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Former Chair of Salary and Benefits Committee Andrew Clark said that

Faculty and Staff Benefits to be Re-assessed in 2020

March 27, 2019

The 2017 agreement reduced health care benefits and raised salaries by 2.1 percent. Though Fordham employees fought this decision in 2017, it has remained unchanged.

If a female student wants to report a Title IX case on campus, her options are almost exclusively male. (GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION BY ESME BLEECKER-ADAMS/THE OBSERVER)

Title IX Gender Disparity Raises Concerns

November 14, 2018

With a predominantly large presence of male staff members heading the Title IX process, questions about its contribution to the number of unreported sexual assault cases seem to emerge.

Condoms are contraceptives that also prevent STI transmission. (BRU-NO VIA PIXABAY)

Sexual Health at Fordham: Facts and Prevention

May 2, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), young people 15 to 24 years old make...


A Look Inside the Fordham Health Center

February 24, 2017

By COSIMA BALLETTI-THOMAS Contributing Writer “We live in a cesspool of germs. The winter flu I...

Joseph Rienti, Ph.D., oversees Fordham’s study abroad programs as director of study abroad. (PHOTO BY YUNJIA LI /THE OBSERVER)

Health Services, Study Abroad Office Discuss Zika Virus Threat to Fordham Community

March 11, 2016

The Zika virus may not yet be a problem in the United States, but for those studying and traveling a...

Students are advised to get vaccinated for influenza as soon as the vaccines become available. (Photo Illustration by Lydia Benner/The Observer)

The 411 on Flu Prevention

October 26, 2015

By RENAISA WAHED Contributing Writer The flu bug is preparing to rear its head in the Big Apple yet ...

NYS Immunization Policies Urge Students to Comply to Avoid Academic Holds

May 24, 2011

By Angie Chen, Staff Writer For some Fordham students, putting off required immunizations can potentially result in a state-imposed ban from class attendance. According to Student Health Services (SHS), New York State Law 2165 mandates that students born on or after January 1, 1957 must submit documentation of vaccinations...