Category Archives: Spotlight

Lynne Sachs: Screening and Discussion (Feb 9)

Investigation of a Flame On May 17, 1968 nine Vietnam War protesters (including former FCLC prof Daniel Berrigan, SJ 1921-2016) walked into a Catonsville, Maryland draft board office, grabbed hundreds of selective service records and burned them with homemade napalm. “Investigation of a Flame” is an intimate, experimental documentary portrait of the Catonsville Nine, this disparate band of resisters who… Read more »

Connect Your Students to the NBCUniversal Page Program!

The NBCUniversal Page Program recruits large classes of Pages each quarter, and we are looking to establish better relationships with campus career centers and on-campus organizations / clubs. We hope that you can help us directly connect to future candidates for the program. Our current application is now live for the class of Pages who will start on May 30th,… Read more »

Foley Award – Video Competition

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The Cardinal Foley Symposium The next symposium will take place on May 24, 2017. The annual symposium celebrates the World Day of Social Communications each year during the last week in May at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary (Wynnewood, PA). The symposium begins with a public forum to discuss the theme and the message written by the Holy Father for this… Read more »

Undergraduate Scholarships Now Open for Submissions

The Communication and Media Studies department offers students a limited number of scholarships, and encourages them to seek out additional scholarship opportunities. They are now open for submissions! You have three options below; Edward A. Walsh Scholarship The Herbert A. Robinson Award in Creative Writing The Thomas Kavanaugh Scholarship

Deadline approaching for student applications to INNOVATE NYC

For undergraduate and graduate students passionate about social change and developing the skills necessary to turn their ideas into action, the Social Innovation Collaboratory is excited to announce that Fordham is collaborating with the DO School and 10 other NYC higher education institutions to launch the second year of Innovate NYC, a program supported by Newman’s Own Foundation. The Community Mobility Challenge Please help us to spread the word about this… Read more »

Sophomore Major Declaration Sessions for Rose Hill Students

ROSE HILL STUDENTS! As we have too many students coming in to declare right now to have individual meetings, I will have group sessions starting the week of Jan 23, 2017 to take declarations and explain our new undergraduate program. We have tried to schedule these sessions on different days of the week and at times when we think students… Read more »

REMINDER: Alfred J. Seaman Award Paper Deadline

REMINDER:  ALFRED J. SEAMAN AWARD DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017 THE BEST STUDENT PAPER WILL RECEIVE $1,000!! **CALL FOR PAPERS** ALFRED J. SEAMAN AWARD FOR BEST UNDERGRADUATE PAPER ON ADVERTISING AND SOCIETY The winner of the competition is selected by a panel of AEF board members, consisting of professors and advertising professionals. The 2017 award will be presented at the… Read more »

Unique opportunity for Journalism/Gender Studies students

Babe, a new online movement for witty, outspoken young women, is recruiting contributors for 2017. We’re looking for girls (and guys!) with big ideas, strong opinions and great senses of humor to write about everything from fashion and beauty to dating, identity issues and politics. Read more about Babe’s mission here: http://thetab.com/babe-manifesto If you’re interested in getting involved, email cait@thetab.com… Read more »

Athena Film Festival 2017 Invitation

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We are delighted to extend an invitation to students to attend the 2017 Athena Film Festival, co-founded by the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College and Women and Hollywood, being held February 9-12, 2017 at Barnard College in New York City. The festival showcases films about powerful and courageous women leaders in real life and the fictional world;… Read more »

Video contest challenges students to fight fraud in New York – Cash Prizes!

Insurers are urging students to create a video that convincingly shows how all New Yorkers pay for insurance fraud. It’s a video contest sponsored by the New York Alliance Against Insurance Fraud — with cash prizes. Undergrad or grad students will create a short video showing how insurance fraud damages New Yorkers — and how to fight back. It will… Read more »