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Rams in the News: December 6, 2018



Religion News Service announces new podcast in collaboration with Fordham University
Religion News Service 11-30-18
Religion News Service (RNS) is pleased to announce a new podcast in collaboration with Fordham University, “Beliefs,” and is scheduled to air starting on Sunday, December 2, 2018.

Finding Their Way to a Home
WNYC 12-05-18
Susan Greenfield, professor of English at Fordham University and editor of Sacred Shelter: Thirteen Journeys of Homelessness and Healing, shares the stories of 13 people who were once homeless.

Wired 12-04-18
“It’s not part of the fabric yet,” says Lauri Goldkind, a professor at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service.


The most underrated colleges in the country? These local schools made the list. 12-03-18
The second most underrated college was the University of Houston, followed by SUNY Binghamton, City College of New York, George Mason University, WPI, Fordham University, and University of Texas at Austin – with Babson and Wellesley rounding out the list.

How Graduate Unions Are Winning—and Scaring the Hell out of Bosses—in the Trump Era
Portside 12-02-18
In August, contingent faculty at Fordham University won major wage and benefits gains through Spring 2021.

Religion News Service announces new podcast in collaboration with Fordham University
Religion News Service 11-30-18
Religion News Service (RNS) is pleased to announce a new podcast in collaboration with Fordham University, “Beliefs,” and is scheduled to air starting on Sunday, December 2, 2018.

BILLY RECCE IS 21 Comes to Green Room 42
Broadway World 11-29-18
His musicals, “Wally Weasel’s G.O.P Jamboree!”, “The Charlatans”, and “Dimes”(Book, Music and Lyrics for all), have received developmental productions at Fordham University.

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day United Nations!
Fashion Week Online 11-29-18
WED sponsored 75 students from Restart Academy, The Young Women’s Leadership School in Astoria, NYU, Columbia Business School, Rutgers and Fordham.

NYC Armenian Town Halls convened in Manhattan
USA Armenian Life 11-29-18
On October 18, 2018, over 20 Armenian professionals convened at Fordham University in Manhattan, to follow up the first NYC Armenian Town Hall #1 on August 16.


The Nets are terrible in back-to-backs, but that’s no excuse
New York Post 12-02-18
The Nets would “very much like to keep” Spencer Dinwiddie “long term” but only at their price, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on a Saturday interview with Fordham student station WFUV.


‘In the Shadow of Genius’: One photographer’s decades-long obsession with the Brooklyn Bridge
Washington Post 12-05-18
As [Barbara Mensch] says in the introduction to her just published book, “In The Shadow of Genius” (Fordham University Press, 2018)

Deep Water: ‘The Story of Fire’ by Julia Bouwsma
Press Herald 12-02-18
Julia Bouwsma’s poetry collection “Midden” (Fordham University Press, 2018) tells some of the stories and moments from the history of Malaga Island, and this week’s poem comes from that collection.


Books gather articles on Contemporary International Law
Revista Cultura E Cidadania 11-30-18
They contributed to this book authors of the National Research University Higher School of Economics Moscow, Fordham University Law School, EBS Universität, Law School of Turin University in addition to professors and collaborators of FGV RIGHT SP .


Fordham Real Estate Institute Announces Executive Advisory Council
Benzinga 11-29-18
The Fordham Real Estate Institute (REI) is pleased to formally announce its Executive Advisory Council (EAC).


Service for First African-American Woman to Serve U.S. Coast Guard
Clipper Oil 12-05-18
In the early 1960s, she began a career as a psychologist and a professor of psychology at New York’s Fordham University.

Olivia Hooker: Tulsa race massacre survivor and part of US coast guard’s first intake of black women
The Independent 11-29-18
She became a senior clinical lecturer at Fordham in 1963 and retired from the university in 1985.


Riot Society Suing Fashion Nova for Copyright Infringement
WWD 12-04-18
But Susan Scafidi, a fashion lawyer and founder of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University, said it’s not usual for companies to file for copyright protection immediately before filing a lawsuit.

Agenda 2019: High Hopes for Long-Awaited Reforms
Gotham Gazette 12-03-18
“There is absolutely no excuse not to get rid of the LLC loophole and no excuse not to bring publicly financed campaigns to a vote,” said Fordham Law professor Zephyr Teachout, in an email.

