Florham Campus This Month

To submit an event, contact Carol Black at black@fdu.edu

September 2021

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.

3 Fri.; Outdoor Movie Night, sponsored by campus life; Italian Gardens, 8–10 p.m., free, for information email jilliank@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

6 Mon.; Labor Day Holiday.

7 Tue.; Last Day for New Registrations and Final Drop/Add Changes.

7 Tue.; Virtual Workshop, “Introduction to APA Format,” Danielle DesFosses, Becton College (Metro), sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 951 9449 7283; passcode: w1g8JE), 10–11:30 a.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email s.chinchole707@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Discover the Discovery Catalog,” navigate and learn about library catalog features to improve research skills, Paul Dunphy, head reference librarian, Giovatto Library (Metro); Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email pdunphy@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Virtual Personal Development Workshop, “Effective Public Speaking,” Tina Alaimo LoPonte, communication (Metro), sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

7 Tue.; Markets Update, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Bloomberg Lab, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, and via Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

8 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “The Research Process — Getting Started,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach and advancement, Business Research Library (Metro); Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email michelel@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, 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.

9 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Databases and Search Strategies,” Saskia Kusnecov, research and metadata librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Zoom, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email saskia_kusnecov@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

9 Thu.; Accounting and Finance Virtual Recruiting Fair, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Virtual, 3–6 p.m., free, registration via FDU Handshake, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

10 Fri.; 9/11 20th Anniversary Remembrance, Flag Raising/Lowering; National Anthem; Prayer/Moment of Silence; Remarks, President Christopher Capuano; Remarks and Musical Interlude, “Empty Sky” (Bruce Springsteen), Robert Pignatello, senior vice president for University operations; Remarks, Dillon Pontes (Navy), student veteran, computer science/cybersecurity major and vice president, FDU Student Veterans Association; and Closing Remarks, Uchenna Baker, vice president of student affairs and dean of students; Flag Pole, Library Lawn, 1 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

12 Sun.; Opera at Florham Musicale, “Viva Verismo,” exploring the realness of opera, featuring soprano Kirsten Chambers, bass-baritone Andrew Richardson and organist Frank Fano; accompaniment by Mary Pinto, Opera at Florham artistic director; and narration by Mariana Karpatova, Becton College, with more realistic behavior than typically seen in dramatic opera; St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 6 Sussex Avenue, Morristown, N.J., 3 p.m., COVID restrictions mandated at time of performance, $25 by check ($28 if paying online by credit card), $10 students 22 and under, free for FDU students 22 and under, to purchase tickets and or information go to Viva Verismo.

13 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “Introduction to Mendeley and Zotero Reference Managers,” managing citations and collaborating with others, Robert Wolf, electronic resources librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email wolfrd@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.; Virtual Workshop, “Introduction to MLA 9th Edition Format,” Yelena Shekhtman, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio (Metro), sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 968 2338 4947; passcode: qS7Ax4), 1–2:30 p.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email s.chinchole707@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

13 Mon.; Virtual Workshop, “Technical Communications Basics: Lab Reports and More,” Helen Kuttner, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio (Metro), sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 724 0600 8718; passcode: V0HxDx), 4–5:30 p.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email p.patel283@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Nursing and Allied Health Students,” Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library (Metro); Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email dirk@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Virtual Personal Development Workshop, “How Hope Wins,” how hope can help relieve stress and energize to achieve goals, Kathleen Azzaro, psychological counselor/substance-abuse educator, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS) (Metro), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

14 Tue.; Markets Update, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Bloomberg Lab, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, and via Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

15 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Citing Your Sources in MLA and APA,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach and advancement, Business Research Library (Metro); Zoom, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email michelel@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, 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.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents, prospective students and high-school counselors; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, to register and for information email hebert@fdu.edu or call 973-443-8981.

16 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Psychology and Counseling Students,” Patricia Murray, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library (Metro); Zoom, 10–11 a.m., free, registration necessary, for information email patricia_murray@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

16 Thu.; Silberman College Alumni and Student Networking Event, hosted by Scott Behson, management (Metro), sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Tent, Italian Gardens, 6 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for Silberman College students and alumni only.

17 Fri.; Constitution Day Lecture, “Gimme an F! Freedom of Speech,” Chris Rasmussen, history and deputy chair, social sciences/history (Metro); Auditorium, Giovatto Library, and via Zoom, 2:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2278 or email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

17 Fri.; Silberman College of Business Hall of Fame Gala, “Social Change, Changing Lives and Innovation,” honoring Timothy Gearty, BS’77 (Ruth), partner, Gearty & McIntyre, LLP, Florham Park, N.J.; Claudia Healey, BS’92, MBA’94 (Flor), chief human resources officer, STO Building Group, N.Y.C.; François Nader, chairman, Acceleron Pharma (Cambridge, Mass.), Talaris Therapeutics (Louisville, Ky.) and BenevolentAI (Brooklyn, N.Y.); Micheline Nader, CEO, Jesra Foundation, Miami Beach, Fla.; member, FDU Board of Trustees; and chair, Silberman College Board of Advisers; and RWJBarnabas Health, recipient of Buddy Silberman Award for Social Change, with dinner, dancing and musical styling’s of Richard Baratta, renowned Hollywood executive producer and musician, and Gotham City Latin Jazz Septet; Tent, Italian Gardens, 6 p.m., $500, $250 young alumni (class of 2015–2021), sponsorship opportunities available, creative black tie optional, valet parking available, registration necessary, to register and for information go to Silberman College Hall of Fame.

