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October 2019

1 Tue.–31 Thu.; 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 Tue.–4 Fri.; Art Exhibit, “Doll Walkabout II,” multimedia works by Liz 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.

1 Tue.; Discover Discovery Workshop, learn how to navigate and take advantage of features of new library system; Business Research Library, Dickinson Hall, 10 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2608 or email mariaLK@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

1 Tue.; TEDTalk Tuesday, “Body Positivity,” sponsored by student life; Knight Club, Student Union Building, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231 or email fdumetroprogramming@gmail.com, for FDU community only.

1 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Managing Test Anxiety,” Alice Mills, co-director of counseling, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by Metropolitan Campus Wellness Team; Room 2245, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

1 Tue.; Library Research Clinic, “Getting to Know the FDU Online Library,” Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, 7 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 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.

2 Wed.; Boot Camp with Vicky, creative total body workout led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 12:30–1 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 Wed.; Library Research Clinic, “Getting to Know the FDU Online Library,” Paul Dunphy, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, 5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 Wed.; Yoga Flow Class, led by student Brianna Cerrito, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 ed.; Hebrew with Hillel, Hebrew class open to all levels, sponsored by Hillel-Jewish Student Union; Second Floor, Interfaith Chapel, 842 River Road, Teaneck, N.J., 7 p.m., free.

3 Thu.; Library Research Clinic, “Getting to Know the FDU Online Library,” Patricia Murray, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, 10 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

3 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Managing Test Anxiety,” Alice Mills, co-director of counseling, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by Metropolitan Campus Wellness Team; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

3 Thu.; Workshop, “Is It Common Knowledge, or Should I Cite It?” Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 2–3 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

3 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.

3 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Scientific Perspective on Evolution, Humanity and Environment: Hakuna Matata?” Richard Lo Pinto, biological sciences; Room 205, Becton Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

3 Thu.; Workshop, “Writing the Master’s Thesis,” Paul Caruso, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 7:30–8:30 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Fri.; Library Research Clinic, “Getting to Know the FDU Online Library,” Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, 11 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Fri.; General Staff Meeting, “Greet, Eat and Meet,” pizza, salad, soft drinks, potluck dessert table; Riverside Café, Alumni Hall, noon–1:30 p.m., free, for FDU faculty and staff only.

4 Fri.; Yoga Flow Class, led by student Brianna Cerrito, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:50 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Fri.; Metropolitan Campus Fall Family and Alumni Weekend 2019, includes kickoff of Student Union Building (SUB) 50th anniversary celebration, Student Union Building, 7 p.m., registration necessary, to register and for information about Fall Family and Alumni Weekend go to Metro Campus Fall Family and Alumni Weekend 2019; Alumni Reception, Knight Club, Student Union Building, 7–10 p.m., free, food and beverages served, receive free FDU keepsake, registration necessary, to register and for information about Alumni Reception, go to Alumni Reception call 201-692-7013 or email fdualumni@fdu.edu.

4 Fri.; Improv Night, fun and funny improvisational theatrical games, hosted by student Jesse McCormick, sponsored by The University Players; Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, 8–10 p.m., free, for information email athosvar@fdu.edu.

5 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 9:30 a.m., registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

5 Sat.; Metropolitan Campus Fall Family and Alumni Weekend 2019; Registration and Check-in, Commencement Green, 11 a.m.; Family and Alumni Weekend Festival, featuring food, games, inflatables, pumpkin painting and entertainment, Commencement Green, 11 a.m.–4 p.m., free; Family and Alumni Weekend BBQ, Commencement Green, noon–3 p.m., $5 (all you can eat), children under 5 eat free; Paint and Snack, Riverside Café, Alumni Hall, 1–2 p.m. (group 1), 2–4 p.m. (group 2), free; FDU Feast of Lights, enjoy food, featuring music by WFDU Retro Radio, area between footbridge and softball field, 4–6 p.m., free; Knights vs. LIU Brooklyn Bluebirds Women’s Volleyball Game, Rothman Center, 5 p.m., free, to register and for information about Fall Family and Alumni Weekend go to Metro Campus Fall Family and Alumni Weekend 2019.

7 Mon.–11/15 Fri.; Exhibit, “Duck and Cover,” photography and sculpture by Joanne Ross and Michael McKeown; Gallery, Edward Williams Hall, Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.; 11/9 Sat., Artists’ Reception, 2–4 p.m., free.

