Skip to Main Content

News

Events

News

Events

News

Events

News

Events

News

Events

October

You are in the main content




October 2014


October 8   - Visiting Scholars Program Lecturer Andrew Morris-Singer

6:30 p.m.
Andrew Morris-SingerRoom 2301, Health and Human Services Building

Andrew Morris-Singer, physician; instructor, Harvard Medical School; president and principal founder, Primary Care Progress, presents “Revitalizing Primary Care: All Hands on Deck.”

http://primarycareprogress.org/morris-singerbio

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters. For information, call (540) 568-6472. Free.



October 9   - Blood Drive

12:30-5 p.m.
Room 2018, Health and Human Services Building

Students in the master’s degree in physician assistant studies program sponsor a blood drive for Virginia Blood Services as part of National Physician Assistant Week.



October 10 - General Education Student Conference

1:30-5:30 p.m.
Rose Library

The 10th annual conference is designed to recognize the exceptional academic learning experiences JMU undergraduates have in their general education courses. Participants, nominated by their professors, are grouped into panels to present their outstanding work.

Check http://www.jmu.edu/gened/about/Conference%20Information.shtml for a complete schedule of panel presentations.



October 12 - Fall Color Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

2-5 p.m.
Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

Celebrate the 2014 fall tree color in the arboretum in a memorable way. The beauty of the woods in fall color can be enjoyed in a carriage drawn by beautiful Percheron horses.

For reservations and prices, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum or call (540) 568-3194.



October 13 - Visiting Scholars Program Lecturer Ed Sarath

7 p.m.
Room 2105, Harrison Hall

Ed SarathEd Sarath, professor of music and director of the program in creativity and consciousness studies at the University of Michigan, presents “Creativity, Consciousness and the Future of Education: Jazz as Change in the 21st Century Academy.”

http://www.music.umich.edu/faculty_staff/bio.php?u=sarahara

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters. For information, call (540) 568-6472. Free.


October 13 - Children's Fall Art Workshop

Oct. 13, 15 and 17

4:30-6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Frances Plecker Education Center, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

Artist Jewel Yoder Hertzler teaches the three-session workshop for children ages 7 to 12. The fall-themed workshop is part of an ongoing series of seasonal workshops for children’s art instruction that will allow children to produce their own botanical journals. The October workshop focuses on drawing fall leaves, nuts and seed pods found in the arboretum.

Cost is $35, which includes sketch journal and pencil.

To register, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum or call (540) 568-3194.



October 17 - Visiting Scholars Program Lecturer Bessie House-Soremekun

9 a.m.
Allegheny Room, Festival Conference and Student Center

Bessie House-Soremekun, public scholar of African American Studies, Civic Engagement and Entrepreneurship and director of Africana Studies at Indiana University-Perdue University Indianapolis, presents “Rethinking Africana Studies for the 21st Century.”

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters. For information, call (540) 568-6472. Free.



October 20 - The Madison Plan Presidential Vision Tour 2014-15, Washington, D.C.

6-8 p.m.

Bank of America, 730 15th Street, NW, 10th Floor Penthouse

Join President Jonathan R. Alger for the unveiling of The Madison Plan, the new strategic plan of James Madison University.

Registration required. Reply to (540) 568-5353 or donorrelations@jmu.edu.



October 22 - Special Collections Speakers Series

“The Community Photo Scanning Project of the Daily News-Record”
4 p.m.
Room 301, Carrier Library

Peter Yates, editor and general manager of the Daily News-Record, will discuss how the Harrisonburg newspaper’s scanning project resulted in a book of local history.



October 23 - Visiting Scholars Program Lecturer Caty Borum Chattoo

7 p.m.
Caty Borum ChattooRoom 2105, Harrison Hall

Caty Borum Chattoo, professor of public communication and executive in residence, School of Communication, American University, presents “Designing for Impact: A Strategic Approach to Storytelling.”

http://www.american.edu/soc/faculty/chattoo.cfm

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters. For information, call (540) 568-6472. Free.



October 27 - Visiting Scholars Program Lecturer Alice Honig

Alice HonigMemorial Hall Auditorium

Alice Honig, professor emerita, Syracuse University, presents “Infant Mental Health: Insurance for our Future.”

http://falk.syr.edu/faculty/HonigAlice.aspx

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters. For information, call (540) 568-6472. Free.



October 30 - Visiting Scholars Program Lecturer Charles Morgan



Charles Morgan

Room 1261, Harrison Hall

Charles Morgan, research psychiatrist/associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Yale University, presents “Stress vulnerability and stress reliance; why people differ in their responses to traumatic events: Insights from psycho-neurological studies of Special Forces.”

http://medicine.yale.edu/psychiatry/people/charles_a_morgan-2.profile

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters. For information, call (540) 568-6472. Free.


Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Top of Month



Next Month >>

<< Previous Month