Fordham University Theatre To Present Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Broadway World 11-07-2023
The Theatre Program at Fordham University will present Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, directed by Ryan Quinn (Esperance Theatre Company, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival) from Thursday, November 9 through Saturday, November 19 at Pope Auditorium on Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus at 113 West 60th Street in Manhattan.

NYC’s new rat-killing weapon is wildly successful — for now
Insider 11-08-2023
Jason Munshi-South, a biologist at Fordham University who studies urban rats, told Insider that while the carbon monoxide method will kill the rats in the burrows that are targeted, it’s a “limited strategy” that will result in a “limited victory. If you haven’t solved the underlying issues of access to food and garbage and harborage for the rats to nest in, then they will come back,” he said.

National Discussion 2023: Leaders’ Role in Developing Healthy Climates and Prevention
U.S. Army 11-06-2023
“As leaders this work is painful and hard and there are no clear answers, but it’s critical, and we must step up to the plate,” said [President Tania] Tetlow. “If any other violence was happening on campus we would be up in arms, and we need to be up in arms about this (prevention of sexual assault and sexual harassment).”

Bird names will no longer honor racists, and it’s about time
The Grio 11-03-2023
“The American Ornithological Society has decided it will begin the process of changing the names of several birds whose monikers memorialize white men. The name changes are significant since it marks a clear shift stating that birds will no longer be named for racists, white supremacists and those who celebrated the genocide of indigenous peoples in North America,” said Christina Greer, associate professor at Fordham University.

Women of Influence honoree: Lerzan Aksoy, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University
New York Business Journal 11-07-2023
“As the dean of the Gabelli School of Business, I consider it a privilege to be able to help shape the vision and strategic direction for the school. My role is to ensure that we remain competitive, relevant and perfectly aligned with the broader university’s mission,” said Lerzan Aksoy.

A Simple Strategy for Staying Sane Amid The World’s Chaos
Medium 11-05-2023
Alaimo O’Donnell, who teaches at Fordham University, bears witness to the possibility of such a revolution of the heart in a series of short poems called Border Songs, found in her collection Holy Land. In the poems, Alaimo O’Donnell chronicles the lives of immigrants to our southern border.

The Next Generation of Law Students Is Obsessed With Lina Khan
Politico 11-06-2023
As a college student at Fordham University, [Emma] Wallace said she would walk past the Time Warner buildings during their proposed deal to merge with AT&T and think to herself, “All that power, all that consolidation.”

Pope Francis’ approach to theology continues reception of Vatican II
National Catholic Reporter 11-08-2023
It has been one of the great blessings of my life to have been affiliated with on-campus centers or think tanks, such as the Center for Catholic Studies at Sacred Heart University where I [Michael Sean Winters] am now a fellow. Collaborating with other such centers as the Hank Center at Loyola Chicago, the Center on Religion and Culture at Fordham University and the Boisi Center at Boston College, has allowed me to see some of this “collegiality and theological fraternity” lived out.

When it comes to defusing Hindu-Muslim tensions, college kids may know best
Religion News Services 11-09-2023
Hindu and Muslim leaders are now working to convince their communities of just that with an initiative called the Interfaith Harmony Student Fellowship. A collaboration between the progressive Hindus for Human Rights and the Indian American Muslim Council, the program has brought together 10 students, five Muslim and five Hindu, to host interfaith events on their campuses. The inaugural group includes students who attend Drew, Columbia University, Fordham University, College of William and Mary and the University of Illinois Chicago.

No one cares: Abysmal early voting turnout of 2% for NYC general election this year
amNewYork 11-06-2023
Christina Greer, a political science professor at Fordham University, told amNewYork Metro the low early voting turnout could be due to a lack of education on the option to vote ahead of Election Day. Furthermore, she said, the framing by pundits and electeds of this year as an off-year election — as statewide and national races occur on even-numbered years — could also be depressing turnout.

