ICYMI: Watch the 2024 New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade
NBC New York 03-16-2024
“It blows me away. We had 800 students and alumni marching strong, and Fordham is so proudly part of the Irish Catholic tradition of New York City…. It’s been amazing to walk down Fifth Avenue and hear the crowds cheering and so many students yelling my name,” said Tania Tetlow, president of Fordham University (Part 4, 27:40).

After Letitia James Wins Big in Courtrooms, She Celebrates in Public
The New York Times 03-10-2024
Bruce Green, who directs a center for law and ethics at Fordham University School of Law, said political calculations should not influence legal decisions. “The expectation is that you’re not going after someone for political reasons, that you’re following the evidence and the law, that you’re making decisions based on the facts and not based on bias,” he said.

Supreme Court to decide if White House went too far fighting social media misinformation
USA Today 03-17-2024
Olivier Sylvain, an expert on communications law at Fordham University and a research fellow at the Knight First Amendment Institute, called it a “special, maybe even once in a generation, opportunity to define how far governments may go to protect against the online distribution of lawful and unlawful harmful content.”

Fordham University swimmer qualified for 2024 Summer Olympics
News 12 03-12-2024
The Bronx will be represented in Paris this summer, as Fordham University swimmer Alex Shah has qualified for the 2024 Olympics, representing his native Nepal. This will actually be Shah’s second time going to the Olympics.

Your clothes no longer serve you. Now what?
The Washington Post 03-12-2024
At 60, while she [Lyn Slater] was teaching at Fordham University, she enrolled in classes at the Fashion Institute of Technology, learning to analyze and repurpose old garments with a seam ripper — a tool she would use to reevaluate not just her own possessions, but every aspect of her life (at least metaphorically).

U.S. courts require random judge assignments to avoid ‘judge shopping’
The Washington Post 03-12-2024
Bruce Green, a professor at Fordham Law School, welcomed the amended policy. “I think that it’s deeply problematic to have a party be able to choose the single judge that they want to preside in the case,” he said.

What’s the latest on France’s bid to host the 2030 Winter Olympics?
Deseret News 03-14-2024
Mark Conrad, professor of law and ethics and director of the sports business program at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business in New York City, said he’s surprised the French Alps bid plans aren’t more specific at this point. Asked if France will be able to catch up after such a late start, Conrad said, “I don’t know.”

TikTok Ban | Retail Sales Numbers
Wharton Business Daily on SiriusXM 03-14-2024
“What we have is a resilient labor market that is fighting to be dynamic in the face of inflation that is not going away, despite what policymakers are claiming. Inflation is still a bear,” said Giacomo Santangelo, a senior lecturer in economics at Fordham University.

I’m a Catholic priest who fasts for Ramadan. Here’s what it taught me about Lent.
America Magazine 03-11-2024
“In other words, Easter is not a denial of the shared vulnerability of human life. That vulnerability is not erased. Lenten fasting heightens our sensitivity to the brokenness and injustice present in the world, and deepens our resolve to attend to its wounds and scars,” wrote Rev. Bryan N. Massingale, professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University.

Professor Constantine Katsoris Honored for His 60 Years at Fordham Law School
The National Herald 03-11-2024
Professor Constantine ‘Gus’ Katsoris was honored with Fordham University’s 60-year Bene Merenti Medal at the University Convocation on March 3. The Bene Merenti is bestowed upon faculty for every 20 years of service. Prof. Katsoris is the first in the history of Fordham Law School to receive his triple for 60 years at the school.

The difference between a Biden voter and a Biden supporter, and why both matter for the 2024 election
The Grio 03-12-2024
“As with all groups seeking to advance their agendas, Black people must continue to put pressure on the Democratic Party to make clear their concerns and needs, just like other groups seeking to advance,” wrote Christina Greer, associate professor at Fordham University.

Johns Hopkins needs to drop its COVID-19 vaccine mandate
The Baltimore Sun 03-11-2024
“Harvard University was the last Ivy League university to require students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and they have just dropped the policy. Hopkins is one of the few schools in the country that still mandates a shot that does not prevent people from getting COVID-19 and that has side effects,” wrote Nicholas Tampio, professor of Political Science at Fordham University.

40 Years Ago, Brave Nuns Shielded a Maryknoll Msgr. From a Guatemalan Hit Squad
The Tablet 03-11-2024
Michael Lee, professor of theology at Fordham University, specializes in Church history in Latin America. He explained how bishops throughout the region gathered in 1968 in Medellin, Colombia, to ask hard questions about the Church’s role in their nations.

Biden hails ‘rising’ US economy ahead of election
TRT World 03-14-2024
“If you’re going to tell me that the economy is the strongest it’s ever been while simultaneously telling me that corporate bankruptcy filings are at the highest they’ve been in 13 years, you have to explain to me how those two things can be possible at the same time. Personal debt is at a rate that is so high that people are defaulting on their credit card payments, and consumer confidence is off,” said Giacomo Santangelo, economic professor at Fordham University.

Opinion: Billionaires were going to save the media. What went wrong?
CT Post 03-16-2024
“A decade after Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post for $250 million, the paper is losing $100 million a year. Other big outlets scooped up by deep-pocketed media outsiders aren’t faring much better,” wrote William Baker, Ph.D., professor of graduate education at Fordham University.

