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The First Word: Dr. Peter Browning

When Drury Magazine asked me to give the “first word” this issue on the theme of “new,” I laughed. Of all people, I’m one of the least aware of new […]


Drury Athletics Reaches New Heights

Swimming & Diving National Champions In 2012, Drury University’s Swimming and Diving teams were denied a fourth consecutive sweep of the men’s and women’s NCAA Division II titles by…one….point. At […]


Drury’s New President & First Lady

Dr. David Manuel BIRTHPLACE Thibodaux, La.HIGH SCHOOL Immaculata Seminary, Lafayette, La. COLLEGE B. A. Nicholls State University M. A. and Ph.D. University of Mississippi Graduate, Harvard University’s Management and Leadership […]


What’s {NEW}

By Jann Holland The word “new” is at once intriguing and provocative, and next, overused and seemingly ineffective. Despite its proliferation, marketers and consumers alike continue their “new” love affair. […]


New Life at Drury

By Cassy Cochrun ’10 Drury promises students a beautiful campus, first-rate academics, award-winning programs, and – arguably a decision-making factor when a student is choosing a college or university – […]


300 Words: Essays on ‘New’

Daniel Livesay Beginning his career as a mentor, professor and colleague at Drury Tiarra Bommarito Just beginning her collegiate career at Drury Jeff and Jackie Brandhorst A couple who found […]


New Faculty

Heidi Backes Assistant Professor of Spanish Heidi joins Drury from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Ph.D. – Spanish Literature – University of Wisconsin – Madison M.A. – University of Wisconsin – […]


New Classes

From analyzing how attorneys are portrayed in books and movies to comparing French baguettes with American sandwich bread, Drury students have a large field of new and interesting classes to […]


Be {Drury}: A Look at New Admissions and Marketing Materials

Drury’s new focus on engaged learning has taken root in the admissions office. The Drury Connect initiative and Cause | Effect project have helped set us apart, and that’s good […]


Office Hours with Dr. Greg Ojakangas

Dr. Greg Ojakangas thrives in his busy office. A familiar face at Drury since 1996, Ojakangas teaches courses in environmental geoscience and physics. After earning his doctorate in planetary science […]


The Last Word: Dr. Jo Van Arkel

If you go on YouTube you can find a video of Hugh Jackman (a.k.a. Wolverine) in a white tux high kicking with a Rockette and singing the song “Everything Old […]