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A Day in the Life: College Students During a Pandemic

October 20, 2020

Three Fordham students, two in New York and one in Abu Dhabi, go through a typical day of online learning for the fall semester.

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Online Learning Becomes Unmanageable: Auricchio Says ‘we might have gone too far’

September 29, 2020

Students and professors are finding the new online learning modality comes with a dramatically increased workload.

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Expectations Versus Reality: The Fall Semester

September 19, 2020

As students start classes from on-campus or remotely, some are finding that this new modality of learning is not quite what they expected.

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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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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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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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Students Frustrated With Silent ResLife as Semester Draws Closer

June 17, 2020

While Fordham maintains its optimism for an in-person fall semester, returning students face rising anxieties. Three Fordham students voice their concerns regarding ResLife’s silence about their housing situations this upcoming fall semester.

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Following NY State Guidelines, Fordham Is Hesitant About an In-Person Fall

June 7, 2020

Fordham remains uncertain about an in-person fall 2020 semester, but is encouraging staff and faculty members to be flexible and prepared for all scenarios.