This day in sports history: Fordham featured in first football TV broadcast, Brett Favre surpasses Dan Marino
Fox News 09-30-2023
On Sept. 30, 1939, Fordham University played in the first ever televised football game. It was the Rams’ season opener against Waynesburg, a game Fordham was easily expected to win. In front of a crowd of around 9,000, Fordham claimed victory 34-7.
Race + Democracy: The Facts & The Fury
The Grio/AP 10-04-2023
“Welcome to the first ever joint panel with journalists from The Associated Press and The Grio. We’ll be covering some pretty big issues from violence against people of color to threats to democracy and fair elections and how all of this is taught in schools,” said moderator Noreen Nasir. … “We have Dr. Christina Greer, a political scientist, author, commentator, and professor at Fordham University.”
Trump’s Trial Starts Monday. It Will Spotlight What He’s Really Worth.
The New York Times 10-02-2023
Howard M. Erichson, a professor at Fordham Law School who specializes in civil procedure, emphasized that Justice Engoron’s earlier decision had already resolved the question of fraud at the heart of the case. What remained were details, he said.
Many in Gen Z hope to be influencers. There’s now a degree for it.
The Washington Post 09-29-2023
“Degree programs have gotten hyperspecialized because work has gotten more specialized,” said Dawn Lerman, a professor in the marketing department at Fordham Graduate School of Business [the Gabelli School]. “As societies became more complex, so did our tools, thanks to technology.”
The trolling of corporate America
“There isn’t anything anyone can do to fend off these attacks, particularly regarding litigation,” says Atinuke Adediran, an associate professor at Fordham University School of Law who studies race, law, and corporate diversity efforts. “You can be doing nothing and still get sued.”
Hitman who killed minister’s wife objects to being new execution ‘guinea pig’ after failed lethal injection
Fox News 10-04-2023
Deborah Denno, a death penalty expert at Fordham Law School, told Fox News Digital she would “rather have someone hit me on the back of the head with a hammer than die by lethal injection.”
NYC-based organization empowers women through hip-hop
“Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen has been inspired by a couple different things. The first part was I was a student at Fordham University, which is in the Bronx, and hip-hop was created in the South Bronx,” said Kathleen Adams, one of the co-founders of Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen.
‘Dead Man Walking’: An operatic exploration of Sister Helen Prejean’s death row ministry
America Magazine 10-03-2023
The opera’s questions are not ones about guilt or innocence, explained composer Jake Heggie at Fordham University; the journey of the opera “is how we as a community respond.” The staging demands that we feel our anger, rage and horror at the violent deaths of De Rocher’s two teenage victims, and yet, it also demands we grapple with the humanity of Joseph De Rocher.
Catholic action on climate issue must continue, advocates say
Global Sisters Report 09-28-2023
Both Lorence and Regan are also encouraged by the activism of young Catholics, several of whom spoke at a pre-march event for Catholics organized by the Metro New York Catholic Climate Movement and the Catholic Climate Covenant at St. Paul the Apostle Church near Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus.
Cupich: Embracing ‘integral ethic of solidarity’ key to living the Gospel in polarized times
Catholic Review 09-29-2023
Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago challenged the Catholic faithful and hierarchy to overcome bitter divisions by embracing the consistent ethic of life to live the mission of the Gospel in a polarized time. He spoke Sept 26 at Jesuit-run Fordham University in New York.
Trump faces obstacles in claiming selective prosecution in documents case, experts say
The Center Square 10-03-2023
But Trump’s documents case is different than both of those, said Cheryl Bader, a clinical associate professor at Fordham University and a former federal prosecutor. … “I think the circumstances of Trump’s case are quite unique, particularly because he was given every opportunity to voluntarily turn over these documents and didn’t,” she told The Center Square.
Could Letitia James’ ‘art of the steal’ trial damage Trump?
The Grio 10-02-2023
Political science professor Christina M. Greer of Fordham University told theGrio that while the civil lawsuit will undoubtedly hurt Trump’s pockets, it will not harm him politically. … “As long as he continues to paint Letitia James as the aggressive boogeyman with no basis for these claims, his base is pretty much immovable,” said Greer.
America’s bosses grapple with threats to diversity policies
The Economist 10-02-2023
A recent study by Atinuke Adediran of Fordham University analysed hundreds of DEI policies. It found that those which aim to achieve goals by a certain date (as when State Street, a financial firm, vowed in 2020 to triple its “Black and Latinx leadership” over three years) outnumber those which lack a clear time horizon (Procter & Gamble, a consumer-goods giant, says it wants “40% representation of multicultural employees” at every management level).
