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Winter 2008

           
        
On the cover: Refugees from the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan carry bundles of wood, essential for cooking, at a refugee camp in Gaga, Chad.
Olivier Laban-Mattei/AFP/Getty Images

Features

Faith in Action
In Pakistan, Sudan, Indonesia and elsewhere, alumni are working with Catholic Relief Services to help alleviate poverty and rebuild societies torn by war, famine and natural disaster.

Spinning the Record
The Bronx African American History Project gives voice to a rich cultural heritage.

Spirited Mentor

Susan Taylor, FCLC '91, longtime editorial director of Essence magazine, knows that education is what separates the haves from the have-nots. That's why she's launching the National Cares Mentoring Movement.

The Ties That Bind
FordhamCircle, the new Facebook-style social network for alumni, gives graduates a dynamic, exclusive forum to make and maintain their connections online.

A Model Theologian
Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., one of the leading theologians of our time, will retire this year as the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society, a position he's held for 20 years.

Super Connections
Mara. Papa. Kay. Dottino. Palladino. Ruocco. Coyle. When the New York Giants upset the New England Patriots to win the Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl XLII, Fordham was there.

Books

The American Jesuits: A History by Raymond A. Schroth, S.J., FCRH '55

The Way Life Should Be by Christina Baker Kline, writer-in-residence at Fordham University

¡Hugo! The Hugo Chávez Story: From Mud Hut to Perpetual Revolution by Bart Jones, FCRH '80

Saints in Love: The Forgotten Loves Between Holy Women and Men and How They Can Make Our Relationships Divine
by Carole Hallundbaek, GRE '97


Letters

Fine Art
A Prayer for Nonviolence
Remembering Andy Palau
Grade A Professor
For the Record
On Sustainability


On Campus

University to Build New Residence Halls
Leitner Center Focuses on Global Human Rights
Religion and the Race for the Presidency
Mentoring Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Building on One Man's Wish to Serve the Elderly
Jesuits Elect New Superior General
Scientist Charts Effects of Climate Change on Chipmunks
Managing Anxiety in the Workplace
Jazz Kazoo Concerto No. 1
Dance of Light
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Reaching Out to At-Risk Students
On the Knack for Telling Stories


Alumni Notes

Seven Questions with Joe Moglia



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