Metro Winter Calendar

Metropolitan Campus This Month

February 2017

1 Wed.–28 Tue.; 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., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

1 Wed.–24 Fri.; Art Exhibit, “Jaar Jaar = The Journey,” paintings by Ibou Ndoye; 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.–9 Fri.; FDU Student Group Exhibition, “Postcard Images”; University College Art Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; 2 Thu.; Opening Reception, 2–4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2801.

1 Wed.; Library Basics, “An Introduction to Academic Library Research,” brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Dirk Wijnen, senior research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

1 Wed.; Gentle Yoga with Fit Ball, focusing on alignment, led by Rosemarie Zimmerer, movement disorder specialist and staff, Silberman College, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

1 Wed.; Black History Month Reception, sponsored by student life; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 9 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2152 or email fdumetroprogramming@gmail.com, for FDU community only.

2 Thu.; Library Basics, “An Introduction to Academic Library Research,” brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Patricia Murray, research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 10 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 Thu.; Pilates Class, led by student Dennis Rozestwinski, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:45 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 Thu.; Giovatto Library English Language Table, Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, and Paul Dunphy, head research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Café, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, 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.; Power Yoga Class, fluidly move from one pose to next while connecting breathing to movements, led by Rosemarie Zimmerer, movement disorder specialist and staff, Silberman College, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Determination of Secondary Structure in Proteins with Gromacs, 2D Cosy NMR and by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR),” Robert Craig, chemistry, Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, N.Y.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

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.

3 Fri.; Workshop, “Writing a Coherent Essay,” Elizabeth Johnson, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 3–4:30 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/university-college/school-of-humanities/metro-writing-studio/workshop-schedule/, for FDU community only.

4 Sat.; “Wig Out” for Knights vs. Wagner Seahawks Basketball Game, ESPN-televised showdown, first 800 FDU guests receive free Superfan wigs to wear during game and rest of season, sponsored by student life; Rothman Center, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., for ticket prices go to http://fduknights.com/sports/2011/6/16/GEN_0616113842.aspx, for information call 201-692-2231 or email jdh@fdu.edu.

4 Sat.; Sands of Time Bus Trip, Budapest Festival Orchestra, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, N.J., sponsored by Sands of Time; bus departs Giovatto Library Circle 7 p.m., for ticket prices and information call 201-692-2477 or email mourton@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

6 Mon.; Last Day for New Registrations and Final Add/Drop Changes.

6 Mon.; Presentation, “Partisanship, Polarization and Populism in American Politics,” Chris Rasmussen, history; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 4–5:30 p.m., Question-and-Answer Period follows, free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/university-college/school-of-humanities/metro-writing-studio/workshop-schedule/, for FDU community only.

6 Mon.; Gentle Yoga, focusing on alignment, led by Rosemarie Zimmerer, movement disorder specialist and staff, Silberman College, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

6 Mon.; Library Basics, “An Introduction to Academic Library Research,” brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Sian Chen, research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 8 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

6 Mon.; Performance, “Consent is Sexy,” scenarios where college students may encounter nonconsensual sex, presented by Rutgers SCREAM Theater, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, 8:30–9:40 p.m., free, students attending receive free t-shirts, for information call 201-692-2174 or email azzaro@fdu.edu, for FDU community only, parents and prospective students.

7 Tue.; Boot Camp Burn, circuit-style workout that combines strength, cardio and core with Kristina Cordova, graduate assistant, strength/conditioning and Fitness Center, presented by Fitness Center; Fitness Center, 1–1:40 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Food for Thought: Lunch @ the Library, “Le Québec — French Language and Culture,” Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, bring lunch, dessert and coffee provided, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Library Basics, “An Introduction to Academic Library Research,” brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Paul Dunphy, head research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 3 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Effective Public Speaking,” Tina LoPonte, communication, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to http://www.fdu.edu/s-caps, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Pilates Class, led by student Dennis Rozestwinski, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Wed.; Business and Beyond, A Day as an FDU Business Major, attend real business class, meet Silberman College dean, participate in hands-on session in Bloomberg Trading Room (Finance and Trading Lab, Room 2249), adjacent to International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management suite, Second Floor, Dickinson Hall learn about Professional Development Program and scholarships; Room 2245, Dickinson Hall, 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m., breakfast and lunch provided, for registration and information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/silberman-college/placement-and-outreach/event/; Optional Campus Tour, 2 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/daily-visit-metro/.

