Fordham Media Mentions: February 24, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

Congo river fish evolution shaped by intense rapids
EurekaAlert.org 02-17-17
The study, led by scientists at the American Museum of Natural History, the City University of New York, and Fordham University, reveals that fishes in this part of the river live in “neighborhoods” that are separated from one another by the waters’ turbulent flow.

ANDREW KENT
Cross Border Shooting Reaches Supreme Court (Audio)
Bloomberg 02-21-17
Brianne Gorod, chief counsel at the Constitutional Accountability Center, and Andrew Kent, a professor at Fordham University Law School, discuss the Supreme Court case Hernandez v. Mesa, which concerns a Mexican boy, who was shot by U.S. border control agents.

Immigrant Justice Corps Announces 2017 Justice Fellows
USpolitics.Einnews.com 02-16-17
Laura Wooley, Fordham Law School

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Congo river fish evolution shaped by intense rapids
EurekaAlert.org 02-17-17
The study, led by scientists at the American Museum of Natural History, the City University of New York, and Fordham University, reveals that fishes in this part of the river live in “neighborhoods” that are separated from one another by the waters’ turbulent flow.

These are the 10 most popular out-of-state colleges for Pa., N.J. residents
PhillyVoice.com 02-21-17
9. Fordham University (353)

Answer: A Legendary Gameshow Host Focuses His Giving on Scholarships, the Arts, and More
InsidePhilanthropy.com 02-22-17
Trebek has dual citizenship and back stateside the Trebeks have supported Trebek son’s school, Fordham University in New York.

WFUV

Latest Edition of the Norwood News is Out!
Norwood News 02-16-17
We’re also very proud to announce a five-part series in collaboration with Fordham University’s WFUV radio station.

WFUV to Salute Rich Conaty and THE BIG BROADCAST This Weekend
BroadwayWorld.com 02-20-17
WFUV (90.7FM/wfuv.org) Program Director Rita Houston has announced that the public radio station will salute the irreplaceable Rich Conaty and the heritage of his unique show, The Big Broadcast, in a two-hour special, Remembering Rich, on Sunday, February 26 at 8 p.m.
[and other outlets]

Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran join iHeartradio performers
NorthJersey.com 02-23-17
Conaty — who died Dec. 30 — took over an existing Sunday night program as a Fordham University student in early 1973.

ADMINISTRATION

MARK ZITTLE, O.CARM.
Vigil near White House highlights worries over Trump immigration policies
CatholicPhilly.com 02-23-17
Following a half-hour of praying the rosary at Lafayette Park, vigil participants heard a short homily from Carmelite Father Mark Zittle, assistant director of campus ministry for faith at Fordham University.

SCHOOL OF LAW

Banks on Civil Trials in Popular Culture
LawLit.blogspot.com 02-16-17
Taunya Lovell Banks, University of Maryland School of Law, is publishing Civil Trials: A Film Illusion? in the Fordham Law Review.

What the Data Tells Us About Immigration and Terrorism
BrennanCenter.org 02-17-17
This result closely matches findings from a recent Fordham University study of all ISIS-related convictions from May 2014 to June 2016.

Guantanamo policy is in limbo, waits for Trump
The Ledger 02-18-17
Of near equal importance, [Lee Wolosky] said at a public forum at Fordham Law School this week, was making sure that the transfer arrangements were being honored — work that required a staffer to pick up a phone or jump on an airplane to try to get a resettlement or repatriation on track.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

ANDREW KENT
Michael Flynn’s Resignation Is Just the Start of Trump’s Legal Drama With Russia
Fortune 02-17-17
Andrew Kent is a professor of law at Fordham University School of Law in New York City.

ANDREW KENT
Supremes to Decide if Foreigners Have Constitutional Rights
Lifezette.com 02-21-17
“That has been under a lot of pressure and challenge recently,” Fordham University School of Law professor Andrew Kent told reporters on a conference call last week.

