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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

H. SHELLAE VERSEY
How to Unlearn Racism
Scientific American 10-01-20
H. Shellae Versey, a critical health researcher and professor of psychology at Fordham University, studies how white supremacy culture impacts the mental health of both white and nonwhite populations.

KAREN GREENBERG
Scholars Fear a More Nationalist Supreme Court Under Barrett
Foreign Policy 10-15-20
“That’s an outrageous and incredibly disappointing thing for her to say,” said Karen Greenberg, a legal expert on national security and civil liberties at Fordham University.

ASIF SIDDIQI
Transcending Gravity: The View from Postcolonial Dhaka to Colonies in Space
Los Angeles Review of Books 10-20-20
Asif Siddiqi teaches history of science at Fordham University in New York.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Fordham University Cancels Spring Break to Curb COVID-19 Spread
NBC New York 10-12-20
Fordham University Cancels Spring Break to Curb COVID-19 Spread

‘Code-breakers’ will tackle web giants that threaten UK firms with ruin: Competition watchdog chief recruits mathematicians to crack secret algorithms that let Facebook and Google grab billions in digital ad revenues
Daily Mail 10-10-20
In a speech last week to New York’s Fordham University, Dr [Andrea] Coscelli said that the dominance of the online platforms was a serious threat to rival businesses and innovators.

Andrea Coscelli calls for new digital markets regulatory regime
Gov.UK 10-09-20
Andrea Coscelli, CEO of the CMA, has spoken today at New York’s Fordham University about the need for digital reform and the latest thinking on a new regulatory regime.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

MICHAEL DOWLING
Huntington Hibernians Name Dowling 2021 Parade Grand Marshal
Huntington Now 10-09-20
Before his public service career, he was a professor of social policy and assistant dean at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services, and director of the Fordham campus in Westchester County.

ADMINISTRATORS

KAMILLE DEAN
Wake Up Call: Jones Day Alleged to ‘Hide’ London Covid Outbreak
Bloomberg Law 10-15-20
Fordham Law School said it received donations totaling over $3.5 million to fund new initiatives aimed at addressing structural racism. It said some of that money will go to funding its new role of director of diversity, equity, and inclusion, for which it hired Kamille Dean, who recently held a similar title at Saint John’s University School of Law.

KRIS WOLFF
Research Admins Report Few Issues With Telework; Adopt Strategies to Ensure ‘Balance’
JD Supra 10-10-20
When Kris Wolff, director of the Office of Sponsored Programs at Fordham University, came down with COVID-19, she didn’t hide it from her staff.

SCHOOL OF LAW

U.S. playing catch up in regulating Big Tech
Politico 10-09-20
“When you have a free market economy, there has to be a market,” EU Vice President Margarethe Vestager said Thursday at a virtual conference hosted by Fordham University Law School, ”and the market has to be contestable.”

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JED SHUGERMAN
Trumpcast: Disestablish SCOTUS or the Senate?
Slate 10-15-20
Virginia Heffernan talks to Fordham Law professor Jed Shugerman, about the big picture behind Amy Coney Barrett, ways we can disestablish the Senate, and the concept of originalism when interpreting the U.S. Constitution.

KAREN GREENBERG
Scholars Fear a More Nationalist Supreme Court Under Barrett
Foreign Policy 10-15-20
“That’s an outrageous and incredibly disappointing thing for her to say,” said Karen Greenberg, a legal expert on national security and civil liberties at Fordham University.

MATTHEW DILLER
Fordham Law School Receives More than $3.5 Million to Support Expansion of Racial Justice Initiatives
Business Wire 10-14-20
The effort, which Dean Mathew Diller launched in June, has three prongs: 1) expanding the diversity of the Fordham Law community and enhancing support systems for these diverse students; 2) working to fundamentally change the environment at Fordham Law to make it more welcoming and inclusive; and 3) committing as a community to fighting for racial justice in society in the best tradition of the school’s motto “in the service of others.”

