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April/May 2010
Commencement Crowd

67th Commencement Scheduled for May 18
Robert Menendez, Lucio Tan to be honored; graduates include first class from FDU-Vancouver.
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/1004/commencement.html)

Text Only

Faculty/Staff
Update, In Memoriam, Welcome
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/
1004/facultystaff.html)

College Happenings
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/
1004/happenings.html)

Spotlight
· James Dougherty
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Co-director, School of Natural Sciences, Metropolitan Campus
· Laila Khreisat
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, College at Florham
· Samita Mezger
Associate Dean of Students, Metropolitan Campus
· John Pirres
Learning Disability Specialist, Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities, College at Florham

(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/
1004/spotlight.html)

This & That
Brief items of interest
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/
1004/thisthat.html)

Photo Stories
International Visitors and Cultural Outreach, Green Activities, Wellness Events, Library Fete, Senator Menendez on Campus, ‘Journey Into Space’
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/
1004/photo1.html)


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Library donor John Giovatto

Frank Giovatto Library Dedication Ceremony
Naming celebrates $1-million gift of John Giovatto, in honor of his late brother, Frank.
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/1004/dedication.html)

Charter Day Honoree Gregory Olsen

Gregory Olsen to Be Honored at Charter Day, PINNACLE Society to Induct Five Alumni
June 4 event features alumnus/trustee Olsen.
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/1004/charterday-pinnacle.html)

Fulbright Scholars Mihaela Leonida and Gerard Farias

Faculty Named Fulbright Scholars
Mihaela Leonida, chemistry (Metro), and Gerard Farias, management (Flor), awarded Fulbright grants for 2010–2011 academic year.
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/1004/fulbright.html)

Think Summer

Wide Selection of Summer Programs Available
Undergraduate/graduate courses plus special-interest offerings for all age groups.
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/1004/summer.html)

WAMFEST 2010

WAMFEST 2010 Showcases Impressive Literary, Musical Talents
Bruce Springsteen, Robert Pinsky, members of punk band X and Paul Muldoon among featured guests.
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/1004/wamfest.html)

Inspiring Evenings with Bill Strickland and Maya Angelou
“Making the Impossible Possible,” with social activist/business leader Bill Strickland, May 3; “An Evening with Maya Angelou,” May 6.
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/1004/inspiringevents.html)

University Honors Program Research Day Held
Seniors in FDU’s University Honors Program presented theses April 21 (Metropolitan Campus) and April 28 (College at Florham).
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/1004/honors.html)

Women’s Bowling Team Makes History
Knights defeat Nebraska’s Lady Cornhuskers to win second NCAA championship in women’s bowling.
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/1004/bowling.html)

Learning Outcomes Assessment Website Launched
Site by Provost’s Learning Outcomes Assessment Advisory Committee is resource for faculty.
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/1004/website.html)

FDU Press Publishes Nine New Books
Topics include Hemingway, New York art scene, Emily Dickinson and Bishops Samuel Seabury and Charles Inglis.
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/1004/fdupress.html)

Music for Millionaires: The Residence Organ in the Gilded Age
Troy Simmons, architectural historian for the Archdiocese of Newark, looks at lifestyles and music of the wealthy of the early 20th century.
(http://inside.fdu.edu/otw/1004/gildedage.html)