Cardinal Cupich advances legacy of Cardinal Bernardin in Fordham address
Chicago Catholic 10-04-2023
Cardinal Cupich delivered an address Sept. 26, titled “The Bond of Perfection: From a Consistent Ethic of Life to an Integral Ethic of Solidarity,” at Fordham University in New York City.
Cupich calls for ‘integral ethic of solidarity’ at Fordham
Catholic Outlook 10-04-2023
Cardinal Blase Cupich commemorated the 40th anniversary of his predecessor Cardinal Joseph Bernardin’s “consistent ethic of life” speech by returning to the site of that famous 1983 address, Fordham University.
Life in The Bronx: 15 Things to Know BEFORE Moving
Southwest Journal 10-05-2023
The Bronx is a hub for higher education. Institutions like the Bronx Community College offer affordable education options, while Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus is a beacon for religious studies.
UNC begins hiring process for 3 Asian American studies faculty members
UNC’s latest move is part of a growing demand at universities across the country to offer or expand their Asian American studies. Some universities, such as Fordham University in the Bronx, New York, and Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, have already launched programs in answer to the demand. … Fordham University reportedly began offering a minor in Asian American Studies in April, while Williams College set up its program in December.
6 Familiar Things That Are Disappearing
“Airline tickets, cameras, alarm clocks and so forth, it’s not that these things are becoming obsolete. It’s what’s replacing them and how they are being incorporated into other items,” says Timothy de Waal Malefyt, a clinical professor at the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University. “The smartphone is our new home. It provides locations for all these things in one device.”
Howard University hosts banned book authors to discuss censorship
Panel moderator Christina Greer, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University, said although resistance to literature isn’t new, the current opposition feels especially ominous. … “Books have always been seen as dangerous, but this moment feels particularly insidious,” Greer said. “I don’t know if I’m just being histrionic or if we’re in a unique moment in American history.”
The Long Blue Line: Lt. Juan del Castillo – Guardian of thousands, savior of millions
MyCG: United States Coast Guard 09-29-2023
A few examples include Alex Haley, a Coast Guard journalist who became a famous writer after leaving the service, and Dr. Olivia Hooker, the first African American woman to wear a Coast Guard uniform as a World War II SPAR, who became a distinguished psychology professor at Fordham University.
Here Are The Adjustment Bureau Filming Locations
The Cinemaholic 10-03-2023
The exteriors of Fordham University at 441 East Fordham Road in the Bronx and the interiors of the Museum of Modern Art at 11 West 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan feature in several scenes of ‘The Adjustment Bureau.’
Fierce 50: Social Impact honorees
Fierce Pharma 10-02-2023
His [Michael Dowling] career later blossomed into a professorship on social policy at Fordham University; over a decade leading and advising New York’s state government’s health programs on issues like AIDS, homelessness and drug epidemics; a brief stint at Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield; and now a 28-year tenure with Northwell Health (initially North Shore University Hospital).
Kings County celebrates Hispanic heritage Month with keynote by Chief Administrative Judge Joseph Zayas
Brooklyn Daily Eagle 10-03-2023
Before joining the bench, Judge Zayas served in various roles including as an attorney with the legal aid society’s capital defense Unit. He is a graduate from Columbia School of Law and Fordham University.
The Controversy Surrounding the Rap Sheet: Why the American Legal System Is Failing
From shoplifting to physical assault, an individual’s criminal record can later be used against them as evidence of continued crime. However, John Pfaff, a law professor at Fordham University School of Law, explains that rap sheets reveal the effects of the failing legal system.
The Exorcist Filming Locations: Where is the Classic Movie Filmed?
Furthermore, the iconic exorcism scenes were shot in a basement in Fordham University’s Keating Hall in Rose Hill.
Where did the Adjustment Bureau filming take place?
List 23 10-03-2023
Fordham University’s exterior and Museum of Modern Art’s interiors were also incorporated into ‘The Adjustment Bureau’, including scenes set on several levels and location shots.
The lowdown on life at a leading US law firm in London
Legal Cheek 09-29-2023
“Moving to London was a fantastic opportunity for me,” says Jennifer Tait, capital markets partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher’s London office. Having qualified in Ireland in 2006, she decided to move across the pond for her master’s degree at New York’s Fordham University School of Law.
Amaya Braganza Brings A Dream Home in “HADESTOWN”
South Pasadenan 09-30-2023
[Amaya] Braganza now lives full time in New York City, attending Fordham University, and recently worked with “Hadestown” director, Rachel Chavkin, on an Off-Broadway show called, “How to Defend Yourself” at New York Theatre Workshop.
