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Some animals are more equal than others
Vox 04-30-21
Garrett Broad is an associate professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, where his research examines contemporary social movements and the food system.

It is ludicrous for the Supreme Court to say children are irredeemable
Washington Post 04-23-21
John Pfaff is a professor of law at Fordham University.

‘We need one another’: Communities of color unite against injustice
Christian Science Monitor 04-29-21
“There were white people there. There were Latino people there. But it wasn’t necessarily covered that way,” says Clara Rodriguez, professor of sociology at Fordham University’s College at Lincoln Center.


PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #48 – Anthony P. Carter, Global Diversity and Social Justice Writer and Lecturer
CommPro 04-26-21
The recipient of numerous awards for his work in diversity and inclusion, including the distinguished Corporate Diversity Award from the New Brunswick-New Jersey Branch of the N.A.A.C.P., Anthony is currently a Member of the Board of Trustees for Fordham University; President of the Board of Trustees of the Crossroads Theatre Company in New Jersey; recently retired Trustee of the United Way – USA; and Board Member-Emeritus of the National Medical Fellowships.


Several Catholic colleges will require COVID-19 vaccinations in fall
Catholic News Service 04-27-21
“Our goal is simple and twofold: to provide a COVID-safe environment in which our students, faculty and staff can pursue our mission; and to help protect the health and safety of our off-campus neighbors,” said Jesuit Father Joseph McShane, president of Fordham University, in an April 16 letter to the college community explaining that all students need to be vaccinated –“with some considerations for medical and religious exemptions” — by the start of the fall semester.

Never a Dull Moment: How an intense decade of religious politics divided Americans and Biden’s Catholicism can bring unity
LSE US Centre 04-23-21
As David Gibson, the director of the Center on Religion and Culture at Fordham University, observes, ‘The sympathy for Biden’s Catholic practices may…signal a hunger among Americans for a genuine civil religion, one that unites rather than divides.’


Jerry Nadler endorses Alvin Bragg for Manhattan DA
Jewish Insider 04-29-21
Earlier this month, Bragg earned the support of Zephyr Teachout, a law professor at Fordham University whose endorsements are viewed as a stamp of approval in progressive circles.

Your right to fix that broken phone
New York Daily News 04-28-21
Teachout, a professor of law at Fordham University, is the author of “Break ‘Em Up: Recovering Our Freedom From Big Ag, Big Tech and Big Money.”

Record year for commercial court – but ‘no room for complacency’
Law Gazette 04-27-21
Alongside the foreign courts, which may begin siphoning off cases that otherwise might have gone to London, ‘arbitration still appears to be a more formidable competitor than the international commercial courts’, Pamela Bookman of Fordham University comments in the report.

Montclair Local 04-28-21
Outstanding local volunteer, fundraiser and human rights advocate Tracy Higgins, Fordham Law professor and founder of the Leitner Center for International Law & Justice, joined the Montclair State University board of trustees on April 16. Congrats, Tracy! — Montclair State University

Law Firms Still Attract E-Discovery Professionals—But Can They Hold Onto Them?
Law 04-28-21
Kenneth Rashbaum, an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University and a partner at Barton, affirmed that students are primarily targeting law firms as their primary employment destination.

Six best practices for managing cyber-security upon return to office
Compliance Week 04-23-21
He is also an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law.

9 ideas to solve the broken institution of policing
Vox 04-25-21
John Pfaff, a criminal justice expert at Fordham University, has found evidence that prosecutors have been the key drivers of mass incarceration in the past couple of decades.

It is ludicrous for the Supreme Court to say children are irredeemable
Washington Post 04-23-21
John Pfaff is a professor of law at Fordham University.

Why the Chauvin verdict didn’t feel like justice
Vox 04-23-21
But the problem, Fordham Law professor and criminologist John Pfaff told my colleague Jerusalem Demsas, is that this places too much of the burden of justice on the individual.


Humanistic Management: What Has Love Got to Do with it?
Springer 04-29-21
Fordham University, The Bronx, NY, USA
Michael Pirson


CTY director awarded for her contributions to public education
Johns Hopkins University Hub 04-27-21
Roach joined CTY in August after nine years serving as dean of Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education and dean of Bank Street College of Education, both in New York.


