Metro Campus This Month

February 2020

Sat.–29 Sat.; Giovatto Library Exhibit, “Black History Month, Black Authors and Ellis Island”; Display Case, Periodicals Section, First Floor, 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 Sat.–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.

1 Sat.; Financial Aid Workshop, special presentation on “Understanding Your Financial Aid Awards,” differences between merit- and need-based aid, information about FAFSA filing process, campus tour and lunch; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, check-in 9:30 a.m., workshop 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, to register and for information go to Financial Aid Workshop – Metropolitan Campus.

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

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

3 Mon.; Music Monday with Amanda Duncan, performance by Amanda Duncan, singer/songwriter, sponsored by The Student Union; Dining Hall, Student Union Building, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231 or email jdh@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

3 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.

3 Mon.; Discover Discovery Workshop, learn how to navigate and take advantage of new library system’s features; Business Research Library, Dickinson Hall, 5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2608 or email marialk@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Tue.; Discover Discovery Workshop, learn how to navigate and take advantage of new library system’s features; Business Research Library, Dickinson Hall, 9:30 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2608 or email marialk@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

4 Tue.; Black History Month, TEDTalk Tuesday, watch compilation of TedTalks on Black History Month, sponsored by The Student Union; Knight Club, Student Union Building, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231 or email fdumetroprogramming@gmail.com, for FDU community only.

4 Tue.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Michael Liss, evening/weekend librarian, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 3 p.m., free, for information email michael_liss@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

4 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.

4 Tue.–6 Thu.; Auditions, for spring 2020 production of The University Players, no preparation of previous acting experience required,; Russell H. Ratsch Experimental Theatre, Lower Level, University Hall, 8–10 p.m. (each audition will take 20 minutes), choose one day to audition, auditions open to all FDU faculty, staff and students, for information email athosvar@fdu.edu.

5 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.

5 Wed.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Patricia Murray, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 10 a.m., free, for information email patricia_murray@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

6 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.

6 Thu.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Paul Dunphy, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 4 p.m., free, for information email paul393_dunphy@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

6 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.

6 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Anti-infection Silver Nanoparticle Immobilized Biomaterials Facilitated by Argon Plasma Grafting Technology,” Christian Traba, chemistry, Saint Peter’s University, Jersey City, N.J.; Room 205, Becton Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

7 Fri.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 11 a.m., free, for information email kathleen_stein-smith@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

7 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.

10 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.

10 Mon.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Sian Chen, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 8 p.m., free, for information email sian889_chen@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

11 Tue.; Discover Discovery Workshop, learn how to navigate and take advantage of new library system’s features; Business Research Library, Dickinson Hall, 9:30 a.m., free, for information call 201-692-2608 or email marialk@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Tue.; Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Donation Registry, sponsored by student health services; Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., appointments and walk-ins welcome, free, for information and appointment call 201-692-2437 or email cbtaylor@fdu.edu.

11 Tue.; Competitive Table Tennis Class at The Fit, with Jim Om, Protestant chaplain and director, campus ministry, all experience levels welcome, presented by Fitness Center; Lounge, Fitness Center, 3–4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2692 or email omj@fdu.edu or josephg@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

11 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Relationships Matter,” William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, presented 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.

11 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.

11 Tue.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 7 p.m., free, for information email dirk939_wijnen@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

12 Wed.; Library Workshop, “How to Recognize Fake News,” Paul Dunphy, research and instruction librarian, and Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 3 p.m., free, for information email dirk939_wijnen@fdu.edu, paul393_dunphy@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

12 Wed.; Zumba with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Relationships Matter,” William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, presented 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.

