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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

NATHAN BALLANTYNE
Which Experts Should You Listen to during the Pandemic?
Scientific American 06-08-20
Nathan Ballantyne is an associate professor of philosophy at Fordham University, and has published about good inquiry, human bias and the value of epistemic humility, including in a recent book with Oxford University Press titled Knowing Our Limits.

NANA OSEI-OPARE
Around the world, the U.S. has long been a symbol of anti-black racism
Washington Post 06-05-20
Nana Osei-Opare is an assistant professor of African & Cold War history at Fordham University, New York City.

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
Fr. Bryan Massingale: How the church can combat racism and white privilege
America Magazine 06-05-20
Father Bryan Massingale, author of “Racial Justice and the Catholic Church” and Professor of Theology at Fordham University, joins America’s Michael O’Loughlin for a conversation on racism, white privilege and what the church can do to address these issues moving forward.

ADMINISTRATORS

DAVID GIBSON
Trump’s attack on the papacy is likely to backfire
The Tablet 06-11-20
“Trump is on dangerous terrain with white Catholics,” says David Gibson, Director of Fordham University’s Center on Religion and Culture.

JULIE FISSINGER
A Durable Mission For The Twenty-First Century
Reimagine Higher Ed 06-16-20
As a member of Fordham’s development team for many years, I have had the privilege of meeting with generations of Fordham alumni, who have told a now familiar story of their lives being transformed by their Jesuit education.

JOHN W. BUCKLEY
A Mixed and Uncertain Admissions Year
Inside Higher Ed 06-08-20
John W. Buckley, vice president for admission and student financial services at Fordham University, said the numbers there were below their targets, but not terrible.

TRACEY HIGGS
“It Changes Who Has the Power”: How Bail Funds Across the Country Are Responding to Protests
The Ringer 06-08-20
Tracey Higgs, a 27-year-old legal assistant at Fordham University Law School, built on that by vetting the fund’s websites, cross-referencing their social media accounts, and adding others she’d come across. Eager donors latched on.

FORMER SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

ALPHONSO DAVID
HRC President Alphonso David on Racism, LGBTQ Equality, and Why Celebrities Need to Speak Up
Daily Beast 06-05-20
He has also been a law professor at Fordham University Law School.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

OLIVIER SYLVAIN
Justice Department Targets Law Allowing Tech Giants to Regulate Content
The Wrap 06-17-20
Still, the president’s executive order lacked “real teeth,” Fordham law Professor Olivier Sylvain recently told TheWrap, in large part because the president doesn’t have the authority to alter Section 230.

ELIZABETH COOPER
LGBT Ruling Paves Way for Bathroom, Religious Battles at Work
Bloomberg Law 06-16-20
“This is a warning to employers that they need to base employment decision on the capacities of employees not their sexual orientation or gender identity,” said Elizabeth Cooper, a professor at Fordham Law School who specializes in sexuality issues.

JED SHUGERMAN
Today’s landmark LGBT Supreme Court decision explained by Fordham Law Prof. Jed Shugerman
America Blog 06-15-20
The Supreme Court’s sweeping and historic LGBT rights decision making employment discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people illegal across the United States, as explained by Fordham Law Professor Jed Shugerman.

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
‘Expectations Of Safety’ Are Greatest Obstacles In Economy’s Road To Recovery, Prof Says
CBS New York 06-13-20
“We know that the stimulus is unsustainable,” says Giacomo Santangelo, economics professor at Fordham University and the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University.

JAMES COHEN
Long Island’s top prosecutors seek reform after death of George Floyd
Newsday 06-13-20
Fordham Law School Professor James Cohen said he has no reason to believe Sini isn’t sincere about his intentions but said reform is “going to require more than what I see to be cosmetic changes.”

BRUCE GREEN
Work From Home Boom Reignites Atty Licensing Questions
Law360 06-12-20
Bruce Green, a Fordham law professor who served as reporter to the ABA Commission on Multijurisdictional Practice, said he doesn’t think telecommuting presents an issue, because it didn’t before the pandemic.

JIM BRUDNEY
Coronavirus: Do I have to go back to the office when it reopens?
Los Angeles Daily News 06-12-20
The answers were drawn from interviews with employment lawyer David Barron, Jim Brudney, a labor law professor at Fordham University in New York City, and California agencies.

