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Rams in the News: June 8, 2018

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

Clearing the Stage for a Big Graduation Number at City Ballet
The New York Times 05-31-18
Nearly 80 percent of City Ballet dancers attend Fordham, which is near Lincoln Center.

OLIVIA HOOKER
Meet The Last Surviving Witness To The Tulsa Race Riot Of 1921
NPR 05-31-18
[Olivia Hooker] went on to earn a doctorate degree in psychology and helped form the Tulsa Race Riot Commission in 1997 to investigate the massacre and make a case for reparations.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Clearing the Stage for a Big Graduation Number at City Ballet
The New York Times 05-31-18
Nearly 80 percent of City Ballet dancers attend Fordham, which is near Lincoln Center.

The UDC and the Fordham University of New York will teach a Master in Avogacía
La Opinión A Coruña 05-31-18
The Universidade da Coruña (UDC) and the Fordham University School of New York will sign today an agreement to jointly teach the University Master in Avogacía, the only international with these characteristics of the Spanish public university system, according to the UDC.
[Translated from Spanish]

How to win loyalty in the age of the promiscuous consumer
Marketing Drive 06-04-18
According to a study conducted by Fordham University, 93% of CMOs say customer loyalty is one of their top five priorities, while more than 70% say it’s in their top three.

WFUV

NY State Associated Press Association names award winners
The Modesto Bee 06-02-18
COLLEGE RADIO: Bill Leaf Memorial Award for Best Regularly Scheduled Local News Program: 1, Kacie Candela, WFUV-FM, Fordham University; …Chris Ulanowski Memorial Award for Best News Story: … 2, Julia Rist, WFUV-FM, Fordham University, “Sandy Five Years Later: Build it Back.”

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS

Sophistical Practice: Toward a Consistent Relativism by Barbara Cassin (review)
Project MUSE 05-31-18
Sophistical Practice: Toward a Consistent Relativism by Barbara Cassin. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014. 370 pp. Paper, $35.00.

The Work of Difference: Modernism, Romanticism, and the Production of Literary Form by Audrey Wasser (review)
Project MUSE 06-02-18
Audrey Wasser, The Work of Difference: Modernism, Romanticism, and the Production of Literary Form. New York: Fordham University Press, 2016. 208 pp.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

MERIAM AL-RASHID
Dentons Advocating for Peace in Human Rights and Resolution in Infrastructure
Lawyer Monthly 05-30-18
I [Meriam Al-Rashid] am an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University in international investment law.

DAVID A. ANDELMAN
North Korea’s negotiator is not a very nice man
CNN 05-31-18
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 and columnist for USA Today.

DAVID A. ANDELMAN
North Korea Summit back on – CNN Video
CNN 06-02-18
David [A. Andelman], CNN Opinion contributor and Visiting Scholar at Fordham Law School lays out the expectations for the Trump – Kim Summit.

DAVID A. ANDELMAN
Donald Trump should think again before North Korea summit in Singapore
USA Today 06-04-18
David A. Andelman, visiting scholar at the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School and director of its Red Lines Project, is a member of the USA TODAY Board of Contributors.

DAVID A. ANDELMAN
Trump torches Macron, his last friend in the G-7
CNN 06-05-18
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 and a columnist for USA Today.

JED SHUGERMAN
IS ROD ROSENSTEIN’S FUTURE IN DOUBT AFTER MEMO SUGGESTING HE GAVE TRUMP COVER TO FIRE COMEY?
Newsweek 05-31-18
Indeed, Fordham University Law Professor Jed Shugerman on Thursday raised the question over whether it would be appropriate for Rosenstein to recuse himself from the Russia probe.

JED SHUGERMAN
A president can’t obstruct justice? That’s not quite right, legal scholars say.
The Washington Post 06-03-18
Jed Shugerman, a Fordham University Law School professor, said raising the idea of pardons could be read as a warning to Mueller that if he pushes to subpoena Trump, the president could escalate the fight by pardoning people under investigation.

JED SHUGERMAN
Trump’s Lawyers Say He Is the Law
Bloomberg 06-04-18
Jed Shugerman, a professor at Fordham University School of Law, took to Twitter to note that  the “stunning admission” amounts to “felony obstruction” and “witness tampering.”

JED SHUGERMAN
Giuliani: Trump “probably” can pardon himself. Trump: I “absolutely” can pardon myself.
Vox 06-04-18
Fordham law professor Jed Shugerman says, “Clearly, a self-pardon is a breach of fiduciary duty because it’s manifestly self-interested.

JED SHUGERMAN
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC 06-04-18
Joining me now…Fordham Law School Professor Jed Shugerman who argued in Slate yesterday the letter from Trump’s lawyers amounts to an admission of obstruction.

