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Fordham Campaigns for Donations on Giving Tuesday

Fordham Campaigns for Donations on Giving Tuesday

December 7, 2016

By Theresa Schliep After Americans waited in line on Friday to buy 50 inch TV’s at half price and sat in the comfort of their beds on Cyber Monday to get 20 percent off Adidas sneakers, the university c...

Facilities is planning changes to make Collins, a building that poses challenges to disabled students, more accessible. (Andrea Garcia/The Fordham Ram).

Rose Hill to Be Completely Wheelchair Accessible by 2018: Valera

December 7, 2016

  Victor Ordonez Upon the completion of Collins Hall, one of three projects currently being reviewed by Facilities Management, Fordham University’s “Rose Hill campus will be completely wheelchair ...

Gabelli School of Business improved to No. 59 in Bloomburg Businessweek's MBA rankings. (

Gabelli Improves in Rankings

December 7, 2016

By Theresa Schliep As high school seniors begin to decide on where they spend their college years, most of whom will enroll in the nation’s undergraduate business schools, they will find Fordham’s Gab...

At the above town hall last spring, graduate students discussed the state of their health care. (Andrea Garcia/The Fordham Ram)

Graduate Student Health Coverage Changing Nationally

November 16, 2016

By Theresa Schliep  Since the ACA was enacted in 2010, the landscape of graduate student health care has changed. Concerns over whether or not the ACA would permit universities to continue to offe...

Michael Sam spoke to students about diversity as the first openly gay football player in the National Football League. (Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

Michael Sam Introduces Themes of Diversity

November 16, 2016

By Theresa Schliep and Andrea Garcia  In an effort to promote diversity at the university and uniting the community, Campus Activities Board (CAB) hosted Michael Sam as part of their Diversity Month. S...

USG sponsored an initiative by senator Wetzler that will have Fordham compensate students for unpaid internships. (Andrea Garcia/The Fordham Ram)

USG Sponsors Internship Compensation

November 16, 2016

By Lauren Winn  United Student Government (USG) agreed to sponsor an initiative by USG Senator Elizabeth Wetzler, FCRH ’17, to provide funding for unpaid interns as of Oct. 20. This sponsorship was a major step in the dire...

Graduate Student Assaulted in Queens, Targeted For Sexuality

Graduate Student Assaulted in Queens, Targeted For Sexuality

November 16, 2016

By Laura Sanicola  Last Thursday, a graduate student was the victim of an apparent hate crime near his apartment in Jamaica, Queens. Jacob Traugott, GAS ‘17, was walking to get a slice of pizza when a ...

McShane to Appoint Senior Diversity Admin Following Task Force Report

McShane to Appoint Senior Diversity Admin Following Task Force Report

November 16, 2016

By Laura Sanicola  The university president will appoint a Chief Diversity Officer, a new senior administrator position, in light of recommendations made in a new report from the Diversity Task Force. The ...

Fordham Law Professor Loses Congressional Bid

Fordham Law Professor Loses Congressional Bid

November 9, 2016

By Laura Sanicola In the midst of an impassioned election night, Fordham Law professor Zephyr Teachout fell to her Republican opponent John Faso in her bid for Congress in New York’s 19th district. Teachout ...

Fordham's London Centre saw an increase in enrollment in their study abroad programs. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Fordham London Centre Sees Enrollment Spike

November 9, 2016

By Ryan Quinn  The Fordham London program experienced a spike in popularity this semester and expects this trend to continue, according to the International and Study Abroad Programs office. Acco...

College Democrats and Republicans debated the economy, Syria, and free speech in their annual debate.  (Andrea Garcia/The Fordham Ram)

Syria, Climate Change and Free Speech Discussed in College Dem, Repub Debate

November 9, 2016

By Victor Ordonez  In the midst of the presidential election, College Democrats and College Republicans found themselves on two far ends of the political spectrum during a heated debate. On November 3rd in th...

Since course evaluations have been digitalized, students have completed them at lower rates. (Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

Far Fewer Students Complete SEEQs After Digital Switch

November 9, 2016

By Theresa Schliep  Student data on the quality of Fordham courses and professors is becoming increasingly difficult to collect. Students are completing end of the semester Student Evaluations of Educational Quality (SEE...

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