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Fordham Media Mentions: January 27, 2017


A D.J. Who Brought Two Decades to Life
The New York Times 01-23-17
Mr. Conaty was 62 and had worked in radio for 43 years.

The 20 American law school programs that lead graduates to the highest salaries
Business Insider 01-26-17
These law schools set you up to make bank. Pictured: graduates of Fordham Law, which ranked 15th.

In 1971, Digger Phelps and Fordham were college basketball’s Kings of New York
The Washington Post 01-20-17
On Wednesday night, when VCU played Fordham, the announced attendance was 2,186, and at least a third of those were VCU fans.

Five lessons for Commander in Chief Donald Trump from the Iraq ‘Surge’
Fox News 01-19-17
By [alumnus]Jack Keane


Fordham University to Host Spring Veterans Writing Workshop 01-20-17
Fordham University has announced that registration is now open for the spring session of the Veterans Writing Workshop, which is available at the University’s Westchester and Lincoln Center campuses.

Fordham Real Estate Institute at Lincoln Center Names Hugh F. Kelly, PhD, CRE Special Advisor 01-23-17
The Fordham Real Estate Institute at Lincoln Center – which will provide professional real estate certificate programs starting next month – is proud to announce that Hugh F. Kelly, PhD, CRE has been named Special Advisor to the program, effective immediately.


Former ‘American Idol’ contestant finds his voice in Americana 01-19-17
The next day he was booked to do an interview at WFUV-FM, the member-supported station on the campus of Fordham University in the Bronx that bills itself “New York’s source for music discovery.”

A D.J. Who Brought Two Decades to Life
The New York Times 01-23-17
Mr. Conaty was 62 and had worked in radio for 43 years.

Sportscaster Brent Musburger to Call His Final Event Jan. 31 01-25-17
In November 2016, Musburger was presented with the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting, presented by Fordham University’s WFUV radio station.


Trump Reinstates Anti-Choice ‘Global Gag Rule’ Restriction
Rewire.News 01-23-17
The fact sheet pointed to a 2010 study from Fordham Law School’s Leitner Center for International Law and Justice that found “strict enforcement policy under the Bush administration hampered Ethiopia’s efforts to address high rates of unsafe abortion.”

The 20 American law school programs that lead graduates to the highest salaries
Business Insider 01-26-17
These law schools set you up to make bank. Pictured: graduates of Fordham Law, which ranked 15th.


Donald Trump Will Violate the Constitution on Day One
The Nation 01-19-17
Zephyr Teachout is an associate professor of law at Fordham University and the author of Corruption in America.

Media Should Report That President Trump Is Violating The Constitution — And It’s An Impeachable Offense 01-20-17
Zephyr Teachout, an associate law professor at Fordham University and author of Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United, told Media Matters that Trump’s plan is “a pretty direct violation” of the clause:

A lawsuit accusing Donald Trump of violating the constitution could force the release of his tax returns
Quartz 01-23-17
“The actions by Trump are truly extraordinary in the worst sense of the word,” said Zephyr Teachout, an expert on the emoluments clause at Fordham University and a former New York congressional candidate, who is part of CREW’s team.

It Does Not Matter One Single Iota That Donald Trump Resigned From His Businesses
Jezebel 01-24-17
Failing to divest from his businesses constitutes a “blatant constitutional violation,” Fordham University law professor and anti-corruption activist Zephyr Teachout told Jezebel.

Trump Taxes Targeted by Lawsuit Alleging Constitutional Breach
New York Law Journal 01-23-17
“This is a real undermining of the integrity of our policymaking,” said Zephyr Teachout, an associate professor at Fordham Law School and a member of CREW’s legal team, in an interview.
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Trump Commerce Pick Wilbur Ross Steps Into Senate Spotlight, Cast as ‘Pro-Sensible Trade’ 01-18-17
“I don’t know if the committee’s going to go after Wilbur Ross on Donald Trump’s proposed trade policies,” said Matt Gold, adjunct professor of law at Fordham University and former deputy assistant trade representative under the Obama administration.

What ‘good’ free trade looks like 01-24-17
“There’s an enormous amount of good faith there,” says Matt Gold, a Fordham University law professor and former deputy assistant US trade representative for North America who had oversight of lumber talks with Canada.

Trump Places Tall Order on Trade 01-24-17
“This is the kind of minefield that Trump is standing in the center of,” said Matt Gold, a Fordham University adjunct law professor and former deputy assistant U.S. Trade Representative.

