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Rams in the News: February 2, 2018

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

MARK CONRAD
Commentary: Why Winning the Super Bowl Won’t Boost Your City’s Economy
Fortune 01-26-18
“For certain cities, an event like (winning a championship) could be a boost in civic pride,” noted Mark Conrad, director of the sports business concentration at Fordham University.

Fordham’s Coach Gaitley reaches a huge milestone
News 12 The Bronx 01-26-18
[Video] Coverage of women’s basketball and Coach Gaitley’s 600th win.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Fordham Real Estate Institute at Lincoln Center Hosts Panel on Tax Reform’s Impact on Real Estate
Times Union 01-29-18
The Fordham Real Estate Institute at Lincoln Center recently co-hosted a thought-provoking panel in partnership with the Real Estate Services Alliance (RESA) focused on the new tax bill and the impact it could have on the real estate market.

Site of Super Bowl LII is a death trap for birds
Montgomery Advertiser 01-31-18
The glass also was used as part of a renovation of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City in 2014 and the glass has reduced bird glass collisions by as much as 90%, according to a study conducted by the New York City Audubon and Fordham University.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Alchemy of Empire: Abject Materials and the Technologies of Colonialism by Rajani Sudan (review)
Project MUSE 01-31-18
Rajani Sudan, The Alchemy of Empire: Abject Materials and the Technologies of Colonialism. New York: Fordham University Press, 2016, 223 pp. $25.00 paper.

ADMINISTRATORS

DAVID GIBSON
FRANCIS @FIVE
Salt+light Media 01-31-18
The debate is moderated by David Gibson, Director of Fordham’s Center on Religion and Culture.

SCHOOL OF LAW

Even a Divided Congress Can Agree on Copyright
Billboard 01-26-18
But copyright is one of the few remaining bipartisan issues and some significant legislation may have a good chance to pass, judging by the mood at a House Judiciary Committee field hearing on Friday (Jan. 26) organized to coincide with Grammy Week and held at Fordham University School of Law in Manhattan.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Una semana en el mundo de los negocios de Nueva York – Crónicas
Cronicas 01-26-18
That is, an intensive week that promised to receive master classes with the latest trends, visits to top companies in the Big Apple and enjoy the microclimate of a first-rate American university such as Fordham, in the Gabelli School of Business, as a result of a new agreement with the Catholic University.
[translated from Spanish]

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

SUSAN SCAFIDI
When an artist’s design ends up on a ModCloth T-shirt, U.S. fashion law offers little help to sort it out
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 01-24-18
“Fashion has been forced to cobble together bits and pieces of protections from other existing areas of intellectual property,” says Susan Scafidi, a professor at Fordham University in New York City, where she founded the Fashion Law Institute — a first-of-its-kind program offering two master’s degrees and several courses in the developing field of fashion law.

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Lawyer fashion evolves to reflect personality and tradition
ABA Journal 01-29-18
“Michelle Obama gave us both arms and legs,” says Susan Scafidi, the founder and director of the Fashion Law Institute and a law professor at Fordham University.

MARC ARKIN
Review: Chaplains at War in ‘Enlisting Faith’
The Wall Street Journal 1-23-18
Ms. [Marc] Arkin is a professor at Fordham University School of Law.

JOHN PFAFF
Jeff Sessions’s American Crime Story
New Republic 01-25-18
John Pfaff, a Fordham University law professor who studies crime and prison statistics, says that Sessions is overstating the federal government’s role in the equation.

BRUCE A. GREEN
How Trump Built an Obstruction of Justice Case Against Himself
The Atlantic 01-26-18
“It’s not an absolute impediment that the president can fire the FBI director at will,” said Bruce Green, a law professor at Fordham University and former associate counsel in the Iran-Contra affair.

C.EVAN STEWART
Mad Dogs and Englishmen: Part Deux
JD Supra 01-26-18
[C. Evan Stewart] is an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School and a visiting professor at Cornell University.

JED SHUGERMAN
Inside the Legal Ramifications of Trump’s Attempt to Fire Mueller
Cheddar 01-26-18
Fordham University Law Professor Jed Shugerman explains the potential legal ramifications of these revelations.

