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Florham Campus This Month

April 2019

1 Mon.–30 Tue.; Exhibit, “Frederick Law Olmsted,” books and ephemera on Frederick Law Olmsted, American landscape architect and designer of grounds at Florham, U.S. Capitol, New York City’s Central Park and Boston’s Emerald Necklace; 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., free, for information call 973-443-8516.

1 Mon.–8/29 Thu.; 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.

1 Mon.; University Woman: Conversations About Life and Work, four extraordinary women on campus speak about their careers and how they got to where they are today, featuring Traci Banks, associate vice president for enrollment management; Katherine Dunsmore, communication studies and director, MA in communication; Stephanie Koempel, director of counseling services; and Kiron Sharma, computer science and director of University Core, sponsored by Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 3:30 p.m., includes question-and-answer period, free, refreshments served, for information call 973-443-8682 or email kati05@fdu.edu.

2 Tue.; United Nations Briefing and Tour, “Measuring Poverty,” sponsored by global learning; United Nations Headquarters, N.Y.C., 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., transportation provided, limited seating, registration required, for registration go to United Nations Trip, to reserve seat and for information call 201-692-7362 or email ferraroa@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 Tue.; Mandatory Compliance Training — Campus Safety and Student Wellness Initiatives, for faculty and staff, covering Clery Act, anti-harassment and nondiscrimination in accordance with Title IX, protecting minors on campus and active-shooter situations, sponsored by human resources; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 10–11:30 a.m. or 1–2:30 p.m., free, faculty and staff required to attend one session.

2 Tue.; Morris Tech Meetup, Pitch NJ, event/competition for young entrepreneurs, featuring keynote speaker Ari Soroken, chief financial officer, BAI Brands LLC; Hassan Orangerie, Monning Center for Learning and Research, pizza/networking 6 p.m., pitches from youth entrepreneur finalists 7:10 p.m., keynote presentation 8:30 p.m., announcement of winner 9 p.m., for information go to MTM#59 Pitch NJ.

3 Wed.; Family Business Forum, Panel Discussion, “Attracting and Retaining Top Talent,” with panelists Sarah Krom, managing partner, SKC & Co. CPAs, LLC, Boonton Township, N.J.; Marian Janes, president and founder, Ignite Growth Coaching and Ignite Growth Academy, Liberty Corner, N.J.; and Rick Sawyer, principal consultant, L&D Consulting; moderated by Dale Caldwell, executive director, Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, sponsored by Rothman Institute; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 8–10 a.m., $75 non-Family Business Forum members, new family-owned businesses receive one complimentary forum, no cost to Family Business Forum members, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8842 or email srslavin@fdu.edu.

3 Wed.; Grad Salute, commencement information, videotaping of “Grad Greetings,” honors medals, portraits, caps and gowns, sign up for senior weekend, announcements; Mall, Florham Room, Sammartino Room, Bottle Hill Pub and Bookstore, Santoloci Student Center, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8935 or go to Commencement 2019, for FDU community only.

4 Thu.; Avengers Week: Infinity Stone Décor, decorate your own Infinity Gauntlet, sponsored by FDU Comic Club; Bottle Hill Room, Santoloci Student Center, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., free, for information email fducomicclub@gmail.com, for FDU community only.

4 Thu.–18 Thu.; Exhibit, “Package Design,” posters and packages designed by students of Janet O’Neil, computer graphics and director of computer design; 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., free, for information call 973-443-8516.

4 Thu.–7 Sun.; Main Stage Production, “The Full Monty,” by Terence McNally, music and lyrics by David Yazbek; directed by Stephen Hollis, theater and director, theater arts; choreographed by Cynthia Thole Loewus, musical theater; and musical direction by Dimitri Nakhamkin, independent entertainment professional, presented by School of the Arts; Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Fri–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; 7 Thu.; Early Performance, 7 p.m., $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 FDU community/students, for tickets and information call 973-443-8644 or go to Main Stage Productions 2018–2019.

5 Fri.; Last Day for Student Withdrawal from Classes.

6 Sat.; Dinner and Show, hosted by Alumni Association Board of Governors; Dinner, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 6 p.m.; Show, “The Full Monty,” presented by School of the Arts, Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 8 p.m., $42 (includes dinner and theater ticket), registration necessary by 4/3 Wed., checks payable to Fairleigh Dickinson University, for registration and information call 201-692-7013, email fdualumni@fdu.edu or go to Dinner and Show 2019.

