Human trafficking is often associated with large sporting events, like the Super Bowl. So in preparation for the game The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment has joined a number of groups who are working to raise awareness about the issue and deter this form of modern day slavery.
Author Joseph Ponterotto, Ph.D., professor of counseling, attempts to understand the mind of arguably the world’s most famous chess player in his book A Psychobiography of Bobby Fischer (Charles C. Thomas Publisher Ltd, 2012).
This week, Fordham Conversations is about housing and how people from different generations go about buying a house. It turns out Baby Boomers have different attitudes towards home ownership than Millennials (the generation born between 1980 and 2000), and they’re buying different types of houses. Jessica Lautz, director of member and consumer research at the National Association of Realtors, talks about a buyer and seller generational trends.
Fordham University was once a stomping ground for U.S. President’s, war heroes and leaders in a number of prestigious fields.
On this week’s show, Fordham Professor Maureen Tilley tells us all about Christmas traditions and the stories behind them, some you may know and some you may not. From the horrifying folkloric Krampus to the reason we celebrate on December 25, why we exchange presents, and why Santa lives in the North Pole. Dr. Tilley is a professor of theology and medieval studies.
This week’s Fordham Conversations features Fordham’s professor of Law Nestor Davidson. He’s also Founder and Director of the Fordham Urban Law Center. We’re discussing the legal questions that arise as cities begin to grow.