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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

TROY TASSIER
With indoor dining coming back, restaurants say thank you— ambivalently
Crain’s New York 09-10-20
But caution is key when the city embarks on a major reopening move like indoor dining, said Troy Tassier, a professor of economics at Fordham University who specializes in epidemiology.

CATHERINE POWELL
Two anniversaries Trump is dishonoring
CNN 09-07-20
Catherine Powell (@ProfCatherine) is a professor of law at Fordham University School of Law.

JORDAN STEIN
Page-Turners
New York Review of Books 09-24-20
In When Novels Were Books, the Fordham University English professor Jordan Stein uses bibliographical methods to solve a puzzle that might look purely textual: Where do genres come from?

ADMINISTRATORS

EDWARD KULL
College sports remain on hold, except for football
New York Amsterdam News 09-10-20
On Aug. 28, Ed Kull, interim director of athletics at Fordham University, released a letter, noting that over the summer the athletics department engaged in open dialogue with the student-athletes, coaches, staff and administrators.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Columbia grew its MBA program 60% while other big NYC schools saw enrollment drop. Here’s how.
Biz Journals 09-09-20
Two of the other big programs — New York University and Fordham University — also enrolled more women by 2018, though neither saw triple-digit percentage increases like Columbia.

FORMER SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JOSEPH RAND
Joseph Rand Named Executive Director Of Broker Public Portal with Homesnap
Real Estate In Depth 09-09-20
Before entering real estate, he was both an attorney for a Wall Street law firm and a law professor at Brooklyn and Fordham law schools.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JOHN PFAFF
Trump’s criminal justice policy, explained
Vox 09-09-20
“I think he saw [the First Step Act]as a politically convenient move — perhaps to pick up some Black and Hispanic supporters,” John Pfaff, a criminal justice expert at Fordham University, told me.

CATHERINE POWELL
Two anniversaries Trump is dishonoring
CNN 09-07-20
Catherine Powell (@ProfCatherine) is a professor of law at Fordham University School of Law.

ADAM SHLAHET
Online to the rescue II: Moot court and other extracurricular offerings
National Jurist 09-07-20
Adam Shlahet, the director of the Moore Advocacy Center at Fordham Law School, helped coordinate the opportunity and quickly developed the virtual structure for the competition.

JURIJ TOPLAK
Voting is every EU citizen’s right, regardless of disability
Euractiv 09-07-20
Jurij Toplak is a professor at Alma Mater Europaea and visiting professor at the Fordham Law School in New York.

FORMER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

LYN SLATER
We’ve got quite a chic little podcast episode this week
Girls of a Certain Age 09-04-20
Today on Everything is Fine, we’ve got the ultra-stylish influencer/retired [Fordham] professor Lyn Slater—aka The Accidental Icon—and we’re talking about working on a different notion of what aging can be, using clothes to express our identities, embracing our imperfections, rejecting Photoshop, and tons more.

FORMER ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

JOSEPH KOTERSKI, S.J.
The Rise of Cultural Marxism
Catholic News Agency 09-10-20
The work of Father Joseph Koterski, S.J., a former president of the Fellowship and a philosophy professor at Fordham University, it analyzes the “worrisome phenomenon” of what he calls “cultural Marxism.”

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

BRENDA STOKES
Wilton program uncovers the role played by women in jazz
Wilton Bulletin 09-10-20
In addition to being a singer, composer and performer, Stokes serves on the faculty of Fordham University, and runs a busy private studio in New York City.

TIFFANY YIP
How COVID-19 exacerbates inequities among vulnerable children
The Hill 09-10-20
Dr. Tiffany Yip, editor of the Society for Research in Child Development’s new Statements of the Evidence volume and Professor of Psychology at Fordham University, notes, “While many of these communities have been impacted in universal ways, the specific expression and manifestation of systems of oppression, and the extent to which they have been exacerbated during the pandemic, is unique to each community.”

