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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

CHRISTINA GREER
Do New York City Voters Want Another White Mayor?
The New York Times 08-25-20
Ms. Wiley has the potential to build a coalition uniting women, white progressives and Black and Latino voters, especially Black women, said Christina Greer, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University.

TROY TASSIER
New York City ahead of curve on COVID-19, but faces risks going into fall: experts
Reuters 08-21-20
“The big challenge is schools reopening, recreating that density anew,” which had been reduced by social distancing, said Troy Tassier, a professor of economics at Fordham University who specializes in epidemiology.

PAUL LEVINSON
Movies bring us together. But should we get used to viewing them apart?
Christian Science Monitor 09-03-20
As people began talking about the shows they watched, it created a strong community outside the home, says Paul Levinson, a professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University in New York.

Fordham University linebacker to serve as LGBTQ+ executive for student-athlete organization
News 12 The Bronx 08-29-20
Fordham University linebacker Jaden Vazquez is serving as the LGBTQ+ executive for the school’s new student-athlete organization after his team and coach supported him with his coming out.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

College Magazine’s Top 10 Best Colleges in NYC for 2020
College Magazine 08-31-20
Become a Ram at one of the best learning environments New York has to offer with Fordham University.

88 New York Colleges Make Money’s 2020-21 ‘Best’ List
Patch 08-26-20
407 Fordham University, Bronx

Physics Bachelor’s Degrees: 2018
American Institute of Physics 08-25-2020
Bachelor’s-Only Departments Averaging 15 or More Physics Bachelor’s Degrees Per Year, Classes of 2016 to 2018
Fordham University (29)

Dozen NYC Colleges Make Princeton Review’s 2021 ‘Best’ List
Patch 08-21-20
Here are the New York City colleges named among the country’s best by Princeton Review:
Fordham University, Bronx

ADMINISTRATORS

HUGH KELLY
Economist’s View: Look Before You Leap
Commercial Property Executive 09-02-20
Hugh F. Kelly is director of graduate programs & chair of the executive advisory council curriculum committee at the Fordham University Real Estate Institute, and chair of the institute’s executive advisory council curriculum committee.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JOHN PFAFF
N.Y.C. Surpasses 1,000 Shootings Before Labor Day
The New York Times 09-03-20
John Pfaff, a law professor at Fordham University, told my colleague Mihir Zaveri that because crime in the city had reached historically low levels, the current rise may seem more striking in percentage terms.

JOHN PFAFF
HIGHWAY STOP-AND-FRISK: HOW PENNSYLVANIA STATE TROOPERS CONDUCT ILLEGAL TRAFFIC SEARCHES
The Appeal 08-31-20
But while Fordham University Professor of Law John Pfaff agreed that prosecutors have an ethical duty to act as a check on police, he said he questions if that is enough to bring about change to policing.

JED SHUGERMAN
A Trump judge’s attempt to bail out Michael Flynn ends
Vox 08-31-20
As Fordham law professor Jed Shugerman explained in a 2019 article, for much of the nation’s history, the power to bring prosecutions wasn’t even limited to the government.

JED SHUGERMAN
Trump Had an Absurd Reason for Thinking the Mueller Investigation Was ‘Nothing to Worry About,’ Book Claims
Law & Crime 08-31-20
Fordham Law professor and legal historian Jed Shugerman, for one, brutally panned the anecdote as a sign of the president’s legal illiteracy.

SUSAN SCAFIDI
What is cultural appropriation? Examples and definition of the term after Adele is criticised for use of Bantu Knots
The Scotsman 09-02-20
Fordham University Law professor Susan Scafidi told Jezebel: “[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.”

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Is The ‘Fox Eye’ Makeup Trend Racist Toward Asians?
HuffPost 08-31-20
Susan Scafidi, the founder and academic director of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham Law School and the author of “Who Owns Culture?: Appropriation and Authenticity in American Law,” said fox eye and thread lifts fall outside the rubric of cultural appropriation because eye shape is a physical rather than cultural trait.

