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October 13, 2009 • Volume 32, No. 3

Fordham Launches Consortium on Social Justice

Fordham University marked the launch of its Consortium on Social Justice and Poverty on Sept. 22 with a discussion at its Lincoln Center campus on how the global downturn affects the world’s poor.

The event, which included a panel of economists and scholars, celebrated the links that will be formed between the University and institutions within and beyond New York City.

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UNICEF Economist Explains Effect of Recession
on Global Poor

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1841 Society Luncheon Delves into University History

Fordham’s long and occasionally bumpy journey from its founding to the present was the subject of a luncheon talk on Sept. 10 by Monsignor Thomas J. Shelley (GSAS ’64), professor of church history and associate chair of graduate studies in the Department of Theology.

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ROTC Cadets Take Learning Out of the Classroom

Marina Codraro is leading a squad of U.S. Army soldiers down a rain-soaked dirt path that cuts through heavily wooded terrain.

As they reach a bend in the trail, an enemy hidden deep within the forest opens fire. One soldier falls on the road.

Codraro directs her squad to take cover and move into the woods.…

This scenario was not real. It is one of the many drills designed to sharpen the leadership skills of cadets in the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).

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Conference Weighs the Impact of American Consumerism

Couric Calls Cancer Crusade Her Greatest Accomplishment

Photo Essay: Jesuit Bridges Cultures Through Dance

Conference Details Patriarchate’s Struggles in Turkey

GRE Conference Advances Dialogue on Lay Ministry

Priest Uncovers Liturgical Collection that
Spans from Medieval to Modern

Shedding Light on the Lives of Black Women Migrants to New York

The Role of Culture in Social Movements
Drives Professor’s Research


This Month in Jesuit History:
Society Creates First School for Lay Students

Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines

Fordham Celebrates Opening of London Centre

Fordham University celebrated the grand opening of its London Centre at Heythrop College on Sept. 16 with acclaimed English actress Honor Blackman, a performance by members of the London Dramatic Academy, and a reception for alumni, friends, faculty and students.

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Fordham at Work

A profile of Kelly Roberts, Assistant Director,
Office for International Services at Lincoln

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