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Rams in the News: November 26, 2018



How SAG Award Honoree Alan Alda Spent 6 Decades Capturing Humanity
MSN 11-16-18
After attending Fordham University in the Bronx, where he met his future wife, Arlene, Alda served a year at Fort Benning and did a six-month tour with the U.S. Army Reserve in Korea.

NYU Silver Receives New Scholarship Support From The New York Foundling
2018 Scholarship 11-15-18
NYU Silver School of Social Work will share with Fordham University a $100,000 gift of support from The New York Foundling to provide scholarships in the 2018-19 academic year to outstanding Master of Social Work students pursuing careers in child welfare.

Fordham writing workshop helps vets communicate
Lohud 11-15-18
Throughout the year, a revolving group gathers at Fordham University’s Westchester campus for writing exercises and to read their latest work. The seminars are free to veterans and active military.


NYU Silver Receives New Scholarship Support From The New York Foundling
2018 Scholarship 11-15-18
NYU Silver School of Social Work will share with Fordham University a $100,000 gift of support from The New York Foundling to provide scholarships in the 2018-19 academic year to outstanding Master of Social Work students pursuing careers in child welfare.

New York City nonprofits had a big day at the City Council
NYN Media 11-15-18
The money will go to graduate students attending New York University and Fordham University, according to a Nov. 14 press release.

Fordham writing workshop helps vets communicate
Lohud 11-15-18
Throughout the year, a revolving group gathers at Fordham University’s Westchester campus for writing exercises and to read their latest work. The seminars are free to veterans and active military.

Chinese-speaking widows and hospice preferences speak Mandarin more positively than Cantonese speakers
Sing Tao Daily 11-18-18
At the just-concluded 2018 Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America, scholars at Fordham University in New York published their recent research on Chinese widows about their will and their dying preferences.

Smarter Faster Revolution: Columbus State Community College
Axios 11-20-18
After visiting, Howard University, NYU, Columbia University, Fordham University, OSU, UT Austin, UCLA, and Columbus State Community College, the Smarter Faster Revolution is done for 2018!


NCR Connections: Panel examines how church culture enables abuse crisis
National Catholic Reporter 11-15-18
And “culture” was a major unifying thread throughout the panel’s analysis, as noted by David Gibson, director of the Center on Religion and Culture at Fordham University, which co-sponsored the event with NCR.

SHU Creates Online Forum Focused on Rebuilding the Church
HamletHub 11-16-18
Contributors will include Catherine E. Clifford of Saint Paul University, Ontario, Canada; David Gibson, journalist, author and director of the Center on Religion and Culture at Fordham University.


Larry Krasner moves Philadelphia beyond ‘eye-for-an-eye’ on murder 11-20-18
Dr. John Pfaff, a professor of law at Fordham University, argues in his book Locked In that the popular perception that reforms to the prosecution of nonviolent drug offenses will reverse mass incarceration is not supported by data.

Tekashi 6ix9ine: What is racketeering? Why is the rapper being charged with mafia crimes?
My Central Jersey 11-20-18
In recent years, federal prosecutors have increasingly turned to racketeering statutes to bring charges against other defendants whose alleged crimes fit the parameters of the RICO statutes, said James Cohen, a law professor at Fordham University in New York who has practiced in both state and federal courts.

The Would-Be Terrorist vs. the FBI
GQ 11-20-18
As Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School, pointed out to me, “Entrapment defenses are hard, and in a terrorism case they’re even harder.”

Experts go “On the Issues” about childhood trauma
Marquette Wire 11-19-18
Mary Triggiano, circuit deputy chief judge of Milwaukee County, and Deborah Denno, a law professor at Fordham University, discussed childhood trauma and its impacts on the criminal justice system Thursday, Nov. 15.

Agenzia Giornalistica il Velino 11-16-18
The undersecretary of Pa Mattia Fantinati, (M5S) met yesterday at Palazzo Vidoni, the seat of the public function, Megan Smiley, director of the International Programs of the Law School of Fordham University in New York.