LAWRENCE BRENNAN
Unmanned Underwater Vehicles: An Ocean of Possibilities
Inside Unmanned Systems 08-26-20
Consequently, while hundreds of treaties, agreements and codes provide a complex legal and regulatory regime for navigation on and above the seas, especially for such disasters, according to Fordham Law School Admiralty Professor Lawrence B. Brennan, a retired Navy JAG Captain, there is not a lot of law governing subsurface navigation.

LAWRENCE BRENNAN
Germany: ‘Spark could lead to disaster’ in east Mediterranean
Al Jazeera 08-25-20
Lawrence Brennan, a retired US navy captain and a Professor of Admiralty and International Maritime Law at Fordham Law School told Al Jazeera that Greece and Turkey will need to look to compromise.

DONNA REDEL
DeFi Is Just Like the ICO Boom and Regulators Are Circling
Coindesk 08-24-20
Donna Redel is the former chairman of COMEX, a board member of New York Angels and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School.

ANDREW KENT
As Confederate monuments come down, statues of Louisiana’s E.D. White may be on the move
NOLA 08-23-20
“His military service, such as we know it, was probably undistinguished and pretty minor,” said Andrew Kent, a law professor at Fordham University who’s done extensive research on White.

NICHOLAS JOHNSON
Gun Sales Have Hit Record Highs. Will It Change How Americans Vote?
The Trace 08-22-20
Nicholas Johnson is a law professor at Fordham University who has written in defense of Second Amendment rights.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, & Big Money
Rising Up With Sonali 08-21-20
Teachout sits on the board of directors of the Open Markets Institute and teaches law at Fordham University.

JOEL COHEN
Would Corporate Crime Enforcement Change in a Biden Administration? There Are Reasons to Think Not
Law & Crime 08-26-20
Joel Cohen, a former state and federal prosecutor, is senior counsel at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan in New York. He is the author of the recently published “I Swear: The Meaning Of An Oath” (Vandeplas Publishing, 2019), and is an adjunct professor at both Fordham and Cardozo Law Schools where he teaches a class entitled “How Judges Decide.”

JOEL COHEN
Michael Cohen Continues to Cause Serious Damage to the Legal Profession with Tell-All Book
Law & Crime 08-21-20
He is the author of “I Swear: The Meaning Of An Oath” (Vandeplas Publishing, 2019) and is an adjunct professor at both Fordham and Cardozo Law Schools.

JOHN FEERICK
That Further Shore: A Memoir of Irish Roots and American Promise
Irish American 08-21-20
Their life stories were often left to be told by their sons and daughters and this new book by John D. Feerick, Dean Emeritus of Fordham Law School, is a long and detailed love song to his parents, John and Mary Jane Boyle Feerick, both from the County Mayo, who came separately to New York in the late 1920s where they met, married and settled in the Bronx, a few blocks from Yankee Stadium.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

MARK CONRAD
College football a no-go this fall around Ohio; What will those communities do now?
Galion Inquirer 08-23-20
Mark Conrad, associate professor of law and ethics and director of the sports business program at the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University, said the cancellation of the football season could have a long-reaching impact on other sports.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION FACULTY

VERONICA SZSZYGIEL
A Tree Down in Brooklyn
The Tablet 09-02-20
Veronica Szczygiel, Ph.D. is the Assistant Director of Online Learning of the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS EDUCATION FACULTY

GEORGE HONG
HKBU international symposium to analyse COVID-19 pandemic from a cultural perspective
Cision 08-25-20
Dr George Hong, Professor, Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education, Fordham University, USA

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

PAUL LEVINSON
Movies bring us together. But should we get used to viewing them apart?
Christian Science Monitor 09-03-20
As people began talking about the shows they watched, it created a strong community outside the home, says Paul Levinson, a professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University in New York.

