Fordham Media Mentions: January 20, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

New York Today: A Bird’s Eye View of Poe
The New York Times 01-19-17
Hidden from public view, in a vault inside the campus’s Walsh Library, is Old Edgar Allan, the University Church’s aging bell, thought to be the inspiration for Poe’s poem “The Bells.”

Watch Angel Olsen Perform In A Bronx Church
NPR 01-06-17
The sky was still overcast when we met Angel Olsen at the Fordham University Church.

WATCH LIVE: Backstage with Denzel Washington!
Good Morning America 01-12-17
Interview featuring Fordham alumni Denzel Washington and Will Ganss

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

New York Today: A Bird’s Eye View of Poe
The New York Times 01-19-17
Hidden from public view, in a vault inside the campus’s Walsh Library, is Old Edgar Allan, the University Church’s aging bell, thought to be the inspiration for Poe’s poem “The Bells.”

‘La La Land’ Nominated for 11 BAFTA Awards
Good Morning America 01-10-17
One of my favorite all-time mornings here…when [U2] was at Fordham University…

Graduate School of Education expands to Fordham Westchester campus
WestfairOnline.com 01-13-17
Fordham University will host a series of informational sessions in January and February regarding the expansion of its Graduate School of Education to the West Harrison campus.

WFUV

Watch Angel Olsen Perform In A Bronx Church
NPR 01-06-17
The sky was still overcast when we met Angel Olsen at the Fordham University Church.

SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING STUDIES STAFF

ROBIN COLNER
Guest Blog: 7 Practical Tips for Digital and Social Marketing Success in 2017
Westchester Magazine 01-06-17
Robin Colner is the CEO of DigiStar Media, a Harrison-based digital and social-media marketing agent. She is also Director of Fordham University’s Digital and Social Media Certificate Program.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

SUSAN SCAFIDI
RIP the Limited. Here’s Where to Buy Your Power Suits Instead
Yahoo! Style 01-06-17
While the Limited is a victim of the shopping mall decline, Susan Scafidi, Fordham Law School professor and founder of the Fashion Law Institute, says stores that have a backbone in professional work wear for women have struggled in recent years (think: Ann Taylor.)

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Carolina Herrera and Oscar de la Renta Clash Over Young Talent
The New York Times 12-22-16
Susan Scafidi, a professor at Fordham Law School and the founder of the Fashion Law Institute, agreed, adding that executives are highly aware of how talent can affect sales.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
‘REVENGE IS COMING’: HOW EVERYTHING FELL APART BETWEEN ANDREW CUOMO AND BILL DE BLASIO
CityAndStateNY.com 01-08-17
But the party faithful wanted to nominate Fordham Law School Associate Professor Zephyr Teachout, a political newcomer, to challenge Cuomo from the left.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
WILL TRUMP AVOID A CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS?
The New Yorker 01-10-17
“It goes to the heart of the fears at the Convention,” Teachout, a law professor at Fordham University who also ran a primary challenge to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in 2014, said.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
New York budget plan includes free state tuition, tax relief
Associated Press via Miami Herald 01-17-17
“The governor is hiding how he wants to spend tax dollars — that’s totally unacceptable,” said Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham University law professor who ran against Cuomo in the 2014 Democratic primary for governor.

DANIEL J. CAPRA
‘Ancient’ Data (and Documents): Prepare for Federal Changes to a Long-standing Hearsay Exception
DiscoveryAdvocate.com 01-17-17
In 2015, Fordham Law Professor Daniel Capra, who also serves as the reporter to the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Evidence Rules, published an article titled “Electronically Stored Information and the Ancient Documents Exception to the Hearsay Rule: Fix It Before People Find Out About It.”

BRUCE A. GREEN
Trump’s CEO meetings raise ethics questions
Associated Press 01-14-17
“While it’s true the Department of Justice is under the executive branch, it’s not appropriate for the president to make that regulatory decision — and certainly not for political considerations,” said Bruce Green, a law school professor at Fordham University who specializes in ethics.

AARON SAIGER
Obama’s Insurance Policy on Trump’s Repeal Agenda
The Daily Beast 01-09-17
“It does matter a great deal whether Democratic or Republican president have nominated the judges,” said Aaron Saiger, a professor at Fordham University’s School of Law who clerked for D.C. Circuit Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg.

JOHN PFAFF
Reform must look at Prosecutor’s Office
IndyStar.com 01-06-17
In his soon to be released book, “Locked In, The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform,” Fordham Law School Professor John Pfaff provides data-driven research to support that it has been prosecutorial discretion that has enlarged the prison population.

