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List of Events 2011-2012


Wednesday, April 18
David Mendenhall, Eastern Sources
3:30pm reception, 4pm seminar
JMH 112

The last of five seminars in the Chemistry Department's Spring 2012 Seminar Series.


Monday, April 2
it in the financial sector
5:30pm
Campbell Commons

Anthony Vigilante, Managing Director and Head of IT at MacKay Shields and a graduate of GSAS in Computer Science, will be speaking about what it is like working as a financial techonolgy exectuive. Refreshments will be served.


Friday, March 23
Fordham IT Data center tour
2:30pm
Meet in front of JMH

Ever wonder what a data center looks like? Or how Fordham IT keeps the campus running? Join us for a tour of their private data center!

Thursday, March 22
Google Privacy Talk
5:30pm
Campbell ILC Classroom

Open discussion on the changes in the Google privacy policies led by Professor Christine Papadakis. Topics will include how this affects you, what will become of SOPA/PIPA/etc..., and what we can expect from other key players. Pizza and soda will be available!


Wednesday, March 21
Sigma Xi Induction Ceremony
5pm reception, 5:30pm dinner, 6:30pm lecture
O'Keefe Commons, O'Hare Hall
Fordham University's Sigma Xi Chapter hosts an induction ceremony and dinner for new members. The dinner and induction will be followed by a lecture by Dr. J. Alan Clark entitled "The Penguins' Call: A Story of Journey and Discovery." 


Wednesday, March 21
Stephanie sen, council of undergraduate research, college of new jersey
3:30pm reception, 4pm seminar
JMH 112

The fourth of five seminars in the Chemistry Department's Spring 2012 Seminar Series.



Wednesday, March 7
Psychology Department Seminar - "Decision-making about Research on Innovative Technologies: Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression"
3:30pm
Flom Auditorium in Walsh Library

The talk will be given by Dr. Paul Applebaum, MD from Columbia University. Dr. Applebaum is past President of the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

Wednesday, March 7
John Kratunis, chemical abstract services
3:30pm seminar
Room 044, Walsh Library

The third of five seminars in the Chemistry Department's Spring 2012 Seminar Series.



Wednesday, February 22
The Computing Sciences Society presents Alumnus Craig Plunkett, Managing Director, CEDX Corporation
12:30-1:30pm
O'Hare Special Collections Room, Walsh Library, Rose Hill

A pioneer in wireless communications technologies, Craig Plunkett has worked with the most bleeding edge systems in the industry. He has held positions with Citibank, Reuters, Cablevision and started two companies, Wi-RAN and CEDX. Mr. Plunkett will be drawing on all of these experiences to provide insight into the next step in wireless technology and also advice for students on operating in both the business and information technology industry. For more information, please contact the Computing Sciences Society.


Wednesday, February 8
Kelly George, American Chemical Society and Roche Pharmaceuticals
3:30pm reception, 4pm seminar
JMH 112

The second of five seminars in the Chemistry Department's Spring 2012 Seminar Series.



Wednesday, January 25
Cassie Sklarz, Fordham University Career Services
3:30pm reception, 4pm seminar
JMH 112

The first of five seminars in the Chemistry Department's Spring 2012 Seminar Series.



Friday, December 2
Information session - Creighton University's Professional Science masters degree program in bioscience management

3-3:30pm
Keating 121

A representative from Creighton University will be on campus to meet with students interested in learning about this new degree program. Note that this program is not a path to a medical or health profession, but is for students interested in the combination of science and business for their future career. For more information on the program, click here. 



Wednesday, November 9
Student Summer Research Forum
3:30pm reception, 4pm seminar
JMH 112
Several chemistry students will give oral presentations on their summer research.




Wednesday, October 26
Library Resources
3:30 pm reception, 4 pm seminar
JMH 112
Mr. Peter Mix will discuss the library resources available to science students and how scientists communicate with each other.

