Florham Campus This Month
1 Thu.–2/4/17 Sat.; Art Exhibit, “Cutting Edge Art: Papercut Portraits,” paper cut art by Dan Landau, public relations and social media coordinator, public relations; 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. (closed 23 Fri.–1/2/17 Mon. Christmas and New Year Break and 1/16/17 Mon. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday), free, for information call 973-443-8516.
1 Thu–3/15/17 Wed.; 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.
1 Thu.; Third Annual United Nations Academic Impact J. Michael Adams Lecture and Conversation Series, “Living in a Shrinking World — Sharing Our Future TOGETHER,” Mark Harris, president emeritus, ELS Educational Services and Berlitz; U.N. Headquarters, N.Y.C., 1:15–2:45 p.m., bus leaves from front of Ferguson Recreation Center at 10:30 a.m., free, registration necessary by 11/22 Tue., to register email full name, email address, ID number (for students only) and campus to firstname.lastname@example.org, for FDU community only.
1 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.
1 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Panel Discussion, “Racism in America,” panelists Michele Norris, award-winning journalist and former host, “All Things Considered”; Jason Riley, senior fellow, Manhattan Institute, and columnist, The Wall Street Journal; and Morris Dees, co-founder and chief trial counsel, Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, Ala., presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), WCBS Newsradio, nj.com affiliated with 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/.
3 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/.
4 Sun.; Opera at Florham Special Event, “Holiday Music Celebration,” Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall; Pre-show Entertainment, with Ian Howells Trio (Ian Howells, piano; Jeff Cierniak, bass; and Luke Schaffel, drums), 1 p.m.; Holiday Music Celebration, featuring Mia Pafumi, soprano; Jason Zacher, baritone; and Mary Pinto, organizer and accompanist; Holiday Sing-along follows, $30, $25 senior citizens, $5 students, children under 12 accompanied by adult 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.
5 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “China’s Economic Situation and Why We Care,” Gordon Chang, lawyer; columnist, The Daily Beast; contributor at Forbes.com; blogger, World Affairs Journal; and author, Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World and The Coming Collapse of China, 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.
6 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 https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/contact-us/consultations-seminars.
7 Wed.; 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.
7 Wed.–11 Sun.; Play, “Trelawny of the Wells,” comedy of theater star who attempts to give up stage for love, depicts transient nature of theater, by Arthur Wing Pinero; directed by Stephen Hollis, theater and director, theater arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Wed., Fri.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 8 Thu.; Special Early Performance, 7 p.m.; 9 Fri., 11 a.m. (for high-school students); $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 FDU community/students, up to 30 free tickets available per high school (for 9 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/.
8 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.
10 Sat.; Preview FDU Day, meet faculty at academic session, attend financial-aid workshop, learn about career-focused internships and study-abroad opportunities, discover student clubs and organizations, take student-guided tour and enjoy lunch in dining hall; Hennessy Hall, check-in 9:30 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email email@example.com or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/preview-day/.
12 Mon.; Last Day of Classes, Fall Semester.
12 Mon.; 12th Annual Winter Festival Concert, performances of popular, seasonal and concert music by music faculty members Kevin Brown (bass), Allen Cohen (piano), Steve Girardi (guitar), Heidi Lowy (piano), Julie Pacheco (clarinet) and Elzbieta Winnicki (violin); FDU Chorus; FDU Chamber Choir; and FDU Band, sponsored by visual/performing arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 7:30 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8638 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
13 Tue.–14 Wed.; Reading/Snow Makeup Days.
13 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 email@example.com, for FDU community only.
13 Tue.; Late Night Breakfast, sponsored by campus life; Dining Hall, Mall and Bottle Hill Room, Student Center, 10 p.m., free, for FDU community only.
15 Thu.–21 Wed.; Final Examinations.
17 Sat.; Floydapalooza, celebration of music of Pink Floyd performed by The Professors, sponsored by communication studies; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 7–9 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8378 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
21 Wed.; Provost Holiday Celebration, sponsored by Office of the Provost; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, noon–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8081 or email email@example.com, for faculty and staff only.
21 Wed.; Semester Ends, 11 p.m.
23 Fri.–26 Mon.; Christmas Holiday, campus closed.
27 Tue.–29 Thu.; Campus Closed.
30 Fri.; New Year’s Holiday, campus closed.