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February 2023

1 Wed.–28 Tue.; Black History Month Displays; Book Exhibit, “Ralph Ellison Invisible Man,” works by Ralph Ellison, African-American novelist and author of Invisible Man, 1953 National Book Award winner; literary critic; and scholar; Exhibit, “Honoring Black Artists, works of art from Black artists spanning various time periods in American history; and Exhibit, “Honoring the Legacy of Martin Luther King,” books and photographs; Reference Room, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Mon.–Thu., 8 a.m.–11 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun., 2–10 p.m., free, for information email tcruz01@fdu.edu.

1 Wed.; Club Fair, sponsored by Division of Student Affairs; Mall and Bottle Hill Room, Santoloci Student Center, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., free, for information email azavedo@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

1 Wed.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group via Zoom, Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS) (Metro), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 4–4:45 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Sat.; Virtual FDU Theater Auditions and Interviews, Nolan Hennelly, theater, for prospective theater arts majors (fall 2023); auditions required for majors in musical theater or acting; interviews required for majors in directing and design/tech (including stage management); Zoom, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., free, to audition or to schedule interview fill out form, for information on audition requirements go to Theater Program Auditions and Interviews, for inquiries call 973-443-8902 or email dbalsamo@fdu.edu.

4 Sat.; Spring 2023 Open House, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, learn what makes FDU degree distinct; meet with representatives from doctor of pharmacy, doctor of occupational therapy and MS in physician assistant studies; attend Q&A panels; and tour school’s state-of-the-art facilities; 230 Park Avenue, Florham Park, N.J., 9:15 a.m.–noon, free, registration necessary, for information go to FDU School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Spring Open House, call 973-443-8412 or email j.strasle@fdu.edu.

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

6 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “Introduction to the Library for Transfer Students,” Brooke Duffy, research and instruction librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, 4–4:45 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email b.duffy@fdu.edu, for FDU community only. 

7 Tue.; Markets Update, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), business faculty (Metro), and founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Bloomberg Lab, Room 106, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 3–4 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

7 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Research Basics for Graduate Students,” Christine Jansen, research and instruction librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Zoom, 5–5:45 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email c.jansen@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; In-person and Virtual Computer Science Professional Development Workshop for Grades K–5 Educators, organized by department of mathematics and computer science, in collaboration with FDU STEM Institute of Education; Room 208, Stadler/Zenner Academic Building, and via Zoom, 3:30–6:30 p.m., free, in-person registration and Zoom registration necessary using email issued from school where attendee teaches (one registration per person), registered in-person and Zoom participants receive details week prior to workshop, educators who complete workshop receive Professional Development certificate, non-educators interested in attending should call 973-443-8680 to be included on wait-list (if workshop not filled to capacity), for inquiries email khreisat@fdu.edu or sharma@fdu.edu.

7 Tue.; In-person and Virtual Computer Science Professional Development Workshop for Grades 6–8 Educators, organized by department of mathematics and computer science in collaboration with FDU STEM Institute of Education; Room 208, Stadler/Zenner Academic Building, and via Zoom, attendees via Zoom receive information couple of days before event, 3:30–6:30 p.m., free, in-person registration and Zoom registration necessary using email issued from school where attendee teaches (one registration per person), registered in-person and Zoom participants receive details week prior to workshop, educators who complete workshop receive Professional Development certificate, non-educators interested in attending should call 973-443-8680 to be included on wait-list (if workshop not filled to capacity), for inquiries email khreisat@fdu.edu or sharma@fdu.edu.

7 Tue.; Black History Month, Virtual Film Screening, “Ralph Ellison: An American Journey,” documentary about African-American novelist; author of Invisible Man, 1953 National Book Award winner; literary critic; and scholar, cosponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and FDU libraries; Zoom, 7–8:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email tcruz01@fdu.edu

8 Wed.; Virtual Discussion, SDGs in Action Forum: Life Below Water, Agness Nohra, marine biologist/ecologist, moderated by student Philip Maraldo, sponsored by global learning; Zoom, noon, free, for information email m.rivera1@fdu.edu, for FDU community only. 

8 Wed.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group via Zoom, Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS) (Metro), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 4–4:45 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

8 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Introduction to the Library for New Faculty and Adjuncts,” Leanne Minkoff, digital initiatives librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, 4–4:45 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email l.minkoff@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Introduction to the Library for Online Students,” Dirk Wijnen, research and instruction librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, 5–6 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email dirk@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; FDU Theater Auditions and Interviews, Stacie Lents, theater and director, theater program, for prospective theater arts majors (fall 2023), auditions required for majors in musical theater or acting; interviews required for majors in directing and design/tech (including stage management); Barn Theater (face masks optional), 6–7:30 p.m., free, to audition or to schedule interview fill out form, for information on audition requirements go to Theater Program Auditions and Interviews, for inquiries call 973-443-8902 or email dbalsamo@fdu.edu.

