Rams in the News: December 22, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

MATTHEW DILLER
Law School Is Hot Again as Politics Piques Interest
The Wall Street Journal 12-15-17
Matthew Diller, dean of Fordham Law School, said he attributes part of the 20% increase in applications the school has seen so far to “a renewed appreciation in the importance of law and the importance of lawyers in a functioning democracy.”

This Theory About Santa’s Reindeer All Being Women Actually Makes A Lot Of Sense
Bustle 12-13-17
On Monday, Fordham University undergraduate Cat Reynolds dropped a holly jolly truth bomb on Twitter when she pointed out that Donner, Blizten, and company couldn’t be male.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

The Fordham Real Estate Institute at Lincoln Center Hosts Chinese Construction Executives at Day-Long Seminar
Times Union 12-13-17
The Fordham Real Estate Institute at Lincoln Center recently hosted 21 Chinese construction executives representing that nation’s largest infrastructure and engineering companies for a series of intensive presentations on major projects in the New York area.

Showdown: Find Out if You Should Get an MBA in New York City or Los Angeles
Metro MBA 12-13-17
Full-time MBA Programs in New York City include: …Gabelli School of Business – Fordham University …

JPR Group PR & Marketing Affiliates with Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education
Times Union 12-17-17
The JPR Group, a public relations and marketing communications firm located in Montclair, NJ, announces the addition of the Fordham University Graduate School of Education (GSE) to its client list.

ADMINISTRATORS

DAVID GIBSON
JustLove
Sirius XM 129 12-16-17
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GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Lake Regional to host ALA’s Freedom From Smoking 8-week program
Lake News Online 12-17-17
Ranked the most effective smoking cessation program in a study by Fordham University Graduate School of Business, Freedom From Smoking® is based on proven addiction and behavior change models.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JAMES A. KEYTE
Skadden Antitrust Partner James A. Keyte To Join Economic Consulting Firm The Brattle Group
PR Newswire 12-14-17
Mr. [James A.] Keyte is the Director of the Fordham Competition Law Institute (FCLI), which he will continue to lead, and has published more than 50 articles related to antitrust across a wide range of topics, including on the subject of expert testimony.

CHRISTINE A. FAZIO
City could end up in court over “cluster site” takeover plan
The Real Deal 12-14-17
Christine Fazio, an adjunct law professor at Fordham University, told Politico she believes the city is on solid legal ground with eminent domain as well.

REBECCA KYSAR
Will US companies put overseas cash to work? Don’t bet on it
Star Tribune 12-14-17
“The growth effects might very well be modest,” says Rebecca Kysar, visiting professor at the Fordham University School of Law.

CATHERINE POWELL
How #MeToo Has Spread Like Wildfire Around the World
Newsweek 12-15-17
Catherine Powell is an adjunct senior fellow in the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations and a professor at Fordham Law School.

MATTHEW DILLER
Law School Is Hot Again as Politics Piques Interest
The Wall Street Journal 12-15-17
Matthew Diller, dean of Fordham Law School, said he attributes part of the 20% increase in applications the school has seen so far to “a renewed appreciation in the importance of law and the importance of lawyers in a functioning democracy.”

LEILA A. AMINEDDOLEH
MANHATTAN DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE RETURNS THREE ANCIENT STATUES TO LEBANESE REPUBLIC
Publicnow 12-15-17
District Attorney Vance thanked the following agencies and individuals for their assistance with the matter: …Professor of Art Law Leila A. Amindeddoleh at Fordham University School of Law,…

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
The Menendez Trial Revealed Everything that’s Gone Wrong with US Bribery Law
Vox 12-17-17
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). 

JED SHUGERMAN
Obstruction of Justice Law
CSPAN3 12-14-17
[VIDEO] Jed Shugerman on panel addressing obstruction of law.

NICHOLAS JOHNSON
What the New ‘Concealed Carry’ Gun Law Could Mean for New York City
City Limits 12-19-17
Both Jacobs and Fordham University Law Professor Nicholas Johnson, a federal gun law expert, pointed to the Supreme Court case Printz v. United States to highlight a potential Tenth Amendment argument against concealed-carry reciprocity.

DANIEL SINCLAIR
What Jewish law says about suicide and assisted dying
The Daily Bulletin 12-20-17
Written by Daniel Sinclair, Wolff Fellow in Jewish Law; Visiting Professor of Law, Fordham University

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

STANLEY VELIOTIS
How Individual Taxpayers Can Exploit the New Tax Bill Right Now
Fortune 12-16-17
Of course it might be difficult to schedule a cross-country move on such short notice, but, “if you did move, make sure you clear up any moving-related expenses by Dec. 31,” said Fordham University accounting and taxation professor Stanley Veliotis.

