Fordham Alum and CEO of Northwell Health Leads the Effort to Expand Hospital Services
Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health in New York, has been assigned, by Governor Andrew Cuomo, as co-leader of a statewide council tasked with expanding hospital capacity to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Dowling's message during this challenging time, "self-isolation is 'unbelievably important' for stopping the virus’ rampant spread."
Professor Earns Grant to Assess Cost of Climate Change Impact on Plants and Animals
Marc Conte, Ph.D., associate professor of economics, received a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to embark on an ambitious five-year-long project designed to help government leaders implement climate change policies while also understanding of the benefits and costs associated with them.
Fordham Earns National Grant to Host Cybersecurity Camp for Teens
Gen Cyber, a program jointly run by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation, recently awarded Fordham with a prestigious $100,000 grant to fund a weeklong, on-campus cybersecurity summer camp aimed at educating the next generation of professionals in this growing and critical field.
Scholar Outlines Responsive Future for Higher Education
During her recent lecture, Cathy N. Davidson, Ph.D., author of The New Education, encouraged members of the Fordham community to imagine a future in higher education where institutions could nimbly respond to developments in technology and rethink curriculum to stress life beyond school.
Professor Details Best Digital Advertising Practices
How can, and how should, online political ads be used to mobilize voters? Associate professor of communication and media studies, Jessica Baldwin-Philippi, addresses ethical questions such as this in the recent report that she co-authored, "Digital Political Ethics: Aligning Principles with Practice."