Fordham Media Mentions: June 9, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

Even With Finals Loss, Fordham Rugby On Rise
NYsportsday.com 06-05-17
You might not think rugby in The Bronx is a growth sport, but don’t tell that to the Fordham Rams.

Best MSW Programs Releases 25 Best Online MSW Programs 2017
KTRE.com 06-07-17
Fordham University – New York, NY

List of winners of NYSAPA broadcast, newspaper awards
Darien News 06-05-17
COLLEGE RADIO: Bill Leaf Memorial Award for Best Regularly Scheduled Local News Program: 1, WRHU-FM, Hofstra University; 2, Rebecca Lewis, WFUV-FM, Fordham University.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

10 of the Most Underrated Museums in New York City
VergeCampus.com 06-05-17
Fordham University has its own collection of Greek and Etruscan artifacts.

Best MSW Programs Releases 25 Best Online MSW Programs 2017
KTRE.com 06-07-17
Fordham University – New York, NY

SR Education Group Expands Online College Resources to Support Christian Students
KeyC.com 06-03-17
Fordham University, founded by the Catholic Diocese of New York, has the highest academic strength score of all ranked Christian Colleges at 79%.

WFUV

List of winners of NYSAPA broadcast, newspaper awards
Darien News 06-05-17
COLLEGE RADIO: Bill Leaf Memorial Award for Best Regularly Scheduled Local News Program: 1, WRHU-FM, Hofstra University; 2, Rebecca Lewis, WFUV-FM, Fordham University.

Los Angeles Chargers Announce English Language Radio and Preseason Television Broadcast Teams
Chargers.com 06-05-17
Continuing a long line of sports broadcasting excellence produced by Fordham University’s WFUV Radio – one that began in the 1940s with legendary voice of the Dodgers Vin Scully – [Spero] Dedes first entered the LA market as the radio play-by-play voice of the Los Angeles Lakers from 2005-11.
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SCHOOL OF LAW

Fordham University School of Law Launches Legal English Institute
BusinessWire.com 06-04-17
Fordham University School of Law is launching the Legal English Institute (LEI), a new program tailored to help international lawyers and law students improve their legal English skills while learning the core foundations of U.S. law.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

LINDA SUGIN
Charity doubles as a profit stream at the Daily Caller News Foundation
The Washington Post 06-02-17
“It really does look like the reason for the existence of this 501(c)(3) organization is to provide benefits to the for-profit company, and that should be a private benefit that is not acceptable,” said Linda Sugin, a law professor at Fordham University.

JOEL COHEN
Are Today’s ‘Deep Throats’ Doing the Right Thing?
The New York Times 05-30-17
By JOEL COHEN

JOEL COHEN
Alternative Evidence
Slate 05-25-17
By Joel Cohen, Jed S. Rakoff, and Richard A. Posner

KAREN GREENBERG
James Comey Senate testimony: America braces for a historic political moment
The Guardian 06-04-17
Karen Greenberg, the director of the centre on national security at Fordham University, said Comey was “a very complicated and thoughtful individual and one who he has a conscience even though it may play out in ways other than how others expect”.

KAREN GREENBERG
All eyes will be on James Comey this Thursday — again
The Washington Post 06-06-17
“James Comey has the quiet confidence and a track record of knowing how to dominate, how to direct the story,” said Karen Greenberg, the director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University.

KAREN GREENBERG
How experts say we can try to cope with ‘this level of terrorism’
ABC News 06-06-27
But the number of high-profile attacks in Europe is on the rise, Dr. Karen Greenberg, the director of the Center for National Security at Fordham Law School in New York, told ABC News.

KAREN GREENBERG
A brief guide to the extraordinary events leading to the Comey hearing
Vox 06-07-17
“The hearing is as much about public perception [of the Trump presidency]as anything else,” Karen Greenberg, the director of the Center for National Security at Fordham University, told me.

KAREN GREENBERG
ISIS counting on anti-Muslim backlash ‘to sharpen the divide,’ experts warn
ABC News 06-07-17
Such attacks also make people feel afraid as they go about their daily lives, said Dr. Karen Greenberg, director of the Center for National Security at Fordham Law School in New York.

ANDREW KENT
Trump has offered up 1 replacement nearly 3 months after firing 46 remaining Obama-era U.S. attorneys
NY Daily News 06-04-17
“While the U.S. Attorney offices will move forward without heads in place with uncontroversial cases, like ordinary fraud and white collar crimes, there are a whole bunch of crimes that, under DOJ procedures, require approval coordination between DOJ headquarters and actual Senate-confirmed U.S. Attorneys,” said Andrew Kent, a professor at the Fordham University School of Law and a former senior counsel in the New York State’s Office of the Attorney General.