DEBORAH DENNO
Texas Inmate Cites Brain Science in SCOTUS Execution Fight
Bloomberg Law 06-11-20
There’s been “a sea change in the scientific community’s view of human cognition generally, and juvenile/young adult cognition specifically, over the quarter-century since Billy Wardlow was convicted of murder and sentenced to death,” said Fordham Law professor Deborah Denno, founding director of its Neuroscience and Law Center.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Author and Activist Zephyr Teachout Endorses Kelles for Assembly
The Ithaca Voice 06-12-20
Teachout has been teaching as an Associate Professor of Law at Fordham University since 2009.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
‘Speaking of Looting…’: Trump Admin. Refuses to Disclose Corporate Recipients of $500 Billion in Coronavirus Bailout Funds
Common Dreams 06-11-20
Progressives swiftly echoed the group’s critique in their own tweets—including Fordham University law professor Zephyr Teachout, who wrote: “This is outrageous AND exactly what was obviously going to happen AND exactly why many of us opposed CARES as written.”

GAY MCDOUGALL
UN intervention in US? Families of black victims seek probe of racism, police violence
Pushback with Aaron Mate Podcast 06-10-20
Currently a Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at the Leitner Center on International Law and Justice at Fordham University Law School.

TANYA HERNANDEZ
Protest slogan ‘Latinos for Black Lives Matter’ seen as excluding Afro-Latinos
Fusion 06-09-20
To discuss this UNews spoke to Tanya Hernandez, a professor at Fordham Law.

KAREN GREENBERG
The Week That Will Be
Law Fare 06-08-20
The event will feature remarks from: Karen Greenberg, Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law; Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, Director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding; Steven Simon, former National Security Council senior director for the Middle East and North Africa; and New York Times national security correspondent Eric Schmitt.

NICHOLAS JOHNSON
These Terrified Black Americans Are Packing Heat
Daily Beast 06-08-20
Yet traditionally, black gun ownership “has been under the radar,” according to Nicholas Johnson, a law professor at Fordham and author of Negroes and the Gun, The Black Tradition of Arms.

JOHN PFAFF
As Nationwide Protests Over Police Brutality Continue, Cities Across the US Cut and Reallocate Police Funding
Common Dreams 06-12-20
Fordham law professor John Pfaff pointed to the insufficient results from spending huge amounts on policing in city after city, noting that investing funds in drug treatment and healthcare rather than law enforcement have more positive effects than policing—raising the question of why cities around the country continue to pour money into departments.

JOHN PFAFF
Crossing Out Columbus
Slate – The Gist Podcast 06-11-10
In the interview, John Pfaff, professor of law and criminology at Fordham University and author of Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration-and How to Achieve Real Reform, joins Mike to talk about police reformation, and why politicians touting low crime under their watches could lead to more dysfunction.

JOHN PFAFF
The Private Prison Problem: ‘Something Morally Repugnant About Paying Cash to Put People in Cages’
CBN News 06-10-20
John Pfaff, professor at Fordham Law School and author of Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform, says even though private prisons only house about 9% of the total prison population they grab the most attention.

JOHN PFAFF
There’s overwhelming evidence that the criminal-justice system is racist. Here’s the proof.
Washington Post 06-10-20
(Interestingly, both Lowry and Sullivan cite criminologist [and Fordham Law professor]John Pfaff to support their positions. Pfaff has since protested on Twitter that both misinterpreted what he wrote.)

JOHN PFAFF
What you should know about Joe Biden’s 1994 crime bill
The Millennial Source 06-05-20
More recently, Fordham University law professor John Pfaff took to Twitter to argue against two common beliefs about the bill: that it led to mass incarceration and that it helped reduce crime.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

ROBERT HURLEY
How to quickly get someone to like and trust you, according to an FBI behavioral expert
Business Insider 06-17-20
“There are two dimensions to how people make trust decisions. There is a pre-conscious, automatic decision to trust. And then there is a conscious, slow decision to trust,” said Robert Hurley, a professor of management at Fordham University and the author of “The Decision to Trust.”

