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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U.S. Latino Social Ministries Keep Pace

Leading scholar on Latin American social movements explains that these groups “call on the collective conscience to focus on the vulnerable and the marginalized.” The greatest strength of the country’s booming Latino community is its deeply religious faith community, which is creating a growing number of organizations to address social concerns, sociologist and author Milagros […]

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They’ve Got Game

With their senior gift, Drew’s newest graduates give the university community a way to build bonds. The Class of 2013 plans to bestow on Drew something that its members remember as pivotal to their own college experience: fun and games. Renovations to what was then the University Center, now the Ehinger Center, led to pitching […]

#Drew99

Due to low registration, the following 99 Days events have been postponed: June 6 – Jersey City June 7 – Philadelphia Arts Crawl (APS tour WILL take place as scheduled at 2 p.m.) June 8 – NYC (both Four Freedoms Park Tour and post-tour gathering at Carriage House are postponed) We’ll let you know when […]

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A Word from President Bull

We recently launched Drew2017, a process through which we will put our ambitious strategic plan into action with an eye to achieving institutional sustainability. We have already taken steps to consolidate administrative units and have embarked on the process of prioritizing academic offerings. This work is essential to Drew’s future success and, in the near […]

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Drew 2017

Drew will turn 150 in just a few years. As we look forward to celebrating this momentous milestone, we’re also busy planning for the university’s future beyond its sesquicentennial anniversary in 2017. I write to let you know about the work now underway by our faculty, students, staff, trustees, and alumni organizations. The university’s Board […]

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The Advocate

Irene Lawson Sterling ’69, grew up in Branchville, a rural corner of New Jersey where, she says, “There were more cows than people.” But a course in urban ministry at the Drew Theological School, taught by the late theologian Nelle K. Morton, took Sterling into the streets of Paterson and changed her life forever. Sterling […]

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