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Sep27

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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Oct25

Walk to End HIV (Formerly AIDS Walk DC)

Social Action and Integrative Learning
Off-Campus Location, AIDS Walk Washington will begin and end at Freedom Plaza (Pennsylvania Avenue and 13th Street, NW).
October 25, 2014, 7:00 AM

On Saturday, October 25th, the Mason Community will come together to support individuals affected by HIV/AIDS. The Walk to End HIV has become a Mason tradition, with students, faculty and staff participating for over twenty years! This is a great opportunity to meet new people, or just walk with old friends, while helping a great cause. It is estimated that 1 in every 20 adults in DC are infected with HIV…become educated and get tested. "Yes, we've still got a ways to go till its over. But we can see the finish line." Sign up today. Become Educated. Reduce Stigma. Walk to End HIV. Just register at www.aidswalkwashington.org and be sure to search for the Mason team on the registration site located under Schools- Colleges/University and join us. If you are more of a runner than a walker, you can register for the 5K timed run. Transportation is easy, as Parking and Transportation Services is sponsoring Mason to Metro shuttles running every half hour from 6-8 AM on the morning of the walk/run. All participants will receive a free t-shirt! Be sure to come out and support individuals affected by HIV/AIDS! We won’t stop until AIDS is history! Please email kwelch5@gmu.edu with any questions!

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Oct25

Leadership Mason Conference

Thriving Together: Leading with Vitality, Purpose, and Resilience

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
The Hub (SUB II), Ballroom
October 25, 2014, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

The Leadership Mason Conference is a one-day program focusing on leadership skill development through large group and small workshop formats. Students enhance the leadership skills they already have while gaining new skills that will be of benefit both now and in the future. The Center for the Advancement of Well-Being is a co-sponsor and this year's theme is focusing around leadership and well-being. Deadline to register is: Friday, October 10th at 5:00pm!

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Oct25

Leadership Mason Conference

Leadership

Undergraduate Academic Affairs
The Hub (SUB II), Ballroom
October 25, 2014, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

A one-day program focusing on leadership skill development through large group and small workshop formats. Students enhance the leadership skills they already have, while gaining new skills that will be of benefit both now and in the future. Hosted by: The LEAD Office Web: http://lead.gmu.edu

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Oct27

GMU Agora Group: Humanitarian Aid

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
Johnson Center, Meeting Room E
October 27, 2014, 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Humanitarian Aid has been a controversial topic for a very long time and includes a multitude of perspectives. How should the world react to different types of diseases, disasters, and conflicts? How should individuals react, and what can they do? What situations call for humanitarian intervention? This is especially relevant as humanitarian crises are rising including Ebola, starvation in African regions, and escalation in Syria. Come join the discussion with Agora, the student organization for the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, on Monday, October 27th! Agora is open to all students at George Mason University!

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Oct28

#AllThingsSocial Career Forum

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall
October 28, 2014, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Mason students will have the opportunity to engage with some of the nation's leading communication professionals during a special career forum on October 28. #AllThingsSocial, the fourth annual communication department symposium, will examine social media and integrated digital communication as a global phenomena and opportunity for today’s graduates. The event is free to all Mason students, faculty and staff. Registration is strongly encouraged for the speed mentoring event. To register, contact Brittany Sanders at bsander7@gmu.edu.

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