Title IX office reveals results of campus climate survey

by Laura Archer, Staff Writer This week, Title IX Coordinator Emily Ralph hosted Drew’s Campus Discussion of Sexual Violence and Climate Survey event. The two discussions took place on Wednesday were open to the entire campus. At the first session, which was attended mostly by faculty and staff, Emily presented the data collected through an Administrator Researcher Campus Climate Collaborative (ARC3) study that was sent … Continue reading Title IX office reveals results of campus climate survey

WOCO hosts annual march for women’s empowerment against sexual violence

by Nina Campli, Staff Writer Last Thursday WOCO, the Women’s Concerns house on campus, held their annual Take Back the Night march, an event that “… marks our refusal to live in fear and be controlled by the threat of violence perpetrated against us (women).”  Keiran Wilson (‘17), a member of WOCO, explained, “This event is an important and long standing feminist tradition that is … Continue reading WOCO hosts annual march for women’s empowerment against sexual violence

Professor Spotlight: Michael Avagliano

Where are you originally from, how did you end up at Drew and how long are you planning to stay here?    I’m a Jersey boy, born and raised just a few minutes away in Summit. As a musician, my career has taken me everywhere, from New Jersey to Alaska to Germany and Singapore, but the New York/New Jersey musical scene is still the most … Continue reading Professor Spotlight: Michael Avagliano

Award-winning biographer Ron Chernow sheds light on Alexander Hamilton

by Inji Kim On Wednesday, April 5, distinguished biographer Ron Chernow visited the Drew campus as the final Thomas H. Kean Visiting Lecturer of the 2016-2017 academic year. Though Chernow has shed light on numerous U.S. historical figures that have influenced business, finance, and politics through his richly nuanced biographies, the author mainly discussed his most popular biography of Alexander Hamilton that inspired the award-winning, … Continue reading Award-winning biographer Ron Chernow sheds light on Alexander Hamilton

Drew Honduras Project hosts auction to support volunteers

by Brooke Winters On Tuesday, March 4, the Drew Honduras Project (DHP) hosted a dinner and auction event in Crawford Hall to help raise funds for their volunteer projects in the Dominican Republic. Many Drewids attended the event for the cost of $5 to support DHP and enjoy the catering from Chipotle. The Drew Honduras Project was founded in 1995. After a travel warning against … Continue reading Drew Honduras Project hosts auction to support volunteers

In the Spotlight: Dr. Linda Van Blerkom

by Haley Scheuer If she is not teaching in the Hall of Sciences or Brother’s College, Dr. Linda Van Blerkom can be found on the second floor of Faulkner House. This home away from home is where she can be found studying human and disease evolution, medical anthropology and special sections of public health. Where are you originally from? I was born in Minnesota, but … Continue reading In the Spotlight: Dr. Linda Van Blerkom

Baldwin Honors Program says farewell to program director

by Colleen Dabrowski Professor Louis Hamilton, who has been part of the Drew University faculty since 2006, announced on March 22 that he would be leaving his position through an email sent to members of the Baldwin Honors Program. At Drew, Hamilton serves as the Director of the Baldwin Honors Program, Chair of the Comparative Religion Department and an Associate Professor of History and Christianity. … Continue reading Baldwin Honors Program says farewell to program director