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Saturday, 1 November 2014


Fordham Conversations: End-of-Life Issues

Charles Camosy, Ph.D., associate professor of theology, will talk about the ethics of controversial end-of-life issues. Also, Fordham Conversations producer Megan Connor will share what happened when she asked tourists and New Yorkers around Times Square what they think about physician assisted suicide.

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

Contact: Robin Shannon, 718-817-4557


Career Forum for International Graduate Students

Speakers: IPED graduates Brie Layloo, Bea Lumanas, and Fan Zhang and Fulbright Fellowships Coordinator Rebecca Stark-Gendrano will discuss careers. Sponsored by the Graduate Program in International Political Economy and Development.

10 a.m. | Room E-540, Dealy Hall, Rose Hill Campus

Contact: IPED Office, 718-817-4064


Sunday, 2 November 2014


Dean’s List Ceremony

Fordham College at Rose Hill will honor undergraduates who have shown exemplary scholastic achievement over the past year.

Mass: 11 a.m. | University Church, Rose Hill Campus

Class of 2015 Ceremony: 12:15 p.m. | University Church, Rose Hill Campus

Class of 2016 Ceremony: 12:15 p.m. | McGinley Ballroom, McGinley Center, Rose Hill Campus

Class of 2017 Ceremony: 12:15 p.m. | Keating First Auditorium, Keating Hall, Rose Hill Campus

Dean’s Reception: 1:30 p.m. | McGinley Lounge, McGinley Center, Rose Hill Campus

Contact: Susan Legnini, 718-817-4700


Lambda Pi Eta Induction Ceremony

The Communication and Media Studies Department will induct 32 undergraduate students into its honor society, Lambda Pi Eta. Jim Jennewein, artist-in-residence at the Department of Communication and Media Studies, will be the guest speaker.

3 p.m. | Tognino Hall, Duane Library, Rose Hill Campus

Contact: Margot Hardenbergh,


Monday, 3 November 2014


Thanksgiving Food Drive

Campus Ministry and the Dorothy Day Center for Service and Justice present a holiday food drive that will run through Nov. 21. All non-perishable, canned, and baby food accepted. Monetary donations will also be accepted. Checks can be made payable to Campus Ministry.

9 a.m.- 9 p.m. | Lobby and Room 102, McGinley Center, Rose Hill Campus

9 a.m.- 9 p.m. | Plaza and LL 217, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus

9 a.m.- 9 p.m. | Room 133, Lobby, and Cafeteria, Westchester Campus


Conference: Today’s Terrorism: Today’s Counterterrorism

Speaker: Director of the FBI, James Comey, will talk about terrorism. Sponsored by the Center on National Security at Fordham Law and the Ari Halberstam Memorial Fund. Registration required. For complete details, visit the event page. ATTN: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED FROM THE 12th-FLOOR LOUNGE DUE TO LARGE REGISTRATION.

8 a.m. | Costantino Room, Fordham Law School, Lincoln Center Campus



Discussion: Chinese Rights Advocates: Plight and Prospects

Panelists: Chinese lawyers and advocates Liang Xiaojun, Liu Wei, Teng Biao, Yu Fangqiang, and Zhao Jingwei will share their perspectives on the current landscape for rights advocacy, public interest lawyering, and the legal profession in China. Co-sponsored by the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, the Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers, and the Fordham Asia Law Society. For complete details, visit the event page.

1 p.m. | Room 2-01A, Fordham Law School, Lincoln Center Campus



Lecture: Victor W. Lessoff

Speaker: Victor W. Lessoff, managing director in charge of internal investigations at TIAA-CREF, will talk about his role in the company and what he has learned about business. Sponsored by Beta Alpha Psi.

1 p.m. | McGinley Ballroom, McGinley Center, Rose Hill 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


Johnson & Johnson CEO to Future Leaders: Learn to Communicate

On Oct. 30, Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, talked about everything from his biggest failure to how he maintains a work/life balance, in a conversation with Sander Flaum, CEO of Flaum Navigators and adjunct professor in the Schools of Business. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.


Photos: Halloween Parade Brings Little Ghosts, Goblins, to Rose Hill

A parade of children decked out in costumes swarmed Edwards Parade and O’Keefe Commons for the annual Halloween parade and party hostedby the Fordham University Association. For complete details, view the photos on Fordham’s news blog.


Alumnus Bradley J. Butwin ’85 to Receive Award from Anti-Defamation League

Fordham Law alumnus Bradley J. Butwin will be honored with the Human Relations Award from the Anti-Defamation League on Dec. 8. For complete details, read the article on Fordham Law’s news page.

Separation of Church and the Voting Booth? The Moral Dilemmas of a Catholic American Voter

Fordham College at Rose Hill senior Thomas Merante discusses what moral questions Catholic Americans should ask when contemplating contemporary political issues and what ethical dilemmas they face in the voting booth. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s Center for Ethics Education blog.


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