Fordham Media Mentions: March 31, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

Fordham University held its annual Fordham Founders Awards dinner on March 27 at Cipriani Wall Street
New York Times 03-30-17
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Gabelli, McGuinness Cheer on Fordham Rams at Scholarship Dinner
Bloomberg 03-28-17
There were a lot of Rams on Wall Street Monday night, eating Wagyu steak amid maroon crushed-velvet tablecloths and singing the fight song of their alma mater, Fordham University.

JOSEPH M. MCSHANE, S.J.
Worries Mount That Cuomo’s Free Tuition Program Could Hurt Private Colleges, Raise Property Taxes
CBS New York 03-24-17
“We really are asking the governor and the legislators to proceed with great caution; with great care; with an understanding of all the consequences,” McShane said.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY
Fordham University held its annual Fordham Founders Awards dinner on March 27 at Cipriani Wall Street
New York Times 03-30-17
Photo Slide Show

Gabelli, McGuinness Cheer on Fordham Rams at Scholarship Dinner
Bloomberg 03-28-17
There were a lot of Rams on Wall Street Monday night, eating Wagyu steak amid maroon crushed-velvet tablecloths and singing the fight song of their alma mater, Fordham University.

How the Sharing Economy Can Support LGBT Seniors
Advocate 03-28-17
Researchers at Fordham University found that, compared to older adults in the general population, LGBT elders are twice as likely to live alone; half as likely to have spouses, life partners, or significant others; half as likely to have close relatives to call for help; more than four times more likely to have no children to help them; and more likely to have no one to call upon in an emergency.

Does It Matter What College You Go To? Here’s What Experts Say
International Business Times 03-28-17
The CEOs of the top Fortune 500 companies in summer 2016 attended the University of Arkansas, Texas A&M University, Auburn University, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Minnesota, Fordham University, the University of Pittsburgh, Kettering University, Rutgers University and the University of Central Oklahoma.

Mentoring Latinas
News 12 The Bronx 03-29-17
Featuring Fordham’s Mentoring Latinas program

Examining the Miami Dolphins owner’s ‘No’ vote on Las Vegas Raiders
Yahoo! Sports 03-29-17
Only one week ago, at a Fordham University sports law forum in New York, NFL chief litigation officer Anastasia Danias reiterated the stance: “The NFL’s view is that it’s not legal in most states. And we are all for following the law… We are focused on the integrity of our game.”

ADMINISTRATION

JOSEPH M. MCSHANE, S.J.
Astorino, Business & College Officials Say Governor’s “Free Tuition” Potentially Devastating
WestchesterGov.com 03-24-17
“I applaud the governor’s concerns about college access and affordability, though I believe his specific proposals are a starting place in the conversation, not its conclusion,” said Rev. McShane, Fordham’s president.

JOSEPH M. MCSHANE, S.J.
Worries Mount That Cuomo’s Free Tuition Program Could Hurt Private Colleges, Raise Property Taxes
CBS New York 03-24-17
“We really are asking the governor and the legislators to proceed with great caution; with great care; with an understanding of all the consequences,” McShane said.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

ALICE BRIGHTSKY
Alice BrightSky: Why people commit white collar crimes (and how to stop them)
FCPAblog.com 03-20-17
Alice BrightSky, pictured above, is the senior director of Fordham Law’s compliance programs.

JOHN PFAFF
Opposition Grows to Cuomo’s Plan to Cut Prison Visits
CityLimits.org 03-24-17
John Pfaff, a law professor at Fordham University, spoke about research that shows human contact lowers recidivism rates.

JOHN PFAFF
Opposition Grows to Cuomo’s Plan to Cut Prison Visits
CityLimits.org 03-24-17
John Pfaff, a law professor at Fordham University, spoke about research that shows human contact lowers recidivism rates.

JED SHUGERMAN
Trump visits Trump-branded property for 8th consecutive weekend
ThinkProgress.org 03-25-17
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 Case(s) Against Trump
The Atlantic 03-27-17
According to a theory first advanced by Jed Shugerman, a professor at Fordham University School of Law, state attorneys general can sue the president’s companies to enforce the Emoluments Clause.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Democrats Concerned That The Supreme Court May Be Rigged For The Rich And Republicans
TrueViralNews.com 03-25-17
On this week’s episode of The Huffington Post’s “So That Happened” podcast, 2016 Democratic House candidate Zephyr Teachout, a constitutional law professor at Fordham University School of Law, said the Democrats took the right approach by aiming their fire at the court as an institution that shapes our economy and our politics.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Progressive political conference held in Binghamton
BUpipedream.com 03-27-17
An associate law professor at Fordham University and author of “Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United,” Teachout began with a lesson on the emoluments clause in the U.S. Constitution, which states that any officer of the United States may not receive gifts, offices or titles of nobility, of any kind whatever, from foreign governments.

