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Fordham Media Mentions: March 10, 2017


I’ve worn ash on my head on ESPN for 16 years. This year was different.
The Washington Post 03-04-17
By [alumnus]Tony Reali

Fordham Real Estate Institute Appoints Hugh F. Kelly as Special Advisor
Mann Report March 2017
The Fordham Real Estate Institute at Lincoln Center held the program’s first classes in February, providing professional real estate certificate programs instructed by industry experts.

New York Law Schools Launch March For Justice 03-07-17
“We want to raise the profile of access to justice issues and bring together the energy of the New York schools at a moment when our students and faculty are very engaged in these issues and eager to make a difference in the world,” said Matthew Diller, the Dean of Fordham Law School.


Fordham U Hosts Race & Public Ed Town Hall
Bronx Times 03-06-17
Fordham University hosted ‘Race and Public Education in NYC: A Town Hall’ on Tuesday, February 21 at the Flom Auditorium.

Suspension Is No Longer the Only Tool Educators Have to Address Discipline Problems 03-06-17
That type of climate, according to a joint 2013 study from the National School Climate Center and Fordham University, can also pave the way for increased student motivation and achievement rates—as well as decreased dropout rates, substance use and incidences of violence.

Hidden Treasures of the Bronx Tour by Bus with Lunch at City Island 03-07-17
You’ll pass by impressive Yankee Stadium, home of the legendary New York Yankees as well as Fordham University with its neo-Gothic buildings.

Fordham University Graduate School of Education Hosts Superintendents Breakfast at Westchester Campus 03-07-17
As part of the ongoing expansion of Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education in Westchester, the program hosted a Superintendents Breakfast on Thursday, March 2 at the West Harrison campus.

Fordham Real Estate Institute Appoints Hugh F. Kelly as Special Advisor
Mann Report March 2017
The Fordham Real Estate Institute at Lincoln Center held the program’s first classes in February, providing professional real estate certificate programs instructed by industry experts.


Latest Edition of the Norwood News is Out!
Norwood News 03-06-17
The Norwood News also brings you part two of “Bronx Barriers,” our collaboration with Fordham University radio station, WFUV.


Iona College vs. City Hall 03-08-17
[William O’Shaughnessy] is currently working on his fifth book for Fordham University Press, another anthology.


Improve your national security, terrorism reporting with these databases 03-06-17
For those looking for other academic resources to complement their reporting on security policy, another valuable resource is the Center on National Security (CNS) at Fordham Law School.

IN-DEPTH: Trump’s Revised Vetting Executive Order Praised By Admin, Supporters; Dems, Special Interests Still Say It’s A Ban On Muslims 03-06-17
According a recent Fordham University Law School’s Center on National Security report on ISIS prosecutions in the US, 18 percent were a refugee/asylee; their residency status is unknown; they overstayed their visa; or had no US residency.

Hyland Recognized by Fordham Law
New York Law Journal 03-06-17
Seward & Kissell partner Mark Hyland received the Fordham Law Alumni Association Medal of Achievement Friday at the association’s annual luncheon.

How AI Can Be Used to Fight Hackers Who Steal $445 Billion a Year From Global Economy 03-09-17
On the eve of the rules were set to go into effect, an interdisciplinary cadre of professionals gathered at Fordham Law School’s Center on Law and Information Policy to discuss how artificial intelligence and machine learning (yes there’s a difference; learn that here) could be used to fight cyber crime.


Locked In: The True Causes Of Mass Incarceration And How To Achieve Real Reform
Wisconsin Public Radio 03-06-17
Guest(s): John Pfaff

Intense New Orleans debate: Leon Cannizzaro deserves credit or blame for city increasing state inmates?
The New Orleans Advocate 03-04-17
But while sentencing reforms may temper the kind of long prison terms that help make Orleans Parish the leading producer of state inmates, judgment calls by prosecutors remain a major factor in driving incarceration rates in the U.S., according to John Pfaff, a law professor at Fordham University who has studied prosecutors’ charging decisions.

Time to change treatment of ‘violent’ criminals
Downtown Express 03-09-17
But it will not make that big a dent in the number of people sitting in cells, says John Pfaff,  a professor of law at Fordham University and author of the new book, “Locked In: the True Causes of Mass Incarceration — and How to Achieve Real Reform.”

DHS assessment: Individuals radicalized once in US
CNN 03-03-17
“Trump’s allegation that the ‘vast majority of individuals convicted for terrorism-related offenses since 9/11 came here from outside our country’ is inaccurate,” Karen Greenberg, the director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law, which maintains a database on US terrorism cases, told CNN.

Why Jeff Sessions Must Resign as Attorney General
Rolling Stone 03-02-17
“There is no question in my mind” that Sessions should resign, Fordham Law professor Russell Pearce, a revered expert in legal ethics and one of the signers of the complaint against Conway, tells Rolling Stone.

Welcome to Our Post-Truth Presidency
NBC News 03-06-17
“He’s basically stating that Mr. Obama committed crimes, and to state that somebody has committed a crime when it’s false is clearly defamatory,” Benjamin Zipursky, who teaches defamation law at Fordham University Law School in New York, told NBC News.

