Other Events

September 20: MU Wellness Fair

September 20: Crafty Kids at MRL Central Library

September 20: 09-20-sextacular

September 20: Dr. Deborah Whaley

September 20: Visiting Scholar Deborah Whaley

September 21: Write on Site

September 21: Cascade Open Lab Training

September 21: CAB Applications Due

September 21: Seminar: Hormonally mediated gene expression and the evolution of sexual dimorphism

September 21: Contemplative Pedagogies(Workshop)

September 21: Dr. Deborah Whaley

September 21: Honors Option Proposals Due

September 21: Honors College Presubmission Forms Due

September 22: Football vs William & Mary (Home)

September 24: JMU Career & Internship Fair

September 24: Pre-Retirement Planning II (TD1604)

September 24: Communicating Non-Defensively (TD1037)

September 24: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1604)

September 24: Importance of Pollinators and Participant Research to Help Them

September 24: 2018 Dominion Lecture

September 24: Dominion Lecture 2018

September 25: Withdrawal Deadline for 1st Block Classes

September 25: Withdrawal deadline for 1st block classes

September 25: SEA Committee Meeting

September 25: JMU Career & Internship Fair

September 25: Write on Site

September 25: Community Engagement Networking Lunch

September 25: Graduate and Professional Fair

September 25: Freshman Ice Cream Social

September 25: JMU Graduate & Professional School Fair

September 25: PANEL: Divided America -- How Polarized Are We?

September 25: THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED - STAY TUNED!

September 25: BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Club; A Book for the 'Burg

September 25: Intimate Apparel

September 26: Contemplative Practices for Self-Care (Faculty Community)

September 26: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

September 26: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

September 27: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

September 27: Honors Study Abroad Info Sessions and Fair

September 27: JMU Study Abroad Fair

September 27: Phi Beta Kappa Speaker - “John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and the Catastrophic Election of 1800”

September 27: Madison Caucus for Gender Equality Happy Hour

September 27: Son Jarocho

September 28: Valley TechCon.18

September 28: Write on Site

September 28: Cascade 8 Training

September 28: Seminar: Non-invasive brain stimulation to assess and improve sensorimotor function in individuals with spinal cord injury

September 28: Track II Orientation

September 28: Model EU applications are due on Sep. 28

September 29: Honors College Open House

September 29: Football at Richmond

September 30: CAB Leadership Workshop

October 1: LGBTQ 101: Understanding Gender and Sexual Diversity (TD2056)

October 2: Write on Site

October 2: I'm a Search Committee Member - Now What? (TD2338)

October 2: Building Homes for Native Pollinators

October 3: Contemplative Practices for Self-Care (Faculty Community)

October 3: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

October 3: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

October 3: Estate Planning (TD1924)

October 3: SWaMfest

October 4: A Model for Teaching Large Classes: Facilitating a “Small Class Feel” (Workshop)

October 4: Money Matters Conference

October 4: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

October 5: Scholarship Residency (Faculty Community)

October 5: Family Weekend

October 5: Family Weekend

October 5: Write on Site

October 5: Retirement 101: Understanding Your VRS Retirement (TD1212)

October 5: Seminar: Melanopsin: from molecule to behavior

October 5: A Model for Teaching Large Classes: Facilitating a “Small Class Feel” (Workshop)

October 5: Songs of the Second Wave

October 5: The Doo Wop Project

October 6: Honors College Family Weekend Breakfast

October 6: JMU Pops! An Evening of Anniversaries

October 7: Sustainable Energy Fair

October 8: 10-08-flu-shot-clinic

October 9: Write on Site

October 9: I'm a Search Committee Member - Now What? (TD2338)

October 10: SEA Dutch Treat Lunch

October 10: Bats, Moths, and Bugs: The Irreplaceable Role of Nocturnal Pollinators (and what we can all do to help)

October 10: Contemplative Practices for Self-Care (Faculty Community)

October 10: Puppy Pride-October

October 10: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

October 10: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

October 10: Visiting Scholar Robert Meganck

October 10: Lauren Pierce, double bass

October 11: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

October 11: Promotional Contracts Vendor Meet & Greet

October 11: Cyrus Cassells Reading

October 11: John Jennings

October 11: Cyrus Cassells

October 11: Madison Caucus for Gender Equality Happy Hour

October 12: UG Applications to graduate due

October 12: First Block Courses End

October 12: Graduation Application Deadline to the advisor- Spring 2019

October 12: Last day of class - 1st block

October 12: Write on Site

October 12: Ethical Reasoning for Everyone (TD2139)

