Fall 2016

Features The earliest known map of the Rose Hill campus, circa 1841, shows the main building of the college and the names of the neighboring farms.

1. The University Was a “Daring and Dangerous Undertaking” On June 24, 1841, John Hughes,…

Features Olivia Hooker, the first black woman to enlist in the U.S. Coast Guard, taught psychology at Fordham from 1963 to 1985.

83. One of the First Black Women Admitted to the New York Bar Graduated from Fordham…

Features Fordham professor and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Victor Hess in the lab with students, 1940s

102. We’re Among the Top Fulbright Producers Fordham students have earned 725 prestigious scholarships—including 51 Fulbright…

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