Events Calendar

01

Oct

Wellness Event

Evening Guided Meditation

Weekly Thursday Guided Meditation is designed to offer basic meditation skills, to encourage regular meditation practice, to help deepen self-reflection, and to offer instructions on how meditation can be useful during stressful and uncertain times.  Thursdays 6 p.m. PST https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97159632633?pwd=cFc2eUZDWW4vY0VGV3FaOVFuZElxZz09

01

Oct

Berry Event

Stanford 2020 Contemplation By Design Summit

Free events offered today and daily through Oct. 6, 2020, to further individual and community health and well-being, and creative excellence to serve the greater good in these unprecedented times.  Contemplation By Design is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, campus-wide program cultivating resilience, well-being, wisdom, compassion, and sustainable, ethical, purposeful service. Summit participants will have the opportunity to …

01

Oct

Wellness Event

CBD2020: Becoming Conscious of Unconscious Bias:Contemplative practice to deepen respect & inclusion

In this session, we will explore everyday implicit, or unconscious, biases in the workplace: how to identify bias, how to address bias, and ultimately, how to make our unconscious biases conscious. We will cover the literature on bias and inclusion in education, academic medicine specifically, and the workplace more generally as we work together to …

01

Oct

Wellness Event

CBD 2020: new America: Race & Restoring The Democracy That Never Was

Known for her willingness to sit with and speak uncomfortable truths with love, Rev. angel Kyodo williams notes, “Love and Justice are not two. Without inner change, there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters.” She inspires a contemplative approach to evolving democracy in America and illuminates the collective process of …

01

Oct

Wellness Event

CBD 2020: iPause Morning Guided Meditation, session 1 with Tia Rich, PhD

In this breath-based guided meditation practice, you are invited to enjoy being part of a community of people sharing peaceful morning meditation. Participants are offered the free opportunity to experience and learn about contemplative practices that cultivate each state of P.E.A.C.E. The five states of P.E.A.C.E. are: Pause (unwind), Exhale (breathe), Attend (awaken to your …

01

Oct

Wellness Event

Fireside Chat with Kristin Neff

Join the Health Improvement Program (HIP) for a free fireside chat with Dr. Kristin Neff, author of Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself and moderator Patty de Vries, associate director of faculty and staff wellness. Preregistration is required. Register

01

Oct

Berry Event

CBD2020: Becoming Conscious of Unconscious Bias:Contemplative practice to deepen respect & inclusion

In this session, we will explore everyday implicit, or unconscious, biases in the workplace: how to identify bias, how to address bias, and ultimately, how to make our unconscious biases conscious. We will cover the literature on bias and inclusion in education, academic medicine specifically, and the workplace more generally as we work together to …

01

Oct

Berry Event

CBD 2020: new America: Race & Restoring The Democracy That Never Was

Known for her willingness to sit with and speak uncomfortable truths with love, Rev. angel Kyodo williams notes, “Love and Justice are not two. Without inner change, there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters.” She inspires a contemplative approach to evolving democracy in America and illuminates the collective process of transformative change …

01

Oct

Wellness Event

Digital Technologies and Access to Healthcare: NPOs respond to COVID-19 in India

Join us for a panel discussion about the use of digital technologies to improve access to healthcare in underserved communities in India, an examination of whether digital technologies can scale up fast enough to have a meaningful impact on the Covid-19 response in India, and if the current situation will serve to accelerate digital transformation of healthcare access …

01

Oct

Wellness Event

COVID-19 in Children Seminar Series (CME): A Conversation with Drs. Maldonado, Pizzo, and Prober

Stanford Pediatrics welcomes the Stanford Children’s community and general public to this weekly seminar series.   This forum is explicitly devoted to the COVID-19 pandemic and is focused on its impact on the pediatric population and the surrounding community. These weekly sessions will include a rigorous review of recent literature and will promote an enhanced …

01

Oct

Online Class

Food Trends – The Evidence Behind Popular Foods and Diets

Is that sugar in your diet shortening your lifespan? Should you be fasting every other day for optimal weight control? How about keto? Does turmeric truly improve your immune system? How about those...

