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“20th Century Women” Depicts the Complexities of Womanhood

“20th Century Women” Depicts the Complexities of Womanhood

December 4, 2019

At nighttime, when I’m finally cocooned between covers, laying beside a box of half-eaten biscotti and a book I will have inevitably promised and then failed to read (hello “A People’s History of...

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Installed in University Parking Garage

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Installed in University Parking Garage

December 3, 2019

The Department of Public Safety and Facilities Management installed eight electric vehicle charging stations in the parking garage.

Tax Data Reveal Fordham’s High Economic Mobility Rate

Tax Data Reveal Fordham’s High Economic Mobility Rate

November 20, 2019

Analysis based on millions of anonymous tax records by the Upshot, The New York Times’ data subsite, found that Fordham students are, on average, wealthier when entering the university than they are later in life. Upon entering Fordham, the average student is in the 78th income percentile in New York state and in the 72nd income percentile as a postgraduate, around age 34. 

University Redirects Funds from Strategic Hiring Initiative to Chief Diversity Officer Position

University Redirects Funds from Strategic Hiring Initiative to Chief Diversity Officer Position

November 13, 2019

The university replaced Freedman’s Strategic Hiring Initiative and adopted a “more strategic, comprehensive approach to recruiting diverse faculty” when it created a new position, chief diversity officer (CDO), assumed by Rafael Zapata in January 2018.

FUEMS Maintains Ties to St. Barnabas Hospital

FUEMS Maintains Ties to St. Barnabas Hospital

November 6, 2019

FUEMS has a close relationship with local hospital, St. Barnabas because of a Fordham alumnus.

FUEMS Remembers 42 Years of Service

FUEMS Remembers 42 Years of Service

October 30, 2019

FUEMS, Fordham University's student run EMS, has been around since 1977. The club is one of the top collegiate EMS agencies in the country.

My Little Corner of the World

My Little Corner of the World

October 16, 2019

I remember being as young as eight years old and feeling emotional at random, listening to my iPod nano, as my mother weaved through the traffic-ridden streets of Chicago. Life’s eternal questions plag...

University Updates Social Media Policy

University Updates Social Media Policy

October 8, 2019

Fordham has revealed an updated social media policy focusing on topics such as applicability and scope, content guidelines, reporting guidelines, official Fordham social media account recognition and faculty and staff personal social media accounts/posts.

Institute of American Language and Culture Revises ESL Curriculum

Institute of American Language and Culture Revises ESL Curriculum

October 1, 2019

The IALC program revised its curriculum more interdisciplinary project based classes.

McShane Addresses Clerical Abuse

McShane Addresses Clerical Abuse

October 1, 2019

Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, addressed clerical abuse in an interview with the Fordham Ram.

Fordham Sees Mixed Success in University Rankings

Erica Scalise, Projects Editor

September 12, 2019

After a series of rankings by Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education and Forbes showed mixed success for Fordham, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, said the school’s rankings are not where the university wants to be. “The effort is complicated by the fact that the rankings don’t all use the same criteria, and some of those criteria are in opposition (for example, selectivity and social...

Paul Elie, FCRH ’87, Addresses Experience with Clerical Abuse

Paul Elie, FCRH ’87, Addresses Experience with Clerical Abuse

May 1, 2019

Paul Elie, FCRH ’87, accused Rev. Edward Zogby, S.J., the associate vice president for Lincoln Center for ten years during the 1980’s, of sexual misconduct in an article from The New Yorker released on April 8.

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