Archive for category: National News

Fordham Reacts to Court Ruling

Fordham Reacts to Court Ruling

On Tuesday, April 22, the US Supreme Court delivered a 6 to 2 ruling that upheld a Michigan State law banning the use of affirmative action in the admissions process for public state universities.

Credits Are Less Likely To Be Accepted From Two Year Colleges

Credits Are Less Likely To Be Accepted From Two Year Colleges

According to a recent study done by the American Educational Research Association, students transferring from a community college to a four year university are more likely to lose credits, including Fordham, according to Joseph Desciak, assistant dean for juniors and dean for transfer students.

Gap in Reported Sexual Assaults at Fordham

Gap in Reported Sexual Assaults at Fordham

According to the Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) in the United States Department of Education, Fordham’s sexual assault incident rate, that is incidents per student population, is approximately .00151 from 2010 to 2012. However, according to the White House report, “Rape and Sexual Assault: A Renewed Call to Action,” one in five women have been sexually assaulted in college.

Fordham Brings White House Officials to Discuss Cybersecurity

Fordham Brings White House Officials to Discuss Cybersecurity

President Barack Obama recently issued an executive order establishing a national framework to limit the cyber threat to the country’s critical infrastructure.

Technology and the 21st Century Model of Education

Technology and the 21st Century Model of Education

Several forms of technology are set to drastically change college education, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. Faculty and staff at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) are utilizing such technology in the classroom.

Center on National Security Holds Panel on Surveillance

Center on National Security Holds Panel on Surveillance

“They’re Watching Us: So What?,” aimed to address the questions on many citizens’ minds after recent revelations regarding NSA spying practices.

Are Too Many A’s a Problem?

Are Too Many A’s a Problem?

In recent years, universities such as Yale and Columbia have encountered issues with grade inflation. Although it also occurs at Fordham, some professors do not view grade inflation as problematic.

Professors Comment on Plagiarism at Fordham

Professors Comment on Plagiarism at Fordham

After 2016 presidential hopeful Rand Paul admitted earlier this week that he was at fault for the plagiarized material used in his speeches, articles and books, professors comment on plagiarism.

Eric Foner Talks Lincoln at Anne Mannion Memorial

Eric Foner Talks Lincoln at Anne Mannion Memorial

On Thursday, Nov. 7 at Fordham College Lincoln Center (FCLC), Columbia University's History Professor and Author Eric Foner, Ph.D, spoke at the Anne Mannion Memorial Dialogue about President Lincoln in film and history.

Condé Nast Eliminates Internship Program

Condé Nast Eliminates Internship Program

On Wednesday Oct. 23, Women’s Wear Daily announced that Condé Nast decided to discontinue its internship program starting in 2014. The elimination of the Condé Nast internship has major percussions on students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), as well as other college students in the New York City community.