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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...

Virtual Courses, Diversity Requirement and Virtual Courses Approved

Virtual Courses, Diversity Requirement and Virtual Courses Approved

April 15, 2016

By Laura Sanicola No time to sit in class this summer? No problem. The Rose Hill Council, a council of associate professors, recently voted to approve virtual summer classes for Fordham students to take outside the classro...

Middle States Delivers Positive Decennial Report

Middle States Delivers Positive Decennial Report

April 13, 2016

By Laura Sanicola and Mike Byrne The Middle States committee delivered a positive report to the Fordham community on Fordham’s status for re-accreditation. The Middle States accreditation team, a non-government...

Fordham Acceptance Rate Drops

April 13, 2016

Filed under Academics, News

By Cate Carrejo Fordham Universiy Enrollment services released statistics to The Fordham Ram on the class of 2020. According to Associate Vice President of Undergraduate Enrollment John Buckley, the university admitted just under 44 percent of the record 44,697 applications, about a four-point drop from the class of 2019’s acceptance rate. Students who applied regular decision were notified of their acceptances by April 1. Madi...

Forbes Ranks Fordham No. 167 on Best Value List

Forbes Ranks Fordham No. 167 on Best Value List

April 4, 2016

By Theresa Schliep Forbes Magazine recently released its “Best Value Colleges 2016” list, with Fordham ranked No. 167 of 300. Comparably, Forbes ranked Villanova University No. 64, Boston College No. 68, Loyol...

Fordham Adjunct Takes Texas Abortion Case to Supreme Court

Fordham Adjunct Takes Texas Abortion Case to Supreme Court

March 7, 2016

By Theresa Schliep A Fordham alum and adjunct professor of Fordham Law School, Stephanie Toti, recently challenged two Texas laws restricting abortions at the Supreme Court in one of the most significant abortion cases...

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