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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

GEORGE DEMACOPOULOS
Greek Orthodox Church Faces Criticism as Virus Hits Its Ranks
The New York Times 12-06-20
“Some clergy, hierarchs included, seem to act as though they believe themselves to be immune to the disease,” said George Demacopoulos, a co-director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center at Fordham University.

MARK PATTERSON
Facebook Breakup Seen as Real Risk in Landmark Antitrust Cases
Bloomberg 12-10-20
The best evidence may allow the government to push on the defense claim that the apps needed Facebook’s investment to reach their current levels of success, said Mark Patterson, who teaches anitrust law Fordham Law School.

CAROLE COX
Virtual workshop helps empower NYC grandparents raising kids
News 12 The Bronx 12-09-20
Professor Carole Cox, who developed the series 20 years ago, says it’s different from a support group. She used to host the workshops in-person at Fordham University.

ADMINISTRATORS

DAVID GIBSON
Detroit Archbishop to lead national Catholic group on Joe Biden and abortion
Detroit Free Press 12-05-20
David Gibson, director of the Center on Religion and Culture at Fordham University, said that “the ad hoc committee sends a bad message and will only undermine efforts to promote Catholic social policies and to cast the Catholic Church as a driver of the common good.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

BRUCE GREEN
Sidney Powell unrelenting in legal battle on Trump’s behalf
Associated Press 12-10-20
But it’s pretty rare, and judges might be more forgiving in cases like election-related lawsuits, where lawyers have less time to gather facts and draft their pleadings, Fordham University law professor Bruce Green said.

MARK PATTERSON
Facebook Breakup Seen as Real Risk in Landmark Antitrust Cases
Bloomberg 12-10-20
The best evidence may allow the government to push on the defense claim that the apps needed Facebook’s investment to reach their current levels of success, said Mark Patterson, who teaches anitrust law Fordham Law School.

MARK PATTERSON
Should Facebook be broken up? FTC, 46 states sue tech giant for antitrust over Instagram, WhatsApp acquisitions
USA Today 12-07-20
Mark Patterson, a professor at Fordham Law School, said the Facebook litigation is significant because of the influence Facebook and Instagram have on American life, business and politics.

TANYA K. HERNÁNDEZ
Gender equality and women’s rights: conversation with Tanya Hernández
Varese News 12-07-20
A conversation on gender equality and women’s rights in multicultural society with an exceptional speaker: Tanya K. Hernández, professor of law at Fordham University in New York and associate director of the Fordham Center on Race law and justice.

ETHAN LEIB
Does Trump have power to pardon himself? It’s complicated
Associated Press 12-06-20
Ethan Leib, a law professor at Fordham University, said it is a well-established norm that presidents are supposed to act in the public interest rather than for personal gain.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Neera Tanden, Biden’s pick for budget chief, runs a think tank backed by corporate and foreign interests
Washington Post 12-05-20
“CAP has been one of the most aggressive (think tanks) in courting corporate donors,” said Zephyr Teachout, a law professor at Fordham University in New York who has campaigned for elected office on curbing the power of special interests.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Can the Gravel Institute compete with the right-wing YouTube machine?
Mic 12-05-20
Their video titles cheekily imitate the basic format used by PragerU, but instead of inviting on partisan shock-jocks in Prager’s style, video stars so far include popular members of Left Twitter: Fordham Law professor and former New York gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout, Princeton professor Matt Karp, and former Bernie Sanders press secretary Briahna Joy Gray.

JED SHUGERMAN
How Sullivan’s Parting Shot On Flynn Showed The Folly Of The DOJ’s Sketchy Reversal
Talking Points Memo 12-09-20
“Look how much political capital Barr had to spend of his own and of the DOJ, and how many DOJ lawyers have to have a fight over this Flynn case,” said Fordham University law professor Jed Shugerman.