ANDREW KENT
Supreme Court enters Mexico border debate with Texas shooting case
USA Today 02-19-17
“If this had happened a few feet away and this 15-year-old had been on this side of the border, he would have a constitutional tort suit, no questions asked,” says Andrew Kent, a professor at Fordham University School of Law.

ANDREW KENT
Mexican couple asks Supreme Court for right to sue over border agent killing their son
SCPR.org 02-21-17
Guest: Andrew Kent, professor of law at Fordham University School of Law; his teaching includes constitutional law, foreign relations law, federal courts and procedure, national security law and public international law

ANDREW KENT
Cross Border Shooting Reaches Supreme Court (Audio)
Bloomberg 02-21-17
Brianne Gorod, chief counsel at the Constitutional Accountability Center, and Andrew Kent, a professor at Fordham University Law School, discuss the Supreme Court case Hernandez v. Mesa, which concerns a Mexican boy, who was shot by U.S. border control agents.

GEMMA SOLIMENE
Ninth District Congresswoman Yvette Clarke Rallies Brooklyn Neighbors Against Immigration Ban
Brooklyn Magazine 02-17-17
The panelists included: Tahanie Aboushi, a lawyer and partner at Aboushi Law Firm; Gemma Solimene, Director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic at Fordham University School of Law…

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Chandler women cancel Nordstrom accounts for Ivanka Trump, go viral
AZcentral.com 02-17-17
“Headlines are flying fast and furious. And it will be last week’s news,” said professor Susan Scafidi, academic director of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University’s law school.

SUSAN SCAFIDI
High Heels and Workplace Dress Codes
CBS Overnight News 02-22-17
We spoke with Susan Scafidi, a professor at Fordham Law, and asked if such mandates are legal in the U.S.

JOHN D. FEERICK
The 25th Amendment
Commonweal 02-17-17
A few weeks back the Fordham University Law School offered a lecture by Dean John Feerick who has central to the legal and legislative work that went into shaping the 25th amendment to the Constitution.

JED SHUGERMAN
Is This Treason?
WNYC 02-17-17
But Jed Shugerman, professor of law at Fordham University and author of Shugerblog, says: “Stop.”

NITZA MILAGROS ESCALERA
Fordham Law’s Nitza Milagros Escalera Receives 2017 Insight Into Diversity Magazine Giving Back Award
NewYork.CityBizList.com 02-17-17
Nitza Milagros Escalera, the dean of diversity initiatives at Fordham Law School, has received the 2017 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.

HOWARD M. ERICHSON
New Republican bill would gut class actions, not improve them
The Hill 02-20-17
BY HOWARD M. ERICHSON

HOWARD M. ERICHSON
House Bill Seeks to Hamstring Class Action Lawsuits
ACQ5.com 02-22-17
Howard Erichson, of Fordham Law School, describes the restrictions on class certification as imposing “an impossible task in many consumer class actions, and unnecessary for achieving justice.”

HOWARD M. ERICHSON
IN MASS TORTS, WHO SPEAKS FOR THE INDIVIDUAL PLAINTIFFS?
LegalCurrent.com 02-23-17
Prof. Howard M. Erichson of Fordham Law School discussed serious ethical issues that plaintiff lawyers face  in mass tort settlements.

CARL MINZNER
US university will not back down on Dalai Lama invite
UniversityWorldNews.com 02-20-17
Carl Minzner of Fordham University and an expert on Chinese law and governance said: “The idea that Chinese students abroad are linked to the Chinese embassy is not entirely new.”

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Neil Gorsuch sides with big business, big donors and big bosses
The Washington Post 02-21-17
By Zephyr Teachout

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

TIMOTHY MALEFYT
Ripple Takes Aim at Legislation, Nut Milks in New Campaign
Bevnet.com 02-16-17
Timothy Malefyt, a corporate anthropologist and marketing professor at Fordham University, said Ripple’s new campaign establishes them as the “classic challenger brand.”

