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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

BRYAN MASSINGALE
The assumptions of white privilege and what we can do about it
National Catholic Reporter 06-01-20
Fr. Bryan N. Massingale is a theology professor at Fordham University in New York.

DAVID GIBSON
Knights of Columbus Founder, Who Died in a Pandemic, Moves Closer to Sainthood
The New York Times 05-28-20
But while the beatification of Father McGivney is a significant step in the process of becoming a saint, it could take much longer for him to be canonized, said David Gibson, the director of the Center on Religion and Culture at Fordham University.

BETH KNOBEL
‘Nightly News’ Host Lester Holt Is Reporting on America’s ‘Pain’ Beyond the Headlines
Variety 06-04-20
An evening-news anchor has some leeway to bring a point home with analysis or summary, says Beth Knobel, an associate professor in Fordham University’s department of communication and media studies.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

The Sit List: 5 things you can do to support the Black community
Berkeleyside 06-04-20
This mutual aid document compiled by Fordham University students lists the various ways you can give.

New York City cops sat watching as looters ransacked stores in Manhattan
Insider 06-02-20
In the Bronx, north of Manhattan, video footage shows looters near Fordham University running in and out of a storefront as a police officer stands by.

WFUV

2019 NYSAPA news and broadcast contest winners announced
Associated Press 05-28-20
Public Service: First, WFUV-FM, New York, “Bronx Connections: The Faces of Gun Violence.”

ADMINISTRATORS

DAVID GIBSON
Knights of Columbus Founder, Who Died in a Pandemic, Moves Closer to Sainthood
The New York Times 05-28-20
But while the beatification of Father McGivney is a significant step in the process of becoming a saint, it could take much longer for him to be canonized, said David Gibson, the director of the Center on Religion and Culture at Fordham University.

ELIZABETH CORNELL
FULL WEBINAR: Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Ed Digital Signage Networks
Digital Signage Connection 06-04-20
Dr. Elizabeth Cornell, Director, IT Communications, Fordham University

SCHOOL OF LAW

As Virus Persists, Law Grads Urged To Rise To Its Challenges
Law 360 05-29-20
Like other commencement speakers this year, he reminded graduates at Fordham University School of Law that they are well-equipped to deal with the unpredictability of the future, to confront and solve problems and to think analytically about the best way forward.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JOEL COHEN
INSIGHT: Like Viral Videos, Technology Can Help Prove Financial Crimes
Bloomberg Law 06-03-20
He is an adjunct professor of law at both Fordham and Cardozo law schools, teaching “How Judges Decide,” a class based on his book, “Blindfolds Off: Judges on How They Decide” (ABA 2014).

DAVID GOLDBERG
Sensus Healthcare and David Goldberg, M.D., J.D. to Host a Virtual Program on Dermatology Medical and Legal Issues in the Era of COVID-19
BioSpace 06-03-20
Additionally, Dr. [David] Goldberg is an attorney: having graduated from New York’s Fordham University School of Law, where he currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law, and teaches a course entitled “Advances in Health Care Law.”

DAVID ANDELMAN
INTERVIEW: David Andelman On The Second Wave Of Coronavirus
KSRO 06-02-20
Pat talks to David Andelman, CNN Commentator and Scholar at the Council on National Security of Fordham Law School, about COVID, protests, President Trump and his base.

JACK BREWER
Jack Brewer: George Floyd riots – here’s what this generation of progressive leaders is lacking
Fox News 06-02-20
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. Brewer is an ordained minister who works in prisons across America.

JOHN PFAFF
Prison Reform Matters Now More Than Ever
Bloomberg 05-30-20
Prison policy in the U.S. is the product of multiplying fear by indifference. Fordham University law professor John Pfaff, author of “Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform,” wrote in the Washington Post: “Our draconian approach toward violent crime rests on viewing certain people, and certain groups of people, as not fully human. This has always been a pressing concern in criminal justice reform; during the pandemic, it is a matter of life and death.”

BRUCE GREEN
Flynn Judge Preparing His Own Defense for U.S. Appeals Court
Bloomberg 05-30-20
Once a defendant is found guilty, the prosecutor’s role is finished and it’s up to the judge to determine what the appropriate sentence should be, said Professor Bruce Green of Fordham Law School.

JAMES BRUDNEY
McDonald’s Case Tests Nuisance Theory for Job Virus Safety (1)
Bloomberg Law 06-04-20
Dismissing the Smithfield lawsuit based on OSHA’s primary jurisdiction was unusual, given that the agency has refused to protect meat processing workers from the coronavirus with an emergency regulation, said James Brudney, a labor and employment law professor at Fordham University.

