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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

JAMES BRUDNEY
Scared to Return to Work Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic? These Federal Laws Could Grant You Some Protections
Time 05-06-20
Most workers in the United States are employed “at will,” meaning that an employer can fire them for any reason that is not deemed illegal, explains James Brudney, a professor of labor and employment law at Fordham University School of Law in New York.

NICHOLAS TAMPIO
Horse Farms and Career Pathways
Los Angeles Review of Books 05-02-20
Nicholas Tampio is professor of political science at Fordham University.

Richard Hake: A Public Radio Pro From The Start
WNYC 05-01-20
[Julianne Welby] first met Richard Hake when [she]was a sophomore at Fordham University in the Bronx.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Has Shattered the Ordinary Life of College Students
Medium Education 05-06-20
To better understand the effect of COVID-19 on college students within the Fordham community, we (us in Data Visualization) have conducted a survey on the impact of COVID-19 on a sample size of 200 students at Fordham.

Coronavirus Leaves Students and Colleges Playing Waiting Game
Wall Street Journal 05-06-20
Incoming freshmen at Fordham University were told they had to decide by May 1 whether to accept the admission offers and send in their deposits.

Polls show faith is getting Americans through the coronavirus crisis
Crux 05-04-20
A poll by Fordham University released April 28 showed that Americans are being helped by their religious or spiritual faith during the pandemic, and the more often they go to church, the more they feel it has helped.

WFUV

New York State Broadcasters Association Names 2020 Excellence In Broadcasting Award Winners
All Access 05-06-20
Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign: FORDHAM UNIVERSITY Triple A WFUV/NEW YORK, “Strike a Chord: Healthy Aging”

ADMINISTRATORS

JOSEPH M. MCSHANE & GERALD CATTARO
Catholic colleges and universities fight to avert fiscal disaster amid the coronavirus pandemic
America Magazine 05-07-20
In a university-wide email on May 5, the Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham University, announced a projected revenue shortfall of nearly $100 million for fiscal year 2020.
“It’s a game changer,” said Gerald M. Cattaro, executive director of the Center for Catholic School Leadership and Faith-Based Education at Fordham University.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JOHN PFAFF
Excluding violence from criminal justice reform undermines progress, experts say
Legal News 05-07-20
The discussion was moderated by Safe & Just Michigan Executive Director John S. Cooper, who was joined by Fordham University Law Professor and author of “Locked In” John Pfaff, University of Michigan Law Professor Sonja Starr, and Safe & Just Michigan Outreach Director Troy Rienstra.

JACK BREWER
Jack Brewer: Don’t politicize Ahmaud Arbery’s horrible death
Fox News 05-07-20
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.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Democracy Wins in New York—and Bernie’s Back on the Ballot!
The Nation 05-06-20
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.

JOEL COHEN
INSIGHT: Can Covid-19 Become Sentencing Game-Changer?
Bloomberg Law 05-05-20
He is the author of “Blindfolds Off: Judges on How They Judges Decide” (ABA Publications, 2014) and an adjunct professor at both Fordham and Cardozo Law Schools where he teaches a courses based on the book.

STAN YAKOFF
Machine learning in fraud analytics to combat financial crime – Getting it right
Risk.net 05-05-20
“If you don’t have validation protocols in place and normalised data all the way from inception, then it becomes difficult to subsequently ingest that data and to rely on it to the level of certainty that you want to today,” said Stan Yakoff, adjunct professor teaching market structure regulation, trading and risk management at Fordham University School of Law.

LAWRENCE BRENNAN
Lawrence B. Brennan: “How To Survive And Thrive During A Time Of Crisis; 5 Lessons I Learned From My Military Experience”
Authority Magazine 05-05-20
Lawrence is an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School in New York City where he teaches Admiralty and International Maritime Law and is a Captain, US Navy (Retired).

