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Through Life Skills Training,
Professor Helps Empower People in Transition

For the past few years, Anita Lightburn, Ed.D, has been studying a particularly promising type of social service program, one that helps people overcome some of the toughest personal challenges anyone can face.


Striking a Darwinian Balance:
Biology Researcher Takes Up Microbial Diversity

The borough of Queens is known as one of the most culturally diverse urban centers in the world, making it one of the most bacterially rich places on the planet.
M“If I were to guess which commuting pathway would be the most microbiologically diverse in New York City, I would say it’s the No. 7 train going through Queens,” said Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences.


In High-Context Communication,
It’s Not Always What You Say

You can learn a thing or two about management from martial arts.
MBenjamin Cole, Ph.D., assistant professor of management systems in the Fordham Schools of Business, spent nine years in Japan, and the time he spent training at a martial arts dojo there proved to be ideal for examining the importance of successful communication within organizations.




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