Week of November 20th Events

Monday, November 13th

Micah Coat Drive

Now- Friday, December 8th

There is no bad time to help people in need. The Arab Cultural Club will be hosting the annual Micah Coat Drive! This is a good opportunity to give back to the community. With the winter months coming up, ACC is asking for clean, reusable coats, jackets, and other necessities to be distributed for free to children and adults in the community.

Donation boxes will be located in all residence halls throughout the dates listed above.

Women’s History Month Program Proposals

Members of the UMW community: submit program proposals for the annual Women’s History Month Celebration!

Preference will be given to programs and events relating to the 2018 theme: “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring the Courage of Women.” All programs must secure their source of funding, if applicable. The program proposal form can be found HERE.

  • Proposals are due by: Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
  • Deadline for open-class proposals: Friday, January 5th, 2018

Return forms and appropriate attachments to:

Women’s History Month Planning Committee
Attn: Marion Sanford
James Farmer Multicultural Center
University Center, Room 319
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Week of November 13th Events

Monday, November 13th

Guess That Jar!

4:00PM, Trinkle Hall Rm. 242

From now until November 17th, stop by and guess the number of M&Ms in correct Roman Numbers to win the jar! Don’t know roman numbers? Check out THIS website.

Tuesday, November 14th

Fredericksburg Area Food Bank

9:30AM Tuesdays, 3:00PM Wednesdays

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 10 minutes before the event time!

Dress code:

  • Closed toe shoes only (no sandals/flip flops)
  • No tank tops or sleeveless shirts
  • No midriffs or low cut shirts
  • Shorts must meet at the knees

Native American heritage Dinner

5:00PM-7:00PM, Dining Hall (4th Floor, University Center)

Join the Native American Student Association and Campus Dining for a dinner celebrating Native American heritage!

Wednesday, November 15th

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

6:00PM, Chandler Ballroom A & B (1st Floor, University Center)

Join the Brothers of a New Direction (B.O.N.D.), Diversity and Unity Coordinating Committee (DUCC), and the James Farmer Multicultural Center for a social justice program. This round-table discussion will be about white supremacy, nationalism, patriotism, and social justice.

Dinner will be provided for attendees!

Bending the Arc Screening

7:00PM, Dodd Auditorium (GW Hall)

This is a new film about Partners in health (PIH), an organization created thirty years ago Paul Farmer and several others during a visit to Haiti. Its mission is to provide health care to people in the developing world. PIH partners with health ministries in nine countries around the world. This documentary follows PIH leaders as they create a movement for global change.

Admission is free!

Thursday, November 16th

Native American Cultural Performance- Round Dance

5:00PM, Ball Circle

Round Dance gatherings are usually one night in duration, although occasionally, they may last for two nights in a row. Originally a healing dance, it became a social dance, and in its current form serves both social and ceremonial functions. Round Dance celebrations vary from community to community. Join the Native American Student Association in a social Round Dance to celebrate the coming of the keynote speaker, Rose Powhatan.

Thanksgiving Dinner

5:00PM-9:00PM, Dining Hall (4th Floor, University Center)

Join Campus Dining for their annual holiday dinner! The cost of dinner is one meal swipe, $12 flex, or $12.70 for cash, credit, or EagleOne.

*The dining hall will be closed from 2-5 for preparation.

Meet-the-Dean Event

5:15PM-6:00PM, Trinkle Hall Lobby

The Student Education Association will be hosting this event to introduce the new Dean of the College of Education, Pete Kelly, to the students. This will be a come and go event with snacks and drinks provided by SEA!

Friday, November 17th

Friday Fun Night: Clue Night

9:00PM-12:00AM, Colonnade Room (University Center)

There’s been a murder, and it’s up to you to solve it. Join us for a live rendition of the classic board game where you’ll get a chance to test your detective skills in solving who solved the murder!