JEANNINE HILL FLETCHER
Theologians, activists, former bishops staff urge Catholic voters to oppose Trump
National Catholic Reporter 09-09-20
But the list also includes a number of scholars who work at Catholic schools, such as Patricia McGuire, president of Trinity Washington University; Jeannine Hill Fletcher, a theology professor at Fordham University; Gerald J. Beyer, associate professor of Christian ethics at Villanova University; and J. Matthew Ashley, associate professor of systematic theology at the University of Notre Dame.

LARRY WELBORN
Elaine Legacy Center hosts events to mark massacre’s 101st anniversary
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette 09-08-20
At 5 p.m. Wednesday, Larry L. Welborn, professor of New Testament and early Christianity at Fordham University, will present “Paul’s Vision of the Future of Race: Ethnicity and Social Justice.”

TROY TASSIER
With indoor dining coming back, restaurants say thank you— ambivalently
Crain’s New York 09-10-20
But caution is key when the city embarks on a major reopening move like indoor dining, said Troy Tassier, a professor of economics at Fordham University who specializes in epidemiology.

TROY TASSIER
When Does Flu Season Start In 2020? What You Need To Know, According To Experts
Romper 09-08-20
“The major concern is that a large influenza epidemic can crowd out health care resources if we have a simultaneous second wave of COVID-19,” Troy Tassier, an associate professor of economics at Fordham University and author of The Economics of Epidemiology, tells Romper in an email.

TROY TASSIER
How Can I Tell Whether I Have Flu or COVID-19?
How Stuff Works 09-08-20
“Only around 2/5 [40 percent] of the U.S. population gets their annual influenza vaccine. If we could double that percentage, we could reach herd immunity and nearly eliminate the presence of influenza in most years,” explains Troy Tassier, an associate professor of economics at Fordham University and the author of “The Economics of Epidemiology” in an email.

MAGDA TETER
Why does HBO’s anti-racist ‘Lovecraft Country’ stumble into anti-Semitic tropes?
Times of Israel 09-07-20
“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.

CHRISTINA GREER
Mourning those we’ve lost
New York Amsterdam News 09-10-20
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
Will de Blasio ties haunt a trio of mayoral candidates?
City & State New York 09-10-20
The length of time each spent in the administration and when they served will also play a part in how much their connection to de Blasio will be a challenge on the campaign trail, said Christina Greer, a political science professor at Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
De Blasio learned of NYC’s indoor dining plans an hour before Cuomo’s announcement
New York Daily News 09-10-20
Fordham University political science professor Christina Greer said the petty conflict between the two now presents a “real danger to society.”

CHRISTINA GREER
What Do Young Black Women Want From This Election?
The Nation 09-09-20
Christina Greer, PhD, associate professor of political science at Fordham University, believes this crucial election is not about picking a flawless or favorable candidate.

CHRISTINA GREER
Gotham Book Prize Created to Help NYC’s Writers in the Midst of Pandemic Recovery
PR Newswire 09-07-20
Fordham professor and political scientist Dr. Christina Greer

JORDAN STEIN
Page-Turners
New York Review of Books 09-24-20
In When Novels Were Books, the Fordham University English professor Jordan Stein uses bibliographical methods to solve a puzzle that might look purely textual: Where do genres come from?

MONIKA MCDERMOTT
‘Cacophony of chaos’: why the US election outcome is more uncertain than ever
The Guardian 09-06-20
Monika McDermott, a political science professor at Fordham University in New York, said: “It’s just a perfect storm of dysfunction. That’s what we’re looking toward right now. It’s a road we’ve never travelled before.”

JOHN DAVENPORT
The democracy we deserve: We need constitutional amendments to ensure free and fair voting and genuine representation
New York Daily News 09-04-20
Davenport is a professor of philosophy at Fordham University, where he teaches ethics and political philosophy.

