Rams in the News: December 1, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

Glory Reigns at Ailey/Fordham BFA Concert: REVIEW
The Huffington Post 11-18-17
Despite a few opening night jitters, the professional sheen radiating out of the Ailey/Fordham BFA autumn concert made one forget that these performers are still students.

Fordham tops Manhattan 70-57 in Battle of Bronx
Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports 11-26-17
Will Tavares tied his career high with 19 points and added five steals, four rebounds and three assists to help propel Fordham to a 70-57 win over Manhattan on Sunday.

Denzel Washington on ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.,’ diversity and wanting to ‘disappear’
USA Today 11-21-17
After choosing not to follow in his [Denzel Washington’s] preacher father’s footsteps, the New York native enrolled at Fordham University in the Bronx, where he tried his hand at pre-med, pre-law and journalism.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Paying for the Job Search
Inside Higher Ed 11-16-17
Fordham University’s English department wants to help alleviate some of the financial pressures of finding a position, via a new fund for graduate students in their sixth and final year of funding.

Social-emotional exercises important for teachers too
SI&A Cabinet Report 11-16-17
The latest study spearheaded by the University of Virginia–which included researchers from Fordham University, Pennsylvania State University and Columbia University–focused on the CARE for Teachers program model of mindfulness development.

How Blockchain Can Help Humanitarian Causes
Nasdaq 11-17-17
In November 2017, the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA), Fordham University, in collaboration with the UN hosted the ‘Humanitarian Blockchain Summit.’

Glory Reigns at Ailey/Fordham BFA Concert: REVIEW
The Huffington Post 11-18-17
Despite a few opening night jitters, the professional sheen radiating out of the Ailey/Fordham BFA autumn concert made one forget that these performers are still students.

Native American Festival held
Bronx Times 11-18-17
The Office of Multicultural Affairs held its first Native American Festival at the Rose Hill campus on Saturday, November 11, from noon to 4 p.m. in the McGinley Center.

Local News
FOX43 News 11-22-17
[Video] Interview with one of the 28 Jesuits living and studying on campus.

Extending the ThanksGIVING season
Pest Management Professional 11-28-17
This year, the Foundation awarded over $100,000 in funding for research projects at Auburn University, Fordham University, University of California, Riverside, and UC, Davis.

Project Seeks Bronx Italian American Residents For Oral History Initiative
Welcome2TheBronx 11-28-17
The Bronx Italian American History Initiative at Fordham University is seeking Italian Americans from our borough to create an online archive of personal stories of Italians and Italian Americans, the Bronx neighborhoods they settled and lived in as well as worked.

Fordham University School of Professional and Continuing Studies Appoints Debbie Lesperance Director of Admission and Recruitment
WTOL.com 11-29-17
Fordham University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) is pleased to announce that Debbie Lesperance has been named Director of Admission and Recruitment.

WFUV

WFUV/New York Returns With Its Annual Thanksgiving Feastival Programming
All Access Music Group 11-20-17
Triple A/ WFUV/NEW YORK continues its annual tradition of a marathon of exclusive live performances over the THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY running from WEDNESDAY (11/22)) evening through FRIDAY (11/24) evening.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Disavowed Community by Jean-Luc Nancy (review)
Project MUSE 11-21-17
The Disavowed Community. By Jean-Luc Nancy. Trans. by Philip Armstrong. (Commonalities.) New York: Fordham University Press, 2016. 144 pp.

The Subject of Freedom: Kant, Levinas by Gabriela Basterra (review)
Project MUSE 11-21-17
The Subject of Freedom: Kant, Levinas. By Gabriela Basterra. New York: Fordham University Press, 2016. 208 pp.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
The Supreme Court has made it much easier for politicians to get away with corruption
Vox 11-15-17
Zephyr Teachout is an associate law professor at Fordham Law School and author of Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuffbox to Citizens United (Harvard 2014).

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
The tiny, passionate group battling Google, Facebook, and Amazon’s grip on US minds and wallets
Quartz 11-16-17
People “feel out of control of their own lives,” said Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham University Law School professor, former candidate for governor of New York, and chair of the institute.

DEBORAH W. DENNO
Nevada seeks to use untried execution drugs including opioid
The Washington Post 11-17-19
“It’s an experiment,” said Deborah Denno, a law professor and lethal injection expert at Fordham University in New York.

NICHOLAS JOHNSON
Oversight Groups Have Repeatedly Identified Flaws In Military Crime Reporting
Capital Public Radio 11-19-17
Nicholas Johnson, a law professor at Fordham University who specializes in gun laws, says that’s an issue with regulatory compliance in general.