JOHN PFAFF
Chicago violence gets everyone’s attention, but it is not America’s murder capital
Business Insider 01-18-17
“Because Chicago has so many people, it can get a murder every day, and that gets people’s attention,” John Pfaff, a professor of law at Fordham Law School, told The Trace recently.

MATTHEW A. GOLD
Trump’s troops prepare the ground for trade battles
Financial Times 01-05-17
Canada and Mexico have said they would be willing to discuss updating Nafta. But that may still be harder than it seems, argues Matt Gold, a former deputy assistant US trade representative for North America who teaches law at Fordham University.

MATTHEW A. GOLD
Trump Commerce Pick Wilbur Ross Steps Into Senate Spotlight, Cast as ‘Pro-Sensible Trade’
TheStreet.com 01-18-17
“I don’t know if the committee’s going to go after Wilbur Ross on Donald Trump’s proposed trade policies,” said Matt Gold, adjunct professor of law at Fordham University and former deputy assistant trade representative under the Obama administration.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

JAMES VANOOSTING
The Last Bursts of Memory
The American Scholar, Winter 2017 Issue
By James VanOosting
PDF available upon request

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

LYN KENNEDY SLATER
This 63-Year-Old Fashion Blogger Slays All The Stereotypes
Huffington Post 01-09-17
Lyn Slater, a university professor and social worker, named her blog Accidental Icon after paparazzi mistook her for a celebrity on the streets of New York City.

TINA MASCHI
No country for old men: Japan’s elderly inmates prefer jail
AFP via SBS.com 01-16-17
“At least (in prison) they have a roof over their head and guaranteed meals,” says Tina Maschi, associate professor at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

ROBIN ANDERSEN
Why We Can Expect a Virtual Media Blackout of Protests Against Trump’s Inauguration
Alternet.org 01-05-17
“The inauguration of George W. Bush was certainly a spectacle on Inauguration Day,” marvels Robin Andersen, the director of Peace and Justice studies at Fordham University in the 2001 short documentary Not My President: Voices From the Counter Coup.

LUISITA LOPEZ TORREGROSA
My Mexico City Is Everyone’s Now
The New York Times 12-28-16
Luisita Lopez Torregrosa, a journalist and author, is a professor at Fordham University and a former editor at The New York Times.

COSTAS PANAGOPOULOS
Donald Trump Makes False Claims About Intel Report on Russian Hacking
The Daily Beast 01-08-17
“It is difficult to argue that the barrage of damaging information released almost exclusively about Clinton and Democrats did no harm or did not create an atmosphere in which voters questioned her judgment or credibility or dampen support for her candidacy,” said Costas Panagopoulos, a Fordham University political scientist.

COSTAS PANAGOPOULOS
Cooperstown’s Not-So-Secret Secret Ballot
The Wall Street Journal 01-12-17
Costas Panagopoulos, a political science professor at Fordham University, said voters could fall victim to social desirability bias, which says that survey respondents tend to make selections that will be viewed favorably by others.

PAUL LEVINSON
Hour 3, Segments 1, 2 and 3 – Paul Levinson
Roy Green Show 01-08-17
Guest: Paul Levinson, Professor of Communications and Media Studies at Fordham University in NYC, pop culture specialist and international best-selling author

PAUL LEVINSON
In a divided America, can Hollywood act as change agent?
The Christian Science Monitor 01-09-17
“What she’s really doing is summoning the souls of Hollywood and everything Hollywood represents to make sure that it doesn’t stand mutely by after Trump takes office … if he really starts implementing all the things he’s saying,” says Paul Levinson, writer, novelist, and professor of communications and media studies at Fordham University in New York.

PAUL LEVINSON
Doing the math: Why ‘Hidden Figures’ adds up for moviegoers
The Christian Science Monitor 01-13-17
Paul Levinson, professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University and editor of “Touching the Face of the Cosmos,” says that some of the movie’s success may be due to the divisive US political climate.

PAUL LEVINSON
First 2017 ‘This Is Us’ episode reveals Toby’s fate following strong ratings
The Christian Science Monitor 01-11-17
Paul Levinson, professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University and author of “The Plot to Save Socrates,” noted last year following initial ratings success that this sustained drawing of viewers is the best scenario for a TV show.

ANNIKA HINZE
2017’s Most & Least Recession-Recovered Cities
WalletHub.com 01-11-17
Q&A featuring Annika Hinze

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
25 Million Jobs: The Promise Donald Trump Made To America. How Will He Do It?
Blog.1-Page.com 01-11-17
But what will that look like, asks Giacomo Santangelo, professor of economics at Fordham University in New York.

