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Healthcare reform means bridging the gaps

Featured Events | May 03, 2017 |

By Emily Raleigh According to the Bloomberg National Poll, healthcare was the second most important issue to the American voter in the 2016 election, just trailing unemployment and job security. That made the visit of Karen Ignagni, EmblemHealth’s president and CEO, all …

City changemakers come together to combat poverty

Featured Events | Apr 28, 2017 |

How do you tackle a problem as complex as poverty in a city as large as New York? The Gabelli School of Business and Graduate School of Social Service teamed up to bring together some of the city’s most accomplished …

Women in Leadership Conference points students toward their future

Featured Events | Apr 18, 2017 |

For women preparing to enter the business world, the path to career success can sometimes seem less than clear. That’s where industry leaders at this year’s Women in Leadership Conference, sponsored by Smart Woman Securities, stepped in. Among the speakers were Ashley …

Netflix executive talks technology and coming attractions

Featured Events | Apr 05, 2017 |

At one point or another, we’ve all fallen victim to binge watching. Netflix makes it easy, but it wasn’t always this way. Before Netflix became a household name for online video streaming, it was a DVD-rental business, like Blockbuster—yet Netflix …

Setting the stage for change at Ashoka U Exchange

Featured Events | Mar 15, 2017 |

When you think of Miami, what comes to mind? Palm trees, sunshine, and the ocean? At this month’s three-day AshokaU Exchange conference, 13 Fordham representatives gathered in Miami for a different kind of experience. The exchange brought together 750 students, faculty, …

Farmland to futures: investing in the next generation

Featured Events | Mar 09, 2017 |

It’s not uncommon to hear stereotypes describing millennials as lazy, entitled, or too tied to technology. At a joint event between the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association and the Fordham University Alternative Investments Club, not only was “millennial” not a …

TrepCon: students, speakers, and startups

Featured Events | Mar 03, 2017 |

Bringing together more than 200 people—most of them college students—early on a Saturday morning is no small feat. But Fordham’s Entrepreneurship Conference, known as TrepCon, is no typical gathering. Run by the Entrepreneurship Society and the Gabelli School of Business, it’s a day-long …

Manny Chirico ’79, PVH CEO: Giving back is always in style

Featured Events | Feb 21, 2017 |

When it comes to the apparel industry, change is inevitable. Manny Chirico, BS ’79, CEO of the global apparel company PVH—perhaps better known as Phillips Van Heusen—visited the Lincoln Center campus to share his extensive knowledge of this field defined …

DraftKings VP gives the rundown on fantasy sports

Featured Events | Feb 13, 2017 |

You can’t always be at the field or in the stadium of your favorite sports team, but DraftKings offers what many fans see as a fairly comparable alternative. The site is a platform for what it calls “skill-based daily fantasy sports,” in which …

Students, scholars, and service research

Featured Events | Dec 16, 2016 |

Suppose you’d like to get a new phone, but you can’t decide between an iPhone 7 and an iPhone 7 Plus. You won’t buy the phone’s case before you figure out which type of phone you’re purchasing, because one size …

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