FDU Magazine — Summer/Fall 2016


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President Christopher A. Capuano took office on
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Advancing Space Exploration Technology

To Infinity and Beyond

See how alumnus William Ochs, BS’79, MS’82 (Metro), helps NASA explore the universe.


Exploring Abroad, Serving Others

Florham Campus students travel to Ecuador to beautify schools, teach English and preserve culture.


Medical Innovation Derailed

Joseph Gulfo, executive director of the Lewis Center for Healthcare Innovation and Techonology and clinical professor of health sciences, looks at obstacles to U.S. drug development.


Spotlight on Pharmacy Grads

FDU’s School of Pharmacy graduated its first class in May. Meet some of these new pharmacists and see where their paths may lead.


New President Ready for Role

Longtime faculty member and administrator Christopher A. Capuano knows the University inside and out, and his many previous roles at FDU have prepared him well for the top spot. FDU Magazine introduces the University’s eighth president and discusses his hopes and aspirations.







Shining Behind the Scenes
Jamie Mulroony, BA'16 (Flor), Communication Studies

Preparing New Nurses
Sylvia Colon Cabassa, Associate Director for Undergraduate Nursing

Hot Course

Alumni Profile

The Thrill of a Challenge
Daniel Lewis, MBA'76 (Flor)

Alumni News



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Christopher Capuano, President; Richard Reiss, Senior Vice President for University Advancement; Angelo Carfagna, Associate Vice President for Communications; Karen Lewis, Assistant Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations; Carol Kuzen Black, Director of Publications/Senior Editor; Rebecca Maxon, Editor; Kenna Caprio, Features Writer; Nina Ovryn, Art Director

Contributors: Mary Ann Bautista, Sara Campione, Josseph Gulfo, Bryan Jackson, Andrew McKay, Thomas Meade, Tom Nugent, Phil Paquette

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