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February 2019

1 Fri.–28 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 Fri.–28 Thu.; Black History Month Art Exhibit, “Heroes and Martyrs,” prints by Onnie Strother; Gallery, Edward Williams Hall, Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.; 3 Sun., Artist Reception, 2–4 p.m., free.

1 Fri.–19 Tue.; Two-person Show, “Slower Time,” mixed-media works by Deborah Crowell and Annette Hur; University College Art Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2801.

1 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.

2 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 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch 11:45 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

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

4 Mon.; Workshop, “Indian and American Love Poetry and Poetic Devices,” Ratan Bhattacharjee, well-known Indian-English writer, poet, journalist and academician; author of more than 200 articles on contemporary issues of society and literature as well as several volumes of poetry; chair of postgraduate studies in English, Dum Dum Motijheel College, Kolkata, India; and visiting scholar at FDU; Sammartino Room, Giovatto Library, 10–11:15 a.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Mon.; Résumé Clinic, with Harriet Odoi, regional recruiter, Blinds to Go, sponsored by Silberman College of Business; Room 2183, Dickinson Hall 4–5 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 973-443-8862 or email cmenniti@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Mon.; Black History Month Kickoff Event, honoring black history and celebrating excellence, sponsored by student life; Knight Club, Student Union Building, 8 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2045 or email rmills@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Mon.; 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, 8 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Tue.; Food for Thought: Lunch @ the Library, “French Language and Culture in Québec,” Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, bring lunch, dessert and coffee provided, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Tue.; Information Session, 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, 3 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Effective Public Speaking,” Tina Alaimo 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 Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

6 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.

6 Wed.; 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.

6 Wed.; Phone-in Financial Planning Certificate Program Open House; 1 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, phone-in number will be emailed a couple of days before event to registered attendees, to RSVP and for information call 973-443-8238 or go to CFP Open House Registration.

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

7 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 TIAA Consultations and Seminars.

7 Thu.; Business and Beyond: A Day as an FDU Business Major, attend real business class, meet Silberman College dean, participate in hands-on session in FDU’s Bloomberg Lab and learn about Professional Development Program; Room 2245, Dickinson Hall, 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., free, breakfast and lunch provided, registration necessary, for registration and information go to Business and Beyond at Metropolitan Campus; Metropolitan Campus Tour, 2 p.m., registration necessary, for registration go to Schedule a Visit to the Metropolitan Campus.

7 Thu.; Faculty and Staff Prayer Fellowship, coordinated by chaplains; Interfaith Campus Chapel, 842 River Road, Teaneck, N.J. (next to Public Safety Office), noon–12:45 p.m., free, for FDU faculty and staff only.

7 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Effective Public Speaking,” Tina Alaimo 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 Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

7 Thu.; Giovatto Library Italian Language Table, with Paul Dunphy, research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library, sponsored by 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.; 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.

7 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Proper Cell Migration Depends on the Regulation of WAVE by RHO Genes,” Andre Wallace, biological sciences/genetics; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:25–6:15 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

7 Tue.; 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, 7 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Fri.; Breakfast with HR Supervisor Training Workshop, “New Time- recording Procedures for Student Workers and Progressive Discipline,” Julie Friedman, director of payroll, human resources, and Kerry Rubin, employee relations coordinator, human resources, for supervisors of student workers, sponsored by human resources; Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, 9–11 a.m., free, RSVP necessary by 1 Fri., to RSVP and for information email Kerryr@fdu.edu.

8 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, 12:30–1:30 p.m., free, limited seating, registration required, for registration and information call 201-692-2166, for FDU community only.

12 Tue.; Black History Month, Video Screening, TED Talk Tuesday Video Screening, “We Need to Talk About an Injustice,” Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director, Equal Justice Initiative, and author, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, sponsored by student life; Knight Club, Student Union Building, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2236 or email jmoses@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

12 Tue.; Food for Thought: Lunch @ the Library, “Milan: The Paris of Italy,” Paul Dunphy, research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, bring lunch, dessert and coffee provided, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

12 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Cognitive Strategies for Stress Management,” Alice Mills, co-director of counseling service, 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 Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

12 Tue.; Discussion, “The Faces of Our Workforce: Diversity and Inclusion Success Strategies,” featuring Chantal Mastroianni, New York group talent development manager, Enterprise Holdings; Carol Ann Murphy, manager, grants and communication, Kessler Foundation; Alethea Batts, vice president, learning and organization development, Lakeland Bank; Michele Siekerka, president and CEO, New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA); Vivian Loy, vice president/senior wealth strategist, PNC Bank; Barbara Short, chief diversity officer, PSEG, and executive director, PSEG Foundation; and Sgt. Maj. Jennifer Long (ret.) and FDU alumna, sponsored by FDU and NJBIA; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 5–8 p.m., free, light meal served, preregistration required, space limited, to preregister and for information go to The Faces of Our Workforce.

13 Wed.; Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Donation Registry, sponsored by student health services; Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, 11 a.m.–4 p.m., appointments and walk-ins welcome, free, for information and appointment call 201-692-2437 or email cbtaylor@fdu.edu.

13 Wed.; Workshop, “Technical and Scientific Writing,” Helen Kuttner, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 4–5:30 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

14 Thu.; Faculty and Staff Prayer Fellowship, coordinated by chaplains; Interfaith Campus Chapel, 842 River Road, Teaneck, N.J. (next to Public Safety Office), noon–12:45 p.m., free, for FDU faculty and staff only.

