Metropolitan Campus This Month

September 2014

1 Mon.; Labor Day Holiday.

2 Tue.–26 Fri.; Art Exhibit, “Homage to 9/11,” oil paintings by Ken Kaminski; 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.

2 Tue.–12 Fri.; Art Faculty Show; University College Art Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; 9 Tue., Reception, 2–4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2801.

2 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.

2 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Manage Your Time and Manage Your Life,” 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 http://www.fdu.edu/s-caps, for FDU community only.

3 Wed.; Library Basics, 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.

3 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.

3 Wed.; Bus Trip, Yankees vs. Red Sox Baseball Game, Bronx. N.Y.; bus departs Student Union Building Circle 5:30 p.m., $25 faculty, staff, $20 students, sign up at Information Booth, Student Union Building, for information call 201-692-2231, for FDU community only.

4 Thu.; Library Basics, brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Paul Dunphy, research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, noon, free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Manage Your Time and Manage 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.

4 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.

4 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Writing Your Seminar Paper,” Ellen Spaldo, English and director of writing; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2389.

5 Fri.; Library Basics, brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 11 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 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.

5 Fri.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “Welcome,” 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.

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

8 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.

8 Mon.; Library Basics, 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.

9 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.

9 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Effective Public Speaking,” Tina LoPonte, communication, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Room 2245, 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.

9 Tue.; Library Basics, brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Dirk Wijnen, research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 6 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

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

10 Wed.; You + Us = Success Workshop, “Tips for Being Successful in College,” 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.

10 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.

10 Wed.; Workshop, “I’ve Got My First Assignment, Now What?” Craig Mourton, assistant campus provost; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 3–4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2166 or go to http://ucoll.fdu.edu/metro, for FDU community only.

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

11 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.

11 Thu.;  Giovatto Library Italian Language Table, Paul Dunphy, 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.

11 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.

11 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Antioxidants and the Skin,” Roger McMullen, principal scientist, Ashland Specialty Ingredients, Bridgewater, N.J.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2389.

11 Thu.; Library Basics, brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Michael Liss, evening/weekend reference 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.

13 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.

13 Sat.; Explore Series, “Times Square”; bus departs Student Union Building Circle noon, reservations begin 2 Tue., free, for information call 201-692-2231, for FDU community  only.

15 Mon.; 17th Annual Robert T. Shields/Devils Alumni Golf Outing, sponsored by Hollister Construction Services; Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club, Livingston, N.J., registration/practice range 10 a.m., brunch 10:30 a.m.–noon, shotgun tee-off noon, cocktails 5 p.m., dinner/awards/silent auction follow, $350 per golfer, $1,250 foursomes before September 1, $1,350 foursomes thereafter, $200 for day of tennis/lunch/cocktails/dinner, $100 cocktails/dinner only, $50 cocktails/dinner only for FDU young alumni (graduated from FDU in last five years), for sponsorship opportunities and information call 201-692-7013 or email klewis@fdu.edu.

15 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.

15 Mon.; Film Discussion Group, Movie Talk @ Giovatto; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Mon.; Workshop, “Introduction to APA Format,” Helen Kuttner, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; 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.

16 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.

16 Tue.; Food for Thought: Lunch @ the Library, “So You Want to Earn a Doctorate? Tips and Advice on the Doctoral Journey,” Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, bring lunch, beverages and light dessert provided, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Marijuana Myths,” Kathleen Azzaro, psychological counselor/substance abuse educator, 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 http://www.fdu.edu/s-caps, for FDU community only.

17 Wed.; Breakfast Seminar, “How to Do Business with the Federal Government,” welcome/introduction by Herbert Ouida, consultant, Global Enterprise Network, Office of Global Learning, presentations by Richard Zilg, deputy director, New Jersey District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration, and Sandy Gerber, lead business development specialist, New Jersey District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration, sponsored by global learning, U.S. Small Business Administration and PNC Bank; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 9 a.m.–noon, free, limited seating, registration necessary, for registration email shorn@fdu.edu, for information call 201-803-1366 or 201-692-7362 or email houida@fdu.edu or shorn@fdu.edu.