Saturday, November 18th

Hack-A-Thon

12:00PM-2:00PM, Digital Auditorium (HCC)

UMW’s Association of Computing Machinery will be hosting this event for all levels of coders! Computer Science Eagles face off against each other to create intriguing projects to compete for gloating rights and prizes. There will be a basic Python workshop-reinforcing core programming concepts and structures by building a GPA calculator. There will be GitHub stickers and rubber ducks that will be given away! There will also be a variety of student-safe beverages and food catered by restaurants in the area.

*Already existing projects will not be eligible for the competition.

Bhangra Beat

6:00PM, Dodd Auditorium (GW Hall)

Come experience the sights and sounds of Bhangra as teams from across the state compete to win prizes!

Fall Semester Swing Dance Social

7:00PM, The Underground (Lee Hall)

Come one, come all to the Swing Dance Social! This event is open to everyone, just *swing* by the Underground for an evening of dancing and socializing as a live band plays.

Week of November 6th Events

Monday, November 6th

James Monroe Museum

STUDENTS: did you know that the James Monroe Museum is a part UMW? With your student ID, you receive free admission to the museum! Go check it out!

Little Shop of Horrors

UMW Theatre presents the classic tale of boy meets girl meets man-eating plant! Tickets are $12 with UMW ID. They will be available at fredtix.com, at the Klein Theatre box office, or by calling (540) 654-1111.

Convenience and handling fees apply to online and phone orders.

Jewish heritage Dinner

5:00PM-7:00PM, Dining Hall (4th Floor, University Center)

Join UMW Campus Dining and JSA for a night celebrating Jewish culture! The menu includes beef brisket, gedempte chicken, latkes, and sweet cream cheese blintzes.

Food Drive

Now- November 13th

Campus Dining and UMW Athletes will be hosting their 12th annual food drive to benefit the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank! Donation bins are located in all campus-dining facilities and the UMW bookstore.

Students may also use Flex to purchase canned goods for the drive! For more details, visit THIS link.

Tuesday, November 7th

Fredericksburg Area Food Bank

9:30AM Tuesdays, 3:00PM Wednesdays

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 10 minutes before the event time!

Dress code:

  • Closed toe shoes only (no sandals/flip flops)
  • No tank tops or sleeveless shirts
  • No midriffs or low cut shirts
  • Shorts must meet at the knees

Phil Was Here

Come out and celebrate the second annual Philanthropy Week, kicking off with Phil Was Here! Find signs about Phil around campus. Post on social media with the hashtag #umwphilweek for a chance to win a gift card to Chipotle or Target!

For more information about the week, visit UMW Philanthropy’s Facebook events.

Eagle Madness

7:00PM-9:00PM, Rosner Arena (Anderson Center)

To kick off the 2017-2018 season, UMW Athletics will host Eagle Madness presented by Chick-Fil-A. This is a pep rally-style event with dance performances, contests, and prizes! Don’t miss the grand finale $1,000 half-court shot! There will be an opportunity for children to meet the players at 6:30PM in the Anderson Center’s lobby. #RockTheRoz

Movie Night

8:00PM, Digital Auditorium (HCC)

Join the James Farmer Multicultural Center as they show The Zookeeper’s Wife! This movie tells the story of Antonia and Jan Zabinski, keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.

Wednesday, November 8th

Rock Your Cause

Show UMW Philanthropy how passionate you are about UMW, a service club on campus, a nonprofit or other great cause by wearing your favorite clothing item(s) to promote your passions.

Stop by Sugar Shack wearing your gear, and get a free donut! Remember to post on social with the #umwphilweek hashtag!

The Jewish Tradition: Roundtable Discussion

5:00PM, Colonnade Room (3rd Floor, University Center)

Hear from Jewish students about their own experiences and gain insight into Jewish-American tradition from a local rabbi. Attend a panel where Jewish students will answer your questions about religion, culture, beliefs, and maintaining Jewish traditions.

Concert

7:00PM, The Underground

Come on out for a night of music in the Underground as a JMU favorite, Zach Benson, and all the way from Nashville, Wild Love performs!

