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April 2017

1 Sat.; Dinner and Show, hosted by Alumni Association Board of Governors; Dinner, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 6 p.m.; Show, “Legally Blonde The Musical,” presented by visual/performing arts, Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 8 p.m., $40 (includes dinner and theater ticket), registration necessary, checks payable to Fairleigh Dickinson University, for registration and information call 201-692-7013, email fdualumni@fdu.edu or go to http://www.myfdu.net/legallyblonde17.

1 Sat.–2 Sun.; Show, “Legally Blonde The Musical,” book by Heather Hach, music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin; directed and choreographed by Cynthia Thole Loewus, musical theater; musical direction by Dimitri Nakhamkin, independent entertainment professional; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m., $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 FDU community/students, 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/.

3 Mon.; Graduate Information Session, learn about programs in education, liberal arts, sciences and professional studies; evening, weekend, in-class and online scheduling; financial-aid, payment-plan options; 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 http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/graduate-information-session-registration/.

3 Mon.; Discussion, “Integrated Reporting,” panel of world leaders in accounting, sustainability and integrated reporting review trends and insights impacting the accounting profession, Bob Laux, North American lead, International Integrated Reporting Council; William Russell, green accounting, Columbia University; principal, Transitioning to Green; and senior fellow, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise (Flor); and Sean Smith, BS/MS’11, MBA’13 (Metro), professional practice, Rutgers University, and author, Strategic Management Accounting: Delivering Value in a Changing Business Environment Through Integrated Reporting, sponsored by Institute for Sustainable Enterprise; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6:30–8:30 p.m., $40, $20 nonprofit organizations/employees in transition, free FDU community and ISE/CHRMS partners, heavy hors d’oeuvres served, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8577 or email pniewski@fdu.edu.

4 Tue.; 2017 Leaders Symposium, Tom Maoli, founder/president, Celebrity Motor Cars, LLC, sponsored by Silberman College of Business; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8837 or email sakinm@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Wed.; Mandatory Compliance Training, on Clery Act, anti-harassment and nondiscrimination in accordance with Title IX and protecting minors on campus, sponsored by human resources; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 10–11:30 a.m., free, for FDU faculty and staff only.

5 Wed.; Graduation Salute, commencement information, videotaping of “Grad Greetings,” honors medals, portraits, caps and gowns, sign up for senior weekend, announcements; Mall and Florham Room, Student Center; 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8935 or go to http://www.fdu.edu/commencement, for FDU community only.

5 Wed.; First Grad Salute Reception, congratulate and toast future graduates and new alumni; Bottle Hill Room, Student Center, 5–7 p.m., free food, cash bar, must be 21 or older to attend, ID required, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email azavedo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Wed.; LEAD NOW Spring 2017 Leadership Workshop Series, Seminar, “Passing the Torch (Leadership Education),” presented by College Empowerment, sponsored by campus life; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, may be used toward LEAD NOW Certificate of Completion, for information email cleary@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Wed.; LEAD NOW Spring 2017 Leadership Workshop Series, “Effective Leadership Through Self-care,” Jaime Lauren, assistant director, and Nicole Peluso, psychological counselor, counseling and psychological services; Wroxton Room, Student Center, 8:30 p.m., free, students who attend five LEAD NOW workshops (see April 12 and go to http://view2.fdu.edu/publications/events-calendars/florham-campus-this-month/ for March events) receive certificate of completion, priority points and T-shirt, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email azavedo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

6 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 Thu.; Creative Writing Publishing Panel Discussion, “How to Submit Work to Literary Publishing House: The Role of Agents and Reading Submissions,” with Kara Watson, editor, Scribner Publishing, moderated by Rebecca Chace, creative writing and director, BA in creative writing, sponsored by Storipan Fund; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., free, for information email chace@fdu.edu.

6 Thu.; Second Annual Brendan T. Byrne Lecture Series, Peter Harvey, partner, Patterson and Belknap; former attorney general of New Jersey; and former federal prosecutor, sponsored by government/community affairs; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 4 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8081 or email dawson@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

6 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.

