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Friends and Neighbors Calendar

October 10 – December 7, 2019

Confluence: Tradition in Contemporary Art

Tuesdays-Saturdays: This exhibition features work by more than 30 artists and designers who broadly and boldly respond to tradition while creating new and unique expressions.  The artists and designers in the exhibit were selected from the faculty and staff of the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in China and the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design at the University of Dundee in Scotland. Exhibited works include paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, ceramics, jewelry, and videos.

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Confluence exhibition graphic

November 19, 2019

Webinar: Educational Leadership (MA) – Higher Education Concentration

Pursue the Educational Leadership Higher Education concentration graduate degree where you will learn about key administrative roles in higher education.

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Counseling

November 19, 2019

Political Science & Law Salon Series: Brigid Harrison in Conversation with George E. Norcross III

Often characterized as the most powerful person in the State of New Jersey, George E. Norcross III serves as Executive Chairman of Conner Strong & Buckelew, one of the nation’s largest insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage and consulting firms. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Cooper Health System, Cooper University Hospital, and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. In addition to his role in making Cooper a regional healthcare leader, Norcross has been recognized for his personal philanthropy and support of the larger South Jersey community, especially the City of Camden.

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Brigid Harrison (left) and George Norcross (right)

November 19, 2019

Films and Filmmakers Series

Isabel is a New York-based Filipina filmmaker returns to Film Forum. She has produced, written and directed two full-length features, including the Filipino-language Señorita (2011), which premiered in competition at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland and was nominated for Best Picture by the Young Critics Circle of the Philippines. Senorita also won the Emerging Director Award at the 2012 Asian-American International Film Festival.

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Isabel Sandovar

November 19, 2019

Montclair State University Symphonic Band and Campus Band

The MSU Symphony Orchestra is joined by 2018 Concerto Competition Winner Karl Kubiak performing Hummel’s Grand Concerto in F major for bassoon and orchestra. Also on the program are Zosha DiCastri’s Lineage and Sergei Prokofiev’s symphonic swan song, Symphony No. 7.

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Violin players

November 20, 2019

Masterclass with Cali School of Music Artist-in-Residence Wu Han

Named Musical America’s 2012 Musician of the Year, pianist Wu Han ranks among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today, appearing regularly in the world’s most prestigious venues as both soloist and chamber musician. With duo partner David Finckel, she serves as Artistic Director of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Chamber Music Today, and founding director of Music@Menlo. Her vast catalog of recordings can be found on the ArtistLed label.

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Wu Han

November 20, 2019

Guitar Recital

This event is part of the Cali School’s Wednesday at One series. This series presents a wide variety student and faculty vocal and instrumental performances throughout the academic year.

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Leshowitz Recital Hall

November 20, 2019

Salon de Conversation (Free French Practice!)

Come practice your French in a convivial environment made up of French-speakers at all levels!

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French word cloud

November 20, 2019

Superconductivity: Why it keeps fascinating scientists 100 years after its discovery

Professor Martin will discuss the history of superconductors, as well as the impact that superconductors are making in various fields of science and technology today.

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superconductivity

November 20, 2019

Information Session: Teacher Education Programs

At Montclair State we are dedicated to preparing and supporting knowledgeable teachers who develop a strong set of commitments to equity and diversity, critical thinking and social responsibility. Our nationally and internationally recognized Teacher Education Program has many unique features, which include curricular emphasis, the Center of Pedagogy, as well as partnerships with local schools and communities.

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Teacher in a classroom

November 20, 2019

SCM Colloquium Series Presents NHL Commisioner Gary Bettman

Montclair State University’s School of Communication and Media (SCM) welcomes NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman for a special conversation with School director Keith Strudler. The event is free and open to the public.

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Gary Bettman

November 20, 2019

Japanese Language Circle’s Mini-Japanese Autumn Festival

Good morning! This Wednesday, November 20 the Japanese Language Circle is having a Mini-Japanese Autumn Festival. Please stop by and enjoy some home-made Japanese cuisine with us. On our menu are Chicken Teriyaki Fried Rice, Osaka-style Scattered Sushi and Make-your-own Onigiri.
At this season of Thanksgiving we are indeed happy to say congratulations to our 8 Japanese Minor January graduates and to celebrate their accomplishments at the Mini-Festival.
Please stop by anytime between 2:30-4:45 pm in Schmitt Hall 125. We would be happy to have you!

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Mini-Japanese Autumn Festival Flyer

November 20, 2019

Women’s Basketball vs. FDU-Florham

Montclair State Women’s Basketball hosts FDU-Florham at the Panzer Athletic Center. Come cheer on the Red Hawks!!!

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Women's basketball #10 dribbling

November 21, 2019

Webinar: Nursing (MSN)

The fully online MSN degree program will offer RNs the chance to advance their careers in one of three specialties: nursing administration, education or clinical research. This program will prepare graduates for executive, research and education roles in a wide variety of settings.

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Three nursing students working on mannequin in Nursing Lab bed.

November 21, 2019

MS in Computational Linguistics Networking Reception

An informal social gathering and networking opportunity — hear and learn more about the new Master of Science in Computational Linguistics program.