CHARLES CAMOSY
Forming Catholic Consciences: Bishops Note Trump’s Resumption of Federal Executions
National Catholic Register 09-02-20
“The numbers of deaths via the death penalty of course pale in comparison to those of abortion, but Catholic teaching doesn’t defend human dignity on the basis of raw numbers,” Fordham University moral theologian Charles Camosy told the Register.

MAGDA TETER
HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country’ contains an anti-Semitic stereotype
Forward 09-02-20
“I wonder if that influenced the otherwise inexplicable though no less troubling change of the name,” said Magda Teter, a professor of history and Judaic studies at Fordham University whose book “Blood Libel: On the Trail of an Antisemitic Myth” was released in January.

MAGDA TETER
HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country’ contains a plot point that resembles an age-old anti-Semitic lie. Why?
Jewish Telegraphic Agency 09-01-20
“I wonder if that influenced the otherwise inexplicable though no less troubling change of the name,” said Magda Teter, a professor of history and Judaic studies at Fordham University whose book “Blood Libel: On the Trail of an Antisemitic Myth” was released in January.

TIFFANY YIP
There’s a right way to talk about racism with kids — and most white parents aren’t doing it
TED-Ed Blog 08-31-20
Tiffany Yip PhD is a Professor of Psychology at Fordham University.

ELIZABETH YUKO
You’re facing a lot of choices amid the pandemic. Cut yourself slack: It’s called decision fatigue.
USA Today 08-30-20
We’re also making high-stakes, moral decisions, said Elizabeth Yuko, a writer and staff member at the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education.

KATHRYN REKLIS
A Perry Mason that doesn’t trust institutions
Christian Century 08-28-20
Kathryn Reklis teaches theology at Fordham University and is codirector of the Institute for Art, Religion and Social Justice.

RACHEL ANNUNZIATO
Adaptation of the WHO group interpersonal therapy for people living with HIV/AIDS in Northwest Ethiopia: A qualitative study
PLOS One 08-27-20
Editor: Rachel A. Annunziato, Fordham University, UNITED STATES

ASIF SIDDIQI
International Open Letter on Space Mining
Parabolic Arc 08-31-20
Asif Siddiqi, Professor of History, Fordham University, New York

ASIF SIDDIQI
Luna-25 Lander Renews Russian Moon Rush
Scientific American 08-27-20
The stakes for Luna-25 are high, says Asif Siddiqi, a professor of history at Fordham University who studies Russian space exploration.

NICHOLAS TAMPIO
Opinion: Taking the racism out of capitalism isn’t good enough
Market Watch 08-27-20
Nicholas Tampio is a professor of political science at Fordham University.

NICHOLAS TAMPIO
Tapping Jim Malatras to lead SUNY, NY shows how not to hire a leader | Opinion
Lohud 08-26-20
Nicholas Tampio is a professor of Political Science at Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
Back to school
New York Amsterdam News 09-03-20
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.

CHRISTINA GREER
Has Donald Trump shown he can beat Joe Biden?
The Independent 08-27-20
“There were just so many lies,” says Christina Greer, professor of politics at New York’s Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
Kamala Harris makes history
New York Amsterdam News 08-27-20
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.

CHRISTINA GREER
Do New York City Voters Want Another White Mayor?
The New York Times 08-25-20
Ms. Wiley has the potential to build a coalition uniting women, white progressives and Black and Latino voters, especially Black women, said Christina Greer, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
RNC Night 1: Republicans Invoke The Specter of Socialism
WNYC 08-25-20
Christina Greer, political science professor at Fordham University, host of the podcast FAQNYC, politics editor at The Grio and the host of The Aftermath on Ozy, goes over highlights from last night’s televised RNC.

CHRISTINA GREER
Donald Trump Jr: The son who is Trumpier than Trump
BBC 08-24-20
“A product of nepotism,” says Christina Greer, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University.

