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Celebrating Sustainability

Join Office of Sustainability and more than 30 campus partners for the annual Celebrating Sustainability Activity Fair on April 19, from 11-1pm at Ford Plaza! This annual Earth Day celebration will feature numerous activities and demonstrations for energy, water, transportation, waste, food and sustainable living. Open to staff, faculty and students, the fair provides lunch, activities, and entertainment to all those who wish to learn more about sustainability at Stanford. 

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 11:00
Location: 
Ford Plaza
Event Sponsor: 
Sustainability and Energy Management, Residential & Dining Enterprises
Contact Email: 
mbrightwater@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650.725.4522

Admission

Celebrating Sustainability is open to the campus community. We encourage you to RSVP at the event website.

Last modified Wed, 9 Mar, 2016 at 0:45

Autism Spectrum Disorders Update: Understanding the Puzzle

A one-day conference for parents, educators and care providers of children with an autism spectrum disorder. This annual update will focus on new research, therapies and insights to living with autism.

Keynote speakers:

Catherine Lord, PhD "DSM-5: Rationale and Impact of the new Criteria"

Peter Mundy, PhD "Autism and Joint Attention: Assessment and Intervention Fundamentals"

Stanford researchers will also be presenting their latest work in the field of Autism and there will be an option to attend a breakout session in the afternoon

Date and Time: 
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 08:00
Location: 
Li Ka Shing Conference Center
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Children's Health, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University
Contact Email: 
earchiba@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
(650) 721-6327

Admission

$125 includes lectures and breakout session as well as continental breakfast and buffet lunch

registration link

Last modified Fri, 26 Feb, 2016 at 7:33

Assistive Technology Faire

The Assistive Technology Faire provides an opportunity for students and community members to get an up-close look at a variety of devices and learn about available programs from product vendors and service agencies. Users of assistive technology products as well as small companies and agencies serving individuals with disabilities and older adults are encouraged to bring assistive technology devices to display, demonstrate, and discuss.

Vendors:

Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 16:30
Location: 
Thornton Center - Classroom 110
Event Sponsor: 
Design Group, Mechanical Engineering
Contact Email: 
davejaffe@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
Dave Jaffe - 650/892-4464

Admission

Everyone is welcome to attend the faire

Last modified Sun, 31 Jan, 2016 at 0:45

Conversations on Compassion with James Doty

In this public dialogue, world renowned mindfulness teacher and author, Jon Kabat-Zinn will engage in conversation with CCARE’s Founder and Director, Dr. James Doty, to celebrate the release of Dr. Doty’s book, Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover Mysteries of the Brain and Secrets of the Heart. During this conversation, Jon Kabat-Zinn will be asking Dr.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Cemex Auditorium
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education
Contact Email: 
ccare_info@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
(650) 721-6142

Admission

Tickets are SOLD OUT for this event. Doors open to ticket holders at 5:45PM.

Last modified Thu, 11 Feb, 2016 at 7:30

Cardinal Course Workshop - Teaching for Broader Impact

Part of a 6 Part Series - The Cardinal Course Workshop Series is open to all Stanford instructors, as well as representatives from community organizations partnering with Stanford courses. Attend one or all in the series, attending all is highly recommended.

Date and Time: 
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 12:00
Location: 
CSRE Conference Room (Building 360, Room 361J)
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Haas Center for Public Service
Contact Email: 
paitra@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-498-9352

Last modified Wed, 9 Mar, 2016 at 14:18

Cardinal Course Workshop - Teaching for Broader Impact

Part of a 6 Part Series - The Cardinal Course Workshop Series is open to all Stanford instructors, as well as representatives from community organizations partnering with Stanford courses. Attend one or all in the series, attending all is highly recommended.

Date and Time: 
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:00
Location: 
CSRE Conference Room (Building 360, Room 361J)
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Haas Center for Public Service
Contact Email: 
paitra@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-498-9352

Last modified Wed, 9 Mar, 2016 at 14:18

Plant Oaks on the Dish Hill

Join us to plant oaks on the dish hill. It's a chance to add trees along a recreational route enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Volunteers make new friends, learn about local eco-systems, enjoy the out-of-doors, exercise, and work for common good.

Date and Time: 
Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
dish hill
Event Sponsor: 
Magic
Contact Email: 
robin@ecomagic.org
Contact Phone: 
650-323-7333

Admission

To reserve your place on a planting crew, for details about where to park and meet and what tools to bring, or for other info, please email robin@ecomagic.org

Last modified Wed, 2 Dec, 2015 at 0:45

Motivation, Capacity, and Limits of Compassion

In this lecture, Daryl Cameron, PhD, will present: “Motivation, Capacity, and the Limits of Compassion.” This event is an hour-long lecture followed by questions from the audience. 

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
Li Ka Shing Center (LKSC), Room 130
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education
Contact Email: 
ccare_info@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
(650) 721-6142

Admission

Free. Register here for access to seating before the event starts. Doors open at 5:30PM.

Last modified Wed, 18 Nov, 2015 at 7:27

Free Back Pain Education Day

Thank you to all who registered for our Free Back Pain Education Day! The on-site event has reached full capacity and registration is now closed.

We will be live-streaming the event via YouTube on September 13, 2015 starting at 10:00 a.m. PT.  Please visit backpainday.stanford.edu to watch the live-stream.

Date and Time: 
Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
Paul Brest Hall, 555 Salvatierra Walk
Event Sponsor: 
This event is sponsored by the Stanford Center for Back Pain, the Stanford Division of Pain Medicine, the Stanford Systems Neuroscience and Pain Lab (SNAPL), and Stanford Health Care.
Contact Email: 
smiller9@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
(650) 725-4695

Admission

Onsite registration will not be available on the day of the event.

Last modified Wed, 2 Sep, 2015 at 23:45

Relay for Life

Relay for Life is a 24 hour event put on by Stanford's Colleges Against Cancer. This year Relay for Life is May 16 - 17 from 10 AM to 10 AM on Cobb Track at Angell Field.

The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease.

Date and Time: 
Saturday, May 16, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Cobb Track at Angell Field
Event Sponsor: 
Colleges Against Cancer
Contact Email: 
jnewcs@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
9724158553

Admission

Participants will be asked to give a donation to the American Cancer Society to be able to enjoy the food that is provided throughout the entire event. The event is open to all members of the Stanford community as well as the general public.

Last modified Thu, 2 Apr, 2015 at 11:16