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Fordham Remembers Professor Emerita Eva Stadler

Fordham Remembers Professor Emerita Eva Stadler

On Monday, Aug. 11, Fordham lost longtime community member, Eva Maria Stadler, associate professor emerita of English and comparative literature.

Fordham Celebrates the Class of 2014

Fordham Celebrates the Class of 2014

On Saturday, May 17, the 169th Commencement Ceremony of Fordham University took place at Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH).

GO! Chicago Announced for Winter 2014

GO! Chicago Announced for Winter 2014

When students return to school in the fall, they will have one more Global Outreach (GO!) project to choose from: GO! Chicago – set for winter 2014.

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.

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.