QUAMRUL HAIDER
After Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Paths taken by three protagonists of the Manhattan Project
The Daily Star 08-21-20
Quamrul Haider is a professor of physics at Fordham University, New York.

TROY TASSIER
Business Leaders Push for Faster Action to Spur NYC’s Economic Comeback
The City 09-01-20
“We are in a great spot in the city right now, but the trouble is we are connected to people everywhere else,” said Troy Tassier, an economist at Fordham specializing in epidemiology. He calls the decision on indoor dining “a close call.”

TROY TASSIER
Here’s why indoor dining in the city might not happen anytime soon
Crain’s New York 08-25-20
“I think it’s a mix of complexity along with caution,” said Troy Tassier, a professor of economics at Fordham University who specializes in epidemiology.

TROY TASSIER
New York City ahead of curve on COVID-19, but faces risks going into fall: experts
Reuters 08-21-20
“The big challenge is schools reopening, recreating that density anew,” which had been reduced by social distancing, said Troy Tassier, a professor of economics at Fordham University who specializes in epidemiology.

STUDENTS

Are coyotes moving into your neighborhood?
Science News for Students 09-03-20
[Carol Henger is] a PhD student in biology at Fordham University who has studied New York City’s coyotes as part of the Gotham Coyote Project.

Declan Lavelle Has His Day
Rye Record 09-01-20
This fall, [Declan Lavelle is] headed to Fordham University to play baseball.

Bellingham Bay Swim Team’s Evan Trout Announces Verbal Commitment to Fordham University
Swimming World 08-29-20
Bellingham, Wash. native Evan Trout has announced his verbal commitment to Fordham University and will arrive on campus in the fall of 2021.

This D1 college football player came out to his teammates by literally coming out of a closet
Out Sports 08-31-20
[Jade Vazquez had] told some people back home, including his family, but more and more he felt he had to tell his football family at Fordham Univ.

Fordham University linebacker to serve as LGBTQ+ executive for student-athlete organization
News 12 The Bronx 08-29-20
Fordham University linebacker Jaden Vazquez is serving as the LGBTQ+ executive for the school’s new student-athlete organization after his team and coach supported him with his coming out.

Thanks To NBA 2K Squad, Warriors Are Back In The Finals
Forbes 08-27-20
This season, led by NBA 2K League MVP finalist Charlie “CB13” Bostwick, a student at the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University, they finished with a franchise-best regular season record of 13-3, clinching the third seed in the NBA 2K playoffs.

Ocean Financial Awards Scholarships
CU Today 08-27-20
Kylie McNeill, 17 of Garden City, who graduated from Garden City High School in Garden City, N.Y. and who plans to attend Fordham University in The Bronx, N.Y.

Local students graduate from Ursuline Academy
Wicked Local Westwood 08-26-20
Catherine Sullivan, daughter of Todd and Kelly Sullivan, will be attending Fordham University.

ALUMNI

Torrington’s St. John the Great Academy kicks off school year with tournament, social event
Register Citizen 09-03-20
[Edward H.] Goad is a former principal of St. Bernadette School in New Haven. “I received my undergrad and graduate degree from Southern CT State University and Educational Leadership credentials through the University of Creighton and Fordham University,” he said in a Facebook post Aug. 11.

Wilton Historical Society Welcomes 2020 Innovation Design Award Winners in Virtual Conversation on Oct. 1
Hamlet Hub 09-03-20
[Anthony] Baratta, a graduate of Fordham University, has coauthored 3 books: The Exuberant Style of William Diamond and Anthony Baratta; and Diamond Baratta Design. He has just launched his newest book, “Decorate Happy-Bold Colorful Interiors” by Rizzoli this spring.

Pro Bono Net Welcomes Veronica Dunlap as Director of New York Programs
Lex Blog 09-03-20
[Veronica Dunlap] is a proud graduate of both George Washington University, where she received a B.A. in International Affairs, cum laude, and Fordham University School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor & M.B.A. in Finance.

