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Student Studies the City’s Coyotes, DNA

Student Studies the City’s Coyotes, DNA

March 14, 2018

By Julia Rist If you think you have escaped the presence of coyotes by moving to the city, think again. Emily Hargous, FCRH ‘18, said she has found no shortage of these animals while conducting her res...

Fordham Student Researches Stress and Personality

Fordham Student Researches Stress and Personality

March 7, 2018

By Julia Rist Daniella Toto, FCRH ’20, is no stranger to research projects. Since completing her freshman year, she’s already received three research grants from Fordham. Toto, a sophomore double majoring in psycholog...

Student Receives Grant, Studies Foreign Social Enterprises

Student Receives Grant, Studies Foreign Social Enterprises

February 14, 2018

By Tereza Shkurtaj Rosalyn Kutsch, FCRH ’19, a student in Fordham University’s Honors Program, is using her very first research grant to explore her growing interests in International Political Economy and Latin American stud...

Dean’s Council and USG Host Inaugural Research Reception

Dean’s Council and USG Host Inaugural Research Reception

February 7, 2018

By Ashley Katusa As students make the decision to get involved in research, some may find it difficult to approach professors or even narrow down what kind of research they would like to do. United Student Government (USG) FC...

Going Viral with Dr. Smith’s Proteins

Going Viral with Dr. Smith’s Proteins

January 31, 2018

By Erin Shanahan In spring 2014, Dr. Paul Smith, from Fordham’s Department of Chemistry, got a phone call regarding a mysterious protein referred to as E4orf1. Most properties of the protein were unknown at the time he got the ca...

USG Welcomes New Semester

USG Welcomes New Semester

January 24, 2018

By Sarah Huffman United Student Government (USG) kicked off its first meeting of the semester by officially welcoming Fordham’s chapter of Spoon University to the club community. The prospective E-board attended the meeting to make its case and was approv...

Fordham Student Uncovers Musical Secrets

Fordham Student Uncovers Musical Secrets

November 15, 2017

By Helen Stevenson Andreas Werckmeister, a German organist, music theorist and composer of the Baroque era, dedicated his life to understanding musical secrets. Melani Shahin, FCRH ’18, spent this past summer trying to uncove...

Student Analyzes Social Mobility Data

Student Analyzes Social Mobility Data

October 25, 2017

By Helen Stevenson As a college student, you may find yourself questioning your future and what you can do to ensure financial stability. But what if your potential earnings are affected by certain unchangeable factors...

Researching Cancer and its Psychological Affects on Children

Researching Cancer and its Psychological Affects on Children

October 17, 2017

By Hannah Gonzalez Cancer is a life-changing disease for any individual, but when paired with the unique challenges of young adults in particular, the course and narrative of one’s life can be define...

Professor Researches NYC Rat Diet

Professor Researches NYC Rat Diet

October 11, 2017

By Helen Stevenson Living in New York City means eating a lot of pizza – even if you are a mouse. Jason Munshi-South, associate professor of biology at Fordham University, studies the impact that an urban setting has...

Student Researches Combat-Related PTSD And Slaughterhouse Five

Student Researches Combat-Related PTSD And Slaughterhouse Five

September 27, 2017

By Helen Stevenson Kurt Vonnegut often used wit and satire in his writing to address things that are hard to talk about and hard to experience – even war. Connor Smith, FCRH ’19, has researched the changing clinical diagnosis of C...

Fordham Hosts Tenth Annual Research Symposium

Fordham Hosts Tenth Annual Research Symposium

May 2, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Fordham University held its tenth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Wednesday April 26. Students and faculty of various departments and fields gathered in the McGinley Center ballroom to display their research findi...

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