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Rams in the News: March 1, 2019



On TV, Heaven Is Place Of Work
Huffington Post 02-26-19
“I’ve never heard of anyone being like, ‘Well, I’m a plumber in this life, and I’ll be a plumber in the next life. I can’t wait to unclog those heavenly pipes,’” said Kathryn Reklis, an associate professor of modern Protestant theology at Fordham University.

Lennon, Weinberg opens exhibition of works by Richard Kalina
Art Daily 02-21-19
Richard Kalina is Professor of Art at Fordham University in New York, where he teaches studio art and art history.

Is It Better to Use the Dishwasher or Hand-Wash Your Dishes?
Real Simple 02-22-19
“Generally, people are not efficient doing their dishes,” says green architect Colin Cathcart, of Kiss + Cathcart Architects and Fordham University, where he’s an associate professor of architecture.


Read the Letter Michael Cohen Sent Fordham Threatening Legal Action if it Revealed Trump’s Grades
Slate 02-27-19
Cohen gave the committee a copy of the 2015 letter he sent on Trump’s behalf to Fordham University a little more than a month before Trump officially launched his presidential campaign in June.

Cohen says he ‘threatened’ schools over possible release of President Trump’s SAT scores or grades
The Washington Post 02-27-19
Trump attended the New York Military Academy, a boarding school, from age 13 until he enrolled in Fordham University.

Michael Cohen’s prepared testimony aims at Trump’s Achilles’ heel: Vietnam deferments
The Washington Post 02-27-19
There was a gap, though: Trump left Fordham University in November 1966 and was classified by the Selective Service board as eligible for military service.

Cohen: Trump directed me to threaten schools not to release grades, SAT scores
The Hill 02-27-19
Trump attended the New York Military Academy and enrolled in Fordham University but then transferred to the University of Pennsylvania, from which he got his college degree.

Fordham confirms Cohen testimony: Trump campaign threatened legal action if school released his records
Raw Story 02-27-19
Fordham University confirms Michael Cohen’s testimony that he threatened legal action if President Donald Trump’s academic records were released.

The DART Board: 02.27.2019
AI-AP 02-27-19
Jayanna Roberts and Maria Sepulveda | Senior Shows, through March 9. Fordham University/Lincoln Center Campus, Lipani Gallery.

LETTER: Responsible owners don’t let cats roam
Peninsula News Review 02-27-19
Cats don’t control rat populations, according to a 2017 Fordham University study.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebrations in the Bronx
Bronx Mama 02-26-19
Join NYPL, Literacy INC, and Fordham University as we celebrate childhood literacy and help us wish Dr. Seuss a (belated) birthday!

The 30 Most Expensive Colleges In the United States
Best Life 02-22-19
21 | Fordham University

The Question of Van Cortlandt Park Graves
This Is The Bronx 02-21-19
The Fordham Observer has an investigative feature on the ongoing questions about graves buried under Van Cortlandt Park.


These Catechists Were in Good Company
Catholic New York 02-27-19
He’s served in the past at Fordham University and with the archdiocesan Center for Spiritual Development.


Rise Of The Machines: Experts Look At AI, Robotics And The Law
Intellectual Property Watch 02-27-19
A panel of experts at a recent event at Fordham Law School discussed latest developments and signs of the limits of the law when applied to AI areas like facial recognition, automated weapons systems, and financial technology.

The Lost History of FDR’s Court-Packing Scandal
Politico 02-24-19
Some of the earliest critics of the bill, like the deans of New York University and Fordham law schools, however, decried the attempt to unpack the court by encouraging older judges to retire.

Sinica Podcast: Live With Zha Jianying, On China’s Troublemakers
Sup China 02-21-19
This week, Sinica is live from Fordham Law School in New York City!


Feb. 28: NJ Institute for Social Justice to Celebrate 20th Anniversary
Insider NJ 02-21-19
She previously was Director of Litigation for the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. and taught at New York Law School and Fordham Law School.


‘Fearless’ Progressive Jumaane Williams Elected NYC’s Public Advocate
Common Dreams 02-27-19
Williams entered the race with a recently elevated public profile after running unsuccessfully against Kathy Hochul for Lt. Governor in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2018, and had the support of prominent progressives in the city including State Senator Julia Salazar and progressive activist and Fordham University law professor Zephyr Teachout.

Covington Catholic student’s lawsuit against Washington Post: A ‘significant case’ or not? Experts weigh in
Fox News 02-26-19
Ben Zipursky, a professor at Fordham Law School, also says defendants would likely raise questions as to whether the statements are defamatory at all, and that The Washington Post lawsuit might wade into the opinion vs. fact debate, too.

