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Rams in the News: Coronavirus Reactions



‘Thank You, RBG’: 9 Women Who Clerked for the Supreme Court Justice on Her Enduring Example
Glamour 03-06-20
Pamela Bookman is an associate professor of law at Fordham Law School.

College Campuses Empty as Virus Scare Pushes Learning Online
Time 03-11-20
At Fordham University, Rory Varrato said his philosophy classes, which rely heavily on classroom discussion, will likely become more like lectures as he moves to a video conference.

Alan Alda would like your attention
Washington Post 03-12-20
[Alan] Alda persevered, attended Fordham University and studied theater and improvisation in New York.

First U.S. Colleges Close Classrooms as Virus Spreads. More Could Follow.
The New York Times 03-06-20
Alexandra Lupo, a junior at Fordham, had been in Italy for about two months studying in Florence, a popular destination for study abroad students interested in art and culture, when she learned that her program was being shut down.


Filling in the gender gap on Wikipedia
Fortune 03-11-20
Fordham University hosts an annual Wikipedia Edit-a-thon.

Cuomo: 36 Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in NYC
NY1 03-10-20
Fordham University will move to online or electronic instruction Wednesday, and has canceled all on-campus events through March 29.

Coronavirus: classroom closures quickly multiplying in US
Times Higher Education 03-10-20
Harvard and Fordham universities, however, said their moves to online formats will last indefinitely.

Coronavirus School Closings: Dozens Of Campuses Canceling Classes
CBS New York 03-10-20
Fordham University suspended Monday and Tuesday classes and plans to shift to remote classes for the remainder of the week.

Trump to Discuss Economic Steps; Italy Halts Most Travel; Stocks and Oil Prices Plunge
The New York Times 03-10-20
The schools join a snowballing list of colleges and universities that have suspended in-person classes, including the University of Washington, Stanford, Columbia, Barnard, Juilliard, Rice, Fordham University and Yeshiva University.

Jesuit schools respond to coronavirus with closures
America Magazine 03-09-20
Fordham University announced on March 9 that, in addition to a prior decision canceling all on-campus activities, the university would only conduct classes online beginning on March 11, adding that public Masses will be suspended until further notice.

Thousands of Students in New York Face Shuttered Schools
The New York Times 03-09-20
And Fordham University said it was indefinitely suspending in-person classes on all its campuses.

Fordham University Cancels Public Classes During Coronavirus Threat
Catholic New York 03-09-20
Fordham University announced March 9 that it was suspending public classes on all of its New York-area campuses and would continue these courses online March 11.

Fordham University shuts down classes amid coronavirus scare
New York Daily News 03-09-20
Students at Fordham University were sent home Monday and classes given online amid a coronavirus scare after an undergraduate commuter student exhibited symptoms consistent with the disease.

These New York and New Jersey schools are closing over coronavirus concerns
New York Post 03-09-20
Fordham University in The Bronx suspended face-to-face instruction through Tuesday. Classes will begin online Wednesday.

Fordham University suspends in-person classes amid coronavirus outside
ABC 7 New York 03-09-20
Fordham University is suspending face-to-face instruction on all Fordham’s New York-area campuses after a student exhibited symptoms consistent with the coronavirus.

Columbia, Barnard, Fordham Cancel In-Person Monday and Tuesday Classes Over Coronavirus Concerns
NY1 03-09-20
Fordham University issued a similar statement at noon, saying classes at all area campuses are suspended for the remainder of Monday and Tuesday.

Coronavirus forces Fordham University to cancel HS sporting events, putting upcoming state Federation basketball event in jeopardy
SI Live 03-08-20
Fordham University late Saturday canceled all sporting events to be played at the Bronx school because of the soaring cases of coronavirus in the New York City area.

Coronavirus puts NY college students’ spring break trips on hold
New York Post 03-07-20
Fordham University said it was keeping dorms open during spring break for students who can’t return home because of the virus.

Coronavirus NY Update: NYC cases rise to 25, 3 students in Rockland County test positive
ABC 13 03-06-20
Fordham University is suspending face-to-face instruction on all New York-area campuses.


Literarati at the Rye Library
Rye Record 03-11-20
Ogden Nash, Barbara Bush, J. P. Marquand, Elizabeth Janeway, Stephen Birmingham, Ethel Barrymore, Amelia Earhart, Clarence Day, and publisher George Putnam also resided in Rye, according to Jan Kelsey, a library trustee and former Fordham University Reference Librarian who has done extensive research on Rye’s rich history of writers, publishers, advocates for literature, and literary agents.

