Rams in the News: November 17, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

Residents celebrate Native American culture at festival
News 12 The Bronx 11-11-17
Residents had the chance to enjoy the first-ever Native American Festival at Fordham University on Saturday.

New Job Search Fund for Fordham English Ph.D.’s
Diverse 11-14-17
The job market for Ph.D.’s in the humanities is notoriously unforgiving, but students finishing their doctoral studies in English at Fordham University may find their employment search a bit easier thanks to a new funding package.

What does it mean to be a black Catholic in 2017?
America Magazine 11-15-17
My curiosity led me [Anthony Carter] to Fordham University, where I sank deeply into theology and Catholic culture.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

An unlikely solution to NYC rat problem: Rodent-slaying dogs
SILive.com 11-09-17
Usually after a hunt, the rats are put back into the trash, but Reynolds says that sometimes the hunters collect DNA samples for Fordham University, and whole carcasses for studies on rats at Columbia University.

Bitfury trumpets blockchain land registry with Republic of Georgia at Harvard and UN
International Business Times UK 11-09-17
Bitfury will then discuss the project at the Humanitarian Blockchain Summit in New York, organised by the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs at Fordham University in partnership with United Nations Office of Information and Communications Technology.

Opening Night: Fleming, Vargas, Hamspon and More Open the Met’s 125th Season
Playbill 11-10-17
As a highlight of its 125th anniversary celebration, the Met will transmit the opening-night performance onto multiple screens in Times Square and Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus, where thousands of people can experience it for free.

Residents celebrate Native American culture at festival
News 12 The Bronx 11-11-17
Residents had the chance to enjoy the first-ever Native American Festival at Fordham University on Saturday.

New Job Search Fund for Fordham English Ph.D.’s
Diverse 11-14-17
The job market for Ph.D.’s in the humanities is notoriously unforgiving, but students finishing their doctoral studies in English at Fordham University may find their employment search a bit easier thanks to a new funding package.

WFUV

Saint Etienne lavishes in good form in session from United States
PopLoad 11-13-17
And to show that the group’s live is also on gas, they have recently been at the WFUV, Fordham University’s public radio in New York.

ADMINISTRATION

ANDREW CRONAN
Job Fair 101: What to wear, bring and ask
WMC Action News 5 11-09-17
These in-the-know people are Eric Winegardner, a vice president at Monster Worldwide, parent company of the Monster Web site; Allison Nawoj, corporate communications manager for the CareerBuilder Web site; and Andrew Cronan, human relations professional and executive director of career services at New York’s Fordham University.

SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING STUDIES STAFF

NICOLE BRYAN
Greenwich Resident Receives Westfair ‘Milli Award’
Connecticut Patch.com 11-13-17
Nominations were submitted in early fall and were reviewed by; …and Nicole Bryan, Associate Dean for programs and innovation in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Fordham University.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JOHN PFAFF
Our exclusive interview with new Philadelphia district attorney Larry Krasner, who blew out the competition with an ultra-progressive platform
Business Insider 11-08-17
[Harrison] Jacobs: I was talking to Fordham professor John Pfaff recently, and he said that difference in this race is that the traditional base that votes for a DA is white, middle-class, affluent, and not that knowledgeable on the issues.

JOHN PFAFF
Trump Recycles Flawed Gun Talking Point
MSN.com 11-08-17
Shootings and homicides in Chicago “are still high by urban American standards right now, but the trend appears to be downward,” John Pfaff, a professor of law at Fordham Law School, told us via email.

JERRY H. GOLDFEDER
Con-con wasn’t the last chance for reform
Times Union 11-09-17
Jerry H. Goldfeder teaches election law at Fordham Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and previously served as New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s special counsel for public integrity.

DEBORAH W. DENNO
Experts weigh in on use of paralytic drug in executions
Reno Gazette-Journal 11-09-17
“The states were going everywhere and in every which way because they couldn’t find this initial drug that rendered the inmate unconscious,” [Deborah W.] Denno said, referring to sodium thiopental.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Sen. Franken Says It’s Time to Curb Power of Google, Facebook, Twitter
eWeek.com 11-09-17
“The most existential threat is the one that comes from these platform monopolies,” said Zephyr Teachout of the Open Markets Institute and associate professor of Law at Fordham University.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Zephyr Teachout Talks Campaign Finance Reform Nov. 20 at Vermont Law School
Targeted News Service 11-14-17
The New Economy Law Center at Vermont Law School will present “Transform Politics: Reform Campaign Finance,” a discussion with political activist and Fordham University School of Law Professor Zephyr Teachout, from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, in Chase Community Center at VLS.

OLIVIER SYLVAIN
‘AOL v. Zeran’: The Cyberlibertarian Hack of §230 Has Run Its Course
The Recorder 11-10-17
Olivier Sylvain is an associate professor at Fordham University School of Law.