10 Fri.; Rothman Friday Forum, Monthly Coaching Corner, “The Super Power of Listening,” Jo Colontonio, award-winning executive business coach/CEO, Ignite Business Partners, Marlton, N.J., and Dale Caldwell, executive director, Rothmqan Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, cosponsored by Ignite Business Partners and Rothman Institute; Zoom, noon, free, registration necessary, for information email srslavin@fdu.edu or jo@ignitebusinesspartners.com.

10 Fri.; Online Library Workshop, “How to Read a Scholarly Article,” Eleanor Friedl, research and instruction librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, and Kathleen Svendsen, reading/writing specialist, Academic Support Center; Zoom, 4–4:45 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email friedl@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Sat.; Saturday Campus Tour, information session and campus tour; Admissions Office, Rothman Building, check-in time 9:45 a.m., free, registration necessary, for information call 973-443-8900 or go to Visit an FDU Campus.

13 Mon.; Virtual Study-abroad Information Session, Brian Swanzey, director of study abroad, sponsored by global learning: Zoom, 3 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information email m.rivera1@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “Note-taking Technologies for Research,” citation and productivity tools and note-taking techniques, Brooke Duffy, research and instruction librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, 6–7 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email b.duffy@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.; Virtual Writing Studio Workshop, “Academic Writing and the Annotated Bibliography,” Paul Caruso, tutor, Metro Writing Studio (Metro), sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 96216627146; passcode: 054731), 6–7:30 p.m., free, for information go to Metro Writing Studio or call 201-692-2166, for FDU community only. 

14 Tue.; Markets Update, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), business faculty (Metro), and founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Bloomberg Lab, Room 106, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 3–4 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

14 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Data Visualization I — Data Cleaning 101,” for those creating their own data for research, basics of cleaning up data for visualization tools, Ashley Tschakert Foertmeyer, research and instruction librarian, and Jordan Boyajian-Torres, research and instruction librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, 6–7 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email a.tschakertfoertm@fdu.edu or j.boyajiantorres@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Virtual Writing Studio Workshop, “What Is Critical Writing?” explains necessary point of view and demonstrates steps needed to carry out research that supports analysis, Danielle DesFosses, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio (Metro), sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 97679092824; passcode: 195365), 2–3:30 p.m., free, for information go to Metro Writing Studio or call 201-692-2166, for FDU community only.

15 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Searching for Books and Articles Using the Discovery Catalog,” Melissa John, research and instruction librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, 4–4:30 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email m.john@fdu.edu, for FDU community only. 

15 Wed.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group via Zoom, Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS) (Metro), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 4–4:45 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Research Methodology for Doctoral Students,” Nicole Potdevin, associate University librarian for user services, Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Zoom, 5–5:30 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email potdevin@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

16 Thu.; Spring 2023 Recruiting Fair Prep, résumé review, proper attire, networking tips, navigating career fair, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College; Zoom, 3 p.m., free, registration via FDUHandshake, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for Silberman College students only.

16 Thu.; Black History Month, Virtual Panel Discussion, “Black Student Voices,” students discuss challenges and successes experienced socially and academically, how FDU can grow in its representation of Black identity and its recognition of diversity of Black identity, cosponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and FDU libraries; Zoom, 7–8:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email tcruz01@fdu.edu or m.john@fdu.edu.

17 Fri.; Online Library Workshop, “Advanced Research for Graduate Students,” Christine Jansen, research and instruction librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Zoom, 4–4:45 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email c.jansen@fdu.edu, for FDU community only. 

20 Mon.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents, prospective students and high-school counselors; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall (face masks optional), 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, to register and for information call 973-443-8981 or email sbrueno@fdu.edu.

20 Mon.; Virtual Writing Studio Workshop, “Technical and Scientific Writing,” Helen Kuttner, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio (Metro), sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 96609116697; passcode: 294259), 4–5:30 p.m., free, for information go to Metro Writing Studio or call 201-692-2166, for FDU community only.

20 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “Using NexisUni,” learn how to navigate NexisUni to find case law and more, Robert Richlan, research and instruction librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Zoom, 6–6:30 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email richlan@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Markets Update, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), business faculty (Metro), and founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Bloomberg Lab, Room 106, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 3–4 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

21 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Data Visualization II — Textual Analysis Tools,” introduction to R Studio and Voyant tools for visualizing textual data, Ashley Tschakert Foertmeyer, research and instruction librarian, and Jordan Boyajian-Torres, research and instruction librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, 5–6 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email a.tschakertfoertm@fdu.edu or j.boyajiantorres@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Virtual Computer Science Professional Development Workshop for Grades K–5 Educators, organized by department of mathematics and computer science in collaboration with FDU STEM Institute of Education; Zoom, 3:30–6:30 p.m., free, registration necessary using email issued from school where attendee teaches (one registration per person), registered participants receive details week prior to workshop, educators who complete workshop receive Professional Development certificate, non-educators interested in attending should call 973-443-8680 to be included on wait-list (if workshop not filled to capacity), for inquiries email khreisat@fdu.edu or sharma@fdu.edu.