Is justice still a long-way off for Jesuit martyrs in El Salvador?
America Magazine 03-06-20
In 1989, then Fordham University president Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J., asked a question that still haunts us: “Can we hand weapons to butchers and remain unstained by the blood of their innocent victims?”


Fordham University willing to host state Federation high school basketball tourney without fans
Newsday 03-10-20
“They are welcome to play, and we are waiting to hear whether they will do so,” university spokesman Bob Howe said.

The Case for Housing Safe Havens at a Time of Increasing Crisis
Mansion Global 03-06-20
“These cities have the economic breadth to rebound from market volatility; they are more resilient economies,” said Dr. Hugh F. Kelly, special advisor to Fordham University’s Real Estate Institute and founder of consulting practice Hugh F. Kelly Real Estate Economics.


Harvard Law Opts for Virtual Classes to Limit Coronavirus Spread
Bloomberg Law 03-10-20
Other New York law schools that have temporarily canceled in-person classes include Fordham and Hofstra.

International Women’s Day: Here’s how you can celebrate
SI Live 03-08-20
The Federal Bar Association is holding an event titled, “Transforming the Future of the Legal Profession through Gender Equality” on March 13 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Fordham Law School in Manhattan.


How to negotiate merit scholarships
National Jurist 03-11-20
She is the assistant dean for pre-law advising at Fordham University and author of “Alternative Careers for Lawyers.”

Expert Analysis Of Harvey Weinstein’s Sentence
CBS New York 03-11-20
Fordham Law professor Cheryl Bader stopped by CBSN New York discuss Harvey Weinstein’s sentence.

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison for sexual assaults
RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly 03-11-20
Guest: Cheryl Bader, law professor, Fordham University, New York

GOP high court win in Arkansas follows ethics complaint over partisanship
Facing South 03-10-20
In his book “The People’s Courts,” Fordham University law professor Jed Shugerman describes why states moved from partisan to nonpartisan judicial elections in the 20th century.

The Cryptocurrency Act of 2020 Is ‘Dead on Arrival,’ Washington Tells Sponsors
Coindesk 03-10-20
“The CFTC indicated early on that virtual currencies, such as bitcoin are commodities under the Commodity Exchange Act. However, that does not mean they regulate the day-to-day activity of spot exchanges,” said Donna Redel, board member of New York Angels and a professor at Fordham Law and Fordham Gabelli School, said.

The Most Important Role in a Biden (or Sanders) Administration
New Republic 03-10-20
Among his possible AG picks were Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout, a prominent anti-corruption scholar, as well as New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.

Sanders v. Biden (v. Trump) on China
The Nation 03-09-20
Zephyr Teachout, a Nation editorial board member, is an associate professor of law at Fordham University and the author of the forthcoming book Break ’Em Up: Recovering Our Freedom From Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money.

With an eye on 2020 and beyond, progressive grassroots activists join forces in Philly
Pennsylvania Capital-Star 03-08-20
Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham University law professor, speaking for Sanders, riled up the crowd with a stark choice between a bright future built on Sanders’ ideals or a return to what she said was an untenable pre-Trump status quo with Biden.

‘Thank You, RBG’: 9 Women Who Clerked for the Supreme Court Justice on Her Enduring Example
Glamour 03-06-20
Pamela Bookman is an associate professor of law at Fordham Law School.

Xi Jinping visits Wuhan for first time since coronavirus outbreak began
The Guardian 03-10-20
“Xi is declaring China’s victory over the coronavirus,” said Carl Minzner, a China scholar and professor of law at Fordham Law School in New York.

Wuhan residents decry ‘fake’ work as Chinese official tours city
Raw Story 03-06-20
Carl Minzner, an expert on Chinese law at Fordham Law School, tweeted Friday that the clip suggested only one resident was shouting, instead of more heard in a longer version of the video circulating online.

Law Profs: Bernie Sanders’ Marijuana Plan Lacks ‘Rudimentary Understanding’ of Presidential Power
Law & Crime 03-06-20
“Almost every single marijuana conviction is a state conviction. The Feds have no control over state criminal processes,” Fordham Law professor John Pfaff wrote of Sanders’s plan.


City sporting events face virus reckoning
Crain’s New York 03-11-20
“The last time we saw this was during the Second World War,” said Mark Conrad, Director of the Sports Business Program at Fordham University.

Coronavirus cancellation policies expose the best and worst in travel companies
USA Today 03-13-20
“Companies that tighten refund policies are only focusing on the short-term hits,” says Marcia Flicker, an associate professor of marketing at the Center for Positive Marketing at Fordham University.

