FDU News

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.

Why Obama Should Support Keystone Pipeline

Dean Vehrkens argues in an op-ed in The Record, that Obama should embrace the Keystone Pipeline and use the goodwill his support would generate in Congress for accomplishing other things.

State of Christie: Not Great

Chris Christie covers national issues in State of the State address while FDU's PublidMind poll finds only 40% of NJ voters approve of the governor.

Alumni By the Numbers

Since its founding in 1942, well over 100,000 students have graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of these alumni earned bachelor's degrees and some attended FDU for graduate school. Curious how many living alumni are men or women, graduated with a undergraduate degree or a graduate degree? Here's how our alumni shake out.

Torture Doesn't Work

Associate Professor John Schiemann discusses the Senate's torture report with the media, noting that torture is ineffective for extracting information.

President Drucker on Leadership

FDU President Sheldon Drucker offers leadership lessons learned during his career in a column published by Forbes.

Howard Robin, BS'74, Joins Board of Trustees

President and Chief Executive Officer of Nektar Therapeutics Howard Robin, BS’74, has been elected to the FDU Board of Trustees for a three-year term.

Hall of Fame Inductions Held

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Former star athletes and an athletic director took center stage as Division I and Division III Hall of Fame induction ceremonies were held on October 11 and November 1, respectively — sponsored by their athletics offices.

U.N. Honors Late President Adams

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke at the launch of the J. Michael Adams Conversation Series of the United Nations Academic Impact initiative.

Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak Visits FDU


Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak flew to New Jersey for a Fairleigh Dickinson University double-header on Thursday, Nov. 20.

FDU Presents Alan Alda

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Award-winning actor Alan Alda was the featured guest at the second installment of the New Jersey Speakers Series at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark on Thursday, Oct. 30. 
Above: Acclaimed actor Alan Alda enthralled his audience with stories and anecdotes from his acting experiences at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center at October 30, 2014 as part of Fairleigh Dickinson University's New Jersey Speakers Series. (Photos by Michael Paras)


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