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April 2019

1 Mon.–30 Tue.; 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 Mon.–12 Fri.; Photography Exhibit, “Current Trends in Photography,” works by Paul Leibow, James Leynse and Gregory Giannantonio; 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 Mon.; Bus Trip, Brooklyn Nets vs. Milwaukee Bucks Basketball Game, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.; bus departs Student Union Building Circle 5 p.m., $25 faculty and staff (cash only), $20 students (if tickets still available), one ticket per person, must present valid FDU ID to sign up at Information Booth, Student Union Building, for information call 201-692-2231, for FDU community only.

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.; Library Research Clinic, “Getting to Know the Library Databases,” Patricia Murray, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; meet librarian at Reference Desk then proceed to 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.

2 Tue.; Zumba Class, led by student Morgane Corre, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:45 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

2 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Sleep Tips,” Kathleen Azzaro, psychological counselor/substance abuse educator, 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.

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

3 Wed.; Zumba Class, led by student Morgane Corre, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 4:30–5:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 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.

4 Thu.–10 Wed.; Senior Shows; “Your Reason,” mixed-media works by Fatima Abboud; “Here & There,” mixed-media works by Yudi Jiang; University College Art Gallery, Room 11, University Hall, Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; 4 Thu., Opening Reception, 2–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2801.

4 Thu.; 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; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, 10–11:30 a.m. or 1–2:30 p.m., free, faculty and staff required to attend one session.

4 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.

4 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Sleep Tips,” Kathleen Azzaro, psychological counselor/substance abuse educator, 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.

4 Thu.; Giovatto Library Italian Language Table, with Paul Dunphy, reference and 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.

4 Thu.; Workshop, “Creating the Works Cited List,” Yelena Shekhtman, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium (Room 100), Robison Hall Annex, 1:30–3 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Thu.; Workshop, “Advanced APA Format,” Helen Kuttner, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 3–4:30 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 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.

4 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “The Emerging Threat of Cyanotoxins on Potable and Recreational Waterbodies: Cause, Effect and Management,” Stephen Souza, founding principal/consultant, Princeton Hydro, Ringoes, N.J.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:25–6:15 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

4 Thu.; Library Research Clinic, “Getting to Know the Library Databases,” Michael Liss, evening and weekend librarian, Giovatto Library; meet librarian at Reference Desk then proceed to 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.

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

5 Fri.; Library Research Clinic, “Getting to Know the Library Databases,” Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library; meet librarian at Reference Desk then proceed to 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.

5 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.

6 Sat.; Dinner and Show, hosted by Alumni Association Board of Governors; Dinner, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, Florham Campus, 6 p.m.; Show, “The Full Monty,” presented by School of the Arts, Dreyfuss Theater, Dreyfuss Building, Florham Campus, 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.

7 Sun.; Admitted Students Day, students accepted for fall 2019 semester meet faculty, student services/campus organizations, discuss financial-aid award package, learn about internship and study-abroad opportunities, meet future classmates, take student-led campus tours, enjoy lunch in dining hall, sponsored by admissions; Rothman Center, registration 9:30 a.m., program 10 a.m., free, for information go to Metropolitan Campus Admitted Students Day.

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

8 Mon.; National Library Week, Breakfast @ the Library; Reference/Circulation Area, Giovatto Library, 8:30–11 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Mon.; Workshop, “Basic Grammar,” Rochelle Moskowitz, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 10–11 a.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Mon.; Transition to College Workshop, insider’s guide to making successful transition to college for students with IEPs or 504 plans; Regional Center Office, Fifth Floor, Robison Hall, 7 p.m., preceded by Regional Center for Learning Disabilities Information Session 6:30 p.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 201-692-2716.

8 Mon.; National Library Week, Library Research Clinic, “Getting to Know the Library Databases,” Sian Chen, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; meet librarian at Reference Desk then proceed to Instruction Room (Room 4), Lower Level, Giovatto Library, 9 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Tue.; National Library Week, Celebration of FDU Authors and Artists, recognizing recent publications and artwork by members of FDU community, sponsored by Metropolitan Campus Faculty Library Committee; Welcome Remarks, Craig Mourton, deputy Metropolitan Campus Executive; Joseph Devine, administrative science, and member, Metropolitan Campus Faculty Library Committee; Nick Agostino, University College and member, Giovatto Library Alumni Advisory Board; Keynote Speaker, Gillian Small, University provost and senior vice president for academic affairs; Faculty Speakers, William “Pat” Schuber, administrative science, and Robert McGrath, psychology and director, school psychology; Presentation of Certificates to Winners of Giovatto Library Reading Challenge, Craig Mourton, deputy campus executive; Thank You, Kathleen Stein Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library; Exhibits, alumni relations, Faculty Display Case, FDU Magazine, FDU Press, Giovatto Library Alumni Advisory Board, Metro Writing Program, Metro Writing Studio, University Players and University Honors Program, sponsored by Metropolitan Campus Faculty Library Committee; Reference Reading Room (second floor, adjacent to Reference Desk), Giovatto Library, 2 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Tue.; Zumba Class, led by student Morgane Corre, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:45 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “The Human Stress Response,” William Maurice, 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.

