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October 2016

1 Sat.–31 Mon.; Exhibit, Books and Ephemera on Faculty-inspired Programs, displays on annual Words and Music Festival (WAMFEST), student engagement program on torture, graphic book and book arts; 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.

1 Sat.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Admissions Office, 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/.

3 Mon.; Midterm Progress Reporting Opens.

3 Mon.–11/7 Mon.; Exhibit, “Modern Slavery: A Student Writing and Design Exposé on Human Trafficking,” collaboration between art and writing students about modern slavery — human trafficking — to generate awareness and inspire action to prevent and end it, co-sponsored by college writing and graphic arts; Writing and Visual Expression (WaVE) Exhibit Area, College Writing Office (Suite 22, Upper Balcony), Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (may be open at other times; call 973-443-8710), free, for information call 973-443-8710 or 973-443-8718.

3 Mon.; Staff/Faculty and Student Volleyball Tournament, sponsored by campus life; Courtyard, Rutherford Hall, 1–3 p.m., free, for information email danushi@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

3 Mon.; Faculty and Staff Zumba Class, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Dance Studio, Ferguson Recreation Center, 5:30 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8947 or email jaimel@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty and staff only.

3 Mon.; United Nations Pathways Special Event, “Torture in the 21st Century,” conversation between Juan Méndez, special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment, United Nations; human rights law, American University; and author, Taking a Stand: The Evolution of Human Rights, and John Schiemann, political science, presented by global learning and Florham Campus Provost Office; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 5 p.m., preceded by reception at 4:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-7362 or email shorn@fdu.edu.

4 Tue.; Study-abroad Fair, information about study-abroad opportunities; Dining Hall, Student Center, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-7362 or email shorn@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Tue.; Conversation About Creative Collaboration, discussion on sharing creative process of art-making and publishing in an electronic age, with George Cochrane, art and author, Long Time Gone graphic novel; Tod Lippy, editor, ESOPUS magazine; Richard Nonas, sculptor; and William Sutton, writer, musician, playwright and author, Campbell Lawless series of Victorian mystery novels, c0-sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences, visual/performing arts, Office of the Provost, Dean of Students Office and Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, light refreshments served, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information call 973-443-8682 or email kati05@fdu.edu.

6 Thu.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 6:30 p.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

6 Thu.; Transition to College Workshop, insider’s guide to making successful transition to college for students with IEPs and 504 Plans; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Learning for Center and Research, 7 p.m., free, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

6 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Rita Moreno, Academy Award-winning actress, singer and dancer, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), WCBS Newsradio, nj.com affiliated with The Star-Ledger, Wells Fargo, Delta Dental of New Jersey, PNC Bank, TD Bank and Hollister Construction Services; NJPAC, Newark, N.J., 8 p.m., tickets sold by subscription (based on availability, subscriptions will continue to be sold on prorated basis throughout remainder of season), open seating (available on first-come, first-served basis), for prorated pricing/to order tickets call 1-888-696-5722 or go to http://njspeakersseries.org/.

7 Fri.; Florham Campus Fall Family Weekend 2016, Comedy Magic Show, featuring Trent James, whose performance combines magic with humor and has earned rave reviews in 17 states; Dining Hall, Student Center, 9 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to http://www.fdu.edu/fffw, for information email cleary2@fdu.edu, for FDU community and students’ families only.

8 Sat.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Admissions Office, 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/.

8 Sat.; Florham Campus Fall Family Weekend 2016; Family Brunch, Lawn, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 10 a.m., free; Family Weekend Carnival, with inflatables, giveaways, games, activities and performances, Lawn, Monninger Center, 11 a.m., free; Casino Night, win FDU giveaways for residence hall or home, desserts served, free; Bingo: Family Edition, win prizes, games every 15 minutes, Dining Hall, Student Center, 9 p.m., free; Family Trivia: Pop Culture Through the Generations, families compete in teams to earn points and win prizes, Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 9 p.m., free; registration necessary for all events, to register go to http://www.fdu.edu/fffw, for information email cleary2@fdu.edu, for FDU community and students’ families only.

