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Spring 2007

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Cover photo by Jon Roemer

Features

Global Gateway
The deans of Fordham Business—Howard Tuckman, Ph.D., and Donna Rapaccioli, Ph.D. (CBA ’83)—are working together to revise the schools’ curricula and expand global learning opportunities.

No-Nonsense Justice

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Arthur J. Gonzalez (CBA’69, LAW ’82) has presided over the Enron and WorldCom cases, earning a reputation as one of the most respected bankruptcy judges in the country.

Talent Begets Talent

The President’s Council, a group of 100 successful alumni professionals and philanthropists, is committed to mentoring present and future Fordham students—and raising the University’s profile.

Live From Rose Hill

A behind-the-scenes look at Fordham Mornings and Fordham Nightly News—two student-produced shows that give undergraduates a hands-on opportunity to learn TV production and hone their journalistic skills.

Wrestling With the Angel

Are religion and art allies or adversaries? Critics and scholars explored this question during a two-day symposium in January.

The Other New York-Boston Rivalry

Notes on the history of Fordham baseball.

Fordham’s New York

The First Family of Pasta

Web extra: From the kitchen of Fordham parent Romana Raffetto
, a recipe for fresh fettucine with butter, peas and sage sauce.




Books

Mysteries of the Middle Ages: The Rise of Feminism, Science, and Art from the Cults of Catholic Europe

By Thomas Cahill. 343 pages. New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2006. $32.50.

Real Women Eat Beef
By Tracy McArdle (FCRH ’90), 350 pages. New York: Downtown Press, 2007. $13.

Looking for Jimmy: A Search for Irish America
By Peter Quinn (GSAS ’75), 283 pages. Woodstock and New York, N.Y.: The Overlook Press, 2007. $26.95.

Thoughts of St. Ignatius Loyola for Every Day of the Year
Introduction by Patrick Ryan, S.J. (JES ’63, GSAS ’65), vice president for University Mission and Ministry at Fordham. 109 pages. New York: Fordham University Press, 2006. $19.95.


 

Letters

Modern Dance
Frosh Again


On Campus

Undergraduate Applications Top 21,000
Founder’s Award Dinner Raises $2.1 Million
Fordham Law Ranked 25th in Nation
New Program Targets Media Professionals
Student Explores South Africa’s AIDS Crisis
Patricia Clarkson Shares Insights on Acting
Debate Team Among World’s Best
On Dirty Hands and Ethics
Leitners Create Second Chair in International Human Rights
GRE Convocation: Christ as the First Non-Dualistic Teacher
On Law and the Arts
University Press Celebrates 100 Years
GSE and Bronx Zoo Join Forces
Vatican Astronomer Marries Sense and Soul
Of Mice and Men: Exploring the Genetic Roots of Cancer

Alumni Notes

Seven Questions with Ryan Duns, S.J.







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Updated: 4/13/07

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