Investigating the Link Between Blackness and Celebrity

By: Abbey Delk Dr. Brandy Monk-Payton has been fascinated by the mythic character celebrities take on in popular culture for her entire life. She was once a frequent reader of gossip rags and tabloids (before celebrity gossip moved to social media), and her thesis as a graduate student in New York University’s Media, Culture, and … More Investigating the Link Between Blackness and Celebrity

The Road to Change

By: Grace McLaughlin In the wake of George Floyd’s murder in May, racial tensions have boiled over and exploded this past summer. The Black Lives Matter movement gained momentum quickly as more Americans have recognized the need for change through action and education. Sophomore Peter Wolff’s research pertains to whether or not Fordham University generates … More The Road to Change

Behind the Decision: The Social Background Theory

By: Abbigail Ramnarine Andrew Millman is a senior at Fordham College at Rose Hill majoring in political science and minoring in English and American studies who has a strong interest in politics and the justice system’s inner workings. His interest stems beyond the classroom, as he interned with the well-known news media station, CNN. While … More Behind the Decision: The Social Background Theory

Educational Activism: Resistance Through Teaching During El Salvador’s Civil War

By: Amara Overmyer Dr. Stephanie Huezo of Fordham’s History department is focusing her current research on tracing community-based popular education during revolutions, specifically the Salvadorean Civil War, and immigration activism in the United States. Her goal is to understand how Salvadoreans organized to resist state oppression during the country’s civil war and the way that … More Educational Activism: Resistance Through Teaching During El Salvador’s Civil War

Uncovering the Secrets of the Brain

By: Maeve O’Connor Dr. Stephen Keeley, a professor of natural sciences at Lincoln Center, has spent the last five years researching how to be a problem solver. Keeley is a computational neuroscientist whose work deals with the intersection of mathematics, statistics, and neuroscience. His current research focuses on developing statistical techniques to understand neural data … More Uncovering the Secrets of the Brain

An Analysis of the Bokujin Kai and the Significance of Eastern Art on Global Abstraction

By: Nicole St. Jacques Megan Sluzhevsky is a junior attending Fordham College at Rose Hill online from Westchester. Fascinated by Japanese language and culture, Sluzhevsky seized the opportunity to create an individualized double major for herself in both Japanese and international studies. This summer, through one of Fordham’s undergraduate summer research programs, she investigated the … More An Analysis of the Bokujin Kai and the Significance of Eastern Art on Global Abstraction

Making Education as Addicting as Video Games

By: Nick Urbin I met with Shannon Rogers on a breezy evening in the courtyard between O’Hare and Tierney Halls to discuss her research on education reform. Rogers, a sophomore at Fordham’s Rose Hill campus from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, currently intends to double major in chemistry and humanitarian studies while pursuing the pre-med track. A Fordham … More Making Education as Addicting as Video Games

New Insights into Dialysis Disequilibrium Syndrome: A Retrospective Study

By: Andrea Estrella A senior at Fordham College at Rose Hill, Andrew Parsons is a biology major on the pre-med track. He is an active member of the Fordham community, serving on the executive board of Fordham’s Engineers Without Borders chapter and playing on the scout squad for the women’s basketball team. Off campus, he … More New Insights into Dialysis Disequilibrium Syndrome: A Retrospective Study

The Contributions of Early Syriac Martyrdom Narratives to the Christian Identity

By: Sophie Epstein Professor Natalie Reynoso’s teaches a course titled Faith and Critical Reason here at Fordham, but her research reflects the fundamental relationship between the two. Echoing the Jesuit emphasis upon how religious study enhances the intellectual mind, she examines early foundations of Christian identity. More specifically, she “focuses on death as an embodied … More The Contributions of Early Syriac Martyrdom Narratives to the Christian Identity