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Sep17

Fall for the Book 2014: Real Life 101: "Overwhelmed" with Brigid Schulte

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
Founder's Hall, Auditorium
September 17, 2014, 7:00 PM

Brigid Schulte is the author of New York Times bestselling Overwhelmed: Work, Love & Play when No One Has the Time, which has sparked conversations on overwork, busyness, gender roles and the loss of leisure around the globe. She is an award-winning journalist for The Washington Post, sharing in the Pulitzer Prize, and a fellow at the New America Foundation.

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Sep18

Yoga for Well-Being Thursdays 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 18, 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 an interdisciplinary approach to 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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Sep18

Collateral Damages of Arrest & Conviction: A Community Conversation

Criminology, Law and Society
Founder's Hall
September 18, 2014, 3:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Forum will address questions such as: What can be done to end the second class legal status and stigmatization of persons who have completed their sentence? How does Restorative Justice make our community safer? What additional diversion programs are needed to reduce incarceration? What needs to be changed to promote employment and safe housing?

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