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Rams in the News: May 3, 2019



The Catholic art of Frida Kahlo
America Magazine 04-19-19
Angela Alaimo O’Donnell teaches English literature at Fordham University and is the associate director of the Curran Center for American Catholic Studies.

Remember Your Summer Vacation – And Don’t Forget This
Forbes 04-27-19
“I think in this era, where we are linked into work around the clock, vacations have become essential to quality of life and balance,” says Rachel Annunziato, an associate professor of psychology at Fordham University.

For OCD Expert Dean McKay, No Two Cases Are the Same
American Psychological Association 04-24-19
“There’s vast variation,” says McKay, a psychology professor at Fordham University, New York, New York, and a fellow in APA divisions 5, 12 and 29.


The Catholic University in America is a network among former students
Avvenire 04-26-19
The rector of the Catholic University Franco Anelli and Father Joseph McShane, president of Fordham University of the Jesuit University of New York

Catholic University, degree also valid in the USA
La Stampa Rome 04-30-19
There will be synergies in the banking and finance sector with Fordham University while a collaboration with Boston College has just begun.

Supporting Venezuelans from New York with Aid and Activism
WNYC 04-30-19
On a recent Saturday afternoon, [Ana] Bortot went to a classroom at Fordham University in Manhattan along with about 30 other people to hear a lecture from José Manuel Bolívar, national coordinator for ideology and doctrine at Voluntad Popular, or the People’s Will party, which has been active in New York for about 6 months.

The Catholic University lands in the US Double degree medicine and surgery
Corriere Della Sera 04-28-19
To the common programs with Fordham University in New York for legal, banking and financial degrees, stressed Anelli, there are now agreements being finalized with Boston College and the new double degree in medicine and surgery.

Mary Robinson first speaker at new Ireland/Fordham University lecture series
Irish Central 04-25-19
Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson will be the first speaker at the inaugural “Ireland at Fordham Humanitarian Lecture Series” which begins at Fordham University, New York, next week.


New York State Broadcasters Association Names Winners Of Excellence In Broadcasting Awards
All Access Music Group 04-30-19
Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series: FORDHAM UNIVERSITY Triple A WFUV/NEW YORK, “Breaking the Silence”

BC-NY–New York Journalism Contest, ADVISORY, NY
Associated Press 04-25-19
Bill Leaf Memorial Award for Best Regularly Scheduled Local News Program: Julia Agos, WFUV-FM, Fordham University; WRHU, Hofstra University.


Poet’s View: A glimpse of Luxury
Rutland Herald 04-25-19
[Karin Gottshall’s] first book, “Crocus,” won the Poets Out Loud Prize in 2007 and was published by Fordham University Press.


CIO Hall of Fame honorees
CIO 05-01-19
Frank Sirianni, Vice President and CIO, Fordham University


Of the best law schools for Black students, Howard University ranks No. 1
Rolling Out 04-28-19
23. Fordham University School of Law


Barr Defends Handling of Mueller Report (Podcast)
Bloomberg 05-01-19
Fordham Law School Professor Andrew Kent discusses Attorney General William Barr’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Fordham Law School Appoints Pamela Bookman, Courtney Cox and Sepehr Shahshahani to Faculty
Associated Press 05-01-19
Fordham Law School announced today that Pamela Bookman, Courtney Cox and Sepehr Shahshahani have been appointed to the faculty.

At Trump golf course, undocumented employees said they were sometimes told to work extra hours without pay
Washington Post 04-30-19
“Can they be averaged? Absolutely not. Overtime is measured in terms of the week itself,” said James J. Brudney, a professor of employment law at Fordham University in New York.

Times-Union Publishes Anechiarico Oped on Ethics
Hamilton College 04-29-19
Political attendees include N.Y. State Senators Neil Breslin, Leroy Comrie, and Jim Tedesco, Albany District Attorney David Soares, and Zephyr Teachout, Fordham law professor and former candidate for New York attorney general.

FBI Agent Turned CNN Analyst Asha Rangappa Wants to Restore Your Faith in America
Elle 04-30-19
The neutral and fair justice system, Fordham law professor John Pfaff recently wrote, is “a laudable system, well worth defending. But it is also one that does not actually exist.”

For the prosecution: Author traces myriad flaws of US legal system
Journal Gazette 04-28-19
She cites the scholarship of Fordham law professor John Pfaff to demonstrate how in the 1990s prosecutors began to charge many more people with serious felonies, dramatically increasing the number of incarcerated Americans, even after crime rates started to fall.

William Barr and his horrible hearing
Washington Post 05-01-19
Fordham law professor Jed Shugerman were more blunt.

