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Rams in the News: February 21, 2020



How Trump’s Relationship With Barr Got So Complicated
The New York Times 02-14-20
“The president can do what he wants,” said Bruce Green, a law professor at Fordham University.

Coronavirus Worsens U.S.-China Ties and Bolsters Hawks in Washington
The New York Times 02-19-20
“You are starting to walk back a couple of decades of diplomatic relations,” said Carl Minzner, a professor of Chinese law and politics at Fordham University.

What makes a man? Across generations, photographers have provided eclectic answers
CNN 02-20-20
Locker rooms and men’s clubs “are spaces where a certain form of masculinity can still be articulated,” said Sharif Mowlabocus, an associate professor in digital media and culture at Fordham University.


Integral ecology requires a larger ‘seamless garment’
National Catholic Reporter 02-19-20
[Joseph] Bernardin used this term in his now-famous 1983 lecture on the topic at Fordham University, stating, “I am convinced that the pro-life position of the Church must be developed in terms of a comprehensive and consistent ethic of life.”

Study: ‘Tough Guys’ May Be At Higher Risk Of Suicide
CBS Boston 02-17-20
Researchers at Fordham University looked at data on more than 20,000 teens and found that those identified as having high traditional masculinity were more than twice as likely to die by suicide.


Rush to Place Capital Ahead of Election Expected
AZ Bex 02-20-20
“If I had to put a word on the coming year in terms of the economy and the market, the word would be deceleration,” says Hugh F. Kelly, PhD, CRE Special Advisor, Fordham University’s Real Estate Institute.

Fordham PCS Accepting Students for New Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate
Times Union 02-20-20
“Our BSRE offers current and prospective real estate professionals the opportunity to not only learn from some of the leading minds in the industry, but network with them through Fordham’s vast and loyal alumni network,” Dr. Anthony R. Davidson, dean, Fordham PCS.


International meeting to seek unity to put an end to the blockade
The Prisma 02-16-20
The International Conference to Normalise Relations with Cuba and the United States, taking place on 21-22 March at the Fordham University School of Law in New York City, has a primary goal of achieving normal links between the two nations.

News10NBC Investigates: Killer’s wait time for parole hearings drops from 2 years to 9 months
News 10 WHEC 02-14-20
A study by Fordham University suggests the parole hearings happen sooner as a way to get around appeals filed by inmates when they get denied.


Sustainability Matters: Teva Will Now Make All its Signature Straps From Recycled Plastic + More
Footwear News 02-19-20
Jan. 2, 2020: PVH Corp. has pledged to donate $1 million to the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University to establish an academic hub for the study of corporate responsibility and sustainability.


De Blasio defends Sanders stump on NYC taxpayers’ money
Fox 02-20-20
Regardless of whether the mayor is on vacation or campaigning for another office, he’s required to have security at all times, Mark Davies, a Fordham professor and expert on city ethics laws, told the Daily News.

Dressing for the campaign trail can be tough for female candidates. M.M. LaFleur is lending free clothes to ease the burden.
Washington Post 02-19-20
Puzzling through the public’s demands of what a trustworthy, professional woman ought to look like is an almost impossible task, said Susan Scafidi, academic director of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University.

INSIGHT: FCPA Benefits, Advantages Outweigh Opposition’s Arguments
Bloomberg 02-18-20
He is an adjunct professor of law at both Fordham and Cardozo law schools and is co-author of the recently published “I Swear: The Meaning Of An Oath.”

East Ramapo trial offers fraught question: Should Hasidic Jews be considered ‘white’?
Forward 02-18-20
“If I were them, I would do what they’re doing, which is try to avoid the word ‘Jewish,’” said Aaron Saiger, a professor of law at Fordham University.

Harvey Weinstein trial jury deliberates his fate with lots of questions along the way
USA Today 02-19-20
“Concepts like criminal culpability, consent, forcible compulsion and how lesser-included crimes operate together are complex legal issues that we might spend several hours teaching law students about,” says Cheryl Bader, a clinical professor of law at Fordham University’s law school in New York.

Harvey Weinstein Trial: Jury Does Not Reach Verdict After First Day Of Deliberations
CBS New York 02-18-20
“It really hinges on the testimony of the witnesses,” Fordham University Associate Professor of Law Cheryl Bader told CBS2.

A Safer Harbor: Improving Hester Peirce’s Proposal for Regulating Token Sales
Coindesk 02-19-20
Donna Redel is the former Chairman of COMEX, a Board Member of New York Angels and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School.

Mike Bloomberg’s ‘Wizard Of Oz’ Campaign Hid His Record Behind The Curtain
HuffPost 02-16-20
“All of this money is putting up a wall in between people and learning who Bloomberg is,” Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham Law School professor and supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), said.

