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Mason Week 2012

Events all week, ending with Mason Day and the Mason Day Concert.

Program Board, (703) 993-2925


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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

8:30 am - 3 pm

Bike to Mason Day in Fairfax

Southside Plaza

All students, faculty, and staff who bicycle to campus are greeted with drinks and snacks by the Parking and Transportation office and mechanical support from a local bike shop.

Parking and Transportation, (703) 993-2828

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Academic Skills Workshop: Managing Performance Anxiety

Student Union Building I, Room 3129

This workshop examines the reasons for performance anxiety and explores strategies for cope with it. For Mason students.

Counseling and Psychological Services, (703) 993-2999

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

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 pm - 4 pm

Earth Week - Act Local: A Wild Seed Explosion

Student Union Building I, Quad

Get your hands dirty making seedbombs compressed bundles of native wildflower seeds, compost, and clay. They are used for throwing and sowing plants into derelict and hard-to-reach areas for re-wilding urban environments with an explosion of flora that benefit our local ecosystem.

The Office of Sustainability, (703) 993-4220

Web Site

2 pm

Farewell Reception for President Merten

Prince William Campus, Bull Run Hall, Atrium

A Toast to Dr. and Mrs. Merten.

Office of Events Management, (703) 993-2853

2 pm - 5 pm

Interest Meeting: Save The Children

Johnson Center, Meeting Room G

Come out and see how you can make a difference in a child's life. Refreshments will be served.

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site

3 pm - 4:15 pm

Border Crossings

Thompson Hall, Room 1018

Never Illegal: Our Border Crossing Experience

A lecture by Mason Alumna Liana Montecinos.

Read More

Modern and Classical Languages

4:30 pm - 7 pm

Film Screening: Storm

Research Hall, Room 163

The Human Rights and Global Justice Working Group 3rd Annual Film Series on Global Justice. Storm - tells the story and struggle of a Bosnian war victim testifying at a UN tribual. Discussion to follow.

Jo-Marie Burt, (703) 993-1413, Center for Global Studies

Web Site

6 pm - 7 pm

Johnson and Strachan Speaker Series: Dexter Wood

The Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel

Dexter Wood is the Global Head of Business and Investment Analysis at Hilton Worldwide. 

Matt Bryant, (703) 993-4833,

Web Site

6 pm - 7:30 pm

Information Session: MBA

Mason Hall, Edwin Meese Conference Room

Staff and students will be on hand to discuss the program and answer questions.

MBA Programs, (703) 993-2136

Web Site

7 pm - 9 pm

Dialogue and Difference Discussion

The Hub, Rooms 3&4

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

Web Site

8 pm - 10 pm

Concert: Brass Ensembles

Harris Theatre

School of Music, (703) 993-1380