Fordham Media Mentions: April 14, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

Real Estate Institute at Fordham University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies & The Business Council of Westchester Announce Real Estate Mastermind Forum
WFLX.com 04-11-17
The Real Estate Institute at Fordham University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies and The Business Council of Westchester are proud to announce the upcoming Real Estate Mastermind Forum: 24-Hour Cities – Emerging Trends in Transactions, Technology and Transportation.

JASON MUNSHI-SOUTH
Scoop It Up! That Stuff Could Aid Science
The New York Times 04-07-17
To get samples from other species, Dr. Carlton has enlisted the aid of a Fordham University biologist, Jason Munshi-South, who studies the travel patterns and microevolution of rodents in the city.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Real Estate Institute at Fordham University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies & The Business Council of Westchester Announce Real Estate Mastermind Forum
WFLX.com 04-11-17
The Real Estate Institute at Fordham University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies and The Business Council of Westchester are proud to announce the upcoming Real Estate Mastermind Forum: 24-Hour Cities – Emerging Trends in Transactions, Technology and Transportation.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS

Fordham University Press & Fordham University Libraries Awarded NEH/Mellon Humanities Open Book Grant to Digitize American Philosophy Titles
InfoDocket.com 04-11-17
Fordham University Press and Fordham University Libraries is one of eight institutions to receive a grant in the Humanities Open Book Program, a program jointly sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Challenging the whiteness of American architecture, in the 1960s and today
Los Angeles Times 04–06-17
That’s the arresting opening sentence of Sharon Egretta Sutton’s “When Ivory Towers Were Black [a Fordham University Press publication],” an unusual hybrid of memoir, institutional history and broadside against the entrenched whiteness of the architecture profession in this country.

INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS STAFF

ANGELA WELLS
Can Secretary-General António Guterres Fend Off US President Donald Trump’s War On The UN?
PrideNews.ca 04-11-17
Angela Wells, the communications officer for the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs at Fordham University, has worked with the Jesuit Refugee Service in Africa.

SCHOOL OF LAW

Artificial Intelligence Mistakes Executives Make
BostonCommons.net 04-07-17
On the eve of when the rules were set to go into effect, an interdisciplinary cadre of professionals gathered at Fordham Law School’s Center on Law and Information Policy to discuss how artificial intelligence and machine learning (yes there’s a difference; learn that here ) could be used to fight cyber crime.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

KAREN GREENBERG
Changing face of terrorism
Vice 04-07-17
Still, while the federal government has prosecuted nearly 500 cases of international terrorism over the past 15 years, there have been only a “handful” of state prosecutions across the country, said Karen Greenberg, director of Fordham University’s Center on National Security.

JENNIFER GORDON
PolitiFact Florida Looks Into Undocumented Immigrant’s Rights
WUSFnews.wusf.usf.edu 04-07-17
And Fordham law professor Jennifer Gordon said that some undocumented immigrants get almost no due process in removal proceedings.

THOMAS H. LEE
After fierce battle, Gorsuch confirmed to US Supreme Court
AFP 04-07-17
Professor Thomas Lee of Fordham University School of Law predicted that Gorsuch’s presence on the closely divided court will not automatically translate into more 5-4 wins for conservatives, at least not in particularly socially controversial cases.

ANDREW KENT
Trump’s Syria airstrikes: constitutional or not?
Politifact.com 04-07-17
Although this remains the most common view among academics, actual practice has diverged significantly, said Andrew Kent, a law professor at Fordham University and an expert in the Constitution and national security.

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Whoopi Goldberg Is Missing The Point About Cultural Appropriation
Refinery29 04-07-17
Appropriation happens when you “[take]intellectual property, traditional knowledge, cultural expressions, or artifacts from someone else’s culture without permission,” Fordham University Law professor Susan Scafidi, explains to Jezebel.

MATTHEW A. GOLD
Donald Trump targets nations in trade deficit
CRCconnection.com 04-09-17
The study of trade abuses appeared aimed at justifying unilateral retaliatory trade actions by the United States, said Matt Gold, a former deputy assistant US trade representative who is now an adjunct trade law professor at Fordham University in NY.

