Today@Mason

To include your events on the Today@Mason Calendar, you can Fill Out the Request Form,
or e-mail gmutoday@gmu.edu. Requests will be reviewed within 2-3 business days by University Information. We reserve editorial rights on all postings. Inquiries about a specific event should be directed to the event organizer or sponsor.

Previous DayNext Day

February 24, 2012 | Today | Print Calendar

TimesEvents
 

Last Day to Drop Spring Semester Classes

67% penalty

Registrar, (703) 993-2441

Web Site

 

Black Heritage Month

Celebrate the history of African Americans all month.

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

 

42nd College Music Society Regional Conference

Harris Theatre

A prize will be awarded for the best paper/presentation give by a CMS student member.

School of Music, (703) 993-1380

Web Site

 

CAA Swim and Dive Championship - AFC Closed

Aquatic & Fitness Center

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

8:30 am - 2 pm

The Digital Inventor: How Entrepreneurs Compete on Platforms

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall, Auditorium

An Innovation and Intellectual Property Conference. The conversation in this conference will identify key priorities in technology policy for innovation, network investment, and content delivery models. Articles will be published in a special issue of the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy.

Sarah Oh, (703) 993-8525, soh5@gmu.edu, Information Economy Project, GMU Law

Web Site

10 am - 12 pm

Emerging Leaders

The Hub, Room 2400

Eight-week course designed to introduce leadership topics to a cohort of new and beginning leaders.  Topics include leadership styles, managing conflict, stress management, and more.

Leadership Education and Development, (703) 993-4186

Web Site

10 am - 4 pm

Safe Zone Training at Prince William Campus

Prince William Campus

This training is recommended for all faculty, staff, and students who interact with others in an advisory, teaching, service or leadership capacity.

Jackie Inskeep, (703) 993-9779, jinskeep@gmu.edu

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.

Read More

Walter Kravitz, (703) 993-7203, ekravitz@gmu.edu, School of Art

Web Site

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Academic Skills Workshop: Exam Strategies

Student Union Building I, Room 3129

Be well prepared and test-wise for the next exam. Open to Mason students.

Counseling and Psychological Services, (703) 993-2999

Web Site

11 am - 12 pm

Statistics Seminar

Johnson Center, Room B

Spring 2012 weekly statistical seminar, featuring speakers from academia, private industry and the government.

Statistics Department, (703) 993-3645

Web Site

1 pm - 4 pm

Cooking class: Sushi Making

Southside Dining

Join your Mason cooking club, Crazy-Awesome Food & Entertainment and executive chef Peter Schoebel and learn how to make sushi! Sign-ups are required and you must be able to stay the whole class. Space is limited.

$10

Kat Main, mmain2@masonlive.gmu.edu, Crazy-Awesome Food & Entertainment

Web Site

1 pm - 5 pm

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Tours

Center for the Arts, Lawn

The Smithsonian-Mason Semester in Conservation Studies is hosting tours of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) campus during the Spring 2012 semester.  Tours depart from the Fairfax campus of George Mason University and return later the same day.

Read More

James McNeil, jmcneil@gmu.edu, Mason Center for Conservation Studies

Web Site

6 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

Web Site

7 pm - 11 pm

Baconfest!

Piedmont Hall, Multi-Purpose Room

Baconfest is a celebration of our favorite food group: bacon! Come enjoy a delicious from-scratch meal with bacon in everything, including desert. There will be food, fun, and movies starring Kevin Bacon himself.

Free

John Reynolds, jreynolg@gmu.edu, Crazy-Awesome Food & Entertainment

Web Site

8 pm

Concert: Dusseldorf Symphony Orchestra

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Andrey Boreyko, conductor & Robert McDuffie, violin

$50; $42; $25

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

Web Site

8 pm

Concert: Spring Opera

Harris Theatre

$20; $15

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

Web Site

8 pm

Concert: College Music Society Composers

Harris Theater

Free

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

Web Site

9 pm

Annual Mr. and Mrs. Black GMU Pageant

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Pageant will be followed by a black-tie affair, the 2012 Black Heritage Month Closing Ceremony.

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

Web Site

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

Web Site