Ancient Romans and Jews used different calendars to mark time. But January 1 was a day in which they both reflected upon their religions, says professor Sarit Kattan Gribetz, who studies how groups merged differing rhythms of time.
Fulbright fellow Suzy Sikorski is spending a year in the United Arab Emirates helping to preserve the local artistic traditions of the Emirati people, who make up roughly 11 percent of their country's increasingly diverse population.
Founded in 2003, Fordham's Mentoring Latinas program pairs middle and high school students with a Latina college student. Together, they address the educational and social challenges that young Latinas face.