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Oct11

Who's Walking Wednesdays?

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), Wellness Circle in front of Merten Hall

These 30-minute campus walks break up the day and are meant to help get us up and moving while enjoying some good company! Exercise your leadership by volunteering to lead a walk!

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Oct11

The Mindful Classroom Faculty Learning Community Meeting

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM
Northern Neck, Alumni Relations Conference Room, # 110

The Mindful Classroom, a new mindfulness community for Mason faculty co-sponsored by the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning and the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, will meet on Wednesdays from noon to 1:15 pm on September 20, October 11, November 1, and November 29 during the fall 2017 semester, in the Alumni Relations Conference Room, room NN 110.

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Oct11

Fall for the Book: Susan Bordo

Women and Gender Studies

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 1:30 PM to 2:45 PM
Johnson Center, George's, 3rd Floor

Susan Bordo, professor of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Kentucky discusses her book The Destruction of Hillary Clinton, in which she outlines this destruction in three key areas: gendered stereotypes and double standards, political forces, and media influence. The Forward wrote that her book “offers a clear analysis of how a candidate who received the overwhelming majority of the popular vote, did not win the presidency.” Check out Fall for the Book Festival's website for more information: http://fallforthebook.org/ .

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Oct11

Visiting Writers Series Presents David Shields

Creative Writing

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6:00 PM
Johnson Center, George's, 3rd Floor

David Shields is the author of  Reality Hunger, The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead, Black Planet, and Other People: Takes and Mistakes. The recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, Shields has published essays and stories in the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, Esquire, Yale Review, Salon, Slate, McSweeney’s, and Believer. His work has been translated into twenty languages.

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Oct12

Yoga for Well-Being

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being

Thursday, October 12, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Johnson Center, Dance Studio (ground floor)

Co-sponsored by CWB and Mason Recreation, our weekly yoga for well-being practice helps you recalibrate body, mind, and spirit leading to greater focus, productivity, and well-being.

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