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Women's History Month

Celebrate the history of women all month long.

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

 

Love Your Body Week

Alcohol, Drug & Health Education, (703) 993-3690

9 am - 5 pm

BHM: Minority Bone Marrow Drive

Student Union Building I, Patriot's Lounge

The venue will be open all day for people to stop by and sign up to be a marrow donor.  In the evening, our expert on bone marrow and a bone marrow donor recipient will share their experiences.

Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Resources, (703) 993-2700

Web Site

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Customer Service Certificate Program: Crucial Conversations

University Hall, Room 2001

Review the Crucial Conversations book and method of creating dialogue. Practice difficult conversations with Mason's Workplace coaches. Please note that there will be extensive role-playing in this workshop.

Bridget Peabody, (703) 993-6764, hrlearn@gmu.edu

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, ekravitz@gmu.edu, School of Art

Web Site

10:30 am - 1:30 pm

De-Stress Day

Prince William Campus, Bull Run Hall, Atrium

Are you already stressed out reading over your new syllabi for the Spring semester? Join University Life for a relaxing day of massages, snacks, and smoothies!

Jackie Inskeep, (703) 993-9779

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

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

3 pm - 5 pm

2012 Sojourner Truth: Scarred Justice

Mason Hall, Room D3 A&B

Hands on the Freedom Plow: A Discussion on Race, Gender, and the Civil Rights Movement. Featuring two former members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), producer, writer, and activist Judy Richardson, and writer and activist Betty Garman Robinson. Moderated by associate professor of History & Art History, Jennifer Ritterhouse. A book signing and reception will follow this event.

Free

Mika'il Petin, mpetin@gmu.edu, African and African American Studies, Women and Gender Studies

4 pm

National Competition for Young Artists

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

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

Web Site

4:30 pm - 7:10 pm

Cultural Studies Colloquium

Johnson Center, Room A

Cultural Studies student/faculty colloquium.

Cultural Studies Program, (703) 993-2857

Web Site

6 pm - 7 pm

Panel Discussion: Philanthropy in Higher Education

Mason Hall, Edwin Meese III Conference Room

Our panelists wil address the history, challenges, and changing trends of philanthropy in higher education. The panel discussion is part of the Patriots to Patriots Giving Campaign, which is promarily an educational campaign to raise awareness about the vital role that philanthropy plays at George Mason University.

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Lauren Kelley, (703) 993-2223, lkelley2@gmu.edu

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.

$350

Office of Events Management, (703) 993-2853

Web Site

7:20 pm - 9 pm

Linguistics Weekly Colloquium

Johnson Center, Room D

English Department, (703) 993-1160

Web Site

7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Liberty In North Korea People's Tour

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

The People's Tour from Liberty in North Korea will show the documentary The People's Crisis to facilitate awareness and open discussion of the crisis facing the people of North Korea.

Free

Cassandra Whalen, cwhalen2@gmu.edu, Office of International Programs and Services

Web Site

7:30 pm - 11 pm

GMU Swing Dance Club

Johnson Center, Dance Studio

Session 1

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Free

Ashlee Duncan, (703) 993-9745, eduncan@gmu.edu, GMU Swing Club

Web Site

8 pm

Mason Players: This is Our Youth

Performing Arts Building, Room 105

Written by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by Bethany Galyen.

Theatre Department, (703)993-1120

Web Site

8 pm - 11 pm

Gbay

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Live auction to support student scholarships

Office of Admissions, (703) 993-2400

9 pm

PB Film: New Year's Eve

Johnson Center, Cinema

Set during New Year's Eve in New York city, this movie follows several people and how the day affects them.

Program Board, (703) 993-2925

Web Site