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Fordham Requires All Students To Be Vaccinated for Fall 2021 Semester

April 16, 2021
Students in all undergraduate, graduate and professional schools at Fordham will be required to be vaccinated for the fall 2021 semester.
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Online Learning Impacts Students’ Study Habits and Future of Learning

By MARYAM BESHARA April 15, 2021
Students modified their study habits to accommodate new online learning, and educators modified their classrooms to teach students virtually.
Joseph VanGostein, president of USG

Winners of the USG 2021 Elections Announced

April 14, 2021
Joseph VanGostein, Gabelli School of Business ’22, was elected as president of the United Student Government for the 2021-22 academic year.
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Fordham Resumes On-Campus Tours

By INSIYA GANDHI April 14, 2021
Fordham has announced that limited campus tours for prospective students and their families would resume on April 7 with COVID precautions.
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Fordham Specifies Plans for In-Person Commencement Ceremonies

April 13, 2021
Fordham will host a series of in-person commencement ceremonies between May 17 and 20, to which students may bring two guests each, in addition to the main virtual commencement on May 22.
a vaccine fridge at Fordham

Fordham Offers COVID-19 Vaccines

April 4, 2021
Fordham announced on April 4 that it will distribute 200 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to give to the Fordham community.
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Peer Health Exchange Volunteers Teach Virtual Classes to NYC Students

By EMILY ELLIS April 2, 2021
Through a curriculum centered around identity, drug safety and sexual health and awareness, PHE volunteers provide students with access to health resources as well as the agency to use them.
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Fordham Reinstates Retirement Fund Contributions, Financial Trouble Remains

By JOE KOTTKE April 2, 2021
The administration has reinstated contributions to retirement funds, but concerns about transparency and financial stability remain.
A set of actionables by Fordham students to support the AAPI community.

Fordham Community Reacts to Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

By INSIYA GANDHI April 2, 2021
Fordham students discuss current and past instances of racism and what the University must do to combat injustice against the AAPI community.
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Fordham Faces a Decrease in COVID-19 Testing

By ALLIE STOFER March 31, 2021
After campus was shut down at Rose Hill due to a spike in cases, there has been a decrease in on-campus testing at Fordham.
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Student Employees’ Eligibility for Vaccine Sparks Confusion

By MARIN HOWELL March 31, 2021
After becoming eligible for the vaccine in New York, student workers have difficulties getting it at Fordham.
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Fordham Deans Clarify Alleged Crackdown on Grades Rumor

By MICHELLE AGARON March 30, 2021
The deans of FCRH and FCLC issued a joint statement clarifying that the call for stricter evaluation applied to students who did not complete their coursework but still received passing grades.