Fordham’s Climate Action Summit Set for April 8 at Rose Hill Campus
The Good News Room 04-02-2024
The 2024 Fordham Climate Action Summit is scheduled for Monday, April 8, at the Rose Hill Campus of Fordham University in the Bronx, part of a larger effort at the university to “Care for Our Common Home,” as Pope Francis has requested.

Rare 4.8 magnitude quake rattles Northeast
CNN: Anderson Cooper 360 04-06-2024
Associate professor of physics at Fordham University Stephen Holler, and U.S. Geological Survey seismologist Susan Hough, speak to Anderson Cooper about today’s quake and the aftershocks that followed.

For 50 Years Ailey II Has Been a Proving Ground, Not Just for Dance
The New York Times 04-01-2024
Terms in Ailey II are more like a two-year audition, since the director of the first company is often around. “They have the inside track,” [Sylvia]  Waters said. That often starts at the Ailey School or the Ailey/Fordham bachelor’s program.

Lawyers Gear Up for Swift Start in Legal Fight Over Baltimore Bridge
The Wall Street Journal 03-29-2024
The Singaporean owner of the cargo ship that took down the bridge is expected to invoke a law dating back to the 19th century that limits the liability of ships’ owners, according to Lawrence Brennan, a law professor at Fordham University in New York. The law is similar to one used by the Titanic’s owners after that “unsinkable” liner hit an iceberg.

Laws Like SEC Climate Reporting Rules Already Happening in the EU
Bloomberg Law 04-04-2024
“If today’s companies don’t disclose climate related information, it can’t be determined whether the company is viable. That’s because if a company doesn’t assess, manage, and report on climate-related issues, the appropriate determination regarding going concern simply can’t be made,” wrote Barbara Porco, clinical professor and associate dean of graduate studies at Fordham University Gabelli School of Business.

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattles the Bronx
NBC New York 04-06-2024
The seismic station inside the Fordham University Campus captured vitally important information about today’s magnitude 4.8 earthquake. “The sizemonitor sits on top of this slab, and when the wave comes in, the slab moves, and the sizemonitor picks up that motion,” said Stephen Holler, associate professor of physics at Fordham University.

Orthodox Church leaders called on to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
NPR 04-02-2024
Russian-American lawyer Lena Zezulin wrote about this in Fordham University’s Public Orthodoxy forum. I asked her whether any Orthodox clergy leaders abroad had condemned the war.

Trump’s Trial Lawyer Gambled a Gilded Manhattan Career to Represent Him
The New York Times 04-04-2024
Bruce Green, who teaches legal ethics at Fordham Law School in New York, said he didn’t see a problem with Mr. Blanche’s tight bond with Mr. Trump, although he did question whether it could affect the lawyer’s judgment.

Revisiting the legendary 1971 Fordham Rams: “We did something special that year”
CBS News 04-03-2024
In 1971, a team from the Bronx came out of nowhere to captivate New York. An unlikely band of brothers from Fordham University embarked on a basketball journey that would etch their names in the annals of the city’s great sports lore. “We did something special that year. We brought the city together,” Fordham Hall Of Famer Kenny Charles said.

What New York City Did to Flaco the Owl
The New York Times 03-27-2024
Last summer, I edited a guest essay for Times Opinion by Jason Munshi-South, an urban ecologist at Fordham University, about New York City’s clumsy, counterproductive war on rats. Munshi-South warned me at the time that the city’s widespread deployment of rat poison posed a grave threat to Flaco.

Biden Grows Money Edge Over Trump With $25 Million New York Haul
BNN Bloomberg 03-28-2024
As Democratic Party pillars, Clinton and Obama can help “reach audiences that Joe Biden hasn’t necessarily reached,” said Christina Greer, a Fordham University political science professor.

How a 173-year-old law created for wooden ships could complicate rebuilding the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore
Fortune 03-28-2024
“I expect the ship owner will commence a proceeding in a federal U.S. District Court in Maryland, under the 1851 Limitation of Liability Act, to limit its liability to the post-casualty value of the ship,” said Lawrence Brennan, a professor of admiralty and international maritime law at Fordham University School of Law in New York.

Texas Gov. Abbott helped spur NY’s ‘migrant crisis.’ He’s in town on Thursday.
Gothamist 04-03-2024
But Fordham University political science professor Christina Greer said Democrats remain vulnerable, given their inability to address voters’ concerns about scarce resources, as New York City grapples with a housing crisis and budget cuts.

