Other Events

July 23: Cascade 8 Demo - ISAT NTELOS Room 259

July 25: Withdrawal deadline for U6W UG

July 26: Performance Management Information Session (TD1181)

July 26: Performance Management Information Session (TD1181)

July 27: Last Day of Classes -6W2, 8W, 12W

July 27: AACP: Ready, Set, Go! (TD2277)

July 30: Eight Key Questions for Ethical Reasoning Workshop

July 31: Cascade 2018 Training

July 31: SEA Committee Meeting

July 31: Leading Others Through Change: A Three-Phase Model for Success (TD2069)

July 31: JMU JobLink (IT195)

July 31: JMU JobLink (IT195)

August 1: Open Enrollment for Undergradates

August 2: Puzzles and Perspectives: Improve Team Effectiveness (TD2187)

August 6: Eight Key Questions for Ethical Reasoning Workshop

August 6: Think Differently to Innovate

August 6: Cascade Open Lab Training

August 7: Solving the Great Workplace Mystery (TD1008)

August 7: Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less

August 7: Student Employment Essentials

August 9: Workplace Substance Abuse Management for Supervisors (TD1398)

August 9: Workplace Substance Abuse Management for Supervisors (TD1398)

August 9: Advanced AACP Connect: Everyday Gap Analysis (TD2147)

August 9: Make Your Own: Custom Grocery Tote (TD2353)

August 9: Your Life, Your Legacy (TD2275)

August 14: Cybersecurity Education Conference

August 16: eVA Overview - IT502

August 16: Individual Professional Development Plan Workshop (TD1152)

August 16: Individual Professional Development Plan Workshop (TD1152)

August 17: Cascade Open Lab Training

August 17: “It’s Complicated,” Facilitation Doesn’t Have to Be

August 17: “It’s Complicated,” Facilitation Doesn’t Have to Be

August 20: Open Enrollment for Continuing Education

August 20: Faculty Welcome (Orientation)

August 20: Take Your Best Self to Virtual Meetings (TD2244)

August 22: Cascade 2018 Training

August 23: It's Complicated Facilitation - Campus Wide

August 23: Coordinating Moves at JMU (TD1022)

August 24: Fall 2018 Assessment Day - First Year Students

August 24: Cascade Open Lab Training

August 27: First Day of Classes - Fall Semester and 1st block

August 27: First Day of Fall Semester Classes

August 27: Performance Management Information Session (TD1181)

August 27: Performance Management Information Session (TD1181)

September 4: Add/Drop Deadline semester and 1st block

September 5: Get Noticed and Get Ahead by Being Your Best at Work (TD2190)

September 7: The Energy Bus

September 7: The DASH Ensemble headlining the New Dance Festival

September 9: Jamison Walker, tenor

September 10: Madison Research Fellowship: Writing a Book

September 11: Manager Moments: How to Excel in Tricky Situations (TD2237)

September 11: Creating a Culture of High Performance on Your Team (TD2076)

September 11: Student Employment Essentials

September 12: Add Departmental Permission - Semester and 1st Block

September 12: Copy & Card Services and the Computer Loan Program (TD1026)

September 12: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

September 12: Benefits Basic Training(TD2274)

September 12: Understanding and Navigating Medicare (TD2293)

September 12: Understanding and Navigating Medicare (TD2293)

September 13: Greening Your Office (TD1516)

September 13: Help Your Team Understand You

September 14: Withdrawal from University Deadline

September 14: Difficult Conversations, Part II (TD1120)

September 16: Lonesome Traveler: The Concert with special guest Peter Yarrow

September 17: Grant Proposal Groundwork (TD2354)

September 18: eVA Overview - IT502

September 18: Micro-inequities Exclude (TD2168)

September 18: Managing for Employee Engagement (TD1827)

September 18: Introduction to Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) (TD1242)

September 19: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

September 19: Benefits Basic Training(TD2274)

September 20: MU Wellness Fair

September 21: Professional Writing (TD2149)

September 21: Cascade Open Lab Training

September 24: Pre-Retirement Planning II (TD1604)

September 24: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1604)

September 24: Communicating Non-Defensively (TD1037)

September 25: Withdrawal deadline for 1st block classes

September 25: Be Your Customer's Hero (TD2179)

September 25: Intimate Apparel

September 26: Customer Service When the Customer ISN'T Right (TD1065)

September 26: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

September 26: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

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

September 27: StrengthsFinder 2.0 (TD1695)

September 28: Cascade 2018 Training

September 28: Carpe Diem for Career Growth (TD1678)

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

October 2: Game of 25 Things a Presenter Needs to Know

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

October 3: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (TD1012)

October 3: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

October 3: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

October 3: Estate Planning (TD1924)

October 3: Estate Planning (TD1924)

October 3: SWaMfest

October 4: Money Matters Conference

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

October 4: Positive Politics (TD1743)

October 5: Family Weekend

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

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

October 5: The $6,000 Egg: 10 Golden Rules of Customer Service

October 5: 12 Tips for Retooling Your Time Management

October 5: The Doo Wop Project

October 6: JMU Pops! An Evening of Anniversaries

October 8: Business Writing & Proofreading (TD1021)

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

October 9: Student Employment Essentials

October 10: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (TD1012)

October 10: DMV Connect on Campus

October 10: Time Challenged (TD1608)

October 10: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

October 10: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

October 10: Lauren Pierce, double bass

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

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

October 12: Last day of class - 1st block

October 12: Ethical Reasoning for Everyone (TD2139)

October 12: Into the Woods

October 15: First Day of Classes - 2nd Block

October 15: Little Red Corvette (TD2288)

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

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

October 16: Raving Fans (TD1355)

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

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

October 17: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (TD1012)

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

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

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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