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January 2020

1 Wed.; New Year’s Holiday, campus closed.

2 Thu.–17 Fri.; Winter Session 2020 (Monday–Thursday).

2 Thu.–17 Fri.; Registration/Academic Counseling and Advising.

2 Thu.–31 Fri.; 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 on 20 Mon., Martin Luther King Jr. Day), free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 Thu.–10 Fri.; Group Show, “Joyous Light,” selection of works on paper, paintings and photography by members of National Association of Women Artists, Inc. variety of artistic interpretations of Joyous Light theme through color, size, imagery and spirit; Gallery, Edward Williams Hall, Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., free.

2 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.

8 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 or email bbyrnes@fdu.edu.

9 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.

13 Mon.–2/28 Fri.; Black History Month, Art Exhibit, “Mary Tooley Parker: Textile Paintings,” textile art by Mary Tooley Parker; Gallery, Edward Williams Hall, Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., free.

16 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.

16 Thu.; Discussion, “Fossil Fuel Trains: The Public Safety and Environmental Impacts of the Oil by Rail Boom,” with Bruce Campbell, former executive director, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives; author of three major reports on Lac-Mégantic rail disaster; adjunct faculty member, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and senior fellow, Ryerson University, Centre for Free Expression, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and Justin Mikulka, investigative journalist for DeSmog, independent news and research organization; and author, Bomb Trains: How Industry Greed and Regulatory Failure Put the Public at Risk, moderated by Jon Hurdle, freelance writer, The New York Times, presented by Network for Responsible Public Policy, sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University and The Puffin Foundation, Ltd.; 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.

20 Mon.; Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

20 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.

21 Tue.; Classes Begin, 8 a.m.

21 Tue.; Welcome Breakfast; Café, Giovatto Library, 8:30–11:30 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Giovatto Library Tour, led by library staff; Reference Desk, Giovatto Library, 2 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

22 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 or email bbyrnes@fdu.edu.

22 Wed.; Giant Lite Brite Machine, create luminous work of art on giant Lite Brite machine, sponsored by The Student Union; Lobby, Dickinson Hall, noon–3 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231 or email jdh@fdu.edu

22 Wed.; Giovatto Library Tour, led by library staff; Reference Desk, Giovatto Library, 4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 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.

23 Thu.; Giovatto Library Tour, led by library staff; Reference Desk, Giovatto Library, 10 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; 3D Printer Demonstration and Orientation, Jessie Ribustello, office administrator/circulation assistant, Giovatto Library; Circulation Desk, Giovatto Library, 11:30 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 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.

23 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Food Seeking Cues in Cherry Shrimp (Neocaridina davidi),” Joseph Stout, biological sciences; Room 205, Becton Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

23 Thu.; Mentalist Show, experience magic of mind reading, sponsored by The Student Union; Knight Club, Student Union Building, 8–10 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231 or email jdh@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

24 Fri.; Information Session, Library Basics: Discovery, the Online Library Catalog, 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 ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

25 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, lorena_williams@fdu.edu, or go to Visit FDU.

27 Mon.; Information Session, Library Basics: Discovery, the Online Library Catalog, brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Patricia Murray, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 10 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

27 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, 4:30–5 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.

27 Mon.; Information Session, Library Basics: Discovery, the Online Library Catalog, brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Sian Chen, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 8 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Information Session, Library Basics: Discovery, the Online Library Catalog, brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; 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.

29 Wed.; Information Session, Library Basics: Discovery, the Online Library Catalog, brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Michael Liss, evening and weekend librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 3 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

30 Thu.–2/28 Fri.; Art Exhibit, “Paint,” paintings by Avital Burg, Clintel Steed, Thaddeus Raddell and Ying Li; University College Art Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; 2/10 Mon., Artists’ Reception, 2–4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2801.

30 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.

30 Thu.; Information Session, Library Basics: Discovery, the Online Library Catalog, brief tour of library and orientation to online library, Paul Dunphy, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk/Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 6 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

30 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Douglas Brinkley, award-winning historian, CNN presidential historian and contributing editor, Vanity Fair, 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.

31 Fri.; Knights Athletic Hall of Fame 2019–2020 Induction Ceremony, hosted by FDU athletics, sponsored by Marriott Saddle Brook; Marriott Saddle Brook, 138 New Pehle Avenue, Saddle Brook, N.J., 6 p.m., $100 per person (includes $20 tax-deductible gift to support Hall of Fame), $700 table of 8 (includes $60 tax-deductible gift to support Hall of Fame), registration necessary by 2 Thu., to RSVP and for information go to Hall of Fame – Knights Athletics, for inquiries, call 201-692-2229 or email lorraine_fecanin@fdu.edu.

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