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summer 2011

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On the Cover
For years, Fordham University has captured the imagination of moviemakers. In our cover story, we focus on some of the dozen-plus features filmed in part at Fordham. Eric Tucker/The Image Bank




American Justice

The son of immigrants, Denny Chin, LAW '78, has gone from a boyhood in Hell's Kitchen to one of the most important positions in the U.S. legal system.

Reel Fordham

From The Iron Major (1943) to The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Fordham has been the location of choice for more than a few memorable movies.

Transforming Lincoln Center

The University has embarked on a long-term plan to develop its Lincoln Center campus, beginning with a new School of Law building and undergraduate residence hall set to open in 2014.


The Problem Solvers

Fordham Law students make a persuasive case for settling disputes through mediation and arbitration—and the world is listening.


Golden Age

The graying of America underscores the urgency of the Ravazzin Center's mission to help social workers and organizations meet the needs of an aging society.

Mentoring Latinas

Role models help Bronx girls prepare for college and career success.

Excelsior | Ever Upward | The Campaign for Fordham

Breaking Ground
Schools Help Kick Off Next Phase of Campaign
Excelsior Surpasses $400 Million
The Gift of Education
What Is 55,024?


Truman and the Bomb
302 Broadway Revisited
Head of the Charles
Parent's Praise
The Person Behind the Voice

On Campus

The Truman Connection
University Fortifies Ties in China
Applications Rise From Coast to Coast
Martin Named Dean of Fordham Law
Dylan McDermott, Pro Se
Measuring Happiness in Old Age
Founder's Dinner Honors Devoted Alumni
Ailey/Fordham Dancers Honor Late Director
Dean Brings Fresh Focus to Rose Hill
The Beauty of Dendrimers
Supporting Science, Benefiting Society
Medieval New York
Funding Research



Events Calendar

Alumni Notes

Rams Roundup

Olympic Legend
Gaitley to Lead Women's Basketball
Women's Swimming Takes Second at A-10 Championships

In Memoriam


Seven Questions with Taylor Schilling, Rising Star



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Updated: 5/27/11

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