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Contemplation By Design Summit

November 01, 2019|8:00am

Free events will be offered Oct. 30 – Nov. 8, 2019 to further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. CBD Summit participants will have the opportunity to take a break from their high-level output of productivity and innovation in order to rest and renew the mind-body-spirit. The full 2019 Summit schedule will be posted at: …
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First Fridays: November 2019 BeWell Giveaway

November 01, 2019|12:00am

First Fridays Giveaways have gone virtual! To make our First Fridays Giveaways more convenient for you, we’re taking them to the BeWell Facebook page, where every first Friday of the month we’ll ask a wellness question for you to answer. Examples of questions we might ask: “What’s your favorite healthy recipe?” “How do you fit …
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Carillon Concert & Community-Wide Contemplative Pause

November 01, 2019|12:00pm

The Hoover carillon bells ring again this year to signal the University’s commitment to emotional well-being. All members of the Stanford community are encouraged to pause, reflect and take time to unwind. Gather in Dohrmann Grove, the Oval Ear, Hoover Lawn or Meyer Green to share the concert and contemplative pause together as a community. …
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CBD 2019: Shuttle to Carillon Concert from and to SRWC for the Contemplation by Design Summit

November 01, 2019|11:30am

If you work at SRWC, you can easily enjoy the Contemplation By Design Carillon Concert and Community-wide Pause at Hoover Tower and Meyer Green by taking this free shuttle from SRWC and back to SRWC. REGISTER for the FREE SHUTTLE from and back to SRWC through the Stanford Ticket Office: tickets.stanford.edu. Space is limited and …
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Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence

November 01, 2019|7:00pm

This lecture provides practical instruction for mastering the Wheel of Awareness, a life-changing tool for cultivating more focus, presence, and peace in one’s day-to-day life. An in-depth look at the science that underlies meditation’s effectiveness, this lecture will teach viewers how to harness the power of the principle “Where attention goes, neural firing flows, and …
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Finding Happiness: Living withVisable & Invisible Diasabilities – Abigayil Tamara, MA, MSW

November 01, 2019|7:45pm

Abigayil Tamara, MA, MSW chooses to live in the moment and celebrate life. She is an artist, mobility impaired; visually impaired; has a bipolar disorder, fibromyalgia, & a successor service dog. Please join her and her service dog, Nathan, on November 1st at Hillel at Stanford for a Shabbat dinner at 7:00pm (optional) and to …
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Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME) – The Vaping Phenomenon

November 01, 2019|8:00am

Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME) – The Vaping Phenomenon: What it is, Why it happened, and What you can do about itBonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD – Stanford School of Medicine
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 01, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Contemplation By Design Summit

November 02, 2019|8:00am

Free events will be offered Oct. 30 – Nov. 8, 2019 to further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. CBD Summit participants will have the opportunity to take a break from their high-level output of productivity and innovation in order to rest and renew the mind-body-spirit. The full 2019 Summit schedule will be posted at: …
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The Gokhale Method: No More Aches and Pains

November 02, 2019|9:30am

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 Spine Tracker™ wearable to get a real-time read …
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CBD 2019: Yoga Breathing for Contemplative Practices with Swami Ramananda

November 02, 2019|3:45pm

The ancient masters of Yoga designed this science of contemplative practices primarily for the purpose of leading us into deeper, more subtle levels of our being, and ultimately to experience fully a source of profound peace within us. This workshop will examine how we can use Yoga breathing practices to bring health and vitality to …
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1 to 1,000 Grains: A Mindful Holistic Process for Equity, Inclusion and Well-Being

November 02, 2019|9:00am

At the non-profit 1 to 1,000 Grains we follow a novel, multi-faceted strategy for confronting adverse trends in physical and financial health within low-income communities. Our affirmative coaching empowers families with actionable knowledge; achieves sustained impact with accountability; and is grounded in trust built upon long-term commitments to the communities we partner with. In this, …
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Acupuncture and Acupressure Self-Care Skills for Contemplative Practice

