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Native American Heritage Month

Celebrate Native American heritage all month long with fun activities.

Office of Diversity Programs & Services, (703) 993-2700


College Communicators Association Fall Conference

Fairfax Campus

Web Site


November Dinner Specials at The Mason Inn

The Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel

Thursdays: 1/2 price bottle of wine. Must show Mason ID to receive discount.

The Mason Inn, (703) 865-4638

Web Site

8 am - 3 pm

OCPE Seminar: Introduction to ArcGIS

Prince William Campus, Room TBA

Thursday - Saturday, 11/10 - 11/12.

Office of Continuing Professional Education, (703) 993-2109

Web Site

8 am - 3 pm

OCPE Seminar: Defense and Intelligence Applications

Prince William Campus

Thursday - Saturday, 11/3 - 11/5.

Office of Continuing Professional Education, (703) 993-2109

Web Site

8 am - 5:30 pm

Accelerating Social Entrepreneurship in the Age of Austerity

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall

Addresses how governments, nonprofits, foundations, and service providers are applying innovative, sustainable, and scalable solutions to society's greatest challenges in an age of limited resources.

The Mason Center for Social Entrepreneurship, (703) 642-7264

Web Site

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

NVMS Workshop: Facilitation and Group Consensus Building

4041 University Drive, Suite 101

Register online.

$595; $545 with early registration

Northern Virginia Mediation Service, (703) 865-7272,, NVMS

Web Site

9 am - 11 am

Accelerated 2nd Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Pathway Information Session

Student Union Building II, Ballroom

Register online.

Office of Student Affairs, (703) 993-1901,, College of Health and Human Services

Web Site

12 pm - 10 pm

Native American Heritage Month 2011: Powwow

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

9th Annual Veterans' Powwow.  The powwow is a central social event in indigenous culture, combining dance and music.

Diversity Programs and Multicultural Resources, (703) 993-2700

Web Site

1 pm - 3 pm

Arab Spring Debate Part II

Johnson Center, Cinema

Presented by The Alexander Hamilton Society.

Colin Dueck, (703) 993-9349

Web Site

1 pm - 3 pm

Oral Defense of Doctoral Dissertation: Mohammad A. Abu-Matar

Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 4201

Variability modeling and meta-modeling for model driven service oriented architectures.  Presented by Mohammed A. Abu-Matar, George Mason PhD candidate

Computer Science Department, (703) 993-1530

Web Site

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Academic Skills Workshop: Scheduling & Time Management

Student Union Building I, Room 3129

Do you spend too much or too little time studying? Learn the skills of successful time management and increase your ability to balance study with other activities. Open to Mason students only.

Counseling and Psychological Services, (703) 993-2999

Web Site

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Air Force ROTC Interest/Recruiting

Johnson Center, Kiosk E

Air Force ROTC at GMU - Stop by the booth to ask questions or learn how to join the program!

Cadet Sean C. Knittle, (703) 717-3817,, Air Force ROTC

Web Site

3 pm - 3:30 pm

Gold Rush

George Mason Statue, outside the Johnson Center

Student Government's Annual Gold Rush.  Get pumped up for the basketball season and recieve a free Gold Rush t-shirt.

Student Govermnet, (703) 993-2931

Web Site

3 pm - 4 pm

CHHS Seminar Series: Lorens Helmchen

Johnson Center, Room E

A Cure for Defensive Medicine?  The Effect of a Disclosure and Offer Program on Impatiend Morality, Length of Stay and Charges.  Presented by Lorens Helmchen, Health Administration and Policy Faculty.

Department of Health Administration and Policy, (703) 993-1929

Web Site

4 pm - 6 pm

November Happy Hour Specials at The Well

The Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel, The Well

Must show Mason ID to receive discount.
Monday - Friday
3 Sliders (from Chef's slider Menu): $5
Martini or House wine: $5
Draft beer: $3

Virginia Wine Month
Per glass: $5
Per bottle: $25

The Mason Inn, (703) 865-4638

Web Site

5:30 pm - 7 pm

Career Services Workshop: Federal Government Job and Internship Search

Student Union Building I, Room 3400

Open to Mason students only.

Career Services, (703) 993-2370

Web Site

6 pm - 7:30 pm

MBA Information Session

Research Hall, Room 163

Learn what a Mason MBA can do for you.

MBA Programs, (703) 993-2136,, School of Management

Web Site

6 pm - 9 pm

SCAR: Annual Open House

Arlington Truland Building, Room 555

Join the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution for our Annual Open House. In celebration of faculty, student, and alumni recent publications, achievements, projects, research, and initiatives. All are welcome.

Jacquelyn Antonson, (703) 993-9402,

Web Site

6:30 pm

Public & International Affairs Graduate Information Session

Johnson Center, Room A

MS/PhD Biodefense, MPA/Certificate, MA/PhD Political Science.  Open to the public.  RSVP to email provided.

Public & International Affairs, (703) 993-1400,

Web Site

7 pm - 10 pm

GMAT Preparation Course: Math Review

Research Hall, Room 91

Register online. Thursdays, 11/10 - 12/15 (skipped 11/24 for Thanksgiving).

Test Prep Office, Office of Events Management, (703) 993-2124,

Web Site

7:20 pm - 9 pm

What Korean-Accented English Can Tell Us About Phonological Theory

West Building, Room 1007

A talk by Dr. Lisa Zsiga, Georgetown University.


Steven Weinberger, (703) 993-1188,, english, program in linguistics

Web Site

7:30 pm - 9 pm

S-CAR Lecture: Andreas Umland

Arlington Campus, Truland Building, Room 555

Why the Fascists Won't Take Over the Kremlin (for now): A Comparison of Democracy's Breakdown and Fascism's Rise in Weimar Germany and Post-Soviet Russia. Presented by Andreas Umland, the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, (703) 993-1300

Web Site

8 pm

Mason Dance Company: Fall Concert

Harris Theatre

The Mason Dance Company performs for their fall concert.

$15; $10; $7

Mason Dance Company, (703) 993-1376

Web Site