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July 23, 2014 | Print Calendar

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Making Mason Magic: Summer Smooth

Fairfax Campus

Heat got you down, have you moved, experienced lots of changes?
Now is the time to smooth out those stressors and focus on your
wellness and well-being. The University has lined up some events to
help you manage stress, relax, and enjoy.  Visit the website for more detailed event information.

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(703) 993-2600, hr@gmu.edu, Human Resources and Payroll

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9 am - 10 am

MEC: 1 Million Cups

Prince William Campus, Hylton Performing Arts Center

Each week, the 1MC program offers a local entrepreneur an opportunity to present their small business challenge to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups at http://www.1millioncups.com/

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Free

Renee Younes, (703) 993-9415, ryounes@gmu.edu, Mason Enterprise Center

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10 am - 11 am

EHS Training: Fire Extinguisher Use

Police and Safety Headquarters, Room 230

Learn to safely and confidently operate a fire extinguisher at this hands-on training. This training session consists of a 1/2 hour classroom training and 1/2 hour hands-on practice witht the equipment. For complete training descriptions and to register, visit the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) website.

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Meredith Muckerman, (703) 993-9715, mmuckerm@gmu.edu, Environmental Health and Safety Office

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11 am

Classical Hip-Hop: Christylez Bacon & Wytold

Prince William Campus, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall

A groundbreaking combination of classical music, beat box, and rap! Worlds collide when progressive hip-hop artist and Grammy-nominated Christylez Bacon (pronounced: chris-styles) and six-string electric cellist, Wytold (William Wytold Lebing) take the stage in a program that merges two contrasting art forms: classical music and hip-hop.  

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(703) 993-7759, Hylton@gmu.edu, Hylton Performing Arts Center

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12 pm

Who's Walking Wednesdays

Alan and Sally Merten Hall, Wellness Circle

The walk will begin at the “Wellness Circle” in front of Alan and Sally Merten Hall.  The goal is to encourage the Mason community to get moving, up out of our chairs, break up our day, and enjoy some good company. Walkers will use the Yellow Birch Trail or stay interior to campus and will walk for a minimum of 30 minutes.

Work/Life Team, (703) 993-2600, worklife@gmu.edu, Human Resources and Payroll

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12 pm

Relaxation: An Hour at the Beach

Loudoun Site

Relaxation with Kathy Haldeman: An Hour at the "Beach".

(703) 993-2600, hr@gmu.edu, Human Resources and Payroll

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12 pm - 1 pm

Yoga for Faculty, Staff, and Students

Arlington Campus, Metropolitan Building, Room 5183

The Arlington Campus will host yoga classes for faculty, staff, and students this summer.  A series of seven classes will be taught by Suzanne Morgan of Suzanne Morgan Yoga.

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Free

Jennifer Gantt, (703) 993-9153, arlops@gmu.edu, Arlington Operations

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12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

EHS Training: BSL-2 Biosafety Refresher

Prince William Campus, Occoquan Building, Room 110A

BSL-2 Biosafety Refresher training satisfies the annual training requirement for Biological Safety for BSL-2 Laboratories training by introducing new topics each year that expand upon basic biosafety and infectious material handling fundamentals. Topics include new policies and procedures and additional information regarding recent or emergent safety issues identified. In order to register for BSL-2 Biosafety Refresher training, you must have previously attended Biological Safety for BSL-2 Laboratories training. For complete training descriptions and to register, visit the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) website.

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Meredith Muckerman, (703) 993-9715, mmuckerm@gmu.edu, Environmental Health and Safety Office

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1 pm

Webinar: 20 Ways to De-stress at Your Desk

Virtual - Online

Online webinar titled 20 Ways to De-stress at Your Desk hosted by Lori Ann Roth and Robyn Madar from Human Resources and Payroll.  Registration required through the Human Resources Professional Development website.

(703) 993-2600, hr@gmu.edu, Human Resources and Payroll

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1 pm - 3 pm

Ice Cream Break

Merten Hall and Robinson A & B (under the trees)

Faculty and staff can enjoy a cool treat from some special guest ice cream servers (while supplies last).  Bring your Mason ID.

(703) 993-2600, hr@gmu.edu, Human Resources and Payroll

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1:15 pm

Child Development Center: Serenade

Alan and Sally Merten Hall

Join the children of the Child Development Center for a charming serenade.

(703) 993-2600, hr@gmu.edu, Human Resources and Payroll

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2 pm - 3:15 pm

EHS: Laboratory Safety Refresher

Prince William Campus, Occoquan Building, Room 110A

Laboratory Safety Refresher training satisfies the annual training requirement for Laboratory Safety Orientation training by introducing new topics each year that expand upon basic safety fundamentals and regulations covered in the Laboratory Safety Orientation course. Topics include new policies and procedures, personal protection, hazard identification, and additional information about safety issues in laboratories such as waste management, inventory management, spill and exposure response, proper use of engineering controls, and decontamination procedures.

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Meredith Muckerman, (703) 993-9715, mmuckerm@gmu.edu, Environmental Health and Safety Office

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3 pm

How to De-Stress Your Life Through Music

de Laski Performing Arts Building

An interactive performance with Dr. Linda Monson exploring how to detress your life through music.

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(703) 993-2600, hr@gmu.edu, Human Resources and Payroll

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6 pm - 10:15 pm

Driver Improvement Clinic

Prince William Campus, Occoquan Building, Room 110A

Eight Hour Driver Improvement Clinic. For more information visit the website.

$85, $75

Preston Blair, (571) 814-8228, Prince William Campus Operations

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