Tuesday, October 18
Scientific Research Opportunity - Chondrule Analysis Project
5:30pm in JMH 108

Information Sessions for students interested in working on the Chondrule Analysis Project.If the idea of helping examine the workings of the earliest stagesof the solar system sounds interesting, then join the Chondrule Analysis Project! CAP is a crowdsourcing scientific analysis initiative of Dr. J. M. Friedrich (friedrich@fordham.edu).

Contact Zach Meinhart (zmeinhart@fordham.edu) or
Mike Perlowitz (mperlowitz@fordham.edu) for more info.


Tuesday, October 18

Einstien/Fordham Symposium: Exploring Research Opportunities
2-4 pm, Facultury Presentations, 4-5 pm Reception, in O'Hare Special Collections, Walsh Library

For any interested graduate or undergraduate students.
To register, click here.



Wednesday, October 12
Morphological Effects on Conjugated Polymer Luminescence
3:30 pm reception, 4 pm seminar
JMH 112
Presentation by Dr. Lewis Rothberg from the University of Rochester.

Wednesday, October 12
Scientific Research Opportunity - Chondrule Analysis Project
2:30 pm in JMH 108

Information Sessions for students interested in working on the Chondrule Analysis Project.If the idea of helping examine the workings of the earliest stagesof the solar system sounds interesting, then join the Chondrule Analysis Project! CAP is a crowdsourcing scientific analysis initiative of Dr. J. M. Friedrich (friedrich@fordham.edu).

Wednesday, September 21
Faculty Showcase Part II
3:30 pm reception, 4 pm seminar
JMH 112

Dr. Amy Balija, Dr. Robert Beer, and Dr. Chris Bender give presentations about research opportunities currently available for undergraduate researchers in the Chemistry Department.

Wednesday, September 14
Psychological symtpoms and outcomes among adolescents receiving bariatric surgery
11:30 am
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library

Presented by the Fordham University Department of Psychology Research Colloquia Series. Lecture by Robyn Sysko, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at Columbia University Center for Eating Disorders. Please contact Dr. Andover at andover@fordham.edu for additional information.


Wednesday, September 14

Faculty Showcase Part I
3:30 pm reception, 4 pm seminar
JMH 112

Dr. Jon Friedrich, Dr. John McMahon, and Dr. Shahrokh Saba give presentations about research opportunities currently available for undergraduate researchers in the Chemistry Department.


Thursday, May 5
Completing your Medical School Application (AMCAS and AACOMAS)
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Keating 208
One of two information session to prepare for the upcoming opening of the 2012 medical and dental school application cycle. If you are planning to apply to medical or dental school this year, it is imperative that you attend one of these meetings to review the AMCAS (medical school) and AADSAS (dental school) applications. We will discuss:
1. guidelines for completing the application
2. national statistics for admitted students
3. deciding where to apply


Wednesday, May 4
Summer opportunity-muscular dystrophy camp
3:00 pm
Keating 105
Patrick Malloy from the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) will be giving a short presentation on a summer camp opportunity to be a volunteer at the MDA summer camp. Volunteers assist the physical and occupational therapists who are working with the campers. Some additional information is provided in the text below. If you are looking for a summer volunteer experience that provides direct contact with patients, this is a great opportunity. I strongly encourage you to attend the presentation.


Tuesday, May 3
Completing your Medical School Application (AMCAS and AACOMAS)
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Keating 318
One of two information session to prepare for the upcoming opening of the 2012 medical and dental school application cycle. If you are planning to apply to medical or dental school this year, it is imperative that you attend one of these meetings to review the AMCAS (medical school) and AADSAS (dental school) applications. We will discuss:
1. guidelines for completing the application
2. national statistics for admitted students
3. deciding where to apply


Wednesday, April 27
Undergraduate Research Symposium
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
McGinley Center
Undergraduates from all majors and programs are invited to present their original work through poster presentations, oral presentations, and artwork at the Symposium. The Undergraduate Research Symposium also provides a great opportunity for students across the disciplines to share their academic projects.


Wednesday, April 13
Department of Psychology Colloquium Series
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library
Esther Calzada, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Child Study Center, will present Risk and Protective Factors among Latino Families of Young Children: Implications for Intervention"


opportunities in chemistry
3:30 pm
JMH 112
Dr. Sal DiGrandi will discuss his career path in dermatology.