November 02, 2019|9:45am

We will discuss the history of acupuncture and the origins of acupressure. Participants will learn the basic theory underlying Traditional Chinese Medicine, which is the basis of most of the acupuncture practiced in the United States. We will teach practical self-care acupressure points for relieving tension and stress; and demonstrate acupuncture technique on a few …
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Body Mapping Workshop

November 02, 2019|9:45am

Body Mapping is a creative tool that combines self-reflection with artistic expression to develop a visual ‘map’ of one’s life story. In this workshop, a partner will trace an outline of your body onto a life-size canvas or paper. Guided by a meditation designed to honor your past, present, and future, you will use paint, …
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Growing Our Resilience

November 02, 2019|10:30am

Failure is a great teacher. And along with setbacks and rejection, it can be a source of great sorrow and distress. With every disappointing grade or performance evaluation, rejection email, or broken ankle, we can grow our resilience, but it takes conscious effort. This workshop will help you identify some of the tools you can …
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Acupuncture and Acupressure Self-Care Skills for Contemplative Practice

November 02, 2019|11:10am

We will discuss the history of acupuncture and the origins of acupressure. Participants will learn the basic theory underlying Traditional Chinese Medicine, which is the basis of most of the acupuncture practiced in the United States. We will teach practical self-care acupressure points for relieving tension and stress; and demonstrate acupuncture technique on a few …
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Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence

November 02, 2019|12:15pm

In this workshop we will explore and experience the ways in which our inner subjective lives, our interpersonal relationships, and our objective empirical knowledge can be woven together to illuminate the importance for meaning, connection, and equanimity in our lives. We’ll explore the notion that the mind may be an “emergent process” that arises from …
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Integration: Contemplative Practice in Academics and the Workplace

November 02, 2019|3:45pm

How can we integrate deep contemplative practice within our fast-paced work and academic lives? In this talk and experiential workshop, Ying will share her journey of practice and of creating an inclusive culture in the workplace. Topics will include how the self, teams and organizations change from the inside out. She will illuminate her experience …
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Integration: Contemplative Practice in Academics and the Workplace

November 02, 2019|5:00pm

How can we integrate deep contemplative practice within our fast-paced work and academic lives? In this talk and experiential workshop, Ying will share her journey of practice and of creating an inclusive culture in the workplace. Topics will include how the self, teams and organizations change from the inside out. She will illuminate her experience …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 02, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Contemplation By Design Summit

November 03, 2019|8:00am

Free events will be offered Oct. 30 – Nov. 8, 2019 to further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. CBD Summit participants will have the opportunity to take a break from their high-level output of productivity and innovation in order to rest and renew the mind-body-spirit. The full 2019 Summit schedule will be posted at: …
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University Public Worship (UPW) with the Ven. Thubten Damcho

November 03, 2019|10:00am

Memorial Church has historically been an important center of contemplative, spiritual and ceremonial life at Stanford University since the church was dedicated in 1903. It is open to everyone, wherever you may be on your spiritual journey. Please join us in this spectacular and sacred venue. Register Here Location: Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, …
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Guided Meditation at Windhover with UPW Speaker Ven. Thubten Damcho

November 03, 2019|1:00pm

Gather in the serene atmosphere of Windhover to experience practices from Tibetan Buddhism. The Ven Thubten Damcho will guide us through fundamental steps that carry us into frontiers of contemplation, awareness, insight, compassion and wisdom. Register Here Location: Windhover Contemplative Center, 370 Santa Teresa St, Stanford, CA 94305
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Playful Mindfulness: Improv as a Joyful Journey to Confidence, Calm and Connection

November 03, 2019|3:30pm

Many know that mindfulness—paying attention to the present moment with curiosity and kindness—can reduce reactivity and create a steady sense of calm. Few would guess that improvisation, an art form known more for its energy and playfulness, does the same. Using safe, engaging interactive exercises from both worlds, Ted and Lisa will help you “play …
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Playful Mindfulness: Improv as a Joyful Journey to Confidence, Calm and Connection

