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January 18th, 2022
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Nominate Your Colleague for an Outstanding Achievement Award
The Outstanding Achievement Awards honor Mason’s faculty and staff across many award categories and celebrate their hard work, dedication, and contributions to the university. The deadline to submit nominations is Feb. 25. (Note: Departmental awards may have different deadlines.)
Visit the Outstanding Achievement Awards website for more details.
The Outstanding Achievement Awards ceremony is scheduled for April 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Dewberry Hall.
Questions? Contact [email protected] .
Climate Action Plan Town Hall
The Mason community is invited to the next Climate Action Plan (CAP) Town Hall to suggest ideas, offer feedback, ask questions, and find out more about the CAP process. Learn how the future forecast of Mason’s carbon emissions relates to the university’s Master Plan.
Climate Action Plan Town Hall
Friday, Jan. 28
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Contact Ariel Sierra at [email protected] with questions.
Reminder: Mason Shuttles Spring Service
Spring service will begin on Monday, Jan. 24, on all routes except the On-Demand shuttle. On-Demand is moving to a weekend-only service starting Jan. 22. Fixed-route service has been added to help address the reduction in On-Demand service.
The West Campus shuttle will operate Monday–Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. The Student Townhouses have been added as a stop on the Sandy Creek to Metro shuttle for spring 2022.
The Arlington/Fairfax route will operate one bus (down from two) with service every two hours. A new stop will be added at Rappahannock River Lane. Both Sandy Creek to Metro and Gunston Mason are starting one hour later, at 7 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. respectively.
A complete list of changes is available at shuttle.gmu.edu . Spring schedules for each route will be available later this week.
Contact 703-993-2828 or [email protected] with questions.
Training and Professional Development
Well-Being Wednesday Webinar: Ready, Set, Goal
Join Kaiser Permanente for a Well-Being Wednesday Webinar on Jan. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. In this webinar, you will learn how to:
- Identify behaviors you want to target
- Explore ways to strengthen motivation
- Create habits that stick
Note: This webinar is presented by Kaiser Permanente, but you do not need to be a Kaiser Permanente member to participate. Register .
Learn about saving for education with Virginia529. Join a Virginia529 webinar on Feb. 1 from 11 a.m. to noon. During this webinar, you will learn how to:
- Save for future education expenses for your children, grandchildren, or yourself
- Save for tuition and other college costs, such as housing and textbooks
- Take advantage of tax-free earnings
- And most importantly, meet your savings goals!
By attending the session, you will have the chance to win $529 towards a new or existing Invest529 account. View the flyer for more information.
Crucial Conversations Skill Shops
Faculty and staff are invited to join Human Resources and Payroll on Jan. 20 for the first in a five-part series of skill shops that hone in on the skills for holding difficult conversations featured in “Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High.”
Led by certified trainers in the Crucial Conversations model, these sessions will focus on practicing the crucial skills needed to ensure your challenging conversations are handled effectively.
For more information and to register, visit the Human Resources and Payroll website .
Resources for You
Support Group for Working Mothers at Mason
The Support Group for Working Mothers at Mason is one way faculty, staff, and students can come together, discuss the issues confronting working mothers, and motivate changes on campus.
The group will kick-off its spring semester meetings on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at noon via Zoom .
If you are interested in sharing stories and being part of an informal organization of working mothers, join an upcoming meeting or visit the website for additional meeting dates and more information.
New Year Deals with WW: Your Time to Shine
Those weight-loss and wellness goals you’ve been waiting for? This is your year to reach them with WW’s groundbreaking new PersonalPoints™ Program. Sign up by Feb. 28 and get a free Start Strong Kit (over $100 value) with your WW membership.
All benefit-eligible employees, spouses, and adult dependents get an exclusive discount of 50 percent off the retail price and can join for as low as $8.48 per month.
For more information or to sign up, visit the CommonHealth WW website .
Rideshare Drop-In Meeting: Jan. 19 at Noon
Thinking about a new way to get to campus? Consider rideshare—carpooling or vanpooling.
The next session is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 19, from noon to 12:30 p.m. No need to register. Read more details .
CHARGE Nutrition Offers Virtual Nutrition Coaching with Licensed Registered Dietitians
Meet CHARGE, an exciting new program from GlobalFit that provides Zoom appointments with licensed Registered Dietitians. The best part? Your first nutrition visit is complimentary. Sign up today to get started. Spouses and dependents are welcome, too.
- Meet virtually with an expert Licensed Registered Dietitian
- Set your health goals, like getting fit or losing weight
- They will confirm whether your insurance fully covers you at no cost for future visits
Upcoming Performances at Mason
Mason Artist-in-Residence: Camille A. Brown & Dancers, who were scheduled to perform Saturday, Jan. 22, will now debut at the Center for the Arts of Saturday, April 2, at 8 p.m. Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Fantastic Fantasies Sunday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. Center for the Arts Take an extraordinary journey through classical music with this family-friendly Keyboard Conversations® performance. Learn the compelling stories behind each piece and then enjoy each work played in its entirety. An interactive question and answer session will conclude this program.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Vasily Petrenko, music director Kian Soltani, cello Saturday, Jan. 29, at 8 p.m. Center for the Arts Celebrate the diamond jubilee anniversary of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) with a program featuring one of the world’s most sought-after cellists, Kian Soltani. Under the direction of Vasily Petrenko, RPO is recognized as one of the world’s most forward-thinking and boundary-pushing symphony orchestras. This stunning concert of cherished works is the perfect performance to reconnect with live, classical music. A pre-performance discussion will take place in Monson Grand Tier 45 minutes prior to curtain.
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