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September 12, 2011 • Volume 34, No. 1MM


In the Name of the Son:
Professor Finds
Restorative Justice,
Reconciliation After 9/11

Ten years ago, Orlando Rodriguez, Ph.D., was teaching at Fordham on the day his 31-year-old son, Gregory, an assistant vice president at Cantor Fitzgerald, died in the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center.

Through the awful, lasting grief of losing a child, through searing emotions and sobering realizations, Rodriguez and his wife, Phyllis, transformed their pain into a restorative brand of justice that would bring meaning and dignity to their son’s sacrifice.

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Within Hughes Hall, an Intricate Choreography
of Construction

Standing at the heart of the Rose Hill campus, Hughes Hall has undergone many changes in its 120-year existence. Once the home of Fordham Prep, it has spent time as an athletic facility, administrative offices and, most recently, a residence hall.

Today, construction crews are transforming the 50,000-square-foot structure once again—this time, into a building within a building.

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Hughes Hall: 120 Years of Service

Panel Showcases Fordham’s Ties to New York

Colleges and their surrounding neighborhoods have abundant opportunities to grow and thrive together, according to leaders from three New York colleges and universities, including Fordham, who discussed the issue at a recent conference.

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To Improve Schools, Fight Poverty,
Education Expert Says

New Trustees Bring Diverse Experience to Fordham Leadership

Scholar Studies What Makes
Women Entrepreneurs Tick

Professor Taps Lifetime in Art to
Teach, Inspire and Create

Professor Looks at Parish Shutdowns
and Attachment to Sacred Places

New Names, Familiar Faces Help to
Expand Campus Ministry

APA Honors Psychology
Professor Emerita

A Cornucopia of Wildlife Calls Fordham Home

Photo Essay: A Roof Garden Grows in the Bronx

This Month in Fordham History
In the Shadow of War, Fordham Welcomes
Students for Peace

Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines







Class of 2015 Takes Fordham by Storm

What does it take to get to Fordham? Good grades in high school and a mountain of extra-curricular activities,
to be sure.

For the Class of 2015, it took something more: enough savvy, luck and determination to outlast Hurricane Irene, the worst severe-weather system to tear through the Northeast in a century.

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Top 10
Novels Set on College Campuses

Fredric Nachbaur has been the director of Fordham University Press (FUP) since February 2009.

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Photo Essay
A Roof Garden Grows in the Bronx

The top of the Fordham Regional Parking Facility, which is normally an empty, windswept void of concrete, became Jason Aloisio’s laboratory last summer.

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