Metro Campus This Month

In response to COVID-19, most University events are being conducted virtually.  For the most recent information, visit the University Coronavirus Update page.

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

October 2020

1 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Mindfulness and Self Care,” Charles Imbimbo, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email imbimbo@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

1 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Education Students,” Nicole Potdevin, associate University librarian and director of public services, Monninger Center (Flor); Zoom, 2 p.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

1 Thu.; Weekly Stock Market Discussion, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

2 Fri.; Family Business Fridays, Zoom at Noon, “Insurance Protection During a Pandemic,” Denny Klein, president/CEO, Rand, Feuer & Klein, LLC, Fairfield, N.J., sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Zoom, noon, free, for information email pniewski@fdu.edu.

3 Sat.; Gala in Your Garden, sponsor a dinner for 10 friends and family members in your own backyard, socially distant celebration of new academic year, virtually meet Pierre Balthazard, new dean of Silberman College of Business, presented by Silberman College; Cocktails 6 p.m.; Champagne Toast (via Zoom) with Dean Balthazard and President Christopher Capuano 7 p.m.; Dinner follows, three-course meal delivered to your doorstep, proceeds benefit Silberman College of Business Scholarship Fund and students’ families in crisis due to COVID-19, for information, registration, support and participation go to Gala in Your Garden.

5 Mon.; 23rd Annual Robert T. Shields Devils Golf Outing, hosted by FDU Devils Athletics; Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club, Livingston, N.J., registration/practice range 10 a.m., brunch 10:30 a.m.–noon, shotgun tee-off noon, cocktails 5 p.m., dinner/awards/silent auction follow, $1,300 foursomes, $350 per golfer, $250 for FDU young alumni golfers (graduated from FDU in last 10 years), $150 cocktails/dinner only, $50 cocktails/dinner only for FDU young alumni (graduated from FDU in last 10 years), proceeds benefit Division III athletic programs, for sponsorship opportunities and information call 973-443-8964, email slanovec@fdu.edu or go to 23rd Annual Robert T. Shields Devils Golf Outing.

5 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “Introduction to Mendeley and Zotero Reference Managers,” Robert Wolf, electronic resources librarian, Monninger Center (Flor); Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

5 Mon.; United Nations Virtual Tour and Briefing, “Sustainability,” presented by U.N. representative, sponsored by global learning; 1–2:15 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to U.N. Virtual Tour and Briefing, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

5 Mon.; Virtual Workshop, “Information Literacy Instruction,” Paul Dunphy, head reference librarian, Giovatto Library, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting id: 885 2121 4368, password: 2NeX0k), 2–3:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, to attend email spatel15@student.fdu.edu 10 minutes before workshop, for FDU community only.

5 Mon.; Biology Seminar, “Role Of NLRP7 in Regulating BMP4 Signaling Pathway During Trophoblast Differentiation,” Ilke Süder, graduate student, Boğaziçi University, Turkey, sponsored by biological sciences; Zoom, 4 p.m., free, email pmelloy@fdu.edu for Zoom link.

6 Tue.; Virtual Town Hall, “Knock Out Opioid Abuse,” panelists Thomas Zaubler, chairman/medical director, department of psychiatry, Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, N.J.; William Kernan, public health, William Paterson University, Wayne, N.J.; Eklayva “EK” Lalwani, pharmacist-in-charge, Olden Pharmacy, Trenton, N.J.; and Erika Shortway, director of recovery services, CARES (Center for Addiction Recovery Education and Success), Prevention is Key, Rockaway, N.J.; moderated by Michael Avaltroni, dean, pharmacy/health sciences (Flor), presented by Partnership for a Drug-free New Jersey, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and collaborating partner Fairleigh Dickinson University; Zoom, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register and for information go to Town Hall Series: Knock Out Opioid Abuse.

6 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Resilience,” how to overcome adversity, bounce back and stay strong amidst life’s hardships, William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email maurice@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

6 Tue.; Presentation, FDU Super Star Alumna, Elisa Padilla, MBA’02 (Flor), senior vice president, creative strategy/partnership marketing, Roc Nation, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 6–7 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

6 Tue.; Virtual Workshop, “Writing the Master’s Thesis,” Paul Caruso, tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting id: 856 4411 1859, password: 7EN8ur), 7:30–8:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, to attend email spatel15@student.fdu.edu 10 minutes before workshop, for FDU community only.