18 Sat.; FDU Explore Day, information session and campus tour; Admissions Office, Rothman Building, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information go to Visit an FDU Campus.

18 Sat.; Family Day 2021, for FDU students and their families; Check-in begins 1 p.m., Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall; Fun on the Library Lawn, inflatables, caricatures, food trucks (own expense [cash/credit cards accepted]), meet the clubs/organizations and more, Lawn, outside Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 1 p.m.; Fairleigh Dance Project Showcase, Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center, 3 p.m., free; Dinner (own expense), 5–7 p.m.; Comedy Show, Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, 7 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, to RSVP email ianthedevil@fdu.edu, for information email jilliank@fdu.edu, for FDU community and students’ parents.

20 Mon.; Coffee with Ian, chat with student activities staff and learn about department; Mall, Santoloci Student Center, 9 a.m.–noon, free, iced coffee served, for information email jilliank@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

20 Mon.; 30th Annual Knights Athletics Golf Outing, hosted by FDU Knights Athletics; Hackensack Golf Club, 880 Soldier Hill Road, Emerson, N.J., breakfast/registration, practice range 10 a.m., shotgun tee off 11:30 a.m. (food served along course), cocktail hour 5 p.m., dinner/awards/raffle 6 p.m., $400 per golfer, $1,400 foursomes, $150 cocktails/dinner only; FDU young alumni (graduated from FDU in last five years) $300 per golfer, foursome $1,200, $150 cocktails/dinner only, proceeds benefit Knights athletics department and facilities enhancements, for sponsorship opportunities and information email jryoung@fdu.edu, call 201-692-9552 or go to FDU Knights Athletics Annual Golf Outing.

20 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “Career Research,” Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library (Metro); Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email dirk@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Zoom Workshop, “How to Make the Most of the Fall Career Fair,” Theresa O’Neill, assistant director, career development (Metro), and Maya Sanyal, career development specialist, career development (Metro), sponsored by career development; Zoom, noon–1 p.m., free, registration preferred via FDU Handshake, for information call 973-443-8339 or email rstalgai@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

21 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Business Students,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach and advancement, Business Research Library (Metro); Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email michelel@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Virtual Personal Development Workshop, “Chill Out: Relaxation 101,” basic relaxation techniques to combat stress, improve sleep, decrease anxiety and quiet negative emotions, Alice Mills, codirector of counseling, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS) (Metro), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

21 Tue.; Markets Update, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Bloomberg Lab, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, and via Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

21 Tue.; Virtual Workshop, “Essential Spoken English for International Students,” Paul Caruso, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio (Metro), sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 733 3403 9924; passcode: ZQs6jZ), 7–8:30 p.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email p.patel283@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Discover the Discovery Catalog,” navigate and learn about library catalog features to improve research skills, Paul Dunphy, head reference librarian, Giovatto Library (Metro); Zoom, 10–11 a.m., free, registration necessary, for information email pdunphy@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

22 Wed.; Academic Convocation, includes Distinguished Faculty awards; Keynote Address, “The Long and Winding Road: A Half Century at FDU,” Geoffrey Weinman, former dean, Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Italian Gardens, 2 p.m.; Reception honoring Geoffrey Weinman follows, free, for FDU community only.

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.; Virtual Workshop, “Writing in the Sciences,” Helen Kuttner, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio (Metro), sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 781 8100 6933; passcode: Dr46LJ), 5:30–7 p.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email p.patel283@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

23 Thu.; Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents, prospective students and high-school counselors; Hartman Lounge, Hennessy Hall, 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, to register and for information email hebert@fdu.edu or call 973-443-8981.

23 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Education Students,” Patricia Murray, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library (Metro); Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email patricia_murray@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

24 Fri.; Coffee, Cookies and Commuters, meet and greet commuter students, join raffle (fill out raffle tickets) for chance to win prizes (no need to be present to win), sponsored by Commuter Student Association; Commuter Student Lounge, Room 134, Stadler/Zenner Academic Building, 10 a.m.–noon, free, for information email adamsjoelb@student.fdu.edu.

24 Fri.; “State Politics and Elections: A Conversation with Gov. Richard J. Codey,” BA’81 (Flor), former New Jersey governor and Senate president, with Genevieve Fabian, student and president, Politics and Law Club, sponsored by social sciences/history, School of Public and Global Affairs and Politics and Law Club; Hassan Orangerie, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, for FDU community only.

24 Fri.; Rothman Zoom at Noon, “Increase Your Odds Of Successfully Receiving Funding — The NJSBDC Can Guide You,” Kelly Brozyna, state director/chief executive officer, New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC), Newark, N.J.; Matt Wells, regional director, NJSBDC of Northwest Jersey; and Robert Peluso, MBA’88 (Flor), consultant to NJSBDC, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Zoom, noon, free, registration necessary, to register go to Rothman Zoom at Noon, for information email pniewski@fdu.edu.

