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Rams in the News: January 17, 2020

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

KIRSTEN SWINTH
Why Mothers’ Choices About Work and Family Often Feel Like No Choice at All
The New York Times 01-16-20
“It’s extremely difficult to have a structural conversation about it,” said Kirsten Swinth, author of “Feminism’s Forgotten Fight: The Unfinished Struggle for Work and Family” and a history professor at Fordham.

ROGER A. MILICI, JR.
On Philanthropy and Punishing Good Deeds
Wall Street Journal 01-16-20
Roger A. Milici Jr.
Fordham University

JOSEPH M. MCSHANE, S.J.
‘Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek cites ‘power of prayer’ in accepting Fordham award
Catholic Courier 01-16-20
Jesuit Father Joseph M. McShane, president of Fordham, said Alex Trebek, who was raised a Catholic, is “a brilliant man who is the nation’s schoolteacher.”

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Standoff between Apple, US over Fla. shooter’s iPhone again has consumers’ data security in doubt
Boston Globe 01-14-20
And in a speech in July at Fordham University, [William] Barr said that “while we remain open to a cooperative approach, the time to achieve that may be limited.”

Flooding at Lincoln Center shuts down theater and box office
Time Out 01-13-20
The flooding has also impacted about 15 to 20 businesses and has forced the cancellation of classes at Fordham University, according to the Lincoln Square BID, whose office has also been shuttered.

ADMINISTRATORS

ANTHONY DAVIDSON
Louis Mirando Elected Chair of Fordham Real Estate Institute’s Executive Advisory Council
PR Web 01-16-20
“Lou has been a tremendous asset to the EAC and we are thrilled that his fellow real estate leaders have elected him as their chair,” said Dr. Anthony R. Davidson, dean, Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS).

ROGER A. MILICI, JR.
On Philanthropy and Punishing Good Deeds
Wall Street Journal 01-16-20
Roger A. Milici Jr.
Fordham University

ROGER A. MILICI, JR.
Charitable giving to higher education is an investment, not a scam
The Hill 01-16-20
Roger A. Milici, Jr. is vice president for development and university relations at Fordham University.

DAVID ROACH
Fordham Will Renew Rivalry With Iona On The Court
The Bronx Chronicle 01-13-20
“We’re excited to be renewing our series with Iona,” said Fordham Director of Athletics Dave Roach. “We think it will be great to reinforce a local rival and will excite our fans and student athletes.”

JOSEPH M. MCSHANE, S.J.
‘Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek cites ‘power of prayer’ in accepting Fordham award
Catholic Courier 01-16-20
Jesuit Father Joseph M. McShane, president of Fordham, said Alex Trebek, who was raised a Catholic, is “a brilliant man who is the nation’s schoolteacher.”

JOSEPH M. MCSHANE, S.J.
Alex Trebek award by Fordham University ‘not just about trivia’
Crux 01-14-20
While he may not be pope, according to Fordham president Father Joseph McShane, Trebek has become the “nation’s school teacher” during his impressive career in the public spotlight.

SCHOOL OF LAW

Getting Schooled by REBNY
Commercial Observer 01-14-20
The trio hosted a REBNY seminar in July at Fordham Law School, where about 350 industry players converged for a two-hour seminar that covered the changing rent regulations followed by a lengthy question-and-answer session.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Syracuse U. Gets $75 Million From the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation
The Chronicle of Philanthropy 01-15-20
PVH Corp.
$1 million to Fordham University to establish an academic hub for the study of corporate responsibility and sustainability at the Gabelli School of Business.

Tommy Hilfiger announces second Fashion Frontier Challenge finalists
Fashion Network 01-13-20
The upcoming final round of the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge comes after parent company PVH kicked off its green initiatives for 2020 by donating $1 million to Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, as part of a partnership to establish an academic hub for the study of corporate responsibility and sustainability.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JOEL COHEN
INSIGHT: The Senate Impeachment Oath—Is Impartiality Even Possible?
Bloomberg Law 01-16-20
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.”

MARK COHEN
China views trade deal as welcome respite in US battle
Financial Times 01-16-20
“These changes were in play before the trade war was launched, but had since been delayed,” Mark Cohen, an expert on Chinese property law at New York’s Fordham University’s law school, wrote in a recent note. “After much pain and drama, the [Trump] administration may yet be placing old wine in a new bottles.”

SEAN WEISSBART
Five Tax Benefits that Might Go Away if President Trump Is Not Reelected
JD Supra 01-16-20
Sean also serves as an adjunct professor of law at both New York University School of Law, where he teaches Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates and International Estate Planning, and Fordham University School of Law, where he teaches Trusts and Estates Drafting.

