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November 2017

1 Wed.–21 Tue.; Exhibit, “Fashions Through FDU History,” display of artifacts and images reflecting last 75 years of fashion, in celebration of FDU’s 75th anniversary; 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 Wed.–3 Fri.; Exhibit, “The Struggle Continues: A Student Writing and Graphics Arts Collaboration on Black Comic Book Superheroes,” student writing and artwork explore necessity of superheroes in contemporary America where certain marginalized populations express that struggle — political and personal struggle — continues, co-sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Campus Executive’s Office; 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), free, for information call 973-443-8710 or 973-443-8718.

2 Thu.; Family Business Forum, “Millennial Retention for the Family Business,” Bryan Kuderna, certified financial planner, Kuderna Financial Team, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Rutherford Room, Ferguson Recreation Center, 8–10:30 a.m., $75 non-Family Business Forum (FBF) members, free for FBF members and FDU faculty, staff and students, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8842 or email srslavin@fdu.edu.

2 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Jeffrey Toobin, Supreme Court expert, legal analyst and author, The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court and The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court, presented by FDU and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), WCBS Newsradio, nj.com affiliated with The Star-Ledger, 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 (seats available on first-come, first-served basis), to order tickets call 1-888-696-5722 or go to New Jersey Speakers Series.

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

4 Wed.; FDU Alumni Craft Beer Tasting, craft beer tasting and small bites at one of New Jersey’s finest breweries, reconnect with classmates, meet fellow FDU alumni, sponsored by alumni relations; High Point Brewing Company, 22 Park Place, Butler, N.J., 6–9 p.m., $25 per person by 10/20 Fri., $35 per person thereafter, cost includes brewery visit, beer-tasting samples and small bites, limited space, one guest per FDU alumnus, preregistration necessary, for preregistration go to Craft Beer Tasting, for information call 201-692-7013 or email fdualumni@fdu.edu, for FDU alumni and their guests only.

6 Mon.–21 Tue.; Priority Registration for Spring Semester 2018.

6 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “Future of U.S.–Russia Relations,” Julianne Smith, senior fellow and director, Transatlantic Security 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 are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 917-974-7179, email shellyf78@gmail.com or go to Public Affairs Lecture Series schedule.

8 Wed.; International Education Week, Presentation, “Finding Justice After Genocide: Lessons from Rwanda’s Gacaca Courts Through the Eyes of Survivors,” Jordan Nowotny, criminology, sponsored by social science/history; Room 105, Dreyfuss Building, 10–11 a.m., free, for information call 973-443-8388, for FDU community only.

8 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.

8 Wed.; Monninger Conversation Series, Fox News and American Politics: How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society, book discussion with Daniel Cassino, political science; director of experimental research, PublicMind™; and author, Fox News and American Politics: How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society, hosted by Christopher Caldiero, communication studies, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Monninger Center for Learning and Research and; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center, 3:30–5 p.m., free, light refreshments served, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email kati05@fdu.edu.

9 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.

10 Fri.; Informational Meetings, Three Medical Plan Options, sponsored by human resources; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2701 or email malakoff@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty and staff only.

10 Fri.; Veterans Day Celebration, featuring color guard march led by Anthony Trusso, traffic attendant, public safety, playing bagpipe; a cappella performance of National Anthem by Chamber Choir led by Allen Cohen, music; Pledge of Allegiance; brief remarks; prayer led by Eric Munoz from Paterson Diocese; and moment of silence, sponsored by Office of Campus Executive; Flag Pole, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 11 a.m., free, for information call 973-443-8082 or email mary_keyser@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Sat.; School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Open House, meet faculty, staff and current students; learn about PharmD program; gain insight into PharmD program admissions process; and tour school; School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 230 Park Avenue, Florham Park, N.J., 9:30 a.m.–noon, free, space limited on first-come, first-serve basis, registration necessary, to register and for information go to School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences open house registration.

11 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., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email joanne_chirico@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

13 Mon.; International Education Week Kickoff, international snacks, global trivia games, prizes and more, sponsored by International Student Services; Lobby, Student Center, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., free, for information email m_i_a@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.; Pet Therapy, sponsored by counseling and psychological services; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 1–2 p.m., free, for information email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “U.S. and North Korea: War or Peace in Asia?” Gordon Chang, contributor, forbes.com, and author, The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World, 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 are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 917-974-7179, email shellyf78@gmail.com or go to Public Affairs Lecture Series schedule.

13 Mon.; International Education Week, Presentation, The Long March Home: An American Soldier’s Life as a Nazi Slave Laborer, Robert Max, believed by historians to be last-living American soldier to escape and survive Nazi slave labor in World War II; recipient of Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, three Bronze Campaign Battle Stars and New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal; and author of upcoming memoir, The Long March Home: An American Soldier’s Life as a Nazi Slave Laborer, sponsored by Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Office of Veterans Services and Office of International Student Services; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 3:30–4:30 p.m., free, light refreshments served, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email kati05@fdu.edu.