Can Early Learning Curriculum Adapt To A Kindergarten Bubble?
Market Scale 04-28-21
Voice of B2B, Daniel Litwin, talked with Dr. Denise Winsor, Associate Professor, Memphis University, and Dr. Annie George-Puskar, Assistant Professor, Fordham University’s Graduate School Of Education, about how the pandemic created this early learning bubble and what programs will have to do to pivot.


Some animals are more equal than others
Vox 04-30-21
Garrett Broad is an associate professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, where his research examines contemporary social movements and the food system.

‘We need one another’: Communities of color unite against injustice
Christian Science Monitor 04-29-21
“There were white people there. There were Latino people there. But it wasn’t necessarily covered that way,” says Clara Rodriguez, professor of sociology at Fordham University’s College at Lincoln Center.

How to Turn a Ph.D. Into a Nonacademic Career
Inside Higher Ed 04-29-21
I’ve heard versions of it from different sources but certainly something like it from Fordham University professor and author Leonard Cassuto in the academic space.

The Eucharist: Gated Banquet or Public Feast?
New Ways Ministry 04-28-21
—Cristina Traina, Fordham University, April 27, 2021

This 98-year-old monk clashed with Thomas Merton over cheesemaking (and capitalism). But concern for the poor changed his mind.
America 04-23-21
He has also recently educated himself more thoroughly about the problem of racism in the United States and mentioned that he has particularly appreciated the work of the Rev. Bryan Massingale, a professor at Fordham University who works on racial justice and the Catholic Church.

Panel: Racism compounds the clergy sex abuse crisis for Black Catholics
National Catholic Reporter 04-27-21
“If not for the efforts of those sisters, I could have been one of that man’s victims,” said Massingale, a professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University, in “Taking Responsibility: Jesuit Educational Institutions Confront the Causes and Legacy of Clerical Sexual Abuse,” a panel on clergy sexual abuse in Black Catholic communities.

Mystery of extinct horned crocodile solved after 150 years
Live Science 04-29-21
“The DNA tells a different story,” lead author Evon Hekkala, an AMNH associate at Fordham University in New York, told Live Science.

This Weird ‘Horned’ Crocodile Could Represent a New Branch on The Tree of Life
Science Alert 04-28-21
“They blinked out just before we had the modern genomic tools available to make sense of the relationships of living things,” said study author Evon Hekkala, a behavioral ecologist turned conservation geneticist at Fordham University in New York.

Ancient DNA Reveals Horned Crocodile From Madagascar Is Closely Related to Today’s Crocodile
Nature World News 04-27-21
An assistant professor at Fordham University and a research associate at the American Museum of Natural History, lead author Evon Hekkala said: “This crocodile was concealing on the island of Madagascar when people were constructing the pyramids and was likely still present when pirates were getting trapped on the island, the crocodile blinked out just before we had the new genomic tools ready to make sense of the relationships of living things. And yet, they were the key to getting knowledge of the story of all the crocodiles alive presently.”

Extinct “horned” crocodile’s ancestry revealed
Cosmos 04-27-21
“This crocodile was hiding out on the island of Madagascar during the time when people were building the pyramids, and was probably still there when pirates were getting stranded on the island,” says lead author Evon Hekkala, from Fordham University, US.

Do Something!
New York Amsterdam News 04-29-21
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,” and the co-host of the podcast FAQ-NYC and also What’s in It for Us podcast.

Eric Adams Wants To Bring Back The NYPD’s Most Controversial Unit
Gothamist 04-27-21
Christina Greer, a political science professor at Fordham University, said the stance could distinguish Adams with law enforcement families, conservative white voters, and middle and working-class Black and Latino residents who believe the plainclothes officers tamped down on shootings in their communities.

‘Dangerous’ Trumplicans: GOP leader defends Trump out of fear
MSNBC 04-26-21
MSNBC’s Hayes Brown and Fordham University professor Christina Greer both join.