JED SHUGERMAN
In New York, Push to Bypass Trump’s Pardon Power Gains Traction
Observer 06-05-18
Jed Shugerman, a professor of law at Fordham University’s School of Law, told Observer that the values of double jeopardy “are very important” in order to curb against “abusive multiple prosecutions,” particularly for people with limited resources.

KAREN J. GREENBERG
Trump’s assault on the FBI divides civil libertarians
Politico 06-01-18
“What’s wrong for the goose is wrong for the gander,” said Fordham University Law School’s Karen [J.] Greenberg, who tracks the FBI’s use of informants in terrorism sting operations that she argues often concoct crimes rather than uncovering them.

MATTHEW A. GOLD
Why Is The European Union Going After Our Jeans?
Refinery29 06-01-18
Back in March, Matt Gold, adjunct professor of law at Fordham University and a former U.S. trade official under President Barack Obama, told GQ that he thought the EU’s decision to tax a brand like Levi’s is a strategic move, one that’s more for political gain than financial.

ETHAN J. LEIB
Giuliani calls it ‘unthinkable’ that Trump would pardon himself
The Washington Post 06-03-18
Ethan Leib, a professor at Fordham Law School, said he believes a president can’t self-pardon because that violates the oath of office — in which the president swears to “faithfully execute” his duties — and the stipulation in Article II of the Constitution that the president “shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed.”

CARL MINZNER
Has China overtaken the US in the tech sector? For venture capitalists, the answer is yes, but experts are skeptical.
Business Insider Italia 06-04-18
Consider, for example, a very recent book on China written by Carl Minzner, a professor of law at Fordham University as well as an expert on Chinese law and governance : End of an Era. How China’s Authoritarian Revival is Undermining Its Rise(Oxford University Press, 2018).
[Translated from Italian]

BENJAMIN ZIPURSKY
‘Seismic spring’ shifts US attitudes to student safety on campus
Times Higher Education 06-04-18
“It’s a cycle in a way. The more worries there are, the more security is put on campuses; and the more security they put on campus, the more realistic it is to say that these universities are in the business of making representations to students and their families that they’re going to provide some level of security and vigilance,” said Benjamin Zipursky, professor of law at New York’s Fordham University.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Zephyr Teachout Says She Pressed Eric Schneiderman Twice to Take On Trump Corruption: “He Did Not Act”
The Intercept 06-05-18
ZEPHYR Teachout twice pressed former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to lead the judicial challenge to President Donald Trump’s violation of the emoluments clause of the U.S. Constitution, and both times he refused, she told The Intercept in an interview.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Attorney general candidate’s top campaign promise? Sue Trump
The Washington Post 06-05-18
Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout launched her Democratic campaign for New York attorney general outside Trump Tower on Tuesday with a promise to crack down on potential conflicts of interest in President Donald Trump’s sprawling business empire.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
The Beat With Ari Melber
MSNBC 06-05-18
Zephyr Teachout launches her campaign for attorney general.

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Kate Spade began with a simple wish: An unfussy handbag
CBS News 06-05-18
“Kate Spade understood the power of fashion to create joy and celebrate femininity,” recalled Susan Scafidi, founder and academic director at the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University.

CHERYL G. BADER
Good Day New York
Fox 5 NY 06-05-18
Cheryl G. Bader on what Harvey Weinstein can expect in his forthcoming legal battle.

FORMER ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

OLIVIA HOOKER
Meet The Last Surviving Witness To The Tulsa Race Riot Of 1921
NPR 05-31-18
[Olivia Hooker] went on to earn a doctorate degree in psychology and helped form the Tulsa Race Riot Commission in 1997 to investigate the massacre and make a case for reparations.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
Will Law Firms Be Ready When the Next Recession Hits?
The American Lawyer 05-22-18
“We have to look around and see what areas are being overly serviced right now; what areas are being ‘irrationally exuberant,’ to use Alan Greenspan’s phrase,” Fordham University economist Giacomo Santangelo says of the next potential trouble spots.

PAUL LEVINSON
Should ABC have Canceled Roseanne?
No Spin News 05-29-18
Dr. Paul Levinson, author of ‘Fake News in Real Context’ and professor of Communication and media studies at Fordham University, makes an appearance on the No Spin News, to compare the New York Times opinion piece by Charles Blow and Roseanne Barr’s heavily criticized tweet that got her show cancelled.

PAUL LEVINSON
Media Professor: ‘What Roseanne Barr Did Is Pretty Unique In Television History’
CBS New York 05-31-18
Fordham University media professor & author Paul Levinson has written about media and freedom of speech throughout his career, but admit’s he’s never seen a situation quite like this one.

