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Rams in the News: June 15, 2018



Rookie Chase Edmonds plans to pay off sister’s $80K in student loans
ESPN 06-09-18
[Chase] Edmonds, who stands 5-foot-9, ran for almost 6,000 yards and 67 touchdowns in four seasons at Fordham [University], while accounting for another 900 yards and seven touchdowns as a receiver.

The Nonstop Burn of Water Polo
The Wall Street Journal 06-10-18
A four-year starter and later coach at Fordham University in the Bronx, N.Y., he went on to play with the U.S. national water polo team and was an alternate for the 1984 Olympic team.


Design for Humanity Summit
Relief Web 06-07-18
The Design for Humanity Summit is made possible with the support of the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations, the Center for International Humanitarian Cooperation and Fordham University.

Elon Law students invited to UN event on immigration & refugees
Elon University 06-07-18
Participating Universities and Organizations in the June 2018 #JoinTogether Conference at the UN [:]…Fordham University, New York City…

It’s Not a Memory Test; Education Needs to Focus on Critical Thinking
Maine Public 06-08-18
According to the Open Education Database, a study done at Fordham University found that the average GPA for cheaters was higher than that of non-cheaters.

New College Ranking and Review Aggregator Publishes List of Best College Dorms at Top Colleges
PR Newswire 06-13-18
The full top 35 (in alphabetical order) are:…Fordham University – New York, NY…


New York Press Club Awards: WNYC, WCBS-A Top Radio Winners
All Access Music Group 06-06-18
Radio winners included: Rev. MYCHAL JUDGE Heart of NEW YORK Award: FORDHAM UNIVERSITY Triple A WFUV/NEW YORK, GEORGE BODARKY, “CITYSCAPE: Here’s The Scoop: Ice Cream In NYC”


AROUND TOWN: Chashama Gala, Life Sciences Symposium coming up
Real Estate Weekly 06-07-18
June 19: The Mortgage Bankers Association of New York will host its “4th Annual Strategic Real Estate and Lending Summit” at Fordham Law School Lincoln Center Campus, at 150 West 62nd Street in New York City.

‘Impenetrable’ World of Student Data Brokers a Major Concern, Study Says
Education Week 06-06-18
The K-12 world is subject to a murky marketplace of commercial data brokers who traffic in sensitive information involving students’ “ethnicity, affluence, religion, lifestyle, awkwardness, and even a perceived need for family planning,” according to a new report released today by the Center on Law and Information Policy at Fordham Law School.


Attorney general candidate’s top campaign promise? Sue Trump
WCAX 06-06-18
Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout is launching her Democratic campaign for New York attorney general with a promise to crack down on potential conflicts of interest in President Donald Trump’s business empire.

AG candidate Teachout: Albany needs ’21st-Century-Trustbusting’
Oswego County News Now 06-09-18
Fordham University Law Professor and former gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout is seeking to become the state’s next attorney general, with an eye toward stamping out corruption in Albany and ensuring the state’s laws are equally upheld for all people.

JCOPE, responsible for protecting ethics, provides cover for Albany insiders instead 06-11-18
The writer [Zephyr Teachout], a Fordham Law School professor, is running for New York State Attorney General.

June 11, 2018: Zephyr Teachout
WNYC 06-11-18
Last week, Zephyr Teachout, Fordham Law Professor and author, announced her candidacy for Attorney General outside of Trump Tower in New York City.

Mega-mergers like AT&T and Time Warner crush American democracy
The Guardian 06-13-18
Zephyr Teachout is a candidate for attorney general of New York, and an associate professor at Fordham Law School

Wave Of Progressive Prosecutors Strike Out In California Primaries
The Huffington Post 06-06-18
There just isn’t enough clear evidence about what shapes DA races to know exactly why so many progressive candidates weren’t able to come away with a win in California this week, said John Pfaff, a law professor at Fordham University whose work has focused on prosecutors and their role in mass incarceration.

raceAhead: Google Employees Demand Action On Diversity
Fortune 06-07-18
John Pfaff, a professor at Fordham Law School, has put together a helpful thread with links to research that shows how electoral pressures influence judicial behavior.