JOHN PFAFF
Another Voice: Where do we go from here on mass incarceration?
The Buffalo News 11-16-17
Fordham Law School professor John F. Pfaff, however, warns in his new book, “Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform,” that continued decline in prison populations will not come easily.

CAROLE L. BASRI
Academic organization presenting events on Jewish refugees in South Florida
Sun Sentinel 11-17-17
Keynote speakers for the program are Daniel Pipes, president of the Middle East Forum whose columns appear regularly in newspapers around the world, and Carole Basri, an adjunct law professor of Iraqi Jewish descent at Fordham Law School and an advocate for the rights of displaced refugees who has actively worked with documenting her ancestral roots.

NESTOR M. DAVIDSON
Sorry, Cards Against Humanity can’t stop Trump’s wall
Mashable 11-17-17
“I think it’s a stretch,” Nestor Davidson, the Chair in Real Estate, Land Use, and Property Law at Fordham University said about forwarding a defense that questioned the use of the land for public use.

KAREN J. GREENBERG
Sunday Show – November 19, 2017
KPFA 11-19-17
In the second hour “Militarizing Justice” with Karen J. Greenberg, author of “Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State” and Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law.

KAREN J. GREENBERG
Suspect in New York truck attack pleads not guilty to murder and terrorism charges
PBS NewsHour 11-28-17
Karen Greenberg, executive director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School, said the Saipov and Abu Khattala cases are examples of how prosecuting terrorists in civilian courts still works, and using military commissions instead is a “deluded idea.”

BRUCE A. GREEN
Why Is Ty Cobb So Optimistic About the Mueller Probe?
The Atlantic 11-20-17
Mueller has built a large team of high-flying lawyers, said Bruce Green, a professor at Fordham University’s School of Law who worked on the Iran-Contra investigation, and it’s hard to imagine he would have gathered that firepower and that they would have left their jobs if they didn’t expect a longer investigation with greater fireworks that what has come so far.

MARK R. PATTERSON
Justice Department thinks it has a good case against AT&T: Law professor
CNBC 11-21-17
[Video] Mark Patterson, Fordham law professor, provides insight to the DOJ’s suit to block AT&T’s deal to acquire Time Warner.

SILVIA HODGES SILVERSTEIN
How to produce a great legal event
ABA Journal – The Lawyer’s Magazine 11-22-17
I [Silvia Hodges Silverstein] also am an adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School and Columbia Law School, where I teach law students about business and management.

RICHARD J. ADAGO
Phillips Nizer Adds Two New Partners to New York Office
Times Union 11-22-17
Mr. [Richard J.] Adago has worked as an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School since 2012.

TANYA K. HERNANDEZ
LLSA hosts Colorismo: Cuba, Race, and Culture in the Wave of Tourism
Publicnow 11-24-17
The panel featured Fordham University School of Law Archibald R. Murray Professor of Law Tanya K. Hernández, George Washington University Associate Professor of Law Antonio López, and UDC Law Associate Professor of Law Rafael Cox Alomar.

JAMES A. COHEN
Etan Patz’s Convicted Killer Wants Another Day in Court—With His New Legal Team
The Daily Beast 11-24-17
James Cohen, a Fordham Law School professor and expert on criminal procedure, thinks this case “absolutely” has a chance at winning an appeal.

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Lisa Marie Fernandez Claims Emily Ratajkowski Copied Two of Her Swimsuits
The Business of Fashion 11-27-17
“While it’s advisable for non-European designers to take advantage of registered design rights in Europe, the scope of those rights is limited,” said Susan Scafidi, professor of fashion law at Fordham Law School and founder of the Fashion Law Institute.

JED SHUGERMAN
Robert Mueller’s Brilliant Strategy for Outmaneuvering Trump Pardons
Slate 11-03-17
Jed Handelsman Shugerman is a Fordham law professor and the author of The People’s Courts and shugerblog.com.

JED SHUGERMAN
Mueller Ain’t Going Away
The Huffington Post 11-27-17
As Fordham University Law School professor Jed Handelsman Shugerman has written in a series of articles for Slate, the Manafort/Gates indictment and the Papadopoulos plea appear to be part of a deliberate strategy of moving forward gradually on a relatively small number of a larger pool of potentially indictable offenses.

SEAN J. GRIFFITH
Continuing Trends in M&A Disclosure Litigation
JD Supra 11-27-17
Fordham School of Law professor Sean J. Griffith objected to the settlement, arguing that, for the reasons explained by the Delaware Court of Chancery in Trulia, the settlement should not be approved because “the underlying suit [was]meritless and the results obtained [in the settlement][were]valueless. …”

REBECCA KYSAR
Running The Numbers on The Corporate Tax Rate
WNYC 11-27-17
[Audio] Rebecca Kysar, visiting professor at Fordham University School of Law and a professor at Brooklyn Law School, joins The Takeaway to break down how the corporate tax rate works in practice.

