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Florham Campus This Month

April 2018

1 Sun.; Main Stage Production, Musical Comedy, “Sister Act,” music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Glenn Slater; directed by Stephen Hollis, theater and director, theater arts; choreographed by Cynthia Thole Loewus, musical theater; musical direction by Dimitri Nakhamkin, independent entertainment professional, presented by visual/performing arts department; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 2:30 p.m., $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 FDU community/students, for tickets and information call 973-443-8644 or go to Main Stage Productions 2017–2018.

2 Mon.–5/10 Thu.; Writing and Visual Express (WaVE) Exhibit, “Writing, Graphic Design and Activism: Sexual Assault, Addiction and Environmental Responsibility in René Steinke’s Friendswood,” student writing and art resulting from collaboration between honors writing and graphic design classes and focuses on themes encountered in Friendswood, co-sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Campus Executive’s Office; WaVE Exhibit Area, College Writing Office (Suite 222, Upper Balcony), Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Thu., 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 Mon.; Campus Safety and Security Training, for faculty and staff, covering Clery Act, anti-harassment and non-discrimination in accordance with Title IX, protecting minors on campus, active-shooter incidents and student-wellness initiatives, sponsored by human resources; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 10–11:30 a.m. or 1–2:30 p.m., free, faculty and staff required to attend one session.

4 Wed.; Grad Salute, commencement information, videotaping of “Grad Greetings,” honors medals, portraits, caps and gowns, sign up for senior weekend, announcements; Mall, Florham Room, Sammartino Room, Bottle Hill Pub and Bookstore, Student Center, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8935, for FDU community only.

4 Wed.; Monninger Conversation Series, “‘Henry’s Law’: A Play About Bullying,” discussion with Stacie Lents, theater, director of acting and author of “Henry’s Law,” hosted by Donalee Brown, psychology, sponsored by Monninger Center for Learning and Research and Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center, 3:30–5 p.m., free, light refreshments served, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email kati05@fdu.edu.

4 Wed.; Grad Reception, co-sponsored by campus life and Student Government Association; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 5–7 p.m., must be 21 or older, two forms of ID required, free admission, cash bar, for FDU community only.

4 Wed.; LEAD NOW Workshop, “Connecting with People,” Theresa Fanelli, University College (Metro), sponsored by campus life; Wroxton Room, Student Center, 8:30–9:30 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

5 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.

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

6 Fri.; Business and Beyond: A Day as an FDU Business Major, attend real business class, meet Silberman College dean, participate in hands-on session in FDU’s Bloomberg Trading Room and learn about Professional Development Program; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., free, breakfast and lunch provided, registration necessary, for registration and information go to Business and Beyond at Florham Campus; Florham Campus Tour, 2 p.m., registration necessary, for registration go to Schedule a Visit to the Florham Campus.

8 Sun.; Admitted Students Day, students accepted for fall 2018 semester meet faculty, student services/campus organizations, discuss financial-aid award package, learn about internship and study-abroad opportunities, meet future classmates, take student-led campus tours, enjoy lunch in dining hall, sponsored by admissions; Ferguson Recreation Center, registration 9 a.m., program 10 a.m., free, for information go to Florham Campus Admitted Students Day.

8 Sun.–14 Sat.; Exhibit, “Libraries Lead,” in celebration of National Library Week’s 60th anniversary, reproductions of American Library Association posters from past 60 years; 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.

8 Sun.; Puerto Rico Benefit Dance Showcase, Fairleigh Dance Project, half of proceeds will be donated to Habitat for Humanity® of Puerto Rico in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 7 p.m., $5, tickets at door, for information call 973-443-8394 or email cthole@fdu.edu.

9 Mon.–20 Fri.; Priority Registration for Fall Semester 2018.

9 Mon.; Campus Safety and Security Training, for faculty and staff, covering Clery Act, anti-harassment and non-discrimination in accordance with Title IX, protecting minors on campus, active-shooter incidents and student-wellness initiatives, sponsored by human resources; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 10–11:30 a.m. or 1–2:30 p.m., free, faculty and staff required to attend one session.

10 Tue.; 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.

11 Wed.; Silberman College of Business Professional Development Program, “Dining Etiquette and the Art of Communication”; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 4 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration go to Dining and Conversation, for information email cmenniti@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Wed.; LEAD NOW Workshop, “Team Work and Delegation,” Christine Foster, communication studies, sponsored by campus life; Wroxton Room, Student Center, 8:30–9:30 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

12 Thu.; Pet Therapy, sponsored by counseling and psychological services; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 1–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

12 Thu.; United Nations Pathways Ambassador Forums, “Oman and Its Region,” Khalifa bin Ali bin Issa Al-Harthy, permanent representative of Sultanate of Oman to United Nations, in conversation with Jason Scorza, vice provost for academic/international affairs (Metro/Flor) and philosophy/political science, presented by global learning and Florham Campus Executive Office; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, reception 6 p.m., forum 6:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-7362 or email eleni_mylonas@fdu.edu.

