Florham Campus Next Month

March 2015

1 Sun.–31 Tue.; Manga Month Exhibit, Manga display; Reference Room, Monning 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. (library closed 19 Thu.–20 Fri.), free, for information call 973-443-8516.

Mon.; Midterm Progress Reporting Opens.

3 Tue.; Paralegal Studies Program Open Houses, program approved by American Bar Association; Monmouth County Graduate Center, 1 Main Street, Suite 116, Eatontown, N.J., 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8690 or email paralegal@fdu.edu.

4 Wed.; Workshop, “Stand in Your Truth,” support and explore one’s most authentic self, Madeline Thompson, founder, Growing with the Seasons, Boonton, N.J., and licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor, sponsored by counseling and psychological services; Wroxton Room, noon–1 p.m., participants encouraged to bring yoga mats, free, for information call 973-443-8947 or email jaimel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Wed.; Seminar, “Oral Toxicology Formulation Development in Pre-clinical Species,” Kung-I Feng, principal scientist, Merck, Basking Ridge, N.J., sponsored by chemistry/pharmaceutical science; Room S-9, Science Building, 4–4:50 p.m., free, for information email teslja@fdu.edu.

4 Wed.; Transition to College Workshop, insider’s guide to making successful transition to college for students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 201-692-2087 or email graceh@fdu.edu.

4 Wed.; Panel Discussion, “Breaking the Glass Ceiling,” sponsored by campus life and Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7–9 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8572.

5 Thu.; Paralegal Studies Program Open Houses, program approved by American Bar Association; Danforth Hall, 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8690 or email paralegal@fdu.edu.

5 Thu.; Pet Therapy, sponsored by counseling and psychological services; Wroxton Room, Student Center, 1–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Thu.; Relay for Life Kickoff Party, sponsored by Colleges Against Cancer; Mall, Student Center, 4–7 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

5 Thu.; Special Talk, Kip Vreeland, chief officer, full-service franchising, Marriott International, Bethesda, Md., and FDU alumnus, BS’85 (Ruth), on success of Marriott hotels, importance of hotel franchising and career advice; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, for information email erick_lorenzana@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

6 Fri.; Screening and Concert, “The Professors’ Project,” documentary about rise of New Jersey rock band stemming from academic culture, introduction by filmmakers, screening of “The Professors’ Project” and live performance of original music featured in film, sponsored by communication studies and Communication Honor Society; Room 125, Dreyfuss Building, 8–10 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8648 or email gradford@fdu.edu.

7 Sat.; FDUFilm Conference and Film Festival, hear keynote speaker Nena Eskridge, award-winning screenwriter and producer of short films; watch FDU student-created films; speak with filmmakers about their work; participate in film analysis workshop with faculty members; attend workshop on either cinematography or editing; have lunch with current students and faculty members; Dreyfuss Building, registration 10:30 a.m., program 11 a.m., free, for information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/film-conference/.

8 Sun.; Opera in Concert, “Love in Triangles — Comic and Deadly,” Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana and Scarmolin’s The Interrupted Serenade, sponsored by Opera at Florham; Ridge Performing Arts Center, Ridge High School, 268 S. Finley Avenue, Basking Ridge, N.J., $75 section A, $58 section B, $46 section C, $26 section D, $13 students under 22, for information call 973-443-8620 or go to http://www.operaatflorham.org.

11 Wed.; Information Session, Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 201-692-2087 or email graceh@fdu.edu.

11 Wed.; Workshop, “Stand in Your Truth,” support and explore one’s most authentic self, Madeline Thompson, founder, Growing with the Seasons, Boonton, N.J., and licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor, sponsored by counseling and psychological services; Wroxton Room, noon–1 p.m., participants encouraged to bring yoga mats, free, for information call 973-443-8947 or email jaimel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Wed.; United Nations Pathways Forum, “Germany and Its Role in Europe and the World,” conversation and Q&A between Harald Braun, permanent representative of Germany to United Nations, and Jason Scorza, vice provost for academic and international affairs, presented by global learning; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, reception 5:30 p.m., lecture 6–7:15 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-7362.

12 Thu.; ISE/CHRMS Seminar, “Gender Balanced Leadership: The Smart and Right Thing to Do,” Kevin Maggiacomo, president and CEO, Sperry Van Ness International Corp., sponsored by Institute for Sustainable Enterprise/Center for Human Resource Management Studies (ISE/CHRMS); Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6:30–8 p.m., networking and refreshments precede seminar at 6 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/.

14 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/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/saturday-and-holiday-information-sessions/.

15 Sun.; Online Registration for Summer 2015 Sessions Open.

15 Sun.; Lecture, “Great Treasures of the Newark Museum,” Ulysses Grant Dietz, chief curator and curator of decorative arts, Newark Museum, sponsored by Friends of Florham; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 3 p.m., $20 at door, reception included, proceeds benefit restoration of Florham, copies of Dietz’s books available for purchase and signing, for information call 201-692-7008 or email Rkelly05@fdu.edu.

