Rams in the News: November 10, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

JASON MUNSHI-SOUTH
Cities are making rats, bed bugs and mosquitoes evolve in potentially dangerous ways
International Business Times 11-03-17
“Traditionally, we’ve thought about evolution as a long-term process driven by environmental pressures and the interactions between species,” said Jason Munshi-South, from Fordham University. “But now there is a new driver that is rapidly changing many other species, which is how they interact with humans and our built environment. Humans and our cities are one of the most dominant forces of contemporary evolution now.”

Fordham’s Edmonds sets Patriot League career records
Fox Sports 11-04-17
Injuries have cost Fordham running back Chase Edmonds a large portion of his senior season, but he made Saturday memorable when he set the Patriot League’s career records for rushing yards and all-purpose yards.

Michael Taubes, 24, Of Greenwich, CT, student
Greenwich High School Grad & Fordham University Student, Michael Taubes Turzilli, 24, Has Died
HamletHub Local News 11-01-17
[Michael Taubes] graduated from Greenwich High School in 2011 and was a student at Fordham University.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

While bats hibernate, scientists hope for survival
Publicnow 11-02-17
Hall said researchers from Fordham University found that the wings of big browns have a buildup of fatty acids, most likely from the type of insects they eat.

Fordham University of Lincoln Center to Host Career Development
Native News Online 11-07-17
On Sunday, November 12, from 11am-4pm EST online, American Indian professionals, along with faculty and staff of Fordham University at Lincoln Center, will honor Native American Heritage Month.

Eyewitness News This Morning
ABC 7 11-03-17
[Video] News anchor mentions Fordham homecoming weekend.

Caucus: New Jersey
NJN 11-04-17
[Video] Fordham University mentioned among other schools participating in veteran focused programs.

CCMA Signs Partnership Agreement With Fordham University And Cornerstone Academy Of Social Action
Modern Ghana 11-07-17
With this agreement, the Department of African American Studies at the Fordham University will use its infrastructure and platform to promote Cape Coast as a tourism destination of choice in Africa.

PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL

FRANCIS J. CONROY
Associated Capital Group, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results | Business Wire
BusinessWire.com 11-06-17
Mr. [Francis J.] Conroy is a member of the Executive Committee of Fordham University President’s Council and a Director of Part of the Solution, Inc., an emergency food agency serving the Bronx.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS

Northern Character: College-Educated New Englanders, Honor, Nationalism, and Leadership in the Civil War Era by Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai
Project MUSE 11-03-17
Northern Character: College-Educated New Englanders, Honor, Nationalism, and Leadership in the Civil War Era. Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai. New York: Fordham University Press, 2016. ISBN 978-0-8232-7182-5. 288pp., cloth, $35.00.

Educational Reconstruction: African American Schools in the Urban South, 1865–1890 by Hilary Green (review)
Project MUSE 11-07-17
Educational Reconstruction: African American Schools in the Urban South, 1865–1890. By Hilary Green. Reconstructing America. (New York: Fordham University Press, 2016. Pp. x, 258. Paper, $35.00, ISBN 978-0-8232-7012-5.)

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

OLIVIER SYLVAIN
Law Professors Looks to Narrow the Racial Gap in Broadband Internet Access
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 11-01-17
Olivier Sylvain, an associate professor of law at Fordham University in New York and Sheila Foster, a professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, are leading the legal team of a project that hopes to bring broadband internet access to low-income residents in Harlem.

JED SHUGERMAN
Papadopoulos Claims Campaign Approved Russia Meeting (Audio)
Bloomberg 11-01-17
Jed Shugerman, a professor at Fordham University Law School, and Ryan Goodman, a professor at NYU School of Law, discuss reports that former Trump adviser George Papadopoulos wrote in an email that top Trump campaign officials agreed to a pre-election meeting with representatives of Vladimir Putin.

KAREN J. GREENBERG
‘Are you kidding me?’: Terror expert reacts to president’s Gitmo idea
Yahoo! News 11-01-17
“Are you kidding me? Have we gone back in time? Did we not learn any lessons? Really?” Karen Greenberg, an expert on federal terror prosecutions at Fordham University School of Law in New York, said Wednesday of the president’s suggestion.

KAREN J. GREENBERG
Trump’s death penalty tweets will likely throw a huge wrench in the NYC terror suspect’s case
Business Insider 11-02-17
Those comments will likely “throw a wrench in the works,” causing challenges for both Saipov’s defense team and the attorneys prosecuting him, said Karen Greenberg, the director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University’s law school.

KAREN J. GREENBERG
Judge Says Guantanamo Case Must Go On Though Defense Lawyers Have Quit
NBC News 11-02-17
“We can’t even imagine what is out there now,” said Greenberg, who heads the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School.