SUSAN BLOCK-LIEB
Is the Consumer Bureau ‘Unaccountable’ and Ineffective?
The New York Times 11-28-17
“The nature of the C.F.P.B.’s accountability mechanisms does not lend itself to quick and easy sound bites, but that does not mean it does not exist,” said Susan Block-Lieb, a law professor at Fordham University who has written about those concerns.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

FRANCIS PETIT
Meg Whitman’s Leadership Qualities Could Lead to Presidential Run
TheStreet 11-22-17
Whitman’s career has spanned many industries and functions and having a quite broad and diverse work tenure would “potentially make her a great president,” since she has experience in industries such as consumer goods, consulting, entertainment, retail, toys and technology at Proctor & Gamble (PG – Get Report) , Bain and The Walt Disney Company (DIS – Get Report) ,” said Francis Petit, an associate dean for global initiatives and partnerships at the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University in New York.

IFTEKHAR HASAN
Regulation under scrutiny at banking stability conference
Business Acumen Magazine 11-27-17
11.45-12.30 The Impact of Risk-based Capital Rules on Income Inequality: Global Evidence Presenter: Professor Iftekhar Hasan, Fordham University; Bank of Finland & University of Sydney Business School

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION FACULTY

SHANNON WAITE
Do HBCUs Still Have a Major Role to Play in Educating the Black Community?
Atlanta Black Star 11-20-17
“I think it is important to discuss context when engaging in discussions like these,” Shannon Waite, clinical assistant professor at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education, told Atlanta Black Star.

MOLLY NESS
Childhood Education Expert Offers Literacy Coaching for Parents
NY Metro Parents 11-20-17
Owned and operated by Molly Ness, Ph.D., a nationally recognized author and researcher, the business works to empower parents and help them support their children as they develop into proficient readers.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

DAVID GIBSON
How The Met Gala’s Fashion And Catholicism Theme Could Be Risky
The Huffington Post 11-15-17
David Gibson, director of the Center for Religion and Culture at Fordham University, offered an interesting take on potential controversy from the church’s point of view.

CHARLES C. CAMOSY
Between the markets and mercy: New book looks at the Church and neoliberalism
Crux 11-16-17
By Charles C. Camosy

CHARLES C. CAMOSY
One year later: Is Trump the most pro-life president in modern history?
Religion News Service 11-15-17
Charles C. Camosy is associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University and author of “Beyond the Abortion Wars.”

CHARLES C. CAMOSY
Book proposes a Catholic politics of mercy as an alternative way of life
Crux 11-21-17
By Charles C. Camosy

CHARLES C. CAMOSY
Roy Moore Is a Bad Christian Who Is Using the Bible to Abuse Women, Theologian Says
Newsweek 11-22-17
But, Mary was, in fact, a virgin when she died, according to Charlie Camosy, an associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University in New York City.

CHRISTINA GREER
Joe Biden Needs to Offer Anita Hill a Better Apology
The Root 11-16-17
There is no telling how significant any of this will be several years from now, but Christina Greer, political scientist at Fordham University, warns that Biden cannot take any chances.

CHRISTINA GREER
De Blasio plans to revive old legislative battles with Albany
am New York 11-19-17
The mayor also could be counting on winning over Democratic state lawmakers who were previously on the fence about some of his proposals, by casting his requests as part of a “larger conversation about the needs of people who are being left behind” by the federal budget cuts proposed by President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress, said Christina Greer, a political-science professor at Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
NYU McSilver Institute announces Dr. Christina M. Greer as the 2018 McSilver Fellow in Residence
New York Amsterdam News 11-23-17
The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University Silver School of Social Work, has announced Dr. Christina M. Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University and media commentator, as the 2018 McSilver Fellow in Residence.

CHRISTINA GREER
Happy Thanksgiving, or better yet, happy Native-American reflection
New York Amsterdam News 11-23-17
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 host of The Aftermath on Ozy.com.

CHRISTINA GREER
De Blasio heading to presidential proving ground Iowa for fund-raiser
NY Daily News 11-28-17
“These rumors have always circulated — and now that he’s a lame duck, he can leave New York City,” Fordham University political science Prof. Christina Greer said.