Pandemic Movies Reflect Our Age of Late Capitalist Despair
Jacobin 03-16-2024
“Movies depicting the spread of disease have become a well-established genre and helped frame our understanding of the real-life COVID-19 pandemic. The spirit of these films increasingly reflects the despair and atomization of neoliberal capitalism,” wrote Robert Alpert, adjunct instructor at Fordham University.

America Media Announces 2024-25 O’Hare Fellows
America Magazine 03-12-2024
O’Hare fellows spend one year at America Media working on print, digital, audio and film projects while benefiting from mentoring and professional development opportunities. Fellows reside at Fordham University Lincoln Center, where they engage in a dynamic community in the heart of New York City, the media capital of the world.

Bernard L. Schwartz, Loral CEO Who Funded Democrats, Dies at 98
Bloomberg 03-10-2024
His [Bernard Shartz’s] other beneficiaries included the New York Historical Society, the Asia Society, Baruch College and Fordham University. 

Kelli Giddish Is Coming Back to Law & Order: SVU Season 25 — Again! Details
NBC 03-15-2024
Although Kelli Giddish stepped away from her role as Detective Rollins in Season 24 of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 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.

Secretary-General appoints François Batalingaya of Rwanda as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Chad
United Nations Sustainable Development Group 03-14-2024
Mr. Batalingaya holds a doctorate in public health policy from Walden University, a post-graduate diploma in humanitarian assistance from Fordham University, and a master’s degree in public health from Tulane University.

The Time Being
The New Yorker 03-11-2024
Lizzie is a regular visitor. Sometimes she brings her son, nineteen-year-old Anton. I like Anton a lot. It gives me pleasure to pay his tuition at Fordham.

Bob Dylan turns 80 as fans celebrate with events throughout the world
New York Daily News 03-15-2024
In New York, the WFUV radio station at the Bronx’s Fordham University is set to play 80 Dylan songs on Monday in honor of the folk music icons 80th birthday, with the countdown kicking off at 9 a.m. EDT.

How ‘Accidental Icon’ Lyn Slater Reinvented Herself and Reclaimed Her Voice
Everything Zoomer 03-14-2024
[Lyn] Slater’s Instagram handle remains the same, but much has changed. The former professor of social work at New York’s Fordham University has reshaped her Insta platform into a place for reflection and revived her blog, which is grounded in literary stylings instead of selling stuff.

An inmate (rape, murder) threatened to kill a Miami federal judge, indictment says
Miami Herald 03-13-2024
[Kevin M.] Moore did his undergraduate work at Florida State University before moving on to Fordham Law, where he graduated in 1976. He has been a federal judge since being nominated by President George H.W. Bush in 1992 and was chief judge from 2014 through 2021.

New courses bring Irish culture to Marquette
Marquette Today 03-14-2024
“I taught a version of this course at Fordham University many years ago, and we had a blast,” Father Duns says. “I think students should be willing to take a risk to learn to play an instrument, and I think I provide a fun and supportive learning environment.”

Life Altering Experience: From Police Officer to Diocese of Brooklyn Deacon
The Tablet 03-12-2024
His life took yet another turn after his retirement from the NYPD in 2017, when he [Deacon Dan Maher] began to teach ROTC students at Fordham University.

Popular NYC drama program that counts Jeremy Allen White among grads at risk of shutting down
New York Daily News 03-13-2024
“I was really excited to do my final acting scenes — they call it our ‘juries,’” said Johnny Hamilton-Janak, a senior at PPAS, who through theater has gotten scholarships to top arts colleges including Fordham [University], The New School, and Marymount Manhattan. “Now I don’t get that.”

LI’s Anne Gregory O’Connell gets moment in spotlight after record-setting career at Fordham
Newsday 03-16-2024
Anne Gregory O’Connell can’t help but laugh when she recalls the final minutes of her college basketball career. Then known as Anne Gregory, the 6-1 forward had averaged an astonishing 15.4 rebounds per game over the course of her four years at Fordham [University].

OSCI facilitates the immersion of Fordham IPED students in Tulungan sa Kabuhayan ng Calawis, Inc.
Ateneo De Manila 03-18-2024
The Graduate Program in International Political Economy and Development (IPED) of Fordham University sends students annually to the Philippines for their field work. This year, their seven students went on immersion to Tulungan sa Kabuhayan ng Calawis (TSKC), Inc. located in Brgy. Calawis in Antipolo, Rizal Province, a community partner of the Office for Social Concern and Involvement (OSCI).

News 12 Bronx: New York, NY – AUDIO UNAVAILABLE
News 12 Bronx 03-14-2024
Well, a record-breaking season for Fordham University’s Ainhoa Martin got even more historic. The junior became the first Ram since 2012 to be invited to the NCAA swimming and diving national championships.

Tiempo 03-17-2024
Joining us this morning are our good friend James Rodriguez from the UFT’s College and Career Resource Fairs and Francisco García-Quezada from the New York City regional bilingual education resource network at Fordham University. They’re here to tell us about several free FAFSA completion events in español, by the way, to help Latino families.

WCBS 03-17-2024
“Putin’s re-election is very bad news for Ukraine,” according to Fordham University professor and former CBS News Moscow Bureau Chief Beth Knobel. “President Putin can now claim he has a mandate in support of the war from his own people.”