FDU News and Features

Alumni Awards Ceremony

Alumni Awards Ceremony
Held at the Florham Campus October 22 during Homecoming 2016, the FDU Alumni Awards Ceremony recognized three outstanding alumni and named an honorary alumnus. The ceremony also included the presentation of the Knauff Family Scholarship and 2016 Class Gifts.

NJ Speakers Series Presents Ehud Barak

NJ Speakers Series Presents Ehud Barak
The second season of the New Jersey Speakers Series, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University, continued on October 27 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center with former Prime Minister of Israel, Ehud Barak. 

Rita Moreno opens third season of NJ Speakers Series

Rita Moreno opens third season of NJ Speakers Series
Renowned actress, Rita Moreno kicked off the 2016-2017 season of FDU's New Jersey Speaker Series on October 6.

New school, gift announced

New school, gift announced
FDU has announced a new School of Public and Global Affairs, and a $2.5 million dollar gift of support from the Orefice family.

DI Hall of Fame inductions held

DI Hall of Fame inductions held
Former star athletes and the 2005–2006 Knights women’s bowling team were among those inducted during this year’s Division I Hall of Fame ceremony, dinner and reception on September 24 at the Park Ridge Marriott in Park Ridge, N.J.

New programs to be offered

Four new FDU degree offerings have been approved by the Executive Committee of the New Jersey Presidents’ Council.

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.
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