Op-Ed What is Donald Trump hiding in his tax returns? And will they ever see the light of day?
Los Angeles Times 03-07-17
The records could also be made public if attorneys general in states where Trump has business dealings were to sue him for violating the emoluments clause, as Fordham University Law School professor Jed Shugerman recently argued.

High heels: Will they get the boot in British workplaces?
CBS News 03-06-17
CBS News also spoke with Susan Scafidi, a professor at Fordham Law School, in January, about the case and asked if such mandates are legal in the U.S.

Trump Selects Putin Critic as Top White House Russia Adviser 03-04-17
Andrew Kent, a professor at Fordham Law School in NY who has written extensively about the investigations into Trump and Russia, said the FBI and congressional committees are focused on different aspects of the suspected Trump-Russia connections.

Trade deficit: Threat to national security?
CNBC 03-06-17
Matthew Gold, Fordham Law School professor, and Anthony Chan, Chase chief economist, discuss whether the U.S. trade deficit poses a national security issue.

Analysis: Trump’s new travel ban will face another tough legal battle
USA Today 03-07-17
Thomas Lee, an international law professor at Fordham University School of Law, said Trump is on stronger legal footing now because all current professors and students are allowed to travel freely.

Suspect OKs Amazon to hand over Echo recordings in murder case
CNN 03-07-17
Joel Reidenberg, the founding academic director for Fordham University’s Center on Law and Information Policy, told CNN it’s the first such case he’s seen, but he isn’t surprised that smart speakers are already the subject of a court battle.

Why It’s So Hard to Stop Discriminatory Ads Online
The Atlantic 03-07-17
The law, passed in 1996, essentially says that platforms that host a ton of user-uploaded content, such as Facebook, YouTube, or Craigslist, can’t generally be held responsible for a user posting something that is discriminatory, according to Olivier Sylvain, a professor at Fordham Law School.

New York Law Schools Launch March For Justice 03-07-17
“We want to raise the profile of access to justice issues and bring together the energy of the New York schools at a moment when our students and faculty are very engaged in these issues and eager to make a difference in the world,” said Matthew Diller, the Dean of Fordham Law School.

Why Mixed-Race Americans Will Not Save The Country
NPR 03-08-17
Tanya Hernandez, professor of law at Fordham University and the author of the forthcoming book Multiracials and Civil Rights, points out that in legal cases covering a wide-range of contexts, including education, employment, public accommodations, and criminal justice, “people who identify as mixed-race … describe … strikingly binary, black/white or White/non-white forms of discrimination.”

Man charged with attempted murder in mannequin hammer attack
The Washington Times 03-07-17
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 authored a recent article about defendants and criminal intent.

Zephyr Teachout addresses students and faculty at Bethlehem Central High School 03-08-17
Zephyr Teachout, the Fordham law professor who literally wrote the book on corruption in American government, is writing a new book — this time, about patriotism.

What Senate Democrats should ask Judge Gorsuch
The Hill 03-08-17
Martin S. Flaherty is a professor at Fordham Law School and Princeton.


Richard Bernstein Advisors AUM surpasses $4 Billion 03-08-17
John also serves as an adjunct professor at Fordham University’s Gabelli’s School of Business and he sits on several not-for-profit boards.

What’s behind the $1.9 billion price tag for NFL stadium in Las Vegas?
Las Vegas Sun 03-08-17
“Financing a stadium is dependent on a lot of variables,” said Mark Conrad, director of the Sports Business Program at Fordham University.


Lay Leaders Reflect on Papal ‘Amoris’ Exhortation
The Tablet 03-01-17
Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez presided over morning prayer prior to the keynote talk from Dr. Valerie Torres, an adjunct professor of Hispanic family ministry at Fordham University.


These people are over 100 and kicking butt
New York Post 03-06-17
She can recall her retirement from Fordham University when she was 87 years old.


The Only Way to Save America: Constitutional Amendments and the Convention Idea 03-04-17
John J. Davenport is Professor of Philosophy & Director of Peace & Justice Studies at Fordham University in New York.

Getting serious about fire safety
New York Amsterdam News 03-09-17
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

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Clip Reveals First Words by Luke Skywalker to Rey 03-08-17
“I remember going with my wife and saying, ‘Look at these audiences!'” says Paul Levinson, sci-fi author and communications professor at Fordham University.

Fordham’s Paul Levinson on unplugging from Social Media
NY1 via YouTube 03-03-17
Fordham’s Paul Levinson, who teaches Communications and Media Studies, at Fordham University, spoke to NY1 about unplugging from social media on National Unplugging Day, March 3-4, 2017.

Coptics, Roman Catholics Have Long Shared Theological Ties
The Wall Street Journal 03-02-17
But across the Christian world, Roman Catholics and Copts have shared theological, ecclesiological, historical, social and moral connections, according to George Demacopoulos, a professor of theology at Fordham University.

Priest to LA Religious Congress : ‘It’s impossible to give a moral rule that applies always’ 03-03-17
A priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and professor of theology and social ethics at Fordham University, Father Massingale was introduced as a “noted authority on Catholic moral theology and social ethics.”