The new census racial categories ‘erase’ Afro Latinos
The Hill 04-03-2024
“When it comes to racial equity there are times when the devil is truly in the details. However, these are details that can and should be addressed in the pursuit of a genuine multiracial democracy,” wrote Tanya Katerí Hernández, Archibald R. Murray Professor of Law at Fordham Law School.

Democratic tensions over Israel threaten to boil over at Chicago convention
The Hill 04-07-2024
[Heather] Gautney, who is also a professor of sociology at Fordham University, said the Biden campaign may seek to avoid a “public performance” of the dissent within the party over the situation in Gaza but may provide an opportunity for a “soft debate” on the issue that won’t harm Biden politically.

Can Biden Keep the Black Vote?
New York Magazine 04-06-2024
“This is where we get into descriptive versus substantive representation,” says political scientist Christina Greer of Fordham University. “A lot of Black voters are like, ‘Why have we got all these Black people in charge and my life isn’t changing? Why are my economic circumstances not exponentially better if I can look at how we had a Black president and we’ve got a Black mayor? Why is it that my schools are still bad, my neighborhood is still what it is?’”

Curtis Sliwa and the Guardian Angels’ Complex Legacy
Medium 04-03-2024
Leadership continues to meet annually, according to Fordham professor Harold Takooshian, who has been a board member since 1980. When asked about the Guardian Angel’s legal status, Takooshian said he was unaware that the filings were outdated and that the board, some of whom would occasionally provide donations of up to $10,000, had “certainly reviewed the financials this year.”

Signs of spring and a wily coyote – readers’ best photos
The Guardian 03-27-2024
Fordham University guard Will Richardson patiently waiting to hear his name as the starting lineup is being announced. Taken on 14 March 2024 at Rose Hill gymnasium, Bronx.

Realities of US racism demand deeper commitment from bishops, say Black Catholics
National Catholic Reporter 03-24-2024
“We live in a country where there are laws banning the discussion of African American history or racism, where in certain school districts Martin Luther King’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ can’t be taught, where voting rights for minorities and poor people are under direct attack,” said Fr. Bryan Massingale, a noted theologian at Fordham University.

Professor worries euthanasia might expand to non-terminal cases
NewsNation 04-03-2024
Ethics professor Charles Camosy of Fordham University counters such laws expand far beyond their original intent once passed, pointing to California’s potential changes as proof of a “slippery slope.”

China’s Gen Z workers are going ‘gross’
HR Brew 03-30-2024
“Modern dress codes, whether posted or tacitly understood, need to take into account the new autonomy of employees, changing understandings of gender, legal developments, and the requirements of the work itself,” Susan Scafidi, academic director of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University, said to the outlet.

Can a destructive earthquake hit NYC? Here’s what experts say
FOX 5 New York 04-05-2024
One of the country’s oldest seismic observatories sits on the campus of Fordham University in the Bronx where worldwide earthquakes have been recorded since 1924. Inside a small gothic stone building 28 feet underground is a seismometer encased in plexiglass that collects data for the United States Geological Survey. “We are one of the stations that monitors for seismic activity in the Northeast,” said Stephen Holler, an associate professor of physics at Fordham University.

Expert explains earthquake felt in NYC
FOX 5 New York 04-05-2024
Steve Holler, an associate professor of physics and engineering at Fordham University, explains what New Yorkers should know about a 4.8M to earthquake.

Can climate change make rare northeast earthquakes more common? Experts weigh in
NBC New York 04-05-2024
“I wouldn’t worry about it too much. The East Coast has been geologically stable for millions of years,” said Dr. Stephen Holler, an associate professor of Physics at Fordham University.

Fordham Uni­versity Seismic Ob­ser­vatory Director on 4.8-magnitude earth­quake
NY1 04-05-2024
In the Bronx, Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus is home to the oldest seismic station in the city, and one of the oldest in the United States. Dr. Stephen Holler, associate professor of Physics and Engineering Physics at Fordham and the manager of the observatory, joined “The Rush Hour” on Friday to talk about the details of the earthquake.

Earthquake measuring 4.8 magnitude slams NY metropolitan area, New Jersey
Daily News 04-05-2024
The earthquake in Taiwan was “about 1,000 times stronger than New York’s” according to Professor Stephen Holler, who runs the seismology station at Fordham University.

Titanic law helps ship owner limit bridge collapse liability
Hartford Courtant 03-28-2024
Lawrence B. Brennan, an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University School of Law in New York and an expert on admiralty and maritime law, said he assumes the Dali’s operator will shortly begin a proceeding in the U.S. under the 1851 law, which was cited by the Titanic’s owner in a Supreme Court case more than a century ago.