THE STELLA SHOW Will Have its World Premiere at IRT Theater
Broadway World 09-29-2023
Caroline Potter Shriver is a performer, director, and writer based in Brooklyn. She graduated from Fordham University and The Ailey School, where she received a BFA in Dance and Latin American Studies. … Marc David Wright is a director/producer of theatre and film, community creator, and arts educator. Born and raised in Bayonne, NJ, Marc crossed the Hudson to study acting at Fordham University (B.A. Theatre 2019).
Repertorio Español Unveils Winners of the 2023 Miranda Family Voces Latinx National Playwriting Competition
Broadway World 10-02-2023
Christin Eve Cato is a playwright, dramaturg, and performing artist from the Bronx. She holds an MFA in Playwriting from Indiana University and completed her BA in Political Science and Philosophy at Fordham University.
Breton Tyner-Bryan’s WEST OF FRANK To Make New York Premiere at Chelsea Film Festival
Broadway World 09-30-2023
She [Breton Tyner-Bryan] has taught for New York University, Fordham University, Smith College, Berklee NYC, Broadway Dance Center, Joffrey Ballet School, The Place (London), Dance Base Scotland, San Francisco State University, LINES Ballet, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet.
Catfish: The TV Show Hosts Talk Psych Evaluations, Scammers, and the Moments They Can’t Air
Den of Geek 10-03-2023
When Schulman’s original co-host Max Joseph departed the show in 2018, he was replaced by former Miss Teen USA winner Kamie Crawford, a no-nonsense Fordham University grad whose energy completely transformed the dynamic of Catfish.
Amitabh Bachchan’s Granddaughter Navya Nanda Makes Debut At Paris Fashion Week
Republic World 10-02-2023
For the unversed, Fordham University graduate Navya Navelii Nanda is a co-owner of Aara Health, an online forum for discussing health issues and other topics.
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH (Day 20): Mark Lugris leads Puerto Rico past Dominican Republic in the first game of WCQ of USA ’94
Front Row Soccer 10-04-2023
“This is all the world to us,” said [Mark] Lugris, a Fordham University graduate who was one of nine metropolitan area players who started for Puerto Rico. “All the controversy we’ve gone through. It will shut a lot of mouths back home.”
Dwyer volleyball star Mila Micunovic has towering talent, ambition for future
The Palm Beach Post 10-02-2023
The 17-year-old is a straight A’s student (3.9 GPA) – part of the IB program. All those gifts have earned Mila a full scholarship next year to prestigious Fordham University, located in The Bronx. New York City.
Tech4Teens Donate Their First Computer to St. Demetrios High School Senior
The National Herald 10-04-2023
Tech4Teens is a new non-profit organization co-founded by the Bronx High School of Science students William and Philip Mezitis with members Vasilios Golias, Jayden Lee, and Nicholas Evagora, Finance Major at Fordham University.
Power Lawyers 2023: New York’s Top 25 Entertainment Attorneys
The Hollywood Reporter 09-29-2023
Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks, Proskauer, Fordham University School of Law
Crawshaw-Sparks mostly operates outside of the spotlight, quietly working on copyright battles for major publishers and artists.
All About Kerry Washington’s Parents, Valerie and Earl Washington
People Magazine 09-29-2023
She [Valerie Washington] spent several years at PS 93 in the Bronx before leaving in 1970 over racial tensions, she told Fordham University in an interview.
News Bites: Tom Poleman, Holiday Cheer for FUV, ‘Sista Strut Pink Celebration,’ WLME.
Inside Radio 10-02-2023
The Gaslight Anthem, Grace Potter, Iron & Wine, and Thee Sacred Souls will perform at the 17th annual “Holiday Cheer for FUV” concert, hosted by Fordham University adult alternative WFUV New York (90.7).
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She [Annie Whitman] has been director of the national center for access to Justice at Fordham Law school or widely published research has focused on how Justice systems can better address inequality who increasing access.
Georgia Dullea, 90, Dies; Reporter Chronicled a Changing Society
The New York Times 10-04-2023
Georgia [Dullea] studied journalism at Fordham University, but, raising a family in her post-college years, didn’t begin writing professionally until she was in her 30s, when she wandered into the offices of The Patent Trader, a community newspaper in Mount Kisco, N.Y., to ask for a job.
Father John Cunningham, former pastor of St. Thomas More and St. Jane Frances de Chantal, dies at 74
Catholic Review 10-03-2023
Father Cunningham, who earned a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and a master’s degree in English from Princeton, was associate pastor of St. Margaret in Bel Air from 2009 to 2017 and associate pastor of St. Mary of the Assumption, Govans, and St. Pius X, Rodgers Forge, from 2017 to 2018. He retired in 2018.