JED SHUGERMAN
Who is Trump likely to pardon before Biden takes office? Here’s what betting odds say
The News & Observer 12-04-20
Jed Shugerman, a law professor at Fordham University, told The Hill there is not a consensus about whether a self-pardon is constitutional.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION FACULTY

ANNIE GEORGE-PUSKAR
How COVID-19 Is Affecting Preschoolers’ Development and Mental Health
VeryWell Family 12-09-20
But Annie George-Puskar, PhD, an educational psychologist and assistant professor at Fordham University, is most concerned about families from low-income and underprivileged backgrounds.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

ELAINE CONGRESS
Imagining a New World
Psychology Today 12-08-20
Recently, I got an opportunity to interview the editors of this collection, who are my colleagues at Fordham University, namely Dr. Elaine Congress (EC) and Dr. Harold Takooshian (HT).

CAROLE COX
Virtual workshop helps empower NYC grandparents raising kids
News 12 The Bronx 12-09-20
Professor Carole Cox, who developed the series 20 years ago, says it’s different from a support group. She used to host the workshops in-person at Fordham University.

SHIRLEY GATENIO GABEL
Addressing Pandemics Through a Chorus of Voices
Springer 12-06-20
Fordham University, New York, NY, USA
Shirley Gatenio Gabel

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

MARY BETH MORRISSEY
Bar Association Urges Making Coronavirus Vaccine Mandatory [POLL]
Yahoo! News 12-05-20
Mary Beth Morrissey, who chairs the association’s Health Law Section’s Task Force on COVID-19, said the public health law recognizes that one person’s health can and does affect other people.

MARY BETH MORRISSEY
55 Percent of NYC Firefighters Say They Won’t Take COVID Vaccine, as City Continues to See Case Surge
Newsweek 12-06-20
“It may become necessary to require that certain individuals or communities be vaccinated, such as health care workers and students, to protect the public’s health,” Mary Beth Morrissey, the chair of the New York State Bar Association’s COVID-19 task force, said in a statement on November 7.

MARY BETH MORRISSEY
Over half of New York City firefighters say they’ll refuse first round of the COVID-19 vaccine: ‘Thanks, but no thanks’
Insider 12-06-20
“It may become necessary to require that certain individuals or communities be vaccinated, such as health care workers and students, to protect the public’s health,” Mary Beth Morrissey, chair of the New York State Bar Association’s COVID-19 task force, said in a statement.

MARY BETH MORRISSEY
More than half in FDNY say they’ll refuse COVID-19 vaccine
New York Post 12-05-20
“It may become necessary to require that certain individuals or communities be vaccinated, such as health care workers and students, to protect the public’s health,” Mary Beth Morrissey, a research fellow at Fordham University and chair of the New York State Bar Association’s COVID-19 task force, said in a statement announcing a resolution calling upon the state to consider mandating a vaccine.

FORMER ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

HECTOR LINDO-FUENTES
With U.S. weapons, Salvadoran military massacred a village. The trial continues.
Tampa Bay 12-10-20
In the 1950s, it did so to isolate a neighboring Guatemalan regime perceived as hostile, according to Hector Lindo-Fuentes, a historian and professor emeritus at Fordham University.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

HAROLD TAKOOSHIAN
Imagining a New World
Psychology Today 12-08-20
Recently, I got an opportunity to interview the editors of this collection, who are my colleagues at Fordham University, namely Dr. Elaine Congress (EC) and Dr. Harold Takooshian (HT).

FRANCHESCA MACALINTAL
What happens to 35 week infants that receive delivery room continuous positive airway pressure?
Nature 12-07-20
Fordham University, Bronx, NY, USA
Franchesca Macalintal

CHRISTINA GREER
Tennessee State University Hires Reverend Al Sharpton as a Distinguished Guest Lecturer
Diverse Education 12-07-20
Dr. Christina Greer, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University agrees.