Iconic S.C. Judge, Odd Dateline Mark Milestone In Talc Cancer Litigation
Daily Kos 06-06-18
“So far, the story of the talc litigation has mostly been about two things—the science and the choice of forum,” said Howard Erichson, a professor at Fordham University School of Law, quoted in the National Law Journal.

Johnson and Johnson Fights Off Another Talc Lawsuit (Audio)
Bloomberg 06-07-18
Howard Erichson, a professor at Fordham Law School, discusses the latest lawsuit facing Johnson and Johnson over claims that the company knowingly sold cancer-causing talcum powder products.

Kate Spade and Fashion’s Identity Crisis: When a Name Makes a Brand
The New York Times 06-06-18
“Any time there is a transition, whether planned or unplanned, it’s an invitation for customers and investors to consider whether the brand is still the real thing, whether it’s still got it,” said Susan Scafidi, the founder of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham Law School.

Laurence Truman Sorkin Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who Mr. Sorkin has been endorsed by Marquis Who’s Who as a leader in the field of law
24-7 Press Release 06-07-18
Mr. [Laurence T.] Sorkin has served as an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University School of Law (since 2007), visiting professor at the University of Freiburg in Germany (since 2016), visiting professor of law at the University of Amsterdam Law School (since 2014) and was a visiting professor of law at Catolica Portuguesa School of Law in Lisbon in 2009.

We love a royal wedding, but the divine right of Donald? We fought a revolution over that.
USA Today 06-07-18
Jed Shugerman is a professor at the Fordham University School of Law.

President Trump says he can pardon himself. I asked 15 experts if that’s legal.
Vox 06-04-18
[“]First, can Trump pardon himself? That’s surprisingly hard to answer[,” said Jed Shugerman, law professor, Fordham University].

George Conway, lawyer and Kellyanne Conway’s husband, makes case for Mueller investigation 06-12-18
Fordham University law professor Jed Shugerman called Conway’s rebuttal “devastating” to Calabresi’s argument.

” Drafting and Negotiating an International Contract ”: the convention on contracts organized by Confindustria Toscana Sud
Siena Free Quotidiano Online 06-08-18
The conference and the related program were directed by Josefa Sicard-Mirabal, lawyer and lecturer at the Fordham University School of Law in New York.
[Translated from Italian]

Weaponizing Children
The New Republic 06-08-18
“Back in 1982, when Ronald Reagan was in office—not exactly a time of government largesse—we still drew certain lines,” said Clare Huntington, a professor of family and poverty law at Fordham University.

Privacy advocates raise alarms over smart speakers 06-10-18
“Is there a reasonable expectation of privacy when there are devices that are built on hearing you and recording what it hears?” said Fordham Law School Professor N. Cameron Russell, executive director of the university’s Center on Law and Information Policy.

The realization has finally dawned that Donald Trump does not respond to reason
CNN 06-11-18
David A. Andelman, visiting scholar at the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School and director of its Red Lines Project, is a contributor to CNN where his columns won the 2017 Deadline Club Award for Best Opinion Writing.

Corey Johnson: NYCHA officials should be put on trial
New York Post 06-12-18
“They committed a fraud on the federal government by hiding these problems,” said Fordham law professor [James] Cohen.

Foreign car tariffs
Talk 1300 06-09-18
Matthew A. Gold dispelling President Trump’s claim on an influx of Canadian made cars entering the U.S. market.


Don’t Get Duped: 20 Ways Casinos Keep You Spending Money
MSN 06-08-18
Just like theme parks, casinos provide plenty of food and beverage options to keep patrons on the property, said Joyce [N.] Orsini, a consultant and associate professor at Fordham University.


