Fordham Community Prepares for the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

At the close of each academic year, Fordham University recognizes the hard work, originality, and collaboration of its students at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. This year marks the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, which will be presented on Wednesday, April 26. Consisting of over forty oral presentations and over one hundred poster presentations, the 2017 …

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Volume VII of the Fordham Undergraduate Research Journal to be Released Wednesday

BRONX, NEW YORK – On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the Fordham Undergraduate Research Journal (FURJ) will release its seventh installment during the Fordham Undergraduate Research Symposium, which will be held in the McGinley Center from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Signifying the Journal’s high-regard, nearly forty research submissions from undergraduates in the sciences, humanities, and …

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On Structure-Function Relationships

As a man whose skills are related to bioinformatics, protein expression, biochemistry, and “general troublemaking,” Dr. Paul Smith has a lot on his hands. Dr. Paul Smith is currently a professor in the Chemistry Department at Fordham’s Rose Hill campus who divvies up his time between teaching and carrying out multiple laboratory research projects. Smith …

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The Psychology of Networking

BRONX, NEW YORK – On Thursday, February 23rd, Dr. Michelle Weber, Professor of Management at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business spoke on the psychology crucial to successful networking. Sponsored by the School’s Office of Personal Professional Development, Dr. Weber used her experiences in both academia and industry to discuss enlightening, practical, and theory-based methods of …

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NICHOLAS TAMPIO: RESERVATIONS ABOUT THE COMMON CORE

Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University Nicholas Tampio researches succession of Enlightenment philosophe ideologies and their effect on contemporary politics and philosophy. Tampio acquired his PhD from Johns Hopkins University and quickly delved into education policy after the implementation of the Common Core in 2012, which was sponsored by the National Governors Association …

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Adventures in Raman Spectroscopy

I was lucky enough to land an exclusive interview with Bernadette Haig, a Fordham junior who recently finished up research on the development of a microsphere Raman probe, which has exciting cancer treatment implications. Bernadette, an Engineering Physics and Classical Civilization double major, worked as the sole student researcher under Dr. Stephen Holler to investigate optical techniques for …

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Fordham Professor Focuses on the Crusading Frontier

Dr. Nicholas Paul, author of Go Follow in their Footsteps: The Crusades and Family Memory in the High Middle Ages and winner of the 2016 Medieval Academy for America’s John Nicholas Brown Book Prize, is currently studying the crusading frontier in the Eastern Mediterranean.  His work focuses on how the frontier served as a stage …

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Two of Our Very Own: The Climate Change Activists at Lincoln Center

Sam Blackwood and Kyle Kilkenny are two of Fordham Lincoln Center’s most socially conscious and environmentally active students of the 2019 class. Their #PutAPriceOnIt campaign gained instant recognition within the LC student body on February 1, when they held the very first kickoff #PutAPriceOnIt panel discussion in the Pope Auditorium, featuring important figures in the …

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Homage to a Forgotten Revolutionary

Dr. Amy Beth Aronson, a Fordham University professor of journalism and media studies, is in the process of publishing a biography about suffragist Crystal Eastman entitled, The Forgotten Revolutionary. Having acquired her Bachelor of Arts in English literature from Princeton University and a Doctor of Philosophy in American Literature and Culture Studies from Columbia University, …

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Fordham Senior Tackles Tiny Particles and Tough Problems

In the field of particle physics, the Standard Model details the behavior of elementary particles. Within this discipline is a field known as quantum chromodynamics (QCD) that specifically describes the interactions of particles known as quarks and gluons which combine to form subatomic particles such as protons and neutrons. Understanding the behavior predicted by QCD …

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