Fenwick Gallery Exhibit: Scenes from Behind the Wall

BehindTheWall_webslideOn November 9th, 1989, the Berlin Wall came down, reuniting people who had been separated since 1961 and beginning a process through which the starkly divided East and West Germany would be made one country again.

In honor of the 25th anniversary of this momentous event, Fenwick Gallery’s current exhibit, Scenes from Behind the Wall: Images of East Germany 1989/90, features a selection of photographs by Page Chichester (who grew up in Culpeper, Virginia) and German photographer Helmut Brinkmann. Read more

Fenwick Gallery is located on First Floor, Wing A, Fenwick Library. For more information about Fenwick Gallery, please visit fenwickgallery.gmu.edu

Undergrad Research & Write-In Day: October 24

The Undergraduate Research & Write-in Day provides undergraduate students a quiet environment in which to write. A spacious room in the Gateway Library, Johnson Center, is the venue, allowing for quiet work, free from distractions. Support is available from both the Writing Center and Gateway Library staff to assist with research and writing needs during this event. Bring your own laptop, or use one of ours.  Coffee, water, and snacks will be available. Registration required.

For more information, please contact Kara Kiblinger, kkiblin2 at gmu.edu, 703-993-1142.

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Libraries Receive Gilbert and Sullivan Collection

Davie Stone and his wife, Ann, are giving their collection of Gilbert and Sullivan memorabilia, from original manuscripts to production materials to letters and personal effects of the two men and their partner, Richard D’Oyly Carte, to the University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives. The Stones also established the David and Annabelle Stone Gilbert and Sullivan Endowed Fund for cataloging and preserving the collection. Read more

Writing & Productivity Day at the Arlington Campus Library

Sign up for the Arlington Campus Library’s Writing & Productivity Day! This half-day program will give you space to work along other Mason graduate students who are also serious about completing writing projects. A Learning Specialist from Mason’s Learning Services will give a brief presentation on writing productivity, and will be available for 15-minute one-on-one consultations to offer tips and strategies to increase your individual writing productivity. Topics can include improving concentration, goal setting, time management, and more.

Arlington Campus Library’s Writing Productivity Day will be held on Saturday, October 18. Space is limited to 10 participants; all graduate-degree-seeking George Mason students at the Fairfax, Arlington, Prince William, and Loudoun campuses are eligible to attend. To participate, please complete the registration form.

The event will be held in the Arlington Campus Library’s instruction room. Please bring your computer, any other research materials you may need, and most importantly, your personal commitment to working diligently and productively.

For more information, please contact April Kelly,