02

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford 2020 Contemplation By Design Summit

Free events today and daily through Oct. 6, 2020, to further individual and community health and well-being, and creative excellence to serve the greater good in these unprecedented times.  Contemplation By Design is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, campus-wide program cultivating resilience, well-being, wisdom, compassion, and sustainable, ethical, purposeful service. Summit participants will have the opportunity to …

02

Oct

Wellness Event

CBD 2020: The Inner Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Between Doubt and Commitment

King often had to overcome his insecurities and doubts in order to inspire other people to join the struggle for civil and human rights. What can we learn from how King balanced his self-doubt with a strong commitment to change the world? Speaker: Prof. Clayborne Carson is the founder of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research …

02

Oct

Wellness Event

CBD 2020: Liberation Through Love and Rage

As Audre Lorde has written, there is so much data in our anger. One of the things that we can learn is how to let our anger show us where we have been hurt. We can let this great unveiling happen through the profound practice of radical love. When we embrace this deep wish to …

02

Oct

Berry Event

CBD 2020: The Inner Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Between Doubt and Commitment

King often had to overcome his insecurities and doubts in order to inspire other people to join the struggle for civil and human rights. What can we learn from how King balanced his self-doubt with a strong commitment to change the world? Speaker: Prof. Clayborne Carson is the founder of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research …

02

Oct

Berry Event

CBD 2020: Liberation Through Love and Rage

As Audre Lorde has written, there is so much data in our anger. One of the things that we can learn is how to let our anger show us where we have been hurt. We can let this great unveiling happen through the profound practice of radical love. When we embrace this deep wish to …

02

Oct

Online Class

Meditation Toolkit – Prepare the Mind and Body for a Deeper Experience

Have you ever found yourself struggling to calm the mind or clear your thoughts during meditation? The first step towards a profound meditation experience is complete relaxation of body and mind. Often the...

03

Oct

Wellness Event

CBD 2020: Working for Freedom on All Fronts: The Radical Dharma Framework for Liberation

Dropping into the truth of our own experience of the world as it is, this daylong with the authors of Radical Dharma: Talking Race Love & Liberation, Dr. Jasmine Syedullah, Lama Rod Owens, and Rev. angel Kyodo williams invites participants into a step-by-step integrated cumulative contemplative approach to collective embodied liberation, The Radical Dharma Framework for Liberation …

03

Oct

Berry Event

CBD 2020: Working for Freedom on All Fronts: The Radical Dharma Framework for Liberation

Dropping into the truth of our own experience of the world as it is, this daylong with the authors of Radical Dharma: Talking Race Love & Liberation, Dr. Jasmine Syedullah, Lama Rod Owens, and Rev. angel Kyodo williams invites participants into a step-by-step integrated cumulative contemplative approach to collective embodied liberation, The Radical Dharma Framework for Liberation (lovingly …

03

Oct

Berry Event

Planning for Your Late-Life Brain: Habits You Can Build Now to Improve Cognitive Function Later-WSP 57

Most of us envision our retirement years as a time filled with enjoyable experiences. However, a crucial piece of that vision is not addressed in typical retirement planning: having good cognitive function in our later years. In the same way that we start financial planning for retirement decades in advance, we also should begin planning …

03

Oct

Wellness Event

Community Hour with Salamishah Tillet

Salamishah Tillet, Henry Rutgers Professor of African American and African Studies and Creative Writing, Rutgers University, Newark, and Co-Founder of A Long Walk Home, will be our special guest on the Community Hour on Saturday at 1pm PST.  We will discuss Black feminism, art and activism, and surviving sexual violence. This Community Hour will be on Elizabeth …

04

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Community Hour

Each Sunday, we welcome faculty, staff, students, alums, and community members to join us for a conversation with a special guest. 

04

Oct

Wellness Event

CBD 2020: Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

For most of us, breathing is an automatic function, just something we do 25,000 times a day. But the new science of breath is showing us that how we take in and exhale breath can have a significant and lasting impact on immune health, athletic endurance, mental states, and lifespan. Science journalist James Nestor embedded with respiratory …

04

Oct

Wellness Event

CANCELED – Public Tour | Outdoor Sculpture Walk, Campus

This docent tour explores the extensive collection of 20th century outdoor sculpture in Stanford’s Quad and south campus. Meet at the entrance to the Main Quad where The Oval meets Serra Street. First Sunday of each month from 2 pm – 3:30 pm, rain or shine. Admission Info Tours do not require a reservation and are …

04

Oct

Berry Event

CBD 2020: Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

For most of us, breathing is an automatic function, just something we do 25,000 times a day. But the new science of breath is showing us that how we take in and exhale breath can have a significant and lasting impact on immune health, athletic endurance, mental states, and lifespan. Science journalist James Nestor embedded with …

04

Oct

Wellness Event

Student-Led Yoga @ Club Cardinal

The Office for Religious & Spiritual Life invites you to join in a weekly student-led yoga practice at Windhover at Club Cardinal! All levels welcome. Log in to https://club-cardinal.com/ and go to the Windhover location. Click on the Zoom link there.

