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Vin Scully’s alma mater to dedicate its baseball stadium press box in his honor
Los Angeles Times 11-14-2022
The press box at the Fordham University baseball field will be dedicated this spring as the Vin Scully Memorial Press Box after the Bronx, N.Y.-based school accepted a posthumous $1-million donation from the estate of the Dodgers broadcasting legend, who died in August at age 94.

How a Catholic university amassed a treasure trove of Jewish artifacts from the Bronx
The Jerusalem Post 11-16-2022
A Catholic university may be the unlikeliest place for what may be the largest depositories dedicated to the Jewish history of the Bronx. But at Fordham University — the private, Jesuit institution in the Bronx — decades worth of archival documents and artifacts from the local Jewish community have found a home, thanks to its Jewish studies department.

JAMES P. MCCARTIN
New Podcast Examines ‘Being a Whole Person’ in Higher Education
AJCU 11-18-2022
This fall, Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education expanded its portfolio by launching a new podcast series. “The Intersection” was developed by James P. McCartin, Ph.D., associate professor of theology at Fordham University and chair of the National Seminar on Jesuit Higher Education, and is hosted by Jennifer Abe, Ph.D., a professor in the department of psychological science at Loyola Marymount University.

JOHN FORTUNATO
Sports world tries to sidestep collapse of sponsor FTX
Agence France-Presse (RFI) 11-17-2022
John Fortunato, a professor at Fordham University’s business school in New York, said FTX’s dramatic fall would make teams and athletes wary of taking money from other companies in the sector in the short term.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Fordham to honor basketball scout Konchalski, AP’s O’Connell
The Associated Press 11-17-2022
Fordham will honor the memories of alumnus and longtime high school basketball scout Tom Konchalski and The Associated Press’ Hall of Fame basketball writer Jim O’Connell with a tournament at the school’s Rose Hill Gym in the Bronx.

Vin Scully’s alma mater to dedicate its baseball stadium press box in his honor
Los Angeles Times 11-14-2022
The press box at the Fordham University baseball field will be dedicated this spring as the Vin Scully Memorial Press Box after the Bronx, N.Y.-based school accepted a posthumous $1-million donation from the estate of the Dodgers broadcasting legend, who died in August at age 94.

Fordham Report Finds Poverty Growing Globally, Reversing Recent Gains
Catholic News Service 11-11-2022
Declining access to food, greater discrimination against women and widening restrictions on religious freedom have contributed to a higher rate of poverty worldwide, said a new report issued by a Fordham University program.

How a Catholic university amassed a treasure trove of Jewish artifacts from the Bronx
The Jerusalem Post 11-16-2022
A Catholic university may be the unlikeliest place for what may be the largest depositories dedicated to the Jewish history of the Bronx. But at Fordham University — the private, Jesuit institution in the Bronx — decades worth of archival documents and artifacts from the local Jewish community have found a home, thanks to its Jewish studies department.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Fran Horowitz on the Essence of A&F’s Transformation Journey
Women’s Wear Daily 11-15-2022
The CEO returns to her alma mater to keynote the Gabelli School of Business’ American Innovation Conference.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JED SHUGERMAN
Biden facing pressure to extend student loan payment pause
The Associated Press 11-15-2022
Some legal scholars say Biden should scrap the current plan and start over. Jed Shugerman, a law professor at Fordham University in New York, said he believes the White House made a mistake in its legal reasoning. “The Biden administration has run into trouble that was clearly foreseeable,” he said. “They should go back to square one.”

JERRY GOLDFEDER
Opinion: American democracy has a future after all
Daily News 11-18-2022
“To put it simply: It’s up to the voters to prove Tilden right, that our republic will survive — and improve,” Goldfeder wrote.

JED SHUGERMAN
Biden facing pressure to extend student loan payment pause
The Associated Press 11-15-2022
Some legal scholars say Biden should scrap the current plan and start over. Jed Shugerman, a law professor at Fordham University in New York, said he believes the White House made a mistake in its legal reasoning. “The Biden administration has run into trouble that was clearly foreseeable,” he said. “They should go back to square one.”

JED SHUGERMAN
New York Post 11-14-2022
Biden bribed young voters with student loan bailouts he knew he couldn’t give
Fordham law professor Jed Shugerman derided Biden’s plan as a “legal mess” that could lose 9-0 at the Supreme Court. Other court challenges will likely deliver further floggings to the bailout.

SEAN GRIFFITH
Elon Musk braces for $56 billion battle with heavy metal drummer
Reuters 11-11-2022
“Mutual funds might want to bring cases sometimes, but they need a relationship with management,” said Sean Griffith, a professor at Fordham Corporate Law Center. “They might be happy to have other people doing it on their behalf.”

