How to Save a Life

“That girl in the mirror, I’m just getting to know her,” wrote Earline Langdon after almost two years of living clean. “But she’s not my enemy anymore.” Earline is one of about 150 participants currently in the Morris County Drug Court working ferociously to turn around their lives. They are doing it with the help […]

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Drew Rangers Golf Classic

Friday, October 4, 2013 at Crystal Springs Golf Club in Hamburg, N.J. Tournament Schedule: 7:30am: Registration Opens 7:45am – 8:45am: Breakfast 9:00am: Shotgun Start 1:45pm – 5:45pm: Lunch Style of Play: Scramble Prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place foursomes, as well as the winners of the long drive and closest to the pin contests. Registration […]

A Word From . . . College Alumni Association

Alumni of the College of Liberal Arts have a long-standing tradition of reuniting in “the Forest” each year to reconnect with their Drew roots. In 2007 this tradition moved from the spring to autumn as part of a five-year experiment to combine Ranger Reunion and Alumni Reunion into one September weekend. Earlier this year, the […]

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In Memoriam: John Ollom

Dr. John F. Ollom, Robert Fisher Oxnam Professor of Science and Society, Emeritus, passed away on July 30 at the age of 90. Ollom’s career in physics began when, as part of his WWII military service, he was a research assistant on the Manhattan Project in Los Alamos, New Mexico.  He went on to earn […]

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Fluent in Globalism

Earlier this summer a group of fifteen undergraduate Drew students travelled with Professor Bai Di, associate professor of Chinese Studies, to Harbin, China. Located about 800 miles northeast of Beijing, Harbin is one of only a few cities where people speak near standard Mandarin–the most spoken language on the planet. During their 29-day trip, students […]

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A Friend of Mind

The Pan-African Studies program at Drew celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Its origins, however, are more complex than this singular milestone suggests. The program was almost two decades in the making and promoted by a somewhat unexpected standard-bearer. In the late 1960′s and early 1970′s student activists on college campuses called for more African-American […]

College Alumni Exceed Goal

It wasn’t until 48 hours before the deadline that John Holden ’98 and Cara Townsend ’05, both on staff at Drew’s Alumni House, realized the goal was within reach. “I was worried it wasn’t going to happen,” recalls Holden. “Then, all of a sudden, it was like winning at a slot machine!” Holden’s analogy describes […]

At a Molecular Level

“You can’t get these answers from a text book,” says Stephen Silva ’14, referring to the laboratory research he is doing at the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI) – research that could lay the groundwork for new anti-fungal medications. Current anti-fungal treatments are often ineffective and produce adverse side effects, and that’s a problem for […]

The Making of a Meadow

Stroll along the path from Mead Hall to Brothers College on a warm summer day and are you are likely to hear little more than a breeze in the towering oaks and the cry of a red tail hawk circling above. That’s because lawn mowers have been largely banished from the newly established Mead Meadow. […]

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SAT Policy Reviewed

Seven years after Drew made the SAT optional for high school seniors applying for admission, the university has reinstated the standardized exam as a requirement in the application process. During this past academic year, an eight-person task force studied the impact of the SAT-optional policy. Outgoing CLA dean Jonathan Levin says task force members expressed […]

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