Other Events

January 18: Honors Option Contracts Due

January 18: Kyle Abraham/A.I.M.

January 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes

January 21: 01-21-mlk-day

January 21: University Closed

January 21: Martin Luther King Jr. - Holiday

January 21: MLK Week: Formal Program presenting Guest Speaker Dr. Brittney Cooper

January 22: Spring Room Change Processing Begins

January 22: Write on Site

January 22: Mdou Moctar: Winter is Coming Tour 2019

January 23: Madison Fellowship: Writing a Book (Faculty Community)

January 23: Contemplative Practices for Self-Care (Faculty Community)

January 23: 01-23-sex-smarts

January 23: Russian Club Interest Meeting

January 23: Jeremy Denk

January 24: Add Departmental Permission - Semester and 1st Block

January 24: 01-24-puppy-pride

January 24: JMU JobLink (IT195)

January 24: 8 Dimensions of Leadership

January 24: JMU JobLink (IT195)

January 24: jessica Care moore - Poetry Reading

January 24: jessica Care moore

January 25: Withdraw from University Deadline

January 25: Cascade Open Lab Training

January 25: Advanced AACP Overview (TD2144)

January 25: Seminar: Evolution of sexual dimorphism and species variation in damselflies

January 27: A Holocaust Remembrance - I Never Saw Another Butterfly

January 28: How Research is (Mis)Used to Support the Marginalization of Transgender People"

January 29: Finish Your Journal Article (Faculty Community)

January 29: Write on Site

January 29: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

January 29: Benefits Basic Training(TD2274)

January 30: Basic Finance & Budgeting: Getting Your Financial Ducks in a Row (TD1373)

January 30: Contemplative Practices for Self-Care (Faculty Community)

January 30: DEEP Impact Diversity Dialogue

January 30: The Other Shore

January 31: Use Candor to Improve Performance (TD2359)

January 31: ORL Roommate Mixer

January 31: Schubertiade - Celebrating Schubert's birthday

February 1: Publishing and Promoting Feminist Scholarship (Madison Fellowship)

February 1: Seminar by Jia Wen, Duke University

February 1: Art Exhibit Opening: “Playlist 360”

February 1: Honors Option Proposals Due

February 4: Grants: Post-Award Practices & Procedures (TD1502)

February 4: SUCCESs: Making Ideas Stick

February 5: Student Assessment and Faculty Assistance

February 5: 02-05-1st-block-withdrawal-deadline

February 5: 02-05-assessment

February 5: Student Assessment Day

February 5: Withdraw deadline for 1st block classes

February 5: Write on Site

February 5: Finding Focus: Managing Multiple Priorities (TD2038)

February 5: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 5: Benefits Basic Training(TD2274)

February 5: Student Employment Essentials (TD1460)

February 6: Achieve More by Fearing Less

February 6: 02-06-sogie-open-house

February 7: 5 Choices (TD1699)

February 7: Cascade 8 Training

February 7: DiSC for AACP (TD2194)

February 8: The Platinum Rule (TD1485)

February 8: Seminar: Of Fins and Fingers: Ancient gene regulatory mechanisms that pattern vertebrate appendages

February 8: Board of Visitors Meeting

February 8: Track II Orientation

February 9: Madison Equality Presents: Charity Ball

February 9: Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra

February 11: Call for Proposals: May Symposium 2019

February 11: SEA Committee Meeting

February 12: 02-12-living-color-exhibition

February 12: Write on Site

February 12: Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence (TD1826)

February 12: Event Planning at JMU: Everyone Can Benefit (TD1006)

February 12: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 12: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 12: 02-12-sextacular

February 13: Honors College Student Lunch

February 14: Valentine's Day

February 14: 5 Choices (TD1699)

February 14: Retirement 101: Understanding Your VRS Retirement (TD1212)

February 14: Retirement 101: Understanding Your VRS Retirement (TD1212)

February 14: The Pride

February 14: The Hot Sardines

February 15: Engaged Teacher-Scholar Program Call for Applications

February 15: Seminar by Scott Boback, Dickinson College

February 15: Opera Spotlight: An Evening in Paris

February 18: President's Day - Classes in Session

February 19: Not Everyone Gets a Trophy (TD1741)

February 19: How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Event

February 19: Write on Site

February 19: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 19: Being a Better Parent: Solving the Mystery of Effective Parenting (TD2376)

February 19: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 19: Green Day's American Idiot

February 20: Mental Health First Aid (TD2423)

February 20: 02-20-puppy-pride

February 21: AAAD Conference 2019

February 21: Business Writing & Proofreading (TD1021)

February 21: 5 Choices (TD1699)

February 22: Cascade Open Lab Training

February 22: Seminar by Hatajai Lassiter, James Madison University

February 22: Honors project pre-submission form deadline for May 2018 grads

February 22: The Hair Affair

February 25: Building Trust and Transparency (TD2377)

February 25: They Called Her Vivaldi - Theatre Lovett of Dublin, Ireland

February 26: Third Block Classes End

February 26: Last day of class - 1st block

February 26: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

February 26: Write on Site

February 26: Developing Your Direct Reports (TD2068)

February 26: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 26: Benefits Basic Training (TD2274)