7 Mon.; Boot Camp with Vicky, creative total body workout led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Mon.; Workshop, “Advance APA Format,” Helen Kuttner, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, 6:30–7:30 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Mon.; Library Research Clinic, “Getting to Know the FDU Online Library,” Sian Chen, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, 8 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Tue.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “Hispanic Heritage Month,” guided by Jeanette Adams, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 2:45–3:45 p.m., free, limited seating, registration required, for registration call 201-692-2166, for information go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

8 Tue.; Library Research Clinic, “Getting to Know the FDU Online Library,” Michael Liss, evening and weekend librarian, Giovatto Library; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, 3 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “How to Be a Mental Health Ally,” Kathleen Azzarro, psychological counselor/substance abuse educator, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by Metropolitan Campus Wellness Team; Room 2245, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

9 Wed.; Boot Camp with Vicky, creative total body workout led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 12:30–1 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Wed.; Presentation, “How to Recognize Fake News,” Paul Dunphy, research and instruction librarian, and Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, 3:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Wed.; Yoga Flow Class, led by student Brianna Cerrito, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Wed.; UN/NGO Pathways Lecture, “Mission, Challenges and Accomplishments of U.N. Peacekeeping Operations,” Atul Khare, under-secretary-general for field support, U.N. Department of Peacekeeping Operations, in conversation with Samuel Raphalides, political science/history; director, criminal justice/political science/international studies; and director, Global Scholars Program, sponsored by global learning and Metropolitan Campus Executive Office; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 6:30 p.m.; Post-lecture Dinner follows, free, for information call 201-692-7362 or email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

10 Thu.; 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.

10 Thu.; Trip to United Nations, “The Journey to Age Equality,” 29th anniversary celebration of International Day of the Older Persons Conference, sponsored by global learning and University Core; ECOSOC Chamber, U.N. Headquarters, New York City, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., free, transportation provided, registration mandatory by 9/30 Mon., to register go to The NGO Committee on Ageing, limited bus seating, to reserve seat email bfreer@fdu.edu, for more details email ferraroa@fdu.edu, for Metropolitan Campus faculty, staff and students only.

10 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “How to Be a Mental Health Ally,” Kathleen Azzarro, psychological counselor/substance abuse educator, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by Metropolitan Campus Wellness Team; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

10 Thu.; Student Union Building 50th Anniversary Celebration and Time Capsule Burial, official remarks from President Christopher Capuano and other members of FDU administration, artifacts from Student Union Building’s 50-year history on display, sponsored by student union staff and Office of Student Life; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, noon–2 p.m., free, refreshments served, RSVP necessary, to RSVP email jdh@fdu.edu, for information call 201-692-2231, for FDU community only.

10 Thu.; Workshop, “Basic Grammar,” Rochelle Moskowitz, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 1–2 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

10 Thu.; Study Abroad Information Session, learn about FDU’s study-abroad programs and talk to students who have experienced it; Lobby, Student Union Building, 1–3 p.m., free, for information email anne_miksza@fdu.edu or brian_swanzey@fdu.edu.

10 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.

10 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “The Ellis Island Effect: Invasive Jellyfish in the Mid-Atlantic,” Paul Bologna, biology and director, marine biology and coastal sciences program, Montclair State University, Montclair, N.J.; Room 205, Becton Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

10 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, John Kerry, former United States secretary of state (2013–2017), Massachusetts state senator for nearly 30 years and Democratic Party’s presidential nominee in 2004, presented by FDU and sponsored by PSEG, PNC Bank, The Allergan Foundation, TD Bank, Delta Dental, Schenk Price Smith & King LLP, WCBS Newsradio, New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and nj.com affiliated with The Star-Ledger; 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.

11 Fri.; Business and Beyond: A Day as an FDU Business Major, attend real business class, meet Silberman College dean, visit FDU’s cutting-edge Bloomberg Lab, learn about Professional Development Program and obtain information about student internship opportunities; Room 2183, Silberman Student Services Suite, Dickinson Hall, 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., free, breakfast and lunch provided, registration necessary, to register go to Business and Beyond at Metropolitan Campus, for information call 201-692-7202 or email rjackiewicz@fdu.eduMetropolitan Campus Tour, 2 p.m., registration necessary, for registration go to Schedule a Visit to the Metropolitan Campus.

11 Fri.; Yoga Flow Class, led by student Brianna Cerrito, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:50 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

12 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 9:30 a.m., registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

12 Sat.; Wroxton Alumni Reunion, with Dean Nicholas Baldwin, featuring cocktails, dinner, live music, live and silent auctions, with proceeds supporting Wroxton College and Wroxton experience; Morris County Golf Club, 36 Punch Bowl Road, Morristown, N.J., 4–7 p.m., $50 (includes 2 drinks [beer, wine, cocktails] and heavy hors d’oeuvres), tickets available for purchase for additional bar drinks, country club casual attire, registration necessary, online registration closes 10/9 Wed., for registration go to 2019 Wroxton Reunion, for information call 201-692-7013 or email fdualumni@fdu.edu, for alumni and friends 21 and over.

14 Mon.–15 Tue.; Fall Recess.

14 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 9:30 a.m., registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

14 Mon.; Boot Camp with Vicky, creative total body workout led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 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 TIAA Consultations and Seminars.