Trump presidency prompts law professor to write a constitutional guide for presidents
FOX 5 11-15-18
But while nearly every president has been accused of violating that oath, the frequency and range of accusations against President Trump inspired Corey Brettschneider, a constitutional law professor at Fordham Law and Brown University, to write The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents.

Anecdotal Evidence for ‘Joint Employment’ Rule May Not Be Enough
Bloomberg BNA 11-15-18
The threshold for convincing a judge that a rule is reasonable varies, with some jurists more demanding than others, said Aaron Saiger, an administrative law professor at Fordham University.

The Justice Department’s Legal Defense of Matthew Whitaker’s Appointment
Slate 11-14-18
As Fordham law professor and Slate contributor Jed Shugerman noted on Wednesday, you cannot cross-reference a law that did not yet exist.

Whitaker is just one more crony
Greenwich Time 11-16-18
Shugerman is a professor at the Fordham University School of Law.


Redefining Retail for the Experience Era
Adobe Blog 11-19-18
It’s an approach that often involves compelling visual experiences. “Retailers have to find new ways to get compelling visual information,” says Marcia Flicker, Ph.D., associate professor at the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business.

New York Columbus Day Parade 2018. Celebrating Italian-American Heritage
iItaly 11-15-18
Our 2018 Honorees Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., President of the Italian Language Foundation, Matilda Raffa Cuomo, Spokesperson for NYS Mentorship Program and Donna Rapaccioli, Ph.D., Dean of the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University will join Chiarello in leading the Celebration.


Everegsis Armenian Society Gathers in New Jersey
Armenian Weekly 11-20-18
Harold Takooshian, PhD, is on the faculty of Fordham University since 1975, where he is Professor of Psychology & Urban Studies, and Director of the Organizational Leadership Program (2004-2018).

Project Censored – “Media Freedom 2.0”
Progressive Radio Network 11-20-18
Steve Macek teaches at North Central College in Chicago; Robin Andersen teaches at Fordham University in NYC.

UW’s Marina Alberti to lead new NSF-funded research network to study impact of cities on Earth’s evolutionary dynamics
University of Washington 11-19-18
Co-principal investigators are Andrew Hendry of McGill University in Montreal, Marc Johnson of the University of Toronto at Mississauga, Jonathan Losos of Washington University in St. Louis and Jason Munshi-South, of Fordham University.

How The Hate U Give accomplishes what The Oath doesn’t
Christian Century 11-19-18
Kathryn Reklis teaches theology at Fordham University and is codirector of the Institute for Art, Religion and Social Justice.

How the Catholic ‘alt-right’ aims to purge LGBTQ members from the church
NBC News 11-18-18
Fordham University theologian Jason Steidl has coined a name for them.

Sight Magazine 11-18-18
Charles C Camosy is associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University.

Notre Dame Is Good and Lucky and … Notre Dame
The New York Times 11-17-18
“Sportswriting was invented in the ’20s in some ways,” said James T. Fisher, a professor of American studies at Fordham University.

SVOTS raises scholarship funds, sets vision for the future
Orthodox Church in America 11-16-18
A discussion followed, led by a panel comprised of Seminary Professors Dr. Peter Bouteneff, Rev. Dr. Anthony Roeber and Fordham University Professor Dn. Patrick (William) Baumgarth.

The elections are over, but we still have work to do
New York Amsterdam News 11-15-18
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

Amazon Office Decision Attracts Skeptics, Protests
Society for Human Resource Management 11-15-18
“It was a feeding frenzy even though Amazon was never going to these remote places” that put in bids, said Giacomo Santangelo, a senior lecturer of economics at Fordham University in New York City.

Fordham Real Estate Institute, Columbia University, the Counselors of Real Estate and Professional Women in Construction co-host “Urbs or Burbs?” breakfast panel
New York Real Estate Journal 11-20-18
The first component of the Urbs or Burbs program involved a fireside chat with Hugh Kelly (director of graduate programs, Fordham REI, and president, Hugh Kelly Real Estate Economics) and special guest John Kessler (president and COO, Empire State Realty Trust).


