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Mary Wilson

Wild Man

by Robin Shannon, Mary Wilson
The words stage right and left painted on a white wall
Jeffery Beall

"Wild Man" is the one-man show of Matthew Maguire's own true-life stories. In this autobiographical work, Maguire is looking for that elusive connection to the audience and a performance that comes from "deeper in the bones."

Portrait of a Radical Lady

by Robin Shannon, Mary Wilson
Credit Library of Congress, Washington, D.C

Crystal Eastman was active in all the major social movements of the early 20th century -- as a suffragist, labor activist, pacifist, and rebel journalist.  Fordham's Amy Aronson is researching Eastman's life story -- an undertaking that has involved three searches for an FBI file and a lot of thinking about human integrity.
 

Three Student's Stories

by Robin Shannon
Gold sign at Fordham University
woicik, Flickr

"Three Student's Stories". WFUV's Viridiana Castelan reports on an organization that trains kid reporters.  Then WFUV's Conor Teehan interviews veteran newsman Brian Williams. Finally, Mary Wilson talks with Keith Alan Howey about his master’s thesis on homeless veterans.
 

One Student's Survey

by Mary Wilson
IShrued- Flickr

Keith Alan Howey still carries his tape recorder with him. It's habit by now, after a year of searching for interviews to include in his Master's thesis on the causes of homelessness among veterans. Howey's a military veteran himself, and a Fordham sociology student who spent the past year asking himself: Why do so many veterans slip through the cracks? And how come I didn't?

I Speak for the Stakeholders

by Mary Wilson
A business graph
Jinho Jung, Flickr

Michael Pirson is a fugitive of the business world and a founding member of the Humanistic Management Network. "Put profits before human well-being at your own peril", he warns.But try making that case to CEO's or an undergraduate finance student.

It’s the Beginning of Something Good

by Mary Wilson
Students using computers at Business College.
All Utah Libraries, Flickr
The Internet has shaken the foundations of both politics and news. Are colleges next? So says Zephyr Teachout, former director of online organizing for Howard Dean's 2004 presidential campaign. Then, a story of getting started--from journalist Beth Knobel.

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