KATHRYN REKLIS
The Good Place, a prime-time sitcom full of ethical theory
Christian Century 11-20-17
Kathryn Reklis teaches theology at Fordham University and is codirector of the Institute for Art, Religion and Social Justice.

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
Racism is a sickness of the soul. Can Jesuit spirituality help us heal?
America Magazine 11-20-17
The Rev. Bryan N. Massingale is a diocesan priest and a professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University in New York.

STEVEN STOLL
The Story of Appalachia, With Plenty of Villains
The New York Times 11-20-17
Stoll, a professor of history at Fordham University, does not relate his own story, and his book is not especially warm to the touch. But as economic history it is gravid and well made.

STEVEN STOLL
Examining the Ordeals of Appalachia
Women’s Wear Daily 11-21-17
Fordham professor Steven Stoll does in his new book, “Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia,” which has just been published by Hill & Wang.

STEVEN STOLL
Rebecca Costa, On the Verge
CSPAN 11-19-17
[Video] Mention of books being published that week.

KANCHANA UGBABE
From Nigeria to New York: A Writer at Risk Joins Fordham University’s Faculty
College and University 11-21-17
Fordham University’s newest faculty addition, Kanchana Ugbabe, is a writer and academic who was born and raised in Chennai, India—but it was Jos, Nigeria, where she spent three decades with her husband and children, and where her once peaceful life grew threatened by a climate of violence and uncertainty.

PAUL LEVINSON
Review of Rob Sheffield’s Dreaming the Beatles 18 of X: “Absolute Elsewhere”
Blogarama 11-22-17
(I [Paul Levinson] played that song for my “Freedom of Expression” graduate course at Fordham University this term.)

PAUL LEVINSON
Government regulation of social media would be a ‘cure’ far worse than the disease
The Conversation 11-28-17
Paul Levinson, Professor of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
Closed Mondays
NPR 11-17-17
[Giacomo Santangelo] an economics professor at Fordham University.

GARRETT BROAD
Meat 2.0
Living on Earth 11-24-17
[Audio]  Fordham University Professor Garrett Broad joins host Steve Curwood to examine plant-based meat’s culinary and regulatory future.

ROSEMARY WAKEMAN
Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement by Rosemary Wakeman (review)
Project MUSE 11-27-17
Rosemary Wakeman is professor of history and director of the urban studies program at Fordham University in New York.

LEONARD CASSUTO
It’s Never Too Early to Learn to Think
The Chronicle of Higher Education 11-28-17
Leonard Cassuto, a professor of English at Fordham University, writes regularly about graduate education in this space.

STUDENTS

Marc Guberti: How to grow your brand with a podcast
Westfair Communications Online 11-16-17
Marc Guberti is a student at Fordham University and a social media and business blogger and author.

New York Law School Wins Regional Moot Court Competition at City Bar
Targeted News Service 11-18-17
Fordham Law School, represented by Samuel Ballard and Aviva Kushner, took second-place honors.

Fordham church hosts Thanksgiving community meal
News 12 The Bronx
It benefits the homeless in the community, especially from one nearby shelter, and even gets help from some Fordham University students who volunteer.

ATHLETICS

Bernhardt Named to the 2017 MAWPC-East All-Conference Team
NavySports.com 11-17-17
2017 MAWPC-EAST ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
Coach of the Year: Bill Harris (Fordham)
Rookie of the Year: Massimiliano Mirachi (Fordham)

Bucknell Football Edged by Fordham in 2017 Finale
Publicnow 11-18-17
Behind three scoring plays of at least 55 yards, Fordham edged the Bucknell football team, 20-9, on Saturday at Jack Coffey Field in the season finale for both teams.

Men’s soccer: Watch the best goals from Week 12 (Video)
NCAA.com 11-19-17
There have already been several upsets, including Fordham defeating No. 11 seed Virginia, Colgate knocking off No. 13 seed Michigan, and SMU topping No. 14 seed Georgetown.

Fordham Upsets 11-Seed Virginia 1-0 in 2nd Round of NCAA Tournament
NBC29 11-19-17
Fordham (13-4-5) broke a scoreless tie in the 83rd minute to advance to the Third Round of the NCAA Tournament.

In Indiana, LGBT runner focused on enjoying her final race
Outsports 11-20-17
Connor Griffin (junior, Fordham men’s swimming) competed in two events Nov. 10 against Fairfield. His best finish was fourth in the short-course 200-meter backstroke (2:20.91).

Maranatha High School Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent
Pasadena Now 11-17-17
Chris Austin (Senior – Basketball): Signed to Fordham University.

Somerset Hills YMCA fundraiser celebrates 26 years of special-needs program
MyCentraljersey.com 11-23-17
Also in attendance were more than 25 college swimmers from Columbia University and Fordham University, offering pointers to younger swimmers.

