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Rams in the News: January 10, 2019

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

PHILIP WALSH
Thinking Out Loud: A Philosophical Perspective on Today’s Issues
Patch 01-07-19
Dr. Walsh has a PhD in philosophy from the University of California, Irvine and is a faculty member of the philosophy department at Fordham University.

CLARA RODRIGUEZ
LATINX TV SHOWS WE LOVED IN 2018
Sounds and Colours 12-27-18
According to Fordham University sociologist Clara Rodriguez, who studies Latino representation in Hollywood and how it shapes how Latin Americans are viewed in the country, “traditional TV programming,” is still very much lagging behind on diversity, and it matters when it comes to matters like immigration and other policies.

SARAH GAMBITO
5 Fil-Am books to add to your reading list 
Asian Journal 01-08-19
She is also an Associate Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Fordham University, and co-founder of Kundiman, a non-profit organization serving Asian American writers.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

The Catholic Left Returns
Spectator 01-09-19
To diffuse the potent Christian case against the killing of developing human life in utero, Bernardin crafted the “Seamless Garment” argument, which he delivered to the world in his 1983 Fordham University Gannon lecture, “A Consistent Ethic of Life: An American-Catholic Dialogue.”

Trump Follows Reagan Precedent And Dumps Anti-Semitic U.N. Agency
Townhall Finance 01-09-19
In 2009, Richard Schifter, former U.S. representative to the United Nations Human Rights Commission during the 1980s, addressed a conference at the Fordham University Law School, describing how the world body was “hijacked” by anti-democratic nations with a particular animosity to the West in general, and Israel in particular.

Things to do around Rochester from Jan. 10 to 16
Democrat & Chronicle 01-09-19
The St. Bonaventure University and Fordham University basketball teams will face off in the Alesco Advisors Roc City Hoops Classic at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial.

Rector of UNAPEC holds meeting with Pope Francis
Acento 01-09-19
The fifth congress will be held in June 2019 at Fordham University in New York, United States.

Why You Should Join Spoon University at Fordham!
Spoon University 01-06-19
If you love trying and making new foods and consider yourself a foodie, then Spoon University at Fordham is the place for you.

New Congress is more than one-third Catholic
Catholic News Agency 01-03-19
Boston College and Fordham University each have six alumni serving on Capitol Hill.

Jesuit College Alumni Compose 10% of 116th U.S. Congress
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities 01-03-19
Twelve Jesuit institutions are currently represented by alumni in the 116th U.S. Congress. Georgetown University has the most with a total of 28, followed by Boston College and Fordham University, each with 6 (note: Representative Tom Suozzi (D-NY) is an alumnus of both Boston College and Fordham; Representative Rosa DeLauro is an alumna of Marymount College, which was later incorporated by Fordham University).

ADMINISTRATORS

DAVID GIBSON
Vegetarian Bishop Kicanas Embraces ‘Laudato Si’ – and Tofurky
The Tablet 01-03-19
David Gibson, left, director of the Fordham Center on Religion and Culture, asks a question Dec. 11 during a panel discussion at New York’s Fordham University marking the 35th anniversary of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin’s Seamless Garment speech.

SCHOOL OF LAW

Arian Moayed to Present Exploration of Deportation Proceedings in Site-Specific The Courtroom
Playbill 01-04-19
Performances will take place January 23 and 26 at Fordham University School of Law and January 24 and 25 at the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse.

FORMER SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

PAT MONTANA
Alico Family golf instructor travels to Cuba to gauge country’s interest in the sport
Fort Myers News-Press 01-03-19
A former management professor at Hofstra, Fordham and FGCU, Dr. Montana developed and taught the course, ‘Golf For Business and Life’ at FGCU through the PGA Golf Management program.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

NICOLE MAZANITIS
1/9/19 – Curtis Announces 10 Promotions in the New Year for New York, Washington, D.C., Milan and Almaty
Pharmacy Choice 01-09-19
She received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, where she currently serves as an Adjunct Professor.

JED SHUGERMAN
Russian involved in Trump Tower meeting charged with obstruction in separate case
FOX 23 News 01-08-19
“On the other hand, this indictment sends some signals with larger significance: Russian money laundering,” tweeted Fordham University law professor Jed Shugerman.

FRANK CHIANG
Open letter to democratic Taiwan
Taipei Times 01-09-19
Frank Chiang, Fordham University Law School, New York

MERIAM AL-RASHID
Dentons’ partner Meriam Al-Rashid named to Crain’s New York Business’ Notable Women in Law list
Dentons 01-07-19
Al-Rashid teaches international investment arbitration at Fordham Law School and also taught international law at George Washington University as an adjunct faculty member.

