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Inside Fordham is online at www.fordham.edu/insidefordham
MMSeptember 2004 • Volume 27, No. 1MM
 
Fordham students at the Monument to the Abolition of
Slavery located in Matanzas, Cuba, 60 miles outside Havana.

Cuba Exchange in Jeopardy

Eleven Fordham students spent a month this summer studying in Cuba in what could prove to be the sunset of a popular summer study-abroad course. Under new federal travel restrictions to Cuba, which took effect June 30, academic student exchange programs must last at least 10 weeks. Shorter programs, such as Fordham's, are prohibited, and violators are subject to fines of $4,000 per infraction.
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Joseph M. McShane, S.J., deans, and upperclassmen personally greeted arriving freshmen and their families on move-in day at Fordham's three campuses.

Welcome Class of 2008

More than 1,500 freshmen are settling into college life on Fordham's three campuses. From Presidential Fellows to social entrepreneurs to published authors, the new class is filled with academically gifted students from diverse backgrounds who are beginning a new chapter in their lives.
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Alumnus Takes the Helm of Board of Trustees

Global Service Program Expands to Include Alumni

University Faculty Embrace New International Partnership

Marymount Interior Design Program Gets Makeover

 

Fulfilling the
Academic Mission

Created just six years ago, the Office for Prestigious Fellowships has had great success in fulfilling its two-part mission: to increase the number of prestigious fellowships—Rhodes, Fulbright, Mellon, Truman and other competitive scholarships—awarded to Fordham students, and to promote the overall intellectual activity of the University.

     
 
 
Inside Fordham is published September through May by Development and University Relations, Office of Public Affairs, Fordham University, 113 W. 60th St., New York, NY 10023. Editor: Suzanne Stevens. Phone: (212) 636-6538; fax: (212) 765-2976; email: insidefordh@fordham.edu. Information for the October issue should be submitted via email no later than Sept. 25. Publisher: Bruno Santonocito, Vice President for Development and University Relations. Managing Editor: Michele Snipe. Editorial Assistant: John Blakeley.

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