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Drake University ranks among the Best Online Programs by U.S. News & World Report

Drake University ranks among the Best Online Programs by U.S. News & World Report

Drake University’s online business and education graduate programs have ranked among the top in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Online Programs rankings. The rankings assessed more than 350 schools and measured overall academic quality based on a variety of factors, such as student engagement, faculty credentials, and services and...

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Drake University commencement ceremony set for Saturday in the Knapp Center

Drake University commencement ceremony set for Saturday in the Knapp Center

Drake University will hold its 153rd commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 17, at 10 a.m. in the Knapp Center, located at 2525 Forest Avenue in Des Moines. The University will confer more than 300 degrees during the ceremony. Nicole Hunter, who is receiving her master’s degree in culturally responsive leadership and instruction from Drake’s School of...

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Esfand Dinshaw, chief executive officer of Sammons Financial Group, recognized with Klugman Distinguished Alumni Award by Drake University

Esfand Dinshaw, chief executive officer of Sammons Financial Group, recognized with Klugman Distinguished Alumni Award by Drake University

The School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management at Drake University has presented the 2022 Stuart Klugman Distinguished Alumni Award to Esfand Dinshaw, chief executive officer of Sammons Financial Group. This award, named after a pioneer of Drake’s actuarial science program, recognizes Dinshaw’s nearly four-decade career in the insurance sector and his position as a respected...

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Drake University recognized as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting

Drake University is one of 394 institutions recognized for its efforts to increase nonpartisan democratic engagement in the 2022 midterm elections. Drake University has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN) as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting. The ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College...

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Drake University Ambassador-in-Residence Terry Branstad to host conference on U.S.-China relations

Ambassador-in-Residence at Drake University Terry Branstad will host and moderate the inaugural U.S.-China Symposium Nov. 17 at the Olmsted Center on Drake University’s campus. The event is free and open to the public. Register at drake.edu/branstad. The symposium will bring together experienced professionals, academics, and other experts to speak on China and U.S.-China relations. The...

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Drake Law Professor Melissa Weresh named Herb and Karen Baum Chair of Ethics in the Professions

Melissa Weresh, Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professor of Law, can now add Baum Chair to her title. Weresh was recently named Drake University’s Herb and Karen Baum Chair of Ethics in the Professions. This prestigious faculty position guides students across the University in developing a firmly grounded personal commitment to the highest standards of ethics...