Professor David Gamage publishes forthcoming article on Sixteenth Amendment
St. Louis Record 04-02-2024
He says focus of the Sixteenth Amendment and of the Congressional income tax power is not “income” per se, but rather “taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived.” The article was co-authored by John Brooks of the Fordham University School of Law.

MV Dali Ship Owner Utilizes Titanic Law To Limit Liability In Baltimore Bridge Collapse
Marine Insight 03-29-2024
Lawrence B. Brennan, an adjunct professor teaching law at NY’s Fordham University School of Law and a specialist on admiralty as well as maritime law, said that he would assume that Dali’s operator would start a proceeding shortly in the US following the 1851 law, which was also cited by the Titanic’s owner in a Supreme Court case over a century ago.

Bad mood, low concentration, and restlessness: Here’s how to beat spring fatigue
Slobodna Bozna 04-03-2024
Rachel Annunziato, professor of psychology at Fordham University, believes that the problem is in contrast, because spring is the time of year when we least expect to feel down, and when such feelings come they can be very demoralizing. However, it is important to confront self-critical thoughts.

Ep. 152 (CDD): Fordham University with May Adrales
Broadway Podcast Network: Mapping The College Audition – An MTCA Podcast 04-03-2024
In this College Deep Dive, May Adrales Program Director of Fordham University Theater Program and MTCA Director Charlie Murphy discuss: Double major capabilities. Exploring different acting techniques. How Fordham declares the focus of their major.

Gaza’s Last Contemporary Art Space Decimated by Israel
Hyperallergic 04-04-2024
“In the last five years, Shababeek’s artist community grew to about 250 people,” Sarhan told Hyperallergic, speaking in Arabic through interpreter Rhoda Kanaaneh, who teaches anthropology at Fordham University.

I have trouble speaking because of Spasmodic Dysphonia. But I’m finding my voice 03-26-2024
“In January, I became an adjunct professor, teaching journalism at Fordham University in the Bronx. It’s been a way to share my experiences as a reporter with a new generation of students, who will tell stories on different platforms and in ways that didn’t exist when I started in the business” wrote Peter Haskell, adjunct professor of journalism at Fordham University.

Delaying the Inevitable
Inside Higher Ed 04-01-2024
Others, like Fordham University, which also uses the Profile, are still waiting to make a final call. “For now, we’re maintaining the deadline: adjusting it would mean ripple effects on the first-year student experience,” Fordham spokesperson Bob Howe wrote in an email to Inside Higher Ed.

Beat spring fatigue with these tricks
VRISAK 04-07-2024
Rachel Annunziato, professor of psychology at Fordham University, believes that the problem is in contrast, because spring is the time of year when we least expect to feel depressed, and when such feelings come, they can be very demoralizing.

‘Surrounded by fighters’: Hawthorne school behaviorist plays role in autism book
North Jersey 04-08-2024
A new book by John Fortunato, a professor at Fordham University, traces the lives of real people deeply affected by autism, and the precise instant when the girl assigns colors to the clothing is part of his story.

Marc Gabelli: The Unassuming Billionaire and His Staggering Net Worth
PV Post 03-30-2024
After graduating from Fordham University with a bachelor’s degree in economics, [Marc] Gabelli embarked on a career in the financial industry. He worked at various firms, honing his skills and gaining invaluable experience in investment analysis and portfolio management.

Mariska Hargitay Is So Excited to Reunite with Kelli Giddish Again for SVU (PICS)
NBC 04-03-2024
Although the actress stepped away from her role as Detective Rollins in Season 24 to take a job at Fordham University as a criminology professor, she made a much-anticipated return in a guest role, reprising the character in the Season 25 premiere.

Daughter of Malcolm X, Dr. Ilyasah Shabazz, speaks at SC State luncheon
ABC4 News 03-28-2024
[Ilyasha] Shabazz earned a Master of Science degree in education and human resource development from Fordham University and a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from State University of New York at New Paltz.

For these seven Red Sox, being on Opening Day roster shows they truly earned their way
The Boston Globe 03-28-2024
[Greg] Weissert is one of the three pitchers the Red Sox acquired from the Yankees for Alex Verdugo on Dec. 5. He was born on Long Island, went to Fordham University in the Bronx, and made his debut with the Yankees in 2022.

Bronx schools looking for more educators as the city faces critical teacher shortage
News 12 Bronx 03-27-2024
The city is offering incentives such as signing bonuses and tuition assistance for people who stay and teach in the Bronx. News 12’s Heather Fordham attended a hiring and networking event at Fordham University organized by New York City Public Schools with more.

