Archive for category: National News

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.

Associate Professor Discusses Obamacare

Associate Professor Discusses Obamacare

On Oct. 1, The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, was officially made available for open enrollment to Americans. The Observer spoke to Associate Professor of Political Science Bruce Berg, who further explained Obamacare and what it means for students on at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC).

Church Influences Academic Freedom?

Church Influences Academic Freedom?

The continuing controversy at Providence College has raised questions all over the country about what kind of influence the Church and its doctrine have on academic freedom and policy at affiliated schools. At Fordham, questions like these hit close to home.

Fordham English Majors Make Top Salaries

Fordham English Majors Make Top Salaries

Fordham graduates with English degrees and their counterparts from George Mason University earn more money than those from other American universities.