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The National Outdoor Championship

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
September 27, 2014, 12:00 AM to November 22, 2014, 12:00 PM

Mason is one of only TEN universities from across the US chosen for the the launch of the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge! Any student, staff, faculty, alumni or community member can participate and earn points for Mason. Register now and then log all your outdoor activities through Nov. 22!

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Philip Cohen on "Public Sociology"

447 Robinson Hall A (English Department Conference Room)

Sociology and Anthropology
Robinson Hall A, 447
October 22, 2014, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

University of Maryland Sociology Professor Philip Cohen will be speaking to the SOAN Colloquium on "Public Sociology" on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:30-3:00pm in 447 Robinson Hall A (English Department Conference Room). All are invited to attend.

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Democracy & Crisis: Is Democratization to Blame for Economic Crisis in South Korea

Global Affairs
Johnson Center, 3rd Floor Meeting Room A
October 22, 2014, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

In 1997, the seemingly never-ending growth of the South Korean economy suddenly halted in the wake of a region-wide financial crisis. On various fronts, the economy has not fully recovered from the shock. What led to this crisis? Is democratization of South Korea (1987-1992) to blame? This presentation discusses how the economic liberalization born out of democratization, not democratization per se, made the economy extremely vulnerable to crises, whose effects linger.

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