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CHSS Events

Dec1

Clinton Global Initiative - Commitment to Action

Application Deadline

Center for Social Entrepreneurship
December 01, 2014

George Mason University is entering its second year as a member of the Clinton Global Initiative University Network (CGI U), a growing consortium of colleges and universities whose students commit to addressing some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We write to request your assistance sharing information about this opportunity with your students.

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Dec1

Global Film Club Preview: A Night of Short Films

Film and Media Studies
Student Union I, Room 3A
December 1, 2014, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

At the Global Film Club Preview we'll be screening several short films from around the world as well as introducing the GFC, a new student organization on campus dedicated to international films, culture, and overall diversity. You'll also get the chance to meet and talk with members of the GFC. Come out for good film, great culture, and tons of fun.

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Dec2

Yoga for Well-Being in Arlington

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

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
Metropolitan Building, Room 5183
December 2, 2014, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

“Yoga for Well-Being” is a hatha yoga class carefully themed to deepen one’s experience of integral yoga. This practice includes precise instruction in beginning and intermediate level postures, breathing practices, and guided relaxation. Modifications will be offered to individualize the practice.

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Dec2

From Ideas to Ventures - LITE Speaker Series

Center for Social Entrepreneurship
Engineering Building, 4801
December 2, 2014, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

SPEAKER: Suresh Shenoy, IMC, Inc. ABSTRACT Starting a new venture is an exciting and challenging experience at the same time. Aspiring entrepreneurs will need thorough planning, discipline, and a keen ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment. Mr. Shenoy will provide an overview of the key steps needed to successfully plan, launch, and run a new venture. Some of these key elements include developing an understanding of the industry and the competitive environment, evaluating the feasibility of your idea, assessing market forces, and the importance of developing an effective business plan. For more information please visit http://lite.gmu.edu/seminars.html or email us at lite@gmu.edu.

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Dec2

Dr. Todd Kashdan discusses his book "The Upside of Your Dark Side" at Busboys & Poets

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
Busboys and Poets in Shirlington, VA
December 2, 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Busboys and Poets welcomes author and CWB Senior Scientist Dr. Todd Kashdan to sign and discuss his latest book, "The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self--Not Just Your 'Good' Self--Drives Success and Fulfillment." In "The Upside of Your Dark Side," two pioneering researchers in the field of psychology show that while mindfulness, kindness, and positivity can take us far, they cannot take us all the way.

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Dec3

Orientation for Editors

CHSSWeb Training

CHSSWeb Help
Enterprise Hall, #420
December 3, 2014, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Learn how to edit the pages of your website. Become acquainted with all the features of the college web system called CHSSWeb. General review all CHSSWeb applications. The session is designed for CHSSWeb admin users, but is open to anyone who needs admin user training. Please RSVP using the link to the right.

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