Walking energetically along the campus of William Paterson University, Nicole Fittizzi looks like any other ordinary college student with books in hand. Anyone who knows Fittizzi, however, would say she is anything but ordinary. Fittizzi is dedicated to her work as a senior in the nursing program.
When Stephen R. Shalom, director of the Gandhian Forum for Peace and Justice, introduced the award-winning writer, poet and columnist Katha Pollitt, the crowd – filled with students and professors alike – cheered. Pollitt visited William Paterson University on April 9 to share her views on abortion rights and showcase her new book “Pro: Reclaiming …
The addition of 900 students for the spring 2015 semester and increased enrollment for the winter session has reduced the end-of-year shortfall from $3.4 million to $1 to $2 million, according to the university’s vice president of Administration and Finance. The original gap was attributed to a shortfall of 370 students in the fall enrollment.
The audience gets a peek into the anxiety-filled mind of an actor in the Oscar nominated, black comedy, drama film, “Birdman.” Also named “The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance,” the film stars Michael Keaton as the main character, as well as many other big name actors, including Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Naomi Watts and Emma Stone.
Ever wonder what the provost thinks about? One might imagine Dr. Warren G. Sandmann hunched behind his Raubinger Hall desk, contemplating the University’s budget or Core Curriculum. Perhaps, occasionally, he glances over a stack of papers piled high, sighs and returns to the heavy material at hand.