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Rams in the News: April 20, 2018



Denzel Washington’s Not Worried About Netflix, But Says He’ll Finish His Career in Theater
Indiewire 04-11-18
For [Denzel] Washington, starring in “The Iceman Cometh” felt like coming full circle after he launched his career onstage with a role in O’Neill’s “The Emperor Jones” while he was still a student at Fordham University.

What Psychiatrists Need to Know About the Determination of Dispositional Capacity
Psychiatric Times 04-13-18
By John C, Landry, a Senior Undergraduate, Fordham University, New York;…


Pre-to-3: Research-to-practice network focuses on NYC pre-K
Education Dive 04-13-18
For example, the city was already conducting some research on dual language learners, so the researchers at Fordham [University] are digging deeper to look at what types of instructional practices work best in classrooms with a large concentration of children speaking one language compared to classrooms where multiple home languages are spoken.

How big cities like Philly are creating entirely new animal species
Billy Penn 04-17-18
In New York City, a Fordham University study followed the evolution of wild mice, which have survived in the city parks for hundreds of years.


Here’s The Winners’ List For ’18 Radio Gracies
Radio & Television Business Report 04-17-18
Combating Mental Health Issues in Public Schools, News Feature – Student WFUV / Fordham University


‘Jesuits and Jedi’ Brings Religion, Science Fiction Together
Catholic New York 04-13-18
[Joseph J.] DiBari, a parishioner of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs in Queens who is the sports information director at Fordham University, where he has worked for 21 years, attended the discussion with his wife Edith Kealey, a science fiction fan.


China – the end of an era? 04-11-18
As China’s reform era is coming to a close, Carl Minzner argues that the core factors which characterized its recent success, such as political stability, ideological openness and rapid economic growth, are now unravelling.

Can Trump fire the special prosecutor in charge of the Russian investigation?
Le Devoir 04-11-18
“According to the rules of the Department of Justice applicable to Mr. Mueller, he can be dismissed only by the Minister of Justice, and only for one of the following reasons: misconduct, breach of duty, incapacity, conflict of interest. interest or for some other valid reason, “explains Professor Andrew Kent of Fordham Law School
[Translated from French]

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing was an utter sham
The Guardian 04-11-18
Zephyr Teachout is an American academic, political activist and former political candidate.

Cynthia Nixon Has Already Won
The Cut 04-15-18
Nixon and her friends had been talking about finding a candidate with a progressive agenda to run against Cuomo the way Fordham professor Zephyr Teachout had back in 2014, when she startled everyone by capturing 34 percent of the Democratic vote — “even though she had very little money and no name recognition and had a hard time getting the media to cover her,” said Nixon.

Zephyr Teachout endorses Dana Balter in Democratic primary for Congress 04-16-18
[Zephyr] Teachout, a Fordham University law professor, could help deliver progressive voters to Balter in a Democratic primary.

When Being “Tough on Crime” Is a Political Liability
Mother Jones 04-12-18
“There’s almost no criminal justice reform we talk about that a DA in theory couldn’t do on their own,” says John Pfaff, a criminal law professor at Fordham University.

South Carolina’s prisons among the deadliest in the US
ABC News 04-17-18
“That’s staggeringly out of proportion,” said John Pfaff, a Fordham law professor who tracks prison data.

Google poised to emerge unscathed from European antitrust crackdown
Reuters 04-12-18
“Once someone is entrenched, you can’t say, ‘stop’ and things get better,” said Mark Patterson, a Fordham University law professor who has researched Google antitrust issues.

A ‘Stormy’ day for the White House
The Clarion-Ledger 04-12-18
“Records of conversations between Mr. Cohen and Mr. Trump are not necessarily privileged,” Bruce Green, a former federal prosecutor and a law professor at Fordham University, said.

The FBI Was Accused of Bias—and Its Response Helped Tip the Election
The Atlantic 04-17-18
“It was clear even at the time that the leaks put pressure on Comey to say something. Now he has hinted at that. He ought to just say so explicitly: He, and our democratic process, were hijacked by Trump-supporting FBI agents who disrespected the rule of law,” Bruce Green, a former federal prosecutor and a law professor at Fordham University, said.

Happy Birthday to the First Out LGBT African American U.S. Federal Judge Deborah A. Batts
Blogarama 04-13-18
[Deborah Batts] continues to serve concurrently as an adjunct professor at Fordham University.

