Fordham alums have won 6 Tonys in past 7 years

Several recent graduates were featured during the Tony awards Sunday night, as Rams both brought home the gold and showed off their fancy footwork.

Former Yankee confirmed as grad speaker; Supreme Court Justice to be honored

Following a week of rumors and speculation, Fordham officials confirmed Thursday afternoon: Tino Martinez, a former major league baseball player and the father of a graduating Fordham student, will deliver the keynote address to the Class of 2014 during Fordham’s 169th Commencement at Rose Hill on May 17. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Denny Chin, LAW […]

Commencement announcement delayed until after Easter

Sorry, seniors — looks like you are going to have to wait a tad longer. Fordham officials will most likely hold off on announcing this year’s graduation keynote speaker until after Easter break — less than a month before the university’s commencement ceremony, which is scheduled for May 17, according to Bob Howe, a spokesman for […]

Fordham grad, 28, appears to have ended his life on campus

Nahom Kidanemariam, GSB ’09, was discovered dead Monday morning by an unsuspecting senior in a communal bathroom on the third floor of the Lowenstein Center, an academic building on Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus, university officials said in a statement. He was 28.

Unlike Mayor, McShane to March in Parade

Unlike Mayor Bill de Blasio and many members of the City Council, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham, will be marching in New York City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade on Monday, his office confirmed. Nearly 250 Fordham “alumni and friends” are expected to march with McShane during the parade, according to the […]

Bed Bugs Detected in Lincoln Center Dorm

Seven students living in McMahon Hall on Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus were moved to a temporary apartment Monday evening after school officials discovered bed bugs in their apartment, according to a report from the campus newspaper, The Observer. “The standard process when we receive a report from a student about possible bed bugs is to have […]

Reading Days Scrubbed to Make Up Snow Days

In an effort to make up the four class days lost to snow this semester, May 2 and May 5 — originally set as reading days — have been made into regular class days, admin announced Wednesday morning. May 6, originally set as an exam day, will also be made into a regular class day. […]

27 Confirmed Cases of Mumps Found at Fordham; One Sick Student Was Never Vaccinated, Despite Contradictory Claims

More than two dozen Fordham students at Rose Hill and Lincoln Center have been found sick with mumps since the first case was recorded on Jan. 12 at Rose Hill, according to a new report from the Department of Health. And despite reassuring claims from Fordham officials that every student had been vaccinated before arriving […]