05

Oct

Wellness Event

CBD 2020:Deliberative Democracy, Social Learning, and Conscious Conversation for Wise Foreign Policy

Leading scholars of democracy, Stanford professors Larry Diamond, PhD and Francis Fukuyama, PhD and Foreign Affairs editor Gideon Rose, will discuss how to facilitate effective collective action at home and abroad through mature introspection, self-aware public discourse, and social learning.  Diamond, Fukuyama and Rose will discuss the power of conscious communication, respectful dialogue, and deliberative democracy as …

05

Oct

Berry Event

CBD 2020: Finding True Ground in Hard Times through Love Stories

We normally think of love stories as guides or reassurances about the presence of love in our world, but in this session we’ll look at how they also help us meet the kind of wider upheavals many of us are experiencing right now—social, economic, public health.  We will explore how some of the oldest, simplest …

05

Oct

Berry Event

CBD 2020:Deliberative Democracy, Social Learning, and Conscious Conversation for Wise Foreign Policy

Leading scholars of democracy, Stanford professors Larry Diamond, PhD and Francis Fukuyama, PhD and Foreign Affairs editor Gideon Rose, will discuss how to facilitate effective collective action at home and abroad through mature introspection, self-aware public discourse, and social learning. Diamond, Fukuyama and Rose will discuss the power of conscious communication, respectful dialogue, and deliberative democracy as effective ways out …

05

Oct

Wellness Event

Healthy Planet, Healthy People: The Impact of Climate Change on Vector-borne Diseases

Healthy Planet, Healthy People: The Impact of Climate Change on Vector-borne Diseases  Ambient temperature is an important determinant of vector-borne disease transmission and suitability, affecting the life-cycle of the pathogen and mosquito vector. Ecological models can predict optimal temperatures for transmission; However, these models need to be validated with human disease incidence data. In addition, climate …

05

Oct

Webinar

Comfort Foods Made Healthier – Mason Jar Salad with Creamy Poppyseed Dressing

Join us for our new fall virtual cooking class series to learn how to enjoy the comfort foods you crave in a healthier way. Studies show that we consume three times the recommended...

06

Oct

Wellness Event

30th Annual Jonathan J. King Lecture, When Breath Becomes Air: A Conversation with Lucy Kalanithi

The Jonathan J. King Lectureship was established in 1991 to encourage the compassionate and humane care of all patients. It is a part of Stanford University Medical Center’s mission to enhance patient treatment and the art of caring. Dr. Lucy Kalanithi is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and …

06

Oct

Wellness Event

Yin and Restorative Yoga Class

This live-streamed class explores gentle movement, breath, and mindfulness to support sleep, healthful rest, and enhanced resilience.  Minimal prop use is required to allow participants to do this practice at home, sharing it with roommates, partners, children, and pets as desired. Tuesdays at 6-7pm PST.   ONLINE VIA ZOOM; click to register Heather Freeman, PsyD, RYT …

06

Oct

Wellness Event

Contemplation by Design Embodied Spiritual Practice: How Movement with Intention Teaches Us To Pause

Join in a family yoga practice with Rabbi Mychal Copeland, author of the new children’s book, I Am the Tree of Life: My Jewish Yoga Book. Rabbi Mychal Copeland can be found getting into yoga poses while teaching, writing, reading Torah, and even leading Shabbat services at Congregation Sha’ar Zahav in San Francisco.  Mychal is …

06

Oct

Wellness Event

CBD 2020: P.E.A.C.E. Concert by Stanford Talisman A Cappella group

This annual P.E.A.C.E. concert culminates the 2020 Contemplaion By Design Summit. Join us to celebrate through music and song the experience of five states of P.E.A.C.E.: Pause, Exhale, Attend mindfully, Connect with nature/yourself/others, and Express.  Stanford Talisman a cappella group will share their gifts of song and insight. Each song will include a short introduction …

06

Oct

Berry Event

Contemplation by Design Embodied Spiritual Practice: How Movement with Intention Teaches Us To Pause

Join in a family yoga practice with Rabbi Mychal Copeland, author of the new children’s book, I Am the Tree of Life: My Jewish Yoga Book. Rabbi Mychal Copeland can be found getting into yoga poses while teaching, writing, reading Torah, and even leading Shabbat services at Congregation Sha’ar Zahav in San Francisco.  Mychal is both …

06

Oct

Berry Event

CBD 2020: Summon the Hero Within: the power of mindset for dealing with change

Unforeseen changes require new strategies. The Hero’s Journey describes the existential process we all go through as we live in and adjust to changes in our world and ourselves. The need to expand the constructs of our mind and perceptions may arise many times in our lives. Come and explore the power of mindset and …

06

Oct

Wellness Event

Fireside Chat with Karith Foster

Join the Health Improvement Program (HIP) for a free fireside chat with Karith Foster, speaker, humorist, author, and moderator Patty de Vries, associate director of faculty and staff wellness. Preregistration is required. Register

06

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Geospatial Center Office(less) Hours

Office(less) Hours are back, and they are really officeless, now! We’ll have SGC staff here and guests from the rest of the Branner Earth Sciences & Map Collection family, on a weekly basis throughout the Autumn Quarter. Drop by for quick support for any of your Spatial questions! https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97569468192?pwd=Z2R4dDdoZ1dDRWVlS1lhMjlYNS9MQT09

06

Oct

Webinar

Science-Based Strategies to Support Your Immune System

The immune system is a marvelously complex set of organs, cells, and chemicals that fight microbes every day. While there are many products, plans, and pills on the market claiming to boost the...

