Rams in the News: September 29, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

STEPHEN HOLLER
Fordham U. seismic lab records data from Mexico earthquake
News 12 The Bronx 09-20-17
“About seven minutes after the earthquake, we started detecting the beginning of that rumbling. It escalated over the next 10 minutes or so,” says Dr. Stephen Holler.

Megan Fairchild, the Swan With the Screwball Spark
The New York Times 09-22-17
After 15 years, she earned a degree in mathematics and economics from Fordham University in May.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

“Being bilingual”: a test contest for high school students in New York
French Morning 09-25-17
The winners will receive their awards at a ceremony during the Bilingual Fair, November 4 at Fordham University
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Less than half of NYS colleges, universities are fully compliant with sexual assault laws
The Daily Orange 09-27-17
Syracuse University was fully compliant with the legislation, as were many of New York’s top-ranking institutions, including Columbia University, Cornell University and Fordham University, according to the OCS’s data breakdown.

Trump and AIDS
The New York Times 09-21-17
Research by Fordham University shows that the global gag rule drastically curtailed community-based H.I.V. testing and condom distribution programs.

Fordham University adds real estate master’s program
WestfairOnline.com 09-27-17
Fordham University will offer a master’s degree in real estate, with the first classes starting January 2018.

WFUV

Introducing Slingshot, Public Radio’s Emerging Artist Project
GPB News 09-20-17
WFUV, New York’s source for music discovery, has been a noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University for more than 65 years.

Carnegie Hall Presents Rickie Lee Jones for Annual WFUV LIVE AT ZANKEL Series on 10/27
Broadwayworld.com 09-25-17
WFUV (90.7 FM, wfuv.org), New York’s source for music discovery, has been a noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University for more than 65 years.

ADMINISTRATORS

STEPHEN FOX
BWW Interview: Stephen Fredericks, Founder and Executive Director of THE GROWING STAGE
Broadway World 09-21-17
Stephen Fox (Musical Director) Stephen has served as musical director and conductor for many collegiate, community and professional productions. He currently serves as the conductor of the Fordham University Women’s Choir and also has his own Private Voice Studio, where students have gone on to be cast in Broadway productions…

DAVID GIBSON
Group accuses Pope Francis of heresy
USA Today 09-24-17
David Gibson, director of Fordham University’s Center on Religion and Culture, said the letter is “akin to an online petition,” and is unlikely to have any effect.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS

CWT Book Review: The Lincoln Assassination
History.net 09-26-17
The Lincoln Assassination: Crime & Punishment, Myth & Memory, edited by Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds and Frank J. Williams, Fordham University Press

The Work of Difference: Modernism, Romanticism, and the Production of Literary Form by Audrey Wasser (review)
Project Muse 09-27-17
The Work of Difference: Modernism, Romanticism, and the Production of Literary Form, by Audrey Wasser. Fordham University Press, 2016. 216 pages.

SCHOOL OF LAW

Asian American Bar Commends Trailblazer
New York Law Journal 09-26-17
The Asian-American Bar Association of New York honored Randall Eng, Presiding Justice of Second Department, with the 2017 Norman Lau Kee Trailblazer Award at the association’s eighth annual fall conference at the Fordham University School of Law on Saturday.
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GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Stoneridge Honored by IR Magazine for Best IR by a Small-Cap Company | Spoke
Spoke 09-25-17
The award was presented as part of IR Magazine’s inaugural Small-Cap Conference in association with OTC Markets hosted at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.

Wharton Tops Forbes 2017 Business School Ranking | MetroMBA
MetroMBA 09-26-17
Just making the final cut on Forbes’ newest list, which includes only 70 schools, was the Fox School of Business at Temple University (60th), Pepperdine’s Graziadio School of Business and Management (65th), Northeastern’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business (66th), the Kogod School of Business at American University (67th), and the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University (70th).

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JED SHUGERMAN
Senators Unveil Bill to Ban Agencies from Spending at President’s Properties
GovExec.com 09-201-17
Jed Shugerman, a Fordham University Law Professor who filed a legal historian’s amicus brief in the CREW case, told Government Executive the litigation is bringing new attention to what is meant in the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause.

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Design for charity T-shirt ends up on Forever 21 shelves
The Star 09-21-17
In Europe, said Susan Scafidi, the founder of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University, “there is protection for design, a lot more extensively than there is in the U.S.