STUDENTS

George Washington Professor Who Reportedly Faked Being Black Resigns
NPR 09-10-20
Lisa Betty, a doctoral candidate at Fordham University, echoed that call in a blog post.

DOOM PATROL SEASON 2. GRAPHIC POLICY RADIO DIVES INTO THE SECOND SEASON
Graphic Policy 09-08-20
Winn Periyasamy is a Fordham law student and advocate working and organizing in New York City.

College Footballer To Lead LGBTQ Org After Coming Out As Bi
Instinct Magazine 09-09-20
A football player at Fordham University [Jaden Vazquez] literally came out of the closet to his teammates and now he’ll lead the LGBT section of his school’s new student-athlete organization.

Fordham football player discusses running an LGBTQ organization
Bronx Times 09-09-20
But [Jaden] Vazquez, 20, a junior and football linebacker at Fordham University, held onto a secret until a year ago.

Watch: Out Bi Fordham U. Football Player to Serve as LGBTQ+ Executive of New Student Athlete Group
EDGE Media Network 09-07-20
Fordham University linebacker Jaden Vasquez is used to plowing through stiff opposition, but he was surprised at how easy it was to come out as bisexual when his teammates and coaches showed him nothing but acceptance and support.

Fordham University linebacker comes out, takes on executive role for LGBTQ athletes
Queerty 09-06-20
As a star linebacker for Fordham University’s football team, [Jaden] Velazquez came out as bisexual last fall–quite literally, in fact.

College football star comes out of the closet by literally coming out of a closet
Queerty 09-04-20
Jaden Vazquez is a junior at Fordham University, where he plays linebacker on the school’s football team. He also co-leads a new student athlete support group, working specifically with his LGBTQ peers.

The US Versus Chinese Investment In Africa
Forbes 09-04-20
Special thanks to Mr. Owakhela Kankhwende, Global Research Consultant at Momentum Advisors and MS Candidate in Business Analytics at Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business who also assisted with research and contributed to this article.

ALUMNI

Rosenbaum Famularo, P.C. Hires Litigation Powerhouse Neil Flynn to Strengthen Its Legal Counsel Services to Amazon Sellers
PR Newswire 09-10-20
The Columbia University and Fordham University Law School graduate [Neil Flynn] has been handling trials and appeals in state and federal courts, as well as alternative dispute forums since 1997.

VIDEO: Ten Minute Tidbits with Spencer Glass and Guest Ephraim Sykes!
Broadway World 09-10-20
[Ephraim] Sykes graduated from the Alvin Ailey/Fordham University BFA program with departmental honors and toured with the Ailey II company for two years.

Dare County Schools announces school-level administrative changes
Coastland Times 09-10-20
[Adrienne] Palma earned her Bachelor of Arts in economics from Fordham University, followed by a Master of Education from Georgian Court University and a Master of School Administration from East Carolina University.

Muscarella – Capogna Engagement
Garden City News 09-10-20
Melissa [Ann Muscarella] graduated from Fordham University in 2009, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and a minor in Business Administration.

Inside Out: Community Resources names two women to board of directors
Staten Island Live 09-09-20
[Christine D. Cea] received her doctorate in developmental psychology from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Fordham University, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship as Associate Director of the Developmental Disabilities project at the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education.

Two-Time Cancer Survivor Offers You Have Breast Cancer, Now What?
Harlem World Magazine 09-09-20
Christine Shields Corrigan, a graduate of Manhattan College and Fordham University School of Law, Chris teaches creative nonfiction writing for an adult education program, provides writing workshops for cancer support groups, and serves on the programming committee of the Morristown Festival of Books.

Man biking across U.S. for basketball nonprofit stops in Lawrence to see original rules
Lawrence Journal-World 09-09-20
[Leo] Walsh has been interested in the stories of basketball hoops since he wrote a personal essay about his childhood hoop for an assignment at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York, where he played college basketball.

