Fordham Media Mentions: June 23, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

Fordham University Joins CoolRoofs Program
Bronx Times 06-20-17
Fordham University collaborated with the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency to make its Rose Hill campus buildings part of the citywide CoolRoofs program on Wednesday, June 14.

JOHN FEERICK
ABA Medal will be awarded to John Feerick, who helped draft the 25th Amendment
ABAjournal.com 06-16-17
The ABA’s highest honor, the ABA Medal, will be awarded to a Fordham University School of Law professor who helped to draft the 25th Amendment.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Fordham University Joins CoolRoofs Program
Bronx Times 06-20-17
Fordham University collaborated with the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency to make its Rose Hill campus buildings part of the citywide CoolRoofs program on Wednesday, June 14.

Halt on Heat
ManhattanTimes 06-21-17
On June 14, officials gathered for a press conference on a dormitory rooftop at Fordham University in the Bronx to announce Cool Neighborhoods NYC, a multi-faceted resiliency program aimed at reducing heat-related deaths and hospital visits, raising awareness of heat dangers and lowering temperatures in heat-vulnerable neighborhoods.

University of Missouri: No Honorary Degree For Bill Cosby
CoEd.com 06-21-17
Some notable higher institutions that have revoked Cosby’s honorific degrees include Fordham University and Marquette University.

Students are now majoring in social media stardom
New York Post 06-20-17
And NYU, Pratt and Fordham University also offer social media courses that click with students.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE

Ranking the Best Online MSW Programs
USDailyReview.com 06-21-17
The full list, in alphabetical order, is as follows: Fordham University – New York,NY

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

KAREN GREENBERG
What does Robert Mueller’s team tell us about the Russia investigation?
The Guardian 06-15-17
“This is a team with wide expertise that is really top notch,” said Karen Greenberg, the director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University.

KAREN GREENBERG
Trump’s FBI Pick Backed Mass Detentions After 9/11
Daily Beast 06-13-17
That isn’t a consensus view. Karen Greenberg, who heads the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law, said the communications blackout violated detainees’ rights.

JED SHUGERMAN
Why a third emoluments lawsuit?
The Washington Post 06-15-17
Fordham law professor Jed Shugerman explains, “It is the Foreign Emoluments clause’s reliance on disclosure that makes these suits constitutionally vital for discovery and disclosure. These criminal [the special prosecutor’s actions]and constitutional interests overlap.”

JED SHUGERMAN
The most important takeaway from Jeff Sessions’ testimony was what he refused to say — and legal experts say Congress should subpoena him for answers
Business Insider 06-14-17
But Jed Shugerman, a law professor at Fordham University, said he believes “it’s too late” for Trump to invoke executive privilege, adding that he would argue Trump has already waived his right to invoke.

JED SHUGERMAN
Two states sue Trump, charging corruption
Long Island Business News 06-14-17
“The Supreme Court says states have a ‘special solicitude’ in the federal system beyond economic harm to a company,” Jed Shugerman, a professor of law at Fordham University School of Law, said.

JOHN FEERICK
ABA Medal will be awarded to John Feerick, who helped draft the 25th Amendment
ABAjournal.com 06-16-17
The ABA’s highest honor, the ABA Medal, will be awarded to a Fordham University School of Law professor who helped to draft the 25th Amendment.

JOHN FEERICK
Fordham Law School Congratulates John Feerick For Receiving The ABA Medal
NewYork.CityBizList.com 06-22-17
Fordham Law School congratulates Professor John Feerick for being named the recipient of the 2017 ABA Medal, the highest honor awarded by the American Bar Association.

JOHN PFAFF
The Prisoners’ Dilemma Review: ‘Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration’ by John Pfaff
The Washington Free Beacon 06-18-17
Pfaff, a professor of law at Fordham University and a scholar of economics and law, presents a compelling account of mass incarceration, backed by robust statistics, to argue that current reforms are merely low-hanging fruit and will fail to bring about any meaningful reduction in the incarcerated population.

JOHN PFAFF
Most Dangerous Cities In The US: Miami, DC And Others Outrank Chicago In Gun Violence
International Business Times 06-19-17
“Because Chicago has so many people, it can get a murder every day and that gets people’s attention,” John Pfaff, a professor of law at Fordham Law School, told The Trace.

