The Fordham Social Innovation Collaboratory is a network of changemakers: students, faculty, administrators, alumni, and community members developing ideas and taking action on projects that will have a social impact.


Lawyers and Climate Change: Third National Conference of Lawyers Committed to Addressing the Climate Emergency

When: April 18, 2019 11am-6pm​
Where: TBA

On April 18, 2019, a group of leading lawyers and law professors will convene in person at locations across the United States to discuss the problem of climate change and the role of lawyers in advancing solutions. The locations will all be linked by live video/audio feeds. This is the third year in a row for this national conference on this important subject. This year’s conference will feature leading experts addressing the most important aspects of the climate crisis from a legal perspective. The conference will also address ways in which lawyers can work to make a difference on this subject of grave concern to our well-being and future.

Speakers include: U.S. Senator Ed Markey, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, and Prof. Michael Mann

Topics Include: The Green New Deal, Carbon Pricing as a Key Solution, Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization, Voluntary/Market-based Decarbonization Initiatives, and How Can You Take Action on the Climate Crisis

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Jobs for the Environment Panel


When: April 9th. 2019 7pm-8pm

Where: McGinely 237

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Nature at Your Doorstep Symposium

When: 10am- 12:15pm
Where: New York Botanical Gardens, Enter the Garden through the Mosholu Entrance, 2950 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458, and check in at Ross Hall.

Amateur naturalists have been indispensable to scientific research throughout history in the study and documentation of Earth’s biodiversity. The creation of The New York Botanical Garden—and the programs of study that followed—helped lay the foundation of the field of ecology in America, and now connect legions of people to plants through public participation, incorporating a unique humanities approach. Event is free but requires preregistration. NYBG Grounds Admission for those preregistered will also be free.

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National Citizen Science Day

When: Saturday April 13th, 2019

Join the New York Botanical Garden for the Fourth Annual Citizen Science Day, a nationally organized event to increase awareness of citizen science and help volunteers discover projects that contribute to the documentation of Earth’s biodiversity. Take action with a wide range of activities, including bird, phenology, and urban naturalist tours, and so much more.

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Bronx Celebration Day

When: Saturday, April 6th, 2019 
Where: Fordham Plaza

Bronx Celebration day is a collaboration between Fordham University and the local community that aims to celebrate and share the rich history and culture of the Bronx! We are inviting Fordham students and community members to come together as neighbors to support local food vendors, learn about community organizations and cultural groups, and enjoy entertainment from both the Bronx and Fordham communities. It will be an opportunity to meet your neighbors, tour Fordham's campus, discover new opportunities, and above all, come together to celebrate the borough we all call home.

An Evening with Lidia Bastianich and Father Katsourus

Wednesday, April 3
6 pm - 8 pm 

Students can email Maureen Fallon their student id #, school, whether they are graduates or undergraduates and expected year of graduation.  Alumni can register using the link  
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ESG Fixed Income Conference

Thursday, April 11
1:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Students can email Maureen Fallon their student id #, school, whether they are graduates or undergraduates and expected year of graduation.  Alumni can register using the link  

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Viacom Internship

The Content Innovation Analytics team at Viacom has a fantastic opportunity for an entry-level position. This role will be 50/50, split between the administrative duties of an Executive Assistant and the functions of a Research Analyst. Our team supports all Viacom channels (MTV, VH1, BET, Comedy Central, Paramount Network, TV Land, CMT), so the ideal candidate possesses innate resourcefulness, can work in a fast-paced environment, and is eager to learn. Necessary skills include fluency in all Microsoft applications and excellent written/oral skills. Bonus points for previous research or media experience, or r/python skills.

If you’re interested in learning more, please send me an email with your resume

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