Fordham Media Mentions: May 26, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

Catholic College Presidents Pressure Trump Administration to Protect DACA Students
U.S. News and World Report 05-23-17
More than 65 presidents of Catholic colleges and universities [including Fordham University]are demanding the Trump administration clarify its immigration enforcement policies regarding recipients of Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals, young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

Fordham honors Ambassador Anne Anderson
Irish Echo 05-24-17
Ireland’s Ambassador to the United States, Anne Anderson, has been awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Fordham University.

Sidney Furie, 96, Of Riverside, CT, social worker and professor
Sidney Furie
Legacy.com 05-21-17
He was a Professor of Social Work at The New York University School of Social Work and The Fordham University School of Social Services.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

When the City Rat is the Star of the Art Show
BoweryBoogie.com 05-19-17
Centre-Fuge and First Street Green Art Park are teaming up with Fordham University to host a “Street Art for Street Rats” event tomorrow.

Catholic College Presidents Pressure Trump Administration to Protect DACA Students
U.S. News and World Report 05-23-17
More than 65 presidents of Catholic colleges and universities [including Fordham University]are demanding the Trump administration clarify its immigration enforcement policies regarding recipients of Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals, young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

Fordham honors Ambassador Anne Anderson
Irish Echo 05-24-17
Ireland’s Ambassador to the United States, Anne Anderson, has been awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Fordham University.

Religious liberty debate: People ‘in the middle’ need to speak up, panelists say
National Catholic Reporter 05-23-17
That was a core message delivered by speakers at a May 16 symposium on “The Promise of Religious Liberty in a Pluralistic World” at Fordham University here.

Kids know when we’re not telling the whole truth
Futurity.org 05-24-17
Support for the work came from Fordham University and the John Templeton Foundation.

Real Estate Continues to Be Hot Topic For Developers, Businesses, and Municipal Leaders
Westchester Magazine 05-24-17
The Real Estate Institute at Fordham University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies and The Business Council of Westchester (BCW) co-hosted Real Estate Mastermind Forum: 24-Hour Cities – Emerging Trends in Transactions, Technology and Transportation on Wed, May 10…

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS

‘Crazy for Vincent’ by Hervé Guibert
LambdaLiterary.org 05-21-17
One year later, Fordham University Press published Cytomegalovirus: A Hospitalization Diary, translated by Clara Orban and introduced by Todd Myers.

ADMINISTRATORS

JOSEPH MURIANA
Lack of clarity over GCU New York hearing
CaledonianUnion.com 05-24-17
Joseph Muriana, a vice-president at New York’s Fordham University, the oldest Catholic HE institution in the northeastern United States, and the third-oldest university in the state of New York however ‘ridiculed’ the idea that Glasgow Caledonian was seeking to cater for poorer students, pointing to the $34,650 cost of their masters degrees, which is mid-market in New York in terms of cost.

SCHOOL OF LAW

The Philip R. Shawe Scholarship Competition Has Selected the Top Briefs from Competing Law Students’ Mock Appeals of the Unprecedented Decisions in the TransPerfect Case in Delaware
KTIV.com 05-24-17
The top entries include students and student teams from the following schools:  Fordham Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Suffolk University School of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, University of North Dakota, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Yale Law School.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE

BestColleges.com Releases New Online Higher Education Social Services Rankings
Fox8Live.com 05-23-17
Master’s in Social Work : 6. Fordham University

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

BRUCE A. GREEN
Justice Dept. to review possible ethics conflicts involving Mueller’s former law firm
The Washington Post 05-18-17
“The deputy attorney general’s assumption is that Mr. Mueller has such an extraordinarily impressive reputation that everyone is going to have confidence in him,” said Bruce Green, who directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics at the Fordham University School of Law.

SEAN GRIFFITH
Is Deal Litigation in Delaware Done?
The D&O Diary 05-22-17
As Fordham Law School Professor Sean Griffith points out in his January 2017 paper (here), defense counsel “must be seen as complicit in the out-of-Delaware dynamic because they have failed to exercise Exclusive Forum bylaws to bring the litigation back to Delaware.”