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

HAROLD HORELL
How to cope when children seek a new faith
Chicago Tribune 02-17-17
Harold “Bud” Horell, assistant professor of religious education at the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education at Fordham University, in New York, said distrust of institutions in general is part of U.S. culture.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

PAUL LEVINSON
The Zuckerberg Manifesto: Are we ready for a Facebook-led world?
The Christian Science Monitor 02-18-17
“These bubbles have not been imposed upon the public – it was what the people want,” Paul Levinson, a professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University in New York, told the Monitor in December.

RACHEL ANNUNZIATO
Travel in the Age of Trump
Psychology Today 02-17-17
Rachel Annunziato, an associate professor of psychology at Fordham University, adds: “Children will have varying understanding of these policies, and this confusion could certainly lead to misunderstandings about groups of people.

RACHEL ANNUNZIATO
Why Your Kid Lies (and What to Do About It)
SheKnows.com 02-21-17
“As their ‘moral reasoning’ skills develop, kids realize that their lies can potentially protect others,” says Rachel Annunziato, associate professor in Fordham University’s psychology department.

ARISTOTLE PAPANIKOLAOU
SUPPORTING THE MUSLIM BAN WHILE BEING A CHRISTIAN?
TheStillmanExchange.com 02-20-17
According to Aristotle Papanikolaou, co-director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center at Fordham University, “a politics of empathy” is necessary within the Christian community.

ARISTOTLE PAPANIKOLAOU
First Assembly under Leadership of Bishop Irinej
TheOrthodoxChurch.info 02-22-17
The first presentation was by Dr. Aristotle Papanikolaou, Professor of Theology, holder of the Archbishop Demetrios Chair in Orthodox Theology and Culture, and Co-founding Director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center at Fordham University in New York.

PIERS BENN
Bodily autonomy: my body, my choice?
WorldBytes.org 02-16-17
The speakers include: Dr Piers Benn, philosopher, author, Commitment and Ethics, visiting lecturer in ethics, Heythrop College, London and Fordham University, New York;

ASATO IKEDA
Japan Society Gallery Announces A THIRD GENDER Exhibition
BroadwayWorld.com 02-20-17
It includes an evening with guest curator Dr. Asato Ikeda (Fordham University), a connoisseurs’ workshop on collecting shunga (traditional Japanese erotic prints), an exclusive preview of scenes from the forthcoming documentary Queer Japan with director Graham Kolbeins, and a “Pride Ball” during the exhibition’s closing week in June to coincide with New York City’s official 2017 LGBT Pride events.

JOSEPH W. KOTERSKI, S.J.
Two Books by Carmelite Priests Offer Profound Meditations for Lenten and Easter seasons
Zenit.org 02-21-17
Father Joseph Koterski, S.J., Professor of Philosophy, at Fordham University, comments, “Father Gabriel’s book beautifully explains the way of Saint Teresa in showing us how to pray. He uses the experience of his monastic community to provide a reliable guide for all Christians to draw closer to God by contemplative prayer.”

KIRSTEN SWINTH
The Square Deal: Theodore Roosevelt and the Themes of Progressive Reform
GilderLehrman.org 02-21-17
Kirsten Swinth is associate professor of history at Fordham University and the author of Painting Professionals: Women Artists and the Development of Modern American Art, 1870–1930 (2001).

GEORGE W. DRANCE, S.J.
Theatre troupe raises the spiritual at New York’s La MaMa | Faith Matters
NJ.com 02-21-17
“I was giving a sense of other worldly powers,” said the actor-in-residence at Fordham University.

AIMEE MEREDITH COX
Culture panelists: Americans’ faith still tied to a ‘norm of whiteness’
WTLMnewsdesk.wordpress.com 02-22-17
The specter of Donald Trump’s one-month presidency hung over a Feb. 21 seminar on racism and religious faith here sponsored by Fordham University’s Center on Religion and Culture.

