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Events Calendar

01

Mar

Wellness Event

Growing Up In Science @ Stanford

Growing Up in Science (GUIS) is back for the 2023-2024 academic year! In most sessions, one faculty member shares the personal side of their individual journey through academia. Occasionally, PhD-holding speakers from outside the academic research environment may also present. The stories focus on the struggles, doubts, weaknesses, and failures we all face as young ...

02

Mar

Online Class

The Art and Science of Breathing

In this online class, you will learn breathing techniques to increase energy, enhance concentration, cultivate connection to yourself and others, create relaxation, and deepen sleep. Over two Saturday mornings, we will explore the...

04

Mar

Wellness Event

Hyperion Winter Wellness

Hyperion will offer a variety of complementary healing services (reiki, massages, tea ceremony and tea leaf reading, and more) to guide you along a wellness journey. This will be a safe space to learn about how different healing modalities can facilitate growth. Campus partners in Wellbeing and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life will ...

04

Mar

Wellness Event

Student-Led Yoga Monday

Student-Led Yoga is intended as a means of making the mental and physical benefits of asanas readily available to all, regardless of where you are on your yogi journey. Expect to move with your breath: this well-balanced Vinyasa flow class intends to get you out of your head and into your body, and modifications will ...

04

Mar

Wellness Event

FREE Upstander Trainings

Sign-Up for our FREE Upstander Trainings facilitated by PEERs and in collaboration with the Well House!  Upstander Trainings this quarter will take place in the Well House, from 7-8pm on January 22th, February 5th, and February 19th, and March 4th. Please note that the Well House is a substance-free residence. You can find our list of workshop ...

05

Mar

Wellness Event

Women’s Leadership Summit

Discover your Potential. Ignite your Power. Cultivate your Excellence. Participants will engage in a day of education, inspiration and community building focused on women’s leadership development. By attending, you will walk away with a better understanding of, and tools and resources for:  Enriching Leadership Capabilities  Overcoming Barriers to Achieve Personal and Professional Success  Leading With ...

05

Mar

Online Class

Cultivating Purpose for Personal Growth

Embrace this winter season as an opportunity for personal reflection and renewal by embarking on a journey that intertwines the pursuit of purpose with ongoing individual growth. In today's fast-paced world, discovering purpose...

05

Mar

Wellness Event

Magic Grant Funds, up to $100K, INFO SESSIONS 3/5 & 3/18

Student awards up to $100k for projects that intersect AI + Journalism/Media The Brown Institute, a partnership with Stanford Computer Science department, and Columbia University School of Journalism & Media, is now accepting proposals for Grants up to $100K to fund projects for next year, 2024-25, for undergrad and grad students.   Can you intersect ...

05

Mar

Wellness Event

Gentle Yoga Tuesdays

Gentle Yoga Class with Diane Saenz. Suitable for beginners and taught in a precise yet simple manner, gentle yoga is perfect to start or renew a yoga practice.  Come and practice yoga foundations such as traditional warm-ups, breathing exercises, relaxation techniques and fundamental postures.  Learn everything you need to know for a confident self-practice. Open ...

05

Mar

Wellness Event

Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis in Asian Americans

Presented by The Center for Asian Health Research and Education in partnership with Stanford Health Library. Over 50% of women and 25% of men over the age of 50 will sustain a fragility fracture due to osteoporosis. Joy Wu, MD, PhD, will talk about risk factors, prevention and treatment options, as well as common questions ...

06

Mar

Webinar

Turn Your Retirement Savings into a “Paycheck” for Life

We all know how important it is to save for retirement, but as the economic environment shifts, you may need to reassess your investment strategy.In this free noontime webinar, we will examine...

06

Mar

Wellness Event

Student-Led Yoga Wednesday

Student-Led Yoga is intended as a means of making the mental and physical benefits of asanas readily available to all, regardless of where you are on your yogi journey. Expect to move with your breath: this well-balanced Vinyasa flow class intends to get you out of your head and into your body, and modifications will ...

07

Mar

Wellness Event

LGTBQ+ Conversations with Colleagues

This group is for staff, faculty, and post-docs who are Queer-identifying and/or Questioning. We ask that loved ones/family members of LGBTQIA+ access resources specifically available to allies including PFLAG, GLAAD, Human Rights Campaign, GLSEN, and The Trevor Project. Based on the availability of Help Center staff, group facilitators may or may not be Queer-identifying and/or Questioning.  What these ...

