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Pride Week 2012

Celebrate the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning community with events all week long.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2731


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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


Pride Week 2012: Fox-May Scholarship Awareness

Johnson Center, Kiosks

The scholarship, organized by StandOUT, is given to someone who displays strong support of the LGBTQ community. Stop by the Johnson Center, Kiosks during the week to find out more information.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

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Student Government Spring Elections

Student Government's annual Spring Elections. The positions being elected this term are 30 seats of the Student Senate, Student Body President & Student Body Vice President. Want a say? Now's your chance!

Melissa Masone, (703) 993-1314,, Office of Student Involvement

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8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Spring Break Sports and Recreation Camp

Prince William Campus, Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center

Ages 5-12.  Camp will include sports and recreation, arts, crafts, swimming and fun.  Send camper with tennis shoes, snacks, lunch, swimsuit and towel.  Register at least one week in advance to avoid cancellation.  Before and after care included.


Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513

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9 am - 5 pm

Primary Source Research: An Exhibit for Student Scholars

Fenwick Library, C-Wing, Exhibit Space

This exhibit is designed to introduce students and faculty to the archival resources housed in the University Libraries. Since 1978, the University Libraries has collected rare books, Mason-related historical materials, and historical manuscript collections in its Special Collections & Archives unit. Exhibit runs through June 1.


Leah Richardson, (703) 993-2220,, Special Collections & Archives

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11 am - 3 pm

Pride Week 2012: Season Opener

Johnson Center, North Plaza

Come join Mason's Pride Week Committee and the Mason LGBTQ community at our outdoor fair with vendors selling pride gear, community organizations, and music.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

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12 pm

Noon Mass

Student Union Building I, Room A

Stations of the Cross services.

Kathy O'Hare, (703) 425-0022

3 pm - 5 pm

SCAR Dissertation Defense

Johnson Center, Room D

Fault Lines: An Analysis of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1933-1948 presented by Victoria J. Barnett.

The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, (703) 993-1300

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4 pm - 5 pm

Krasnow Seminar: Kathleen Carley

Krasnow Institute, Room 229

Dynamic Network Analysis of Conflict Situations.

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

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4 pm - 6 pm

Pride Week 2012: Community Service Project

Johnson Center, Kiosk A

Learn more about this year's Pride Week service component is focused on raising awarencess and providing support for DC's LGBTQ homeless youth. Stop by a kiosk for details!

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

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5 pm - 7 pm

Pride Week 2012: Let's Talk About Leather

Student Union Building I, Room 4210

Join us for a very exciting, innovative and provocative program. We'll watch a leather themed movie and discuss the myths and realities of the leather community.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

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5:30 pm - 7 pm

Career Services Workshop: Behavioral Interviewing

Student Union Building I, Room 3311

Behavioral based interviewers ask questions to uncover specific skill experiences and behaviors they are looking for in candidates. Learn how to be prepared to answer these interview questions and present your skill sets in the best light.

University Career Services, (703) 993-2370

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7 pm

Vision Series: Josh Paden

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Religion and Conflict Resolution in Africa: The Case of Nigeria.  Presented by John Paden, Robinson Professor of Internal Affairs.

Heather Conover, (703) 993-8770,

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7 pm

School of Public Policy Ph.D Information Session

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall, Room 126

For prospective Ph.D. students to obtain programmatic and admissions information and meet the program director, admissions staff, and current doctoral students.


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

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8 pm

Concert: Jazz Workshop

Harris Theatre


School of Music, (703) 993-1380

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8 pm - 11 pm

Pride Week 2012: Shondes

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall, South

The Queer Feminist band The Shondes will be jamming with StandOUT. Come out for a night of equality and music.

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Resources, (703) 993-2702

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8:30 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

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