FAQ: Will George Mason Add a Meditation Room?

Posted: February 26, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This frequently asked questions column appears in the Daily Gazette every Tuesday. All questions originate from the green comment boxes located throughout the university, or are items brought to the attention of the Quality of Work Life Committee. Answers are supplied by the appropriate academic unit, department, or office. One question is answered per week.

Q: I suggest that a meditation room be created on campus like at many other universities. This would contribute to the healing of stress as well as the general welfare of the students. Is this possible?

A: You are in luck. The university opened a quiet meditation space on the third floor northeast atrium of the Johnson Center last year. Check it out. –Alissa Karton, Johnson Center and University Life program manager, x31438.

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