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September 29, 2008 • Volume 31, No. 2

A New Face at Fordham:
University Rolls Out Rejuvenated Ram

His face has been in print for 90 years: this year the Fordham Ram gets a makeover.

The fiercer, more robust Ram makes his debut this season, marking Fordham’s resurgence and its bid to become the nation’s top Catholic university.

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Verizon Executive Appointed Vice President for Government Relations and Urban Affairs

Thomas A. Dunne has been appointed Fordham’s new vice president for government relations and urban affairs.

Dunne, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., comes to Fordham from Verizon-New York, where he was the vice president of public policy and external affairs. He has more than 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors on legislative and policy issues. At Verizon, he was responsible for the corporation’s interaction with various government agencies and officials.

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Orthodox Christian Studies Nets $100,000 Commitment, $200,000 Challenge Grant

The Orthodox Christian Studies program at Fordham has received a $100,000 commitment and a challenge grant of $200,000 to establish a conference examining Orthodox/Catholic relations. The program hopes to build a $500,000 endowment through the initial gift and matching funds.

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Ribbon Cutting Marks Official Opening of
Fordham Westchester

Newest Crop of Executive MBA Students Is Most Diverse

CBS Taps Media Professor to Cover Georgian Conflict

A Blessed Welcome

University’s Institutional Review Board
Upholds Ethical Treatment in Human Research

Biologist Looks to the Ground for Animal Clues

Fordham Hosts Catholic Biblical Association

Law Professor Plumbs Depths of Conflict Between
Property Protection and Free Speech

Sudanese Refugee Works to Free His
Homeland from Strife

Professor Charts Pathways to Male Delinquency with
Eye on Intervention

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

Cambodian Heroine Fights Against Human Trafficking

When Somaly Mam was on the brink of adolescence, her grandfather sold her into the sex trade in Cambodia. Today, Mam is a published author and advocate for victims of a global human trafficking industry that sells nearly a million people into slavery each year.

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Fordham at Work

A profile of Linda LoSchiavo, Director, Quinn Library

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