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Democrats Prepare Last-Ditch Effort To Derail Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee
HuffPost 10-12-20
Zephyr Teachout, an associate law professor at Fordham Law School and a former Democratic candidate for Congress and for governor of New York, agreed that Democrats haven’t done enough to try to jam the process.

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Avoid Cultural Appropriation this Halloween
Her Campus 10-11-20
Susan Scafidi, a law professor from Fordham University, defines cultural appropriation as “taking intellectual property, traditional knowledge, cultural expressions, or artifacts from someone else’s culture without permission. This can include unauthorized use of another culture’s dance, dress, music, language, folklore, cuisine, traditional medicine, religious symbols, etc.”

ERIC YOUNG
Spoofing Settlements Highlight the Foibles of Trader-Surveillance Tools
Wall Street Journal 10-09-20
“If you are trying to capture culture…that’s where two types of surveillance come into play,” said Eric Young, a professor at Fordham University School of Law and a former compliance officer for BNP Paribas SA .

JOHN PFAFF
Michigan Sheriff Defends Man Suspected of Planning Whitmer Kidnapping Conspiracy During ‘Wild’ Interview
Law & Crime 10-09-20
“This is wild,” said noted criminal justice reform expert and Fordham Law Professor John Pfaff via Twitter.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION FACULTY

VALERIE ROWE
Rowes donate $1M for UConn students
The Chronicle 10-09-20
Valerie Rowe, who also holds a doctorate, is a retired associate professor at Fordham University’s School of Education.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

ANTOINE LOVELL
OUR AMERICA: LIVING WHILE BLACK Docuseries to Premiere Oct. 19
Broadway World 10-15-20
He is now a professor and doctoral candidate at Fordham University in the Bronx and Delaware State University, where he teaches social policy.

JORDAN DEVYLDER
Researchers examine mental health effects of police violence at the population level
News Medical 10-14-20
Link, along with Jordan DeVylder of Fordham University and Lisa Fedina of the University of Michigan, reviewed numerous studies of the effects of police violence on mental health in a paper called “Impact of police violence on mental health: a theoretical framework,” and identified eight factors distinct to police violence in America.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

SAUL CORNELL
Shooting In Denver Renews Questions About The Impact Of Guns At Protests
KUNC 10-15-20
“We’ve got a situation where all of the stakeholders are suspicious of one another and they are heavily armed,” said Saul Cornell, chair of the history department at Fordham University.

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
How to make our politics better: Pray first, says a Jesuit guide
National Catholic Reporter 10-15-20
Quoting the Rev. Bryan N. Massingale, a Fordham University theologian, the guide says that racism is a soul sickness and “only an invasion of divine love will shatter the small images of God that enable us to live undisturbed by the racism that benefits some and terrorizes so many.”

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
Elasticity vs. Inelasticity of Demand
U.S. News & World Report 10-13-20
For instance, the more close substitutes there are in the market, the more elastic a good’s demand, says Giacomo Santangelo, a senior economics lecturer at Fordham University and term professor at the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University.

CHRISTINA GREER
What’s uniting political left and right?
City & State New York 10-15-20
The mayor and the governor have said they are only trying to do what is best for New York, but their egos may be playing a big role in their decision-making process, according to Chrstina Greer, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
Support our Black cultural institutions
New York Amsterdam News 10-15-20
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
Mark Twain House Virtual Gala Includes Jimmy Buffett, Brad Paisley, Popular Authors
NBC Connecticut 10-13-20
Dr. [Christina] Greer: associate professor of Political Science and American Studies at Fordham University and author of, “Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream.”

CHRISTINA GREER
A fighter pilot and a $100m battle: Inside the campaign to unseat Trump’s ‘Enabler-in-Chief’
The Independent 10-12-20
“I think in some ways, Mitch McConnell might be ahead of Donald Trump [in terms of being disliked], just because Donald Trump does not understand how government work and Mitch McConnell does,” said Christina Greer, a professor of political science at New York’s Fordham University.