NAIOP NJ honors commercial real estate leaders at 2018 President’s Awards, Hall of Fame dinner
My Central Jersey 11-18-18
This year’s recipients are William J. Mack III, who is majoring in biochemistry at Rutgers, and Caroline Morris, an International Studies major at Fordham University.

When Media Say ‘Working Class,’ They Don’t Necessarily Mean Workers — but They Do Mean White
Portside 11-15-18
[John McCullough] is currently finishing his undergraduate degree at Fordham University.

Veterans aren’t getting their GI Bill payments — because VA’s 50-year-old computer system broke
The Washington Post 11-15-18
Daniel Gorman knows what it’s like to return from war, and he wants to help fellow veterans come home, too: The former sailor turned New York National Guardsman is finishing a graduate degree in social work at Fordham University.


Football as if from a textbook – Niklas Middrup Regional University Master
Westfälische Nachrichten 11-20-18
In the round of the last eight, the URI was hit on its own grounds in Kingston on the Fordham University / New York.

Arcadia girls tennis win state; Melton and Diamond Bar shine in state golf – San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Sports News 11-19-18
The Apaches are lead by talented seniors Michelle Deng, Lauren Ko and Rachelle Yang. It has been a big week for Ko (UC Davis) and Yang (Fordham University) as they both signed letters of intent to play collegiate tennis next season on Wednesday.

College roundup: Navy volleyball wins Patriot League championship
Capital Gazette 11-18-18
NAVY WATER POLO: The Navy water polo team (15-14) concluded the 2018 campaign with a 7-6 loss to rival Johns Hopkins (9-19) in the fifth-place game of the Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference Championship at Col. Francis B. Messmore Aquatic Center on the campus of Fordham University in the Bronx, N.Y.

Cobb’s buzzer-beater lifts Fordham over Columbia 70-69
SC Now 11-18-18
Freshman Jalen Cobb scored a career-high 16 points and his layup beat the buzzer to send Fordham to a 70-69 victory over upset-minded Columbia on Sunday at the Johnny Bach Classic in the Bronx.

Digest (Nov. 19): Terps advance in NCAA men’s soccer tournament
Baltimore Sun 11-18-18
Men’s college water polo: Johns Hopkins (9-19) earned a 7-6 win over Navy (15-14) in the fifth-place game of the Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference Championship at Fordham University in New York.

YSU men’s basketball team stuck on team bus for hours in New York City
The Vindicator 11-17-18
The Penguins (2-2) are in the Big Apple for the three-game Johnny Bach Classic at Fordham University this weekend in the Bronx and were stuck on the George Washington Bridge.

U.S. Soccer Boys, Girls Development Academy 2019 College Commitments
Soccer Wire 11-16-18
FC Fury NY Caitlyn Kennedy Fordham University
New York City FC GDA Danielle Etienne Fordham University

Newsweek 11-18-18
[Tom] Scibelli, who served as a play-by-play broadcaster for Fordham Athletics while attending the university, has emerged as a major personality for Barstool Sports since March 2018.

The Road to the 2018 NCAA Men’s Water Polo Tournament: Conference Tournament 1st Day Results
Swimming World 11-17-18
Fordham is hosting the Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference tournament; a first for the Rams in more than three decades.

Jackson’s pick-6 lifts Fordham over Bucknell 17-14
KOIN 6 11-17-18
Antonio Jackson returned an interception 70 yards for the go-ahead touchdown and Fordham turned back Bucknell 17-14 on Saturday.

Lady Lions best Fordham
6 WJAC 11-14-18
The Penn State women’s basketball team outscored Fordham 34-11 in the second half to rally back for a gutsy 72-55 road win Wednesday night.

