Recent Updates Fordham offices remain staffed and operating remotely. The University has released its plan, Fordham Forward, to resume in-person teaching and learning for the Fall semester. Full Details
Rachel Podd, a Ph.D. candidate in history and Matthew Clark, a teacher at the Bronx High School of Science, came together for a one-time collaboration that dramatically expanded their students' understanding of the similarities between the Black Plague and COVID-19.
The Fordham Forward task force and its subcommittees have worked tirelessly to develop a sophisticated, multifaceted plan to deal with COVID-19 and mitigate the risks associated with reopening. Thanks to their efforts, Fordham plans to proceed with on-ground instruction beginning August 26.
Donor-Funded Grants Keep Graduate Student Research Going Strong
Most Ph.D.-level programs are only funded in nine-month intervals. Plus, when coupled with a pandemic, support in the form of summer fellowship opportunities are critical. Thanks to the help of generous benefactors, GSAS students are able to continue to make progress on their research while also receiving mentorship support.
Effective July 1, Fordham University will welcome Tyler Stovall, Ph.D., a seasoned administrator and lauded historian whose scholarship has focused on 20th-century France, issues of race and class, and transnational history, as dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Fordham Students Earn Department of Defense Cybersecurity Grants
Two recent Fordham undergraduates will return to the University in the fall to pursue an M.S. in cybersecurity, thanks to a scholarship funded by the United States Department of Defense (DOD) and administered by the National Security Agency (NSA).