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October 26, 2009 • Volume 32, No. 4

State of the University
Father McShane Cites New Records
Amidst Economic Uncertainty

Robust intellectual health and record highs in fundraising, student awards and faculty grant applications highlighted the 2008-2009 year at Fordham, said Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham, on Oct. 1 at the 11th annual Faculty Convocation.

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CBA Students Get Firsthand Advice from Media Pros

Multitasking and multitalented— those are the two most important traits for anyone seeking a job in the fast-paced world of broadcast media, said Zach Toback, vice president of news operations for NBC.

Toback was joined by Jim Murphy, senior executive producer at Good Morning America; and Bianna Golodryga, financial correspondent for ABC News; to speak to business students on Oct. 6 as part of the College of Business Administration’s Marketing Leadership Forum.

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Fordham Appoints New Vice President for Facilities

Marc A. Valera, associate vice president for facilities since 2005, has been confirmed as vice president for facilities by the University Board of Trustees.

In his new position, Valera is responsible for overseeing facilities operations, capital projects and safety and security for all University campuses. In addition, he manages the campus development plan for Rose Hill.

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GRE Unveils New Strategic Plan in Step With Toward 2016

Scholar Describes Lombardi’s Role in Winning-Obsessed Culture

Author Describes Wayward Youth, Redemption, to
Bronx High Schoolers

Photo Essay: President’s Ball Kicks Off Homecoming

Fellow Uses Final Fordham Event to Raise Awareness About Teenage Bipolar Disorder

Business Leaders Discuss Corporate Ethics and Governance

Fordham Collaborates on Conservation Colloquium

Psychology Behind Motivation Forms Basis for Education Professor’s Work

Researcher Uncovers Mysteries of Cell Regeneration in the Eye

A Life After Death: Professor Decodes the Post-Mortem Adventures of Eva Perón


This Month in Jesuit History:
Jesuits Establish School to Bolster German Catholicism

Grants and Gifts

Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines

Homecoming 2009:
A Party, a Downpour and
— Whew! — a Victory

The last time Gabriella Baldassarre (FCLC ’89) walked the Rose Hill campus, there was no Walsh Family Library, no multi-level parking facility and no sign of the upcoming Campbell, Salice and Conley Halls.

“It’s amazing how much has changed around here,” said Baldassarre, who joined roughly 3,000 alumni and their family members under the festival tent on Oct. 3 for Homecoming 2009.

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Fordham at Work

A profile of Alyson Weaver, Counselor, Science and Technology Entry Program/Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP/ CSTEP) at Rose Hill

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