14 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Cognitive Strategies for Stress Management,” Alice Mills, co-director of counseling service, 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 Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

14 Thu.; Giovatto Library French Language Table, with Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library, sponsored by 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, “People and Pollution: Water Quality Issues in the Hackensack River Watershed,” Christine Favorito, AmeriCorps Watershed ambassador, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Hackensack Riverkeeper; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:25–6:15 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

16 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 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch 11:45 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

17 Sun.; Careers in Health Care Day, explore future of health care and medicine, hear from career development team about array of health care and medical professions, attend breakout sessions in majors related to health care and medicine, discuss options with admissions counselor, stay for lunch and tour campus, sponsored by admissions; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, check-in 9:30 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, to register and for information go to Careers in Health Care Day.

17 Sun.; Discover Your Major Day, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology and Mathematics, participate in hands-on workshops and interactive labs; observe demonstrations of computer security measures, signal and image-processing techniques and more; test cutting-edge technology, including 3D printers and NAO robots; tour new, state-of-the-art laboratories; and have lunch with students and faculty, sponsored by admissions; Lobby, Muscarelle Center, check-in 8 a.m., presentation 9 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorenaw@fdu.edu or go to Discover Your Major Day – Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology and Mathematics.

18 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 9:45 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., campus tour 11 a.m., lunch 11:45 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

18 Mon.; 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.

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

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

19 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Weight Loss 101,” Scott Fisher, director, Fitness Center, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; 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.

21 Thu.; Faculty and Staff Prayer Fellowship, coordinated by chaplains; Interfaith Campus Chapel, 842 River Road, Teaneck, N.J. (next to Public Safety Office), noon–12:45 p.m., free, for FDU faculty and staff only.

21 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, ““Weight Loss 101,” Scott Fisher, director, Fitness Center, 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 Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

21 Thu.; Workshop, “Recognizing and Avoiding Plagiarism,” Yelena Shekhtman, 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.

21 Thu.; Giovatto Library English Language Table, with Paul Dunphy, research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library, and 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.; Biology Seminar, “Musquapsink Brook: Biological Monitoring,” Marion McClary, biological sciences and co-director, natural sciences; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:25–6:15 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

21 Thu.; Biology Seminar; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:25–6:15 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

21 Thu.; Sixth Annual International Fashion Show, co-sponsored by Fashion Corps and International Student Association; Fitness Center, 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), free, for information email isafdu@gmail.com.

21 Thu.; Discussion, “Handling Our Trash: Getting to a Circular Carbon Economy,” with speakers Matt Civello, member, Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board; and Serpil Guran, director, Rutgers EcoComplex, Clean Energy Innovation Center, Bordentown, N.J.; moderated by Amanda Nesheiwat, environmental director, Town of Secaucus, N.J.; and discussions of its environmental committee, presented by Network for Responsible Public Policy, cosponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University, League of Women Voters® of Northern Valley and League of Women Voters® of Fair Lawn, NJ; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, 7:30–9:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., includes question-and-answer period, $10 suggested donation, students with valid student ID free, RSVP in advance at Network for Responsible Public Policy, for information email info@nfrpp.org or go to Network for Responsible Public Policy.

22 Fri.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “February Holidays,” guided by Jeanette Adams, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 12:30–1:30 p.m., free, limited seating, registration required, for registration call 201-692-2166, for FDU community only.

25 Mon.; Midterm Progress Reporting Opens.

26 Tue.; Food for Thought: Lunch @ the Library, “Contemporary China,” Sian Chen, research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 1 p.m., free, bring lunch, dessert and coffee provided, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

26 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 Student Counseling and Psychological Services, for FDU community only.

26 Tue.; Workshop, “Essential Spoken English for International Students,” Paul Caruso, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 7:30–8:30 p.m., free, registration is limited to 25 students, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

26 Tue.; Fairleigh Dickinson University Annual Scholarship Dinner, acknowledge generosity of scholarship donors and celebrate student achievements, sponsored by University advancement; The Park Savoy, 236 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park, N.J., 6 p.m., by invitation only, RSVP necessary by 2/15 Fri., to RSVP go to Scholarship Dinner, for information call 201-692-7005 or email rdatzkobanta@fdu.edu.

27 Wed.–3/26 Tue.; Art Exhibit, mixed media including installations by Jeremiah  Teipen; University College Art Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2801.

27 Wed.; United Nations Briefing and Tour, “Balancing Environmental Sustainability and Economic Development,” sponsored by global learning; United Nations Headquarters, N.Y.C., 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., free, 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.

27 Wed.; Discover Your Major Day, Nursing, work with simulated patients (take vital signs, calculate body mass index and more); learn about nursing students’ clinical experiences; tour state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratory facilities; and have lunch with students and faculty, sponsored by admissions; Lobby, Dickinson Hall, check-in 9:30 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorenaw@fdu.edu or go to Discover Your Major Day – Nursing.

27 Wed.; Talk, Gail Mandel, former president and chief executive officer, Wyndham Worldwide Destination Network, sponsored by Silberman College of Business; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, noon–1 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration go to Gail Mandel event, for information call 973-443-8862 or email cmenniti@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

27 Wed.; Library Research Clinic, “Research Skills, Especially for Undergraduates,” Paul Dunphy, research/instruction librarian, and Dirk Wijnen, senior research/instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk, Giovatto Library, 4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Thu.; Faculty and Staff Prayer Fellowship, coordinated by chaplains; Interfaith Campus Chapel, 842 River Road, Teaneck, N.J. (next to Public Safety Office), noon–12:45 p.m., free, for FDU faculty and staff only.

28 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Dealing with Loss and Grief,” Charles Imbimbo, 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 Student Counseling and Psychological Services, 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.; Biology Seminar, “A Big Mystery: The Characterization of the Largest Poxviral Protein,” Sara Reynolds, microbiology (Flor); Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:25–6:15 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

28 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Ian Bremmer, global politics expert and founder/president, Eurasia Group, 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.

 

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