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CHSS Events


Fall for the Book

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
September 11, 2014, 12:00 AM to September 18, 2014, 11:00 PM

In its fifteenth year, the Fall for the Book Festival will take place in multiple venues throughout Northern Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland, bringing the love of books to readers of all ages and interests. Readings, writing workshops, and opportunities to meet acclaimed authors are only some of the features of this exciting event.

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Tai Chi for Well-Being on Tuesdays in Fairfax

A weekly free practice for all Mason students, staff, and faculty.

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
Johnson Center, Dance Studio (ground floor)
September 16, 2014, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

This 45-minute practice will consist of Qigong and Tai Chi exercises and gentle stretching. The mindful quality of these movements will be the main focus of instruction. Each practice will begin with a brief introduction around the principles of these practices and participants will move their bodies from the inside out. Please wear stretchy clothes for your comfort.

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Anthropology Graduate School Workshop

Sociology and Anthropology
Research Hall, 161
September 16, 2014, 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM

This workshop is for all anthropology undergraduate majors and minors who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in anthropology or a related field. Join us to receive advice about deciding on a gradaute program and completing the application process. Attendees will also receive information about resources on campus to help them with career counseling and graduate school applications. Please RSVP to Dr. Hughes Rinker at chughe13@gmu.edu by September 10, 2014.

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Building Community: A Networking Event for Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff of Color

Higher Education
Student Union I, Patriots Lounge
September 16, 2014, 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

The office of Graduate Student Life, the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education (ODIME) in the Division of University Life, and the Office of the Provost, want to invite you to their first annual gathering for graduate students, faculty and staff of color. The event is being hosted to allow graduate students from departments across Mason to come together, build community, and form connections with one another and with staff, faculty and administrators on campus.

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