13 Thu.; Zumba with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:45 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Thu.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Michael Liss, evening and weekend librarian, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 2 p.m., free, for information email michael_liss@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

13 Thu.; Discover Discovery Workshop, learn how to navigate and take advantage of new library system’s features; Business Research Library, Dickinson Hall, 2 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2608 or email marialk@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Thu.; Workshop, “Technical and Scientific Writing,” Helen Kuttner, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 3–4 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

13 Thu.; Presentation, Campus Sexual Violence, explore students’ rights and options and increase awareness about sexual assault and abusive relationships, presented by Special Victims Unit of Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, sponsored by student counseling/psychological services; Rutherford Room, Student Union Building, 3–5 p.m., free, participants receive Consent t-shirt for attending, for information email azzaro@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 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 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “PSL Microarray  Technology and Application in Biomedical and Translational Research,” Wayne Zhou, director of strategic initiatives, School of Graduate Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

15 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., registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

15 Sat.; Jon Bittmann First Pitch Dinner, celebrate start of new baseball season with alumni, friends, family members and 2020 Knights baseball team and coaches; keynote speaker Matt Maher, president, M7 Innovations; alumnus, BA’09; and former Knights baseball player, hosted by Knights athletics; Marriott Saddle Brook, 138 New Pehle Avenue, Saddle Brook, N.J., 6–9 p.m., $100 per person (includes $42 tax-deductible eligible donation in support of Knights baseball), buffet dinner, one-hour open bar prior to dinner for guests 21 and over, registration necessary by 3 Mon. or until space filled, to register and for information go to First Pitch Dinner – Knights Baseball, for inquiries call 201-692-2229 or email lorraine_fecanin@fdu.edu.

16 Sun.; Discover Your Major Day, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology and Mathematics, explore programs in computer science, information technology, engineering, 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 undergraduate admissions; Lobby, Muscarelle Center, check-in 9:30 a.m., presentation 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Discover Your Major Days.

17 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., registration necessary, for registration and information call 201-692-7308, email lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Visit FDU.

17 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 or email bbyrnes@fdu.edu.

17 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.

18 Tue.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Patricia Murray, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 10 a.m., free, for information email patricia_murray@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

18 Tue.; Black History Month, Free Book Exchange, in collaboration with National African American Read-in Event, choose from among donated books, donate used books (all types) that are in good condition from 3 Mon.–15 Sat. in drop box at Information Desk, Student Union Building, sponsored by The Student Union, English faculty and Giovatto Library; Lobby, Dickinson Hall, 1:30–3:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2231 or email jdh@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

18 Tue.; Competitive Table Tennis Class at The Fit, with Jim Om, Protestant chaplain and director, campus ministry, all experience levels welcome, presented by Fitness Center; Lounge, Fitness Center, 3–4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2692 or email omj@fdu.edu or josephg@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

18 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Staying the Course to Better Nutrition and Fitness,” Scott Fisher, director, Fitness Center, presented 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.

18 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.

19 Wed.; United Nations Private Tour, sponsored by global learning; United Nations Headquarters, N.Y.C., 9 a.m.–2 p.m., transportation provided (bus leaves from Dickinson Hall at 9 a.m.), limited seating, online registration and $10 deposit to secure space on trip required, fill out envelope and place deposit in drop box outside Global Learning Office (Suite 2251, Second Floor, Dickinson Hall), confirmation email sent once deposit has been received, deposit returned upon trip attendance, for registration go to FDU U.N. Trip, for information call 201-692-7362 or email ferraroa@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

19 Wed.; Open Educational Resources (OER) Workshop, learn from Virtual Academic Library Environment (VALE) OER ambassadors about why, what, where and how of OER; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., free, light breakfast and lunch provided, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and for information go to https://fdu.libcal.com/calendar/metro/oer, for inquiries call 201-692-2278, for FDU faculty and staff only.

19 Wed.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Michael Liss, evening and weekend librarian, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 2 p.m., free, for information email michael_liss@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

19 Wed.; Zumba with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

20 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Staying the Course to Better Nutrition and Fitness,” Scott Fisher, director, Fitness Center, presented 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.

20 Thu.; Zumba with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:45 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

20 Thu.; Workshop, “Recognizing and Avoiding Plagiarism,” Yelena Shekhtman, University College and tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 1–2 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

20 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.

20 Thu.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Paul Dunphy, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 5 p.m., free, for information email paul393_dunphy@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

20 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “A Study of Secondary School Students’ Participation in a Novel Course on Genomic Principles and Practices,” Adam Stefanile, doctoral candidate and research assistant, Teacher’s College, Columbia University, N.Y.C.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.

