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Friday, 25 July 2014

No events listed.

Saturday, 26 July 2014

Fordham Conversations
: Prosecuting Human Rights Violators
Almudena Bernabeu, international attorney and transitional justice program director at The Center for Justice & Accountability, will discuss prosecuting some of the worst perpetrators of crimes against humanity.
7 a.m. | WFUV-FM (90.7) or
Contact: Robin Shannon (718) 817-4557

Forty Years Later: Why Hasn’t Elder Abuse Also Been in the Spotlight?
Speaker: Bob Blancato, president of Matz, Blancato, & Associates, national coordinator of the Elder Justice Coalition, and executive director of the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs, will discuss the evolution of abuse prevention. Figures in Flight: RELEASED, a modern dance company made up of men who participated in the Rehabilitation Through The Arts program while inside prison, will perform after Blancato’s talk. Part of the National Organization of Forensic Social Work Annual Conference. Register online.
6:30 p.m. | 12th-floor Lounge/Corrigan Center, Lincoln Center Campus
Contact: Be the Evidence International (212) 636-6640,

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Bronx Arts Ensemble Concert: Sublime Strings in the Woods
Music for string quartet by Boccherini and Schubert will be featured at a free concert. Part of the Bronx Arts Ensemble Summer Concert series.
4 p.m. | McGinley Center, Rose Hill Campus
Contact: Bronx Arts Ensemble (718) 601-7399, 

Screening: Mothers of Bedford
Watch Mothers of Bedford (2011), a film about mothers in Bedford Prison trying to better themselves and maintain relationship with their school-age children. A panel discussion will follow the screening. Panelists will include Mona Graves, who is featured in Mothers of Bedford; Mary Byrne, Ph.D., Stone / Fish Professor in Clinical Health Care for the Underserved at Columbia University School of Nursing; and Rebecca Sussman, teen program coordinator at The Children’s Center at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. Part of the National Organization of Forensic Social Work Annual Conference. Register online
6:30 p.m. | McMahon Hall, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus
Contact: Be the Evidence International (212) 636-6640,

Monday, 28 July 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

Exhibit to Highlight South Williamsburg 
On July 25, a new show at the Lincoln Center Campus lldiko Butler Gallery will feature the part of Williamsburg that’s far-removed from the skinny, jean-clad, hirsute denizens of the epicenter of cool. For complete details, read thearticle on Fordham’s news blog.

Fordham Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Earn All-Academic Accolades from the USTFCCCA
The U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the 2014 Division I All-Academic Track & Field teams with a total of 324 men’s and women’s teams earning the distinction as a result of earning a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or higher. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s athletics page.

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