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Omada: Online Weight Loss Program for Prevention of Diabetes and Heart Disease

April 02, 2018

Please Note: Rolling start date.  Self-paced 16 weeks, with maintenance up to a year. Join this online health program to lose weight, develop healthy habits, and reduce your risk for chronic diseases, like type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Omada [formerly called Prevent] is an innovative program that combines the support of a live health coach with ...
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Lantern – Online Program for Reducing Anxiety

April 02, 2018

Lantern is a go-at-your-pace mobile program designed by Stanford researchers and draws from over 10 years of research on technological applications for improving emotional well-being. Lantern’s evidence-based program helps individuals strengthen overall resilience, better manage stress, anxiety and depression, and develop effective coping strategies through short daily exercises with professional coaching. The Lantern program is ...
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

April 03, 2018

It has been known for centuries in the meditative traditions, and now widely accepted in western culture, that the sustained practice of mindfulness meditation can have profoundly healing and transformative effects on one’s life. This 9-week class is modeled on the program taught at the U MASS Stress Reduction Clinic and will focus on mindfulness ...
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Free Bicycle Commute Workshop

April 05, 2018

Interested in biking to work, but don’t know where to start? Attend our free bicycle commute workshop! You’ll learn how to bike to work safely and comfortably. Topics include: choosing/sizing a bike, wearing the right gear, choosing the best route, staying safe in traffic, and combining bikes and transit. All attendees will receive a free ...
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Drop in Volunteer Hours

April 07, 2018

Do you like to get your hands dirty? The O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm (on campus) hosts drop in volunteer hours every Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11:30am and Saturdays from 9:30am-1:00pm. Volunteers will help harvest, weed, plant and learn so much more. No prior experience is required but close toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind ...
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Diabetic Eye Disease

April 10, 2018

Presented by Stanford Health Library Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye conditions that can affect people with diabetes. Early detection, timely treatment, and appropriate follow-up care of diabetic eye disease can protect against vision loss. This lecture will include discussion about the risks of these conditions, prevention and treatment. Speaker: Diana Do, MDProfessor of ...
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Mindful Yoga

April 10, 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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7th Annual Wellness Fair

April 12, 2018

Every spring, Stanford Children’s Health and Stanford Health Care reserve a day for the celebration of wellness.  Learn ways to improve your health and well-being while enjoying food tasting, giveaways, a complimentary chair massage and much more! HealthySteps to Wellness participants earn 25 points for attending. Find more information about Directions and Parking here. No registration required. This ...
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Harassment in the Lab: Institutional Betrayal as a Barrier for Women in Science and Engineering

April 12, 2018

Abstract: I will draw on research and theory that my students and I have developed over the last 25 years regarding interpersonal betrayals of trust. My presentation will include an explanation of betrayal trauma theory and information about institutional betrayal. I will present data from some of our research studies, including results from a study ...
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2018 Childx Symposium

April 12, 2018

The Stanford Child Health Research Institute (CHRI) is pleased to host the Childx Symposium on April 12-13, 2018, bringing together hundreds of researchers, clinicians, and industry experts interested in collaborating to address the challenges and solutions in maternal and child health. The theme for this year’s symposium is “The Junction of Science, Medicine, Public Policy, ...
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Navigating the Social Sector Job Search: Speed Advising Session

April 12, 2018

Amid the search for a job or summer internship? Drop by the Haas Center for a speed advising session and productive study break. Advisors on the Cardinal Careers team, as well as other specialized staff from across campus, will sit down with you to brainstorm organizations, positions, and connections to help you find, land, and ...
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Mindful Self Compassion

April 12, 2018

We often feel compassion when a close friend is struggling. What would it be like to receive the same caring attention from yourself when you need it the most? We know that harsh self-criticism adversely impacts our well-being, strength, and performance, often leading to excessive worry, perfectionism and frustration. In contrast, mindfulness and self-compassion comprise ...
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Fundamentals of Meditation for Staff and Faculty

April 12, 2018

Enjoy introduction to meditation sessions for faculty and staff in Windhover. You will experience various ways to meditate. The focus on direct experience will help you to begin and continue meditating. Experience the benefits of meditation for health and positive human qualities. Countless studies have shown meditation promotes health, concentration, emotional balance, compassion, altruism and ...
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Evening Meditation for Students