6 Thu.; Women in Media Festival, Film Screening, “Title VII,” FDUFilm feature program production, screenplay by Nicole Franklin and Craig T. Williams, directed by Nicole Franklin; 49 Halsey Street, Newark, N.J., 5 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8900 or email admissions@fdu.edu.

6 Thu.; Presentation, “Free Trade Agreements: Who Wins? Who Loses? Rethinking U.S. Trade Policy,” with William Milberg, dean and economics, New School for Social Research, and co-director, Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies, The New School; and Josh Bivens, director of research, Economic Policy Institute, Washington, D.C., presented by Network for Responsible Public Policy, co-sponsored by Institute for Sustainable Enterprise and Drew University; Lecture Hall (LC28), Rose Memorial Library, Drew University, 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, N.J., 7:30–9:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., includes question-and-answer period, free, optional tax-deductible donation $10, limited seating, preregistration necessary, for preregistration and information email info@nfrpp.org or go to http://www.nfrpp.org.

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

7 Fri.; Awards Ceremony, New Jersey Business Idea Competition and New Jersey Female Entrepreneur Lecture, Tracey Early, managing principal/co-founder, Untracht Early LLC; 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 TD Bank; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, reception 6 p.m., awards ceremony 6:30 p.m., lecture 7:15 p.m., $35 general public, free for New Jersey high school students and FDU community, limited seating, RSVP by 4/3 Mon. necessary, to RSVP and for information call 973-443-8887 or email tpakay@fdu.edu.

9 Sun.–16 Sun.; Display, “Celebrating National Library Week: A History of Libraries,” books and library ephemera; 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.

10 Mon.–21 Fri.; Priority Registration for Fall Semester 2017.

10 Mon.; 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.

10 Mon.; Creative Writing Spring Reading Series, Visiting Writer, Coe Booth, young-adult and middle-grade fiction author, sponsored by Storipan Fund; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 2–3 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8711 or email chace@fdu.edu.

12 Wed.; LEAD NOW Spring 2017 Leadership Workshop Series, “The Impact of Gender on Leadership Styles,” Christine Foster, communication studies; Wroxton Room, Student Center, 8:30 p.m., free, students who attend five LEAD NOW workshops (see April 5 and go to http://view2.fdu.edu/publications/events-calendars/florham-campus-this-month/ for March events) receive certificate of completion, priority points and T-shirt, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email azavedo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Thu.; Mandatory Compliance Training, on Clery Act, anti-harassment and nondiscrimination in accordance with Title IX and protecting minors on campus, sponsored by human resources; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 10–11:30 a.m and 1–2:30 p.m., free, for FDU faculty and staff only.

13 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.

13 Thu.; 2017 Leaders Symposium, “Changing Lives and Creating Opportunities,” Kenneth Austin, MBA’95 (Metro), chairman/founder, Avion Tequila LLC; and president/director, Marquis Jet Partners, Inc., sponsored by Silberman College of Business; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration go to http://tinyurl.com/Legends-Ken413, for information call 973-443-8377 or email sakinm@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

19 Wed.–5/31 Wed.; Display, Hudson River School Art Reproductions, works by artists of Hudson River School; 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 5/29 Mon., Memorial Day Holiday), free, for information call 973-443-8516.

19 Wed.; University Honors Program Research Day; Senior Thesis Presentations, Hartman Lounge and Sarah Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.; Junior Honors Research Posters, Atrium/Library Entryway, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 4–5 p.m.; Reception and Awards Ceremony, Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center, 5–7 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8744 or email dennison@fdu.edu.

20 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 Thu.; Conversation with Jon Meacham, renowned presidential historian and author of Pulitzer Prize-winning American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, and Gary Darden, history and chair, social sciences/history; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 11:30 a.m., free, light refreshments served, for FDU community only.

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

20 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.