CELIA B. FISHER
Gilead Could Halt the AIDS Epidemic With Truvada. Does It Have an Obligation to Value Patients Over Profit?
Slate 05-31-18
“It’s not just Gilead. The government does not provide any guidance as to the percentage of profits that a company is required to give back to the public when it receives taxpayer money for development,” Celia [B.] Fisher told me.

GABRIELLE M. BROWN
VisArts June 2018 Exhibition Schedule
East City Art 05-31-18
[Gabrielle M.] Brown is an Adjunct Professor in Painting and Drawing at Fordham University and SUNY New Paltz where she has received three Merit Awards for Professional Achievement.

CHRISTINA GREER
Let’s continue talking about HIV and AIDS
New York Amsterdam news 06-01-18
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 Ozy.com.

SAUL CORNELL
Bearing Arms vs. Hunting Bears: The Persistence of a Mythic Second Amendment in Contemporary Constitutional Culture
The Panorama 06-04-18
Saul Cornell is Paul and Diane Guenther Chair in American History at Fordham University.

JUDITH G. HOCHBERG
¿Por qué? 101 Questions about Spanish by Judy Hochberg (review)
Project MUSE 06-05-18
[Judith G.] Hochberg, a professor at Fordham [University], claims that she wrote the book to “synthesize and share the most interesting things” (xxi) she has learned as a student, linguistics researcher and Spanish teacher.

RACHEL A. ANNUNZIATO
Parents, Schools Step Up Efforts To Combat Food-Allergy Bullying
NPR 06-05-18
“Food allergy bullying was something we were hearing more about,” says Rachel Annunziato, associate professor of psychology at Fordham and one of the study’s authors.

JASON MUNSHI-SOUTH
As cities report more rats than ever, scientists find eastside and westside rodents
The Washington Post 06-05-18
“It seems to be the urban rat populations are becoming worse than they were,” according to Jason Munshi-South, a biologist at Fordham University and the co-author of a new study on city rat populations, published Tuesday in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

THOMAS DE LUCA
Did identity politics hijack RFK’s message?
Talk Media News 06-05-18
[Thomas S. De Luca Jr.], a professor of political science at Fordham University in New York City, said the increase in women and minorities voting, seeking office and engaging in activism is often mischaracterized.

KATHRYN REKLIS
The spiritual desert of First Reformed’s minister
The Christian Century 06-06-18
Kathryn Reklis teaches theology at Fordham University and is codirector of the Institute for Art, Religion and Social Justice.

STUDENTS

Poly Ugarte invitada a Harvard University
Ultima Hora Ecuador 05-30-18
[Poly] Ugarte explained that the invitation of the study center came after an interview conducted by the Ecuadorian Vivían Castro, a student of a PhD in Human Rights at Fordham University: “Then he presented the topic in his class and provoked the interest of the professor, who wants to know more about our management in the last ones on the campaigns of prevention of the breast cancer developed at national level. There are more than a million people who have benefited from preventive health training. “
[Translated from Spanish]

ATHLETICS

Fordham, Iona Men’s Rugby Squads Put On Solid Efforts On The National Stage In Philadelphia
NY Sports Day 06-03-18
“It’s an amazing feeling,” said Fordham University men’s rugby coach Andrew Gheraldi.

ALUMNI

8th Graders Honored For African American History Month Essays
Queens Gazette 05-30-18
Others explored the contributions of unsung heroes such as Eunice Hunton Carter, the first black women to get a law degree from Fordham University and the first to work as a prosecutor in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.

Two More Billionaire Fundsters Make a Pledge
TheMFWire.com 05-31-18
Rye, New York-base Mario Gabelli, worth an estimated $1.7 billion, has made big donations to New York City’s Columbia University and Fordham University.

Former Fairfield University AD Gene Doris to receive award
San Antonio Express 05-31-18
[Gene Doris] holds both a bachelor’s as well as master’s degree from Fordham University.

LIVE! on the Megyn Kelly TODAY show
NancyVericker.com 06-05-18
GRE alumni Nancy Vericker interviewed by Megyn Kelly.

OBITUARIES

Sister M. Irene Fugazy (Mildred), S.C., 99, Of New York, NY, nun
Sister M. Irene Fugazy (Mildred), S.C.
The Tablet 05-30-18
[Sister M. Irene Fugazy] received a bachelor’s degree in French from the College of Mount Saint Vincent, a master’s in French from Fordham University, a diploma from L’Institut Catholique de Paris, and a Ph.D. in French from Fordham University.

Billy Flynn, 92, Of New York, NY, chairman of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy
Adam’s pays tribute to US-NI peacemaker Bill Flynn
RTE.ie 06-03-18
A graduate of Fordham University, [Billy Flynn] played a major role in developing Mutual of America as a significant player in the insurance sector.

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