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November 2014

November 3   - Art in the Arboretum

Nov. 3-Dec. 23

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
Frances Plecker Education Center, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

Artist, basket weaver and potter Brenda Fairweather works with clay to create usable pottery that is dishwasher and microwave oven safe. Pottery is part of Fairweather’s heritage, as J.D. Heatwole was an ancestor who made pottery in the Shenandoah Valley before the Civil War. She also uses fibers and materials found in the Valley to create one-of-a-kind baskets.

For information, check or call (540) 568-3194. Free.

November 6   - "Celebrating 60 Years of Graduate Programs at JMU" Displays

Nov. 6-30

During normal library hours
Carrier and Rose Libraries

Carrier and Rose libraries are celebrating six decades of graduate programs at JMU with displays featuring books about The Graduate School as well as books authored by alumni of the JMU graduate programs. The Carrier display is next to the Ask a Librarian desk on the first floor, and the Rose display is on the bookshelf next to the front desk.

November 19 - The Madison Plan Presidential Vision Tour 2014-15, Northern Virginia

Westfields Marriott, 14750 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly, Va. 20151

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

Event is free and open to the public. Registration required at Questions should be directed to Whitney Sajko at (540)568-7274.

November 19 - JMUse Cafe

6:30-8 p.m.
Third-floor Flex Space, Rose Library

Poetry and Science

Join us for readings and discussion of Poetry and the Cosmos. We'll cut through nebulae, call forth celestial spheres, defy the gravity of language, and shed light on dark matter!

November 22 - Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 22-30

Classes do not meet.

November 27 - Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov. 27-28

University closed.


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