HUGH HANSEN
No (Legal) Worries for Disney in ‘Hakuna Matata’ Trademark Row
Bloomberg BNA 01-07-19
Fordham University IP law professor Hugh [Hansen] said the petition ultimately may prove counterproductive.

JOHN PFAFF
The Shady “National Police Association” Behind the Headlines
Filter 01-09-19
As Fordham Law Professor John Pfaff noted in response to the NPA’s Rollins complaint, “this is a political move, not a legal one.

JOHN PFAFF
WaPo, USA Today, NBC Go Full Breitbart on ‘Prisoners Eating Steak’ Non-Story
FAIR 01-07-19
As prison reform expert and professor at Fordham Law School John Pfaff notes—even if one removes the racist dog whistle and gross prisoner-mocking—the whole basis for the outrage is wildly misplaced. The guards will get back pay after “the showdown” inevitably ends.

JOHN PFAFF
Viral Story About Prisoners’ Holiday Meals During Shutdown Reeks of Propaganda
Law and Crime 01-07-19
Fordham Law Professor John Pfaff offered some “highlights” from NBC News’ coverage in a Twitter thread:

KAREN GREENBERG
Amid planned Syria withdrawal, U.S. scrambling to find places to send ISIS detainees
NBC News 01-07-19
Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University, says there is precedent for quickly and secretly moving prisoners into Guantanamo Bay.

JERRY H. GOLDFEDER
What If Trump Loses But Refuses To Leave The White House?
The National Memo 01-06-19
Goldfeder is an election attorney and adjunct professor of law at Fordham Law School.

ADAM ZUROFSKY
Cuomo taps Senate GOP alum for state operations
Times Union 01-06-19
Mr. Zurofsky has taught as an Adjunct Professor and served as a Program Leader at Fordham Law School and has also served as a member of the Brookings Institution, Governance Studies Leadership Council.

JOEL COHEN
What if Mueller is fired?
The Hill 01-05-19
Cohen is an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School.

LINDA LACEWELL
1/5/19 – Governor Cuomo Announces First Round of Term 3 Administration Appointments
Pharmacy Choice 01-05-19
[Linda Lacewell] serves as an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law, teaching ethics in government, and previously served as an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University School of Law, teaching international criminal law.

BENJAMIN C. ZIPURSKY
Merck, U.S. to Tell Justices FDA Action Bars Fosamax Suits
Bloomberg BNA 01-03-19
Professor John C. P. Goldberg at Harvard Law School and Fordham Law School Professor Benjamin C. Zipursky also urge the court to take a “restrained approach to implied preemption,” and said defense attorneys’ concerns about the Third Circuit’s giving to much power to the jury are overblown.

HILLARY MANTIS
9 easy ways to get your job search going in 2019
The National Jurist 01-03-19
She is director of the pre-law program at Fordham University, and author of “Alternative Careers for Lawyers.”

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

MARK CONRAD
Sports cases to watch in 2019
Withers Worldwide 01-02-19
“There is going to be a decision [this]year, and that is going to have huge ramifications for college sports,” said Mark Conrad, a sports law and business professor at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.

FORMER ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

JOHN P. MCCARTHY
IT OCCURS TO ME: Remembering ‘The Irish Mussolini’
Donegal Democrat 01-06-19
I subsequently read “Kevin O’Higgins: Builder of the Irish State” by Professor John P. McCarthy of Fordham University who wrote that “O’Higgins’ main achievement was the solidifying of public institutions … where the gun and disorder were still rampant.”

FRANCESCA THOMPSON
“A Shame and a Scandal”: Black Catholics Fight Racism
Patheos 01-02-19
During the Congress, Franciscan Sister Francesca Thompson of Fordham University delivered a rousing speech in which she declared: I define Black Power as Black freedom, Black self-determination, and Black pride, wherein, we as a people, no longer view ourselves as without human dignity but men and women whole… human beings with a God-given ability to carve out their own destiny.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

PAUL LEVINSON
Spectrum dispute with Tribune could go from short skirmish to long war
Cleveland 01-09-19
“Everyone is playing hardball these days,” Fordham University professor and media specialist Paul Levinson said.

CLARA RODRIGUEZ
LATINX TV SHOWS WE LOVED IN 2018
Sounds and Colours 12-27-18
According to Fordham University sociologist Clara Rodriguez, who studies Latino representation in Hollywood and how it shapes how Latin Americans are viewed in the country, “traditional TV programming,” is still very much lagging behind on diversity, and it matters when it comes to matters like immigration and other policies.

SARAH GAMBITO
5 Fil-Am books to add to your reading list 
Asian Journal 01-08-19
She is also an Associate Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Fordham University, and co-founder of Kundiman, a non-profit organization serving Asian American writers.

