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November 1, 2010 • Volume 33, No. 4

 

State of the University:
Budget Surplus, New Achievements
Signal Robust Position

 
The 2009-2010 academic year was one of significant firsts at Fordham, and marked the beginning of a new sense of mission among members of the University community, top administrators said on Oct. 4.

“At Fordham and at every Jesuit university around the world, we have a calling,” said Stephen Freedman, Ph.D., provost of the University. “Our shared vision is of a vibrant academic community that values open dialogue and shared reflection.”

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Facilities Workers Win Landscaping Award

 
“With the New York Botanical Garden and the Bronx Zoo for neighbors, Fordham’s 85-acre Rose Hill campus is situated amidst some of the most glittering greenery in the Bronx. Now the campus has been recognized in its own right, with a Grand Green Star Award from the Professional Grounds Management Society.

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See the Photo Essay: Facilities Staffers Lauded for Landscaping Prowess



Research Symposium Explores the
Nature of Individual Rights


At a recent symposium, three Fordham professors took on a direct question: “What are rights, who has them, and why do they exist?”

That was the title of a forum at O’Keefe Commons on the Rose Hill campus, where the three professors—of philosophy, theology and history—exposed the full complexity of a frequently invoked concept. They took questions from faculty in natural sciences, sociology, political science and psychology.

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Carving Out a Place for HERstory in
American Catholicism


Guenther Chair Examines Roots of
Americans’ Mistrust of Government


How an English Class Inspired an Art Show

Photo Essay: Facilities Staffers Lauded
for Landscaping Prowess

Conference Explores Links Between
Education and Video Games


Psychology Professor: Ethics Are Critical
in 21st Century Research


Professor Considers Why Häagen-Dazs
Sounds as Good as it Tastes


Law Professor Fights to
Bring Power to the People


Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines


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President’s Council Imparts Life Lessons to Recent Graduates

Old and new came together on Oct. 5 at the New York Athletic Club, as members of the President’s Council sat down with Fordham undergraduates and young alumni to talk about the nitty-gritty details of succeeding in work and in life.

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Facilities Staffers
Lauded for
Landscaping Prowess

See the Photo Essay
 

 

 

     

 

     
 
 
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