skip to main content

Rams in the News: SCOTUS To Revisit Race-Based Affirmative Action

0

PRESIDENT TETLOW

SCOTUS to revisit race based affirmative action
ABC News 10-29-2022
Fordham President Tania Tetlow, the first woman to lead the Jesuit institution in 181 years, says improving racial diversity is a top priority.

Justices to take aim at race-conscious college admissions in affirmative action cases
ABC News 10-30-2022
“There’s something very particular about growing up in this country dealing with the ways that you were underestimated, the educational opportunities you’re denied,” said Fordham University President Tania Tetlow, the first woman to lead the Jesuit institution in its 181-year history.

Future of affirmative action lies in the hands of Supreme Court
Nightline 10-31-2022
“When we have groups missing, we know we are missing some of our best and brightest.” — Tania Tetlow, President of Fordham University

Supreme Court Weighs Race in College Admissions
GMA3 11-1-2022
“We would like to match the demographics of this generation as best we can, because when we’re not doing that, we know that we are just missing talent.” — Fordham University President Tania Tetlow

CLIPS OF THE WEEK

THOMAS LEE
Killing Affirmative Action Is the Easy Part
Bloomberg Law 11-02-2022
Less sanguine about the prospect of maintaining affirmative action is Thomas Lee, a professor at Fordham Law School and former clerk for Justice David Souter: “I think the Supreme Court will overrule Grutter and hold that racial diversity is not a compelling interest to justify an admissions regime to a highly selective university that uses race as a significant positive factor, even in a ‘holistic’ process.”

Mike Breen to receive Vin Scully sports broadcasting award
The Associated Press 10-27-2022
Breen, in his 30th year calling New York Knicks games and the voice of the NBA Finals on ABC, will receive the award from WFUV next Tuesday night. He was a 1983 graduate of Fordham.

TANYA KATERÍ HERNÁNDEZ
We Need to Talk About the Cloak of Racial Innocence in the Latino Community
Time 11-01-2022
Hernández is the Archibald R. Murray Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law, and the author of Racial Innocence: Unmasking Latino Anti-Black Bias and the Struggle for Equality.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

“That Fordham Education,” Knicks Game Commentary
MSG Network 11-02-2022
Walt “Clyde” Frazier: “I was really flattered last night. I was at a very auspicious event for Mike Breen, the Vin Scully award recipient for excellence in sports and broadcasting from WFUV radio. And I’m always talking about that Fordham education. It was on display and supported Mike on a wonderful night.”

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JERRY GOLDFEDER
Court Rules NYS Can Count Absentee Ballots
NY1 11-02-2022
Joining Capital Tonight to discuss the latest in the case and what’s next, election law expert Jerry Goldfeder, special counsel at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan and director of the Fordham Law School’s Voting Rights and Democracy Project.

JOHN PFAFF
Rising crime statistics are not all that they seem
NPR 11-03-2022
Take the FBI crime statistics for 2021 – at first glance, up on homicides, down on property crimes, similar to 2020. But because of a long-planned change in reporting standards, most cities didn’t report their 2021 crime numbers to the FBI, says Fordham law professor John Pfaff.

TANYA KATERÍ HERNÁNDEZ
We Need to Talk About the Cloak of Racial Innocence in the Latino Community
TIME 11-01-2022
Hernández is the Archibald R. Murray Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law, and the author of Racial Innocence: Unmasking Latino Anti-Black Bias and the Struggle for Equality.

THOMAS LEE
Killing Affirmative Action Is the Easy Part
Bloomberg Law 11-02-2022
Less sanguine about the prospect of maintaining affirmative action is Thomas Lee, a professor at Fordham Law School and former clerk for Justice David Souter: “I think the Supreme Court will overrule Grutter and hold that racial diversity is not a compelling interest to justify an admissions regime to a highly selective university that uses race as a significant positive factor, even in a ‘holistic’ process.”

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

MARK CONRAD
DOJ’s Golf Probe Into Possible Collusion Parallels LIV Suit
Law360 11-02-2022
Mark Conrad, associate professor for law and ethics at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, raised the prospect of “some kind of settlement” that would potentially benefit the PGA Tour.

MARK CONRAD
With Vancouver out, which city is the frontrunner for the 2030 Winter Games, Salt Lake City or Sapporo?
Deseret News 10-31-2022
“I know most observers still think Sapporo has an advantage,” said Mark Conrad, director of the sports program at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business in New York City. “I don’t think it’s a done deal.”

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

CHRISTINA GREER
No Campaign Literature from Hochul Campaign?
NY1 11-02-2022
“This is the first time where I’ve received nothing. Are they not interested in reminding me in a very chaotic Covid world that there is an election happening?” — Christina Greer, a Fordham University professor and a co-host of FAQ NYC podcast

SAUL CORNELL
Judge May Appoint a Historian After Justices’ Turn to New Test in Gun Rights Cases
The National Law Journal 11-01-2022
He cited several critiques of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, including from historian and Fordham University professor Saul Cornell, who wrote the majority’s historical analysis is “an ideological fantasy.”

CHRISTINA GREER
Is New York a Blue State? – Audio Unavailable
WBEN 10-31-2022
The argument Christina Greer of Fordham University brings to the red-versus-blue debate is she believes every state is red with just enough blue cities in election years to favor Democrats.

