Pope Francis attempts to demystify Catholic Church in new memoir
TODAY Show 03-18-2024
David Gibson of Fordham’s Center of Religion and Culture is a former journalist who covered [Pope] Francis. “He’s as surprised to find himself Pope as anybody else, and he wants people to know that he’s had the ordinary experiences of everyone else,” said Gibson.

Has Fashion Canceled Canceling?
The New York Times 03-25-2024
“We may be experiencing a degree of outrage fatigue,” said Susan Scafidi, the founder of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University. “With waves of scandal, the first is the worst, but every apology that we collectively accept lessens the drama of the next incident.”

Trump claims he can expand the electoral map — some say he already has
Washington Examiner 03-21-2024
“I don’t see any path for Trump to make inroads into New York or New Jersey for the general election,” Fordham University undergraduate political science associate Chairwoman Monika McDermott told the Washington Examiner.

Opinion: The revolutionary sickle cell therapies
CNN 03-21-2024
“After all, as tempting as it may be to view securing FDA approval as a “mission accomplished” moment of sorts, the reality is that outside of clinical trials, groundbreaking treatments like Casgevy and Lyfgenia can only be as effective as they are accessible,” wrote Elizabeth Yuko, adjunct professor at Fordham University.

‘Football is my life’: How a Bronx college student is changing the narrative on women in a male-dominated sport
News 12 Bronx 03-24-2024
In honor of Women’s History Month, News 12 is taking a look at how women are making history in football. News 12’s Valerie Ryan introduces Emma Kimble, the assistant director of operations at Fordham University’s football team, who is pursuing her passion in the Bronx.

A woman repeated her son’s claim of sexual abuse. Now, she’s being sued.
NBC 03-24-2024
Benjamin Zipursky, a professor at Fordham Law School in New York, described this approach as a “backdoor maneuver.” “Sometimes, people try to take a kind of alternative lawsuit for a variety of reasons,” Zipursky said.

‘Hermès has it in the bag’: Legal experts weigh Birkin lawsuit
The Washington Post 03-21-2024
“Hermès has it in the bag,” said Susan Scafidi, academic director at Fordham University’s Fashion Law Institute. She said the luxury brand doesn’t tell buyers how much they need to spend to gain access to the Birkin, which makes it harder for the plaintiffs to pinpoint a problem with their policy.

Student Aid Forms Start Trickling In
Inside Higher Ed 03-18-2024
Brian Ghanoo, associate vice president of student financial services at Fordham University, said they typically receive about 100,000 Institutional Student Information Records, or ISIRs, in a given cycle. So far, they’ve gotten three.

Unknown costs, legal challenges: Idaho bill to expand death penalty dies after testimony
Idaho Statesman 03-18-2024
Deborah Denno is a criminal law professor at Fordham University in New York City and one of the nation’s leading experts on the death penalty. She also questioned the claim that capital punishment acts as a deterrent to prevent crimes from happening.

Vice President Harris is forging her own path
The Grio 03-19-2024
“Now is the time to convince voters that she has earned her spot as vice president and is ready to serve in whatever leadership capacity is needed. Time is of the essence. If Harris fails to make the case for herself, she best believe her opponents will make a case of their own,” wrote Christina Greer, associate professor at Fordham University

Pakistan Mission Organises Panel Discussion to Address Women’s Plight in Conflict Zones
WE News 03-19-2024
Among the panelists were Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Munir Akram, Algerian Ambassador Amar Bendjama, OIC Ambassador to the UN Hameed Ajibaiye Opeloyeru, Dr. Dalal Kanaan from Fordham University, and Dr. Ameena Zia from CUNY Lehman College & Founder of Blue Ridge Impact Consulting.

48 colleges nationwide still require COVID vaccine
The College Fix 03-19-2024
Fordham University political science Professor Nicholas Tampio, an alumnus of JHU, authored a Baltimore Sun op-ed piece March 11 urging his alma mater to suspend its COVID vaccine requirement.

‘Negrito/Negrita’ term of endearment or outdated term rooted in racism?
Mosaic 03-20-2024
In 2020, Jennifer Lopez faced backlash after singing, “Yo siempre seré tu negrita del Bronx” (I will always be your little Black girl from the Bronx), in the song “Lovely” with Colombia singer Maluma. Tanya Katerí Hernández, a law professor at the Fordham University School of Law, said it was “tone-deaf” of Lopez to do so.

‘How the hell did I get here?’ Chase Edmonds on ‘rage’ in Miami, rebirth in Tampa, QB Baker Mayfield & his plan to play 10 years
Go Long Podcast 03-20-2024
We catch up again with [Chase] Edmonds to learn what happened the last two years. He’s aiming to play a full decade in the NFL. Not bad for a small running back from Fordham University.

Father Alia’s shocking revelations: In Benue, we had more ghost schools, workers than real ones
Vanguard 03-25-2024
In 1999, he [Rev Father Hyacinth Iormem Alia] obtained a Master’s in Religious Education (Psychology and Counselling) at Fordham University, Bronx, New York City.

Raiders new OC Mick Lombardi ‘grew up a Raider’
Raiders Wire 03-11-2024
Mick [Lombardi] went on to attend Fordham University and upon graduation, became a coach’s assistant. From there he got his first NFL job as a scouting assistant with the Patriots.