Fordham Media Mentions: April 28, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

The hardest New York colleges to get into in 2017
TimesUnion.com 04-25-17
16. Fordham University in the Bronx

TIFFANY YIP
African Americans don’t sleep as well as whites, an inequality stretching back to slavery
Los Angeles Times 04-23-17
An ongoing study by psychologist Tiffany Yip of Fordham University examines the joint effects of ethnic discrimination and sleep deprivation on African American and Latino youth; her preliminary findings suggest a vicious cycle in which experiences of discrimination lead to poor sleep, which in turn leads to higher levels of anxiety, lower engagement in school and deepening problems of self-esteem.

SARAH GREY
Recognizing foreign accents helps brains process accented speech
ScienceDaily.com 04-20-17
Van Hell and her colleague Sarah Grey, former Penn State postdoctoral researcher and now assistant professor of modern languages and literature at Fordham University, compared how people process foreign-accented and native-accented speech in a neurocognitive research study that measured neural signals associated with comprehension while listening to spoken sentences.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Blumenthal Offers Public Health Advisory On Ticks As Connecticut Population Surges
CTnewsjunkie.com 04-21-17
Blumenthal was also in New Haven to trumpet the fact that CAES recently received $3.25 million – its share of a $10 million federal grant – from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to join with Cornell University, Columbia University, Fordham University and the New York and Connecticut Departments of Health to establish a Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases.

Fordham and Business Council host urban real estate forum
WestfairOnline.com 04-24-17
The Real Estate Institute at Fordham University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies and The Business Council of Westchester will co-host a breakfast forum addressing emerging trends and the future of the urban real estate market on May 10 at Fordham’s West Harrison campus.

OnlineCollegePlan.com Names Best Online Colleges Near New York City
KWWL.com 04-24-17
11. Fordham University – New York, New York

Why the future of credit could lie in ‘social vouching’
TearSheet.co 04-25-17
Kundu was one of three panelists that spoke on technology and financial inclusion at Fordham University’s social changemakers conference Monday — part of FinTech Week taking place in New York.

The hardest New York colleges to get into in 2017
TimesUnion.com 04-25-17
16. Fordham University in the Bronx

The free or cheap college options for seniors in every state
MSN.com 04-26-17
Fordham University’s College at 60 program offers non-credit seminars and free lecture series for adults over 60, with an option to matriculate into a degree program at 50 percent tuition.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

ELIZABETH MARESCA
The Guys From the Hood
TaishoffLaw.com 04-20-17
The guys are student members the Federal Tax Clinic at the Fordham Law School, under the able guidance of Prof. Elizabeth (“Prof Liz”) Maresca.

JOHN PFAFF
Feel The Propaganda, Feel the Hate
TalkingPointsMemo.com 04-21-17
But as Professor John Pfaff of Fordham Law School noted on Twitter, precisely the opposite is the case.

JOHN PFAFF
At least 61,000 people in America are in prison for minor parole violations
Business Insider 04-24-17
“It’s called a pretextual violation,” said John Pfaff, a Fordham University law professor whose new book argues that technical parole violations are largely overrated as an explanation for mass incarceration.

JOHN PFAFF
Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform
CATO.org 04-26-17
Featuring the author John F. Pfaff, Professor of Law, Fordham Law School

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Amidst Backlash, Ivanka Trump Clothing Is Secretly Relabelled as Adrienne Vittadini
BusinessOfFashion.com 04-24-17
“US textile product labelling laws allow substitution of labels, so long as the entity making the substitution is identified on the new label and keeps records for three years,” explained Susan Scafidi, professor of fashion law at Fordham Law School and founder of the Fashion Law Institute.

DEBORAH DENNO
CALIFORNIA MOVES – SLOWLY – TOWARD RESUMING EXECUTIONS
Associated Press 04-23-17
Deborah Denno, a professor at Fordham University School of Law and an expert on lethal injections, was among those who said recent revisions to the state’s proposed regulations still don’t cure underlying problems that can lead to botched executions.

DEBORAH DENNO
‘You gotta see this’: Three witnesses explain why they watch death row executions
Canada.com 04-21-17
Public executions ended after the hanging. They were becoming “ghoulish public events,” explained Deborah Denno, a Fordham University law professor who studies the death penalty.

ROBIN A. LENHARDT
New Orleans Begins Removing Confederate Monuments, Under Police Guard
The New York Times 04-24-17
Professor Robin A. Lenhardt, a law professor at of the Center on Race, Law and Justice at Fordham Law School, said in an email that city officials should be concerned about where to go from here.

JED SHUGERMAN
Exclusive: A New York hotel deal shows how some public pension funds help to enrich Trump
Reuters 04-26-17
“If you take a step back and look at this transaction, it’s a payment chain from state pension funds to President Trump,” said Jed Shugerman, a law professor at Fordham University.

DORA GALACATOS
Volunteer Week 2017: Leveraging Volunteer Lawyers, Dora Galacatos
ConnectingJusticeCommunities.com 04-26-17
As Executive Director of the Feerick Center for Social Justice at Fordham Law School, Dora Galacatos oversees diverse initiatives aimed at combating poverty and addressing common challenges faced by low-income New Yorkers.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

LYN KENNEDY SLATER
63 and Slaying all day, everyday!
Kontrol Magazine 04-20-17
From 9 to 5, Lyn Slater is a professor at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service, and after hours, she is a fashion blogger and social media influencer.

