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A graphic representing Fordham's finances

The Budget Was Finalized. Then Coronavirus Hit.

April 29, 2020

In the dire time of the novel coronavirus, the financial situation for students, staff and the university is anything but ideal.

Weiss (pictured) and Houser were strangers until they had one particularly revealing conversation in Fordham's cafeteria in 1969.

A Fordham Friendship Spanning Half a Century

March 10, 2020

Len Weiss and Dave Houser's friendship is one that started at Fordham University in 1969 and lasted half a century. With Houser's recent passing, Weiss looks back at the memories the two shared.

For three years Aziz has managed the challenging rigor of the law program, while simultaneously taking advantage of multiple professional opportunities through the school.

From Lincoln Center to Law School

February 5, 2020

Melissa Aziz, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’17, is now in her third and final year at Fordham University School of Law. In May, she departs Fordham, the place she has called her second home for the past seven years. Now, she hopes to help students looking to follow in her footsteps.

The Fordham pre-law program guides students on the complex and intimidating path towards law school.

Understanding What Pre-Law Means at Fordham

January 21, 2020

Fordham's unique Pre-Law track makes the daunting path of law more manageable for students. Those considering this track should take advantage of the abundant resources available on campus.

Rose Hill is a much more stereotypical college campus. Everyone hangs out, studies and parties on this huge campus.

A Lincoln Center Student’s First Time at Rose Hill

December 23, 2019

As a first-year Lincoln Center student, I had never encountered a reason to venture up to the Rose Hill Campus. In fact, the only time I had been to the Bronx was when I went on a field trip in the tenth grade.

Diane Anderson holds up her daughter's image to fight for a new pedestrian safety law in New Jersey. The law was passed on April 1, 2010.

Ten Years Later, Casey Feldman’s Values Still Resonate

November 13, 2019

Ten years ago, Casey Feldman was struck and killed by a distracted driver before her senior year at Fordham College at Lincoln Center. Casey’s character and values are things that her parents, Dianne Anderson and Joel Feldman, try to preserve and project into the world today through The Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation.

What do the days of two college freshmen in New York City look like?

A Day in the Life: Fordham vs. Barnard

October 16, 2019

Regardless of whether your school is all-girls or co-ed, private or public, Jesuit or liberal arts, your college experience isn’t confined to the walls of your campus.

After many complaints of being blinding during the day, the floor tiles on the outdoor Plaza in front of McKeon were given a light gray coat of paint.

Fordham Repaints Plaza Tiles

October 16, 2019

After numerous complaints about the reflective glare on sunny days, the bright white floor tiles outside of McKeon Hall on the outdoor plaza were repainted on Oct. 6, 2019.