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Fordham’s Resilience in the Era of the Coronavirus

April 28, 2020

Fordham University will make an announcement about the fall semester in regards to coronavirus on May 11.

Shamim reported a near-empty flight back to the U.S. when he had to leave his study abroad program in Germany.

Study Abroad Canceled: Students Recount Their Experiences

April 1, 2020

The global coronavirus pandemic has forced world leaders to implement travel bans or close their countries’ borders to try to contain the spread of the virus. These changes have affected thousands of travelers around the world, including the Fordham students who had chosen to study abroad for the spring 2020 semester. 

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.

Fordham London Dramatic Academy Class of 2019 outside the Kensington Palace. Students said that their close friendships made the program memorable.

London Dramatic Academy to Close in Summer 2020

February 5, 2020

After nearly two decades under Fordham leadership, the London Dramatic Academy (LDA) will be closing at the end of the Spring 2020 semester. Richard P. Salmi, S.J. will also be stepping down as the Head of London Center.

Reaping the Rewards of Studying Abroad at Home

Reaping the Rewards of Studying Abroad at Home

February 5, 2020

Returning home after studying abroad can feel like an abrupt disconnect from the lifestyle you adopted while abroad. There are many ways to integrate the aspects of your life abroad alongside those at home, especially in New York.

Casale chose Australia because she wanted to study abroad in a country she'd never get to visit otherwise.

Lessons Learned Down Under

September 17, 2019

Students study abroad for many reasons; Maddy Casale wanted change. While some venture across the pond, Casale trekked down under, through a non-Fordham study abroad program at the University of Melbourne. With a semester on the other side of the world from Lincoln Center, Casale talked to us about the lessons she learned abroad and the transition upon returning.

Fordham London Centre Cost, Dissected

Fordham London Centre Cost, Dissected

March 4, 2019

Though the cost of tuition for studying abroad is the same $25,642.50 (the general fee without financial aid) that students on Fordham’s NYC campuses pay, study abroad students pay additional costs that are built into the program they are attending.

Bilbao, Spain is located in the northern tip of the country and is known to be a place where Spanish seniors spend their retirement.

Snapshots of Bilbao, Spain

January 22, 2019

Carson Thornton Gonzalez spent six months abroad flying to Lisbon, Portugal with her ultimate destination being Bilbao, Spain. Her photographs depict everyday life in this small northern city.

Both Light’s and Banitt’s love for travel compelled them to study in Granada, allowing both students to take these beautiful photos of their travels.

Studying in Granada: More Than Just Summer School

September 13, 2018

By GIANNA SMERAGLIA Asst. Features Editor When summer rolls around, many college students look forward...

Fordham's Ubuntu program emphasizes community service. (COURTESY OF KAYLA WOLF)

A Different Study Abroad Experience

April 18, 2018

By KAYLA WOLF Contributing Writer I have always known that I wanted to study abroad. Where, however, I w...

(Courtesy of Elizabeth Sullivan)

Study Abroad: Not a Walk in the Park

November 16, 2017

By ELIZABETH SULLIVAN Contributing Writer It was two days into my semester abroad in Alicante, Spain, and I was ...


Spilling Tea: The Truth About London

September 2, 2017

By SABRINA JEN Contributing Writer If the millennial stereotype were personified, it would probably be a ...