SUSAN BLOCK-LIEB
Judge rejects “myths” that it’s impossible to get rid of student loans in bankruptcy
Marketplace 01-15-20
“I’m hoping the latter,” said Susan Block-Lieb, a professor at Fordham Law School.

MATT GOLD
Trump signed a “phase one” trade deal with China. Here’s what’s in it — and what’s not.
Vox 01-15-20
“This is not success, this is Donald Trump’s theater of success,” Matt Gold, a professor in international trade law at Fordham University, told me.

SEAN GRIFFITH
The Hidden Dangers of the Great Index Fund Takeover
The Wealth Advisor 01-14-20
The worry is that fund houses might cast votes as shareholders that appease executives “even when voting with management—the client—is not in its investors’ best interests,” wrote Sean Griffith, a Fordham School of Law professor, and Dorothy Lund, a law professor at the University of Southern California, in a recent article.

YOUNGJAE LEE
Could Gigi Hadid Actually Be a Juror in the Weinstein Trial?
Slate 01-14-20
“The basic idea is that they’re like everybody else, and the only question is if they can be an impartial juror,” Youngjae Lee, a criminal law professor at Fordham University School of Law, explained.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
#JoeVotedForTheWar Trends After Sanders Camp Fires Back at Biden’s Denials of Support for Iraq Invasion
Common Dreams 01-13-20
The vote, said Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout, is important context for the primary election so voters can understand candidates’ priorities.

CHERYL BADER
The judge in the Harvey Weinstein case told potential jurors it’s ‘not a referendum on the #MeToo movement’
Insider 01-16-20
Cheryl Bader, a former prosecutor who is now an associate professor at Fordham University’s law school, told Insider that members of the general public were not always as capable of being “fair and impartial” as they believed.

CHERYL BADER
Harvey Weinstein’s Dream Jury Is Conservative, Traditional, Skeptical
Bloomberg 01-13-20
“The defense will be looking for jurors who will be receptive to the argument that, while Harvey Weinstein is no angel, and he may have flexed his power in Hollywood to ‘entice’ women, the sexual encounters were consensual and did not cross the line into the realm of criminal conduct,” said Cheryl Bader, a former federal prosecutor who teaches criminal defense at Fordham Law School.

LAWRENCE BRENNAN
Op-ed: Iran must come clean about the passenger jet it shot down
Military Times 01-11-20
A retired Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps captain, Lawrence B. Brennan is an adjunct professor of Admiralty and International Maritime Law at Fordham Law School.

KAREN GREENBERG
Analysis: Three aspects that make Soleimani’s killing such a big deal
CGTN 01-15-20
“You can’t take aim at an official inside a government and say that is not a war,” said Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University Law School, adding that the attack could be interpreted as the U.S. declaring war on Iran.

KAREN GREENBERG
Arrests Made in Connection With Downing Of Ukrainian Jetliner
Cheddar 01-14-20
Iran announced that is has made several arrests in connection with the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner last week. Karen Greenberg, Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School, joins us to discuss.

KAREN GREENBERG
Officials Say Missile Accidentally Brought Down Plane in Iran
Cheddar 01-10-20
Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School, joins Cheddar to discuss the latest.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

STEVEN RAYMAR
Highlights from ORC19 Options Conference
Traders Magazine 01-16-20
David Hait, PhD, OptionMetrics Founder and CEO, and Steven Raymar of Fordham University offered closing remarks.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

CHRISTINA GREER
Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day
New York Amsterdam News 01-16-20
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,” and the co-host of the podcast FAQ-NYC.

KIRSTEN SWINTH
Why Mothers’ Choices About Work and Family Often Feel Like No Choice at All
The New York Times 01-17-20
“It’s extremely difficult to have a structural conversation about it,” said Kirsten Swinth, author of “Feminism’s Forgotten Fight: The Unfinished Struggle for Work and Family” and a history professor at Fordham.

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
Why Boeing’s shares are holding up despite a brutal year
Fortune 01-15-20
“Under normal circumstances, you say the market responds quickly to information, except for something like manufacturing,” said Giacomo Santangelo, a senior lecturer in economics at Fordham University.

MARK NAISON
Why it’s time to put ‘we’ ahead of ‘me’ more often
Atlanta Journal-Constitution 01-16-20
Mark Naison, a professor of history and African American studies at Fordham University, seems to think so.

