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Farmers’ Market

May 01, 2018

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the ...
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Wellness Grant (Cycle 1)

May 01, 2018

HealthySteps to Wellness awards wellness grants, ranging from $200 to $1,000, to Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health departments that demonstrate a commitment to wellness through self-directed activities.  There are two grant application cycles in 2018.  The first grant application runs from May 1 to May 15.  Applicants will be notified by June 15. ...
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Spinefulness Plus: Putting “Spring” Back Into Your Step

May 01, 2018

This 6-session class will combine 4-sessions of “Spinefulness” fundamentals with two additional awesome classes that pay special attention to your feet. In sessions 1-4, you will learn keen body awareness, and how to apply small, but critical, position shifts that can allow for relief from mechanically-based joint and back pain. By replacing patterns of wear ...
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Winning the Long Game: Strategies for Keeping the Weight Off for Good

May 01, 2018

Many of us are able to initiate lifestyle changes, but not all of us are successful at maintaining them. This is particularly true when it comes to weight loss: not because it’s necessarily difficult, but rather because so many of us aren’t aware of the key factors that lead to optimal success. In this 5-week ...
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Mindful Yoga

May 01, 2018

Enjoy yoga stretches in dappled morning light. Within a flowing sequence of postures, this class provides instruction for a balanced yoga practice grounded in alignment, breath, and peace of mind. Union is the literal meaning of the Sanskrit word yoga. Refresh and renew your resilience by giving yourself the gift of movement that fosters union ...
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Mental health and wellness with Keith O’Neil, former NFL player

May 01, 2018

This event features keynote speaker and former NFL player Keith O’neil as he discusses his battle with bipolar disorder in collegiate and professional athletics. Keith’s unique battle in a career which demands “toughness” will serve as an inspiration to all of us as we pursue our own professions. While college presents its own set of ...
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CESTA Seminar | Gordon & Steiner “Visualizing long-term changes in spatial ecology”

May 01, 2018

We will discuss the results of our ongoing collaboration on four spatio-temporal research projects, all of which use visualization and mapping to elucidate long-term changes in spatial ecology. 1) A 30-year field study of a population of harvester ant colonies in the southwest US desert. Our current research examines the evolution of colony “territories” and ...
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Life’s Purpose Workshop: Exploring Purpose for Health, Happiness, and Longevity

May 02, 2018

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. – Pablo Picasso Have you ever wished for more professional and personal fulfillment? In the past few decades, studies on longevity have shown that people who live a “purpose-driven” life, not only find more meaning and fulfillment, ...
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Lymphedema: What You Need to Know About Diagnosis, Treatment and the Promise of Research

May 03, 2018

Presented by Stanford Health Library Lymphedema is a chronic condition that causes unsightly swelling in the limbs due to blockage in the circulatory systems. Lymphedema is most commonly caused by lymph node removal or damage due to cancer treatment. This talk will address the condition, current research and emerging treatments for it. Speaker: Stanley Rockson, MDAllan ...
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The Heroic Journey: A Creative Path for Personal Transformation

May 03, 2018

“Our experience quite literally is defined by our assumptions about life. We make stories about the world and to a large degree live out their plots. What our lives are like depends to a great extent on the script we consciously, or likely unconsciously, have adopted.” Carol Pearson – The Hero Within We live in ...
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Farmers’ Market

May 08, 2018

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the ...
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Healthy Body, Healthy Me

May 08, 2018

In a culture highly influenced by social media and advertising, many Americans distrust their bodies and dislike their shapes. The cognitive dissonance between health and body image can lead to disharmony in our minds, which can influence our dietary choices, work productivity, and personal relationships. In this class, you will learn the science behind body ...
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Mindful Yoga

May 08, 2018

Enjoy yoga stretches in dappled morning light. Within a flowing sequence of postures, this class provides instruction for a balanced yoga practice grounded in alignment, breath, and peace of mind. Union is the literal meaning of the Sanskrit word yoga. Refresh and renew your resilience by giving yourself the gift of movement that fosters union ...
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Leaping from Blackboard to Bedside

May 08, 2018

Mathematics Department Public Lecture by Professor David Donoho. Professor Donoho is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Statistics at Stanford University. The title of his talk is “Leaping from blackboard to bedside: medical imaging and higher-dimensional geometry”. He will discuss the big challenge of recovering information ...
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8th Annual WSDM Women’s Health forum