GENEVIEVE O’CONNOR
Inside Ellevest: How a female-focused wealth firm founded by one of the most powerful women on Wall Street with $80 million in funding faces an uphill battle standing out in the crowded world of wealth
Business Insider 06-15-20
It’s a delicate balance between deciding what “pulls at the heartstrings, as well as the purse strings,” Genevieve O’Connor, an assistant professor of marketing at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, said in a recent phone interview.

MARK CONRAD
Mets, Yankees taking revenue hit during shutdown, financial records show
Newsday 06-13-20
Mark Conrad, a professor of sports business and law at Fordham, added: “If baseball returns, could it have the same revenues if you’re going to have any kind of social distancing? Revenues are going to have to go down [if]every other seat is empty.”

AHIR GOPALDAS
Customer Experience Journeys: Loyalty Loops Versus Involvement Spirals
American Marketing Association 06-11-20
Ahir Gopaldas is Assistant Professor of Marketing, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, USA.

PAUL MCNELIS
Scholars: Health, wealth both integral to society’s managing of pandemic
Catholic News Service 06-09-20
Panelist Jesuit Father Paul McNelis, who holds the Robert Bendheim chair in economic and financial policy at Fordham University, warned the unemployment rate would likely continue to increase post-lockdown, despite a return to market activity.

MIGUEL ALZOLA
How much do black lives matter to business?
Financial Times 06-04-20 (subscription required)
Miguel Alzola, a professor at Fordham University’s business school in New York, suggested companies could focus on promoting bans on police chokeholds and transparency laws that would tear down the “blue wall of silence”.

JACK BREWER
Jack Brewer: George Floyd unrest – Stop denying systematic racism and start doing something about it
Fox News 06-05-20
Jack is a former Investment Banker and current Professor at the Fordham Gabelli School of Business where he is the Program Director for the Athletes and Artist Executive MBA program.

FORMER ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

ASHA CASTLEBERRY-HERNANDEZ
17th District Candidate Asha Castleberry-Hernandez Aims to Restore American Leadership
Inside Press 06-15-20
She was previously a lecturer at Fordham University and taught at George Washington University in Washington D.C.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

BORIS HEERSINK
Trump is going back to holding rallies. He might be helping Biden.
Washington Post 06-18-20
Boris Heersink is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Fordham University.

MICHAEL BAUR
Why 2020 Might Have Been the Wake-Up Call We Needed
Reader’s Digest 06-16-20
But according to Michael Baur, PhD, an associate professor of philosophy at Fordham University, this year may change that.

TIFFANY YIP
How Sleep Helps Teens Deal with Social Stress
Sleep Review 06-16-20
Via this study, Wang and co-author Tiffany Yip, PhD, of Fordham University wanted to pinpoint the effect sleep has on coping with discrimination.

RYAN SEVERINO
Ryan Severino, Chief Economist of JLL, to Teach Classes at Fordham Real Estate Institute
Real Estate Business 06-16-20
Ryan Severino, chief economist at JLL, has joined the adjunct faculty staff at Fordham Real Estate Institute in New York City.

ASIF SIDDIQI
What Technology Has Accidentally Killed the Most People?
Gizmodo 06-15-20
Asif Siddiqi
Professor, History, Fordham University

RICHARD KALINA
Pamela Salisbury
Hudson 360 06-11-20
Kalina serves on the Board of Governors of the National Academy of Design, teaches studio art and art history at Fordham University, and is a contributing editor at Art in America.

QUAMRUL HAIDER
‘Centuries of scientific, technological and economic progress maybe lost in the next few decades’
Daily Star 06-15-20
Dr Quamrul Haider is a professor of physics at Fordham University, New York.

QUAMRUL HAIDER
Agriculture and livestock: Are they victims or perpetrators of climate change?
Daily Star 06-11-20
Quamrul Haider is a Professor of Physics at Fordham University, New York.

THOMAS DANIELS
The Gross Truth About What Happens When a Fly Lands in Your Food
The Healthy 06-10-20
There are at least 100 different pathogens houseflies can carry, like bacteria, viruses, and parasite eggs, says Thomas J. Daniels, PhD, associate research scientist and director of Fordham University’s Vector Ecology Lab at its Louis Calder Center.

