Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

Back to eNewsroom

Today at Fordham Spotlight

Arts & Events Calendar

University Calendar

Thursday, 24 April 2014

No events listed.

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

Nobel Economist Examines Poverty in India
The work of Amartya Sen, Ph.D., the Nobel Prize-winning economist and Harvard professor, on poverty, gender inequality, Indian history, and philosophy all played a role in his talk, “Why Do We Tolerate Poverty in a Rich World?” For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.

Return to Tomorrow
Fifty years ago, Fordham alumni brought Michelangelo’s first masterpiece to Flushing Meadows and helped make the 1964–1965 New York World’s Fair one of the most memorable spectacles of commerce, culture, and innovation in the city’s history. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news blog.

Alumni Relations Lecture Series Examines Political Unrest in Ukraine
Two members of the Fordham community gave context to the tensions in Ukraine at an April 15 installment of “Fordham at the Forefront,” which attracted more than 100 alumni, students, and friends to a panel discussion held at the New York Athletic Club. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news blog.

Waving the Fordham Banner in Zimbabwe
Patrick Ryan, S.J., GSAS ‘65, the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society, recently traveled to southern Africa for a few weeks with a Fulbright Specialist award to give a series of 16 lectures (eight each week) entitled “Responding to the Call of Bilal: The Origins of Islam and its Development in Africa.” For complete details, read thearticle on Fordham’s news blog.

Fordham’s Frank McLaughlin Recipient of MBWA Distinguished Service Award
Associate Vice President of Student Affairs for Athletic Alumni Relations and External Affairs/Athletic Director Emeritus Frank McLaughlin received the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association Distinguished Service Award at the 81st NIT/MBWA Haggerty Awards dinner at the Westchester Marriott on April 22. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s athletics page.

To recommend your University news or event for inclusion in Today at Fordham Spotlight, please submit the following information to by 1 p.m. on the preceding business day: Event Title, Time, Location, Campus, Departmental Sponsor, Contact Name and Phone Number. Submissions are not guaranteed inclusion and may be edited for style and length. Please type “Today at Fordham Spotlight” in the subject line. View the latest in University News at

Site  | Directories
Submit Search Request