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While administrators hope that Fordham will be able to offer face-to-face classes by the second summer session, it is not yet certain. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Fordham Plans Modified Summer Sessions

April 22, 2020

Fordham is instituting a number of changes for summer sessions this year, including offering a number of on-site classes online and restricting housing for the first summer session.

Rather than obtaining a letter grade, students can now designate classes pass/fail, with no effect on their GPA. (Jennifer Hoang / The Fordham Ram)

Fordham University Allows Pass/Fail Option

April 15, 2020

Fordham University announced that students will have the option to designate any of their classes as pass/fail.

Professors are using platforms such as Blackboard Collaborate, Zoom and Google Meet to continue classes. (Jennifer Hoang/The Fordham Ram)

Fordham Community Adjusts to Online Classes

April 1, 2020

Fordham University adjusts to the transition from face-to-face classes to entirely-online education.

Students view the need to provide access to as an issue of women's rights. (Jennifer Hoang/The Fordham Ram)

University Re-Implements Access to Feminine Hygiene Products in Women’s Restrooms

March 4, 2020

“Currently, on Rose Hill, the McGinley Center restrooms have dispensers,” said Clarke. “Over the summer, additional restrooms will be added in classroom buildings.” Similar machines are also available at the Lincoln Center Campus, Clarke said.

Public Safety's decision to extend the hours of the late night shuttle was based on a conversation with USG. (Jennifer Hoang/The Fordham Ram)

Fordham Announces Two Hour Shuttle Service Extension

January 29, 2020

Public Safety extended the hours of the late night shuttle to the D train after appeals from USG.

Students placed flowers and candles on the steps of Keating Hall to honor Sydney Monfries. (Julia Comerford/ The Fordham Ram)

University Holds Vigil Comemmorating Life of Sydney Monfries

April 24, 2019

The university has held a number of services in Sydney Monfries' memory, including a Palm Sunday mass on the day of her passing and a vigil held on Tuesday, April 16.

Angela Davis spoke to hundreds of members of the Fordham Community on Feb. 25th. (Eliot Schiaparelli/The Fordham Ram)

Angela Davis Speaks to Packed Room

March 6, 2019

Angela Davis spoke to a packed room in McGinley Ballroom at Fordham University on Feb. 25th.

Students in a typical class at Fordham (Matt Massaro for The Fordham Ram)

Debunking Fordham’s Class Sizes

February 13, 2019

When classrooms are poorly assigned to seat the amount of students in the class, it polarizes the classroom environment to be either extremely spacious or congested.

The Sistine Chapel reproduction hangs over Butler Commons. (Kristen Gardiner for the Fordham Ram)

Sistine Chapel Reproduction Installed in Butler Commons

January 23, 2019

A reproduction of the Sistine Chapel ceiling from The Met has been installed in Butler Commons.

Following national trends, Fordham students are studying humanities less with a drop from 595 students to 482 (Kevin Stoltenborg/The Fordham Ram).

Humanities See Drop in Students, Fordham Follows National Trend

November 28, 2018

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

Many students at Fordham expressed the importance of voting to them, despite the difficulties encountered by those attempting to vote absentee. (Matthew Matthias for the Fordham Ram)

College Students Face Difficulties in Voting Absentee

November 28, 2018

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

Melissa Labonte, Ph.D will serve as the dean of the Graduate School of the Arts and Sciences

University Searches for New Permanent Dean of GSAS

November 14, 2018

The university announced Eva Badowska, Ph.D. is set to become the dean of Faculty of Arts and Sciences as well as the Associate Vice President for Arts and Sciences.

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