What happens to the Russia investigation if Mueller is fired? I asked 9 legal experts.
Vox 04-13-18
Even if Trump fires Mueller, there are many reasons the investigation will continue[, said Jed Shugerman, law professor, Fordham University.]

SEALs bank on evolving legal theory to beat war crimes rap
San Diego Union-Tribune 04-13-18
“These cases are important because they highlight concerns about a systemic problem with military justice. The public must be assured that the prosecution of any service member is fair,” said retired Capt. Lawrence Brennan, the Navy’s former senior admiralty counsel who now teaches at Fordham University’s School of Law.

J&J Baby Powder litigation takes new focus with asbestos claims
Reuters 04-16-18
Some 3,000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year, according to the American Cancer Society, a number that Howard Erichson, a law professor at Fordham University who specializes in mass tort litigation, called significant from a legal standpoint.

NYPD response to Saheed Vassell shows need for mental illness overhaul, more community policing, experts say
am New York 04-16-18
Fordham University School of Law professor Cheryl Bader said it’s important that community policing is conducted in a comprehensive way and noted that the NYPD’s program is still being rolled out.

Will Macron take charge in Syria?
CNN 04-16-18
David A. Andelman, visiting scholar at the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School and director of its Red Lines Project, is a contributor to CNN and columnist for USA Today.

NBC 04-13-18
Ethan Leib helps investigate threats against a friend and colleague.

Yale Law Hosts Panel on the #MeToo Movement
Yale 04-16-18
Panelists included Professor Vicki Schultz of Yale Law School, Tanya Hernández ’90 of Fordham Law School, Rachel Tuchman ’17 of Kaplan & Co, Shannon Minter of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Cari Simon of the Fierberg National Law Group, and Anna McNeil of the student activist group Engender.


Cornell’s Business Impact Symposium Returns, and More – New York News
Metro MBA 04-16-18
Recently, Fordham University Gabelli School of Business associate professor and sports business concentration director Mark Conrad was a featured guest on a Fordham-produced podcast to discuss his organizational predictions for the NFL, Major League Baseball, and NCAA.

Digital Assistants Are Heading To Work With You – Are You Ready? 04-18-18
“I’m less concerned that voice recognition will make workers lazy and more concerned that it might disrupt the workplace,” says John Carey, PhD, communications and media management professor at Fordham University.


The Actors Fund to Honor Chita Rivera, Uma Thurman, Warren Beatty, and Kenny Leon at Annual Gala 04-11-18
[Kenny Leon] is currently serving as the Denzel Washington Chair at Fordham University.

Starbucks Will Temporarily Close 8,000 U.S. Stores For Racial-Bias Training
NBC Nightly News 04-17-18
Cornelia K. Connors on Starbucks handling their recent scandal.

The taxman cometh
New York Amsterdam News 04-12-18
Christina Greer, Ph.D., is the 2018 NYU McSilver Institute Fellow and an associate professor at Fordham University, the author of “Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream” and the host of The Aftermath on

Whither the left in fight for control of NY Democratic Party?
Newsday 04-12-18
“I think it’s very clear the civil war within the Democratic Party has not been resolved,” said Christina Greer, a political scientist at Fordham University.

Starbucks arrests highlights disparity of racial experiences
MSNBC 04-15-18
Christina Greer, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University, said the incident reinforces a “serious anxiety that so many black Americans have to deal with when going into shops.”

Cynthia Nixon Has Already Won
The Cut 04-15-18
“Remember when Al Sharpton ran for president in 2004?” says Christina Greer, a political scientist at Fordham.

MHP Roundtable: How Beyoncé’s Coachella Performance Changed the Game Forever
Elle 04-16-18
Christina M. Greer, Ph. D., is the 2018 NYU McSilver Institute Fellow and an associate professor at Fordham University.

Explaining the political parkour of Donald J Trump
The Independent 04-17-18
“He does not have core beliefs. That is one of the main differences between Pence and Trump,” said Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University in New York.

Former FBI official: Comey book puts him in ‘same gutter’ as Trump
MSNBC 04-15-18
Christina Greer featured on panel discussing James Comey’s new book.

