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October 14, 2014 • Volume 37, No. 2M


A Stellar Welcome for Fordham’s Newest Landmark

The west side of Robert Moses Plaza played host to an ebullient crowd on Sept. 18, as nearly 1,000 Fordham Law faculty, administrators, students, and alumni joined friends and dignitaries to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the law school’s new home.
MSapientia Aedificavit Sibi Domum. Wisdom has built herself a home,” said Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham. “And what a home it is!”

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Fordham at Lincoln Center:
A Shared Name,
a Distinctive Identity

More than 50 years ago, after urban renewal cleared two “superblocks” to make room for Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus, Fordham became the only institution outside of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts permitted to use the title “Lincoln Center” in its name—an honor bestowed by the performing arts institution’s board.
MToday, a new 22-story law school and undergraduate residence hall, designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, has forged a visual association among one that previously existed in name only.

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Faith that Does Justice:
Remembering the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador,
25 Years Later

LIn the predawn hours of Nov. 16, 1989, Father Ignacio Ellacuría and his fellow Jesuits were jarred awake by the pounding of fists and wooden clubs on the doors and windows of their residence.
MOutside, more than three dozen Salvadoran soldiers had surrounded the University of Central America’s (UCA) Pastoral Center, where the six priests lived.

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Rowan Williams, 104th Archbishop of Canterbury,
Argues Liturgy’s Relevance

Four Notable Alumni to be Inducted into Hall of Honor

President Delves into Challenges Facing University

How to Frame the Question:
Asking LGBT Teens About HIV

Fordham Theatre Dares to Ponder
Life After War

Elderly Elm Stands Guard for More Than 270 Years

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FORDHAM @ WORK with WFUV’s Bob Ahrens

Photo Essay—New Spaces, Smiling Faces,
Greet Students on Opening Day

Pastoral Counseling and Neuroplasticity:
Rewiring the Brain to Lower Stress and Anxiety

A Balanced Evangelist

What Motivates Voters? Political Scientist
Peers into Voter Behavior

Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines


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