International Day of Peace

Sep 20, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018
12:00 am
Mary Baldwin University

Thursday Events

10:50 a.m. – Noon – Peace Education for All, led by Prof. Stephanie Sebolt Grafton 501
1:25 – 2:40 p.m. – The UN Declaration of Human Rights at 70: Do we Still Believe in and Advocate for Universal Human Rights Today? Location: Miller Chapel, led by Prof. Roderic Owen
4:15 – 5:00 pm – Yoga for Inner Peace. Join PE/Health Prof. Melissa Anderson Morgan at the PAC Dance Studio
5:15 – 6:00 p.m. – Mindfulness and the Power of Inner Peace a discussion and meditation practice, led by Nell Desmond, Vantage Point Director. Location: PAC Dance Studio
7:30 – 8:30 p.m. – How to Effectively Respond to Hate and Violence: with Compassion and Civility. Film and follow-up discussion. Location: Spencer Center, led by Prof. Roderic Owen

Friday Events
12:15 p.m. – Moment of Silence, Page Terrace
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Peacebuilding and dance workshop led by Prof. Melissa Anderson Morgan at the PAC Dance Studio
6:45 pm – Quest’s Sunset Circle of Peace; to close #PeaceDay and welcome autumnal equinox, students from multiple religions and philosophies will share readings about peace in their traditions. Location: fire pit (rain location: Spencer Center)