14 Tue.; International Education Week, Italian Language Table, informal conversations in Italian with FDU exchange students, sponsored by International Student Services; Dining Hall, Student Center, noon–1 p.m., free, for information email m_i_a@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; International Education Week, Workshop, “The Working World: Marketing Your International Experience in the Job Hunt,” sponsored by career development; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 3–4 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8882, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Professional Development Program, Workshop, “How to Work the Room,” learn tips from recruiters and HR pros from companies such as Merck, Wyndham International, Enterprise, Dun and Bradstreet Celgene, Visiting Nurse Services of New Jersey; and Silberman College faculty/staff members Scott Behson, management (Metro); Kent Fairfield, management (Metro); Marc DeBoer, manager of placement/outreach (Flor); and Carol Menniti, administrative assistant to associate dean (Flor); improve networking skills; learn what recruiters want; and walk away with actionable item; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6 p.m., registration preferred, business casual, for registration go to Work the Room Florham, for information go to Professional Development Program or email cmenniti@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty, staff, students and alumni only.

15 Wed.; International Education Week, United Nations Tour and Briefing, day at United Nations Headquarters, N.Y.C., for guided tour and private briefing with U.N. official, sponsored by Office of Global Learning; bus leaves Ferguson Recreation Center at 7:30 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation email emylonas@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; International Education Week, Open Forum Discussion on International Counseling in Today’s World, how modern-day psychology is used in foreign countries, sponsored by psychology/counseling and Tina Sia, international graduate student; Florham Room, Student Center, 8–9 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8547, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; LEAD NOW Fall 2017 Leadership Workshop Series, “Leadership and Group Dynamics in the Military,” Julius Moore, science instructor and master resilience trainer, Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J.; Wroxton Room, Ferguson Recreation Center, 8:30 p.m., free, students who attend five workshops receive certificate of completion, priority points and t-shirt, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email azavedo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Thu.; TIAA Individual Counseling, sponsored by human resources; Fritz Lounge, Second Floor, Hennessy Hall, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., free, by appointment, for appointment and information call 1-800-732-8353 or go to TIAA Consultations and Seminars.

16 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.

16 Thu.; Employee Benefits Fair, sponsored by human resources; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2701 or email malakoff@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty and staff only.

16 Thu.; Informational Meeting, Three Medical Plan Options, sponsored by human resources; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2701 or email malakoff@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty and staff only.

16 Thu.; International Education Week, Wroxton Trivia and Tea Time, sponsored by Office of Global Learning and International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 4–7 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8279, for FDU community only.

17 Fri.; Breakfast with HR Supervisor Training Workshop, “Contracts, Risk Management (Including Risk Transfer),” with representatives from Office of General Counsel, for FDU department heads, chairs and supervisors; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 9–11 a.m., free, RSVP by 3 Fri. necessary, to RSVP and for information email kerryr@fdu.edu.

17 Fri.; Informational Meeting, Three Medical Plan Options, sponsored by human resources; via WebEx online meeting, 11 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2701 or email malakoff@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty and staff only.

18 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., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email joanne_chirico@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

20 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “European Union,” Heather Conley, senior vice president for Europe, Eurasia and the Arctic; and director, Europe Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, 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 are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 917-974-7179, email shellyf78@gmail.com or go to Public Affairs Lecture Series schedule.

21 Tue.; Thanksgiving Recess Begins, 11 p.m.

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

27 Mon.–12/20 Wed.; Exhibit, “Famous Guests and Speakers at FDU,” display of archival photos and news items, in celebration of FDU’s 75th anniversary; 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.

27 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “World Roundup,” Ralph Buultjens, adjunct faculty member, NYU School of Professional Studies, 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 are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 917-974-7179, email shellyf78@gmail.com or go to Public Affairs Lecture Series schedule.

28 Tue.; Workshop, Small Business Series, “How to Survive in Mainstream America,” help small business owners grow their business focusing on strategic planning, asset management, raising capital and leveraging technology, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, breakfast and refreshments provided, pre-registration required, for pre-registration go to Small Business Series, for information call 973-443-8577 or email pniewski@fdu.edu.

29 Wed.; Faculty Book Celebration, “A Celebration of Ornaments, A New Collection of Poems by David Daniel,” featuring David Daniel, creative writing, and author, Seven-Star Bird, winner of Larry Levis Prize for first- or second-best book for several years, sponsored by Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 3 p.m., free, light refreshments served, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email kati05@fdu.edu.

29 Wed.; LEAD NOW Certificate of Completion Ceremony, sponsored by campus life; Bottle Hill Room, Student Center, 8:30 p.m., free, for information email azavedo@fdu.edu, for FDU community and students’ parents only.

30 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Cokie Roberts, journalist and author, presented by FDU 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 (seats available on first-come, first-served basis), to order tickets call 1-888-696-5722 or go to New Jersey Speakers Series.

 

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