying ethics through the lens of "Star Trek." Drake alumnus Daniel Finney, a columnist for The Des Moines Register, has the story.
November 11, 2016