07

Oct

Wellness Event

Sitting Space – Meditation led by Stanford Students

Student-guided meditation created to support Stanford students in ongoing meditation practices and to bring students together to meet others interested in meditation.  Zoom link: http://tinyurl.com/sittingspaceMeeting ID: 518 739 7905Password: 123456

07

Oct

Wellness Event

Vir Biotechnology CEO George Scangos @ ETL

George Scangos, PhD, has served as Vir Biotechnology’s president and CEO and as a member of its board of directors since January 2017. He previously served as CEO and as a member of the board of directors of Biogen, a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company focused on treating neurological diseases, and also held roles as president …

07

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Geospatial Center Office(less) Hours

Office(less) Hours are back, and they are really officeless, now! We’ll have SGC staff here and guests from the rest of the Branner Earth Sciences & Map Collection family, on a weekly basis throughout the Autumn Quarter. Drop by for quick support for any of your Spatial questions! https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97569468192?pwd=Z2R4dDdoZ1dDRWVlS1lhMjlYNS9MQT09

07

Oct

Webinar

How to Regulate the Nervous System and Restore Healthy Sleep

Research has shown that good sleep is vital for health and well-being. Yet for many who suffer from stress and anxiety, a good night's sleep remains an elusive dream. Their sleepless nights are...

08

Oct

Wellness Event

Evening Guided Meditation

Weekly Thursday Guided Meditation is designed to offer basic meditation skills, to encourage regular meditation practice, to help deepen self-reflection, and to offer instructions on how meditation can be useful during stressful and uncertain times.  Thursdays 6 p.m. PST https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97159632633?pwd=cFc2eUZDWW4vY0VGV3FaOVFuZElxZz09

08

Oct

Berry Event

Design Thinking (3-Day Series)

Abstract Individuals and/or work groups are welcome to join! If you join as an individual, you will be assigned to a team and work together with your designated team on solving the challenge that the team undertakes. This enables you to experience the full methodology and gain real experience with design thinking. If you join …

08

Oct

Wellness Event

2-Part Advance Care Planning Workshops for the General Public

Advance care planning is a process to plan the health care you would want to receive if you became too ill to make decisions for yourself.  Every adult can do advance care planning. In these 2 part workshops, Stanford’s palliative Dr. Grant Smith will describe advance care planning.  He will walk participants through each step, …

08

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Pediatrics COVID-19 in Children Seminar Series (CME) 

Stanford Pediatrics COVID-19 In Children Seminar Series (CME)  COVID-19 Vaccines: Development, Trials, Safety & Implications for ChildrenPresented By Cornelia Dekker, MD, Nicola Klein, MD, Grace Lee, MD Stanford Pediatrics welcomes the Stanford Children’s community and general public to this weekly seminar series.   This forum is explicitly devoted to the COVID-19 pandemic and is focused …

11

Oct

Wellness Event

Second Sunday at Home

The Cantor Arts Center and the Anderson Collection offer family-friendly art activities every Second Sunday of the month! Join our Zoom session with hands-on art activities, interactive Q & A, art stories and more. Check back closer to the event for more information on the theme of the month, a registration link, and the activity …

11

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Community Hour

Each Sunday, we welcome faculty, staff, students, alums, and community members to join us for a conversation with a special guest. 

11

Oct

Wellness Event

Student-Led Yoga @ Club Cardinal

The Office for Religious & Spiritual Life invites you to join in a weekly student-led yoga practice at Windhover at Club Cardinal! All levels welcome. Log in to https://club-cardinal.com/ and go to the Windhover location. Click on the Zoom link there.

12

Oct

Berry Event

Immune Health Basics (BIO 102 W)

What does it mean when a product claims to support “immune health” or promises to “boost immunity”? We hear these claims frequently, but what is actually required for good immune health, and can we really modulate the immune system to our advantage? In this online course, we will explore the complex and dynamic workings of …

12

Oct

Wellness Event

Community Engaged Research – What it is, What it isn’t, and Is it for you?