KAREN J. GREENBERG
Sport After truck attack, NYC circles the wagons around marathon
US-Pressfrom.com 11-03-17
“I don’t think people should be worried,” said [Karen J.] Greenberg. “The police know what they’re doing. Look at how few successful attacks there have been.”

KAREN J. GREENBERG
The American military in the age of endless war
KCRW 89.9 FM 11-07-17
[Audio] Guests:…Karen J. Greenberg, Fordham University Law School

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Trump is Leading the Most Corrupt Administration in U.S. History, One of First-Class Kleptocrats
Newsweek 11-02-17
“The most corrupt presidency and administration we’ve ever had,” says Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham University law professor who authored a book titled Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Fracking: Too late for ‘small and easy progress’
BoulderWeekly.com 11-02-17
[Zephyr] Teachout, a progressive populist Fordham University law professor, also took stands against “too big to fail” banks, big money in politics and school privatization.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Law Profs Add Legal Muscle to Trump Impeachment Campaign
Yahoo! News 11-07-17
The campaign is aided by a 13-member legal advisory board, including: Harvard Law School’s Laurence Tribe and Lawrence Lessig; Steven Shiffrin of Cornell University Law School; Zephyr Teachout of Fordham University School of Law; …

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
The Hugh M. Hefner Foundation Is Now Accepting Nominations for the 2018 HMH First Amendment Awards
Markets Insider 11-08-17
This year’s distinguished judges are: Zephyr Teachout, political activist, former political candidate, and Associate Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law.

LAWRENCE B. BRENNAN
Navy report details crash scene inside the destroyer Fitzgerald
The San Diego Union-Tribune 11-02-17
Capt. Lawrence Brennan, the Navy’s former senior admiralty counsel who now teaches at Fordham University’s School of Law, told The San Diego Union-Tribune that the report establishes a shocking level of “crew incompetence and unseaworthiness” that was punctuated by violations of long-established standard operating procedures, international law and the norms that guide the navigation of all oceangoing vessels.

JOHN PFAFF
An inside look at the most progressive candidate in a generation, who’s poised to take on the most incarcerated major city in the US
Business Insider 11-02-17
As John Pfaff, a professor at Fordham Law School, explained, the traditional voting base for a DA tends to be white, middle class, and affluent — meaning, he said, “those who have the loudest political voice tend to be those with the least exposure to prosecutorial punitiveness.”

JOHN PFAFF
America’s Prosecutors Were Supposed to Be Accountable to Voters. What Went Wrong?
Reader Supported News 11-06-17
The legal scholar John Pfaff, of Fordham University, has marshaled data to argue that decisions by prosecutors—especially aggressive charging that often turns potential misdemeanors into felonies—is the main driver of mass incarceration. Federal drug policy, he maintains, pales in comparison.

JOHN PFAFF
If you care about ending mass incarceration, look at what Philadelphia just did
Vox 11-08-17
John Pfaff, a criminal justice expert at Fordham University, has found evidence that prosecutors have been the key drivers of mass incarceration in the past couple of decades.

JAMES A. COHEN
Trump’s tweets seen as unlikely to slow New York terror case
Associated Press 11-03-17
“Nothing slows down the train,” said James Cohen, a professor at Fordham Law School. He said the yet-to-be-assigned judge will question prospective jurors to ensure they can be fair despite anything they might have heard or read.

BRUCE A. GREEN
Third Party Legal Fee Payments – A Problem for Trump But Not for Corporations (Perspective)

Bloomberg Big Law Business 11-03-17
Editor’s Note: The author [Bruce Green] is the Louis Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics.

JOEL REIDENBERG
The Universitat Jaume I analyzes the challenges of privacy in the era of globalization
Elperiodic.com 11-06-17
This day, which has been organized by the Constitutional Law Area of ​​the Department of Public Law of the Faculty of Legal and Economic Sciences, will be attended by Karim Benyekhlef, of the University of Montreal; Joel Reidenberg, of the Fordham University School of Law in New York;…
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GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

FRANCIS PETIT
CFO for Westchester Self Storage in New York Wins Award
Inside Self Storage 11-01-17
The honorees were selected by judges by Robert J. Chersi, executive director of the Center for Global Governance, Reporting and Regulation at Pace University; Andi Gray, founder of Strategy Leaders Inc.; and Francis Petit, an associate dean at the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University.

STANLEY VELIOTIS
Don’t celebrate those cuts just yet. This tax overhaul could leave you high and dry.
CNBC 11-02-17
Yet this change isn’t as generous as it appears, according to Stan Veliotis, associate professor and director of the Center for Professional Accounting Practices at Fordham University in New York.

