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Christina Greer, an associate professor at Fordham University, had students in her "Racial and Ethic Politics" course upload objects that told their families' immigration story. What object tells your story?

Patrick Verel, GSAS '15, Graffiti Murals: Examining the Impact of Street Art

Inside the Graduate-Admissions Process written by Leonard Cassuto

Jenny Weiner, GSAS '14, is one of six writers awarded a Tow Foundation grant of $75,000 and a year long residency at the Roundabout Theatre.

Dr. Nicholas Paul wins the Medieval Academy of America's 2016 John Nicolas Brown Book Prize.

Tyler Falish, is a Public Service Fellow pursuing his MA in International Political Economy Development specializing in International and Development Economics at Fordham University. He is serving as an intern at the Council on Foreign Relations (CTR).

Francis Beckwith, PhD, will serve as the Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy for the 2016-17 academic year. He is the fourth person to hold the position.

Aarti Maharaj joins the Ethisphere Institute as Executive Editor and Director of Digital Content. She has been a Business Journalist for over seven years. Most recently, Aarti served as the Digital Content Editor at Compliance Week where she covered compliance, risk, and corporate governance news both in Europe and around the world. She was the Editor of Compliance Week's Global Glimpses blog and a Moderator at the magazine's annual conference in Washington D.C. and Europe. Prior to this move, Aarti was a Senior Writer at AECOM Technology Corporation where she was the communications lead for the Company's Global Ethics and compliance program. Aarti was also the Deputy Editor of Corporate Secretary Magazine. Aarti holds a Master’s Degree in Communication and Journalism from Fordham University and is also an Adjunct Professor in Pace University's Communication Studies Department.

Emily Bo was selected by the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) as the co-recipient of the 2016 Brenda Loyd Dissertation Award. The award honors an outstanding dissertation in the field of educational measurement. Congratulations Emily!

A Conversation with Leonard Cassuto on "The Graduate School Mess"


Career Choices for Philosophers: A Panel Discussion
Hosted by The Philosophy Department
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
3:15 - 5 p.m.

Collins Hall Conference Room
Panelist will answer questions about preparing for careers beyond the academy.
Panelists include:
Alan Rhoda: Fordham Philosophy PhD 2004, Systems and Academic Technology Librarian, Christian Theological Seminary
David Grunner: PhD Candidate in Philosophy, full-time member of English Department at Regis High School (NYC)
James Van Wyck: PhD Candidate in English, regular Careers Columnist for InsideHigherEd
Refreshments will be provided. All are encouraged to attend.
Please RSVP by Monday, April 18 to Allysa Lake at

Editing Life: The Strange Science of Engineering Humans, Altering Nature, and Bringing Species Back from Extinction
Co-hosted by The BGSA, the Biology Department, Communications and Media Studies, Career Services, and FCRH.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
4 - 5 p.m.

Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library
Questions to follow
Speaker: Carl Zimmer
Carl has authored twelve books, including two textbooks, numerous essays, blog posts, and articles. Currently, he writes the weekly column, "Matter" in the New York Times, hosts a video series entitled "Science Happens," contributes as a correspondent for the health and medicine publication STAT, and teaches a science writing, so don't pass up the opportunity to attend this talk! It's bound to be both exciting and enlightening!
More information on Carl and his writing can be found on his website or his twitter @carlzimmer.
There is still time to confirm your attendance to this talk!

The Graduate Student Association's Lecture Series
Political Engagement and Racial Injustice Today
Featuring Linda Martine Alcoff
Thursday, April 28, 2016
4 - 6 p.m.

Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library

2016 Spring Gannon Lecture and Reception
Capitalist, Arise!
Income Inequality in America Today
Presented by Peter Georgescu, Chairman Emeritus, Young & Rubicam
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
5:30 p.m. Reception | 6:30 p.m. Program
12th-Floor Lounge | E. Gerald Corrigan Conference Center | Lincoln Center Campus
For more information and to Register