LEONARD CASSUTO
Seeking a Culture Shift in Graduate Education
Inside Higher Ed 01-13-20
In another session on graduate student admissions — what moderator Leonard Cassuto, professor of English at Fordham University, guessed was the MLA’s first such panel — speakers said that career diversity should start with who gets into graduate school.

WILLIAM SELTZER
Counterpoint: You should be skeptical about the data’s usage
Gaston Gazette 01-12-20
But in 2000 historian Margo Anderson of the University of Wisconsin and Fordham University statistician William Seltzer uncovered evidence that Census Bureau officials provided information on the whereabouts of people with Japanese ancestry.

ELIZABETH YUKO
Wild ideas in science: Babies without pregnancy
Science Focus 01-12-20
In this more futuristic vision, artificial wombs can do a lot for society, says Dr Elizabeth Yuko, a bioethicist at Fordham University in New York.

KATHRYN REKLIS
How universal is the Force?
Christian Century 01-10-20
Kathryn Reklis teaches theology at Fordham University and is codirector of the Institute for Art, Religion and Social Justice.

STUDENTS

Charity puts focus on educational opportunity
The Royal Gazette 01-13-20
Ms [Sherrie Lynn] Lilley, who is studying for a master’s degree in mental health counselling at Fordham University in New York, added: “How can we advocate for students entering the school system and engaging them, right out of the gate, with some of the things that they may need to be successful, to remove some of the limitations?

Adele Told Fan Her Massive Weight Loss Was ‘Around 100 Pounds’: ‘She Seemed Happy’
Us Magazine 01-11-20
The Fordham University School of Business student [Meredith Noonan] told Us Weekly exclusively that the Grammy winner told her how much weight she has dropped.

ATHLETICS

Bears Add Former Eagles Coach as New QBs Coach: Report
Heavy 01-15-20
[John] DeFilippo got his start back in 2000, when he began as the quarterbacks coach for Fordham University.

Baylee Teal scores 1,000th point as Penfield overpowers state-ranked Pittsford Mendon
Democrat & Chronicle 01-14-20
Baylee Teal, 1, center, goes into the stands to hug her mother Erica Teal, left, who is holding the 1,000 point ball, and Stephanie Gaitley, Fordham University women’s basketball head coach, right, after she scored her 1,000 varsity point in the second quarter during their matchup against Mendon at Penfield High.

Kernels and Twins Announce 2020 Field Staff
OurSportsCentral 01-10-20
Prior to joining the Twins organization, [Peter] Larson was the pitching coach for Fordham University, University of Albany, and Siena College.

ALUMNI

It’s time to remember MLK’s words on judging people by the content of their character
Miami Herald 01-16-20
[Julio] Minsal-Ruiz, 32, is a 2009 graduate of Xavier University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a bachelor’s in philosophy. He earned a master’s in philosophical resources at Fordham University.

Pete Weinberg
Vanguard 01-16-20
After completing his law degree from Fordham University School of Law, [Pete Weinberg] intensified his clarinet studies with Naomi Drucker and performed annually with her and her husband Stanley.

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INFINITY DEVELOPMENT HOLDINGS COMPANY LIMITED 01-16-20
Mr. [Stephen Graham] Prince graduated from Audrey Cohen College in the U.S. with a bachelor
of business administration degree in 1992 and obtained a master degree of business
administration from Fordham University in 2001

Perkins Coie Adds Deborah Ruffins as Chief Marketing Officer
General Counsel News 01-15-20
[Deborah Ruffins] received her B.S. in Finance from Fordham University.

Choral Director Patty Thel: “It’s About the Human Spirit”
Town Topics 01-15-20
When her husband found his next job at Fordham University Law School in New York City, [Patty] Thel decided she wanted to move to Princeton to be near Westminster Conservatory, where she wanted to work.

A closer look at the 7 House managers in Trump’s Senate trial
Los Angeles Times 01-15-20
[Jerry] Nadler, a Fordham University Law School graduate, did not practice law before being elected to the New York Assembly.

Meet the Democrats prosecuting Trump’s impeachment
Politico 01-15-20
The 72-year-old [Jerry] Nadler, a Fordham Law School graduate, will likely buttress Schiff’s presentation of facts by laying out the reason Trump’s alleged offenses warrant removal from office.

Purchase College Honors President Thomas J. Schwarz on the Eve of His Stepping Down
Arts Westchester 01-15-20
President [Thomas J.] Schwarz earned a BA in economics from Hamilton College and a JD from Fordham Law School where he served on the Law Review.

