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September 2017

1 Fri.–30 Sat.; 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. (closed 4 Mon., Labor Day Holiday), free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

1 Fri.–10/13 Fri.; Art Exhibit, “Retrospective,” watercolor paintings by Pam Loveless; Gallery, Edward Williams Hall, Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (gallery closed 4 Mon., Labor Day Holiday); 10/8 Sun.; Reception with Chamber Music Concert, “French Carnival,” with All Seasons Chamber Players, 2–4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2449.

1 Fri.; Information Session, 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.

1 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 Mon.; Labor Day Holiday.

5 Tue.; Information Session, 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, 4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

6 Wed.; Academic Convocation, includes Distinguished Faculty and Pillars of FDU awards, “Reflections on Fairleigh Dickinson’s 75th Birthday,” keynote speaker Judith Kaufman, psychology, director of PsyD and MA programs in school psychology and director of University Core (Metro); Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, 2–4 p.m.; Reception follows, Dickinson Hall Green, free, for information call 201-692-2486 or email angela47@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

6 Wed.; Information Session, Library Basics, brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Dirk Wijnen, senior 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 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.

7 Thu.; 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.

7 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.

7 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Writing Your Seminar Paper,” Helen Kuttner, tutor, Metro Writing Studio, and academic staff, Programs in Language, Culture and Professional Advancement; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

7 Thu.; Information Session, Library Basics, brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Michael Liss, evening/weekend 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.

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

11 Mon.–21 Thu.; Two Solo Art Exhibits, “New Works,” mixed media by Elizabeth DeMarco, and “Open Spaces,” acrylic paintings by Leah Raab; University College Art Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; 14 Thu., Opening Reception, 3–6 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2801.

11 Mon.; Zumba Class, led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1:15-2 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Mon.; Information Session, Library Basics, brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Paul Dunphy, head research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 2 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

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

12 Tue.; Information Session, 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.

12 Tue.; Professional Development Program, Metropolitan Campus Alumni Career Panel, panelists Stephen Bozer, MBA'06 (Metro), senior director, sales/marketing, TEVA, API, Inc.; Christin McCosker-Keane, BS'09 (Metro), key account manager, Jet Professionals, LLC; Herschel Salan, BS'85 (Metro), president, NEC Financial Services; and Joanne Veech, BS'80, MBA'87 (Ruth), global human capital director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, moderated by Stephen Bear, management; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 3:30 p.m., free, registration preferred, for registration go to http://tinyurlcom/AlCarPan9-12, for information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/academics/silberman-college/placement-and-outreach/professional-development-program/ or email cmenniti@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty, staff, students and alumni only.

12 Tue.; Workshop, “I’ve Got My First Assignment, Now What?” Craig Mourton, deputy campus executive; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 3:45–4:45 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.

12 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.

13 Wed.; Workshop, “Introduction to the New MLA Eighth Edition Format,” Barbara Morris, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 1:30–2:30 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.

13 Wed.; Yoga Class, led by Rosemarie “Metro Ro” 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.

14 Thu.; Breakfast Seminar, “Doing Business in Ghana: The Gateway to West Africa,” “Welcome and Introduction,” Herbert Ouida, director, Global Enterprise Network, Office of Global Learning, and moderator; “Ghana is Open to Trade and Investment Opportunities,” Bernard K.B. Quantson, consul general, Ghana; “Ghana Is a Stable and Welcoming Location for International Business and Investment,” Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee, permanent representative of Ghana to United Nations; “The Role of King Global Ventures in Helping Companies Do Business in Ghana and Western Africa,” King Asomaning, CEO, King Global Ventures Holdings, LLC, Inc.; “Services Available Through the United States Department of Commerce,” Maria Elena Rivero, desk officer, West and Central Africa (via telephone); “State of New Jersey’s Trade Assistance Program,” Eddy Mayen, director, Office of International Business Development and Protocol, State of New Jersey, Department of State Business Action Center; “The Full Range of UPS International Business Services,” Rob Coppola, international account manager, UPS - North Atlantic District; “Investment Opportunities in Ghana,” Hon. Yofi Grant, CEO, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre; and “Pre-Investment Strategies and Managing Risk,” Cynthia (Jumu) Quarcoo, attorney/managing partner, CQ Legal and Consulting, Accra, Ghana; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 9 a.m.–noon, free, registration necessary, for registration email jteller@fdu.edu, for information go to http://view2.fdu.edu/global-education/global-enterprise-network/business-breakfast-seminar/.

14 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 https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/contact-us/consultations-seminars.

14 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Effective Public Speaking,” Tina LoPonte, communication, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Instruction 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.

14 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.

14 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.

14 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.

