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Coming Together Over the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Inside Higher Ed 10-20-2023
On Oct. 11, staff from Fordham’s Department of Campus Ministry helped organize an interfaith prayer service at the university’s Lincoln Center campus. Though initiated by the department, the event was student driven, said Erin Hoffman, director of campus ministry for Lincoln Center.

The Supreme Court Can Repair Clarence Thomas’ Greatest Folly
Slate 10-13-2023
“The cases decided in the wake of Bruen have vindicated his concerns—following Thomas to the letter, originalist judges have effectively weaponized their historical ignorance in the service of gun rights,” said Saul Cornell, the Paul and Diane Guenther Chair in American History at Fordham University.

American Catholics Call for Climate Action after Pope Francis Encourages Change
Scientific American 10-16-2023
Christiana Zenner, who teaches theology at Fordham University in New York, is writing a book about Pope Francis encouraging Catholics to become more active in the global fight against climate change.

Coyotes in Queens? Yes, There Are a Few.
The New York Times 10-16-2023
Researchers at Fordham University found last year that coyotes still hunted small mammals and ate bugs and plants, just as they would in a more wild “wild.” … “They can find enough food in the parks that they don’t need us to supplement it,” said Carol Henger, who led genetic research of the coyote population when she was a graduate student at Fordham.

Jamie Foxx plays attorney Willie Gary in new movie ‘The Burial.’ Ex-clients say the real lawyer is a creep who screwed them out of millions.
Insider 10-14-2023
Such deals are banned under many states’ ethics rules, according to Bruce Green, a law professor at Fordham. If businesses can pay to keep attorneys who win against them out of play, prospective clients can’t hire a lawyer who knows the defendant’s weak spots.

Catholic colleges, universities condemn Hamas attacks on Israel, pray for peace
Catholic Review 10-13-2023
Fordham University President Tania Tetlow called for the school’s community to “come together to pray hard for peace.” … In an Oct. 10 statement, Tetlow said that “many members” of the university’s community “are in unimaginable pain, terrified for loved ones in both Israel and Gaza, or mourning friends and family already lost to the horrific attacks and now to the war.”

Advisry’s Keith Herron is growing up
Vogue Business 10-18-2023
Despite his budding fashion brand, [Kieth] Herron ended up enrolling at Fordham University majoring in film. Fashion “just didn’t seem like an actual job”, he says, and film was another passion that now influences his design work.

Consul General of Israel to Pacific Southwest on Antisemitism, Mayor Bass and Why World Must ‘Topple Hamas’
Los Angeles Magazine 10-17-2023
Appointed in May 2023, Israel Bachar, Consul General of Israel to the Pacific Southwest, assumed his post this September. Born in Beit She’an, Bachar earned an undergraduate degree from Bar Ilan University and an MA in Communications at Fordham University.

LI’s Connell McShane joins NewsNation
Newsday 10-16-2023
After graduating from St. Anthony’s High School in South Huntington in 1995, he went on to Fordham University in the Bronx, where he [Connell McShane] began in sports broadcasting at the college radio station.

Medical Marvels: College basketball star gets a life-saving surgery
ABC News 7 10-06-2023
Maranda Nyborg, a senior at Fordham University, has been playing basketball her entire life. She’s a standout player on the Fordham Rams women’s basketball team. However, her playing days nearly ended last year when she was diagnosed with a serious medical condition that could have led to paralysis.

Tongue Twisted: Adams Taps AI to Make City Robocalls in Languages He Doesn’t Speak
THE CITY 10-16-2023
Annika Marlen Hinze, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University, said the calls seemed “strangely deceiving.” … “It’s wonderful to make things in as many languages as you can,” she told THE CITY. “But it’s a whole other issue to pretend or insinuate that you are speaking all those languages yourself, and I see serious ethical concerns there for a mayor who does not speak multiple languages.”

Suffolk Closeup: Changing Face of Healthcare
Shelter Island Reporter 10-15-2023
[Michael] Dowling who grew up in Ireland under difficult family circumstances — his parents were disabled — came to the U.S., studied at Fordham University, became a professor and dean at Fordham, and served as New York State’s director of Health, Education and Human Services and commissioner of its Department of Social Services.

Atty’s Secret Courtroom Meeting May Upend NY Murder Case
Law360 10-13-2023
[Bruce A.] Green, who directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics at Fordham University School of Law, said in his affirmation that both Judge Rounds and Ghee violated the New York Code of Judicial Conduct. He said Ghee’s ex-parte chat with Kossover was “impermissible” under the law, and that that exchange of information warranted Judge Rounds’ recusal from the case because it showed he had a bias.

City Push to Eradicate Rats Now Aims New Regs at Residences
The Spirit 10-13-2023
“They’ll gnaw through walls. They’ll gnaw through wires. They’ll destroy cars,” Fordham University biologist Dr. Jason Munshi-South told the New York Times.

