FDU News

Public Mind Tackles Common Core 

A new poll by PublicMind revealed the majority of New Jersey residents do not like the idea of using test scores as an evaluation tool.

BASF Science Academy at FDU 

In partnership with BASF, FDU hosts twenty outstanding high school rising seniors for an intensive two-week residential program.

FDU Professor Receives Grant to Fund Mental Health Services 

Robert McGrath, a professor of psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University, has received a two-year grant totaling nearly $350,000 from the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) for a program that will provide mental healthcare for underserved populations in northeastern New Jersey.

Meet the New Silberman College Dean 

Dean Rosman

Imagine. Execute. Repeat. New Dean Andrew Rosman is thinking big for Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business.

Book Smart 

Psychology Professor Jamie Zibulsky discusses the importance of reading to children on WNYC.

Trustee to Lead Consumer Reports 

Marta Tellado, a member of FDU's Board of Trustees, has been tapped as the new President and CEO for Consumer Reports, the largest consumer organization in the world.

FDU's New Jersey Speakers Series at NJPAC 

The New Jersey Speakers Series will feature: Madeleine Albright, Alan Alda, Steve Wozniak, Olympia Snowe, David Gergen, David McCullough and Dan Rather at New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Subscriptions available!

FDU Receives $1 million Gift from BD 

Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) has received a $1 million gift from BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), the global medical technology company, to support health science education. The generous gift was announced during the University’s 25th Annual Charter Day Scholarship Dinner at FDU’s Florham Campus on Friday, June 6, where BD CEO Vincent Forlenza was honored.

Charter Day Raises Over $560,000 for Scholarships 




Pictured at the 25th annual Charter Day dinner are, from left: Patrick Zenner, MBA'75, chair, FDU Board of Trustees; Robert Hallenbeck, vice chair, FDU Board of Trustees, and vice president, advanced bioprocessing, BD Biosciences; Charter Day honoree Vincent Forlenza, chairman, chief executive officer and president of BD; FDU President Sheldon Drucker; and Christopher Johnson, BA'93, dinner chair and president of Hollister Construction Services.
 
Fairleign Dickinson University's 25th annual Charter Day, held on June 6, 2014 at the Florham Campus, raised well over $560,000 in scholarship funds for FDU students. The evening's honoree was Vincent Forlenza, chairman, chief executive officer and president of BD.

A Banner Year for Knights and Devils 

Both the Devils and Knights appeared in NCAA Tournaments. The Devils winning the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship, the Knights Women's Tennis team appeared at the NCAA Tournament.(top photo by W. Scott Giglio) (bottom photo by Christopher Strauch)


In the classroom and in the athletic arena, it’s been a banner year for Fairleigh Dickinson University’s student-athletes. From high grades to record-setting marks, from postseason bids to a national championship, the triumphs have inspired the entire University community.

Devils Win Division III NCAA National Championship 



The FDU Devils women’s basketball team at the College at Florham is the Division III NCAA national champion after completing a perfect 33-0 season by defeating Whitman College, 80-72, on March 22, at the Quandt Fieldhouse, Stevens Point, Wis.

  

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