The Hon. Sonia M. Sotomayor explains how the 1957 film 12 Angry Men inspired her to pursue a career in law on Oct. 17at Fordham Law’s fifth annual film festival.
Joan Walsh, editor-in-chief of the news, politics and culture website Salon.com, tells Fordham journalism students on Sept. 23 that they can help shape the industry’s next business model.
Mario Gabelli (GSB ’65), the Bronx-born entrepreneur who gave $25 million to the University in September, shares his financial acumen with roughly 400 Fordham business students on Dec. 1.
Students at Rose Hill get the chance to meet and greet a live ram on Dec. 1 thanks to Mario Gabelli (GSB ’65), who sponsored its appearance through the Dawn Animal Agency.
Richard “Digger” Phelps reminisces with his former players on Nov. 8 at the annual Basketball Tip-Off Dinner. Phelps’ squad from 1970-1971 reunited to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the best season in Fordham basketball history.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and his wife, Callista, visit the University on Feb. 10 to discuss the effect Pope John Paul II had on toppling communism and to show a documentary they produced about the Pope’s visit to Poland in 1979.
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof tells a Fordham audience on Jan. 13 about the plight of women and girls in the developing world.
Dylan McDermott plays to the crowd at the Time Warner Center. The actor spoke about his life and career with Thane Rosenbaum, director of the Fordham Forum on Law, Culture and Society on April 6.
Karl Rove touts fiscal conservatism to cure the nation’s ills on April 14 at Rose Hill.
NPR correspondent Lynn Neary discusses the state of journalism with a gathering of Thomas Moore College alumnae on Oct. 25.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the third of Robert and Ethel Kennedy’s 11 children, speaks at Fordham on Feb. 16 about the future of clean energy in the United States.
Jane McGonigal (FCLC ’99) explains on Feb. 2 how online gaming can help solve the world’s most-pressing problems.
Dan Lauria, who is starring in the Broadway production of Lombardi, a play about the life of Fordham alumnus Vince Lombardi, discusses his career and offers advice to theatre students on Dec. 3.