Students look at a BMW-i electric car during the kickoff of a social innovation practicum which will look at urban mobility.

Students to have a say in the future of electric cars

Today’s students already have the mindset for new models of urban mobility. Now they will get a chance to have their voices heard in the next levels of sustainability innovation. A social innovation practicum, in which BMW is joining with Fordham University, will study the company’s electric vehicles and make recommendations on new ways to enhance […]

Dean Dona Rapaccioli talking to students at a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015.

Rapaccioli discusses Gabelli School’s growth in Town Hall

Students attending Gabelli School of Business Dean Donna Rapaccioli’s Town Hall meeting this week probably weren’t expecting a quiz, but through a series of just-for-fun questions, they learned a little more about the school’s growth and commitment to excellence. Pointing out the average SAT score of 1293 for this year’s freshman class, Rapaccioli said the […]

George Knobloch, COO of Key Food, talks to Fordham students on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015.

Key Food COO discusses firm’s growth with Fordham students

The New York City supermarket landscape is dominated largely by independently-owned stores. So how does Key Food, a more than 75-year-old company, manage to survive and thrive in this environment? By focusing on quality products and customer, among other things, said George Knobloch, the COO of Key Food. Knobloch and two other Key Food executives […]


Summit on Oct. 14 to explore tech’s impact in the Bronx

Government, educators and entrepreneurs will be among those discussing how technology can help improve the Bronx during a summit at Fordham University on Oct. 14. The Fourth Annual Bronx Summit on Technology Innovation and Startups: Opportunities and Challenges, which is sponsored in part by Fordham’s Center for Digital Transformation, seeks ways to capitalize on many of […]

William Toppetta (left) and Sander Flaum (right).

Former president of MetLife International speaks on leadership

The secret of William Toppeta’s success is his competitive edge. Toppeta, FCRH ’70, a former president of MetLife International, spoke recently with a group of Fordham MBA students enrolled in a leadership course. He told them he is motivated by achievement, not money—he has a desire to work harder than everyone else does. “My boss told me, ‘It’s […]


Fordham professor, student research college wage gaps

A gender pay gap averaging almost 30 percent exists between men and women who attended colleges with religious affiliations, according to a study conducted by a Fordham University professor and graduate student. The figures, contained in a recently released U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard, and studied by Assistant Professor Chaitra H. Nagaraja and graduate […]

Paul McNelis, S.J.

McNelis: Argentina’s economic history ‘stranger than fiction’

During Pope Francis’ lifetime, Argentinians have been subject to a number of economic experiments and political upheaval that have shaped not only the country’s troubled history, but also the pope’s views on capitalism and government, according to an article written by a Fordham professor. “When we hear Francis speak critically of capitalism and the discipline […]

Pictured (from left to right): Bernard Zhang, Marek Walker, Casey Shenloogian, Michael Weick-Sosa, and David Sirota

Lincoln Center Dean’s Council welcomes new members

The undergraduate Dean’s Council at the Gabelli School of Business at Lincoln Center will welcome five new freshmen next week. Casey Shenloogian, Marek Walker, Michael Wieck-Sosa, Bernard Zhang, and David Sirota, all BS ’19, are the newest members of this student group, which acts as a bridge between Gabelli School students and the administration and faculty—and […]

The Town Hall with Dean Donna Rapaccioli will be held Oct. 6.

Come to Town Hall with Dean Rapaccioli on Oct. 6

Free food and “the scoop.” There isn’t a better combination. Come enjoy mini pizzas and chicken fingers at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6, as Gabelli School of Business Dean Donna Rapaccioli talks about the big issues and big opportunities at your school. Now is the chance to ask that question you’ve always wanted answered. Register for […]