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 […]


Success story: Julian Nagel launches fashion line

It’s hip to be square. That’s the inspiration behind the sleek fashion concept of a clothing label Julian Philipp Nagel (GSB’14) co-founded with his brother and two friends this June. Its name? Mepadi, for MEat PAcking DIstrict, where the business idea originally hatched. A German business with offices in Berlin and New York, the first collection […]

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Success story: LSE accepts Kabir Mehta into masters program

Kabir Mehta GSB’14 sees his future career as one that combines regulation, economics and international relations. His acceptance into the MSc Regulation program at the London School of Economics and Political Science—specifically, in the environmental regulation stream—will make it possible to cultivate his interests in the greening of international society and environmental diplomacy. Kabir got a taste of […]

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Success story: UBS recruits Jane Gannon as summer intern

Jane Gannon (GSB ’16) has spent her summer learning about the operations and culture of a financial services firm from the inside out, courtesy of an internship she landed in the compliance department at UBS. “Being a compliance intern is something different than your typical finance internship,” said the Long Island native. “It adds a […]


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, […]