This workshop series is designed with Stanford graduate students in mind who are interested in learning more about and developing their skills around community-engaged scholarship and community-based research. Invited speakers include leaders and practitioners across disciplinary fields. Community-based research differs from “traditional” research in that it aims to cultivate non-hierarchical relationships between “researchers” and “communities.” …

12

Oct

Berry Event

Crucial Accountability

Description This course teaches a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment. Abstract This course teaches a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment. It uses video, group discussions, skill practice, and real-life application to make the …

12

Oct

Webinar

Comfort Foods Made Healthier – Double Chocolate Brownies and Honey Ice Cream Peach Pops

Join us for our new fall virtual cooking class series to learn how to enjoy the comfort foods you crave in a healthier way. Studies show that we consume three times the recommended...

13

Oct

Wellness Event

Yin and Restorative Yoga Class

This live-streamed class explores gentle movement, breath, and mindfulness to support sleep, healthful rest, and enhanced resilience.  Minimal prop use is required to allow participants to do this practice at home, sharing it with roommates, partners, children, and pets as desired. Tuesdays at 6-7pm PST.   ONLINE VIA ZOOM; click to register Heather Freeman, PsyD, RYT …

13

Oct

Berry Event

Mindfulness for Life and Leadership (PDV 107)

At work, do you find yourself feeling burdened by too many requests, too many employee issues to resolve, and too little time to think strategically? Through mindfulness practices you can improve your leadership abilities. For example, you can learn to set clear goals and priorities, maintain a sense of calm during conflict, listen better during …

13

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Geospatial Center Office(less) Hours

Office(less) Hours are back, and they are really officeless, now! We’ll have SGC staff here and guests from the rest of the Branner Earth Sciences & Map Collection family, on a weekly basis throughout the Autumn Quarter. Drop by for quick support for any of your Spatial questions! https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97569468192?pwd=Z2R4dDdoZ1dDRWVlS1lhMjlYNS9MQT09

13

Oct

Webinar

Protein Obsession – How Much Do We Need and Where Should We Get It From?

Americans seem to be confused and obsessed about how much protein they require and how much they should eat. The truth is we don’t need much. We typically eat far more than...

14

Oct

Berry Event

Sports Nutrition (SCI 46)

Properly coordinating your nutrition with exercise can dramatically improve your exercise benefits, including weight loss, health (including immune strength), and fitness. In this course, we will examine how nutrition for performance addresses delaying fatigue, driving adaptation, and speeding recovery. Delaying fatigue requires hydration and fuel supply, and proper recovery demands a broad spectrum of nutrients. …

14

Oct

Wellness Event

Sitting Space – Meditation led by Stanford Students

Student-guided meditation created to support Stanford students in ongoing meditation practices and to bring students together to meet others interested in meditation.  Zoom link: http://tinyurl.com/sittingspaceMeeting ID: 518 739 7905Password: 123456

14

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Geospatial Center Office(less) Hours

Office(less) Hours are back, and they are really officeless, now! We’ll have SGC staff here and guests from the rest of the Branner Earth Sciences & Map Collection family, on a weekly basis throughout the Autumn Quarter. Drop by for quick support for any of your Spatial questions! https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97569468192?pwd=Z2R4dDdoZ1dDRWVlS1lhMjlYNS9MQT09

14

Oct

Berry Event

Saving Energy at Home

There are lots of opportunities to continue to Live Cardinal Green, no matter whether you’re on campus or at home. This course will provide an overview of common energy-saving opportunities that you can implement in your living space wherever you may be. Register through STARS here.

14

Oct

Webinar

Exercise-Related Injuries – Recovery and Prevention

Regular physical exercise has many physical, emotional, and social benefits; it can improve mood, reduce stress, improve the quality of sleep, reduce the risk of chronic disease, and much more. Yet an overzealous...

15

Oct

Wellness Event

Evening Guided Meditation

Weekly Thursday Guided Meditation is designed to offer basic meditation skills, to encourage regular meditation practice, to help deepen self-reflection, and to offer instructions on how meditation can be useful during stressful and uncertain times.  Thursdays 6 p.m. PST https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97159632633?pwd=cFc2eUZDWW4vY0VGV3FaOVFuZElxZz09

15

Oct

Wellness Event

Cancer Early Detection Seminar Series – Dr. Paul Boutros

The Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection is committed to fundamental discovery and translation of novel early cancer detection and prognostication strategies. We have brought together scientists, physicians, and engineers to think outside the box to create new solutions for cancer early detection. The Canary Center hosts a seminar series, CEDSS, that presents …

15

Oct

Berry Event

Monthly SCRP Workshop

All employees can contribute before-tax dollars to the Tax-Deferred Account (TDA) or after-tax dollars to the Roth 403(b) starting after their first paycheck; eligible employees may also receive a generous matching contribution to the Contributory Retirement Account (CRA) after one-year of service. If you want to learn more about the many options and benefits provided …