RAYMOND KUO
Can Trumpian Triangular Diplomacy Work?
The Diplomat 01-06-17
Dr. Raymond Kuo is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Fordham University, where he studies international security.

HRISHIKESH D. VINOD
Nationalize Trump Inc. temporarily: Opposing view
USA Today 01-10-17
Hrishikesh (Rick) D. Vinod is an economics professor at Fordham University.

LANCE STRATE
How Netflix Is Deepening Our Cultural Echo Chambers
The New York Times 01-11-17
“We’re back to normal, in a way, because before there was broadcasting, there wasn’t much of a shared culture,” said Lance Strate, a professor of communication at Fordham University.

MARK NAISON
In Home of Hip-Hop, a Concert Hall to Honor Its Musical History
The New York Times 01-16-17
He cited the diversity of the borough, and quoted a remark made by Mark Naison, a Fordham professor who has been involved with the project, that no other place in America had nurtured more forms of music than the South Bronx.

CHRISTINA GREER
Watch: WTF Now? Race and Politics in Trump’s America, with Jamelle Bouie and Christina Greer
Berkeleyside.com 01-17-17
Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent of Slate.com, and Christina Greer, professor of political science at Fordham University, were the evening’s expert speakers.

CHRISTINA GREER
Stringer Swipes at de Blasio Policies During MLK Speech at Sharpton HQ
DNAinfo.com 01-17-17
Christina Greer, a professor of political science at Fordham University, said that given the makeup of the city’s electorate, speaking before the mostly black crowd at NAN is going to be important to anyone who wants to be the next mayor.

CHRISTINA GREER
THE AFTERMATH WITH CHRISTINA GREER
OZY.com 01-17-17
A provocative new OZY series with political scientist Dr. Christina Greer interviewing Black thought leaders who are coming to terms with what a Trump presidency could mean for the communities they represent.

CHARLES C. CAMOSY
Faith in Culture: ‘Rogue One’ could use some moral clarity
Macomb Daily 01-17-17
Charles C. Camosy is associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University and contributor to “The Ultimate Star Wars and Philosophy: You Must Unlearn What You Have Learned.”

CHARLES C. CAMOSY
An open letter to Pope Francis ahead of the March for Life
CruxNow.com 01-17-17
Charles C. Camosy is Associate Professor of Theological and Social Ethics at Fordham University and author of Beyond the Abortion Wars.

ATHLETICS

Teenagers in The Times | December, 2016
The New York Times 01-06-17
From left, Danielle Burns, Danielle Padovano and Hannah Missry are three Fordham seniors who will earn two degrees in four years on one athletic scholarship.

Fordham Basketball Coach Recruits With an Academic Fast Track
The New York Times 12-17-16
When Coach Stephanie Gaitley is out recruiting for her Fordham women’s basketball team and sitting in the living rooms of potential players and their parents, she gives an unconventional spiel.

Lanier’s Loparo commits to Fordham softball
GwinnettPrepSports.com 01-05-17
Lanier junior Maygan Loparo has made a commitment to the Fordham University softball program.

FOOTBALL: Sheehan’s Davis named MaxPreps All-American
MyRecordJournal.com 01-07-17
[Zach] Davis, who is going on to play at Fordham University, wound up getting named First-Team All-State by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association and Second-Team All-State by the Walter Camp Foundation.

College Notebook
PrimePublishers.com 01-18-17
Fordham University senior Jake Duckworth (Masuk) placed fourth in the mile (4:22.79) on Friday in the Vince Forte Indoor Invitational at Fordham.

STUDENTS

Grad School Survival Guide – Part 1: How to Hit the Ground Running
PhilosophersCocoon.typepad.com 01-09-17
By Johnny Brennan (Fordham University)

PHOTOS: Safe Rides is Safe after Weekend Fundraiser: $30,000+ Raised
Greenwich Free Press 01-17-17
“We succeeded in raising $30,000,” said Peter Negrea, a GHS grad now a freshman at Fordham University, who organized the event with current Safe Rides President Julia Moch (GHS senior), and Chad Silver (Hobart class of 2019.)

Young musicians awarded for service
The Cross Timbers Gazette 01-16-17
Students earning awards were: Jacqueline Hubbell (9th grade), Aneka Raj (11th grade), Cristina Mendez (junior at Fordham University in New York)…

City Council Approves Four More Years Of Selling Off Property Debt To A Bank
Gothamist 01-18-17
Students at Fordham University recently mapped 89 nonprofits that ended up in the 2016 tax lien sale, including food pantries, churches, and after school care programs.

