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December 2019

1 Sun.–1/15/20 Wed.; Exhibit, The Bauhaus: 100 Years of International Design, display of books, artifacts and ephemera; Reference Room, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Thu., 8:30 a.m.–11 p.m.; Fri., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun., 2–10 p.m. (closed 24 Thu.–1/1/20 Mon. Christmas and New Year Holiday Break), free, for information call 973-443-8516.

1 Sun.; Opera at Florham Musicale, “Jingling Jamboree,” soprano Amelia Burshe, tenor Frederick Schlick, artistic director/pianist Mary Pinto and FDU students perform arias, traditional carols, melodies from diverse religions and seasonal songs from Broadway and American Songbook; artists’ introduction and insight into meaning of holiday repertoire by Mariana Karpatova, Becton College, sponsored by Opera at Florham; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 2–4 p.m., $30, $25 senior citizens 65+, groups of 10 or more $20, students (under 22) $10, FDU students (under 22) free, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8620 or go to Opera at Florham.

2 Mon.; Classes Resume, 8 a.m.

2 Mon.–23 Mon.; Writing and Visual Express (WaVE) Exhibit, “Seeking Humanity in America’s Prisons: A WaVE Exhibit of Art, Writing and Activism,” student writing and art exhibition created through collaboration between honors writing and graphic design classes focusing on themes from Jimmy Santiago Baca’s memoir A Place to Stand and addressing topics such as relationship between literacy and poverty and intersection between race, immigration and incarceration, co-sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences, graphic design program, Florham College Writing Program and Campus Executive’s Office; WaVE Exhibit Area, College Writing Office (Suite 222, Upper Balcony), Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Thu., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8710 or email sharon_brueno@fdu.edu.

2 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, “Key Issues Facing the U.S. and South America: Venezuela and Beyond,” Jorge Dominguez, scholar of Latin-American studies and retired Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, Morristown, N.J., 2:15–3:45 p.m., $10 walk-ins, if seats are still available (arrive 30 minutes prior), for information go to Public Affairs Lecture Series Current Program, for inquiries call 917-974-7179 or email shellyf78@gmail.com.

4 Wed.; Small Business Series, “Efficiency Through Technology”; Panel 1, “Technology and Employment Needs,” with panelists Bellaria Jimenez, president, MassMutual Tri State; Donna Miller, president and founder, C3Workplace, Montclair, N.J.; and Denise Pace-Sanders, senior vice president/brand and marketing director, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Flemington, N.J.; moderated by Dale Caldwell, executive director, Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Panel 2, “Technology and Operational Efficiency,” with panelists John Carini, founder, and CEO, iEnterprises; Jeffrey Force Dickinson, president and senior partner, Force Financial Associates, Morristown, N.J.; and John Kowal, senior vice president and chief technology officer, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Montclair, N.J.; moderated by Bellaria Jimenez, president, MassMutual Tri State, sponsored by Rothman Institute, MassMutual Tri State, SunTrust Private Wealth and Peapack Private Wealth Management; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 8–10 a.m. (Panel 1 8 a.m., Panel 2 9 a.m.), free, breakfast and refreshments provided, registration necessary and information call 973-443-8577 or email pniewski@fdu.edu.

4 Wed.; Dining Etiquette, proper way to dine, napkin placement, silverware choice and “dinner conversation,” sponsored by Placement Outreach Department, Silberman College of Business; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 5 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to Dining Etiquette Florham, for information call 973-443-8851 or email patwyer@fdu.edu, for Silberman College students only.

4 Wed.–8 Sun.; Main Stage Production, “Hay Fever,” by Noel Coward, directed by Stephen Hollis, theater and director, theater arts, presented by School of the Arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Wed.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m., $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 FDU community and students, purchase tickets in cash at door or in advance and pick up at door, purchase online and pay by credit card, for tickets and information call 973-443-8644 or go to Main Stage Productions 2019–2020.

5 Thu.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Sullivan Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 973-443-8981.

6 Fri.; Pet Therapy, sponsored by counseling and psychological services; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 1–2 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8740 or email skoempel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Sat.; Explore Day — Admissions Information Session and Campus Tour, majors/concentrations, scholarships/financial-aid opportunities, internship/honors/study-abroad programs, sponsored by admissions; Admissions Office, Rothman Building, check-in 9:30 a.m., registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email joanne_chirico@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

9 Mon.; Last Day of Fall Classes.

9 Mon.; 15th Annual Winter Festival Concert, wide variety of classical, popular and seasonal music by music faculty members Kevin Brown (bass), Allen Cohen (piano), Stephen Girardi (guitar), Patty Gonsky (cello), Mariana Karpatova (voice), Jane Seaman (voice), Peter Toth (piano) and Elzbieta Winnicki (violin); FDU Chorus; FDU Chamber Choir; and FDU Band, sponsored by School of the Arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 7:30 p.m., $5, free for FDU students with valid ID, for information call 973-443-8638 or email alcmusic@fdu.edu.

9 Mon.; Late Night Breakfast, sponsored by Dean of Students Office and Florham Programming Committee; Dining Hall, Santoloci Student Center, 10 p.m., for FDU community only.

10 Tue.–11 Wed.; Reading/Snow Makeup Days.

10 Tue.; TIAA Individual Counseling, sponsored by human resources; Fritz Lounge, Second Floor, Hennessy Hall, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., free, by appointment, for appointment and information call 1-800-732-8353 or go to TIAA Consultations and Seminars.

12 Thu.–18 Wed.; Final Examinations.

18 Wed.; Fall Semester Ends, 11 p.m.

18 Wed.; Morris Tech Meetup, keynote speaker Neil Schloss, chief financial officer, CannaSense Total Wellness Collective, startup presentation by Kevin Celisca, co-founder of Integrate Tech and FDU alumnus (BS’14 [Flor]), sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 6:30–9 p.m., free, pizza served; Drinks and Networking follow, Vanderbilt’s Sports and Spirits, Wyndham Hamilton Park Hotel and Conference Center, Florham Park, N.J., registration necessary, for cost, registration and information go to Morris Tech Meetup #65.

24 Tue.–25 Wed.; Christmas Holiday, campus closed.

26 Thu.–30 Mon.; Campus Closed.

31 Tue.; New Year’s Holiday, campus closed.

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