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September 2017

1 Fri.–21 Thu.; Exhibit, “1942: The Founding of Fairleigh Dickinson University,” in celebration of FDU’s 75th anniversary, display of archival artifacts such as books, early photographs and ephemeral documents; 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 Fri.–11/3 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.

4 Mon.; Labor Day Holiday.

6 Wed.; Academic Convocation, includes Distinguished Faculty and Pillars of FDU awards, “Reflections on Fairleigh Dickinson’s 75th Birthday,” keynote speaker Judith Kaufman, psychology, director of PsyD and MA programs in school psychology and director of University Core (Metro); Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, Metropolitan Campus, 2–4 p.m.; Reception follows, Dickinson Hall Green, free, for information call 201-692-2486 or email angela47@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Thu.; Phone-in Financial Planning Certificate Program Open House; 1 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/continuing-education/financial-planning/certificate-program-financial-planning/open-house-registration-and-start-dates/, for information call 973-443-8990 or email fp@fdu.edu.

9 Sat.; CineTech Expo, New Jersey’s Premier Media Production Trade Show, for aspiring filmmakers and video production industry professionals, guest speakers John McCormick, sound mixer, “Blindspot,” “Rescue Me” and “Law and Order”; Tony Pettine, script supervisor, “Westworld,” “The OA,” “Person of Interest” and “Black Swan”; Roy Yokelson, voiceover coach and producer, The Business of Voiceover; Charles Burke, president, Charles Burke, and FDU alumnus, MA’81 (Ruth); and Steve Gorelick, executive director, New Jersey Motion Picture & Television Commission, featuring media exhibits, sponsored by visual/performing arts, CineTech Media Professionals and New Jersey Motion Picture & Television Commission; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m.–6 p.m., free, educators can earn 6 development hour credits, registration necessary, for registration and information go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinetech-expo-tickets-35668909669.

11 Mon.; Last Day for New Registrations and Final Drop/Add Changes.

11 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “Is the World Order Still Safe for Democracy?” Jerry Pubantz, political science, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $100 per person for 12 lectures, $10 walk-ins, if seats are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 917-974-7179, email shelfein@optonline.net or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home/currentprogram.

14 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.

14 Thu.; Financial Planning Certificate Program Open House; Room 107, Stadler/Zenner Academic Building, 6–8 p.m., free, for registration go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/continuing-education/financial-planning/certificate-program-financial-planning/open-house-registration-and-start-dates/, for information call 973-443-8990 or email fp@fdu.edu.

14 Thu.; Send Silence Packing®, traveling exhibit of donated backpacks, more than 1,000 backpacks will be displayed throughout area representing students who died by suicide and number of students who commit suicide yearly, sponsored by Dean of Students Office, hosted by Active Minds, Inc.; Active Minds Chapter Club and Counseling and Psychological Services; Lawn (rain location: Monninger Center), Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8941 or email npeluso@fdu.edu.

15 Fri.; Breakfast with HR Supervisor Training Workshop, “Hiring Student Workers — Federal Work Study and Non-Federal Work Study,” for FDU department heads, chairs and supervisors engaged in hiring student workers; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 9–11 a.m., free, RSVP by 8 Fri. necessary, to RSVP and for information email kerryr@fdu.edu.

16 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 or email joanne_chirico@fdu.edu.

17 Sun.; Opera at Florham 35th Anniversary Season, From Opera to American Songbook, Musicale, “Verdi’s Heroes and Heroines,” featuring Jasmina Halimic, soprano; Ethan Simpson, baritone; Mackenzie Gotcher, tenor; Mary Pinto, organizer and accompanist; and Stephen DeMaio, narrator, sponsored by Opera at Florham; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 2 p.m., $30, $25 senior citizens, $5 students (up t0 22 years old), children under 12 accompanied by adult/FDU students free, groups of 10 or more $20 per ticket, refreshments served at intermission, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8620 or go to http://www.operaatflorham.org.

18 Mon.; Fall Honors Reception, meet honors students, sponsored by Office of Florham Campus Executive and Florham Honors Program; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 4-5:30 p.m., free, RSVP by 15 Fri. necessary, to RSVP and for information email florhamhonors@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

18 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “Syria: The Current Prognosis,” Amb. Robert Ford, former United States ambassador to Syria (2011–2014); senior fellow, Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C.; and Kissinger Senior Fellow, Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, New Haven, Conn., sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $100 per person for 12 lectures, $10 walk-ins, if seats are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 917-974-7179, email shelfein@optonline.net or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home/currentprogram.

19 Tue.; 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.

21 Thu.; TIAA Individual Counseling, sponsored by human resources; Conference 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 https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/contact-us/consultations-seminars.

22 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, learn about Professional Development Program and obtain information about scholarships; Hartman Lounge, 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m., free, breakfast and lunch provided, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/silberman-college/placement-and-outreach/event/; Florham Campus Tour, 2 p.m., registration necessary, for registration go to http://fduinfo.com/forms/visit-florham.html.

25 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “How the World is Balancing the Demands of Climate Change, Energy, Security and Recovery,” Molly Williamson, scholar, Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C.; consultant and board member, International Executive Service Corps, American Academy of Diplomacy and Noble Energy, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $100 per person for 12 lectures, $10 walk-ins, if seats are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information call 917-974-7179, email shelfein@optonline.net or go to http://palsfdu.wixsite.com/home/currentprogram.

26 Tue.; Banned Book Readout, visual/performing arts students read aloud selections from banned books, sponsored by Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center, 3:30 p.m., free, light refreshments served, for information email kati05@fdu.edu.

26 Tue.; Study Abroad Fair, learn about opportunities to study abroad, sponsored by Study Abroad Office; Dining Hall, Student Center, noon–1:30 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8083 or email amiksza@fdu.edu.

26 Tue.; Graduate Business Information Session, learn about graduate business degree options (MBA and MS programs) and graduate scholarship opportunities; and meet with admissions and academic advisers, co-sponsored by graduate admissions and Silberman College of Business; Admissions Presentation Room, Rothman Building, 6–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions-events/graduate-business-information-session/.

26 Tue.; Morris Tech Meetup, “Building a Digital Media Agency While Still in School,” keynote speaker Bryan Angelo, managing partner, Cast&Create, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6:30–9 p.m., $5, pizza served, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://www.meetup.com/Morris-Meetup.

27 Wed.; Presidential Inauguration, Dr. Christopher A. Capuano, eighth president of FDU; Florham Campus, 3 p.m., registration necessary, for registration go to http://www.myfdu.net/inauguration, for information call 201-692-7036 or email laura_reynolds@fdu.edu or go to http://www.myfdu.net/inauguration, for FDU community and invited guests only.

28 Thu.; Family Business Forum, “Becoming a Disruptive Competitor,” Doug Berger, managing director, INNOVATE LLC, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 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.

30 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 or email joanne_chirico@fdu.edu.

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