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Three graduate students conversing

November 21, 2019

The SCM Colloquium Series presents: NBC News Chief White House Correspondent and MSNBC Anchor Hallie Jackson

Montclair State University’s School of Communication and Media (SCM) will honor NBC News Chief White House Correspondent and MSNBC Anchor Hallie Jackson with the Allen B. Du Mont Broadcaster of the Year Award at a special Colloquium.

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Hallie Jackson

November 21, 2019

Deep Breaths: A Chinese-English Bilingual Poetry Reading

The Chinese Program invites everyone to meet Chinese poet Dr. Jiayan Mi and discuss with him his creative writing process. He will read poems from his latest collection Deep Breaths which will cleanse your soul.

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Chinese English Deep Breaths poetry reading

November 21, 2019

Webinar: Public and Organizational Relations (MA)

The Master of Arts (MA) in Public and Organizational Relations is a highly marketable credential for both aspiring and seasoned professionals who wish to advance in such fast-growing, fast-paced fields as corporate communications, public relations, healthcare communication, organizational consulting, marketing and non-profit development. The program offers a rich set of courses that address both public relations and organizational issues with opportunities to refine both conceptual and applied skill sets.

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Student in a classroom

November 21, 2019

Information Session: Graduate Business Programs

At the Feliciano School of Business at Montclair State University, we are driven by a single goal: to prepare business leaders for success. Attend this information session to learn about our ‘Business Suite’ programs and the graduate admissions process.

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Graduate students studying

November 21, 2019

Public Telescope Night

See the night sky and learn about what you’re really looking at from professionals with professional equipment.

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The Science Quad outside of the Center for Environmental and Life Sciences

November 21, 2019

Ryan Bridge Graduate Recital, Piano

Ryan Bridge Graduate Recital | Piano | Professor Lisa Yui

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Leshowitz Recital Hall

November 21, 2019

Speaking of Birth: $5 Lamaze Prenatal Childbirth Classes

Thursday workshop series open to families and individuals at any point in pregnancy. Partners and family members welcome. Bring your supper and nourish yourself with community connections.

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Three pregnant families

November 22, 2019

MSU OPERA WORKSHOP

This workshop will run for roughly two hours in the Alexander Kasser Theater.

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Opera performance on stage

November 22, 2019

SCM Information Session & Tour

We look forward to welcoming you to our School on the Montclair State University campus. Please look for the SCM building, Room 1040 (Presentation Hall) when you arrive on campus.

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School of Communication and Media

November 22, 2019

Masterclass by Violinist Jason Posnock

Violinist Jason Posnock enjoys a versatile musical career both in the United States and internationally. He has performed regularly in such prominent American ensembles as the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and has accompanied them on tours to Europe, South America, the Far East and New York’s Carnegie Hall. Mr. Posnock is also an active chamber musician and recitalist, having appeared in venues throughout the United States, England, Puerto Rico, and India.

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Jason Posnock's masterclass flyer

November 23, 2019

Zachary Clements Senior Recital, Tenor

Zachary Clements Senior Recital | Tenor | Professor Steve Oosting

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Leshowitz Recital Hall

November 23, 2019

Noelle Dadon Senior Recital, Soprano

Noelle Dadon Senior Recital | Soprano | Professor Julia Rowling

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Leshowitz Recital Hall

November 23, 2019

Jacob Sinsky Senior Recital, Composition

Jacob Sinsky Senior Recital | Composition | Professor Scott Richards

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Leshowitz Recital Hall

November 23, 2019

Sharing a Fresh Perspective on Hope, Life, and Faith

Please join the George Segal Gallery for an annual Holocaust Remembrance event. This year’s iteration features Motivational Speaker and Holocaust Survivor, Sami Steigmann.

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Sami Steigmann

November 24, 2019

Montclair Jazz Ensemble

The MSU Jazz Ensemble is pleased to present the music of two of the legends of the American big band genre, Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington and William “Count” Basie.

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Jazz Ensemble

November 26, 2019

Political Science & Law Salon Series: Brigid Harrison in Conversation with Modia Butler

Mo Butler is a highly respected public affairs expert with extensive experience in government relations, political campaigns, and strategic communications in New Jersey and Washington, D.C. Prior to joining Mercury Public Affairs, Butler served as the Chief of Staff to United States Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ). In that capacity, Butler was responsible for overseeing the Senator’s state operations and advised the Senator on national and state affairs. Under Butler’s leadership, the Senate office helped jumpstart the Gateway Project, secured funding for Sandy relief to rebuild New Jersey’s shore line and led historic sentencing reform efforts.

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Brigid Harrison (left) and Mo Butler (right)

November 26, 2019

Films and Filmmakers Series

This is the story of college basketball’s most improbable national champion, the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.  In 1947, the Crusaders practiced in a barn, had a part-time head coach, and still managed to win the big dance.  Holy Cross returned to glory in 1954 winning the National Invitation Tournament, then known as the “King of Tourneys.”

