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Rams in the News: October 13, 2017



Ailey to Reach New Heights This Season with Building Expansion, Premieres, Awards and More 10-05-17
The Ailey/Fordham BFA enrollment is at 121 students – the highest it’s ever been.

She’s behind an honest social media movement
CNN 10-06-17
19-year-old Maura Sheedy, chief financial officer of Fordham University’s Residence Halls Association, helped bring May to speak to about 50 of the Residence Hall student leaders in September.

The life of a 100-year-old Harlem man who was a Tuskegee Airman
Spectrum News Austin 10-10-17
After the war, [Reginald] Brewster attended Fordham University. “I majored in government and minored in math,” he recalled.


Javits Center and Centerplate Announce New Salad Dressing Featuring Rooftop Bee Hives’ Honey
Exhibit City News 10-04-17
In order to study the environmental impact of the green roof, the Javits Center has since partnered with the New York City Audubon, The Cooper Union, Drexel University and Fordham University.

Ithaca College sees lowest enrollment since 2008 | The Ithacan
The Ithacan 10-04-17
The college’s retention of students to their third semester is 82.7 percent, while the retention rates at some peer group schools, including Elon University, Fordham University, Marist College and Boston University, are in the 90 percent range.

“Stick with It” Author Dr. Sean D. Young Speaks to Manhattan Psychological Association
Digital Journal 10-05-17
The event will be held at Fordham University Lincoln Center, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Fordham University Lincoln Center is located at 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023 – (347) 636-6000.

Mexican Painter of the Baroque: Cristóbal de Villalpando at the Met, New York
Blouin Artinfo Canada 10-06-17
Besides this 28-foot tall work, the show also features 10 additional works, including his recently discovered ‘Adoration of the Magi’ loaned from Fordham University, and ‘The Holy Name of Mary’ from the Museum of the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City, underscoring the artist’s creative tryst with concepts of invention and professional identity, his mastery in dealing with complex subject matter, and his capacity to envision the divine.

Union legal battle brings protesters to inauguration
The Beverly Review 10-10-17
He also noted that Fordham University, a Catholic school in the Bronx, N.Y., recently reversed its course and accepted a similar ruling.

Ailey to Reach New Heights This Season with Building Expansion, Premieres, Awards and More 10-05-17
The Ailey/Fordham BFA enrollment is at 121 students – the highest it’s ever been.

10 Dance College Programs You Should Know
Backstage 10-10-17
It’s a BFA program partnership between the Ailey School and Fordham University allowing students to enroll full-time at both schools and to take 14–17 dance technique and creative classes per week.


WFUV/New York Announces ‘Holiday Cheer’ Benefit Concert Lineup
All Access Music Group 10-05-17
FORDHAM UNIVERSITY Triple A WFUV/NEW YORK is set for its annual HOLIDAY CHEER FOR FUV benefit concert.

Fleet Foxes Announce Black Friday 10″ EP of Songs Recorded at Electric Lady Studios for WFUV
Nonesuch Records 10-10-17
WFUV (90.7 FM) has been a noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University in New York for 70 years.

WFUV/New York Unveils “FUV Live 20’ Benefit Compilation
All Access Music Group 10-10-17
FORDHAM UNIVERSITY Triple A WFUV/NEW YORK is unveiling FUV LIVE 20, its annual benefit compilation of exclusive live performances.


Recommended for Indies First: University Press Titles Suitable for Any Bookstore
American Booksellers Association 10-04-17
FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS; All Ears: The Aesthetics of Espionage by Peter Szendy, translated by Roland Vegso; 99780823273966, PB, $25)


Indian River’s Kristie Fuller honored for theater education
Watertown Daily Times (AP) 10-09-17
Mr. [Rod] Marriott was a long-time artistic director of Circle Repertory Theatre and was a teacher of theater at Fordham University, both in New York City.


Author recounts history of Jersey City warehouse, artist enclave
South 10-04-17
[David] Goodwin, 39, a librarian at Fordham University School of Law who lives in the Jersey City Heights, told The Jersey Journal he remembers, as the light rail train rolled passed the site in mid-2007, watching crews demolish the warehouse that had stood there for over a century.


The right to bear arms: what does the second amendment really mean?
The Guardian 10-05-17
“People look at the same record and come to wildly different conclusions about what the view was in the 18th century, in the 19th century,” said Nicholas Johnson, a Fordham University law professor who argues against Winkler’s view of 20th-century case law.