SALVATORE GULINO
The Fordham Real Estate Institute Names Sal Gulino Assistant Director
ABC 7 01-08-19
The Fordham Real Estate Institute (REI) is pleased to announce that Sal Gulino has been named assistant director to the program, effective immediately.

ASHA CASTLEBERRY
Black American National Security & Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders
Afro 01-07-19
Asha Castleberry is an adjunct faculty professor at Fordham University.

PHILIP WALSH
Thinking Out Loud: A Philosophical Perspective on Today’s Issues
Patch 01-07-19
Dr. Walsh has a PhD in philosophy from the University of California, Irvine and is a faculty member of the philosophy department at Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
De Blasio dodges questions about a presidential run, says he intends to travel and ‘preach the gospel’ of New York City
New York Daily News 01-09-19
“For months it seemed like he had the worst case of senioritis that we’d seen, and he was only in year one of term two. Now it seems he’s coming into these lofty big-ticket ideas,” Christina Greer, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University, said.

CHRISTINA GREER
Could Biden beat Trump in 2020?
MSNBC 01-07-19
Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University, and Kurt Bardella, a former spokesman for the House Oversight Committee, join Craig Melvin to discuss.

CHRISTINA GREER
Happy New Year!
New York Amsterdam News 01-03-19
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 Ozy.com.

STUDENTS

Mathylde Frontus Celebrates At Her Inauguration Ceremony In Brighton Beach
Bklyner 01-08-19
“She’s been so instrumental in my life and to where I am today and I am so, so grateful for her,” said Moyosola Soeymi, who’s in her second year studying at Fordham Law School.

#BorneTheBattle 126: Student Veteran of the Year finalists David Cote, Katherine Pratt, and Wesley Wilson
VAntage Point: Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 01-08-19
Wesley [Wilson] left the Army in 2017 and was accepted to Fordham University where he is currently a senior studying Organizational Leadership.

Local artist presenting new children’s book on diversity
Valley Morning Star 01-03-19
Stevie [Rae Cortez], 19, a Harlingen resident, juggles her studies at Fordham University, an internship with the United Nations and works as a teacher’s assistant at a New York City public school.

ATHLETICS

MLS Player Combine: Team Nemeziz downs Team Copa 4-1 in match day opener
Pro Soccer USA 01-05-19
Team Copa broke its scoring drought in the 68th minute when a cross from Joey Piatczyc of West Virginia found Fordham University forward Janos Loebe to strike the ball from close range into the bottom-left corner of the goal.

Straddlin’ the Fence: Resolved: Eliminate ‘just’ from vocab
Post Register 01-04-19
[Vince Scully] was inducted into the Fordham University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1977.

NY/NJ teams gear up for conference play
New York Amsterdam News 01-03-19
In the Bronx, Fordham University is gaining strength. The Rams are 9-5 after winning the Fordham Holiday Classic.

ALUMNI

Irish company sues Spotify and Apple’s iTunes
Irish Times 01-09-19
The remaining shares are split equally between three US tech investors with strong Irish links – Stephen McErlain, Gerald Padian and Richard Tashjian, who reportedly all know each other from their days at Fordham University.

Eradicator Faces Intergang in REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN Clip
The Beat 01-09-19
[Taimur Dar] has earned a master’s degree in marketing intelligence from Fordham University and has provided branding strategies for various companies and organizations.

Form DEF 14A RELMADA THERAPEUTICS, For: Feb 27
Street Insider 01-09-19
[Charles J. Casamento] a graduate of Fordham University in New York City and Iona College in New Rochelle, New York.

City treasurer candidate Peter Gariepy
Chicago Sun Times 01-09-19
[Peter Gariepy’s] education: Fordham University (Bachelors in Public Accounting and Masters in Taxation) and Northwestern University (Masters in Civil Engineering)

Thompson Hine Elects New Partners
Thompson Hine 01-09-19
[Elizabeth Frayer] received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2005 and her B.A. from Cornell University in 2000.

Iwona Alter is now serving in a new position at The Habit Restaurants, Inc.
Relationship Science 01-09-19
Iwona Alter » Chief Brand Officer at The Habit Restaurants, Inc.
EDUCATION: • Fordham University

Pat Cipollone is now serving in a new position at Office of the White House Counsel Under Donald Trump
Relationship Science 01-09-19
Pat Cipollone » Partner at Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP
EDUCATION: • Fordham University

Sen. Gianaris Meets with Seattle Council Members to Discuss Amazon Deal
The National Herald 01-08-19
[Michael Gianaris] is the product of New York City public schools and graduated from Fordham University and Harvard Law School before setting his sights on a career in public service.

Schulte Roth & Zabel Announces Promotions
Business Wire 01-08-19
Mr. [Patrick] Dundas earned his J.D., cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law and his B.F.A., with honors, from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts.