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Purple Reign

November 26, 2019

Chamber Music with the Shanghai Quartet and Guests

An evening of chamber music performed by the world renowned Shanghai Quartet and student groups, including the Zorá Quartet.

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Shanghai Quartet

November 27, 2019

Student Jazz Combos

This event is part of the Cali School’s Wednesday at One series. This series presents a wide variety student and faculty vocal and instrumental performances throughout the academic year.

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Leshowitz Recital Hall

December 3, 2019

Lecture by Geraldine Higgins, Arizona State University

Geraldine Higgins, a native of Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, and a professor in the English Department at  Emory University, will speak on “Exhibiting Seamus Heaney.”  Professor Higgins curated the Seamus Heaney exhibition now on display in Dublin and is the author of many books on Irish writing.

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Geraldine Higgins

December 3, 2019

Information Session: Applied Mathematics (MS)

The Applied Mathematics (MS) provides students with foundational abilities in applied mathematics as well as in-depth specialized knowledge and skills in support of their specific goals. The training that students will receive in this program prepares them for a variety of career goals, including employment in a wide range of industries for which the analytic capacities of applied mathematics are highly sought after, or for the academically ambitious student, further study in a doctoral program. You may apply for Spring or Fall 2020 admission.

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Man writing math on white board

December 3, 2019

Webinar: Family Science and Human Development (PhD)

The Ph.D in Family Science and Human Development is one of only 52 research-based programs in the nation and the only one in NJ.  Our students learn to use a social justice perspective to understand and help strengthen diverse individuals, families, and communities through research, policy, and prevention and education programming. Our faculty are nationally and internationally known and prepare students to specialize in one of four broad areas: Close Relationships, Marriage, and Family Interactions; and Diversity, Marginalization, & Resilience; Prevention, Developmental Systems Science, and Translational Science; Development Across the Lifespan/Life-course.

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PhD students

December 3, 2019

Films and Filmmakers Series

Miracle on 42nd Street is a fascinating documentary about the history and impact of the Manhattan Plaza apartment complex in New York City. Alice Elliott is an Academy Award® nominated director, writer, producer, university-level teacher, advocate for the disabled, cinematographer, and the recipient of a 2012 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.

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Alice Elliot

December 4, 2019

Collegium Musicum

This event is part of the Cali School’s Wednesday at One series. This series presents a wide variety student and faculty vocal and instrumental performances throughout the academic year.

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Leshowitz Recital Hall

December 4, 2019

Pollack Speaker Series: Mohamed Edrees

International Security and Diplomacy with his Excellency Mohamed Edrees, Ambassador of Egypt to the United Nations.

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Luis Callegos, Ambassador of Ecuador to the United Nations

December 4, 2019

A Special Event Celebrating the Remarkable Achievements of Dr. Jeffrey Alan Miller

Meet Dr. Jeffrey Alan Miller, our very own MacArthur Fellow who’s writing a new chapter in the history of the King James Bible.

Please join us on Wednesday, December 4, for “‘By Chance’: Milton, the King James Bible, and Discovery in the Humanities,” a special event celebrating the remarkable achievements of Dr. Jeffrey Alan Miller, Associate Professor of English at Montclair State University.

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Jeffrey Alan Miller, MacArthur Fellow

December 5, 2019

Speaking of Birth: $5 Lamaze Prenatal Childbirth Classes

4:45 pm – 6:30 pm; Center for Clinical Services room 147 Clove Road – Little Falls, NJ

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Three pregnant families

December 5, 2019

A PERFORMANCE BY THE MONTCLAIR STATE ELECTRONIC MUSIC ENSEMBLE

The Montclair State Electronic Music Ensemble will premiere a collection of student-written pieces, as well as a new work by ensemble director Nate May.

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December 5, 2019

Information Session: Graduate Accounting Programs

Join us on Thursday, December 5th at 6:00 pm to learn about our Accounting graduate programs and the graduate admissions process.

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December 5-8, 2019

FALL DANCE

Directed by Maxine Steinman Various Choreographers 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm; Memorial Auditorium.

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December 5-8, 2019

ANON(YMOUS)

by Naomi Iizuka and Directed by Kareem Fahmy 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm; Life Hall room Studio Theatre.

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December 5, 2019

Public Telescope Nights

See the night sky and learn about what you’re really looking at from professionals with professional equipment.

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CELS building at night.

December 6, 2019

Introduction to Chinese Calligraphy: A Workshop

Introduction to Chinese Calligraphy featuring MSU Assistant Professor of Chinese, Wing Shan Ho.

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Chinese Calligraphy

December 6-7, 2019

Montclair State University Wind Symphony

Join the MSU Wind Symphony for a program which will include the music of Franz Schubert, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Michael Tippet. Jodie Blackshaw, and David Maslanka’s haunting work for cello solost and winds titled, Remember Me.

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Orchestra

December 8, 2019

Montclair State University Singers and Chorale

This presentation at Montclair State University in memory of Beatrice Crawford, a Montclair musicinasho was the director of tow choral groups “The Madrigals” and “The Choraliers.” Free admission but tickets are required.

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Photo of MSU Chorale singers on stage for a performance