Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York  

spring 2009

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On the Cover
Bono, lead singer of U2, Self-Portrait on Back of Fordham Blue Book



School of Rock

U2, the biggest rock band on the planet, gave a master class at Fordham on March 6, the likes of which no one will ever forget.

Fordham Rising

The University announces Excelsior | Ever Upward | The Campaign for Fordham, a $500 million fundraising drive and a clarion call to renew and enrich Fordham physically, spiritually and academically.

A University Transformed

Major development projects made possible by the campaign will enrich the communal atmosphere and create new opportunities for students on both the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses.

Curious Minds, Strong Spirits

At the annual Fordham Founder's Award Dinner, the University raised $2 million for scholarships and honored two alumni who exemplify the University's defining traditions, as an institution dedicated to wisdom and learning in the service of others.

On Campus

Tom Brokaw to Address Class of 2009 at Commencement
Paul Simon to Perform at Spring Gala
Law School Kicks Off $100 Million Campaign
Rose Hill Residence Renamed for Business Alumnus
Learning Community Breeds Business Leaders
$2 Million Gift Funds Orthodox Studies
Endowed Chair Honors Theological Giant
Dancers Thrive on Ailey Partnership

Alumni Notes

Rams Roundup

University Celebrates 150 Years of Baseball

Seven Questions with Anna Oprescu

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Updated: 4/27/09

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