Fordham Conversations
Tapping into the Fordham University community to discuss and uncover issues that impact our world locally and beyond.

Robert Kennedy Jr. recently discusses environmental policy and activism during a visit to Fordham University.  Host Chiara Wegener provides a summary and excerpts from his discussion. 

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A discussion with Emmy Award winning filmmaker Helen Young who’s producing a documentary called “The Bangor 5.”  It follows the case of five unlikely commandos, all over the age of 60, who executed a bold break-in at a military bases near Seattle that stockpiled nuclear weapons.  We also hear from Fordham Student and WFUV reporter Lucas Bifera.  He examines the diverse and growing number of New Yorkers who are studying the world’s most spoken language -- Mandarin Chinese.

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Fordham University recently launched a research center that looks at how marketing can improve consumer’s lives.  On this week’s Fordham Conversations we hear from the Executive Director of the Center for Positive Marketing, Dr. Dawn Lerman and the Director of research, Dr. Luke Kachersky.  We also hear from WFUV’s Connor Ryan on what the new Citi Bike sharing program mean for safety on New York City streets

Direct download: focon070712.mp3
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