8 Mon.–19 Fri.; Priority Registration for Fall Semester 2019.

8 Mon.; Mandatory Compliance Training — Campus Safety and Student Wellness Initiatives, for faculty and staff, covering Clery Act, anti-harassment and nondiscrimination in accordance with Title IX, protecting minors on campus and active-shooter situations, sponsored by human resources; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 10–11:30 a.m. or 1–2:30 p.m., free, faculty and staff required to attend one session.

9 Tue.; Graduate Information Session, learn about programs in business, education, liberal arts, sciences and professional studies; evening, weekend, in-class and online scheduling; and information on financial-aid, payment-plan options and graduate scholarship opportunities, co-sponsored by graduate admissions; Lobby, Hennessy Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to Graduate Information Session Registration.

10 Wed.; United Nations Pathways Special Event, “Role of the Institute of International Education and Prospects and Challenges for International Education,” Allan Goodman, president and CEO, Institute of International Education, in a conversation with Jason Scorza, vice provost for international affairs, presented by global learning and Florham Campus Executive Office; Lecture, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 6:30 p.m.; Post-lecture Reception follows, Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, free, for information call 201-692-7362 or email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

11 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.

12 Fri.; United Nations Briefing and Tour, “Global Action for Migration,” sponsored by global learning; United Nations Headquarters, N.Y.C., 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., transportation provided, limited seating, registration required, for registration go to United Nations Trip, to reserve seat and for information call 201-692-7362 or email ferraroa@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

12 Fri.–15 Mon.; Fairleigh Musical!, cast of FDU singers perform a range of themed numbers by contemporary composers and lyricists, presented by Fairleigh Dramatics; Barn Theater, Fri. and Mon., 7 p.m.; Sat., 8 p.m.; and Sun., 2:30 p.m., $15, $10 senior citizens 65+, $5 FDU community/students, cash payments only, payment due upon arrival, for ticket reservations email fdubarntix@gmail.com, for information call 973-443-8467 or go to 2018–2019 Season at the Barn Theater.

14 Sun.; Musicale, A Tribute to Opera Legend Licia Albanese, sopranos Mia Pafumi and Amber Daniel, both winners of Opera at Florham vocal competitions, perform repertoire of famous and favorite roles of Licia Albanese, operatic soprano who was leading artist at Metropolitan Opera for 26 seasons, accompanied by Mary Pinto, pianist, includes audiovisual presentation highlighting Albanese’s life and display of memorabilia from her various roles, sponsored by Opera at Florham; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 2 p.m., $30, $25 senior citizens 62+, $10 students 22 and under, $20 bulk tickets (1o or more), free for children under 12 (accompanied by adult), to purchase tickets and for information go to Tribute to Licia Albanese.

15 Mon.; Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass): A Living Witness Remembers,” Erwin Ganz, Holocaust survivor and firsthand witness as a young boy to brutality on November 9, 1938, during a coordinated attack by Nazis against Jewish people and their property, and his coming to the U.S., sponsored by Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 3:30–5 p.m., free, light refreshments served, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email kati05@fdu.edu.

16 Tue.; 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.

16 Tue.–18 Thu; University Honors Program Research Days; Senior Thesis Presentations, Hartman Lounge, Sarah Sullivan Lounge, Wroxton Room and Sammartino Room, Hennessy Hall, Wed.–Thu., 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m., free; Freshman Research Poster Presentations, Great Hall, Hennessy Hall, Wed., 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.; Thu., 3–4:30 p.m., free; 18 Thu., Reception and Awards Ceremony, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 5–7 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, to RSVP go to Florham Honors Research Days, for information email florhamhonors@fdu.edu.

18 Thu.; Fun, Food and Frames: A Night in N.Y.C., evening of bowling, food and drinks for FDU faculty, staff and alumni over 21, sponsored by alumni relations; Frames Bowling, Port Authority, N.Y.C., 6–9 p.m., $50 per person on or before 4/1 Mon., $60 at door (if space is available), cost includes two hours of bowling, food, beer/wine and one hour of billiards, ping pong, corn hole and more, limited space, attendees may bring one guest, registration necessary, for registration go to N.Y.C. Bowling and Networking, for information call 201-692-7013 or email alumni@fdu.edu.

