Florham Campus This Month

October 2014

1 Wed.; Annual Reception, University Honors Program at the Florham Campus, guest speaker Robert Mayans, mathematics/computer science; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6 p.m., free, for information email dennison@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

1 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.

2 Thu.; Study-abroad Fair; Dining Hall, Student Center, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., free, for information email amiksza@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 Thu.–3 Fri.; Staged Reading, “Almost, Maine,” by John Cariani, performed by Fairleigh Dramatics; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Thu., 7–9:15 p.m.; Fri., 8–10 p.m., $5.

4 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://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

6 Mon.; Yoga in the Italian Gardens, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Italian Gardens (next to Hennessy Hall), 1–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Paralegal Studies Program Open Houses; Danforth Hall, 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8690 or email paralegal@fdu.edu.

7 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Living in Harmony with Roommates,” Stephanie Koempel, acting director, counseling/psychological services, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Wellness Center, 2–3 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Morris Tech Meetup, keynote speaker Greg Slamowitz, founder and CEO, WellnessRebates LLC, N.Y.C., and author, Flip the Pyramid: How Any Organization Can Create a Workforce That Is Engaged, Aligned, Empowered and On Fire, sponsored by Rothman Institute of 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/.

8 Wed.; Flu Shots, sponsored by student health services; Student Health Services Office, Wellness Center, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. and 2–4 p.m., free, appointment necessary, wear short-sleeve tops/shirts if possible, for appointment and information call 973-443-8535, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; ISE/CHRMS Seminar, “Today’s Diverse and Dispersed Workforce: The Debate Continues,” panel facilitator Meryl Rosenthal, president and CEO, FlexPaths®, with Stacey deBrauwere, director of human resources, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield; Jeff Martin, change management program manager, Wells Fargo; and Jim Ryan, leader for global workplace strategy, Pitney Bowes, sponsored by Institute for Sustainable Enterprise/Center for Human Resource Management Studies (ISE/CHRMS); Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, refreshments/networking 5:30–6 p.m., presentation 6–7:30 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://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5033.

9 Thu.; Lecture, “Negotiation — How to Get What You Want,” Jon Weiman, principal graphic designer/illustrator, Weiman Design, Randolph, N.J., and member of board of directors, Art Directors Club of New Jersey, sponsored by computer graphics/animation; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 6 p.m., question-and-answer period follows, free, refreshments served, for information call 973-443-8470, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Madeleine Albright, former U.S. secretary of state; Mortara Distinguished Professor of Diplomacy, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient; presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center, WCBS Newsradio, The Star-Ledger, PNC Bank, Hollister Construction Services and Prestige Family of auto dealerships; New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, N.J., 8 p.m., open seating (seats available on first-come, first-served basis) $245, bronze reserved seating $365, gold reserved seating $425, platinum reserved seating $475, tickets sold by subscription to entire series, to order tickets and for information call 1-888-696-5722 or go to http://njspeakersseries.org/.

11 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://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

13 Mon.–14 Tue.; Fall Recess.

13 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://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

13 Mon.; Yoga in the Italian Gardens, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Italian Gardens (next to Hennessy Hall), 1–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; 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 1-800-732-8353 or go to http://www.tiaa-cref.org/moc.

14 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Living in Harmony with Roommates,” Stephanie Koempel, acting director, counseling/psychological services, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Wellness Center, 2–3 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Flu Shots, sponsored by student health services; Student Health Services Office, Wellness Center, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. and 2–4 p.m., free, appointment necessary, wear short-sleeve tops/shirts if possible, for appointment and information call 973-443-8535, for FDU community only.

15 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.

15 Wed.; 22nd Annual New Jersey Family Business of the Year Luncheon and Awards Ceremony; Crystal Plaza, Livingston, N.J., 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., $75, registration necessary, for registration call 973-443-8842, for information go to http://www.fdu.edu/rothman.

15 Wed.; Personal Development Workshop, “Pop Culture’s Influence on Suicide and Suicide Prevention,” Jaime Lauren, psychological counselor, counseling/psychological services, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Wellness Center, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8947 or email jaimel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Words and Music Festival (WAMFEST) 2014: The Illuminated Word, hosted by Wesley Stace, songwriter, novelist and WAMFEST artist-in-residence, sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University, Robert and Patricia Pures and Morris Arts Council; “Illuminating and Illusions: Putting Fiction on the Screen — A Conversation with Neil Burger,” Screening, “Limitless,” by Neil Burger, award-winning director, Room 125, Dreyfuss Building, 2 p.m.; Interview, with Neil Burger, Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 5 p.m., free, attendance limited to first-come, first-served basis, registration by 14 Tue. necessary, for registration go to http://www.myfdu.net/wamfest14, for information email ddaniel@fdu.edu or go to http://wamfest.wordpress.com.