Newsweek 02-16-20
A professor at Fordham Law School, Shugerman obtained his B.A. (1996), law degree (2002), and Ph.D. in history (2008) from Yale.

How Justice Scalia paved the way for Trump’s assault on the rule of law
Vox 02-14-20
As Fordham law professor Jed Shugerman explained in a recent article, Scalia’s suggestion that the power to investigate crimes and bring prosecutions is reserved to the executive branch is hard to square with early American history.

Coronavirus Worsens U.S.-China Ties and Bolsters Hawks in Washington
The New York Times 02-19-20
“You are starting to walk back a couple of decades of diplomatic relations,” said Carl Minzner, a professor of Chinese law and politics at Fordham University.

U.S.-China Bickering Threatens to Hobble World’s Virus Fight
Bloomberg 02-14-20
“Beijing remains deeply concerned about the potential for foreign criticism of its containment efforts,” said Carl Minzner, a law professor at Fordham Law School, who wrote a recent book on how China’s authoritarianism is undermining its rise.

Long-time Trump adviser Stone to be sentenced by judge he antagonized
Reuters 02-19-20
“I would bet that the judge will make every effort to put all of those things aside and to sentence him based on the conduct that he was convicted of,” said Bruce Green, a former federal prosecutor who is now a professor at the Fordham University School of Law in New York.

How Trump’s Relationship With Barr Got So Complicated
The New York Times 02-14-20
“The president can do what he wants,” said Bruce Green, a law professor at Fordham University.

Emboldened, Trump defends right to interfere in criminal cases
Reuters 02-14-20
Trump’s running commentary on the Stone case calls into question whether Barr can oversee U.S. law enforcement in an independent manner, said Bruce Green, a former federal prosecutor who now teaches at Fordham School of Law.


Ronald Crawford believes Meek Mill, Jay Z and Nas have something healing to say to Philly’s returning citizens
Generocity 02-14-20
Crawford’s work builds off the research of the late Dr. Edgar Tyson of Fordham University, who was the first person to explore the therapeutic potential of hip hop culture and coined the phrase “hip hop therapy.”


What makes a man? Across generations, photographers have provided eclectic answers
CNN 02-20-20
Locker rooms and men’s clubs “are spaces where a certain form of masculinity can still be articulated,” said Sharif Mowlabocus, an associate professor in digital media and culture at Fordham University.

The Revolutionary Life of Crystal Eastman (Podcast)
Bloomberg 02-14-20
Amy Aronson discusses her new book, “Crystal Eastman: A Revolutionary Life,” and Eastman’s legacy as a co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union and co-author of the Equal Rights Amendment.

The high fives and facepalms of cause marketing in 2019
PR Week 02-19-20
Ferguson is also an adjunct professor of Public Interest Marketing at Fordham University.

Black coaching hires at collegiate ranks far worse than NFL’s abysmal marks
St. Louis American 02-19-20
“College coaches are expected to fund-raise and schmooze with alumni as well as coach,” said Mark Naison, an African American Studies and History professor at Fordham University, who contends that non-football factors also hold back black coaches.

What Happens When White Women Become The Face Of Diversity
Forbes 02-18-20
Hiring managers can improve their efforts by looking specifically for women of color and seeing them as diverse hires and not racial hires.—Lisa M Gill, Ph.D., university lecturer at the department of African and African American Studies at Fordham University

Mike Bloomberg’s education ‘reforms’ would be a disaster for public schools
The Guardian 02-17-20
Dr Heather Gautney is a professor of sociology at Fordham University and the senior education advisor to presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders.

Sight Magazine 02-21-20
Charlie Camosy is a professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University and author of five books, including, most recently, Resisting Throwaway Culture: How a Consistent Life Ethic Can Unite a Fractured People.

Democrats diverge on outreach to anti-abortion swing voters
Associated Press 02-18-20
Charles Camosy, an associate professor of theology at Fordham University who recently left the board of Democrats for Life in frustration over what he saw as the party’s absolutist approach to abortion, asserted that “something is missing” when the same blanket “pro-choice” terminology can be used to apply to both Klobuchar and Sanders.

Fordham professor laments physician-assisted suicide, says it hurts vulnerable people the most
Fox News 02-18-20
Nine states have already legalized physician-assisted suicide, (PAS) and New York may be next in line, Fordham University professor of theological bioethics Charles Camosy told Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Tuesday.

Catholic League 02-17-20
Charles Camosy is a pro-life Democrat who teaches at Fordham University.

2020s in Religion: Catholic Church moves toward human rights, dignity
The Morning Sun 02-17-20
He is an associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University.

Local politics matter
New York Amsterdam News 02-20-20
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.

Bloomberg looks to reset campaign after debate performance
Newsday 02-20-20
Christina Greer, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University, said the debate “was not a great showing for Bloomberg” but noted that he “has enough money to recalibrate in the next two weeks.”