SEAN GRIFFITH
California Judge Troubled By Trulia Refuses To Approve Settlement
The National Law Review 05-24-17
Judge Kirwan, however, has overruled Fordham University School of Law Professor Sean J. Griffith’s Trulia based objections in In re Pharmacyclics, Inc. Shareholder Litig., (Cal. Super. Ct. Lead Case No. 115-CV-278055).

KAREN GREENBERG
Concerts, other soft targets remain vulnerable to attack, experts say
ABC News 05-23-17
Karen Greenberg, the director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law, said that an attack at a concert carries deep cultural significance.

JOHN D. FEERICK
The 25th Amendment Makes Presidential Disability a Political Question
The Atlantic 05-23-17
In proposing the Twenty-fifth Amendment, Bayh worked closely with John D. Feerick, who went on to serve as dean of Fordham Law School and is now a professor there.

CATHERINE POWELL
Postcard from Havana: A Lack of Childcare Leaves Cuban Women in Quandary
Ms Magazine 05-23-17
By Catherine Powell

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Trump and the art of the lie
Boston Globe 05-11-17
By Zephyr Teachout

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Michael Meeropol: Another Shiny Object
WAMC.org 05-23-17
Law professor Zephyr Teachout (from Fordham University Law school — she ran unsuccessfully for Congress in the NY 19th district against Republican John Faso) has just written a fascinating piece in the Boston Globe (May 11, 2017) arguing that Trump’s lying is not the traditional lie of a politician trying to CONVINCE us that something is true when it isn’t.

DEBORAH DENNO
Alabama prisoner faces eighth execution date amid death penalty debate
USA Today 05-25-17
As gruesome as it sounds, the firing squad was at one point the world’s most widely used method of execution, says Fordham University School of Law professor Deborah Denno.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

SERGE REDA
Trump and Kushner’s Little-Known Business Partner
WNYC 05-25-17
“The headline attraction of being somehow even tacitly aligned with the President of the United States could provide an incredible fundraising opportunity if they play it right, if they spin it the right way,” said Serge Reda an adjunct professor at Fordham’s Business School.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

SHIRLEY GATENIO GABEL
Millersville conference explores children’s rights around the world
Lancaster Online 05-23-17
She’s a professor at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service.

LYN KENNEDY SLATER
This 60-something professor never planned to be a fashion icon. Then the world discovered her.
The Washington Post 05-23-17
Instead of going with that narrative, the 63-year-old Fordham University professor of social work turned to a realm that has long been associated with the young – fashion.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

ANJALI DAYAl
Indomitability in a Dark Time: An Open Letter to Women Graduating in the Age of Trump
Ms Magazine 05-18-17
Anjali Dayal is an assistant professor of political science at Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
Let’s extend Mother’s Day
New York Amsterdam News 05-19-17
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
Pace yourself
New York Amsterdam News 05-25-17
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.

PAUL LEVINSON
From R2D2 to Roombas: How Star Wars Robots Have Influenced Real-World AI
Shutterstock Blog 05-19-17
“Robots had never been funny before,” Paul Levinson, sci-fi author and communications professor at Fordham University, said in the Santa Cruz Sentinel.

PAUL LEVINSON
MSNBC Viewership Surges Amid Trump Chaos
Variety 05-18-17
“MSNBC’s ratings surge is entirely due to the ongoing crisis of fake news – the more that news designed to deceive plays a role in politics and our lives, the more people hunger for news they can trust and which is demonstrably true,” said Paul Levinson, a professor of media studies at Fordham University.

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
The people who want to trade for everything and pay for nothing
New York Post 05-23-17
Giacomo Santangelo, professor of economics at Fordham University, said he wasn’t surprised to see a resurgence.

MARK NAISON
This edition: Mark Naison
CUNY TV 05-24-17
The Bronx is known for many things, Yankees baseball, Arthur Avenue, crippling and burned down buildings in the 1970s and 80s, the birth of Hip Hop and so much more; but Tony’s guest, Mark Naison, a professor of history and African American studies at Fordham University (in the Bronx), details a little neighborhood called Morrisania.