SAUL CORNELL
Christopher Columbus statue debate rises as controversial statues fall across the country
ABC News 06-10-20
Saul Cornell, the Paul and Diane Guenther Chair in American History at Fordham University, said statues of historical figures are problematic for educational purposes since most classical statue designs are made to glorify the figure.

MONIKA MCDERMOTT
Republican criticism of Trump grows – but will it make a difference at the polls?
The Guardian 06-09-20
Monika McDermott, a political science professor at Fordham University, said: “In terms of officeholders, I think what’s always held them back is fear of the retribution because he’s shown with [retired senator]Jeff Flake and others that he will wreak havoc or vengeance on those who don’t toe his line. I think that you might have more people speaking out against him if they weren’t afraid of the consequences of it.”

KATHRYN REKLIS
My pandemic comfort viewing
Christian Century 06-08-20
Kathryn Reklis teaches theology at Fordham University and is codirector of the Institute for Art, Religion and Social Justice.

ANNIKA HINZE
US political scientist Hinze interviewed about the demonstrations
Puls 24 06-07-20
Annika M. Hinze, political scientist at Fordham University New York, speaks in an interview with PULS 24 anchor Fabian Kissler about the demonstrations in New York, police violence and US attitudes towards Donald Trump and polarization.

LEONARD CASSUTO
How a Postdoctoral Fellowship Can Be a Bridge to a Nonacademic Career, Too
Chronicle of Higher Education 06-17-20
Leonard Cassuto, a professor of English at Fordham University, writes The Graduate Adviser column on graduate education. His latest book is The Graduate School Mess: What Caused It and How We Can Fix It, published by Harvard University Press.

LEONARD CASSUTO
Why students should forget the coronavirus gap year to take an essential job instead
Lansing State Journal 06-05-20
Fordham University Professor Leonard Cassuto has argued that the pandemic presents a unique chance for students to make a real difference in their communities.

MARK NAISON
​​America Observation丨African American Studies Professor: The United States Urgently Needs Police Reform
CCTV China 06-09-20
Mark Naison, professor of African-American studies at Fordham University: No matter what the reason, many Americans, especially young Americans, have become intolerable.

MARK NAISON
The promise – and limits – of police taking a knee
Christian Science Monitor 06-05-20
“I think the image of police officers kneeling is so very powerful, given how Colin Kaepernick made that gesture the preeminent symbol of protest against police killings of unarmed black people,” says Mark Naison, professor of African American studies and history at Fordham University in New York.

TYESHA MADDOX
From 1968 to 2020: How racism continues to plague America
Fox 5 New York 06-05-20
“Because we have that precedent, it’s not as scary and unknown,” said Tyesha Maddox, a history professor at Fordham.

CHRISTINA GREER
Challenges for Challengers: Coronavirus Crisis May Make It An Especially Tough Year for Insurgents to Overcome Incumbents
Gotham Gazette 06-16-20
Dr. Christina Greer, a political science professor at Fordham University, thinks Mamdani and others in his category are in trouble.

CHRISTINA GREER
In Midst Of Pandemic, Political Parties Redefine “Constituent Service”
Gothamist 06-15-20
“I think if you had asked me this question last year, I would say that seems like it could be some campaign practices that are unsavory,” said Greer, an associate professor at Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
Democratic Primary Challengers Aim to Be Next Ocasio-Cortez
The New York Times 06-15-20
“We’re in the middle of a crisis,” said Fordham University political scientist Christina Greer.

CHRISTINA GREER
An Imperfect Union
Slate – The Gist Podcast 06-12-20
In the interview, Dr. Christina Greer of Fordham University is here to talk with Mike about politics and police reform.

CHRISTINA GREER
How can you be useful in this moment?
New York Amsterdam News 06-11-20
Christina Greer, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Fordham University, political editor at The Grio, the author of “Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream,” and the co-host of the podcast FAQ-NYC.

CHRISTINA GREER
Systemic Exhaustion
In The Thick Podcast 06-09-20
As thousands of protestors fill the streets, Maria and Julio talk about the #BlackLivesMatter movement, performative allyship, and what it means to abolish the police with Karen Attiah, global opinions editor for the Washington Post and ITT All-Star Dr. Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University and co-host of the podcast FAQ NYC.

