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Drake’s business school welcomes two new faculty members

Drake’s business school welcomes two new faculty members

Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration is pleased to announce the arrival of two new tenure-track faculty members. Kent Hu and Jayoung Yoon will become members of the full time faculty on August 1. Assistant Professor of Accounting Hu joins Drake’s School of Accounting to teach courses in financial accounting and managerial accounting. Assistant...

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Professor Bill Boal appears on “Iowa Press”

Bill Boal, Professor of Economics in the College of Business and Public Administration, appeared on the Iowa PBS television program “Iowa Press,” moderated by David Yepsen on Friday, July 2. In this week’s program, Boal and Iowa State University Professor Peter Orazem answered questions from journalists Linh Ta and O. Kay Henderson about the current...

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Global insurance research leadership on display at School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management

Global insurance research leadership on display at School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management

The results of four major global insurance research projects led by faculty from Drake University’s School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management were published in prestigious academic journals during the first half of 2021. The papers, which covered topics ranging from the general insurance trends in China, one of the largest insurance markets in the...

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CPHS Faculty Honored at Health Professions Day

CPHS Faculty Honored at Health Professions Day

During the annual Health Professions Day (formerly Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day), held on February 25, 2021, the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences presented various awards to faculty members who demonstrate outstanding teaching, mentorship, scholarship, and professional involvement within their fields. Nominations for the awards are sought from students and colleagues alike from within...

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CBPA achieves SHRM Academic Alignment

CBPA achieves SHRM Academic Alignment

As of March 24, 2021, Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) aligned the HR track of the B.S. in Management and Organizational Leadership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) academic standards. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define content areas that should be studied by...

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Reimagining work with Christine Bader

Reimagining work with Christine Bader

Through the generous support of the Essman Family Business Innovation Fund, Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) invites you to attend virtual presentations regarding reimagining work by world-renowned speaker Christine Bader on March 12 and 19, 2021 (both sessions are from 11 a.m. to noon CST). Christine was Amazon’s first director of...

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Drake University again awarded prestigious Center of Actuarial Excellence designation

Drake University again awarded prestigious Center of Actuarial Excellence designation

Drake University has again been awarded the prestigious Center of Actuarial Excellence (CAE) designation by the Society of Actuaries (SOA), signifying that its School of Actuarial Science & Risk Management is among a small number of programs accredited as best in the world in this burgeoning field of study. Drake is one of 17 programs...

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Craig Owens, professor of English, publishes co-edited collection on cocktail culture

Craig Owens, professor of English, publishes co-edited collection on cocktail culture

Craig Owens, professor of English, has recently published The Shaken and the Stirred, a collection of essays devoted to the rise, waning, and resurgence of cocktail culture in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries (Indiana University Press, 2020). It joins Indiana University Press’s This Year’s Work series, which also includes volumes devoted to punk culture, zombies,...