October 12: Seminar: Synaptic aging: driver or byproduct of neural and muscle dysfunction

October 12: Into the Woods

October 15: Second Block Courses Begin

October 15: First Day of Classes - 2nd Block

October 15: Little Red Corvette (TD2288)

October 15: Grant Proposal: Building a Budget (TD2355)

October 15: Dr. Mzalendo Kibunjia

October 16: eVA Overview - IT502

October 16: How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Event (TD2100)

October 16: Fulbright Research Projects: From France to Finland (Roundtable)

October 16: I'm a Search Committee Member - Now What? (TD2338)

October 17: Using Emotional Intelligence to Manage Workplace Disappointment (TD2189)

October 17: Identity, Ethics and Volunteerism with Endangered Species

October 17: Anti-Racism: Theory and Research (Scholarly Talk)

October 18: Little Red Corvette 2.0 (TD2289)

October 18: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

October 18: Infusing Fun Into the Workday (TD2176)

October 19: Editing: Hard Copy and Electronic (TD1450)

October 19: AACP: Ready, Set, Go! (TD2277)

October 19: Seminar: Building the Human Brain: Cytoskeletal Regulation of Neurodevelopment

October 19: The Leadership Mind Switch: Rethinking How We Lead in the New World of Work

October 20: Vox Luminis - J.S. Bach Motets

October 22: Add/Drop Deadline 2nd block

October 22: The 38th Annual JMU Contemporary Music Festival featuring the music of Libby Larsen

October 23: JMU Student Life (TD2034)

October 23: Visiting Scholar Libby Larsen

October 24: Planning for Retirement Today and Taking Advantage of All That JMU Offers! (TD2265)

October 24: Honors College Homecoming Week Celebration Lunch

October 25: Withdrawal deadline for semester classes

October 25: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

October 25: The $6,000 Egg: 10 Golden Rules of Customer Service

October 25: Madison Caucus for Gender Equality Happy Hour

October 26: Homecoming

October 26: Homecoming

October 26: Event Planning at JMU: Everyone Can Benefit (TD1006)

October 26: Seminar: TBA

October 26: Cascade Open Lab Training

October 28: Humayun Khan

October 29: Democracy in Peril?

October 30: Cascade 8 Training

October 30: Corporations are People Too

October 30: Visiting Scholar Kent Greenfield

October 30: She Kills Monsters

October 31: Add Departmental Permission - 2nd Block

November 1: Investing 101 (TD2358)

November 1: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

November 1: Clear as Mud (TD1482)

November 1: Documentary Screening for All Ages: an up close look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers

November 2: Advanced AACP Overview (TD2144)

November 2: Seminar: Stress hormones as multi-scale modulators of disease risk in a changing world

November 2: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

November 2: Soweto Gospel Choir

November 5: Registration Begins for 2019 Spring Semester

November 5: First day of registration for Spring 2019

November 6: The Ideal Team Player (TD2235)

November 7: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

November 7: Nov 7 - Engagement for the Public Good

November 7: Campus Risk Management & Safety Update (TD1036)

November 8: Engaging Students through Meaningful Reflection, Inquiry, and Feedback (Workshop)

November 8: Reflect, Re-create and Rock Your Retirment

November 8: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

November 8: Greening Your Office (TD1516)

November 8: Your Life, Your Legacy (TD2275)

November 8: SEA Dutch Treat Lunch

November 8: Puppy Pride-November

November 8: Vievee Francis

November 8: Vievee Francis - Poetry Reading

November 8: Madison Caucus for Gender Equality Happy Hour

November 8: Painting Bees & Molding Wax: The Role of Pollinators in the Artist's Studio

November 9: Seminar by Kelton McMahon, University of Rhode Island

November 9: Engaging Students through Meaningful Reflection, Inquiry, and Feedback (Workshop)

November 9: Board of Visitors Meeting

November 9: Dead Man Walking featuring the JMU Opera Theater

November 10: Honors College Open House

November 10: JMU Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day with JMU Football

November 12: FALL 2018 Career Day

November 12: Grants: Post-Award Practices & Procedures (TD1502)