Faith In Brooklyn for June 6
Brooklyn Daily Eagle 05-31-18
Rabbi Barat Ellman, an adjunct professor at Fordham University and with the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI), said at the Ifta that such events are important at a time when the nation’s leaders have enabled hatred among citizens of different racial, religious and ethnic groups to counteract the current national mood of hostility towards Muslims.

What the nationwide primaries mean for New York
City & State NY 06-07-18
Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University, said that the political momentum was gathered around Democratic incumbents.

Happy Pride Month!
New York Amsterdam News 06-07-18
Christina Greer, Ph.D., is the 2018 NYU McSilver Institute Fellow and an associate professor at Fordham University, the author of “Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream” and the host of The Aftermath on

FAQ NYC | The New Yorkest News Pod – Civil ⋆ New York city blog
New York City-Epeak 06-08-18
Christina Greer is a professor at Fordham, a McSilver fellow at NYU, a writer, and a sort of ambassador connecting really different people, communities and networks.

Chappaqua’s John Cirillo, Mickey Rosen of Briarcliff Launch Music Venture; joined by Cirillo’s fellow Fordham alumnus Adam E
The Bronx Chronicle 06-08-18
[John M.] Cirillo is an adjunct professor at Fordham, where he met Adam E, while Rosen and Cirillo were united at Saw Mill Club East, where Rosen was a trainer, and at Vine & Company in Mt. Kisco, a liquor store that Rosen manages.

Science of racism examined in new set of research articles
Science Mag 06-08-18
Some of the foremost scholars on racism and diversity contributed to the collection, including …Fordham University professor Tiffany Yip, who studies ethnic identity and academic outcomes;…

Water Is Not A Renewable Resource: An Inside Look Into The Water Crises Of Today 06-11-18
At this year’s revitalize, we are honored to welcome [Christiana] Zenner, Ph.D., and Anecita Agustinez, two of the foremost experts on water access, to the main stage.

Dear Democratic party: it’s time to stop rigging the primaries
The Guardian 06-11-18
Heather Gautney is the author of Crashing the Party: From the Bernie Sanders Campaign to a Progressive Movement (Verso) and an associate professor of sociology at Fordham University.

Kenny Leon to give keynote at AJC Decatur Book Fest 2018
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 06-11-18
[Kenny Leon] is currently serving as the Denzel Washington Chair at Fordham University and as the artistic director of Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre in Atlanta.

Road to Chinese Pharma Riches Runs Through the Bronx, New Jersey
Bloomberg 05-31-18
“When he was a graduate student, I did not perceive that he had any interest in the potential financial benefits of doing science,” Berish [Y.] Rubin, a biology professor who taught Lou at Fordham, said in an email.

Updates on Familial Dysautonomia Research: How a Fatal Disease Became Manageable
ReachMD 06-13-18
Joining host Dr. Bruce Bloom to provide an update on current FD research and treatment is Dr. Berish [Y.] Rubin, professor in the department of biological sciences and head of the laboratory for familial dysautonomia research at Fordham University.

The Second Amendment and Firearms Regulation: A Venerable Tradition Regulating Liberty While Securing Public Safety
A Publication of the American Public Health Association 06-06-18
Saul Cornell is with the Department of History, Fordham University, Bronx, NY.

2018’s Best & Worst States for Working Dads
WalletHub 06-11-18
Matthew [N.] Weinshenker, Associate Professor of Sociology, Fordham University

Fordham’s Professor Harold Takooshian meets with Glen Rock AP class 06-11-18
On June 8, Professor Harold Takooshian of Fordham University served as guest lecturer for Alan Feldman’s Advanced Placement psychology class at Glen Rock High School.

Is the UN Security Council Losing Legitimacy?
Political Violence at a Glance 06-07-18
Anjali Kaushlesh Dayal is an assistant professor of international politics at Fordham University and a research fellow at Georgetown University’s Institute of Women, Peace, and Security.