Saint Joseph School​ Announces New Principal, Assistant Principal
Patch 09-03-20
Before his teaching career, [Dan] Price received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Fordham University and a masters degree in Educational Leadership with a Catholic Schools focus from Boston College.

Who is Kenneth Boller? Catholic pastor delivers ‘racial justice’ prayer for George Floyd and Breonna Taylor
Meaww 09-03-20
[Kenneth Boller] holds a BA from Fordham in Math and Philosophy and M Div degree from Woodstock College, according to St Xavier’s official website.

CCP 2020 Conference Presenter Bios
Connecticut Council for Philosophy 09-02-20
[Michelle] DePass holds a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University, a Juris Doctor from Fordham Law School, an honorary doctorate from Fordham University and a Master of Public Administration from Baruch College, where she was a National Urban Fellow.

Save the NYC Urban Fellows Program, Prepare the Next Generation of Public Service Leadership
Gothamist 09-02-20
As a senior at Fordham University in 1981, interested in public service but hesitant about taking the law school route, [Rob Walsh] stumbled across a flyer on a bulletin board in the Political Science Department that introduced [him]to the New York City Urban Fellows Program.

LPC & Pregones/PRTT Announce The Greater Good Commission Recipients
Broadway World 09-02-20
[Christin Eve Cato] completed her BA degree from Fordham University, and is also a graduate from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for Music and Art and the Performing Arts.

Skuld announces change in New York management
Sailor News 09-01-20
[Åse] Naaman Jensen holds two master’s degrees in law from the University of Copenhagen and Fordham University respectively.

National CineMedia Names Rosen SVP East Coast Sales
Digital Cinema Report 09-01-20
[Mike] Rosen holds a J.D. degree from Fordham University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Science degree in communications from Cornell University.

Tommy Dorfman: 5 Things To Know About Kaia Gerber’s BFF & ’13 Reasons Why’ Actor
Hollywood Life 08-30-20
After graduating high school, [Tommy Dorfman] packed his bags and headed to New York for college, where he enrolled at Fordham University.

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully selling memorabilia collection
Fox 23 News 08-28-20
Los Angeles Times columnist Jim Murray took it a step further, calling [Vin] Scully, “The Fordham Thrush with a .400 larynx,” paying homage to the New York native’s alma mater, Fordham University.

PHOTOS: Five Members of Greenwich Police Dept Honored in Individual Promotion Ceremonies
Greenwich Free Press 08-27-20
[Robert Berry] has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Fordham University, a Master of Arts degree in Homeland Security from American Military University and a Master of Strategic Studies Degree from the US Army War College.

Catfish: The TV Show: Co-Host Kamie Crawford Facts
Screen Rant 08-27-20
Graduating from New York’s Fordham University in 2015, [Kamie] Crawford went on to pursue a career in TV and hosting.

David K. Roemer, PhD, Receives The Star Treatment for Excellence in Theological Education
24-7 Press Release 08-27-20
Graduating with a Bachelor of Science in physics at Fordham University in 1964, Dr. [David] Roemer eventually earned a Doctor of Philosophy in physics at New York University in 1971 and a Master of Business Administration from Pace University in 1980.

Fulbright Program remains with people long after they return home
Slovak Spectator 08-27-20
Lýdia Tobiášová (LT): I spent six months of 2009-2010 at Fordham Law School in New York City via the Fulbright Scholar Program, i.e. a post-doctoral research programme.

Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech Announces New President and CEO
Stamford Advocate 08-26-20
[Bruce] Skyer holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Columbia University and master’s degree in finance from Fordham University.

Lee & Associates Names South Florida Senior VP
Multi-Housing News 08-26-20
The executive [Fernando Polanco] earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Fordham University.

Mosesian Center names new executive director
Wicked Local Watertown 08-26-20
[Darren] Farrington holds a Master of Fine Arts from Columbia University School of the Arts and a JD from Fordham University with a focus on media and entertainment law.