BENJAMIN ZIPURSKY
Legal Test Of School’s Responsibility In $41.5 Million Hotchkiss Case
Hartford Courant 03-26-17
Benjamin C. Zipursky is a professor and the James H. Quinn ’49 Chair in Legal Ethics at Fordham Law School.

ANDREW KENT
The Michael Flynn Scandal Just Got A Lot Worse
Fortune 03-27-17
Andrew Kent is a professor of law at Fordham University School of Law in New York City.

JOEL R. REIDENBERG
Terrorists use the Dark Web to hide
USA Today 03-27-17
“The minute you have a mechanism in place to overcome the encryption, that opens it up for any hacker to get at it, which becomes a major issue,” said Joel Reidenberg, a cybersecurity and privacy law professor at Fordham Law School.

ELIZABETH MARESCA
A high-stakes battle over free tax preparation
CBS News 03-28-17
Elizabeth Maresca, a tax law professor at Fordham University Law School, said instituting a prefilled form would have mixed results for Americans.

BRUCE A. GREEN
NC tells lawyers to provide innocence evidence
Associated Press via The Robesonian 03-29-17
North Carolina is the first to apply the rule to all attorneys, said Bruce Green, a Fordham University law professor who wrote the model rule for prosecutors for the American Bar Association.

JENNIFER GORDON
Luis Gutierrez goes off reservation to defend sanctuary cities
The Washington Times 03-29-17
“When you’re standing at JFK, you stand outside the borders until you are inspected and admitted,” said Jennifer Gordon, a professor of immigration law at Fordham University Law School, in a recent Forbes article.

JENNIFER GORDON
Do undocumented immigrants have constitutional rights?
Politifact.com 03-29-17
And Fordham law professor Jennifer Gordon said that some undocumented immigrants get almost no due process in removal proceedings.

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Freedom of Expression: United, Puma and the Leggings Furor
The New York Times 03-30-17
Last year, however, when another dress code brouhaha broke out — this one about a temporary worker in Britain who was sent home for refusing to wear high heels — Susan Scafidi, a professor at Fordham Law School in New York and the founder of the Fashion Law Institute, told me that the pendulum had begun to swing the other way.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

MARK CONRAD
Las Vegas stadium loans could leave Raiders feeling financial squeeze
Las Vegas Sun 03-24-17
In concert with the loans and the team’s responsibility for covering potential stadium cost overruns, the need for PSL sales to cover half of Oakland’s commitment alarms Mark Conrad, director of the sports business program at Fordham University.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

LAURA WERNICK
Gender-affirming restrooms recommended for schools
EurekaAlert.org 03-30-17
There are many ways that this can occur including providing gender-neutral restrooms in schools, says Laura Wernick of Fordham University in the US, lead author of a study in Springer’s Journal of Youth and Adolescence
[and other outlets]

MATTHEW CHIN
Gender-affirming restrooms recommended for schools
EurekaAlert.org 03-30-17
Co-authored with Alex Kulick and Matthew Chin, the study showed that ensuring safe access to bathrooms and other school facilities for trans students is vital if educational equality is to be ensured.
[and other outlets]

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

COSTAS PANAGOPOULOS
PolitiFact: Fact-checking Donald Trump’s Time magazine interview on truths and falsehoods
Tampa Bay Times 03-24-17
The claim “is patently false,” said Costas Panagopoulos, a Fordham University political scientist.

CHRISTINA GREER
From caricature to man of character: How time and art change image of Bush
The Christian Science Monitor 03-23-17
“For George Bush, when you greet those planes back from abroad, with flags draped over the coffins, and you meet with the families – I think he does recognize that that’s on him in some ways, and that’s a heavy burden to bear,” says Christina Greer, professor of political science at Fordham University in New York, who studies black ethnic politics and the role of public opinion in campaigns and elections.

CHRISTINA GREER
Generation Citizen: Building a new generation of leaders
New York Amsterdam News 03-30-17
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.

J. PATRICK HORNBECK II
‘Religious Left’ Emerging as U.S. Political Force in Trump Era
Reuters 03-27-17
“It’s one of the dirty little secrets of American politics that there has been a religious left all along and it just hasn’t done a good job of organizing,” said J. Patrick Hornbeck II, chairman of the theology department at Fordham University, a Jesuit school in New York.