This event is co-hosted by CPB and UMW Student Philanthropy! Donations will be asked for at the door, but the event is free.

Thursday, November 9th

Supper Social

4:30AM-6:00PM, St. John Bosco Center (across the University Center)

Why pay for food at the UC when you can eat at Supper Social for free?! This week, Father Vaccaro will be giving a Q&A and friends from Birthright will be cooking dinner! Students of all faiths and backgrounds are welcome.

Jewish Cultural Celebration Keynote Speaker: Machaya Klezmer Band

7:00PM, The Underground (Lee Hall)

The Machaya Klezmer Band is the Washington area’s premier and Yiddish music group, manifesting the style, feeling, and dynamism of the famous klezmer bands of the 1920s and ’30s. The music features dramatic improvisation and the cantorial, often crying style reminiscent of Jewish prayer. Machaya’s versatile musicians carry on an exciting dialogue in that freestyle, improvisational tradition.

Open Mic Night

8:00PM, 1514 College Avenue

The Center for Faith and Leadership wants to invite you to join them for their first Open Mic Night! This evening is for you to encourage artistic creativity and provide a space for you to share your works with others, as each act is between 6-8 minutes.

If interested, fill out THIS form. If you do not sign up, you will be able to share at the end of the evening if there is still time!

Friday, November 10th

Shabbat Dinner

5:00PM, Chandler Ballroom C (University Center)

The Sabbath is the day of rest for the Jewish community. It begins at sundown on Friday and continues until three stars appear in the sky on Saturday night. During this time, Jews abstain from labor of any kind and spend the day with family and friends. Traditionally, Jewish families commence the Sabbath with a Shabbat dinner and learn more about this time-honored weekly tradition.

Saturday, November 11th

Service Saturday

11:00AM-2:30PM, St. John Bosco Center (across the University Center)

Join Campus Christian Ministry for their November service event where they will be heading to Mary’s Shelter downtown.  They will begin with 11:00am mass and lunch before heading out to Mary’s Shelter where some will get to do yard work and others will help with needs inside and around the houses!

 

Week of October 30th Events

Monday, October 30th

Carving for a Cure

3:00PM-5:00PM, Ball Circle

Join Relay for Life and UMW Dining for a pumpkin carving contest to support cancer research- featuring special judge, President Paino! There will be prizes for the top three entries!

Rain location: The Underground

Chinese Fan Dance

4:00PM, Digital Auditorium (HCC)

Join the Asian Student Association to learn Chinese Fan Dance with Professor Hope Tang! She will be presenting the history of the dance and teaching some basic movements.

Night of the Singing Dead

8:00PM, Dodd Auditorium (GW Hall)

Night of the Singing Dead is an acapella-off amongst the three acapella groups on campus. Students will have the opportunity to vote on which performance they think is best and there will also be a panel of judges. Winners will get incremental cash prizes to go towards their group!

Tuesday, October 31st

Fredericksburg Area Food Bank

9:30AM Tuesdays, 3:00PM Wednesdays

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 10 minutes before the event time!

Dress code:

  • Closed toe shoes only (no sandals/flip flops)
  • No tank tops or sleeveless shirts
  • No midriffs or low cut shirts
  • Shorts must meet at the knees

Kung Fu Hustle Showing

7:00PM, Digital Auditorium (HCC)

Join the Asian Student Association in watching: Kung Fu Hustle. ASA will be selling Asian Snack Bags for $4!

Wednesday, November 1st

Asian Awareness Celebration Dinner

5:00PM-7:00PM, Dining Hall (4th Floor, University Center)

Join ASA and Campus Dining for a week of Asian themed dishes. Asian dishes will be served at the top of the U.C. all week, with a full festive dinner today.

