Fordham Media Mentions: March 3, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

BWW Profile: Oscar-Nominated Star and Director of FENCES, Denzel Washington
BroadwayWorld.com 02-23-17
Born in Mt. Vernon, New York, on December 28, 1954, Washington at first studied journalism at Fordham University.

Rye Neck HS Students Take Spanish Literature Lesson At Fordham U
Patch.com 03-01-17
Rye Neck High School students, who are enrolled in Lina Carolini-Cannavo’s Advanced Placement Spanish class, participated in a college-level Spanish lesson during a recent visit to Fordham University.

JOHN PFAFF
Why the accepted reasons behind the high rate of incarceration in the US are wrong
SCPR.org 02-27-17
Guest: John Pfaff, professor of law at Fordham Law School and author of the new book, “Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration – and How to Achieve Real Reform” (Basic Books 2017)

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Anti-black Christianity & White Supremacist Gods: A Meditation on Race and Religion in the U.S.
TheFeministWire.com 02-23-17
These remarks were given at a panel on race and religion organized by Fordham University’s Center on Religion and Culture on February 21, 2017.

‘Buy Bitcoin,’ PwC Fintech Director Tells Fordham Students
CoinDesk.com 02-24-17
Representatives from each of the ‘Big Four’ global auditing firms were in attendance yesterday at New York’s Fordham University to discuss blockchain in the capital markets.

Viventium’s CEO, Gary Trainor, Continues University Guest Lecture Series to Share Business Insights at Fordham and Rutgers Universities
EINpresswire.com 03-01-17
Gary J. Trainor, CEO of Viventium Software Inc. — a transformative, living, and purely cloud-based HCM solution that provides actionable insight into your business — continues his guest lecture series this week at Fordham University.

Rye Neck HS Students Take Spanish Literature Lesson At Fordham U
Patch.com 03-01-17
Rye Neck High School students, who are enrolled in Lina Carolini-Cannavo’s Advanced Placement Spanish class, participated in a college-level Spanish lesson during a recent visit to Fordham University.

WFUV

Kay, Breen and Papa: Meet the sports media icon who launched their careers
New York Post 02-26-17
It was the early 1980s, and the best sports-talk show in town — “One on One” — could be found on WFUV, Fordham University’s radio station.

SCHOOL OF LAW

FBI undercover stings foil terrorist plots — but often plots of the agency’s own making
The Kansas City Star 03-02-17
Of 126 Islamic State-related cases prosecuted by federal authorities across the country since 2014, nearly two-thirds involved undercover agents or informants, according to the Center on National Security at the Fordham University School of Law in New York.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Do President Trump’s business conflicts violate the Constitution?
The Washington Post 02-24-17
So is Trump violating the clause? We answer this question, talk to Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout about a lawsuit that’s been filed against Trump, and we address various other conflicts of interest worth investigating.

ZEPHYR TEACHOUT
Will Trump’s Tax Records Be the Next Pentagon Papers?
CommonDreams.org 02-28-17
The legal team—which in addition to Tribe includes…Zephyr Teachout (a Fordham University law professor)…—intends to ask for Trump’s federal tax returns in order to gauge what income, loans, or other payments he has received from foreign governments.

SUSAN BLOCK-LIEB
Bankruptcy Court’s Mortgage Mediation Program a Success
Bloomberg BNA 02-24-17
In a Feb. 22 phone call, Susan Block-Lieb of Fordham Law School and Edward Janger of Brooklyn Law School told Bloomberg BNA that the majority of participants reach some kind of resolution within about 15 months.

CARL MINZNER
Party seeks tighter control of 29 top universities
UniversityWorldNews.com 02-24-17
“In some ways this is the next step in a broad-spectrum effort to tighten restrictions over the Bar and media, and this is beginning to roll now into higher education,” said Carl Minzner a professor of law at Fordham University, USA, an expert on Chinese law and governance.

JOEL R. REIDENBERG
Principal under fire for naming suspended students in newsletter
New York Post 02-25-17
The Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA, strictly prohibits the disclosure of student records, including disciplinary decisions, except to those directly involved with the student’s education, said Joel Reidenberg, director of the Center on Law and Information Policy at Fordham University.