University spies, or student spy career
Zaufana Trzecia Strona 02-25-19
The technological domination is at stake. “The US authorities seem inclined to impose strict restrictions on Chinese investments in American technologies in order to overtake China, ” says Matt Gold, assistant professor in the Fordham University law department.

Hempstead proposes restriction on seeking office
Newsday 02-25-19
Jerry H. Goldfeder, a professor at Fordham University School of Law who specializes in election law, said he believed Gillen’s proposal would be legal.

The Psychology Of Getting Julian Assange, Part 2: The Court Of Public Opinion And The Blood-Curdling Untold Story
New Matilda 02-24-19
Former chief counsel for The New York Times, James Goodale, of Pentagon Papers fame, now adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, describes the legal implications of prosecuting Julian Assange as “blood-curdling”.

Jussie Smollett’s race card is about to be declined
CNN 02-24-19
Blacks are becoming more savvy about the difference between “authentic blackness” and “strategic blackness,” says Tanya Hernandez, a professor at Fordham University’s School of Law in New York City.

When Does Hate Turn into Terror?
The Crime Report 02-22-19
Wingate was joined by Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School; Faiza Patel, director of Violence Prevention Programs at New York University’s Brenner Center for Justice; and George Selim, senior vice president of programs at the Anti-Defamation League.

Harvard dean’s legal defense of Harvey Weinstein sparks controversy on campus
USA Today 02-21-19
Bruce Green, who directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics at Fordham Law School in New York, said Sullivan’s involvement in the Weinstein case is “an opportunity for the Harvard students to learn a little bit more about the role of lawyers in a democratic society.

No excuses. Only full disclosure of Mueller’s findings will do.
Washington Post 02-21-19
But as Andrew Kent, a law professor at Fordham University, points out in an interview, there’s no reason to read this as precluding maximal disclosure.


Why Zion Williamson still has something to gain by playing again for Duke
Yahoo! Sports 02-21-19
“It’s been a long while,” said Mark Conrad, director of the sports business program at Fordham University.

Does Corporate Social Responsibility Reduce Profit Shifting?
The Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog 02-21-19
This post comes to us from professors Iftekhar Hasan at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, Panagiotis Karavitis and Pantelis Kazakis at the University of Glasgow’s Adam Smith Business School, and Woon Sau Leung at Cardiff Business School.


Response: ‘There is Still a Lot of Work’ Schools Need to Do in Supporting Black Girls
Education Week 02-25-19
Shannon R. Waite is a clinical assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University.


Palace Garden Party Returns May 3
Broadway World 02-27-19
Prior to his current position at Yale, Steven taught acting at Harvard University, NYU’s Tisch School for the Arts, Fordham University and the Shakespeare Lab at The Public Theater in New York.


Misericordia University plans poetry reading for March 18
The Dallas Post 02-27-19
A native of West Wyoming and graduate of Wyoming Area High School, O’Donnell teaches courses in English literature and creative writing at Fordham University in New York City and is associate director of Fordham’s Curran Center for American Catholic Studies.

The MLA Gets Practical: Less Theory, More Profession
The Chronicle of Higher Education 02-27-19
Leonard Cassuto, a professor of English at Fordham University, writes regularly about graduate education in this space.

Joel Osteen Executive Producer on History’s Series ‘Jesus: His Life’, Premieres March 25
Christian Broadcasting Network 02-27-19
Michael Peppard – Associate Professor in New Testament, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Public Life, Fordham University

Catholic connection to blackface goes back to the racist act’s start
National Catholic Reporter 02-26-19
In his book, Black, White, and Catholic: New Orleans Interracialism, 1947-1956,* Jesuit Fr. Bentley Anderson, professor of African and African-American Studies at Fordham University, wrote that minstrel shows were an expression of New Orleans Catholics’ prejudiced views of blacks.

The Difference Between Cultural Appropriation and Cultural Appreciation
Passion Passport 02-26-19
As Fordham University Law professor Susan Scafidi told Jezebel in a 2012 article, “[Cultural appropriation is] most likely to be harmful when the source community is a minority group that has been oppressed or exploited in other ways or when the object of appropriation is particularly sensitive, e.g. sacred objects.”

3 ways Trump administration could show US cares about South Sudan
The Hill 02-26-19
Amir Idris is a professor and chair of the Department of African and African American Studies at Fordham University, New York.

North Bay Ontario’s 20th ‘rattiest’ city
North Bay Nugget 02-26-19
The life span of a rat is only a year so genetic modification may have some success, said Jason Munshi-South, a professor of biology and rat expert at Fordham University in the Bronx, where garbage bags are regularly moved around by feeding rodents.

