Other Events

January 22: Kirk St.Amant Talk

January 22: Reception: Edgar Endress - Mixed Media

January 22: Human Trafficking Awareness Workshop

January 22: Dublin Irish Dance - Stepping Out

January 23: WeCare Meeting

January 23: Managing Generations in the Workplace (TD1971)

January 23: Write on Site (Lockdown)

January 23: JMU JobLink (IT195)

January 23: JMU JobLink (IT195)

January 23: Wampler Lecture: Memory-Works

January 24: Cascade Overview Training

January 25: Add Departmental Permission - Semester and 1st Block

January 25: Can Innovation Be Taught? (Scholarly Talk)

January 25: 12 Tips for Retooling Your Time Management

January 25: Successful Communication Via Devices (TD2152)

January 25: Religion Visiting Scholar Talk by Dr. Nalini Bikkina

January 25: Happy Hour

January 26: Withdraw from University Deadline

January 26: Write on Site (Lockdown)

January 26: Seminar: Integrating animal reproduction: applications from evolution to conservation

January 26: Can Innovation Be Taught? (Scholarly Talk)

January 30: Connections Day

January 30: HR Document Retention (TD2273)

January 30: HR Document Retention (TD2273)

January 30: Opening Reception: Draw and Play - The (Tet)rad Project

January 30: Write on Site (Lockdown)

January 30: Benefits Basic Training(TD2274)

January 31: Exhibition: Draw and Play - The (Tet)rad Project

January 31: January Puppy Pride

January 31: January Puppy Pride

February 1: Queers and Coffee

February 1: Russian Club Meeting

February 1: Washington Semester applications are due on Feb. 1

February 2: Write on Site (Lockdown)

February 2: Seminar: Measurement of Mechanical Forces Across Cell-Cell Junctions and the Nuclear LINC Complex

February 2: PANEL: Careers with International NGOs

February 2: Honors Option Proposals Due

February 4: Cantus - Discovery of Sight

February 5: Grants: Post-Award Practices & Procedures (TD1502)

February 6: Last day to withdraw from 1st block courses

February 6: Student Assessment Day

February 6: Withdraw deadline for 1st block classes

February 6: Student Assessment Day

February 6: Doing Educational Leave Well (Roundtable)

February 6: Write on Site (Lockdown)

February 6: Benefits Basic Training(TD2274)

February 6: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 6: Student Employment Essentials (TD1460)

February 6: JMU Percussion Ensemble

February 7: DMV Connect on Campus Feb. 7

February 7: Congratulations! You're a Supervisor, Now What? (TD1396)

February 7: Retirement 101: Understanding Your VRS Retirement (TD1212)

February 7: Retirement 101: Understanding Your VRS Retirement (TD1212)

February 7: Congratulations! You're a Supervisor, Now What? (TD1396)

February 7: Democracy in Peril Strongmen from Mussolini to Trump

February 8: SUCCESs: Making Ideas Stick

February 8: #MeToo (Flashpoint)

February 8: Happy Hour

February 8: Senior Dance Concert

February 9: Write on Site (Lockdown)

February 9: Making Your Metabolism Work for You, CommonHealth (TD2261)

February 9: Making Your Metabolism Work for You (CommonHealth)

February 9: Seminar: How the environment shapes reproductive strategies

February 9: Board of Visitors Meeting

February 11: The Steel Wheels

February 12: May Symposium: Call for Proposals

February 13: Write on Site (Lockdown)

February 13: Cascade Overview Training

February 13: Nonverbal Moves Can Make a Message (TD2186)

February 13: Event Planning at JMU: Everyone Can Benefit (TD1006)

February 13: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 13: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 13: Madison Vision Series: Lynn Pasquerella

February 13: JMU Symphony Orchestra

February 14: Apply for the Finish Your Writing Project (Faculty Community)

February 15: Queers and Coffee

February 15: eVA Overview - IT502

February 15: Opera Spotlight: An Evening in Strauss' Vienna

February 16: Write on Site (Lockdown)

February 16: Write it Right; Say it Correctly (TD2175)

February 16: Cascade Open Lab Training

February 16: Seminar by Paul Marek from VaTech

February 16: Philosophy colloquium with Dr. Marc Hight

February 16: European Union Policy Studies applications are due on Feb. 16

February 17: JMU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band

February 20: Write on Site (Lockdown)

February 20: Generation Z is Here! (TD2061)

February 20: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 20: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 20: Parade

February 20: Ray Chen

February 21: Congratulations! You're a Supervisor, Now What? (TD1396)

February 21: Congratulations! You're a Supervisor, Now What? (TD1396)

February 21: Colloquium 1: Patterns of the Cosmos: Making Meaning in Textiles

February 21: Jay Hershberger, piano

February 22: Business Writing & Proofreading (TD1021)

February 22: Your Life, Your Legacy

February 22: February Puppy Pride

February 22: Game On: Personal Power Plays (TD2167)

February 22: Happy Hour

February 23: Write on Site (Lockdown)

February 23: Mistakes I Made at Work: 25 Influential Women Reflect on What They Got Out of Getting It

February 23: Seminar by Alison Buchan from the University of Tennessee

February 23: Honors project pre-submission form deadline for May 2018 grads

February 23: JMU Brass Band

February 27: 1st Block Classes End

February 27: Last day of class - 1st block

February 27: Write on Site (Lockdown)

February 27: Reading Red Flags: Help Students and Colleagues in Need (TD2101)

February 27: Crafting Culture to Create Happy and Productive Teams (TD2172)

February 27: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

March 1: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 1: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 1: JMU Symphonic Band

March 2: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 2: Seminar: Graduate Student Thesis Proposal Presentations I

