FDU News

FDU Legends Presents Edward L. Hennessy, Jr., BS'55

From left are Edward L. Hennessy, Jr. BS'55, and Bruce Peabody, political science professor. 

Edward L. Hennessy, Jr. BS'55, trustee emeritus, corporate leader and philanthropist, was the featured speaker for the inaugural FDU Legends program on April 10 at the Florham Campus. FDU Legends presents alumni as role models for students.

2015-16 NJ Speakers Series Lineup Announced

Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta opens series on Oct. 8. Subscribe today!

Camp Discovery

Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Camp Discovery is a traditional camp experience with exciting opportunities for discovery and travel, serving the local communities for over 20 years. Hosted on both the Florham and Metropolitan Campuses, campers will make new friends, discover more about their world, and build self-confidence while caring counselors and certified teachers ensure each child feels safe to try new things.

The Equinox Wins Collegiate Journalism Awards

The New Jersey Collegiate Press Association announced on March 24 that The Equinox, the student newspaper of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus, has won two awards in its 2015 journalism competition — first place in Enterprise/Investigative Journalism for “NEC Money Wars,” by Angela Calvo, and third place in Layout and Design for the front page layouts of Issue VII and Issue VIII, designed by Gerald Parson.

David McCullough at New Jersey Speakers Series

The 2014-15 inaugural season of the New Jersey Speakers Series, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University, continued on March 19 with Pulitzer Prize winning author David McCullough, who spoke about the importance of history in education and shared stories from his upcoming book The Wright Brothers

A Cultural Exchange in Cuba

Cuba scholars and art students

Over winter break, 11 Global Scholars from the Metropolitan Campus visited Cuba, a country seemingly frozen in time, and still untouched by a looming thaw. As more details of the warming relationship between the United States and Cuba emerged in the news, the FDU travelers arrived for a nine-day cultural exchange — to see university life, experience Old Havana and Pinar del Río, and appreciate traditional and modern art and dance.

Devils Central 2.0

Women's Basketball

Stay up to date as the Devils continue their season on the quest for a second consecutive national championship. Click here.

FDU Receives $1.3M Grant

Robert Prentky

Psychology professor Robert Prentky has been awarded a $1.3M federal research grant for the Campus Sexual Assault Perpetrator Treatment Pilot Project.

Alumna Adenah Bayoh talks IHOP and the Fed

From war-torn Liberia to IHOP to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Adenah Bayoh, BS'01, creates opportunities for success.

Commencement News

On March 4, 2015, President Drucker announced that the 2015 Commencement ceremony will be held at the originally scheduled date and time. The location will be MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford NJ. The ceremony will officially begin at 10 a.m., however, the procession of graduates should start by 9:30 a.m. Graduates and their guests will be advised the time to arrive in future communications. Click here for more information. 

David Gergen at NJSS

The 2014-15 inaugural season of the New Jersey Speakers Series, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University, continued on February 19 with CNN political analyst David Gergen, who spoke about generational differences in politics and leadership, and flashpoint issues facing the Obama administration. (Photo by Michael Paras)

Knights Bowling is Tops

The Knights women's bowling team just picked up its fourth title this season, with a win at the KU Golden Bear Invitational!

Rothman Institute Celebrates 25 Years

This year, The Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship marks its 25th anniversary and invites the business community to join in its gala celebration on April 2, 2015 at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park. Click here to purchase tickets.

Florham Scholars

Becoming an honors student at Fairleigh Dickinson University is about more than making a serious commitment to undergraduate studies. These scholars find success inside and out of the classroom through experiential learning, social connections and the thesis process.

FDU Master's Degrees Are Tops, According to Eduniversal

Educational rating company, Eduniversal, has ranked several of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s master’s degree programs as among the best in the world on its 2014-2015 list.

Year in Review: 2014

FDU had a busy and big 2014. Check out these highlights!

Vancouver Provost Delivers Keynote

Vancouver Provost Cecil Abrahams served as keynote speaker at Africa Awareness Week (January 12-16), discussing "transformative leadership," and his work with the late Nelson Mandela in South Africa.

Senator Snowe at NJSS

The 2014-15 inaugural season of the New Jersey Speakers Series, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University, continued on January 8, 2015 with former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe, who shared her thoughts on the midterm elections, the bipartisan gridlock in Congress and the importance of finding common ground.


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