07

Mar

Wellness Event

Stanford Health Policy Forum: The Burden of Long COVID

The worst of the COVID pandemic seems to have passed, with infections and deaths having dropped significantly. But for people with long COVID, the pandemic is still a daily reality. Join us for a fascinating discussion about the nature and treatment of long COVID and its impact on our society, featuring Drs. Hector Bonilla and ...

07

Mar

Online Class

Aging Wisely – Long Term Care Goals and Strategies

This class is co-sponsored by Stanford WorkLife OfficeCaring for ourselves and those we love as we age can bring about many questions about what to expect and hope for as time unfolds.In...

07

Mar

Online Class

Introduction to Yoga Nidra

Learn how to experience a profound state of awareness through the practice of yoga nidra. In this online class, you will be introduced to this ancient form of mindfulness meditation and experience its...

07

Mar

Wellness Event

30hr CE Workshop – Yoga for Health & Resilience: An Evidence Based Practice Protocol for Yoga in Healthcare

30hr CE Workshop for $800 – will receive CE credit from Yoga Alliance.  The training is based on an evidence-based integrated holistic yoga series that was specifically designed to enhance resilience and health among vulnerable groups who are prone to burnout, stress, or physical and mental exhaustion. The series consists of ten yoga sessions based ...

07

Mar

Wellness Event

Guided Meditation Thursdays

Evening 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.  All sessions are led by Andy Acker. Open to Stanford Affiliates. Free, no pre-registration is required. 

08

Mar

Wellness Event

Grief and Loss Support Group

Grief and Loss Support Group Three Fridays: March 8, 15, and 22 None of us are strangers to grief, especially in these times of heightened loss and uncertainty. This group will focus on sharing perspectives with others who are grieving the death of a loved one. Participants are asked to attend all three meetings, and ...

08

Mar

Wellness Event

Redwood S’mores & More

Enjoy smores, coffee, study tips, and friends.

08

Mar

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Mar

10

Mar

Wellness Event

FashionX Wisteria Market

Wisteria is joining forces with FashionX to help host their quarterly market event where immersive shopping meets sustainability. Dive into the world of Stanford's talented student vendors and artists, and indulge in fashion that makes a difference. Embrace the warmth of community, support student designers, and join us for an unforgettable celebration of creativity and ...

11

Mar

Webinar

Why Calories Don’t Count

Calorie counting has become a pervasive part of the weight loss industry. As consumers, we encounter calories on our food labels and restaurant menus, and we often treat these numbers as gospel, obsessively...

11

Mar

Online Class

Painting for Mindfulness, Flow and Fun – Symbolic Painting

Research has shown that the process of creating art can have many beneficial effects on our well-being. Artmaking can increase our sense of presence, flow, and creativity, enhance sensory pleasure and mindfulness of...

11

Mar

Wellness Event

Student-Led Yoga Monday

Student-Led Yoga is intended as a means of making the mental and physical benefits of asanas readily available to all, regardless of where you are on your yogi journey. Expect to move with your breath: this well-balanced Vinyasa flow class intends to get you out of your head and into your body, and modifications will ...

12

Mar

Wellness Event

Gentle Yoga Tuesdays

Gentle Yoga Class with Diane Saenz. Suitable for beginners and taught in a precise yet simple manner, gentle yoga is perfect to start or renew a yoga practice.  Come and practice yoga foundations such as traditional warm-ups, breathing exercises, relaxation techniques and fundamental postures.  Learn everything you need to know for a confident self-practice. Open ...

13

Mar

Wellness Event

Student-Led Yoga Wednesday

Student-Led Yoga is intended as a means of making the mental and physical benefits of asanas readily available to all, regardless of where you are on your yogi journey. Expect to move with your breath: this well-balanced Vinyasa flow class intends to get you out of your head and into your body, and modifications will ...

14

Mar

Online Class

Aging Wisely – How Legal Documents Secure Quality of Life Goals

This class is co-sponsored by Stanford WorkLife Office.Legal documentation can offer peace of mind for caregivers, but how do you know what you need to complete to meet your care goals?In...