CHRISTINA GREER
What speaking to my daughter about George Floyd taught me about my race privilege as an African
CNN 06-10-20
In America, we have achieved the “elevated minority status” that Fordham University professor Christina M. Greer refers to in her book Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream.

CHRISTINA GREER
Christina Greer on the Dean Obeidallah Show
The Dean Obeidallah Show 06-08-20
“It is an effort of the state to control Black people.” Fordham’s Christina Greer on dog whistle politics method used by Trump and the history of using dog whistle politics to control black people.

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
Online forum examines racism being as much a pro-life issue as abortion
Crux 06-08-20
“When they asked that question, I say ‘Let’s pause … and think about that question,” Massingale, professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University, said in an online discussion June 4.

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
Fordham’s Bryan Massingale: White Catholics need to sit with the discomfort of systemic racism
America Magazine 06-08-20
That is the message from the Rev. Bryan Massingale, an ethicist at Fordham University who has spent his nearly four decades as a priest working for racial justice in the church.

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
Meet Father Bryan Massingale: A Black, Gay, Catholic Priest Fighting for an Inclusive Church
The Revealer 06-03-20
The Reverend Bryan Massingale stands at the front of a small conference room on Fordham University’s Rose Hill Campus in the Bronx.

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
Fr. Bryan Massingale: How the church can combat racism and white privilege
America Magazine 06-05-20
Father Bryan Massingale, author of “Racial Justice and the Catholic Church” and Professor of Theology at Fordham University, joins America’s Michael O’Loughlin for a conversation on racism, white privilege and what the church can do to address these issues moving forward.

VICENTE RUBIO-PUEYO
Where is Vox in the European far right
El Pais 06-13-20
Of Vox it would be possible to emphasize in this section “its reactionary character, extremely conservative”, his “defense of issues such as family, hostility to feminism, neocolonialist discourses, a nostalgic look at the past… ”, according to the professor of the Fordham University, New York, Vicente Rubio-Pueyo.

VICENTE RUBIO-PUEYO
Insurrections, resurrections and exceptions
CTXT 06-07-20
Vicente Rubio-Pueyo
He is an adjunct professor at Fordham University (New York).

VICENTE RUBIO-PUEYO
Anti-fascism in the US: Trump diverting attention to create an internal enemy
Cuarto Poder 06-06-20
“The leading role, for obvious reasons, and totally necessary, is being held by African-American people. I would say that right now antifascism as a political identity per se is not playing a central role. The protests are being quite spontaneous (arguably almost self-convened) without specific groups that are calling them as such, and when there are, they are networks close to Black Lives Matter or Movement 4 Black Lives, “says Vicente Rubio-Pueyo adjunct professor at Fordham University (New York).

NATHAN BALLANTYNE
Which Experts Should You Listen to during the Pandemic?
Scientific American 06-08-20
Nathan Ballantyne is an associate professor of philosophy at Fordham University, and has published about good inquiry, human bias and the value of epistemic humility, including in a recent book with Oxford University Press titled Knowing Our Limits.

NANA OSEI-OPARE
Around the world, the U.S. has long been a symbol of anti-black racism
Washington Post 06-05-20
Nana Osei-Opare is an assistant professor of African & Cold War history at Fordham University, New York City.

STUDENTS

N.C. A&T Reveals 2020-21 Cohort of Woodland Hall Graduate Fellows
Caswell Messenger 06-17-20
Lyneisha Dukes, Social Work, Fordham University

Apple’s WWDC20 Swift Student Challenge winners determined to shape the future
Apple 06-16-20
For Sofia Ongele, 19, who just finished her sophomore year at New York’s Fordham University, her focus for change lies at the intersection of tech and social justice.

Saluting Old Rochester’s spring sports seniors
South Coast Today 06-15-20
[Hannah] Stallings will be studying biology at Fordham University in the fall.

Coronavirus pandemic forces high school seniors to rethink college
New York Post 06-13-20
Singapore native Auston Cheang, 20, is opting to delay his freshman year at Fordham, which has said it plans to have students on campus and in classes “to the greatest extent that the public health situation permits.”