JAMES BRUDNEY
‘I’m working to survive, not to live.’ Essential workers face pay gaps during the pandemic
USA Today 05-29-20
“Grocery store workers, retail workers, cashiers, delivery and warehouse workers are really underpaid considering how essential they are to the economy,” said James Brudney, an employment law professor at Fordham University School of Law.

OLIVIER SYLVAIN
Trump’s ‘Convoluted’ Executive Order Targeting Twitter and Facebook Lacks ‘Real Teeth,’ Legal Experts Say
The Wrap 05-29-20
Still, the president does not have the authority to alter Section 230 — and his executive order underscores this fact, according to Olivier Sylvain, a law professor at Fordham University.

OLIVIER SYLVAIN
Trump’s Social-Media Order Attacked and Probably Won’t Work
Bloomberg 05-29-20
Fordham University law professor Olivier Sylvain called the order little more than bluster to please Trump’s base, which is receptive to his claims that the social-media platforms censor right-wing viewpoints.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

LONNIE KUSSIN
2020 MBAs To Watch: Christopher Thurau, Fordham University (Gabelli)
Poets & Quants 05-31-20
Lonnie Kussin
Assistant Dean, Advising
Office of Graduate Advising
Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION FACULTY

VIRGINIA ROACH
Transitions: New Chancellor Named at the U. of California at Merced; Providence College Selects Provost
Chronicle of Higher Education 06-04-20
Virginia Roach, dean of the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University, has been named executive director of the Center for Talented Youth at the Johns Hopkins University.

ANNIE GEORGE-PUSKAR
Strategies for parents teaching at home during COVID-19
State Representative David Rutigliano Facebook 06-02-20
State Rep. Dave Rutigliano has a conversation with Dr. Annie George-Puskar, PhD, a early childhood psychologist [and assistant professor at Fordham], specializing in children with special needs and learning challenges, discussing strategies for parents teaching at home during the COVID-19 crisis.

ANITA BATISTI, GERALD CATTARO, VIRGINIA ROACH & ROSER SALAVERT
Fordham Graduate School of Education receives a boost
Bronx Times 04-28-20
Associate Dean Anita Vazquez Batisti directs the CEP and Gerald Cattaro, helms the Center for Catholic School Leadership and Faith-Based Education.
Under the leadership of Dean Virginia Roach, Fordham’s GSE has a track record of preparing teachers, psychologists and leaders.
The CEP also introduced Roser Salavert, as director of the Fordham PDRC.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

KATHERINE COMPITUS
Why It Feels So Good to Look in Your Dog’s Eyes
The Healthy 05-29-20
Katherine Compitus, licensed clinical social worker, animal behaviorist, and adjunct lecturer at Columbia University, New York University, and Fordham University is an expert in the field of human-animal bond (HAB).

FORMER ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

ANDREA PLATE
Face of modern-day feminism in Seoul
Korea Times 05-29-20
Her college teaching experience includes Fordham University and Loyola Marymount University.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

ALLISON PFINGST
Will Anti-Viral Apparel Become the Norm Post-COVID-19?
WWD 06-04-20
So, will shoppers seek anti-viral apparel or accessories as they begin adding to their wardrobes? According to Allison Pfingst, a fashion historian, archivist and advisor of the Fashion Studies department at Fordham University, the anti-viral market for consumers is in its nascent stages, and much of its success depends on efficacy.

BETH KNOBEL
‘Nightly News’ Host Lester Holt Is Reporting on America’s ‘Pain’ Beyond the Headlines
Variety 06-04-20
An evening-news anchor has some leeway to bring a point home with analysis or summary, says Beth Knobel, an associate professor in Fordham University’s department of communication and media studies.

JANE EDWARDS
Obokese University Of Excellence Launched
Modern Ghana 06-03-20
Among them were Dr. Jane Edwards, African American Studies Department, Fordham University NY, Prof. PLO Lumumba- Anti Corruption Tsar and Pan African Activist, Ambassador Arikana Chihombori Quao- former African Union Ambassador to the USA. Founder and President, African Diaspora Development Institute, Ambassador Thelma Philip-Browne, St. Kitts and Nevis Ambassador to the USA.

CHRISTIANA ZENNER
Panel explores how encyclical promotes connection between people, nature
National Catholic Reporter 06-02-20
“The ecology is not just about the environment,” said Christiana Zenner, associate professor of theology, science and ethics at Fordham University.