12 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, President Bill Clinton, 42nd president of United States, 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.

15 Sun.–30 Mon.; Exhibit, “Green Day,” in celebration of Earth Day/Earth Month, examples of botanical illustrations in books from library’s special collections; 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.

15 Sun.; International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (ISHTM) Annual Scholarship Gala, celebrating pineapple as universal symbol of welcome, prepared by ISHTM students, sponsored by ISHTM; Hennessy Hall, 2–6 p.m. (arrive no later than 1:45 p.m. at parking lot #2, shuttle service to Hennessy Hall provided), enjoy relaxed and casual outdoor luau-themed strolling supper with seating under big tent, featuring live steel band music, salsa dancing and lessons, wine pull raffle, lessons on carving fruit baskets, silent auction and tricky tray, presentation of donor and scholarship awards, $90 preregistration, $100 at door (door price payable by check only), suggested attire resort wear and sandals (no shorts and tank tops), registration necessary by 4/2 Mon., for registration and information call 201-692-7271, email ferraroa@fdu.edu or go to International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management’s Annual Scholarship Gala.

15 Sun.; Performance, “Scatterbrains,” concert reading of original musical by undergraduate theater major Julian Bliss, direction and choreography/blocking by Julian Bliss, sponsored by theater arts program; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 3–5:30 p.m., free (donations accepted), for information email jdbliss@fdu.edu.

16 Mon.; Campus Safety and Security Training, for faculty and staff, covering Clery Act, anti-harassment and non-discrimination in accordance with Title IX, protecting minors on campus, active-shooter incidents and student-wellness initiatives, sponsored by human resources; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 10–11:30 a.m. or 1–2:30 p.m., free, faculty and staff required to attend one session.

16 Mon.; Graduate Information Session, learn about programs in education, liberal arts, sciences and professional studies and new MA and MFA in animation and MFA in film; evening, weekend, in class and online scheduling; information on financial-aid, payment-plan options and graduate scholarship opportunities; and test preparation for GRE, co-sponsored by graduate admissions; Lobby, Hennessy Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to Graduate Information Session Registration.

18 Wed.; LEAD NOW Workshop, “Managing Anxiety,” Jaime Lauren, assistant director of counseling, counseling/psychological services, sponsored by campus life; Wroxton Room, Student Center, 8:30–9:30 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

18 Wed.–19 Thu.; University Honors Program Research Days; Senior Thesis Presentations, Hartman Lounge, Sarah Sullivan Lounge, Wroxton Room and Sammartino Room, Hennessy Hall, Wed.–Thu., 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m., free; Freshman Research Poster Presentations, Great Hall, Hennessy Hall, Wed., noon–1:30 p.m.; Thu., 3:30–5 p.m., free; 19 Thu., Reception and Awards Ceremony, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 5–7 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information go to University Honors Program Research Day or email florhamhonors@fdu.edu

19 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 Fri.; Business and Beyond: A Day as an FDU Business Major, attend real business class, meet Silberman College dean, participate in hands-on session in FDU’s Bloomberg Trading Room and learn about Professional Development Program; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., free, breakfast and lunch provided, registration necessary, for registration and information go to Business and Beyond at Florham Campus; Florham Campus Tour, 2 p.m., registration necessary, for registration go to Schedule a Visit to the Florham Campus.

20 Fri.; Awards Ceremony, New Jersey Business Idea Competition and New Jersey Female Entrepreneur Lecture, Meg Columbia-Walsh, CEO/co-founder Wylie, Jersey City, N.J.; winners of New Jersey Business Idea Competition honored, co-sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, New York Jets, New Jersey Tech Council and Untracht Early; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, reception 6 p.m., awards ceremony 6:30 p.m., lecture 7:15 p.m., free, limited seating, RSVP by 4/18 Wed. necessary, to RSVP go to New Jersey Business Idea Competition and Female Entrepreneur Lecture, for information call 973-443-8842, email srslavin@fdu.edu or go to 2018 NJ Female Entrepreneur Lecture.

20 Fri.; First FDU Law Week, “Campus Conversation on Civil Liberties,” with Jeanne LoCicero, deputy legal director, ACLU of New Jersey; Room 11, Hennessy Hall, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

22 Sun.; 30th Annual Opera at Florham Vocal Competition and Musical Honoring Violetta DuPont, young singers pursuing careers as operatic vocalists vie for prizes, sponsored by Opera at Florham; Fully Catered Luncheon, Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 12:30 p.m., $75 (included general admission to competition), tickets for luncheon must be purchased in advance, to purchase tickets and for information go to Opera at Florham Vocal Competition and Musicale; Vocal Competition, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 2 p.m., $25, free for FDU students, refreshments served during intermission, reservation necessary, for reservation call 973-443-8620, to purchase tickets and for information go toOpera at Florham Vocal Competition and Musicale.