17 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.

17 Wed.; You + Us = Success Workshop, “Note Taking Your Way to an ‘A’,” 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.

17 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.

17 Wed.; Academic Convocation, includes Distinguished Faculty and Pillars of FDU awards, keynote speaker Minna Proctor, editor-in-chief, The Literary Review; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Florham Campus, 1:30 p.m.; Reception follows, Terrace overlooking Clowney Gardens, behind Hennessy Hall (rain location: Great Hall, Hennessy Hall), Florham Campus, free, for FDU community only.

17 Wed.; Talk, “Children are Persons, Too: Juvenile Rights in Modern America,” Chris Rasmussen, history, in celebration of Constitution Day, sponsored by criminal justice, political science and international studies; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 3:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

17 Wed.; Financial Planning Certificate Program Open House; Room 1127, Dickinson Hall, 6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8507 or email barnes@fdu.edu.

18 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Marijuana Myths,” Kathleen Azzaro, psychological counselor/substance abuse educator, 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.

18 Thu.;  Giovatto Library French Language Table, Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services,  Giovatto Library; Café, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

18 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.

18 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Three Thousand Years of Ecological Services: Tidal Wetlands of the Hackensack River Estuary,” Francisco Artigas, director of Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute, New Jersey Meadowlands Commission, Lyndhurst, N.J.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2389.

18 Thu.; Presentation, “The Future of American Politics: Understanding Political Polarization,” Jonathan Haidt, Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership, Stern School of Business, New York University; social psychologist; author, The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom and The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion; named one of “top global thinkers” by Foreign Policy Magazine; and one of “top world thinkers” by Prospect magazine, presented by North Jersey Public Policy Network, sponsored by Institute for Sustainable Enterprise; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, social refreshments 6:30 p.m., presentation 7:30–9:30 p.m., suggested donation $8, limited seating, preregistration necessary, for preregistration and information  go to http://www.northjerseypublicpolicy.org/.

19 Fri.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall,” 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.

20 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.

22 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.

23 Tue.; TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling, Zhee Sarabia, TIAA-CREF representative, 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 http://www.tiaa-cref.org/moc.

23 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.

23 Tue.; Food for Thought: Lunch @ the Library, “Rome, the Eternal City,” Paul Dunphy, research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, bring lunch, beverages and light dessert provided, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Culture Shock Revisited,” Alice Mills, co-director of counseling, 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 http://www.fdu.edu/s-caps, for FDU community only.

23 Tue.; Financial Planning Certificate Program Open House; Monmouth County Graduate Center, Suite 116, One Main Street, Eatontown, N.J., 6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8990 or email barnes@fdu.edu.

23 Tue.; Workshop, “Navigating the Writing Process,” Barbara Morris, 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.

24 Wed.; You + Us = Success Workshop, “What is Your Learning Style?” 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.

24 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.

25 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Culture Shock Revisited,” Alice Mills, co-director of counseling, 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.

25 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.

25 Thu.; Bus Trip, Broadway Show, N.Y.C., “The Book of Mormon”; 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.

25 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Dark Energy,” Gregory Dorata, physics; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2389.

25 Thu.; Graduate Business Information Session, information about MBA, executive MBA, Saturday MBA and MS in accounting, taxation and supply chain management programs; Dickinson Hall, 10 a.m.–noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=5568, email grad@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2554.

27 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.

28 Sun.–10/24 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.; 28 Sun., Reception with Chamber Music Concert, 2–4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2449.

28 Sun., Chamber Music Concert, “Folk, Fame and Family: Voices of America,” All Seasons Chamber Players, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; Auditorium, Edward Williams Hall, 3 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-7028.

29 Mon.; Midterm Progress Reporting Opens.

29 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.

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

30 Tue.; Paralegal Studies Program Open House; Monmouth County Graduate Center, Suite 116, One Main Street, Eatontown, N.J., 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8690 or email paralegal@fdu.edu.

30 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.

30 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 http://www.fdu.edu/s-caps, for FDU community only.

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