Campus Facelift

The F.M. Kirby Foundation has been quietly beautifying campus for more than a dozen years. Their latest grant will transform the area behind the EC.

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Academics in Common

by Jody Caldwell, Head of Reference & Research Services College students—both undergraduate and graduate—are an evolving species. Thirty years ago, students commonly produced term papers, based on painstakingly (and sometimes not so painstakingly) compiled print sources, written in solitary splendor in individual rooms. Now, students write more often and more reflectively, they use technology creatively, […]

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Merrill Maguire Skaggs Lecture

Fourth Annual Merrill Maguire Skaggs Lecture Equipment for Living: The Importance of Literature in a Digital World with William Giraldi C’01 author of Busy Monsters and Hold the Dark March 4, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. Crawford Hall Ehinger Center This event is free and open to the public. Questions? Please email specialevents@drew.edu. William Giraldi is author […]

Alumni Reception at AAR/SBL

We’d like to invite you to meet Drew Theological School’s new dean, The Rev. Dr. Javier Viera, and to connect with faculty and fellow alumni at the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature in San Diego!  Drew University Annual Alumni/ae Reception Sunday, November 23, 2014 9 […]

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The Humanities at Work

As the workplace becomes increasingly responsive to the demands of globalization and complex social transformation, the strengths of the humanities scholar—deep intellectual engagement with ideas and broad understanding of human culture and experience—are resurgent in value and relevance. The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies knows this well, as do the students, ranging from 23 to […]

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In Praise of Professors

Drew faculty. To their students they are teachers, mentors, debaters, advisers, collaborators, and friends. “Small classes and close mentoring relationships between students and faculty” is more than a tagline at Drew; it’s a long-standing hallmark and a true point of distinction. In this season of gratitude, we offer sincere thanks to Drew faculty past and […]

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Making a Big Difference, a Little Bit at a Time

Every little bit counts: Cliché it may be, but Emily Litman C’99 can attest to its truth. As a high school senior, she had her heart set on Drew, but knew that her dream college was a bit of a stretch. Two days before the enrollment deadline, news of a last-minute scholarship tipped the college-of-choice […]

A Word From…

Kenneth Alexo Jr., PhD Vice President, University Advancement The novelist and playwright G.B. Stern is reputed to have said that “silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.” It’s pretty difficult to argue with the logic of her aphorism. To be thankful for something good we have received and yet fail to say “thank you” looks […]

Guess Who’s Sleeping in Your Attic?

Acorn article, September 30, 1983, by Lisa Spitz “It’s just a feeling you get; there are certain buildings you won’t walk in to by yourself – you couldn’t pay me to go in by myself,” said a graduate from the class of ’83. No, he wasn’t referring to the castles of creature feature and Dracula films, […]

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