Do Pope Francis’s economic views matter? Panelists say yes

Since Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis in 2013, the native Argentinian has brought renewed attention to the Christian ideal of selfless service to humankind and the call of all who believe to that service. The Jesuit has singled out society’s relentless chase of possessions as a “the great danger in today’s world” and encouraged […]

United Nations Chief Information Technology Officer Atti Riazi speaks at the December meeting of the CIO Roundtable at Fordham University.

U.N. official: Technology can aid with crisis prevention

The spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa is an example of how a lack of investment in innovation and technology has a huge impact on the global community, the chief information technology officer for the United Nations said recently. Speaking during a December meeting of the CIO Roundtable, held at the Fordham University […]

Fordham University is a "feeder school" for Morgan Stanley, according to a recent survey.

Survey: Morgan Stanley likes to hire Fordham graduates

When it comes to getting a job at Morgan Stanley, a degree from Fordham University’s Schools of Business may provide an edge, according to a survey conducted by Business Insider. Using LinkedIn’s college search tool, the magazine sought to gauge which universities were “feeder schools” for the financial giant. Fordham ranked 12th on that list. […]

Hooman Estelami discusses his new book, Predictors of Victory and Injury in Mixed Martial Arts Combat: A Scientific Study of Professional Fight Records.

Estelami mines MMA data to pinpoint peak performance

By Claire Curry Most people seek out mixed martial arts for the spectacular victories and—quite literally—crushing defeats. Fordham marketing professor Hooman Estelami was drawn in by its statistics. Gathering data on more than 1,100 fights held over a seven-year period, Estelami mined a wide range of stats for factors that influenced success in the cage. The lucky […]


Mierzejewska awarded fellowship by television executives

A Fordham University Schools of Business professor will be getting a rare inside look at the television industry as part of a fellowship awarded to her by an industry professional organization. Bozena I. Mierzejewska, an assistant professor of communications and media management, will be attending the National Association of Television Program Executives annual meeting in […]

Andrew Maitner

Maitner’s internship at Hearst Magazines ‘great’ experience

Andrew Maitner, a Fordham University graduate business student, is seeking to make the most out of his internship at the Men’s Group of Hearst Magazines. Maitner, a 22-year-old from Eastchester, N.Y., is working with the sales and marketing team, analyzing data, designing presentations and doing industry research for publications such as Car and Driver and Popular […]

There will be extended study hours at Hughes Hall through finals.

Extended study hours announced for Hughes Hall

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 through Dec. 21. The schedule is as follows: Mondays through Fridays, until Dec. 21: Open until 2:00 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays until Dec. 21: Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.  

Leaders of the Smart Woman Securities group at the organization's annual initiation dinner.

SWS initiates new members, announces new sponsor

The Smart Woman Securities group has initiated 40 new members, the culmination of a semester-long series of lectures, learning and networking. The 40 women officially joined during a November new member initiation and mentor appreciation dinner, during which a new national sponsor, BNY Mellon, was announced. Jean Wynn, chief administrative officer for the president of […]

The 2013 participants in the ROSE program.

Signups underway for financial regulation competition

Interested in how the financial services industry is changing on the regulatory front? Curious what a career in compliance might be like? Would you like a chance to win $5,000 and a free trip to Washington, D.C., to meet with representatives from the Federal Reserve, U.S. Treasury and the Securities and Exchange Commission? Then sign up […]