Las Vegas Shooting: What Controversial Genetics Theories Suggest About the Motive
Yahoo! News 10-06-17
“I was really blown away by the fact that his father had this history, and it’s really hard to argue that this would have nothing to do with Stephen Paddock’s behavior,” says Deborah Denno, a professor and the founding director of the Neuroscience and Law Center at the Fordham University School of Law in New York City.

New twist in Menendez trial: Will judge toss case before it goes to the jury?
CNN 10-09-17
“You need evidence from which a jury could reasonably infer that (Menendez) was seeking an official act,” said Fordham Law School Professor Zephyr Teachout, a former Democratic congressional candidate who teaches classes on corruption laws.

Should Facebook and Twitter Be Regulated Under the First Amendment?
Wired 10-11-17
Olivier Sylvain of Fordham Law School argues that, rather than the “passive conduits” they claim to be, social media platforms are often active shapers of the content posted by their users, “constantly managing the design of their applications in order to structure the manner in which user content gets shared and manipulated by others.”


Advertising has a ‘Fearless Girl’ problem
Digiday 10-09-17
“Advertising produces nothing solid or tangible in and of itself. It produces symbolic images, lifestyles and attitudes,” said Timothy de Waal Malefyt, a clinical associate professor of marketing at Fordham University, who has extensively researched advertising and the personalities of the people in the industry.


Faculty unions pose a test of social teaching at Catholic universities
America Magazine 10-05-17
Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., is a visiting research faculty member at Fordham University and the former president and chancellor of Loyola University Chicago.


Why gun control always loses, even after a bloody massacre
CBC Radio 10-04-17
[Saul Cornell is] the former director of the Second Amendment Research Centre and Paul and Diane Guenther Chair in American History at Fordham University.

Gun control’s racist past and present
Al Jazeera English 10-06-17
Saul Cornell, a professor at Fordham University and researcher who focuses on the history of gun control, said, “the story is very complex”.

How a Russian Scientist’s Sci-Fi Genius Made Sputnik Possible
Popular Mechanics 10-04-17
“It’s very hard to overestimate the impact Tsiolkovsky had on the generation that built Sputnik,” says Asif Siddiqi, space exploration scholar and professor of history at Fordham University and author of The Red Rockets’ Glare.

How Dreams of Spacefaring Zombies Led to the Launch of Sputnik
Motherboard 10-04-17
In other words, Fyodorov believed that “humanity’s moral task was to emulate Christ and make bodily resurrection possible,” writes Asif Siddiqi, a space historian based at Fordham University, in his book The Red Rockets’ Glare.

In The Age of Trump Is it Possible That Black Conservatism is on the Rise?
Atlanta Black Star 10-05-17
Christina Greer is an associate professor of political science at Fordham University. She said that the electoral support Trump enjoyed from Black voters is not indicative of any shift in Black voting loyalty, but an indication of voter fatigue and a need for something new.

We are all Puerto Rican
New York Amsterdam News 10-05-17
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

5 Things to Watch at The First General Election Mayoral Debate
Gotham Gazette 10-09-17
“Bo Dietl being in the debate is a gift for de Blasio,” said Dr. Christina Greer, a political science professor at Fordham University.

Donald Trump has ‘turned into a pressure cooker that frequently explodes’, say White House staff
Yahoo! Travel 10-10-17
“I’m not all all surprised by this,” Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University in New York, told The Independent.

US Customs vows to block imports made by North Korea workers
Associated Press 10-06-17
Fordham University economics professor Giacomo Santangelo said he doubts it’s just fish processed by North Korean workers that reaches the U.S. markets.

Reg Rogers-Led AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Begins Tonight at Yale Rep 10-06-17
Grace [Zandarski] also serves on the faculty of Fordham University.

Voluntourism: How to Do Good on Your Next Vacation
Next Avenue 10-06-17
“Volunteerism can help us develop a deeper sense of ourselves and others. It most certainly can facilitate perspective-taking. It provides a sense of being a part of something and the opportunity to develop new connections,” says Rachel Annunziato, an associate professor of psychology at Fordham University.

Why You Should Listen To Sad Podcasts When You’re Depressed
Buzzfeed 10-08-17
Podcasts about mental health can work on two levels, says Rachel Annunziato, who holds a doctorate in clinical psychology and is an associate professor of psychology and associate dean for strategic initiatives at Fordham University.

Theology and the Dark Desire of the Heart
Instituto Humanitas Unisinos 10-06-17
The commentary is by James P. McCartin , a member of the Faculty of Theology at Fordham University (USA), former Director of Fordham’s Center for Religion and Culture and author of the widely praised book Prayers of the Faithful: The Shifting Spiritual Life of American Catholics (Harvard University Press, 2010), published by Settimana News , 08-08-2017.

