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June 30, 2008 • Volume 30, No. 16

Define Yourself, Charlie Rose Tells Class of 2008

“You define yourself; don’t dare let anyone else tell you who you are,” award-winning interviewer Charlie Rose told Fordham University’s graduating class. “Promise me and everyone else here that no one will define you, no one will put a ceiling on you because of your race, religion, background, gender or age.”

Rose delivered the keynote address to 4,300 graduates and more than 10,000 family members and friends under crystal blue skies at the University’s 163rd commencement on Saturday, May 17, on the Rose Hill campus.

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Fordham Spirit in High Gear at Jubilee Weekend 2008

You can go home again.

That was the opinion of more than 1,500 alumni and friends of Fordham who gathered at the Rose Hill campus for Jubilee Weekend 2008.

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Law Professor to Assume Senior Administrative Post

Joel Reidenberg, Ph.D., has been appointed associate vice president for academic affairs and associate chief academic officer at Fordham University.

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WFUV Raises $700,000 at First Spring Gala

Vatican Prefect Receives Honorary Doctorate

Scholar Urges Asian-American
Studies to Move Beyond Categories

Endowed Scholarship Donors and Recipients
Honored at Reception

Reflection, Faith, Highlight
Cardinal Dulles’ Farewell Lecture

Campbell Hall Groundbreaking Heralds
New Chapter for Rose Hill

Colleges Celebrate Student Achievements
at Award Ceremonies

RETC Brings Tech Savvy to Underperforming
Bronx Middle Schools

IT Conference Boosts Distance-Learning

Bronx History Project Awarded New York Council Grant

Professor Explains Roots of Church-Laity
Conflict in Old New York

Catholic School Leaders Chart the Future of
Catholic Education at GSE Symposium

HEOP’s Class of 2008 Honored at Rose Hill

Conference Sheds Light on Future of
Information-Based Economy

Conference Examines Life and Art in the Middle Ages

Sapientia et Doctrina: Green with Architecture

FCLS Professor Helps Adult Students Adjust to Academia

Law Professor Helps Shape Ethical Boundaries

Desperately Seeking Scotus:
Medieval Scholar Charts the Development of
Western Philosophy

New for 2008-2009:
Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines

Fordham Biologists Create Index to
Measure Tick Risk

As summer weather in the northeastern United States heats up, so does the danger of Lyme disease, which is spread by ticks. Determining the risks of getting bitten by ticks and possibly contracting the sometimes devastating disease have been almost impossible—until now.

This year, the chances of getting Lyme disease can be reduced by paying close attention to the Fordham Tick Index. Developed by biologists at the Louis Calder Center, the Tick Index is unique. It measures the risk of encountering the disease-bearing insects in the Westchester, Putnam and Rockland County areas north of New York City.

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