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February 7, 2012 | Today | Print Calendar


Black Heritage Month

Celebrate the history of African Americans all month.

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

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

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

Department of Global and Community Health Seminar: Nancy Freeborne

Johnson Center, Room C

The Association of Social support and Cardiovascular Disease in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Cohort.  Presented by Nancy Freeborne, Assistant Professor at George Mason University

Department of Global and Community Health, (703) 993-3126

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1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Academic Skills Workshop: Organizational Strategies

Student Union Building I, Room 3129

Come to this workshop to learn techniques to better manage your paper flow and arrange your desk, computer files, and living space in ways that will help you be more efficient and productive. Open to Mason students only.

Counseling and Psychological Services, (703) 993-2999

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2 pm - 3 pm

Library Workshop: International Students and Scholars

Fenwick Library, Room A214

For sign up or questions, contact Birgit Debeerst.

Birgit Debeerst, (703) 993-3822,, Office of International Programs and Services (OIPS)

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5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Alumni Speakers Series: Ana Kay Yaghoubian

Johnson Center, Room 240K

What You Need to Know about Non-Profits as a Profession.  Presented by Ana Kay Yaghoubian.

Women and Gender Studies Center, (703) 993-2896

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5:30 pm - 7 pm

Career Services Workshop: Ask the Professionals Consulting Panel

Research Hall, Room 163

Open to Mason students only.

University Career Services, (703) 993-2370

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5:30 pm - 7 pm

Ask the Professionals: Consulting Industry

Research Hall, Room 163

Career Panels are open to SOM undergraduate and graduate students.

School of Management Career Services, (703) 993-1880

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7 pm

Mason Global Scholars Interest Meeting

Johnson Center, Room B

Meeting for all students who wish to become involved in Mason Global Scholars.

Center for Global Education, (703) 993-2154

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7 pm

Being the Pawn in Politics

Johnson Center, Room G

Part of Black/African Heritage Month 2012. An opportunity to critically examine the role of African American women in politics in relationship to black men and how they often become sexual trading pawns in these circumstances.

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

7 pm

Phi Sigma Kappa Rush Week: Sports Night at the RAC

Recreation Activity Center (RAC)

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

Matt Murphy,

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7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Economics Community Forum: Tyler Cowen

The Hub, Ballroom

What Has Gone Wrong With Europe?  Presented by Tyler Cowen.

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

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7:30 pm - 10 pm

Black Live Museum

Johnson Center, Bistro

Part of Black/African Heritage Month 2012. This interactive museum takes guests through different exhibits where people act as historical figures.

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

11:30 pm

Phi Kappa Sigma Rush Week: Broomball

Fairfax Ice Arena, 3779 Pickett Road

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,

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