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CHSS Events

Oct7

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
October 7, 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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Oct7

Fear 2 Freedom at George Mason University

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
The Hub (SUB II), Ballroom
October 7, 2014, 3:30 PM to 7:45 PM

Join us for Fear 2 Freedom at George Mason University on Tuesday, October 7th! The Freedom and Learning Forum discussion featuring President Ángel Cabrera and Rosemary Trible, founder of the Fear 2 Freedom Program, begins at 3:30pm followed by the assembly of hundreds of “Fear 2 Freedom” (F2F) after-care kits at 5:30 pm and the Take Back the Night walk wraps up the evening at 7:45 pm. Please RSVP!

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Oct8

Narratives of Identity Conference

Cornerstones
October 8, 2014, 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Oct8

Orientation for Editors

CHSSWeb Training

CHSSWeb Help
Enterprise Hall, #420
October 8, 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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Oct8

Former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky

English
Center for the Arts, Grand Tier III
October 8, 2014, 6:30 PM

Robert Pinsky’s most recent books are his Selected Poems and Singing School: Learning to Write (and Read) Poetry by Studying with the Masters, an anthology-with-manifesto. Pinsky’s translation The Inferno of Dante received the Los Angeles Times Book Award in poetry. As Poet Laureate of the United States (1997-2000), Pinsky founded the Favorite Poem Project, in which thousands of Ameri- cans—of varying backgrounds, all ages, and from every state—shared theirfavorite poems in videos (www.favoritepoem.org). Among his many awards are the Italian Premio Capri, the Korean Manhae Award and theHarold Washington Award from the City of Chicago. He is the only member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters to have appeared on both The Simpsons and The Colbert Report.

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