CARL MINZNER
Chinese officials flock to ‘Xi Jinping tree’
Taipei Times 11-13-17
However, Fordham University professor of law Carl Minzner, who wrote End of an Era, an upcoming book about Xi’s authoritarian tack, said he saw a clear and troubling shift back toward the elevation of a single figurehead.

MATTHEW DILLER
Fordham Law School visit in Dubai 2017
The Oath 11-14-17
Matthew Diller, the dean of Fordham Law School, will be visiting Dubai this November to meet with alumni leaders and alumni of Fordham Law School.

BENJAMIN C. ZIPURSKY
New TripAdvisor warnings on sexual assault draw criticism
Boston Globe 11-14-17
As for whether TripAdvisor could have potential liability if a traveler were assaulted, Benjamin C. Zipursky, a professor at Fordham University School of Law, said that it was unlikely because a website’s ability to edit posts is protected by both state law and federal statute.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

ROBERT HURLEY
Build Trust with Anyone Using These 10 Proven Strategies
Entrepreneur 11-14-17
To establish trust, Robert Hurley, a professor of management at Fordham University and the author of The Decision to Trust, recommends using the CBASIC method – communication, benevolence, aligned interests, similarities, integrity and competence.

SERTAN KABADAYI
Marketing Careers: Combination of Technical and Soft Skills Key to Success
MyPowerNetwork.org 11-15-17
“Almost every entry-level marketing job requires data/analytics-related skills,” says Dr. Sertan Kabadayi, a Professor of Marketing and Chair of the Marketing Department at the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

JANN MIRCHANDANI
Your Social Media Playbook
Westchester Magazine 11-08-17
“Data allows us to better understand where we may be throwing away money on ineffective advertising — or just plain wasting our time,” says Jann Mirchandani, an adjunct instructor for Fordham University’s Digital and Social Media Marketing Certificate Program.

CHRISTINA GREER
De Blasio claimed a mandate. Political scientists suggest there’s no such thing.
Politico 11-09-17
Christina Greer, a political science professor at Fordham University, questioned the mandate claim just based on turnout.

CHRISTINA GREER
I’ve got Georgia (and Stacey Abrams) on my mind
New York Amsterdam News 11-09-17
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
The Week Ahead in New York Politics, November 13
Gotham Gazette 11-12-17
Dr. Christina Greer, Fordham University political science professor, will moderate [the forum].

CHRISTINA GREER
Ethnicity, Trump to Play Role in 2021 Mayor’s Race, Experts Say
Observer 11-13-17
Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University, said “draconian policies coming out of D.C.” will make it hard for a Republican to win.

CHRISTINA GREER
Missing speaker candidates in the spotlight at criminal justice forum
City & State 11-14-17
Dr. Christina Greer, a Fordham University professor who moderated the forum, took another dig at the candidates who didn’t attend. 

NATHANIEL SLOAN
Expert opinions on the greatest pop hits
Boston Globe 11-10-17
I [Nathaniel Sloan] would say that “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen is pretty close to a perfect pop song.

DOMINICK SALVATORE
Trump’s Impact on Global Politics at the Liuc
Varese News 11-10-17
On Tuesday, November 14, and at 12.30 am (C112 classroom) at Liuc Dominick Salvatore, a professor of economics at Fordham University, New York, will talk about the impact of Donald Trump’s policies on the American and world economy and how Europe can and Italy to defend their competitiveness on the global scenario.
[translated from Italian]

DOMINICK SALVATORE
“Europe, enough steroids. US go stronger “
La Provincia di Varese 11-15-17
The lecture [will be led]by Dominick Salvatore , professor of economics at Fordham University in New York, hosted yesterday by Professor Rodolfo Helg at Liuc University.
[translated from Italian]

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
Speakers prompt young adults to help heal injustices and sin of racism
National Catholic Reporter 11-10-17
Fr. Bryan Massingale, professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University in New York, addressed the group in a keynote speech Nov. 4.

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
Unholy Alliance
Publishers Weekly 11-10-17
Contributors including Katie Grimes, assistant professor of theological ethics at Villanova University, Kelly Brown Douglas, professor of religion at Goucher College, and Bryan N. Massingale, professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University, address how today’s movement for racial justice challenges white supremacy.

JEANNINE HILL FLETCHER
Unholy Alliance
Publishers Weekly 11-10-17
[Jeannine Hill] Fletcher, professor of theology at Fordham University, argues that the tendency of white Christians to view themselves as “chosen ones” has often resulted in racial prejudice, with terrible consequences.

MARK NAISON
Mark Naison talks on U.S. violence on ‘Sem Fronteiras’
Sem Fronteiras 11-13-17
[Video] Fordham University professor Mark Naison discusses the United States’ roots in gun violence on Sem Fronteiras, Brazil.

