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‘So Much Suffering:’ What Migrant Children Carry to New York
The New York Times 09-16-2023
For the most part, the mental health needs of migrant children are going to be addressed in schools, Laura Guy, program and outreach coordinator at Fordham University’s Clinical Mental Health Services, told me. This is because getting children’s mental health services in New York is, as she pointed out, incredibly complicated no matter who you are, and a migrant family may be entirely unfamiliar with it. 

The City Continues to Struggle With Migrants
WNYC The Brian Lehrer Show 09-21-2023
We’ll talk about that and other related issues with Mayor Adams’ chief point person on the asylum seekers now, that’s Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Ann Williams-Isom. She has also been chair of child welfare studies at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services.

She Fights for Migrants and the Homeless. Could That Destroy Her Dream?
The New York Times 09-21-2023
“Quinn is trying to have a really hard conversation with New Yorkers,” said Christina Greer, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University. “She’s chosen an issue that is of great import but doesn’t really do her any favors” if she wants to run for any elected office in New York.”

Colleges Are Going to Have to Put ChatGPT on the Curriculum
Bloomberg 09-06-2023
“In retrospect, my late summer to-do list was laughable. Among 20 other items to accomplish ‘before the semester begins’ was this innocuous bullet point: ‘Write my AI policy,’” wrote Michael Peppard, professor of theology at Fordham University. “That’s like writing “prepare for storm” while in the eye of the hurricane.”

Artwork stolen by Nazis now on display in Lower Manhattan after being returned to owner’s heirs
CBS2 09-20-2023
“They devoted a tremendous amount of time and effort to amassing enormous and highly valuable art collections,” said Laura Auricchio, a professor of art history and dean at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus.

President Biden’s speech to the UN General Assembly once again promotes the reform of the Security Council, but the prospect of India and Japan joining the UN Security Council is still slim.
VOA China 09-20-2023
“Everyone agrees that the Security Council needs to be reformed, but no one agrees on how it should be reformed,” Anjali Dayal, associate professor of international politics in the Department of Political Science at Fordham University, said in an interview with VOA.

Catholic Church’s response to abuse victims of color deficient, advocates say
National Catholic Reporter 09-13-2023
“If the church is to do justice for all who are affected by this scandal, then we must ensure that all are adequately cared for — and receive the care that their specific circumstances demand,” said Fr. Bryan Massingale, a theologian at Fordham University in New York who is conducting a study on Black survivors of clergy sexual abuse.

Catholic clergy abuse survivors of color endure compounded trauma
National Catholic Reporter 09-12-2023
Fr. Bryan Massingale is a theologian at Fordham University in New York who is conducting the first in-depth study on clergy sexual abuse in African American communities.

Faith-based schools fell dozens of spots on this year’s best colleges list. What happened?
Deseret News 09-18-2023
‘“The project of creating a unitary ranking of the nation’s 200 law schools that functions like sports standings sows more misunderstanding than clarity for prospective law students,” argued Matthew Diller, dean of Fordham University’s School of Law, in a January 2023 letter announcing the school’s decision to no longer participate in the U.S. News rankings.”

Reaction to Mitt Romney Retirement Announcement — Audio Unavailable
WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show 09-18-2023
“I think Mitt Romney recognizes that his party has left him. I mean he’s been relatively silent during the Trump years and post-Trump years because he recognizes that when you look at who’s running Washington, D.C., from his party, it’s the far-right fringes who have become a larger percentage of the party,” said Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham.