Instructure Canvas LMS
PCMag Asia 10-05-17
In addition to his role at, William [Fenton] is also a Teaching Fellow and Director of the Writing Center at Fordham University Lincoln Center.


Somerset Hills YMCA to Hold Fundraiser This Sunday to Benefit Free Programs 10-04-17
As in years past, college swimmers and former SIM volunteers from Columbia University, Fordham University and New York University, new this year, will be at the event to offer pointers to younger swimmers.

28th Annual NYC Basketball Hall of Fame
The Tablet 10-04-17
Inductees included…Anne Gregory-O’Connell (Fordham University, the Bronx)…

Fordham football set to begin Patriot League play with clean slate after poor start
am New York 10-05-17
Fordham head coach Andrew Breiner hasn’t had much to celebrate heading into the Rams’ Patriot League opener against Lafayette on Saturday.

Fordham Golf Classic Silent Auction Website Now Live
New York City Sports Network 10-06-17
Place a bid in the 2017 Fordham Golf Classic Silent Auction to help Fordham Athletics.

CCSU Beats Penn 42-21 For Third Straight Win
Hartford Courant 10-07-17
The Blue Devils opened the season 0-3, including a 50-7 loss at Syracuse and a gut-wrenching 38-13 loss to Fordham in which the Rams returned an interception for a touchdown in the final 1:27 to win.

NBA prospect, nearly ‘elite’ chemistry have Boise State men’s basketball ahead of game
Bonner County Daily Bee 10-09-17
While the Broncos are a little more than a week into official practices for the 2017-18 season, coach Leon Rice sees noticeable progress among his nine returners, and he expects graduate transfers Lexus Williams (Valparaiso) and Christian Sengfelder (Fordham) to immediately compete for playing time.


She’s behind an honest social media movement
CNN 10-06-17
19-year-old Maura Sheedy, chief financial officer of Fordham University’s Residence Halls Association, helped bring May to speak to about 50 of the Residence Hall student leaders in September.

Los Angeles-Based Artist Julius Debuts Music Video for “Gossip”
Lady Click 10-10-17
Although Julius landed an academic scholarship to Fordham University in New York, he took a leave of absence from his English major with a focus in pre-law in order to focus on his music career, currently residing in Los Angeles.

The Chamber of Commerce recruits Ahmed Abdirahman
MyNewsdesk Sweden 10-11-17
Through a Courtney Ross Scholarship, [Ahmed Abdirahman] holds a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Marymount Manhattan College, NY, and is enrolled at Fordham University, NY.

The story of how Eli learned he was traded at 2004 draft
ESPN 10-09-17
Jac Collinsworth meets with Dylan Sherwyn, who in 2004 yelled to Eli Manning that he was traded to the Giants on draft day.


Malloy Appoints Two To State Supreme Court
Hartford Courant 10-04-17
[Maria Araujo Kahn] is a graduate of New York University and the Fordham University School of Law.

SVL’s new president and CEO takes office
Jamaica Observer 10-06-17
Young Sang holds an MBA in International Business and Finance from Fordham University in New York City, a Bachelor in Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology, and also attended the Harvard Business School.

Honeywell Names Anne T. Madden General Counsel
Madden earned an A.B. in English and American literature from Brown University, a M.S. in accounting and a M.B.A. in finance from the New York University Stern School of Business, and a J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law, where she was Managing Editor of the Law Review.

Union County honors 2017 Miss Black USA 10-06-17
Among her numerous accomplishments, Ms.[Daphne] Lee graduated with Honors from the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A program in dance and is a recipient of the Denise Jefferson Scholarship award.

The life of a 100-year-old Harlem man who was a Tuskegee Airman
Spectrum News Austin 10-10-17
After the war, [Reginald] Brewster attended Fordham University. “I majored in government and minored in math,” he recalled.


Msgr. Conrad R. Dietz, 84, Of NYC, priest
Msgr. Dietz’s Priesthood Was Lesson to Seminarians
The Tablet 10-04-17
He did post-graduate studies at Fordham University; Catholic University, Washington, DC; and Laval University, Quebec, Canada.

Mark Mooney, 66, Of NYC, reporter
Cherished Daily News reporter Mark Mooney dies at 66 after long bout with cancer
NY Daily News 10-06-17
Mooney arrived in New York as a 17-year-old Fordham University freshman and found a home, personally and professionally.


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