JENNIFER GORDON
Latest data on working conditions in global supply chains, September 2017 edition
Science Blogs 09-21-17
A Fordham University law professor’s critique of corporate social responsibility;

JOHN PFAFF
Spike in Violent Crime in ’16 Was Biggest Increase in 25 Years
41 News NBC 09-25-17
John Pfaff, a professor of law at Fordham University, said about half of the increase in Chicago murders took place in just a few areas of the city. Five neighborhoods in Chicago explain ten percent of the national increase in homicide rates.”

JOHN PFAFF
Cory Booker has a plan to “reverse” mass incarceration. It won’t work.
Vox 09-26-17
John Pfaff is a professor of law at Fordham Law School and author of Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform.

JOHN D. FEERICK
ABA Medal winner John Feerick voiced his support for Legal Services Corp., volunteering
ABA Journal 09-25-17
The former dean of Fordham University School of Law, [John] Feerick spoke at the ABA Annual Meeting’s General Assembly, where he received the association’s highest honor.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Skelos gets new trial on a technicality, legal experts expect another conviction
City & State 09-26-17
Zephyr Teachout, law professor at Fordham University and a former candidate for governor and Congress, agreed.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

MARK CONRAD
Doubtful any NFL owner would push to fire player over anthem protest
The Seattle Times 09-26-17
“The idea that they have a constitutional protection is wrong,’’ said law professor Mark Conrad, director of the sports business concentration at the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University in New York.

MARK CONRAD
U.S. charges NCAA basketball coaches with bribery, fraud
Reuters 09-26-17
“College sports has a history of corruption, but the involvement of coaches is particularly troubling,” said Mark Conrad, a sports law and ethics professor at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

GREGORY ACEVEDO
The Crisis in Puerto Rico
Huffington Post 09-26-17
By Greg Acevedo, Contributor Associate Professor Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service

GREGORY ACEVEDO
Why Puerto Rico faces a monumental recovery effort
Fond du Lac Reporter 09-27-17
Gregory Acevedo, an associate professor at Fordham University whose work has focused on Puerto Rico, said the federal government’s poor management of Puerto Rico’s financial crisis exposed the true nature of the island’s “second-class” status.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

STEPHEN HOLLER
Fordham U. seismic lab records data from Mexico earthquake
News 12 The Bronx 09-20-17
“About seven minutes after the earthquake, we started detecting the beginning of that rumbling. It escalated over the next 10 minutes or so,” says Dr. Stephen Holler.

DOMINICK SALVATORE
I tell you what (not) Trump did in 8 months. Economist Dominick Salvatore talks
Easy News 09-21-17
Compared to the last conversation with Formiche.net early in the summer, Dominick Salvatore,  an internationally renowned economist and professor at Fordham University, has a different, disillusioned tone when speaking of American President Donald Trump , his personal knowledge.

BORIS HEERSINK
Tax Watch: Latimer calls on Astorino to pay county $132K for airport mailing
LoHud.com 09-21-17
Boris Heersink, an assistant professor of political science at Fordham University, was struck by Astorino’s quote about how the privatization deal served “the public with a better, not bigger airport — that’s smart government.”

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
The Ignatian Witness to Truth in a Climate of Injustice
Conversations Magazine 09-20-17
Bryan Massingale is a professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University in New York. He is the author of Racial Justice and the Catholic Church (Orbis, 2010).

GARRETT BROAD
Got Beef?
Community Health Magazine Autumn 2017 Issue
Garrett Broad, a communications professor at Fordham University in New York City, who specializes in global environmental impacts, says there’s no doubt that animal agriculture plays a significant — and concerning — role in global greenhouse gas emissions.
PDF available upon request

CHRISTINA GREER
It’s not too early to think about the general election in New York City
New York Amsterdam News 09-21-17
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
Professor Christina Greer discusses NFL protest on MSNBC
MSNBC 09-24-17
Video featuring Fordham Professor Christina Greer

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
Will a Nation Full of Credit Freezes Freeze the Economy?
U.S. News & World Report  09-22-17
“There is no way of knowing the full effect until some time has passed,” says [Giacomo] Santangelo, an economics professor at Fordham University in New York City.

BARBARA MUNDY
1683 painting hiding in plain sight now at the Met
Fox 5 News 09-22-17
When Fordham University asked art history professor Barbara Mundy to check out some artwork, the paintings the university pointed her to were not all that special.

CHARLES C. CAMOSY
What the Star Wars franchise can learn from the Roman Catholic Church
Colorado Springs Gazette 09-22-17
Charles C. Camosy is an associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University.