November 03, 2019|5:00pm

Many know that mindfulness—paying attention to the present moment with curiosity and kindness—can reduce reactivity and create a steady sense of calm. Few would guess that improvisation, an art form known more for its energy and playfulness, does the same. Using safe, engaging interactive exercises from both worlds, Ted and Lisa will help you “play …
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Jack Kornfield in Conversation With Tim Ryan About His Book “Healing America” (Previously Titled “A Mindful Nation”)

November 03, 2019|7:15pm

Jack Kornfield and Congressman Tim Ryan will discuss the role of stillness, quiet, contemplation and mindfulness in the dynamic process of Healing America, as described in Ryan’s book by that title. (Healing America was previously titled A Mindful Nation.) Mindful magazine in April 2019, asked Congressman Tim Ryan whether he thinks mindfulness can heal the fractured civil discourse …
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Compline and Contemplation in Memorial Church With Rev. Joanne Sanders

November 03, 2019|9:00pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) – Join us for a quiet, reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chants. Enjoy the music of the Crescendo Choir in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. Reverend Joanne Sanders will provide an introduction to the compline tradition to open this service. Register Here Location: Memorial Church, 450 Serra …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 03, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Contemplation By Design Summit

November 04, 2019|8:00am

Free events will be offered Oct. 30 – Nov. 8, 2019 to further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. CBD Summit participants will have the opportunity to take a break from their high-level output of productivity and innovation in order to rest and renew the mind-body-spirit. The full 2019 Summit schedule will be posted at: …
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CPR and AED

November 04, 2019|1:00pm

CPR is an emergency first aid procedure for victims of cardiac arrest. Participants will learn how to help victims of heart attacks and accidents and also learn the Heimlich maneuver to aid choking victims. Practice with mannequins and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training included. Certificate of completion cards will be sent out 3-4 weeks after …
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Contemplative Practice in Academics and the Workplace With Yingzhao Liu

November 04, 2019|12:00pm

How can we integrate deep contemplative practice within our fast-paced work and academic lives? In this talk and experiential workshop, Ying will share her journey of practice and of creating an inclusive culture in the workplace. Topics will include how the self, teams and organizations change from the inside out. She will illuminate her experience …
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Standing in My Care With Phyllis Stewart Pires, M.A., Caitlin Azhderian, Ed.M.

November 04, 2019|5:30pm

Our values manifest our behaviors and our behaviors shape our lives. Understanding and living your core values, what matters most to you in life, can have a powerful impact on how you create intentional and meaningful experiences. In this interactive session, rediscover your core values, reflect on how these values are expressed, and explore your …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 04, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Contemplation By Design Summit

November 05, 2019|8:00am

Free events will be offered Oct. 30 – Nov. 8, 2019 to further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. CBD Summit participants will have the opportunity to take a break from their high-level output of productivity and innovation in order to rest and renew the mind-body-spirit. The full 2019 Summit schedule will be posted at: …
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CBD 2016: Reflections on the Keynote with Roselyn Thomas, MA

November 05, 2019|8:45pm

After Dan Harris’ 7:00pm keynote conversation in Memorial Church, join us for four simultaneous discussions and reflection sessions, each one led by a Stanford expert on social-emotional health and well-being. One sesion is led by Rosan Gomperst, another by Donnovan Yisrael, a third by Roselyn Thomas and a fourth by Jim Thomposon. Bios for each …
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Stanford University Flu Clinic @ Redwood City Benefits Fair

November 05, 2019|11:00am

Vaccination is FREE for all active University employees, retirees, graduate & undergraduate students, and postdoctoral scholars Bring your Stanford University ID FREE vaccination for spouses/domestic partners of graduate, undergraduate, and medical students (all other spouses/domestic partners must bring a $32 cash/check fee) No vaccinations will be provided to children _ Getting Ready is as EASY as 1-2-3! …
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Standing in My Care With Phyllis Stewart Pires, M.A., Caitlin Azhderian, Ed.M.

