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Famous Faces at Fordham



After professional funnyman and serious Catholic Stephen Colbert (left) donned the Fordham tie given to him at the end of an evening of humor, faith, joy, and the spiritual life at the Rose Hill campus on Sept. 14, Colbert gave his own tie toTimothy Cardinal Dolan, the archbishop of New York, who tried it out—as a belt.
Photo by Bruce Gilbert


Former New York Knick and Fordham parent Patrick Ewing (left) took home the inaugural Johnny Bach Award at the University’s annual Basketball Tip-Off Dinner on Nov. 5.
Photo by Chris Taggart


The Forum on Law, Culture and Society at Fordham Law’s Feb. 4 conversation featured New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.
Photo by Bruce Gilbert


Nobel Peace prize winner Elie Wiesel discussed the 1998 film The Truce with actor actor John Turturro at an Oct. 21 screening at the Fordham Law Forum on Law, Culture and Society’s 2012 film festival at the Lincoln Center campus.
Photo by Bruce Gilbert


Actress S. Epatha Merkerson screened her documentary The Contradictions of Fair Hope at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus on March 8.
Photo by Dana Maxson


Oscar winning actress Vanessa Redgrave celebrated the release of History and Hope: The International Humanitarian Reader (Fordham University Press, 2013) on April 11.
Photo by Bruce Gilbert


Taking a detour from the red carpet for the premiere of his new film, Flight, Denzel Washington, FCLC ’77, made an unpublicized stop to speak to Fordham theater students at the Lincoln Center campus on Oct. 14.
Photo by Tom Stoelker


Fordham College at Lincoln Center freshmen were welcomed to campus on Aug. 28 by Let the Great World Spin author Colum McCann, who challenged them find their voice through the voices of others.
Photo by Janet Sassi


On June 18, Fordham hosted Olympic gold medal winner Jackie Joyner-Kersee at the Lombardi Field House, when she dropped in to coach Wall Street Journal reporter Stu Woo in the art of the long jump.
Photo by Joe DiBari


The Very Rev. Diarmuid Martin, archbishop of the Archdiocese of Dublin, was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters at the Lincoln Center campus, on April 24.
Photo by Leo Sorel


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