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September/October 2013
Image: Provost Christopher Capuano Presents Award to Peter Burkholder

Academic Convocation Features Faculty and Staff Awards, Drucker Presents Keynote
This year held at Metropolitan Campus.

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Update, In Memoriam, Welcome

College Happenings

· Benjamin Freer
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Metropolitan Campus
· Sarah Horn
Operations Specialist, Office of Global Learning, Metropolitan Campus
· Janet O’Neil
Associate Professor of Computer Graphic Design, College at Florham
· Ryan Stalgaitis
Career Counselor and Becton College Internship Coordinator, Career Development, College at Florham


This & That
Brief items of interest

Photo Stories
J. Michael Adams Room Officially Opened, Thrive 365 — A Decade of Health and Wellness, Homecoming and Family Weekend 2013, Knights and Devils Score Big, 81-year-old Time Capsule Found, High School Scholars and Teachers Honored, College at Florham Awards, Booker Discusses College Affordability

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Image: Student Martin Hladyk holds the U.N. flag at the Peace Pole dedication at the College at Florham.

United Nations Events Scheduled
International Peace Week, ambassador forums, videoconference, NGO briefings offered.

Image: Gina Giurastante, president, College at Florham Student Government Association, cuts the ribbon at the Leafs and Grains opening.

Campus Improvements Continue Through Fall
Residence halls; new equipment, HVAC and furnishings; landscaping; and theater space included.

Image: Members of the Class of 2017

Class of 2017
Incoming New Jersey freshmen total 1,126 representing 45 states; candle-lighting ceremony held.

Image: Alumnus Eli Amdur speaks at FDUs TEDx event.

TEDx Event Shows Why FDU Cares
Global challenges and realities focus of event held September 21 at Metropolitan Campus.

Image: Jason Scorza, vice provost for international education, in Korea with student Kira Lee Concepcion.

Global Partnerships Open Academic Avenue of Ideas
Worldwide university partnerships allow faculty, students to teach, study around the globe.

Four Trustees Named
Alumni Steven Grumbach, Marta Tellado and Anthony Vespa and faculty member June Middleton join board.

FDU-Vancouver — Record Enrollment
Enrollment increased to 603. Students hail from 49 countries.

WAMFEST 2013 Celebrates Appalachian Heritage
Wesley Stace, WAMFEST artist-in-residence, hosts Rosanne Cash, Loudon Wainwright III, Tony Trischka, poet C.D. Wright and more.

Shakespeare’s Works in FDU Limelight
Visual and performing arts to present Romeo and Juliet; annual Shakespeare Colloquium to focus on Julius Caesar.

Authors Wolitzer and White to Speak
Novelist Meg Wolitzer guest of Literary Society; Samuel White presents for Friends of Florham.

Faculty Status Report 2013–2014
Announcing new faculty, promotions, tenure, sabbaticals and leaves of absence.

Division I Hall of Fame Induction Held
Star athletes, an FDU trustee, a college dean, a former athletics administrator, a soccer team and an honored coach celebrated.

Symposium Addresses Science Standards
Free symposium for New Jersey educators and administrators to be held Friday, October 25, at the College at Florham.

Doing Business in Mexico, Canada to Be Discussed
Friday, October 18, Metropolitan Campus to feature experts on business north and south of U.S. border.

Eight New Books from FDU Press
Subjects include art, race, sentimentalism, Paris, Shakespeare, Congresswoman Mary Norton, William Ellery Leonard and dictatorships in the Hispanic world.

Advancement Grants Update
Grants support undergraduate research, workplace development, Educational Opportunity Fund scholarships and lab renovations.