JONATHAN SOZEK
Singers return to Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons for ‘Evening of Stars’
The Daily Gazette 03-26-17
“Mr. Maguire was really good teaching us how to tap dance,” said Sozek, 35, who now lives in New Haven, Connecticut, and teaches theology at Fordham University in the Bronx.

THOMAS DANIELS
Tick Tock: Fat Reserves in Blacklegged Ticks Provide a Life-Expectancy Clock
Entomology Today 03-24-17
“Now that we have a system for measuring lipid content in nymphal ticks, there is an opportunity to bring this protocol into our long-term monitoring efforts by collecting ticks throughout the year and determining how they use energy,” says Thomas Daniels, Ph.D., co-director of the Fordham Vector Ecology Lab and co-author of the study.

GARRETT BROAD
Obesity and hunger: different, yet connected
The Loquitur 03-24-17
Another speaker who offered his own input was Garrett Broad, an assistant professor at Fordham University and the author of “More Than Just Food: Food Justice and Community Change.”

CELIA B. FISHER
What You Need to Know About WebMD’s New Pregnancy App & Research Study
SheKnows.com 03-26-17
Dr. Celia B. Fisher, director of the Center for Ethics Education at Fordham University advised users to proceed with caution regarding their personal information.

ELIZABETH YUKO
What You Need to Know About WebMD’s New Pregnancy App & Research Study
SheKnows.com 03-26-17
By Elizabeth Yuko

KATHRYN REKLIS
White moral infantilism and some help avoiding it
The Christian Century 03-29-17
By Kathryn Reklis

ATHLETICS

Fordham Rams Football Additions to Football Coaching Staff
The Bronx Chronicle 03-28-17
Fordham University head football coach Andrew Breiner announced the addition of four coaches to the 2017 Rams’ staff.

Fordham’s Joseph Chartouny to Declare for NBA Draft
The Bronx Chronicle 03-30-17
Fordham University sophomore guard Joseph Chartouny announced today that he will declare for the 2017 NBA Draft.

STUDENTS

Local college student in London is thankful for police following terrorist attack
Fox8.com 03-23-17
[Christie] Klima is a student at Fordham University and is studying abroad in London this semester.

Texas Tech to fight pigeon population with birth control
KTRE.com 03-29-17
Neal Plat, a post Doctoral researcher in Biology, says it’s now become a cross-country collaboration with researchers at Fordham University in New York City, who face a similar problem.

ALUMNI

10 Celeb Alums of Jesuit Colleges
HerCampus.com 03-30-17
4. Taylor Schilling – Orange is the new maroon for this Fordham University alum.

Grassi & Co. Introduces COMPASS-Regulatory and Compliance Advisers and Welcomes Gary Swiman and Larry Wagner
News.Morningstar.com 03-28-17
A Certified Public Accountant, Gary [Swiman] graduated Cum Laude with a Juris Doctorate from Fordham Law School. Gary also holds CAMS, CFF and CFE licenses.

QuisLex Appoints New Executive Director, Corporate Solutions
SeattlePI.com 03-27-17
[Chase D’Agostino] received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law where he was a member of the Fordham Law Review and graduated magna cum laude.

Viacom Names Jim Gianopulos Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Pictures
FinancialBuzz.com 03-27-17
Gianopulos attended the LLM program at the New York University School of Law and received his JD from Fordham University School of Law.

Pegasystems Appoints Matt Cushing as Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, and General Counsel
DigitalJournal.com 03-28-17
He holds a JD from Fordham University, where he is also a member of the Dean’s Planning Council.

Old Hill Partners Hires Kevin Mallon as Director of Marketing
DigitalJournal.com 03-28-17
Kevin holds a BA from Columbia University, an MA from Fordham University, and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Everest Insurance® Launches Upper Middle Market Casualty Offering Within the Risk Management Group
NewsWest9.com 03-28-17
Chris [McKeon] earned a Bachelor’s degree from Tulane University as well as an MBA from Fordham University and holds the Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designations.

George A. Reilly Has Been Recognized Among the Top in His Industry by the Expert Network©
NBC12.com 03-29-17
After earning his B.A. from Union College, Mr. Reilly earned his J.D. from Fordham University in New York City.

HFF Acquires Hentschel & Company in New York City
KSWO.com 03-29-17
Mr. [Ted] Flagg earned a Juris Doctorate from Fordham Law and a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Colgate University.

OBITUARIES

Adelaide M. Boccagna, 96, of Greenport, NY, nurse
OBITUARIES: Couse, Dempsey, Boccagna, Gardner
ColumbiaPaper.com 03-26-17
She was a graduate of Fordham University School of Nursing and was a registered nurse for more than 40 years.

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