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Stephen B. Siegel Lecture Series: “The Future of New Jersey’s Suburbs”

The Kislak Real Estate Institute at Monmouth University

cordially invites you to attend the

Stephen B. Siegel Lecture Series
“The Future of New Jersey’s Suburbs”

Thursday, May 4, 2017

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Pozycki Hall Auditorium
Reception Immediately Following


Registration Required
Seating Is Limited


RSVP by May 1, 2017 or 732-571-4412


Sponsored by
The Leon Hess Business School and The Kislak Real Estate Institute

About the Program

The program will feature a series of panels of experts dealing with various aspects of the topic. The opening panel will feature Geoffrey Anderson, the CEO of Smart Growth America, a leading national organization on land use headquartered in Washington, D.C., and Dr. Lisa Sturtevant, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Urban Land Institute Terwilliger Center for Housing in Washington, D.C.

Dr. James W. Hughes, the Dean of the Bloustein School of Planning at Rutgers University and Timothy Evans, Research Director at New Jersey Future, will discuss their research on the demographic shifts in New Jersey that are impacting the housing and economic activity in the suburbs.

Josh Burd, the Editor of Real Estate-NJ, will moderate a panel of developers currently working on redevelopment of the suburbs including Ralph Zucker of Somerset Development who is creating the Bell Works reuse of the Bell labs facility in Holmdel, New Jersey, Carl Goldberg from Mack-Cali Roseland, developers of many large suburban campuses, Jenny Bernell from Kushner Companies, owner of the Monmouth Mall and other properties, and David Fisher, from K. Hovnanian Companies, who are redeveloping several large office campuses.

The final panel will include local officials who will provide their response to the earlier panels and discuss activity in their suburban municipalities. Officials include Mayor Gerald Scharfenberger of Middletown, Mayor Dennis Connelly from Eatontown, Eric Hinds from Holmdel, and former Mayor Kenneth Pringle from Belmar. The panel will be moderated by John Giunco, adjunct Professor at Monmouth University and a partner in the law firm of Giordano Halleran & Ciesla.

Uber Whistleblower and Time “Silence Breaker” Susan Fowler to Speak at Monmouth University

The Leon Hess Business School Presents the 2018 H.R. Young Endowed Lecture:

“The Adventures of Susan Fowler at Uber: Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley”

Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler will give the 2018 H.R. Young Endowed Lecture: “The Adventures of Susan Fowler at Uber: Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley” on Wednesday, April 11, at 3 p.m. in Pollak Theatre on the Monmouth University campus.

Susan Fowler graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in physics. Following jobs at two startup companies, she was hired by Uber as a site reliability engineer. She resigned after one year and published a blogpost detailing the harassment and discrimination she had experienced as a result of rejecting her manager’s sexual advances. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned and 20 employees were fired. Under Ariana Huffington’s supervision, Uber’s Board of Directors hired former attorney general Eric Holder and his law firm, which conducted an investigation and proposed sweeping changes.

In 2017, Fowler was recognized as the Financial Times Person of the Year and one of Time magazine’s persons of the year: “The Silence Breakers.” Her Uber adventures are the subject of an upcoming movie.

This free event is open to the public. RSVPs are not required for the lecture. Questions may be directed to Trish LaMarca at or 732-571-3423.