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
Fr. Bryan Massingale To LGBT Catholics: “Refuse To Be Silenced. Continue To Speak Our Truth.”
PublicNow.com 05-24-17
Massingale, a theologian at Fordham University, New York, addressed participants at New Ways Ministry’s 8th National Symposium, and asked them this key question: ‘What does it mean to be an LGBT Catholic in an age of Pope Francis?’

THOMAS BASILE
EXCERPT: TOUGH SELL
UNPblog.com 05-24-17
Basile is a Forbes opinion contributor, national political commentator, radio host, a faculty member of Fordham University, and principal of the New York–based strategic communications firm Empire Solutions.

ATHLETICS

Fordham Soccer Player Awarded by A-10 Conference
The Bronx Chronicle 05-19-17
Fordham University soccer player, Turner Block, a psychology major,  was a recipient of the A-10 Scholarship.

Loukoumi foundation makes a difference
Eastchester Review 05-25-17
And so, on National Make a Difference Day, Loukoumi teamed up with the Fordham Baseball team and Coach Leighton to collect baseball equipment during the Fordham/Georgetown Football game.

STUDENTS

2017 Obie Awards: In Memoriam
Facebook Live 05-22-17
Featuring former student Noah Goldstein

Theater group tests your post-apocalypse reactions
TimesLedger.com 05-23-17
Currently, Daniel [Gomez], a major in the U.S. Army Reserves, is receiving his MBA at Fordham University.

Meet the Human Cyborg Who Could Pave the Way for the Future
TheWrap.com 05-24-17
[Emily Borghard’s] about to graduate with a master’s degree from Fordham University, and spent three years teaching in the south of France.

Three ways to spread brand awareness with YouTube
Fairfield County Business Journal Vol. 53, No. 18
Marc Guberti is a student at Fordham University and a social media and business blogger and author.

Local-Express
Queens Gazette 05-24-17
[Major Daniel Gomez] is currently attending the Executive MBA program at Fordham University.

ALUMNI

Fried Frank Adds Finance Partner Adam Summers in New York
CrossRoadsToday.com 05-22-17
[Adam Summers] received his J.D., cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, and his B.A., cum laude, from Yeshiva University.

Long Island Capital Alliance Announces Participants for Cybersecurity Capital Forum on June 9, 2017
Fox21Delmarva.com 05-23-17
[William Reinisch] earned an MBA from Fordham University and a B.S. from Rochester Institute of Technology (R.I.T.). [John Stack] holds a degree in Business Administration from Bryant University and an MBA from Fordham University.

Robert Zimmerman LGBT Network Gala Honoree
GreatNeckRecord.com 05-24-17
“When I was growing up, if someone said they were gay, they were told to see a therapist and get over it,” recalled Zimmerman, who received his BA from Brandeis University in 1976 and his masters in business administration from Fordham University in 1982.

Nemphos Braue Appoints Erik M. Feig as Of Counsel
CityBizList.com 05-24-17
Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New York, Feig is a 1996 graduate of Fordham University School of Law.

AMBICOM HOLDINGS INC (OTCQB: ABHI) ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS AND ADDING WLMG HOLDING INC. AS AN ADDITIONAL SALES AGENT
Business.TheAntlersAmerican.com 05-25-17
Mr. [Marvin] Miller graduated from DePaul University, and received his law degree from Fordham University, School of Law.

OBITUARIES

Robert L. Comis, 71, Of Philadelphia, PA, physician
Robert L. Comis, 71, noted cancer researcher who never forgot the patient
Philly.com 05-18-17
He received a bachelor’s degree at Fordham University in New York City and his medical degree from the State University of New York Health Science Center School of Medicine (SUNY) in Syracuse.

Sidney Furie, 96, Of Riverside, CT, social worker and professor
Sidney Furie
Legacy.com 05-21-17
He was a Professor of Social Work at The New York University School of Social Work and The Fordham University School of Social Services.

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