General Public

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.

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Meditation For All

Come and meditate with us! We will begin with a few minutes of settling and discussing the practice. We will then sit for twenty minutes, with gentle guidance for less experienced practitioners. Those with their own established practices are welcome to ignore the guidance and simply do their thing. After twenty minutes there will be an opportunity to debrief and share anything that arose during the practice.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 17:00
Location: 
Circle Sanctuary (Old Union Building, 3rd Floor)
Event Sponsor: 
Hillel at Stanford
Contact Email: 
hillelatstanford@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
723-1602

Admission

Everyone is most welcome. The event is non-religious and free.

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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

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Inner Balance: Reduce Stress with HeartMath™

Do feelings of overwhelm and stress interfere with your enjoyment of life? Have you noticed your health, sleep, and energy affected by life or work stress? This research and evidence-based course gives you practical tools and technology to generate a simultaneous state of relaxation, readiness, and revitalization called coherence. Each participant receives a fun and innovative self-monitoring technology for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch called Inner Balance.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 13:30
Location: 
Li Ka Shing Center, Rm 101
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

Register for this class, starting January 6, using the More Information link or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu

Class fee: $250 (STAP/EA Funds: Yes)

Class code: heart-01

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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

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Stanford Medicine | AIF Symposium

We have received significant interest in the March 8 event, in addition to several recent ideas for how to expand the symposium for even greater impact. We are therefore postponing the symposium until October 14, 2016.

The extended timeframe will allow us to implement these new ideas and accommodate additional participants, ensuring that the symposium achieves the highest levels of success.

MATERNAL AND NEWBORN SURVIVAL: Research, Technology Driven Innovation, and Action

Date and Time: 
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 13:00
Location: 
Berg Hall, LKSC
Event Sponsor: 
Office of the Dean, School of Medicine
Contact Email: 
medevents@stanford.edu

Admission

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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.

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Understanding Bipolar Depression

Presented by Stanford Health Library

This talk will provide a broad overview of bipolar depression in adults, with respect to diagnostic challenges and current treatment strategies for this condition.

Speaker: Shefali Miller, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center

Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 19:00
Location: 
Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201, 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Health Library
Contact Email: 
healthlibrary@stanfordhealthcare.org
Contact Phone: 
650-498-7826

Admission

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 

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Creative Play 2016: HIP 4-session class

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." George Bernard Shaw

Experience the replenishing gift of Creative Play in 2016. Learn ways to develop your playful nature and positive outlook on life, de-stress your body and mind, and enjoy the conviviality of community. Playing can boost your energy and vitality and even improve your resistance to disease. Play can trigger the release of endorphins, the body's natural feel-good chemicals. Play stimulates your mind and helps you focus.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 12:00
Location: 
MBA Class of 1968 Bldg., Rm C110
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, starting January 6, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class fee: $100  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: iplay-01

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Martial Arts for the Mind: Workplace Skills

Gain clarity of mind and an increased capacity to meet and overcome life’s challenges. This experiential training provides a combination of cognitive training designed to get at the root causes of stress, along with clinically proven breathing, relaxation, and meditation techniques. Learn how to stop the stress response before it arises, and find effective ways to release it, once present. By practicing the techniques learned in this workshop, participants may see improvement in:

• Managing challenging work situations with greater calmness and clarity of mind

Date and Time: 
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 09:00
Location: 
Clark Center, Rm S361
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, starting January 6, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class fee: $100  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: mam-01

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