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

Affordable Care Act is not repealed, to no one’s surprise, say students and faculty

by Brooke Winters For the past seven years, Republicans have been pledging to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. With control of the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the Presidency, many expected Republicans to follow through on their long-held promise of repealing President Obama’s healthcare reform. The Republicans’ health care plan, known as the American Health Care Act, appeared to be … Continue reading Affordable Care Act is not repealed, to no one’s surprise, say students and faculty

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

University hosts community event to fight hunger

by Haley Scheuer On Saturday, March 25, Drew University hosted the Madison Rotary Club’s Annual End Hunger 3.6 Event to help fight hunger in the Madison community and the state of New Jersey. With over 500 volunteers, including the Mayor of Madison Robert Conley the event was divided into two shifts, starting at 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. The … Continue reading University hosts community event to fight hunger

Professor Spotlight: Yahya Madra

  Yahya Madra is a visiting Associate Professor of Economics at Drew. She will be among the professors holding a roundtable discussion on Imperialism for the April 2 Drew Caspersen Conference examining World War I. The conference will include lectures, exhibits and feature professors from Centenary University, Southern Alabama University, the College of Saint Elizabeth and Drew. For more information, check the link: https://www.drew.edu/news/2017/03/15/drews-caspersen-school-examines-world-war-i Where … Continue reading Professor Spotlight: Yahya Madra