The Trump Campaign Conspired With the Russians. Mueller Proved It.
The New York Times 04-25-19
Mr. Shugerman is a law professor at Fordham.


Column: Welcome to the world of performance-reducing drugs
Washington Post 05-01-19
“There’s a lot of body shaming going on here,” said Mark Conrad, director of the sports business program at Fordham United, who has followed Semenya’s case closely.


Jordan DeVylder, Fordham University – The Impact of Police Violence on Public Mental Health
Academic Minute 05-01-19
Jordan DeVylder, associate professor at the graduate school of social service at Fordham University, discusses how psychological distress can linger after an encounter.


Senate President Spilka Appoints Alexander to Citizens Commission
Framingham Source 05-01-19
He previously directed the Center for Electoral Politics and Democracy at Fordham University.

Professor Emeritus Andy Angyal co-authors biography of noted scholar Thomas Berry
Elon University 04-25-19
Afterwards Berry undertook a teaching career, first with the Asian Institute of Seton Hall University, then with the Asian Institute of St. John’s University and finally, at Fordham University, where he instituted the doctoral program in the history of religions.


8 Exhibits To See (And Eat) In May
DCist 04-30-19
In conjunction with the exhibit Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project, the National Building Museum hosts Fordham University professor Asif Siddiqi for this lecture about the more than 40 secret Cold War Soviet cities at which scientific and military research work was carried out.

WEEKDAY MAGAZINE – Immigration Poem
This is the Bronx 04-29-19
Mark Naison is a Professor of African American Studies and History at Fordham University.

Notre-Dame: the list of 1170 signatories of the call to the president
Lefigaro 04-28-19
507.Melanie Hanan – Historian of Medieval Art, Professor at the Art History Department at Fordham University – Rose Hill, Bronx, NY

Remember Your Summer Vacation – And Don’t Forget This
Forbes 04-27-19
“I think in this era, where we are linked into work around the clock, vacations have become essential to quality of life and balance,” says Rachel Annunziato, an associate professor of psychology at Fordham University.

Social support as a mediator between sleep disturbances, depressive symptoms, and health-related quality of life in patients undergoing hemodialysis
PLOS One 04-29-19
Editor: Rachel A. Annunziato, Fordham University, UNITED STATES

Public Records: Personal Information on New York City Voters Is Now Available for All to See
The New York Times 04-26-19
That may be a low bar for access, but it is an important one nonetheless, said Jessica Baldwin-Philippi, an assistant professor at Fordham University who studies digital media and political campaigns.

Elizabeth Warren wants to forgive college students’ debts. But is it ethical?
Deseret News 04-26-19
On Twitter, Charlie Camosy, an associate professor of ethics at Fordham University, asked why loans he took on to get a master’s degree should be canceled when he could have worked a part-time job instead of borrowing money.

New pro-life political action committee suspended, then restored by Twitter
America Magazine 04-26-19
Fordham University ethicist Charles Camosy, who endorsed the idea of a pro-life Democratic candidate for 2020 in a recent article for The Federalist, was among the Twitterati who tweeted aloud about the suspension.

REVIEW | Haiti and its postcards of pain gathered in Puertos Príncipes , by Huascar Robles
Sin Embargo 04-25-19
-Arnaldo M. Cruz-Malavé, Director, Latin American and Latino Studies Institute, Fordham University:
Photojournalism in the best sense of the word: committed, personal and honest. With a firm rejection of the hysterical paroxysm that spoils the reports about Haiti, the stories and photographs of Robles document a culture where a community struggles to survive and find ways to express themselves in conditions that are familiar to many people in the southern hemisphere.

The Catholic art of Frida Kahlo
America Magazine 04-19-19
Angela Alaimo O’Donnell teaches English literature at Fordham University and is the associate director of the Curran Center for American Catholic Studies.

Episode #25: The Grad School Mess with Leonard Cassuto
National Association of Scholars 04-25-19
Len is a professor of English at Fordham University and the author of numerous books including Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories.

For OCD Expert Dean McKay, No Two Cases Are the Same
American Psychological Association 04-24-19
“There’s vast variation,” says McKay, a psychology professor at Fordham University, New York, New York, and a fellow in APA divisions 5, 12 and 29.

April 29, 2019: Presidential politics
WCNY 04-29-19
We heard from the authors: Alexis Grenell, Writer and Co-Founder of Pythia Public, and Dr. Christina Greer, Author, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University and co-host of the FAQ NYC podcast.

‘You Don’t Look Like a Lawyer’
New York Amsterdam News 04-25-19
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,” co-host of the new podcast FAQ-NYC, and the host of The Aftermath and The Counter on


Smart Links Start the Future 2018 Annual Report
Nanfang Communication 04-25-19
Mr. Shi [Ming] is now studying the Doctoral of Professional Studies in Business program at the Gabelli School of Business in the Fordham University, the United States.

