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First Chief Diversity Officer Assumes Office

First Chief Diversity Officer Assumes Office

January 31, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez After his hiring this fall, Rafael Zapata has officially assumed his role as Fordham’s first Chief Diversity Officer, Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Associate Vice...

South Africa Study Abroad Program Reopens

South Africa Study Abroad Program Reopens

January 24, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez The South Africa study abroad program has returned for the spring 2018 semester after the university suspended it last spring. This January, the five-month Ubuntu program will take 11 students to the city of Pretoria ...

Researching Cancer and its Psychological Affects on Children

Researching Cancer and its Psychological Affects on Children

October 18, 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...

Student Researches Distress in Cancer Patients

Student Researches Distress in Cancer Patients

October 4, 2017

By Hannah Gonzalez When Cassandra Jensen, FCRH ’18, took on an internship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, she didn’t know she would stumble across a wealth of psychological data — information which would form the ...

More Students Apply, Yet Yield Stays the Same

More Students Apply, Yet Yield Stays the Same

May 2, 2017

By Marianys Marte and Hannah Gonzalez Fordham received a record number of applicants to the undergraduate schools for the class of 2021, but the class’s year remains constant with years prior. This is the 26th consecutive year of application growth. ...

Respect for Life Puts On Interactive Display

Respect for Life Puts On Interactive Display

April 12, 2017

By Hannah Gonzalez On Wednesday, April 5, Respect for Life (RFL) put on an interactive display titled “Where does Life Begin?” The event aimed to promote discourse among the student body surrounding the question of human rights during ...

Students and Faculty Protest Police Brutality

Students and Faculty Protest Police Brutality

October 5, 2016

By Hannah Gonzalez   After attending a prayer service in the University Chapel, students marched through campus, chanting and holding signs to bring awareness to police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement. The event held on Sept. 29, called “S...

Fordham Law Professor Runs for Congress

Fordham Law Professor Runs for Congress

September 13, 2016

By Hannah Gonzalez With progressive policies akin to those of Senator Bernie Sanders, Fordham Law professor Zephyr Teachout is running for a seat in the 115th Congress. She hopes to draw support from Sanders and his New York-based supporters as the Nov...

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