See the upcoming total solar eclipse at a variety of Bronx venues
Bronx Times 04-05-2024
Fordham University’s Astrology Club will also be set up in the center of Edwards Parade, located within Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus, to host a solar eclipse viewing event.

OFFSIDE REMARKS: How two players bounced back from some devastating news on April Fool’s Day 25 years ago
Front Row Soccer 04-01-2024
[John] Wolyniec? At Fordham University, the Staten Island, N.Y. native led all NCAA Division I goal-scorers for two consecutive seasons and was an All-America. Not surprisingly, he was taken in the first round of the 1999 MLS college draft — a seventh overall pick.

Orthodox Church leaders called on to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Public Radio Tulsa 04-02-2024
Russian-American lawyer Lena Zezulin wrote about this in Fordham University’s Public Orthodoxy forum. I asked her whether any Orthodox clergy leaders abroad had condemned the war.

KCRW-FM 04-02-2024
If the court does find that the ship’s owner knew or should have known that there was a problem, the blame will rest at their feet, but it won’t stop there, says Lawrence B. Brennan, adjunct professor of Admiralty and Maritime Law at Fordham University.

WGBH 03-31-2024
Daisy [Deomampo] is an associate professor of anthropology at Fordham University. She’s interviewed egg donors about their experiences and feelings after donating with the specific focus on the Asian-American community in questions of race and value in egg donation.

WNYC 04-03-2024
Christina Greer is a political scientist at Fordham University. She says the mayor was clearly outmatched. “One, she’s a lawyer, so she’s a good debater, and two – let’s be clear – the Mayor is out of shape. She hasn’t debated anyone in a long time” said Greer.

WATN 04-03-2024
It featured the University of Memphis and Fordham University faculty and students, as well as the Shelby County Airport Authority. The workshop taught aviation students how to apply the lessons of resiliency from 9/11 to real-life scenarios.

WTOP 03-29-2024
Lawrence Brennan is a Fordham University law professor and Retired Navy captain, and he joined us earlier here on WTOP. He tells us that insurance companies will likely work together as legal issues come up.

KLBJ-AM 03-27-2024
Professor Lawrence Brennan is another expert, he’s at Fordham University. He says, “I think this law will significantly limit the damages owed by the owner of that container ship.”

News 12 Bronx: New York, NY – AUDIO UNAVAILABLE
News 12 Bronx 03-26-2024
New tonight, hundreds of current and future educators all came out to Fordham University for a teacher hiring and networking event. News 12’s Heather Fordham is there for us, joining us now with more on this event that is working to address the teacher shortage that we’ve got right here in our bureau.

USGS: 4.8 Earthquake Centered in NJ – AUDIO UNAVAILABLE
MSNBC 04-05-2024
Steven Holler is a seismologist from Fordham University, and we appreciate his expertise. Big picture here, everyone’s saying, wow, I never felt something like this in New York City. How rare is this kind of earthquake in this area,” asked José Díaz-Balart. Holler replied, “This is pretty large for the East Coast. This isn’t something typical. We haven’t been geologically active.”

FOX News 04-05-2024
“These plates are still moving and pushing against each other, and there are stressors that build up and eventually they release. When they release it produces an earthquake, and that is what we feel when the stress is relieved on these plates and fault lines. That is what happened today,” said Steven Holler, associate professor of physics and engineering at Fordham University.

The USGS says a 4.8 magnitude earthquake has struck near Lebanon, NJ – AUDIO UNAVAILABLE
News 12 04-05-2024
“There may be aftershocks, but they are not going to be the magnitude that we felt with this one,” said Steve Holler, associate physics professor at Fordham University.”

NY1 04-05-2024
Fordham University has a seismograph that records the seismic waves; you can see right there about 10:23 [a.m.] when it hit. And again, just west of New York City. This happened right along what’s known as the Ramapo fault.

WABC NY – Audio unavailable
WABC NY 04-05-2024
Stephen Holler, a seismologist with Fordham University, says this sized earthquake is pretty rare for this area. “This is pretty large for the East Coast. This isn’t something typical,” Holler says. “The Tri-State hasn’t been geologically active in a very long time, but it doesn’t mean that it can’t happen.”

KXL 04-07-2024
Dr. Elizabeth Stone, journalist and professor of literature at Fordham University, is here to tell the story of how the Statue of Liberty, a gift to America from France, designed by sculptor Frederic Bartholdi, came to be the Worldwide symbol of freedom and opportunity.