15

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Doctors Discuss Living Better with Chronic Kidney Disease

Free and open to the community Chronic Kidney Disease affects an estimated 37 million people in the U.S. This talk will focus on the lifestyle changes and medical treatments that can have a positive impact on the disease and those living with it. Because of our live webinar format, you will be able to submit a …

15

Oct

Wellness Event

Mental Health and Well-being in the Virtual Classroom

In this workshop, you will gain an enhanced understanding of the challenges Stanford undergraduates and graduate students are facing in terms of mental health and well-being. You’ll also learn strategies to protect your and your students’ well-being in the virtual classroom, check in with a student who may be struggling, and refer students to campus …

15

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Pediatrics COVID-19 in Children Seminar Series (CME) 

Stanford Pediatrics COVID-19 In Children Seminar Series (CME)  COVID and Our Schools: Navigating Complex Trade OffsSpeakers: Lisa Chamberlain, MD, Ryan Padrez, MD, Jackie Czaja, MD, Shawneece Stevenson, MSW, and Christina Parker Stanford Pediatrics welcomes the Stanford Children’s community and general public to this weekly seminar series.   This forum is explicitly devoted to the COVID-19 …

16

Oct

Wellness Event

Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Family Safety Reporting in Hospitalized Children

Pediatric Grand Rounds Webinar (CME): Learning from the Expertise of Families to Improve Safety: Family Safety Reporting in Hospitalized ChildrenAlisa Khan, MD, MPH – Boston Children’s Hospital

16

Oct

Webinar

Create Your Own Home Workout – Strength Training 101

We all know that exercise is important for our overall health and well-being. But despite our best intentions, many people find it hard to establish the habit of a consistent workout. Some have...

18

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Community Hour

Each Sunday, we welcome faculty, staff, students, alums, and community members to join us for a conversation with a special guest. 

18

Oct

Wellness Event

Student-Led Yoga @ Club Cardinal

The Office for Religious & Spiritual Life invites you to join in a weekly student-led yoga practice at Windhover at Club Cardinal! All levels welcome. Log in to https://club-cardinal.com/ and go to the Windhover location. Click on the Zoom link there.

19

Oct

Berry Event

Exploring Creative Mindfulness (PDV 106)

Do you feel stressed from the busyness of life, wedded to your devices, and not connected enough to what matters most? If so, you are not alone, and mindfulness can help. Mindfulness is the practice of being present in the moment, aware of the emotions, sensations, and insights you are experiencing. Mindfulness can help people …

19

Oct

Online Class

Weight Management – Starting the Journey

This 6-week online engagement 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...

19

Oct

Online Class

Fostering Kind and Compassionate Relationships During Times of Stress

The coronavirus pandemic and shelter-in-place has put tremendous stress on relationships. Some people find themselves suddenly spending 24/7 in close quarters with spouses, children, and other family members, while others are completely isolated from...

19

Oct

Online Class

Reaching the Goals You Really Want – Barriers, Boosters, and Baby Steps

It’s hard these days to stay focused. Events whir, changes blur, and we may feel swept away or caught in a trap. We do, however, have our own important and worthwhile goals...

20

Oct

Wellness Event

Yin and Restorative Yoga Class

This live-streamed class explores gentle movement, breath, and mindfulness to support sleep, healthful rest, and enhanced resilience.  Minimal prop use is required to allow participants to do this practice at home, sharing it with roommates, partners, children, and pets as desired. Tuesdays at 6-7pm PST.   ONLINE VIA ZOOM; click to register Heather Freeman, PsyD, RYT …

20

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Geospatial Center Office(less) Hours

Office(less) Hours are back, and they are really officeless, now! We’ll have SGC staff here and guests from the rest of the Branner Earth Sciences & Map Collection family, on a weekly basis throughout the Autumn Quarter. Drop by for quick support for any of your Spatial questions! https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97569468192?pwd=Z2R4dDdoZ1dDRWVlS1lhMjlYNS9MQT09

20

Oct

Wellness Event

PHIND Seminar – Andrew Lipchik, PhD

The PHIND Center is part of the Department of Radiology and is the first center in the world to focus on precision health and integrated diagnostics. We bring together faculty from all across campus to initiate new collaborations and strengthen existing ones. The PHIND Center hosts a seminar series that is open and free to …

20

Oct

Berry Event

Elevate Your Life: Navigating the Enneagram to Self-Discovery

The Enneagram is a self-assessment tool that helps individuals understand how they conceptualize and navigate their inner and outer worlds. It serves as a map highlighting where one is and where one wants to go. Identifying one’s Enneagram type can enable bringing more congruency to life. Participants in this workshop will learn how to • …

20

Oct

Online Class

Relaxing Into Sleep – How Our Days Affect Our Nights

Discover how the simple practice of mindfulness can help transform your lifestyle habits in order to set the stage for a peaceful night's sleep. In this 3-session online class, we will review core...