16 Thu.; FDU Chalk Haiku, create a haiku and chalk it on the walk, in celebration of National Day of Writing, sponsored by college writing; Library Lawn (Monninger Center), 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8710 or email mpgarcia@fdu.edu.

16 Thu.; WAMFEST 2014, “The Illuminated Word: A Conversation With Neil Gaiman,” celebrated author, The Sandman, Neverwhere, The Graveyard Book, Good Omens and Coraline, hosted by Wesley Stace, songwriter, novelist and WAMFEST artist-in-residence, sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University, Robert and Patricia Pures and Morris Arts Council; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 4 p.m., free, attendance limited to first-come, first-served basis, registration by 14 Tue. necessary, for registration go to http://www.myfdu.net/wamfest14, for information email ddaniel@fdu.edu or go to http://wamfest.wordpress.com.

16 Thu.; Assistive Technology Workshop, discussion and demonstration of technology tools and how they can be used to assist students with academic difficulties inside and outside classroom, for parents and students; sponsored by Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities; 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.

16 Thu.–19 Sun.; Comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing,” by William Shakespeare, presented by visual/performing arts, directed by Stephen Hollis, theater and director, theater arts; set design by Maiko Chii, costume designer and owner, Clear Box Productions, LLC; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Thu.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 17 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 17 Fri. 11 a.m. show), for tickets and information call 973-443-8644.

17 Fri.; Discover Your Major Day, Theater Arts, take part in physical/vocal warm-ups, improvisation and theater games; interact with other prospective drama students; talk about career opportunities with professional actors; learn more about theater arts program; play a part in short scene alongside accomplished Broadway actor; meet with faculty members; and participate in acting exercise with a real college class, sponsored by admissions; Ferguson Recreation Center, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=3451.

17 Fri.; Family Weekend and Homecoming 2014; Registration, Student Center, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.; Class Visits and Campus Tours, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Devil Board Games, Library Lawn (rain location: Student Center), noon–4 p.m.; FDU Family Dinner, for registered guests only, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 6 p.m., $10 adult guests, $5 children under 12, $5 FDU students’ guests; Field Hockey Game, Devils vs. Delaware Valley, Robert T. Shields Field, 7 p.m.; Magic Comedy Show, with Derek Hughes, Dining Hall, Student Center, 9 p.m., $5 per guest, for information go to  http://view2.fdu.edu/florham-campus/office-of-campus-life/fall-family-weekend-2014/.

17 Fri.; WAMFEST 2014: The Illuminated Word, hosted by Wesley Stace, songwriter, novelist and WAMFEST artist-in-residence, sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University, Robert and Patricia Pures and Morris Arts Council; “The Art of Illumination: A Conversation with Michael Arthur and Stefan Bucher,” Michael Arthur, pen-and-ink artist, and Stefan Bucher, graphic artist, 344 Design, Room 125, Dreyfuss Building, 2 p.m.; “Memory Palace: Music Meets the Page,” Salman Rushdie, acclaimed author, The Satanic Verses; world-famous American String Quartet; award-winning poet J. Mae Barizo; and composer Paul Cantelon, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 6 p.m., free, attendance limited to first-come, first-served basis, registration by 14 Tue. necessary, for registration go to http://www.myfdu.net/wamfest14, for information email ddaniel@fdu.edu or go to http://wamfest.wordpress.com.

18 Sat.; Family Weekend and Homecoming 2014; Registration, Ferguson Recreation Center (rain location: Monninger Center for Learning and Research), 9–11 a.m.; Provost’s Brunch, Dreyfuss Plaza, Ferguson Recreation Center (rain location: Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center), 10 a.m.–noon, free; Alumni Association Awards Ceremony, Class of 2014 Gift Unveiling and Knauff Family Scholarship Presentation, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 10:30 a.m., free, registration required at www.myfdu.net; Men’s Soccer Game, Devils vs. DeSales Bulldogs, Men’s Soccer Field (near baseball field), 11 a.m.; Game Time Carnival, Robert T. Shields Field, 11 a.m.–4 p.m., free; Alumni, Parents and Student Luncheon, Shields Field (football stadium), 12:30 p.m., $20 adults, $15 students, free students with meal plan swipe (price includes ticket to Homecoming Football Game), for preregistration go to http://www.myfdu.net; Homecoming Football Game, Devils vs. King’s Monarchs, Shields Field, 1–4 p.m.; Women’s Soccer Game, Devils vs. DeSales Bulldogs, Women’s Soccer Field, 7 p.m.; Casino Night, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 8 p.m.–midnight, $5 per guest, for information go to  http://view2.fdu.edu/florham-campus/office-of-campus-life/fall-family-weekend-2014/.