May 09, 2018

8th Annual Women’s Health Forum cohosted by the WSDM Center (Women and Sex Differences in Medicine) and the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. The theme is “Prevention and Women’s Health” and topics include breast cancer, cardiovascular health, fertility, bone health, and more. All are welcome. For details, see our WSDM Events page.
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Bike to Work Day

May 10, 2018

Celebrate Bike to Work Day on Thursday, May 10 while reducing your carbon footprint! Energizer stations will be set up at Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health (and various off-site locations) to welcome cyclists and walkers. Participants will receive a free Bike to Work bag when they sign in at one of the stations! ...
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Publishing Discussion: Research with and about Community Partnerships

May 10, 2018

Join us for a discussion on publishing community engaged scholarship — from exploring what makes community partnerships successful, to where to look for publishing opportunities. Hear from experts in the field including our very own Nicole Ardoin and Dr. Gabriel Garcia. Special guest John Saltmarsh will also join us via Zoom to share his expertise in community engaged research and publishing.  Breakfast will be served.
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Primary Care, Public Health and Health Disparities Guest Lecturer: Dr. Cynthia Lynn DeTata

May 10, 2018

Dr. Cynthia Lynn DeTata is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford University’s school of Medicine and is the director of the core student Obstetrics and Gynecologyclerkship. She is appreciative of the opportunity to teach developing physicians and to inspire them to become patient advocates and to help reduce obstacles to health care. DeTata has been ...
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Wisdom Therapy – All We Need is Love, and Wisdom

May 12, 2018

Relationships are beautiful, wonderful, and challenging! Developing life skills to love well and be happy can help us to enhance relationships, well-being, and avoid suffering. In this 1-day course we will identify and practice wisdom skills that have scientifically been found to enhance love, relationships, and well-being. Skills such as mindfulness, emotional intelligence, empathy, compassion, ...
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Stanford One Health 2018 – Climate Change and Its Impact on Human and Animal Health

May 12, 2018

This interdisciplinary symposium will feature speakers who research the co-dependency of the health of the environment on human and animal populations. 
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Farmers’ Market

May 15, 2018

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the ...
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Cultivate Emotional Resilience

May 15, 2018

You can’t stop your feelings, but you can transform your relationship with them. Current research supports the strong link between emotional regulation and resilience. By understanding our emotions and developing emotional coping strategies, we can more easily adapt and grow – even in the face of challenges. This 3-part workshop begins by walking through the ...
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The O’Donohue Family Educational Farm Tour

May 15, 2018

Come and explore the wonders of “The Farm’s” very own farm! Make friends with chickens, learn what’s growing in the fields, where the food goes and the history behind the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm. Tours take place every Tuesday for the Spring 2018 quarter (please check our website for the most up to date ...
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Wellness Speaker Series

May 16, 2018

Better together: Enhancing team wellness   Alex Blacker, MPH will discuss ideas and practical tips that your department can implement to help create a healthier work environment, increase positivity and productivity in your department. HealthySteps to Wellness participants earn 25 incentive points for attending the event in person or via WebEx. Register early! In-person registration WebEx registration  
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Gabe Parisi-Amon: The Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series

May 16, 2018

Join us for a conversation with Gabe Parisi-Amon, Co-Founder, CTO and COO of Nebia.He leads the Nebia team, consisting of world-class thermo and mechanical engineers, industrial designers and brand builders that have created The Nebia Shower, an environmentally conscious product that allows for up to 70 percent water savings. Prior to his work at Nebia, ...
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E-IPER Dissertation Defense: Rebecca Niemiec “The Multi-Scalar Drivers of Resident Invasive Species Control Action in Hawai’i”

May 16, 2018

Abstract: Invasive species are a key driver of global environmental change and can threaten ecosystems, economies, and human health and well-being. To achieve landscape-scale reductions in the cover and abundance of invasive species, management efforts often must be expanded beyond conservation reserves to private lands. To manage invasive species across private lands, conservation organizations and ...
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Get Advice from Advice-Giving Experts: Careers in Social Sector Consulting

May 17, 2018

Join us for a panel featuring consultants for nonprofits, foundations, and social enterprises who hail from a few of the top consulting firms in the U.S. Panelists will tell about their personal journeys to social/public sector consulting, share some of the valuable skills students can gain from consulting work, and offer advice to those looking ...
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Is An Electric Vehicle Right for You?