Five Towners are succeeding in college
Long Island Herald 04-25-19
Spindler currently is pursuing a degree in anthropology at the University of Michigan, and [Wendy] Lepper was initiated at Fordham University.

Gonyea wins ADK scholarship
Niagara Frontier Publications 04-25-19
[Olivia] Gonyea plans to attend Fordham University to major in humanitarian studies/global health with a minor in Spanish.


Tilton names Matt Dawson as its new head football coach
Boston Herald 05-01-19
[Matt Dawson] also served as linebacker coach at URI as well as defensive coordinator at Virginia State, Monroe College, and Fordham University.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign quarterback and defensive back from mini-camp
Global News 05-01-19
[Kevin Anderson] also played four seasons for the Fordham University Rams and still holds the school record for most career touchdown passes.

Motivation Mission: Wellness program focuses on young men
The Bronx Free Press 04-30-19
Football players from Fordham University CJ Watson and James Biggs Frazier joined with their Rams Coach Evan Durand to offer physical fitness tips – and also issued a push-up challenge.

Clemson men’s basketball program lands transfer guard from Fordham
The Greenville News 04-29-19
Nick Honor, who was a member of the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie team at Fordham University last season, announced Monday that he will transfer to Clemson to continue his college basketball career.

SCCAL boys swimming championships | Soquel finally finds itself on top
Santa Cruz Sentinel 04-28-19
Last year, Carlton came close to knocking off Aptos’ Spencer Clarke – who now swims for Fordham University, an NCAA Division I team – in the 500, but fell just shy.

Webber’s ‘team player’ comment sheds light on ugly hoops reality
New York Post 04-27-19
[Mike] Cohen — a legend as an indefatigable publicist for Yonkers Raceway, Manhattan College, Fordham and NBC Sports, and an advocate of MLB scouts receiving Hall of Fame recognition — died of a heart attack in 1988 at 44.


Titan Medical Names Prominent Medical Technology Executive Charles Federico as Chairman of the Board
MarketWatch 05-01-19
Mr. [Charles] Federico received a B.S. in Marketing from Fordham University.

Schools of the Stars: Where the 2019 Tony Nominees Went to College
Playbill 05-01-19
Julie White (Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus): Southwest Texas State University & Fordham University
Ephraim Sykes (Ain’t Too Proud): Fordham University

Talking with Alvin Ailey’s Daniel Harder: Shaping an Incredible Narrative with ‘Lazarus’
EDGE Media Network Chicago 05-01-19
The student dancer in the basketball shirt [Daniel Harder] went on to graduate from the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program in Dance, and is also the winner of the Jerome Robbins/Layton Foundation Scholarship and has performed for leading international choreographers including Nacho Duato, William Forsythe, Donald McKayle, Debbie Allen, and Christopher L. Huggins.

RealFoundations Strengthens Data Services Offering with Addition of Seasoned Real Estate Investment Strategist, Jim Valente
Fox 40 WICZ 05-01-19
Additionally, [Jim Valente] completed graduate-level studies in economics and statistics at Fordham University and New Jersey Institute of Technology, respectively.

Paul Mampilly Predicts Modern Industrial Renaissance
Geek News 04-30-19
Born in India, Paul Mampilly earned an MBA from Fordham University in 1996 after finding a niche on Wall Street in 1991 at Bankers Trust as an assistant portfolio manager.

Two NYU Faculty Elected To National Academy Of Sciences
ScienMag 04-30-19
[Gloria] Coruzzi received her bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and a doctorate in molecular and cell biology from NYU School of Medicine.

OK! Magazine 04-30-19
Okay, Denzel [Washington] was maybe not that good — ESPN dug deep to get the full story on Denzel’s talent for the game and found that he did play Junior Varsity basketball at New York’s Fordham University.

AzurRx Biopharma : Annual report
Market Screener 04-30-19
Mr. [Charles J.] Casamento holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Fordham University and an M.B.A. from Iona College.

Bierwirth, Curran, and Thomas Seeking Re-election to School Board; Reception in May
My Hometown Bronxville 04-30-19
Tom [Curran] attended Georgetown University, majoring in history, before receiving his law degree from Fordham University.

Red Mortgage Capital hires former Freddie Mac executive as managing director and chief underwriter for affordable housing
Multi Housing Pro 04-30-19
[Edward] Greene has several degrees, including a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University, a Juris Doctor from Albany Law School of Union University, an MBA from Clark Atlanta University and an Executive Masters in Leadership from Georgetown University.

