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Friday, 24 October 2014


Lecture: Cuban Initiatives: Contemporary Projects and Challenges

Speaker: Reynaldo Jimenez Guethon, Ph.D., director of the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLASCO) Program in Cuba. Sponsored by the Departments of Sociology and Anthropology.

2:30 p.m. | Rev. Joseph Fitzpatrick Conference Room/406A, Dealy Hall, Rose Hill Campus

Contact: Rosa Giglio, 718-817-3850,


Saturday, 25 October 2014


Fordham Conversations: Things that Scare Us

Jim Faro, co-creator of the haunted attraction Blood Manor, will talk about designing a haunted house, his love of horror, and how to hire a demon on Craigslist. Then, Fordham psychology professor Dean McKay, Ph.D., will talk about a virtual reality experiment designed to help people overcome their phobias.

7 a.m. | WFUV-FM (90.7) or

Contact: Robin Shannon, 718-817-4557


Children’s Halloween Costume Party and Parade

The Fordham University Association will host their first Halloween party featuring pumpkin crafts, apple cider and doughnuts, and a costume parade for children and parents.

10 a.m. | O’Keefe Commons, O’Hare Hall, Rose Hill Campus

Contact: Grant Grastorf, 914-367-3202,


Sunday, 26 October 2014


Lecture: The Song of the Singing Assembly: Finding the Theological Pulse of a Hymn Text

Speaker: Judith Kubicki, C.S.S.F., associate professor of theology, will talk about hymn texts. Part of the 2014 Julio Burunat, Ph.D., Memorial Lecture. Dinner will be provided.

5:15 p.m. | 12th-floor Lounge/Corrigan Conference Center, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus



Daily Masses

To view all three campuses’ daily Masses, visit Campus Ministry’s website.


Athletic Events

To view schedules, visit the Fordham Sports website


News Flash


Four Distinguished Alumni Inducted into Hall of Honor

On Oct. 22, Fordham welcomed Rev. Vincent R. Capodanno, Servant of God; Bob Keeshan, a.k.a. Captain Kangaroo; U.S. Army staff sergeant Robert C. Murray; and attorney Ruth Whitehead Whaley into the University’s Hall of Honor. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.


5 Facts About Ken Langone, Who Will Talk at Fordham

Before he addresses the Fordham University community on Oct. 27, here are five fun facts to learn about The Home Depot co-founder Ken Langone. For complete details, read the article on the Gabelli School’s blog.


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