14

Mar

Wellness Event

Black Mental Wellness Group

Co-sponsored with the Black Staff Alliance The BSA and the Faculty Staff Help Center extend the theme of wellness throughout the year with the offering of monthly, mental wellness drop-in groups for faculty, staff, retirees, and postdocs who self-identify as African, Black, or of Caribbean descent. The groups aim to be a source of support for Black employees of ...

14

Mar

Wellness Event

30hr CE Workshop – Yoga for Health & Resilience: An Evidence Based Practice Protocol for Yoga in Healthcare

30hr CE Workshop for $800 – will receive CE credit from Yoga Alliance.  The training is based on an evidence-based integrated holistic yoga series that was specifically designed to enhance resilience and health among vulnerable groups who are prone to burnout, stress, or physical and mental exhaustion. The series consists of ten yoga sessions based ...

14

Mar

Wellness Event

Exploring Useful Diabetes Apps

There are many apps to help improve health outcomes. Learn about some that are useful for those trying to optimize blood glucose management.   This presentation is part of the monthly Diabetes Wellness Group webinar series from the Stanford Medicine Diabetes Care Program. Webinars are free and open to adults with diabetes and their families. You ...

14

Mar

Wellness Event

Guided Meditation Thursdays

Evening 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.  All sessions are led by Andy Acker. Open to Stanford Affiliates. Free, no pre-registration is required. 

14

Mar

Wellness Event

Fiber: Powering Your Health from Within

Leah Groppo, MS, RD, will discuss different types of dietary fiber, its benefits, and share tips to increase fiber in your diet. Leah Groppo, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDCES, is a Registered Dietitian, Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management, and a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. She is a Clinical Dietitian in Stanford’s Endocrinology Clinic and ...

15

Mar

Wellness Event

Growing Up In Science @ Stanford

Growing Up in Science (GUIS) is back for the 2023-2024 academic year! In most sessions, one faculty member shares the personal side of their individual journey through academia. Occasionally, PhD-holding speakers from outside the academic research environment may also present. The stories focus on the struggles, doubts, weaknesses, and failures we all face as young ...

18

Mar

Wellness Event

Magic Grant Funds, up to $100K, INFO SESSIONS, 3/18

Student awards up to $100k for projects that intersect AI + Journalism/Media The Brown Institute, a partnership with Stanford Computer Science department, and Columbia University School of Journalism & Media, is now accepting proposals for Grants up to $100K to fund projects for next year, 2024-25, for undergrad and grad students.   Can you intersect ...

18

Mar

Wellness Event

Hyperion Winter Wellness

Hyperion will offer a variety of complementary healing services (reiki, massages, tea ceremony and tea leaf reading, and more) to guide you along a wellness journey. This will be a safe space to learn about how different healing modalities can facilitate growth. Campus partners in Wellbeing and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life will ...

19

Mar

Wellness Event

Take a break, paint a rock, grab a coffee!

Take a moment to relax while painting a rock or just stop by the Branner Earth Sciences Library for free coffee, tea, and snacks. This time we’ll have an origami station too!  Help us reduce waste, bring a covered mug!

19

Mar

Wellness Event

“If I had a Magic Wand…” Stories of how Hospice and Palliative Medicine can make wishes come true

A stethoscope and a magic wand both deeply listen to the heart, uncovering wishes more significant than a cure for the critically ill. Asking about these wishes reveals the most impactful gifts healthcare can offer, transcending traditional medicine. This approach, reminiscent of "The Little Prince," teaches us that true healing involves seeing with the heart, ...

20

Mar

Wellness Event

Meet the Makers!

Come meet our brilliant STUDENT MAKERS from the Product Realization Lab who will present their AMAZING Winter quarter projects! Products include innovations in sports equipment, consumer goods, education and health devices, agricultural tools, and MORE!

21

Mar

Wellness Event

The Basics of Kidney Health

Brian Brady, MD, will give an overview of how your kidneys work, what is important for kidney health, and what we can do to treat patients with kidney disease. Brian Brady, MD, is a fellowship-trained nephrologist with board certification in nephrology and in internal medicine. He is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, ...

28

Mar

Wellness Event

Adult Vaccinations: One Shot at a Time

Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, will talk about general recommendations for adult vaccinations, benefits and risks, new technologies like MRNA vs traditional vaccines, and considerations for travel and those living with chronic disease. Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, is director of the Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices in the Stanford Preventive Research Center. His training includes internal ...