Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Lecture: American Muslim Civil Rights After 9/11
Speaker: Faiza Patel, co-director of the Brennan Center National Security Program, will speak about how counterterrorism laws and policies affect American Muslims. For complete details, visit the event page.
12:30 p.m. | Room 3-02, Fordham Law School, Lincoln Center Campus
Lecture: Righting Wrongs in Court: Litigating and Prosecuting Human Rights Violations
Speaker: Aisling Reidy, senior legal advisor at Human Rights Watch, will talk about the different roles that NGOs can play in litigation strategy and the pros and cons of taking someone to court. Part of the 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, email@example.com
25Live Town Hall Meeting
25Live, a space reservation and online event scheduling software, will hold a meeting regarding university policies on the use of space and how to use their system.
1 p.m. | Flom Auditorium, William D. Walsh Family Library, Rose Hill Campus
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A Warm Welcome for Fordham’s Newest Landmark
Nearly 1,000 people flooded Robert Moses Plaza to celebrate the ribbon-cutting for the new law school, including former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.
Fordham Event Will Help Shape Vatican Views on Global Poverty and Development
Fordham will host a two-day conference, “Poverty and Development: A Catholic Perspective,” on Sept. 26 during which high-level church officials will come together to inform Pope Francisabout the needs of the developing world. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.
Rams Retain Liberty Cup
For the fifth straight year, the Rams defeated the Columbia Lions in the annual Liberty Cup battle. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s athletics page.
Acumen CEO: Investing Can Drive Social Change
Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and CEO of Acumen, visited Fordham to deliver a lecture on impact-driven leadership and investing as a means to achieve social change. For complete details, read the article on the Gabelli School’s blog.
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