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Fall 2003

       
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On the cover: The panel depicting Philosophy―part of the door of Dealy Hall on the Rose Hill campus―is a reminder of the University's motto, Sapientia et Doctrina (Wisdom and Learning). Photo by Jon Roemer

Contents

Letters, News, Academia

Readers Divided Over Berrigan
Class of 2007 Already Achieving High Marks
60 Minutes Marks 35th Anniversary with Fordham Symposium
Freshmen Start College Life in Service to Others
Business Students Help Shape Bronx Ad Campaign
Law Students Study Dispute Resolution on the Emerald Isle
O'Hare Hall and O'Keefe Commons Dedicated
Rams Win Liberty Cup at Homecoming
Hopkins Named A-10 Rookie of the Week
University Receives City Funding for FD Research
Psychologist Uses Virtual Reality to Curb Phobias
Catholic Feminism and the Call to Justice: A Profile of Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J.

Web exclusive:
A review of Elizabeth Johnson's Truly Our Sister: A Theology of Mary in the Communion of Saints


Books

Heroic Leadership: Best Practices from a 450-Year-Old Company That Changed the World
By Chris Lowney, FCO '81
Indian Summer: The Forgotten Story of Louis Francis Sockalexis, the First Native American in Major League Baseball
By Brian McDonald, FCLC '95
The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage
By Paul Elie, FCO '87


Web exclusive:
Reviews of    More Tales From the Yankee Dugout by Ed Randall, FCO '74; and The Pale Green Horse, the second novel by the late Michael Leahey, FCO '78

Ron DePinho, M.D.: Cancer Researcher

Harvard Professor Ron DePinho is working to find a cure for colorectal canceran effort, he said, in memory of his dad, who died of the disease about five years ago.

Transforming Lives: A Forum with the President of New York City's Jesuit University

On Sept. 12, Joseph M. McShane, S.J., the 32nd president of Fordham University, met with a group of alumni and student journalists to share his vision for the University and to discuss some of the ways it can strengthen "its position of prominence in American higher education."

Reading Sentences: Judge Joseph Dever and Changing Lives Through Literature

Judges often throw the proverbial book at criminals. But for more than 10 years, Judge Joseph Dever has been infusing a cliché with new meaning, offering an alternative sentence for some women offenders in Lynn, Mass.

Click here to view a list of books and stories that have been assigned in the Changing Lives Through Literature seminars.

Joyce Brown, Ph.D.: FIT's Model Educator

As the president of the Fashion Institute of Technology, Joyce Brown applies a lesson she learned as a student at Marymount Collegethe need to create a sense of community and inclusiveness so that everyone feels invested in the educational endeavor.

Finis: Catching Up with Three Prestigious Scholarship Recipients


 Coming Soon: Check back to read about two Fordham professors who have been involved with educational programs in prisonsJohn Lawry, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Marymount College of Fordham University, who has taught in local women's prisons since 1998; and Mark Chapman, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of African and African American Studies,who iscurrently researching the black prison experience and its implications for black liberation theology.


Fordham magazine welcomes correspondence from readers. To submit a class note or to send a letter to the editor, please e-mail: FORDHAMMAG@fordham.edu.
Fordham is published quarterly by the Office of Public Affairs, with editorial offices at 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023-7484. Phone: 212-636-6530. Fax: 212-765-2976. Opinions expressed in Fordham magazine and Fordham online may not necessarily reflect those of the Fordham University faculty or administration.Copyright © 2003, Fordham University.

Updated: 10/27/03


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