Fall 2012


The New & Improved Ehinger Center

After a yearlong, $12 million renovation of the former University Center, Drew now has a vibrant living room that makes the collegiate experience oh-so-much better.


Castro scored winning goals last year against Goucher and Scranton. -

Athletics, Sports»

Interview: Ricardo Castro

The junior soccer star from Mexico on coming to Drew, his impressions of New York City and the team’s prospects this fall.

WMNJ logo


Fall In

Find out what to listen to this fall, courtesy of the campus alt-music cognoscenti, aka the WMNJ Executive Board and chair Shara Katz ’13.

Don Hamerman

Campus, Library»

Praising Kean

The new Thomas H. Kean Reading Room and Gallery in the Rose Library provides study space and a meeting site for Drew’s trustees.

Kneeling/crouching: Al Krause, Rob Auletti, Leo Ruiz, Steve Kowalski, Dominic Reyes, Joey Sudia, Michael Scarzafava, Tom Koontz (holding plaque), Chris DelMaestro, Rob Cortright, Corey Mulligan, Jose Escalante. On ground: Head Coach Brian Hirschberg. Standing: Kyle O’Neill, Steven DeBonis, Drew Obergfell, Cody Cummings (black sleeve raised), Michael Chiarella, Neil Cashes, Francis Rossi (necklace), Paul Harlan, Matthew Hunter, Chris Roll, Justin Mancini, Matthew Kaplon, Pete Tuchol, Pat Rock, Michael Bodden, Alex Taylor, Conrad Clifton, Ken Myers (backwards cap), Tom Murray (beard), Pat Lydon.

Into the Forest, Sports»

Into the Forest | Sports

Hot streak continues for men’s tennis, and it’s a championship for Drew baseball.

The kids were excited; their interviews went to the Library of Congress.

Alumni, Students»

Teach Them Well

Newark eighth-graders get the royal treatment: seven future social studies teachers to dote on them.


College of Liberal Arts»

The Story Is Telling

For prospective undergrads, Drew fine-tunes the definition of what it has done well all along.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has performed all of the bard’s 37 plays on campus, including Antony and Cleopatra.


The Golden Age

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012—and a 40-year partnership with Drew.



School of Rock

At The Who concert in Baldwin Gym on March 29, 1968, Brit Johnson snapped 24 photos. Only one came out.


Theological School, United Methodist Archives»

The Korean Wesley

The Methodist connections that Henry Appenzeller T’1885 planted 125 years ago in South Korea still flourish.

In 1966, as Drew President Robert Oxnam looks on, Cunningham signs a copy of his book.


Mr. New Jersey

John Cunningham deftly bottled the history of the Garden State—and Drew—for generations.



We Knew It!

Princeton Review names Erik Anderson a top professor.


From the Editor»

Pull Up a Chair

This issue thrust forth a theme on its own: a flood of hellos and goodbyes and major anniversaries—and even a welcome back—that was impossible to ignore.


Into the Forest»

Homing Instinct

A longtime Drew economics professor has returned to the Forest in a new leading role.

Illustration by Krishna Chavda ’08


BackTalk | Krishna Chavda ’08

I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t drawing.


Alumni, Students»

Social Network

A Drew alumna steps up when a senior falls on hard times.