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February 22, 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 - 12:15 pm

Congressional Briefing on Reducing Gun Violence

Gold Room (2618 Rayburn House Office Building), Capitol Hill

The briefing will be led by George Mason University's Dr. Christopher Koper, and will include the top experts in the firearms and crime research field including Anthony Braga, Catherine Gallagher, Jens Ludwig, Ed McGarrell, Glenn Pierce, Daniel Webster, Charles Wellford and Garen Wintemute.

Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, (703) 993-4079

Web Site

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

Web Site

10:30 am

Theatreworks: Charlotte's Web

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

The miraculous Charlotte and the lovable Wilbur star in E.B. White’s ever-popular tale of bravery, selfless love and the true meaning of friendship.

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

Web Site

11 am - 4 pm

Spring 2012 Job and Internship Fair

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall


Career Services, (703) 993-2370

Web Site

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

ADP Colloquia Series

The HUB, Rooms 1 and 2

All members of the Mason community are welcome to attend the Applied Developmental Psychology Colloquia Series.

Psychology Department, (703) 993-1342

Web Site

12 pm

Noon Mass

The Hub, Ballroom

Ash Wednesday services.

Kathy O'Hare, (703) 425-0022

12 pm - 1 pm

SPP Brown Bag Seminar: Audrey Kurth Cronin

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall, Room 317

American Grand Strategy and Counterterrorism.  Presented by Audrey Kurth Cronin, Professor of Public Policy.

School of Public Policy, (703) 993-2280

Web Site

12 pm - 1:30 pm

Graduate Student Center - Brown Bag Lunch: Thesis & Dissertation Services

Johnson Center, 310

Hey graduate students… bring your lunch to the Graduate Student Center and learn about the Thesis/Dissertation process. No matter where you are in the process, this panel is here to answer your questions and tell you about the services at Mason to help you along the way.


Amy Busch, (703) 993-9529,, Graduate Student Life

1 pm - 1:30 pm

E-Verify Overview

University Hall, Room 2001

Join us for an overview of E-Verify, the quick and easy way Mason verifies each new hire's employment eligibility.

Bridget Peabody, (703) 993-6764,

Web Site

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

EPAF Training

University Hall, Room 2001

Participants will be given access to a computer and, using support documentation and several practice employee entries, will learn how to enter full or part time employees on temporary assignment into the Banner system without error.

Bridget Peabody, (703) 993-6764,

Web Site

5:30 pm - 7 pm

Panel Discussion of the 2013 Budget

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall, Room 113

Join our panel of experts as they discuss President Obama's proposed 2013 budget. Four experienced federal budget experts will give their insight and help us understand the impact that the proposed budget will have at the federal, state, and local levels.

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Centers on the Public Service, (703) 993-9377

Web Site

6 pm - 7 pm

Bachelor of Individualized Study (BIS) Information Session

Enterprise Hall, 4th Floor

If you are a prospective student who would like to learn more about the BIS program, you are welcome to attend one of the information sessions.

Mark Sistek, (703) 993-4568,, BIS Program

Web Site

6 pm - 8 pm

Azucar Salsa Dance Lessons

Johnson Center, Dance Studio

Salsa Workshops instructed by a professional dancer are free for Mason Students, and $5 for non-Mason students. Every Wednesday evening.

$5; Free for Mason Students

Christine Gonzales,, Azucar GMU Salsa Club

Web Site

6:30 pm

School of Public Policy Master's Programs Open House

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall, Room 126

For prospective Master's students to obtain programmatic and admissions information and speak extensively with program directors, faculty, admissions staff, and current students.


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

Web Site

7 pm

Men's Basketball: Mason vs Northeastern

Boston, MA

Away game.

Intercollegiate Athletics, (703) 993-3222

Web Site

7 pm

Sweet Auburn Curb Meats

Johnson Center, Bistro

Part of Black/African Heritage Month. A recreation of the Sweet Auburn Curb Meats, which was originally developed to be help bring goods to urban dwellers. Today, the market offers hot meals and features local crafters and handmade wares.

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