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March 30, 2009 • Volume 31, No. 15

U2 Transforms Fordham into School of Rock

The biggest rock band on the planet gave a musical master class on March 6 that no one at Fordham will ever forget.

With television cameras beaming images of Edwards Parade to a national audience, U2 performed six songs—four from their new album—on ABC’s Good Morning America.

“This is, hands down, the best thing to ever happen to me at Fordham,” said Kristen Kennedy, a sophomore in Fordham College at Rose Hill. “One of the songs on their new CD is called ‘Magnificent,’ and that’s what they were.”

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$2 Million Gift Funds Chair in
Orthodox Theology and Culture

Fordham University has received a $2 million gift to establish the Archbishop Demetrios Chair in Orthodox Theology and Culture.

The donation comes from the Jaharis Family Foundation, which provides grants to arts, cultural and religious institutions.

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Education Linked to
Economic Recovery

New York Gov. David Paterson praised educators as the key to renewed prosperity in the United States in a keynote address delivered on March 6 at the Celebration of Teaching and Learning education conference..

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Women’s Advocate Calls for Cultural Sensitivity
to African Immigrants


New York State Judge Touts Progress of
Community Justice Centers


Photo Essay: The Stars Fell on Fordham

Scholar Tells of Living as a Gay Black
Man in the American South


Employees Receive Honors for Jobs Well Done

Fordham Graduates Inducted Into ROTC Hall of Fame

Fordham Alumni Confirm: Working for the FBI is Cool

When the Crab Chews, Neuroscientists and
Mathematicians Take Note


Nineteenth-Century Rules of War Resonate Today

Calling on Businesses to Place Sustainability
on Par with Profits



Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines


Employees Receive Honors for Jobs Well Done

Fordham employees with a combined 1,000 years of experience were honored in front of their peers, family and friends on March 8 at the University Convocation.

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NEW FEATURE:
Fordham at Work

A profile of Marion Viray, Associate Director, Office of Career Services, Student Affairs

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