May 17, 2018

This free class is co-sponsored with and generously supported by the City of Palo Alto. Are you considering leasing or buying an electric vehicle (EV) and want real information versus a sales pitch? Come hear from a panel of local, long-time EV drivers and experts on their experiences. Get your questions answered on the difference ...
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Center for Population Health Sciences | Seminar Series

May 17, 2018

The Digital Phenotpe Register Now!  Through social media, forums and online communities, wearable technologies and mobile devices, there is a growing body of health-related data that can shape our assessment of human illness. Collectively, this data comprises an individual’s ‘digital phenotype’ – unique, unsolicited and real-time information about a person’s health. Our current research focuses ...
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Connectedness, Equity and Joy — Lessons from the Kiva journey

May 17, 2018

Speaker: Premal Shah, Co-founder & President, Kiva. Part of the Sustainability Leadership Speaker Series This series explores the connections between great leadership and the actual achievement of sustainability and wellbeing for everyone, across generations.
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Diversity and Inclusion Forum

May 18, 2018

Join us for the first annual Diversity and Inclusion Forum at Stanford University. 
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WEBINAR: Non-medication Tips and Trick to Prevent and Control Hypertension

May 18, 2018

Did you know lowering blood pressure just 1 – 2 points can reduce risk of heart attack, stroke, & heart failure? Led by an American Society of Hypertension-Certified Hypertension Clinician, this hour-long webinar empowers participants to understand strategies for preventing hypertension and improving blood pressure control. By the end of the session, participants will be ...
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Happiness – An Inside Job

May 18, 2018

Sometimes we are too busy reading the signs and distractions of the external world that we become lost in the hum bum of daily life. According to the yoga wisdom the more we are disconnected from our real self, the less joyful we become. What is the real self?  How do we connect to our true ...
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How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity and Embrace the Daily Grind

May 18, 2018

Join us for a special speaker event hosted by HealthySteps to Wellness and Stanford Health Promotion Network. Stanford University professor and author, Leah Weiss PhD, will share highlights from her book, Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity and Embrace the Daily Grind. Learn how the latest research in neuroscience as well as ancient Buddhist practices ...
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The Gokhale Method: No More Aches and Pains

May 19, 2018

Improving posture and movement is one of the simplest and most powerful ways of reducing pain, elevating mood, and improving performance. The Gokhale Method uses personalized coaching and cutting-edge technology to transform the way you sit, stand, walk, and exercise. You will use the recently invented Gokhale PostureSensei™ to get a real-time read of the ...
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Health Matters 2018

May 19, 2018

Join us for Health Matters, Stanford Medicine’s free community event, on Saturday, May 19. In addition to interactive exhibits and hand-on attractions in the pavilion, and a half day program designed specifically for high school students who are interested in a career in healthcare, we have some of Stanford’s most distinct doctors speaking on the ...
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Farmers’ Market

May 22, 2018

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the ...
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50 Years of Transforming Lives: The History and Future of Heart Transplant at Stanford

May 22, 2018

Stanford Historical Society 42nd Annual Members’ Meeting 5:30 – 6:00PM | Annual Meeting (open to all) 6:10 – 7:30PM | Program and Q&A (open to all) Members’ Reception to Follow In 1968, the very concept of transplanting a beating heart from one human to another seemed like science fiction.  A visionary Stanford cardiothoracic surgeon named ...
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The O’Donohue Family Educational Farm Tour

May 22, 2018

Come and explore the wonders of “The Farm’s” very own farm! Make friends with chickens, learn what’s growing in the fields, where the food goes and the history behind the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm. Tours take place every Tuesday for the Spring 2018 quarter (please check our website for the most up to date ...
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Research with a Public Purpose: Honors Thesis and Capstone Presentations of the Haas Center’s 2017-18 Public Service Scholars

May 22, 2018

Please join us at the Haas Center for “Research with a Public Purpose: Honors Thesis and Capstone Presentations of the 2017-18 Public Service Scholars (PSSP).” Student scholars will outline their academic research projects as well as the public service plans they have thoughtfully crafted to ensure that their scholarly efforts have public or community-level impacts. ...
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Stanford Medicine Big Data in Precision Health Conference