7 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Nursing Students,” Maria Kocylowsky, associate University librarian and director, Business Research Library; Zoom, 10–11 a.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

7 Wed.; Hispanic Heritage Month, Heritage Talk: Veronica Chavez, BA’19, MAT’20, world language student teacher, Bergenfield (N.J.) High school; and artist, sponsored by student life; Zoom, 4 p.m., free, for information email rmills@fdu.edu.

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

7 Wed.; Virtual Workshop, “Advanced APA Format,” Helen Kuttner, tutor, Metro Writing Studio, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting id: 723 849 8458, password: Sb629v), 6–7:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, to attend email malav@student.fdu.edu 10 minutes before workshop, for FDU community only.

7 Wed.; Virtual Playfair, interactive night of fun and games, sponsored by Dean of Students Offices; Zoom, 7–10 p.m., free, registration necessary by noon on day of event, QR code for Zoom link will be sent to students’ emails, for FDU students only.

8 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Citing Your Sources in MLA and APA,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach and advancement, Business Research Library; Zoom, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

8 Thu.; Virtual Workshop, “Basic Grammar,” Rochelle Moskowitz, tutor, Metro Writing Studio, and Becton College, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom (meeting id: 723 849 8458, password: Sb629v), 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, to attend email malav@student.fdu.edu 10 minutes before workshop, for FDU community only.

8 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Resilience,” how to overcome adversity, bounce back and stay strong amidst life’s hardships, William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email maurice@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

8 Thu.; Weekly Stock Market Discussion, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

8 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Barnacle Biology,” Daniel Rittschof, Norman L. Christensen Distinguished Professor of Environmental Sciences, Duke University, Durham, N.C., sponsored by biological sciences; Zoom, 5:30 p.m., free, email mcclary@fdu.edu for Zoom link.

8 Thu.; Discussion and Presentation, “Into Our Roots,” history of indigenous people, their struggles, where they are now and how they have affected the world, cosponsored by Rho Chapter of Lambda Pi Upsilon Sorority and Ciguayo Chapter of Lambda Sigma Upsilon Fraternity; Zoom, 7:30–10 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, to RSVP and to receive Zoom link email rho@lambdapiupsilon.org.

9 Fri.; Fulbright Virtual Information Session, learn about grant opportunities to do research, study and teach abroad; Zoom, 10:30–11:30 a.m., free, for information contact dcvitan@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty and students only.

9 Fri.; Family Business Fridays, Zoom at Noon, “Family Business Marketing Strategies,” Christian D’Andrea, CEO, Soldier Fuel, and founder, ShopFamily®, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Zoom, noon, free, for information email pniewski@fdu.edu.

10 Sat.; Virtual Undergraduate Admissions Open House, sponsored by admissions; 10 a.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to Attend an Open House, for information email admissions@fdu.edu.

12 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “Career Research,” Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

12 Mon.; Hispanic Heritage Month, Panel Discussion, “Latinxs Hoy: Immigration, Elections and Democracy,” Fernando Alonso, Hispanic Center; Ileana Montes, litigation attorney, Law Office of Ileana Montes, Elizabeth, N.J., and advisory counsel, Consulate General of Colombia, Newark, N.J.; and senior Alejandra Hernandez, AA’18 (Metro); moderated by Roberto Diaz, psychology and assistant director, Puerta al Futuro program, and Luz Helena Flores, marketing and coordinator for Avanza and Puerta al Futuro programs, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Zoom, 6:30–8 p.m., free, for information email llalire@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Tue.; Midterm Progress Reporting Closes.

13 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Cognitive Strategies for Stress, Anxiety, Depression and COVID Angst,” Alice Mills, codirector of counseling, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email alice_mills@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

13 Tue.; Alumni Webinar Series, “How to Use LinkedIn to Land Your Dream Job,” Steven Carroll, MBA’19 (Flor), strategic relationship manager, LinkedIn, hosted by FDU Alumni Association and Office of Alumni Relations; 7:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to Alumni Webinar Series, for information email fdualumni@fdu.edu.  