Karaoke Night

7:00PM, Chandler Ballroom (1st Floor, University Center)

Have you always wanted to sing “A Whole New World”? Bring out the inner performer in you at Karaoke Night! All groups and members of the UMW community are welcome to join the party. A variety of your

Thursday, November 2nd

Supper Social

4:30PM-6:30PM, St. John Bosco Center (across from the UC)

Don’t pay for food at the UC when you can eat at Supper Social for free! This week Father Mullins will be coming in to speak, and our menu will include hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, and cornbread! Students of all faiths and backgrounds are welcome.

Friday, November 3rd

Campus Dining Community Insight Survey

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to take this survey! Check your email for a survey invitation from Chris Porter. Complete the survey and you can be entered into a drawing for a Fuji Instax Camera, a GoPro, and more!

Outdoor Recreation Applications

The Outdoor Recreation department is now hiring for the following student employment positions:

  • Outdoor Rec Student Intern (in association with the College of Business)
  • Outdoor Rec Trip Leaders (Paid stipend position; application closes 11/5)

For full job descriptions, expectations, and compensation, visit HERE. For any questions, comments, or concerns, email Rohit Ayikkara at rayikkar@umw.edu.

Week of October 23rd Events

Monday, October 23rd

Chemistry Placement Exam

4:00PM, Jepson 108

Planning on becoming a Science, Pre-Med, Pre-Dent, Pre-Vet, Pharmacy, or Neuroscience major? The completion of the placement exam is a pre-requisite for CHEM 111. You cannot register for this course without a placement score.

If you have not taken the placement test yet, it will be offered on October 30th @4PM in Jepson 108.

To sign up, or for more information, email Dr. Leanna Giancarlo (lgiancar@umw.edu) by Monday, October 23rd @ 3PM. You must sign up to take the exam.

Lecture: “Washoku: Japanese Gastro-Diplomacy and UNESCO”

4:00PM, Lee Hall 411

Join CPR/LCAS for their lecture by Professor Ted Bestor, Harvard University!

Kick-off Celebration

4:00PM, Ball Circle

Kick off PRISM’s seventh-annual celebration with a BBQ! Come hang out with members and friends of PRISM and enjoy some burgers and hot dogs. Play games, learn more about PRISM, and get pumped for the awesome events scheduled for this celebration.

Tuesday, October 24th

Fredericksburg Area Food Bank

9:30AM Tuesdays, 3:00PM Wednesdays

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 10 minutes before the event time!

Dress code:

  • Closed toe shoes only (no sandals/flip flops)
  • No tank tops or sleeveless shirts
  • No midriffs or low cut shirts
  • Shorts must meet at the knees

Human Rights Film Series: The Out List

6:00PM, Capital Room (3rd Floor, University Center)

A diverse cross-section of Americans share personal and professional stories, both heart-warming and triumphant.

Wednesday, October 25th

Immigration in America

5:00PM, Lee Hall 411

Join the Diversity Unity Coordinating Committee and the James Farmer Multicultural Center as they host some coffee and conversation.

Halloweens

7:00PM-9:00PM, Chandler Ballroom (1st Floor, University Center)

Sponsored by Class Council, this traditional event will consist of Halloween crafts, funnel cakes and fried Oreos, hot chocolate and cider, a fortune teller, a scary maze, and a costume contest hosted by Geek Alliance!

Gender and Sexual Minorities and Allies (GSMA) Keynote Speaker: Faisal Alam

7:00PM, Digital Auditorium (HCC)

Faisal Alam is a queer-identified Muslim activist of Pakistan descent. At 19, while trying to reconcile his sexuality with his faith, Alam organized a gathering of LGBT Muslims that led to the founding of Al-Fatiha, an organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and questioning Muslims and their allies.

Thursday, October 26th

Mental Health Awareness Panel

4:00PM, Digital Auditorium (1st Floor, HCC)

Join UMW faculty and staff, representatives from PRISM, and members of the UMW Safe Zone committee to engage in a panel discussion on mental health in LGBTQIA+ community.

Friday, October 27th

PRISM Prom: Masquerade

9:00PM, Chandler Ballroom (1st Floor, University Center)

Join us for the finale to this celebration as we party to a revolution wave. Dress up in your finest and come enjoy dancing, food, and drinks at this empowering event!

