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Rams in the News: December 8, 2017



‘Has America lost its moral center?’ asks Fordham panel
National Catholic Reporter 12-05-17
That was the formal theme for a recent panel discussion at Fordham University sponsored by the Jesuit school’s Center on Religion and Culture.

The Rats of New York Can Be Mapped By Their DNA
The Atlantic 11-29-17
[Matthew] Combs is a graduate student at Fordham University and, like many young people, he came to New York to follow his dreams.


The Global Gag Rule Impacts Hard-Fought Progress On HIV/AIDS Relief
The Huffington Post 12-01-17
Research by Fordham University under George W. Bush’s Global Gag Rule documented the broad impact of the policy on community-level HIV/AIDS services and condom distribution programs in Kenya.

Fordham Features Its Social Innovation, Sustainable Business Programs ⋆ New York city blog
New York City- Epeak 12-02-17
Fordham University has long positioned itself as a place to study social responsibility alongside other majors.

‘Has America lost its moral center?’ asks Fordham panel
National Catholic Reporter 12-05-17
That was the formal theme for a recent panel discussion at Fordham University sponsored by the Jesuit school’s Center on Religion and Culture.


‘City Of Gods’ Religious Pluralism In Flushing
Queens Gazette 11-29-17
Published by Empire State Editions, an imprint of Fordham University Press, “City of Gods” in available at or on


Saturday: Learn About Affordable Housing and Tenants Rights At Free Fordham Conference
West Side Rag 11-29-17
It starts at 9:30 a.m. and runs until 4 at Fordham University School of Law, 150 West 62nd Street at Columbus Avenue.


Jeff Klein Indicates Support for State Senate Democratic Unity Deal
Observer 11-29-17
Activist and Fordham University law professor Zephyr Teachout, who ran for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2014 and for Congress last year, was skeptical of the agreement.

December 1, 2017: Zephyr Teachout
WCNY 12-01-17
[Audio] Zephyr Teachout, State Democratic Committeewoman, Fordham Law Professor, and author explained why she is pushing to primary the members of the Independent Democratic Conference.

Capital Tonight
Spectrum News 12-01-17
[Video] Professor Zephyr Teachout’s gubernatorial run mentioned on Capital Tonight.

Trump is betting everything in the Middle East on the Saudi Crown Prince
CNN 11-29-17
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 a columnist for USA Today.

In China, Fears That New Anticorruption Agency Will Be Above the Law
The New York Times 11-29-17
“This removes the fig leaf of a divide between the party and the state,” Carl Minzner, a Fordham University professor who studies Chinese law and politics, said of the draft law.

Acxiom, the quiet giant of consumer database marketing – the new york mining cpu bitcoin times 12-01-17
There may be a legitimate business need for some businesses, such as ethnic restaurants, to know the race or ethnicity of consumers, says Joel R. Reidenberg, a privacy specialist and professor at Fordham Law School
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Michael Flynn’s plea deal could be proof he has something ‘very valuable’ to offer on someone at ‘the center’ of the Russia investigation
Business Insider 12-01-17
“This indicates that there is significant cooperation against much bigger targets,” Jed Shugerman, a Fordham University law professor, told Business Insider.

Trump’s lawyer: the president can’t obstruct justice. 13 legal experts: yes, he can.
Vox 12-04-17
Jed Shugerman, law professor, Fordham University

Whatever Trump has done, it can’t be obstruction of justice, lawyer John Dowd argues
Tribune Review 12-04-17
Jed Shugerman, a law professor at Fordham University, said Dowd’s comment showed he was concerned about Trump’s legal vulnerability.

Expert: Why Donald Trump’s Tweet Is “More Damning” If Lawyer Helped
MSNBC 12-04-17
[Video] Fordham law professor Jed Shugerman tells Lawrence O’Donnell that Trump’s tweet about what he told James Comey would be more taken more seriously by a court if it was vetted by his legal counsel.

Do Jefferson, Lincoln prove Donald Trump can tell Justice Department what to do?
Politifact 12-05-17
“Burr may have been a rival, but he went out west and illegally engaged in privateering and allegedly treason,” said Jed Shugerman, a legal historian at Fordham Law School.

Here’s Why It’s Actually OK To Call Kellyanne Conway The “Opioids Czar”
Buzzfeed 12-04-17
Having a central role in coordinating federal responses in the White House is what defines Conway as a czar, law professor Aaron Saiger of the Fordham University School of Law told BuzzFeed News.

Flynn’s Plea Raises New Questions About Whether Trump Obstructed Justice
The Atlantic 12-01-17
“If it turns out that General Flynn has information implicating Mr. Trump in a crime, there’s now a much stronger inference that Mr. Trump was obstructing justice if he asked Comey to let the investigation of General Flynn go,” said Bruce Green, a law professor at Fordham University and a former associate special counsel in the Iran-Contra affair.

