Recap & Response: Knowingly Orchestrating Our Own Extinction

Guest Blogger: Rensi Pua, IPED ’20 On March 27, 2019, a group of experts on environmental issues convened for the Cassamarca Dinner Consultation to share their thoughts on the environment. Earlier that day, a more formal lecture was held to discuss the pressing matter of climate change. At the dinner, Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Reverend John […]

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Cassamarca Lecture: The Pope and the United Nations on the Environment

by: Paul Michael ’20 and Patrick Fernandez ’20 Last March 27, faculty and students gathered at Flom Auditorium to hear Archishop Auza’s address about the environmental concerns that face the world in 2019. The Archbishop opened his lecture by explaining how the magnitude of environmental issues and its consequences for all of humanity means that […]

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Recap and Response: The Impact of Technology and Globalization

by: Paul Michael ’20 Globalization and the information technology revolution are two inextricable phenomena that have far-reaching impacts on virtually every aspect of human life. On October 30th, a panel of experts in political science, economics, sociology and anthropology gathered to discuss the different forces of change that individuals, families and societies continue to reconcile […]

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Living in the New World: The Impact of Technology and Globalization

by: Patrick Fernandez ’20 Last October 30th, Fordham IPED and Touro College sponsored a conference entitled “Living in the New World: The Impact of Technology & Globalization” which featured academics from different fields discussing how social institutions and processes are changing because of technology and globalization. The conference started with an address from Dr. Peter […]

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Recap and Response: GMOs: A Moral Imperative

by: Rensi Pua ’20 If you could multiply your income sixfold, how would your life change? This was the question Dr. Sarah Davidson Evanega, Director of the Cornell Alliance for Science, used to argue the case for GMOs. For those of us lucky enough, a sixfold increase means elevating our lives from comfort to excess. […]

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