November 12: Cascade Open Lab Training

November 13: DMV Connect on Campus

November 14: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

November 14: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

November 14: Creating a Visual Model of Human Knowledge

November 14: Visiting Scholar Robert Brown

November 14: Reduced Shakespeare Company

November 15: 11-15-thesis-due-tgs

November 15: 11-15-may-grad-app-due

November 15: Withdrawal deadline for 2nd block classes

November 15: Graduation Application Deadline to the Registrar - Spring 2019

November 15: eVA Overview - IT502

November 15: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

November 16: Seminar by Natasha Woods

November 17: Thanksgiving Break

November 19: Thanksgiving Holiday

November 19: University Closed

November 26: Incomplete work Spring/Summer 2018 due to instructor

November 28: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

November 29: Presentation in Your Pocket (TD2181)

November 29: Cascade 8 Training

November 29: DEADLINE: Honors Capstone Final Project for Dec. 2017 Grads

November 29: DEADLINE: Capstone Project Application and Proposal

November 30: Seminar by Rebecca Bell, FDA

December 5: IQ or EQ? Both Please! (Emotional Intelligence Basics) (TD2060)

December 5: Winter 2017 Honors College Symposium

December 5: Puppy Pride-December

December 6: Dancescapes featuring JMU's Virginia Repertory Dance Company

December 7: Last Day of Classes

December 7: Last day of class - semester and 2nd block

December 7: The Energy Bus (TD2234)

December 8: Final Examinations

December 8: Final Exams - semester and 2nd block

December 8: Holidayfest: Selections from Handel's Messiah

December 12: eVA Overview - IT502

December 13: Laser Cut an Ornament (TD2360)

December 13: Madison Caucus for Gender Equality Happy Hour

December 14: Graduation Ceremonies

December 14: Cascade Open Lab Training

December 14: SEA Dutch Treat Lunch

December 14: Honors College Winter Medallion Ceremony

December 14: Laser Cut an Ornament (TD2360)

December 14: 12-14-commencement

December 15: Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Event Resources


Ongoing Attractions

Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
Open daily dawn to dusk
Off University Boulevard
Contains a wide variety of trees and plants native to Virginia; call (540) 568-3194 for tours; free.

JMU Meteorite Collection
Open daily
First- and second-floor hallways, Physics and Chemistry Building
Features fragments of meteoroids that survived passage through the atmosphere to fall to the earth's surface as masses of metal or stone; includes specimens from Diablo Canyon, Ariz., the Sahara Desert and the Central European Strewn Field; free.

Masks from Around the World Collection at the College of Education
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday
Lobby of War Memorial Auditorium, Memorial Hall
Featuring 50 masks, this collection was donated to the college for use by its students interested in studying the interplay between cultural ideals and masks; the collection includes masks used in performance, masks of Asia and masks of Europe; free.

JMU Mineral Museum
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
Room 6139, Memorial Hall
The Department of Geology and Environmental Science opens its collection of over 550 crystals and gemstones from around the world to the public; for information, call (540) 568-6130; free.

JMU Libraries and Educational Technologies' Special Collections
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and by appointment
Room 207, Carrier Library
Features manuscripts, rare books and periodicals, oral histories and other resources for study, including many acquisitions focusing on the Central Shenandoah Valley; for information, call (540) 568-3612; free.

“Dressing for Shakespeare in Shenandoah” Exhibition
Open during library hours through February 2018
Historic west wing of Carrier Library
Presented by JMU Libraries and Educational Technologies, the exhibition illustrates the importance of the Bard in the first 50 years of JMU history, with a focus on 1916, when the 300th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death was commemorated on campus and in Harrisonburg. The exhibition includes images and ephemera from JMU’s Special Collections showing the two-day celebration, which included a mile-long parade and an outdoor pageant. Also featured are items from the JMU School of Theatre and Dance’s historic clothing and costume collections, as well as Shakespearean costumes from the Federal Theatre Project (1935-39). Students and Shakespeare, a related exhibition on the second floor of the library, near the Special Collections Reading Room, is also available.

The little Gallery Underground
Open during music library hours
JMU Music Library, Room B59, Music Building
The gallery is a place for music visualized. It features rotating displays of art by local artists, both within the JMU community and beyond. What makes the gallery unique is the connection between visual art and music. For more information, visit https://www.jmu.edu/music/little-gallery.shtml.

John C. Wells Planetarium
Miller Hall
The planetarium offers full-dome shows and special events for the public; groups can schedule visits by calling (540) 568-4071; check the planetarium's website at http://www.jmu.edu/planetarium/index.shtml for the latest information; free.

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