14 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “What is LSAMP?” Marion McClary, biological sciences and co-director, natural sciences; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

14 Thu.; Discussion, “Revisiting the Role of Government in Our Polarized Society,” with Tamara Draut, vice president of policy/research, Demos, and author, Sleeping Giant: How America’s New Working Class Will Transform America and Strapped: Why America’s 20- and 30-Somethings Can’t Get Ahead; and Nicole Gelinas, senior fellow, Manhattan Institute; contributing editor, City Journal; and columnist, New York Post; moderated by Peter Coy, economics editor, Bloomberg Businessweek, presented by Network for Responsible Public Policy, co-sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University, League of Women Voters® of Northern Valley, Women for Progress and Ridgewood JOLT; 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 suggested, limited seating, preregistration necessary, for preregistration and information email info@nfrpp.org or go to http://www.nfrpp.org.

15 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.

16 Sat.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; 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 email lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to http://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/visit/.

18 Mon.; Zumba Class, led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1:15-2 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

18 Mon.; Constitution Day Lecture, “Academic Freedom on Trial: Keyishian v. Board of Regents 50 Years Later,” Harry Keyishian, emeritus, English (Flor), and plaintiff in 1967 case of Keyishian v. Board of Regents, sponsored by humanities and Giovatto Library; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 3:30 p.m.; Question-and-Answer Period follows, free, for information call 201-692-2743 or email chrisr@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

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

19 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Time Management,” 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.

19 Tue.; Financial Planning Certificate Program Open House; Room 1128, Dickinson Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, for registration 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.

19 Tue.; Workshop, “Introduction to APA Format,” Helen Kuttner, tutor, Metro Writing Studio, and academic staff, Programs in Language, Culture and Professional Advancement; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 8:30–10 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.

20 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.

20 Wed.; Talk, Will Jimeno, 9/11 survivor and former Port Authority police officer; Auditorium, Edward Williams Hall, 2:15 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2676 or email oujo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

20 Wed.; Yoga Class, led by Rosemarie “Metro Ro” 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 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Time Management,” William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Instruction 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.

21 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.

21 Thu.; Giovatto Library English 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.

21 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.

21 Thu.; Power Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class, fitness-based yoga that builds strength and improves flexibility, led by student Grace Cairns, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:15–6 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Sustainable Ingredient Science,” Giorgio Dell’Acqua, cosmetic science and independent consultant – product development, Dellacqua Consulting LLC; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

25 Mon.–10/5 Thu.; Group Exhibit, “Raw Narrative,” mixed media by Tito Rodriguez, Paul Nam and Alex Kukai; University College Art Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; 28 Thu., Opening Reception, 3–6 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2801.

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

25 Mon.; Zumba Class, led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1:15-2 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

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

26 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “How to Be a Mental Health Ally,” Kathleen Azzaro, substance abuse educator/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.

27 Wed.; Presidential Inauguration, Dr. Christopher A. Capuano, eighth president of FDU; Florham Campus, 3 p.m., registration necessary, for registration go to http://www.myfdu.net/inauguration, for information call 201-692-7036 or email laura_reynolds@fdu.edu or go to http://www.myfdu.net/inauguration, for FDU community and invited guests only.

27 Wed.; Workshop, “Technical Communications Basics: Lab Reports and More,” Nancy Passow, University College; 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.

27 Wed.; Yoga Class, led by Rosemarie “Metro Ro” 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 Thu.; Lecture, “Affirmative Action and Juvenile Rights,” Chris Rasmussen, history; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 11 a.m.–12:15 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.

28 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “How to Be a Mental Health Ally,” Kathleen Azzaro, substance abuse educator/psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Instruction 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.

28 Thu.; Study Abroad Fair, learn about opportunities to study abroad, sponsored by Study Abroad Office; Lobby, Student Union Building, noon–1:30 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8083 or email amiksza@fdu.edu.

28 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.

28 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.

28 Thu.; Power Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class, fitness-based yoga that builds strength and improves flexibility, led by student Grace Cairns, designed for all abilities, bring yoga mat, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:15–6 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Metal Accumulation in a Persian Gulf Clam,” Qaiser Tarique, visiting scholar, biochemistry/microbiology, Rutgers University; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

28 Thu.; Workshop, “Essential Spoken English for International Students,” Paul Caruso, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 8:30–10 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.

29 Fri.; Breakfast with HR Supervisor Training Workshop, “Hiring Student Workers — Federal Work Study and Non-Federal Work Study,” for FDU department heads, chairs and supervisors engaged in hiring student workers; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 9–11 a.m., free, RSVP by 8 Fri. necessary, to RSVP and for information email kerryr@fdu.edu.

30 Sat.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; 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 email lorena_williams@fdu.edu.

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