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February 6, 2012 | Today | Print Calendar


Black Heritage Month

Celebrate the history of African Americans all month.

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


Film: The Wonder Years

Johnson Center, Cinema

Film screening and lecture by 9th Wonder.

Student Hip Hop Organization,


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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8:30 am - 10:30 am

Bagel Day - Prince William Campus

Prince William Campus, Bull Run Hall, Atrium

Stop by the University Life table and pick out a delicious Panera begal with a variety of yummy cream cheese spreads.

Jackie Inskeep, (703) 993-9779

10 am - 8 pm

When The House Burns Down: Deborah Lash

Johnson Center, Gallery 123

Photography exhibition When The House Burns Down by Mason alumna Deborah Lash. The series follows two children throughout the summer in an empty world devoid of people and possessions, exploring the texture of intimate relationships.

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Walter Kravitz, (703) 993-7203,, School of Art

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12 pm

Noon Mass

Johnson Center, Gold Room

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

Kathy O'Hare, (703) 425-0022

1 pm - 5 pm

CEHD Research Symposium 2012

Johnson Center, 3rd Floor, West Lounge

College of Education and Human Development faculty and graduate students will offer presentations on their research activities and findings. A wide range of subjects will be discussed in various formats.

College of Education and Human Development, (703) 993-2010

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4 pm - 5 pm

Career Services Workshop: Planning for Graduate School

Student Union Building I, Room 3311

Open to Mason students only.

University Career Services, (703) 993-2370

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4 pm - 5 pm

Krasnow Seminar: Josef Rauschedker

Krasnow Institute, Room 229

Function and plasticity in auditory processing: Imaging and neurophysiology.  Presented by Josef Rauschedker, Professor of Neuroscience, Neurology and Psychology at Georgetown University.

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

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6 pm - 7 pm

Instructional Design and Development (IDD) Program Information Session

Thompson Hall, Room L040

The Instructional Design and Development (IDD), CEHD, is having an information session. The program provides professionals with the knowledge and skills to design effective and innovative learning solutions to instructional and performance problems

Jari Fofana, (703) 993-3798,

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6:30 pm

Astronomy Observation

Research Hall, Observatory

Use the telescope to see into space.  In inclement weather, the session will be held a week later.

School of Physics, Astronomy and Computational Science, (703) 993-1276

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7 pm

Black and Queer

Johnson Center, Bistro

Part of Black/African Heritage Month 2012. This is a panel discussion where all people are welcome to join in. The purpose is to get a larger level of participation from the black gay community, as well as for allies to come together and share their stories.

Pride Alliance, (703) 993-2895

7 pm

Phi Sigma Kappa Rush Week: BBQ

Northern Neck, Starbucks

Join the brothers of Phi Sigma Kappa for a night of BBQ and learn about how you too can join!

Matt Murphy,, Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity

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7 pm - 9 pm

Phi Kappa Sigma Rush Week: Wing Night

Eisenhower Hall

Phi Kappa Sigma is a social fraternity and male leadership organization with 53 active members. One can attend as many rush events as possible. There is no obligation to join the fraternity; there is lots of free food and fun to be had while meeting active and prospective members.

Jared Gold, jgold1@masonlive

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