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Black Heritage Month

Celebrate the history of African Americans all month.

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


SCAR Seminar: Agnieszka Paczynska

Arlington Campus, Truland Building

Working in the Field (If They Let You In): The Many Challenges Conflict Resolution Professionals Face Practicing or Conducting Research in the Field.  Presented by Agnieszka Paczynska, George Mason University.

School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, (703) 993-1300

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8 am

Strengths in Education Conference

The Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel

The Impact of Strengths on Hope and Wellbeing. Strengths-based development begins a student's formative years and expands through work in high school, college, and beyond. From research to practical classroom application, the world of strengths unlocks a pathway to student hope and wellbeing.

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Paula Wilhelm, (952) 838-0231, paula_wilhelm@ga

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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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11 am - 4 pm

Study Abroad Fair

Johnson Center, George's Restaurant

Learn more about study abroad programs all over the world.

Center for Global Education, (703) 993-2154

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11:30 am - 1 pm

CEIE Luncheon

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Civil, Enviornmental and Infrestructure Engineering, (703) 993-1675,, Volgenau School of Engineering

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1 pm - 3 pm

Mason Cable Network Shout-Outs

Johnson Center, North Plaza, Clock Tower

Record your video greeting and watch for it to air on MCN (Channel 17). What are you going to say?We all have something to say, so say it! Wish your roommate a happy birthday, congratulate your best friend on their new job, thank a professor who has impacted your education, send a shout-out to your fraternity.


Ashlee Duncan, (703) 993-9745,, Office of Student Media

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1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Academic Skills Workshop: Overcoming Procrastination

Student Union Building I, Room 3129

Do you find yourself constantly putting off projects, assignments, or commitments? You may be caught in the "not now, later" trap. Overcome this difficulty by discovering what makes you procrastinate.

Counseling and Psychological Services, (703) 993-2999

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2 pm - 4 pm

FFF: Friends, Food, and Film

Student Union Building I, Room 1400

Part of Black/African Heritage Month 2012. The Peer Empowerment Program (PEP) will be showing films every Thursday that showcase various aspects of African-American heritage life.

Peer Empowerment Program, (703) 993-2377

3:30 pm

SPP Information Session for Mason Undergraduates

Johnson Center, Room E

For prospective students to learn about the graduate degree and certificate programs offered by the School of Public Policy at Mason, specifically the program structure, admissions guidelines and process, and career trajectories of recent program graduates.

School of Public Policy, (703) 993-8099,

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5 pm - 6 pm

Information Session: Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning

Johnson Center, Room F

The Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (ASTL) is a graduate degree program for teachers who have taught at least one year.  Come to an Information Session where you can learn how to earn a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with an Area of Concentration.

Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning, (703) 993-3640

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5:30 pm - 7 pm

Career Services Workshop: Finding and Internship

Student Union Building I, Room 3400

Open to Mason students only.

University Career Services, (703) 993-2370

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5:30 pm - 8 pm

Phi Kappa Sigma Rush Week: Bowling and Pizza

Meet at Liberty Circle

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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6 pm - 7 pm

Pizza and Perspectives

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall, Room 125

The Arab Uprisings: A Year Later. Pizza and soda provided.

University Life: Arlington, (703) 993-8984

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6 pm - 8 pm

Phi Sigma Kappa Rush Week: Wing Night

10334 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA

Join the brothers of Phi Sigma Kappa for fun and free wing night and learn about how you too can join!

Matt Murphy,

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7 pm

Women's Basketball: Mason vs Northeastern

Patriot Center

Home game.

Patriot Center Box Office, (703) 993-3000

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7 pm - 10 pm

GMAT Test Preparation: Math

Research Hall, Room TBA

The majority of class time is devoted to taking practice exams, exploring the rationale behind correct answers, and understanding the underlying principles that apply to related questions.


Office of Events Management, (703) 993-2853

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7:20 pm - 9 pm

Linguistics Weekly Colloquium

Johnson Center, Room D

English Department, (703) 993-1160

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7:30 pm - 10 pm

Love Jones

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Part of Black/African Heritage Month 2012. An annual showcase displaying the many talents of the student body from Mason. Refreshments will be served.

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

7:30 pm - 11 pm

GMU Swing Dance Club

Johnson Center, Dance Studio

It's finally here! The first week of official swing club dance lessons begins this week in the JC Dance Studio! Bring your friends, bring your parents, bring your third cousins from Alaska. Bring everyone! Whether you've danced your entire life or have two left feet, we can guarantee you'll have fun.


Ashlee Duncan, (703) 993-9745,, GMU Swing Club

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9 pm

PB Film: Breaking Dawn Part 1

Johnson Center, Cinema

The Quileutes close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses a threat to the Wolf Pack and the towns people of Forks.

Program Board, (703) 993-2925

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