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February 17, 2009 • Volume 31, No. 11

INTEREST IN FORDHAM GROWS:
Undergraduate Applications Up Five Percent

Despite the global recession, which has stoked fears of decreasing enrollment at colleges and universities nationwide, undergraduate applications for fall 2009 admission to Fordham rose five percent over last year.

This is the 18th consecutive year in which applications to the University’s three traditional undergraduate colleges have increased. More than 24,100 applications were submitted by early February, said John W. Buckley, associate vice president for undergraduate enrollment.

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Educators Advocate for
Graphic Novels in Class


Comic books, once banned in the classroom, are now being used to teach.

In fact, comics and graphic novels deserve equal footing with traditional text novels and children’s books as a tool to help children achieve literacy, educational experts said on Jan. 31 at a conference on Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus.

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Women Artists Work to Realign Hip-Hop Image

Despite the global recession, which has stoked fears of decreasing enrollment at colleges and universities nationwide, undergraduate applications for fall 2009 admission to Fordham rose five percent over last year.

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International Economist Discusses Global Markets
with GBA Students


Fordham Volunteers Help Count City’s Homeless

Journalists Examine Challenges Facing Obama

Photo Essay: A Day at the Races

Society’s Ties to Education Explored at Lunch Lecture

Creator of Polling Website Reflects on
2008 Presidential Election


Charting the Shape-Shifting Global Justice Movement

Postmodern Blues:
Professor Charts Path from Moral Anxiety to
Faith-Based Wisdom


Civil War Historian Embraces Contributions of
Everyday Citizens



Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines


Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Makes $1 Million Gift to Fordham Law

Fordham Law has received a $1 million gift from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. The gift will fund the Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Classroom in the new Law School building.

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NEW FEATURE:
Fordham at Work

A profile of Gil Severiano, Administrative Assistant to Joseph A. Currie, S.J., Associate Vice President for University Mission and Ministry and Director of Campus Ministry


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