Fordham University set to invest in environmental justice with $50 million EPA grant
EarthBeat: National Catholic Reporter 04-12-2024
The largest grant ever awarded to Fordham University in its 183-year history is set to funnel millions of federal dollars to community organizations undertaking environmental justice projects across the Bronx and beyond.

Will being able to choose Hispanic as a ‘race’ on the census do a better job of identifying Latinos? We asked.
NBC 04-10-2024
“The Census will be using these Office of Management and Budget categories, and it’s not going to be user-friendly for Latinos,” said Tanya Katerí Hernández, professor at Fordham University School of Law and the author of “Racial Innocence: Unmasking Latino Anti-Black Bias and the Struggle for Equality,” which uses legal cases to examine the way Black Latinos have experienced discrimination in areas ranging from housing to employment to education.

The cult of mystery — and status — that surrounds the Hermès Birkin bag is the subject of a new lawsuit. Here’s why
CNN 04-08-2024
Preferential treatment is a common business practice that doesn’t violate antitrust law, however, said Susan Scafidi, director of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University, who compares it to getting the best table at a restaurant.

How lawyers with high-profile clients approach jury selection
NPR 04-14-2024
“As long as you can be fair and you can assure the court that you can be fair, liking or not liking Donald Trump does not disqualify you from being on this jury,” said Adam Shlahet, professor at Fordham Law School.

Maritime expert says cargo ships losing propulsion is not uncommon
CBS 04-08-2024
Lawrence Brennan [professor of admiralty and international maritime law at Fordham Law]is a retired U.S. Navy captain from Staten Island and he says he knows the waters well. “Rapid and successful response by the ship’s crew and the pilot on board, and the assisting tugs came up a mile or two from stern, where they had left the ship when they were being the Staten Island Ferry Terminal,” Brennan said.

Trump’s New York criminal trial begins soon – but will the public care?
The Guardian 04-12-2024
“The prosecutor is going to want to sort of detail a precise case of ‘these are the documents, it was falsified, he knew and he had the intent’ and is going to try, in some ways, to simplify and streamline this case for the jury,” said Cheryl Bader, a professor at Fordham law school who specializes in criminal justice.

“Incomprehensible”: Experts say Trump’s $175 million bond makes no sense
Salon 04-08-2024
“Based on the financial statement provided, Knight Specialty is providing a bond that is one-third of its total assets and greater than its surplus, which is incomprehensible for a carrier to underwrite,” Maria T. Vullo, a law professor at Fordham University who previously served as New York’s top financial regulator, told the publication.

Generative AI & Social Work: It’s NOT the End of the World as We Know It
University of Buffalo School of Social Work 03-26-2024
Lauri Goldkind, PhD, LMSW, is an associate professor at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service and the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Technology in Human Services. Goldkind studies data justice and its practical applications for individuals and communities, as well as information and communication technologies in human services nonprofits.

Dartmouth basketball vote shows unionization ‘can happen anywhere,’ attorney says
Higher Ed Dive 04-10-2024
But any number of additional benefits could be on the table in the event that the players collectively bargain with the university, said Mark Conrad, associate professor of law and ethics at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.

The Resurrection’s Lessons for Doing Intersectional LGBTQ+ Ministry
New Ways Ministry 04-14-2024
During his keynote presentation at the 2022 Outreach LGBTQ ministry conference, Fr. Bryan Massingale, a Fordham University theology professor who is well-known for addressing the need for intersectionality in LGBTQ Ministry, mentioned that people in power who target LGBTQ people, women, people of color, immigrants, and other vulnerable groups are themselves intersectional: they discriminate equally against all of these people.

Uncovering history close to home
Irish Echo 04-10-2024
“I was lucky to spend a semester teaching at Fordham University and thought of him often in my walks around the city,” [Ellen] McWillliams told the Echo. “I am a university lecturer by training and have a special interest in Irish migration and the Irish diaspora – I can now see this preoccupation was sparked by the emigration of my grandfather’s brothers and sisters – to England, the United States, and Canada – in the years and decades after the Irish revolution.”

Bronx native launched sunscreen brand formulated for Black and brown kids
Bronx Times 04-12-2024
[Dalaisé] Hickey, who grew up near Yankee Stadium and attended Lehman College for undergrad and Fordham University for grad school, was a social worker with no background in chemistry or business. But she saw a great opportunity to create a better sunscreen.

Evan Stark, 82, Dies; Broadened Understanding of Domestic Violence
The New York Times 04-11-2024
Dr. [Evan] Stark started a forensic social work practice in 1990 — a year later, he earned a master’s of social work degree from Fordham University — and began to testify for victims in courts.

MAI’s Rick Buoncore on M&A Strategy and the Importance of Culture in Deals
Barron’s 04-09-2024
In the late 1970s, Rick Buoncore was a standout baseball player at Fordham University—so much so that the school later inducted him into its Hall of Fame. As captain of the varsity team during his junior and senior years, Buoncore enjoyed many memorable moments, but none rivaled the unassisted triple play he pulled off while playing shortstop in 1978.

Add The Neapolitan Trattoria San Gennaro To The Zoo And Botanical Gardens As A Reason To Go To The Bronx
Forbes 04-08-2024
Four of New York’s greatest attractions are all within a block of one another in the Bronx. There is the unique Botanical Gardens across the street from both the extraordinary Bronx Zoo and the beautiful Gothic campus of Fordham University.

Where Was Fallout Filmed? Locations from Amazon’s TV Show
Game Pressure 04-15-2024
The real part was only the building at the front, which is the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service in Harrison, while the tower itself was added in post-production.

CSPAN2 04-08-2024
“Finally, I have these nases today, give — these glasses, given to me by the president of Fordham University. Now, I’m going outside to my balcony to take a look at the eclipse eclipse, which is reaching its peak at about 87% right now,” said Chuck Schumer, majority leader of the United States Senate.

Wharton Business Daily – AUDIO UNAVAILABLE
Serius XM 04-09-2024
“Inflation, we were told, initially was not going to be a problem. Then it was going to be transitory. Then it would be over by the end of the year, and here we are, years later, and we are still going deeper into debt,” said Giacomo Santangelo, senior lecturer of economics at Fordham University.