FDU News and Features

A Conversation with . . .

A Conversation with . . .
Alumna Kristy Caraballo, BS’97, MBA’99, talks about her life, career and experiences at FDU.

Academic Convocation

With a new president at the helm, Fairleigh Dickinson University celebrated the 2016-2017 academic year at Convocation on September 7, 2016 in the Italian Gardens outside of Hennessy Hall at the Florham Campus. The annual ceremony, during which faculty and staff are honored for their achievements, serves as an official “welcome back” to the University community.

Capuano takes the helm

Capuano takes the helm
Longtime faculty member and administrator Christopher A. Capuano begins his first semester as FDU’s eighth president. Read the FDU Magazine story.

A behind-the-scenes internship at the Olympics in Rio

A behind-the-scenes internship at the Olympics in Rio
Alumnus Daniel Marks, BS’16. of Morristown, N.J., lived his Olympic dream this summer as an intern at the summer games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read his take on the experience.

Vancouver student says ‘Ni hao’ from Chengdu

Vancouver student says ‘Ni hao’ from Chengdu
Nhi Luc, a sophomore from Vietnam studying communications at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Vancouver Campus, recently returned from a month-long study abroad trip to Chengdu, China.

Alumna interns at prestigious research lab

Alumna interns at prestigious research lab
(Photo courtesy of Colette Malyack)

Colette Malyack, BS’16 and MS’16, (pictured above, presenting her poster) and Daniel Clarke, an FDU student studying electrical engineering and computer engineering, interned with Avi Ma’ayan, BS’97, MS’01, at the Ma’ayan Laboratory, Computational Systems Biology, in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 

School of Pharmacy receives full accreditation

School of Pharmacy receives full accreditation
FDU's Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program recently secured full accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, the organization responsible for professional accreditation of pharmacy education.

BASF Science Academy inspires innovative thinking

BASF Science Academy inspires innovative thinking
Participants in the 2016 BASF Science Academy explored connections between business and advanced science at FDU. (Photo courtesy of BASF)

This summer, 20 high school seniors from schools across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Central America jump-started their college experience and learned the business of chemistry at the sixth annual BASF Science Academy held at FDU's Florham Campus.

FDU’s New Jersey Speakers Series announces 2016-17 season

Oscar-winning actress, singer and dancer Rita Moreno, former Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Barak, and Monty Python co-founder John Cleese are among the lineup of speakers for the 2016-17 New Jersey Speakers Series Presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University. 

FDU recognized for entrepreneurship education

FDU's entrepreneurship programs, including the Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, have earned the Excellence in Curriculum Innovation in Entreprenurship Award from the Deshponde Foundation.

Teaching teachers to code

Teaching teachers to code
Local teachers are learning to code, in a program taught by Kiron Sharma, professor of computer science, math and physics, and funded by Google's CS4HS.
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