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Additional Security Hired for New Building

Additional Security Hired for New Building

With the opening of the new law school and residence hall in the fall of 2014, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) will be equipped with new security employees, ID swipe machines and protocols to ensure safety for students. Director of Security, Robert Dineen discusses these new additions and changes to the security system at FCLC.

Fordham Considers Changes to Course Registration

Fordham Considers Changes to Course Registration

In the aftermath of a complicated course registration that flooded Lowenstein’s eighth-floor hallway at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) with frustrated freshmen, Fordham administrators and Information Technology (IT) are considering changes to the registration process.

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.

Tino Martinez to Deliver Commencement Keynote, Sotomayor to Receive Honorary Degree

Tino Martinez to Deliver Commencement Keynote, Sotomayor to Receive Honorary Degree

Former Yankees player Tino Martinez will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 17, according to sports broadcaster Michael Kay, FCRH '82.

VIDEO: Senior Leadership Award Ceremony, 2014

VIDEO: Senior Leadership Award Ceremony, 2014

The Senior Leadership Awards Ceremony was held on April 25, 2014 to honor outstanding leaders from the Fordham community.

David Halperin Lectures on ‘How To Be Gay’

David Halperin Lectures on ‘How To Be Gay’

On Thursday, April 24, University of Michigan Professor and Queer Theorist David M. Halperin gave a lecture about his 2012 book "How To Be Gay" in McMahon Hall at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC).

Fordham OUTLaws Discuss Transgender Discrimination at Symposium

Fordham OUTLaws Discuss Transgender Discrimination at Symposium

On Thursday, April 10, the Fordham OUTLaws, Fordham’s LGBTQ law student association, hosted its first symposium, Transgender Law: Current Strategies & Emerging Issues. Speakers met in the McNally Amphitheatre to discuss how transgender people are discriminated against under the United States law.

Work Study Funds Decrease

Vice President for Finance Frank Simio does not foresee the New York State’s minimum wage increase affecting Fordham in the future.

Cartel and Cold War Kids Announced as Spring Weekend Headliners

Cartel and Cold War Kids Announced as Spring Weekend Headliners

Cartel and Cold War Kids will be headlining Fordham’s Spring Weekend this year on Saturday, April 26 according to Campus Activities Board (CAB).

Fordham Alumni and Friends Remember Nahom Kidanemariam

Fordham Alumni and Friends Remember Nahom Kidanemariam

Friends, former classmates and faculty are remembering Nahom Kidanemariam, Fordham's Gabelli School of Business (GSB) '09, as focused, ambitious and loyal.