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

14 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Psychology Students,” Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

14 Wed.; Discussion, “Breaking the Silence,” domestic violence from various perspectives, how to stop domestic violence, Christie Howley, director, Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance, Rutgers University, Newark, N.J.; Angela Cotto, graduate student, State University of New York at Albany; MarcDaline Dorsainvil, mental health worker and domestic violence counselor; and Wanda Ponche, former legal advocate, Center for Hope and Safety, Rochelle Park, N.J., presented by Ọkụ, Aborigena and Emeritus chapters, Mu Sigma Upsilon Sosority, Inc., sponsored by student life; Zoom, 7 p.m., RSVP necessary, to RSVP and to get Zoom link go to Breaking the Silence, for information email fdumetrousigmaupsilon@gmail.com, for FDU community only.

14 Wed.; Beauty Bar 2020, featuring discussions, guest speakers and types of self-care, sponsored by Nubian Ladies Making Vital Progress; Zoom, 9 p.m., free, for Zoom link direct message @nubianladies.fdu, for information call 848-200-8021 or email nubianladies.fdu@gmail.com.

15 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Cognitive Strategies for Stress, Anxiety, Depression and COVID Angst,” Alice Mills, codirector of counseling, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email alice_mills@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

15 Thu.; Virtual Workshop, “Basic Grammar,” Rochelle Moskowitz, tutor, Metro Writing Studio, and Becton College, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, registration necessary, to attend email spatel15@student.fdu.edu 10 minutes before workshop, for FDU community only.

15 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “The Research Process: Getting Started,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach and advancement, Business Research Library; Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

15 Thu.; Weekly Stock Market Discussion, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

15 Thu.; Panel Discussion, “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” on film by Aaron Sorkin on Chicago Seven, group of seven defendants charged by federal government with conspiracy in 1969 and 1970, panelists include Sandra Gilot-West, associate dean of students, and Gary Darden, history and chair, social sciences/history, moderated by Shytail Clay, student and vice president, Florham Campus Student Government Association, cosponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Dean of Students Office; Zoom (meeting ID: 769 312 7412), 8 p.m., free, for information email jilliank@student.fdu.edu.

16 Fri.; Family Business Fridays, Zoom at Noon, “Retirement Planning During the Pandemic,” Andrew Bluestone, president, Selective Benefits Group, Ramsey, N.J., and Scott Feit, principal, Prime Pensions, Inc., Florham Park, N.J., sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Zoom, noon, free, for information email pniewski@fdu.edu.

16 Fri.; Viewing Party, “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” film by Aaron Sorkin on Chicago Seven, group of seven defendants charged by federal government with conspiracy in 1969 and 1970, sponsored by Dean of Students Office; Dreyfuss Theatre, Dreyfuss Building (masks required and social distancing enforced), 8–10 p.m., free, RSVP necessary, to RSVP go to Chicago 7 Viewing Party or email jilliank@student.fdu.edu, for information email jilliank@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

19 Mon.; Biology Seminar, “The Ancient Protein Through a Transparent Window: What We Can Learn from Worms About Anti-cancer Drugs,” Dorota Raj, doctoral student, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, sponsored by biological sciences; Zoom, 4 p.m., free, email pmelloy@fdu.edu for Zoom link.

19 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “Discover the Discovery Catalog,” Paul Dunphy, head reference librarian, Giovatto Library; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

19 Mon.; HSBC Information Session, Barth Frank, senior manager/vice president, talent management and talent development, HSBC, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

20 Tue.; Virtual Lecture, “Religion and Secularism in Multicultural Democracies,” Ram Kishan, visiting professor, Oakland University, Rochester, Mich.; and member, FDU Global Virtual Faculty™, sponsored by global learning; Zoom, 2–3 p.m., free, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

20 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Making Changes Last,” William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email maurice@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

20 Tue.; Virtual Workshop, “Introduction to APA Format,” Danielle DesFosses, Becton College, sponsored by Metro Writing Studio; Zoom, 6–7:30 p.m., free, for information spatel15@student.fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

21 Wed.; Family Business Week, 28th Annual New Jersey Family Business of the Year Awards 2020, “Celebrating Shop Family”; Keynote Speaker Christian D’Andrea, CEO, Soldier Fuel, and founder, ShopFamily®; Awards Presentation, honoring seven family-owned businesses, Dale Caldwell, executive director, Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Flor); presented by Rothman Institute; Panel Discussion and Q&A, Tim Sullivan, chief executive officer, New Jersey Economic Development Authority; Al Titone, district director, Small Business Administration; and Christian D’Andrea, CEO and founder, ShopFamily®, sponsored by Sobel & Co., New Jersey Business & Industry Association, New Jersey Business magazine, C3 Workplace, Cinematrocity, Selective Benefits Group, Crystal Plaza and Rand, Feuer & Klein, LLC; Zoom, noon–1:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to New Jersey Family Business of the Year, for information email rothman@fdu.edu or srslavin@fdu.edu.