Bryant Men’s Basketball Earns First Win of Season & First Victory For Jared Grasso
ABC 6 11-15-18
The victory was the first at Bryant for head coach Jared Grasso. Grasso’s first official career victory came while as the interim coach at Fordham, when the Rams defeated Stony Brook, Dec. 8, 2009.

Fordham vs. Youngstown State – 11/17/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sports Chat Place 11-17-18
The Youngstown State Penguins and Fordham Rams meet Saturday in the college basketball Johnny Bach Classic at the Rose Hill Gymnasium.

Fordham downs FIU 83-77 behind Honor’s 28 points
Washington Post 11-16-18
Nick Honor scored 28 points on 9-of-16 shooting, Jesse Bunting added18 points and 11 rebounds and Fordham shot 12 free throws down the stretch to beat Florida International 83-77 in the first game of the Johnny Bach Classic on Friday night.

Experience dictates why MSU doesn’t operate under center
The Dispatch 11-14-18
In his second season as Fordham’s head coach, his Rams were 9-0 with wins over two ranked teams and a FBS team.

Who’s going where? Girls basketball stars lead Louisville-area signings
Louisville Courier Journal 11-14-18
Mallory Lipski (volleyball, Fordham)

Fordham Signs Basketball Recruit
The Bronx Chronicle 11-14-18
Fordham University men’s basketball head coach Jeff Neubauer announced the signing of Joel Soriano (Yonkers, N.Y./Stepinac (St. Thomas More)) to a National Letter of Intent for the 2019-2020 season.

COMMITTED: 24 Saratoga Springs student-athletes make college choices official
The Saratogian 11-15-18
Blue Streak senior Alex Henderson changed his focus from soccer to baseball and it paid off as he made his commitment to Fordham University official Wednesday.

Dreams realized by local athletes on National Signing Day
San Gabriel Valley Tribune 11-14-18
In girls tennis, Arcadia’s Lauren Ko (UC Davis) and Rachelle Yang (Fordham University) both received full scholarships.


Feel The Burn With This SBT Workout (Video)
VidMid 11-20-18
Jaena Mebane, a graduate of Fordham University-B.A., Fitness Professional, Bodybuilder and creator of GLUTEUS FABULOUS.

Bruce Nachbar brings Hollywood know-how to Japanese filmmaking
Japan Times 11-20-18
After graduating from Fordham University in New York, [Bruce Nachbar] was trying to get a job in the film business when, at a catering hall in Queens, he stumbled onto a shoot for “The Cotton Club,” a film Francis Ford Coppola was directing.

‘An Entirely New Way Of Thinking’: The ISS Celebrates 20 Years in Space
Space 11-20-18
[Doris Elin Salazar] received a B.A. in Sociology and Communications at Fordham University in New York City.

DBL Law adds civil litigation partner in Louisville
Lane Report 11-20-18
[Andrew] Pellino obtained his law degree from Saint Louis University and his bachelor of arts degree in economics from Fordham University.

Willis Towers Watson Announces Ganzi Will Succeed McCann as Board Chairman
Insurance Journal 11-20-18
[Victor] Ganzi graduated summa cum laude from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, received a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School and holds an L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University.

Market Screener 11-19-18
Mr. [Dominic] D’Alleva received a Bachelor of Arts degree Summa Cum Laude from Fordham University in 1974 and earned his Juris Doctor degree with honors from Yale University in 1977.

NFL: John Mara, Herm Edwards recall The Fumble 40 years later
My Record Journal 11-19-18
[John Mara] was in his third year of law school at Fordham and was working the game for CBS at Giants Stadium in the broadcast booth as a spotter for play-by-play man Don Criqui.

The S.B. Questionnaire: Rosalina Macisco
Santa Barbara Independent 11-19-18
Rosalina [Macisco] attended Fordham University, where she majored in theater and Spanish.

Attorney Richard P. Hastings awarded the highest rating possible by Martindale Hubbell
s4story 11-19-18
Mr. [Richard P.] Hastings is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and Fordham University School of Law.