10 Mon.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Admissions Office, 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/.

10 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “U.S. Security Today: What Are the Threats and What Are Proper Responses?” Julianne Smith, senior fellow and director, Strategy and Statecraft Program, Center for a New American Security, Washington, D.C., sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 973-889-0332 or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home.

10 Mon.; Faculty and Staff Zumba Class, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Dance Studio, Ferguson Recreation Center, 5:30 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8947 or email jaimel@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty and staff only.

11 Tue.; United Nations Pathways Videoconference, “The SDGs and the Future of the U.N.,” conversation between Amb. Ahmad Kamal, president of Ambassadors Club at United Nations and former permanent representative of Pakistan to United Nations, and Navid Hanif, director-in-charge, Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, presented by global learning in conjunction with The Ambassador’s Club at the United Nations; Room 214, Dreyfuss Building, 2–3:30 p.m. (11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Room 130, Vancouver Campus), free, for information call 201-692-7362 or email shorn@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

12 Wed.; TIAA 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 https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/contact-us/consultations-seminars.

13 Thu.; Pet Therapy, sponsored by counseling and psychological services; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 2–3 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Thu.; Bottle Hill Pub Happy Hour, co-sponsored by campus life and Student Government Association; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 4–7 p.m., must be 21 or older to attend, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

15 Sat.; 24th Annual Shakespeare Colloquium, “Shakespeare’s ‘Other’ Worlds: Politics, Sound, Misogyny and Pop Culture,” John Mahon, emeritus, English, Iona College, New Rochelle, N.Y., and senior editor, The Shakespeare Newsletter; Laury Magnus, English, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, King’s Point, N.Y., and editor, The New Variorum Hamlet and Hamletworks.org; Margaret Mikesell, emerita, English, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York; Louise Geddes, English, Adelphi University, and digital appropriations editor, Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation; 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.

15 Sat.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Admissions Office, 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/.

16 Sun.; Resident Assistant Auction, buy ticket for RA to do certain tasks (e.g. laundry, clean room, make dinner), proceeds benefit charity, sponsored by campus life; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 2–5 p.m., for information email danushi@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

17 Mon.–18 Tue.; Fall Recess.

17 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “Shadow Wars, Mercenaries and the Future of World Politics,” Sean McFate, international security studies, National Defense University; senior fellow, Atlantic Council, Washington, D.C.; and author, The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 973-889-0332 or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home.

19 Wed.; Morris Tech Meetup, keynote speaker Bob Dorf, entrepreneur and co-author, The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://www.meetup.com/Morris-Meetup.

20 Thu.; 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.

20 Thu.; Bottle Hill Pub Happy Hour, co-sponsored by campus life and Student Government Association; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 4–7 p.m., must be 21 or older to attend, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

21 Fri.–23 Sun.; 27 Thu.–30 Sun.; Musical, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; directed by Carole Healey, Becton College; musical direction by Allen Cohen, music; and choreography by Cynthia Loewus, musical theater, presented by visual/performing arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Fri.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 21 Fri., 11 a.m. (for high-school students); 27 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 21 Fri. 11 a.m. show), for tickets and information call 973-443-8644 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/becton-college/visual-and-performing-arts/theater/this-season-on-stage/.

22 Sat.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Admissions Office, 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/.

22 Sat.; 2016 Alumni Awards and Homecoming; Alumni Association Awards Ceremony, Presentation of Class of 2016 Gift and Knauff Family Scholarship, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 10:30 a.m.–noon, free, continental breakfast served, registration required at http://www.myfdu.net/homecoming2016; Lunch, Shields Field, noon–4 p.m., $20 (includes lunch and game ticket), preregistration required, for preregistration go to http://www.myfdu.net/homecoming2016; Homecoming Football Game, Devils vs. King’s College Monarchs, Shields Field, 1 p.m., $10 adults, $5 children under 12, free for FDU students with valid ID; for information email fdualumni@fdu.edu or call 201-692-7013.