Students – $3 in advance, $5 at the door
Non-students – $5 in advance, $7 at the door

Sunday, October 29th

500th Commemoration Worship Service

10:00AM, Dodd Auditorium

Join The House: Episcopal Lutheran Campus Ministry for a worship service for the 500th Commemoration of the Reformation!

Pumpkin Palooza

1:00PM-4:00PM, Ball Circle

Join COAR for an annual Halloween-themed service day devoted to providing local children with a safe place to trick-or-treat on campus. Themed games, crafts, candy and costumes make for a great way to spend an autumn day! Volunteer at this event by helping with set-up, working the event, and clean up. Costumes are welcome!

*Rain location: Colonnade Room

Navigating Relationships Talk

7:30PM-9:00PM, Lee Hall 411

This week at the talk we’ll be continuing our look into how personal growth can positively impact your relationships in college. We’ll be ending our discussion with our annual pilgrimage to McDonald’s.

Week of October 18th events

Wednesday, October 18th

Homecoming T-shirt Sales

10:00AM-4:00PM, University Center Patio

Purchase a long-sleeve homecoming shirt for $10, while supplies last! EagleOne and cash are accepted.

Rain location: in the UC

Fredericksburg Area Food Bank

9:30AM Tuesdays, 3:00PM Wednesdays

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 10 minutes before the event time!

Dress code:

  • Closed toe shoes only (no sandals/flip flops)
  • No tank tops or sleeveless shirts
  • No midriffs or low cut shirts
  • Shorts must meet at the knees

Eat to the Beat

5:00PM-7:00PM, 4th Floor Dining Hall (UC)

Join UMW Dining as the host a Country Western Dining at the Top of the UC!

A Mighty Fortress: Luther in Music

7:00PM, Dodd Auditorium

Join The House: Episcopal Lutheran Campus Ministry and hear the Roanoke College Choir perform A Mighty Fortress: Luther in Music!

Big Ash Bonfire

7:00PM, Jefferson Square

Kick-off Homecoming at the Bonfire with some fried Oreos, funnel cake, entertainment, and a bonfire!

Thursday, October 19th

Homecoming T-shirt Sales

10:00AM-4:00PM, University Center Patio

Purchase a long-sleeve homecoming shirt for $10, while supplies last! EagleOne and cash are accepted.

Lip Sync

8:00AM, University Center Patio

The most anticipated event of the season, Lip Sync, goes live in Dodd at 8pm on October 19th. Come and watch groups compete for the title of Lip Sync winner!

Friday, October 20th

Homecoming T-shirt Sales

10:00AM-4:00PM, University Center Patio

Purchase a long-sleeve homecoming shirt for $10, while supplies last! EagleOne and cash are accepted.

Real Deals $1 Movies

7:00PM & 10:00PM, Monroe 116

Join CPB as they show Transformers: The Last Knight @ 7:00PM and The House @ 10:00PM!

Saturday, October 21st

Tailgate

11:30AM-4:30PM, the Battleground

Celebrate Homecoming by joining everyone at the Tailgate and reuniting with Alumni while watching our Field Hockey and Soccer teams compete!

Week of October 9th events

Monday, October 9th

Global Medical Brigades Club Meeting

7:15PM, Conference Room 210 (HCC)

Come learn about clinical volunteering abroad! It is a great opportunity to shadow doctors and experience another cultural environment.

Student Managed Investment Fund Survey

Now – October 14th

The Student Managed Investment Fund is preparing their investment portfolio and would like your input! The goal is to maximize profit while still adhering to University of Mary Washington’s community values.

Take this brief survey to help out your fellow Eagles!

Tuesday, October 10th

Fredericksburg Area Food Bank

Tuesdays: 9:30AM, Wednesdays: 3:00PM

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 10 minutes before the event times!