Senior Salute – John Jay Track and Field
TAPinto 06-12-20
Clodagh McGroary
Future Plans: I will be running cross country and track and field for Fordham University, where I will major in biological sciences on the pre-health track with the goal to be a nurse

How to talk to your Asian immigrant parents about racism
NBC News 06-11-20
“In Asian families, there’s a lot of this rhetoric of ‘don’t make waves’ and ‘respect your elders,’” said Yuki Yamazaki, a psychotherapist studying Asian Americans and colorism at Fordham University.

15 Louisiana college students named to Governor’s Fellowship Program
The Advocate 06-11-20
Sydney Veazie — Policy, Office of the Governor. From Baton Rouge, Veazie is a junior at Fordham University.

Meet new ‘Doom Patrol’ co-star Abigail Shapiro
New York Post 06-11-20
[Abigail] Shapiro — who was attending Fordham University when she was cast as Dorothy, the mysterious daughter of the Chief, a k a Dr. Niles Caulder (Timothy Dalton) — spoke to The Post about the series, her acting career and about raising awareness for cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD), her rare congenital condition.

Coronado High School Seniors Navigating Next Adventures
Coronado Times 06-11-20
Cole Mullins is planning to attend Fordham University in New York City where he will represent California among the 2,200 entering students.

Rev. Thorpe will preach at GC Community Church
The Garden City News 06-11-20
Presently, Pastor [Earl Y.] Thorpe is writing his dissertation at Fordham University on Non-Profit and Faith-based Leadership and Administration.

Jazz Gaming is about to face one of the NBA 2K League’s biggest stars
Deseret News 06-10-20
[Charles] Bostwick — who hails from Broad Channel, New York, attends the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University during the offseason from the NBA 2K League.

AEC RUNNER-UP AUDREY TIRRELL TRANSFERS FROM NEW HAMPSHIRE TO FORDHAM
Swim Sam 06-09-20
Audrey Tirrell has announced her decision to transfer from the University of New Hampshire to Fordham University beginning in the fall of 2020.

An Immigrant Lost His Businesses To Looting, But Donors Give $75,000 To Help Them Pick Up The Pieces
Block Club Chicago 06-09-20
Ben Guo, a business student at Fordham University, wrote in an email he found the Na family’s story on Instagram and wanted to donate after seeing how Yong Sup Na was pursuing “the American dream.”

Northbrook student raises funds to help buy ventilator
Daily Herald 06-09-20
Christopher [Nelson], the son of Lisa Mulvaney-Nelson and Michael Nelson, plans to attend Fordham University.

Prime Minister Netanyahu, now is the time to act – an open letter
Israel National News 06-08-20
David Billet is a student at Fordham University School of Law and has a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Queens College, CUNY.

National Merit winners: Alabama’s college-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners announced
Alabama.com 06-08-20
Maria Moxey, Davidson High School, National Merit Fordham University Scholarship

13 NWI students receive National Merit Scholarships
NWI 06-07-20
Chesterton High School student Calvin J. Anders will receive a scholarship funded by the University of Alabama and Valparaiso High School student Alyssa Witvoet will receive a scholarship funded by Fordham University in New York.

Livingston Senior Named Finalist in Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition
TAPinto 06-07-20
Allison Small, a Livingston High School senior headed to Fordham in the fall, has been named as a finalist in the 26th annual Louis Bay II Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship competition, offered annually by the New Jersey League of Municipalities in order to “advance the virtues of elected and volunteer positions in municipal government while raising awareness of municipal government in general.”

PHOTOS: Young voices dominate at Darien’s Black Lives Matter march
Register Citizen 06-07-20
The 20-year-old Darien resident and rising Fordham University junior [Steven Gomez], along with several other young people, organized the peaceful protest and march for the Black Lives Matter cause.

Cardinals flock back to Greenwich High for ‘caps & gowns day’
Westport News 06-06-20
The Fordham University-bound [Christopher] Genaro is looking forward to Tuesday’s commencement exercises.