21 Tue.; Virtual Computer Science Professional Development Workshop for Grades 6–8 Educators, organized by department of mathematics and computer science in collaboration with FDU STEM Institute of Education; Zoom, 3:30–6:30 p.m., free, registration necessary using email issued from school where attendee teaches (one registration per person), registered participants receive details week prior to workshop, educators who complete workshop receive Professional Development certificate, non-educators interested in attending should call 973-443-8680 to be included on wait-list (if workshop not filled to capacity), for inquiries email khreisat@fdu.edu or sharma@fdu.edu.

21 Tue.; Black History Month, Virtual Screening, “Zero,” Netflix series focusing on African-Italian teen who must learn to control his power to turn invisible to help his neighborhood, sponsored by FDU libraries; Zoom, 7–8:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email tcruz01@fdu.edu.

22 Wed.; Meditation/Mindfulness Group via Zoom, Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS) (Metro), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 4–4:45 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or email imbimbo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Introduction to the Library for Online Students,” Dirk Wijnen, research and instruction librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, 4–5 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email dirk@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Special Session, Student Panel, current students discuss transition to college and impact of services offered by Regional Center for Learning Disabilities and share strategies that have made them successful, presented by Regional Center; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall (virtual participation available), Regional Center Information Session 6:30 p.m., Workshop follows 7 p.m., free, RSVP necessary to receive Zoom link, to RSVP and for information call 973-443-8981 or or email sbrueno@fdu.edu.

23 Thu.; Virtual Writing Studio Workshop, “Recognizing and Avoiding Plagiarism,” how and when to quote and/or paraphrase from original source, how to acknowledge source to avoid committing plagiarism accidentally, Yelena Shekhtman, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio (Metro), sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 93226253238; passcode: 163389), 1–2:30 p.m., free, for information go to Metro Writing Studio or call 201-692-2166, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Spring 2023 Job and Internship Fair, sponsored by career development; Ferguson Recreation Center, 2 p.m., free, registration via FDUHandshake, for information email rstalgai@fdu.edu,  for FDU students only.

23 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Research Basics for ESL Students,” introduction to web-translation tools for websites, databases and PDFs; citation tools and how to create search statements; English and Spanish handouts available, Jordan Boyajian-Torres, research and instruction librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, 5–6 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email j.boyajiantorres@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

24 Fri.; Online Library Workshop, “Introduction to the Library for New Faculty and Adjuncts,” Leanne Minkoff, digital initiatives librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, 4–4:45 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email l.minkoff@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

25 Sat.; Virtual Workshop, “Applying to International Development,” Ferney Giraldo, director/human resources business partner, Vital Strategies, N.Y.C., hosted by international education and career development: Zoom, 4 p.m., free, RSVP necessary to obtain Zoom link, to RSVP and for information email m.rivera1@fdu.edu or creneo@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

27 Mon.; Midterm Progress Reporting Opens.

27 Mon.; Virtual Writing Studio Workshop, “Common Essay Patterns,” Helen Kuttner, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio (Metro), sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 96604364577; passcode: 689476), 3–4:30 p.m., free, for information go to Metro Writing Studio or call 201-692-2166, for FDU community only.

27 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “Introduction to the Library for Transfer Students,” Brooke Duffy, research and instruction librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, 5–5:45 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email b.duffy@fdu.edu, for FDU community only. 

27 Mon.; Virtual Information Session for 2023 Teacher Scholarship Program, Children’s Dyslexia Centers of New Jersey (Verdon Skipper Learning Center [Burlington, N.J.]), each scholarship covers cost of 12 credits for Orton-Gillingham Teacher Certificates issued by FDU’s Center for Dyslexia Studies and endorsed by IMSLEC (International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council) and IDA (International Dyslexia Association), sponsored by FDU’s Center for Dyslexia Studies; Zoom, 7 p.m., free, RSVP to graceh@fdu.edu to receive Zoom invite, once selected for scholarship, recipient will attend course twice a week at selected center (after-school hours), for information email graceh@fdu.edu, to check session schedules at Children’s Dyslexia Centers of New Jersey go to 2023 Teacher Scholarship Program.

28 Tue.; Markets Update, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), business faculty (Metro), and founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Bloomberg Lab, Room 106, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 3–4 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

28 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Data Visualization III — Data Set Analysis Tools,” introduction to RAWGRAPHS and Canva to create data storytelling for research, Ashley Tschakert Foertmeyer, research and instruction librarian, and Jordan Boyajian-Torres, research and instruction librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library; Zoom, 6–7 p.m. EST, free, registration necessary, for information email a.tschakertfoertm@fdu.edu or j.boyajiantorres@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Black History Month, Conversation Featuring Antonio Dikele Distefano and Fred Kuwornu, with Antonio Dikele Distefano, screenplay writer/director and creator of Netflix series “Zero,” and Fred Kuwornu, filmmaker activist-producer-educator and director of documentary “Blaxploitation: 100 Years of Blackness in the Italian Cinema, cosponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and FDU libraries; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, and via Zoom, 7–8:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register email michaelcotto@fdu.edu, for information email tcruz01@fdu.edu.