Tennessee death row inmates ask for electrocution over lethal injection. It’s a form of protest.
Vox 12-03-18
“It’s a little bit surprising to me that they’d prefer electrocution,” said Deborah Denno, a death penalty expert and professor at Fordham University.

What if Trump loses but refuses to leave the White House? We have to start to contemplate the possibility
New York Daily News 12-03-18
Goldfeder is an election attorney and adjunct professor of law at Fordham Law School.

Al Sharpton Sells His Life Story Rights for Over Half a Million Dollars To His Own Charity
The Epoch Times 12-02-18
But Linda Sugin, a Fordham University Law School professor and associate dean, questioned the impartiality of the decision.

The Thinking Behind The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act – Assuming There Was Some
Forbes 11-29-18
Linda Sugin, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at Fordham University School of Law thinks about the Tax Cuts And Jobs Act in a much different way then practitioners like myself think about the act.

AG-elect taps Long Islanders for transition team
Long Island Business News 11-30-18
Dora Galacatos, Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham School of Law; Executive Director, Feerick Center, Fordham School of Law

Early report blames confused watchstanders, possible design flaws for Norway’s sunken frigate
Navy Times 11-29-18
To retired Capt. Lawrence Brennan, a career U.S. Navy attorney and now an instructor at Fordham University’s School of Law, what’s interesting isn’t just what’s in the interim report but what was left out and will be explored later by other probes.

At G20, Trump shows exceptionalism, not leadership
CNN 12-02-18
David A. Andelman, visiting scholar at the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School and director of its Red Lines Project, is a contributor to CNN, where his columns won the Deadline Club Award for Best Opinion Writing.

Commentary: Here’s what Trump needs to do at the G20
Reuters 11-30-18
David A. Andelman, a former foreign correspondent for the New York Times and CBS News, is visiting scholar at the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School, author of “A Shattered Peace: Versailles 1919 and the Price We Pay Today,” and translator of “An Impossible Dream, Reagan, Gorbachev and a World Without the Bomb.”

G20 summit: Nations need to come to the table prepared
Irish Examiner 11-29-18
David A Andelman, a former foreign correspondent for the New York Times and CBS News, is visiting scholar at the Centre on National Security at Fordham Law School.

Taos 5 may face federal terrorism charges
Albuquerque Journal 12-02-18
While the possible charge – providing material support to terrorists – is unprecedented for New Mexico, it has been used hundreds of times across the country in cases related to jihad, said Karen Greenberg, director of the Center for National Security at Fordham Law School.

What is ahead for the US-Saudi Arabia relationship?What’s ahead for the US-Saudi relationship? l Inside Story
Al Jazeera 11-30-18
Karen Greenberg – director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law

Supreme Court Takes Up Closely Watched Double Jeopardy Case
Associated Press 12-05-18
Fordham law professor Jed Shugerman and author Teri Kanefield recently wrote that the Supreme Court case won’t be a threat to the Mueller probe no matter how it comes out.

Paul Manafort may not be saved by Supreme Court ruling against ‘double jeopardy’
Washington Examiner 12-04-18
“As of where Manafort’s case is as of today, there are plenty of state charges that are still available for state prosecutors to bring against Manafort if he were to be pardoned,” Jed Shugerman, a law professor at Fordham University, told the Washington Examiner.

Trump hailed Roger Stone for standing up to Mueller. Some legal experts said that’s tampering.
NBC News 12-04-18
“Yes, Trump is a walking, breathing, tweeting violation of 18 USC 1512 obstruction,” tweeted Jed Shugerman, a Fordham University law professor.

Did Trump commit witness tampering by tweet? I asked 9 legal experts.
Vox 12-03-18
Jed Shugerman, law professor, Fordham University

If Manafort is counting on a pardon, he shouldn’t
The Washington Post 11-30-18
“If a president sold pardons for money, the president would be guilty of bribery. If a president sold nominations for money, he would be guilty of bribery,” wrote Fordham law professor Jed Shugerman in March.

What does Michael Cohen’s plea deal mean for Trump? I asked 9 legal experts.
Vox 11-29-18
Jed Shugerman, law professor, Fordham University


Soaring NFL is disrupted by a familiar demon: off-field abuse
Irish Times 12-03-18
“It sends a troubling message because there’s a lack of consistency,” said Mark Conrad, who teaches sports law and ethics at Fordham University.

