Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York


spring 2014

On the Cover
Centerpiece: Designed by world-renowned architectural firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, the new Fordham Law School and undergraduate residence hall is set to open this fall. The building was made possible in part by Fordham's half-billion-dollar fundraising campaign. Read "Fordham Transformed."
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Fordham Transformed

More than 60,000 people helped Fordham complete its historic half-billion-dollar campaign. After a pause to celebrate, University and alumni leaders are determined to keep moving ever upward.

Secrecy and Security

In an era of drone warfare, heightened surveillance, and deepening government secrecy, a Fordham Law research center aims to advance public debateon national security.

Return to Tomorrow

Fifty years ago, Fordham alumni brought Michelangelo's first masterpiece to Queens and helped create one of the most memorable spectacles of commerce, culture, and innovation in New York City history. 


Quiet Swagger

After a magical 2013 season, coach Joe Moorhead and the Fordham Rams believe a national title is within reach.


A Dazzling, Roaring Revival

Ailey/Fordham alumnae help bring the Cotton Club to life in a Broadway revue.


Letters and Posts

Mister C and Miss Subways
Rock-and-Roll Memories
The Tragedy of War
Remembering Anne Mannion

On Campus

University Celebrates Completion of Campaign
Biologist Explores Microbial Diversity
At Calder Center, a Passing of the Baton
University Acquires Off-Campus Space
New Website to Debut in Late Autumn
Darwinism and Faith on Tap in Midtown
Turning Guns into Shovels
Student Earns Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Benefit Brings Grace to Lincoln Center
Film Highlights Ferraro's Fight for Equality
University Honors Filipino Cardinal
Students Affirm Nelson Mandela's Legacy
Can Empathy Help Foster Racial Justice?
Pope Francis and the Good Economy


Alumni Notes

Rams Roundup

Women's Basketball Wins Atlantic 10 Title
Softball Team Looks to Repeat as Champs
Football Tickets on Sale

In Memoriam


Seven Questions with Brad Hinze


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Updated: 5/2/14

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