MARTIN S. FLAHERTY
SAS Class on Executive Orders
News.HamletHub.com 02-26-17
Leading this course is Professor Martin S. Flaherty, currently the Leitner Family Professor of International Human Rights and founding Co-Director of the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School as well as a Visiting Professor at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

JOHN PFAFF
Why Ending Mass Incarceration Means Locking Up Fewer Violent Criminals: A Conversation with John Pfaff
Reason.com 02-25-17
In Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration—and How to Achieve Real Reform, Fordham University law professor John Pfaff takes aim at the conventional wisdom that the war on drugs and race-based prosecution of it are the primary factors causing the U.S. prison populations to continually rise.

JOHN PFAFF
Why the accepted reasons behind the high rate of incarceration in the US are wrong
SCPR.org 02-27-17
Guest: John Pfaff, professor of law at Fordham Law School and author of the new book, “Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration – and How to Achieve Real Reform” (Basic Books 2017)

JOHN PFAFF
House Judiciary Committee and Trump Asked to Close Wasteful Federal Prison Camps
Fox19.com 02-28-17
China, another communist country with over 1 billion people (over 700,000 more than the U.S.) imprisons 1,640,000 and Fordham University Professor John Pfaff reported in the January 28-29, 2017 Wall Street Journal that America’s incarceration rate is 800% higher than Germany.

JOHN PFAFF
Rethinking Mass Incarceration in America
The Atlantic 03-02-17
That’s what John Pfaff, a law professor at Fordham University in New York, calls the “standard story” of mass incarceration.

JED SHUGERMAN
Department of Justification
The New York Times 02-28-17
As the Fordham law professor Jed Handelsman Shugerman explains it, the story is really about cutting costs, weeding out cronyism and reining in radical Republican lawyers who wanted to aggressively enforce the policies of Reconstruction.

JED SHUGERMAN
Will Trump’s Tax Records Be the Next Pentagon Papers?
CommonDreams.org 02-28-17
In a recent article, Fordham University Law School professor Jed Shugerman argued that attorneys general in states where Trump has business operations, including New York and others, have the authority to sue corporations that may be acting against the public interest, including violations of the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause.

RUSSELL PEARCE
Law School affiliates denounce Trump advisor
YaleNews.com 02-28-17
Three signatories interviewed said they were surprised by the abundance of media attention their complaint has received. Russell Pearce ’78 LAW ’81, a law professor at Fordham Law School, attributed part of the attention to the present political controversies, but emphasized that the point of the complaint is not a political but, rather a professional one.

BRUCE A. GREEN
Will Jeff Sessions recuse himself from Russia probe?
The Christian Science Monitor 02-27-17
Sessions “has a relationship as attorney general with the president, he is a subordinate of the president, he has to deal with the president on a daily basis,” said Bruce Green, director of the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics at Fordham University, to The Atlantic.

JAMES A. COHEN
2nd Etan Patz Jury Knew Members of the First Were Watching, Defense Says
The New York Times 02-28-17
James A. Cohen, a Fordham Law School professor and an expert in criminal procedure, said a hearing might be necessary — with jurors and court officers possibly testifying under oath — if there was a factual dispute over whether an officer had told the jury about former jurors being in the gallery.

SUSAN SCAFIDI
Ugly Sweater Maker Sues Target, Wal-Mart, Macy’s
Bloomberg BNA 02-28-17
Tipsy Elves should have an easier time than the company in the cheerleader case persuading a court that its designs are separate from the functional aspect of the clothes themselves, Susan Scafidi, a fashion law professor at Fordham University told Bloomberg BNA.

CARL MINZNER
China Seeks Tighter Ideological Control of Its Top Universities
The Chronicle of Higher Education 03-01-17
“In some ways this is the next step in a broad-spectrum effort to tighten restrictions over the Bar and media, and this is beginning to roll now into higher education,” said Carl Minzner a professor of law at Fordham University, USA, an expert on Chinese law and governance.

KAREN GREENBERG
Tomgram: Karen Greenberg, The Forever Prisoners of Guantanamo
TomDispatch.com 03-02-17
By Karen J. Greenberg

DEBORAH DENNO
Is The Firing Squad More Humane Than Lethal Injection?
FiveThirtyEight.com 03-02-17
The firing squad also has the advantage of being carried out by trained professionals, says Deborah Denno, a professor of law at Fordham University.

GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY

SERGE REDA
‘Not In My Back Yard!’ Versus ‘No Big Deal!’
Public-Record.com February 2017
Serge Reda, adjunct professor of real estate at Fordham University Graduate School of Business in New York City, recommends that homeowners concerned about a low-income housing development being built near them should contact the project’s developer and learn more about what is planned: find out the facts, but avoid overreacting based on fears and assumptions.

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

MARK NAISON
As South Bronx Became Symbol of Urban Blight, Northeast Bronx Became Refuge for Middle-Class Blacks
NY1 02-24-17
“Between 1970 and 1980, its population shrank almost by half,” said Dr. Mark Naison, professor of African-American studies and history at Fordham University.

LEONARD CASSUTO
What if They Fail Teacher Training?
The Chronicle of Higher Education 02-26-17
By Leonard Cassuto

EVA BADOWSKA
What if They Fail Teacher Training?
The Chronicle of Higher Education 02-26-17
Then Eva Badowska, dean of the graduate school at Fordham University, where I work, told me about dealing with just such an experience.

CHRISTINA GREER
Why de Blasio Might as Well Be Running Unopposed
The New York Times 02-26-17
“He’s in this sweet spot of being progressive enough to satisfy the progressives, but not so far to the left that people think he’s an unrealistic leader,” said Christina Greer, a professor of political science at Fordham University.

CHRISTINA GREER
10 great places to explore Barack Obama’s legacy
Boston Herald 02-24-17
“Historically (Barack Obama) means a lot to a lot of people,” says Christina M. Greer, a Fordham University associate professor and author of Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream (Oxford University Press, $29.95).

CHRISTINA GREER
Christina Greer on Trump’s State of the Union
MSNBC 03-01-17
Greer teaches political science at Fordham University in NYC. ** VIDEO

CHRISTINA GREER
Rise in lip reduction procedures and labiaplasty driven by pursuit of ‘normal’
The Guardian 03-01-17
As Christina Greer, a professor of political science at Fordham University explains: “The standard of beauty and acceptability in America is a white standard.”

CHRISTINA GREER
‘Jitney’ is a must see
New York Amsterdam News 03-02-17
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.

AMIR IDRIS
The End of the Road for South Sudan?
Beaver Online 02-27-17
Amir Idris, chairman of Fordham’s African and African-American studies department, is one such voice. He emphasizes that international trusteeship is one possibility to be considered but only after all other avenues have been exhausted.

MELISSA LABONTE
Trump signals a US shift from ‘soft power’ to military might
The Christian Science Monitor 02-28-17
“Trump seems to see US involvement in the world as a zero sum, so that increases in defense spending and the exercise of hard power mean pulling back from multilateralism and diplomacy,” says Melissa Labonte, an associate professor of political science and expert in international organizations at Fordham University in New York.

MARY BLY
Two best-selling authors prepare to visit Fort Wayne
News-sentinel.com 03-01-17
A professor of English literature at Fordham University in New York, [Bly] specializes in the work of William Shakespeare.

COSTAS PANAGOPOULOS
Breaking down winners and losers of President Trump’s agenda
Fox News 03-01-17
Insight from Costas Panagopoulos, professor of political science at Fordham University and author of ‘Political Campaigns: Concepts, Context, and Consequences’

ATHLETICS

NBC SPORTS GROUP’S PRESS PASS – WHAT TO WATCH – FEBRUARY 24-26, 2017
SportsMediaNews.com 02-24-17
NBCSN’s coverage of the Atlantic 10 men’s basketball regular season concludes this Saturday, Feb. 25 with a doubleheader beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET, when the Richmond Spiders (16-11, 10-5) visit the Fordham Rams (13-15, 7-8) at historic Rose Hill Gymnasium in the Bronx, N.Y.

Magill ‘four-peats’ as state 500-yard freestyle champion
ValleyBreeze.com 02-28-17
[Kate] Magill will continue her academic and swimming career at Fordham University of the Atlantic-10 Conference in the fall, but before then, she will concentrate on wrapping up her senior year at Bay View and continuing her training with the Seacoast Swimming Association in Seekonk, Mass.

GW MBB heads to NYC to face Fordham
WRGWsports.wordpress.com 03-01-17
The George Washington Colonials (16-13, 8-8) look to get above .500 in conference play for the first time all season when they face the Fordham Rams (13-16, 7-9) Wednesday night in the Bronx.

