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FALL 2012

On the Cover
From left: Stephen Colbert, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, and James Martin, S.J., as illustrated by Fordham visual arts student Tim Luecke, who created an animated video highlighting the trio's Sept. 14 visit to Fordham's Rose Hill campus. Watch Luecke's video. 






Pediatric Cardiologist

Christine A. Walsh, M.D., TMC '69, is one of the nation's leading experts in children's heart disease and treating individuals at risk for sudden unexpected cardiac death.

The Cardinal and Colbert

It was equal parts pep rally, comedy show, and religious revival at Rose Hill when Stephen Colbert joined Timothy Cardinal Dolan to talk about humor and the spiritual life.

Science Renaissance

Fordham is expanding research opportunities for students and helping to create a hub of scientific excellence with a global reach.


Step Up

Overcoming some incredible odds, students thrive in Fordham's CSTEP, a state-sponsored program that has been propelling minority scholars to careers in the sciences for 25 years and counting.


The Witness Tree

Photographer Carolyn Monastra, FCRH '88, has been traveling the world documenting landscapes affected by climate change.

Banvard's Moving Panorama

Rediscovering an American original and reviving his story for the stage

Excelsior | Ever Upward | The Campaign for Fordham

Hughes Renewed
Psychologist Leaves Legacy of Devotion
New Phonathon Center Provides Student Jobs and Vital Support for the University
Father McShane Reports Steady Progress in 2011-2012


The Call of Stories
Saint Kateri
Merci Beaucoup
When East Met West
Academic Heroes
Reel Fordham Redux

On Campus

University Trustees Elect New Chair
The Class of 2016 by the Numbers
Actor Joe Morton Takes Denzel Washington Chair
Renewing the War on Cancer
Actors Abroad
Living Past 100, and Living Well
GSS Program Opens Doors for At-Risk Bronx Students
Business Students' Ideas Are Smokin'
The Illustrated Adventures of Tim Luecke
Water, Water Everywhere
Hot Off the (Fordham University) Press
On the Front Lines of the Higgs Discovery
Fordham Honors Veteran U.N. Diplomat
The Spirit of Undying Adventure


Alumni Notes

Rams Roundup

David Roach to Lead Athletics Program
A Fun-Filled Bash, a 5K Ram Race—and a Football Win
High Hopes for Hoops

In Memoriam


Seven Questions with Mary Lou Quinlan, GBA '82


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