Brief histories of Jesus and Thomas Aquinas
Church Times 04-13-18
Second, Brian Davies (a philosophy professor at Fordham University, New York) uses thirty more pages, but follows a similar structure of history and legacy in writing about St Thomas Aquinas.

Betsy DeVos Said Common Core was ‘Dead’ – It’s Not
The Good Men Project Magazine 04-13-18
Nicholas Tampio, Associate Professor of Political Science, Fordham University

Commentary: Time to Ditch the SAT
U.S. News & World Report 04-13-18
Nicholas Tampio is an associate professor of political science at Fordham University.

Gay Priest’s Story Is Evidence of the Need to Do Authentic Ministry
Publicnow 04-13-18
Fr. Bryan Massingale, a leading theologian at Fordham University, will be leading New Ways Ministry’s next retreat for gay priests, brothers, and deacons on the theme of ‘Living in Truth: The Call to Authenticity.’ It will take place October 2-4, 2018 at Siena Retreat Center in Racine, WI.

The end of investigative journalism? Not yet
Columbia Journalism Review 04-13-18
Beth Knobel is a professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University in New York.

CBS New York 04-12-18
Beth Knobel on potential Russian retaliation against American action in Syria.

‘Jesuits and Jedi’ Brings Religion, Science Fiction Together
Catholic New York 04-13-18
Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J., the director of the Vatican Observatory, and Fordham University professor Dr. Charles Camosy led a panel discussion, “Jesuits and Jedi: Science and Spirituality in the Age of Star Wars,” which brought together religion and science fiction at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in lower Manhattan.

The ‘pope’s astronomer’ finds harmony between science and dogma
The Media Project 04-11-18
Dr. Charles Camosy, associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University who also appeared on the panel, said many people often accuse believers of being anti-science.

How Spanish parties exploit Facebook to capture your vote
El País 04-17-18
In 2016, for example, Trump used more social media advertising, but Hilary Clinton exploited messages better by email, according to Jessica Baldwin-Philippi of Fordham University..
[Translated from Spanish]

Reining In Data-Crazed Tech Companies
E-Commerce Times 04-16-18
“Facebook and other technology firms are thus far proposing to fix the problem via self-regulation only — by setting up rules that they themselves would promise to follow, rather than being held accountable by some sort of legislative authority that would involve users having some sort of legal recourse,” said Jessica Baldwin-Philippi, assistant professor of communications and media studies at Fordham University.

Faith, feminism and being unfinished: Remembering Anne E. Patrick
National Catholic Reporter 04-17-18
The panel was comprised of Heather Dubrow of Fordham University, Jesuit Fr. David Hollenbach of Georgetown University, Leo Lefebure, also of Georgetown, and Susan Ross of Loyola University Chicago.

Faith, feminism and being unfinished: Remembering Anne E. Patrick
National Catholic Reporter 04-17-18
Her very method, says St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson of Fordham, “was rooted in a profound reverence for the human person and [the person’s]experience, seeing in this the work of the Spirit of God.[”]

Allergies? Watch out for pollen today and Saturday 04-13-18
“What we’re getting now is not normal,” said Guy Robinson, a biologist who directs the pollen-monitoring station at Fordham University’s Louis Calder Center in Armonk.

Episode 9. Jeannine Hill Fletcher, The Sin of White Supremacy
Fathers and Brothers Maryknoll 04-06-18
We sit down with Jeannine Hill Fletcher, professor at Fordham University, a theologian and author of The Sin of White Supremacy (Orbis Books).

Databodies in Codespace
Places Journal 04-17-18
Ethicist Celia Fisher argues that studies like the Human Project need to clearly define “what class, race, and culture mean, taking into account how these definitions are continuously shaped and redefined by social and political forces,” and how certain groups have been marginalized, even pathologized, in medical discourse and practice.


What Psychiatrists Need to Know About the Determination of Dispositional Capacity
Psychiatric Times 04-13-18
By John C, Landry, a Senior Undergraduate, Fordham University, New York;…

New York’s New Food Craze: Bouncy Cheesecakes
Medium 04-15-18
“It’s really soft with a sponge cake texture, but a mild cheesy flavor,” said Amy Nguyen, A freshman at Fordham University while sharing a full bouncy cheesecake with two of her friends.