FS-ISAC names new CEO
Hedge Week 12-05-18
Silberstein is an adjunct professor at the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University and a member of the Leadership Council of Rensselaer Lally School of Management.


Fact check: No, the White House’s red trees don’t reflect early Christian tradition
Statesman 12-05-18
“I know of absolutely no early Christian tradition that used trees of any kind to celebrate Christmas,” said George Demacopoulos, a theology professor and co-director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University.

Finding Their Way to a Home
WNYC 12-05-18
Susan Greenfield, professor of English at Fordham University and editor of Sacred Shelter: Thirteen Journeys of Homelessness and Healing, shares the stories of 13 people who were once homeless.

Inkstick Media 12-05-18
Asha Castleberry is an adjunct faculty professor at Fordham University and a US Army veteran.

Why the US must not ignore the struggle for South Sudan’s soul
The Hill 12-05-18
Amir Idris is a professor and chair of the Department of African and African American Studies at Fordham University, New York City.

M.A. Sociology Alumni Achieve Success in Diverse Fields
St. John’s University 12-03-18
Heather Gautney ‘97G is Associate Professor of Sociology at Fordham University.

On the Value of Dissertation Writing Groups
The Chronicle of Higher Education 12-02-18
Leonard Cassuto, a professor of English at Fordham University, writes regularly about graduate education in this space.

Underwater volcano likely caused mystery seismic waves, expert says
FOX 5 New York 11-30-18
Holler said the seismic station under the bedrock at Fordham detected those waves, too.

Recommendations For The Education Policy Bookshelf
Forbes 11-30-18
Tampio is an associate professor of political science at Fordham University, and his look at the infamous Common Core is as interested in the political ramifications of the Core as he is in the educational implications.

Sight Magazine 12-03-18
Charles C Camosy is associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University and author of Beyond the Abortion Wars.

A reminder why gene-edited embryos are a terrible idea
Religion News Service 11-30-18
Charles C. Camosy is associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University and author of “Beyond the Abortion Wars.”

When Fox News staffers break ethics rules, discipline follows — or does it?
Washington Post 11-29-18
David Hawkins, a journalism professor at Fordham with a long track record in the business, summed it up succinctly. “This is worse than [providing scripts],” Hawkins told The Daily Beast. “It would and should get you fired from any news organization with integrity.”

When Fox News staffers break ethics rules, discipline follows – or does it?
The Hour 11-29-18
“Not standard practice” is putting it mildly, as the Daily Beast’s Maxwell Tani — who broke the story — noted, quoting David Hawkins, formerly of CBS News and CNN, who teaches journalism at Fordham University.

Embrace the abundance that surrounds you
New York Amsterdam News 11-29-18
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,” the co-host of the new podcast FAQ-NYC and the host of “The Aftermath” on


Health Care CEO Envisions New and Improved American Medical System
Forbes 12-03-18
Earlier, he was a professor of social policy and an assistant dean of the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services.


Wired 12-04-18
“It’s not part of the fabric yet,” says Lauri Goldkind, a professor at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service.


Bayonne’s Nasir McNair chooses family, Fordham 12-05-18
[Nasir] McNair, Bayonne football’s do-it-all player, committed to Fordham University on Monday.

Woodberry’s Carter taking talents to the Big Apple to play for Fordham
Daily Progress 12-01-18
The senior wide receiver recently committed to play at Fordham University.

Sixteen Sacred Heart Academy students sign letters of intent
The Record 11-30-18
Mallory Lipski, Fordham University

Lakers bring in Denzel to lift spirits amid skid
NEWSLLIVE 11-29-18
[Denzel] Washington often sits courtside at Staples Center across from the Lakers’ bench and played college basketball at Fordham, where he was coached by former NBA coach and current ESPN analyst P.J. Carlesimo.


The business journalist behind “Secrets of Wealthy Women”
Talking Biz News 12-01-18
Claire Curry of Fordham magazine profiles Wall Street Journal reporter Veronica Dagher, a Fordham alumnus, who runs a podcast “Secrets of Wealthy Women.”

Stantec : expands Client Solutions team in the Northeast
Market Screener 12-05-18
[Brett] Sherman has earned a Master of Business Administration from Fordham University, with a bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College.

Research Project Serves Immigrant Learners with High Potential
St. John’s University 12-05-18
External experts for the project include M. Katherine Gavin, Ph.D., and Tutita Casa, Ph.D., University of Connecticut; Nancy B. Hertzog, Ph.D., University of Washington; and Diane Rodriguez, Ph.D., Fordham University.