November 05, 2019|12:00pm

Our values manifest our behaviors and our behaviors shape our lives. Understanding and living your core values, what matters most to you in life, can have a powerful impact on how you create intentional and meaningful experiences. In this interactive session, rediscover your core values, reflect on how these values are expressed, and explore your …
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Meditation for Skeptics: Dan Harris, Author of “10% Happier,” in Conversation and Q & A

November 05, 2019|7:00pm

Convinced you can’t meditate? You don’t have time? Or people will think you have lost your edge? This event is for anyone who has thought about meditation and said, no way! Join acclaimed journalist, author and meditation teacher, Dan Harris in conversation with Stanford’s Dean for Religious Life, Tiffany Steinwert, as Harris shares how meditation …
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eWear Seminar: Wearable Sensors, human behaviors, and statistical learning

November 05, 2019|2:00pm

Speaker: Kyle N. Winfree, PhD, Assistant Professor, Associate Director for Undergraduate Programs and Wearable Informatics Lab & NAU GoBabyGo Program Director, School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems at Northern Arizona University  Dr. Winfree’s research focuses on development of the hardware and software systems to enable high quality community based assessments of human gait, physical …
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Reflections on the Keynote With Rosan Gomperts, LCSW

November 05, 2019|8:45pm

After Dan Harris’ 7:00pm keynote conversation in Memorial Church, join us for four simultaneous discussions and reflection sessions, each one led by a Stanford expert on social-emotional health and well-being. One session is led by Rosan Gomperts, another by Donnovan Yisrael, a third by Roselyn Thomas and a fourth by Jim Thompson. Rosan Gomperts, LCSW, Director, …
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Reflections on the Keynote With Donnovan Yisrael, M.A.

November 05, 2019|8:45pm

After Dan Harris’ 7:00pm keynote conversation in Memorial Church, join us for four simultaneous discussions and reflection sessions, each one led by a Stanford expert on social-emotional health and well-being. One session is led by Rosan Gomperts, another by Donnovan Yisrael, a third by Roselyn Thomas and a fourth by Jim Thompson. Donnovan Somera Yisrael, …
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Reflections on the Keynote With Roselyn Thomas, M.A.

November 05, 2019|8:45pm

After Dan Harris’ 7:00pm keynote conversation in Memorial Church, join us for four simultaneous discussions and reflection sessions, each one led by a Stanford expert on social-emotional health and well-being. One session is led by Rosan Gomperts, another by Donnovan Yisrael, a third by Roselyn Thomas and a fourth by Jim Thompson. Roselyn Thomas, M.A., …
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Reflections on the Keynote With Jim Thompson, MBA

November 05, 2019|8:45pm

After Dan Harris’ 7 p.m. keynote conversation in Memorial Church, join us for four simultaneous discussions and reflection sessions, each one led by a Stanford expert on social-emotional health and well-being. One session is led by Rosan Gomperts, another by Donnovan Yisrael, a third by Roselyn Thomas and a fourth by Jim Thompson. Jim Thompson, MBA, …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 05, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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The Internet of Things (IoT) And 5G Network – Opportunities and Issues

November 05, 2019|1:00pm

Remember when the car simply moved us from one point to another? Your current smart car now knows more about your emotional state than your family or doctor, teacher, (… name it ) due to the embedded sensors. Also, 5G promises to deliver extremely low latency transfer of massive volumes of data, enabling unlimited interconnection …
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Contemplation By Design Summit

November 06, 2019|8:00am

Free events will be offered Oct. 30 – Nov. 8, 2019 to further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. CBD Summit participants will have the opportunity to take a break from their high-level output of productivity and innovation in order to rest and renew the mind-body-spirit. The full 2019 Summit schedule will be posted at: …
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CBD 2019: Keynote—Contemplative Practices, Social Action and Service: A conversation and Q&A

November 06, 2019|5:30pm

With Parker Palmer, PhD, Thomas Schnaubelt, PhD and Prof. Harry J. Elam PhD This conversation will focus on the civic community essential to democracy, and how we, both individually and collectively, contribute to cultivation of this community. Elam, Palmer and Schnaubelt will explore the relationships among contemplative practices, secular higher education, and the interpersonal and …
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Creating a Culture of Psychological Safety in the Workplace