Franklin S. Montero, Esq. Appointed First Latino Municipal Judge in Bergenfield History
Insider New Jersey 01-15-20
Judge [Franklin] Montero holds degrees from New York University, Fordham University and obtained his law degree from the Rutgers-Newark School of Law.

Mayor Mike Spano Nominates Liam Mclaughlin as Yonkers Inspector General
Yonkers 01-14-20
[Liam] McLaughlin holds a Juris Doctorate from New York Law School and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Fordham University.

Sprout Mortgage Names Gregory Walker Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel
KTVN 01-14-20
[Gregory Walker] graduated from Fordham University School of Law and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.

Qunxing Toys: Appoint Wang Hao as General Manager
TouTiao 01-14-20
[Wang Hao] graduated from Fordham University Business School, majoring in corporate finance, accounting, business law, and a bachelor of science degree.

Legacy: Edwin Woodriffe, the 1st black FBI agent to die in line of duty, gets lasting tribute
Fox 2 Detroit 01-14-20
Then Edwin [Woodriffe] moved through St. Peter Claver School, Brooklyn Prep and Fordham University with a degree in accounting before joining the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Kaia Gerber And Tommy Dorfman Spark Dating Rumors, Thanks To These Revealing Swimsuit Photos
Your Tango 01-14-20
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Tommy Dorfman is a graduate of New York City’s Fordham University.

GAMCO’s Mario Gabelli earns Horatio Alger Award
Pensions & Investments 01-13-20
Mr. [Mario] Gabelli, who was raised in the Bronx and is the son of Italian immigrants, received a scholarship to attend Fordham University, from which he graduated summa cum laude in 1965.

IMS 2020: Arini Subianto, RI’s Richest Woman with Rp. 11.4 Trillion
IDN Times 01-13-20
In the realm of formal education, [Arini Subianto] who always looks fashionable holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Fordham University Graduate School of Business in New York City, United States.

Insider Gone Rogue: Learn to Beat Wall Street With Paul Mampilly’s Book
Money & Markets 01-13-20
Then [Paul Mampilly] earned [his]master’s degree from Fordham University and became a chartered financial analyst.

Rev. Fichter to discuss research on Catholic bishops
Winona Post 01-13-20
[Stephen Joseph Fichter] obtained a Ph.L. and an S.T.B. from the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum in Rome, an M.S.W. from Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in sociology from Rutgers University.

Cognition Therapeutics Expands Leadership Team with Appointment of James M. O’Brien as Chief Financial Officer
Canadian Life Sciences 01-13-20
Mr. [James M.] O’Brien is a certified public accountant (CPA) with a Bachelor of Accountancy from George Washington University and a Master of Business Administration from Fordham University.

Inspiring New Guidebook Takes Readers on Spiritual Journey Through Lent
Stamford Advocate 01-13-20
With degrees in both theology and law, including a Ph.D. from Fordham University and a J.D. from Boston College, Pastor [Richard] Hasselbach combines his knowledge of the human spirit with his experience of divine goodness.

Levine Leichtman names Andrew Schwartz as partner
PE Hub 01-13-20
[David Wolmer] received a BA from the University of Michigan and a JD from the Fordham School of Law.

Candidate Running on “Crimefighter’ Platform Launches Borough President Campaign
LIC Post 01-12-20
[Jim Quinn] attended public school in the area and graduated from Columbia University and later Fordham Law School.

Ashley Breunich Named Director of Marketing for William Pitt-Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty
San Francisco Gate 01-10-20
[Ashley Breunich] graduated in 2012 from Fordham University with a B.A. in Visual Arts, concentrating in Graphic Design.

Writer’s Southern roots inspire ‘radical faith’ element to her fiction
Archdiocese of Baltimore 01-10-20
[Valerie] Sayers left Beaufort after high school and went on to obtain her undergraduate and master’s degrees respectively at Fordham University and Columbia University in New York.

Medical school alumna has brought ‘humane understanding’ to addiction research for three decades
VCU 01-10-20
In 1976, having earned degrees in psychology and biology from Fordham University, [Kathleen] Brady arrived on the MCV Campus in pursuit of a Ph.D., studying the impact of drugs and chemicals on behavior.

Retirement Industry People Moves
Plan Sponsor 01-10-20
[Mark Goerg] has a master’s from Fordham University and a bachelor’s from Stonehill College.

OBITUARIES

John K. Carroll, 77, Of Southbury, CT, Lawyer
John K. Carroll
Voices 01-13-20
John earned a master’s degree in English from New York University in 1985 and in 1991, a law degree from Fordham University School of Law, where he met his wife.

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