22 Sat.; Devils Gridiron Alumni Day and Homecoming; Check-in and Pre-game Reception and Brunch, Hall of Fame Area and Rutherford Room, Second Floor, Ferguson Recreation Center, 10:15 a.m.; Welcome and Devils Athletics Update, William Klika, director of athletics, Rutherford Room, 11:15 a.m.; Homecoming Football Game, Devils vs. King’s College Monarchs, Robert T. Shields Field, 1 p.m.; Half-time Recognition, decade with highest number of returning alumni recognized and honored, crowning of Homecoming Court, Shields Field, 2:15 p.m., $50 includes pre-game brunch, game ticket and t-shirt ($20 donated to support football team’s training equipment, uniforms and travel), free admission for children 12 and under, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7004 or email mco@fdu.edu.

24 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “Election 2016: When It Comes to America’s Role in the World, Does It Even Matter?” David Rothkopf, chief executive officer and editor, FP Group, Washington, D.C., sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 973-889-0332 or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home.

25 Tue.; Midterm Progress Reporting Closes.

26 Wed.; 24th Annual New Jersey Family Business of the Year Luncheon and Awards Ceremony, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, PNC Bank, Fox Rothschild LLP, New Jersey Business, Crystal Plaza, New Jersey Business & Industry Association and Sobel & Co. LLC; Crystal Plaza, Livingston, N.J., 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., $75, registration necessary, for registration go to https://securelb.imodules.com/s/701/index.aspx?sid=701&gid=1&pgid=3374&cid=5376, for information call 973-443-8842 or email tpakay@fdu.edu.

26 Wed.; Provost Pizza, sponsored by Office of the Provost; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, noon–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8081 or email dawson@fdu.edu, for faculty and staff only.

26 Wed.; Score Your Major Day 2016, undeclared students meet faculty and staff, learn more about majors and minors, sponsored by Recruitment and Retention Committee; Lawn, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, noon–2 p.m., free, for information email npeluso@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

27 Thu.; Bottle Hill Pub Happy Hour, co-sponsored by campus life and Student Government Association; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 4–7 p.m., must be 21 or older to attend, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

27 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Ehud Barak, former prime minister of Israel, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), WCBS Newsradio, nj.com affiliated with The Star-Ledger, Wells Fargo, Delta Dental of New Jersey, PNC Bank, TD Bank and Hollister Construction Services; NJPAC, Newark, N.J., 8 p.m., tickets sold by subscription (based on availability, subscriptions will continue to be sold on prorated basis throughout remainder of season), open seating (available on first-come, first-served basis), for prorated pricing/to order tickets call 1-888-696-5722 or go to http://njspeakersseries.org/.

28 Fri.; Content Marketing Seminar, facilitated by Mark Burgess, c0-founder/president, and Cheryl Burgess, co-founder/CEO, Blue Focus Marketing, Bridgewater, N.J., presented by Silberman College of Business; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., $850 early bird fee (registered/paid by 10/1 Sat.), $950, lunch and refreshments served, registration necessary, for registration go to http://www.myfdu.net/silbermanseminar, for information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/silberman-college/about-us/content-marketing-seminar/.

30 Sun.; Undergraduate Admissions Open House, attend sessions on majors and concentrations; meet faculty; learn about internships, study-abroad experiences, research and honors programs; obtain information on merit scholarship programs; and take student-led campus tour; Ferguson Recreation Center, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/attend-an-open-house/.

31 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “Prison Re-entry: Breaking the Cycle,” James McGreevey, chair, New Jersey Reentry Corp., Jersey City, N.J.; director, Jersey City Employment and Training Program; and former New Jersey governor, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 973-889-0332 or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home.

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