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Tuesday, 21 October 2014


Lecture: How to Get a Job Saving the Environment

Speaker: Author and businesswoman Hunter Lovins will talk about “green” careers.

10 a.m. | Campbell Commons, Campbell Hall, Rose Hill Campus



Lecture: The Human Rights Implications of Addressing the Ebola Crisis

Speaker: Joseph Amon, director of the Health and Human Rights Division at Human Rights Watch, will discuss issues related to quarantine, child protection, discrimination, and international response. Part of the Leitner Center Brown Bag Lunch Series. For complete details, visit the event page.

12:30 p.m. | Room 3-01, Fordham Law School, Lincoln Center Campus

Contact: Zach Hudson,


Tour: St. Paul the Apostle Church

Robert J. Reilly, assistant dean of the Feerick Center, will lead a tour focusing on the architecture, history and art of Fordham's neighbor at Lincoln Center. Sponsored by the Catholic Law Students Association.

12:45 p.m. | Security Desk at the 60th Street Entrance, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus

Contact: Robert J. Reilly, 212-636-6807,


Lecture: Triumph of the Sun: How to Stop Global Warming and Recapture the Future

Speaker: Author and businesswoman Hunter Lovins will talk about global warming.

2:30 p.m. | Butler Commons, Duane Library, Rose Hill Campus

Contact: Michael Pirson,


2014 Anastasi Lecture: It’s Complicated: The Ongoing Saga of Opportunity in America

Speaker: Henry Braun, Boisi Professor of Education and Public Policy and director of the Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation and Education Policy at Boston College, will talk about the growing inequality of opportunity. For complete details, visit the event page.

5:30 p.m. | 12th-floor Lounge/Corrigan Conference Center, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus

Contact: David Budescu, 718-817-3786,


Lecture: Women and Christianity: Unsettled and Unsettling Questions

Speaker: Author and psychologist Sidney Callahan, Ph.D., will look to the psychological sciences to provide resources for the dialogue on Catholic women. Part of the 10th Annual Rita Cassella Jones Lecture on Women & U.S. Catholicism. For complete details, visit the event page.

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

Contact: The Francis and Ann Curran Center for American Catholic Studies, 718-817-0662,


Performance: Socrates Now! A Dramatization of Plato's Apology

Performer: Yannis Simonides, founder & director of Elliniko Theatro. Sponsored by the Fordham College at Rose Hill Honors Program, Manresa Scholars Program, Philosophy Department, and Classics Department.

7:30 p.m. | Leonard Theatre, Fordham Preparatory School, Rose Hill Campus

Contact: Matthew McGowan,


Lecture: Sustainability and Business

Speaker: Author and businesswoman Hunter Lovins will talk about how she became committed to sustainability and what institutional changes are needed to achieve a sustainable planet.

8 p.m. | Room 515, 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


Video: Pope Francis, Liberation Theology, and a Changing Church

Michael Lee, Ph.D., associate professor of theology, talks about Pope Francis’ attitude toward liberation theology and its impact on the Church. For complete details, watch the video on Fordham’s news page.


Faculty Reads: Advertising to Children

Fran Blumberg, Ph.D., associate professor of the Graduate School of Education, talks about an array of topics surrounding children and advertising in her new book, Advertising to Children: New Directions, New Media (Palgrave-MacMillan, 2014). For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news blog.


Dr. Celia B. Fisher Appears on the Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC to Discuss Health Disparities and Ebola

On Oct. 18, Celia Fisher, Ph.D., director of Fordham’s Center for Ethics Education, appeared on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss discrimination towards West African immigrants in the wake of the first death from the Ebola virus in the United States. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s Center for Ethics Education blog.


Save The Date


Spin-A-Thon Fundraiser: Spin for a Cure

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Ram Fit Center will host a spin-a-thon on Oct. 28 with classes offered at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m. in the spin room of the Ram Fit Center, McGinley Center, Rose Hill Campus. Sign-up is required to reserve a bike. The cost is $15 per class. For complete details, email Sarah Bickford at


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