Upcoming Events:

'Downton Abbey' course

Register for "Experiencing Downtown Abbey," an eight-week class exploring the first five seasons of the popular drama series! Earlybird registration ends on Monday, Aug. 31.

Art exhibit opens

See “A Retrospective,” paintings by May DeViney, in Edward Williams Gallery on FDU's Metropolitan Campus from Monday, Aug. 24, through Friday, Sep. 25.

New Jersey Speakers Series

Subscribe today to experience seven dynamic lectures at NJPAC in Newark. Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta opens series on Thursday, October 8.


News and Spotlights:

New president selected

The Board of Trustees has named Christopher Capuano, University provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, as the next FDU president. He takes over after Sheldon Drucker retires in 2016.

'Friendswood' short-listed

"Friendswood," a novel by René Steinke, director of the creative writing MFA, is short-listed for the St. Francis College Literary Prize.

Trustee honors Menendez

FDU trustee Mary Kay Stratis, BA'69, MAT'71, and alumna Joan Dater, MA'78, recently honored U.S. Senator Robert Menendez for his work on behalf of the families and victims of Pan Am Flight 103.


Features and Profiles:

Picking a ton of fruit

FDU Knights athletes picked more than 2,000 pounds of peaches for America's Grow-A-Row at the organization's farm. The fruit will go to "food deserts" in N.J. cities.

New labs for Metro Campus

Summer renovations include: new labs in Becton Hall, new signage, wireless access in Robison Hall and the Muscarelle Building and more.

New turf, building upgrades at the Florham Campus

There's a new look at the Snax eatery and on Robert T. Shields Field plus new roofs, pothole repair, new HVAC units and animation and computer science labs at the Florham Campus.