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Gentle Yoga

Monday, October 01, 2012
Time: 2 - 3 p.m.

Gentle Yoga facilitated by Niki Murano.  [more]

Vinyasa Yoga

Monday, October 01, 2012
Time: 5:15 - 6:30 p.m.

Vinyasa yoga facilitated by Suzanna Denison.  [more]

Zazen Meditation

Monday, October 01, 2012
Time: 7-7:30 p.m.

Zazen means seated meditation. Zazen is a place of refuge far beneath our everyday involvements, a place where we turn inward for peace, for the answers to the deepest questions of life, and for the ability to meet our lives with wisdom, love, and compassion. Instruction will be provided at the start of every session. Beginners are welcome. Contact serowa@greenmtn.edu with questions.  [more]

Graduate and Civil Services Fair

Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

This is your opportunity to speak with Graduate School professionals about what they look for in their applicants. If you are confused about who should write your recommendation letters, what schools look for in the personal statement, graduate assistantships opportunities, or other requirements, these are the people to ask. Make the most of their visit! PeaceCorps and Americorps representatives will also be available.  [more]

"From Rucksack to Backpack" Seminar

Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Join for “From Rucksack to Backpack,” a free webinar discussing the challenges of transitioning to college for veterans.  [more]

Meditation

Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Time: 4 - 4:30 p.m.

Meditation is a practice that allows you to take some time to breathe deeply, relax and renew. It is not specific to any particular spiritual tradition, although many religions have discovered and made use of its benefits. Come and practice with us!  [more]

Acoustic Biologist Katy Payne Presentation

Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Time: 6 p.m.

Trained as a musician, acoustic biologist Katy Payne was a pioneer in the discovery that humpback whales compose ever-changing song to communicate, and first to understand that elephants communicate with one another across long distances by infra-sound. Her presentation "Whale Songs and Elephant Loves" is based on a ten-year study of how elephants communicate that interweaves science with autobiography, myth, and spirituality. Through sound and pictures, Katy will be presenting insights she has discovered from two of the earth’s largest and most mysterious creatures.  [more]

Food, Energy and the Environment Film Series - No Impact Man

Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Time: 7 p.m.

Films will be shown every Tuesday through December at the Tiny Theatre on Main St. The critically-acclaimed documentary No Impact Man will be shown this Tuesday, October 2nd.  [more]

Flu Shot Clinic provided by Rutland Pharmacy

Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

There will be a Flu Shot Clinic provided by Rutland Pharmacy today in the Withey Lobby. It is open to the public.  [more]

Electival 2012

Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

We will be providing unbiased information about the election as well offer assistance with voter registration and absentee ballots.  [more]

Academic Skills Workshop: Effective College Writing

Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Time: 12-1 p.m.

There will be an academic skills workshop focused on effective college writing from 12-1 p.m. It is located in Room 003 on the lower level of Griswold Library.  [more]

Graduate Planning Workshop

Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.

Learn about your senior year timeline, graduate school search tools, standardized testing, and application preparation.  [more]

Faculty Colloquium: Heather Keith

Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Heather will present research from her recent co-authored book manuscript “Intellectual Disabilities, Dehumanization, and a New Moral Community.” Highlighting conceptions of intelligence and disability in the history of philosophy, Keith’s presentation will explore moral theory and contemporary applied ethics cases.  [more]

Massage Therapy

Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Time: 3-8 p.m.

Massage is beneficial in decreasing anxiety, enhancing sleep quality, improving energy level and concentration, reducing fatigue, increasing circulation, and increasing flexibility.  [more]

Self-Defense

Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

There will be a self-defense class in the Bogue Movement Studio from 4:30-5:30 p.m.  [more]

Shakti Tribal Dance – Beginners

Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Time: 6-7:15 pm

Ecofeminist in spirit, this class is inspired by many forms of belly dance and goddess spirituality, as well as Eastern and Existential philosophies. The class includes Yoga-style stretching, belly dance movements and guided meditations.  [more]

Know Your Issues: Election 2012 - Film Showing "The Corporation"

Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Time: 6 p.m.

"Know Your Issues: Election 2012"Film documentaries on topics relevant to the election.  [more]

Internship Presentations

Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Join students from Visual Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies as they present images and samples of work from their summer internships. Presenters include Carlie Guinane, Ian Barnum, Annie Parham, Devan Moran, Lizzie Helbig and Zachary Nuckles.  [more]

Buys at Bookstore Support The Thirst Project

Thursday, October 04, 2012
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Receive 20% off a single apparel item or a gift item at the College bookstore on Thursday, October 4. Follett will donate the 20% of proceeds to the Thirst Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of the nearly 1 billion people on our planet who don't have access to safe, clean drinking water and proper sanitization.  [more]

Ethics of Sending Draft Animals to Slaughter Discussion

Thursday, October 04, 2012
Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.

At the end of this month, Bill and Lou, the long-standing team of oxen for Green Mountain College’s Cerridwen Farm will leave the farm to be processed for meat. There will be an open class session on the ethics of sending draft animals to slaughter. Interested parties are encouraged to attend.  [more]

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