Bloomberg Law: Trump Sneakers and Those Red Soles
Bloomberg Law 02-29-2024
Susan Scafidi, Director of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham Law School, discusses Trump’s new sneakers and whether Christian Louboutin will sue over those red soles.

Botched execution of serial killer in Idaho puts focus on capital punishment secrecy laws
The Associated Press 03-01-2024
The secrecy prevents the public from fully understanding how the death penalty is administered and unnecessarily complicates legal cases, said Deborah W. Denno, founding director of the Neuroscience and Law Center at Fordham Law School.

US church failing on pope’s climate goals, bishops say at private conference
National Catholic Reporter 02-27-2024
The ecclesial gathering, “Laudato Si’: Protecting Our Common Home, Building Our Common Church,” took place at the University of San Diego on Feb. 22-23. It was organized by Boston College, Fordham University, Loyola University Chicago and Sacred Heart University.

H&R Block versus TurboTax
CNN 02-12-2024
Stan Veliotis, associate professor and area chair, accounting and taxation at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, said tax software programs such as TurboTax and H&R Block can handle most tax filers’ returns.

Extra Time: Jam Master Jay murder trial convictions; fast food surge pricing
ABC 7 02-27-2024
With fast food prices already increasing because of inflation, Prof. Giacomo Santangelo of Economics at Fordham University joined Extra Time to discuss whether or not this will be the new normal.

Tiempo: Help for students struggling with glitchy college financial-aid applications
ABC 7 Tiempo 03-03-2024
James Rodriguez from College and Career Resource Fairs and Francisco García-Quezada from NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network at Fordham University are here to tell us about several free FAFSA completion events.

What went wrong in the ‘botched’ lethal injection execution of Thomas Eugene Creech?
USA Today 02-29-2024
During the country’s first lethal injection, executioners in Texas struggled to find a suitable vein in Charles Brooks because of his heavy drug use, Fordham University law professor Deborah Denno wrote in a chapter in a forthcoming publication titled “Six U.S. Execution Methods and the Disastrous Quest for Humaneness.”

Why New York City developer Brad Zackson is betting on University Heights
New York Business Journals 02-29-2024
University Heights is a really cool neighborhood because it’s like a college town. It has something called the Aqueduct Walk. You got Bronx Community College. You got Lehman College. You got Fordham University. And you have the Columbia sports facility across the street.

Jerry Nadler Would Like 10 More Years
New York Magazine 02-28-2024
The son of a chicken farmer born in Bensonhurst, on a block he would one day represent along with Manhattan, he [Jerry Nadler] launched himself into politics via the State Assembly in the 1970s while still in night law school at Fordham.

The Sports Report: Helene Elliott bids us a fond farewell
Los Angeles Magazine 02-29-2024
THIS DATE IN SPORTS: 1940 — College basketball is televised for the first time. Station W2XBS transmits a basketball doubleheader from New York’s Madison Square Garden. Pittsburgh plays Fordham and New York University competes against Georgetown.

EPA lawyer handled Ohio train wreck despite her husband’s law firm representing Norfolk Southern
The Washington Times 02-28-2024
Bruce Green, chair of Fordham Law School’s Center for Law and Ethics, said the EPA could have been notified sooner but Ms. Sorgente’s duties do not “sound like they’re adverse to Norfolk Southern” because neither she nor her husband are involved in the litigation.

Collectors’ New Must-Have? Medieval Prayer Books.
The New York Times 02-29-2024
“In most of these scenes, Mary’s reading some sacred text, which was an encouragement of female literacy,” Mary Erler, a distinguished professor emeritus at Fordham University and a specialist in English Books of Hours.

Heights dancer returns to Houston with the acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
The Leader 02-29-2024
Isabel [Wallace-Green] graduated summa cum laude from the Ailey/Fordham BFA program with a dual degree in Dance and African/African American Studies. The program is a partnership with the Ailey School and Fordham University created to provide a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance to prepare graduates for a career in the dance profession.

Navigating Cultural Nuances: Rebeca Mosquera to Illuminate Arbitration Advocacy at Fordham Law School
BNN Breaking 02-27-2024
In the heart of New York, amidst the intellectual hustle of Fordham University School of Law, a distinctive presentation is poised to shed light on the intricacies of international arbitration. Rebeca Mosquera, a figure renowned for her expertise in legal arbitration, is set to take the stage in an event that promises to bridge the gap between diverse legal cultures and advocacy styles.

Nancy Wallace, Fervent Savior of the Bronx River, Dies at 93
The New York Times 03-01-2024
It started as a partnership between Anthony Bouza, a Bronx police commander who was seeking to distract teenagers from delinquency, and Ruth Anderberg, who had harbored the idea of a restoration for a decade and who ultimately quit her job as a secretary at Fordham University to help initiate it.

Paul L. Gioia, Who Oversaw Nuclear Power in New York, Dies at 81
The New York Times 02-26-2024
After graduating from Lafayette High School in Brooklyn, he received a bachelor’s degree in 1962 from Fordham University on a union scholarship and apprenticed summers as an electrician. He earned a law degree from the Cornell University Law School in 1965 (and a master’s degree in philosophy from Fordham in 2022).

FutureU Podcast Ep. 154: The Future of the Ph.D.
Future Ed 02-26-2024
In this episode, Jeff Selingo and Michael Horn welcome Len Cassuto, an author and professor at Fordham University. The conversation covers the shifting landscape of graduate education, emphasizing the importance of making doctoral programs more aligned with student needs and the broader job market.

What exactly is the role of the DNC and RNC?
Velvet Classic 02-29-2024
Both the RNC and DNC have been “traditionally dismissed” as merely being “service providers” that “provide assistance to candidates in the form of campaign funding and expertise but otherwise lack political power,” Fordham Political Science professor Boris Heersink said in a 2018 study of party brands and political national committees.

Flag raised for Cancer Awareness Day; Surati founder receives 2024 fellowship award | Journal Entries 02-29-2024
Ariana Calle of Jersey City was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Fordham University.

Eleanor Lewis, nun and teacher dedicated to women in prison, dies
The Baltimore Sun 03-02-2024
As a nun, she [Eleanor Lewis] received a master’s degree in religious education from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and a Ph.D. in the history of Christian thought from Fordham University in the Bronx in 1970.

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KQED 2/27/2024
She [Eunice Carter] was only the second black woman to receive a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in four years and 1921, and then she entered Fordham Law School as the first black woman to graduate from that school.