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MMApril 14, 2004 • Volume 26, No. 7


A Night to Remember

Fordham alumni and students, elected officials and honored guests filled the Waldorf=Astoria Grand Ballroom for the 3rd annual Fordham Founder’s Award Dinner on March 29 honoring author Mary Higgins Clark (FCLC ’79) and retired General John M. Keane (CBA ’66). The gala event raised $1.14 million for the Fordham Founder’s Presidential Scholarship Fund, awarded to exceptional students who are guided by their curiosity of mind and strength of spirit.

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Remembering Kitty Genovese

When The New York Times reported that 38 witnesses heard or saw parts of the1964 murder of Catherine 'Kitty' Genovese in Queens, the case became a national phenomenon that generated a groundswell of psychological research. Four decades later, the Genovese murder conjured enough emotion and curiosity to fill Room 109 of McMahon Hall on March 9 for a public forum.

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Fordham Receives Multimillion-Dollar Gifts

Fordham receives $6 million in gifts to fund professorships in art and religion.

Technology Center Receives $3.4 Million Grant

The Fordham University Regional Educational Technology Center (RETC) will use the grant to help teachers in the Bronx raise the achievement levels of their students.

Inside Fordham is published September through May by Development and University Relations, Office of Public Affairs, Fordham University, 113 W. 60th St., New York, NY 10023. Editor: Suzanne Stevens. Phone: (212) 636-6538; fax: (212) 765-2976; email: Information for the May issue should be submitted via email no later than Apr. 30. Publisher: Bruno Santonocito, Vice President for Development and University Relations. Managing Editor: Michele Snipe. Editorial Assistant: Elizabeth Sanders.

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