JULITA HABER
This Is Why We Default To Criticism (And How To Change)
Fast Company 11-03-17
Julita Haber, clinical assistant professor of Organizational Behavior at Fordham University, points out that focusing on the negative by being quick to criticize and slow to praise has deep roots. “Human tendency for negative bias evolved over time to help our ancestors survive by being responsive to potential threats,” Haber explains.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

JEANNE FLAVIN
National Advocates for Pregnant Women director to speak on women’s rights
The University Daily Kansan 11-01-17
Flavin, who grew up on a farm in rural Kansas, is a member of the NAPW board of directors, professor of sociology at Fordham University and graduated from the University in 1987.

CHRISTINA GREER
Make sure you have a voting plan
New York Amsterdam News 11-02-17
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
Race To Represent 2017: General Election Day Roundtable
Race to Represent 11-03-17
[Video] Roundtable discussion about what to expect for New York City’s November 7th General Elections, hosted by Gotham Gazette’s Ben Max and featuring Fordham University’s Dr. Christina Greer and Politico’s Brendan Chaney

CHRISTINA GREER
Common Cause/NY to Host NYC Council Speaker Candidate Forum
Readmedia Newswire 11-06-17
Moderated by Dr. Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University, candidates for New York City Council Speaker will discuss topics ranging from campaign finance to election reform.

CHRISTINA GREER
De Blasio poised to score big victory for New York City progressives
CNN 11-07-17
“Had they endorsed (Republican challenger) Nicole Malliotakis, it definitely would have been embarrassing,” Christina Greer, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University, said on Monday.

JASON MUNSHI-SOUTH
Cities Are One Big Evolutionary Experiment
CityLab 11-02-17
For their latest paper, published Thursday in the journal Science, Johnson and his colleague Jason Munshi-South, an evolutionary biologist at New York City’s Fordham University, reviewed nearly 200 studies, most of which are from the last five years.

JASON MUNSHI-SOUTH
Cities are making rats, bed bugs and mosquitoes evolve in potentially dangerous ways
International Business Times 11-03-17
“Traditionally, we’ve thought about evolution as a long-term process driven by environmental pressures and the interactions between species,” said Jason Munshi-South, from Fordham University. “But now there is a new driver that is rapidly changing many other species, which is how they interact with humans and our built environment. Humans and our cities are one of the most dominant forces of contemporary evolution now.”

JASON MUNSHI-SOUTH
Rats, bedbugs and cockroaches: how cities drive evolution of the creatures we live with
Michigan Radio 11-07-17
Jason Munshi-South is an author of the paper and an associate professor of biological sciences at Fordham University. He and his co-author, Marc Johnson, reviewed more than 190 studies that have documented how cities drive evolution of mammals, plants, birds and insects.

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
If Trump Changes NAFTA, Your Volkswagen Will Cost You More
TheStreet 11-02-17
If trade restrictions are placed on Mexican imports, all goods will be more expensive, said Giacomo Santangelo, an economics professor at Fordham University in New York and Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J.

BORIS HEERSINK
No, the DNC didn’t ‘rig’ the Democratic primary for Hillary Clinton
The Washington Post 11-04-17
Boris Heersink is an assistant professor in political science at Fordham University.

BORIS HEERSINK
Interview with Boris Heersink
News 12 Bronx 11-06-17
[Video] Professor Heersink on how a constitutional convention could affect unions.

PAUL LEVINSON
Netflix has a mess on its hands with the collapse of ‘House of Cards’
Los Angeles Times 11-04-17
“I think of ‘House of Cards’ as a trampoline,” said Paul Levinson, a professor of media and communications at Fordham University. “Netflix put it up, jumped on it and Netflix got so high that it no longer needs ‘House of Cards.’ ”

JENNIFER GOSETTI-FERENCEI
On Poetry and Truth
Hievents.com 11-05-17
The Centre for Poetic Innovation and the Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy are pleased to present a seminar by visiting guest speaker, Professor Jennifer Gosetti-Ferencei (Fordham University).

DAVID BUDESCU
13 years after death Arafat: No evidence of poisoning of Palestinian leader by Israel
Joods Actueel 10-05-17
And to be sure of my piece, I also presented the results to 12 other, randomly elected scientists to confront them with the results. Among them were Prof. John Buckelton of the New Zealand Crown Research Institute , Prof David Budescu of Fordham University in New York , Prof. Charles Berger of Leiden University.
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CHARLES CAMOSY
Christian-Muslim dialogue depends upon knowledge and trust
Crux 11-07-17
By Charles Camosy

SAUL CORNELL
7:00am News
WJHL (CBS) 11-05-17
[Video] Anchor mentions interview he did with Saul Cornell and his research on the second ammendement.

ATHLETICS

Bronx Sports
News 12 Bronx 11-02-17
[Video] Fordham basketball teams’ effort for Puerto Rico relief.

Bronx Sports
News 12 Bronx 11-04-17
[Video] Coverage on upcoming homecoming game.

Fordham’s Edmonds sets Patriot League career records
Fox Sports 11-04-17
Injuries have cost Fordham running back Chase Edmonds a large portion of his senior season, but he made Saturday memorable when he set the Patriot League’s career records for rushing yards and all-purpose yards.