20 Thu.; Family Business Forum, “Hearing the Voices of the Next Generation (Succession Planning Panel),” Andrew Bluestone, president/CEO, Selective Benefits Group, Morristown, N.J., and partner, Bluestone+Killion, Morristown, N.J., sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 4:30–7:30 p.m., $75 non-Family Business Forum members, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8842 or email srslavin@fdu.edu.

20 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian and New York Times bestselling author, Destiny and Power; executive editor, Random House; former editor-in-chief, Newsweek magazine; and contributing editor, Time magazine, 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/.

22 Sat.; Junior Day, for college-bound high school juniors, families and guests, meet faculty at academic session, attend financial-aid workshop, learn about internships and study-abroad opportunities, discover clubs and student organizations, take student-led campus tour and have lunch at dining hall; Ferguson Recreation Center, check-in 9:30 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to 973-443-8900, email admissions@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/junior-day/.

23 Sun.; New Voices: The 29th Annual Violetta DuPont Vocal Competition, young singers pursuing careers as operatic vocalists vie for prizes, sponsored by Opera at Florham; Full Catered Luncheon, optional, Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 12:30 p.m., $75 (includes general admission to competition), tickets for luncheon must be purchased in advance, for information go to http://operaatflorham.org/new-voices-the-29th-annual-violetta-dupont-vocal-competition/; Vocal Competition, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 2 p.m., $25, $5 students, free for FDU students, refreshments served during intermission, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8620 or go to http://operaatflorham.org/new-voices-the-29th-annual-violetta-dupont-vocal-competition/.

24 Mon.; Know Your Numbers Event, screenings for blood pressure, body mass index, glucose (blood sugar) level and cholesterol level, for FDU faculty and staff enrolled in University’s medical plan with UnitedHealthcare; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., free, bring UnitedHealthcare card, registration necessary, for registration and information go to https://my.questforhealth.com (registration key: fdu2017) or call 844-350-4779.

24 Mon.; Film Screening and Panel Discussion, “Cries from Syria,” learn unbiased truth of Syrian war, sponsored by Muslim Student Association; Twombly Lounge, Twombly Residence Halls, refreshments 4:15–4:45 p.m., film screening 5–7 p.m., panel discussion 7–7:30 p.m., free, for information call 973-901-0656 or email teresar@student.fdu.edu.

24 Mon.; Hot Topics Panel Discussion, “The United Nations: Should We Stay Or Should We Go?” Amb. Hamid Al-Bayati, former ambassador of Iraq to United Nations; John Schiemann, political science; Christine Kenny, history major and vice president, U.N. Global Engagement Association; and Anthony Trusso, history/political science major and former vice president for academic affairs, Student Government Association, moderated by Robert Houle, history, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Science and Florham Campus Student Government Association; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 973-443-8595 or email jennifer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

25 Tue.; 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.

25 Tue.; Earth Week, Invasive Plant Removal, led by Harald Parzer, organismal biology, and FDU Green Club members; Meet at East Cottage Entrance, 2:30 p.m., free, for information email hparzer@fdu.edu or peerapol@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

26 Wed.; 18th Annual IMAGES Student Arts Festival, presented by visual/performing arts; Studio Art Senior Exhibition, Rothman Building, 4:30–6:30 p.m.; FDU Band, Chorus, Dance, Chamber Choir Performance, Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 6:15–7 p.m.; 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.

27 Thu.; Earth Week, “Caulk the Walk FDU Haiku,” led by Bethany Rabinowitz, college writing; In front of Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., free, for information email brabinow@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

27 Thu.; Florham Historical Marker Dedication, sponsored by Provost’s Office; Dedication, Front Gate (Madison Avenue Entrance), 11:30 a.m.; Lunch follows, Portico and Great Hall, Hennessy Hall, for information call 973-443-8081 or email dawson@fdu.edu.