Study: 1 In 4 Mice In NYC Carry Drug-Resistant Diseases
CBS New York 04-17-18
The finding was reminiscent of a study published in December in which a Fordham University grad student team discovered Manhattan’s “uptown” and “downtown” rats are genetically different, as are “West Village” versus “East Village” rats.


College Update: Rauch’s dominance continues in college 04-17-18
At the plate and in the circle, [Paige] Binghamton High graduate Rauch has compiled numbers in her freshman softball season at Fordham University that border on ridiculous.

Fordham’s G’mrice Davis Inks Training Camp Deal
The Bronx Chronicle 04-17-18
Fordham women’s basketball senior forward [G’mrice Davis] has been signed to a training camp deal with the reigning WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx, the team announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Tsvetkov Picks Up Her Eleventh Straight Win, Stony Brook Falls to Fordham – Stony Brook University Athletics
Stony Brook Athletics 04-14-18
The Stony Brook women’s tennis team dropped its first match in nearly three weeks, falling to Fordham on Saturday, 4-3.

News 12 The Bronx Sports
News 12 The Bronx 04-12-18
Fordham men’s baseball team wins game 8-7.


Denzel Washington’s Not Worried About Netflix, But Says He’ll Finish His Career in Theater
Indiewire 04-11-18
For [Denzel] Washington, starring in “The Iceman Cometh” felt like coming full circle after he launched his career onstage with a role in O’Neill’s “The Emperor Jones” while he was still a student at Fordham University.

Watch Denzel Washington Reenact His Oscar-Winning Training Day Performance for Shaquille O’Neal
People 04-17-18
The actor [Denzel Washington] is a huge fan of Shaq’s former team, the Los Angeles Lakers, despite being from New York, and played the sport himself in college at Fordham University, where he was coached by the legendary P.J. Carlesimo.

The Gary Null Show – 04.11.18
Progressive Radio Network 04-11-18
[Ray McGovern] holds degrees in theology and philosophy from Fordham University, an MA in Russian History, is a graduate from Harvard Business School and has a certificate in theology from Georgetown University.

Here are the winners of the 2018 NYN 40 Under 40
New York Nonprofit Media 04-12-18
[Nathaniel Gray] is a graduate of the musical theater program at Pace University, a former teacher and education administrator and most recently, a graduate of Fordham University’s Master of Social Work program.

Why Managers Matter
Forbes 04-12-18
Anilu [Ana Vazquez-Ubarri] earned an AB from Princeton, and a JD from Fordham Law School.

Meet the Students of FAME — The Famous Academy for Modern Effectiveness: A Free Portfolio Program by Grey and FindSpark
FindSpark 04-11-18
Alexandra Glembocki[,] Focus: Copywriting[,] Fordham University[,] English Language and Literature, General

Professional dancer takes passion to next generation
Bronx Times 04-15-18
Aside from her dance work at Visceral, where she was a founding member, [Paige] Fraser has danced in a commercial that aired during a Super Bowl; won a prestigious honor for artists, the Princess Grace Award in 2016; spent two years with the Arthur Aviles 2 dance company; and earned a degree from Fordham University, the dancer said.

The Good Doctor
Town Vibe 04-17-18
After graduating from Ridgefield High School, [Jennifer E.] Miller went on to Fordham University where she earned a BS in physics before attending Harvard University for her post-doctorate work in ethics and institutional corruption.

Episode 020 | Danielle Livolsi Shares Who Do You Want In Your Sandbox?
The Pitch Queen 04-17-18
Danielle Dietz-LiVolsi, regarded as one of the natural food industry’s top ‘trailblazers’, implemented the strategic rollout of the NuttZo brand, a delicious nut butter, as well as, managed NuttZo’s rapid double digit growth over the past 7 years.

Why ‘Super Mario’ Gabelli Isn’t Sweating the Passive Trend
Institutional Investor 04-05-18
To spend 30 minutes in conversation with stock-picking icon Mario Gabelli is an intense experience.

NBC’s Tom Winter lays out next steps in Cohen case
MSNBC 04-17-18
[Fordham alumnus] Tom Winter lays out the next steps in the case against President Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen.


John F. Nobile, 77, of Neshanic Station, NJ, businessman
John F. Nobile, 77
The Hunterdon County News 04-17-18
John [F. Nobile] stopped playing to pursue a Master’s degree in business Administration at Fordham University, and to establish a food flavor business, Arome America, LLC.


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