KAREN J. GREENBERG
Trump just signed an executive order that will keep Guantanamo open
Vox 01-30-18
Karen Greenberg, director for the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School, called Trump’s new Guantanamo policy “extremely significant” in an interview on Tuesday night before the speech, and wondered if it was a symbolic return to “old practices of the war on terror that we thought we had sufficiently gotten rid of.”

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

MARK CONRAD
Commentary: Why Winning the Super Bowl Won’t Boost Your City’s Economy
Fortune 01-26-18
“For certain cities, an event like (winning a championship) could be a boost in civic pride,” noted Mark Conrad, director of the sports business concentration at Fordham University.

MARK CONRAD
Sport communications experts to lead masterclasses at NU-Q
Qatar Tribune 01-28-18
Mark Conrad, associate professor of law and ethics, and director of the sports business concentration at Fordham University;…

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

SOPHIE MITRA
The Washington Group Questions and the Disability Continuum
Washington Group on Disability Statistics 01-24-18
Dr. Sophie Mitra, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Economics at Fordham University with research interests in development economics, disability, health and applied microeconomics.

LUISITA LOPEZ TORREGROSA
A Spanish feast for the senses
MyStatesman.com 01-26-18
Luisita Lopez Torregrosa is a professor at Fordham University and a former editor at The New York Times.

CHARLES C. CAMOSY
How Did Abortion Become A Monopartisan Issue?
The Federalist 01-26-18
Charles Camosy is an associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University, and board member of Democrats For Life.

CHARLES C. CAMOSY
How to watch the Super Bowl with a clean conscience
Catholic News Agency 01-30-18
“I love football and in fact it would be difficult to find someone who loves football more than I do,” said Charles Camosy, professor of ethics at Fordham University.

CHARLES C. CAMOSY
How Cecile Richards Strengthened the Pro-Life Movement
Christianity Today 01-30-18
“She has navigated scandals and addressed deep problems expertly and deftly—somehow leading Planned Parenthood out of serious trouble time and time again,” said Charles Camosy, Fordham University ethics professor and author of Beyond the Abortion Wars.

PAUL LEVINSON
Concerns over ID theft and fake Twitter followers lead to New York State probe
USA Today 01-28-18
“If you’re going to forge something, you don’t do it from scratch; you put real bits and pieces in it,” said Paul Levinson, a professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University and a social-media expert.

PAUL LEVINSON
KCBS-AM News Update
KCBS-AM 01-24-18
[Audio] Paul Levinson commenting on Marc Benioff.

JASON MUNSHI-SOUTH
The ‘Shower Rat’ Is Very Obviously Not Showering
MSN 01-30-18
Fordham University’s Jason Munshi-South added, “Not much to say about this. The whole pizza rat / selfie rat / Zardulu nonsense makes me very sceptical of any of these viral videos.

JEANNINE HILL-FLETCHER
2018 Interfaith and Ecumenical Series of Sacred Studies to Discuss Christian Supremacy, White Supremacy
TAPinto.net 01-30-18
Dr. Jeannine Hill Fletcher, Professor of Theology at Fordham University, will speak on the topic of Christian Supremacy, White Supremacy: How the Bible was used to promote ideologies of America as a White Christian Nation.

NICHOLAS TAMPIO
Nicholas Tampio – Common Core
Podomatic 01-24-18
A conversation with Nicholas Tampio about his book, Common Core: National Education Standards and the Threat to Democracy.

STUDENTS

CT model represents the curvaceous on ‘Project Runway’
Southington Observer 01-26-18
”I loved (that) the second I walked into the casting, there were so many different size models,” said Kylie [Frink], who is attending Fordham University.

The Filipino guide to staying sane
National Catholic Reporter 01-25-18
Brian Harper is a student and public service fellow in Fordham University’s Graduate Program in International Political Economy and Development.

CARTOON 01-29-2018
Ripley’s Believe it or Not 01-29-18
[Illustration] Fordham University graduate student Matthew Combs discovered that New York’s uptown rats and downtown rats are genetically different.

ATHLETICS

UMass men’s basketball falls to Fordham, drops fourth consecutive game in A-10 play
MassLive.com 01-27-18
University of Massachusetts men’s basketball dropped its fourth straight game on Saturday, falling to Fordham 82-69 despite a solid first-half performance by Carl Pierre.

ICYMI: A record win highlights women’s hoops this week
Wilmington News Journal 01-29-18
Fordham coach Stephanie Gaitley earned her 600th career win Thursday in a victory over St. Bonaventure.