ROBERT KACZOROWSKI
When Was the Department of Justice Established?
HistoryNewsNetwork.org 04-06-17
One widely accepted theory, reiterated by Fordham Law Professor Robert Kaczorowski, is that the DOJ was created to help deal with the general influx of litigation that occurred at the end of the Civil War.

JED SHUGERMAN
When Was the Department of Justice Established?
HistoryNewsNetwork.org 04-06-17
In 2014 Jed Handelsman Shugerman, scholar and Fordham Law Professor, provided an alternative interpretation of the DOJ’s purpose in post-Civil War America.

JOHN PFAFF
Jeff Sessions Continues to Hint at Escalating the Drug War
CATO.org 04-10-17
Those with an interest in the mass incarceration problem in America may also be interested in an upcoming book forum featuring Fordham law professor John Pfaff, whose new book argues that local prosecutors are a primary and underappreciated force behind mass incarceration.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION FACULTY

NANCY ROSARIO-RODRIGUEZ
Bronx Chamber’s Women’s Luncheon
Bronx Times 04-11-17
The event honoring trailblazing women in labor and business saluted Venecia Fernandez, Office of NYS Comptroller DiNapoli’s Bronx borough director; Tamara Rivera, NYC District Council of Carpenters council representative and Nancy Rosario-Rodriguez, Fordham University Graduate School of Education assistant director of Center for Educational Partnership.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

JASON MUNSHI-SOUTH
Scoop It Up! That Stuff Could Aid Science
The New York Times 04-07-17
To get samples from other species, Dr. Carlton has enlisted the aid of a Fordham University biologist, Jason Munshi-South, who studies the travel patterns and microevolution of rodents in the city.

PAUL LEVINSON
Moorpark police chief to address false rumors on social media
Ventura County Star 04-07-17
Paul Levinson, author of the book “Fake News in Real Context” and a professor at Fordham University in New York, said, “fake news is a social illness.”

ELIZABETH YUKO
Why You Should Think Twice About 23andMe’s New DNA Test for Diseases
SheKnows.com 04-07-17
By Elizabeth Yuko

CELIA FISHER
Why You Should Think Twice About 23andMe’s New DNA Test for Diseases
SheKnows.com 04-07-17
“Consumers may not be aware that 23andMe sells their DNA profiles and other personal information to companies who use the data for targeted advertising,” Dr. Celia B. Fisher, director of the Center for Ethics Education at Fordham University told SheKnows.

SAUL CORNELL
Second Amendment historian connects race and gun rights
Columbia Missourian 04-07-17
Cornell, the Paul and Diane Guenther chair in American History at Fordham University, is a former history professor at Ohio State University and the former director of the Second Amendment Research Center at the John Glenn Institute.

JOHN DAVENPORT
Jim Mattis Was Probably Furious, And All You Can Talk About Is How Assad Is A Great Guy
The Daily Caller 04-09-17
Here’s an account from Fordham University’s John Davenport, who’s painstakingly tracked the conflict:

KURT JETTA
TABS Analytics to Present Results of Second Annual Baby Care Study on April 19, 2017
HealthTechnologynet.com 04-11-17
In addition to being the CEO, founder and lead product developer for TABS Analytics, Jetta is also the Director of the Research Unit of the Economics of Consumer Marketing, which is a part of the Center for International Policy at Fordham University.

DORON BEN-ATAR
The surprising rise of China as IP powerhouse
TechCrunch.com 04-11-17
As reported by the Guardian, Doron Ben-Atar, a history professor at Fordham University, has noted that “US and every major European state engaged in technology piracy and industrial espionage in the 18th and 19th century.”

CHRISTINA GREER
Week 12: The Future of Race in Trump’s America
WNYC 04-11-17
Fordham University professor Christina Greer, author of Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream, sits down with host Brian Lehrer to take your calls.

MELISSA LABONTE
Can Secretary-General António Guterres Fend Off US President Donald Trump’s War On The UN?
PrideNews.ca 04-11-17
He should frame his interests and agenda “in a way where he convinces the Trump administration that he’s their ally, not their opponent,” said Melissa Labonte, a professor of political science at Fordham University in the Bronx, who has written about the UN.