CHRISTINA GREER
Midterm Races Enter the Final Stretch
MSNBC 11-01-2022
“It’s very concerning, John, because we know if Republicans take over the House, they’ve already decided they are going to start impeachment proceedings on Joe Biden, just because.” — Christina Greer, associate professor of polictical science at Fordham University

CHRISTINA GREER
The Rev. Calvin Butts’ Legacy Cultivated in Harlem – Audio Unavailable
WNYC 10-28-2022
Dr. Christina Greer is an associate professor of political science at Fordham University. She says much of Butts’ legacy was cultivated in Harlem, which was once the epicenter of black politics in New York City. 

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
GDP Growth Expands to Annualized 2.6%
GlobeSt.com 10-27-2022
“You know the old Milton Friedman saying that in situations of inflation the Fed raises interest rates until something breaks,” Giacomo Santangelo, senior economics lecturer at Fordham University, tells GlobeSt.com. “We’re seeing the strong labor force, strong GDP. It’s a signal giving the Fed permission, so to speak to keep raising rates.”

BETH KNOBEL
Putin Has Threatened for Weeks to Use Nukes – Why the Sudden Change? — Audio unavailable
WCBS-NY Radio 10-27-2022 
Former CBS News Moscow bureau chief and current Fordham Professor Beth Knobel talks with WCBS anchor Steve Scott and Michael Wallace on today’s afternoon roundup. “I’m not sure anyone totally believes what he said. Just yesterday, Russia had some exercises where it sort of practiced what would happen if it did use a nuclear weapon.”

ATHLETICS

Fordham’s Greenhagen Finalist for National Scholar-Athlete Award
Catholic New York 11-02-2022
Fordham University’s Ryan Greenhagen is one of 15 finalists for the 2022 William V. Campbell Trophy, the National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame recently announced. The trophy is given annually to college football’s premier scholar-athlete for his combined academic success, football performance and exemplary leadership.

ALUMNI

ESPN’s Mike Breen to receive Vin Scully broadcasting award
ESPN 10-27-2022
Hall of Fame broadcaster Mike Breen will receive the Vin Scully Award for Excellence in Sports Broadcasting, becoming just the second Fordham alumnus to receive the honor given by the university’s media station.

Mike Breen to receive Vin Scully sports broadcasting award
The Associated Press 10-27-2022
Breen, in his 30th year calling New York Knicks games and the voice of the NBA Finals on ABC, will receive the award from WFUV next Tuesday night. He was a 1983 graduate of Fordham.

Congratulations to Voice of the Knicks Mike Breen
Fox5 NY 10-30-2022
Congratulations to the voice of the New York Knicks and the NBA, Mike Breen. He’ll be receiving the Vin Scully Award from Fordham’s WFUV Radio this week.

A look at new Broncos running back Chase Edmonds, acquired in trade with Dolphins for Bradley Chubb
The Denver Post 11-01-2022
Edmonds, 26, is a fifth-year pro out of Fordham. He was drafted by the Cardinals in the fourth round (134th overall) in 2018, and spent his first four seasons in Arizona. Edmonds signed a two-year deal as a free agent with Miami this past offseason.

Chase Edmonds on the Move to Denver
News 12 11-01-2022
Chase Edmonds is on the move. The former Fordham football star who is the Rams’ all-time leading rusher was traded yesterday from the Miami Dolphins to the Denver Broncos as part of Miami’s trade for defensive end Bradley Chubb.

Political theater vs. daily survival: Inside the dire situation facing migrants bused across US
The Spectrum 11-02-2022
Born to a U.S. military father and a mother of Mexican indigenous roots, [Ariadna] Phillips settled into the Bronx after earning graduate degrees from Fordham University and Queens College and spent much of her adult life advocating for migrants and underserved communities.

OBITUARIES

Rev. Calvin O. Butts III, community leader and longtime pastor in Harlem, dies at 73
CNN 10-28-2022
Butts also served as President Emeritus of the State University of New York College at Old Westbury and was a visiting professor of Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy Division at the Fordham University Graduate School of Education.

Rev. Calvin Butts, iconic Abyssinian pastor, dies at 73
Crain’s New York Business 10-28-2022
He served as president of SUNY’s College at Old Westbury on Long Island for 20 years and was a visiting professor at Fordham University’s graduate school of education.

Rev. Calvin Butts, Distinguished Visiting Professor at Fordham, Dies
Fox5 NY 10-28-2022
In addition to having the ear of politicians at all three levels of government it was also president emeritus of SUNY Old Westbury and distinguished visiting professor for Fordham’s Graduate School of Education.

Thomas Cahill, Popular Writer of Ireland’s History, Dies at 82
The New York Times 10-30-2022
He attended Catholic schools, where he developed a love for Latin and ancient Greek, and he later pursued that interest at Fordham University.

Thomas Cahill, best-selling explorer of the Western past, dies at 82
The Washington Post 10-31-2022
He went on to major in classical literature and medieval philosophy at Fordham University, receiving a bachelor’s degree in 1964, and studied for the priesthood before deciding against it.

Share.

Comments are closed.