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a graphic illustration showing the covid-19 reponse of fordham, columbia, and NYU. Fordham: infection rate 0.30%, total cases 30, assigned grade B-. Columbia: infection rate 0.06%, total cases 15, assigned grade B+. NYU: infection rate 0.16%, total cases 294, assigned grade B

Reopening in a Hotspot: Fordham’s COVID-19 Response Compared to Other NYC Schools

October 15, 2020

Despite recieving an F for COVID-19 communication, Fordham has managed to keep COVID-19 case relatively low on campus compared to other NYC schools.

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Students Can Leave. Longtime Residents Can’t.

August 21, 2020

As students return to school, the communities they return to could face another COVID-19 surge.

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Employees Release Statement on Caregiver Support

August 11, 2020

The statement addresses an absence of support for employees who have become caregivers during the pandemic within Fordham's reopening plan.

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.

A classroom in the Gabelli school with chairs sparsely populating the room

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.

the phases of the fordham forward reopening plan

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.