Taking the classroom into the world with VR and AR
eSchool News 03-09-20
In addition to my work with The Glimpse Group, I am also an adjunct lecturer at Fordham University.

BronxTalk: Coronavirus
BronxNet 03-05-20
Falguni Sen, Professor at Fordham University and Head of the Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center (GHIM), as well as Dr. Jae Ahn, Chief Medical Officer at Union Community Health Center join Gary Axelbank for a discussion on Coronavirus, their takes on what to do if you have it and how to prevent it, as well as their takes on the future of the virus.

Amherst College switches to online learning, as universities nationally scramble to respond to covid-19 outbreak
Washington Post 03-09-20
Falguni Sen, professor of strategy at the Gabelli School of Business and director of the Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center at Fordham, said students in one of his classes were panicking because they expected to take a midterm exam Monday.


Dr. Irit Felsen Co-Convened International Meeting on Trauma Care
Yeshiva University 03-08-20
Dr. Holly K. Shaw, RN, who is the chair of the NGO Committee on Mental Health, gave the welcoming remarks, and Dr. Felsen moderated a panel discussion on “Trauma-Informed Mental Health Care in a Shifting Socio-Political Environment” with discussants Dr. Carol Tosoni, LCSW, professor and director of the DSW Program in Clinical Social Work at New York University’s Silver School of Social Work; Dr. Dana Alonzo, director of the Fordham University Suicide Prevention Research Program at the Graduate School of Social Services; and Sepi Djavaheri, Community Mobilizer at the UJA Federation of New York.


Nobel Peace Prize nominee John Dear to speak at Edmond Trinity Church
City Sentinel 03-06-20
He has two Master’s Degrees in Theology from the Graduate Theological Union in California, and has taught theology at Fordham University in New York City.


It’s Mammogram Time
New York Amsterdam News 03-12-20
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,” the co-host of the podcast FAQ-NYC.

Welcome to your first bear market. Here’s what it means
Fortune 03-12-20
“If you tell me that over the last two weeks that the true value of Microsoft and [Google parent] Alphabet have dropped so significantly, I don’t believe it,” said Fordham University senior lecturer of economics Giacomo Santangelo.

ADL Publishes New Guide To Antisemitic Tropes
ABC 7 03-12-20
Magda Teter, Professor of History and the Shvidler Chair in Judaic Studies at Fordham University

College Campuses Empty as Virus Scare Pushes Learning Online
Time 03-11-20
At Fordham University, Rory Varrato said his philosophy classes, which rely heavily on classroom discussion, will likely become more like lectures as he moves to a video conference.

It’s not populism that’s killing America’s democracy
The Hill 03-11-20
Abraham Unger, Ph.D., is research director at Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform, an associate professor and director of urban programs at the Department of Government and Politics, Wagner College, New York, and Visiting Research Scholar in the Political Science Department at Fordham University.

Active Rain 03-10-20
One example is Fordham University, where I teach the HR certification course on Saturdays in March and April.

Westport Playhouse Presents Reading of “Mrs. Mannerly” Comedy, March 23
Hamlet Hub 03-20-10
He is a graduate of Brown University (BA) and Fordham University (MA, faculty).

The Original Sandernista
The Cut 03-10-20
From left: Heather Gautney, a Sanders campaign senior policy adviser and a professor of sociology at Fordham University; former state senator Nina Turner, campaign co-chair; and supporter and surrogate Susan Sarandon in Des Moines.

Terri Schiavo, the Brain Injured and Church Teaching
National Catholic Register 03-08-20
The priests were responding to an article written by Charles C. Camosy, a professor at Fordham University, titled, “Latest research on vegetative state calls for new civil rights movement.”

Communities of Faith Grapple With the Coronavirus
WNYC 03-09-20
We spoke with Patrick Hornbeck, Professor and Chair, Department of Theology, Fordham University, Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg, who is part of several grassroots Jewish congregations in the Chicago area, and Dr. Reverend Jacqui Lewis, Senior Minister at the Middle Collegiate Church in Manhattan.

Joe Biden Looks for His Own Joe Biden in Running Mate
Bloomberg 03-07-20
Boris Heersink, a professor of political science at Fordham University, has found that choosing a running mate from a swing state can boost the campaign by an average of 3 percentage points in that state, and up to 4 points if it’s an elected official with more than a decade in office.

Interview With Novelist Jason Z. Morris
Book Marketing Buzz Blog 03-06-20
Jason Morris, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Natural Sciences at Fordham University recently debuted as a novelist with the publication of Thicker Than Mud.