JAMES BRUDNEY
Scared to Return to Work Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic? These Federal Laws Could Grant You Some Protections
Time 05-06-20
Most workers in the United States are employed “at will,” meaning that an employer can fire them for any reason that is not deemed illegal, explains James Brudney, a professor of labor and employment law at Fordham University School of Law in New York.

JAMES BRUDNEY
Trump executive order didn’t stop meat plant closures. Seven more shut in the past week.
USA Today 05-05-20
James Brudney, a professor at Fordham Law School and former chief counsel of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Labor, believes the Department of Labor should clear up the confusion by creating formal emergency standards for workers to ensure their safety is protected.

JAMES COHEN
Can Murphy keep NJ shut down? Here’s what legal experts say about coronavirus executive orders
North Jersey 05-03-20
“That’s the law then, that’s the law now,” said Jim Cohen, professor at Fordham University School of Law.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

MICHAEL BAUR
Moving ahead means letting go
The Ethics Centre 05-04-20
After months of living through disruption, old work habits and perceptions may no longer fit the ‘new normal’, says Michael Baur, Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at Fordham University and an Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School.

SAUL CORNELL
Is it legal to ban guns at protests? Forgotten laws resurface at coronavirus rallies
Charlotte Observer 05-04-20
Saul Cornell, an American history professor at Fordham University, analyzed Scalia’s opinion in a 2017 paper in which he stated the right to keep and bear arms was historically subject to something akin to a “balancing exercise.”

MONIKA MCDERMOTT
What date is the 2020 US election and will it go ahead as planned?
The Independent 05-07-20
“We’re in completely uncharted waters here and I don’t think anybody knows what’s going to happen,” Monika McDermott, a political science professor at Fordham University in New York, told The Guardian.

MONIKA MCDERMOTT
Emotional and Safety Burdens Fall Disproportionately on African Americans during the Coronavirus Pandemic
Globe Newswire 05-04-20
As evidence emerges showing that infections from the coronavirus are disproportionately high in areas with high minority populations, a new poll from Fordham University shows the emotional toll the virus is taking on black and Latinx Americans.
Contact: Professor Monika McDermott

PAUL LEVINSON
Legacy news, social media giants converge in new era of censorship
Just the News 05-03-20
Paul Levinson, professor of communication and media studies at New York’s Fordham University, cheered social media platforms for filling in occasional gaps left by traditional media outlets.

MARK NAISON
Hope Wanted: New Yorkers Speak on the Coronavirus
Utne Reader 05-05-20
I am a college professor at Fordham University, who loves the theatre of the classroom and trying to switch to online learning has been a challenge.

SUSANNE HAFNER
Medievalism in the Age of COVID-19: A Collegial Plenitude
Medievally Speaking 05-04-20
Susanne Hafner, German, Fordham University, USA

NICHOLAS TAMPIO
Horse Farms and Career Pathways
Los Angeles Review of Books 05-02-20
Nicholas Tampio is professor of political science at Fordham University.

DEAN MCKAY
Psychology Professor: How to Stay Sane During The Shutdown
Norwood News 04-30-20
Dean McKay has a doctorate in clinical and school psychology, and is a professor at Fordham University’s Department of Psychology.

DEAN MCKAY
People All Over the World Can’t Get Enough Anthony Fauci
Men’s Health 05-01-20
Right now, people are thirsting for honest, straight-forward leaders with plans to keep citizens healthy, says Dean McKay, PhD, psychology professor at Fordham University.

AMY ARONSON
The Revolutionary Crystal Eastman
Washington Lawyer 05-01-20
Fordham University professor Amy Aronson seeks to change that with her latest book, Cyrstal Eastman: A Revolutionary Life, the first full-length biography of the feminist once labeled as “the most dangerous woman in America.”

CHARLES CAMOSY
Nursing Home Deaths, Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News 05-05-20
Charles Camosy, Fordham University Professor [transcript and video unavailable]

CHARLES CAMOSY
The campaign to ban Catholic hospitals from being Catholic
Tempi 05-01-20
Charles C. Camosy, associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University, believes that in many circumstances the reason for the attack on Catholic health care “is a matter of pure power.