JOHN PFAFF
Is mass incarceration necessary to stem violent crime?
The Baltimore Sun 06-23-17
Fordham Law School Professor John F. Pfaff, a master numbers cruncher and no fan of prisons, has published a new book called “Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform.”

DANIEL R. SCHORR
Bill Cosby trial: How did a mistrial happen? And what comes next?
USA Today 06-17-17
Prosecuting sex crimes a decade or more after an incident is almost always difficult, “because memories fade over time, potential forensic evidence is often unavailable, and juries may wonder why they should convict if the alleged assault happened so long ago,” adds Dan Schorr, managing director of Kroll Associates, a former New York sex-crimes prosecutor who also teaches a class on sex crimes at Fordham University’s law school.

NICHOLAS JOHNSON
Gun owners are outraged by the Philando Castile case. The NRA is silent.
The Washington Post 06-21-17
But nothing is clear cut when it comes to guns and race in the United States, said Nicholas Johnson, who lectures on both at Fordham Law School, wrote a book called “Negroes and the Gun,” and is a black gun owner.

LAWRENCE B. BRENNAN
Investigation into Fitzgerald collision begins
NavyTimes.com 06-20-17
“It’s virtually unprecedented,” said Lawrence Brennan, a retired Navy captain who now teaches admiralty law at Fordham University’s School of Law.

HOWARD M. ERICHSON
High Court ruling may hurt claims of talc link to cancer
Associated Press via The Washington Post 06-20-17
The Supreme Court ruling “makes it impossible for groups of plaintiffs in many states to sue a defendant in the forum of the defendant’s choosing,” said Howard Erichson, a professor specializing in civil litigation at Fordham University School of Law.

JAMES A. COHEN
Love lost, they’re suing to get back their engagement rings
SIlive.com 06-21-17
James A. Cohen, a Fordham University Law School professor, has told the Advance an engagement ring is “very, very symbolic and for a special purpose” and establishes an implicit contract between the parties.

LEILA A. AMINEDDOLEH
Bring Me the Head of King David: Questions of Attribution and the Responsibility of Museums
ItsArtLaw.com 06-21-17
The antiquities trade is susceptible to forgeries, as writes Leila A. Amineddoleh, an art lawyer specializing in art and cultural heritage law, and an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
How the emoluments clause is being used to sue Trump
PBS Newshour 06-22-17
“In the past, presidents and federal officers have gone out of their way to avoid being anywhere near violating this anti-foreign corruption clause in the constitution,” said Zephyr Teachout, a law professor at Fordham University who is advising the District of Columbia and Maryland in their lawsuit against Trump.

JOEL COHEN
Innocent until proven guilty: Lawyering up doesn’t make Mike Pence or anyone else guilty
The Hill 06-22-17
An adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, he regularly lectures and writes on law, ethics and social policy for the New York Law Journal and other publications and is the author of “Broken Scales: Reflections on Injustice.”

HUGH C. HANSEN
Symposium: Most important free speech case in many years
SCOTUSblog.com 06-22-17
Hugh C. Hansen is a professor of law at Fordham University School of Law.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

JOYCE ORSINI
Don’t Get Duped: 20 Ways Casinos Keep You Spending Money
GoBankingRates.com 06–16-17
Just like theme parks, casinos provide plenty of food and beverage options to keep patrons on the property, said Joyce Orsini, a consultant and associate professor at Fordham University who has experience in the casino industry.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

COSTAS PANAGOPOULOS
Trump’s health care remarks puts GOP Reps on the spot
TimesUnion.com 06-15-17
“The White House is putting Congressional Republicans in a tough spot by sending mixed signals,” said Costas Panagopoulas, a political science professor and director of the Center for Electoral Politics and Democracy at Fordham University.