Tributes
PhilStar 09-09-20
Frank [Sionil Jose], a likeable fellow, has a BS in commerce degree from Letran University and a masters in business administration from Fordham University in New York.

Ed Randall devotes his baseball life to prostate cancer awareness
amNY 09-09-20
Fordham has its fair share of legendary alums that graduated from its broadcasting ranks — most notably long-time Dodgers announcer, Vin Scully — and [Ed] Randall emerged from the school at the perfect time.

Voices from the Past: Bill Chadwick
NHL 09-08-20
On top of that [Bill Chadwick] got on to the Fordham University team, but [he]had to do some name-changing to pull it off.

PMV Pharma Appoints Laurie Stelzer to the Board of Directors and Robert Ticktin as General Counsel
BioSpace 09-08-20
Mr. [Robert] Ticktin received a B.A. in Economics from The Ohio State University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

Kristina Maksuti Signs Contract with North Carolina Courage
Our Sports Central 09-08-20
The forward [Kristina Maksuti] attended Fordham University from 2011-2015 where she made 60 appearances and scored 24 goals. Maksuti is a dual citizen of the United States and Albania.

UNC CHARLOTTE APPOINTS DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION LEADER
Inside UNC Charlotte 09-08-20
She holds a doctorate in counselor education from NC State University, a master’s degree in social work from Fordham University and a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College.

ACU to host online public lecture on ‘Liturgy, Prayer, Pastoral Care and Pandemics’
Catholic Outlook 09-07-20
Professor [Julia] Upton holds the PhD in Theology from Fordham University and postgraduate qualifications in pastoral care.

New Bedford Schools Superintendent Walks Into Role With ‘Humility, Pride’
Daily Voice 09-06-20
[Joel] Adelberg has a doctorate from Fordham University in educational leadership.

Discussions on Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ to start Sept. 16
Cape Gazette 09-06-20
[Len] Bowman holds a doctorate in theology from Fordham University.

Few bash Trump quite like 83-year-old N.J. congressman who uses president’s favorite weapon: Twitter
NJ.com 09-06-20
[Bill] Pascrell, who holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Fordham University, spent 12 years as a high school teacher.

Women in Wellness: “Journal out how you feel” with Author Christine Gutierrez
Authority Magazine 09-05-20
[Christine Gutierrez] has a Bachelor’s degree from Fordham University in human behavior and development, and a Master’s degree from City College of New York in mental health counseling with a focus on community and prevention.

Mixed news for players with Island connections trying to make NFL teams
Staten Island Live 09-05-20
[Anthony] Coyle, 23, who played his college ball at Fordham University, was hoping to make his first NFL roster.

OBITUARIES

Sister Eileen Clifford, 82, Of Bronx, NY, School Principal & Associate Vicar of Education
Sister Eileen Clifford, Held Archdiocesan Leadership Posts, Was Longtime Principal at Msgr. Scanlan
Catholic New York 09-09-20
Sister Eileen received a bachelor’s degree in education from St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill, and a master’s in educational administration/supervision from Fordham University.

Francis P. Donovan, 93, Of Gray Gables, MA, Veteran & Vice President of Metropolitan Life Insurance
Francis P. Donovan
Cape News 09-09-20
Gifted intellectually, he skipped 3rd grade, later attended the prestigious Regis High School, and then accepted a full academic scholarship to Fordham University.

Joan Margaret Walsh, 88, Of Rye, NY, Professor
Joan Margaret Walsh
Rye Record 09-06-20
She was among the first generation of women to graduate from Fordham University, earning a B.S. in Biology at Fordham University in 1953 and an M.S. in Education ten years later.

Arthur Vouté, 85, Of South Salem, NY, Lawyer
Arthur Vouté, Riverdale native, White Plains lawyer, 85
Riverdale Press 09-04-20
After graduating from Villanova University and Fordham Law School, he began his career as a trial lawyer, which lasted more than 50 years.

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