Metropolitan Campus Next Month

November 2018

1 Thu.–30 Fri.; Board Games, Puzzles and Coloring Books @ Giovatto Library; Café, Giovatto Library, Mon.–Thu., 8 a.m.–11 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun., noon–10 p.m. (library closed 11/21 Wed.–11/25 Sun. for Thanksgiving Recess), free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

1 Thu.–11/10 Sat.; Art Exhibit, “The Endless Junkmail Scroll,” site-specific installation of junk mail and series of junk mail collages by Vernita Nemec (aka N’Cognita); Gallery, Edward Williams Hall, Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., free.

1 Thu.; 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 Lab and learn about Professional Development Program; Room 2245, Dickinson 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 Metropolitan Campus; Metropolitan Campus Tour, 2 p.m., registration necessary, for registration go to Schedule a Visit to the Metropolitan Campus.

1 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Mindfulness and Self-care,” Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services,  sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

1 Thu.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group, reduce stress and improve concentration, Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Room 2230, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, for FDU community only.

1 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Bioconservation Research with Operation Wallacea,” Kirsten Pickford, United States deputy director, Operation Wallacea; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

1 Thu.; Zumba Class, led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:30 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

1 Thu.; Workshop, “Advanced APA Format,” Helen Kuttner, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 8:30–10 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Workshop Schedule, for FDU community only.

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

2 Fri.; General Staff Meeting, “Greet, Eat and Meet,” pizza, salad, soft drinks, potluck dessert table; Riverside Café, Alumni Hall, noon–1:30 p.m., free, for FDU faculty and staff only.

3 Sat.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch 11:45 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

5 Mon.–20 Tue.; Priority Registration for Spring Semester 2019.

6 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Staying Fit and Healthy Through the Holidays,” Scott Fisher, director, Fitness Center, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Room 2245, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

7 Wed.; Zumba Class, led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 4:30–5:30 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Wed.; Bus Trip, Broadway Show, “Pretty Woman”; bus departs Student Union Building Circle 5 p.m., $30 faculty and staff (cash only), $25 students (ticket sales begin on 23 Tue. for students and on 25 Thu. for faculty/staff), one ticket per person, must present valid FDU ID to sign up at Information Booth, Student Union Building, for information call 201-692-2231, for FDU community only.

7 Wed.; 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; Lobby, Dickinson Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-2454, email grad@fdu.edu or go to Graduate Business Information Session Registration.

8 Thu.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Regional Center Office, Fifth Floor, Robison Hall, 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 201-692-2716.

8 Thu.; Workshop, “Creating the Works Cited List,” Yelena Shekhtman, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 11 a.m.–noon, free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Workshop Schedule, for FDU community only.

8 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Staying Fit and Healthy Through the Holidays,” Scott Fisher, director, Fitness Center, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

8 Thu.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group, reduce stress and improve concentration, Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Room 2230, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, for FDU community only.

8 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Ant Tales from Near and Far: Predictors of Leaf Cutter Ant Running Speed and Foraging Choices,” Sylvio Codella, environmental biology, Kean University, Union, N.J.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

8 Thu.; Zumba Class, led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:30 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only

9 Fri.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “November Celebrations/Holidays,” guided by Jeanette Adams, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 2:45–3:45 p.m., free, limited seating, registration required, for registration call 201-692-2166, for information go to ESL Conversation, for FDU community only.

12 Mon.–16 Fri.; International Education Week 2018, various activities; for information call 201-692-2743 or email susan_cuffee@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

12 Mon.; Metacognitive Strategies Workshop, overview of reading, studying and organizing strategies to assist students in their college careers, presented by Regional Center for Learning Disabilities; Regional Center Office, Fifth Floor, Robison Hall, 7 p.m., preceded by Regional Center for Learning Disabilities Information Session 6:30 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information call 973-443-8981.

13 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “College Relationships,” William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Room 2245, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

14 Wed.; Zumba Class, led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 4:30–5:30 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Thu.; TIAA Individual Counseling, sponsored by human resources; Room 3333, Dickinson 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.

15 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “College Relationships,” William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

15 Thu.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group, reduce stress and improve concentration, Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Room 2230, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, for FDU community only.

15 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Tribology of Human Skin,” Anna Debska-Chwaja, chemistry; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

15 Thu.; Zumba Class, led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:30 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Fri.; United Nations Briefing and Tour, “Balancing Environmental Sustainability and Economic Development,” sponsored by global learning; United Nations Headquarters, N.Y.C., 10 a.m., transportation provided, limited seating, registration required, for registration go to United Nations Trip, to reserve seat and for information call 201-692-7362 or email ferraroa@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Fri.; Workshop, “Beyond Wikipedia: Doing Real Research,” Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 2–3:30 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Workshop Schedule, for FDU community only.

17 Sat.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch 11:45 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

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

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

27 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Dealing with Loss and Grief,” Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Room 2245, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

28 Wed.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Regional Center Office, Fifth Floor, Robison Hall, 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 201-692-2716.

28 Wed.; Zumba Class, led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 4:30–5:30 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

29 Thu.; 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 Lab and learn about Professional Development Program; Room 2245, Dickinson 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 Metropolitan Campus; Metropolitan Campus Tour, 2 p.m., registration necessary, for registration go to Schedule a Visit to the Metropolitan Campus.

29 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Dealing with Loss and Grief,” Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

29 Thu.; Table Program, Drugged and Distorted, activity illustrating how simple activities are affected by drugs, facilitate by Stephanie Flores, graduate assistant, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Lobby, Student Union Building, noon–2 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or email azzaro@fdu.edu.

29 Thu.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group, reduce stress and improve concentration, Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Room 2230, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, for FDU community only.

29 Thu.; Bus Trip, Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, bus departs Student Union Building Circle 5 p.m., $30 faculty and staff (cash only), $25 students (ticket sales begin on 13 Tue. for students and on 15 Thu. for faculty/staff), one ticket per person, must present valid FDU ID to sign up at Information Booth, Student Union Building, for information call 201-692-2231, for FDU community only.

29 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Monitoring and Restoration at New York City’s Drowning Tidal Marshes,” Ellen Hartig, project manager, forestry, horticulture and natural resources, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, N.Y.C.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

29 Thu.; Zumba Class, led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:30 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

29 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Gloria Steinem, feminist, journalist and political activist, 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, Hollister Construction Services and The Allergan Foundation; 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.

30 Fri.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “Favorite American Desserts,” guided by Jeanette Adams, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 2:45–3:45 p.m., free, limited seating, registration required, for registration call 201-692-2166, for information go to ESL Conversation, for FDU community only.

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