May 23, 2018

Join us Wednesday, May 23 & Thursday, May 24, 2018 Researchers and leaders from academia, hospitals, government and industry gather for two days at Stanford Medicine to spark collaborations, address challenges, and identify actionable steps for using large-scale data analysis and technology to improve human health. By harnessing the vast datasets of biomedical information now ...
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Climate Change: What You Can Do to Live a Low-Carbon Life

May 23, 2018

Climate disruption, one of the foremost challenges of our time, has many implications for both our personal health and the health of our planet. Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), the primary cause, has increased to levels never observed before. With US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, many more are asking what they can do to ...
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Trust, Transparency & Technology Panel Series: Trust and Transparency in Interdisciplinary Research Collaborations

May 23, 2018

Information technologies are expanding the parameters of media, pervading our environments, our systems, and our daily lives. The direct connection between people and their data is now brokered via algorithms. Machine learning, pattern recognition, and sensor driven applications play out behind the scenes. Understanding the conditions that help to build trust is a worthy challenge ...
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Bright Spots & Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me – Author Event

May 24, 2018

Sponsored by the Stanford Diabetes Care Program Author Adam Brown will discuss some of the subjects he covers in his diabetes handbook. Bright Spots & Landmines focuses on food, mindset, exercise, and sleep strategies. It includes: what to eat to minimize blood sugar swings; helpful strategies to feel less stressed, guilty, and not burned out; and simple ...
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Public Tour: Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of “Frankenstein”

May 26, 2018

Public Tours: Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of “Frankenstein”Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday at 12:30 pm Marking the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, Stanford University is organizing Frankenstein@200. This yearlong series of courses, lectures, conferences, and a film festival will highlight the relevance of Shelley’s text ...
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Public Tour: Memorial Church

May 27, 2018

Stone carvings, mosaics, and stained glass make Stanford Memorial Church the University’s architectural crown jewel. It was one of the earliest, and is still among the most prominent, interdenominational churches in the West. Meet at the church entrance in the Main Quad Public Tours: Fridays at 1 pm and last Sunday of the month at 11:15 ...
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Public Tour: Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of “Frankenstein”

May 27, 2018

Public Tours: Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of “Frankenstein”Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday at 12:30 pm Marking the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, Stanford University is organizing Frankenstein@200. This yearlong series of courses, lectures, conferences, and a film festival will highlight the relevance of Shelley’s text ...
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Farmers’ Market

May 29, 2018

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the ...
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“Om” Under the Dome – Yoga in Memorial Church

May 29, 2018

Rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit with yoga instructor Rebecca Snowball in the tranquil ambiance of Memorial Church. Please bring your yoga mat.
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The O’Donohue Family Educational Farm Tour

May 29, 2018

Come and explore the wonders of “The Farm’s” very own farm! Make friends with chickens, learn what’s growing in the fields, where the food goes and the history behind the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm. Tours take place every Tuesday for the Spring 2018 quarter (please check our website for the most up to date ...
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Waist Management – Newly Updated

May 30, 2018

What can you do about that annoying layer of fat around the middle? Why is your waist bigger now than it used to be? What are the best exercises to get rid of it? Sit-ups? HIIT? What kind of diet? Are there certain foods I should or shouldn’t eat? Do the fat cells in your ...
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Windhover Tour led by Joe Oliveira

May 30, 2018

Join us for a special Windhover tour to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the publication of the poem “The Windhover” by Gerard Manley Hopkins. 100 years ago, a poetic world in the throes of modernism was introduced to a thrilling new voice that had remained almost unknown for thirty years. With the first publication of ...
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Café Scientifique: Skin-Inspired Electronic Materials & Devices

May 31, 2018

Free Admission ? Complimentary Beverages and Cookies In this presentation, Helen Tran will discuss her current research, which focuses on designing, synthesizing, and utilizing electronic materials with properties inspired by skin: stretchability, self-healability, and biodegradability. A survey of recent advances in this field will be reviewed, with an emphasis in medical applications. Dr. Tran received ...
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Webinar: Children in Sports/Sports Medicine

May 31, 2018

This live webinar will explore the differences between pediatric and adult sports medicine, discuss the most common sports injuries and what parents can do to help prevent sports injuries in their children.   Register here.