16 Mon.–21 Sat.; Spring Recess.

19 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, David McCullough, author, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris, and two-time winner of Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, presented by FDU and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), WCBS Newsradio, The Star-Ledger, PNC Bank, Hollister Construction Services and Prestige Family of auto dealerships; NJPAC, Newark, N.J., 8 p.m., open seating available on first-come, first-served basis, tickets sold by subscription (based on availability, subscriptions will continue to be sold on prorated basis throughout remainder of season), for prorated pricing and to order tickets call 888-696-5722 or go to http://njspeakersseries.org/.

23 Mon.; Classes Resume, 8 a.m.

24 Tue.; Creative Writing Spring Reading Series, poetry reading with Michael Klein, two-time winner of Lambda Literary Award; author, then we were still living, and poetry collection The Talking Day, and Michael Morse, English, Ethical Culture Fieldston School, and fellowship recipient, The Fine Arts Work Center, sponsored by Storipan Fund; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 2 p.m., free, books available for purchase and signing, for information call 973-443-8677 or email chace@fdu.edu.

24 Tue.; Talk, “Italian-American Studies Today: Where We Are, Where We Could Be,” Anthony Julian Tamburri, European languages/literatures and dean, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, N.Y.; author, Re-reading Italian Americana: Specificities and Generalities on Literature and Criticism; editor, FDU Press Series in Italian Studies, hosted by FDU Press, Florham Institute for Lifelong Learning and Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center, 3:30–5 p.m., free, light refreshments served, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email katie05@fdu.edu.

25 Wed.; Information Session, Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 201-692-2087 or email graceh@fdu.edu.

25 Wed.; Workshop, “Stand in Your Truth,” support and explore one’s most authentic self, Madeline Thompson, founder, Growing with the Seasons, Boonton, N.J., and licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor, sponsored by counseling and psychological services; Wroxton Room, noon–1 p.m., participants encouraged to bring yoga mats, free, for information call 973-443-8947 or email jaimel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

25 Wed.; Spring 2015 Career Fair; Ferguson Recreation Center, 1–4 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8939 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/florham-campus/career-development/career-fairs/.

25 Wed.; Closing Reception, Character Design Exhibit, works by animation and video game animation students, hosted by visual/performing arts and Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Atrium, Monninger Center, 3:30–4:30 p.m., free, light refreshments served, for information email kati05@fdu.edu.

27 Fri.; TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling, Al Gomez, TIAA-CREF representative, 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 800-732-8353 or go to http://www.tiaa-cref.org/moc.

27 Fri.; Discover Your Major Day, Theater Arts, attend performance of “Merrily We Roll Along,” participate in acting exercise with class, have lunch with students and faculty, sponsored by admissions; Ferguson Recreation Center, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email admissions@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/discover/.

27 Fri.–29 Sun.; 4/2 Thu.–4/5 Sun.; Musical, “Merrily We Roll Along,” based on book by George Furth; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; directed by Stephen Hollis, theater and director, theater arts; choreographed by Cynthia Loewus, musical theater; and musical direction by Dimitri Nakhamkin, independent entertainment professional, presented by visual/performing arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Fri.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 27 Fri., 11 a.m. (for high-school students); 4/2 Thu.; Special Early Performance, 7 p.m.; $12, $6 FDU community/students/senior citizens 65+, up to 30 free tickets available per high school (for 27 Fri. 11 a.m. show), for tickets and information call 973-443-8467 or email hollis@fdu.edu.

28 Sat.; Midterm Progress Reporting Closes.

28 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/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/saturday-and-holiday-information-sessions/.

28 Sat.; Discover Your Major Day, Graphic Design, information on major’s print design and Web design concentrations, tour state-of-the-art facilities, join graphic design workshop, sponsored by admissions; Dreyfuss Building, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email admissions@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/discover/.

28 Sat.; Dinner and Show, sponsored by Alumni Association Board of Governors; Dinner, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 6 p.m.; Show, “Merrily We Roll Along,” presented by visual/performing arts, Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 8 p.m., $40 (dinner, beer/wine and theater ticket), $28 under 21 (dinner and theater ticket), registration necessary, checks payable to Fairleigh Dickinson University, mail checks to Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1000 River Road, H-DH3-12, Teaneck, NJ 07666, for registration and information go to http://www.myfdu.net/merrily15.

29 Sun.; Musicale, “Arias in the Springtime,” 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, light refreshments served during intermission, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8620 or go to http://www.operaatflorham.org.

31 Tue.; A Night of Networking, “Entrepreneurship to Spaceship,” Trustee Gregory Olsen, BS’66, BS’68, MS’68 (Metro), president, GHO Ventures, LLC, and former CEO, Sensors Unlimited, sponsored by EMBA/MBA Alumni Chapter and alumni relations; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6–8 p.m., free, refreshments served, RSVP by March 23 Mon., to RSVP and for information go to http://www.myfdu.net/space.

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