Sex, Religion and Iconography in Pop Music
American Magazine 11-10-2023
Thomas Beaudoin, a professor at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education, said in an interview that popular music in the United States has often been entangled with religion. One can find clear connections between the sacred and the sexual in American popular music as far back as the mid-1950s.

Trump’s lawyers want a mistrial in his New York civil fraud case. They claim the judge is biased. 
The Associated Press 11-15-2023
“If she hadn’t paid, that would be a problem,” said Jerry Goldfeder, a veteran New York election lawyer and director of Fordham Law School’s Voting Rights and Democracy Project. Goldfeder said the defense’s allegations were “totally misplaced,” suggesting Trump’s legal team “either doesn’t understand the law or doesn’t care about it.”

Republicans think Adams, like Trump, is getting a raw deal with the feds
Politico 11-15-2023
“Voters can hold two thoughts in their head simultaneously. Is it a witch hunt, yes. Have you given something to hunt for? Yes, possibly,” said Christina Greer, a professor at Fordham University and expert on Black ethnic politics.

Do your Somos homework
Politico 11-10-2023
Reviews of the panels and workshops were produced by students from Fordham University and Hunter College’s Center for Puerto Rican Studies, and students were back on the ground Thursday as legislators spoke at another round of panels in San Juan.

Rats could breed too quickly for NYC’s successful new extermination method to keep up
Insider 11-13-2023
In a normal year, rat populations naturally fluctuate. Rats tend to avoid reproducing in cold weather, Jason Munshi-South, a biologist and associate professor at Fordham University, told Insider. But if the world continues warming, it might not get cold enough to slow rat reproduction, which means the rodents could theoretically continue reproducing more months out of the year, increasing the population overall.

Health + Hospitals’ future unclear as city faces substantial financial challenges, comptroller report finds
Crain’s New York Business 11-14-2023
A new initiative, called the Bronx HOPE Ambassadors program in collaboration with Fordham University, will include academic enrichment and clinical training…

Law firm Cozen launches new political law practice with Stroock hire
Reuters 11-15-2023
Prior to joining Stroock, [Jerry] Goldfeder was special counsel for public integrity to then-New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat. He also currently directs a voting rights and democracy initiative at Fordham University School of Law, where he is an adjunct professor.

Midterm Elections: The Lies and Harsh Truths With Dr. Christina Greer
The Grio 11-14-2023
“If you don’t vote, no one pays attention to you.” Dr. Christina Greer [Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University] joins Michael Harriot to break down the result of the Midterm Elections, why there wasn’t a “Red Wave” and what to expect in future elections.

Jesuit universities grapple with response to war
The Hawk Newspaper 11-15-2023
On Oct. 11, three days after Israel formally declared war on Hamas, following Hamas’ killing of 1,200 Israeli citizens, Fordham University students assisted Campus Ministry staff in organizing an interfaith prayer service. St. Joe’s Campus Ministry also hosted a prayer service and mass Oct. 13.

Valuating companies based on climate risk response
Science X 11-15-2023
In the paper “Corporate Climate Risk: Measurements and Responses,” Vincent Yao of the Department of Real Estate, along with co-authors from the University of Florida and Fordham University, constructed a measure that can be used to quantify climate risk exposure at the firm level as well as how companies can respond to the rising climate risk by conducting a textual analysis of earnings call transcript data for U.S. public companies.

ADAMS: The Unity Debate Gathers Momentum
Irish Echo 11-10-2023
Last week, Queen’s Human Rights academic and Ireland’s Future member Professor Colin Harvey was the guest speaker at an event organised by the National Committee on American Foreign Policy at Fordham University in New York.

Something goes boom in the night: the explosion of a Cold War secret
The Space Review 11-13-2023
“The Soviet space program eventually recovered and Soyuz spacecraft began flying again. But it would be many years before the details of this 1983 accident would eventually become known, and many more years before live broadcasts of Russian space launches—successful and otherwise—became the norm,” said Asif Siddiqi, Professor of History at Fordham University.