November 06, 2019|12:00pm

How psychologically safe is your workplace? Do people feel comfortable speaking up in team meetings, asking questions, making mistakes, or expressing a dissenting view? Psychological safety is the shared belief among team members that the team is safe for interpersonal risk taking. Project Aristotle, a research initiative conducted by Google, studied the effectiveness of teams …
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Walking Meditation and Contemplation of Memorial Church Inscriptions

November 06, 2019|12:30pm

Join us in the awe-inspiring tranquility of Memorial Church for a walking meditation. The event will be centered on the inscriptions carved in the sandstone interior walls of this beautiful sacred space. Assembled by Jane Stanford, these inscriptions represent a collection of instructive and inspirational quotes to nourish the soul and spirit. The Rev. Joanne …
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CBD 2019: Keynote—Contemplative Practices, Social Action and Service: A conversation and Q&A

November 06, 2019|5:30pm

With Parker Palmer, Ph.D., Thomas Schnaubelt, Ph.D. and Prof. Harry J. Elam, Ph.D. This conversation will focus on the civic community essential to democracy, and how we, both individually and collectively, contribute to cultivation of this community. Elam, Palmer and Schnaubelt will explore the relationships among contemplative practices, secular higher education, and the interpersonal and …
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Reflection and Integration Into Action Inspired by Elam, Palmer, Schnaubelt Conversation

November 06, 2019|7:15pm

After the keynote conversation with Elam, Palmer and Schnaubelt at 5:30 p.m., join us for simultaneous discussions and reflection sessions, each one led by a Stanford expert who will guide you toward integration of your inspiration into a personal action plan. One session is led by Roberta Katz, one by Emelyn Dela Pena, and another …
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The Future of Disease Detection and Prevention

November 06, 2019|5:00pm

Andy Conrad, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of Verily Life Sciences?, will discuss the future of diagnostics/predictives with Russ Altman, MD, PhD, professor of bioengineering, medicine genetics, biomedical data science and (by courtesy) computer science. Formerly the chief scientific officer of LabCorp, Conrad is a cell biologist with a doctorate from UCLA. He has always been passionate …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 06, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Contemplation By Design Summit

November 07, 2019|8:00am

Free events will be offered Oct. 30 – Nov. 8, 2019 to further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. CBD Summit participants will have the opportunity to take a break from their high-level output of productivity and innovation in order to rest and renew the mind-body-spirit. The full 2019 Summit schedule will be posted at: …
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CBD 2019: Contemplative Concert in Bing Concert Hall

November 07, 2019|12:00pm

Through music and song experience PEACE: Pause, Exhale, Attend mindfully, Connect with nature/yourself/others and Express.  The concert includes performances by: cellists Provost Persis Drell, Dean Lloyd Minor, and students Jeffrey Kwong, Henry Bair, Danna Xue, Tracy Lang, Evan Kim and Erik Roise; pianist medical student Kevin Sun; a cappella singers Talisman; the Stanford Memorial Church …
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Stanford University Flu Clinic @ Hopkins Marine Station

November 07, 2019|12:00am

Vaccination is FREE for all active University employees, retirees, graduate & undergraduate students, and postdoctoral scholars Bring your Stanford University ID FREE vaccination for spouses/domestic partners of graduate, undergraduate, and medical students (all other spouses/domestic partners must bring a $32 cash/check fee) No vaccinations will be provided to children _ Getting Ready is as EASY as 1-2-3! …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 07, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Contemplation By Design Summit

November 08, 2019|8:00am

Free events will be offered Oct. 30 – Nov. 8, 2019 to further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. CBD Summit participants will have the opportunity to take a break from their high-level output of productivity and innovation in order to rest and renew the mind-body-spirit. The full 2019 Summit schedule will be posted at: …
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Holiday Eating – Breaking the Cycle

