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Women's History Month

Celebrate the history of women all month long.

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

 

Safe Spring Break Awareness Week

Office of Alcohol, Drug, and Health Education, (703) 993-5555

7 am - 10:30 am

High 5: Off-Campus Student Programs and Services

Parking Lot A

Learn some spring break tips from the Office of Alcohol, Drug, and Health Education and get some coffee, snacks, and prizes!

Office of Alcohol, Drug, and Health Education, (703) 993-5555

Web Site

8:30 am - 10:30 am

Waffle Day

Prince William Campus, Bull Run Hall, Atrium

Who doesn't love waffles? Don't miss your chance at an awesome breakfast, so come hungry!

Jackie Inskeep, (703) 993-9779

9:30 am - 1 pm

Mason Spotlight Days for Admitted Students

Johnson Center, Cinema

Mason Spotlight Days are designed specifically for students who have been admitted to Mason as freshmen for the Fall 2012 semester. RSVP required.

Admissions Office, (703) 993-2400

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

Theatreworks: The Color of Justice

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

A brilliant fighter for civil rights and a brave little girl take on the doctrine of separate but equal. Follow their case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court in this gripping drama about Thurgood Marshall’s struggle against school segregation, Brown v. Board of Education.

Center for the Arts, (703) 993-8888

Web Site

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Safe Spring Break Awareness Week Fair

Southside, Lobby

Students will have the opportunity to visit tables and play informational games related to Spring Break for prizes, including a t-shirt!

Office of Alcohol, Drug, and Health Education, (703) 993-5555

12 pm

Noon Mass

Student Union Building I, Room A

Father Peter Nassetta will celebrate Mass for Mason students, faculty and staff.

Kathy O'Hare, (703) 425-0022

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Academic Skills Workshop: Advanced Reading Strategies

Student Union Building I, Room 3129

This workshop provides information on strategies for various reading demands. Learn techniques for getting the most out of textbooks, literature, and research articles. Open to Mason students only.

Counseling and Psychological Services, (703) 993-2999

Web Site

3 pm - 6:30 pm

High 5: Off-Campus Student Programs and Services

Parking Lot K

Learn some spring break tips from the Office of Alcohol, Drug, and Health Education and get some coffee, snacks, and prizes!

Office of Alcohol, Drug, and Health Education, (703) 993-5555

Web Site

4 pm - 5 pm

Krasnow Seminar: Omar A Guerrero

Krasnow Institute, Room 229

Labor and Firm Dynamics: A Computational Study of Economic Networks with International Micro-data, presented by Omar A Guerrero, PhD Candidate in Computational Social Science, George Mason University.

Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, (703) 993-4333

Web Site

4:30 pm - 6 pm

Free ABA Therapy Workshop hosted by GMU Psi Chi

Johnson Center, Room D

The Psi Chi Officers ahve arranged for two ABA Thereapists to join us from the Autism Learning Center to educate our students on what ABA Therapy is, demonstrate some techniques, as well as involve the students in performing some techniques that ABA Therapists use. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP required.

GMU Psi Chi Chapter, (703) 993-1384, psichigmu@gmail.com, Psychology

Web Site

5 pm - 6 pm

Information Session and Networking Event: Macy's

Student Union Building I, Room 3B

Learn more about working for Macy's. For Mason students only.

University Career Services, (703) 993-2370

Web Site

7 pm

Vision Series: James Trefil

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall, Auditorium

Why Creationism and Intelligent Design Should Not BE Taught in the Public Schools.  Presented by James Trefil, Robinson Professor of Physics.

Heather Conover, (703) 993-8770, hconover@gmu.edu

Web Site

7 pm

Astronomy Observation

Research Hall, Observatory

Use the telescope to see into space.  In inclement weather, the session will be held a week later.

School of Physics, Astronomy and Computational Science, (703) 993-1276

Web Site

7 pm - 9 pm

Volition's Open Mic Night

Johnson Center, Bistro

Come join us for a night of free food and a night of literary zest in the JC Bistro! Bring yourself and your friends! And,  if you're brave and any poems short stories (500 words or less) and/or original music you want to perform or read!

Free

Volition, (703) 993-2950, volitionmagazine@gmail.com, Student Media

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