Metropolitan Campus Next Month

October 2014

1 Wed.–24 Fri.; Art Exhibit, “Voices of America,” acrylic and mixed media by Sigfrido Duarte, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; Gallery, Edward Williams Hall, Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2449.

1 Wed.–3 Fri.; Art Faculty Exhibit, works by Yelena Aronson, Karen Buzzard, Scott Barnes, Luis Garcia, Anna Hoberman, Frank Ippolito, Andy Lenaghan, David Lantow, Jacqueline Lima, Suzanne Meehan, Toni Lee Sangastiano, Ben Peterson, Lucy Pullen, Marie Roberts and Sun Hee Yoon; University College Art Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2801.

1 Wed.; Information Session, Regional Center for College Students with 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 201-692-2087 or email graceh@fdu.edu.

1 Wed.; Annual Study-abroad Fair; Lobby, Student Union Building, 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-7362 or email shorn@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

1 Wed.; Chess @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

1 Wed.; Workshop, “Writing the Master’s Thesis,” Paul Caruso, University College; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 8:30–10 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2166 or go to http://ucoll.fdu.edu/metro, for FDU community only.

2 Thu.; Paralegal Studies Program Open House; Dickinson Hall, 11:30 a.m., free, for information call 973-443-8690 or email paralegal@fdu.edu.

2 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Dealing with Loss and Grief,” Charlies 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 http://www.fdu.edu/s-caps, for FDU community only.

2 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.

2 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Introduction to Natural and Organic Personal Care Products and Cosmetics,” Art Georgalas, cosmetic technology scientist, director and founder, Georgalas Endeavors LLC, Warwick, N.Y.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2389.

2 Thu.; Paralegal Studies Program Open House; Dickinson Hall, 6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8690 or email paralegal@fdu.edu.

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

4 Sat.; Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Lobby, Dickinson Hall, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., tour 11 a.m., lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308 or go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

6 Mon.; Jeopardy (Board Game) @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Scrabble @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Workshop, “Writing the Undergraduate Thesis,” Paul Caruso, University College; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 6–7:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2166 or go to http://ucoll.fdu.edu/metro, for FDU community only.

8 Wed.; You + Us = Success Workshop, “Where Does the Time Go?” staff member, Center for Academic Student Services; Room 503, Robison Hall, noon–12:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2339, for FDU community only.

8 Wed.; Chess @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 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.

9 Thu.; Biology Seminar, Gerhard Haas Memorial Lecture, “What is Happening to Our Forests,” Scott Mori, retired curator of botany, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, N.Y.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2389.

9 Thu.; Inaugural Season, New Jersey Speaker Series, Madeleine Albright, former U.S. secretary of state; Mortara Distinguished Professor of Diplomacy, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University; New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, N.J., 8 p.m., open seating (seats available on first-come, first-served basis) $245, bronze reserved seating $365, gold reserved seating $425, platinum reserved seating $475, tickets sold by subscription to entire series, to order tickets and for information call 1-888-696-5722 or go to http://njspeakersseries.org/.

10 Fri.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “American Presidents,” guided by Jeanette Adams, University College; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 2:45–3:45 p.m., refreshments served, free, limited seating, preregistration required, for preregistration call 201-692-2166, for information go to http://ucoll.fdu.edu/metro, for FDU community only.

11 Sat.; Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Lobby, Dickinson Hall, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., tour follows, lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308 or go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

11 Sat.; 2014 Division I Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, sponsored by Division I athletics; Grand Ballroom, Park Ridge Marriott, Park Ridge, N.J., reception 5:30 p.m., dinner/ceremony 6:30 p.m., $125, $100 previous inductees, RSVP necessary by 10/3 Fri., to RSVP and for information call 201-692-9552 or email seanm@fdu.edu.

13 Mon.–14 Tue.; Fall Recess.

13 Mon.; Admissions Information Sessions and Campus Tours, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Lobby, Dickinson Hall, 10 a.m and 2 p.m., tours follow, lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308 or go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

13 Mon.; Jeopardy (Board Game) @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Scrabble @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Information Session, Regional Center for College Students with 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 201-692-2087 or email graceh@fdu.edu.

15 Wed.; You + Us = Success Workshop, “Are You in the Right Major?” staff member, Center for Academic Student Services; Room 503, Robison Hall, noon–12:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2339, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Chess @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Workshop, “Beyond Wikipedia: Doing Real Research,” Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 2–3:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2166 or go to http://ucoll.fdu.edu/metro, for FDU community only.

16 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.

16 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Coordination Between Molecular Motors of DNA Replication: Ring Helicase and DNA Polymerase,” Manjula Pandey, senior research scientist, biochemistry/microbiology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2389.

16 Thu.; Bus Trip, Broadway Show, N.Y.C., “Cinderella”; bus departs Student Union Building Circle 5 p.m., $25 faculty, staff and guests (one guest per faculty/staff); $20 students, sign up at Information Booth, Student Union Building, for information call 201-692-2231, for FDU community and invited guests only.

18 Sat.; Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Lobby, Dickinson Hall, check-in 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., tour follows, lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308 or go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5617.

20 Mon.; Jeopardy (Board Game) @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Midterm Progress Reporting Closes.

21 Tue.; Scrabble @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Major Madness, information about majors/minors, future course offerings; Lobby, Student Union Building, noon–2 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2339.

22 Wed.; Chess @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Workshop, “Introduction to APA Format,” Helen Kuttner, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 2–3:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2166 or go to http://ucoll.fdu.edu/metro, for FDU community only.

23 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.

23 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Nature Has All the Answers: What’s Your Question?” Dickson Despommier, emeritus, public health/microbiology, Columbia University, N.Y.C., and FDU alumnus, BA’62; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2389.

24 Fri.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “Hispanic Heritage Month,” guided by Jeanette Adams, University College; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 2:45–3:45 p.m., refreshments served, free, limited seating, preregistration required, for preregistration call 201-692-2166, for information go to http://ucoll.fdu.edu/metro, for FDU community only.

27 Mon.; Jeopardy (Board Game) @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Scrabble @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Workshop, “Is It Common Knowledge, Or Should I Cite It?” Zhanna Buzharsky, University College; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 8:30–10 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2166 or go to http://ucoll.fdu.edu/metro, for FDU community only.

29 Wed.; You + Us = Success Workshop, “SMART Goals,” staff member, Center for Academic Student Services; Room 503, Robison Hall, noon–12:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2339, for FDU community only.

29 Wed.; Chess @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m. and 6:30–10:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

30 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.

30 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “The Spontaneous Flora of Central Park,” Daniel Atha, research associate and associate editor, Brittonia, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, N.Y.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2389.

30 Thu.; Inaugural Season, New Jersey Speakers Series, Alan Alda, award-winning actor and Academy Award nominee, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University; New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, N.J., 8 p.m., open seating (seats available on first-come, first-served basis) $245, bronze reserved seating $365, gold reserved seating $425, platinum reserved seating $475, tickets sold by subscription to entire series, to order tickets and for information call 1-888-696-5722 or go to http://njspeakersseries.org/.