A Decade of Distinction — FDU Magazine Summer/Fall 2009
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On the Cover

The nation is facing a shortage of nurses, coupled with an increased demand for health care. Find out how FDU is addressing the challenge.


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Calling All Nurses
Analysts predict a dire shortage of nurses by the year 2025, as demand increases and the pool of skilled nurses contracts. FDU’s Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health is helping to head off this crisis. Learn about the programs and initiatives in place to today’s and tomorrow’s nurses.


FDU NOW Campaign Nearing Goal
See the impact gifts are having on students as The Campaign for Fairleigh Dickinson University nears its $50-million goal.


Fixing Forensic Flaws
Professor Roger Koppl, director of FDU’s Institute for Forensic Science Administration, applies the principles of economics and business to examine flaws in forensic science that may be throwing the scales of justice out of balance.

  Taking Flight to Switzerland and Beyond

Fulbright Scholars Spreads Her Wings
Ramatu Musa, BA’09 (T), FDU’s Fulbright Scholar, interned at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, prior to taking off for her Fulbright study in Israel. FDU Magazine shares her summer travelogue.


The Global Generation?
Pollster John Zogby has declared America’s youth to be the first global generation. Though often globally connected, are they truly “world citizens”? FDU’s experts comment.



Alumni Profile
Clean Power Cells Fuel His Passion
Gerald DeCuollo, BS’77 (M)

Alumni Profile
From the Glass Ceiling to the Crown Heights
Rosemary Espanol, BA’70 (M)


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Contributors: Mary Ann Bautista, Roger Koppl, Andrew McKay, Ramatu Musa, Tom Nugent, Melissa Payton

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