Lighthouse Guild Announces National Scholarships To Students Who Are Blind
PR Newswire 06-07-18
This year’s scholarship recipients (listed with the schools they will be attending) are: Brielle Cayer, Middletown, CT (Fordham University)

Academic Mission of New York in Javeriana Cali
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana 06-07-18
From May 21 to 27, students from Fordham University visited clinics in the city and received classes at the Simulated Hospital of Javeriana Cali.
[Translated from Spanish]


Mets select Copiague lefthander Franklin Parra in amateur draft
Newsday 06-06-18
Fordham University righthander Reiss Knehr was taken in the 20th round with the 591st pick by the San Diego Padres.

FCS Kickoff Countdown: 79 Days, the Best Player in FCS Who Wears No. 79
HERO Sports 06-06-18
And [Dominic] Lombard has been a key member up front for the Rams.

Davidson puts 239 student-athletes on A-10 honor roll
WBTV 06-07-18
Fordham had the most student-athletes on the Honor Roll, with 304, followed by UMass with 274 and St. Joseph’s with 256.

Rookie Chase Edmonds plans to pay off sister’s $80K in student loans
ESPN 06-09-18
[Chase] Edmonds, who stands 5-foot-9, ran for almost 6,000 yards and 67 touchdowns in four seasons at Fordham [University], while accounting for another 900 yards and seven touchdowns as a receiver.

Fordham U’s crew team headed for CC
Bronx Times 06-08-18
On Tuesday, June 5, Fordham University confirmed to the Bronx Times its plans to occupy the Country Club Road property.


Road to Chinese Pharma Riches Runs Through the Bronx, New Jersey
Bloomberg 05-31-18
Lou Jing earned a Ph.D at Fordham University in the Bronx before completing post-doctoral studies at the National Institutes of Health.

Raise the Barre, a chance to dance
Community News Corporation 06-06-18
[Michaelene Karlen] is a graduate of Kasson-Mantorville High School and is a graduate of Ailey/Fordham University in New York City with a degree in Fine Arts.

Chappaqua’s John Cirillo, Mickey Rosen of Briarcliff Launch Music Venture; joined by Cirillo’s fellow Fordham alumnus Adam E
The Bronx Chronicle 06-08-18
Award-winning sports public relations executive John Cirillo of Chappaqua were joined by Briarcliff’s Mickey Rosen and Cirillo’s fellow Fordham University alumnus Adam E to announce their joint musical venture on Saturday night, June 2, at Lexington Square Café in Mt. Kisco, New York.

Nicole Rajic: Fordham’s Olympian Business Grad
Poets and Quants for Undergrads 06-11-18
On May 18, 2018, Nicole Rajic walked with her class at Fordham University to receive her Bachelor of Business Administration from the Gabelli School of Business.

John A.V. Nicoletti Has Been Recognized Among the Top in His Industry by Noticed© 06-12-18
[John A.V. Nicoletti] earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1977 and his B.A., cum laude, New York University in 1974.

Paul Mampilly Recently Featured on “Entrepreneur Podcast Network”
Chronicle of Week 06-12-18
Ever since he earned his Master in Business Administration from Fordham University in 1991, Mr. [Paul] Mampilly jumped right into the financial industry as an assistant portfolio manager at Bankers Trust.

The Nonstop Burn of Water Polo
The Wall Street Journal 06-10-18
A four-year starter and later coach at Fordham University in the Bronx, N.Y., he went on to play with the U.S. national water polo team and was an alternate for the 1984 Olympic team.


Joe Pintauro, 87, Of Sag Harbor, NY, playwright
Joe Pintauro, Noted Playwright Was 87
The East Hampton Star 06-07-18
Mr. [Joe] Pintauro subsequently attended Fordham University, where he earned a master’s degree in American literature, and worked for several major advertising agencies, including Young & Rubicam and Ted Bates.


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