16 Wed.–11/15 Fri.; Art Exhibit, “Look What I Found,” paintings by Nick Stalter; University College Art Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; 22 Tue., Reception, 3–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2801.

16 Wed.; Boot Camp with Vicky, creative total body workout led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 12:30–1 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Wed.; Yoga Flow Class, led by student Brianna Cerrito, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Wed.; Discussion, “Ask a Jew: What Stories Do We Tell?” how stories can shape lives, communities and identities, sponsored by Hillel-Jewish Student Union; Second Floor, Interfaith Chapel, 842 River Road, Teaneck, N.J., 7 p.m., free.

17 Thu.; 22nd Annual Robert T. Shields Devils Golf Outing, hosted by FDU Devils Athletics; 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 before 10/4 Fri., $400 per golfer thereafter; $1,250 foursomes before 10/4 Fri., $1,350 foursomes thereafter, $200 for FDU young alumni golfers (graduated from FDU in last five years), $150 cocktails/dinner only, $50 cocktails/dinner only for FDU young alumni (graduated from FDU in last five years), proceeds benefit Division III athletics, for sponsorship opportunities and information call 973-443-8544 or go to 22nd Annual Robert T. Shields Devils Golf Outing.

17 Thu.; Workshop, “Basic Grammar,” Rochelle Moskowitz, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 1–2 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

17 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.

17 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Molecular Characterization of Antifungal Drug Resistance in Candida glabrata and the Emerging Fungal ‘Superbug’ Candida auris,” Kelley Healey, biology, William Paterson University, Wayne, N.J.; Room 205, Becton Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

17 Thu.; Discussion, “Know-It-All Society,” with Michael Lynch, board of trustees distinguished professor of philosophy, University of Connecticut; director, Humanities Institute; director, New England Humanities Consortium; and author, Know-It-All Society: Truth and Arrogance in Political Culture, presented by Network for Responsible Public Policy, sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, 7:30–9:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., $10 suggested donation (donations are tax deductible), RSVP in advance at Network for Responsible Public Policy, for information email info@nfrpp.org or go to Network for Responsible Public Policy.

18 Fri.; Yoga Flow Class, led by student Brianna Cerrito, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:50 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

19 Sat.; Fourth Annual Dennis Sasso Challenge Baseball Alumni Game, 2019–2020 Knights baseball team takes on alumni; Naimoli Family Baseball Complex, meet-and-greet and breakfast with FDU coaching staff 9 a.m., alumni on-field batting practice 9:45 a.m., lineups announced 10:25 a.m., first pitch 10:30 a.m., game concludes noon; Post-game Reception follows, Hackensack Brewing Company, 78 Johnson Avenue, Hackensack, N.J., 12:30–2 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2245 or email rditoma@fdu.edu.

19 Sat.; Bus Trip, Explore Series: Brooklyn Museum and Pop Up Market, N.Y.; bus leaves Student Union Building (SUB) Circle at noon, $15 faculty and staff, $10 students (ticket sales begin on 8 Tue. for students and on 9 Wed. for faculty/staff), free round-trip transportation, limited seating, reservations on first-come, first-served basis, sign up and register with valid FDU ID at SUB Information Desk, for information call 201-692-2231 or email wendy_hager@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

20 Sun.; Undergraduate Admissions Open House, for college-bound high school juniors and seniors, transfer students and their families and guests; learn about more than 100 majors and concentrations, New Jersey campus locations, career-focused internships, study-abroad opportunities, merit scholarships and financial aid, various student organizations; meet faculty; take student-led campus tour; and enjoy lunch in dining hall; Rothman Center, 10 a.m.; Regional Center for Learning Disabilities Information Session, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to Fall Open House.

21 Mon.; Boot Camp with Vicky, creative total body workout led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Mon.; Workshop, “Introduction to APA Format,” Helen Kuttner, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, 6:30–7:30 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Mon.; UN/NGO Pathways Lecture, “SDGs and Small Island Nations,” Pennelope Beckles, permanent representative of Trinidad and Tobago to United Nations, in conversation with Jason Scorza, vice provost for international affairs (Metro/Flor) and philosophy/political science (Metro), sponsored by global learning and Metropolitan Campus Executive Office; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 6:30 p.m.; Post-lecture Dinner follows, free, for information call 201-692-7362 or email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

21 Mon.; Monday Knight Football, New York Jets vs. New England Patriots, sponsored by student life; Riverside Café, Alumni Hall, 8 p.m., free, food provided by Gourmet Dining, for information call 201-692-2231 or email wendy_hager@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

22 Tue.; Midterm Progress Reporting Closes.

22 Tue.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “Homonyms and Homophones,” guided by Jeanette Adams, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 2:45–3:45 p.m., free, limited seating, registration required, for registration call 201-692-2166, for information go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

22Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Your Life and Your Relationships,” William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by Metropolitan Campus Wellness Team; Room 2245, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

22 Tue.; Late Knight Central: Dominos Tournament, sponsored by student life; Knight Club, Student Union Building, 9–11 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231 or email wendy_hager@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 Wed.; United Nations Briefing and Tour, “The Impact of Climate Change,” sponsored by global learning; United Nations Headquarters, N.Y.C., 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m., transportation provided, limited seating, online registration and $10 deposit to secure space on trip required, fill out envelope and place deposit in drop box outside Global Learning Office (Suite 2251, Second Floor, Dickinson Hall), confirmation email sent once deposit has been received, deposits returned upon trip attendance, for registration go to Metropolitan Campus U.N. Trip, for information call 201-692-7362 or email ferraroa@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 Wed.; Boot Camp with Vicky, creative total body workout led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 12:30–1 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 Wed.; Wroxton College Information Session with Dean Nicholas Baldwin, joined by Brian Swanzey, director of study abroad; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 2–3 p.m., free, for information call 973-443-8086, for FDU community only.

23 Wed.; Bus Trip, Broadway Show, “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations”; bus departs Student Union Building Circle 5 p.m., $35 faculty and staff, $25 students (ticket sales begin on 7 Mon. for students and on 8 Tue. for faculty/staff), one ticket per person, must present valid FDU ID to sign up at Information Booth, Student Union Building, for information call 201-692-2231 or email wendy_hager@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 Wed.; Yoga Flow Class, led by student Brianna Cerrito, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 Wed.; Hebrew with Hillel, Hebrew class open to all levels, sponsored by Hillel-Jewish Student Union; Second Floor, Interfaith Chapel, 842 River Road, Teaneck, N.J., 7 p.m., free.

23 Wed.; Improv Night, fun and funny improvisational theatrical games, hosted by James Rana, University College, alumnus (BA’98) and director, The University Players, sponsored by The University Players; Knight Club, Student Union Building, 8–10 p.m., free, for information email athosvar@fdu.edu.

24 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Your Life and Your Relationships,” William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, sponsored by Metropolitan Campus Wellness Team; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

24 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.

24 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Silicon-based Protagonists for Nanoengineering Materials,” Bhanu Chauhan, chemistry and chair, Engineered Nanomaterials Laboratory, William Paterson University, Wayne, N.J.; Room 205, Becton Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

24 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief, The Economist, and named one of “Most Powerful Women in the World” by Forbes magazine, presented by FDU and sponsored by PSEG, PNC Bank, The Allergan Foundation, TD Bank, Delta Dental, Schenk Price Smith & King LLP, WCBS Newsradio, New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and nj.com affiliated with The Star-Ledger; 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.

24 Thu.; Late Knight Central: Rap Battle 2019, sponsored by student life; Knight Club, Student Union Building, 9–11 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231 or email wendy_hager@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

25 Fri.; Breakfast with HR Supervisor Training Workshop, “Finance Procedures and Beyond,” with representatives from finance department, for FDU department heads, chairs and supervisors, staff may attend with supervisor approval, sponsored by human resources; Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, 9–11 a.m., free, RSVP necessary by 10/11 Fri., supervisors must submit RSVP for staff attending, to RSVP and information email Kerryr@fdu.edu.

25 Fri.; Yoga Flow Class, led by student Brianna Cerrito, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:50 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Mon.; Film Discussion Group, Movie Talk @ Giovatto, led by Paul Dunphy, research and 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.

28 Mon.; Boot Camp with Vicky, creative total body workout led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Mon.; Late Knight Central: FDU Films, “Child’s Play,” sponsored by student life; Knight Club, Student Union Building, 9–11 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231 or email wendy_hager@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

29 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Spiritual Health,” Rev. Jim Om, director of campus ministry and Protestant chaplain, sponsored by Metropolitan Campus Wellness Team; Room 2245, Dickinson Hall, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

29 Tue.; Careers in My Major Panel Discussion, employers discuss careers in different majors, sponsored by Placement Outreach Department, Silberman College of Business; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, 5 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to Metro Career Panel, for information call 973-443-8851 or email patwyer@fdu.edu, for Silberman College students only.

30 Wed.; Boot Camp with Vicky, creative total body workout led by student Victoria Cruz, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 12:30–1 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

30 Wed.; Yoga Flow Class, led by student Brianna Cerrito, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing, bring towel for floor work, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

31 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Spiritual Health,” Rev. Jim Om, director of campus ministry and Protestant chaplain, sponsored by Metropolitan Campus Wellness Team; Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

31 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.

31 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “A New Paradigm on How Biofilms Form on Reverse Osmosis Desalination Membranes Involving Bacterial Aggregation,” Harvey Winters, emeritus, biological sciences; Room 205, Becton Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

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