How Biden’s request for more education funding would shift more power to the federal government
The Conversation 04-26-21
Nicholas Tampio
Professor of Political Science, Fordham University

Republicans still orbiting Trump dark star fail to derail Biden’s first 100 days
The Guardian 04-27-21
Monika McDermott, a political science professor at Fordham University in New York, observed: “He is still sucking all of the oxygen out of the room for Republicans. Some of them seem satisfied with that, some of them don’t, but no one seems able to overcome that on behalf of the party or to put themselves forward to be an alternative to Trump in terms of leading the party. So at this point, they’re stuck with him.”

Jill Biden gives quiet lesson in juggling first lady role with outside job
The Guardian 04-24-21
“She’s actually been pretty low-key, it seems to me,” said Monika McDermott, a political science professor at Fordham University in New York.

Rethinking the Space Race
The Wilson Center 04-23-21
Maxim Trudolyubov discusses the Soviet-American space race and today’s newfound space enthusiasm with Victoria Smolkin, associate professor of history and Russian studies at Wesleyan University and Asif Siddiqi, professor of history at Fordham University.

How Josh Hawley and Marjorie Taylor Greene Juiced Their Fundraising Numbers
ProPublica 04-21-21
“They’re juicing their numbers, but their return on investment is still a net gain,” said Jessica Baldwin-Philippi, a professor at Fordham University who researches how political campaigns use digital communications.

N.J. student theater work addresses pandemic quarantining, circa 17th century 04-23-21
“A Passage in Relief” is part of the larger One Flea Spare Project spearheaded by Tony Award-winning designer Clint Ramos at Fordham and part of an intercollegiate spring course of the same name.


Community Briefs 4/28/21
Cape Gazette 04-28-21
Madison Leto of Rehoboth Beach was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society, at Fordham University.

Bristol Uni law grad, 21, becomes one of the youngest people to pass New York bar
Legal Cheek 04-26-21
[Jasmine] Gratton sat it in her student bedroom at Fordham University, New York, where she had started an LLM a month before.

SPACs: An Uncorrelated Asset Class?
CFA Institute Blog 04-26-21
[Abdallahi Ely Telmoudy] will start his master’s degree in global finance at Fordham university next fall.

A Senior Profile: Jane Ryan
Home News Here 04-23-21
Next fall, Jane [Ryan] will attend Fordham University with her sister, Kate.


Fordham soccer ready for NCAA tournament
News 12 The Bronx 04-29-21
After winning the Atlantic-10 Tournament, the Fordham University men’s soccer team has its eyes on a bigger prize.

Tramel’s ScissorTales: Why OU football has one of the NFL Draft’s most impressive résumés
Oklahoman 04-28-21
From the streets of New York to Fordham University to the New York football Giants to football royalty in faraway Green Bay, readers travel [Vince] Lombardi’s road, even to his death from cancer in 1970.

Former YSU basketball guard headed to Fordham
WFMJ 04-27-21
[Darius] Quisenberry, who entered the NCAA transfer portal in March, is committed to Fordham University according to his social media activity.


Poet Toya J’s Book “Tease”, a Collection of Erotic Themes
South Florida Caribbean News 04-29-21
[Toya J, born Marie Dunn,] holds a Social Work degree from Fordham University and an AAS in Paralegal Studies from Westchester Community College.

Johanna Cona’s newly released “Oliver and Friends: Volume 1” is an engrossing storybook filled with narratives that teach Biblical lessons and values to the youth
PR Web 04-29-21
“Oliver and Friends: Volume 1” is the creation of published author Johanna Cona, a native of Brooklyn, New York who has a Bachelor of Arts from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield Connecticut and a graduate degree from Fordham University, Manhattan, New York, in Teaching and Curriculum.

St. Paul VI’s first encyclical speaks to challenges of dialogue today
Catholic Courier 04-29-21
[Amy Uelmen] holds a bachelor’s, juris doctor and juridical science research doctorate from Georgetown, and a master’s in theology from Fordham University.

Dr. Laura Castillo-Page Named National Academies’ Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Webwire 04-29-21
[Laura] Castillo-Page holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in educational administration and policy studies as well as an M.A. in political science from the University at Albany, SUNY, and holds a B.A. in political science and Latin American studies from Fordham University.