2 New Canaan Students Receive National Merit Scholarships
Patch 06-05-20
Isha A. Teredesai, New Canaan High School
Probable career field: Economics
National Merit Fordham University Scholarship

NJ students: Graduation Day held at Union Catholic High School
Bridgewater Courier News 06-05-20
[Anna] Muller plans to attend the University of Notre Dame of Fordham University.

ATHLETICS

Cape Cod golf tees off amid reality of pandemic
Cape Cod Times 06-15-20
“It’s nice to actually go out and play tournament-style golf for the first time since the fall,” said Mithran Denbow, a Sandwich High School graduate and former Cape Cod High School Champion now golfing for Division I Fordham University in New York.

4 N.J. pitchers — headed by 2-time NJ.com POY Luca Dalatri — sign as undrafted free agents
NJ.com 06-15-20
[John] Stankiewicz, a 6-foot-4, 230-pound junior was signed out of Fordham University.

Checking in on the Red Sox’s early undrafted free agent signings
Over the Monster 06-15-20
[Jake] MacKenzie might be the most interesting player on this list in terms of pure performance, having performed very well for Fordham all three years he was there.

ALUMNI

There’s a Statue of Robert Moses in Babylon, Long Island
Untapped Cities 06-17-20
[Vanessa] Cardino is a graduate of Fordham University and writes in the petition, “Robert Moses has left behind a long legacy of prejudice and gentrification, specifically targeting the Black and Jewish communities. Through his role in building infrastructure throughout Long Island, he supported tactics leading to housing segregation so Long Island neighborhoods were predominantly inhabited by White Christian folks. Yet, many still praise him for his work, calling him a ‘true visionary.’”

Penny Shaffer of Florida Blue on the boom in online healthcare
Palm Beach Post 06-17-20
Name: Penny Shaffer
Education: Bachelor’s degree, Frostburg State; MBA, Fordham University; Ph.D., Kennedy-Western University

How two promising lawyers found themselves facing life in prison for alleged Molotov cocktail attack during protests in NY
CNN 06-16-20
One of the birthday celebrants, Colinford Mattis, quickly hit it off with another guest, Urooj Rahman, who was studying law at Fordham.

The 2 Lawyers, the Anti-Police Protests and the Molotov Cocktail Attack
The New York Times 06-07-20
Mr. Mattis graduated from Princeton University and New York University Law School, while Ms. [Urooj] Rahman went to Fordham University for college and law school.

Governor Abbott Appoints Eight To Texas School Safety Center Board
Office of the Texas Governor 06-17-20
[Andrew] Kim received a Bachelor of Arts in Medieval Studies from Fordham University and a Master of Education in Education Administration from The University of Texas at Austin, and he is a graduate of the superintendent program at University of Texas at Arlington.

Clearwater Paper Announces Joanne P. Shufelt as New Consumer Products Leader
Midland Paper 06-16-20
[Joanne P. Shufelt] earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business and finance from Marymount College, a division of Fordham University, and a Master of Business Administration from Emory University.

NYC Primary Election 2020: Michael Gianaris Defends Senate Seat
Patch 06-16-20
[Michael Gianaris] received his law degree from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University.

20 Lessons You Learn In Business School
Poets & Quants 06-16-20
Alexandra Gallagher, Fordham University (Gabelli)

The Black funding gap
Glossy 06-16-20
[Karen Young] is originally from Flatbush, Brooklyn and went to Fordham University.

Power Couple Dominic Osei And Lesley Osei Are Teaching People To Get Debt Free
Yahoo! Finance 06-12-20
Graduated from Fordham University in Business Administration, Dominic [Osei] has established a great rapport and good working relations with leading corporations like Union Bank of Switzerland, Royal Bank of Scotland, Morgan Stanley and Company and the list is endless.

Rob Grant Named Interim Principal at North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary
Charleston Chronicle 06-14-20
[Rob] Grant earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Fordham University, a Master of Arts in Secondary Education from Lehman College, and a Master of Science in School Administration and Supervision from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY.

NYC Primary Election 2020: Rep. Nadler Defends Seat In Congress
Patch 06-12-20
Rep. [Jerry] Nadler is a graduate of Crown Heights Yeshiva, Stuyvesant High School, Columbia University and Fordham Law School.

