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CHSS Events

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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Oct28

Mason Reads Presents: How Full Is Your Bucket? Author Tom Rath To Speak At George Mason University's Center for the Arts

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
Center for the Arts
October 28, 2014, 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM

The Mason Reads program is excited to announce the appearance of Tom Rath, author of How Full Is Your Bucket?, at the Mason's Center For the Arts on Tuesday, October 28th. Tom Rath is an expert on the role of human behavior in business, health, and economics. He has written five international bestsellers, which have sold more than 5 million copies and made over 300 appearances on the Wall Street Journal's bestseller list. Show times are 4:30pm and 7:30pm. The event is FREE but tickets are needed!

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Oct28

Spooky Stories! Open Mic

Please join the Folklore Studies Program and the Folklore Roundtable for an evening of storytelling.

Research Hall, #163
October 28, 2014, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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Oct29

Criminology, Law and Society Open House for Prospective Graduate Students

Criminology, Law and Society
Johnson Center, Meeting Room G, #337
October 29, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

The Department of Criminology, Law and Society is hosting an open house for prospective graduate students to learn more about our MA and PhD programs. Members of our award-winning faculty will be on hand to discuss the wide range of research projects, activities, and curricula in the department. Additionally, current graduate students will be available to talk about the MA and PhD programs from their perspective.

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