March 3: Montreal Guitar Trio

March 5: Spring Break

March 5: Spring Break

March 6: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

March 6: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

March 6: Finding Focus: Managing Multiple Priorities (TD2038)

March 6: Student Employment Essentials (TD1461)

March 7: Cascade Overview Training

March 8: Gateways to Inclusion (TD1829)

March 9: Seminar: Graduate Student Thesis Proposal Presentations II

March 12: First Day of Classes- 2nd block

March 12: Moscow Festival Ballet - Cinderella

March 13: Meet the Mixed Methods (Workshop)

March 13: JMU Giving Day

March 13: No Complaining Rule (TD1344)

March 13: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 13: eVA Overview - IT502

March 13: Within the Team Communication (TD2228)

March 13: Manager to Leader: Have You Made the Move? (TD2173)

March 14: Reflect, Recreate and Rock Your Retirement (TD2266)

March 14: Reflect, Re-create and Rock Your Retirment

March 15: Queers and Coffee

March 15: Queers and Coffee

March 15: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 15: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 15: Democracy in Peril: Since When Did Compromise Become a Bad Thing?

March 16: Last day to withdraw from semester courses

March 16: Withdraw deadline for semester classes

March 16: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 16: Extreme Couponing (TD2045)

March 16: Cascade Open Lab Training

March 17: The High Kings - A St. Patrick's Day Celebration

March 18: INGO Program applications for 2018 are due on March 18

March 19: Summer Advance Registration

March 19: Add Drop Deadline 2nd Block

March 20: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 20: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

March 20: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

March 21: Colloquium 2: Learning from the Bauhaus to the Stanford d.School

March 21: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

March 22: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 22: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 22: The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career

March 22: Happy Hour

March 22: Poetry Without Boundaries Collegiate Summit

March 22: Sing Out! An A Cappella Celebration

March 23: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 23: Connecting With Others Results in Networking

March 23: Seminar: Graduate Student Thesis Proposal Presentations III

March 23: Hillcrest Scholarships application deadline

March 25: JMU Symphony Honors Concert

March 27: The JMU Registrar's Office (TD1319)

March 27: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 27: Among Teams Communication (TD2229)

March 27: Student Employment Essentials (TD1462)

March 27: Apollo's Fire - The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, A Night at Bach's Coffeehouse

March 28: Add Departmental Permission - 2nd Block

March 28: Connections Day

March 28: March Puppy Pride

March 28: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

March 29: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 29: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 29: Taking Ownership: Making Films of Race and History

March 29: New Voices in Dance featuring JMU's Contemporary Dance Ensemble

March 29: JMU Brass Band

March 30: Write on Site (Lockdown)

March 30: Seminar: Graduate Student Thesis Proposal Presentations IV

April 2: Fall Registration Begins

April 3: Write on Site (Lockdown)

April 3: Benefits Bootcamp (TD2196)

April 3: Benefits Bootcamp (TD2196)

April 3: Get Beyond Bias and Bullying to Have a Good Day

April 4: Hiring @ JMU (TD1002)

April 4: Hiring @ JMU (TD1002)

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

April 4: Out on Campus Dialogue

April 4: JMU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

April 5: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 5: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 5: Benefits Bootcamp (TD2196)

April 5: Benefits Bootcamp (TD2196)

April 5: Making the Most of Your One-on-One Meetings (TD2174)

April 5: Madison Vision Series: Jim Acosta

April 5: Working with Transgender and Gender Variant Populations: Health Considerations

April 6: Write on Site (Lockdown)

April 6: Seminar by Carrie Peterson from VCU

April 6: Meetings, Bloody Meetings (TD1740)

April 6: Ruling the Great White Way featuring Broadway Legend Harold Prince

April 9: DEADLINE to submit Honors Capstone Project for May 2018 grads

April 10: Queers and Coffee

April 10: How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Event

April 10: Write on Site (Lockdown)

April 10: Communication During Organizational Stress (TD2230)

April 11: Last day to withdraw from 2nd block courses

April 11: Withdraw deadline for 2nd block classes

April 11: Money and Millennials (TD2279)

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

April 11: Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore featuring the JMU Opera Theater

April 12: Incomplete work Fall 2017 due to instructor

April 12: Conference: Courage: The Most Admirable of Human Virtues

April 12: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 12: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 12: Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success

April 12: DiSC I: Assessment & Introduction (TD1086)

April 12: Happy Hour

April 13: December 2018 graduation applications due to first major adviser

April 13: Graduation Application Deadline to the advisor- December

April 13: Write on Site (Lockdown)

April 13: Biosymposium Keynote Presentation

April 13: Give 'em the Pickle (TD1616)

April 13: DEADLINE to submit Honors Capstone Project application and proposal

April 14: JMU George West Jazz Festival featuring the JMU Jazz Ensemble

April 16: JMU Jazz Band

April 17: Optional Retirement Participants - What to Expect When You Retire (TD1352)

April 17: Optional Retirement Participants - What to Expect When You Retire (TD1352)

April 17: Telecom, Facility Coordinators & Building Repairs (TD1048)

April 18: Queers and Coffee

April 18: Thesis Due to Graduate School

April 18: Honors Symposium

April 18: Engage Appropriately Online

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

April 18: Activism at the Crossroads: Fugitive Sanctuary and Coalition Possibilities Through Queered Immigrant Politics

April 18: JMU Visiting Scholar Lecture

April 18: Spring Student Dance Concert

April 18: JMU Madison Singers and Chorale

April 19: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 19: JMU JobLink (IT195)

April 19: JMU JobLink (IT195)

April 19: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 19: Lavender Graduation

April 19: IQ or EQ? Both Please! (Emotional Intelligence Basics) (TD2060)

April 20: Seminar by Heather Griscom from JMU Biology

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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