Mayfield’s Five Touchdowns Help Manalapan Clinch A North Title
New Jersey Patch.com 11-04-17
On [Naim] Mayfield’s first touch of the game – on the Braves first possession of the game – the Fordham University-bound stud running back broke a 52-yard run up the middle for a touchdown and the rout was on.

ALUMNI

Eight graduates join Lovell London as apprentices
ShowHouse 11-02-17
One of the new members of the team is 24-year-old Sam Cunningham, 24, who is entering construction for a career after studying economics at Fordham University and is encouraged by the practical nature of the new homes industry: “Construction interests me as it has a clear purpose in providing a necessity; there’s real satisfaction in being a part of the building process. I look forward to mastering site management skills and learning about property development from start to finish.”

Army Capt. Lynn Isaac to be feature speaker at Veterans Day ceremony
The Ridgefield Press 11-01-17
Capt. [Lynn] Isaac graduated from Fordham Univ. with a BA in French Language & Literature, has a Master’s degree from Columbia Univ. in French Cultural Studies, and graduated in 2016 from Fairfield Univ. Egan School of Nursing, Summa Cum Laude.

Somerset Patriots Acquire Atlantic League Rights to Two All-Star
OurSports Central 11-01-17
The Fordham University alumnus [Cory Riordan] also made five starts for Triple-A Toledo in the Detriot Tigers organization in 2016.

Jesuit alumni serving in Congress called to protect Dreamers
National Catholic Reporter 11-02-17
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Connecticut), a co-sponsor of the Dream Act and a graduate of New York’s Marymount College, which merged with Fordham University, said in a statement emailed to NCR that her Catholic faith is “rooted in the belief that we must care for the poor, the vulnerable and those who need protection. With those values in mind, it is essential that we fulfill our moral duty by protecting Dreamers from being deported.”

Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments
AlexandriaNews.com 11-03-17
[Ryan O’Toole] received a Bachelor’s in Political Science from Fordham University and a Master’s of Public Administration from Virginia Tech.

How a Last-Minute Fringe Show Led to a Successful Off-Broadway Company
Playbill 11-05-17
[James] Presson listed the names of actors and designers he’d like to work with, mostly fellow students from Fordham University. This was his dream team, except he forgot to tell any of them about it.

Interview with Nancy Easton, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Wellness in the Schools
NYC Food Policy Center 11-06-17
[Nancy] Easton earned her undergraduate degree from Princeton University, a Master’s Degree from Bank Street College of Education, and her Administration and Supervision certification from City College and Fordham University.

The Piacente Group Enhances Senior Team with the Appointment of Jean Young
Santa Cruz Sentinel- Financial Content 11-07-17
Jean [Young] holds an MBA in finance from Fordham University Graduate School of Business in New York, and a bachelor’s degree in English and communications from the State University of New York.

Proskauer Strengthens Global Finance Practice With Addition of Christopher Bell
Benzinga 11-07-17
Mr. [Christopher O.] Bell received his J.D., cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, where he was a member of the Fordham Law Review and Moot Court Board.

CenterStage
YES Network 11-04-17
[Video] Alumnus Alan Alda being interviewed.

3 Chattanooga Women Selected For Emerge Tennessee Spring Class Of 2018
Chattanoogan.com 11-07-17
[Kyra Howell] received her Juris Doctorate from the Fordham University School of Law and is a graduate of Manhattanville College.

Las Cruces selects new police chief, a former NYPD commander during 9/11
CBS4 Local 11-07-17
[Patrick G. Gallagher] earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Fordham University and his master’s degree in public administration from Marist College.

OBITUARIES

Michael Taubes, 24, Of Greenwich, CT, student
Greenwich High School Grad & Fordham University Student, Michael Taubes Turzilli, 24, Has Died
HamletHub Local News 11-01-17
[Michael Taubes] graduated from Greenwich High School in 2011 and was a student at Fordham University.

Charles Warner, 92, Of Long Island, NY, retired journalist
Founder of East Rockaway/Lynbrook Observer dies at 92
LIHerald.com 11-02-17
After the war, [Charles Warner] went to Fordham University and then worked as a brewery inspector for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives before deciding to start a newspaper.

Maria Milagros Colón, Of Virginia Beach, VA, retired social worker
Maria Milagros Colón, retired social worker
Southside Daily 11-02-17
[Maria Milagros Colón] was a retired social worker from NYC with a master’s degree from Fordham University.

Mary Elizabeth Finnegan Gibbons, 85, Of Garden City, NY, homemaker
Mary Elizabeth Finnegan Gibbons
The Garden City News 11-02-17
Mary was a graduate of the College of New Rochelle, and earned Master’s degrees at Marquette and Fordham Universities.

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