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September 8, 2008 • Volume 31, No. 1

University Jumps in Influential College Ratings

Fordham moved up from 67th to 61st place as a national university in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” issue.

This ranking places Fordham competitively among the nation’s 262 most prestigious universities and underscores a dramatic five-year climb from 84th place in 2002.

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Fordham Opens New Campus in Westchester

Fordham University welcomed the 2008-2009 academic year by opening a new campus in Westchester County, N.Y.

Fordham Westchester is a three-story, 62,500-square-foot building set on 32 landscaped acres at 400 Westchester Ave. in bucolic West Harrison. It is home to the adult undergraduate program as well as the graduate schools of Social Service, Religion and Religious Education, Education, and Business Administration.

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Fordham Students Find Environmental Inspiration Right in Their Backyard

For every student who ever complained, “It’s so nice today; why can’t we just have class outside?” Colin Cathcart has the answer: “Sustainable New York.”

The new summer course, which Cathcart taught to nine Fordham undergraduates in June, took place almost exclusively outside, with a particular focus on the Manhattan waterfront.

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Poised for Public Campaign Launch, Fordham Closes Best Fundraising Year in University History

School Leaders Chart the Future of Catholic Education

Class of 2012 Makes Fordham, New York Its Campus

Bronx High Schoolers See Their Home
Through the Eyes of History

Welcome Back!

New Class Teaches Real-World Ethics
from Different Perspectives

Fordham At Work: Helen Norgard

Fordham Teams with St. Barnabas to
Serve Community, Pursue Research

Japanese Students Learn about Education and
Social Issues

World Forum Examines Business and Education
in a Global Era

Action Network Focuses Students on Humanitarian Aid

English Professor Guides Students and Explores Deep-Seated American Fears

Scholar Studies the Healing Power of Symbolism

Of Masculinity and Men
Psychologist Deconstructs the Typical Guy, the Marlboro Man and Others

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

Here We Grow Again:
New Construction
Helps Strengthen
University’s Profile

Fordham’s construction projects are on the rise, so to speak.

The University undertook an ambitious roster of capital projects in 2008. The two largest are Campbell Hall, a 460-bed-dormitory named in honor of Robert Campbell (CBA ’55) and his wife, Joan, which is currently under construction, and a new 62,500 square-foot campus in Westchester County, N.Y., which opened in time for the fall semester.

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Fordham at Work

A profile of Helen Norgard, University Gardener

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