LYN KENNEDY SLATER
A prominent fashion blogger unlike most
China Daily 04-21-17
Unlike many fashion bloggers, Slater actually has a full-time job as a social welfare and law professor at Fordham University.

TINA MASCHI
Connecticut ‘model’ nursing home for paroled inmates to get federal funds
New Haven Register 04-26-17
Tina Maschi, a Fordham University professor and former prison social worker who studies aging prisoners, said that the state “responded to a difficult problem of caring for seriously, terminally ill prisoners, and (its approach) managed to survive, despite community pushback.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

SARAH GREY
Recognizing foreign accents helps brains process accented speech
ScienceDaily.com 04-20-17
Van Hell and her colleague Sarah Grey, former Penn State postdoctoral researcher and now assistant professor of modern languages and literature at Fordham University, compared how people process foreign-accented and native-accented speech in a neurocognitive research study that measured neural signals associated with comprehension while listening to spoken sentences.

MARK NAISON
African American studies teacher: The time I sparred with Bill O’Reilly on his Fox News show
The Washington Post 04-21-17
Mark Naison is a professor of African American studies and history at New York’s Fordham University and director of Fordham’s Urban Studies Program.

ROSEMARY WAKEMAN
Thinking outside of the box about littering
OurMoonIsFull.com 04-20-17
I found Dr. [Rosemary] Wakeman, the Coordinator of Urban Initiatives at Fordham University, through a friend who suggested I speak with her.

ROSEMARY WAKEMAN
This week in Columbia’s history: Soviet experts visited to ease Cold War tensions
The Baltimore Sun 04-26-17
Rosemary Wakeman, a history professor at Fordham University who wrote a book on the “new town movement,” said that new towns like Columbia provided a unique bridge between Americans and Russians in the 1970s, allowing them to “set aside concerns about the Cold War.”

MONIKA MCDERMOTT
Susan Chira: Is this how a woman could win?
Watertown Daily Times 04-23-17
“She’s coming out like gangbusters and taking very strong and powerful positions — that’s the kind of thing a woman needs to do to be seen as credible,” said Monika L. McDermott, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University.

TIFFANY YIP
African Americans don’t sleep as well as whites, an inequality stretching back to slavery
Los Angeles Times 04-23-17
An ongoing study by psychologist Tiffany Yip of Fordham University examines the joint effects of ethnic discrimination and sleep deprivation on African American and Latino youth; her preliminary findings suggest a vicious cycle in which experiences of discrimination lead to poor sleep, which in turn leads to higher levels of anxiety, lower engagement in school and deepening problems of self-esteem.

CHRISTINA GREER
Our children are loved and missed
New York Amsterdam News 04-21-17
Christina Greer, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Fordham University, the author of “Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream” and the host of The Aftermath on Ozy.com.

KATHRYN KRASINSKI
Newfound Tusk Belonged to One of the Last Surviving Mammoths in Alaska
LiveScience.com 04-24-17
“The radiocarbon dates on this mammoth place it as one of the last surviving mammoths on the mainland,” Kathryn Krasinski, a co-principal investigator of the excavation and an adjunct faculty member in the anthropology department at [Fordham University], told Live Science in the email.

SAUL CORNELL
Standards of excellence… or not
LibertyBelleDiaries.com 04-24-17
Last year, I mentioned another YouTube video by  Dr. Saul Cornell, the Paul and Diane Guenther Chair, American History, Fordham University.

LANCE STRATE
Barack Obama’s new “job” will pay nearly as much as his POTUS salary… in one hour
HotAir.com 04-25-17
If, like me, you’re wondering why people would pay so much money for a lecture from somebody who is no longer in power, Lance Strate, communications professor at Fordham University, offered an explanation in this 2015 piece for Fortune Magazine.

BENJAMIN BARBER
Benjamin Barber, a Brilliant Thinker Who Saw the Future
The Nation 04-25-17
Anticipating and celebrating the resistance to Trump just days after the election, the Distinguished Senior Fellow of Fordham University’s Urban Consortium (and former Distinguished Senior Fellow at Dēmos and president of CivWorld at Dēmos who held the chair of American Civilization at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris) explained that, as the federal government turned toward nationalism, local governments could and should serve as the essential beacons of pluralism:

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
As a Catholic priest, I am against an executive order on religious liberty
Religion News Service 04-26-17
The Rev. Bryan N. Massingale is a Catholic priest and a professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University.

ATHLETICS

Quense hits career best win total with two more victories for Fordham Softball
BucksLocalNews.com 04-26-17
Last weekend, former Neshaminy righthander Lauren Quense, now a senior pitcher for the Fordham University softball team, recorded her 18th win of the season, tossing a one-hitter in a 12-0 victory over George Washington, besting last year’s previous career-high of 17 victories.