Mark Migdal & Hayden Snags Kasowitz Litigator as More Northeastern Attorneys Flock South
Law 04-29-21
Michelle Genet Bernstein joined Kasowitz in 2010 after earning her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

Andover schools appoints new superintendent
MinuteMen Press 04-29-21
[Magda C. Parvey’s] doctorate in education in administration and supervision was earned at Fordham University.

Pharma Live 04-29-21
Antoinette [Bobbitt] earned a BS from Georgetown University and an MBA from the Fordham University Graduate School of Business in New York City.

To curb trafficking, get educated, coalition says
The Record 04-28-21
[Theresa Hayden] earned an undergraduate degree from Brescia College (now university) in Owensboro, Ky., and a master’s in religious education from Fordham University.

Middletown attorney among CT Bar Foundation Cooper Fellows
Connecticut Post 04-27-21
Kelly [Scott] received her law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law, with honors, and her bachelor of arts degree from Fordham University.

Queens leaders celebrate completion of Redwood Playground renovation project in Fresh Meadows
QNS 04-27-21
[W. Arthur Cunningham] earned his L.L.B. degree from Fordham Law School in 1915, but postponed a legal career to serve his country in World War I.

POB Appoints Dr. James E. Bolen as New Assistant Superintendent
Patch 04-26-21
[James E. Bolen] holds a Professional Certification in Administrative Supervision from Stony Brook University, a Master’s in Education from Fordham University and a Bachelor of Arts in both political science and communications from Boston College.

Federico González Seijo arrives at GC Legal to promote his tax department
Expansion 04-26-21
During his stay in the US, [Federico] González Seijo completed an LL.M. in American Law at Fordham University School of Law in New York, a city in which he made the study of American law compatible with his professional practice, advising expatriates, American residents and American citizens in their tax and legal obligations in Spain.

Why are the life choices of Black police brutality victims put on trial?
The California Aggie 04-26-21
Victims of police brutality are ultimately dichotomized, according to Emily Jenab of the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education: “They are victims or they are thugs; or worse, they are meaningless statistics, neither martyrs nor criminals.” Victims are forgotten into a media trajectory that seeks to amplify a narrative that they were no angels.

Carlos Vega: Who Is the Man Running for Philly DA Against Larry Krasner?
NBC Philadelphia 04-26-21
[Carlos Vega] went on to Fordham University and then law school in Boston.

Hilton Head Real Estate News: May 2021
Hilton Head 04-26-21
[Cristin] Calvi has a degree in political science from Fordham University in the Bronx, N.Y., and a juris doctor degree from St. John’s University.

The 2021 Nonprofit 40 Under 40
City & State New York 04-25-21
[Cassandra Agredo] continued on this path and obtained a bachelor’s and master’s degree in social work from Fordham University.

Meet the 19 under-30 business professionals who are generating change across a spectrum of industries in Westchester County.
Westchester Magazine 04-24-21
[Stephanie] Giordano says she foresaw the direction of her career when she fell in love with the intersection of biology and chemistry as a chemistry major at Fordham University: “In a way, my end goal was to get to Regeneron.”

Alexandra Sipa—One Of A New Breed Of Sustainable Fashion Designers Who Make Luxury Textiles From Waste
Texintel 04-24-21
Lucas Baker, co-founder of Alexandra Șipa, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, moving to New York City at 18 to attend Fordham University Gabelli School of Business, specializing in Entrepreneurship and minoring in Visual Arts.

Walter Osuna of The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm: I Am Living Proof Of The American Dream
Authority Magazine 04-23-21
Raised in Tijuana, Mexico, Walter [Osuna] earned a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in International Business at San Diego State University and earned his Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law.


Thomas “Thom” Dwight Sambrook, 71, Of Portland, ME, Theatre Director
Obituary: Thomas “Thom” Dwight Sambrook
Press Herald 04-25-21
He furthered his education at Fordham University and the University of Maine, Augusta.

Matthew Last, 54, Of Newport, RH, Airport Operations and Security
Obituary: Matthew Last
What’s Up Newp 04-23-21
He attended Fordham University and the New School in New York City, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts.


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