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.
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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.
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.
President Barack Obama recently issued an executive order establishing a national framework to limit the cyber threat to the country’s critical infrastructure.
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.
“They’re Watching Us: So What?,” aimed to address the questions on many citizens’ minds after recent revelations regarding NSA spying practices.
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.
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.
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.
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.