Madison, NJ – They launched rockets, observed lab rats, gave each other memory tests and studied ancient pottery. For three weeks, 85 of the top high school science students from across New Jersey studied and researched with Drew University science professors as part of the New Jersey Governor’s School in the Sciences. On Friday, Aug. […]
They tackled weighty subjects, including school violence, homosexuality and suicide, but also injected humor, dance and music into four new one-act plays that were performed on the Drew University campus. High school students from the Marion A. Bolden Student Center in Newark, an extended day program of Newark Public Schools, in collaboration with Drew University […]
Madison, N.J. – For three weeks, from July 13 to Aug. 2, 85 of the top science students in the state of New Jersey will come to Drew University to attend the prestigious Governor’s School of the Sciences. The students will be exposed to college-level science learning, research and facilities. They will also learn from […]
Madison, N.J.—Two student teachers from Drew University’s Master of Arts in Teaching program have been recognized by the New Jersey State Department of Education as Distinguished Student Teachers. Only 15 student teachers across the state are given the award each year. In late June, Anna Elson, 22, of West Hartford, Conn., an aspiring social studies […]
Madison, N.J. – Twice a year, Drew University offers a free evening poetry reading series open to the public that showcases faculty from Drew’s Master of Fine Arts in Poetry and Poetry in Translation, all of whom are published poets. This year’s MFA in Poetry Reading Series is a celebration of the work of Jean […]
Madison, N.J. – A national education accreditation organization has given Drew’s MAT program a lengthy review and awarded it a five-year initial accreditation, which is the longest duration given by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for newly accredited programs. The accreditation from TEAC, which was announced last month, is the culmination of a three-year […]
She will spend nine months in Russia studying the issues of migrants from Central Asian republics. Madison, NJ – While in Vladimir, Russia on a language program, the summer after her junior year, Sarah Calderone ’13 noticed a group a migrants from Central Asia while riding a local trolley to class. Her curiosity about them […]
The university names its 2014 professors of the year in the Theo School, Caspersen and CLA at Commencement. With so many outstanding professors at Drew, it’s hard to narrow down the field, but three exceptional individuals were given Teacher of the Year accolades at Drew’s commencement on May 17. These teachers were chosen by their […]
Madison, NJ – Noted for his experience as a minister and administrator and recognized for his global vision and record of strategic relationship building, the Rev. Dr. Javier A. Viera has been chosen to be the next dean of the Theological School, announced Drew President Vivian A. Bull. “I am very pleased that Dr. Viera has […]
During the school year, students from Drew University partner with community organizations to serve others – they collect and donate food, plant trees, knit hats, raise money for cancer research, teach English and do many additional projects. On Thursday, April 24, Drew students and the organizations they work with will be recognized at a Civic […]
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Dan Rather is the former anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, and he visited Drew University on Tuesday, Nov 12th, as part of the Drew Forum Lecture Series. He sat down with Ted Johnsen to discuss the recent high-profile retraction by “60 Minutes,” and how it compares to his own fallout with […]
Does Drew’s Master of Arts in Teaching program attract award-winning student teachers? Or build them? Ted Johnsen introduces you to three consecutive award-winning New Jersey student-teachers of the year.
The Caspersen School’s Arts and Letters program provides an advanced degree in liberal studies. The students and faculty say they love it.