CHRISTOPHER DIETRICH
Opinion: How History Can Guide NYC to a Sustainable and Humane Recovery
City Limits 05-01-20
Christopher Dietrich is a historian of U.S. foreign relations and Director of American Studies at Fordham University and Chair of the Columbia University Seminar on Twentieth Century Politics and Society.

BRYAN MASSINGALE
Cardinal Dolan Defends Himself After Letter Criticizing Him for Trump Call
The Tablet 05-01-20
Among the signees are John Gehring, the Catholic Program at Faith in Public Life Action; Sister Simone Campbell of NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice; Stephen Schneck, executive director, Franciscan Action Network; and Father Bryan Massingale of Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
Resources during these surreal times
New York Amsterdam News 05-07-20
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
Maybe Diddy can afford not to vote for Biden — Black voters can’t
The Grio 05-01-20
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.

STUDENTS

Catholic colleges and universities fight to avert fiscal disaster amid the coronavirus pandemic
America Magazine 05-07-20
Kelvin Buck, a senior at Fordham from Portland, Ore., who uses they/them pronouns, discussed the challenges of remote learning and their uncertainty regarding the next academic year.

RICK FORTENBAUGH: No softball means fans miss out on local NJSIAA state title contenders
Trentonian 05-07-20
[Bailey Enoch is] headed on scholarship to Fordham University, which brings up another depressing thought from a local high school softball perspective.

St. Joe’s honors college athletes commitment virtually
WIVB 05-07-20
Jason [Walker] is headed to play Division I football at Fordham University for the Rams in the Bronx, New York.

Graduation Dreaming: The Heartbreak and Hope of the Class of 2020
L.A. Parent 05-07-20
[Reed Maruyama] was accepted to Fordham University with a partial scholarship, so that was super exciting, especially because it was [her]top school.

Chrissy Teigen and More Celebs Can’t Get Enough of Adele’s Incredible Transformation: See Their Reactions
Us Magazine 05-06-20
“When she introduced herself and began asking us about ourselves and our vacation in Anguilla, I apologized for not recognizing her right away and she said, ‘Don’t worry, I’ve lost around 100 pounds,’” the Fordham University School of Business student [Meredith Noonan] recalled.

Meet the new Boston Drivers: Boston Walkers
Boston Globe 05-06-20
“I haven’t smiled at anyone in a month,” said Jack Roche, a Fordham University student living in his childhood bedroom in Brookline.

Catholic Charities Clinician Kristhal Meono Awarded 2020 Centennial Scholarship
Catholic Charities 05-05-20
Kristhal [Meono] has been accepted into Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service for the 20/21 academic year to pursue a Master’s degree in Social Work.

Front porch photos capture moments in time during days of quarantine
Central Jersey 05-04-20
[Elizabeth] Wiltshire, a resident of Freehold and a sophomore at Fordham University, the Bronx, N.Y., started a special project in and around Monmouth County to help people remember their time in quarantine in a positive way.

Tri-Town News On Campus, May 6
Central Jersey 05-02-20
Tylar [Havens] was initiated at Fordham University, Bronx, N.Y.

2020 All-State Academic First Team
Ottawa Herald 05-02-20
Bridget Schippers
St. James Academy (Dale and Caroline Schippers): Active in swim, soccer, Scholar’s Bowl, debate and four different honor societies, this top student plans to attend Fordham University or the University of Notre Dame and study economics/international political economy.

College Achievements By Students From West Hartford
Patch 05-01-20
Fordham University, Bronx NY
Brendan Houlihan and Ana Mangini, both of West Hartford, recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Glenview Patch Honors High School Graduates: Class Of 2020
Patch 05-01-20
Justin [Machado] will be studying finance and applied accounting at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.

