Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York  


fall 2013

On the Cover
That's the Ticket: Fordham was the place to be Friday night, March 18, 1966, when the Beach Boys brought their good vibrations to Rose Hill—a seminal event in the University's rock-and-roll history. Read "Rockin' Rose Hill" by Nicole LaRosa. 






Dispassionate Compassion

Loretta Preska, LAW '73, is chief judge of one of the biggest and busiest federal courts in the country.

Rockin' Rose Hill

From the Beach Boys and the Kinks to the Ramones and U2—a nostalgic look at the unexpected place Fordham holds in New York's music scene.

Bronx Boom

Fordham's Center for Entrepreneurship has joined forces with New York City to help hatch new businesses and stimulate job creation in the city's poorest borough.


On the Rise

More housing, more academic space, and more programs. Big changes are coming to Fordham's Lincoln Center campus.


Like Mother, Like Daughter

Last May, nearly 40 years after her own graduation day, Rita Ciolli, TMC '74, presented her daughter Teresa with a Fordham diploma.

Old Town's Old-Fashioned Appeal

A Union Square tavern with a literary reputation and a timeless feel.

Excelsior | Ever Upward | The Campaign for Fordham

Home in the Heart of the City
Jubilee Sets Attendance Record
Queen of Suspense Establishes Creative Writing Chair
Orthodox Studies Feted and Supported

Letters and Posts

Lifelong Learners
Social Work Mentor
Time and Again

On Campus

FBI, CIA, and NSA Heads Convene at Cybersecurity Conference
F for Fakes at Fordham
Students and Alumni Represent at ICCS
Debra McPhee Named Dean of Social Service
Faithful Attend World Youth Day in Brazil
Fulbright Winners Hit Double Digits
Gabelli Programs Ranked in Top 25
A Remembrance of Fallen Heroes
Supreme Court Justice Urges Students to Aim High
Eco-Savvy Business Students Sow Awareness
New Nanoresearch Aids Cancer Detection
Career Services Notes Increase in Recruiting
Class of 1963 Breaks Character at Reunion


Alumni Notes

Rams Roundup

Softball Wins Conference Title
Football Goes on the Offensive
Fordham Four Honored at Penn Relays

In Memoriam


Seven Questions with David Roach


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Updated: 9/23/13

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