Secretary Mayorkas Announces Establishment of Homeland Intelligence Experts Group
Homeland Security 09-19-2023
The group is comprised of private sector experts who will provide their unique perspectives on the federal government’s intelligence enterprise to DHS’s I&A and the Office of the Counterterrorism Coordinator. The Experts Group members are the following:
John Brennan, Distinguished Fellow, Fordham University School of Law and University of Texas at Austin (Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency)
Karen Greenberg, Director, Center on National Security, Fordham University School of Law

Amid the finger-pointing on the migrants crisis in NYC, new calls to do something
Gothamist 09-19-2023
It’s hard to say. As the governor herself said, state-issued work permits are unprecedented. So I reached out to Gemma Solomene, a law scholar at Fordham University, and she said it’s doubtful that having the state as opposed to the U.S. government issue these work authorizations would even withstand legal challenges.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy offers heartfelt thanks: A peek inside surprise visit to SIUH
SILive 09-19-2023
What happens in Ukraine is critical to democracy and the western way of life, [Fordham Trustee] Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health, told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during the leader’s recent visit to Staten Island University Hospital.
Zelenskyy also presented Dowling with the Ukrainian Order of Merit, a special distinction awarded to individuals for outstanding achievements, to honor his exceptional leadership in providing vital medical care to Ukraine.”

“All Men Are Created Equal”: A Satire
Benzinga 09-20-2023
Eralides E. Cabrera was born on 4/5/1952 in Cuba. He lived on the island until the age of 13 and then went to live in Spain. … He obtained a Master’s degree from Fordham University in New York and then commenced the law program at Brooklyn Law School.

12 Actors Who Played Real-Life Football Coaches in Movies
MovieWeb 09-17-2023
In 1973, Oscar-winning actor Ernest Borgnine donned Vince Lombardi’s signature fedora and glasses for the 48-minute TV movie Legend in Granite. While it’s probably not topping any best football movie lists, the film offers a brief look at Lombardi’s career, from an assistant coach on the Fordham University football team to his prolific stint with the Green Bay Packers.

History tells how immigrant Jesuits forged their order’s growth in America
National Catholic Reporter 09-20-2023
An influx of French Jesuits followed the 1830 revolution in the mother country. Bishop John Hughes’ desire to strengthen the college he had begun in New York City coincided with the desire of the Jesuit visitor Clement Boulanger to extract the order from a failing mission in Kentucky: Hughes deeded St. John’s College, later Fordham University, to the order.

The Catholic diaspora: Independent communities as the church’s ‘research lab’
National Catholic Reporter 09-19-2023
Perhaps as illustration of that pull — and one that would be familiar to many involved in independent eucharistic communities — [Martha] Ligas is teaching theology at Notre Dame College, is working part time for FutureChurch, and is enrolled this semester in a doctor of ministry program at yet another Jesuit institution, Fordham University. 

BREAKING: Biden admin appoints Clapper, Brennan, Kolbe—who called Hunter Biden laptop ‘Russian disinfo’—to new ‘Homeland Intelligence Experts Group’
The Post Millennial 09-19-2023
“CNN National Security Analyst and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, Senior Fellow and of the Intelligence Project and former CIA Operations Officer Paul Kolbe, and Fordham University School of Law Distinguished Fellow and former CIA Director John Brennan were all named to the “Experts Group.”’  

Live From the UN General Assembly: Key Moments from Biden and Zelenskyy’s Speeches | Climate on the Agenda
UN Dispatch 09-19-2023
“Joining me to discuss these speeches and more is Anjali Dayal, Associate Professor of International Politics at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus and Maya Ungar of the International Crisis Group. We spoke just as Volodymyr Zelenskyy concluded his first in-person UNGA address since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.” 

WFUV’s On the Record 2023
WFUV 09-19-2023
On Monday, October 30, 2023, WFUV will honor journalist Connie Chung with the Charles Osgood Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism and Lesley Visser with the Vin Scully Award for Excellence in Sports Broadcasting, along with special tributes to two of WFUV’s exceptional Fordham University student broadcast journalists: Christina Ljuljic, FCRH ’24 (News) and Julia Moss, FCRH ’23, GSAS ’24 (Sports) … Proceeds from On the Record help support WFUV’s news and sports training programs at Fordham University

Top 10 Most Educated Presidents in Africa
Read Nigeria Network 09-19-2023
Hage Gottfried Geingob is currently the President of Namibia, and he has been in this role since March 21, 2015. Before that, he was the very first Prime Minister of Namibia from March 21, 1990, to August 28, 2002. Then, he became Prime Minister again from December 4, 2012, until he became President in 2015. In between, from 2008 to 2012, he was the Minister of Trade and Industry.
He went to school in New York, where he got a Bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and a Master’s degree in International Relations from The New School.