Outstanding Women 2019: trajectory of 21 Latinas
El Diario New York 04-30-19
After graduating from Fordham University, [Grace Bastidas] has collaborated with newspapers and magazines such as New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Post, New York and Travel + Leisure.

Sports journalist attends author event, Jersey City school places first in eco challenge | Journal Entries
The Jersey Journal 04-30-19
[Graham] Murphy was initiated at Fordham University.

Bank Leumi USA Appoints Michael Zaremsky Head of U.S. Private Banking
Spoke 04-29-19
[Michael Zaremsky] earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Economics from Cornell University and an MBA in Finance from Fordham University.

Mid-Hudson business people ‘On the Move’: April 28, 2019
Daily Freeman 04-28-19
[Michael A.] Delgado received his bachelor’s degree and doctorate from Fordham University, completed his post-graduate studies at Britain’s Christ Church Oxford University and achieved his Doctoral Completion Graduate Theological, completed in South Bend, Indiana.

Actress Regina Hall to address Dillard graduates next month
Quad City Times 04-28-19
[Regina] Hall holds an English degree from Fordham University and a master’s degree in journalism from New York University’s Arthur L. Cater Journalism Institute.

845 Life: Wallkill judge sent the Woodstock fest packing in 1969
Times Herald Record 04-28-19
[Joseph Owen] graduated from Middletown High School in 1951, from City College of New York in 1955 and from Fordham Law School in 1959.

As Trump keeps tax return under wraps, Pascrell turns up the heat
North Jersey Record 04-26-19
“I always say I’m from Paterson, New Jersey. I drank the water, its in my DNA,” said Democrat William Pascrell Jr. in an interview Tuesday. “I went to Fordham University. The Jesuits didn’t teach me to hide under the covers or hide under the desk.”

Billionaire Mario Gabelli blames Amazon’s failed NYC deal on ‘the financially illiterate’
Fox Business 04-26-19
The 76-year-old founder of GAMCO Investors [Mario Gabelli], who grew up in the Bronx and got his undergraduate degree from Fordham University, blasted local politicians who opposed Amazon’s New York HQ2 over the nearly $3 billion tax breaks and subsidies the e-commerce giant was promised if it made the move.

Mario Gabelli Interview on The World According to Boyar
Guru Focus 04-25-19
A 1965 summa cum laude graduate of Fordham University’s College of Business Administration, [Mario Gabelli] also holds an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Japan’s reluctant princess enters the limelight: Meet empress Masako
Quartz 04-26-19
Coverage has centered around whether her fiancé [Kei Komuro], a student at Fordham University in New York, is of the right pedigree.

Ain’t Too Proud’s Ephraim Sykes on Rising Up from the Ensemble, His Dream Project with Hairspray Live! Co-Star Ariana Grande & More
Broadway 04-26-19
[Ephraim Sykes] graduated from the Alvin Ailey/Fordham University BFA program with honors, and then toured with the Ailey II company for two years.

Phyllis Otera Thomas: Caring for the community with therapy and support
New York Amsterdam News 04-25-19
[Phyllis Otera] Thomas went to Fordham University and graduated with her masters in 1998.

Wine & Chill at ChillRx Cryotherapy Friday Evening
Tap Into 04-25-19
[Paul Musho] was born and raised in NYC and earned a Chemical Engineering Degree from Rutgers University, and an MBA in Finance from Fordham University.

NCCC announces presidential search finalists
Niagara Frontier Publications 04-25-19
[Lori V.] Quigley earned a Doctor of Philosophy in language, learning and literacy, and a Master of Arts in public communication at Fordham University in New York; and a Bachelor of Arts in mass communications at St. Bonaventure University.

WEEKDAY MAGAZINE – Touring the Bronx
This is the Bronx 04-25-19
Elisa [Valentino] is co-founder of Travelin’ Cousins travel blog, A native New Yorker, Fordham graduate, and world traveler, she is passionate about The Bronx as a travel destination for locals and tourists.

Greenberg Traurig Makes Strategic Additions to its Corporate Practice in New York
Stamford Advocate 04-25-19
[Patrick F. Rice] received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, M.B.A. in Finance from George Mason University, and B.S. in Marine Engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.


Dominic DiFrisco, 85, Of Chicago, IL, Public Relations Executive
Dominic DiFrisco, PR exec and advocate for Italian-Americans, dies
Chicago Tribune 04-30-19
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University in New York in 1955.

Lawrence Spain Carr, 91, Of North Creek and Queensbury, NY, Math Teacher
Lawrence Spain Carr
Community News Weekly 04-25-19
After working at Haskins and Sells, he followed his heart to teaching by pursuing a master’s degree in education from SUNY Cortland and a second master’s in math from Fordham University.


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