22 Mon.; Know Your Numbers Event, biometric screening for FDU faculty/staff and spouses covered in FDU’s medical plan with UnitedHealthcare (all personal information will be kept confidential and in compliance with HIPAA); Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 11 a.m.–3:45 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration go to Quest Diagnostic™ or call 1-855-623-9355.

23 Tue.; Book Conversation with the Authors, “The Misinformation Age: A Conversation and Book Signing with FDU Alumnus Author James Owen Weatherall [MFA’11] and Co-author Cailin O’Connor,” moderated by Krista Jenkins, political science and executive director, Fairleigh Dickinson University Poll, sponsored by MFA in creative writing and Storipan Fund; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 6:15–7:15 p.m., free, for information email rene_steinke@fdu.edu.

24 Wed.; TIAA Individual Counseling, sponsored by human resources; Sullivan Lounge, 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.

24 Wed.; 20th Annual IMAGES Student Arts Festival, presented by School of the Arts; Studio Art Senior Exhibition, Rothman Building, 4:30–6:15 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information email moonelis@fdu.edu; FDU Band, Chorus, Dance, Chamber Choir Performance, Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, 6:15–7 p.m., free; Graphic Design Thesis Reception, Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 7–8:30 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information email joneil@fdu.edu.

25 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.

25 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Jay Leno, comedian and former host, “The Tonight Show,” presented by FDU and sponsored by New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), WCBS Newsradio, nj.com affiliated with The Star-Ledger, Delta Dental of New Jersey, PNC Bank, TD Bank, Hollister Construction Services and The Allergan Foundation; 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 (seats available on first-come, first-served basis), to order tickets call 1-888-696-5722 or go to New Jersey Speakers Series.

27 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 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch noon, free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8900, email joanne_chirico@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

27 Sat.; Puerta al Futuro Fundraising Gala, celebrating Puerta al Futuro’s 15th anniversary; Hasbrouck Heights Hilton, 650 Terrace Ave., Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., 6–11 p.m., $110, $80 students, $900 sponsorship tables (10 guests), cash bar, all donations tax deductible as allowed by law, for information call 201-692-2625 or email Israel@fdu.edu.

28 Sun.; International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (ISHTM) Annual Scholarship Gala, “Journey to China,” featuring food and culture of several culinary regions of China, sponsored by ISHTM; Hennessy Hall, 2–6 p.m., traditional tea ceremony, Tai Chi lesson outdoors (weather permitting), presentation of donor and scholarship awards, $90 preregistration, $100 at door (door price payable by check only), registration necessary by 4/22 Mon., for registration and information call 201-692-7271, email yims@fdu.edu or go to International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management’s Scholarship Gala.

30 Tue.; Small Business Series Workshop, “Preparing for the Future Through Strategic Planning and Cyber Security”; Welcome Reception and Networking; Opening Remarks, Dale Caldwell, executive director, Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Panel Discussion, “Importance of Strategic Planning,” with Jeffrey Dickinson, senior partner, Force Financial Associates, Morristown, N.J.; Kevin Bodnar, senior managing director and head of corporate advisory services, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Bedminster, N.J.; and Andrew Frazier, president and chief operating officer, A&J Management, Kearny, N.J.; Panel Discussion, “Technology — Staying Modern, Staying Safe,” with Christian Betlyon, director of marketing and sales technology, MassMutual Tri State, Iselin, N.J.; John Kowal, chief technology officer, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Bedminster, N.J.; and William Walbroel, agency sales manager, and Eric Wistrand, IT director, Couch Braunsdorf, Liberty Corner, N.J., sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, MassMutual Tri State, Peapack-Gladstone Bank and Eagleson Financial/Allstate; Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7:30–10:30 a.m., free, breakfast and refreshments provided, preregistration by 21 Wed. required, for preregistration go to Small Business Series, for information call 973-443-8577 or email pniewski@fdu.edu.

30 Tue.; The Richard J. Turick Screenings, 2019 Senior Thesis Films, presented by FDU and FDUFilm; The Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, N.J., 6–10 p.m., $5, RSVP necessary, to RSVP call 973-443-8646, for information email libovh@fdu.edu.

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