STUDENTS

‘Learn the lessons of Rwanda,’ says UN chief, calling for a future of tolerance, human rights for all
UN.org 04-07-17
The annual memorial ceremony will be moderated Maher Nasser, Acting Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications and feature a poetry performance by Malaika Uwamahoro, Artist and Rwandan student at Fordham University…

Fordham University Students Cleanup Bissel Gardens
CommunityGreen.wordpress.com 04-09-17
An absolutely wonderful group of students from Fordham University came out to Bissel Gardens on April 8 for our 1st Spring Cleanup this year.

Tennessee lawmaker wants state to reconsider refugee resettlement after Syria attack
CRCconnection.com 04-09-17
“I am disgusted and horrified, but unfortunately not surprised”, said Monica Joy, a Fordham University student and social activist.

Carolina Pineda Martinez: Compliance folks aren’t the ‘Bonus Prevention Department’
FCPAblog.com 04-11-17
Carolina Pineda Martinez, pictured above, is pursuing her LLM (May 2017) in Corporate Compliance at Fordham University School of Law.

ALUMNI

Tom Burke Hired as Sterling Talent Solutions’ Chief Operating Officer
ABC-7.com 04-07-17
Mr. Burke holds an MBA in Finance from St. John’s University and a BA in Computer Science from Fordham University.

Intec Pharma Appoints U.S. Life Sciences Executive Jeffrey A. Meckler to its Board of Directors as Vice Chairman
FirstWordPharma.com 04-09-17
Mr. Meckler earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and is admitted to the New York Bar.

Memoir on Rebel Catholic Priest’s Mission to Rebuild a City
Benzinga 04-10-17
[Monsignor William J. Linder] holds a master’s degree and PhD in sociology from Fordham University, and he is a renowned expert in the field of economic and community development.

Interim president named for University of Scranton
TheTimes-Tribune.com 04-11-17
[Rev. Herbert Keller, S.J.] entered the Jesuit novitiate in Wernersville in 1969 and in 1975 received a bachelor’s degree in English and philosophy from Fordham University.

Seton Hall – Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Appoints Founding Board of Governors
KFBB.com 04-11-17
[Monsignor Joseph Reilly] holds a Bachelor of Sacred Theology degree from Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, a licentiate in Sacred Theology (STL) from Pontificio Istituto Teresianum, Rome, and a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from Fordham University.

OBITUARIES

Hugh A. Lavery, Jr., 79, Of Ossining, NY, attorney
Hugh A. Lavery, Jr.
Patch.com 04-07-17
After graduating from Fordham Law School in 1963 he served in the Army National Guard until 1968.

Raymond J. White, 86, Of Chappaqua, NY, Marine veteran
Raymond J. White
Legacy.com 04-09-17
Mr. White was a graduate of Fordham University, served in the United States Marine Corps, during the Korean War, and retired from Texaco after many years.

Lori Accuosti, 59, Of Waterbury, CT, social worker
Obituary: Lori Accuosti, 59
Patch.com 04-05-17
Lori earned her Masters in Social Work from Fordham University and then went on to raise her children in Madison, CT while working as a clinical social worker at Guilford High School as well as in private practice.

Stephen Joseph Lalka, 96, Of Hammonton, NJ, auditor
OBITUARIES: DeLong, Lalka
The Columbia Paper 04-10-17
Following the war, Mr. Lalka earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Fordham University, with graduate education at the Graduate School at New York University Graduate School of Business.

Henry S. Buchanan, 85, Of Hamburg, NJ, attorney
Henry S. Buchanan
The Sparta Independent 04-07-17
Henry was born in Newark, NJ, proudly served in the US Navy, and received his law degree from Fordham University in NYC in 1963.

Gregory V. Carey, 70, Of Utica, NY, professor
Gregory V. Carey
Legacy.com 04–0817
Greg graduated from Notre Dame High School, Fordham University and Syracuse University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work.

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