Alumni/Friends

Fundamental Themes in Neuroscience - Peter Jonas, MD

The mechanisms of transmission at hippocampal mossy fiber synapses



Peter Jonas, MD

Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology, Institute of Science & Technology, Austria

Host: Thomas Südhof

Abstract

Date and Time: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 12:00
Location: 
Clark Center Auditorium
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Neurosciences Institute
Contact Email: 
neuroscience@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
(650) 497-8019

Last modified Thu, 11 Dec, 2014 at 0:45

"Om Under the Dome" - Yoga on the Labyrinth in Memorial Church

Rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit with yoga instructor Rebecca Snowball as you engage in sacred gestures on the labyrinth to meditative music in the tranquil ambiance of Memorial Church.

Please bring your yoga mat.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 17:30
Location: 
Memorial Church
Event Sponsor: 
Office for Religious Life
Contact Email: 
religious-life@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-723-1762

Admission

Free and open to the public.

Last modified Thu, 29 Jan, 2015 at 0:45

Conversations on Compassion with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

CCARE along with I Thrive@StanfordHealth Promotion Services at VadenThe Happiness Collective, and The Hindu Students Council are proud to host Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Conversations on Compassion.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 18:00
Location: 
McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, Hindu Students Council at Stanford
Contact Email: 
ccare_info@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
(650) 721-6142

Admission

Tickets are required and may be purchased through the Stanford Ticket Office starting Fri, June 13 2014 at 10AM. See full details here.

Last modified Wed, 18 Jun, 2014 at 9:56

Work, Life and Wellness

Join us for an exciting keynote presentation by Dr. Jack Groppel of the Human Performance Institute, who pioneered a science-based energy management training solution through working with elite performers including Olympic gold medalists, military Special Forces, Hostage Rescue teams, surgeons, and Fortune 500 CEOs.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center
Event Sponsor: 
University Human Resources, Health Improvement Program

Admission

Free with required registration: Sign in to STARS (in Axess) to register for the course.

Last modified Wed, 2 Jul, 2014 at 11:53

Yoga on the Labyrinth

Rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit as we perform sacred gestures in the sacred space of Memorial Church on a sacred piece of geometry, the labyrinth. The space and light this architecture offers to visitors is awe inspiring and memorable. 

This labyrinth event will be led by yoga instructor Rebecca Snowball.

Please bring your yoga mat.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 17:30
Location: 
Memorial Church
Event Sponsor: 
Office for Religious Life
Contact Email: 
religious-life@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-723-1762

Admission

Free and open to the public.

Last modified Wed, 18 Jun, 2014 at 7:47

The Case for Advance Care Planning

with Jennifer Brokaw, M.D. Learn about the process of Advance Care Planning; what it involves and what decisions you will need to make when you create one. Learn how thinking these things though can open new channels of communication with your primary physician and the specialist in the hospital, so they may better help you and your family when you need it most.  

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 19:00
Location: 
Stanford Blood Center, 3373 Hillview Ave Palo Alto, CA 94304
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Blood Center
Contact Email: 
kvoneill@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-725-2540

Admission

Free & open to the public.

Last modified Tue, 22 Jul, 2014 at 14:14

Philosophy Department Colloquium Series: Sharon Street

“How to Be a Relativist about Normativity”

Sharon Street is Professor of Philosophy and Director of Graduate Studies at New York University.

Date and Time: 
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 15:15
Location: 
Building 90, room 92Q, Main Quad
Event Sponsor: 
Department of Philosophy
Contact Email: 
jillj@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 723 2547

Admission

All events are free and open to the public.

Last modified Wed, 23 Apr, 2014 at 8:00

Conversations on Compassion with Paul Ekman, Ph.D.

Paul Ekman, Professor Emeritus in Psychology at UCSF, is the researcher and author best known for furthering our understanding of nonverbal behavior, encompassing facial expressions and gestures. In addition to his own distinguished academic career, Ekman has authored more than 100 published articles and holds several honorary doctoral degrees.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 18:00
Location: 
Cubberley Auditorium, Stanford University 485 Lasuen Mall Stanford
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education
Contact Email: 
ccare_info@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
(650) 721-6142

Admission

Free, but register here for guaranteed seating.

Last modified Sat, 19 Apr, 2014 at 7:00

Conversations on Compassion with Dean Scotty McLennan

Scotty McLennan is the Dean for Religious Life at Stanford. His duties include providing spiritual, moral, and ethical leadership for the university as a whole, teaching, encouraging a wide spectrum of religious traditions on campus, serving as the minister of Memorial Church, and engaging in public service.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 18:00
Location: 
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Graduate Residence Stanford, CA 94305
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education
Contact Email: 
ccare_info@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
(650) 721-6142

Admission

Free. Registration required for guaranteed seating, click here

Last modified Sat, 19 Apr, 2014 at 7:00

Cap and Gown Spring Brunch

Blazing Trails The Stories and Insights of Influential Women Leaders from Stanford

Register: http://capandgown.stanford.edu/spring_brunch_2014

Date and Time: 
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Stanford Faculty Club
Event Sponsor: 
Cap and Gown Alumnae Board
Contact Email: 
rmurphy@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-725-9825

Last modified Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 at 5:00