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Saturday, 22 November 2014


Fordham Conversations: Thanksgiving Stress

Mary Clingman from the Butterball Hotline shares her experience as a turkey expert and some of the stories she's heard from stressed out callers as they prepare Thanksgiving dinner. Then, Steven Stoll, Ph.D., associate professor of history, talks about the first Thanksgiving. Finally, Bill Schermerhorn, the creative director of the Macy's Parade, explains how to pull off a parade that gets bigger and bigger each year.

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

Contact: Robin Shannon, 718-817-4557


Sunday, 23 November 2014


No events listed.


Monday, 24 November 2014


Holiday Coat and Toy Drives

University Mission and Ministry is asking for donations of clean and gently used coats, hats, scarves, and boots; new, unwrapped, nonviolent toys appropriate for children, and monetary gifts in the form of checks payable to Campus Ministry.

9 a.m.- 9 p.m. | Room 101/102, McGinley Center, Rose Hill Campus

9 a.m.- 9 p.m. | Room 217 (toys)/Bins under the Mission and Ministry Board (clothes), Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus

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


Staged-Reading: Full of Grace

The Department of Theology and the Fordham Theatre Program will present the docu-drama play Full of Grace: Journeys of LGBT Catholics. For complete details, visit the event page.

7 p.m. | Pope Auditorium, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus

Contact: 805-751-3855,


Poets Out Loud Reading Series

Featuring: Poets Angela Jackson and r. erica doyle. Co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America. For complete details, visit the event page.

7 p.m. | 12th-floor Lounge/Corrigan Conference Center, 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


Provost’s Annual Report Highlights Gains in Undergraduate Schools

Advances in SAT scores, greater minority and international enrollment, and higher national rankings for 2013 are among the highlights in the Provost's Annual Report on Undergraduate Schools. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.


Seymour Hersh: A Reporter's Reporter

Robert Miraldi, author of Seymour Hersh: Scoop Artist (Potomac Books, 2013) received Fordham’s 2014 Ann M. Sperber Award. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.

Lockheed Martin Exec Shares Secrets to Success

On Nov. 18, Maryanne Lavan, general counsel/senior vice president at the defense contract company Lockheed Martin, shared interview and career tips to aspiring lawyers at Fordham Law School. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news blog.


Female Entrepreneurs Celebrated at BNP Paribas Event

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, hosted by international bank BNP Paribas, saw female members of the Fordham community discuss their roles as businesswomen. For complete details, read the article on the Gabelli School’s blog.


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