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FCRH Hires New Pre-Law Director

FCRH Hires New Pre-Law Director

October 18, 2016

By Theresa Schliep  Hillary Mantis has been appointed as the new director of pre-law advising at Fordham College at Rose Hill. Mantis takes over for the Interim Pre-Law Advisor Carla Romney, DSC, thi...

College at 60 Program Attracts Life-Long Learners

College at 60 Program Attracts Life-Long Learners

October 18, 2016

By Aislinn Keely Barbara Flaxman is what one might call a “super, super senior.” For the past five years, she has taken classes at Fordham College Lincoln Center, but at 75 years old, she is more than a ...

Fordham Hosts Lecture on Idea of Masculinity in American Politics

Fordham Hosts Lecture on Idea of Masculinity in American Politics

October 4, 2016

By Victor Ordonez  Fordham’s American Studies department at Lincoln Center last Thursday hosted a multimedia presentation presented by Dr. Jackson Katz. Katz is an educator, author, filmmaker and cultural theorist known for his activism on iss...

Professor Hosts Bronx High School Students

Professor Hosts Bronx High School Students

October 4, 2016

By Alexandra Brennan When local archivists enlisted the help of Fordham’s African-American Studies department several years ago to assemble history about the Bronx for schools and community groups, Dr. Mark Naison, professor o...

Muslim Canadian Author, Creator Discusses Her Work, Muslim Identity

Muslim Canadian Author, Creator Discusses Her Work, Muslim Identity

September 21, 2016

By Theresa Schliep  Zarqa Nawaz opened her discussion about faith and humor with jokes about the Jesuit cemetery at Georgetown, where she said she asked in jest to be buried but was denied because the ...

Alumnus Appointed to Puerto Rico Financial Board

Alumnus Appointed to Puerto Rico Financial Board

September 13, 2016

By Catherine Carrejo President Barack Obama appointed Arthur Gonzalez, GSB ’69, LAW ’82, to the newly established Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, part of the federal strategy to address the commonwealth’s ongoing debt cr...

Fordham Law Professor Runs for Congress

Fordham Law Professor Runs for Congress

September 13, 2016

By Hannah Gonzalez With progressive policies akin to those of Senator Bernie Sanders, Fordham Law professor Zephyr Teachout is running for a seat in the 115th Congress. She hopes to draw support from Sanders and his New York-based supporters as the Nov...

Fordham Bounces Back in US News & World Report Rankings

Fordham Bounces Back in US News & World Report Rankings

September 13, 2016

By Laura Sanicola This article is being updated as more information is released by the university. Fordham University rose in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 edition of “Best Colleges”. T...

New Communication Majors Redefine Fordham’s Popular Department

New Communication Majors Redefine Fordham’s Popular Department

September 5, 2016

By Cate Carrejo The Communication and Media Studies (CMS) department overhauled its curriculum and introduced four new majors this semester. The department added majors in Journalism, Digital Tech...

Arts and Sciences Council Discusses Future Initiatives

Arts and Sciences Council Discusses Future Initiatives

April 27, 2016

By Mike Byrne Members of Fordham’s Arts and Sciences Council met on April 20 to discuss various initiatives and future plans. The council is made up of faculty and administration from both the Rose Hil...

Other Factors Trump Class Rank, According to Deans

Other Factors Trump Class Rank, According to Deans

April 27, 2016

By Diana Nelson The letters G, P and A are viewed by many as synonymous to academic success. A student’s grade point average is readily accessible on DegreeWorks and is calculated in a fairly straightf...

Bloomberg Ranks Gabelli No. 27

Bloomberg Ranks Gabelli No. 27

April 19, 2016

By Theresa Schliep and Cate Carrejo Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business (GSB) broke the top 30 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s “Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2016” list. This rankin...

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