10 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.

10 Wed.; 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; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, 10–11:30 a.m. or 1–2:30 p.m., free, faculty and staff required to attend one session.

10 Wed.; Grad Salute, graduation clearance/commencement information, videotaping of “Grad Greetings,” honors medals, portraits, caps and gowns, announcements; Riverside Café, Alumni Hall, 10 a.m.–6 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2190 or go to Commencement 2019, for FDU community only.

10 Wed.; Zumba Class, led by student Morgane Corre, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 4:30–5:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

10 Wed.; National Library Week, International Game Night, Paul Dunphy, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library, sponsored by Giovatto Library; Schwartz Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 6:30–10 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Thu.; National Library Week, Library Scavenger Hunt, pick up questionnaire/list from Circulation Desk, sponsored by Metropolitan Campus Faculty Library Committee; Campuswide, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., free, students who complete form can choose small library-related item as prize, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 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.

11 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “The Human Stress Response,” William Maurice, 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.

11 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.

11 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Solving Skin-related Problems with Tribology,” Anna Debska-Chwaja, University College; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:25–6:15 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

11 Thu.–14 Sun.; Play, “Antigone Now,” by Melissa Cooper, modern adaptation of Sophocles’ ancient tragedy, presented by University Players, directed by Athos Vardouniotis, University College; Ratsch Experimental Theatre, Lower Level, University Hall, Thu.–Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m., $10, $5 FDU community, senior citizens, veterans, military people on active duty and children, for reservation and information email theuniversityplayers@gmail.com.

12 Fri.; United Nations Briefing and Tour, “Global Action for Migration,” sponsored by global learning; United Nations Headquarters, N.Y.C., 10 a.m.–5 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.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “Jazz and Poetry Month,” 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.

15 Mon.–5/31 Fri.; Art Exhibit, “Ancient Greek World in Turkey,” paintings by Karen Rossen; Gallery, Edward Williams Hall, Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.; 28 Sun., Reception with Chamber Music Concert, “Indomitable Spirit — Beethoven and Beyond,” All Seasons Chamber Players, 2–4 p.m., free.

15 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

16 Tue.; TED Talk Tuesday Video Screening, “New Thinking on the Climate Crisis,” Al Gore, former vice president, cofounder/chairman of Generation Investment Management and founder/chairman of The Climate Reality Project, 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.

16 Tue.; Zumba Class, led by student Morgane Corre, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:45 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Tue.; Library Research Clinic, “How to Recognize Fake News!” Paul Dunphy, research and instruction librarian, and Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk, Giovatto Library, 3 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Relaxation 101,” Alice Mills, co-director of counseling, 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.

16 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, Dickinson Hall, 6–8 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information go to Graduate Information Session Registration.

17 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.

17 Wed.; Campus Movie Fest Launch, make a five-minute movie in a week, pick up release forms and check out video equipment; Lobby, Student Union Building, noon–5 p.m., free, to sign up and for information go to Campus Movie Fest-FDU.

17 Wed.; Meet and Mingle, informal gathering for FDU faculty; Metro Club, Alumni Hall, 1–3 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email reuse@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty only.

17 Wed.; Workshop, “Common Essay Patterns,” Helen Kuttner, tutor, Metro Writing Studio; Metro Writing Studio, Second Floor, Giovatto Library, 3–4:30 p.m., free, registration required, for registration and information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

17 Wed.; Zumba Class, led by student Morgane Corre, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 4:30–5:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

17 Wed.; The Stavola Barnett Literary Society Speaker Series, “An Evening with Gregory Pardlo,” featuring Pulitzer Prize-winner Gregory Pardlo, author, Air Traffic: A Memoir of Ambition and Manhood in America, Digest (winner of 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry) and Totem; Room 105, Muscarelle Center, 8 p.m.; Question-and-Answer Period and Book Signing follow, books available for purchase and signing, $10 donation, free FDU community with valid ID, doors open at 7:30 p.m., for information call 201-692-7028.