21 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Business Students,” Maria Kocylowsky, associate University librarian and director, Business Research Library; Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

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

21 Wed.; UN/NGO Pathways Forum, “The SDGs in Action,” Anyango Nyamori, founder, Sustainability Africa, sponsored by international education; Zoom, 5–6 p.m., free, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

21 Wed.; FDU Homecoming @ Home; Homecoming Welcome and Kickoff, President Christopher Capuano, 7:30–8:30 p.m.; Trivia Night, test your knowledge of pop culture, FDU trivia, music, movies and more, hosted by FDU Alumni Association Clubs and Chapters, 8:30–9:30 p.m., all events free and open to FDU faculty, staff, students and alumni, registration necessary, limited space available for each event, to register go to Homecoming 2020, for information go to Homecoming @ Home Wednesday Events.

22 Thu.; Learning Spanish with OLA, tutoring session with student-members of Organization of Latin Americans; Zoom, 7 a.m., free, for information email olafdumetro@gmail.com.

22 Thu.; Advising for Future Study Abroad, meet study-abroad team and plan for 2021 opportunities, sponsored by study abroad; Zoom, 10:30–11:15 a.m., free, for information email amiksza@fdu.edu.

22 Thu.; United Nations Virtual Tour and Briefing, “Immigration,” presented by U.N. representative, sponsored by the Office of Global Learning; 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to U.N. Virtual Tour and Briefing, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu.

22 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Making Changes Last,” William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email maurice@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

22 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Database and Search Strategies,” Saskia Kusnecov, research and metadata librarian, Monninger Center (Flor); Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

22 Thu.; Weekly Stock Market Discussion, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

22 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “Chemistry and Biology of Benzimidazoles: A Privileged Heterocyclic Scaffold for Medicinal Chemistry,” Sabesan Yoganathan, pharmaceutical sciences, St. John’s University, Queens, N.Y., sponsored by biological sciences; chemistry, biochemistry and physics; and American Chemical Society; Zoom, 5:30 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2346, email tdrwiega@fdu.edu, ikumar@fdu.edu or mcclary@fdu.edu.

22 Thu.; FDU Homecoming @ Home; Alumni Webinar, “Election Night,” Peter Woolley, political science (Flor) and founding director, public/global affairs; and Daniel Cassino, political science and director of experimental research, FDU Poll (Flor), 7–8 p.m.; Book Club, “The Power of Words on a Page,” Nicole Melleby, MFA’16 (Flor), award-winning author, and René Steinke, English and director, MFA in creative writing (Flor), 8–9 p.m., all events free and open to FDU faculty, staff, students and alumni, registration necessary, limited space available for each event, to register go to Homecoming 2020, for information go to Homecoming @ Home Thursday Events.

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

23 Fri.; Learning Spanish with OLA, tutoring session with student-members of Organization of Latin Americans; Zoom, 7 a.m., free, for information email olafdumetro@gmail.com.

23 Fri.; Presentation, “Leveraging Study Abroad for Professional Success,” learn about global competencies and how to connect them to personal and professional goals, sponsored by study abroad; Zoom, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free, for information email amiksza@fdu.edu

23 Fri.; Family Business Week, Family Business Fridays, Zoom at Noon, “The State of the New Jersey Economy,” Sarah Krom, managing partner, and Andrea Diaz, partner, SKC & Co. CPAs, LLC, Boonton Township, N.J., sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Zoom, noon, free, for information email pniewski@fdu.edu.

23 Fri.; FDU Homecoming @ Home; Game Day at FDU, with Seth Greenberg, BA’78 (Metro), two-time men’s basketball Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year and ESPN college basketball analyst, and ESPN friends, 6:30–7:30 p.m.; Devils Athletics Alumni Reunion, hosted by Jenn Noon, Division III athletics director (Flor), and current Devils coaches, 7:30–8:30 p.m.; Wine Tasting Event: Exploring Sonoma, Calif., Wine Country, George Staikos, certified sommelier and hospitality/sports/tourism management (Metro), 7:30–8:30 p.m., all events free and open to FDU faculty, staff, students and alumni, registration necessary, limited space available for each event, to register go to Homecoming 2020, for information go to Homecoming @ Home Friday Events.