Prague Gaming Summit 3 – Speaker profile – Stephanie Attias (Global Head of Regulation, Tal Ron, Drihem & Co.)
European Gaming 12-05-18
Ms. Stephanie Attias (LL.M, LL.B) graduated from Fordham University School of Law (New York), with an LL.M in “Banking, Corporate and Finance Law”, and from the Faculty of Law in Nice (France) with a Master of Laws in “Business Law and Economics”, followed by a Master of Finance in “Financial Engineering” obtained with Magna Cum Laude Honors.

Catfish: The TV Show’s new co-host Kamie Crawford — What you need to know
Monsters and Critics 12-05-18
[Kamie Crawford] graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Media Studies.

Who is the Orlando Sentinel’s John Cutter and what’s happening at the newspaper
Orlando Sentinel 12-04-18
[John Cutter] studied mass communications and political science at Fordham University in the Bronx, where the Jesuits taught [him]to think and question as well as to write.

P. Quinn Moss, Partner with Orrick, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Opportunity Zones: Opportunities and Challenges Explored Live Webcast
BizWire Express 12-04-18
Quinn [Moss] received her B.A. from Harvard University, her J.D. from the Fordham School of Law and is admitted in New York.

See what you missed at the 2018 NYN TechCon
NYN Media 12-04-18
[Jason Rimland] is a graduate of Cornell University and Fordham University School of Law and also serves as the board secretary at the Harold and Elaine Shames JCC on the Hudson.

Kevin Killian’s Memoirs of Sexed-Up, Boozy Long Island
The Paris Review 12-04-18
Born on Christmas Eve, 1952, in a hamlet on Long Island, Kevin Killian began his first novel, , in June 1974, after he graduated from Fordham Lincoln Center, a small liberal arts college in Midtown Manhattan.

Working at the United Nations headquarters in New York
Lakimies Uutiset 12-04-18
Teemu Alexander Puutio
Master of Laws 2012, University of Turku, and 2016, Fordham University School of Law

Is Virginia ready to give up its Robert E. Lee worship? A school’s new name will be a test.
Washington Post 12-04-18
“It’s important that people recognize the work Dorothy Hamm did,” said [Michael] Jones, who went on to serve in the Army, went to Vietnam, graduated from Fordham University and recently retired from the CIA.

Judicial School of TJPE delivers medal of honor to Professor Luiz Guilherme Marinoni
Journal Petit Enfant 12-04-18
The judge also recalled that [Luiz Guilherme] Marinoni has accumulated postdoctoral degrees at the State University of Milan (Italy), Columbia University (USA) and Fordham University (USA).

Confessions of a recovering micromanager
Exchange Magazine 12-04-18
[Chieh Huang] is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and received his JD from Fordham University.

Old Westbury lawyer Michael Zetlin to be honored for career
The Island Now 12-04-18
[Michael] Zetlin earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering at Columbia University and a law degree at Fordham University.

Leticia Peguero is New Vice President of Programs at Nathan Cummings Foundation
Youth Today 12-04-18
Some years earlier, [Leticia Peguero] had completed a bachelor’s degree in sociology at Fordham University.

SDNY Magistrate Judge Henry Pitman Set to Retire in 2019
New York Law Journal 12-03-18
The Fordham graduate [Henry Pitman] has served in the Southern District of New York since 1996.

The Four Horsemen Of The Personal Finance Apocalypse
Value Walk 12-03-18
Dr. [Mark] Tobak also has a law degree from Fordham University School of Law and was admitted to the NY State Bar.

Abandoned storage locker reveals a long-lost wallet — and a glimpse into Diane Keaton’s past
New York Daily News 12-02-18
Lulgjuraj said it’s a mystery how the wallet ended up in the storage shed filled with the belongings of a man named David Parent, an Air Force pilot who attended Fordham University.

Alumna in Politics Offers Smart, Fresh Perspective
Patch 11-30-18
After graduating from Fordham University in 2004, [Liz Stafford] Kurantowicz dived headlong into politics.

Fulbright scholar wins UK Data Service award for Essex MSc
UK Data Service 11-30-18
Having studied maths and economics at undergraduate level (at Fordham University in New York), Nina [Heyden] said she “was looking to further my training in data analysis in economics, and searching for Masters courses with an interdisciplinary approach.