Kyle Davis, ShawnDre’ Jones and the mid-week Atlantic 10 roundup
PickinSplinters.com 03-02-17
On Wednesday night in the Bronx in the penultimate game of the Atlantic 10 regular season for the George Washington Colonials and the Fordham Rams, fans got their money’s worth in the final four minutes alone in an absolute thriller at the venerable Rose Hill Gymnasium.

STUDENTS

Seven trends that will dominate Facebook in 2017
WestfairOnline.com 02-23-17
Michael Guberti is a Fordham University student and social media and business blogger at Teenager Entrepreneur, the social media marketing and entrepreneurship training business he operates with his brother, Marc Guberti.

10 Shocking Cases Of Modern Piracy
ListVerse.com 02-27-17
Brad Sylvester is a student at Fordham University.

The American College of Bankruptcy Announces Its 2017 Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student Awardees
News9.com 02-27-17
Second Circuit, Jonathan Hermann, Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY

ALUMNI

BWW Profile: Oscar-Nominated Star and Director of FENCES, Denzel Washington
BroadwayWorld.com 02-23-17
Born in Mt. Vernon, New York, on December 28, 1954, Washington at first studied journalism at Fordham University.

Your Neighbor: VVS grad Bill Brewer pens first novel after fight with cancer
Oneida Daily Dispatch 02-24-17
Brewer said his grandma [Katherine (Schiele) Brewer] was one of only a handful of female lawyers in the state in her time, and the first woman lawyer to graduate from Fordham University School of Law in Manhattan.

Ryan Hansen makes fitness a lifestyle at Prymal
St. Louis Magazine 02-24-17
He graduated with a degree in entrepreneurship from Fordham University in the Bronx.

‘Trailblazers’ Honored in Westchester
HudsonValleyNewsNetwork.com 02-25-17
Mr. [Nathaniel] Fields holds a bachelor’s degree in history, focusing on Black and Hispanic studies, as well as a Master of Social Work degree from Fordham University.

Bond Investors: Don’t Fear the Fed
AdvisorPerspectives.com 02-27-17
Mr. [Joseph] Portera earned a BA degree in Soviet studies and an MA degree in international political economy and development from Fordham University.

White House National Economic Council Director Announces Senior Staff Appointments
EINpresswire.com 02-28-17
[Michael Catanzaro] holds a B.A. in political science and philosophy from Fordham University and an M.A. in government from Johns Hopkins University.

Staten Island soccer community reflects on life of Dr. Gabriel Nigrin
SIlive.com 02-27-17
“It was probably around 1986, when I was 9 or 10. I basically played in the league from U-10 to U-19,” said [John] Wolyniec, who went from Monsignor Farrell to Fordham University to a decorated career as a forward in Major League Soccer, most notably with the MetroStars and Red Bulls.

12 Jobs Working With Animals (That Actually Pay Pretty Well)
Credit.com 02-23-17
[Sheiresa Ngo] also holds a bachelor of science degree in psychology and a master of art degree in public communication from Fordham University.

SCHEDULE: WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH BROADCASTS
Thirteen.org 02-28-17
Lyndsey Lyons, a 1st Lieutenant in the N.Y. Army National Guard, enrolled in ROTC, at Fordham University to pay for her college education.

Change in Novo Nordisk Executive Management
Benzinga.com 03-01-17
[Doug Langa] graduated from Widener University and earned his MBA from Fordham University.

Michael Gennaro: It’s Not Child’s Play
Zip06.com 02-28-17
He opted for law and 10 years after he had graduated from Notre Dame, he entered Fordham Law School.

OBITUARIES

Alice Senso, 87, Of Rolling Hills Estates, CA, educator
ALICE SESNO
The New York Times 03-01-17
SESNO–Dr. Alice Healy, 87, a lifelong educator who earned her PhD from Fordham University, died peacefully in Rolling Hills Estates, CA on February 7, 2017.

Robert Kizer, Sr., 91, of Mechanicsville, VA, marketing consultant
ROBERT KIZER SR.
Rochmond.com 03-01-17
Mustered out of service in 1947 as a Staff Sergeant, Bob graduated from Fordham University in 1949, married Mary Barbush in November of that year, and proceeded to create a career in sales and marketing.

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