The G.O.P.’s 20th-Century Tax Plan
The New York Times 11-15-17
Rebecca M. Kysar is a visiting professor at Fordham University School of Law and a professor at Brooklyn Law School.

Vermont Public Radio News
Vermont Public Radio 12-04-17
[Audio] Corey Brettschnider weighs in on Supreme Court’s decision on ban.

Apple vs fbi iPhone maker expected to mount formidable freedom of expression local bitcoin defense 12-06-17
“I think the civil liberties case is really strong. Technology companies seem to be practically united in what they think here, “said Karen Greenberg, director of Fordham School of Law’s National Security Center.

Is your Airbnb host recording you?
WBTW-TV 12-06-17
“Simply put, property owners can be ‘peeping toms,’” said Cameron [Russell], a professor at Fordham University School of Law.

The Big 870 Interview
The Big 870 12-06-17
[Audio] Professor Marc Edelman on the amateur and professional sports protection act.


STATESIDE | IOC bars Russia from Winter Games
i24 News 12-05-17
Interview featuring Mark Conrad


Cepeda: So much for sisterhood
Quad-City Times 11-30-17
Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University, followed up on the sentiment in the same podcast by noting: “White women are never to be found when it comes time [to stand up for women of color who have been victimized], therefore, the Women’s March, for me, was something that I chose not to participate in….”

Trump’s conspiracy theories behind closed doors
MSNBC 11-29-17
[Video] Christina Greer is a panelist on The Beat.

Speaker Debate Date
NY1 News 11-30-17
[Video] Christina Greer is a panelist on Road To City Hall.

Trump on Flynn’s plea: He “turned on me”
MSNBC 12-01-17
[Video] Christina Greer is a panelist on The Beat.

#88 #WomenofColorToo
In the Thick Podcast 11-21-17
[Audio]  Hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela talk about this and more with Jamilah Lemieux, Vice President of News and Men’s Programming for iOne Digital, and Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University.

Backlash Against Russian ‘Fake News’ Is Shutting Down Debate For Real 11-30-17
Dr. Robin Andersen is Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University.

RT crackdown ‘looks very bad for global freedom of speech’ – prof
Newsvideo 11-30-17
[Video] Prof. Robin Andersen, communications and media studies professor at Fordham University, joins “News with Ed” to explain the value of foreign press and the “global, very diverse dialogue” they provide.

Sadly, reproductive consumerism is alive and well
The Dallas Morning News 11-30-17
Charles C. Camosy is associate professor of Theological and Social Ethics at Fordham University and author of “Beyond the Abortion Wars.”

More than the Billy Graham rule: What faith groups can offer to the sexual assault debate
Herald Times 12-05-17
Religious leaders have a role to play in ongoing conversations about sex and power, said Charlie Camosy, an associate professor of ethics at Fordham University.

Purdue University Mounted a Child Nutrition Study. It Went Very, Very Wrong.
Undark 11-30-17
Even if the NIH approved the trial design for the Camp DASH study, they would have relied on the university’s IRB to work out the details for the protection of study participants, said Celia Fisher, an ethics professor at Fordham University and director of the school’s Center for Ethics Education.

Bitcoin Boom
CBS New York 11-30-17
[Video] Giacomo Santangelo weighs in on Bitcoin.

In the race for New York City Council speaker, who’s a player and who’s being played?
City & State 12-03-17
The past three races for speaker – Gifford Miller winning in 2002, Christine Quinn in 2006 and Mark-Viverito in 2014 – have followed similar patterns, explained Bruce Berg, a political science professor at Fordham University.

Trump ripped by Theresa May after tweeting anti-Muslim video from far-right British group
NY Daily News 11-29-17
“We now have a President who actively promotes Islamophobia through Twitter,” said Fordham professor Mark Naison.

Comic-book heroes flock to TV, but why are they so popular?
The Washington Post 12-05-17
“Comics-related television series have always been a mainstay of television,” says Paul Levinson, professor of communications and media studies at Fordham University.

Faith on the Frontlines
CBS 12-03-17
[Video] Christiana Zenner Peppard is an expert on global freshwater ethics at Fordham University in New York City.

What the People of Appalachia Want
The New York Times 12-06-17
The author [Steven Stoll], an academic from Fordham University in New York, confronts his subject as you’d expect a history professor to do — his book is meticulously researched and draws on much of the rich scholarship dedicated to the region.


Harlem’s Pillars Recovery Center The First Addiction Recovery Center Opens (Video)
Harlem World 11-29-17
The Fordham News reports that [Felecia] Pullen is a doctoral candidate in the Graduate School of Social Service researching how addiction affects her Harlem neighborhood.