Ricky Gray’s execution took more than 30 minutes. His attorneys want to know why.
The Washington Post 01–19-17
Deborah Denno, a lawyer at Fordham University who has monitored lethal injection executions since 1982, said it was hard to compare Gray’s death to others because no outside witnesses could see what was happening.

More About Litigation Reform Bylaws: Will “No Pay” Provisions Succeed Where Forum Selection Bylaws Have
Failed? 01-22-17
As Fordham Law School Professor Sean Griffith points out in his January 5, 2017 paper entitled “Private Ordering Post-Trulia: Why No Pay Provisions Can Fix the Deal Tax and Forum Selection Provisions Can’t” (here), defense counsel “must be seen as complicit in the out-of-Delaware dynamic because they have failed to exercise Exclusive Forum bylaws to bring the litigation back to Delaware.”

Trump-O-Meter: Bring back waterboarding 01-19-17
He also would have to find a way around international laws against torture, the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment, and more, said Karen Greenberg, an expert on torture and director of Fordham Law School’s Center on National Security.

What Michael Bloomberg can teach Donald Trump about ethics
Newsday 01-21-17
By Bruce A. Green

Respect symbols, Hindus ask marketers
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette 01-14-17
Susan Scafidi, a law professor at Fordham University in New York and author of Who Owns Culture?, a book about cultural appropriation and American law, said people commonly borrow religious symbols from other cultures because they are the clearest expression of those cultures.

What If Trump Did Send the Feds to Chicago?
Politico 01-25-17
I called John Pfaff, a leading criminologist who teaches at Fordham Law School and the author of a recent book on the root causes of mass incarceration, to help me understand the Chicago exception, and what it tells us about the state of urban crime in America.

Why President Trump’s wall directive is largely symbolic 01-25-17
It’s a symbolic move, concurred Jennifer Gordon, who specializes in immigration law at Fordham University: “He doesn’t have the power of appropriation to give money to that, he needs Congress for that.”

Trump Starts Vowed Immigration Crackdown with Border Wall, Possible Limits on Refugees
Foreign Policy 01-25-17
However, the focus on Muslim countries — as promised during the campaign trail — might provide an opening for an uphill legal challenge, from U.S. citizens or residents, said Jennifer Gordon, an immigration law expert at Fordham University.

What Could Trump’s Muslim Immigration Order Do?
The Atlantic 01-26-17
To understand the order’s scope and potential impact, I spoke with Jennifer Gordon, a Fordham University law professor who specializes in immigration law.


The power of kindness
Greenwich Times 01-19-17
Greenwich resident William Baker is a professor at Fordham University and the IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain, and is co-author of “Leading with Kindness.”


Council Approves Senior Center Study 01-24-17
The 5-4 motion greenlit the hiring of Manoj Pardasani, an associate dean at Fordham University.


The legacy of America’s first black President
SABC Digital News 01-19-17
Interview featuring Christina Greer

The Inauguration is upon us
New York Amsterdam News 01-19-17
Christina Greer, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Fordham University and the author of “Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream.”

What does the death penalty solve?
New York Amsterdam News 01-25-17
Christina Greer, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Fordham University and the author of “Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream.”

Conservatism and Liberalism in Morocco: A Conflictual Dynamic in the Post Arab Uprising Era
University of Notre Dame blog 01-19-17
Hind Arroub has a Ph.D in law and political science; she is a Moroccan political and social scientist, a Fulbright senior lecturer and scholar, and adjunct professor at Fordham University at the political science department and the Arabic program.

Ignoring anti-Trumpers: Why we can expect media blackout of protests against Trump’s inauguration
Salon 01–06-17
“The inauguration of George W. Bush was certainly a spectacle on Inauguration Day,” marvels Robin Andersen, the director of Peace and Justice studies at Fordham University, in the 2001 short documentary “Not My President: Voices From the Counter Coup.”

US abortion rate keeps declining – but what’s behind it?
Catholic News Agency 01-20-17
Charles Camosy, a theology professor at Fordham University, echoed that claim, saying the numbers were “good news” but cautioning that “a confluence of factors” was behind them.

The annual March for Life will have a new mood this year: Optimistic
The Washington Post 01-25-17
“It seems to me that there’s a lot of new energy, especially after the Women’s March,” said Charles Camosy, a Fordham University professor on the board of Democrats for Life of America.