ALUMNI

Shweta Bachchan Nanda hosted the sweetest DIY graduation for Navya Naveli Nanda in Jalsa’s backyard
Vogue India 05-07-20
On May 7, 2020, Navya Naveli Nanda was supposed to be walking the stage and collecting her graduation certificate from Fordham University in New York.

Executive Spotlight: Interview with Vubiquity’s Darcy Antonellis
ET Centric 05-05-20
[Darcy] Antonellis has a BS in EE from Temple University and an MBA from Fordham University with a concentration in Finance.

Assumption extends president’s contract five years
Worcester Business Journal 05-05-20
[Francesco] Cesareo graduated from Cathedral College of the Immaculate Conception, a former school in New York, and earned a master’s degree and doctorate from Fordham University in New York.

Insider Tips on Staging a Virtual Wedding
Special Events 05-05-20
[Daniela Grafman] earned a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University, holds the CSEP designation, and has been named one of the “25 Young Event Pros to Watch” by Special Events Magazine.

COZEN O’CONNOR WELCOMES TECH ATTORNEY TO ITS CORPORATE PRACTICE
Law Dragon 05-05-20
[Frank A. Pugliese] earned his J.D. at Fordham University School of Law and his B.A. from New York University.

Kenneth Graham​ Named Locust Valley Superintendent
Patch 05-05-20
[Kenneth Graham] holds a doctoral degree in educational leadership and policy from Fordham University as well as a bachelor’s and master’s degree in earth and space science from Stony Brook University.

Ira Goldstein Named Top Transportation Industry Leader by TTA
Chauffeur Driven 05-04-20
The association, formerly known as the Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA), highlighted [Ira] Goldstein’s impressive legal background, having earned degrees from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and Fordham University School of Law.

Single Mom Finds Happiness in Creating Art
FStoppers 05-03-20
[Mary] Bel worked in the Art History department of Fordham University in New York as she pursued a Bachelors’s and Master’s degree in Arts.

‘Our Home Became The Film Set, Blankets Became Props, Windows Became Locations’
Forbes Africa 05-03-20
Malaika Uwamahoro, an artist born in Rwanda, and a Theatre Studies BA graduate from Fordham University in New York City, has performed her own poetry on stages around the world including at the United Nations headquarters in New York, and at the African Union summits in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) and Kigali (Rwanda).

Achilles injury gave Dick Barnett a leg up on a different and better path
Newsday 05-02-20
[Dick Barnett] continued on after his career ended and got his doctorate in education and communications from Fordham University.

Pope merges Canadian Diocese and Archdiocese
Vatican News 05-05-20
[Terrence Prendergast] holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fordham University, Master of Divinity and Doctor of Theology degrees from Toronto School of Theology and a Licentiate in Theology from Regis College.

Dr. Charles Gambino: A hero at the Regency
Long Island Herald 05-01-20
[Charles] Gambino received his pre-medical degree from Fordham University in 1984 before moving on to medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, receiving his doctorate in 1989.

Introducing the 2020 Texas Ten
The Alcade 05-01-20
English professor John Rumrich was torn between academia and joining the military when a post-graduate school offer from Fordham University made his decision for him.

Richard Hake: A Public Radio Pro From The Start
WNYC 05-01-20
[Julianne Welby] first met Richard Hake when [she]was a sophomore at Fordham University in the Bronx.

It’s The Story That Sells The ETF
Seeking Alpha 05-01-20
[Dan Russo] holds an MBA in finance with an international designation from Fordham University.

OBITUARIES

Daniel Zane, 94, Of Haverford, PA, Veteran & Lawyer
Daniel and Valerie Zane, Married 71 Years, Die 2 Days Apart
The New York Times 05-04-20
After the war he went to Fordham Law School and practiced law in Manhattan.

Roslyn K. Pulitzer, 90, Of Santa Fe, NM, Women’s Rights Activist and Photographer
Activist, photographer fought for women’s rights
The New Mexican 05-05-20
She later obtained a master of social work degree from Fordham University, eventually working at the Masterson Institute in New York to become a social worker and psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of personality disorders.

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