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Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Outstanding Nonprofit Leaders: Meeting the Needs of Vulnerable Populations in New York City
Speakers: Rosa Gil, D.S.W., founder of Comunilife, and Edward Eismann, Ph.D., founder of Unitas. Sponsored by the Center for Nonprofit Leaders.
8:30 a.m. | 12th-floor Lounge/Corrigan Center, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center
 Campus
Contact: Susan Egan (212) 636-6605, The Center for Nonprofit Leaders,
 nonprofits@fordham.edu 

A Call to Advocacy: The Past, Present, and Future of Child Well-Being
Keynote speaker: Fordham junior Michael Menconi will discuss “Child Advocacy and the Future of Child Advocates of America.” Sponsored by the Department of Psychology and the Future Child Advocates of Fordham.
8:30 a.m. | Keating First, Keating Hall, Rose Hill Campus
Contact: Department of Psychology (718) 817-3775

Workshop: Effective Video Recording for Flipped Classrooms
Speaker: Lindsay Karp, instructional technologist for Faculty Technology Services and an experienced videographer, will discuss choosing and planning audio or video, tips and guidelines for framing, lighting, and camera angles, overview and resources for A/V editing, clothing and appearance for video, use of a script, and file formats. Part of the Flipped Classroom Workshop series. 
1 p.m. | Flom Auditorium, William D. Walsh Family Library, Rose Hill Campus
Contact: Alan Cafferkey,
 cafferkey@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

Colloquium: Whispers of a Photonic Atom: A Quest for Single Protein Detection
Speaker: Stephen Holler, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics and engineering physics. Sponsored by the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics.
2:30 p.m. | Room 103, Freeman Hall, Rose Hill Campus
Contact: Vassilios Fessatidis (718) 817-4175,
 fessatidis@fordham.edu 

Race: The Ram Fit Tough Challenge
This fitness challenge is similar to a Muck Run or Spartan Race. Work with a team to complete four courses as fast and as safely as you can. The winning team completes all courses in the shortest amount of time. Sponsored by Fordham Athletics and the Ram Fit Center.
5 p.m. | Edward’s Parade, Rose Hill Campus
Contact: Sarah Bickford (718) 817-3815,
 sbickford@fordham.edu 

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

Considering the Planet
April 22nd marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day, which, according to Earth Day Network, makes it the largest civic observance in the world with an estimated 1 billion people participating. If ecology and public awareness pique your interest, put two climate-change-relevant books from Fordham faculty on your Earth Day list. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.

How Does the Public Perceive of Climate Change?
Scientists describing phenomena such as global warming would be better served by using both numbers and verbal terms to communicate their findings, according to a new study by a group of researchers led by a Fordham University professor. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.

Reproductive Health Program in South Africa Coordinated by Fordham Fellow to be Funded by Mayor of Pretoria
South Africa has the highest rate of HIV infection in the world. Fordham University HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute (RETI) Fellow Charmaine Thokoane is working to combat that statistic through a sexual and reproductive health program designed for 12-18 year-olds in South Africa. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s Center for Ethics Education blog.

Fordham Baseball Hosts Alumni Day This Sunday
The Fordham baseball team will have their annual Alumni Day on Sunday, April 27, as the Rams host Atlantic 10 opponent, the University of Massachusetts, at Houlihan Park. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s athletics page.
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