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January 30, 2012 | Today | Print Calendar


Homecoming Week 2011


Staff Senate: Call for Nominees for General Election

The Staff Senate is seeking candidate for its 2012 general elections. Ten seats are open: four in Fairfax; two in Arlington; three in Prince William; and one at-large. Submission deadline for nominations is 5:00 pm on Friday, February 17. Elections will be held March 5 - 9

Kathrin Breitt Brown, (703) 993-4141,, Staff Senate

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12 pm

Noon Mass

Student Union Building I, Room A

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

Kathy O'Hare, (703) 425-0022

12 pm - 1 pm

Homecoming 2012: We Can Go the Distance

Johnson Center, Atrium

Pep Rally.  Kick off Homecoming with student performances, special appearances, games, giveaways and more.

Office of Student Involvement, (703) 933-2909

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12 pm - 2:30 pm

K's Anatomy

Johnson Center, Cinema

Join the ladies of the Omicron Iota Chapter of AKA, as they host a Be The Match registry. It only takes 10 minutes to join and all you need is a driver's license. Help the ladies save a life and raise awareness!

Jasmine C. Summerlin, (757) 897-1758,, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

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3:30 pm - 7 pm

Think You Want to be a Teacher?

Johnson Center, Cinema

College of Education and Human Development Information Session.

Stephanie Morin, (703) 993-3832,

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4 pm - 5 pm

Krasnow Seminar: Mihaela Serpe

Krasnow Institute, Room 229

Mechanisms of Cellular Communicaiton During Development, presented by Mihaela Serpe, PhD, Program in Cellular Regulation and Metabolism, NICHD National Institutes of Health.

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

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4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Defense: Callie Le Renard

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall, Room 602

External Actors and National Preference Formation: European Energy Security Policy and Relations with Russia.

School of Public Policy, (703) 993-2280

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6 pm - 8 pm

Public and International Affairs Information Session

The HUB, Rooms 1 and 3

Information session for prospective graduate students interested in the political science or MPA program.

Public and International Affairs, (703) 993-1400

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7 pm

Vision Series: Dan Cohen

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

The Future of History.  Presented by Dan Cohen, Director of the Center for History and New Media.

Heather Conover, (703) 993-8770,

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7 pm - 8:30 pm

Save the Bats Workshop

Green Acres Community Center (4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, VA 22030), Room 117.

Where are the Bats? A Discussion of Bats in an Urban/Suburban Landscape. Presented by Leslie Sturges, licensed wildlife rehabilitator specializing in bats.


Jenny Upton, (703) 993-5301,, Mason Sustainability Institute

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8 pm - 10 pm

Homecoming 2012: I Just Can't Wait to be Mason Majesty

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Pageant.  Watch top competitors battle in talent, Mason knowledge and personality to be crowned as Mason Majesty.

Office of Student Involvement, (703) 933-2909

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8:08 pm

Bad Girls Club

Johnson Center, Bistro

Join the ladies of the Omicron Iota Chapter of AKA as they host a lecture and informational session about women's self defense. Vanessa Davis, founder of Diva Defense, LLC will discuss ways to protect yourself and more!

Jasmine Summerlin, (757) 897-1758,, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

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