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

January 2021

4 Mon.–20 Wed.; Winter Session II Classes.

4 Mon.–22 Fri.; Registration/Academic Counseling and Advising.

4 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, American Foreign Policy in the New Era of Great Power Competition,” Jerry Pubantz, political science, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and member, National Advisory Board of the Middle East Policy Council, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Zoom, 2–3:30 p.m., $100 per device for series, make check payable to Fairleigh Dickinson University, to subscribe and for information go to Public Affairs Lecture Series, for inquiries call 973-758-8996 or email shellyf78@gmail.com.

5 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “The Research Process: Getting Started,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach/advancement, Business Research Library; Zoom, 11 a.m.–noon, free, registration necessary, to register go to The Research Process: Getting Started, for information email michelel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

6 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.

6 Wed.; Professional Development Program Presentation, “Find Your Dream Internship! Advice from Current Students,” sponsored by Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 7–8 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Discover the Discovery Catalog,” Paul Dunphy, head reference librarian, Giovatto Library; Zoom, 2–3 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to Discover the Discovery Catalog, for information email PDunphy@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

7 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.

11 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, What I Learned by Watching the American Press Try to Cover Donald Trump,” Jay Rosen, journalism, New York University, and director, Membership Puzzle Project, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University, sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts; Zoom, 2–3:30 p.m., $100 per device for series, make check payable to Fairleigh Dickinson University, to subscribe and for information go to Public Affairs Lecture Series, for inquiries call 973-758-8996 or email shellyf78@gmail.com.

12 Tue.; Online Library Workshop, “Citing Your Sources in MLA and APA,” Michele Nestory, librarian and coordinator of outreach/advancement, Business Research Library; Zoom, 11 a.m.–noon, free, registration necessary, to register go to Citing Your Sources in MLA and APA, for information email michelel@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

12 Tue.; Interactive Virtual Event and Contest, “Welcome to Canada,” test your knowledge with Canada trivia, sponsored by global learning; Zoom, 3 p.m. EST (noon Vancouver time), free, for information email ferraroa@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

12 Tue.; Professional Development Program, Jeopardy: Battle of the Clubs, sponsored by Silberman College of Business; Zoom, 7–8 p.m., free, for information email paigesoltano@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

13 Wed.; Virtual Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents, prospective students and high-school counselors; 10 a.m., free, RSVP to receive Zoom link, to RSVP email bbyrnes@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2716.

13 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 Thu.; Metropolitan Campus On-campus Visit, for prospective students and families, limited to six participants excluding your guide, safety protocols observed (screening via CampusClear app, face masks worn at all times and social-distancing measures required); 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (weather permitting), by appointment only, for appointments call 201-692-7308 or email jordonez@fdu.edu, for on-campus protocols and information go to Visit an FDU Campus.

14 Thu.; Zoom Workshop, “Stinking Thinking,” potential benefits resulting from change in thought patterns, William Maurice, psychological counselor, student counseling/psychological services (S-CAPS), sponsored by S-CAPS; Zoom, 1 p.m., free, for information call 201-692-2174, for FDU community only.

14 Thu.; Online Library Workshop, “Introduction to Mendeley and Zotero Reference Managers,” Robert Wolf, electronic resources librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research (Flor); Zoom, 2–3 p.m., free, registration necessary, to register go to Introduction to Mendeley and Zotero Reference Managers, for information email wolfrd@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

14 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 Fri.; Metropolitan Campus On-campus Visit, for prospective students and families, limited to six participants excluding your guide, safety protocols observed (screening via CampusClear app, face masks worn at all times and social-distancing measures required); 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (weather permitting), by appointment only, for appointments call 201-692-7308 or email jordonez@fdu.edu, for on-campus protocols and information go to Visit an FDU Campus.

15 Fri.; Family Business Fridays, Zoom at Noon, “The Unexpected Knock at Your Door: Understanding When to Exit Your Business and Strategies for Growth,” Alan Scharfstein, founder/president, The DAK Group, Rochelle Park, N.J., sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Zoom, noon, free, for information email pniewski@fdu.edu.

16 Sat.; Metropolitan Campus On-campus Visit, for prospective students and families, limited to six participants excluding your guide, safety protocols observed (screening via CampusClear app, face masks worn at all times and social-distancing measures required); 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (weather permitting), by appointment only, for appointments call 201-692-7308 or email jordonez@fdu.edu, for on-campus protocols and information go to Visit an FDU Campus.

18 Mon.; Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

18 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, America Needs Stakeholder Capitalism,” Peter Georgescu, chairman emeritus and former CEO, Young & Rubicam, Inc., and director, JUST Capital, N.Y.C., sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Zoom, 2–3:30 p.m., $100 per device for series, make check payable to Fairleigh Dickinson University, to subscribe and for information go to Public Affairs Lecture Series, for inquiries call 973-758-8996 or email shellyf78@gmail.com.