ALUMNI

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Denzel Washington (‘Fences’)
The Hollywood Reporter 01-05-17
Washington returned to Fordham and made a name for himself in productions of Othello and The Emperor Jones.

WATCH LIVE: Backstage with Denzel Washington!
Good Morning America 01-12-17
Interview featuring Fordham alumni Denzel Washington and Will Ganss

ICG Publicists Name Denzel Washington Motion Picture Showman of the Year
Newson6.com 01-12-17
Washington is a native of Mt. Vernon, NY, and graduated from Fordham University, where he majored in drama.

Forbes 30 Under 30 – Europe – Media
Forbes 01-16-17
[Fordham alumna] Annmarie Hordern, EMEA Executive Producer, Bloomberg TV

José S. Suquet Appointed to the Regions Financial Corp. Board of Directors
BusinessWire.com 01-05-17
Mr. Suquet was born in Cuba and graduated from Fordham University (New York) with a Bachelor of Science and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Miami.

Trump builds out White House policy team
The Anniston Star 01-05-17
Mr. [John] Zadrozny has a J.D. from Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. and a B.A. in History from Fordham University in Bronx, where he graduated magna cum laude.

Credit Card Rewards Are For Spending, Not Hoarding
Forbes 01-03-17
That’s what happened to [Fordham alumnus] Ahmed Bhuiyan of Seattle, who says he lost $3,730 worth of credit card points when his issuer closed his account due to inactivity last year.

Coretelligent Names George Kostakos as New Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel
WMBFnews.com 01-09-17
Kostakos holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College, and a law degree from Fordham University.

Walpole-raised dancer comes back to perform with NYC-based company, Jessica Lang Dance
Patch.com 01-03-17
After moving to NYC and graduating from The Ailey School & Fordham University with honors, Julie [Fiorenza] has performed throughout the country as a member of Ailey II, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and Adams Company Dance.

Pine Brook Promotes Jason Berg And Ethan Wang To Principal, And Stephen Boscola To Controller
GlobeAdvisor.com 01-10-17
Boscola holds a B.S. in Accounting (with honors) from Fordham University’s College of Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant.

WC’s Kohl Gallery Opens 2017 With a Group Exhibition
The Chestertown Spy 01-18-17
Christie Neptune is a graduate of Fordham University and has been featured in publications including Les Femmes Folles, HYSTERIA: What Was Taken, Psychology Today, JUX- TAPOZ , AFROPUNK, The Washington Post and VICE.

Maria Chambers, IACCP®, Promoted to Chief Compliance Officer at Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors
CW-gabama.com 01-18-17
She graduated cum laude from Fordham University with a B.A. in Economics, a minor in Philosophy and a Certificate in Business Administration.

Astoria Judge Credits Success To Upbringing
Queens Tribune 01-19-17
[Joseph J.] Esposito then went to Fordham Law School in Lincoln Center, where he studied in the evening because he worked during the day for former New York City Council President Paul O’Dwyer.

DANCE PREVIEW: Local dancer Julie Fiorenza makes her professional Boston debut
Norton.WickedLocal.com 01-19-17
Previously, she earned a bachelor’s degree of fine arts in dance from The Ailey School/Fordham University and was a member of Ailey II, and two other companies and danced freelance, appearing with Mark Morris Dance Group and the Metropolitan Opera.

Meet New York’s award-winning real estate stars
New York Post 01-19-17
[MaryAnne Gilmartin] graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Fordham University, where she also earned a Master’s Degree.

OBITUARIES

Nina Swidler, 84, Of Washington, D.C., professor emerita at Fordham
NINA SWIDLER
The New York Times 01-09-17
Associate Professor Emerita, Fordham University, passed away peacefully from natural causes on January 4th, 2017, surrounded by her family in Los Altos, California.

Nancy Charlesworth, 82, Of Jersey City, NJ, teacher
Nancy Charlesworth
Legacy.com 01-05-17
A graduate of St. Aloysius Academy and Fordham University, she had a brief career as an English Teacher at Holy Family Academy in Union City before meeting and marrying her husband of 58 years.

Janet O’Leary Drasco, 68, Of Verona, NJ, real estate agent
Janet O’Leary Drasco, 68
MyVeronaNJ.com 01-14-17
She graduated from St. Barnabas High School in the Bronx and received her bachelor’s degree in history from the Thomas More College of Fordham University.

The Rev. Mark Aita, 67, Of Camden, NJ, physician
Mark Aita, physician and priest at N. Camden agency
Philly.com 01-17-17
After completing his novitiate studies and while working toward his undergraduate degree at Fordham University in New York City, “in his work at Roosevelt Hospital he discovered he could do much more” as a physician, his brother said.

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