Professor Carter ’79 Publishes Biography of His Remarkable Grandmother
Yale Law School 11-30-18
Despite the myriad racial barriers she faced as a black woman, Eunice [Hunton Carter] graduated from Smith with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just four years, graduated from Fordham Law School, became the first black woman lawyer in New York, and the first black woman federal prosecutor in the country.

Lana Del Rey was $17,000 in debt and worked odd jobs off Craigslist before making it big
CNBC 11-30-18
At 18, [Lana Del Rey] headed to New York City to study metaphysics at Fordham University.

Dr. Andrea Licari and Ms. Tanya James Present: The Fashion and Technology Lecture Series
St. Johns 11-29-18
Nicole [Phillips] is a New York and Massachusetts licesend attorney with an LL.M. in Fashion Law from Fordham Law School.

Meet the Oxygen Challenge 4 Coaches
Oxygen 11-29-18
[Karina] Smirnoff also appeared on a celebrity edition of Chopped — and won! — wrote a book called Dating Disasters From the Trenches (Post Hill Press, 2015) and earned two degrees from Fordham University.

Prince Akishino stands firm over daughter’s marriage
The Mainichi 11-29-18
Meanwhile, [Kei] Komuro, a paralegal at a Tokyo law firm, started a three-year course at Fordham University’s law school in New York from August, aiming to pass the state’s bar examination.

Perseverance; or, My Fight to Study, and to Teach, Yiddish Literature
Mosiac Magazine 11-29-18
David Hartman had independently decided to complete at McGill the PhD in philosophy he had left unfinished at Fordham University in New York.

November 29 Radio History
Media Confidential 11-29-18
After serving in the United States Navy for two years, Scully began his career as a student broadcaster and journalist at Fordham University.

Craig Deitelzweig of Marx Realty Talks DC Design, Amenities and Tech
Commercial Observer 11-29-18
“He was standing right over me. He was very nice and said, ‘It looks like maybe you’ve been studying too much for the SATs,’ ” recalled [Craig] Deitelzweig, who graduated from Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business and Fordham Law School.

In Norwood, a Mobile Library
Norwood News 11-29-18
A graduate of Fordham University, [Brandon Montes] is employed as a social worker for the city Administration for Child Services (ACS) and strives to be heavily involved in the community.


Sister Marilyn Kennedy, Of Brooklyn, NY, Teacher
Sister Marilyn Kennedy, C.S.J.
The Tablet 12-05-18
She earned a bachelor’s in business education from St. John’s University, Jamaica; in administration from Fordham University; in elementary guidance from Manhattan College; a master’s in counseling psychology from Manhattan College.

Sister Ann Connolly, 84, Of Bronx, NY, Teacher
In Memoriam – Sister Ann Connolly, O.P.
Patch 12-05-18
Sister received a BS in Education from Dominican College, Blauvelt, N.Y. and an MS in Education (Administration and Supervision) from Fordham University.

Sister Mary Doretta Leonard, 93, Of Maryknoll, NY
Sister Mary Doretta Leonard: 73 Years A Maryknoll Sister
Patch 12-04-18
In 1943, Mary graduated from Bishop McDonnell Memorial High School in Brooklyn, NY and then studied at Fordham School of Education from 1944-1945.

Robert Plotnik, 75, Of New York, NY, Former Record Store Owner
Robert Plotnik, 75, owned iconic NYC record store Bleecker Bob’s
Honolulu Star Advertiser 12-03-18
After earning a degree from New York University, Plotnik fulfilled a promise to his parents and graduated from Fordham University School of Law, worked as an assistant prosecutor and practiced law for awhile.

Daniel T. McNally, 73, Of Virginia Beach, VA, FBI Special Agent
Daniel T. ‘Dan’ McNally, 73, special agent with the FBI for 25 years
Southside Daily 12-03-18
He graduated from Fordham University and continued his studies at Exeter College, Oxford and the University of Pennsylvania.

Norma L. Tognino, Of Bronxville, NY
Mass For Norma L. Tognino
Patch 12-03-18
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Fordham University Church on Friday December 7, 2018 at 11 am.

Marine Durnan, 49, Of Long Beach, NY, Mother
Marie Durnan
Hartford Courant 12-01-18
She is a graduate of Conard High School and obtained her bachelor’s degree from Fordham University.


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