Sigma xi dinner and induction ceremony
5:00 pm
Faculty Lounge, McGinley Center
Speaker: Ipsita Banerjee, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, Fordham University,
“Nanotechnology Meets Nature: From Solar Cells to Nanomedicine”

Thursday, March 31

Monday, December 1
Information Session on Environmental Science Major
4:30-5:30 pm
JMH 108
Dr. Jon Friedrich, Co-Director of the Environmental Science program at Rose Hill

Tuesday, November 30
Mandatory Information Session for Students Planning to Apply to a Health Professional School
6:00-7:00 pm
Keating 205
If you are planning to apply to medical, dental, veterinary, optometry, or podiatry school during 2011 to begin your health professional studies in fall 2012, you must attend this meeting. Topics will include:
Preparing your portfolio for review by the Committee on Health Professions (CHP)
Letters of Recommendation
Scheduling an interview with the CHP
Applying to a health professional school, primary and secondary applications
Registering to take the MCAT, DAT, OAT, GRE

Friday, November 19
Conservation Conversations 2
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library
A series of lectures focusing on conservation biology, by representatives from the New York Botanical Gardens (NYBG), the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)

Wednesday, November 17
Chemistry Seminar
4:00 pm
JMH 112
Dr. Martin DiGrandi, Fordham University

Wednesday, November 10
Department of Psychology Colloquium Series:
Mandated CommunityTreatment for Mental Disorders

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Keating 1st
John Monahan, Ph.D., John S. Shannon Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

Chemistry Seminar
4:00 pm
JMH 112
Professor E. James Petersson, University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, November 3
Medical Research: In Pursuit of Truth?
6:00-7:00 pm
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library
Dr. Mario Romagnoli (FCRH '72) will be speaking. He is a retired faculty member from Columbia University and is currently Associate Attending Physician in the Divisionof Infectious Diseases at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Tuesday, November 2
Writing the Personal Statement Workshop
6:00-7:00 pm
Keating 318
Dean Donna Heald will conduct afor 2012 health professional school applicants. Your personal statement is an extremely important part of your application and will be read multiple times, by numerous evaluators of your application. It may seem like November is early to begin to think about your personal statement, but it really is not. If you are planning to apply to a health professional school for 2010, this will be an important meeting--please make every effort to attend.

Thursday, October 28
Interdisciplinary Talk: Light and Human Health
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Room 816, Lincoln Center
Joan E. Roberts, Professor of Chemistry, Fordham University

Wednesday, October 27
Writing the Personal Statement Workshop
5:30-6:30 pm
Keating 120
Dean Donna Heald will conduct a for 2012 health professional school applicants. Your personal statement is an extremely important part of your application and will be read multiple times, by numerous evaluators of your application. It may seem like November is early to begin to think about your personal statement, but it really is not. If you are planning to apply to a health professional school for 2010, this will be an important meeting--please makeevery effort toattend.

Chemistry Seminar
4:00 pm
JMH 112

Dr. Naphtali O’Connor, Lehman College

Wednesday, October 20
Department of Psychology Colloquium Series:
Parent-Based Interventions to Reduce Adolescent Problem Behaviors: Applications of a Decision Theoretic Framework
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library
James Jaccard, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, Florida International University

Tuesday, October 19
Interviewing Tips and Strategies
6:00 pm
Rose Hill Commons 235 in the McGinley Center

Includes a mock interview (of a Fordham student) conducted by Dr. Raphael Longobardi

Wednesday, October 13
Chemistry Seminar
4:30 pm
JMH 112
Dr. Donna Heald, Fordham Univeristy

Wednesday, September 22
Chemistry Faculty Research Showcase, Part II
4:00 pm
JMH 112


Wednesday, September 15
Department of Psychology Colloquium Series:
The Quest for Invariant Measurement in the Human Sciences

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library
George Engelhard, Ph.D., Professor, Division of Educational Studies, Emory University

Chemistry Faculty Research Showcase, Part I
4:00 pm
JMH 112


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