University of Northern Colorado women’s basketball team suffers second loss after paltry shooting performance
Greeley Tribune 11-25-17
The Bears recorded their lowest point total since 2008 in a 48-33 nonconference loss to Fordham University at Rose Hill Gym in the New York City borough of the Bronx.

Fordham tops Manhattan 70-57 in Battle of Bronx
Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports 11-26-17
Will Tavares tied his career high with 19 points and added five steals, four rebounds and three assists to help propel Fordham to a 70-57 win over Manhattan on Sunday.

SKC Academy products to meet in NCAA Tournament Elite 8
Publicnow 11-27-17
Fordham Rams will square off against Zach Wright and the North Carolina Tar Heels on Friday with a berth in the Final Four on the line.

News 12 The Bronx Sports Coverage
News 12 The Bronx 11-16-17
[Video] Coverage of Fordham men’s soccer and women’s basketball.

News 12 The Bronx Sports Coverage
News 12 The Bronx 11-16-17
[Video] Men’s soccer wins against St. Francis.

News 12 The Bronx Sports Coverage
News 12 The Bronx 11-26-17
[Video] Fordham men’s soccer beats Duke and Fordham men’s basketball wins Battle of the Bronx.

ALUMNI

Tommy Dorfman’s Latest Fashion Statement: Gender
Refinery29 11-16-17
Moments later, as he recalls marching around Fordham University in a Burberry Prorsum trench he’d somehow convinced his father to buy, Dorfman admits how clothing — as important as it may be to his life — has, in some ways, failed him.

Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee hosts Olympic Athlete Seminar
InsideTheGames.biz 11-20-17
The African [Kadidiatou Kanoute Tounkara]  also co-chaired her country’s basketball team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and is a graduate of Fordham University in New York.

Denzel Washington on ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.,’ diversity and wanting to ‘disappear’
USA Today 11-21-17
After choosing not to follow in his [Denzel Washington’s] preacher father’s footsteps, the New York native enrolled at Fordham University in the Bronx, where he tried his hand at pre-med, pre-law and journalism.

Denzel Washington on Dallas Cowboys his basketball days at Fordham
Sevenvote.com 11-21-17
[Video] Denzel Washington talks about his playing style at Fordham.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
NBC 11-23-17
[Video] Alumni Denzel Washington is a guest on The Tonight Show.

Denzel Washington Is Making Sense
The Wall Street Journal 11-28-17
[Alumnus] Denzel Washington made some remarks the other day that bear highlighting if only because sensible social commentary from Hollywood celebrities is so rare.

Henderson elected president of Medical Society of Delaware
Sussex Countian 11-22-17
[Richard W.] Henderson, a graduate of Fordham University, received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

Namibia: Candidates for Swapo’s Top-Four Positions At 2017 Party Congress
AllAfrica.com 11-23-17
[Hage Godfried] Geingob holds a BA in Political Science from Fordham University, a Master Degree in International Relations from University of New School for Social Sciences and a PhD from Leeds University

Apache Wilds releases two new videos with Redondo Beach frontman
The Beach Reporter 11-23-17
[Michael] Landon, who graduated from Redondo Union in 2009, didn’t take playing music seriously until the end of his senior year at Fordham University in New York.

NYPD selects new chief of department
New York Post 11-23-17
[Terence Monahan] got his bachelor’s in liberal arts from Fordham University.

Cornerstone Capital Group Hires Alison R. Smith as Head of Business Development
BizWire Express 11-28-17
[Alison R. Smith] holds a B.A. from Ithaca College and earned an M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from Fordham University Graduate School of Business.

Fig & Olive Names New VP of Marketing
PR.com 11-28-17
[Cory Bronson] has a degree in journalism from Northwestern University and an MBA from Fordham University.

WEPM Sports Coverage
1340 WEPM 11-26-17
[Audio] Patrick Murray scored points for the Buccaneers.

Wall Inks Letter to Play Division I Baseball
Moscow Villager 11-28-17
However, for North Pocono senior Cory Wall, that dream will become a reality next year when he continues his baseball career at Fordham.

November 29 Radio History
Media Confidential 11-29-17
After serving in the United States Navy for two years, [Vin] Scully began his career as a student broadcaster and journalist at Fordham University.

OBITUARIES

Mary Becker, 88, Of The Bronx, New York, former teacher
Visitation, Service for Mary Becker
New York Patch.com 11-28-17
She grew up in Woodlawn in the Bronx and attended St. Barnabas High School and Fordham University.

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