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Fashion Giant Shein Sued for Stealing Weed Brand Cookies’ Sweatshirt Design
The Daily Beast 11-12-2022
Even if the Cookies dispute does make it to trial, there’s almost certainly no individual suit that could take Shein down or change the company significantly, Susan Scafidi, the academic director of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University, told The Daily Beast.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION FACULTY

ANNIE GEORGE-PUSKAR
Supporting A Child’s Rapidly Developing Brain
Discover Magazine 11-15-2022
“We are understanding more and more about the impacts of neurodevelopment in those crucial first three years,” says Annie George-Puskar, an educational psychologist who specializes in early childhood intervention at the Fordham University Graduate School of Education.

VERONICA SZCZYGIEL
A Feel-Good Brooklyn Pigeon Story
The Tablet 11-16-2022
“As a Catholic, I realized that God works within us and other people to heal this broken world. As a New Yorker, I gained a little more respect for the humble pigeon,” writes Szczygiel, the assistant director of online learning of the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

JOHN FORTUNATO
Sports world tries to sidestep collapse of sponsor FTX
Agence France-Presse (RFI) 11-17-2022
John Fortunato, a professor at Fordham University’s business school in New York, said FTX’s dramatic fall would make teams and athletes wary of taking money from other companies in the sector in the short term.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

JAMES P. MCCARTIN
New Podcast Examines ‘Being a Whole Person’ in Higher Education
AJCU 11-18-2022
This fall, Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education expanded its portfolio by launching a new podcast series. “The Intersection” was developed by James P. McCartin, Ph.D., associate professor of theology at Fordham University and chair of the National Seminar on Jesuit Higher Education, and is hosted by Jennifer Abe, Ph.D., a professor in the department of psychological science at Loyola Marymount University.

MAGDA TETER
A Treasure Discovery of Jewish History in the Bronx
WOR-AM: The John Batchelor Show 11-17-2022
“We are Fordham University Jesuit Catholic University in the Bronx and were really excited to discover and make Jewish history part of the Catholic campus but also part of the Bronx history,” said Teter, co-director of the Center for Jewish Studies, who was joined by Reyna Stovall, a sophomore intern who is curating the archives.

BRYAN MASSINGALE
Just Politics: It’s OK to call something racist
U.S. Catholic 11-14-2022
This episode also features an extended clip from NETWORK’s recent White Supremacy and American Christianity event, in which Just Politics co-host Joan Neal moderated a conversation between Father Bryan Massingale of Fordham University and Robert P. Jones of the Public Religion Research Institute.

SAUL CORNELL
Episode 78: Historian Saul Cornell
Supreme Myths Podcast 11-12-2022
Historian Saul Cornell stops by Supreme Myths to discuss the history of the Second Amendment, Originalism in general, and the Court’s creation of an anti-Constitution.

CHRISTINA GREER
The People’s Guide To Power Podcast: How’d It Go In NY And Around The Country?
WNYC 11-13-2022
“It is important that Nevada was able to stay blue, but I do hope that it doesn’t decrease the excitement for Democratic voters in Georgia, who now say, ‘Oh, we’ve got 50 seats and we can rest,’” said Greer. “It is very important that the Democrats also hold on to the seat in Georgia in conjunction and in coalition with the seat in Nevada.”

ATHLETICS

Quisenberry propels Fordham past New Hampshire 79-61
ESPN 11-16-2022
Darius Quisenberry had 17 points in Fordham’s 79-61 win against New Hampshire on Tuesday night.

DeMorat leads Fordham with 6 TDs in 45-10 rout of Lafayette
The Associated Press 11-12-2022
Tim DeMorat threw for 482 yards and accounted for all six Fordham touchdowns in the Rams’ 45-10 rout of Lafayette on Saturday.

ALUMNI

Vin Scully’s estate donates $1 million each to Fordham Prep and Fordham University
News 12 11-15-2022
News 12’s Pat O’Keefe breaks down the donation from Vin Scully’s estate to Fordham Prep and Fordham University.

More bold moves for Toya J
Jamaica Observer 11-17-2022
Born Marie Dunn, she has lived in the United States for over 25 years, earning degrees in English literature (from Mercy College) and social work (from Fordham University). The past five years has seen her focus on poetry, a form she loved since her youth in Jamaica.

Good News Segment: Honor for the Late, Legendary Vin Scully
KTTV 11-15-2022
His alma mater, Fordham University, plans to rename the press box at Jack Coffey Field. It’ll be called the Vin Scully Memorial Press Box.

 

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