April 12, 2018

These weekly “Fundamentals of Meditation” drop-in sessions are designed to offer students basic meditation skill, to encourage regular meditation practice, to help deepen your ability to self-reflect in meditation, and to offer instruction on how meditation can be useful during stressful moments. These sessions will be led by trained instructors, and will be a combination ...
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2018 Childx Symposium

April 13, 2018

The Stanford Child Health Research Institute (CHRI) is pleased to host the Childx Symposium on April 12-13, 2018, bringing together hundreds of researchers, clinicians, and industry experts interested in collaborating to address the challenges and solutions in maternal and child health. The theme for this year’s symposium is “The Junction of Science, Medicine, Public Policy, ...
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Public Tour: Memorial Church

April 13, 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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Drop in Volunteer Hours

April 14, 2018

Do you like to get your hands dirty? The O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm (on campus) hosts drop in volunteer hours every Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11:30am and Saturdays from 9:30am-1:00pm. Volunteers will help harvest, weed, plant and learn so much more. No prior experience is required but close toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind ...
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One-on-One Advising Sessions with City Manager of Mountain View, Dan Rich

April 16, 2018

Dan Rich, City Manager of Mountain View, will be offering one-on-one advising sessions to help students find and land jobs in the fields of city/local government and urban planning.
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Camera as Witness Presents documentray FISH PEOPLE

April 16, 2018

Camera As Witness program presents the series HUMANITY IS INDIVISIBLE co-presented with Students for a Sustainable Stanford in celebration of Earth Day  FISH PEOPLE(48 min) Australia/ French Polynesia/ US     Director: Keith MalloyProducer: Monika McClure To some, the ocean is a fearsome and dangerous place. But to others, it’s a limitless world of fun, freedom ...
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Farmers’ Market

April 17, 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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Open Farm Volunteer Hours

April 17, 2018

Do you like to get your hands dirty? The O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm (on campus) hosts drop in volunteer hours every Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11:30am and Saturdays from 9:30am-4pm. Volunteers will help harvest, weed, plant and learn so much more. No prior experience is required but close toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind ...
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Town Hall Meeting on Universal Service with Ted Koppel

April 17, 2018

Join us for an engaging debate, moderated by former Nightline anchor and Haas Center Distinguished Visitor Ted Koppel, on whether the U.S. should make national service a universal commitment. Is creating the strong expectation that every U.S. citizen should give one year of service – military or civilian – possible? How can culture be changed ...
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Fail Safe: Mitigating Fear to Achieve Success

April 17, 2018

Join us in a fail-safe environment to learn from Kimber Lockhart, CTO of One Medical, on how failure is necessary for progress. Sparks workshops are free and open to the Stanford community. Light dinner will be provided and networking experiences will be facilitated.
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The Plate of The Future: Working on the Future of Protein

April 17, 2018

The meat market sector commanded more than $200 billion in annual sales last year, and meat consumption is rising globally. Meat alternatives are currently well under 1 percent of this market sector, but they’re growing fast. With alternative proteins poised to claim 33% of the global protein market by 2054 (Lux Research), the future of ...
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Mindful Yoga

April 17, 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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Tuesday Evening Meditation – Beyond Fundamentals

April 17, 2018

These sessions are geared towards those who have attended the Fundamentals of Meditation sessions on Thursdays or who are looking to expand their meditation practice. The instructor will not provide as much detailed instruction on meditation itself in these sessions to allow for more meditation time.  Students, staff, faculty are welcome.  Current Stanford ID card required for entry. ...
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2018 Medicine & the Muse Symposium

April 18, 2018

The Medicine & the Muse conducts its annual symposium showcasing works by Stanford medical students integrating the arts with medicine. 
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11th Annual Center for Immersive and Simulation-based Learning (CISL) Symposium

April 18, 2018

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s famous novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. There is a world-wide effort this year to commemorate this event through a variety of scholarly and artistic media exploring diverse concepts triggered by general themes of the book. One theme is about the “creation” of “creatures” or “monsters” in ...
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Mindful Eating: Making Healthy Choices and Managing Weight Through Eating With Intent

April 18, 2018

Mindful Eating is an awareness practice that helps you choose nutritious foods and manage your weight by learning to recognize and respect the hunger and satisfaction cues emanating from the body, not the brain. In this 4 week class, we will practice mindful eating together, and you will receive information about how to choose food ...
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Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders

April 18, 2018

This webinar will address Autism Spectrum Disorders, diagnosis, other associated conditions, treatment and discussion of resources available to families. Register at:  shc.is/autisminchildren Event details
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Rooted Words VII: “Emergence”

April 18, 2018

Rooted Words is a community reading series, emerging from the Earth Systems Program and the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. We meet on the third Wednesday of each quarter under a spreading oak tree at the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm. Students, staff, faculty, friends and community members are all welcome to bring ...
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Celebrating Sustainability 2018

April 19, 2018

Save the Date! Join Sustainable Stanford and over 35 campus partners in a showcase of the university’s most inspiring sustainability initiatives. Explore, engage, and leave empowered to make sustainability changes in your daily life. For the seventh year in a row, we are excited to bring attendees a sustainable lunch, displays of student artwork, local entertainment, a ...
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Crossing Seas, Saving Lives: Careers in Global Health

April 19, 2018

Calling all students interested in global/public health! Come hear from three panelists who are working in the global health space in very different capacities: nonprofit executive, professor, and start-up founder. Our panelists will share some of the most pressing problems they are solving in the field of global health and give guidance on how you ...
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Fundamentals of Meditation for Staff and Faculty

April 19, 2018

Enjoy introduction to meditation sessions for faculty and staff in Windhover. You will experience various ways to meditate. The focus on direct experience will help you to begin and continue meditating. Experience the benefits of meditation for health and positive human qualities. Countless studies have shown meditation promotes health, concentration, emotional balance, compassion, altruism and ...
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Evening Meditation for Students

April 19, 2018

These weekly “Fundamentals of Meditation” drop-in sessions are designed to offer students basic meditation skill, to encourage regular meditation practice, to help deepen your ability to self-reflect in meditation, and to offer instruction on how meditation can be useful during stressful moments. These sessions will be led by trained instructors, and will be a combination ...
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Public Tour: Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of “Frankenstein”

April 19, 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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International Health Humanities Consortium Conference 2018

April 20, 2018

The Health Humanities Consortium promotes health humanities scholarship, education, and practices through interdisciplinary methods and theories that focus on the intersection of the arts and humanities, health, illness, and healthcare, with annual conferences sharing practices and scholarship. This year’s conference coincides with the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and as such will ...
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One-on-One Advising with Former VP of Save the Children, Gary Shaye

April 20, 2018

Gary Shaye, Former Vice President of International for Save the Children, will be offering one-on-one advising sessions to help students find and land jobs in the global health and international development space.
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Public Tour: Memorial Church

April 20, 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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International Health Humanities Consortium Conference 2018

April 21, 2018

The Health Humanities Consortium promotes health humanities scholarship, education, and practices through interdisciplinary methods and theories that focus on the intersection of the arts and humanities, health, illness, and healthcare, with annual conferences sharing practices and scholarship. This year’s conference coincides with the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and as such will ...
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Knowing Ourselves: Exploring the Enneagram

April 21, 2018

We are complex individuals, yet, at our core, systematic motivational patterns ignite our strengths and trigger defenses. Whether in our personal lives or in organizations, we can sometimes be baffled by our own impulses, as well as the behavior others.  Discover these hidden patterns and explore courageous questions that can drive success in life: “What ...
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Drop in Volunteer Hours

April 21, 2018

Do you like to get your hands dirty? The O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm (on campus) hosts drop in volunteer hours every Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11:30am and Saturdays from 9:30am-1:00pm. Volunteers will help harvest, weed, plant and learn so much more. No prior experience is required but close toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind ...
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Earth in Color

April 21, 2018

Earth in Color is an art festival that reimagines ties to the natural world, focusing on the experiences and histories of people of color. Come to the Farm to eat fresh food, create art, enjoy a live concert, and visit the EARTHTONES art exhibit. Admission Info: Free, This is a family friendly event. 
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Public Tour: Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of “Frankenstein”

April 21, 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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International Health Humanities Consortium Conference 2018

April 22, 2018

The Health Humanities Consortium promotes health humanities scholarship, education, and practices through interdisciplinary methods and theories that focus on the intersection of the arts and humanities, health, illness, and healthcare, with annual conferences sharing practices and scholarship. This year’s conference coincides with the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and as such will ...
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Public Tour: Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of “Frankenstein”

April 22, 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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Sweating Saris: Indian Dance as Transnational Labor

April 23, 2018

Event times are tentative. An interactive multimedia duet between Ramya Harishankar and Dr. Priya Srinivasan, this piece explores the ways that performance as research can come alive. Based on Srinivasan’s book “Sweating Saris: Indian Dance as Transnational Labor” which examines the history of Indian dance from 1880 to the present in the US in relation ...
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Spring Cleaning: Yogi Style!

