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February 2005 • Volume 27, No. 5MM

Jazz at Rose Hill

Jazz legend Marian McPartland, 86, dazzled a standing-room-only crowd in Duane Library by playing requests and sharing anecdotes about her musical friends, including Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. Before her hour-long set, the longtime host of Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz received the Sapientia et Doctrina medal from Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham University, for her commitment to music education.”

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Biopharmaceuticals and Public Trust

Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.)

Top executives from pharmaceutical companies, the federal government and patient advocacy groups gathered at Fordham for a two-day summit designed to address the most controversial issues regarding the development, approval and marketing of new drugs.

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Cuban vicar general of Havana delivers two lectures at Fordham

The impact of the war in Iraq on U.S.-Irish relations explored

IPED lecture series addresses issues of development and conservation

Global Outreach experiences a global expansion

Tsunami Relief

Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham University, has launched a $50,000 fundraising campaign to benefit victims of the December tsunami. He’s promised $25,000 from the President’s Discretionary Fund and is encouraging students and staff to match that amount by March 1.

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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 March issue should be submitted via email no later than Feb. 26. Publisher: Bruno Santonocito, Vice President for Development and University Relations. Managing Editor: Michele Snipe. Editorial Assistant: John Blakeley.

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