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March 16, 2007 • Volume 29, No. 10

$3.1 Million Creates Second Leitner Chair in International Human Rights at Fordham Law

A gift from James Leitner, LAW ’82, and his wife Sandra Leitner has allowed the Law School to establish its second chair in international human rights in two years.

The Leitners made a gift of $2 million in 2005, creating the first Leitner Family Chair in International Human Rights and launching the School’s Centennial giving campaign. Their most recent gift of $3.1 million establishes a second chair in the field, funds additional internships, and creates a human rights clinic.

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Student Involvement in Christian
Life Communities on the Upswing

Christian Life Communities (CLC) are on the rise at Fordham University.

The communities, small groups of undergraduate and graduate students who gather once a week to share their faith, have grown to nearly 70 members in the year since they were established on campus.

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Entering Second Decade, Irish Institute Aims Higher

Ponterotto Receives Helms Award for Mentoring and Scholarship

Professor Offers Ethics Guidelines for “Dirty Hands”

Moving to 24/7, Fordham IT Adds New Faculty Services, Sponsors Task Force Study<

Educational Reform Failing K-12 Students, Educator Says

Sapientia et Doctrina: When Tradition Seems Untraditional

The Legacy of Liberation Theology: Meaning in the Stories of Salvadoran Jesuits

Spotlight on Archives Reveals Diverse Treasure Trove

On the Miraculous Molecule:
Nanotubes May Augur a New Era in the Treatment of Disease

Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines

“No Ordinary Basement,” Keating Restored and Renewed

To students attending Fordham in the 1940s and 1950s, the basement of Keating Hall was a center of student life. “The McGinley Center didn’t exist yet,” said Brian Byrne, Ph.D., vice president for administration. “This was the place where everyone congregated between classes and hung out,” he said.

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