CHRISTIANA ZENNER
Cardinal calls for sense of urgency as Laudato Si’ turns five
Crux 06-02-20
Acknowledging that it can be difficult to know where to begin, Christiana Zenner, associate professor of theology, science, and ethics at Fordham University, said that simply trying to trace where one’s water comes from can be a powerful step in the right direction because “water often leads us to other types of challenges and problems.”

BRYAN MASSINGALE
The assumptions of white privilege and what we can do about it
National Catholic Reporter 06-01-20
Fr. Bryan N. Massingale is a theology professor at Fordham University in New York.

BRYAN MASSINGALE
Ignatian Family Cries Out for Racial Justice
Jesuits 06-01-20
Fr. Bryan N. Massingale, a black priest and professor at Fordham University, identifies one key truth that white Catholics must unpack: “The only reason for racism’s persistence is that white people continue to benefit from it.”

CHRISTINA GREER
Stay safe during these uprisings
New York Amsterdam News 06-04-20
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
Did Bill de Blasio’s political career just end?
City & State New York 06-03-20
“Now the second half of his second term is filled with a complete and total disregard and lack of understanding of the anger and anguish of the residents of his own city,” said Christina Greer, political science professor at Fordham University, and host of the FAQ NYC podcast.

CHRISTINA GREER
‘Balance of Power’ Full Show (06/02/2020)
Bloomberg 06-02-20
Guests: SEC Chairman Jay Glayton, Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks, Fordham Political Science Professor Christina Greer, GEC Risk Advisory CEO Andrea Bonime-Blanc

CHRISTINA GREER
“We are experiencing the collapse of a society”
Zeit 06-02-20
Christina M. Greer is a professor of political science and American studies at Fordham University in New York.

CHRISTINA GREER
Politics & Protest; New York’s Upcoming Primary; State Sen. Myrie; How the COVID Vaccine Race is Linked to the AIDS Vaccine Struggle
The Brian Lehrer Show 06-02-20
Jason Johnson, professor at Morgan State University, political contributor at MSNBC, contributor to The Grio and Sirius XM, and Christina Greer, political science professor at Fordham University, host of the podcast FAQNYC, politics editor at The Grio and the host of The Aftermath on Ozy, talk about the uprisings happening across the country, and the political ramifications.

CHRISTINA GREER
Will Older Voters Decide the 2020 Election?
AARP 06-02-20
But one thread running through the races is the differing views of the parties on the role of government as the country rebounds from the pandemic, say Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics, and Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
Cuomo’s coronavirus halo begins to fade
Politico 05-29-20
But as the crisis drags on and at least a few of his dozens of executive orders have come with unintended consequences, some key Cuomonian tendencies are rearing their heads, said Fordham University political science professor Christina Greer.

ELIZABETH YUKO
Why Saying ‘All Lives Matter’ Is a Problem
Lifehacker 06-02-20
Dr. Elizabeth Yuko is a bioethicist and adjunct professor of ethics at Fordham University.

ELIZABETH YUKO
Don’t End Texts With a Period
Lifehacker 05-29-20
Dr. Elizabeth Yuko is a bioethicist and adjunct professor of ethics at Fordham University.

STUDENTS

Marin Catholic’s Class of 2020: Temporarily Apart, But Forever Connected
Better SF 06-04-20
Walker Julia, Fordham

Eastern Property Owners Association awards scholarship to Garden City High School Senior
Garden City News 06-04-20
Kayla [Quinn] will attend Fordham University.

33 MONTGOMERY COUNTY STUDENTS EARN NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS
Montgomery Community Media 06-03-20
Alison Y. Wang, business, Fordham University

In Swampscott, Black Lives Matter protest draws over 300 people
Wicked Local 06-03-20
Swampscott resident Toyah Pass, a Fordham University student and local Class of 2017 graduate, offered prepared remarks.

‘We are hurting’: Swampscott residents hold peaceful rally for Black Lives Matter
Salem News 06-02-20
The 2017 Swampscott High graduate [Toyah Pass] is a rising senior at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York.

Contact tracing and counterterrorism are actually close cousins
New York Daily News 06-02-20
[Jennifer] Indig is a senior fellow at the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School and a former counter-terrorism analyst for the NYPD.

Northland wahine a university basketball captain in NYC
Teao Maori News 05-30-20
Now in her senior year, [Kendall Heremaia] is co-captain of the Fordham University women’s basketball team and has aspirations to pursue a basketball career.

The politics of COVID-19
Israeli National News 05-30-20
David Billet is a student at Fordham University School of Law and has a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Queens College, CUNY.

Checking in with … Sean Leonard Power (St. Bernard)
The Day 05-29-20
[Sean Leonard] Power will attend Fordham University and major in political science.