5 Questions With Fordham University CIO Geeta Kapadia
FIN News 11-07-2023
Geeta Kapadia is Fordham University’s second cio, tasked with overseeing and managing its approximately $1 billion endowment and building out its investment office. She took over the role in August 2022 following a search for the position after Eric Wood retired from the role in November 2021 following more than decade as the institution’s first cio.

Antisemitism scholars like me study perpetrators. We should know more about their victims.
Jewish Telegraph Agency 10-07-2023
“Having taught a comparative course on antisemitism and racism at Fordham University, I have been thinking a lot about different scholarly approaches to the study of antisemitism and racism and their social impact,” said Magda Tetter, History Professor and Shvidler Chair in Judaic Studies at Fordham University.

Medical Marvels: College basketball star gets a life-saving surgery
ABC 7 NY 11-07-2023
Maranda Nyborg, a senior at Fordham University, has been playing basketball her entire life. She’s a standout player on the Fordham Rams women’s basketball team. However, her playing days nearly ended last year when she was diagnosed with a serious medical condition that could have led to paralysis.

Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia visits Eastern US Armenian Communities
The Armenian Weekly 11-08-2023
Born in Beirut in 1947, Catholicos Aram I was consecrated leader of the Great House of Cilicia in 1995. His extensive educational background includes studies at the American University of Beirut, the Ecumenical Institute in Switzerland, England’s Oxford University and New York’s Fordham University, where he earned two master’s degrees and a Doctorate of Philosophy.

After declining option, swingman Nick Martinez would be perfect fit for the Reds
Blog Red Machine 11-05-2023
Nick Martinez also did a very good job of keeping the ball on the ground. A product of Fordham University, Martinez posted a ground ball-rate of 54-percent; something that should be coveted by any pitcher who plays half his games at Great American Ball Park.

All you need to know about Kennedy Agyapong, the man seeking to be NPP’s next flagbearer
Pulse 11-04-2023
[Kenendy] Agyapong attended Fordham University in New York, USA, and holds a GCE A-Level. He is a businessman and farmer who serves as director of Hollywood Shopping Center, Supercare Group of Companies, and Assin Farms.

Dodgers Stories: Six Decades in L.A. – Audio Unavailable
SNLA 11-05-2023
In 1958, Vin Scully had already been a Dodgers broadcaster for 8 years. He had joined the organization in 1950 at the tender age of 23, just a year after graduating from Fordham University.

WNYC – New York, NY – Audio Unavailable
WNYC-FM (Radio) 11-07-2023
Christina Greer is a Moynahan Public Scholars Fellow at City College, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University, host of the podcast FAQ NYC, host of The Blackest Question podcast on The Grio, and author of the book Black Ethnics.

St. Louis Public Radio – Audio Unavailable
KWMU 11-08-2023
Forest Park marked the beginning of basketball court construction this week. The courts will be named after Nicholas Booker, an 18 year-old St Louis native who died from asthma in 2018 while playing pickup basketball during his year at Fordham University.

Fox 21 News – Audio Unavailable
KXRM 11-08-2023
They found the University of Denver is the third most haunted. There are reportedly two female ghosts on campus each with their own building – Margery Reed Hall and the Mary Reed Building. Coming in first place – Fordham University in New York.

KSAT12 6 O’Clock News – Audio Unavailable
KSAT-SAT (ABC) 11-06-2023
“I just completely fell in love when I visited the location. The atmosphere was just instantly when I knew I had to be there. I like the coaches, I completely clicked with them. I love what they are teaching. Everything just kind of fell into the right place. and it just seems like there was no other place to go,” says Sophia Kuhn, incoming Fordham University freshman volleyball player.

Yankees HOPE Week Remembered
YES 11-05-2023
The Yankees connected with Sarah Taffet, a former softball player at Fordham University, who also battled her way back onto the field and is now an advocate for CPR and AED training.