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Members of the fall 2022 Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact announced by Drake’s College of Business

Members of the fall 2022 Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact announced by Drake’s College of Business

The third cohort of students to receive recognition for making service a priority during their college experience was announced today by Drake University’s College of Business. Nine undergraduate students performed and recorded at least 20 hours of community service during the Fall 2022 semester, as well as provided a reflection regarding how this volunteerism will...

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Drake political scientists publish articles on House Speaker election, future of UK, Japan–U.S. relations

Drake political scientists publish articles on House Speaker election, future of UK, Japan–U.S. relations

Rachel Paine Caufield and Kieran Williams, co-chairs of the Department of Political Science, and Mary McCarthy, professor of political science all published articles on the website The Conversation in January 2023. Prof. Caufield explained why it was so hard to get Kevin McCarthy elected as the new Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and...

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Three new faculty join Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Three new faculty join Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration is pleased to announce the arrival of three new faculty members. Assistant Professors Danielle Edwards and Wiranthe Herath joined the college’s Information Management and Business Analytics Department to teach undergraduate courses in information systems and statistics respectively. Visiting Assistant Professor Linfeng Zhang joined the college’s School of...

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Students in Drake’s actuarial science program can now earn credit for Society of Actuaries exams based on strong course performance

Students in Drake’s actuarial science program can now earn credit for Society of Actuaries exams based on strong course performance

Drake University has received University-Earned Credit (UEC) status from the Society of Actuaries (SOA). This will enable students in the University’s School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management to earn credit for select SOA exams by attaining required UEC scores in related courses. The SOA’s Exam FM (financial mathematics) and Exam SRM (statistics for risk modeling)...

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Drake’s School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management continues in the vanguard of insurance research

Drake’s School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management continues in the vanguard of insurance research

The results of four major 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 last 12 months. The papers, which cover topics ranging from the impact of increased insurance consumption in China to how insurers and regulators are responding to...

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Drake’s actuarial science program recognized with Casualty Actuarial Society University Award

Drake’s actuarial science program recognized with Casualty Actuarial Society University Award

The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) has recognized Drake University with the 2022 CAS University Award. This honor is in acknowledgement of the exemplary ways the University’s actuarial science program prepares students for careers in the property and casualty insurance industry. The CAS cited the opportunities for Drake students to gain exposure to the sector through...

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Spring 2022 Honor Roll for Social Impact Announced by College of Business and Public Administration

The newest cohort of students to receive recognition for making their communities a priority through service was announced today by Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration. Nine undergraduate and graduate students recorded at least 20 hours of individual community service in the spring 2022 semester and provided a reflection on their experience to...

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Winners of Social Impact Awards for Research and Outreach Unveiled by Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Winners of Social Impact Awards for Research and Outreach Unveiled by Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

The first winners of the CBPA Social Impact Research and Outreach Awards were announced today by Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration. This new program recognizes college faculty and staff who tackle pressing issues facing society through their scholarship as well as their work in the community and around the globe. Each of...

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Sarah Noll Wilson, Drake adjunct professor launches “Don’t Feed the Elephants! Overcoming the Art of Avoidance to Build Powerful Partnerships”

Sarah Noll Wilson, Drake adjunct professor launches “Don’t Feed the Elephants! Overcoming the Art of Avoidance to Build Powerful Partnerships”

The COVID-19 crisis has shed light on just how critical internal communication is to a company’s success. As business leaders look toward 2022, they’re reevaluating how to best support their teams. Don’t Feed the Elephants! by Sarah Noll Wilson is a deep dive into the human ability to avoid addressing conflict within a relationship, and...

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Members of inaugural Honor Roll for Social Impact named by College of Business and Public Administration

Members of inaugural Honor Roll for Social Impact named by College of Business and Public Administration

The first cohort of students to receive recognition for taking the initiative to make their communities a priority through service was announced today by Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration. Nine undergraduate and graduate students recorded at least 20 hours of individual community service in the Fall 2021 semester and provided a reflection...