November 08, 2019|12:00pm

Fall is around the corner and so are the winter holidays! 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 like the inevitable accompaniment to all these good times… too much food, drinks, sweets, and the resulting unhealthy …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 08, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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The Fine Line Between Winning and Losing

November 08, 2019|7:30pm

Abstract: Life is competitive. Most things are defined in black and white, good or bad, winning or losing. But are things that simple? Life can be a tough game with lessons that will challenge you to rise above and be better. Sometimes you get hurt, sometimes you lose and sometimes you lose in a way …
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How to Avert and Resolve Interpersonal Conflict to Strengthen Relationships

November 09, 2019|9:00am

Interpersonal conflict can be a significant source of stress. By implementing positive psychology tools and concepts, you can learn to proactively avoid pitfalls and responsively resolve conflicts, resulting in reduced personal anxiety and enhanced, more meaningful relationships. In this 1-day course, we will discuss, practice, and apply evidence-based positive psychology concepts and tools, including meditation, …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 09, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Second Sunday Family Day

November 10, 2019|11:00am

Cantor Events: Drop-in Studio: Experiment with art materials and new techniques by participating in the hands-on art-making experience. All visitors, regardless of age, ability, or familiarity with the creative process, are encouraged to attend.Art Packs: Check out an Art Pack that includes themed activities for visitors of all ages and supplies for sketching while visiting the galleries.Sunday …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 10, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 11, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Normalizing Struggle: Effective Mentoring for Doctoral Students

November 11, 2019|12:30pm

This WISE Research Roundtable is one in a series of discussions with those whose research illuminates paths to advance equity in scientific and technical fields. Faculty mentoring is a durable structure within doctoral education that facilitates intellectual growth, professional socialization, and progressive independence. This presentation will share findings from research focused on PhD students from …
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Mindful Yoga

November 12, 2019|8:00am

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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Cafe Sci – Gene Therapy in Sickle Cell Disease with Suchi Pandey, MD.

November 12, 2019|6:00pm

Gene therapy is currently undergoing clinical trials to evaluate its effectiveness at treating sickle cell disease. In this talk, Dr. Suchi Pandey will review how gene therapy is currently being used to treat sickle cell disease, the different kinds of gene therapy options being evaluated, and the potential impact to transfusion requirements before, during and …
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Sustainable Office Spaces

November 12, 2019|12:00pm

In this session you will learn about ways to conserve energy in your office space, resources and rewards for participating in Cardinal Green conservation campaigns, and strategies to create a sustainable office environment for your group or building. Class Code:SST-1000-111219 Register Here Location: Y2E2 Room 105 473 Via Ortega Stanford, CA 94305
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 12, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Why Did I Eat That – Again?

November 13, 2019|12:00pm

You have probably asked yourself that question even if you know better and even if you are not overweight. Do you feel like there is a spell that comes over you in the presence of certain foods? Do you wonder why it is so easy to overindulge and hard to resist certain foods? This class …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 13, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Ancient Wisdom for the Modern World: The Yin and Yang of Women’s Hormones Perimenopause to Menopause

November 14, 2019|12:00pm

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can provide a framework for understanding women’s health and offer self-care methods to navigate the physiological changes that occur across the lifespan. In this noontime webinar, we will focus on the perimenopause to menopause transition. You will learn how the Taoist concept of yin and yang is used in TCM to …
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Safe and Confident Winter Biking: How to Keep Riding During Cold, Dark, or Wet Conditions

November 14, 2019|5:30pm

When late fall weather arrives and the days grow shorter, you might think the bicycling season is over, but with the proper clothing, lights, knowledge, and practice, winter riding can be rewarding, even exhilarating! This class is for fair-weather bike commuters and recreational riders interested in tips for continuing to enjoy bicycling when the days …
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The Knowing-Doing Gap: Applying Business Best Practices to Personal Well-Being

November 14, 2019|1:00pm

In their ground-breaking book The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action, Stanford professors and authors Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Sutton discuss why our actions often don’t match our ideals and what we can do about it. Almost 20 years later, the insights from this book still ring true. And while the …
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The many layers of touch – Randy Bruno

