Wednesday, 12 March 2014
Procurement Event for Faculty and Staff
Preferred University vendors are invited to highlight goods and services they provide. Free give-a-ways, food, and raffle prizes for faculty and staff. Sponsored by the Procurement Office.
12 p.m. | McGinley Center Ballroom, McGinley Center, Rose Hill Campus
Contact: Angela Epstein (718) 817-4910
Fordham Kiwanis Club Annual Bread and Soup Luncheon
Speaker: Rosemary DeJulio, Ph.D., GSE ’00, GSAS ’90, assistant to the President and faculty advisor for Alpha Sigma Nu, will discuss how Kiwanis and UNICEF are working together to eradicate maternal and neo-natal tetanus in Haiti. Sponsored by the Fordham Kiwanis Club. Please RSVP.
12 p.m. | Music Room, McGinley Center, Rose Hill Campus
Contact: Claudia Mancia-Parone (718) 817-3110
Town Hall: Password Expiration Policy
Speaker: Jason Benedict, executive director of the Information Security Office, will discuss the new Fordham AccessIT ID password expiration policy. Sponsored by Fordham IT.
2 p.m. | Room 109, McMahon Hall, Lincoln Center Campus
Contact: IT Customer Care (718) 817-3999, HelpIT@fordham.edu
Interfaith Zen Sitting
Three periods of sitting meditation with walking meditation. Instruction is given, including a question and answer period. Loose clothing recommended. Sponsored by Campus Ministry.
1:15 p.m. | Blessed Rupert Mayer, S.J., Chapel, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus
Contact: Sheila Ross (212) 636-6540
Training Sessions: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and Ally Network of Support
Join the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and Ally Network of Support by attending a two-session training program. The LGBT and Ally Network of Support is committed to creating a campus environment that is open and welcoming to LGBT students and their allies, in keeping with the Jesuit tenet of cura personalis. Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Register online for a place and location of sessions.
2:30 p.m. | Rose Hill Campus
Contact: The Office of Multicultural Affairs (718) 817-0664
Lecture: Crisis in Ukraine
Speaker: Olena Nikolayenko, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science, will discuss the crisis affecting Ukraine, Russia, Europe, and the United States. She will also discuss what is causing the crisis, what happens as it escalates, where it’s heading, and what solutions are possible. Sponsored by the International Studies Program, Department of Political Studies, Orthodox Christian Studies Center, and International Studies Club.
4 p.m. | South Lounge, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus
Contact: Tom DeLuca (212) 636-6384, firstname.lastname@example.org
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New Cybersecurity Master’s Degree Offered
Tapping into one of the University’s known specialties, the School of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) has been awarded New York State approval for its first master’s program: a Master of Science in Cybersecurity. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.
The United States v. Marijuana: Hidden Moral Arguments in the Room?
President Obama recently stunned many physicians, members of Congress, and legal experts—as well as the general public—when he opined on marijuana usage in an interview, stating, “I don’t think it’s more dangerous than alcohol.” For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s Center for Ethics Education blog
Article by Professor Constantine Katsoris Exalts Fordham Law’s History of Service
Professor Constantine Katsoris, LAW ’57, recently published a 96-page article, “In the Service of Others: From Rose Hill To Lincoln Center,” in the Fordham Law Review. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s School of Law page.
Join The Rams on March 17 for The NCAA Selection Show
Fresh off their only Atlantic 10 title in school history, the Rams are gearing up for their first trip to the Big Dance since 1994. Come join the Rams in the Rose Hill Gym on Monday evening, March 17, when they find out where they'll be heading at the NCAA Women's Basketball Selection Show Watch Party. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s athletics page.
Women’s Basketball Receives Votes in USA TODAY SPORTS Top 25 Poll
Just a few days after claiming their first Atlantic 10 title in school history, the Rams have achieved yet another program first, receiving votes in a Top 25 poll. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s athletics page.
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