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Rams in the News: Statement from President Joe Biden on the Passing of Namibian President Hage Geingob


Statement from President Joe Biden on the Passing of Namibian President Hage Geingob
The White House 02-04–2024
“From studying at Temple University in Philadelphia and at both Fordham University and The New School in New York, President Geingob believed in the enduring ties between the people of our two great nations. I will miss working with him,” said Joe Biden.

Supreme Court’s ‘History’ Test Sparks Second Amendment Confusion
Bloomberg Law 01-31-2024
“There were some regulations about guns on trains in the early nineteenth century, and that does seem to provide a good analog for New York City’s law against having guns on the subway,” says Saul Cornell, professor at Fordham University.

Fordham University School of Law Wins National Moot Court Competition – University of Memphis School of Law Places Second
New York City Bar Association 02-01-2024
Fordham University School of Law won the final round of the 74th Annual National Moot Court Competition, held January 31 at the New York City Bar Association. The winning team was comprised of Deisy Abarca-Espiritu, Joseph Orlando and Blake Elwood and was coached by Makayla Ashe.

‘I feel lied to’: State leaders blindsided by Orioles sale after John Angelos negotiated long-term lease deal
The Baltimore Sun 01-31-2024
“I was a little surprised at the timing [of the sale],” said Mark Conrad, who directs the sports business concentration at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, “but on the other hand, the new stadium deal could’ve enhanced the value, too, and made the team more attractive for a new buyer.”

Fordham University Theatre To Present Federico García Lorca’s House of Bernarda Alba
Broadway World 01-29-2024
Under the leadership of award-winning director and visionary theatre leader May Adrales, the Fordham Theatre Program nurtures the individual, encouraging students to follow their passions and activism in a creatively fertile, experiential and artistically rigorous environment.

Dissolving Trump’s Business Empire Would Stand Apart in History of NY Fraud Law
U.S. News and World Report 01-29-2024
Or as New York lawyer and Fordham University adjunct law professor Jerry H. Goldfeder put it, “Just because no one is complaining doesn’t mean there hasn’t been a fraud.”

Hage Geingob, Namibia’s President, Dies at 82
The New York Times 02-05-2024
Starting in his 20s, from exile first in Botswana and then in the United States, he [Hage Geingob] was a SWAPO leader who returned to the country in 1989 to manage the former guerrilla movement’s campaign in Namibia’s first free elections. He earned a degree in political science from Fordham University in New York and a doctorate from the University of Leeds in England.

Truth, justice and DEI: What would John O’Malley say about the university wars?
America Magazine 02-02-2024
This observation made me think of the late John O’Malley, S.J. Father O’Malley, who died in September 2022, was long recognized as “the dean of Catholic historians” and a leading interpreter of Western humanism (a conference tomorrow, Feb. 3, at Fordham University will discuss his legacy).

News 12 Bronx: New York, NY – AUDIO UNAVAILABLE
News 12 Bronx 02-02-2024
The goal of growing affordable food here in the Bronx by investing in urban agriculture had a room packed at Fordham University today. News 12’s Asha Mckenzie was there for the roundtable discussion on how community organizations and the federal government are working to bring healthy food to your dinner table.

Namibia’s President Hage Geingob dies at age 82
New York Daily News 02-04-2024
Born in 1941, [Hage] Geingob spent 27 years in exile in Botswana and the U.S., driven out of Namibia for his anti-apartheid activism. While in the U.S. starting in 1964, he earned a politics degree at Fordham University in New York City. He also studied at The New School and in Philadelphia at Temple University.

Gene Collier: The passion (and the jumper!) of the Dream Whisperer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 02-04-2024
After shredding his Achilles in the late ’60s, [Dick] Barnett began to concentrate on his education and wound up with a master’s degree from NYU and a doctorate from Fordham [University].

Judge on historic trial of Oxford shooter’s parent managing dust-ups, emotions in court
Detroit Free Press 01-29-2024
[Judge Cheryl] Matthews received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in 1985 and her law degree in 1989 from Fordham University in New York, according to the county’s website.

Delaware 105.9 (Radio): Salisbury, MD – AUDIO UNAVAILABLE
WXDE 02-02-2024
Up next, a story about the remarkable woman who gave Lady Liberty her identity, Georgina Skylar. Dr Elizabeth Stone, journalist and professor of literature at Fordham University, is here to tell the story of how the Statue of Liberty, a gift to America from France, designed by sculptor Frederic Bartoli came to be the worldwide symbol of freedom and opportunity we know today.

News 12 Bronx: New York, NY – AUDIO UNAVAILABLE
News 12 Bronx 02-03-2024
News 12’s Noelle Lilley spoke to a cybersecurity expert about how to keep your kids safe online. Fordham University professor Chinmayi Sharma has worked in cybersecurity for years, but this story made her stomach turn.


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