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Kelly Schrum Launches Virginia Child Custody Project

Kelly Schrum, associate professor in the Higher Education Program, has launched the Virginia Child Custody Project, a freely available website which "explores child custody in Virginia and nationally within a broad historical and legal context with the goal of providing an impartial, interdisciplinary resource grounded in humanities scholarship."

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Mason Reads Program Focuses on Well-Being

The university's common read program is asking all freshmen to read the introspective best-seller “How Full Is Your Bucket?” by Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton. Students will have a chance to meet one of the authors this fall and to learn about their own strengths through the Gallup Organization's Strengths Finder assessment.

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Active Minds and Mason Organizations Present Powerful Message

On Wednesday, September 10, World Suicide Prevention Day, the university teamed with the national awareness campaign Active Minds to deliver an eloquent message about the impact of campus suicide. The Send Silence Packing exhibit on the Fairfax Campus's North Plaza offered an opportunity to learn about suicide prevention resources.

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Events and Deadlines


CHSS Finance and HR Fall Info Session

September 23, 2014, 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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Eighth Annual China Town Hall Meeting

October 16, 2014, 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM
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