Is Money the Root of All Evil? Experts Pick Sides 01-20-17
We would assume poor people are less happy, but our data shows this is inaccurate. – Harold Takooshian, PhD, Professor of Psychology & Urban Studies, and the Director of the Organizational Leadership Program, Fordham University

Is Money the Root of All Evil? Experts Pick Sides 01-20-17
Featuring Shane Maxwell Wilkins, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Philosophy Department at Fordham University

How the U.N. Security Council Is Perpetuating South Sudan’s Conflict
Newsweek 01-22-17
By Amir Idris

Quandary in South Sudan: Should It Lose Its Hard-Won Independence?
The New York Times 01-23-17
Other scholars take a middle view. Amir Idris, chairman of Fordham’s African and African-American studies department and a frequent writer on South Sudan, said an international trusteeship should be considered — but only as a last resort.

The Job-Market Moment of Digital Humanities
The Chronicle of Higher Education 01-22-17
Leonard Cassuto, a professor of English at Fordham University, writes regularly about graduate education in this space.

How different ‘news bubbles’ covered the Women’s March
The Christian Science Monitor 01-22-17
“These bubbles have not been imposed upon the public – it was what the people want,” Paul Levinson, a professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University in New York, previously told the Monitor.

Amazon as Hollywood powerhouse: Oscar nods for ‘Manchester by the Sea’
The Christian Science Monitor 01-24-17
“It shows you that Amazon is a big player, not only in selling books, not only in selling just about everything, not only in putting on great television series like ‘The Man in the High Castle,’” Paul Levinson, professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University and author of “The Plot to Save Socrates,” says.

What’s Search’s Role In Combating Fake News? 01-24-17
“Search engines are an essential part of the fake news crisis,” Paul Levinson, professor of communications and media studies at Fordham University.

Local unity marches emphasize solidarity 01-21-17
Among them are Jerilea Zempel, a “Guerilla Girl,” artist and professor emeritus at Fordham University who lives in Keene.

“The ‘Urban Question’ is Now at the Center of Intellectual Life”: A Conversation with Rosemary Wakeman 01-23-17
For this post, we had the honor of speaking with Rosemary Wakeman, Professor of History and Coordinator of University Urban Initiatives at Fordham University.

The church’s appalling silence on racism
U.S. Catholic 01-23-17
Bryan Massingale is a professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University in New York.

Should Christians Fear Trump’s God?
Commonweal 01-24-17
Michael Peppard is associate professor of theology at Fordham University and on the staff of its Curran Center for American Catholic Studies.

Trump is creating a new form of Christian nationalism centered on himself 01-25-17
Meanwhile, his message is already sparking backlash among some observers. Michael Peppard, associate professor of theology at Fordham University, railed against “Trump’s God” in a recent post for the Catholic publication Commonweal, noting that his rhetoric paints the divine as “an extension — even a projection — of the American military and law enforcement.”

LETTER 7 01-26-17
Michael Peppard, Associate Professor of Theology at Fordham University, is a scholar and teacher whose primary work brings to light the meanings of the New Testament and other Christian materials in their social, political, artistic, and ritual contexts.

Trump Sticks to False Facts on Election Votes 01-25-17
“There would need to be a massive national conspiracy and coordination effort to do this, and illegal aliens would need to be on the voter rolls in states across the country months earlier to be eligible to vote,” said Costas Panagopoulos, a Fordham University political scientist, in Politifact.

How Bribery and Corruption Spreads: The Contagion Effect 01-26-17
The research follows a 2014 joint research paper “Letting the Briber Go Free – An Experiment on Mitigating Harassment Bribes”, by Professor Abbink and Professor Gangadharan, with Indian School of Business economist Tarun Jain and Fordham University’s Utteeyo Dasgupta.

Bronx Commons to showcase a music venue 01-26-17
“Fourteen years ago I was tapped on the shoulder by a number of people in the Bronx saying we need to have a project to identify and celebrate Bronx African American history,” said Naison at the groundbreaking.

Twitter-composed Mystery Novel Heads for Record Sales 01-26-17
He has held senior technology management positions at such iconic institutions as Columbia University Medical Center, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, HarperCollins Publishers, Olympia & York Real Estate Management, and CBS News and teaches courses in communication and media studies at Fordham University.

All eyes are on Guterres as he appoints several women to top U.N. posts 01-26-17
“The U.N. at its core is an old boys network. The data bear that out. As you walk the corridors of the Secretariat building you can see this,” said Melissa Labonte, an associate dean for strategic initiatives at Fordham University, who studies gender parity and U.N. leadership.


Fordham 69, VCU 67 (OT): Night To Remember At Rose Hill 01-19-17
But on Wednesday night, to paraphrase Herb Brooks in Miracle, Fordham stayed with VCU and Fordham shut them down.