November 14, 2019|12:00pm

Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Seminar Series Presents Randy Bruno, PhD  Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience,Columbia University Host: Lu Chen Abstract  The neocortex mediates all of human and animal cognition—breathtakingly encompassing sensation, perception, decision making, and movement. These diverse functions are achieved by highly stereotyped circuitry that nature appears to have iterated across the entire surface …
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Fundamentals of Meditation for Staff and Faculty

November 14, 2019|12:00pm

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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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 14, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Free BeWell athletic event: Women’s Volleyball vs. USC

November 15, 2019|6:00pm

As a reward for participating in the BeWell Program, Stanford Athletics will be offering free tickets to a selection of sporting events throughout the academic year. Eligible Faculty and Staff can claim up to four (4) free tickets to each of up to nine events. To qualify, you must have completed your 2019 SHALA and …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 15, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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(Musical) Mantra Meditation on Transcendental Sounds

November 15, 2019|7:30pm

We are having a special practice session on ‘Mantra Meditation with Sacred sounds’ to bring about an inner alignment. In this workshop, we will spend some time on the practice of mantra meditation followed by (musical) mantra meditation by which we can unleash our true potential enabling us to be balanced & become a better version of ourselves. …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 16, 2019|12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Digital Wellness: Health Impacts of Wireless Technology

November 19, 2019|12:00pm

Are you concerned about excessive screen time for yourself or your family or the physical risks of radiation generated by cell phones and Wi Fi? You are not alone. While the use of wireless devices has skyrocketed, there have been more questions than answers raised about associated mental health, physical health, environmental, privacy, and security …
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Om Under the Dome – Yoga in Memorial Church

November 19, 2019|5:30pm

Rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit with yoga instructor Rebecca Snowball in the tranquil ambiance of Stanford Memorial Church. Please bring your yoga mat. Admission Info Free and open to the public. Please sign in when you enter the building.
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Om Under the Dome – Yoga in Memorial Church

November 19, 2019|5:30pm

Rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit with yoga instructor Rebecca Snowball in the tranquil ambiance of Stanford Memorial Church. Please bring your yoga mat. Admission Info Free and open to the public. Please sign in when you enter the building.
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Sustainable Office Spaces

November 19, 2019|11:30am

In this session you will learn about ways to conserve energy in your office space, resources and rewards for participating in Cardinal Green conservation campaigns, and strategies to create a sustainable office environment for your group or building. Class Code:SST-1000-111919 Register Here Location: Y2E2 Room 382 473 Via Ortega Stanford, CA 94305
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Refresh, Restore, Renew

November 21, 2019|12:00pm

Feeling pressed for time? Join the majority! Treat yourself to a special noontime class to reconnect with your priorities and learn how to use your precious 24/7 in a more meaningful way. In a give-and-take setting, you can learn how to be effective and fulfilled both at work and at home. Take time to catch …
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Neurodiversity Awareness Brown Bag Session

November 21, 2019|11:30am

Sign up for a 90-minute “brown bag” educational session to learn about neurodiversity in the workplace, and the Neurodiversity in IT program. The Neurodiversity in IT program advances and promotes the university’s commitment to workforce innovation and broad diversity and inclusion, specifically related to neurodiversity. Learning objectives of the session include: Basic awareness of neurodiversity …
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Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Aortic Valve Neo-cuspidization Using Autologous Pericardium

November 22, 2019|8:00am

Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Aortic Valve Neo-cuspidization Using Autologous PericardiumShigeyuki Ozaki, MD, PhD- Toho University Ohashi Medical Center
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BeWell 2019 Program Ends

November 30, 2019|12:00am

November 30 marks the end of the 2019 BeWell program. This is the last day to complete any remaining steps of the 2019 BeWell program per program rules. If you are a benefits-eligible employee, no matter where you get your medical benefits, you can participate in BeWell. All benefits-eligible employees can earn up to $560 …