8 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.

8 Wed.; Career Research @ the Library, Paul Dunphy, head research/instruction librarian, and Dirk Wijnen, senior research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk, Giovatto Library, 4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Wed.; Boot Camp Burn, circuit-style workout that combines strength, cardio and core with Kristina Cordova, graduate assistant, strength/conditioning and Fitness Center, presented by Fitness Center; Fitness Center, 4:45–5:25 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Wed.; Gentle Yoga with Fit Ball, focusing on alignment, led by Rosemarie Zimmerer, movement disorder specialist and staff, Silberman College, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Wed.; Black History Month Spoken Word, featuring powerful spoken-word poetry, with Toney Jackson, poet, educator, speaker, and author, My Trip to the Circus, I’m Jack. I’m Black, Junior J. is A-OK, There’s a Button in My Belly and Who Wants to Be a Teacher? presented by FDU New Jersey Student Education Association; Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, 8 p.m., free, students interested in sharing own work can email njseafdu@gmail.com, for information email njseafdu@gmail.com, for FDU community only.

8 Wed.–10 Fri.; University Players Auditions, for spring production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town”; Russell H. Ratsch Experimental Theatre, Lower Level, University Hall, Tue, 8–10 p.m.; Wed.–Thu., 8:30–10 p.m.; Fri., 2–3:30 p.m., free, for information e-mail jrana@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Effective Public Speaking,” Tina LoPonte, communication, 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.

9 Thu.; Pilates Class, led by student Dennis Rozestwinski, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:45 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; Giovatto Library Italian Language Table, Paul Dunphy, head research/instruction libriarian, Giovatto Library; Café, Giovatto Library, 1 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.; Provost’s Reception at Rothman Center; Men’s Basketball Game, Knights vs. Central Connecticut Blue Devils, 5 p.m.; Buffet Dinner, served during first half of game, Stratis Lounge, Rothman Center, reservations necessary by 1 Wed., for reservation and information call 201-692-2486 or email vaccaro@fdu.edu, for FDU community only. (CANCELLED)

9 Thu.; Power Yoga Class, fluidly move from one pose to next while connecting breathing to movements, led by Rosemarie Zimmerer, movement disorder specialist and staff, Silberman College, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Laying Down the Tracks: How Sensing the Extracellular Matrix Keeps Cells Moving in the Right Direction,” Yelena Bernadskaya, postdoctoral fellow, biology, New York University; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

9 Thu.; Library Basics, “An Introduction to Academic Library Research,” brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Michael Liss, evening/weekend librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 7 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

10 Fri.; Breakfast with HR Supervisor Training Workshop, “Team Building,” for FDU department heads, chairs and supervisors, presented by Robin Ross, managing attorney, compliance and training; and Barbara Cordasco, staff member and expert on Affirmative Action, Employers Association of New Jersey, sponsored by human resources; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 9–11 a.m., free, registration necessary by 3 Fri., for registration and information email Kerryr@fdu.edu.

10 Fri.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “Welcome,” guided by Jeanette Adams, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 2:45–3:45 p.m., refreshments served, free, limited seating, registration required, for registration call 201-692-2166, for information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/university-college/school-of-humanities/metro-writing-studio/esl-conversation/, for FDU community only.

11 Sat.; Explore Day — 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., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/visit/weekend-visit-metro/.

13 Mon.–3/1 Wed.; FDU Art Faculty Exhibition 2017; University College Art Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; 14 Tue.; Opening Reception, 2–4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2801.

13 Mon.; Phone-in Financial Planning Certificate Program Open House; 1 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/continuing-education/financial-planning/certificate-program-financial-planning/open-house-registration-and-start-dates/, for information call 973-443-8990 or email fp@fdu.edu.

13 Mon.; Gentle Yoga, focusing on alignment, led by Rosemarie Zimmerer, movement disorder specialist and staff, Silberman College, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.; University Players Audition, for spring production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town”; Russell H. Ratsch Experimental Theatre, Lower Level, University Hall, 8:30–10 p.m., free, for information e-mail jrana@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Donation Registry, sponsored by student health services; Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., appointments and walk-ins welcome, free, for information and appointment call 201-692-2437 or email cbtaylor@fdu.edu.