The Rats of New York Can Be Mapped By Their DNA
The Atlantic 11-29-17
[Matthew] Combs is a graduate student at Fordham University and, like many young people, he came to New York to follow his dreams.

NYC rats are genetically different uptown than downtown; here’s how that difference can improve your life
PIX 11 11-30-17
That’s the conclusion of a new study by researchers at Fordham University after two years of detailed genetic analysis.

Rat Research
WCBS-NY 11-30-17
[Audio] Matthew Combs’ rat DNA research mentioned.

Luiz Guilherme Marinoni receives Jabuti Prize in Law
Paranashop 11-29-17
Luiz Guilherme Marinoni is a postdoctoral fellow from the State University of Milan, Columbia University and Fordham University.
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Area parishes to host addiction awareness series
Catholic Philly 12-01-17
Now a certified recovery specialist and doctoral candidate in ministry at Fordham University, [Nina Marie] Corona will present an in-depth series on addiction at several area parishes in January and February 2018.

Bethany House honors OHS alum for volunteer work 12-05-17
Now a freshman studying political science and mathematics at Fordham University, [Alexis] Chiofalo doesn’t have the time to volunteer she once did.


Hard work at Fordham paying off for Lower grad Holden
Shore News Today 11-29-17
The 5-foot-5 guard, a Cape May native, [Lauren Holden] is a junior at Fordham University and serves as the Rams’ starting point guard.

Goalkeeper Rashid Nuhu named Player of the Week in NCAA Men’s Division
ChannelR Online 11-30-17
The Fordham No.1’s [Rashid Nuhu] penalty kick heroics led the Atlantic 10 side to the quarterfinals.

PHOTOS: Kingston High athletics signing day
The Kingston Daily Freeman 12-01-17
[Chloe] Chaffin will play Division I basketball for Fordham University;…

Fordham soccer continues unlikely NCAA tourney run vs. North Carolina in Elite 8
NY Daily News 12-01-17
Of all the possible NCAA tournament game endings that could have put unseeded Fordham into the Elite 8 on Saturday, the clinching penalty kick in a shootout by backup goalkeeper Jordan Black was one of the least likely to happen.

Goalie’s cross-continent dream has Fordham on best NCAA run ever
New York Post 11-30-17
The upstart Rams, led by goalkeeper Rashid Nuhu, have advanced deeper into the NCAA Tournament than any team in any sport in school history.

News 12 The Bronx Sports
News 12 The Bronx 11-30-17
[Video] Coverage of Fordham men’s basketball.

News 12 The Bronx Sports
News 12 The Bronx 11-30-17
[Video] Coverage of Fordham men’s soccer.

News 12 The Bronx Sports
News 12 The Bronx 12-03-17
[Video] Coverage of Fordham men’s basketball win.


Indonesia’s Richest 2017: Meet The 47-Year-Old Socialite Who Took Over Her Late Father’s Empire
Forbes 11-29-17
In 2001, Arini [Subianto], who got her undergraduate degree from Parsons School of Design and M.B.A. at Fordham University, opened a gift and furniture shop in Jakarta.

Yonkers mayor appoints new Board of Education trustee 12-01-17
[Rosalba Corrado] Del Vecchio has a doctoral degree from Fordham University and she specializes in educational leadership, administration and policy, with a concentration on partnership development and professional development of aspiring school administrators.

Westchester leaders celebrated during March of Dimes event
Real Estate Weekly 12-04-17
2017 MSB Award recipient James J.Houlihan is a graduate of Manhattan Preparatory School (1970) and of Fordham University School of Business (Gabelli School of Business 1974).

Ten Peaks Coffee Company Announces Appointment of Director
The Canadian Business Journal 12-04-17
[Anne Saunders] received a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from Fordham University.

Diocese of Portland Names Director of Cemeteries
Publicnow 12-05-17
[John] Fencik earned master’s degrees in Biblical studies from Fordham University in Bronx, New York, and a master’s of divinity from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, New York.

Christie Nominates 19 to Superior Court, 1 to Tax Court
Medical Health News 12-05-17
[Patrick Bradshaw] is a graduate of the New England School of Law and Fordham University.


Robert Edward Lee, 92, Of Pinehurst, North Carolina, veteran
Robert Edward Lee Obituary
Aberdeen Times 12-04-17
After his discharge [Robert Edward Lee] graduated from Fordham University and was employed by the Western Union Telegraph Company.

Sister Grace Regina Wingenfeld, 106, Of Long Island, New York, nun
LI’s oldest nun, Sister Grace Regina Wingenfeld, dies at 106
Newsday 12-04-17
…[Grace Regina Wingenfeld] earned a Ph.D. from Fordham University,…
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