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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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Fordham’s Financial Steps and Missteps During the Pandemic

May 13, 2020

With pressure from students, faculty and policymakers, Fordham's financial steps during the pandemic became subject to criticism.

Comparing NYC Schools’ Response to COVID-19

Comparing NYC Schools’ Response to COVID-19

April 14, 2020

NYC universities, including Fordham, are beginning to address student concerns that accompany the completion of the spring semester online — including financial reimbursement.

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Former President of Fordham Dies at 89

April 6, 2020

On the morning of March 30, University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., emailed the Fordham community to share that the Rev. Joseph A. O'Hare, S.J., the 31st president of the university, had passed away. He was 89. 

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COVID-19 Impacts Student and Aramark Employees

March 24, 2020

Fordham’s decision to complete the spring semester online due to the outbreak of COVID-19 has prompted concerns about university employees’ incomes, as precautions taken by the state, city and university to limit exposure to the virus prevent student workers from completing their work-study hours and have led to dining staff layoffs.

Coronavirus Timeline: Events That Affect Fordham

Coronavirus Timeline: Events That Affect Fordham

March 17, 2020

A Special Report from the News Desk

All Study Abroad in Europe Canceled, Another Potential Fordham Exposure Revealed

All Study Abroad in Europe Canceled, Another Potential Fordham Exposure Revealed

March 11, 2020

Students who may have been in contact with the staff member were notified by Keith Eldredge, Fordham Lincoln Center assistant vice president and dean of students, and their rooms were deep-cleaned by custodial services.

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Fordham Suspends All Campus Events

March 9, 2020

A change.org petition is also circulating within the Fordham community demanding the university cancel all campus activities to ensure student and staff safety and health.

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Fordham Assures No Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus on Campus

March 7, 2020

In an email to the Fordham community sent on March 7, University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., addressed health and safety concerns.

TikTok is a popular social media app among Fordham Students, but the U.S. Army believes it could be a risk to their security.

Students React to TikTok Investigation

December 4, 2019

The app, which many students have dubbed “the next Vine,” has gained mounting scrutiny from American tech executives and government officials in recent months.

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App-solutely Horrible Fordham Apps

November 6, 2019

Here are some apps that Fordham has asked me to download — and why I find them absolutely worthless.

While rats may reign as New York's rodent rulers, Fordham researchers are working to help take back the city from their paws.

Fordham Research Repels NYC’s Rodents

October 16, 2019

With rat populations continuing to rise, concerns over the issue are growing in tandem with the infestation itself. However, several Fordham researchers are at the forefront of a scientific study aimed to control the issue.