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February 25, 2013 • Volume 35, No. 8M


Top Dominican Priest
Urges Awakening the Christian Imagination

At the heart of the Christian story is a stirring drama about personal fortitude, genuine love, and the triumph of good over evil.

But if asked, would Christians actually describe their religion in that way?

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Elusive Tenure Track Inspires New Careers

The idea of the cloistered doctoral candidate holds romantic charm, particularly when it comes to the humanities. It conjures images of sojourns to ancient libraries and the handling of original manuscripts, all in the service of attaining a coveted tenure-track position at a research university.

But according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, in 1970, 50 percent of full time faculty was either tenure or tenured track. By the late 2000s that figure had dropped to 31 percent.

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Fordham Alumnus Recounts Rise to the
Top of Sugar Industry

In the blink of an eye, Alfonso Fanjul, GSB ’59, and his family lost the business they’d spent
generations in Cuba working to create.
But hard work and a great education helped Fanjul, the CEO of Florida Crystals, restart in the United States. .

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Effects of Slavery Still Reverberate Today,
Scholar Says

Photo Essay—A Blast from the Past:
Fordham Celebrates Black History Month

Student Club Advisers: Unsung Heroes

Faculty Recognized, Richard Rodgers Revisited

Theologians Weigh in on Papal Resignation

Law School Ethics and Corporate Law Centers
Team up for Lecture Series

Top Ten Feminist Advocates for Work and Family

Historian Traces Jewish Immigrants’ Path
to Success in New York

Stereotypes and Suicide:
Researcher Examines Link Between
Masculinity and Mental Health

Crossing Cultures for Kids with Special Needs

Upcoming @ Fordham:
• Business and the City: Designing, Building, and Funding Infrastructure
• Dance Concert Fundraiser to Support Jefferson Scholarships

Rams Receive Career Tips from
Business Alumni

Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines


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