Malia and Michelle Obama skip Fordham on NYC college tour

Malia Obama skipped right over Fordham’s Manhattan campus as she toured New York City colleges on Friday with the First Lady. The 16-year-old high school junior was seen with Michelle Obama — and a team of body guards — touring the campuses of New York University and Columbia University. The two attracted quite a crowd as they took a midday […]

SNOW BLOWS: Back to class on Wednesday — 9″ in Bronx

Updated: Tues, Jan. 27 at 2:45 p.m. John Bonazzo contributed reporting. Monday night’s blizzard did not meet the grave, “historic” expectations meteorologists and public officials had set for it — at least, not in New York City. After projections of between two and three feet of snow, 9 inches of snow blanketed the Bronx by […]

Fordham Law to welcome FBI Director, NSA Director

After attending the Sunday funeral for Wenjian Liu, one of the two NYPD officers who were ambushed and killed on Dec. 20, FBI Director James Comey will speak about the future of cybersecurity at Fordham’s Law School on Wednesday, officials confirmed. Comey was originally scheduled to speak on Tuesday, but had to postpone his address by […]

Council raises concern over lack of female security hires

The startling gender gap in Fordham security supervisors has some at the university’s Lincoln Center campus concerned over the university’s hiring process. While 43 men are employed as security supervisors by the university, only 8 women hold the same title, according to a report from The Fordham Observer. There are 10 male supervisors that work at Lincoln Center, […]

Amid admin-faculty rift, Fordham’s CFO resigns

John Lordan, Fordham’s chief financial officer since 2000, has abruptly resigned, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, told Fordham faculty Tuesday afternoon.

DOWN WE GO! Fordham slips in US ranking — again

The university’s national ranking has fallen for the third straight year. Fordham was slated the 58th best college in the country on this year’s annual U.S. News & World Report ranking — a highly anticipated list for college officials and prospective students across the country.

Joe Morton, ‘Scandal’ star and former professor, wins guest acting Emmy

At Saturday’s Creative Arts Emmy ceremony, which precedes the televised Primetime Emmys, Joe Morton, who served as Fordham’s Denzel Washington Endowed Chair for Theatre in 2012, won the award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his performance on “Scandal.”