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Auricchio spoke with Rebecca Stark-Gendrano and Mica McKnight, Assistant Dean for Juniors and Transfer Students and Assistant Dean for Sophomores, respectively. Both assured listeners that they are available and working hard to answer students’ questions. They also noted that the add-drop period will proceed as usual until Sep. 3.

Town Hall Part 2: Changes to Instruction Within FCLC and Gabelli

August 7, 2020

Deans from FCLC and Gabelli discussed in detail how their respective schools would adapt to a hybrid learning environment.

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Town Hall Part 1: Fordham Details University-Wide Reopening Protocols

August 7, 2020

Faculty and administration discussed modifications to classes, campus life and student conduct and provided new information from the Fordham Forward reopening plan in a university-wide town hall.

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The New Normal for Colleges

July 31, 2020

While comparing ten schools’ fall semester plans, Fordham exceeded in providing asynchronous options, while also having shortcomings, like lack of communication.

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What Social Distancing Will Look Like at Lincoln Center

July 31, 2020

Fordham announced their plans for a social distant move-in and how they expect students to remain socially distant as the semester progresses.

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Concerned and Optimistic: Students Prepare for an Unprecedented Semester

July 30, 2020

An in-depth guide to Fordham’s reopening plan and procedures. Students discuss the benefits and downsides of returning to campus in the fall.

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Fordham Details Hybrid Learning Plan for Fall 2020

July 29, 2020

As the fall semester draws closer, Fordham is providing more details that pertain to the hybrid learning plan. While the university is pushing for optimism and innovation, students continue to worry about their safety.

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Fordham Offers Tuition Insurance Plan Through Dewar Program

July 16, 2020

The Office of Student Financial Services announced an option for students to enroll in additional insurance through the Dewar Tuition Refund Plan, which will provide additional support for students who may need to leave school due to medical reasons.

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UPDATED: ICE Decision Prompts Fordham to Take Action

July 14, 2020

Fordham is backing the efforts of Harvard and MIT in the lawsuit against the DHS and ICE for revoking online course exemptions for international students.

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ICE Ruling Further Complicates International Students’ Return

July 13, 2020

International students raise concerns about the measures Fordham will take to ensure that they can study on campus if they choose.

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Fordham’s Reopening Plan is ‘Too Little, Too Late’

July 9, 2020

Fordham's delayed decision on a plan for the upcoming semester has made it difficult for many students to make their own plans for the fall.

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What Fordham’s Reopening Plan Means for Fall Semester

July 8, 2020

Fordham Forward, a 35-page document, details procedures and protocols to safely reopen.

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Graduate School Welcomes New Dean to An Empty Campus

June 25, 2020

A professor during student worker strikes in California, Tyler Stovall aims to solve graduate student unrest from the pandemic crisis.