‘I will never have to sleep with a music compiler to get my music on radio!’
MSN South Africa 01-07-19
[Nomsa] Mazwai has a Master’s Degree in International Political Economy and Development from Fordham University in New York City.

Guest Column: Early challenges for county executive
Suffolk Times 01-06-19
[Steve Bellone] holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and communications from Queens College; a master’s in public administration from Webster University in Missouri, attending classes at night during his Army service in Missouri as a communications specialist; and a law degree from the Fordham University School of Law.

Literary legacy honors LI high school’s longtime principal
Newsday 01-06-19
Walter G. O’Connell initially studied at Cathedral College in Manhattan to be a priest and later switched to law at Fordham University.

Victoria L. Creamer is no longer serving in their position at ITT, Inc.
Relationship Science 01-06-19
Fordham University

Seven Elected to Lowenstein Sandler Partnership Among 2019 Promotions
Law Fuel 01-05-19
Lesley [P. Adamo] earned her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law and her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

Form N-CSR Gabelli 787 Fund, Inc. For: Oct 31
Street Insider 01-04-19
Mr. [Mario J.] Gabelli is a summa cum laude graduate of Fordham University and holds an MBA degree from Columbia Business School and Honorary Doctorates from Fordham University and Roger Williams University.

Alexander B. Johnson is now serving in a new position at Latham & Watkins LLP
Relationship Science 01-04-19
Fordham University – School of Law

A sacred rite
Sentry 01-04-19
After graduating from Cheverus, [Joseph Moreshead] attended Fordham University, a Jesuit college in New York City.

I Shot Exactly One Film Photo Every Day for a Year
Peta Pixel 01-04-19
Late at night, [B.A. Van Sise would] sneak into [his]old college darkroom at Fordham University, ostensibly to develop film and plan out prints.

Orlando Wine Festival and Auction to Feature Iron Chef Morimoto, Top Chef Season 15 Winner Joe Flamm, Disney’s Scott Hunnel and James Beard Award Winners
Spoke 01-04-19
While attending Fordham University Gabelli School of Business in 2012, Akshay [Bhardwaj] started an apprenticeship in the kitchen of Junoon under Chef Adin Langille.

Darcy Antonellis is now serving in a new board position at Xperi Corp.
Relationship Science 01-04-19
Fordham University – Gabelli School of Business

The Duchess of Suarez moves to Singapore for love
El Mundo 01-04-19
For her part, her husband, Pedro Armas , born in Oviedo in 1990, has a more heterogeneous curriculum : after his scholarship as a consultant for the United Nations from New York, where he also took a course at the Fordham University School of Law, the Duke consorte de Suárez did internships at the KPMG consultancy in Spain and the real estate agency Azona, and then worked as a financial analyst at Alantra.

Epiphany cross diving is boys only in Tarpon Springs. Some say it’s time to change.
Tampa Bay Times 01-04-19
Last year, Fordham University published an essay by student Joanna Theophilopoulos, a lifelong St. Nicholas parishioner and granddaughter of the church’s former priest of three decades, calling the male-only rule “arbitrary and theologically unjustifiable.”

Queer Astrology: Why LGBTQ People Seek Answers in the Stars
Logo NewNowNext 01-03-19
[Nadine Santoro] holds a BA in creative writing and theology from Fordham University.

Feisty, fearless, female
The Manila Times 01-03-19
Further studies in New York earned [Maria Rosario Bolastig] Egron a Master’s degree in Public Communications from the Jesuit-founded Fordham University in 1985.

CAROLINA BEACH HIRES LUCKY NARAIN AS NEW TOWN MANAGER
Island Gazette 01-03-19
[Lucky Narain] holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Christopher Newport University, a master’s in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and is a graduate of Fordham Law School.

Leading M&A Partner Joins Latham & Watkins in New York
KXXV 01-03-19
[Alexander Johnson] received his JD, cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law and his BA, cum laude, from Boston College.

Latham Adds Leading Copyright Litigator in San Francisco
FOX 40 WICZ 01-03-19
[Joseph Wetzel] received his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his law degree from Fordham University School of Law.

Travelin’ Cousins: Ten Things to Know About the Dominican Republic
This Is The Bronx 01-03-19
Elisa [Valentino] is co-founder of Travelin’ Cousinstravel blog, A native New Yorker, Fordham graduate, and world traveler, she is passionate about The Bronx as a travel destination for locals and tourists.

OBITUARIES

Mona Keenan Deighan Volante, 89, Of Lewes, MD, Social Worker
Mona Keenan Deighan Volante, loved God, family
Cape Gazette 01-09-19
She began her undergraduate studies at McGill University, Canada and Fordham University in New York and completed her bachelor’s degree from Salisbury State, and also obtained her Masters in Social Work from the University of Maryland.

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