Dress code:

  • Closed toe shoes only (no sandals/flip flops)
  • No tank tops or sleeveless shirts
  • No midriffs or low cut shirts
  • Shorts must meet at the knees

Wednesday, October 11th

Panera Bread Helps UMW Intn’l Relations

4:00PM-8:00PM, 1760 Carl D. Silver Pkwy 

Bring this flyer, or show an electronic version, to the cashier when you place your order and we’ll donate a portion of the proceeds from your purchase!

Study Abroad Interest Meeting

5:00PM-5:50PM, Trinkle Room 138

Dreaming of Venice? Longing for Croatia? Come to an interest meeting for that very trip! UMW faculty trip leaders will describe the trip and the course and will answer any questions. The trip will take place May 14-29, 2018.

Can’t make it in October? Another interest meeting will be held Tuesday, November 14th from 5PM-5:50PM in Melchers room 207.

Green Fire Event

7:00PM, Digital Auditorium (HCC) 

Join the President’s Council on Sustainability and the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust for an evening exploring Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic. The Green Fire film will be followed by a panel discussion. Refreshments will be served!

Salsa Dance Lessons

8:00PM-10:00PM, Chandler Ballroom (University Center)

Shakira’s hips don’t lie, do yours? Student’s Helping Honduras and the Latino Student Association will be hosting a night of salsa dance lessons! Come learn how to move your hips, munch on some chips, and hang out with pals. There will also be a raffle for some dance lessons at Dance FXBG over in Eagle Village!

Thursday, October 12th

Thursday’s in the Living Room

8:00PM, 1514 College Ave (across the UC)

Join the Center for Faith & Leadership for Thursdays in the Living Room where they learn to apply faith to everyday life together. Coffee, tea, and friendship provided!

Friday, October 13th

Fall Break!!!

(After your classes)PM, location: home

The moment we’ve all been waiting for- FALL BREAK. Enjoy your break, Eagles!

Week of October 2nd events

Monday, October 2nd

UMW Jazz Ensemble’s Latin Jazz Night

7:30PM, Digital Auditorium (HCC)

This band explores various Latin sounds and rhythms, which had, and continues to have, a major impact on jazz. Join the James Farmer Multicultural Center on this jazzy night!

Tuesday, October 3rd

Tuesday’s in the Dining Room

Tuesdays @6:00PM, 1514 College Avenue (right across from the UC)

Join the Center for Faith & Leadership for Tuesday’s in the Dining Room! Experience dinner and conversation with friends- all are welcome!

Thursday, October 5th

Red Cross’ Blood Drive

11:00AM-5:00PM, Digital Auditorium (HCC)

Come out to the second blood drive of the semester with our co-sponsor, Alpha Mu Sigma! Sign up to donate HERE, zip code 22401. Walk-ins are also welcome the day of, though appointments will have priority.

Latino Melting Pot Dinner

5:00PM-7:00PM, 4th Floor Dining Hall

Join the students of the Latino Student Association and its executive board to learn about the diverse cultures and the foods of Latin America!

Friday, October 6th 

Rocktoberfest

4:00PM-6:00PM, Ball Circle

Rocktoberfest is happening again and it’s better than ever! Music will be provided by Sub-Radio. There will be traditional German food, pretzels, funnel-cakes, and there will be a BEER GARDEN!

*Class Council will be having a special, limited giveaway.

Latino Identities Month Keynote Performer: Ernie G

7:00PM, Digital Auditorium

Join the Latino Student Association in welcoming the multi-talented comedian, Ernie G, for a night full of laughs and inspiration!

Week of September 25th events

Monday, September 25th

UMW Theatre’s Season Opener

Monday-Saturday, Klein Theatre Box Office

The theatre department opens its season with Christopher Durang’s story of sibling resentment, a costume party, and a clairvoyant housekeeper!

Tickets: $8 with UMW ID. They will be available at fredtix.com, at the Klein Theatre box office in person, or by calling (540) 654-1111. *Convenience and handling fees apply to online and phone orders.

Fall Semester UMW Peer Services

Sundays-Thursdays, HCC 131

Take advantage of our FREE tutoring services! To find times and subjects that work for you, visit this link HERE.