14 Tue.; Boot Camp Burn, circuit-style workout that combines strength, cardio and core with Kristina Cordova, graduate assistant, strength/conditioning and Fitness Center, presented by Fitness Center; Fitness Center, 1–1:40 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Food for Thought: Lunch @ the Library, “Love Songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein,” Paul Dunphy, head research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, bring lunch, dessert and coffee provided, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Relationships and Your Life,” William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to http://www.fdu.edu/s-caps, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Pilates Class, led by student Dennis Rozestwinski, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Paralegal Studies Program Open House; Monmouth County Graduate Center, 1 Main Street, Suite 116, Eatontown, N.J., 6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8690 or email paralegal@fdu.edu.

15 Wed.; 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 https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/contact-us/consultations-seminars.

15 Wed.; Workshop, “Technical and Scientific Writing,” Helen Kuttner, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 3:30–5 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/university-college/school-of-humanities/metro-writing-studio/workshop-schedule/, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Boot Camp Burn, circuit-style workout that combines strength, cardio and core with Kristina Cordova, graduate assistant, strength/conditioning and Fitness Center, presented by Fitness Center; Fitness Center, 4:45–5:25 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Gentle Yoga with Fit Ball, focusing on alignment, led by Rosemarie Zimmerer, movement disorder specialist and staff, Silberman College, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Relationships and Your Life,” 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 http://www.fdu.edu/s-caps, for FDU community only.

16 Thu.; Pilates Class, led by student Dennis Rozestwinski, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:45 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Thu.; Giovatto Library French Language Table, Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate , Giovatto Library; Café, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, 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.; Power Yoga Class, fluidly move from one pose to next while connecting breathing to movements, led by Rosemarie Zimmerer, movement disorder specialist and staff, Silberman College, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Tribology and Its Importance for Health Sciences,” Anna Debska-Chwaja, University College; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

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

18 Sat.; Financial-aid Workshop; Dickinson Hall, registration and continental breakfast 9:30 a.m., workshop 10 a.m., campus tours and lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorenaw@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/financial-aid/financial-aid-workshop/.

18 Sat.; Bus Trip, Explore Hoboken, sponsored by student life; bus departs Student Union Building Circle noon, free, must present valid FDU ID to sign up at Information Desk, Student Union Building, starting 1 Wed., for information call 201-692-2152 or email fdumetroprogramming@gmail.com, for FDU community only.

19 Sun.; Discover Your Major Day, Engineering and Computer Science, explore programs in computer science, information technology, engineering, technology and mathematics; participate in hands-on workshops and interactive labs; observe demonstrations of computer-security measures, signal and image-processing techniques; test cutting-edge technology including 3D printers and NAO robots; tour new, state-of-the-art laboratories; and have lunch with faculty and students, sponsored by undergraduate admissions; Lobby, Muscarelle Center, check-in 9:45 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/upcoming-admissions-events/discover/.

20 Mon.; Explore Day — 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., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/visit/weekend-visit-metro/.

20 Mon.; 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.

20 Mon.; Film Discussion Group, Movie Talk @ Giovatto, led by Paul Dunphy, head research/instruction librarian, and Jessie Ribustello, office administrator/circulation assistant, Giovatto Library; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

20 Mon.; Gentle Yoga, focusing on alignment, led by Rosemarie Zimmerer, movement disorder specialist and staff, Silberman College, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Boot Camp Burn, circuit-style workout that combines strength, cardio and core with Kristina Cordova, graduate assistant, strength/conditioning and Fitness Center, presented by Fitness Center; Fitness Center, 1–1:40 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Food for Thought: Lunch @ the Library, “New Jersey History,” Dirk Wijnen, senior research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, bring lunch, dessert and coffee provided, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “How to Improve Your Diet and Make It Last,” Scott Fisher, director, Fitness Center, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to http://www.fdu.edu/s-caps, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Pilates Class, led by student Dennis Rozestwinski, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Workshop, “Recognizing and Avoiding Plagiarism,” Barbara Morris, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 1–2:30 p.m., limited seating, free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/university-college/school-of-humanities/metro-writing-studio/workshop-schedule/, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Boot Camp Burn, circuit-style workout that combines strength, cardio and core with Kristina Cordova, graduate assistant, strength/conditioning and Fitness Center, presented by Fitness Center; Fitness Center, 4:45–5:25 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Gentle Yoga with Fit Ball, focusing on alignment, led by Rosemarie Zimmerer, movement disorder specialist and staff, Silberman College, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Black History Month, Black Girl Magic Festival, Afro-punk-inspired festival celebrating African-American performing arts, sponsored by Nubian Ladies Making Vital Progress; Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, 8:30–11 p.m., free, for information email nubianladies@gmail.com, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Veterans Resource Center Ribbon-cutting Ceremony and Open House, with President Christopher Capuano, hosted by Office of Veterans Services; Veterans Resource Center, First Floor, Dickinson Hall (street side), 10:30 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-7078, for FDU community and invited guests only.

