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Sep28

Dr. William Graham of the University of Abertay Dundee to Give Talk on Policing

Criminology, Law and Society

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Research Hall, #001

Dr. William Graham of Abertay University in Dundee, Scotland will talk about policing at a Research Brown Bag sponsored by the Criminology, Law and Society Department, the Police Foundation, and the Police Research Group. He is a former senior police officer in Glasgow, now specializing in policing and criminal justice studies at Abertay.

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Sep28

Who's Walking Wednesdays

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

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
All GMU Campuses

Join your Mason colleagues for a 30-minute campus walk every Wednesday at noon in Fairfax, Arlington, and SciTech! Sponsored by Human Resources & Payroll, these 30-minute campus walks break up the day and are meant to help get us up and moving while enjoying some good company!

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Sep28

Faculty & Staff Workshop with Dr. Jeffrey Arnett: "Supporting Emerging Adults in the Modern, Public Research University."

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), #1201

Dr. Jeffrey Arnett is a Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at Clark University and the founding President of the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA). For over a decade he has conducted research on emerging adults concerning a wide variety of topics. Learn more about the latest research on this important and unique time of life both in this workshop and at his Fall For The Book presentation later in the day.

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Sep28

Fall for the Book: Dr. Jeffrey Arnett, Psychologist and Author of Emerging Adulthood

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
Harris Theater

In the newest edition of his book, Emerging Adulthood, Dr. Jeffrey Arnett explores the unique challenges and experiences of 18-29 year-olds in America. He investigates social class issues, relations with parents, and problems facing emerging adults, including substance abuse and mental health. Learn more about the latest research on this important and unique time of life!

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Sep28

Psychologist Jeffrey Arnett

Sociology and Anthropology

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
Harris Theater

In 2000, psychologist Jeffrey Arnett coined the term “emerging adulthood” to describe the ever-evolving age between the late teens and mid-twenties. For over a decade he has studied emerging adults across different demographics and countries, looking in particular at risk behavior and consumption of media in youth. On the tenth anniversary of its publication, Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens to the Twenties has been re-released in a new edition covering all of the developments in media use, social class issues and the other distinctive problems of this life stage. Sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, George Mason University Life, and the George Mason Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence.

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