Long Branch business has simple way to get people to buy its hummus; get them to try it
Asbury Park Press 06-11-20
[Louis Fellman] learned he wasn’t cut out for a desk job while attending Fordham University.

Developer promotes associate general counsel
Nashville Post 06-10-20
[Bronte] Prins received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California and a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law.

College life will never be the same. This media company is documenting the change
CNN 06-10-20
Alyssa Fiorentino, a 2015 graduate of Fordham University in New York, said that she “really knew nothing going into my freshmen year, except that I was going to work on Her Campus Fordham.”

NYC Primary Election 2020: Sandra Choi Hopes To Unseat Grace Meng
Patch 06-09-20
[Sandra Choi] received degrees in international studies from Fordham University and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.

Candidate Profile: Kristen Browde For State Assembly
Patch 06-09-20
[Kristen] Browde received her JD from Fordham Law School; her BA from Cornell University.

NYC Primary Election 2020: Aravella Simotas Defends Assembly Seat
Patch 06-09-20
[Aravella Simotas] received a law degree from Fordham University.

Remember When? Salem High School Greats (Girls)
Eagle Tribune 06-09-20
Melissa Higgins dominated on the track for Salem and Fordham University.

Estevan Valencia takes over as Redlands athletic director, resigns as baseball coach
San Bernardino Sun 06-08-20
[Qua’sand] Lewis played high school football at Los Osos and Rancho Cucamonga and at Fordham University.

Why ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Star Hunter Tylo Was Fired From Another Soap
Cheat Sheet 06-07-20
The former model and equestrian with a degree in pre-med from Fordham University in New York [Hunter Tylo] landed her first role in 1984 in The Initiation.

Unemployment rate falls to 13 percent, 2020 grads should prepare for market turnaround, industry experts say
Fox News 06-05-20
Alexa Cucchiara, an author who battled Hodgkin’s lymphoma in college, graduated from Fordham University in May.

George Floyd Marches Bring New Organizers to Protests in Philadelphia
Wall Street Journal 06-09-20
Emily Phou, who was raised in West Philadelphia and graduated in May from Fordham University in New York, had spent the weeks after graduation looking for jobs and applying to law schools.

Confessions of a ‘Weird Catholic’
National Catholic Reporter 06-05-20
[Stephen G. Adubato’s] first attraction to Catholicism began when [he]took a required philosophy of human nature course as a freshman at Fordham University.

OBITUARIES

Douglas J. Mahoney, 76, Of Newtown, CT, Finance Executive
Obituary: Douglas J. Mahoney, 76, Of Newtown
Patch 06-17-20
He proudly received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University before obtaining his MBA at St. John’s University.

Robert Charles Golden, 73, Of New York, NY, Businessman & Philanthropist
‘Golden Heart’ Catholic Businessman, Philanthropist, Dies at 73
The Tablet 06-17-20
A graduate of Xaverian H.S., and Fordham University Graduate School of Business, he is listed in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in Finance and Industry.

Nicholas Rinaldi, 86, Of CT, Writer
Nicholas Rinaldi, Writer of Character-Rich Novels, Dies at 86
The New York Times 06-11-20
He enrolled in a master’s program that year at Fordham University and went on to earn a doctorate in English literature in 1963 with a dissertation on William Faulkner.

William Morris, 61, Of New York, NY, NYPD Transportation Chief
NYPD Transportation Chief William Morris, 61, dies of coronavirus
QNS 06-08-20
Morris has a bachelor’s degree from Queens College and a juris doctorate from Fordham University School of Law.

Antonio Pepenella Jr., 82, Of Riverdale, NY, Guidance Counselor
Guidance counselor Antonio Pepenella Jr., 82
Riverdale Press 06-05-20
He served as guidance counselor for more than 15 years, and was then appointed to assistant principal of guidance after receiving his credentials in administration and supervision from Manhattan College and Fordham University.

Lía Schwartz, 79, Of New York, NY, Philologist & Hispanist
Argentine philologist and hispanist Lía Schwartz dies
El Pais 06-05-20
She held positions as professor of literature at Fordham University and Dartmouth College, before being named Distinguished Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at the Center for Graduate Studies at New York City University, whose doctoral study program she led for more than one decade.

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