25 Sat.; FDU Homecoming; Campus Tours, hosted by admissions, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., free; Ribbon-cutting and Dedication, Elizabeth Ruth Hennessy Field, 10:30 a.m., free; Women’s Soccer Game, Devils vs. John Jay Bloodhounds, Hennessy Field, 11 a.m., game-only tickets may be purchased at gate (see FDU Athletics Spectator Policy); Pregame Celebration and Fall Fest, featuring inflatables and games, student clubs/organizations, activities, football and fun events; Robert T. Shields Field, 11 a.m.; food trucks and football tickets, sponsored by alumni relations, preregistration $15 food truck ticket and football ticket, $10 additional food truck tickets, food truck ticket good for one meal selection at one food truck (food trucks will only accept tickets; no cash sales), first 50 alumni to register receive free FDU Alumni t-shirt, to preregister go to FDU Homecoming 2021; Homecoming Football Game, Devils vs. Misericordia University Cougars, Shields Field, noon (see FDU Athletics Spectator Policy), for information go to FDU Homecoming 2021, email fdualumni@fdu.edu or call 201-692-7013.

25 Sat.; Opera at Florham Fall Lecture Series, “Revisiting the First Three Tenors Concert,” retrospective presentation of behind-the-scenes of 1990 concert by Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti, interviews and concert performances, with Lou Barrella, opera educator, sponsored by Opera at Florham; Morris County Library, 3o East Hanover Avenue, Whippany, N.J., 10:30 a.m.–noon, free, walk-ins allowed, face masks required (latest COVID guidelines observed), for information go to Opera at Florham Fall Lecture Series.

27 Mon.; Midterm Progress Reporting Opens.

27 Mon.; Virtual Workshop, “Creating the Works Cited List,” Yelena Shekhtman, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio (Metro), sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 932 4880 1914; passcode: 8VAyfW), 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email s.chinchole707@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

27 Mon.; Virtual Walk-in Session, “Career 311: You’ve Got Questions, We’ve Got Answers,” Theresa O’Neill, assistant director, career development (Metro), and Maya Sanyal, career development specialist, career development (Metro), sponsored by career development; Zoom, noon–1 p.m., free, registration preferred via FDU Handshake, for information call 973-443-8339 or email rstalgai@fdu.edu, for FDU students only.

27 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “The Research Process — Getting Started,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach and advancement, Business Research Library (Metro); Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email michelel@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Engineering Students,” Robert Wolf, electronic resources librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email wolfrd@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Fifth Annual Banned Books Readout, celebrate right to read and access information by listening to FDU faculty, staff and students read dramatic passages from frequently challenged and banned books, moderated by Nicole Potdevin, associate University librarian and director of public services, Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Zoom, 4 p.m., free, preregistration necessary, for information call 973-443-8521 or email tcruz01@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Virtual Personal Development Workshop, “Assertiveness: How to Ask for What You Want, How to Get It and More!” David Mednick, codirector of counseling, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS) (Metro), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174 or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

28 Tue.; Markets Update, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Bloomberg Lab, Monninger Center for Learning and Research, and via Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

29 Wed.; Information Session, “Study Abroad 101,” Anne Miksza Perry, director of study abroad for operations, global learning (Metro), and Brian Swanzey, director of study abroad for outreach, global learning (Flor); Zoom, 11:15 a.m.–noon, free, sign in with FDU email address, for information email amiksza@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

29 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Databases and Search Strategies,” Saskia Kusnecov, research and metadata librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email saskia_kusnecov@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

29 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.

29 Wed.; Virtual Workshop, “Getting It Done,” how to use Giovatto Library to access resources for research paper, Paul Caruso, Becton College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio (Metro), sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting ID: 996 4576 7062; passcode: 486268), 7–8:30 p.m., free, registration necessary 10 minutes prior to presentation, to register email sanjana28@student.fdu.edu, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

30 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Criminology Students,” Eleanor Friedl, research and instruction librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research; Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, for information email eleanor_friedl@fdu.edu or visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

30 Thu.; Panel Discussion, “Cancel Culture and Viewpoint Diversity: Free Speech on Campus,” Bruce Peabody, government/politics and director, Florham Institute for Lifelong Learning (Flor); Madelyn Ferrans, law (Flor); Nancy Kranich, part-time faculty member, Rutgers School of Communication and Information, and special projects research librarian, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., and former president, American Library Association; and Elyse Gaitan, FDU history/government major (Flor); Zoom, 5 p.m., free, preregistration necessary, for information call 973-443-8521 or email tcruz01@fdu.edu.

30 Thu.; Master of Public Health (MPH) Virtual Open House, with Bojana Berić-Stojšić, public health and director, MPH program; and Denise Rizzolo, public health and field placement coordinator, MPH program; Zoom, 6 p.m., registration necessary, for information email MPH@fdu.edu.