People Caring about People

In March 1995, two dozen intrepid Drew students decided to spend their well-deserved spring break helping needy children in Honduras.  They found their way to El Hogar de Amor y Esperenza, a home for abandoned and orphaned boys, where they painted the schoolhouse and doted on the children.  They volunteered at Nuestras Pequeñas Rosas, one […]

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Faculty Research Series

Drew faculty have always been known for their extraordinary commitment to teaching.  What may not be as widely known is that they are active scholars in their own right.  Thanks to the Faculty Research Series, their research, writing and creative work are being shared through on-going presentations to campus audiences. In 2006, then-Associate, Dean Wendy […]

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A Word from Raymond Saa Stein

Associate Professor and Chair, Art Department Part I of a series of reflections on the first ten years of the Dorothy Young Center for the Arts. During my first eighteen months as a professor of art at Drew, I taught in the basement of Brothers College.  These “studios”, where the art department first opened in […]

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Plugged In on Wall Street

As the iPad 2 was being released in spring 2011, Associate Professor of Economics, Marc Tomljanovich, considered the impact this technology might have on Drew’s Wall Street semester. With an iPad, he thought, students would have access to up-to-the-minute information, as well as being able to take notes and create presentations, while participating in this […]

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Professor McGuinn writes to attain education reform

When not busy teaching Political Science courses, Professor Patrick McGuinn spends his time researching, writing, and speaking about educational policy reform. “Parent Power: Grass Roots Activism and K-12 Education Reform,” published in July 2012 served as the required reading for a conference in D.C with policymakers in November. His latest article, “Parent Power: Grass Roots […]

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A Word From Mark Kopenski

Vice President for Enrollment Management Since coming to Drew a few months ago, I have been working to establish a comprehensive enrollment management system that is  designed to serve all three colleges of the university. Recruiting students of high quality is certainly a priority for all of us at Drew.  We are equally interested in […]

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Alumnus Takes Chair

The Drew University Board of Trustees recently announced the appointment of Dean Criares C’85 as its chair. Dean has served on the board since 2004 when he was selected as one of two college alumni-elected trustees. As Chair, he will work closely with the president to advance the university’s mission, including financial planning and fund […]

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Powerless in the face of the storm

I’ve seen disaster reports before, but this is the first time I’ve recognized pictures. There, behind the reporter standing shin-deep in ocean water, is the street to my friend’s house. There’s Governor Christie, striding along the boardwalk where I spend my summers. That’s my gas station with a three-hour wait and odd-even rationing, and I […]

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Drew mobilizes to provide relief

Even before campus resumed its normal schedule the Monday after superstorm Sandy pounded New Jersey, conversations began among faculty, staff and students about how to help with relief efforts. An ad hoc committee quickly came together with representatives from the Drew Disaster Relief Project, Circle K, Volunteer Resource Center, Hillel and the Theological and Graduate […]

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A Word From Doug Simon

  Professor of Political Science Emeritus OK. It’s confession time. In the Fall of 1972 the chartered bus pulled out of the Lincoln Tunnel and on to 42nd Street, passed by the gauntlet of porn shops, passed the New York Public Library and eventually turned left on 1st Avenue in front of the United Nations […]

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