Gov. Kemp Names 25 Appointments
State of Georgia 08-25-20
[William “Bill” White] holds a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University in New York as well as a Culinary Arts Degree from the French Culinary Institute.

Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech Announces New President and CEO
Cision 08-25-20
[Bruce] Skyer holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Columbia University and master’s degree in finance from Fordham University.

Hudson County real estate market thrives as NYC couples, families, continue migrating for more value
NJ.com 08-25-20
[An Zhou] recently graduated from Fordham University and was initially planning to move between boroughs, not states.

Parfait Mutimura has been inducted into the Marquis Who’s Who Registry
24-7 Press Release 08-25-20
To wit, [Parfait Mutimura] continued his education at the Fordham University School of Law, where he pursued post graduate studies for a Master of Studies in Law (MSL) in Corporate Compliance after founding Elevenheimer Group LLC in 2015.

Arthur Ashe Kids Day At 25 – On Hold But Original Mission Continues To Grow
World Tennis Magazine 08-22-20
[Joe Favorito’s] first brush with Arthur Ashe was when [he]was actually working as Sports Information director at [his]alma mater, Fordham University.

From novelist Peter Quinn, a world-weary, unmistakably Catholic detective
America Magazine 08-21-20
[Peter Quinn] earned a bachelor’s degree from Manhattan College in 1969 and a master’s in history from Fordham University in 1974.

Ascend Labs’ generic Jadenu Sprinkles obtains FDA approval
Drug Store News 08-21-20
[Rolando] Morales graduated from Fordham with a Masters in Corporate Compliance.

The Irish American Republican taking on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Irish Central 08-21-20
Afterward, [John Cummings] completed his undergrad degree at Fordham University, and in 1989 he started teaching at his old school, St. Raymond’s, where he’s happily been ever since.

OBITUARIES

Walter Lure, 71, Of Queens, NY, Guitarist
Walter Lure, Guitarist for a ‘Mythical’ Punk Band, Dies at 71
The New York Times 08-27-20
After graduating from Fordham University, where he majored in English and minored in chemistry, he tested the safety of products for the Food and Drug Administration in Brooklyn.

Sandra (Sandy) Paula Bernstein, 77, Of Prescott Valley, AZ, Business Leader
Obituary: Sandra (Sandy) Paula Bernstein
Daily Courier 09-03-20
As their children grew, Sandy returned to college and earned her Master’s degree at Fordham University, New York City.

Frank A. Winn, 79, Of Bridgeport, CT, Priest
Fr. Frank Winn, 79
Bridgeport Diocese 09-01-20
He went on to earn an undergraduate degree in English and religious studies at Fordham University.

James G. Fitzgerald, 82, Of Danbury, CT, Special Education Instructor
Danbury Resident Dr. James G. Fitzgerald, 82, Dies from Complications Following COVID-19 Recovery
Hamlet Hub 09-01-20
He attended Rice High School of Harlem, graduated from Iona College with a Bachelor of Arts degree, City College of New York with a Master’s degree in Economics and a doctorate degree from Fordham University.

Arthur J. Vouté, 85, Of South Salem, NY and Newport, RI, Lawyer
Obituary for Arthur J. Vouté
What’s Up Newp 08-31-20
After graduating from Villanova University and Fordham Law School he began his career as a trial lawyer which lasted over fifty years.

Martin J. Neville, Of Manhasset, NY, Veteran & Lawyer
Obituary: Martin J. Neville
Manhasset Press 08-30-20
Marty attended St. Francis Prep HS (Brooklyn, NY), Fordham College and Fordham Law School.

Father Timothy Hirten, 66, Of Brooklyn, NY, Priest
Obituaries, Week of August 29, 2020
The Tablet 08-26-20
He also held a degree in social work from Fordham University, specializing in alcohol abuse prevention.

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