JAMES A. COHEN
What to expect when he faces accusers, jury
USA.Swegen.com 06-02-17
“(The judge) gave the defendant a big break — it was a compromise weighted in favor of the defense and against the prosecution,” says James Cohen, a law professor at Fordham University in New York.

JAMES A. COHEN
After everything, Bill Cosby’s trial comes down to ‘he said-she said’
CNN 06-05-17
“There is a big contrast,” said James Cohen, a criminal law professor at Fordham.

JAMES A. COHEN
Cosby’s image as father, family man on the line at sex trial
9news.com 06-05-17
“(The judge) gave the defendant a big break — it was a compromise weighted in favor of the defense and against the prosecution,” says James Cohen, a law professor at Fordham University in New York.

JED SHUGERMAN
Trump sons promote new Trump-owned hotels and their father’s presidency on national TV
ThinkProgress.org 06-06-17
In March, Jed Shugerman a professor at Fordham University Law School who is working on legal strategies to hold Trump accountable for violating the Constitution by profiting off his office, told ThinkProgress that “it is shocking that Trump would take on the office of the presidency without just doing what every other official in a remotely similar position has done in the past.”

JED SHUGERMAN
The other shoe starts falling
The Washington Post 06-07-17
Fordham law professor Jed Shugerman tells me that the obstruction statute, 18 U.S. Code Section 1505, requires that the prosecutor show a defendant in an obstruction prosecution “corruptly, or by threats or force, or by any threatening letter or communication influences, obstructs, or impedes or endeavors to influence, obstruct, or impede the due and proper administration of the law.”

MARK R. PATTERSON
BE CAREFUL CELEBRATING GOOGLE’S NEW AD BLOCKER. HERE’S WHAT’S REALLY GOING ON.
The Intercept 06-05-17
As Mark Patterson of Fordham University explained, the Coalition for Better Ads is “a cartel orchestrated by Google.”

MARK R. PATTERSON
Google is the internet’s largest ad company. So why is it building an ad blocker?
Vox 06-05-17
“Google has a lot of power,” says Mark Patterson, a Fordham legal scholar who has written a book on antitrust in the internet age.

JOHN PFAFF
What We Get Wrong About Mass Incarceration, Part I
Slate 06-07-17
John Pfaff is on a mission to topple the well-worn myths of the U.S. prison population boom.

BRUCE A. GREEN
Comey Account Could Fuel Obstruction Accusations Against Trump: Legal Experts
The New York Times 06-07-17
Bruce Green, a professor at Fordham University School of Law, said it would be difficult to show Trump intended to impede the Flynn investigation.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

MARK CONRAD
Antler-Spray Case May Spur More Athlete Doping Challenges
Law360.com 06-01-17
“The case is kept alive—although barely, but kept alive— and that is what Singh really wants,” said Fordham University business law professor Mark Conrad, who focuses on international sports governance and ethics
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GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

LYN KENNEDY SLATER
Acne Studios’s Latest Lookbook Stars A 78-Year-Old Supermodel & She Looks Awesome
Refinery29 06-07-17
And 63-year-old Lyn Slater, a professor at Fordham University, was mistaken for a model and has since become a fashion icon.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

BRADFORD E. HINZE
Listening to the Spirit: Francis’ distinctive vision of the Church
Corpus-blog.blogspot.pt 05-31-17
Bradford E. Hinze is the Karl Rahner Professor of Theology at Fordham University and the president of the Catholic Theological Association of America.

CHRISTINA GREER
GIVING THE BIRD: WHAT THE COVFEFE HAPPENED TO POLITICAL DISCOURSE?
CityAndStateNY.com 06-04-17
The dynamic hasn’t gone unnoticed by Christina Greer, a Fordham University political science professor who often comments about local politics on Twitter.

CHRISTINA GREER
Political tithing
New York Amsterdam News 06-02-17
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.

CHRISTINA GREER
Black women are the backbone … and the kryptonite
New York Amsterdam News 06-08-17
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.

MICHAEL PEPPARD
Negotiating Surrender
Commonweal 05-24-17
By Michael Peppard

NINA GOSS
Gallery Shows in New York City This Week – Jun 4-Jun 11
CityGuideNY.com 06-04-17
She currently teaches Creative Writing at Fordham University.