AI Is Making Data Literacy a ‘Survival Skill’ That Schools Must Teach, Experts Argue
Education Week 11-16-2023
The data analysis was conducted by Tiffany Johnson, an adjunct professor of consumer behavior at New York University; Daniela Molta, an assistant professor of digital advertising at Syracuse University; and Evan Shapiro, an adjunct professor at New York University’s and Fordham University’s schools of business.

How Did Advent Come to Be on the Church Calendar?
Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwhich 11-15-2023
“Advent is an official part of our Church calendar, but this was not always the case, and its origin is somewhat murky. It resembled Lent by involving fasting and prayer for 40 days, which may explain why Advent is often called “little Lent” (and why three candles are purple),” says Veronica Szczygiel, Ph.D., Assistant Director of Online Learning at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education.

Next Gen 2023: The Hollywood Reporter’s 35 Rising Executives 35 and Under
The Hollywood Reporter 11-15-2023
“Technically, my first job in entertainment was working on The Jerry Springer Show,” offers [Michelle] Momplaisir, who after graduating from Fordham University also danced at the Alvin Ailey Theater. She explains of her diverse post-grad résumé, “I was really taking whatever I could get.”

All About Kate and Rooney Mara’s Parents, Chris Mara and Kathleen Rooney
People 11-13-2023
The youngest of his siblings, Conor [Mara] graduated from Fordham University in 2011 with a communications degree and, like his father, has pursued a career with the New York Giants.

NJ’s Superintendent of the Year is from a North Jersey school
North Jersey 11-15-2023
A part-time flight instructor who holds a variety of teaching and other professional certifications in New Jersey, [Nicholas] Bernice graduated from Fordham University before furthering his education elsewhere.

2 Minutes With … Zoe Wilder, Founder of Liquid Culture
Muse by Clio 11-16-2023
“I have a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Fordham University. I studied harm reduction approaches for substance abuse and quickly became disenamored by the way in which our Western society has a tendency to pathologize and overprescribe personality traits, phases and cycles in our lives,” said Zoe Wilder, Fordham University alumni.

Taylor Schilling, Gabby Beans & More to Star in THE APIARY at Second Stage Theater
Broadway World 11-14-2023
[Taylor] Schilling graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting and subsequently attended New York University’s Graduate Acting Program.

The SHEID to Present The Broadway Tenors in ‘TIS THE SEASON
Broadway World 11-14-2023
John [Cudia] earned his BA from Fordham University. He currently studies voice with Metropolitan Opera Baritone Mark Oswald.

Crypto Tax Landscape Explored: Benjamin Goldburd’s Expertise in Tax Strategies
Haute Lawyer 11-16-2023
[Benjamin] Goldburd, a distinguished legal professional, brings a wealth of experience from his background in accounting and private equity. Graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Brooklyn College and holding a Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law, he has significantly contributed to the legal domain.

East Setauket veteran continues to serve his community at 96
TBR News Media 11-10-2023
While studying at Fordham University, he [Eric Waxman Jr.] was enrolled in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program. He had served in the Army earlier, from 1945 to 1946, which qualified him to be advanced in the ROTC program. After completing his training, he was called to active duty in the U. S. Army in September 1951.

Lynnfield’s Grabau a perfect Fordham fit
The Daily Item 11-16-2023
Rising senior Anthony Grabau recently signed a national letter of intent to play Division 1 baseball at Fordham University. A member of the Atlantic-10 Conference, Fordham is the winningest college baseball program in the nation. Since its first regulation game in 1859, the Rams have won 4,586 games in 163 seasons, 1,000 more than second place University of Texas.

Schalmont athletes Antoine, Schraa, Smith commit to colleges (3 videos)
The Daily Gazette 11-16-2023
Schalmont High School student-athletes Dannah Smith, right, Andrew Schraa, center and Karissa Antoine celebrate their college commitments, signing National Letters of Intent inside the Schalmont High School lobby on Wednesday. Karissa Antoine plans to make an impact at Fordham University next year on the women’s basketball squad.

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WUNC 11-14-2023
To understand more, we speak with Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University, political editor at The Grio, and a Moynihan Public Scholars Fellow at City College, New York.