27 Thu.; Earth Week, “Sing a Song by Earth, Wind and Fire,” performance by FDU Chorus with Allen Cohen, music; Hassan Orangerie, 12:45 p.m., free, for information email hparzer@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

27 Thu.; Panel Discussion, “Progress and Poverty: Confronting Economic Inequity in America,” marking FDU Press publication of The Annotated Works of Henry George: Progress and Poverty, Volume II, edited by Francis Peddle and William Peirce with Alexandra Lough, with panelists Mary (Polly) Cleveland, environmental economics, Columbia University, and Daniel Cassino, political science and director of experimental research, PublicMind™, moderated by Edward Dodson, senior researcher, Henry George Birthplace Archive and Historical Research Center, hosted by FDU Press, Robert Schalkenbach Foundation and Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Wroxton Room, Student Center, 3:30–5 p.m., free, light refreshments served, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email kati05@fdu.edu.

27 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.

27 Thu.; Earth Week, Presentation, Amy Halpern Laff, advocate/mentor, Factory Farming Awareness Coalition, hosted by Gerard Farias, management; Sammartino Room, Ferguson Recreation Center, 5 p.m., free, insect snacks (cricket cupcakes) served, for information email gfarias@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

27 Thu.; Morris Tech Meetup, “Growing and Franchising Online Content Site,” keynote speaker Michael Shapiro, CEO/publisher, TAPinto.net, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6:30 p.m., $5, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://www.meetup.com/Morris-Meetup.

27 Thu.–5/1 Mon.; Comedic Drama, “Run-On Sentence,” inspired by playwright’s experience working with incarcerated women, featuring student cast and crew, commissioned by Prison Performing Arts, written and directed by Stacie Lents, theater and director of acting, lighting design by David Landau, film; set design by Maiko Chii, set/costume designer and owner, Clear Box Productions, LLC; and sound design by Sean McGrath, actor/writer/director; Barn Theater, Thu., 7 p.m.; Fri., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Mon., 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 students/FDU community, for reservations email kayleighcorn@yahoo.com, for information email eaking@student.fdu.edu.

28 Fri.; Breakfast with HR Supervisor Training Workshop, “Conflict Resolution,” Robin Ross, compliance/training, and Barbara Cordasco, training/support, Employers Association of New Jersey, for FDU department heads, chairs and supervisors, sponsored by human resources; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 9–11 a.m., free, registration necessary by 14 Fri., for registration and information email Kerryr@fdu.edu.

28 Fri.; Earth Week, Tree Walk, with Green Club; Meet at Science Building East Entrance, noon, free, for information email peerapol@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Fri.; Earth Week, Planting Native Plants and Shrubs, with Green Club; Meet at East Cottage Entrance, 1:30 p.m., free, for information email peerapol@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Fri.; Earth Week, Medicinal Garden Presentation and Planting, with School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; Presentation, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 2–2:30 p.m.; Planting follows, free, for information email annads@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

29 Sat.; Devils Softball Senior and Alumni Day, honor seniors and alumni in attendance; Doubleheader, Devils vs. King’s College Monarchs, McManus Field, 1 p.m.; Alumni Gathering follows, Ferguson Recreation Center, free, donations welcome (make checks payable to FDU Devils Softball), softball gear for sale, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8961 or email dfedeli@fdu.edu.

30 Sun.; Annual ISHTM Scholarship Gala, celebrating 75th anniversary of FDU and hospitality program and recognizing ongoing contributions of U.S. veterans to University, presented by International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (ISHTM) students, sponsored by ISHTM; Hennessy Hall, 1:45–6 p.m., featuring 1940s-era strolling supper, USO canteen with dancing, military memorabilia, silent auction, presentation of donor and scholarship awards, $90 per person pre-registration, $100 at door (door price payable by check only), make checks payable to Fairleigh Dickinson University, mail to Ashley Ferraro, Fairleigh Dickinson University, International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 1000 River Road, H-DH2-14, Teaneck, NJ 07666, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7271, email ferraroa@fdu.edu or go to http://www.myfdu.net/ishtmgala17.

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