Fordham Media Mentions: June 30, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

Fordham University and 2U, Inc., Partner to Offer Online Graduate Degree Programs in Education and Social Work
Benzinga.com 06-29-17
Fordham University and 2U, Inc., today announced a partnership to launch two new online degree programs, one with the Graduate School of Education (GSE) and one with the Graduate School of Social Service (GSS).

Rev. Vincent M. Cooke, S.J., 81, Of New York, NY , president of Canisius College
CANISIUS ATHLETICS MOURNS THE LOSS OF FATHER COOKE
GoGriffs.com 06-24-17
Plans for a memorial service are incomplete, but Father Cooke’s Mass of Christian Burial will take place in his native New York on the Fordham University campus where he taught philosophy for many years.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

How the ‘Oprah effect’ impacts authors, businesses
WPBF.com 06-26-17
From 1996 to 2011, 55 million copies of books that were featured in the talk show host’s book club have been sold, according to a Fordham University estimate.

Fordham University School of Professional and Continuing Studies Hosts Digital and Social Media Training Seminar
Patch.com 06-28-17
Fordham University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) and the New York State Small Business Development Center hosted “Practical Tips for Digital and Social Marketing Success” on Wednesday, June 21 at Fordham’s Westchester campus in West Harrison.

Fordham University and 2U, Inc., Partner to Offer Online Graduate Degree Programs in Education and Social Work
Benzinga.com 06-29-17
Fordham University and 2U, Inc., today announced a partnership to launch two new online degree programs, one with the Graduate School of Education (GSE) and one with the Graduate School of Social Service (GSS).

TRUSTEES

Gov. Scott reappoints three to the Florida Board of Governors
Tallahassee Democrat 06-23-17
[Darlene Jordan] received her bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and a law degree from Suffolk University.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JAMES A. COHEN
Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million
The Washington Post 06-23-17
While settlements are expensive, cities facing lawsuits in wrongful death cases are aware of the danger of going to trial, said James Cohen, a professor at Fordham University School of Law.

JAMES A. COHEN
Police Shooting Settlements Remove Gamble of Jury Awards
ClaimsJournal.com 06-26-17
While settlements are expensive, cities facing lawsuits in wrongful death cases are aware of the danger of going to trial, said James Cohen, a professor at Fordham University School of Law.

JED SHUGERMAN
Focus on America: new lawsuits allege President accepted foreign benefits through business empire
IBAnet.org 06-23-17
‘By investigating emoluments, we may get some transparency around corruption that sheds light on Russia,’ says Fordham Law School professor Jed Shugerman, who is writing a brief in support of CREW.

MATTHEW A. GOLD
Amid Lumber Dispute, Western Govs, Canadian Leaders Meet To Talk Trade
MTPR.org 06-26-17
Matt Gold teaches law at Fordham University and is former Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for North America under  the Obama administration.

NICHOLAS JOHNSON
Philando Castile Case Asks: Whose Second Amendment Right Is Protected?
NPR 06-25-17
Nicholas Johnson is a professor of law at Fordham University in New York City.

JENNIFER GORDON
The US Supreme Court’s ruling on Trump’s travel ban helps neither refugees nor national security
Quartz 06-26-17
One key reason is that it’s so controversial and of such public concern that they couldn’t ignore it, said Jennifer Gordon, a professor at Fordham Law School.

MARK R. PATTERSON
Google Faces Years of EU Oversight on Top of Record Antitrust Fine
U.S. News and World Report 06-27-17
Putting the onus on the company underlines regulators’ limited knowledge of modern technologies and their complexity, said Fordham Law School Professor Mark Patterson.

MARK R. PATTERSON
How Google and Apple Are Using ‘Privacy’ to Kill Ad Tech
Contently.com 06-28-17
Yet, Google and Facebook—not surprisingly—are founding members. Fordham Law scholar Mark Patterson told Vox that the group is basically a “cartel orchestrated by Google.”

SUSAN SCAFIDI
At the new Norfolk Premium Outlets, you could save money. But do you know what you’re buying?
The Virginian-Pilot 06-27-17
When Susan Scafidi, founder of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham Law School, hears the discount promise of the new Norfolk mall, it gives her pause.

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Why you should never name a company after yourself
Quartz 06-28-17
The smartest choice is to create a name for your company separate from your own, says Susan Scafidi, founder of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University.

SUSAN SCAFIDI
8 ways to be a savvier outlet mall shopper
The Virginian-Pilot 06-28-17
Differences can be as minute as the thickness or the cut on a Polo shirt, says Susan Scafidi, founder of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham Law School.

ANDREW KENT
Cross-Border Shooting Case Returned To Appeals Court For Review
KUT.org 06-26-17
Andrew Kent, professor at the Fordham University School of Law, says the issues in this case are sensitive and far-reaching, a situation that likely led the Supreme Court to return the case to the appeals court for further review.

DEBORAH DENNO
Man guilty of Vegas hammer attack avoids charges in killings
NanaimoNewsNow.com 06-28-17
Laws in most states take into account what a defendant is thinking at the time of a crime, said Deborah Denno, a Fordham University law professor who was written about the legality/admissibility of decision-making by people who commit crimes.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

LYN KENNEDY SLATER
These Fashion Bloggers Are Shaking Up The Whole Industry
Uproxx 06-23-17
The professor at Fordham University has a dedicated following, most of them young women who label her photos on Instagram #lifegoals, and she uses her clout to introduce them to lesser known designers and sustainable fashions.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

ELIZABETH YUKO
Chelsea Clinton and Cecile Richards Urged Women to Take Action on Trumpcare
Ms. Magazine 06-23-17
By Elizabeth Yuko

GIACOMO SANTANGELO
Business school: how bosses earn respect
Financial Times 06-26-17
Giacomo Santangelo, professor of economics at Fordham University, selects: HSBC faces fresh suit alleging forex manipulation

LEONARD CASSUTO
Why We Need Ph.D. Career Fairs
The Chronicle of Higher Education 06-25-17
Leonard Cassuto, a professor of English at Fordham University, writes regularly about graduate education in this space.

