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Dean’s Council Forms Mentorship Program for Transfers

Dean’s Council Forms Mentorship Program for Transfers

December 5, 2018


Filed under Academics, Admissions, News, Student Life, United Student Government, USG

United Student Government is taking a new approach to help transfer students transition into Fordham life.

Olivia Hooker, Ph.D, Professor Emerita of Psychology, Passes at 103

Olivia Hooker, Ph.D, Professor Emerita of Psychology, Passes at 103

November 28, 2018


Filed under Faculty & Administrative, News, Remembrance

By Theresa Schliep  One of the first African-American women to join the Coast Guard and one of the last survivors of the Tulsa Race Riots. Olivia Hooker, Ph.D., professor emerita of psychology at Fordham, died last week at her home in White Plains. She was 103. Hooker was a professor at Fordham from ...

Field Named for Fordham Grad in Need of Funding

Field Named for Fordham Grad in Need of Funding

November 28, 2018


Filed under Faculty & Administrative, Fordham in the Bronx, News

Frisch Field, named for Fordham alumnus and Baseball Hall of Fame member Frank Frisch, FCRH 1920, is in need of updates including better drainage, sod, and dugout space.

Humanities See Drop in Students, Fordham Follows National Trend

Humanities See Drop in Students, Fordham Follows National Trend

November 28, 2018


Filed under Academics, Feature, News

Following national trends, Fordham students are studying humanities less with a drop from 595 students to 482.

Panelists Talk Community

Panelists Talk Community

November 28, 2018


Filed under Faculty & Administrative, Fordham in the Bronx, News, Student Life

At the Fordham-Bronx community relations town hall, panelists addressed the disconnect between Fordham and the Bronx community, and how that divide can be closed going forward.

Professor Unearths the Bronx in Book

Professor Unearths the Bronx in Book

November 28, 2018


Filed under Academics, Faculty & Administrative, Fordham in the Bronx, News, Research

In a chapter of a recently published book on Bronx Archaelogy, Allan Gilbert, Ph.D, professor of archaeology, discusses the archaeological dig that took place on the Rose Hill campus from 1985 to 2002.

Fordham College Democrats Host DeRay Mckesson

Fordham College Democrats Host DeRay Mckesson

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

The College Democrats hosted speaker DeRay Mckesson, a prominent voice for Black Lives Matter, who presented strategies for working towards freedom and social justice.

College Students Face Difficulties in Voting Absentee

College Students Face Difficulties in Voting Absentee

November 28, 2018


Filed under Metro, News, Showcase, Student Life

Many out-of-state students at Fordham ran into problems while attempting to apply for and mail absentee ballots.

Priest Accused of Abuse in New Orleans Housed at Fordham

Priest Accused of Abuse in New Orleans Housed at Fordham

November 28, 2018


Filed under News

The late Rev. Cornelius Carr who spent the end of his life living in Murray-Weigel Hall was accused this year of being involved in a sexual abuse incident at Jesuit High School in New Orleans.

CSA Hosts Thanks-Give-Away Despite Storm

CSA Hosts Thanks-Give-Away Despite Storm

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

The Commuter Students Association hosted its annual Thanks-Give-Away last Thursday to support Part of the Solution (POTS), a food pantry in the Bronx.

USG Discusses Meme Controversy

USG Discusses Meme Controversy

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, United Student Government

USG holds debate about Jesulit meme page.

The Pamphlet Features Alternative Perspectives

The Pamphlet Features Alternative Perspectives

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life, USG

Students found The Pamphlet to express viewpoints outside the mainstream.

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