On TV, Heaven Is Place Of Work
Huffington Post 02-26-19
“I’ve never heard of anyone being like, ‘Well, I’m a plumber in this life, and I’ll be a plumber in the next life. I can’t wait to unclog those heavenly pipes,’” said Kathryn Reklis, an associate professor of modern Protestant theology at Fordham University.

At Chicago City Hall, the Legislative Branch Rarely Does Much Legislating
ProPublica Illinois 02-25-19
While its council members provide constituent services, they spend considerable time and political capital on oversight of the mayor and city departments, said Bruce Berg, a political science professor at Fordham University.

Editors’ Picks: 14 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week February 25
Art Net 02-25-19
The original works are currently on view in the gallery at Fordham University, where Conlon is part of the visual arts faculty.

Is It Better to Use the Dishwasher or Hand-Wash Your Dishes?
Real Simple 02-22-19
“Generally, people are not efficient doing their dishes,” says green architect Colin Cathcart, of Kiss + Cathcart Architects and Fordham University, where he’s an associate professor of architecture.

Lennon, Weinberg opens exhibition of works by Richard Kalina
Art Daily 02-21-19
Richard Kalina is Professor of Art at Fordham University in New York, where he teaches studio art and art history.

Kate Middleton sets an example for how Americans can become better listeners | Opinion
Commercial Appeal 02-21-19
Charles Camosy, assistant professor of Christian ethics at Fordham University, urged a listener to state clearly his views and then to listen.

A June public advocate primary unlikely to see same candidates
City & State New York 02-27-19
Fordham University political science professor Christina Greer said that his performance in each borough suggests that he won a broad coalition of voters despite the low turnout, which hovered at a little under 8 percent.

Staying politically optimistic
New York Amsterdam News 02-21-19
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 new podcast FAQ-NYC and the host of The Aftermath and The Counter on


Project Destined students prepare mock Mott Haven development pitches
am New York 02-27-19
[Anisha] Pednekar, who is studying finance, alternative investment and computer science at Fordham University, said her team was tasked with planning a multifamily, residential building, with ground-floor beauty and retail space.


Cardinal Hayes Claims Archdiocesan Basketball Championship
Catholic New York 02-27-19
Cardinal Hayes and St. Raymond are competing in the CHSAA Varsity AA Playoffs at Fordham University.

College Corner: Chelsea Skrepenak off to strong start for Fordham softball
Times Leader 02-27-19
Chelsea Skrepenak is off to a torrid start with the Fordham University softball team.

Historical Events on February 28
On This Day 02-28-19
1940 1st televised basketball game (U of Pitts beats Fordham U, 50-37)

Field narrows for top high school basketball awards in Maine
Bangor Daily News 02-26-19
All three Miss Maine Basketball finalists plan to continue their basketball careers at NCAA Division I programs, Blethen at George Washington University, DeWolfe at Fordham University and Holmes at Indiana.

On Campus Notebook: Golden leading way for Spiders this season
The Northern Virginia Daily 02-25-19
Golden had 16 points and six rebounds on Feb. 20 in a 72-69 victory over Fordham University.

UCI Tour heads to the UAE
Short List 02-24-19
The University of Pittsburgh beats Fordham U 50-37.

Swim Swam 02-22-19
4. Fordham University 193.5

Swim Swam 02-21-19
Fordham University won the women’s 200 medley, posting a time of 1:40.96, barely edging out George Washington (1:41.03).


SYGNIA LIMITED – Changes to the board of directors
Ince Connect 02-27-19
Ms [Ropfiwa] Sithubi holds a CA(SA) qualification, as well as an Advanced
Certificate in Emerging Markets and Country Risk Analysis from Fordham University.

I Got Into Several Schools. Here’s How I Decided Where to Go
College Covered 02-27-19
While [Elisabeth O’Neill] liked elements of each school, she realized after some thought that only Fordham checked all four of her college nice-to-haves: an easy commute, a large communications program, a good reputation and a New York City location.

Integra Partners Announces New CEO
Fox 21 Del Marva 02-27-19
[Dominic Paniccia] earned his M.B.A from Fordham University and his B.S. from Manhattan College.

The stumbling career of Prince Albert’s daughter Jazmin Grace
MSN 02-27-19
Like her grandmother, Jazmin Grace , who graduated from the private Fordham University in New York , was already in middle school at the school theater.

Remembering Emmett Till: The Legacy of a Lynching
The New York Times 02-21-19
By Veda Shastri, Audra D. S. Burch, Tim Chaffee [Fordham University] and Nicole Fineman

Diebold Nixdorf Adds Two New Independent Directors To Its 2019 Board Of Directors Slate
GuruFocus 02-26-19
[Matthew Goldfarb] holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

INSIGHTS: Simple Mistakes with Hefty Consequences—Skipping on Legal Advice Can End a Fund’s Life
Bloomberg BNA 02-26-19
[Arina] Shulga is also a member of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance and also teaches Entrepreneurial Law at Fordham Law School.