18 Mon.; 92nd Birthday Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., “Where Do We Go From Here,” featuring greetings from Sen. Cory Booker; conversation between Jonathan Capehart, host of MSNBC’s “The Sunday Show,” and Randall Pinkston, former White House correspondent for CBS; musical performances by Charles and Dr. Maredia Warren, Beverly Withers, Reggie Pittman, Nathan Smith and The Teaneck Community Chorus; and presentation of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Awards, Youth Certificate of Merit Awards and Lee Reid Award, sponsored by MLK Jr. Birthday Committee of Bergen County; Facebook Livestream, 6:30 p.m., free, for information go to The Martin Luther King Birthday Committee of Bergen County, Inc. or call 201-906-4691.

19 Tue.; Wroxton Mad Hatter Tea Party, not-so-traditional English teatime featuring Nicholas Baldwin, dean, Wroxton College; learn to make Wroxton teatime treats with cooking demos; hear about latest news and updates at Wroxton; and sip along with your favorite tea; Zoom, noon (EST), free, donations to support Wroxton College Now & Forever Fund welcome, registration necessary to receive Zoom link, to register and for information go to Wroxton Tea, for inquiries email fdualumni@fdu.edu.

20 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 Thu.; Metropolitan Campus On-campus Visit, for prospective students and families, limited to six participants excluding your guide, safety protocols observed (screening via CampusClear app, face masks worn at all times and social-distancing measures required); 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (weather permitting), by appointment only, for appointments call 201-692-7308 or email jordonez@fdu.edu, for on-campus protocols and information go to Visit an FDU Campus.

21 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 Fri.; Metropolitan Campus On-campus Visit, for prospective students and families, limited to six participants excluding your guide, safety protocols observed (screening via CampusClear app, face masks worn at all times and social-distancing measures required); 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (weather permitting), by appointment only, for appointments call 201-692-7308 or email jordonez@fdu.edu, for on-campus protocols and information go to Visit an FDU Campus.

22 Fri.; Family Business Fridays, Zoom at Noon, “COVID Vaccines and Related Employment Issues: Preventing and Correcting Employment Issues Before They Arise,” Joseph Maddaloni, partner/co-chair, Labor and Employment Practice, Schenck, Price, Smith & King LLP, Florham Park, N.J., sponsored by Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Zoom, noon, free, for information email pniewski@fdu.edu.

23 Sat.; Metropolitan Campus On-campus Visit, for prospective students and families, limited to six participants excluding your guide, safety protocols observed (screening via CampusClear app, face masks worn at all times and social-distancing measures required); 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (weather permitting), by appointment only, for appointments call 201-692-7308 or email jordonez@fdu.edu, for on-campus protocols and information go to Visit an FDU Campus.

25 Mon.; Classes Begin, 8 a.m.

25 Mon.; Public Affairs Lecture Series, The Future of War,” Sean McFate, senior fellow, Atlantic Council, and strategy, National Defense University and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., sponsored by Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences; Zoom, 2–3:30 p.m., $100 per device for series, make check payable to Fairleigh Dickinson University, to subscribe and for information go to Public Affairs Lecture Series, for inquiries call 973-758-8996 or email shellyf78@gmail.com.

27 Wed.; Virtual Information Session, Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, for parents, prospective students and high-school counselors; 10 a.m., free, RSVP to receive Zoom link, to RSVP email bbyrnes@fdu.edu or call 201-692-2716.

27 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 Thu.; Metropolitan Campus On-campus Visit, for prospective students and families, limited to six participants excluding your guide, safety protocols observed (screening via CampusClear app, face masks worn at all times and social-distancing measures required); 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (weather permitting), by appointment only, for appointments call 201-692-7308 or email jordonez@fdu.edu, for on-campus protocols and information go to Visit an FDU Campus.

28 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.

28 Thu.; Biology Seminar, “An Introduction to Research in the Biological Sciences,” Dirk Wijnen, senior research and instruction librarian, Giovatto Library, sponsored by biological sciences; Zoom, 5:25–6:20 p.m., free, for information email mcclary@fdu.edu, for FDU community only.

29 Fri.; Metropolitan Campus On-campus Visit, for prospective students and families, limited to six participants excluding your guide, safety protocols observed (screening via CampusClear app, face masks worn at all times and social-distancing measures required); 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (weather permitting), by appointment only, for appointments call 201-692-7308 or email jordonez@fdu.edu, for on-campus protocols and information go to Visit an FDU Campus.

30 Sat.; Metropolitan Campus On-campus Visit, for prospective students and families, limited to six participants excluding your guide, safety protocols observed (screening via CampusClear app, face masks worn at all times and social-distancing measures required); 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (weather permitting), by appointment only, for appointments call 201-692-7308 or email jordonez@fdu.edu, for on-campus protocols and information go to Visit an FDU Campus.