Fordham Notes: Fordham in the News

Monday, November 24, 2008

Fordham in the News

Absence of independent judiciary makes constitution an irrelevant text: Iftikhar Chaudry
International News Network
Deposed Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry has said in the absence of an independent and empowered judiciary, a perfectly well conceived constitution can be reduced to an irrelevant text. In his speech to Fordham Law School on Rule of Law and independence of Judiciary, the deposed CJP said…

Aztec Two-Step channel
Trenton Times
The live album was culled from a performance of the songbook last year at WFUV in New York, Fordham University's radio station -- and home of famed disc jockey Pete Fornatale, one of the original voices of WNEW.

Cuomo seen as top contender for senate seat
AM New York
“Getting Cuomo out of the state may be wise for Paterson,” said Bruce Berg, chairman of the political science department at Fordham University.

Bound for Perdition
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Cassuto, a professor of English at Fordham University, is the author of "Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories," just released by Columbia University Press.

A look back at the JFK presidency
News Close-up with Marvin Scott (WPIX-TV)
Prof. Himmelberg discusses JFK.

Brooklyn Continues to Inspire Native Son Who Co-Authored The Life of Meaning
Brooklyn Eagle
Nevertheless, (William) Bole gravitated back to religion by way of attending the Jesuit-run Fordham University. At Fordham, Jesuit Priest, Journalist, and Professor Ray Schroth encouraged Bole to focus on a broad liberal arts education.

MASSARO: Student helps doctors in India
Rocky Mountain News
"It was emotionally and physically draining," said (Jacob) Pellinen, a senior biology major at New York's Fordham University. Pellinen is one of two Fordham University students to receive the annual Tobin Award, given to those "who show the most creativity and adventure in choosing a self-made summer abroad program between their junior and senior years," according to a Fordham release. The award is named in honor of Mark Tobin, a Fordham student killed in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988.

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