Promote Your Planned RSCE Event! There is still time to add your already scheduled and planned activity to our list of Partner Programs! Send us your flyer or event details via email to email@example.com. These are research, scholarly or creative expression activities or events that fit under the EXPLORATIONS theme. Eligible programs include seminars and conferences, invited outside speakers, end-of-year student capstone presentations, or films, performances or exhibitions that fit under the broad umbrella of EXPLORATIONS. You will be sent an EXPLORATIONS 3-leaf logo for inclusion on any related flyers or programs and the activity will be listed and promoted with other EXPLORATIONS activities. Planned RSCE Events Beyond the Bars: A Panel Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform Wednesday, April 3, Cheng Library Auditotium, 12:15 - 2:00 pm Mass incarceration is one of the major public health challenges facing the United States. Mass incarceration’s role as a driver of health disparities extends beyond prison walls and impacts the health of entire communities. Beyond the Bars: A Panel Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform, will occur during National Public Health Week, and address issues of wrongful conviction, bail reform, and reentry through the voice of leaders in criminal justice reform movement. Additional Information Reality Check with New York Times Columnist Andrew Rosenthal Wednesday, April 3, Hobart Hall 122A (Martini Room), 6:00 pm Andrew Rosenthal, op-ed columnist and longtime editorial page editor for the New York Times, will speak with Dr. Nick Hirshon, William Paterson journalism professor, as part of the Reality Check discussion series sponsored by the William Paterson Society of Professional Journalists. Free to all faculty and students. Living Writers Series Event with Elizabeth Levine Thursday, April 4, Atrium Auditorium, 3:30 - 4:45 pm Author Elizabeth Levine will be reading from her chapbook The Ribbon Around the Bomb for this Living Writers Series. Additional Information Spring Writer's Conference Saturday, April 6, Atrium, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm The Department of English is proud to continue its annual Spring Writer’s Conference. This year our keynote speaker will be novelist and memoirist Paul Lisicky. Join us for a day of workshops and readings in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and publishing. We welcome participation from scholars in all disciplines, creative writers of all stripes, professional editors, secondary-, middle-and elementary-level educators, graduate and undergraduate students, and the general public—in short, anyone interested in reading, writing and literary pursuits. We offer Professional Development Hours to New Jersey Educators. Schedule and Additional Information The Pirates of Penzance Friday, April 12, and Saturday, April 13, Shea Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 pm WP students perform Gilbert and Sullivan’s zany operetta that follows a young man mistakenly apprenticed to a pirate. Conflict ensues and madcap madness abounds, but love wins in the end. The United Nations: Multilateralism, Democracy, Immigrant Rights and Gender Equity Tuesday, April 16, University Commons, Ballroom BC, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Her Excellency Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces (President of the General Assembly of the United Nations) will deliver the Spring 2019 Tinker Lecture:"The United Nations: Multilateralism, democracy, immigrant rights, and gender equity." Additional Information UPS Computer Information Technology Lecture Series Tuesday, April 16, University Commons, Room 211, 5:30 - 8:30 pm Keynote speaker, Dr. Edward Chapel, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NJEdge, will address the topics of “Communicating and Engaging in the Digital Age.” Abstract and additional information Mathematics & Statistics Awareness Month -April 2019 Thursday, April 18, Science East 2064: Pi Mu Epsilon Honor Society induction Ceremony 12:30-1:15 Pi Mu Epsilon Guest Student Speaker – Roxhensa Papa 1:15-1:45 William Paterson Society of Professional Journalists Award Ceremony Thursday, April 18, Hobart Hall 122A (Martini Room), 7:00 pm William Paterson University will host the inaugural induction of the New Jersey Journalism Hall of Fame on April 18. The first class of inductees includes former Newsweek columnist Jonathan Alter, former New York Times columnist Anna Quindlen, and the late NBC News reporter Gabe Pressman. The induction ceremony will be incorporated into the first annual William Paterson Society of Professional Journalists Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. Dr. Nick Hirshon, journalism professor at William Paterson, will co-host the ceremony, which also includes the inaugural Friends of WPSPJ Awards to be presented to John Ensslin, who taught a podcast workshop on the William Paterson campus; Denis Gorman, a freelance sports reporter who arranged for WP journalism students to shadow him from the press box at a New Jersey Devils game; and Ruth Weinar Sherman Ross, a theater critic who invited the students to shadow her as she reviewed a stage performance in West Orange. Mathematics & Statistics Awareness Month -April 2019 Monday, April 22 through Thursday, April 25, Science East 3037 Mathematics Senior Capstone Presentations 12:30-1:45 5th Annual Cyber Security and Big Data Analytics Symposium Wednesday, April 24, University Commons Ballrooms, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Additional Information Reality Check with ABC News reporter Christina Carrega Monday, April 29, Hobart Hall, Martini Room, 5:30 - 8:30 pm Christina Carrega, criminal justice reporter for ABC News, will speak with Dr. Nick Hirshon, William Paterson journalism professor, as part of the Reality Check discussion series sponsored by the William Paterson Society of Professional Journalists. Free to all faculty and students. MA in Professional Communication Master Research Presentations Monday, May 6, Atrium Auditotium, 6:00 pm Join the Class of 2019 as they present their final master research projects. Everyone is welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served. Nanoscale & Molecular Assemblies: Designing Matter to Control Energy Transport August 25-29, San Diego California, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm This symposium is part of the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society and will feature invited and contributed oral presentations from scientists and engineers pursuing new strategies for harnessing and controlling energy with materials on the nanoscale.