Beer and bagels please: New York rats evolve to mirror human habits
The Guardian 03-08-20
The pressures include increased danger from disease and changes in diets, said the scientists, among them Pleuni Pennings of San Francisco State University and Jason Munshi-South of Fordham University.

Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest
The New York Times 03-06-20
“With rats, the map is almost three-dimensional: the surface, the buildings, everything underneath,” Jason Munshi-South, a biology professor at Fordham University who has led “rat safaris” to observe the vermin in Manhattan, told Mr. Bradley.


Confusion, Panic, and Tens of Thousands of Dollars: What It’s Actually Like to Be a Student at a Shutdown College
Cosmopolitan 03-12-20
Isabelle Hesse, 19, Fordham University

America Media Announces 2020-2021 O’Hare Fellows
America Magazine 03-11-20
Kevin Christopher Robles: graduating senior, Fordham University

Rosary girls basketball planning trip to state finals amid concerns about coronavirus
OC Register 03-11-20
His son Aidan [Tice] is a college student at Fordham studying aboard in London but will be coming home after the university cancelled in-person classes.

From Ireland to Boston, coronavirus shuts down St. Patrick’s Day parades
Washington Post 03-10-20
On Monday, [Thomas H.] Groome was picking up his son from Fordham University in New York after the Catholic school sent students home for several weeks, to drive with him back to Boston.

U.S. Catholic colleges adapt to online format during coronavirus
Crux 03-12-20
Fordham University sophomore Lindsey Fritz learned March 9 that her school in New York was suspending public classes and offering them online March 11 – with no date on when regular classes would resume.

Protests against a star of ‘West Side Story’ on Broadway reveal a #MeToo saga that’s not what you might expect
CNN 03-07-20
Waterbury, who is studying gender and women’s studies at Columbia University, recently took aim at [Alexa] Maxwell, a student at Fordham University.

MHS Student Named National Merit Scholarship Finalist
TAPinto 03-06-20
[Vincent] Vitanza plans to attend Fordham University and major in environmental science.

First U.S. Colleges Close Classrooms as Virus Spreads. More Could Follow.
The New York Times 03-06-20
Alexandra Lupo, a junior at Fordham, had been in Italy for about two months studying in Florence, a popular destination for study abroad students interested in art and culture, when she learned that her program was being shut down.


Arizona Cardinals offense will regress without Kenyan Drake
Raising Zona 03-12-20
The Cardinals also have Chase Edmonds, a third-year back out of Fordham University, vying for playing time.

State Catholic boys and girls basketball tournaments canceled
Buffalo News 03-12-20
It was scheduled for Fordham University March 27-29, but Fordham initially postponed all athletic events.

CHSAA suspends all high school sports activities because of coronavirus concerns
New York Post 03-12-20
The league’s boys basketball playoff’s original schedule had been altered earlier this week when traditional host Fordham University cancelled all on-campus events because of coronavirus.

Hartwick cancels lacrosse games, cites virus concerns
Daily Star 03-09-20
The CSHAA is made up of Catholic high schools in New York, Long Island, Westchester and Buffalo, and scheduled the quarterfinal games at Fordham University.

Basketball Tournament Featuring Westchester Rivals Postponed Due To COVID-19 Concerns
Daily Voice 03-08-20
The four quarterfinal games in the Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) Tournament won’t be played as scheduled on Sunday, March 8 because the host site, Fordham University, canceled most on-campus events, starting on Sunday.

St. Andrew’s Bodziony honored as Gatorade POTY
Providence Journal 03-06-20
[Megan] Bodziony, who will play at Fordham University next season, has a 4.09 GPA at St. Andrew’s and spent time volunteering locally as a basketball coach.


Jovia Financial Credit Union welcomes two new members to supervisory committee
CUInsight 03-12-20
Currently a tenured professor at Long Island University-Post and an adjunct at New York Institute of Technology, teaching data analytics and cyberlaw, Professor [Ling] Zhu has earned a law degree from Fordham University and a doctor of philosophy in management information systems from the University of Arizona.

Meet All ‘The Bachelorette’ Season 15 Contestants Competing For Clare Crawley’s Heart
Women’s Health 03-12-20
[Jordan Chapman is] a Fordham University grad and former football player.

Alan Alda would like your attention
Washington Post 03-12-20
[Alan] Alda persevered, attended Fordham University and studied theater and improvisation in New York.

Assemblies of God 03-12-20
A go-getter, thanks in part to determination from her mother, Rachel, that she receive a good education, Dolly [Thomas] attended top schools, including the University of Pennsylvania and Fordham University.