The best New York political podcasts
City & State New York 02-20-20
Podcast: FAQ NYC
Hosts: Christina Greer, Fordham political science professor; Harry Siegel, Daily News columnist; and Alex Brook Lynn, filmmaker

The Bloomberg campaign hits Caucus Weekend
City & State New York 02-16-20
“As far as endorsements and elite-level support, he’s doing incredibly well,” said Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University.

Bloomberg bets old rules of politics no longer apply. He may be right.
Christian Science Monitor 02-14-20
“What’s so unprecedented is the amount of money Bloomberg can spend without needing the party,” says Christina Greer, professor of political science at Fordham University in New York.

19 Women of Color on the Books That Made Them Fall in Love With Reading
Glamour 02-14-20
This was what it meant to truly love reading, and it laid the foundation for my work as an academic. —Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University and the cohost of FAQ podcast

From elephants to the zoo in Despacito: YouTube turns 15
Rai News 02-14-20
As Paul Levinson, professor of media and communication studies at Fordham University, wrote in New Media, although it was not a cinematographic masterpiece, that video entered history and played a fundamental role in radically changing the use of media by people.


Questionnaire: Carlos Carrillo, Democratic candidate for Sheriff
El Paso Times 02-19-20
Gabrielle is a student at Southwest University and Gabriel [Carillo] is majoring in Global Economics at Fordham University in New York.


Digest: Newman walks out of hospital two days after horrific crash at Daytona 500
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 02-20-20
A crowd of 9,873 turned out to see Jaidah Stewart make four 3-pointers and Rachel Kent and Ciaja Harbison score 15 points each as the St. Louis University women’s basketball team beat Fordham 59-49 at Chaifetz Arena.

Wednesday Sports Roundup: Eberlin Scores 21 for Warriors in Win, Collinsville Girls Beat Belleville East
River Bender 02-20-20
Saint Louis University 59, Fordham 49

GOBIS: Corsairs’ Tellier ranked fourth-best baseball prospect in Div. III baseball
The Sun Chronicle 02-20-19
Bishop Feehan High grad Molly Dunn of North Attleboro, a senior with the Fordham University women’s swimming team, rewrote the Rams’ record in 3-meter diving (at 310.80) in winning the event in a meet with Iona.

New Providence Student Honored by Zoned Academy for Signing to Play Baseball in College
TAPinto New Providence 02-15-20
Michael Taylor, Gil St. Bernards High School – Fordham University


Paul Porretta, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s SECURE Act Webinar
1888 Press Release 02-20-20
Mr. [Paul] Porretta received a B.A. from Marquette University, a M.B.A. from Fordham University, a J.D. from New York Law School and a LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law.

Four finalists announced for school’s president position, including one from Mitchell Community College
Mooresville Tribune 02-20-20
[Porter] Brannon earned a doctor of education in educational leadership, administration and policy from Fordham University in New York City and a master’s degree of science in special education and a bachelor’s degree of science in human services from St. John’s University in Jamaica, N.Y.

Ally Love: How This Celebrity Change Maker Is Creating Impact As Founder/CEO Of Love Squad, Brooklyn Nets Host, And Peloton Instructor
Forbes 02-20-20
[Ally Love] then received a Bachelors in Fine Arts for Dance and Minor in Theology at Fordham University in New York.

Sheppard Mullin Announces 2020 Partner Class
Business Wire 02-18-20
[Amanda Zablocki] received her B.S. from Columbia University’s Barnard College and her J.D. from Fordham Law School.

One man’s journey out of crime and addiction through the power of his poetry
Long Island Press 02-19-20
[Roy] Kearse says it was 1980 when he “came out of the rain” and began to educate himself, first earning a GED and then a Bachelors Degree at York College in Jamaica and on the graduate school at Fordham.

Diverse Education 02-19-20
Previously director of the counselor and wellness center at Marymount Manhattan College, [Neda] Hajizadeh holds a bachelor’s from Skidmore College, a bachelor’s from the International School of Hamburg and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Fordham University.

2020 Ones to Watch: Megan Vallerie, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
New York Real Estate Journal 02-18-20
Name: Megan Vallerie
Education: Fordham University School of Law – JD 2001

Don’t mention retirement around this 97-year-old Bergen County lawyer
North Jersey 02-18-20
[Frank] Lucianna agreed and graduated from Fordham Law School in 1951 on the GI Bill.

Meet Ny’s Newest Commercial Real Estate Company, Dgny Commercial
Patch 02-18-20
[Alison] Faranello received a B.S.B.A. from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business and her M.B.A. summa cum laude from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.

