JMU — Community Calendar Spring/Summer 2012
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Public Star Gaze

First Friday evening of each month, Astronomy Park. Join us for a free star gaze from Astronomy Park, located in the meadow behind the Physics and Chemistry building. Observe Jupiter with its Galilean satellites, Saturn and its majestic rings, Mars, Venus or even the Moon through a telescope. Bring your family! Check the John C. Wells Planetarium website for more information and plans for inclement weather:

Adult Degree Program Information Sessions

May 14, June 11, noon and 5:30 p.m., Memorial Hall. The Adult Degree Program provides adults older than 23 years old with the opportunity to continue their education in a program that addresses individualized needs, goals and time schedules. JMU faculty members help each student create an individualized program that incorporates a professional core concentration of at least 30 credit hours and includes all the elements necessary to earn a bachelor’s degree. Free information sessions are held on the second Monday of every month. For more information: Office of Outreach and Engagement, (540) 5684253; www.jmu. edu/outreach; and

JMU Mineral Museum

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. See more than 550 colorful and glistening crystal and gemstone specimens from around the world, arranged in the following displays: Systematic: by chemistry and structure. Locality: Elmwood, Tenn., and Virginia Minerals. Fluorescent Mineral: glow under ultraviolet light. Memorial Hall, Entrance E. Call ahead: (540) 5686130; http://

Strategies for Success Workshops

GMAT: April 18, 6–7:30 p.m.; LSAT: April 19, 6–7:30 p.m., Memorial Hall. Free workshop that provides proven tips and strategies for success on the LSAT and GMAT. Open to JMU students and the public. For more information: Office of Outreach and Engagement, (540) 5684253; www.jmu. edu/outreach; and