Drew Magazine Summer 2017
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The Drew Gooders
We’ve devoted this issue to the legions of Drew graduates who serve others through their work with all manner of nonprofit organizations. Two of them teach in rural Mississippi through Teach For America. Another fights famine in Africa. One founded an organization devoted to combatting domestic violence. Another helps families devastated by natural disasters.
It’s with good reason we like to refer to the Rev. William J. Barber II T’03 and his selfless colleagues as the Drew Gooders.
The Preacher Comes Home
In a whirlwind return to The Forest, the Rev. William J. Barber II T’03 delivered a pair of inspiring speeches that urged graduates to commit to a life of service.
The Drew Gooders
They educate us. They entertain us. They feed the hungry. They sell us cookies. All for good causes. Across the nonprofit spectrum, Drewids flourish. Here are 10 stellar examples.
Social Entrepreneurship 101
The newest New York City Semester takes Drew students inside some of the world’s most notable nonprofit organizations.
Building Bridges to Peace
Drew’s Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict was founded 10 years ago to foster peace between people of disparate backgrounds. Today its mission is more timely than ever.
Mead 205 | A Message from the President
“This commitment to real-world learning is one of Drew’s indisputable hallmarks, distinguishing it from other colleges and universities.”
Around the Drewniverse
An insider’s guide to what’s happening on campus.
Into The Forest
A closer look at a Drew poet’s nonfiction success, James Brown’s remarkable legacy on campus, recently retired faculty, the Wall Street Semester’s 20th birthday and more.
A Gift of Remembrance
You’d have a hard time trying to find someone with a more impressive Drew University pedigree than Carolyn Benjamin Knox C’67, P’96.
News from alums of the CLA, Theological School and Caspersen School, and In Memoriam, remembering those who have died.
BackTalk | Jo Elizabeth Butler C’76
To help support the Ethiopian Children’s Appeal, Butler learned to make jewelry, which she sells at a series of fundraising bazaars. All profits go to the organization.