“Silent-type” Cells Play Greater Role in Brain Behavior than Previously Thought
PR Newswire 02-26-19
Besides Froemke, other NYU Langone researchers involved in the study are lead investigator Michele Insanally, PhD; and co-investigators Ioana Carcea, PhD; and Rachel Field, BS. Additional study support was provided by co-investigators Chris Rodgers, PhD, at Columbia University in New York; Brian DePasquale, PhD, at Princeton University in New Jersey; Kanaka Rajan, PhD, at Mount Sinai Health System in New York; Michael DeWeese, PhD, at University of California, Berkeley; and Badr Albanna, PhD, at Fordham University, in New York.

Where do Oscar-winning actors go to university?
Times Higher Education 02-25-19
2002, Denzel Washington for Training Day, Fordham University

PlayStation 5 Would Aim To Improve Multiplayer Game Experiences
Digital Overload 02-25-19
As for academics, Adam [Thrones] graduated in economics from Fordham University.

PRIME MERIDIAN HOLDING CO : Change in Directors or Principal Officers (form 8-K)
Market Screener 02-25-19
Mr. [Michael A.] Micallef received his Bachelor of Science degree from St. Peters College, his Master of Business Administration from Fordham University and a graduate banking degree from Brown University.

Diebold Nixdorf (DBD) Announces Arthur Anton and Matthew Goldfarb to Board
Street Insider 02-25-19
[Matthew Goldfarb] holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Mark S. Indelicato is recognized by Continental Who’s Who
News on 6 02-25-19
Thereafter, Mr. [Mark S.] Indelicato would go on to attend Fordham University School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor degree in 1985.

Town & Country Welcomes Maureen O’Hara
Hamptons 02-23-19
“Maureen O’Hara graduated from Grace Business Institute with further studies at Hunter College and Fordham University,” noted Judi Desiderio, Town & Country CEO and Founder.

Vanessa Nadal, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Wife, Was Once His High School Crush
Marie Claire 02-24-19
Then, [Vanessa Nadal] switched directions and went to Fordham for law school, according to her LinkedIn.

Richard Groberg is now serving in a new board position at Freedom Leaf, Inc.
Relationship Science 02-22-19
• Fordham University

States moving to penalize distracted drivers more, even though the cost is already too great
The Car Connection 02-22-19
Casey Feldman planned the summer between her junior and senior years at Fordham University on the New Jersey shore, working the last “non-aggravation” job she wanted as a young adult.

Pitt assistant Tim O’Toole can put losing streak in a proper perspective
Trib Live 02-22-19
[Tim O’Toole’s] story began 12 years earlier when he was a graduate assistant at Fordham, making $200 a month, plus room and board, while working toward an MBA in finance.

NY man charged with manslaughter in fatal overdose of Greenwich man
Connecticut Post 02-21-19
[Michael] Turzilli was studying at Fordham University at the time of his death.

Local rabbi presents ancient Israel through the lens of magical realism in first book
Hudson Valley One 02-21-19
From New York City originally – she grew up in Queens and later attended Barnard College in Manhattan and Fordham University in the Bronx before living in Brooklyn for many years – [Rena] Blumenthal says she always wanted to live in a small town.

Director of the ATM will look for a second in command who is an expert in maritime issues
Endi 02-21-19
[Mara Pérez Torres] has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, a law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Ponce and a master’s degree in Corporate, Banking and Financial Law from the Fordham University School of Law in New York.


Father Joseph P. Minturn, 92, Of Long Island, NY, Priest
Father Joseph P. Minturn
The Tablet 02-27-19
Born in Brooklyn, he studied at Fordham University, and Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary, Emmitsburg, Md.

John Downer, 104, Of Ridgewood, Queens, Deputy Chief Inspector
Former Deputy Chief Inspector for NYPD dies at 104 years old
New York Post 02-23-19
He went on to attend Fordham University and worked as a bookkeeper after college, according to an obituary published by the Pulaski Association.

John Charnay, 69, Of Los Angeles, CA, Reporter
John Charnay, Former Hollywood Reporter News Editor, Dies at 69
Hollywood Reporter 02-22-19
Charnay also received a Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law and Southwestern University School of Law.

Laura Truncali Corbett, 32, Of Farmington, CT, School Counselor
Farmington Obituary: Laura Corbett, 32
Patch 02-21-19
During her time as a PC Friar, she discovered her calling to help others, and after graduating magna cum laude in 2008, enrolled in Fordham University’s graduate school where she studied to be a school counselor.


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