Metropolitan Campus Next Month

October 2014

1 Wed.–24 Fri.; Art Exhibit, acrylic and mixed media by Sigfrido Duarte; 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.; 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/.