24 Sat.; Learning Spanish with OLA, tutoring session with student-members of Organization of Latin Americans; Zoom, 7 a.m., free, for information email olafdumetro@gmail.com.

24 Sat.; FDU Homecoming @ Home; FDU Today, student panel conversation and tour, 4–5 p.m.; “Women in Leadership,” University Trustee Marta Tellado, BA’81 (Flor), president and chief executive officer, Consumer Reports, in conversation with University Trustee Brenda Blackmon, BA’01, MPA’13 (Metro), four-time Emmy Award-winning journalist, 5–6 p.m.; Tailgating with Dish-It-Girl, Dina Deleasa-Gonsar, BA’06 (Flor), creator, writer and television personality, DishItGirl.com food blog, 6–7 p.m., all events free and open to FDU faculty, staff, students and alumni, registration necessary, limited space available for each event, to register go to Homecoming 2020, for information go to Homecoming @ Home Saturday Events.

24 Sat.; FDU Homecoming @ Home, Virtual WAMFest 2020, presented by School of the Arts; “Making Pop Music: How to Get From Here to There,” master class with producer/songwriter Doc Daniel, 4 p.m., livestream free of charge; “An Evening with Laverne Cox,” virtual roundtable with Laverne Cox, Emmy-nominated actress and Emmy Award-winning producer, and FDU students, moderated by Stacie Lents, theater and director of acting (Flor), 8 p.m., livestream free of charge, registration necessary for both events, to register and for information go to WAMFest 2020.

25 Sun.; Learning Spanish with OLA, tutoring session with student-members of Organization of Latin Americans; Zoom, 7 a.m., free, for information email olafdumetro@gmail.com.

26 Mon.; Learning Spanish with OLA, tutoring session with student-members of Organization of Latin Americans; Zoom, 7 a.m., free, for information email olafdumetro@gmail.com.

26 Mon.; Online Library Workshop, “Introduction to Mendeley and Zotero Reference Managers,” Robert Wolf, electronic resources librarian, Monninger Center (Flor); Zoom, 10–11 a.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

26 Mon.; Biology Seminar, “The Protein Phosphatase Calcineurin Regulates Calcium Signaling in Saccharomyces cerevisiae,” Eric Muller, biology, Iona College, New Rochelle, N.Y., sponsored by biological sciences; Zoom, 4 p.m., free, email pmelloy@fdu.edu for Zoom link.

26 Mon.; Hispanic Heritage Month, “La Policia y La Comunidad: A Discussion on Latinx Communities, Police Violence and Black Lives Matter,” conversation with Marisol LeBrón, Mexican American and Latina/o studies, University of Texas at Austin, and visiting scholar, Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.; and Claudio Vera Sanchez, justice studies and programs coordinator, justice studies, San José State University, San Jose, Calif., moderated by Jordan Nowotny, criminology (Flor), organized by criminology/criminal justice, sponsored by international education and Dean of Students Office; Zoom, 7–8:30 p.m., free, for information email nowotny@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

26 Mon.; Domestic Violence Awareness Discussion, “Crazy Was Never Cute,” how to stay safe; know the signs; and protect physical, emotional, and spiritual health, presented by Nubian Ladies Making Vital Progress, sponsored by student life; Zoom, 9–11 p.m., free, for Zoom link message @nubianladies.fdu, for information email nubianladies.fdu@gmail.com.

27 Tue.; Learning Spanish with OLA, tutoring session with student-members of Organization of Latin Americans; Zoom, 7 a.m., free, for information email olafdumetro@gmail.com.