ATHLETICS

PILOTS PLAYERS TALK TO FIFTH GRADE STUDENTS
OurSportsCentral.com 06-06-17
The six players who attended were Catcher Jonathan Parker (Jones County JC), Infielder Graham Hackbarth (Pearl River CC), Outfielders D’Marcus Guillory (Motlow State CC) and Over Torres (Yavapai CC), and Pitchers Jake Bernardo (Fordham University) and Kyle Griffen (Louisiana Tech).

The World’s Largest College Rugby Festival Returns to Philadelphia This Weekend With the 2017 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship at Talen Energy Stadium
WLOX 06-07-17
Six up-and-coming collegiate men’s Rugby 7s squads will compete in the College Challenge bracket. Represented in the six-team bracket are Philadelphia-region favorites Villanova University, West Chester University, Drexel University and Rowan University, Mount St. Mary’s (from Emmitsburg, Maryland) and Fordham University (Bronx, New York).

Even With Finals Loss, Fordham Rugby On Rise
NYsportsday.com 06-05-17
You might not think rugby in The Bronx is a growth sport, but don’t tell that to the Fordham Rams.

Berlin’s Lynch to continue football career at Fordham
MyRecordJournal.com 05-23-17
Berlin High School senior Jack Lynch has committed to attend Fordham University in the fall, where he will receive a full athletic scholarship to play football.

Bucks redux: Hometown team fast out of gate at Fiske Field
Shelter Island Reporter 06-07-17
Back for a second year with the Bucks is first baseman Brian Goulard, a junior at Fordham University.

STUDENTS

Warren, Watchung, Long Hill students earn college honors for fall semester
NewJerseyHills.com 06-08-17
Carlos Vieria, of Warren, was initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society, at Fordham University in Bronx, N.Y.

ALUMNI

Tech Pros That Wall Street Can’t Get Enough Of
Insights.Dice.com 06-02-17
J.P. Morgan hired software engineer Nathan Miranda after he graduated with a B.S. in computer science from Fordham University.

This dream boss pays for workers’ weddings, their kids’ college
Press From 06-07-17
A law degree from Fordham University soon followed, but by 2010 the urge to start his own company was too strong to ignore.

Watch Michael Urie Host the Drama Desk Awards
TheaterMania.com 06-03-17
Aaron Rhyne, FCLC ’02 won his second Drama Desk Award last night for “Outstanding Projection Design” for Broadway’s Anastasia.

Alan Alda’s Quest For Better Communication
WNYC 06-05-17
[Fordham alumnus] Alan Alda joins us to discuss his book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating.

Tommy Dorfman is the ‘unapologetically queer’ actor from ’13 reasons why’
I-D.vice.com 06-05-17
Dorfman did not expect to step into the role of “Queer Advocate” so quickly. He scored the part of Ryan only a year after graduating from Fordham University’s acting program.

Airbus Braces for Life After Leahy
Bloomberg 06-06-17
[John] Leahy studied communications and philosophy at New York’s Fordham University, holds an MBA from Syracuse University and was named an officer of France’s Légion d’Honneur in 2012 for his services to European aviation.

Where to Turn to When You’re First in the Family to Go to College
The New York Times 06-07-17
“If not for my own motivation to go to college, I would not have been able to carve out a traditional experience for myself,” [Dennis Di Lorenzo] said. “I walked into Fordham University as a freshman and didn’t even know what the word ‘philosophy’ meant. I didn’t know what it meant to be college-ready.”

OBITUARIES

Thomas L. Foley, 75, Of Darien, CT, CPA
Obituary: Thomas L. Foley, long-time Darien resident, CPA
Darien Times 06-02-17
Mr. Foley graduated from Newtown High School in Elmhurst, New York; St. John’s University in Jamaica, New York and received his master’s degree in business administration from Fordham University in New York.

Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, 84, Of Lviv, Ukraine, spiritual director of the Holy Spirit Seminary
Ukraine’s Cardinal Lubomyr Husar recalled as a spiritual father :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
AboNewsCast.com 06-06-17
He studied at St. Basil’s College Seminary in Stamford, Conn. in the early 1950s, and continued his studies at the Catholic University of America in Washington and at Fordham University in New York.

Sister Elizabeth Minturn, S.C., 87, Of Long Island, NY, teacher
Obituary: Sister Elizabeth Minturn, S.C.
TheTablet.org 06-07-17
She received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Fordham University in 1950.

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