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Fordham Moves in Rankings

Fordham Moves in Rankings

September 12, 2018


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By Eliot Schiaparelli College rankings from both The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education and US News and World Report came out last week. Fordham found itself at No. 203 out of 968 schools, in the WSJ rankings and No. 70 out of 312 for US News. Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president...

Applications See Diversity Rise

Applications See Diversity Rise

September 12, 2018


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By Helen Stevenson For the incoming Class of 2022, the University received the largest applicant pool in its history with 46,100 applicants, surpassing the record-breaking number of applicants in the 2016-2017 school year by about two percent. According to the dean of undergraduate admissions, Patricia P...

USG Elects New Senators for Class of 2021

USG Elects New Senators for Class of 2021

September 12, 2018


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By Sarah Huffman The United Student Government (USG) held special elections for two open Senate seats during its meeting this week. Both open seats were for the Gabelli School of Business (GSB) class of 2021. Lauren Kiffer, GSB ’21 and Katie Keane, GSB ’21, won the elections. Keane said she ...

Fordham University Remembers Dr. Stephen Freedman

Fordham University Remembers Dr. Stephen Freedman

September 12, 2018


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By Madison Hennessy The university community gathered on Thursday to celebrate the life of former provost Stephen Freedman, Ph.D. Freedman, who died suddenly at the age of 68 this past summer, was honored in a public memorial service at the University Church where colleagues, friends and famil...

Changes Made to University Leadership

Changes Made to University Leadership

September 12, 2018


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By Erica Scalise Administrative changes to the university’s senior leadership are underway for the start of the academic year. Peter Stace, vice president of enrollment, has been named senior vice president for enrollment and strategy. According to a university-wide email by Rev. Joseph M...

New London Centre Provides Opportunity for Expansion

New London Centre Provides Opportunity for Expansion

September 12, 2018


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By Hannah Gonzalez Fordham’s new London Centre opened this fall, bringing study abroad students to a new facility and location in the Clerkenwell neighborhood of London. The move will grant Fordham’s study abroad program the capacity for expansion that was not provided by the previous lo...

Signage on University Restrooms Change to Promote Gender Inclusiveness

Signage on University Restrooms Change to Promote Gender Inclusiveness

September 12, 2018


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By Joergen Ostensen The signage on Fordham University’s restrooms has been changed from “Restroom” to “All Gender Restroom” on both campuses as of this fall. The change is an effort to make the campuses friendlier to transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary students. Sam Norman...

Student Leads Research Program at Bronx Zoo

Student Leads Research Program at Bronx Zoo

September 12, 2018


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By Julia Rist While some students spent their summer soaking up the sun, others were knee-deep in wildlife. Conor Gilligan, GSAS, a second year M.S. student in the biology department, is one such person. He is a research mentor at Project TRUE, a program that allows New York City high school stu...

The Bronx Welcomes Citi Bike

The Bronx Welcomes Citi Bike

September 12, 2018


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Correction: A previous version of this article stated that Citi Bike served Staten Island and that rides in the Bronx were priced at three dollars. It has been updated to reflect that Citi Bike does not serve Staten Island and rides in the Bronx are priced at two dollars. By Tereza Shkurtaj ...

Fordham, NYBG Reach Agreement Allowing Students Regular Free Grounds Admission

Fordham, NYBG Reach Agreement Allowing Students Regular Free Grounds Admission

August 16, 2018


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By Theresa Schliep and Aislinn Keely A week after notifying students of revoking free access to the grounds of the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) Fordham and the NYBG reached an agreement reinstating Fordham students’ free access to the its grounds for at least the coming year. Fordham and the NYBG have had a mut...

University Names Kareem Peat, J.D., Ed.M., New Title IX Coordinator

University Names Kareem Peat, J.D., Ed.M., New Title IX Coordinator

August 1, 2018


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By Aislinn Keely Kareem Peat, J.D., Ed.M., will take up the post of Fordham’s Title IX coordinator, wrote Thomas A. Dunne, vice president for administration, in a university-wide correspondence. Peat will begin work at the university on Aug. 6. A graduate of University of Michigan, New York University Law...

University, SEIU Agree to Union Contracts for Adjunct Faculty

University, SEIU Agree to Union Contracts for Adjunct Faculty

July 24, 2018


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Note: This article is breaking, and will be updated with more information.  By Theresa Schliep Fordham University’s Board of Trustees has approved two contracts with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) for full-time and part-time non-tenure track faculty. According to an email from Rev....

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