18 Sat.; 22nd Annual Shakespeare Colloquium, “Shakespeare Bad and Shakespeare Wrong: Rethinking the Shakespearean,” Zoltán Márkus, English, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and author, Shakespeares at War: Cultural Appropriations of Shakespeare in London and Berlin During World War II; Iska Alter, emerita, English, Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.; Donovan Sherman, English, Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J.; Emily Weissbourd, visiting assistant professor, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pa., and co-editor, Representing Imperial Rivalry in the Early Modern Mediterranean; 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; Room S-11 (Sturchio Hall), 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.

18 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://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

19 Sun.; Family Weekend and Homecoming 2014; Zombie Brunch, Library Lawn (rain location: Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research), 10 a.m.–noon, free; Zombie 5K Run, for students only, departing from Library Lawn, noon, free, for information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/florham-campus/office-of-campus-life/fall-family-weekend-2014/.

19 Sun.; Musicale, “Harvest of Arias,” opera arias and Broadway songs, sponsored by Opera at Florham in collaboration with BRAVO Alliance; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 3 p.m., $35, $30 senior citizens, $10 students under 22, free Opera at Florham members, refreshments served, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8620 or go to http://www.operaatflorham.org.

20 Mon.; Yoga in the Italian Gardens, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Italian Gardens (next to Hennessy Hall), 1–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Midterm Progress Reporting Closes.

21 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Living in Harmony with Roommates,” Stephanie Koempel, acting director, counseling/psychological services, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Wellness Center, 2–3 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Pet Therapy, sponsored by counseling/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.

23 Thu.; Graduate Business Information Session, information about MBA, executive MBA, Saturday MBA and MS in accounting, taxation and supply chain management programs; Hennessy Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5568, email grad@fdu.edu or call 973-443-8905.

24 Fri.; ISE/CHRMS Breakfast Seminar, “Building a Culture for Sustainability at Sanofi: Putting the Patient First,” speaker John Spinnato, vice president, North America corporate social responsibility, and president, Sanofi Foundation for North America, and panel featuring Kathleen Castore, director, corporate initiatives, supplier diversity and sustainability, North America Procurement Governance, Sanofi; Michael Sokol, vice president and chief wellness officer, Sanofi; and Peter Lalli, senior director, North America corporate social responsibility, Sanofi, sponsored by Institute for Sustainable Enterprise/Center for Human Resource Management Studies (ISE/CHRMS); Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, networking with light refreshments 7:30 a.m., seminar 8–9:30 a.m., continuing optional discussion with presenters 10–11:30 a.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://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5033.

26 Sun.; Undergraduate Admissions Open House, meet faculty, explore majors, learn about study-abroad experiences/internships, tour campus, learn about merit scholarship programs and attend information session, Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities; Ferguson Recreation Center, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900 or go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=365.

27 Mon.; Yoga in the Italian Gardens, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Italian Gardens (next to Hennessy Hall), 1–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Living in Harmony with Roommates,” Stephanie Koempel, acting director, counseling/psychological services, sponsored by counseling/psychological services; Wellness Center, 2–3 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

29 Wed.; United Nations Pathways Special Event, “United Nations Alliance of Civilizations: Gateway to World Peace?” Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, U.N. high representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), discussion moderated by Jason Scorza, vice provost for academic/international affairs, presented by global learning; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, reception 6 p.m., discussion 6:30–8 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-7362 or email shorn@fdu.edu.

30 Thu.; O.Berk Family Business Forum, “Emotional Intelligence and Resolving Conflict,” Jane Sullivan, psychologist and consultant to family-owned/privately held companies; Rutherford Room, Ferguson Recreation Center, 8:30–10:30 a.m., $45, free FDU community, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8842 or email gzuccaro@fdu.edu.

30 Thu.; Graduate Information Session, information non-business graduate programs, financial aid/grants; meet with faculty and admissions counselors; Hennessy Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5568, email grad@fdu.edu or call 973-443-8905.

30 Thu.; Politics on the PublicMind Discussion, “The 2014 Midterms Amidst Ideological Divide: A Pollsters’ View,” Scott Keeter, director of survey research, Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C., and Cliff Zukin, political science/public policy, Eagleton Institute of Politics and Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., co-sponsored by PubicMind™, Monninger Center for Learning and Research and North Jersey Public Policy Network; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center, 7–9 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8390 or email publicmindga@gmail.com.

30 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Alan Alda, award-winning actor and Academy Award nominee, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center, WCBS Newsradio, The Star-Ledger, PNC Bank, Hollister Construction Services and Prestige Family of auto dealerships; New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, N.J., 8 p.m., open seating (seats available on first-come, first-served basis) $245, bronze reserved seating $365, gold reserved seating $425, platinum reserved seating $475, tickets sold by subscription to entire series, to order tickets and for information call 1-888-696-5722 or go to http://njspeakersseries.org/.


 

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