23 Mon.; Hot Topics Panel Discussion, “Has Facebook Gone Too Far?: You May Have More ‘Friends’ Than You Think,” with Daniel Cassino, political science and director of experimental research, PublicMind™ (Flor); Anthony Spina, Becton College (Flor); and Kiron Sharma, computer science and director, University core (Flor); moderated by Geoffrey Weinman, dean, Becton College (Flor), sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Florham Campus Student Government Association; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 973-443-8750.

24 Tue.; Family Business Forum, “Decision Making and Leadership,” Edward Ahart, partner and chair, Corporate Practice Group, Schenck Price Smith & King, LLP, Florham Park, N.J., sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Rutherford Room, Ferguson Recreation Center, 8–10:30 a.m., $75 non-Family Business Forum members, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8842 or email srslavin@fdu.edu.

24 Tue.; The Richard J. Turick Screenings, 2018 Senior Thesis Films, presented by FDU and FDUFilm; The Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, N.J., 6–9 p.m., $5, RSVP necessary, to RSVP call 973-443-8646, for information or to purchase tickets go to 2018 FDUFilm – Richard J. Turick Screenings, for more information email libovh@fdu.edu.

24 Tue.; First FDU Law Week, “Legal Trivia Night,” test your wits against classmates, win prizes; Bottle Hill Pub, Student Center, 7:30 p.m., free, refreshments served, for FDU community only.

25 Wed.; First FDU Law Week, Panel Discussion on Gun Control and Gun Rights, with Scott Bach, executive director, Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs; and Lynn Hoag, South Jersey legislative lead, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America; Room 17, Hennessy Hall, 2 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

25 Wed.; 19th Annual IMAGES Student Arts Festival, presented by visual/performing arts; Studio Art Senior Exhibition, Rothman Building, 4:30–6:30 p.m., free; FDU Band, Chorus, Dance, Chamber Choir Performance, Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 6:15–7 p.m., free; Graphic Design Thesis Reception, Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 7:15–8 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information email joneil@fdu.edu.

25 Wed.; LEAD NOW Workshop, “Leadership Self-evaluation,” Victoria Woolfolk, BS’17 (Metro), graduate assistant for operations/programming, campus life, sponsored by campus life; Wroxton Room, Student Center, 8:30–9:30 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

25 Wed.; Morris Tech Meetup, keynote speaker Richard Augustyn, managing partner, Endurance Search Partners, and CEO/founder, Extensis Group, hosted by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Morris Tech Meetup; Lecture Hall, Science Building, pizza/networking 6:30 p.m., presentation 7:45 p.m., networking 8:45 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to Morris Tech Meetup.

26 Thu.; Workshop, Growing Your Small Business in New Jersey Series, help small-business owners grow their businesses focusing on strategic planning, asset management, raising capital and leveraging technology; Keynote Address, “How to Have the New Tax Law Changes Work for Your Business,” Al Titone, district director, New Jersey District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration, sponsored by Silberman College of Business, MassMutual Tristate, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, registration 7:30 a.m., opening remarks/kick-off panel 8 a.m., close of workshop 10:30 a.m., option to stay and network, free, breakfast and refreshments provided, preregistration required, for preregistration go to How to Grow Your Small Business, for information call 973-443-8577 or email pniewski@fdu.edu.

27 Fri.; FDU School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Research Symposium, platform and poster presentations of research projects from pharmacy students, faculty and residents affiliated with FDU; Keynote Address, “Serotonergic Modulation of Glutamate Neurotransmission as a Strategy for Treating Cognitive Dysfunction Associated with Major Depressive Disorder,” Alan Pehrson, psychology; fellow, Sokol Institute for Pharmaceutical Life Sciences; and director, Applied Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Montclair State University, introduction by Ligia Westrich, pharmaceutical sciences and director of assessment, pharmacy/health sciences, sponsored by School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; Room 316, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 230 Park Avenue, Florham Park, N.J., 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration go to FDU Research Symposium 2018, for information call 201-447-8617 or email mleibfri@fdu.edu.

27 Fri.; First FDU Law Week, Law Movie Night; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 8:30 p.m., free, refreshments provided, for FDU community only.

28 Sat.; Junior Day, for college-bound high-school juniors, families and guests, meet faculty and students, explore academic programs, obtain information about scholarships and financial-aid offerings and tour campus; Ferguson Recreation Center, check-in 9:45 a.m., program 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information email admissions@fdu.edu or go to Junior Day.

29 Sun.; Presentation, “Sculpting the Land: Creating Gilded Age Gardens,” Ed Zimmermann, branch manager, Commercial Grounds Management Division, The Davey Tree Expert Company, sponsored by Friends of Florham; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 1 p.m., $20, $10 FDU faculty/staff, free for FDU students with ID, registration necessary, to register go to Sculpting the Land: Creating Gilded Age Gardens, for information contact Friends of Florham.

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