HAROLD TAKOOSHIAN
IS ‘ISLAMOPHOBIA’ THE CORRECT TERM TO USE TO DRAW A DISTINCTION BETWEEN LEGITIMATE FEAR AND IGNORANCE?
The Novice Journalist 06-27-17
“The use of the word ‘Islamophobia’ is almost always a misnomer,” said Harold Takooshian, a professor of psychology at Fordham University and former representative of the American Psychological Association to the United Nations.

BRYAN MASSINGALE, S.T.D.
US priests’ association wants to focus on formation
National Catholic Reporter 06-28-17
Amid sustained applause from 170 members of the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests, the Fordham University theology professor challenged the sixth annual assembly gathered in Atlanta, June 19-22, to retrieve a crucial insight of Martin Luther King Jr. — the need to “redeem the soul.”

MARK NAISON
Meeting the Needs of Homeless Youth: Public Schools Are Doing What Government Won’t Do Directly
Truth-Out.org 06-28-17
Dr. Mark Naison, professor of African and African American Studies at Fordham University and a mentor to many aspiring educators, says that federal policy “has forced schools to make up for the vacuum that government has left.”

ALISON TAYLOR
WHAT EVERY AMERICAN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PAYING BRIBES WHEN TRAVELING ABROAD
Thrillist 06-28-17
“While tourists might get shaken down sometimes, it’s important not to lose sight that it is the poorest members of society who are often forced to pay bribes to access basic public services,” says Alison Taylor, formerly of Transparency International and now a lecturer on ethics and transparency at Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
Celebrating Pride Month
New York Amsterdam News 06-29-17
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.

STUDENTS

Women-only salons welcome Muslim-Americans for Eid
Fashion Network 06-25-17
“I actually only started wearing the hijab one year ago,” said [Nevien] Shehadeh, an undergraduate studying math and economics at Fordham University in New York.

Valedictorians are the best and brightest of Boston public schools
Boston Herald 06-23-17
Kaila Gibson-Okunieff of Boston Arts Academy has focused on modern dance and ballet techniques with Boston Conservatory. She will attend the Alvin Ailey BFA dance program at Fordham University.

Are Christians Obliged to Obey Civil Authorities?
QueensLatino.com 06-26-17
By graduate student Yohan Garcia

Long Island Capital Alliance Announces Successful Cybersecurity Capital Forum on June 9, 2017
TulsaCW.com 06-28-17
[William Reinisch] earned an MBA from Fordham University and a B.S. from Rochester Institute of Technology (R.I.T.). [John Stack] holds a degree in Business Administration from Bryant University and an MBA from Fordham University.

Cranford Girl Scouts bestow Gold Awards
NJ.com 06-28-17
Amanda Bush, now a freshman at Fordham University, focused her Gold Award project on raising awareness about pet therapy and its extensive benefits.

ALUMNI

Stamford Resident Ordained A Priest In The Diocese Of Bridgeport
Norwalk.DailyVoice.com 06-26-17
[Revs. Harry Prieto] completed a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fordham University, then entered the Theological College of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

SPAC dance videos shot locally
Saratogian.com 06-25-17
A native of Pittsburgh, Kikta began making site-specific dance videos, in collaboration with Walker and other dancers, while studying film at Fordham University in New York City.

What Finally Helped Me Become More Flexible—When Nothing Else Could
MindBodyGreen.com 06-27-17
Alicia [Archer] obtained her BFA in dance from Fordham University/The Ailey School and continues to pursue a career in fitness.

CEO Larry Kelly retires, COO named successor after nationwide search
CUinsight.com 06-27-17
Mr. [Andy] Grimm has an undergraduate degree in Business, with a major in Marketing, from Fordham University, and a Master of Science in Business from The Johns Hopkins University School of Professional Studies in Business and Education.

Joseph A. Di Palma Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who
24-7pressrelease.com 06-29-17
Joseph Di Palma received his B.A. from Columbia University in 1952, his law degree from Fordham University in 1958, and his LL.M in Taxation from New York University in 1959.

OBITUARIES

Neil Driscoll, 73, Of Syracuse, NY, reporter
Neil Driscoll dies; former Advance reporter covered top mob stories
SIlive.com 06-23-17
While he was teaching he took courses at the New School, Manhattan, and pursued a master’s degree in education from Fordham University, through its Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan.

Rev. Vincent M. Cooke, S.J., 81, Of New York, NY , president of Canisius College
CANISIUS ATHLETICS MOURNS THE LOSS OF FATHER COOKE
GoGriffs.com 06-24-17
Plans for a memorial service are incomplete, but Father Cooke’s Mass of Christian Burial will take place in his native New York on the Fordham University campus where he taught philosophy for many years.

Eamon Kelly, 81, Of NYC, former Tulane University president
Former Tulane University President Eamon Kelly dies at 81
The New Orleans Advocate 06-29-17
A native of New York, Kelly earned a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.

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