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February 23, 2012 | Today | Print Calendar


Black Heritage Month

Celebrate the history of African Americans all month.

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


CAA Swim and Dive Championship - AFC Closed

Aquatic & Fitness Center

Skyline Fitness and the RAC will remain open with normal hours of operation.

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

Spring 2012 Job and Internship Fair

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall


Career Services, (703) 993-2370

Web Site

12 pm - 1 pm

Academy Health Student Chapter Event- Visit with the Health Policy Research Institute

RTI Regional Office, Washington DC 20005

Don't miss the opportunity to attend the first in a series of professional visits with government agencies and research organizations this semester! We will receive information about current health services research projects at RTI, as well as information about career and internship opportunities within the organization.

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Kyle Lemons,, Academy Health Student Chapter

Web Site

12 pm - 1 pm

Flexible Work Success Stories as Told by Managers

Research Hall, Room 163

Hear how flexible work options have worked for their staff and for them as managers. Video conferenced to Arlington Campus and Prince William Campus.

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Human Resources, (703) 993-2600

Web Site

12 pm - 1:30 pm

Mercatus Center Lecture: Jason J. Fichtner

Rayburn House Office Building, Room B-339, Washington, DC

Join the Mercatus Center's Capitol Hill Campus and Senior Research Fellow Jason Fichtner for a discussion on President Obama's FY 2013 budget submission to Congress.  The event is free and open to all congressional, executive branch and federal agency staff.

Mercatus Center, (703) 993-4930

Web Site

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

Web Site

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 pm - 5 pm

Information Session: RN to BSN Pathway

Research Hall, Room 163

Prospective students have the opportunity to meet with an advisor from the College of Health and Human Services.

School of Nursing, (703) 993-1901

Web Site

6:30 pm - 8 pm

Hen Keeping Workshop

Research Hall, Room 163

Depending on where you live, it is possible to raise chickens, which can help reduce fertilizer use and give you delicious eggs! Join us for a discussion on current Arlington regulations and how hen keeping fits into the 2012 Arlington board initiative in urban agriculture and its applicability to neighboring jurisdictions.


Jenny Upton, (703) 993-5301,, Mason Sustainability Institute

Web Site

7 pm

Women's Basketball: Mason vs University of Delaware

Newark, DE

Away game.

Intercollegiate Athletics, (703) 993-3222

Web Site

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

Web Site

7:30 pm

Over Incarcerated, Under Educated

Former Corner Pocket in between Sandbridge & Blueridge

Part of Black/African Heritage Month. A deeper look at the incarceration rates of minorities, and how that correlates with educational opportunities through a dramatized presentation.

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

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Linguistics Colloquium Series: Dr. Ghassan Husseinali

Johnson Center, Room D

Processability and Development of Syntax and Agreement in Arabic L2. A talk by Dr. Ghassan Husseinali, Arabic, Modern and Classical Languages, GMU.


Steven Weinberger, (703) 993-1188,, English-Linguistics

Web Site

7:30 pm - 11 pm

GMU Swing Dance Club

Johnson Center, Dance Studio

Session 1

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

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9 pm

PB Film: The Muppets

Johnson Center, Cinema

With the help of three fans, The Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon.

Program Board, (703) 993-2925

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