STANLEY VELIOTIS
Families will feel the pain of losing this tax break
CNBC 12-20-17
“Doubling the standard deduction is nice if you’re a married couple with no kids,” said Stan Veliotis, director of the Center for Professional Accounting Practices at Fordham University.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

EDGAR H. TYSON
‘I’m Not a Racist’: The Case for Inclusion and Diversity in Hip‑hop
Youth Today 12-14-17
Edgar Tyson, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service in New York.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

SAUL CORNELL
‘It’s Almost About Anything But the Guns’: Sandy Hook and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment
Time 12-14-17
For a perspective on that history, TIME spoke to Saul Cornell, an expert on the Second Amendment who holds the Paul and Diane Guenther Chair in American History at Fordham University.

PAUL LEVINSON
‘Star Wars’ merchandise marketing in full force
The Washington Times 12-13-17
Paul Levinson, professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University, says no matter “The Last Jedi“‘s marketing muscle, its cultural footprint won’t match that of the first films.

LEONARD CASSUTO
Kamadia: Why I didn’t get a PhD – and why you shouldn’t either
Montreal Gazette 12-14-17
So anxiety-provoking are these examinations that in his book, The Graduate School Mess, Fordham University professor Leonard Cassuto describes them as “focused too much on theatrical torture,” while noting two educational scholars, John H. Williams and William J. Berg, characterize them as “formless monstrosities.”

CHRISTINA GREER
New Teaching Roles for Two African American Scholars
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 12-15-17
Christina M. Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University in New York, was named the 2018 McSilver Fellow in Residence at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at the School of Social Work of New York University.

DEAN MCKAY
Compassionate Evidence-Based Treatment
Psychology Today Blog 12-16-17
Dean McKay, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at Fordham University and Past President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

SARAH GAMBITO
Pen Parentis Literary Salon Welcomes In The New Year With Winter Poetry Night
BroadwayWorld.com 12-17-17
[Sarah Gambito] is Associate Professor of English / Director of Creative Writing at Fordham University and co-founder of Kundiman, a non-profit organization serving Asian American writers.

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
East Asian Rivalries Put Aside as Trade Behemoth Rises
Al Vexo 12-17-17
“When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came to the US to speak with then President Obama about the strength of US involvement in the TPP, it was vitally important that the US be involved to ‘counterbalance’ China’s domination of trade,” said Professor Giacomo Santangelo, lecturer in economics at Fordham University in New York.

JOSHUA L. BROWN
Why It’s So Hard to Be a Teacher Right Now
Tonic-Vice 12-19-17
“There has been a big emphasis on test scores, which puts the teaching emphasis on test prep,” says Joshua Brown, coauthor of the Penn State report and an associate professor of psychology at Fordham University.

STUDENTS

This Theory About Santa’s Reindeer All Being Women Actually Makes A Lot Of Sense
Bustle 12-13-17
On Monday, Fordham University undergraduate Cat Reynolds dropped a holly jolly truth bomb on Twitter when she pointed out that Donner, Blizten, and company couldn’t be male.

Band of Boxers
ESPN 11-09-17
[Sean] Kramer also mentioned the benefits of working out and releasing stress while he is attending classes at Fordham University, where he’s studying Environmental Studies with a concentration in Sustainable Business/Environmental Economics.

ATHLETICS

Women’s College Sports: Fordham women snap Bucknell’s win streak
The Daily Item 12-18-17
Breanna Cavanaugh led four scorers in double-digits, and Fordham used a 17-point run to snap Bucknell’s four-game win streak, 71-62, on Sunday.

LOCAL CONNECTIONS: Atlantic 10 Conference honors Caucci
The Times-Tribune 12-19-17
Fordham University sophomore Mary Kate Caucci (Scranton Prep) was selected Atlantic 10 Conference indoor track Women’s Field Performer of the Week for the period ending Dec. 10.

ALUMNI

John D. Doyle, Jr. Named Regional Director for Region 10
Military Technologies News 12-14-17
A native of Tarrytown, New York, Mr. [John D. Doyle, Jr.] graduated from Colgate University in 1992 and Fordham University School of Law in 1995.  He is admitted to the Bar in New York.

Scientist studies health problems of [Arctic] living
Houston Chronicle 12-16-17
A native of Brooklyn, New York, [Larry] Duffy earned his bachelor’s in chemistry from Fordham University in 1969.

OBITUARIES

Mattie Varvaro, 64, Of Scarborough, NY
Memorial Service For Mattie Varvaro
Patch.com 12-13-17
[Mattie Varvaro] graduated from SUNY Oneonta in 1975 and earned her Masters of Business Administration from Fordham University in 1986.

Charles Nightingale, Of Glastonbury, CT, Professor
Glastonbury Obituary: Dr. Charles Nightingale
Patch.com 12-19-17
Dr. [Charles] Nightingale attended Fordham University (BS), St Johns University (MS), and University of Buffalo (PhD).

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