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Senior Researches Neural Stem Cells in Mice

Elizabeth Wood, FCRH ‘20, is working on a project about neural development and protein degradation in mice. (Courtesy of Elizabeth  Wood)

Alex Parker, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

The human brain is still a mystery in many ways. Elizabeth Wood, FCRH ’20, is up to the challenge of solving it. Her work in the lab run by Tiago Goncalves, Ph.D. at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine focuses primarily on the growth and function of adult born neurons.

Mahmood Discusses Trust Deficit in Humanitarian Action

Mahmood, pictured above, spoke as part of the Ireland at Fordham humanitaria Lecture Series. (Courtesy of Bruce Gilbert)

Katie Schulte, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

Drawing on her experience in medicine and humanitarian action Dr. Jemilah Mahmood suggested a solution to issues facing the humanitarian sector.

Students Protest Subway Fares at FTP3

The protestors evaded the fare, which they consider a political act, on their way to Brooklyn. (Courtesy of Katherine Kuemerle.)

Joergen Ostensen, Projects Editor

February 12, 2020

15 Fordham Students participated in FTP3, including two who were arrested.

Historic Mott Haven Neighborhood Turns 50

The exhibit, pictured above, is mainly made up of photographs detailing the architecture and layout of Mott Haven. (Gracie Davis/The Fordham Ram)

Gracie Davis, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

The Bronx Historical Society hosted an exhibit showing change over time in the historic Mott Haven neighborhood.

LC Senior Develops Nanolens, a Visual Search App Startup

Choi first launched the app in 2019 on an invite only basis. (Courtesy of Josh Choi)

Maggie Rothfus, Copy Chief Emerita

February 12, 2020

Student designs visual sear app that can be applied to faces, texts, locations and more.

Classics Graduate Program Admissions Put on Hiatus

The unannounced two-year admissions hiatus for the Fordham Classics graduate program came as a surprise to students. (The Ram Archives)

Sarah Huffman, News Editor

February 12, 2020

Fordham’s Classics graduate program is currently on a two-year graduate admissions hiatus.

Fordham Law School Announces LL.M Real Estate Program

The Fordham University School of Law has begun offering an LL.M in Real Estate, a welcomed addition for students looking to go into real estate law. (The Ram Archives)

Hasna Ceran, Assistant News Editor

February 12, 2020

The Fordham University School of Law, also known as Fordham Law, announced that they now offer a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree in Real Estate.

Fordham Rescinds Professor’s Honors Following Clerical Abuse Allegations

Murray Weigel Hall (Julia Comerford/TheFordham Ram).

Erica Scalise, Projects Editor Emerita

February 6, 2020

Rev. Nicholas J. Langenfeld, former social welfare professor in the Graduate School of Social Services, prior recipient of the President’s Medal and the eponymous figure of the Rev. Dr. Nicholas J. Langenfeld Chair in Social Research at the university’s Graduate School of Social Sciences, has a credible allegation of sexual abuse of a minor against him listed by the Diocese of Green Bay.

Keating Ram Express Closes For Plumbing Issue

The kiosk closed becuase its sink was not up the Department of Health's code. (Sarah Huffman for The Fordham Ram)

Marisa Valentino, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2020

The kisosk in the basement of Keating was closed after the fall 2019 semester due to an order by the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene.

American Studies Lecture Series presents Lecture on Green New Deal

Thea Riofrancos presented her lecture  “A Globally Just Green New Deal” in a lecture series on American politics. (Hasna Ceran/The Fordham Ram)

Hasna Ceran, Assistant News Editor

February 5, 2020

The American Studies Election Lecture Series debuted on Feb. 3, with its first lecture “A Globally Just Green New Deal” presented by Thea Riofrancos, an assistant professor of political science at Providence College in Rhode Island.

Senate Proposes Election Changes

Courtesy of United Student Government

Kristen McNerney, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2020

In future elections, candidates will be able to gather signatures from all students not just those from their school.

Fordham to Host Events for Black History Month

ASILI, the Black Student Alliance, whose members are pictured above,will be hosting events for Black History Month. (Courtesy of the Ram Archives)

Sarah Huffman, News Editor

February 5, 2020

MacArthur fellow Saidiya Hartman will be among the speakers during Black History Month.

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