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Rescue Dog Myrtle Mae Wins Beautiful Bulldog Contest® presented by Sammons Financial

Rescue Dog Myrtle Mae Wins Beautiful Bulldog Contest® presented by Sammons Financial

Rescue dog Myrtle Mae was crowned the overall winner at the 2021 Most Beautiful Bulldog Contest® presented by Sammons Financial at Drake University Sunday, April 18. 2003 Drake Law graduate Whitney Bogdanski of Des Moines started fostering Myrtle Mae from Lucky Bulldogs Rescue in 2020. The family fell in love with her immediately and knew she needed...

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Scholarships available for Iowa women seeking graduate degrees in the College of Business and Public Administration

Scholarships available for Iowa women seeking graduate degrees in the College of Business and Public Administration

Drake University is pleased to offer six scholarships in the amount of $3,000 to Iowa women pursuing graduate degrees within the College of Business and Public Administration. The scholarships are made possible through the Judith A. Lindquist Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Business and Public Administration—named in honor of the late Judy Lindquist, a 1970...

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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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42nd Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest® presented by Sammons Financial Returns to the Knapp Center

42nd Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest® presented by Sammons Financial Returns to the Knapp Center

The annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest® presented by Sammons Financial returns to the Knapp Center Sunday, April 18, 3 p.m. for an in-person (and canine) event. This year, 20 English bulldogs will compete for the title of Most Beautiful Bulldog. The winning pooch will serve as the mascot for the 111th Drake Relays. The event is...

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Drake University Theatre presents spring musical ‘Into the Woods’

Drake University Theatre presents spring musical ‘Into the Woods’

Drake University Theatre will present its upcoming musical Into the Woods April 1–3 at 7:30 p.m. and April 4 at 2 p.m. Performances will be streamed live, in real-time, to an in-person audience in the William S.E. Coleman Studio Theatre. Performances are limited to only Drake fine arts students. Fine arts students can reserve a...

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A Collaboration Among Drake University, Three Other Midwest Institutions, Receives a Total of $10 Million in Grant Funding From Lilly Endowment, Inc.

A Collaboration Among Drake University, Three Other Midwest Institutions, Receives a Total of $10 Million in Grant Funding From Lilly Endowment, Inc.

A collaboration among Drake University, Valparaiso University, the University of Evansville (UE) and North Central College has received a total of $10 million in grant funding from Lilly Endowment Inc. through the competitive Phase 3 of its initiative, Charting the Future of Indiana’s Colleges and Universities. The grant will support the establishment of a shared,...

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“Law in Action”: Trial of Journalist Andrea Sahouri held at Drake Legal Clinic courtroom

“Law in Action”: Trial of Journalist Andrea Sahouri held at Drake Legal Clinic courtroom

Journalists from around the country covered the trial of Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri, who was charged with failure to disperse and interference with official acts in connection with her presence in May at a George Floyd demonstration. The prosecution of a reporter covering a protest raised important issues regarding the First Amendment and...

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Evans Family Foundation Gift Establishes Scholarship Fund for Boys and Girls Club of Central Iowa Members to Attend Drake University

Evans Family Foundation Gift Establishes Scholarship Fund for Boys and Girls Club of Central Iowa Members to Attend Drake University

The Evans Family Charitable Foundation, with long ties to Des Moines and Iowa, has established a scholarship fund at Drake University for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Iowa with an initial gift of $100,000. The Evans Family Charitable Foundation’s annual gifts to Drake University will be utilized to award scholarships to Boys and...

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Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration waives admission test requirements for graduate programs

Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration waives admission test requirements for graduate programs

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) will waive entrance exam requirements for all graduate programs in Summer and Fall 2021 semesters. The CBPA suspended its admission exam requirement for the Spring 2021 semester in response to the pandemic, which has made it challenging for many graduate candidates to access testing centers due...

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Drake Law School Announces 2021 Alumni Award Winners

Drake Law School Announces 2021 Alumni Award Winners

Drake University Law School announces the outstanding recipients of this year’s alumni awards. Joe P. Crookham, LW’68, and Jeffrey Goodman, LW’85, were each recognized as Alumni of the Year; Lieutenant Governor Adam C. Gregg, LW’09, was named 2021 Recent Alumnus of the Year; and Janet Phipps Burkhead, LW’05, received the Distinguished Public Service Award. The...