KIRSTEN SWINTH
Senator Kamala Harris faces the sexism of some of her colleagues
El Popular 06-17-17
“Can you imagine these same senators interrupting a male senator in this way?” Said Kirsten Swinth, a professor of history and expert on women’s issues at Fordham University.
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SAUL CORNELL
Mike Lee’s bad history: Utah senator’s book is an ignorant hodgepodge concocted to justify the modern GOP
Salon 06-19-17
This may all be new to the senator, but historians have been dissecting federalist vs. antifederalist strains of thought for generations; for the context he lacks, Lee would do well to start with Fordham professor Saul Cornell’s captivating study of the subject, “The Other Founders” (1999).

WESTENLEY ALCENAT
The Gift of Black Folk and the Emancipation of American History
AAIHS.org 06-19-17
He teaches United States, Atlantic, and Afro-Caribbean history at Fordham University in the Bronx.

NICHOLAS TAMPIO
Stuck on one idea of truth or beauty? Rhizomes can help
Aeon 05-09-17
Nicholas Tampio is associate professor of political science at Fordham University in New York. He is the author of Kantian Courage (2012) and Deleuze’s Political Vision (2015).

JASON MUNSHI-SOUTH
City Rats: Why Scientists Are Not Hot On Their Tails
Eurasia Review 06-21-17
“They are the bane of urban environments, associated with poverty, disease, and fines by public health authorities” said Jason Munshi-South, co-author of the paper and associate professor of biology at Fordham University.

JASON MUNSHI-SOUTH
New York City scientists will pay you to study your rat infestation
CBS News 06-21-17
“We neglect to study them at our own peril,” Munshi-South, a professor of biology at Fordham University, said in a statement.

CHRISTINA GREER
Gerrymandering: Jagged Lines of Partisan Power
NotionsCapital.wordpress.com 06-20-17
Dr. Christina Greer of Fordham University explains “Gerrymandering.” Animation by Smart Bubble Society.

CHRISTINA GREER
Donald Trump ruthlessly mocks soul-searching Democrats after Georgia special election loss
The Independent 06-21-17
Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University, said the Democrats needed to think about their approach for 2018.

CHRISTINA GREER
Celebrating Gwendolyn Brooks
New York Amsterdam News 06-22-17
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.

AMY ROY
New study examines relationship between emotion regulation and brain connectivity in ASD
EurekAlert.org 06-21-17
Coauthors Randi Bennett [doctoral student]and Amy Roy, Fordham University, Bronx, NY and Krishna Somandepalli and Adriana Di Martino, NYU Child Study Center of the Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, used resting-state fMRI to study the variability in emotional lability between a group of children 5-12 years of age.

EVON HEKKALA
Tales From the Cryptic Species
AMNH.org 06-21-17
“I started thinking there must be a cryptic species here.”- EVON HEKKALA

EVON HEKKALA
Discoveries in Dioramas
AMNH.org 06-21-17
“The dioramas at the American Natural History Museum, when they were first built, were an opportunity for people to see a world that most didn’t get to travel to,” says Evon Hekkala, a professor at Fordham University and a Museum research associate.

CHARLES C. CAMOSY
BEYOND THE ABORTION WARS: A CAMPAIGNER ON LIFE SUGGESTS A NEW WAY FORWARD
The Tablet 06-15-17
By Charles C. Camosy

ATHLETICS

Baseball: Ospreys struggle against tough Riverhead pitcher
The Suffolk Times 06-18-17
The Fordham University sophomore [Alvin Melendez] went 3-for-4 with an RBI.

Tomcats Notebook: Melendez making noise with his bat
Riverhead News-Review 06-20-17
Alvin Melendez, a sophomore at Fordham University, made the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team this year based on his work as a relief pitcher for the Rams.

GA shows depth of talent in summer hoops
ChestnutHillLocal.com 06-19-17
It should be considered that throughout the summer rising senior guard Cat Polisano, who will sign with Fordham University, will be going through the final phase of ACL surgery rehabilitation.

qLOYALTY: First Mobile IoT Platform for Fan Experience
WTOL.com 06-21-17
With qLOYALTY, Fordham was able to launch a new program called RAM REWARDS, which in year one, increased fan engagement by 290%.

Fordham Uses New Loyalty Program To Increase Fan Engagement
NYSportsDay.com 06-21-17
With recent success in most of its intercollegiate sports (notably women’s basketball, football and softball among its recent NCAA tournament qualifiers) and celebrating its 175th anniversary (the Dodransbicentennial!), Fordham Athletics was looking for ways to increase its fan loyalty.

