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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.

The English department's Creative Writing program promotes collaboration and self-expression.

Creative Writing: Competitive, Yet Communal

February 19, 2020

Chair of the English Department and Shakespeare professor, Mary Bly discusses Fordham’s Creative Writing program and its community-centered mentality that emphasizes encouragement as opposed to discouragement.

Anne Hoffman will be the first professor to teach a Fordham course at BHCP.

Fordham’s Plan Takes Class to Prison in Bedford Hills College Program

November 5, 2019

For the first time, Fordham students will have the opportunity to learn and take a class alongside prison inmates.

Professor Ponterotto's psychobiography re-examines JFK, Jr.'s life and legacy.

From the Pages of Published Professors

March 31, 2019

Elisabeth O'Neil talks to Professor Mary Bly and Professor Joseph G. Ponterotto outside the classroom and learns about their published works.

Dr. Rebecca Stark-Gendrano will begin her new position in April.

Fordham Appoints New Junior and Transfer Dean

March 27, 2019

An internal hire, Stark-Gendrano will assume this role from her current position at Fordham as assistant director of Lincoln Center’s Office of Prestigious Fellowships. She is also an adjunct professor in the English department.

Acting Associate Dean of Fordham Lincoln Center, Mary Bly, hosts students at her home every Sunday for dinner.

Dinner with the Dean

December 5, 2018

Asst. Arts & Culture Editor, Kevin Christopher Robles, dined with Acting Associate Dean of Fordham Lincoln Center, Mary Bly, at her apartment with her family and other students.

Academic offices are available to help students struggling to decide how to register for classes.

Fordham Class Registration Tackles Student Inequality

November 14, 2018

The senior spring registration was met with its usual drama — roommates woke each other up early to reg...

Mary Bly is one advisor working with President Joseph M. McShane on the task force. (COURTESY OF FORDHAM NEWS AND MEDIA RELATIONS)

Retention Task Force Tackles Recurring Issues

November 14, 2018

On Oct. 18, the Arts and Sciences Council met to speak on various issues facing Fordham University. The council, which is responsible for generating academic recommendations for the whole of the university, raised concerns regarding the retention rates among undergraduate freshmen.

The Joy of Writing with Mary Bly

The Joy of Writing with Mary Bly

February 1, 2016

By GRACE THOMPSON Contributing Writer She could have been researching for her next academic work as...

Fordham professor and writer, Mary Bly, talks about her new book, life with breast cancer and her life in Paris. (Sara Azoulay/The Observer)

Mary Bly Talks New Book: “Paris in Love”

March 28, 2012

By MEHGAN ABDELMASSIH Blog Editor Published: March 28, 2012 Mary Bly’s mission in life is ...