J. PATRICK HORNBECK II
Pennsylvania church offers Christian alternative to clubbing
Christian Daily 11-15-17
Fordham University’s chair of theology, J. Patrick Hornbeck, explained that pubs give people the kind of freedom that is not always found in churches.

STUDENTS

Commitment to action helps kids change the world
USCatholic.org 11-08-17
“Think about your environment,” says Meg Stapleton Smith, theological and social ethics Ph.D. student at Fordham University and former director of campus ministry at Notre Dame Cristo Rey High School in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

“Global Cultures” Conference at Clark to Feature International Writers
GoLocalWorecester.com 11-10-17
Peter Murray, a doctoral candidate from Fordham University will present “The Muteness Envy of Hillary Rodham Clinton; or, the Hazards of Speaking in Public as a Woman,”at 1:45 p.m.

Puerto Rican Bar Association awards scholarships to students during its annual Diamond Jubilee gala
Queens Latino 11-13-17
The scholarship recipients of the Puerto Rico Bar Association 2017 were: Claudia Cadenillas (Albany Law School)…Mary Carolina Diaz (Fordham University School of Law)…Natalie Rios (Fordham University School of Law)…

ATHLETICS

Semifinal rematch with Fordham up next for UMass men’s soccer
The Daily Collegian 11-09-17
UMass (13-3-3, 6-1-1 A-10) is fresh off a quarterfinal win over Saint Louis, and now turns its attention to Fordham (12-4-2, 5-2-1 A-10), a team that, just last week, handed the Minutemen their only home loss of the season, their only conference loss of the season and their first defeat in over a month in a 3-2 win at Rudd Field.

News 12 Sports
News 12 The Bronx 11-09-17
[Video] Interview with Fordham women’s basketball player G’Mrice Davis.

News 12 Sports
News 12 The Bronx 11-11-17
[Video] Coverage of women’s basketball game.

News 12 Sports
News 12 The Bronx 11-14-17
[Video] Coverage of men’s basketball, men’s soccer.

After record-setting Fordham career, former CD East star Chase Edmonds will go under the NFL’s microscope
PennLive.com 11-15-17
Former CD East star Chase Edmonds is wrapping up a historic football career at Fordham this fall.

Jordan McGinley of Morristown is Among Fourteen Oak Knoll Seniors Signing NLI’s
TAPinto.net 11-10-17
Grace Sanders ’18, of Short Hills – Fordham University, diving

ALUMNI

Gov. Scott Reappoints Les Daniels to Health Care District of Palm Beach County
FLGov.com 11-09-17
[Les] Daniels received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Fordham University.

Sundance, YouTube Open Submissions For 2018 New Voices Lab, Select Jon Cozart Among 2017 Class
Tubefilter.com 11-09-17
Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, Kit [Williamson] began his career as an actor on Broadway while studying acting at Fordham University, and went on to receive his MFA in playwriting from UCLA.

Five New Dates Added for CRY BABY At The PIT With Jamie Aderski
BroadwayWorld.com 11-10-17
[Jamie Aderski] is a graduate of the Maggie Flanigan Studio conservatory program for acting (NYC), and graduated summa cum laude with a BS in psychology from Fordham University.

George Latimer: ‘Retail’ politician faces new challenges as Westchester County Executive
LoHud.com 11-10-17
But [George] Latimer, who earned a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and a master’s in public administration from New York University, entered the private sector.

Ridgefield Honors Veterans in Word and Song
HamletHub Local News 11-11-17
[Lynn] Isaac is a grad of Fordham University where she served as a cadet.

Immigration policies and their effects on children to be discussed at symposium
LegalNews.com 11-13-17
[Jason] Eyster is a graduate of Princeton University and Fordham Law School, where he founded and was editor-in-chief of the Fordham International Law Journal.

NFL Football Coverage
WCBS-NY 11-12-17
[Video] Alumni Patrick Murray, playing for the Buccaneers, scores.

Julie Flynn named WZZM 13 News Director
WZZM 13 11-13-17
[Julie] Flynn received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications/English from Fordham University – Bronx, New York.

Cien Co-Founder Margot Carter to Speak at EY Strategic Growth Forum® | PR Newswire
PR Newswire-Ulitzer 11-14-17
Margot [Carter] received her J.D. from Fordham University and her B.A. from Binghamton University.

Frank Dellaquila and Colin Parris to join Aptiv Board of Directors – Bloomberg
Bloomberg 11-15-17
[Frank] Dellaquila received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Fordham University and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University.

What does it mean to be a black Catholic in 2017?
America Magazine 11-15-17
My curiosity led me [Anthony Carter] to Fordham University, where I sank deeply into theology and Catholic culture.

OBITUARIES

Christopher Mark Hughes, 66, Of Riverdale, NY, artist
Obituary: Christopher Hughes
New Jersey Patch.com 11-12-17
Raised in Moorestown, New Jersey, Chris moved to New York City in 1970 as a student at Fordham University and he remained in New York City thereafter.

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