20 Thu.; New Jersey Speakers Series, Peter Diamandis, founder, XPRIZE Foundation, and named one of Fortune magazine’s “World’s Greatest Leaders,” 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.

20 Thu.; Discussion, “Impeachment: This Time and the Next Time,” with Perry Dane, law, Rutgers Law School, Camden, N.J., presented by Network for Responsible Public Policy, sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University; Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, 7:30–9:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., $10 suggested donation (donations are tax deductible), books available for purchase and signing, RSVP in advance at Network for Responsible Public Policy, for information email info@nfrpp.org or go to Network for Responsible Public Policy.

21 Fri.; Breakfast with HR Supervisor Training Workshop, “The Hiring Process,” with Patricia Miller, manager of employment, and Julie Friedman, director of payroll (for any payroll question), for FDU department heads, chairs and supervisors (staff involved in hiring process may attend with supervisor approval), sponsored by human resources; Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, 9–11 a.m., free, RSVP necessary by 7 Fri., supervisors must submit RSVP for staff attending, to RSVP and for information email Kerryr@fdu.edu.

21 Fri.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Kathleen Stein-Smith, associate University librarian and director of public services, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 11 a.m., free, for information email kathleen_stein-smith@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

22 Sat.; Discover Your Major Day, Hotel and Restaurant Management, see why FDU’s International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is ranked among top 10 “Best Hospitality Programs” in United States by TheBestSchools.org; run own hotel with help of industry experts; explore internship programs, international partnerships and hospitality seminars in Switzerland and Italy; tour state-of-the-art facilities; and have lunch with students and faculty, sponsored by undergraduate 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 lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Discover Your Major Days.

24 Mon.; Midterm Progress Reporting Opens.

24 Mon.; Workshop, “What is Critical Writing?” Danielle DesFosses, Petrocelli College, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Auditorium, Giovatto Library, 4–5 p.m., free, for information email jawagner@fdu.edu or go to Metro Writing Studio, for FDU community only.

24 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.

24 Mon.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Sian Chen, research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 7 p.m., free, for information email sian889_chen@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

25 Tue.; Competitive Table Tennis Class at The Fit, with Jim Om, Protestant chaplain and director, campus ministry, all experience levels welcome, presented by Fitness Center; Lounge, Fitness Center, 3–4 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2692 or email omj@fdu.edu or josephg@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

25 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Positive Psychology: Finding Pleasure, Happiness and Meaning,” Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, presented 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.

25 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.

25 Tue.; Library Workshop, “Get to Know Discovery, the Online Library Catalog,” Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 8 p.m., free, for information email dirk939_wijnen@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

26 Wed.; Discover Your Major Day, Nursing, get sneak peek of Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education-accredited nursing program; work with simulated patients and take vital signs, calculate body mass index and more; learn about clinical experiences; tour state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratory facilities; and have lunch with students and faculty, sponsored by undergraduate 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 lorena_williams@fdu.edu or go to Discover Your Major Days.

26 Wed.; Library Workshop, “Research Skills, Especially for Undergraduates,” Paul Dunphy, research and instruction librarian, and Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Library Instruction Room, Giovatto Library, 3 p.m., free, for information email dirk939_wijnen@fdu.edu, paul393_dunphy@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2278, for FDU community only.

26 Wed.; Zumba with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 5:30–6:15 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

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

27 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Positive Psychology: Finding Pleasure, Happiness and Meaning,” Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services, presented 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.

27 Thu.; Zumba with Sanjana, led by student Zin Sanjana Hirawat, designed for all abilities, presented by Fitness Center; Aerobics Studio, Fitness Center, 1–1:45 p.m., free, limited to first 15 participants, for information call 201-692-2690 or email sfisher@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

27 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.

27 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Engineered Coiled-Coil Protein Mesofibers and Synthetic Amphiphilic Polymers for Biomedical Applications,” Kamia Punia, postdoctoral researcher, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, Bronx, N.Y.; Room 4468, Dickinson Hall, 5:30–6:20 p.m., free, refreshments served, for information call 201-692-2389.