Emmy Lee Joins Franklin Lakes Office of Special Properties
Patch 11-19-18
[Emmy Lee] holds a bachelor of science degree in business from Rutgers University and a master’s degree in Early childhood education from Fordham University.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield adds Ted Hosp to its governmental affairs team
Yellow Hammer News 11-19-18
[Ted Hosp] is a graduate of Brown University and received his law degree from Fordham University.

Yankees Voice Michael Kay Honored By WFUV
Bronx Times 11-17-18
Michael Kay, the Emmy Award-winning New York Yankees play-by-play announcer on YES Network and drive time host of ‘The Michael Kay Show’ on ESPN NY 98.7 FM Radio, became the first Fordham University alumnus to receive the Vin Scully Award for Excellence in Sports Broadcasting from WFUV 90.7 FM Radio on Wednesday, November 7.

What the State of the VA Tells Us About Trump’s War on Welfare
NY Mag 11-17-18
“I can’t afford rent. I can’t afford groceries. It’s a lot of emotional strain and aggravation,” Daniel Gorman, an Iraq War veteran and Fordham University student, told the Washington Post on Thursday.

At the Opera, Applause for an Unsung Cast of 42
WRAL 11-17-18
In 1966, [Jose Burgos] was a student of Romance languages at Fordham University when he saw a position at the Met advertised on a school bulletin board.

Guy Sands History of Service to the U.S. Military
PR Sync 11-16-18
[Guy Sands] began in ROTC at Fordham University while doing graduate study in political economics.

How SAG Award Honoree Alan Alda Spent 6 Decades Capturing Humanity
MSN 11-16-18
After attending Fordham University in the Bronx, where he met his future wife, Arlene, Alda served a year at Fort Benning and did a six-month tour with the U.S. Army Reserve in Korea.

John Mara Was CBS’s Spotter for The Miracle at the Meadowlands
Yahoo Sports 11-16-18
When the Miracle at the Meadowlands occurred, John Mara was a 23-year-old law student at Fordham and occasional spotter at Giants games.

[Event] Economic Trends and Outlook for 2019 – January 23rd, San Francisco, CA
JDSupra 11-16-18
Liz Ann [Sonders] earned a BA in economics and political science from the University of Delaware and an MBA in finance from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.

Who’s News: MetaProp hires new advisor, Cignature bolsters investment sales team
Real Estate Weekly 11-15-18
[Christina] DiPierro earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in International Marketing from Fordham University.

Form PRE 14A Rafael Holdings, Inc. For: Nov 15
Street Insider 11-15-18
Mr. [David] Polinsky earned his Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law in 1996 and his Bachelor of Arts from Yeshiva University.

J.B. and Kathleen Reilly fund LVHN children’s hospital expansion
The Morning Call 11-15-18
[J.B. Reilly] Graduated from Salisbury High School, Lafayette College and Fordham University Law School.

SECOND LOOK: Angelo Coppola, St. Thomas Church deacon extraordinaire
New Britain Herald 11-14-18
[Angelo Coppola’s] studies provided him with a bachelor’s degree, two Master degrees and a Ph.D in educational psychology and research from Fordham University.


John E. DeFeo, 59, Of Orange, CT, Lawyer
Obituary: ​John E. DeFeo 59, Formerly Of Orange
Patch 11-16-18
He studied political science in undergrad at Fordham University, attending national conventions, and was later involved in local politics at various times in his life.

Sister Catherine Howard, 67, Of Blauvelt, NY, President of Dominican College
In Memoriam – Sister Catherine Howard, O.P.
Patch 11-15-18
Sister received a BA in Psychology from Mercy College, in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.; held a MA in Human Services from New York University; held a MA in Public Administration from the College of Human Services; and a PhD in Social Work from Fordham University.

Albert Joseph Liebelt Jr., 88, Of New Canaan, CT
Obituary: Albert Joseph Liebelt Jr.
New Canaan Advertiser 11-20-18
He attended Bishop Laughlin High School in Brooklyn and graduated from Fordham University in 1951.


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