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Famous Faces at Fordham

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew accepts his honorary doctorate on Oct. 27 at the University Church and delivers an address on “Discerning God’s Presence in the World.”


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Denzel Washington, FCLC ’77, welcomes attendees at the 2010 Founder’s Award Dinner via video.



Photo by Paul Fetters

Katie Couric sports a new Fordham baseball cap after receiving the Brien McMahon Award for Public Service on Sept. 17.


Photo by Bruce Gilbert

Howard Dean told students on Oct. 15 at Rose Hill that President Barack Obama was their generation’s John F. Kennedy.


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Bob Schieffer, the Emmy Award-winning television journalist, received the Charles Osgood Lifetime Achievement Award in Broadcast Journalism on May 5 at the annual WFUV gala.


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Emmy-winning actress Meryl Streep discusses the book Even in Chaos with editor Kevin M. Cahill, M.D. at a book launch held on April 21 at the United Nations.


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If the United States is going to recover from its fiscal crisis, it will need less regulation of business, Steve Forbes said on April 27 at Fordham Preparatory School.


Photo by Ben Asen

Journalist Nicholas Kristof says on Feb. 22 that an increase in education and microlending to women in developing nations is helping fight poverty and discrimination


Photo by Bruce Gilbert

The New York Knicks held a free open practice for fans on Oct. 17 at the Rose Hill Gym. The team, including center David Lee (pictured), stuck around afterward to greet fans and autograph shirts.


Photo by Patrick Verel

According to Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., public schools should equip elementary school students to take advantage of prestigious high schools in the Bronx.


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Archbishop Celestino Migliore, Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, says on Jan. 28 that Pope Benedict XVI wants to promote the concept of fraternal affection, which is absent from the modern world.


Photo by Bruce Gilbert

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says at the Celebration of Teaching and Learning on March 12 that relative growth is more important than absolute test scores in judging a school’s progress.


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Levon Helm, a multiple Grammy winner, delivers an electrifying performance on May 5 at the annual WFUV gala. Helm received the Sound & Vision Award from the station.


Photo by Nancy Adler

The conversation with Alec Baldwin on Feb. 25 ran the gamut from advice for young actors to gun control and renewable energy.


Photo by Ken Levinson

In his presentation on March 25 at Rose Hill, Michael Sulick, Ph.D., FCRH ’71, GSAS ’72, said that intelligence-gathering has been unaffected by the Obama administration’s ban on waterboarding.


Photo by Patrick Verel

Fordham’s College Republicans celebrated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Nov. 9 with a replica of the wall and a visit from Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee.


Hollywood Comes to Rose Hill


Fordham provided thebackdrop for two major motion picures this past year. Actors Michael Douglas and Shia LaBeouf were on campus on Oct. 10 and 11 filming scenes in and around Keating Hall for the upcoming film Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. Two months later, Matt Damon visited Rose Hill to shoot scenes for The Adjustment Bureau, another major studio release.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

 


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