Florham Campus Next Month

October 2015

1 Thu.–30 Fri.; WaVE: Writing and Visual Expression Exhibit, “Voices for Change: A Writing and Design Exhibit for Animal Welfare,” combines student writings and visual-design projects on animal welfare to look at different ways that texts talk about and inspire action and change, works by writing and graphic arts students, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences, College Writing Program, Dean of Students Office and visual/performing arts; Upper Balcony, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Fri., 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (closed during staff meetings), free, for information call 973-443-8710 or email mpgarcia@fdu.edu.

1 Thu.; ISE/CHRMS Seminar, “Teams in Action: Stories from the Front Line,” panelists Brad Neilley Sr., global vice president, human resources and internal communications/chief human resources officer, Pentax Medical; Patricia Rossman, chief diversity officer and HR communications, BASF; and Matthew Mangino, senior consultant, Metrus Group, and principal, Copperas Mountain Consulting, sponsored by Institute for Sustainable Enterprise/Center for Human Resource Management Studies (ISE/CHRMS); Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, networking 5 p.m.;, seminar 6–8 p.m., $40, $20 nonprofit organizations, free FDU community and ISE/CHRMS partners, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8577 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/silberman-college/centers-and-institutes/institute-for-sustainable-enterprise-ise/events-calendar/ise-chrms-seminar-series/.

3 Sat.; Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Forum, Rothman Building, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., tour follows, lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/visit/weekend-visit-florham/.

4 Sun.; HiTOPS Princeton Half Marathon, promotes adolescent health awareness and education, benefiting HiTOPS, education and advocacy nonprofit organization, co-sponsored by School of Pharmacy; Paul Robeson Place (between Chambers Street and Witherspoon Street), Princeton, N.J., race begins 7 a.m., $100 (use code FDUPharmacy25 to receive 25 percent off registration cost), for information go to http://www.princetonhalfmarathon.com.

4 Sun.; Season Opening Musicale, professional opera artists singing opera and musical theater classics, sponsored by Opera at Florham; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 3 p.m., $35, $30 senior citizens, $20 Opera at Florham members, $10 students under 22, children under 12 accompanied by adult free, light refreshments served during intermission, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8620 or go to http://www.operaatflorham.org.

5 Mon.–25 Sun.; Display, “The Art of Healing: Soldiers,” display of books and ephemera in celebration of WAMFEST (Words and Music Festival); Reference Room, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Thu., 8:30 a.m.–11 p.m.; Fri., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun., 2–10 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8516.

5 Mon.; 18th Annual Robert T. Shields/Devils Alumni Golf Outing, sponsored by Hollister Construction Services; Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club, Livingston, N.J., registration/practice range 10 a.m., brunch 10:30 a.m.–noon, shotgun tee-off noon, cocktails 5 p.m., dinner/awards/silent auction follow, $350 per golfer, $1,250 foursomes before September 21, $1,350 foursomes thereafter, $200 for day of tennis/lunch/cocktails/dinner, $100 cocktails/dinner only, $50 cocktails/dinner only for FDU young alumni (graduated from FDU in last five years), for sponsorship opportunities and information call 201-692-7006 or email dberkner@fdu.edu.

6 Tue.; TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling, sponsored by human resources; Career Development/Human Resources Office, Student Center, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., free, by appointment, for appointment and information call 1-800-732-8353 or go to http://www.tiaa-cref.org/moc.

6 Tue.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

8 Thu.; Book Reading and Signing, Fredrick Barton, award-winning author, In the Wake of the Flagship, and A House Divided, winner of William Faulkner Prize; research professor (fiction) and director, creative writing workshop, University of New Orleans, sponsored by literature/language/writing/philosophy; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 2:15 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8711.

8 Thu.; Paralegal Studies Program Open House; Monmouth County Graduate Center, One Main Street, Suite 116, Eatontown, N.J., 6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8690 or email paralegal@fdu.edu.

8 Thu.; Transition to College Workshop, insider’s guide to making successful transition to college for students with Individualized Education Programs and 504 Plans, sponsored by Regional Center for Learning Disabilities; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

8 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Leon Panetta, former CIA director and U.S. secretary of defense, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), WCBS Newsradio, PNC Bank and TD Bank; NJPAC, Newark, N.J., 8 p.m., open seating (seats available on first-come, first-served basis) $260.19, bronze reserved seating $324.39, silver reserved seating $388.59, gold reserved seating $452.79, platinum reserved seating $506.29, tickets sold by subscription to entire series, to order tickets and for information call 1-888-696-5722 or go to http://njspeakersseries.org/.