18 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.

18 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.

18 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Relaxation 101,” Alice Mills, co-director of counseling, 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.

18 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.

18 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.

18 Thu.; 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, BA’12 (Metro), 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.

18 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Wavelet Denoising of In Vivo Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging Data,” Anne Marie Suozzi-DeBellis, university professor, Ivy League, Intelligentia Academic Support, Wallington, N.J.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:25–6:15 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

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.

18 Thu.; Discussion, “Universal Health Care — Is Medicare for All the Answer?” with Joel Cantor, distinguished professor of public policy and founding director, Center for State Health Policy, Rutgers University; interview and Q&A moderated by John Tozzi, reporter, Bloomberg News, 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, N.J.; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, 7:30–9:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., $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.

23 Tue.; Zumba Class, led by student Morgane Corre, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:45 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

23 Tue.; Campus Movie Fest Collection and Movie Submission, submit films and return video equipment and release forms; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 2–5 p.m., free, for information go to Campus Movie Fest-FDU.

23 Tue.; Library Research Clinic, “Career Research @ the Library,” Paul Dunphy, research and instruction librarian, and Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Reference Desk, Giovatto Library, 3 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

24 Wed.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents and prospective students; Regional Center Office, Fifth Floor, Robison Hall, 6:30 p.m., free, limited seating, reservation necessary, for reservation and information call 201-692-2716.

24 Wed.; University Honors Program Research Day; Student Presentations, Schwartz Reading Room, Sammartino Room and Reference Reading Room, Giovatto Library, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., free, for FDU community and guests; Reception and Dinner, Park Ridge Marriott, 300 Brae Blvd., Park Ridge, N.J., reception 5:30 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m., by invitation only, for information call 201-692-2407 or email honorsprogrammet@fdu.edu.

24 Wed.; Zumba Class, led by student Morgane Corre, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 4:30–5:15 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

25 Thu.; United Nations Pathways Special Event, “Blockchain Technology and the U.N. Sustainability Goals,” panel discussion moderated by Amir Dossal, founder and president, Global Partnerships Forum, and co-founder and executive vice chair, Blockchain Commission for Sustainable Development, presented by global learning and Metropolitan Campus Executive Office; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 6:30 p.m., Post-lecture Reception follows, all guests welcome to post-dinner reception, free, for information call 201-692-7362 or email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

25 Thu.; 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); Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, 11 a.m.–3:45 p.m., free, registration necessary, for registration go to Quest Diagnostic™ or call 1-855-623-9355.

25 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.

25 Thu.; Giovatto Library English Language Table, with Paul Dunphy, research and 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.

25 Thu.; Meet and Mingle, informal gathering for FDU faculty; Metro Club, Alumni Hall, 1–3 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email reuse@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty only.

25 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.

25 Thu.; School of Natural Sciences Student Presentations; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:25–6:15 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

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.

26 Fri.; Casual Conversation Workshop for Nonnative Speakers of English, “The Language of Color,” 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.

26 Fri.; Inspirational Gospel Ensemble (IGE) Spring Concert, night of worship music, praise worship music and praise dance, sponsored by IGE; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, 7–11 p.m., free, for information email ige.fdu@gmail.com.

27 Sat.; City of Science: High School Edition (Grades 7–12), large-scale interactive exhibits, hands-on activities, experience college-level science through lab tours and activities with FDU science departments, meet and network with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) professionals and organizations and learn about STEM careers through talks and presentations, produced by World Science Festival, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University; Rothman Center, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., free, RSVP encouraged, to RSVP go to City of Science: New Jersey and for information go to City of Science.

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.; Artist’s Reception and Chamber Music Concert; Artist’s Reception, “Ancient Greek World in Turkey” Exhibit, paintings by Karen Rossen, Edward Williams Hall, 2–4 p.m.; Chamber Music Concert, “Indomitable Spirit — Beethoven and Beyond,” All Seasons Chamber Players, Auditorium, Edward Williams Hall, 3 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-7028.

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, Florham Campus, 2–6 p.m., traditional tea ceremony, Tai Chi lesson outdoors (weather permitting), wine pull, 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.

29 Mon.; Campus Movie Fest Premiere, watch top 16 films, win door prizes and find out who takes home Jury Awards; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, reception 7 p.m., doors open 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m., free, for information go to Campus Movie Fest-FDU.

30 Tue.; Zumba Class, led by student Morgane Corre, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:45 p.m., free, limited to first 20 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

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