PATRICK HORNBECK
Biden, Harris again refuse to answer court packing questions
Fox News 10-12-20
PATRICK HORNBECK, FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR: The no-religious test clause was designed originally to stop litmus tests that would say a Roman Catholic or an atheist or a Jewish person couldn’t serve in a particular office.

ASIF SIDDIQI
Transcending Gravity: The View from Postcolonial Dhaka to Colonies in Space
Los Angeles Review of Books 10-20-20
Asif Siddiqi teaches history of science at Fordham University in New York.

TROY TASSIER
Virus restrictions draw backlash, questions
Crain’s New York 10-12-20
“We’re not shutting down NYC, but instead we are shutting down mass gatherings in a specific neighborhood,” said Troy Tassier, an economist who specializes in epidemiology at Fordham University.

H. SHELLAE VERSEY
How to Unlearn Racism
Scientific American 10-01-20
H. Shellae Versey, a critical health researcher and professor of psychology at Fordham University, studies how white supremacy culture impacts the mental health of both white and nonwhite populations.

MARK NAISON
‘Do something’: Confessions of a reformed Rebel
Virginia Mercury 10-12-20
I found dozens of purported racism diagnostic tests online, and responded to the most straightforward and telling that I could find by Fordham University African American studies professor Mark Naison.

HEATHER MACBETH
The Effort to Build the Mathematical Library of the Future
Wired 10-11-20
“It will likely be decades before this is a research tool,” said Heather Macbeth of Fordham University, a fellow Lean user.

BORIS HEERSINK
Trump, Biden highlight COVID-19 economic recovery in message to voters | Video
Channel News Asia 10-08-20
Assoc Prof Boris Heersink, Political Science, Fordham University (01:15)

STUDENTS

Students express concern over potential appointment of Amy Coney Barrett
USC Annenberg Media 10-14-20
USC graduate Madi Rosenthal is now studying law at Fordham.

ATHLETICS

Warriors’ Eric Paschall joins ‘how it started vs. how it’s going’ social media challenge
Warriors Wire 10-14-20
The 2019 second-round pick [Eric Paschall] displayed a photo from his rookie season in the Bay Area next to a picture from his freshman year at Fordham University.

ALUMNI

Lawyers With Different Stances On City Issues Battle For San Diego District 5 Council Seat
KPBS 10-15-20
[Von Wilpert’s] law degree is from Fordham University.

Syosset Voter Guide 2020: Candidates, Polling Places, Hours
Patch 10-14-20
[Andrew] Monteleone, of Syosset, earned a bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, a master’s degree from Long Island University’s Post campus and a law degree from Fordham University School of Law.

Seven candidates seek to fill four state Supreme Court seats in 9th Judicial District
Daily Freeman 10-14-20
[Alexandra] Murphy received her Juris Doctor in 2009 from Fordham University School of Law.
[Robert S.] Ondrovic earned his Juris Doctor from Fordham Law School in 1985.

Alan Alda dives deep into important research with his new ‘Science Clear + Vivid’ podcast
New York Daily News 10-14-20
Science has long been a passion for the Bronx native and Fordham graduate [Alan Alda], who hosted the PBS series “Scientific American Frontiers” for more than a decade and founded the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University on Long Island in 2009.

Lara Pitaro Wisch – Major League Baseball
Vanguard Law 10-14-20
So [Lara Pitaro Wisch] attended Fordham University School of Law and there discovered her interest in business law.

Miro Magloire Collaborates With Filmmakers Emily Kitka & Peter Walker Of NYCB
Broadway World 10-13-20
[Emily Kitka] graduated summa cum laude from Fordham University in 2017 and is currently pursuing her masters in business administration from Pace University.

HOW BLUESTONE LANE CAFE EMPIRE IS COMBATING COVID CRISIS
Man of Style 10-13-20
Despite having never worked in hospitality previously, [Nick] Stone decided to pursue this path after developing the business idea as part of an assignment at Fordham University.