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
Health, tech jobs in NYC saw largest private sector growth, report says
am New York 02-22-17
Giacomo Santangelo, professor of economics at Fordham University, said the data was a good indicator of the city’s economic growth but there are some questions about the success.

SAUL CORNELL
Md. appeals court upholds ‘assault weapon’ ban: a new challenge to scope of Second Amendment?
The Christian Science Monitor 02-23-17
“Like everything about Heller, each of these issues is open to some real interesting and empirically complicated questions that need to be answered,” says Saul Cornell, a professor at Fordham University who specializes in American legal history.

CHRISTINA GREER
Get it together yellow taxis
New York Amsterdam News 02-23-17
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.

ATHLETICS

Atlantic 10 Power Rankings: Some minor adjustments after an intriguing week
A10talk.com 02-20-17
9. Fordham Rams, Previously #12

STUDENTS

Rebellious Lawyers conference draws 1,000
YaleDailyNews.com 02-20-17
DeAnna Baumle, a third-year student at Fordham Law School, returned to New Haven after RebLaw inspired her two years ago during her first visit.

These 10 Netflix Shows Will Distract You From Midterms
College Magazine 02-21-17
“I’m a psych major and in each episode, Handler speaks with a clinical psychologist about why she acts in certain ways, and I thought that it was on such a personal level and so fascinating—it really spoke to me,” said Fordham University sophomore Andrew Young.

ALUMNI

Immigrant Justice Corps Announces 2017 Justice Fellows
USpolitics.Einnews.com 02-16-17
Laura Wooley, Fordham Law School

Inspector Eddie Lott Has Police Commissioner’s Ear on All Sorts of Issues
NY1 02-16-17
He was raised in Brooklyn, attended high school in Queens and graduated from Fordham University in the Bronx, a real city boy who knows firsthand how important it is to improve the relationship between police and the communities they serve.

PBAU names Emilia Fanjul, Darlene Jordan Women of Distinction
Palm Beach Daily News 02-20-17
[Darlene Jordan] is a graduate of Fordham University and Suffolk University School of Law.

Academy Securities Announces Key Senior Equity Division Hires
Spoke.com 02-23-17
[James Schneider] has a B.S. in Economics from King’s College, where he serves on the college’s Board of Directors, and an M.B.A. in Finance from Fordham University.

OBITUARIES

Owen J. Black Jr., 90, of Southport, CT, IBM employee
Obituary: Owen J. Black Jr., 90, of Southport
Patch.com 02-16-17
He also taught at Fordham University, where he earned an MS in Mathematics.

John R. Hamilton, 92, Of Darien, CT, professor
John R. Hamilton, 92
Iberkshires.com 02-15-17
He began his academic career at the University of Hartford, later joining the faculty at Western Connecticut State University, and retiring as an Associate Professor of Accounting from Fordham University in 1988.

James Black, 83, Of Morehead City, NC, Army veteran
James Black, 83; service held
CarolinaCoastOnline.com 02-22-17
He graduated from Fordham University.

William Dane Barry, Sr., 66, Of Millsboro, DE, social worker
William Dane Barry, Sr.
The West Milford Messenger 02-19-17
Bill was a Kean University graduate in social work, and had a master’s degree from Fordham University.

John McEnroe, Sr., 81, Of NYC, attorney
John McEnroe, Sr., Powerful Manhattan Attorney, Dead At 81
Patch.com 02-21-17
They settled down and started a family, and McEnroe attended Fordham Law School by night while working for ad agencies by day.

John G. Bowling, 76, Of Baltimore, MD, teacher
John G. Bowling, longtime Boys’ Latin School teacher, dies
The Baltimore Sun 02-22-17
Mr. Bowling declined the scholarship, choosing instead to attend Fordham University in New York City, from which he graduated in 1962.

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