CHRISTIANA ZENNER PEPPARD
CBS Presents PROTECTING THE SACRED: WATER, THE ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE, 9/24
Broadway World 09-24-17
Dr. Christiana Zenner Peppard, associate professor of theology, Science and ethics at Fordham University in New York, discusses how water as a vital and life-giving resource is also one of the ways people feel the effects of climate change and what the implications are for individuals and society in the long term.

CHRISTIANA ZENNER PEPPARD
Protecting The Sacred
CBS News 09-24-17
Video featuring Christiana Zenner Peppard

RABBI BARAT ELLMAN
No, It’s Not Anti-Semitic To Schedule Your March For Yom Kippur
The Jewish Daily Forward 09-25-17
Dr. Rabbi Barat Ellman is a professor of religion, theology and Judaism with the Bard Prison Initiative and at Fordham University.

THOMAS BASILE
GOP candidate ready should Sen. Larkin retire
Midhudson News 09-25-17
[Thomas] Basile’s bio reads that he is a small business owner and lawyer; former Bush administration official; “best-selling author,” Forbes contributor and SiriusXM Radio host; adjunct professor at Fordham University…

JEANNE FLAVIN
This Life with Gracie: NFL unity trumps President’s hate speech
The Atlanta Journal 09-26-17
Jeanne Flavin, a professor of sociology at Fordham University, said few things are more patriotic than acting to call larger attention to this, and to defend our First Amendment right — as Colin Kaepernick and so many others are doing in their peaceful protests.

HAROLD TAKOOSHIAN
LED streetlight conversion in NYC more than 70%
am New York 09-26-17
“There are some cities in the country that close after 5 p.m. New York is not this way and shouldn’t be,” said Harold Takooshian, a professor of psychology and urban studies at Fordham University who has studied the ways streetlights affect neighborhoods.

J. ALAN CLARK
A first look at geographic variation in Gentoo penguin calls
Phys.org 09-27-17
“Understanding the drivers of population differentiation is increasingly important for species such as penguins that are being impacted by climate change,” according to Fordham University’s J. Alan Clark, a penguin behavior researcher who was not involved in the study.

ATHLETICS

NYC Basketball Hall of Fame set to welcome newest class
New York Amsterdam News 09-21-17
Anne Gregory O’Connell, who scored 2,548 career points and grabbed 1,999 career rebounds from 1976 to1980 playing for Fordham University, where she still holds five single season records, including averaging 23.7 rebounds per game as a freshman, will be among the prestigious group.

Op-ed: What’s wrong with Lehigh football?
The Brown and White 09-24-17
Not to mention, Lehigh must travel to Fordham University in a few weeks to battle against one of the best, if not the best, running back in the country in Chase Edmonds.

Kozlowski’s minutes limited for second straight game in loss versus Fordham
The Daily Collegian 09-25-17
Looking for their 14th win in their 18th all-time matchup against Fordham University, the Massachusetts’ women’s soccer offense isn’t the only thing that pulled up short in their 3-2 loss to the Rams.

Fordham’s Chase Edmonds set to become all-time FCS rush leader once he’s healthy
New York Daily News 09-25-17
The hands on Keating Hall’s four-faced clock edge toward 4 p.m. as Chase Edmonds, Fordham’s All-American tailback, stretches his legs on Murphy Field.

STUDENTS

Musical McCall family will play — and dance — together
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 09-22-17
Henry Max is a student in the Ailey School-Fordham University Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program in New York.

ALUMNI

GOP stalwart James Cavanaugh named Yonkers deputy mayor
Westfair Communications Online 09-21-17
For the past three years, [James] Cavanaugh, a Fordham University graduate, served as a Yonkers Board of Education trustee and chaired the board’s facilities committee.

So, have you seen Denzel Washington on Lynn shore drive?
Itemlive.com 09-21-17
Washington is in town to make a sequel to “The Equalizer.” The 62-year-old star, who enrolled at Fordham University to become a newsman only to choose acting after appearing in several student productions, will be in town until Thursday.

Megan Fairchild, the Swan With the Screwball Spark
The New York Times 09-22-17
After 15 years, she earned a degree in mathematics and economics from Fordham University in May.

OBITUARIES

Joseph H. Schubert, 79, of New Canaan, CT, retired Chief Administrative Officer
Joseph H. Schubert
Boothbay Register 09-25-17
Upon graduation from Fordham University School of Business in 1959, where he had been elected to the honor fraternities of Beta Gamma Sigma and Beta Alpha Psi, he joined Price Waterhouse and Co., and became an SEC reporting specialist.

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