In 1971, Digger Phelps and Fordham were college basketball’s Kings of New York
The Washington Post 01-20-17
On Wednesday night, when VCU played Fordham, the announced attendance was 2,186, and at least a third of those were VCU fans.

Atlantic 10 Power Rankings: Fordham making some strides 01-23-17
8. Fordham Rams, Previously #13

College Notebook 01-25-17
Fordham University senior Jake Duckworth (Masuk) had quite a finish – third – in the 5000 meters (15:09.72).


MTV 01-19-17
Emma Havighorst, Fordham University: Isabel, I think the way you speak about the increasing polarization in our country pinpoints the issue perfectly.

From Princeton: Women in STEM – “Conference gives undergraduate women skills, inspiration to pursue physics careers” 01-23-17
“I love it!” said Bernadette Haig, a student at Fordham University. “This is new stuff for me, so it’s really cool!”

All Saint’s Church in Harrison Welcomes new Priest, JK Melton 01-23-17
He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at Fordham University.

With Help From a Timely Fundraiser, Safe Rides is Saved
Greenwich Sentinel 01-25-17
[Peter] Negrea has resumed classes back at Fordham University, where he is a freshman.

Why Are Rats Always the Bad Guys?
Atlas Obscura 01-25-17
“I think often, certainly in the past, these two animals lived right around each other,” says Matthew Combs, a doctoral student at Fordham University who focuses on the brown rat.


Five lessons for Commander in Chief Donald Trump from the Iraq ‘Surge’
Fox News 01-19-17
By [alumnus]Jack Keane

Julie Fiorenza learned to dance in Boston, then took flight
Boston Globe 01-20-17
She received a BFA from the Ailey School/Fordham University.

SHU’s breakfast celebrates longtime Catholic educator 01-24-17
[Sr. Mary Grace] Walsh earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Albertus Magnus College, a master’s degree in educational administration from St. Louis University and a doctorate in educational administration and church leadership from Fordham University.

Greenberg Traurig Makes Strategic Additions to Corporate Practice 01-25-17
[Joseph Suh] received his J.D. in 1994 from Fordham University School of Law and his B.A. in Government from Cornell University in 1991.

CNR Announces 2 Alumnae Elected to Board of Trustees 01-24-17
In addition to being a graduate of The College of New Rochelle, [Christine LaSala] studied finance at Fordham University.

Dating app Hinge reveals its 40 most eligible NY users 01-25-17
Ben Lebowitz is a Fordham University graduate who is the head of social media at Figliulo & Partners

Marlboro Man Runs Sports Broadcasting Summer Camp at Yogi Berra Museum 01-25-17
The Fordham University graduate [Chris Carrino] also calls NFL games for Compass Media and has broadcast Major League Baseball, international basketball games for NBA TV, the last three Olympics for NBC Sports, and college sports for the ESPN family of networks and Comcast.

Moms of kids with autism feel sting of blame for kids’ behavior 01-25-17
[Julie] Piepenbring’s research examined the challenges faced by mothers of teens with highly functioning autism, and served as the focus of her dissertation while a doctoral student at Fordham University. She received her Ph.D. last spring.

True Nature Holdings Names CEO/CFO; Strong Retail, Online, and Public Company Experience 01-25-17
Chris [Knauf] earned his MBA, with a finance concentration in 1999, from Fordham University in New York, NY, and has a BS in finance from Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT.

Interview–JV Experience from Former Fordham Rams! 01-26-17
CJ and Marc, two Fordham alumni and Former Jesuit Volunteers reflect on their JV experience, and the moments they had in college that lead to completing their applications.


Br. Eugene B. O’Brien, 83, Of New Rochelle, NY, educator
Br. Eugene B. O’Brien 01-21-17
Br. O’Brien also earned his MA in Guidance from Seton Hall University, a BRS and LRS in Theology from the Lateran Pontifical University Rome and a PhD in Counseling Education from Fordham University.

James Francis Sinnott, 85, Of Dublin, Ireland, insurance broker
James Francis Sinnott 01-24-17
Upon graduation from Fordham University, Frank began a career in the Insurance Industry and continued as a very successful Insurance Broker until his retirement from Marsh & McLennan (previously with the firm of Johnson & Higgins which was acquired by Marsh).

David F. Coffey, 72, Of Albany, NY, Department of Social Services employee
David F. Coffey 01-25-17
Born in Albany, a graduate of Columbia High School, David received his B.S. from Fordham University, M.S. from New York University and M.B.A. from the University of Albany.

Katherine Duley, 82, Of East Hartford, CT, founder of ad business Miracle Mats
Katherine Duley 01-25-17
Janet began her professional career in New York while attending Fordham University.


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