Mario Gabelli’s Top 5 Buys of the 4th Quarter
Guru Focus 02-18-20
Managing a portfolio of 890 stocks, [Mario] Gabelli graduated summa con laude from Fordham University’s College of Business Administration and earned an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Robert A. Hagan Joins Savings Bank of Danbury as Vice President, Commercial Lending
APN News 02-18-20
A native of Stamford,CT, [Robert] Hagan earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and a MBA from the Marketing Business School at Fordham University.

‘Hotter’ candidate emerges to snatch Damongo seat from NDC/NPP
Ghana Web 02-19-20
In 2012, [David Tiki Dange] graduated from Fordham Law School and pursued a Certificate in Deutche (German) at Goethe Institute, Accra from 2013 – 2014 before obtaining a certificate in Criminology at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice from 2014 to 2016.

The oldest, most iconic bars in New York City
CNN 02-18-20
Gerard Meagher [FCRH ’74], Old Town’s owner and resident historian, says the bar “really thrived” during Prohibition, but that its most enduring attribute is its patrons’ sense of belonging and camaraderie.

MBA Resume: What Hobbies Should You Include?
Business Because 02-17-20
Frank [Fletcher] himself holds an MBA from Fordham’ University’s Gabelli School of Business.

Restoration House Community Church hosts informal swearing-in for judicial administrator Hope E. Whitehead
St. Louis American 02-17-20
As attorney and former state representative, [Hope E.] Whitehead received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Fordham University in New York in 1981 and was employed as a social worker until 1988.

The American women behind World War II were ‘the quiet heroes’
Miami Herald 02-17-20
Her father, Stanley C. Myers, a graduate of Fordham law school, met their mother Martha Scheinberg at Beth David Congregation in Miami.

Businesspeople – Feb. 16, 2020
Bismarck Tribune 02-16-20
[Greg] Gallagher earned a bachelor’s degree in human development from St. Mary’s College in Winona, Minn., and a master’s in religion and religious education from Fordham University in New York City.

PICKLES IN THE MIST: Bette and friend, Michael, visit The Big Easy
Wicked Local Boxford 02-16-20
That early career — despite the downside of grapefruit diets — paid for [Maureen Bannon’s] private schools and Fordham University.

Suite Talk: Seamus Carey, president of Iona College
Westfair Communications 02-16-20
A Bronx native, [Seamus] Carey earned a bachelor’s degree at Vassar College and both a master’s degree and a doctorate in philosophy from Fordham University.

Love of romance leads to career
Montana Standard 02-14-20
[Maggie] Dallen graduated from Fordham University in New York City and stayed in the city for 13 years.

NECC faculty receive national recognition
Wicked Local North Andover 02-14-20
[Meredith] Gunning earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science, history and christianity and culture from the University of Toronto and a Master of Art and Ph. D. in philosophy from Fordham University.

ToughBuilt Industries : DEF 14A
Market Screener 02-14-20
Mr. [Paul] Galvin holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from LeMoyne College and a Master’s Degree in Social Policy from Fordham University.

Breen, Wilbon win Gowdy Media Award
Yahoo! Sports 02-15-20
[Mike] Breen, a graduate of Fordham University, has broadcast NBA games for 28 seasons.

BANG! Mike Breen elected into Basketball Hall of Fame
New York Daily News 02-14-20
As a student at Fordham University, Mike Breen would occasionally, as an overjoyed fan in stands, shout “bang” when a Rams player nailed a long shot.

Mike Breen headed to Hall of Fame, wins Curt Gowdy Award
New York Post 02-14-20
[Mike] Breen, who grew up in Yonkers and graduated from Fordham, has called Knicks games for 28 seasons, starting with WFAN radio in 1992 before moving to MSG Network.


Sister Patricia Maureen (Mary Catherine) Mulryan, S.C., 89, Of New York, NY, Nun
Sister Patricia Maureen (Mary Catherine) Mulryan, S.C.,
The Tablet 02-19-20
Born in the Bronx, Sister Patricia earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in the Bronx, and received a master’s of science in education in guidance and an MBA in finance, both from Fordham University.

Nedda Casei, 87, Of New York, NY, Singer and Labor Leader
Nedda Casei, Mezzo-Soprano Turned Labor Leader, Dies at 87
The New York Times 02-15-20
She began studying at Fordham University in the waning years of her career and in 1982 received a bachelor’s degree in performing arts management.

Elizabeth Cullinan, 86, Of New York, NY, Writer
Elizabeth Cullinan, Writer With an Eye for Detail, Dies at 86
The New York Times 02-15-20
She taught at Fordham University, the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa.

George Coyne, 87, Of Syracuse, NY, Vatican Astronomer
George Coyne, 87, Vatican Astronomer and Galileo Defender, Dies
The New York Times 02-14-20
Father Coyne earned a bachelor’s degree in math and a licentiate in philosophy from Fordham University in 1958 and then a doctorate in astronomy from Georgetown University.


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