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Far Fewer Students Complete SEEQs After Digital Switch

Far Fewer Students Complete SEEQs After Digital Switch

November 8, 2016

By Theresa Schliep  Student data on the quality of Fordham courses and professors is becoming increasingly difficult to collect. Students are completing end of the semester Student Evaluations of Educational Quality (SEE...

Parmach, Lito Discuss Millennials and Technology

Parmach, Lito Discuss Millennials and Technology

November 2, 2016

By Erin Shanahan Ignatian Week kicked off last Monday with a discussion on the shortcomings and strengths of millennial behavior by Rev. Dr. Lito Salazar, SJ and Dr. Robert Parmach, assistant dean for freshmen. ...

Fulbright Scholar Advocates Against Western Involvement in the Middle East

Fulbright Scholar Advocates Against Western Involvement in the Middle East

November 2, 2016

By Victor Ordonez The path to instability in Middle Eastern and African nations involves several key players, including those we are hesitant to name, according to Dr. Hind Arroub, a Fulbright Resear...

TEDxFordhamU To Be Held Next Week  Featuring University Professors

TEDxFordhamU To Be Held Next Week Featuring University Professors

October 25, 2016

By Erin Shanahan At the annual Gabelli Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, Donna Rapaccioli, dean of the Gabelli School of Business, introduced TedxFordhamU and updated the student body on curriculum, school rank...

A Conversation with Economics Expert Giacomo Santangelo

A Conversation with Economics Expert Giacomo Santangelo

October 25, 2016

By Laura Sanicola  Pacing around the front of a full Gabelli classroom, Fordham economics professor Giacomo Santangelo gives the impression that he never stands still. His long, dark beard and ponytail, stylish...

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 5, 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 5, 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...

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