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November 21, 2011 | Today | Print Calendar


Native American Heritage Month

Celebrate Native American heritage all month long with fun activities.

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


November Dinner Specials at The Mason Inn

The Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel

Mondays: 1/2 price Mason burger. Must show Mason ID to receive discount.

The Mason Inn, (703) 865-4638

Web Site

10:30 am

Chamber Theater - Encore!!

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Center for the Arts Box Office, (703) 993-8888

Web Site

11 am - 2 pm

Air Force ROTC Interest/Recruiting

Johnson Center, Kiosk A

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

Cadet Sean C. Knittle,, Air Force ROTC

Web Site

11 am - 4 pm

Free HIV Testing

Student Union Building I, Room 3200

Office of Alcohol, Drug and Health Education, (703) 993-3687

Web Site

12 pm

Noon Mass on the Fairfax Campus

Student Union Building I, Room A

Father Peter will celebrate Mass for students, faculty and staff.

Kathy O'Hare,, Catholic Campus Ministry

12 pm

Arab Uprisings Brown Bag Lecture: Douja Mamelouk

Research Hall, Room 161

From Dictatorship to Constituent Assembly: What Comes After the October Elections in Tunisia presented by Douja Mamelouk, University of Tennessee.

Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, (703) 993-5404

1 pm

Native American Heritage Month 2011: Toy Drive

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

The Trail of Tears Intertribal Dance Troupe will perform to support the collection of new toys for Lakota children living on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota.

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

Web Site

3:30 pm - 6 pm

MCAT Prep: Prince William

Prince William Campus, Bull Run Hall, Room 130 and 132

Course prepares students for the MCAT.

Advanced Biomedical Sciences Programs, (703) 993-8797

4 pm - 5 pm

Krasnow Seminar: Stefano Vicini

Krasnow Institute, Room 229

Dr. Vicini's laboratory is studying excitatory (glutamate) and inhibitory (GABA) amino acid - mediated synapses by electrophysiological (Patch-clamp recordings), anatomical (immunocytochemistry) and pharmacological techniques.

Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, (703) 993-4333

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 pm - 11 pm

Only the Strong Survive

Johnson Center, North Plaza

Sponsored by Chi Upsilon Sigma

Jakeline Merino,

5:30 pm - 7 pm

Professional Speaker Marcy Johnson on the International Business Experience

The Hub (formerly Student Union Building II), Room 2

Gain experience abroad to have a well-rounded perspective of the world of commerce. Free pizza and refreshments provided.


Matthew Folmar,

7 pm

Women's Basketball: Mason vs Stony Brook

Stony Brook, NY

Away game.

Intercollegiate Athletics, (703) 993-3222

Web Site

7:30 pm

Vision Series: Ken Elston

Prince William Campus, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater

Local Theater: Tracing a Contemporary Theater's Redefining of Creative Passion


Hylton Performing Arts Center Box Office, (703) 993-7759

Web Site

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Johnson Center, Room C

Join AcademyHealth for a special evening with the National Area Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and Professor Andy Carle as we discuss the societal costs of Alzheimer's disease. We will be screening HBO’s The Alzheimer’s Project and refreshments will be provided.

AcademyHealth Student Chapter,

Web Site

8 pm

Mason Symphony Orchestra: Thanksgiving Special

Prince William Campus, Hylton Performing Arts Center

Celebrate the premiere performance of the Mason Symphony Orchestra.  Dennis M. Layendecker, conductor. 


Hylton Performing Arts Center, Box Office,(703) 993-7759

Web Site

8 pm - 9:30 pm

Aquia Neighborhood Presents Trivia Nights

Game Room between Sandbridge and Blue Ridge

Residential students are invited to come out for Aquia's Neighborhood Trivia Night where the theme is Spring Break In November. Form a team with your roommate, neighborhoods, and other residents on your floor and come out to test your knowledge on a variety of topics. The first 10 people to attend receive a door prize and the winning team will receive a grand prize.

Tiffany R. Harris, (703) 993-3790,, Office of Housing and Residence Life

8 pm - 10 pm

Concert: Symphony Orchestra

Prince William Campus, Hylton Performing Arts Center

$15, $10

School of Music, (703) 993-1380

Web Site