April 23, 2018

Spring is the perfect time to focus on cleansing and rejuvenating not only your house, office, and surroundings, but also your body, mind and heart. Let’s put the winter blues behind us and begin spring with renewed radiance, inner balance and self-awareness. Join longtime HIP instructor, Moj Razmi as she guides you through 2 sessions ...
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Farmers’ Market

April 24, 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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Open Farm Volunteer Hours

April 24, 2018

Do you like to get your hands dirty? The O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm (on campus) hosts drop in volunteer hours every Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11:30am and Saturdays from 9:30am-4pm. Volunteers will help harvest, weed, plant and learn so much more. No prior experience is required but close toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind ...
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Experiencing Meditation

April 24, 2018

Do you feel you are losing sight of what really matters? In this 2-session Experiencing Meditation class, you will learn a variety of heart meditations and mindfulness techniques to bring you into the moment and be centered in your inner strengths. These techniques will also support you in experiencing peace and gratitude. As you are ...
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“Om” Under the Dome – Yoga in Memorial Church

April 24, 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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Five Times Ten: 10 Minute Mindfulness Practices to Do Anytime, Anywhere

April 24, 2018

You’ve heard about the benefits of mindfulness for reducing stress, improving sleep and elevating the experience of daily living, and you’d like to get started… but don’t have much time to spare. This workshop-style class is designed to provide a low-friction entry into learning and benefitting from foundational mindfulness practices. In eight 45-minute sessions, you ...
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Health Policy Forum | A Conversation with Howard Koh, MD, MPH, Harvard University

April 25, 2018

Please join us for a conversation with Harvard University Professor Howard Koh, MD, MPH, one of the leading health policy thinkers in the United States. Dr. Koh will discuss his service as a State Commissioner of Health and as Assistant Secretary of Health in the Obama Administration, with a special focus on his work combating ...
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Gene-Editing and Advancing Agricultural Development in the 21st Century

April 25, 2018

Stanford Libraries is pleased to present the 2018 Dr. Sam-Chung Hsieh Memorial Lecture featuring Dan Voytas on Gene-Editing and Advancing Agricultural Development in the 21st Century. Dr. Voytas, Professor of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development at the University of Minnesota, co-inventor of TALEN gene-editing technology, and Chief Technology Officer of Calyxt, will discuss the rapid advancement of ...
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Weight Management: Starting the Journey

April 25, 2018

This 8-week program will help you take the first steps in the process of changing life-long habits related to nutrition, physical activity, weight management, and stress management. Through setting and implementing small goals around lifestyle practices you will begin to see sustainable improvements in your health, enjoy improved interpersonal relationships, and experience increased effectiveness at ...
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Africa Table – Human Papillomavirus Screening in Rural Zimbabwe

April 25, 2018

Join the Center for African Studies for our weekly lunchtime lecture series. Speaker: Megan Fitzpatrick, MD, Pathology Resident, Stanford Health Care
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Scaling Social Impact: A Panel Discussion with the 2018 SEERS Fellows

April 25, 2018

Join us in discussion with the 2018 Social Entrepreneurs in Residence at Stanford (SEERS) Fellows. These three award-winning social entrepreneurs are leading organizations advancing new approaches to health and education, breaking the cycle of violence and crime, and creating pathways in tech for underrepresented groups. Following a moderated panel about the SEERS Fellows’ lessons learned ...
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9th Annual Pediatric Research Retreat

April 26, 2018

We invite you to register for the Department of Pediatrics 9th Annual Pediatric Research Retreat, this is an opportunity to hear about colleagues’ research across the spectrum of clinical, basic science, education and advocacy. The Retreat will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2017 from 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM, in Berg Hall at the Li ...
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Bridging Sectors: Explore Jobs in Impact Investing

April 26, 2018

Come learn about the exciting and rapidly growing industry of impact investing. Panelists will explain how they generate social and environmental impact alongside financial returns, and offer advice to students interested in exploring this field.  Carol Malnick, Senior Vice President for West Coast of Boston Common Asset Management Amon Anderson, ’15 MBA, Associate Director of ...
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Fundamentals of Meditation for Staff and Faculty

