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Devos’ Title IX Changes Won’t Affect Fordham

Devos’ Title IX Changes Won’t Affect Fordham

October 11, 2017

By Mike Fissinger and Joergen Ostensen Fordham has no current plan to change its current practices in light of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ recent alteration to campus sexual misconduct policy ...

Jesuit Mission Priority Examen Results Released

Jesuit Mission Priority Examen Results Released

October 4, 2017

By Theresa Schliep Fr. Michael McCarthy, S.J., vice president of Mission Integration and Planning, released the Mission Priority Examen Self-Study and the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) Visiting...

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 ...

Office of Admissions: “Concerned” About Number of Black Students in Freshman Class

Office of Admissions: “Concerned” About Number of Black Students in Freshman Class

September 27, 2017

By Theresa Schliep Although considered one of the most geographically diverse classes in Fordham’s history, the Class of 2021 has the fewest amount of black students in the past four years. Of the 2240 fres...

Fordham’s Adoration of the Magi Moves to the Met

Fordham’s Adoration of the Magi Moves to the Met

September 27, 2017

By Elizabeth Doty Since 1852, renowned Mexican Baroque artist Cristóbal de Villalpando’s painting, Adoration of the Magi, has been a part of Fordham’s private art collection — perhaps part of Fordham longer than most campus buildi...

Students Aid Victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Students Aid Victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

September 20, 2017

By Kathryn Roberts Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have devastated the lives of those in the Caribbean, Texas and Florida, but a group of Fordham students are taking action and helping the victims. Hope for Houston was created by...

McShane Asks Students to Voice Support for DACA

McShane Asks Students to Voice Support for DACA

September 20, 2017

By Theresa Schliep As the Trump administration and Democrats debate, the fate of the Deferred to the bill, citing the founding of Fordham University as a school by immigrants for immigrants “to break the ...

Facilities Management Mentors Students

Facilities Management Mentors Students

September 13, 2017

By Joergen Ostensen and Aislinn Keely Just under 10 percent of construction employees in the United States are women, according to the Department of Labor. The Facilities Management Department (FMD) at Fordham has mentored student workers, many of ...

FCRH Freshmen Register Themselves

FCRH Freshmen Register Themselves

September 13, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Philosophy of human nature, art history and composition II are some classes freshmen encounter in their first semester at Fordham. While still some of the required core classes most students will ta...

Fordham Taps Kay Turner As New HR VP

Fordham Taps Kay Turner As New HR VP

September 13, 2017

By Michael Fissinger Fordham has appointed Kay Turner to its newest administrative position, Vice President of Human Resources, according to a university statement sent to the Fordham community on Aug. 31. She begins her job Sept...

News Splash: We Have New Washers

News Splash: We Have New Washers

September 13, 2017

By Liam Scott and Aislinn Keely Over the summer, Facilities Management outfitted the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses with new laundry units. Previously, the university bought and owned its units. Fordham now has a contract and leasing agreement w...

Students Speak Out Against White Supremacy

Students Speak Out Against White Supremacy

September 13, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Faculty and students chanted “white silence is white violence” on Friday at an anti-white supremacy rally. Organizers Megan Townsend, FCRH ’18, and Walter Burnett, GSB ’18, gathered a crowd on McGinley Lawn to condemn ha...

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