What St. John Paul II means to me: On the 45th anniversary of his election
The Catholic World Report 10-15-2023
“I had just entered graduate school at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York. In my first semester, I was enrolled in a “Seminar on Christian Sexuality” taught by Fr. Robert Gleason, S.J. I would have to prepare a seminar paper and deliver a synopsis of it to class,” Said John M. Grondelski (Ph.D., Fordham)

New initiative cultivates ministerial leadership roles within U.S. Catholic Hispanic population
Catholic Review 10-18-2023
Ospino told OSV News that Haciendo Caminos developed a system of awarding fellowships to students accepted into the graduate theological or pastoral ministry programs of its partner institutions. … In addition to Boston College and the University of Notre Dame, these institutions are: Fordham University in New York City

New Climate Writing from Pope Francis
Living on Earth 10-13-2023
Pope Francis is back with an even bolder update to Laudato Si’, his climate change encyclical. Christiana Zenner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Theology at Fordham University and joins Host Paloma Beltran to discuss how “Laudate Deum” takes on climate denial and urges the world to act swiftly to avert climate disaster.

At the Met, ‘Dead Man Walking’ applauds Sr. Prejean’s death row ministry
National Catholic Reporter 10-19-2023
One topic addressed at a Sept. 22 public event sponsored by the Fordham Center on Religion and Culture was Prejean’s admission — evident in the opera — that in her initial counsel of a death row inmate, she “didn’t know (at first) what to do with the victims’ families,” acknowledging her misstep.

Meet the seven women in China dominating the business world
CEO Magazine 10-17-2023
Armed with a biology degree from East China Normal University and an MBA from Fordham University in New York, she [Zhao Yan] has seamlessly blended scientific acumen with entrepreneurial prowess.

The 2023 NYC 40 Under 40
City & State 10-16-2023
He [Louis Cholden-Brown] studied for his Fordham University law degree during the evenings while focusing on worker rights for then-New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson. After graduating, he became Johnson’s counsel.

Have We Scholars of Anti-Semitism Failed to Facilitate Empathy for Its Victims?
Public Seminar 10-18-2023
“Having taught a comparative course on anti-Semitism and racism at Fordham University, I have been thinking a lot about different scholarly approaches to the study of anti-Semitism and racism and their social impact,” Said Magda Teter.

Opinion: Is the Future Now for Latinos in New York Politics?
City Limits 10-19-2023
Zellnor Myrie, one of Ramos’ colleagues in the senate, is a third possible contender for the mayoralty. Myrie’s parents arrived in New York from Costa Rica. His credentials are quite impressive: after his graduation from Brooklyn Technical High School, Myrie graduated from Fordham University and received his law degree from the prestigious Cornell Law School.

Ballston Spa resident earns Legion of Merit
Times Union 10-16-2023
[Robin Machattie] She earned a bachelor of arts in social work from Siena College, Loudonville, and a master’s degree in social work from Fordham University.

Changes in the Remembrance program bring scholars closer to Pan Am victims
The Daily Orange 10-18-2023
[Daniela] Dorado said she felt more of a connection to the attack itself because of previous acts of terrorism in her home country of Colombia. Hearing stories from her parents about such acts drew her to participate in the program, she said. Dorado is representing Mark Tobin, who was a Fordham University student studying communications in London with SU Abroad.

Legal experts and tech pioneers head to NYC to discuss Web3 at 2nd Global Law Symposium & Tech Summit
The Sociable 10-17-2023
In addition, [Karl P.] Kilb is the founder and Chairman of the Fordham University School of Law’s Entrepreneurial Law Advisory Clinic and an adjunct professor of Entrepreneurial Law at Fordham.

An Original Ballet Choreographed by Claire Kretzschmar to be Performed
Patch 10-17-2023
Having earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Fordham University in 2018, Claire [Kretzschmar] currently teaches creative movement and ballet in New York, and helps organize and curate programming for a NY-based arts collective called Arthouse2B.

New York’s El Diario Hosts Its 19th Annual “EL Awards” Ceremony
Fox 40 10-18-2023
El Diario, the longest-running Spanish-language daily newspaper, will recognize the achievements of 19 influential Hispanic men at the 2023 EL Awards ceremony on October 20, 2023. … Full list of 2023 EL Awards honorees below:
Francisco Garcia Quezada, College Professor, Fordham University

So many books to read …
New York Amsterdam News 10-19-2023
“There are so many great books to read that I sometimes feel like I’ll never have time to get through them all. What makes matters even more busy for me is the number of new book releases by friends and colleagues. I am drowning in an abundance of great literature, memoir, and nonfiction,” Said Christina Greer, associate professor at Fordham University.

Broadway World 10-16-2023
Larissa [Gerszke] is represented by Gaynor Minden and by Clear Talent Group. She earned a BFA from Fordham University & Alvin Ailey. … She [Amarachi Valentina Korie] is an alumnus of Carver Center for the Arts and Technology and graduated from the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program as a Gates Millennium Scholar.

Shari Safra: The guiding light for AMIT’s Israeli educational renaissance
The Jerusalem Post 10-18-2023
An alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania and Fordham University School of Law, Shari [Safra] now calls Manhattan’s Upper East Side home.

The Grio 10-13-2023
From The Grio we have Dr. Christina Greer, a political scientist, author, commentator and professor at Fordham university. She hosts The Blackest Questions on The Grio black podcast network.


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