April 26, 2018

Enjoy introduction to meditation sessions for faculty and staff in Windhover. You will experience various ways to meditate. The focus on direct experience will help you to begin and continue meditating. Experience the benefits of meditation for health and positive human qualities. Countless studies have shown meditation promotes health, concentration, emotional balance, compassion, altruism and ...
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Evening Meditation for Students

April 26, 2018

These weekly “Fundamentals of Meditation” drop-in sessions are designed to offer students basic meditation skill, to encourage regular meditation practice, to help deepen your ability to self-reflect in meditation, and to offer instruction on how meditation can be useful during stressful moments. These sessions will be led by trained instructors, and will be a combination ...
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Public Tour: Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of “Frankenstein”

April 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

April 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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Interiorities: Reflecting Subjectivity and Sociality

April 27, 2018

“Interiorities: Reflecting Subjectivity and Sociality” brings together doctoral students and scholars from both coasts to reflect on how social life conditions the formation, exposure, and expression of selfhood, while playing close attention to the irreducible features of subjective experience. Through a series of panel discussions, lectures, and a reading session, we hope to encourage the ...
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The Art of Snacking

April 27, 2018

Do you belong to the 90% of Americans who snack? Do you go for that planned mid day snack, graze your way through the workday or skip meals in lieu of your favorite treat? Our culture is obsessed with snacking and “snack foods” are ubiquitous in our food environment. While a well-placed and balanced snack ...
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Humans & Technology – our relationship with technology

April 27, 2018

Intriguing nature of the relationship between humans and technology.Love it? Hate it? Embrace it or fear it? We seem to have a hard time deciding what should be our attitude towards technology.  This is a prudent, sensible look at the topic from the point of view of a social activist, a human, a philanthropist, and ...
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Walking Mindfully in Nature

April 28, 2018

Be conscious of every step you take; feel the earth beneath your feet. Remain present by connecting with the land, the plants, the trees and the animals. Listen to the birds, the creek and the breeze. Find the interconnectedness with nature and the self. Join us as we explore hidden gems and secret spots in ...
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Drop in Volunteer Hours

April 28, 2018

Do you like to get your hands dirty? The O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm (on campus) hosts drop in volunteer hours every Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11:30am and Saturdays from 9:30am-1:00pm. Volunteers will help harvest, weed, plant and learn so much more. No prior experience is required but close toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind ...
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Public Tour: Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of “Frankenstein”

April 28, 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

April 29, 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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The Gokhale Method: No More Aches and Pains

April 29, 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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Public Tour: Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of “Frankenstein”

April 29, 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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AASIB’s Awesome Week-Long Scavenger Hunt

April 29, 2018

AASIB’s Awesome Week-Long Scavenger Hunt (pronounced AWL-SH) Are you ready to win some AMAZING prizes including a paid Sibfam dinner, boba, and/or a $50 goodie basket? Then sign up for AASIB’s first-ever Week-Long scavenger hunt! Rack up as many points as you can by completing activities and saving photo and video proofs, working on your ...
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XLDB 2018

April 30, 2018

Stanford’s 11th Extra Large Databases Conference agenda is now up! This year, come hear researchers and practioners talk about healthcare, IoT and machine learning. We have a diverse group of excellent speakers from academia and industry. Join us at Stanford’s beautiful Paul Brest Hall. Agenda link
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Group Drumming – Making Rhythm and Music for your Body, Mind, and Heart

April 30, 2018

This is a 4-week class. Get your week started with some rhythm! Experience the release of workday cares, and the joyful shared energy of making rhythm and music in community with others. Research findings support the physical, mental, emotional and social benefits of group music making. Participating in musical activities can reduce stress and foster ...
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The Children Are All Right: Revisiting the Impact of Parental Migration in the Philippines

April 30, 2018

Using previously unexamined nationally representative data from the Philippines, this study employs detailed measures of children’s welfare and addresses biases related to endogeneity of parental migration to examine the wellbeing of left-behind children. The results are robust across several econometric methods (treatment effects, biprobit, PSM, PSM-IV). They suggest that migrants’ children have better educational outcomes ...
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Wellness In the Garden

April 30, 2018

This class is co-sponsored with the School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences. When we care for our gardens, we’re also caring for ourselves, breathing fresh air, growing healthy food, and spending time in nature. The rhythms of the garden can facilitate mindfulness and contemplation, and offer opportunities to engage with nature in positive and ...