Fordham IPED Director Visits Students in West Africa

From May 18 to June 3, Fordham IPED Director Prof. Henry Schwalbenberg travelled to West Africa to visit students currently completing their internships with the Catholic Relief Services. Richie Koch, Elizabeth Shaw, Camille Tacastacas and Joshua Voges, this year’s International Peace and Development Travel Scholars, have been working with CRS’s country offices in West Africa […]

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Fordham IPED Students Launch Fordham’s Pope Francis Global Poverty Index (FFI)

In response to Pope Francis’s address to the United Nation  General Assembly on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on September 2015, Fordham IPED students began working on a basic human needs assessment tool that measures the basic requirements for human dignity put forward by Pope Francis.  As outlined in his address, the basic requirements for human dignity were divided into […]

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Student Spotlight: Schima Labitsch on her St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award Win

The recently concluded 46th St. Gallen Symposium held in Switzerland last May 11-13 named Schima Labitsch (IPED 2017) as the top winner for its Wings of Excellence Award. The St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award is a yearly essay competition open to students from all over the world.   Schima presented her ideas on alternatives to economic growth […]

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