GEORGE DEMACOPOULOS
Greek Orthodox Church Faces Criticism as Virus Hits Its Ranks
The New York Times 12-06-20
“Some clergy, hierarchs included, seem to act as though they believe themselves to be immune to the disease,” said George Demacopoulos, a co-director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center at Fordham University.

WILLIAM BAKER
Opinion: Will the COVID pandemic cause an erosion of business ethics?
Greenwich Time 12-04-20
Dr. Bill Baker, a Greenwich resident, is journalist-in-residence at Fordham University and co-author of “Organizations for People” (Stanford University Press, 2020).

CHARLES CAMOSY
Should prisoners be first, or last in line for COVID vaccine?
Catholic News Agency 12-04-20
Dr. Charles Camosy, a theology professor at Fordham University, told CNA that Catholics do need to pay attention to and serve those in prison—but they may or may not be among the most vulnerable people for the virus.

STUDENTS

UK announces Marshall Scholarship winners for 2021
Gov.UK 12-07-20
Kayla Matteucci, Fordham University, University of Cambridge

ATHLETICS

Maria O’Sullivan targeting cup glory before her American dream
RTE 12-09-20
Now [Maria O’Sullivan is] preparing to grace the stage herself, as captain no less, but the showdown with Peamount United will be her final game for the Leesiders as she plans to travel to the USA in January to begin a soccer scholarship at Fordham University in New York City.

Yorktown alum recovering, hoping to play
Inside NOVA 12-05-20
[Grant] Wilson is a 6-foot-3 freshman quarterback for the Division I Fordham University football team.

ALUMNI

Weekly Initial Claims for Unemployment Benefits Jump to an Eleven-Week High
Activist Post 12-10-20
Bob [Hughes] has a MA in economics from Fordham University and a BS in business from Lehigh University.

NewBridge Services Leader Named Behavioral Healthcare Hero
Patch 12-10-20
As a student at Fordham University [Victoria Ferlauto said], “I fell in love with clinical psychology.”

Years of Preparation for a Few Minutes in the Room
American Theatre 12-10-20
James Kenna (he/him), a 2019 graduate of Fordham University’s theatre program in New York City, held a record of being cast in the most shows as an undergraduate.

Marni von Wilpert officially joins the San Diego City Council
San Diego Union Tribune 12-10-20
The first-time elected official [Marni von Wilpert] grew up in Scripps Ranch, where she returned to live after her years at the University of California, Berkeley for her undergraduate studies and law school in New York at Fordham University.

Creighton Hosts Zoom Discussion on Supreme Court
Omaha Daily Record 12-07-20
[John] Sexton prefaced his remarks by praising the quality of his Jesuit education at Brooklyn (New York) Preparatory School and then at Fordham University, where he earned undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as a doctorate.

Jamaican Playwrights Answer George Bernard Shaw (Part 1)
Howlround 12-04-20
[Fabian M. Thomas] holds a B.A. in Mass Communication and Literature from the University of the West Indies, Mona and an M.A. in Public Communications from Fordham University in the USA.

Stacey Ross Cohen: “Make Yourself Perfectly Clear”
Thrive Global 12-04-20
[Stacey Ross Cohen] holds a B.S. from Syracuse University, MBA from Fordham University and recently completed a certificate program in Media, Technology and Entertainment at NYU Leonard Stern School of Business.

OBITUARIES

Elizabeth J. McCormack, 98, Of New York, NY, Educator
Elizabeth J. McCormack, Innovative Educator, Dies at 98
The New York Times 12-07-20
After four years as headmistress of a Catholic high school in Greenwich, Conn., she earned a master’s degree at Providence College in Rhode Island and a doctorate at Fordham University in the Bronx.

Sister Joan Ann Rogers, C.S.J., 86, Of Brooklyn, NY, Nun
Obituaries, Week of Dec. 12, 2020
The Tablet 12-09-20
Sister Joan earned a BA degree in Education from St. Francis College, followed by an MS in Counseling and Education from Fordham University.

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