23 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “How to Improve Your Diet and Make It Last,” 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 http://www.fdu.edu/s-caps, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Midday Movie Series, “The Great Gatsby,” based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel of same name, sponsored by student life; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, noon–2 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Pilates Class, led by student Dennis Rozestwinski, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:45 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, 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.; Power Yoga Class, fluidly move from one pose to next while connecting breathing to movements, led by Rosemarie Zimmerer, movement disorder specialist and staff, Silberman College, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Chemical Genetics of Piggybag Mutants: A Robust Tool for Understanding Ligand-based Drug Resistance, Gene Functions and Drug Discovery for Malaria,” Anupam Pradhan, biology, Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

23 Thu.; Presentation, “Partisan Conflict, Public Opinion, Is There Any Way Out?” with Robert Shapiro, Wallace S. Sayre professor of government and former chair, political science, Columbia University; and fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Peter Coy, economics editor, Bloomberg Businessweek, presented by Network for Responsible Public Policy and Institute for Sustainable Enterprise/Center for Human Resource Management Studies; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, 7:30–9:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., includes question-and-answer period, free, optional tax-deductible donation $10, preregistration necessary, for preregistration and information email info@nfrpp.org or go to http://www.nfrpp.org.

23 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Gen. Martin  Dempsey, former chairman of joint chiefs of staff, 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/.

23 Thu.; Black History Month, “History from the Homeland,” introspective on African history, sponsored by student life with African Heritage Society; Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, 9:30–11 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231.

24 Fri.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “Black History Month,” guided by Jeanette Adams, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 2:45–3:45 p.m., refreshments served, free, limited seating, registration required, for registration call 201-692-2166, for information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/university-college/school-of-humanities/metro-writing-studio/esl-conversation/, for FDU community only.

25 Sat.; Explore Day — 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., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308 or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/visit/weekend-visit-metro/.

26 Sun.; Black History Month, Third Annual Alumni Basketball Game and Battle of the DJs,” alumni vs. students, presented by FDU Black Alumni Chapter; Rothman Center, 2 p.m., $10 (includes post-game reception), $5 game ticket only, proceeds benefit Black Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund, for information call 201-692-7013 or email fdualumni@fdu.edu.

27 Mon.; Midterm Progress Reporting Opens.

27 Mon.–3/31 Fri.; Art Exhibit, oil paintings by Diana Soorikian, Petrocelli College and curator, Edward Williams Gallery; Gallery, Edward Williams Hall, Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.; 3/26 Sun., Reception and Chamber Music Concert, with All Seasons Chamber Players, 2–4:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2449.

27 Mon.; Gentle Yoga, focusing on alignment, led by Rosemarie Zimmerer, movement disorder specialist and staff, Silberman College, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Boot Camp Burn, circuit-style workout that combines strength, cardio and core with Kristina Cordova, graduate assistant, strength/conditioning and Fitness Center, presented by Fitness Center; Fitness Center, 1–1:40 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Food for Thought: Lunch @ the Library, “Do You Know Bob Dylan?” Michael Liss, evening/weekend librarian, Giovatto Library; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, bring lunch, dessert and coffee provided, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Copies Plus Information Session, “Designing Print Files to Make a Great Impression”; Metropolitan Club, Alumni Hall, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, light refreshments served, limited seating, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information call 201-692-2454 or email rvilla@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “How to Approach Your Professor for Help,” Ravi Rao, computer engineering/computer science, ponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to http://www.fdu.edu/s-caps, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Pilates Class, led by student Dennis Rozestwinski, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

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