Business school unification: A message from the Provost

Dear Members of the Fordham Community: I write to share some exciting news about business education at Fordham. In September 2014, the Gabelli School of Business and the Graduate School of Business Administration will commence a yearlong process of unification under the leadership of Donna Rapaccioli, Ph.D.Dean Rapaccioli will oversee a reorganization that will result […]


Professor Aksoy co-chairs doctoral consortium

Big Data, technology innovation, service ecosystems, social media and CRM — these are just a few of the topics covered at this year’s Frontiers in Service Conference held at the University of Miami in late June. Associate Professor of Marketing Lerzan Aksoy co-chaired the pre-conference doctoral consortium along with Assistant Professor Werner Kunz from the University of Massachusetts. Sponsored […]


The road to Fordham begins in Beijing

What would it be like to drop everything, leave your home country and come to Fordham to study in the United States for the first time? (A couple of hundred Gabelli School students already know — they’ve done it.) The honest truth is that it could be a little overwhelming. To make life easier for a group […]


Success story: Fellowships prepare Sama Habib for Foreign Service

Promoting peace and equality in the world regardless of gender, religion or class is Sama Habib’s dream. Two prestigious fellowships she was recently awarded will help Sama accomplish her future goals and gain experiences second to none in foreign affairs. This summer, Sama (GSB ’14) will intern at the U.S. Embassy in London, sponsored by […]


Dean Rapaccioli appointed to GMAC board of directors

Dean Donna Rapaccioli is among five new board members appointed by The Graduate Management Admission Council at its annual meeting this June. She begins her four-year term on July 1, joining her new fellow board members: William Boulding, dean and J.B. Fuqua Professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business; Tom Buiocchi, Silicon Valley executive and former […]

Congratulations to our Awards Night winners!

Congratulations to all of our graduating seniors, faculty members and administrators who won awards at this year’s Awards Night, held on Thursday, May 15, 2014.   Valedictorian LENA PUSCHRA Salutatorian JENNIFER WHITFORD Gabelli School of Business New Alumni Award For students who are models of what alumni should strive to be CARSON BRAUN, SAMANTHA CAREY, […]


Conference: What is the future of primary healthcare?

Contributing reporter: Patrick Verel The Association of American Medical Colleges has predicted that by 2020, there will be a national shortfall of 48,000 primary care doctors, up from the current 9,000 shortage. Changes in the U.S. healthcare system have created significant challenges in primary care, such as the management of chronic disease, improving the coordination […]


Extended Hughes Hall hours for finals

Students who need greater-than-usual access to Hughes Hall for finals are getting it. Hughes Hall is staying open longer to accommodate study needs, based on this schedule: Mondays through Fridays, until May 13: Open until 2:00 a.m. Saturday, May 10: Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 11: Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Regular hours will resume […]


Spread joy on campus with secret compliments on FB

Kind words go a long way. That’s what students at Queen’s University in Ontario were thinking when they started a Facebook page dedicated to posting positive sentiments about other members of their campus community—anonymously. Inspired by the idea, two Fordham students followed suit—along with students at many other universities across the U.S. and Canada— and launched Fordham […]