ATHLETICS

Trivelpiece named Pennsylvania Gatorade Softball Player of the Year
The Citizens Voice 05-29-20
“It’s awesome to see Marissa’s development as a player and as her own player,” said Maria Trivelpiece, Marissa’s oldest sister and a Lady Cougars star softball player from 2012-15 and later a starter at Fordham University.

ALUMNI

So You Want to be a Lawyer?
Yeshiva University News 06-04-20
Ariella Hellman is a graduate of Stern College for Women and the Fordham University School of Law.

COUNTY CLERK CHRISTINE GIORDANO HANLON, ESQ. SWORN IN AS PRESIDENT OF THE MONMOUTH BAR ASSOCIATION
TAPinto 06-04-20
[Christine] Hanlon received her law degree from Fordham University in 1992, following her graduation from Barnard College, Columbia University.

Chris Kampitsis of Barnum Financial Group: Investing During The Pandemic; What Should I Do With My Money Considering All of the Volatility and Uncertainty Today”
Authority Magazine 06-04-20
Chris [Kampitsis] received a B.S. in business with a concentration in finance, magna cum laude, from Fordham University in New York.

Proposed Mahopac Library Budget Remains Flat
TAPinto 06-02-20
[Irene Cassetta] received her Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University College of Law and is a graduate of Fordham University where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

New leader takes helm of South Shore Conservatory
Boston Globe 06-02-20
A graduate of Kent State University, [Karen Geer] has a master’s degree in music from the Manhattan School of Music and a law degree from Fordham University School of Law.

Stone Harbor Investment Partners Announces Hiring of Head of Distribution and Product Management for the Americas
Fox 21 Delmarva 06-01-20
[Mark A.] Weiller earned an MPA in International Economic Policy from Columbia University, an MBA from Fordham University’s Graduate School of Business and a BA in International Relations from Syracuse University.

Former Fredonia resident graduates from Fordham
Observer 05-30-20
Elizabeth Sawka, daughter of Rosemarie Sawka of Lancaster, formerly of Fredonia, and the late Vincent Sawka, earned a Masters of Social Work from the Graduate School of Social Services at Fordham University during their 2020 commencement.

Into the shadow of death
Rutland Herald 05-29-20
[Tom] Kearns, who graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Fordham University in 1985, worked summers at the Leo F. Kearns Funeral Home in Queens.

Lebanon’s ‘Pillar’ of Catholic Education at Risk of Collapsing
National Catholic Register 05-29-20
“Sadly, public schools in Lebanon are less than ready academically, logistically, and technologically to adhere to the needs of such vast amounts of students,” said Father Younes, who received his Ph.D. in philosophy (educational leadership) from Fordham University in New York.

PQ Group Holdings Announces Election of Susan F. Ward to Board of Directors
Fox 21 Delmarva 05-29-20
Ms. [Susan F.] Ward holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from St. Bonaventure University and an MBA from Fordham University.

Feds Charge Progressive Brooklyn Attorneys In “Firebombing Of NYPD Vehicle”
Gothamist 06-02-20
[Urooj] Rahman was at Fordham University, which she also attended as an undergraduate.

Two Lawyers Arrested in Molotov Cocktail Attack on Police in Brooklyn
The New York Times 05-31-20
Ms. [Urooj] Rahman, a graduate of Fordham Law School, was identified as a human rights lawyer in a Facebook post about an April 30 talk she was scheduled to give to a Muslim group, where she was to discuss “Love of the Earth.”

2020 MBAs To Watch: Christopher Thurau, Fordham University (Gabelli)
Poets & Quants 05-31-20
[Christopher Thurau] Community Work and Leadership Roles in Business School: Co-President, Fordham Net Impact Graduate Chapter; Graduate Assistant working with the Fordham Social Innovation Collaboratory

OBITUARIES

James Cannon, 86, Of Rye, NY, Scientist & Professor
James Cannon
Rye Record 06-04-20
After his military service, he enrolled at Fordham University where he developed a keen interest in Physics. He went on to earn a master’s degree from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from Fordham University. He worked as a scientist at Bell Laboratories before becoming a tenured professor at Pace University and faculty member at his alma mater, Fordham.

Kathleen Mary McCarthy, 76, Of Niantic, CT
Obituary: Kathleen McCarthy, 76, of Niantic
Patch 06-02-20
Kathleen attended elementary and high schools in Brooklyn, NY as well as Fordham University in New York City.

Michael Jung OSB, 84, Priest
Father Michael Jung OSB dies
Catholic Commentator 06-02-20
He studied mathematics at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and, later, earned a master’s in philosophy from Fordham University in New York.

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