Events

Walsh25: Walsh Library Turns 25

This year marks a monumental milestone for the William D. Walsh Family Library, as it has been one quarter of a century since the building first opened its doors in the Fall of 1997. There is no better way to commemorate this historic birthday of our beloved building than by launching the library-wide campaign – Walsh25!

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Commemorating Juneteenth

Juneteenth originated in Galveston, Texas on June 19th, 1865 when Union Army General Granger issued General Order No. 3, relaying the news of the Emancipation Proclamation. This announcement came more than a month after the official end of the Civil War and over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.

To commemorate Juneteenth, this post features a selection of resources highlighting music, first-person accounts from former enslaved individuals, and the gradual abolition of slavery in New York State.

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Fordham Museum “Faces the Past” in New Exhibit

We are pleased to share that the Fordham Museum has been featured in the April 2021 edition of Connections, published by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU). Written by Curator of University Art Jennifer Udell, Ph.D., the article explores a new student-curated exhibit, “Facing the Past: Reexamining the Modern History of Objects in the Fordham Museum of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Art.”

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