27 Tue.; Terrifying Tales, listen to scary stories and share your own, sponsored by FDU libraries; Zoom, 3–4 p.m., registration necessary, for information email ribustel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

27 Tue.; Personal Development Workshop, “Stress Busters,” David Mednick, codirector of counseling, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email david_mednick@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

27 Tue.; Hot Topics Panel Discussion, “The Presidential Election: Will Anyone Win?” Fernando Alonso, history (Metro), “Role of Media in the Election”; Krista Jenkins, government/law and executive director, FDU Poll (Flor), “Polls and Polling”; Kyle Kattelman, government/law (Metro), “Electoral College”; and Chris Rasmussen, history and deputy chair, social sciences/history (Metro), “Contentious Presidential Elections of the Past,” moderated by Christopher Caldiero, communication (Flor), sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and Florham Campus and Metropolitan Campus Student Government Associations; Zoom, 7 p.m. (4 p.m. Vancouver time), free, for FDU community only.

28 Wed.; Learning Spanish with OLA, tutoring session with student-members of Organization of Latin Americans; Zoom, 7 a.m., free, for information email olafdumetro@gmail.com.

28 Wed.; Online Library Workshop, “Research for Education Students,” Nicole Potdevin, associate University librarian and director of public services, Monninger Center (Flor); Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

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

28 Wed.; Marketing Careers Panel Discussion, with FDU alumni Gino Abbate III BS’11, MBA’13 (Flor), senior director, strategy/planning – America’s marketing, Hilton, McLean, Va.; Kathryn Becht, BS’06 (Flor), brand manager, equity, RB, Parsippany, N.J.; Sarah Koves, BA’06, MBA’09 (Flor), vice president, product/program development, Wyndham Destinations, Orlando, Fla.; and Rick Laughland, BS’08, MBA’10 (Flor), media manager, Fox Sports, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

29 Thu.; Learning Spanish with OLA, tutoring session with student-members of Organization of Latin Americans; Zoom, 7 a.m., free, for information email olafdumetro@gmail.com.

29 Thu.; Personal Development Workshop, “Stress Busters,” David Mednick, codirector of counseling, student counseling/psychological services; Zoom, noon–1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, email david_mednick@fdu.edu or go to Upcoming S-CAPS Workshops, for FDU community only.

29 Thu.; Presentation, “Visible,” Javier Ávila, poet, how to create environments that are open and avoid micro- and macroaggressions, sponsored by dean of students office; Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, preregistration necessary, to preregister and to get Zoom link go to Javier Avila – Visible, for inquiries email FlorhamDOSOffice@fdu.edu, for FDU faculty and staff only.

29 Thu.; UN/NGO Pathways Lecture, “Racial Justice, Nondiscrimination and Human Rights Advocacy at the U.N.,” Dominique Day, chair, United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, sponsored by global learning; Zoom, 1–2 p.m., free, for information email ferraro@fdu.edu.

29 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Citing Your Sources in MLA and APA,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach and advancement, Business Research Library; Zoom, 2:30–3:30 p.m., free, for information visit Upcoming Library Events, for FDU community only.

29 Thu.; Weekly Stock Market Discussion, Jon Budish, BA’77, MBA’85 (Flor), founder, Budish Group, sponsored by Professional Development Program, Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 4–5 p.m., free, for FDU students only.

29 Thu.; One-man Show, “The Trouble with My Name,” Javier Ávila, poet, examines issues of language, race and social justice as he tells the story of his life and reads poetry that illustrates what it means to be the American of the future, sponsored by dean of students office; Zoom, 6–7 p.m., free, preregistration necessary, to preregister and to get Zoom link go to Javier Avila: Trouble with My Name, for FDU students only.

29 Thu.; Main Stage Production, “The Laramie Project,” docudrama by Moises Kaufman and Tectonic Theater Company, directed by Stephen Hollis, theater and director, theater arts (Flor), presented by School of the Arts; Livestream, 7:30 p.m., free, for information go to Main Stage Productions.

30 Fri.; Learning Spanish with OLA, tutoring session with student-members of Organization of Latin Americans; Zoom, 7 a.m., free, for information email olafdumetro@gmail.com.

30 Fri.; Family Business Fridays, Zoom at Noon, sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Zoom, noon, free, for information email pniewski@fdu.edu.

31 Sat.; Learning Spanish with OLA, tutoring session with student-members of Organization of Latin Americans; Zoom, 7 a.m., free, for information email olafdumetro@gmail.com.

31 Sat.; Main Stage Production, “The Laramie Project,” docudrama by Moises Kaufman and Tectonic Theater Company, directed by Stephen Hollis, theater and director, theater arts (Flor), presented by School of the Arts; Livestream, 7:30 p.m., free, for information go to Main Stage Productions.