Experiential Learning.


Experiential Learning

Alumni Outcomes

Our first Russian special major, Robert Kopeck, went on to become vice president of the World Bank. Here’s what several recent Russian majors/minors are now doing:

• Jeanne-Marie Jackson: PhD Yale University, Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins
• Sarah Calderone: awarded Critical Language Scholarship from State Department, Fulbright Scholarship to Russia, in MA in Human Rights at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
• Alla Baranovsky: PhD candidate, Harvard University
• Nicholas Nacamuli: US Air Force
• Jonathan Slaght: PhD University of Minnesota, Director of Russia Projects, Wildlife Conservation Society
• Karen Timko: MLS, Slavic librarian, Indiana University

Study Abroad

Drew offers its students a host of study abroad opportunities every year. This summer, students will explore and study in Russia as part of the City as Showcase: National Identity and Visual Culture in St. Petersburg shortTREC program.

Russian DIS Update: Red Square

Students on a recent Drew International Seminar (DIS) trip to Russia talk about what it’s like at Red Square. As a bonus, the guys of the trip do some bonding of their own.

The Russian Olympiada

Drew’s Russian Department is the host for the annual High School Olympiada of Spoken Russian, a statewide competition organized by the American Council of Teachers of Russian. The contest is scored and judged by Drew Russian students.