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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2018 Summer Internship Series: Dia Sharaf at the International Rescue Committee

by: Dia Sharaf ’19 My work this summer was with the Economic Recovery and Development (ERD) unit at the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Headquarters in NYC.  The ERD unit works to ensure that IRC’s beneficiaries, people whose livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster, have their most basic survival needs met and have the combination […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Mahlatse Ramoroka at the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR)

by: Mahlatse Ramoroka ’19 I spent the summer of 2018 working as a research intern at the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) in New York, Brooklyn. CESR seeks to promote economic, social and cultural justice through the realization of universal human rights. The organization mainly works to uphold human rights to education, health, […]

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United Nations Trip 2018

by: Patrick Fernandez ’20 Last October 26, first-year IPED students had a full day of meetings and tour at the United Nations complex in Manhattan, New York. The day started with a meeting with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Nature for Development Team with a presentation by Nicole DeSantis, Programme Specialist for the […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Clare Pressimone at CRS Student Ambassador Leaders Together (SALT) Summit

by: Clare Pressimone ’19 Clare Pressimone, an IPED Salesian Fellow, received support through IPED Summer Funding to accompany two undergraduate students to Catholic Relief Services’ Student Ambassador Leaders Together (SALT) Summit held at Loyola University in Baltimore, MD from July 16-18. Clare, formerly the President of the CRS Student Ambassador chapter at her alma mater, […]

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