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Black Heritage Month

Celebrate the history of African Americans all month.

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


Homecoming Week 2011


Wear Red Day!

Wear red in your support of American Heart Association's quest to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke. Make sure to take photos and send them to Human Resources to be added to Mason's annual Go Red Gallery!

Human Resources, (703) 993-2600

9 am - 3 pm

OIPS D.C. Treasures Series: Library of Congress

Washington, DC, Library of Congress

Join other international students for a visit to the Library of Congress.

Birgit Debeerst,, Office of International Programs & Services

Web Site

10:30 am - 11:45 am

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

10:30 am - 4 pm

K's and the City

Shenandoah Shuttle Stop

Join the ladies of the Omicron Iota Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. as they take a tour of te Bureau of Engraving in Washington DC. Meet at 10:30 am at the Shenandoah Shuttle stop to the metro. BE ready for a day of fun and learning with the K's and the City.

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

Web Site

11 am - 12 pm

Statistics Seminar

Johnson Center, Room B

Spring 2012 weekly statistical seminar, featuring speakers from academia, private industry and the government.

Statistics Department, (703) 993-3645

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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 - 1:30 pm

Dean's Lunch for Psychology and Neuroscience Seniors

The Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel, Boxwoods Restaurant

Space will be limited to the first 15 students to respond, and a waitlist will also be formed if space becomes available.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences, (703) 993-8720

Web Site

12 pm - 2 pm

Homecoming 2012: Look for the BARE Necessities

The Hub, Student Involvement Office

Treasure Hunt.  Capture the bare necessities of Mason on film with your team  or group of friends.

Office of Student Involvement, (703) 933-2909

Web Site

1 pm

C4I Seminar: Kenneth Laskey

Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 4705

Course of Action Modeling with Probabilistic Ontologies.  Presented by Dr. Kenneth Laskey.  Live webinar also available.

C4I, (703) 993-3682, Command, Control, Communications, Computing and Intelligence

Web Site

3 pm - 4:30 pm

Department of Computational Social Science Seminar

Research Hall, 3rd floor, Center for Social Complexity Suite

Animating the Rich and Purposeful Feel of Real Population. Presented by Jan Allbeck, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Geoge Mason University


Karen Underwood, (703) 993-9298,, Computational Social Science

Web Site

4 pm - 11 pm

Chesapeake Bay Bowl

Johnson Center, Gold Room

A round-robin academic tournament consisting of written and oral questions about the oceans and Great Lakes.

Staci Lewis,

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6 pm

PB Film: Toy Story

Johnson Center, Cinema

A cowboy toy is profoundly threatened nd jealous when a fancy spaceman toy supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.

Program Board, (703) 993-2925

Web Site

7 pm - 9 pm

Homecoming 2012: MGC Presents The Face-Off, Part III

The Hub, Ballroom

Come and see the Multicultural Greek Council set it off at the third installment of The Face-Off, stroll, step and salute exhibition show.  Dinner will be provided.

Office of Student Involvement, (703) 933-2909

Web Site

8 pm

Concert: Chucho Valdes

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Grammy Award Winning Pianist.

$46; $38; $23

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

Web Site

9 pm

Homecoming 2012: The Royal Ball

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Homecoming Party.  Enjoy food and mocktails for a magical evening.  Cocktail attire is suggested by not required.

Office of Student Involvement, (703) 933-2909

Web Site

9 pm

PB Film: Aladdin

Johnson Center, Cinema

Aladdin, a street urchin, accidentally meets Princess Jasmine, who is in the city undercover.  They fall in love with each other, but she can only marry a prince.

Program Board, (703) 993-2925

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