February 27: Basic Finance & Budgeting: Getting Your Financial Ducks in a Row (TD1373)

February 28: 5 Choices (TD1699)

February 28: Legendary Service - The Key is to Care (TD2081)

February 28: Spring ORL Open House

February 28: Mayumana - Currents, Direct from Israel

March 1: Seminar: First-Year Graduate Student Proposal Presentations

March 4: 03-04-spring-break

March 4: Spring Break

March 5: JMU Vendor Training

March 5: Team Excellence #1: Assess Your Team (TD2339)

March 5: Eat That Frog: Overcoming Procrastination (TD2057)

March 6: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

March 7: Gateways to Inclusion (TD1829)

March 8: University Closed

March 11: 03-11-2nd-block-begins

March 11: First Day of Classes- 2nd block

March 11: The JMU Registrar's Office (TD1319)

March 12: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 12: Being a Better Parent: Solving the Mystery of Effective Parenting (TD2376)

March 12: Little Red Corvette (TD2288)

March 12: Student Employment Essentials (TD1461)

March 13: Annual Diversity Conference

March 14: The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How.

March 14: Jaki Shelton-Green - Poetry Reading

March 14: Jaki Shelton Green - Poetry Reading

March 15: 03-15-withdrawal-deadline

March 15: Withdraw deadline for semester classes

March 15: No Complaining Rule (TD1344)

March 15: Seminar: First-Year Graduate Student Proposal Presentations

March 15: Little Red Corvette 2.0 (TD2289)

March 15: Cascade Open Lab Training

March 15: Danú - A St. Patrick's Day Celebration

March 15: INGO Program applications for 2019 are due on March 15

March 18: 03-18-add-drop-2nd-block

March 18: Summer Advance Registration

March 18: Add Drop Deadline 2nd Block

March 18: Matthew Nelson, clarinet

March 19: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 19: Pre-Retirement Planning (TD1372)

March 19: Breaking New Ground: Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace (TD2070)

March 19: Leonce und Lena

March 19: Scharoun Ensemble Berlin

March 20: Cascade 8 Training

March 20: 03-20-colloquium

March 20: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

March 20: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

March 20: Our Iceberg is Melting (TD1828)

March 21: JMU Giving Day

March 21: 5 Choices (TD1699)

March 21: DiSC I: Assessment & Introduction (TD1086)

March 21: New Voices in Dance featuring JMU's Contemporary Dance Ensemble

March 22: Seminar: First-Year Graduate Student Proposal Presentations

March 22: Sing Out! An A Cappella Celebration

March 26: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

March 26: Honors College Cookout

March 26: Planning for Retirement Today and Taking Advantage of All That JMU Offers! (TD2265)

March 26: Being a Better Parent: Solving the Mystery of Effective Parenting (TD2376)

March 27: Add Departmental Permission - 2nd Block

March 27: Basic Finance & Budgeting: Getting Your Financial Ducks in a Row (TD1373)

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

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

March 29: Seminar by Greg Valdez, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

April 1: Fall Registration Begins

April 2: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 2: How to Have Good Interactions at Work

April 2: Investing 101 (TD2358)

April 3: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

April 3: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

April 3: NAACP Image Awards Banquet

April 4: Hiring @ JMU (TD1002)

April 4: Hiring @ JMU (TD1002)

April 4: 10 Tips for Listening, Talking and Writing Effectively at Work (TD2058)

April 5: Honors Symposium

April 5: Meetings, Bloody Meetings (TD1740)

April 8: DEADLINE to submit Honors Capstone Project for May 2019 grads

April 8: Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance featuring the JMU Opera Theater

April 9: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 9: Breaking the Ice (TD2072)

April 10: Eating on a Budget on the Go - CommonHealth (TD2378)

April 10: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

April 10: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

April 10: Joel Schoenhals, piano

April 11: 04-11-2nd-block-withdrawal-deadline

April 11: Incomplete work Fall 2018 due to instructor

April 11: Withdraw deadline for 2nd block classes

April 11: Money and Millennials (TD2279)

April 11: Black Violin

April 12: 04-12-dec-grad-app-due-adviser

April 12: Graduation Application Deadline to the advisor- December

April 12: Write it Right; Say it Correctly (TD2175)

April 12: Biosymposium Keynote Presentation by Nicholas Pullen

April 12: Give 'em the Pickle (TD1616)

April 12: DEADLINE to submit Honors Capstone Project application and proposal

April 14: JMU Symphony Honors Concert

April 15: Thesis Due to Graduate School

April 15: 04-15-thesis-due-tgs

April 15: Optional Retirement Participants - What to Expect When You Retire (TD1352)

April 15: Optional Retirement Participants - What to Expect When You Retire (TD1352)

April 16: Emerging Leaders (TD1049)

April 16: Telecom, Facility Coordinators & Building Repairs (TD1048)

April 17: JMU JobLink (IT195)

April 17: JMU JobLink (IT195)

April 17: Team Excellence #2: Unity (TD2340)

April 17: 04-17-colloquium

April 17: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

April 17: What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know (TD2104)

April 17: A. Van Jordan

April 17: A. Van Jordan - Poetry Reading

April 18: The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results (TD2361)

April 18: Understanding and Navigating Medicare (TD2293)

April 18: Cascade 8 Training

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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