Drake University’s Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship (PFGCGC) will host a discussion on the Keystone XL Pipeline initiative in collaboration with the Iowa Energy Forum. General James Jones, a former national security advisor, will discuss the benefits of the pipeline initiative.
Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) celebrated its annual awards ceremony on April 9 to honor Drake students, faculty, and community leaders for their contributions to the CBPA and business community.
Global and National Public Health Week at Drake University will begin Wednesday, April 2, and continues Monday, April 7 and Wednesday, April 9. Five events will be held throughout the week—all of which are free and open to the public.
On Saturday, April 5, Chris Whatley, executive director of the United Nations Association of the United States (UNA-USA), will deliver a lecture on the U.N. and its role in conflict areas at 2 p.m. in the Sussman Theater, Olmsted Center.
Lisa Gardner, professor of statistics, and Toby White, assistant professor of finance and actuarial science, earned first place in the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) writing competition for their essay, “Managing Investment, Underwriting, and Production Risks from Drought-Related Agricultural Exposures.”
The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship at Drake University will present “Currency Wars? The Dollar, the Euro, and the Yuan,” a panel discussion on Wednesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in Sussman Theater, 2875 University Ave.
Five College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) students had the opportunity to represent Drake at the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute Research Challenge in Des Moines.
More than 20 community leaders and nearly 80 students, faculty, and staff were in attendance at the breakfast, which was hosted by Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA).
Kavilash Chawla, global practitioner-in-residence for Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration, will deliver a lecture, “Social Entrepreneurship and the Arab Spring” on Tuesday, March 4 at 12 p.m. at the Downtown Des Moines Library, 1000 Grand Ave.