Religious ed workshop: ‘Be sensitive, loving and supportive of transgender Catholics in transition’ 03-03-17
Facilitating at this year’s “transgender” workshop was Father Bryan Massingale, a priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and professor of theology and social ethics at Fordham University known to dissent on homosexuality, gay “marriage,” and gender dysphoria.

‘Dorothy Day’: Martyrs & Saints
Commonweal 02-22-17
Peter Steinfels, a former editor of Commonweal and religion writer for the New York Times, is a University Professor Emeritus at Fordham University and author of A People Adrift: The Crisis of the Roman Catholic Church in America.

Kings of the Hill (and the White House)
The New York Times Upfront 02-20-17
“The Framers designed a system with extra checks to protect the voices of the minority against what they called ‘the tyranny of the majority,’ ” says Costas Panagopoulos, a political scientist at Fordham University in New York.

Single-father families outpace ones led by single mothers 03-07-17
Matthew Weinshenker, an assistant professor of sociology at Fordham University, said the state trend mirrors what’s happening nationally, where the number of single dads has almost doubled from 1.5 million to 2.79 million since 1990.

TABS Analytics to Present Results of First Annual Personal Care Study on March 15, 2017 03-08-17
In addition to being the CEO, founder and lead product developer for TABS Analytics, Jetta is also the Director of the Research Unit of the Economics of Consumer Marketing, which is a part of the Center for International Policy at Fordham University.

How Paterson sidesteps the clichés embraced by La La Land
The Christian Century 01-30-17
By Kathryn Reklis


Carolina Day coaches, players are NCISAA All-Stars 03-03-17
Wildcat seniors Ralene Kwiatkowski and Halei Gillis, both Fordham University basketball commits, have been named to the West team, and both are looking forward to the experience.


President Trump is late-night TV’s muse and viewers are loving it
Los Angeles Times 03-04-17
Yasmin Merchant, 22, a student at Fordham University, added: “I want to keep up with what’s going on and not get sad.”

Emma Havighorst, Fordham University — I love that you have all brought up intersectional feminism, because I’ve also tried to prioritize learning about intersectionality and working to become more aware of the unique problems faced by women of color, differently abled women, and trans women, among others.

2017 Law Students of the Year 03-08-17
Lorena Jiron, Fordham University School of Law


The biggest problem for Trump’s border wall isn’t money. It’s getting the land.
Washington Post 03-03-17
Gerald S. Dickinson [LAW ’13] is an assistant professor of law at the University of Pittsburgh Law School, focusing on constitutional property, state and local government law, land use, affordable housing law and policy and urban development.

I’ve worn ash on my head on ESPN for 16 years. This year was different.
The Washington Post 03-04-17
By [alumnus]Tony Reali

Practicing Epinephrine Self-Injection in the Clinic Leaves Teens More Comfortable 03-05-17
Self-injection using an empty syringe in the clinic “improved adolescents’ and parents’ comfort level with self-injecting during an anaphylactic reaction,” reported lead study author Christine D’Urso, of the Department of Psychology at Fordham University, in Bronx, NY, and colleagues.

Eric Yves Garcia to Return to Feinstein’s/54 Below with KEEPERS OF THE KEYS 03-07-17
A graduate of Fordham University at Lincoln Center’s theater department, he is also an actor proud of his work in independent feature films and as an audiobook narrator.

D.C. Bar Nominations Committee Announces Candidates for Bar Office 03-06-17
[Leah M.] Quadrino is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law and Yale College.

Patch of Land Picks Matthew Zall for Chief Investment Product Officer 03-06-17
He has a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts in Film/Video from Penn State University, and an MBA in Finance and Communications from Fordham University’s Graduate School of Business Administration.

Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers Welcomes Devan M. Grossblatt and Brittany Dyok Swanson as Associates 03-07-17
Ms. Grossblatt earned her J.D. in 2015 from Fordham University School of Law, where she was a member of the Fordham Moot Court and an editor of Fordham’s Journal of Corporate & Financial Law.

Neuberger Berman Places Eight Wealth Advisors On Barron’s “Top 1,200 Financial Advisors” List 03-07-17
[Seth Finkel] holds a Bachelor of Science from Lehigh University, a JD from Fordham University School of Law, and an LLM in Tax from the New York University School of Law.

Center for Safety & Change Announces Appointment of New Deputy Executive Director, Amy Siniscalchi 03-07-17
Ms. Siniscalchi has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Vassar College, a Masters in Social Work from Hunter College School of Social Work and a Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI) from Fordham University School of Social Work and is certified as a law enforcement trainer by the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services.

AzurRx BioPharma (AZRX) Announces Addition Of Charles J Casamento To The Board Of Directors 03-08-17
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Fordham University and an M.B.A. from Iona College.


Frank P. Jay, 75, Of Port Washington, NY, professor
Frank P. Jay
Adirondack Daily Enterprise 03-07-17
Writer, poet, educator, lexicographer and all around bon vivant, Frank was a professor of English at Fordham University for 46 years.


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