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Drake University produces five Fulbright finalists, sets new University record

Drake University produces five Fulbright finalists, sets new University record

Five students and recent alumni at Drake University received Fulbright awards for the 2019–2020 academic year, setting a new University record for the number of recipients. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is an international educational exchange program that offers finalists a federally funded grant and the opportunity to spend a year researching, studying, or teaching...

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Zenith Chamber Music Festival Announces 2019 Season; Moves to week of June 3rd

Zenith Chamber Music Festival Announces 2019 Season; Moves to week of June 3rd

The Festival takes place June 4–8 with internationally-recognized musicians and Iowa local artists Drake University is pleased to announce the fifth season of the Zenith Chamber Music Festival, June 4–8, 2019. The Zenith Chamber Music Festival is a family-friendly, annual summer concert series that brings world-class musicians to Central Iowa. For the last four years,...

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Drake Actuarial Science students place second in 2019 Humana Actuarial Case Competition

Drake Actuarial Science students place second in 2019 Humana Actuarial Case Competition

A team of four actuarial science students from Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration placed second in the Humana Actuarial Case Competition March 27–29 in Louisville, Ky. In its first year, the competition aims to bring together top actuarial students from around the country to tackle a real-world problem facing the insurance industry....

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Shameka Brown selected as 2019–2020 Newman Civic Fellow

Shameka Brown selected as 2019–2020 Newman Civic Fellow

Drake student Shameka Brown has been selected as a national Newman Civic Fellow for 2019–2020. She joins 262 students from across the U.S. for this year’s cohort. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a one-year fellowship for community-committed college students from Campus Compact member institutions. The fellowship honors the late Frank Newman, one of Campus Compact’s...

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Women’s Leadership Breakfast recognizes current and future female leaders

Women’s Leadership Breakfast recognizes current and future female leaders

On Mar. 8 in Levitt Hall, Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration held its invitation-only breakfast to celebrate women in leadership and provide current female students professional networking opportunities. Mary Andringa, Chair of the Board for Vermeer Corporation, delivered the keynote address titled “Leadership Lessons.” Andringa served as president and chief operating officer of...

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Actuarial Science students win 2019 Travelers Actuarial Case Competition

Actuarial Science students win 2019 Travelers Actuarial Case Competition

Pictured from left to right: Andrew Folkerts, John Ricard, Devin Smith, Abby Groendal, Mercedes Hendricks, and Jacob Sabella. Six actuarial science students from Drake University recently won the 2019 Travelers Actuarial Case Competition. This marks Drake’s fourth win in this competition since first participating in 2011. Hosted at the Travelers Insurance offices in St. Paul, Minn.,...

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