MCALL: Mike Cottrell pitches Bordentown Post 26 past Hightstown Post 148
The Trentonian 06-22-17
“We had guys on base,” said [Alex] LoPorto, who is headed to Fordham University’s business school in the fall. “We just didn’t get hits at the right time.”

Daily News 2017 Baseball All-Stars
NewportNews.com 06-23-17
[Jack Walsh] was 15th in his class with a 4.45 ERA and will be attending Fordham University in the fall.

STUDENTS

Reality’s summer to-do list: Check out what our teen writers hope to accomplish the next few months
Bucks County Courier Times 06-15-17
By Owen Roche, Fordham University

Area Young People
PrimePublishers.com 06-17-17
Jessica Muolo of Seymour was initiated at Fordham University.
Anna Houlihan of Southbury was initiated at Fordham University.

Newburyport People in the News
NewburyPortNews.com 06-20-17
At Fordham University’s 175th anniversary commencement ceremonies, Diana Francesca Russo graduated magna cum laude from the Gabelli School of Business with a bachelor of science degree in marketing.

New study examines relationship between emotion regulation and brain connectivity in ASD
EurekAlert.org 06-21-17
Coauthors Randi Bennett [doctoral student]and Amy Roy, Fordham University, Bronx, NY and Krishna Somandepalli and Adriana Di Martino, NYU Child Study Center of the Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, used resting-state fMRI to study the variability in emotional lability between a group of children 5-12 years of age.

George Washington University Online High School to Hold In-Person Graduation Ceremony
Fox8live.com 06-21-17
Graduating senior Vendela Dente, who plans to attend Fordham University in the fall, will address her classmates.

ALUMNI

Happy hour never ends for new bar owners
The Riverdale Press 06-16-17
Even [Christopher] Vega is a local fixture himself, born and raised in Riverdale and a graduate of Fordham University.

Betty Gilpin is wrestling her way to stardom
ToldeoBlade.com 06-18-17
It helped, Gilpin noted, that she grew up in a house of boys and also that, while majoring in theater at Fordham University, she and her class spent nearly a year studying Samuel Beckett’s uber-physical play Endgame (1957).

The Winebow Group Promotes Arjun Dewan to Executive Vice President, Wholesale East
KXXV.com 06-19-17
Dewan holds an MBA from Fordham University as well as an advanced certificate from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET).

Alexandrians Facing Their Fears
ConnectionNewspapers.com 06-19-17
[Kevin Carter] joined the U.S. Army in 2013, after graduating from Fordham University in 2012, he served in the 173rd IBCT in Vicenza, Italy.

Agency 451 Names Marie Cacciato VP & Managing Director, NYC
WDRB.com 06-22-17
Cacciato earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Media Studies from Fordham University.

Valuation and M&A Expert Justin Kuczmarski Discusses How Operating Margin Will Drive Amazon’s Proposed Acquisition of Whole Foods
WAFF.com 06-22-17
A graduate of Princeton University and Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, Mr. Kuczmarski holds five certifications across public accounting, bankruptcy, corporate finance, and investment valuation.

OBITUARIES

August Martin Wildberger, 86, Of Baltimore, MD, Navy veteran
August Martin Wildberger, retired Navy commander whose memoir chronicles 1940s Baltimore
The Baltimore Sun 06-15-17
Dr. Wildberger earned a bachelor’s degree at Fordham University.

Edward Traub, Jr., 91, Of Millington, NJ, WWII veteran
EDWARD MEAGHER TRAUB JR., 91, longtime Millington resident
NewJerseyHills.com 06-16-17
Upon his return, he graduated from Fordham University and Babson College.
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Roslyn De Bellis, Of Mobile, AL, principal
Roslyn De Bellis
Obits.AL.com 06-20-17
She earned a master’s degree in guidance and counseling from Fordham University.

George Cochran, 80, Of Maysville, KT, professor
UM Law School Mourns Loss of Professor George Cochran
News.OleMiss.edu 06-21-17
For 19 years, he also taught during summers at Fordham Law School in New York.

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