News 12 The Bronx Sports
News 12 The Bronx 01-24-18
[Video] Mark Lewis signed to Major League Soccer team.

Fordham’s Coach Gaitley reaches a huge milestone
News 12 The Bronx 01-26-18
[Video] Coverage of women’s basketball and Coach Gaitley’s 600th win.

ALUMNI

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s Touring Program for Students, Shakespeare LIVE! Begins Its 22nd Season
New Jersey Stage 01-24-18
Kyle Walton (Greenbook, New Jersey native) is a graduate of Fordham University. Trey Wright (Louisville, Kentucky native) is a graduate of The University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music.

New Mexico Ethics Watch Hires Kathleen Sabo As New Executive Director
Los Alamos Daily Post 01-26-18
A Connecticut native, [Kathleen] Sabo received her B.A. from Fordham University in New York City and her Juris Doctorate from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.

America Media’s President Matt Malone Recognized by The Irish Voice in Education 100 Honors
America Magazine 01-26-18
[Matt Malone, S.J.] holds a M.A. from Fordham University; a Bachelor of Divinity (Honors, 1st class) from The University of London, and a Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology (summa cum laude with the congratulations of the board of examiners) from the Catholic University of Louvain.

Vatican diplomat calls Pope ‘prudent’ on nukes, Trump migrant rhetoric ‘not Christian’
Crux 01-29-18
[Silvano] Tomasi, who is Italian born, began his career in New York where he co-founded the Center for Migration Studies after completing graduate work in sociology at Fordham University.

Zoriana M. Stawnychy Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who
24-7 Press Release 01-30-18
Ms. [Zoriana M.] Stawnychy received a BA at Fordham University and is a licensed life and health insurance agent.

OBITUARIES

H. Carlton Smith, 87, Of Somers, New York, professor and social worker
H. Carlton Smith of Somers Dies At 87

Patch.com 01-24-18
Carl was an adjunct professor at Fordham University and a full-time professor at N.Y. Medical College.

Sr. Adele Zahn, formerly Sr. Mary Karen Zahn, 98, Of Indiana, nun
Sr. Adele Zahn O.S.F.
WRBIradio.com 01-25-18
[Sr. Adele Zahn] would eventually earn her Master and Doctorate degrees in French from Fordham University in New York.

John Scott Kracke Sr., 63, Of Darien, CT, sales executive
John Kracke Sr., 63, Loved Boating, Fishing, Early Mornings on Long Island Sound – Darienite
Darienite 01-25-18
[John Scott Kracke Sr.] was well educated, receiving a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southeastern Massachusetts University, a master of science in business administration, industrial relations from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a juris doctor degree with focus on banking, corporate finance and securities Law from Fordham University School of Law.

Sister Kathleen Reilly, 75, Of Suffern, NY, nun
Sister Kathleen Reilly
The Photo News 01-26-18
Sister Kathleen [Reilly] earned a BS in Biology in 1967 from Fordham University and an MA in 1971 in Biology-General Science from Hunter College.

Marian Lechleider Mikulski, 102, Of Southern Pines, NC, retired secretary and homemaker
Marian Lechleider Mikulski Obituary
Aberdeen Times 01-27-18
Marian [Lechleider Mikulski] attended Fordham University and had a long professional career as a secretary in New York banking and as a secretary and corporate officer in New Jersey manufacturing.

Joseph T. DeAngelis, 74, Of Ossining, NY, retired U.S. Navy captain
Visitation, Service for Joseph T. DeAngelis
Patch.com 01-27-18
[Joseph T. DeAngelis] graduated from Fordham University School of Business in 1965 and then joined the United States Navy.

Nicholas Campbell, 84, Of New Canaan, CT, retired
Obituary: Nicholas Campbell, 84, of New Canaan
The New Canaan Advertiser 01-29-18
Brooklyn bred and educated, [Nicholas Campbell] attended Manhattan College (graduating in 1954 with a BS in Accounting) followed by studying law at Fordham University (Class of 1957).

William E. Carey, 76, Of Port St. Lucie, FL
Obituary: William E. Carey, 76; Formerly Of Fairfield
Patch.com 01-30-18
[William E. Carey] held a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and a MBA from Iona University.

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