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Crawfords Million Dollar Gift Names Largest Space in New EC

Thanks to a generous gift from John H. Crawford III T'65 and his wife Cathie (Huntoon) C'64, the largest gathering space in Drew University's future Ehinger Center will be named Crawford Hall.

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Adam Riess Governor's School Alumnus wins Nobel Prize

Adam Riess is credited with being the first to discover "dark energy," a force that is causing the cosmos to expand at an accelerating rate.

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Drew students in Israel DIS: Peace-building in Israel

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the most contentious struggles in the world. This summer a group of Drew students spent three weeks in Israel studying what is being done to promote peace.

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Drew's mission is to graduate students who are informed and thoughtful citizens. Your gift to The Fund for Drew helps make this possible.

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A Word From...

Robert Ready

Baldwin Professor of Humanities, Professor of English; Convener of the Arts & Letters Program; Interim Dean of the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies

When I think of the "interim" in Interim Dean, I think of John Bicknell, the architect of the modern English Department at Drew. When I began my career at Drew in 1970, I was a twenty-six year old, brand new Ph.D. and Assistant Professor. John was my mentor. Sometimes he would look at me with the clear blue eyes of experience, clear his throat, and begin, "Well."

In 1967-68, John Bicknell served as Interim Dean of the Graduate School, helping to set the foundation of the house of graduate studies we live and thrive in now. That I have come to occupy the position he held makes me pause and say, "Well, now, what has changed and what has been sustained?"

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Robert Ready
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Informants Wanted

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Last month, during Alumni Homecoming Weekend, the Drew community celebrated some of its most outstanding College alumni for their achievements after graduation. Do you know any alumni, especially those who will be in a reunion year in 2012, who have distinguished themselves in their careers or volunteer work? Please let us know as they may be eligible for an award!

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Upcoming Events | View Full Events Calendar View Full Events Calendar
Inside the Gate

10/19-22

"Adventures of Nickel & Bean" / "'Dentity Crisis"

10/21-11/28

Korn Gallery Exhibition: So Yoon Lym

10/22, 11/19

CLA Admissions: Open House

10/22

Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society: La Bonne Chanson

10/25

Panel Discussion: It's the End of the [Business] World as We Know It, and I Feel Fine

10/26

Can Business Save the World? A Talk by Michael Edwards

10/26

Art History Club - Deadline for Photo Submissions

10/26, 11/1,8

Theological & Philosophical Studies Colloquium

10/28

Cognitive Psychology in a Church Context

10/30

Arts & Letters Fall Salon: Oscar Wilde

11/1

Henri Nouwen Lecture: Arts as Medium for Spiritual Formation

11/2

Social Media & the Advantages of Personal Branding

11/3

Annual Conference Commemorating Kristallnacht

11/4

da Camera concert: Melissa Fogarty

11/5

Gender, Social Justice and Islam

11/5

Faith and Daily Living

11/5

Spirituality of Struggle

11/7,14,21

Webinar: Work & Meaning in Ministry

11/9-12

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

11/11

CLA Admissions: Science Day & Arts Day

11/11

Alumni College: To Kill A Mockingbird

11/14

Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society: In the German Tradition

11/15

Shippey Lecture: Race, Music & Multiracial Church

11/15

Business Studies Panel: Future Skill Sets

11/15

French & Italian Career Night

 

 

 

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Outside the Gate

10/22

Far Hills Race Meeting: Drew Alumni Tailgate

11/20

Drew Theological School Reception: American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature

 

 

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