The sex and politics of Fellow Travelers: On set of Matt Bomer and Jonathan Bailey’s sultry, sweeping romance
EW 09-19-2023
Bailey’s Tim is more gentle and naive than Hawk, especially when the Irish Fordham University graduate and devout Catholic first arrives on the Hill.

Photos: First Look at The Off-Broadway World Premiere Of SEX WORK/SEX PLAY
Broadway World 09-18-2023
The new comedy Sex Work/Sex Play, from award-winning playwright and filmmaker Caytha Jentis opened to a sold out house September 13 at 28th Street Theatre. The Off-Broadway World Premiere runs until October 29 and is directed by Rosie Gunther [FCLC ‘85].

Yankees HOPE Week Remembered – Video Unavailable
YES Network 09-18-2023
The Yankees connected with Sarah Taffet, a former softball player at Fordham University, who also battled her way back onto the field and is now an advocate for CPR and AED training.

Bucs Injury Report: Chase Edmonds Out 4-6 Weeks With Knee Injury
Sportslens 09-18-2023
[Chase] Edmonds was drafted in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft out of Fordham University. He is mostly known for his tenure with the Arizona Cardinals as being one of their key pieces in the running back room. He got the most run in the 2021 NFL season.

5 players with most Mike Breen “Bang!” approvals (Steph Curry dominates LeBron James by a mile)
Sportskeeda 09-18-2023
[Mike] Breen originally used his iconic call during his time at Fordham University. He used to shout “Bang!’ from the stands whenever a player made a clutch shot. He decided to use it in the announcing booth and it received a great reaction so he continued using it.

The Russo-Ukrainian War
Public Orthodoxy 09-21-2023
The Russia Question is a book talk series devoted to all things Russia, hosted by Russian program director at Fordham University (LC) Prof. Michael Ossorgin, with generous support from the Orthodox Christian Studies Center.

A tribute to Black women
New York Amsterdam News 09-21-2023
“My heart is still heavy as I remember award-winning NY1 journalist Ruschell Boone. As someone who is often in professional spaces where there are few Black women, it is always a pleasure to be in a work environment with other brilliant, kind-hearted, and generous-spirited Black women,” wrote Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University.

Greenwich United Way Hosts Reading Champions Open House
Greenwich Sentinel 09-19-2023
The program will also feature Dr. Annie George-Puskar, Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Teaching at Fordham University. Dr. George-Puskar is an early childhood learning specialist focused on early intervention and instruction and serves as the Co-Chair and Program Coordinator for the Innovation in Curriculum & Instruction PhD Program at Fordham.

Podcast: The Ethics Expert: Episode 158 – Anthony Palma
JD Supra – The Ethics Expert 09-18-2023
In this episode of The Ethics Experts, Nick welcomes Anthony Palma. Anthony M. Palma is a member of the faculty of the Fordham University School of Law and the Fordham University Gabelli Graduate School of Business Administration, with subject matter expertise in Business Ethics and Ethical Behavior, Global Corporate Compliance, Global Corporate Governance.

The Misfit
The Nation 09-19-2023
The books ranged from the art-world fantasia I Am Elijah Thrush (recently reissued by Fordham University Press) to the rural tragedies In a Shallow Grave and Narrow Rooms, which features an even more shockingly visceral gay-murder triangle than Eustace Chisholm.

Pair of West Virginia programs ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in NCAA Men’s Soccer
Soccer Wire 09-20-2023
Also receiving votes: Bryant University (9), University of Virginia (7), Fordham University (6), Oral Roberts University (5), Clemson University (5), University of Pittsburgh (4), Florida International University (2), Penn State University (2)

Sports PR expert D’Agostino remembered
Dodger Insider 09-19-2023
Before moving to the West Coast, the Brooklyn native and Fordham University graduate [Dennis D’Agostino] was a member of the Mets’ public relations department from 1983 to 1987. He also spent 36 seasons with the New York Knicks as a team historian and writer.


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