STUDENTS

March for Science draws attention to the importance of facts
PulseHeadlines.com 04-22-17
“I don’t want to say it’s just the Trump administration,” said Elle Barnes, a 23-year-old Ph.D. student at Fordham University. “Science can be bipartisan. But it’s really important to digest what you hear in the news and to think critically about it.”

‘Science is crucial to the future’ — March for Science draws thousands
PBS Newshour 04-22-17
Elle Barnes, 23, a PhD student at Fordham University who studies amphibian wildlife, said she decided to march to draw attention to “how important science is.”

Bedford High students work with local companies to support vets’ housing program
New Hampshire Union Leader 04-15-17
“Together we have learned so much about more than just finance, but how to interact professionally and present our ideas to people who we literally meet on the spot,” said [Ethan] John, who will attend the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University this fall for finance and business administration.

“Alive and Alert”: Two High School Students’ Campaign to End Distracted Driving
EndDD.org 04-14-17
Morgan Steward is a sophomore Communication and Media Studies student at Fordham University at Lincoln Center.

Governor John Kasich Town Hall
CNN 04-24-17
Question featuring [Fordham student] Yint Hmu

Education notes: Two Easton men to earn doctorates at ESU
Blog.LehighValleyHigh.com 04-26-17
Karen Kucharski, of High Bridge, and Danielle Hamblin, of Oxford, were initiated at Caldwell University; Ryan Metz, of Pittstown, was initiated at Fordham University…

ALUMNI

WHO’S NEWS: Commercial hires and promotions
Raw-Online.com 04-20-17
Mr. [Christian G.] Zebicoff received his law degree from Fordham University School of Law in 1993 and a bachelor of arts degree in history from Boston College in 1988.

Guest column: AmeriCorps volunteers provide critically needed civil legal services
Cambridge.WickedLocal.com 04-20-17
At the time, [Colleen] Hibbert-Kapler, a recent Fordham University law school graduate, was gaining valuable professional experience as a member of AmeriCorps Legal Advocates of Massachusetts.

Aviation Technical Services (ATS) Announces New General Manager of Dallas-Fort Worth Businesses
NewsWest9.com 04-21-17
Kevin [Murphy] has a MBA from Fordham University and both a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from The University of Illinois.

Securian Advisors of New England Opens in Greater Boston
WBTV.com 04-24-17
A four-year football letter winner, [Brian S.] Falconer graduated from Fordham University in New York in 1999 with a B.S. in Finance & Economics.

Pritzker/Vlock Family Office & Co-Founder Elon Boms Announce Increased Investment in LaunchCapital
News9.com 04-25-17
Alice [Linnehan-Smith] holds an MBA from Fordham University and Lean Six Sigma Certification, and has previously held management and finance roles across entertainment and publishing industries.

How a principal who ‘never wanted to be a leader’ is transforming a Queens high school
Chalkbeat.org 04-25-17
[Carl Manalo] immediately enrolled in a masters program in education at Fordham University.

OROPLATA RESOURCES TO HOST CORPORATE UPDATE AND DISCUSSION
CBJ.ca 04-26-17
Chris [Berry] holds a Master of Business Administration in finance with an international focus from Fordham University, and a Bachelor of Arts in international studies from The Virginia Military Institute.

Arlene Isaacs-Lowe to Lead The Moodys Foundation
MSnewsnow.com 04-26-17
Ms. Isaacs-Lowe is a graduate of Howard University and holds an MBA, summa cum laude, from Fordham University.

OBITUARIES

James P. Larkin, 83, Of Brooklyn, NY, actuary
James P. Larkin
Legacy.com 04-20-17
He attended parochial schools in Brooklyn before earning a mathematics degree from Fordham University.

Joseph A. Brown, 82, Of San Antonio, TX, professor
Joseph A. Brown
Legacy.com 04-20-17
He obtained a graduate degree in Theology from Catholic University of American, and had a Masters in History from Fordham University, New York and the University of Texas in San Antonio.

John Henry Calvey, 90, Of Duxbury, VT, Navy veteran
In Memory Of John Henry Calvey
RiverJournalOnline.com 04-24-17
He graduated from Fordham University with a B.S. degree and excelled in the manufacturing field his entire life.

Robert James Collins, 92, Of New Rochelle, NY, Army veteran
Collins, Robert James
Chattanoogan.com 04-24-17
Lois supported Bob as he completed his Ph.D. in organic chemistry at Fordham University, and began his successful 37-year career in the textile fibers division at E. I. du Pont de Nemours.

Paul J. Epperlein, 78, Of South Jamesport, NY, Navy veteran
Paul J. Epperlein
The Suffolk Times 04-25-17
A graduate of Fordham University, Paul was an officer in the U.S. Navy.

Theodore Canellas, 83, Of Tarrytown, NY, Army veteran
Theodore “Ted” Canellas
Legacy.com 04-26-17
After graduating from Fordham University in 1954, with a B.S. in Pharmacy, he began his career as a pharmacist.

Robert Cozzi, 85, Of Nyack, NY, Army veteran
Robert (Bob) Cozzi
Legacy.com 04-26-17
Upon return home, Bob received his Law Degree from Fordham University and worked at Babcock and Wilcox in New York City.

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