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Thursday, 2 October 2014

 

Lecture: Truth in the Age of Twitter

Speaker: Matthew Winkler, editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News, will talk about journalism and how social media affects it. Sponsored by the Gabelli School of Business. For complete details, visit the event page.

1 p.m. | Room 109, McMahon Hall, Lincoln Center Campus

Contact: colleen.fordhamevents@gmail.com

 

Lunchtime Zen

A weekly introduction to Zen meditation. All are welcome, no registration required. Loose clothing recommended. Sponsored by Campus Ministry.

1:15 p.m. | Blessed Rupert Mayer Chapel, Room 221, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus

Contact: Sheila Ross, 212-636-6540, sross@fordham.edu or Carol Gibney, 212-636-6318, cgibney@fordham.edu.

 

Presentation: IPED Summer Field Reports I

IPED graduate students will report on their summer field placements in Washington, D.C. and New York as well as their language immersion experiences in Peru, France, and Jordan.  Sponsored by the Graduate Program in International Political Economy and Development (IPED).

4 p.m. | Economics Conference Room/Room E-540, Dealy Hall, Rose Hill Campus

Contact: IPED Office, 718 817-4064

 

Lecture: How Judges Decide

Speaker: Hon. Jed S. Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York will talk about judges as umpires and how they deal with tough issues daily. For complete details, visit the event page.

6 p.m. | Room 4-04, Fordham Law School, 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

 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Cases at Fordham Law

On Sept. 30, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit sat at Fordham Law School and heard four cases, marking the official opening of Fordham’s new building. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.

 

Elderly Elm Stands Guard for More Than 270 Years

Fordham University is seeking to reward Rose Hill campus’ oldest American elm tree by lobbying to get it listed on the National Register of Big Trees. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.

 

Save The Date

 

Learn IT: Gapps at Fordham

Fordham IT’s Diego Gomez and Alex Cohen will discuss the power of Google Drive and how to use it effectively on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 11 a.m. in Flom Auditorium, William D. Walsh Family Library, Rose Hill Campus. Bring your laptops to participate in this session. For complete details, email Gapps+LearnIT@fordham.edu.

 

Global Chef at Fordham Dining

Chef Ryan Wilson will share the flavors of England with Fordham Dining on Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 4:30-7:30p.m. in the Marketplace, Rose Hill Campus and Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 11-2 p.m. in the Undergraduate Community Dining Room, Lincoln Center Campus. For complete details, visit the event page.

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