Meet Your Neighbor: Philip Pannell
East of the River 10-13-20
[Philip] Pannell developed a concern for civil rights growing up in “rigidly segregated” Newport News, VA, and as an undergraduate at New York City’s Fordham University joined the burgeoning Anti-Vietnam War movement.

NBC News hires three on biz/tech team
Talking Biz News 10-13-20
[Haley Messenger] was also a resident assistant at Fordham University and an intern at “Halftime Report” at CNBC.

Georgiana Pickett and Shayla-Vie Jenkins Join Merce Cunningham Trust
Broadway World 10-13-20
[Shayla-Vie Jenkins] is a graduate of the Fordham Ailey Dance program.

NY Congressional Election 2020: Jerry Nadler Defends Seat
Patch 10-12-20
Rep. [Jerry] Nadler is a graduate of Crown Heights Yeshiva, Stuyvesant High School, Columbia University and Fordham Law School.

Professional Photographers of America Announces New Board Member
PR Web 10-12-20
Born in North Carolina, [Kesha] Lambert was raised in the Bronx and went on to graduate from Fordham Law School.

Meet The Candidates: Kevin Gorman For Assembly
Patch 10-12-20
[Kevin Gorman] graduated from Fordham University.

Naturalization delays stifle new Americans’ voting power | Commentary
Orlando Sentinel 10-12-20
[Ingrid Perez believes] in American democracy so much that [she]went to Fordham Law School in 2010 and worked as a public defender.

Chase Edmonds Pushes For More Stake In Cardinals’ Offense
Arizona Cardinals 10-12-20
[Chase] Edmonds played down the road at Fordham University in the Bronx, and even though he dominated at that level, there were questions about the production translating from a small school.

Brian Crosby has been Inducted into the Marquis Who’s Who Registry
24-7 Press Release 10-12-20
Having obtained his undergraduate degree, Mr. [Brian] Crosby shifted his interests toward a legal career, earning a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Fordham University School of Law in 1970.

The 2020 NYC 40 Under 40 Rising Stars
City & State New York 10-11-20
Domna Antoniadis attended Fordham Law School with the aim of combining her interest in law and health care, which she did in part by co-founding the school’s health law club.

Ethical Data Collection & Protecting User Privacy
The Startup 10-11-20
Last year, [Sidney Kung] graduated from Fordham University where [she]studied Digital Technology & Emerging Media, with minors in Mandarin and E-Commerce.

Caila Ann Klaiss and Robert Weiler Woelfel
The Citizens’ Voice 10-10-20
The bride [Caila Ann Klaiss] is a graduate of Bishop Hoban High School and Fordham University.

Election 2020: Bloomfield Township trustees state their case to voters
Hometown Life 10-10-20
[Stephanie Fakih] Education: Cranbrook Kingswood, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor B.A., Fordham University School of Law J.D.

ESPN’s top NBA, college football voices Fowler, Breen dish on Heat, UM-Clemson and more
Miami Herald 10-09-20
The first time [Mike Breen] uttered it [on air]was at a Fordham basketball game as a student on the campus station.

Randolph Board of Education Election Candidates
TAPinto 10-09-20
Ms. [Christine] Petrat received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Rutgers University and her Master of Social Work degree from Fordham University.

9 Burning Questions with Fr. David Romero, S.J.
Laloyolan 10-09-20
[David Romero, S.J.] received [his]Master’s Degree in Philosophical Resources from Fordham University before earning [his]Master’s in Divinity and Ministry from Boston College.

OBITUARIES

Jim Dwyer, 63, Of New York, NY, Journalist
Opinion: Remembering Jim Dwyer, New York’s Subway Storyteller, Pulitzer Prize Winner
WNYC 10-10-20
Jim Dwyer was 19, and a Fordham student, when he saw a man on the ground, shaking on a sidewalk in the Bronx.

Jim Dwyer, 63, Of New York, NY, Journalist
Jim Dwyer, author and Pulitzer-winning chronicler of NYC life, dies at 63
Washington Post 10-09-20
He attended Fordham University in the Bronx, aiming for a career in medicine but was drawn to journalism.

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