Social Worker Joins CHP Behavioral Health Team
iBerkshires 03-12-20
[Linda] Moro earned her master’s degree from Fordham University School of Social Work in New York and received her bachelor’s degree in social work from Herbert Lehman College.

SPOTLIGHT ON: Amanda Martinez
Real Estate In-Depth 03-11-20
[Amanda Martinez] attended Fordham University, earning a B.S. in Psychology, and set her sights on becoming a therapist.

Famous People Who Went To Fordham University
I Love the Upper West Side 03-11-20
There are tons of famous people who went to Fordham University.

Donna M. La Flamme, PhD, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Private Practice
Issue Wire 03-11-20
[Donna M. La Flamme] also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Fordham University and a Master of Science degree in Social Psychology from Yale University.

Carron Brown Joins Fullscreen as Senior Vice President of Client Service
Acrofan 03-10-20
[Carron] Brown holds a Masters of Business Administration degree in Marketing and Management from Fordham University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Georgetown University.

Gen. Jack Keane on receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom: ‘This was really off the charts’
Fox News 03-11-20
Born in New York City, [Jack] Keane graduated from Fordham University and receive a master’s degree from Western Kentucky University.

Remarks by President Trump at the Presentation of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to General Jack Keane
White House 03-11-20
At Fordham University, [Jack Keane] joined the ROTC, distinguishing himself as a cadet and a member of the famed Pershing Rifles.

Trump presents Medal of Freedom to retired four-star general
Associated Press 03-10-20
[Jack Keane] earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Fordham University and a master’s degree in philosophy from Western Kentucky University.

H-ton Senior Cole Pillion Chooses Oberlin College
Patch 03-10-20
Both brothers [Christopher and Alexander Lau] are also graduates of Fordham University’s School of Law.

Guess Who This Silly Kid Turned Into!
TMZ 03-10-20
Shortly after graduating from Fordham University’s drama program, this up-and-coming actor [Tommy Dorfman] got cast on the hit Netflix series … which premiered in 2017.

The Herd: New hires, departures and promotions 3.10.20
Business Den 03-10-20
[Brendan Leanos] has degrees from Middlebury College and Fordham University.

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. Announces Leadership Transitions
Acrofan 03-10-20
Mr. [Vincent J.] Napolitano holds a B.A. from New York University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

Woody Hayes’ pal Vince Lombardi greatest coach ever, expert tells Luncheon Club
Canton Rep 03-09-20
Park explained that Lombardi came out of Fordham University intending to be a banker, with the Great Depression gripping the nation.

Event Marketing Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Can Events Survive?
Commpro 03-08-20
A Fordham University graduate, [Melissa Vigue lives] in Westchester with [her]husband, identical twin daughters and two rescue dogs.

NYC Indigent Defense Panels See Drain Of Local Lawyers
Law 360 03-08-20
[Veronica Escobar is] also looking forward to paying off this year the last of her student loan from Fordham University School of Law.

Howard Zucker finds himself at the center of the coronavirus storm
Newsday 03-07-20
[Howard] Zucker also holds law degrees from Fordham University School of Law and Columbia Law School, which he completed at night, while running an intensive care unit.

International Women’s Day: Meet the women at forefront of tech industry
Devdiscourse 03-07-20
[Annie Dean] completed her education from Syracuse University and Fordham University School of Law.

Notre Dame girls basketball bows out in quarterfinals of Non-Public A South playoffs
Trentonian 03-06-20
But that did not keep [Sophia] Sabino, who has already committed to attend Fordham University, from doing a little bit of everything.

Why Gender Equality Is Important For Everyone, By Adetola Salau
Premium Times 03-06-20
With that being said, I also want to disclose again that I went to a women’s college, Marymount College, which is part of Fordham University in New York.

Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces Additional Corporate Governance Enhancements
Business Wire 03-06-20
Ms. [Ivona] Smith holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Fordham University and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.

2019 – Prelude to turbulence
Investor 03-06-20
Jordan Mollow holds a BA in International Relations from SUNY New Paltz, USA and a Business Administration from Fordham University, USA.

BlackRock Capital Investment : SEC Filing (PRE 14A)
Market Screener 03-06-20
Mr. [Michael] Pungello earned a BBA degree in accounting from Fordham University in 1979 and an MBA degree in finance from New York University in 1987.


Mable Anderson, 89, Of Birmingham, AL, Professor
Dr. Mable Anderson, founder of the Village Creek Society, dies at 89
Birmingham Times 03-10-20
And during her career, she taught at several prestigious institutions, including the University of Alabama, Tuskegee University, Miles University, Grambling State University, the University of Georgia, Michigan State University, Pennsylvania State University, and Fordham University.


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