21

Oct

Berry Event

Ready to Roll—Bike 101

Want to learn how to be a safe and confident rider? In this session, we’ll cover all the basics you need to ride safely and confidently, including: How to pick the right bike and gear Rules of the road Route planning Protecting your bike Hosted by Ariadne Scott, Stanford Transportation, Bicycle Program and Anna Walters, …

21

Oct

Wellness Event

Ready to Roll: How to Ride Safely and Confidently

Join Stanford Transportation for a free, one-hour online workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 21 (12 – 1 p.m. PDT) that will cover the basics you need to ride safely and confidently, including: how to choose the right bike and gear; rules of the road; route planning; and how to protect your bike. If you’re considering bicycling …

21

Oct

Berry Event

Exercising Influence (2-Day Series)

Description To be successful in a busy, cross-functional, and complex organization, you need to be skillful and flexible in the way you influence others. This course has required prework that includes gathering survey responses from colleagues. Abstract —————————————————————————– Effective influence enables you to move your ideas into action by stimulating others to support, provide resources …

21

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Geospatial Center Office(less) Hours

Office(less) Hours are back, and they are really officeless, now! We’ll have SGC staff here and guests from the rest of the Branner Earth Sciences & Map Collection family, on a weekly basis throughout the Autumn Quarter. Drop by for quick support for any of your Spatial questions! https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97569468192?pwd=Z2R4dDdoZ1dDRWVlS1lhMjlYNS9MQT09

21

Oct

Webinar

Cannabis and Youth

While many states allow recreational use of cannabis in adults ages 21 and over, recreational cannabis use by children and teenagers is not legal anywhere in the United States. Despite its illegal status, cannabis...

22

Oct

Wellness Event

Evening Guided Meditation

Weekly Thursday Guided Meditation is designed to offer basic meditation skills, to encourage regular meditation practice, to help deepen self-reflection, and to offer instructions on how meditation can be useful during stressful and uncertain times.  Thursdays 6 p.m. PST https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97159632633?pwd=cFc2eUZDWW4vY0VGV3FaOVFuZElxZz09

22

Oct

Wellness Event

“Speaking Grief” Film Screening

“Speaking Grief” explores why the pain of losing a loved one can be so difficult to understand and discuss. The film interviews grieving families from across the U.S., whose losses range from stillbirth to suicide, to address common misconceptions about grief. Through candid personal stories and conversations with experts in the grief field, the film …

22

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Pediatrics COVID-19 in Children Seminar Series (CME) 

Stanford Pediatrics COVID-19 In Children Seminar Series (CME)  Virology 101Speaker: Ann M. Arvin, MD Stanford Pediatrics welcomes the Stanford Children’s community and general public to this weekly seminar series.   This forum is explicitly devoted to the COVID-19 pandemic and is focused on its impact on the pediatric population and the surrounding community. These weekly …

22

Oct

Online Class

Building a Positive Relationship with Food – Break the Stress Eating Cycle

Eating is a vital activity, meant to nourish and support our bodies. But often we can eat for other reasons - to fit in at social situations, relieve stress, satisfy cravings, or try...

22

Oct

Online Class

Thriving Through Change and Life’s Transitions

Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else. - Tom Stoppard Any major life transition can bring a bundle of mixed emotions: concerns about letting go and of loss; uneasiness around...

23

Oct

Berry Event

Exploring Authenticity in Times of Change

Key components of an inclusive workplace culture are to discover and safely express authenticity and to align individual and institutional values. In this interactive workshop, we will explore the meaning of authenticity, define our individual values, and determine individual actions for change. This workshop will be presented by Shaila Kotadia, Ph.D, director of Culture and …

23

Oct

Wellness Event

Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): CART for Tcell Malignancies

Pediatric Grand Rounds Webinar (CME): CART for Tcell MalignanciesJohn DiPersio, MD, PhD – Washington University School of Medicine Targeting Tcell malignancies with CART is limited due to fratracide and becuase of similar targets existing on T effector cells and Tcell malignancies. There is a need to utilize off-the-shelf gene edited CART for targeting T-ALL and …

23

Oct

Online Class

Meditations for Inner Peace and Sustained Resilience

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. - Dalai Lama When we are faced with difficulties, it is easy to spiral into negative thinking, anxiety, and stress over...