10 Sat.; Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Forum, Rothman Building, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., tour follows, lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/visit/weekend-visit-florham/.

12 Mon.–13 Tue.; Fall Recess.

12 Mon.; Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Forum, Rothman Building, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., tour follows, lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/visit/weekend-visit-florham/.

14 Wed.; 23rd Annual New Jersey Family Business of the Year Luncheon and Awards Ceremony; Crystal Plaza, Livingston, N.J., 11:30 a.m., $75, registration necessary, for registration call 973-443-8842 or email gzuccaro@fdu.edu, for information go to http://www.fdu.edu/rothman.

14 Wed.;–18 Sun.; Play, “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” by William Shakespeare, directed by Carole Healey, Becton College; set design by Maiko Chii, owner, Clear Box Productions, LLC; lights by David Landau,  film/animation; presented by visual/performing arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Wed.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 16 Fri., 11 a.m. (for high-school students); $12, $6 FDU community/students/senior citizens 65+, up to 30 free tickets available per high school (for 16 Fri. 11 a.m. show), for tickets and information call 973-443-8467 or email stephen_hollis@fdu.edu.

17 Sat.; Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Forum, Rothman Building, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., tour follows, lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/visit/weekend-visit-florham/.

20 Tue., Midterm Progress Reporting Closes.

20 Tue.; Brooklyn Book Festival, includes table with The Literary Review, promoting its new issue “Street Cred”; In front of U.S. District Courthouse, 225 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn, N.Y., 10 a.m.–6 p.m., free, for information go to http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org.

22 Tue.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

22 Tue.; Book Reading and Signing, Rosie Schaap, contributor, This American Life and npr.org; columnist, The New York Times Magazine; and author, Drinking With Men, sponsored by literature/language/writing/philosophy; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 2:15 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8711.

24 Sat.; 23rd Annual Shakespeare Colloquium, “‘Doing’ Shakespeare: The Plays in the Theater,” Donovan Sherman, English, Seton Hall University, and author, Second Death: Theatricalities of the Soul in Shakespeare; Sidney Homan, English, University of Florida, actor, director and author, Directing Shakespeare: A Scholar on Stage; Cary Mazer, English and theatre arts, University of Pennsylvania, and author, Double Shakespeares: Emotional-Realist Acting and Contemporary Performance; and Nancy Selleck, English, UMass Lowell, and author, The Interpersonal Idiom in Shakespeare, Donne and Early Modern Culture; and moderator Harry Keyishian, emeritus, English, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences with support of Columbia University Seminar on Shakespeare and Columbia Seminars Office; Sturchio Hall (Room S-11), Science Building, 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., free, donations accepted, preregistration encouraged, for preregistration and information call 973-443-8711 or email shakespeare@fdu.edu.

25 Sun.; Undergraduate Admissions Open House, meet faculty; attend academic sessions on majors and concentrations; learn about internships, study-abroad experiences and honors programs; obtain information about scholarships and financial aid; take student-led campus tour; and have lunch in dining hall; Ferguson Recreation Center, registration 10 a.m., free, for information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/attend-an-open-house/.

25 Sun.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

28 Wed.; Faculty and Staff Recognition Luncheon, honoring faculty and staff for milestone anniversaries, sponsored by human resources; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 11 a.m., by invitation only, to RSVP and for information call 201-692-2705 or email pamiller@fdu.edu.

29 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Sanjay Gupta, neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), WCBS Newsradio, PNC Bank and TD Bank; NJPAC, Newark, N.J., 8 p.m., open seating (seats available on first-come, first-served basis) $260.19, bronze reserved seating $324.39, silver reserved seating $388.59, gold reserved seating $452.79, platinum reserved seating $506.29, tickets sold by subscription to entire series, to order tickets and for information call 1-888-696-5722 or go to http://njspeakersseries.org/.

30 Fri.; Last Day for Student Withdrawal from Classes.

31 Sat.; Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Forum, Rothman Building, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., tour follows, lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/visit/weekend-visit-florham/.

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