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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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

9 am - 10:30 am

University Day 2012 - Mason Gold

The Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel

A breakfast recognizing Mason employees with 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 years of service.

Human Resources, (703) 993-2600

Web Site

9 am - 11 am

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

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Academic Skills Workshop: Overcoming Procrastination

Student Union Building I, Room 3129

Do you find yourself constantly putting off projects, assignments, or commitments? You may be caught in the "not now, later" trap. Overcome this difficulty by discovering what makes you procrastinate.

Counseling and Psychological Services, (703) 993-2999

Web Site

11 am

Open Forum: Supporting Veterans in Higher Education

Johnson Center, Room F

An open forum to introduce potential issues and discuss how we as a community at Mason might best support Veterans and servicemembers in their endeavors. Veterans and anyone who interacts with veterans in the Mason community are encouraged to participate in this important discussion.

Terra Tolley, ttolley@gmu.edu

Web Site

11 am - 12 pm

ECE Seminar: Eric Nallon

Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 3507

Electrically Excited Polymers for Explosives Detection presented by Eric Nallon.

Electrical and Computer Engineering, (703) 993-1569

Web Site

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

12 pm - 1:15 pm

Civility Day - Prince William Campus

Prince William Campus, Bull Run Hall, Atrium

Answer a civility question correctly and receive a sweet treat!

Leslie Morton, (703) 993-7155

12 pm - 1:15 pm

Speakers Panel from the National Coalition for the Homeless

Robinson Hall A, Room 105

This program from the National Coalition for the Homeless is comprised of people who are or have been homeless and works to educate the public about homelessness and what can be done to end it. RSVP by Sunday, April 8.

Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, (703) 993-2900

Web Site

1:30 pm

Spring 2012 Lecture Series: Daniel Brumberg

Mason Hall, Room D A & B

Islamists and Identity Politics in teh Arab Spring presented by Daniel Brumberg, Senior Advisor to the Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention at USIP. 

Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, (703) 993-5404

Web Site

1:30 pm - 2 pm

ECE Seminar: Jhansi Gopal

Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 3202

Gan - Based High Electron Mobility Transistor: Physics, Developments, Limitations & Commercial Availability presented by Jhansi Gopal

Electrical and Computer Engineering, (703) 993-1569

Web Site

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Spring 2012 Graduate and Professional Fair

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

One of the largest graduate and professional school events in the Washington, DC area in 2012. Representatives from graduate admissions offices and graduate fellowship programs across the country are invited. RSVP online.

Office of Admissions, (703) 993-2400

Web Site

4:30 pm - 6 pm

Conflict Resolution in Higher Education

Arlington Campus, Truland Building, Room 555

A conversation around models for teaching conflict analysis and dispute resolution in higher education as well as their implications for the S-CAR community.

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

5 pm - 7 pm

APA Heritage Month: Student Game Room Social

Johnson Center, Bistro

Take time out from your studies and educational APA Heritage Month events to relax, meet new people, and have fun.

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

Web Site

5 pm - 7 pm

Film Screening: How to Start a Revolution

Johnson Center, Cinema

How to Start a Revolution is a documentary film on the work of Gene Sharp, author and founder of the Albert Einstein Institution, a non-profit organization devoted to the study and advancement of the use of nonviolent action in conflict. Come watch the film and meet the most important man you've never heard of.

Erin McSherry, (703) 993-5056, emcsherr@gmu.edu, Global Affairs Program

Web Site

7:30 pm - 10 pm

Autism Awareness Week: Film Screening- Adam

Piedmont Hall, Multi-Purpose Room

This Award-Winning film from the Sundance Film Festival follows the story of Adam (Hugh Dancy), a man with Asperger's Syndrome and his relationship with Beth (Rose Byrne) a neurotypical, or normal woman. Discussion to follow. Popcorn will be served.

John Caldora, (703) 387-8285, jcaldora@gmu.edu, Office of Housing and Residence Life

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