Monthly Archives: May 2015

Issa Rae, Jacque Reid Discuss Interracial Dating On Larry Wilmore

Issa Rae, Jacque Reid, comedienne Marina Franklin and Dr. Christina Greer of Fordham University joined Larry Willmore for a panel discussion about relationships and the unique challenges Black women may face while dating. Read story.

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New President Appointed at WCSU Danbury

Dr. John B. Clark has been appointed the new president of Western Connecticut State University. He will begin his tenure as president on July 1.

Clark holds five degrees, including a bachelor of arts degree in history cum laude from Providence College, a master of public administration degree from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY), a master of arts degree in economics from Fordham University, a master of arts degree in philosophy from New York University, and a doctorate in education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Read the article.

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Emulate Ghana’s First Lady

The Head of the Psychology Department at the Fordham University in Bronx, New York, Professor Frederick J. Wertz, has called on first ladies in Africa to emulate the example of Ghana’s First lady, Dr Mrs Lordina Mahama, to help better the lives of the marginalised on the continent. Read the article.

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Animals 2.0

Charles C. Camosy is an associate professor of theology at Fordham University and the author of Beyond the Abortion Wars and For Love of Animals. Read the article.

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A Planetary Pope

Christiana Z. Peppard, an assistant professor of theology, science and ethics at Fordham University, is the author of Just Water: Theology, Ethics, and the Global Water Crisis. Read the article.

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Bill de Blasio unfazed as his support among blacks dwindles

Some of de Blasio’s problems likely stem from the conflict that grows between the promises of the campaign trail and the limitations of governing, said Costas Panagopoulos, a Fordham University political science professor. Read the article.

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Culinary School

At the same time, Fordham University prof and Chronicle of Higher Education columnist Leonard Cassuto takes aim at the choices offered to graduate students, framed again as foodservice. Read the article.

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What Disruption? Online Education and the Status Quo

In addition to his role at PCMag.com, William Fenton is also a Teaching Fellow and Director of the Writing Center at Fordham University Lincoln Center. Read the article.

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Cassandra In Little Rock

Read the article, Cassandra in Little Rock, by Nicholas Tampio.

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Liberal Academic Says America’s Founding Document Outmoded

Writing elsewhere in the new issue of America, Christiana Z. Peppard, an assistant professor of theology, science and ethics at Fordham University, writes about the “planetary pope”. Read the article.

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