Tuesday, September 26th

Fredericksburg Area Food Bank

Tuesdays @9:30AM & Wednesdays @3PM

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. *Meet at the Bell Tower 10 minutes before the event times!

Dress code: closed-toed shoes only, no tank tops or sleeveless shirts, no midriffs or low cut shirts, and shorts must meet at the knees.

Santiago de Compostela- From Antiquity to the Middle Ages

5:00pm, Combs Hall Room 139

Come join the James Farmer Multicultural Center at their event on Tuesday, September 26th!

Wednesday, September 27th

Arab Culture Club’s Stress Free Zone

7PM, Monroe Hall Room 211

Looking to relax from exams this week? Join the Arab Culture Club in their Stress Free Zone! They will have an Arabic calligraphy class and tea. No worries if you don’t speak Arabic or can’t do calligraphy! Students also have the option of coloring or just hanging out in a calm and relaxing atmosphere. This event is open to everyone!

Movie Night: Selena

7PM, Colonnade Room (3rd Floor, University Center)

Come join the James Farmer Multicultural Center as they host a screening of Selena!

Miscast Auditions

7PM-9PM, DuPont Hall Studio 115

Is there a musical theatre song you’ve always wanted to perform, but couldn’t due to gender or race? Then come audition for the crowd favorite event, Miscast!

*Please bring a karaoke track in a wav file with you to auditions.

Thursday, September 28th

Biology Student Association’s showing of House

7:20PM, Jepson Hall Room 313

Come join the BSA to watch an episode of House, centered around neurology! They have invited Dr. R. Parrish Waters, a neurobiologist, to speak about the science depicted in the show and to answer any questions.

Friday, September 29th

Capture the Flag

9PM-12AM, Ball Circle

Join the Campus Christian Ministry at Monroe Fountain to be split into teams and play a few games on Ball Circle before returning to the St. John Bosco Center for an ice cream social! This is a greta way to be active and play a massive game on-campus, so come on out!

Saturday, September 30th

Into the Streets

9AM-12PM, UC Patio

This is the perfect opportunity for clubs, teams, friends, and individuals to get involved and make a BIG community impact! Come help build picnic tables, plant trees, or beautify Fredericksburg. All of our projects partner with local organizations that are already dedicated to serving the Fredericksburg area.

Week of September 18th events

Monday, September 18th

Discount Card Sales

12pm-2pm, UC Lobby

Men’s Ultimate Frisbee Club will be selling discount cards that can be used at over 100 locations for great savings!

Fukushima’s Stolen Lives Lecture

4pm, Lee Hall 411

Come to Fukushima’s Stolen Lives: Japan in the Wake of Nuclear Disaster lecture by Amy Franks, Ph. D. on civil engagement and resistance after Japan’s 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown at Fukushima.

Wednesday, September 20th

Latin America in Films and Literature

5pm, Combs 237

Come join the James Farmer Multicultural Center as they host Latin America in Films and Literature!

This will also be taking place next Wednesday, September 27th with the same time and location.

SAE Open House

4:00pm-6:00pm, SAE Suite (3rd Floor, UC)

Come see all that SAE has to offer! There will be food, games, and chances to win prizes for you and your club! Class Council, CPB, Finance Committee, ICA, and SGA will  have tables to educate you about what the University can do for your club.

Thursday, September 21st

Junot Diaz Poem

5:00pm, Combs 139

Join the James Farmer Multicultural Center as they host the Junot Diaz Poem event!

Friday, September 22nd

Harry Potter Night

9:00pm-12:00am, Colonnade Room (3rd Floor, UC)

Are you a Hufflepuff or a Gryffindor? Slytherin or a Ravenclaw? For one magical night, the UC Colonnade Room will transform into the Wizarding World for a night of witchcraft and wizardry. We’ll have a sorting hat, Butterbeer, and several trivia games. It’s guaranteed to be magical, so invite all of your friends!

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