24

Oct

Berry Event

Vitality Essentials: How to Live Your Best Possible Life (WSP 148)

Why do certain people seem so vital and vibrant? In a world where many of us feel burdened by stress, pressure, and competing demands, a lucky few seem to radiate with joy, purpose, warmth, and vitality. In this workshop, we will draw from research in biology, medicine, psychology, sociology, and elsewhere to understand how our …

24

Oct

Berry Event

Brain Health: Understanding and Fine-Tuning Your Memory and Mind (BIO 09)

Are there activities we can do to improve the health of our brain other than maintaining a nutritious diet and physical exercise? Do mental exercises like crossword puzzles and brain games really help? As we age, how can we slow down cognitive decline associated with the retention of information, attention, and the speed at which …

25

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Community Hour

Each Sunday, we welcome faculty, staff, students, alums, and community members to join us for a conversation with a special guest. 

25

Oct

Wellness Event

Student-Led Yoga @ Club Cardinal

The Office for Religious & Spiritual Life invites you to join in a weekly student-led yoga practice at Windhover at Club Cardinal! All levels welcome. Log in to https://club-cardinal.com/ and go to the Windhover location. Click on the Zoom link there.

26

Oct

Berry Event

Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What you Eat (BIO 03 W)

We tend to think that good genes make us thin and healthy, while bad genes make us fat and sick. But what if we could turn our “good” genes on and our “bad” genes off, and improve our overall health by making the right dietary and lifestyle choices? The science of epigenetics suggests we can …

26

Oct

Wellness Event

Student-Led Yoga

When you claim not to have time for yoga, it is probably when you need it most.  The beauty of practicing yoga is the reality that no matter where you are in your flexibility or strength today, simply with the act of coming to the mat and focusing your attention inward you are doing it …

26

Oct

Online Class

Traditional Oriental Medicine Level 2 – Emotional Healing with Qigong and Acupressure

Building on the foundation created in the Traditional Oriental Medicine (TOM) Level 1, this course will provide self-care skills for health enrichment and healing on the emotional level. In this weeklong engagement course, you...

27

Oct

Wellness Event

Yin and Restorative Yoga Class

This live-streamed class explores gentle movement, breath, and mindfulness to support sleep, healthful rest, and enhanced resilience.  Minimal prop use is required to allow participants to do this practice at home, sharing it with roommates, partners, children, and pets as desired. Tuesdays at 6-7pm PST.   ONLINE VIA ZOOM; click to register Heather Freeman, PsyD, RYT …

27

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Geospatial Center Office(less) Hours

Office(less) Hours are back, and they are really officeless, now! We’ll have SGC staff here and guests from the rest of the Branner Earth Sciences & Map Collection family, on a weekly basis throughout the Autumn Quarter. Drop by for quick support for any of your Spatial questions! https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97569468192?pwd=Z2R4dDdoZ1dDRWVlS1lhMjlYNS9MQT09

28

Oct

Berry Event

Virtual Fix a Flat

Learn the fundamentals of how to fix a flat tire when you’re on a ride, including: A live demonstration outlining the proper technique Fixing a bike yourself Tips and Tricks to make it easy and fun! If you’re not comfortable fixing a flat on your own yet, feel free to just observe. If you’re considering …

28

Oct

Wellness Event

Virtual Fix-A-Flat Class

Join Stanford Transportation for a free, one-hour online workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 28 (12 – 1 p.m. PDT) that will cover the fundamentals of how to fix a flat tire when you’re on a ride, including: a live demonstration outlining the proper technique and fixing a bike yourself. If you’re not comfortable fixing a flat …

28

Oct

Wellness Event

Stanford Geospatial Center Office(less) Hours

Office(less) Hours are back, and they are really officeless, now! We’ll have SGC staff here and guests from the rest of the Branner Earth Sciences & Map Collection family, on a weekly basis throughout the Autumn Quarter. Drop by for quick support for any of your Spatial questions! https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97569468192?pwd=Z2R4dDdoZ1dDRWVlS1lhMjlYNS9MQT09

28

Oct

Webinar

Holiday Eating – Breaking the Cycle

The winter holiday season is almost here. This time of year, we may look forward to joyful experiences and time spent with loved ones, yet many of us also anticipate what can feel...

29

Oct

Wellness Event

Evening Guided Meditation

Weekly Thursday Guided Meditation is designed to offer basic meditation skills, to encourage regular meditation practice, to help deepen self-reflection, and to offer instructions on how meditation can be useful during stressful and uncertain times.  Thursdays 6 p.m. PST https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97159632633?pwd=cFc2eUZDWW4vY0VGV3FaOVFuZElxZz09

30

Oct

Berry Event

Your Health Care Benefits in Retirement

If you are considering retirement from Stanford within the next several months, come to this informational session to learn about your health care options during retirement, how to determine your benefit eligibility, and when to apply for Medicare. Register Here