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Windhover Saturday Tours

April 01, 2017|11:00am

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: …
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Lantern – Online Program for Reducing Anxiety

April 03, 2017|12:00am

Lantern is a mobile program designed by Stanford researchers and draws from over 10 years of research on technological applications for improving emotional wellbeing. Lantern’s evidence-based program helps individuals strengthen overall resilience and develop effective coping strategies through quick daily exercises with professional coaching. Lantern creates a personalized program based on cognitive behavioral therapy and …
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Omada: Online Weight Loss Program for Prevention of Diabetes and Heart Disease

April 03, 2017|12:00am

Please Note: Rolling start date.  Self-paced 16 weeks, with maintenance up to a year. Join this online health program to lose weight, develop healthy habits, and reduce your risk for chronic diseases, like type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Omada [formerly called Prevent] is an innovative program that combines the support of a live health coach with …
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Farmers’ Market

April 04, 2017|10:00am

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the …
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Healthy Friends, Healthy Behaviors: The Power of Influence

April 04, 2017|8:00am

This is a free BeWell workshop. Register Here Discover how the simple practice of mindfulness can help transform your lifestyle habits and set the stage for a peaceful night’s sleep. In this workshop we will review research on the absolute necessity for regular, sound sleep; the current guidelines for healthy sleep hygiene; and the most …
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“Om” Under the Dome – Yoga in Memorial Church

April 04, 2017|5:30pm

Rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit with yoga instructor Rebecca Snowball in the tranquil ambiance of Memorial Church. Please bring your yoga mat. Remaining Spring Quarter Dates May 2 June 6
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Healthy Friends, Healthy Behaviors: The Power of Influence

April 04, 2017|12:00pm

This is a free BeWell workshop. Register Here Discover how the simple practice of mindfulness can help transform your lifestyle habits and set the stage for a peaceful night’s sleep. In this workshop we will review research on the absolute necessity for regular, sound sleep; the current guidelines for healthy sleep hygiene; and the most …
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Better Choices, Better Health

April 05, 2017|5:00pm

Co-sponsered with Stanford Coordinated Care.  This 6-week workshop, also known as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), is ideal for individuals with ongoing and persistent health conditions, and also for caregivers. The workshop is designed to help people feel better, manage symptoms, and gain confidence in their ability to lead active and purposeful lives. Developed …
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Impacts of Insufficient Sleep on Health and Performance

April 05, 2017|12:00pm

This is a FREE BeWell workshop Register Here We will discuss research findings and case examples, distinguish between insomnia and sleeping less by choice, and talk about strategies for optimizing sleep and daytime function.
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Weeding for Wellness

April 06, 2017|7:00am

Start the day off right at the O’Donohue Family Educational Farm! Every session begins with warm herbal tea with herbs picked from the farm to be followed by some light stretching and thereputic weeding. To close each session the group leader shares some potery.  This acivity is held every Thursday morning unless otherwise noted on the …
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Sleep Made Simple: Clinical Strategies for Improving Sleep

April 07, 2017|12:00pm

This is a free BeWell workshop. Register Here Not sleeping well? Struggling to fall asleep or stay asleep? Do you want to improve your sleep without the use of medication? In our upcoming talk, Dr. Britney Blair will provide a thorough overview of why sleep is vital to overall health, how sleep works, what gets …
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Windhover Saturday Tours

April 08, 2017|11:00am

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: …
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Trans Resources at Stanford

April 10, 2017|1:00pm

Building on the 2017 Trans Resource Guide, Trans Resources at Stanford brings the many resources for trans people at Stanford into one room. Find out how to navigate name and gender changes on campus, find guidance and support, access resources for transition and more. Lunch will be served.
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Stanford Coordinated Care – Open House

April 11, 2017|5:30pm

(Health Enrichment Class – Manage Health) Each month, Stanford Coordinated Care hosts an Open House at the clinic. This is a great opportunity to meet the physicians and care team, tour the clinic and get any questions you have about our services answered. To RSVP, call 650-724-1800 to speak with a member of our care …
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Farmers’ Market

April 11, 2017|10:00am

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the …
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Mindful Moms

April 11, 2017|12:00pm

Mindful Moms is an evidence-based wellness group for moms. Neuroscience research has demonstrated the powerful benefits of mindfulness meditation, as well as its ability to reduce stress, improve mood and treat chronic conditions, including anxiety and depression. At Mindful Moms, we come together to nurture our minds, bodies and hearts in a supportive community through …
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The Resilient Spirit- A seminar to live life fully and fearlessly

April 11, 2017|12:00pm

This is a free BeWell workshop. Register Here A constant in life is change and we never know when or what is going to evolve. How we greet set backs, stressors, and difficulty can make all the difference in who we become in this life. Resilience is the ability to bounce back with greater wisdom, …
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The John Etchemendy Cardinal Walk

April 11, 2017|11:30am

All members of the Stanford community are invited to join both our new and outgoing provosts, Persis Drell and John Etchemendy, for a one-mile journey around our scenic campus. This will be the 11th year that faculty, staff and students take a break in their workday to celebrate the strong culture of wellness at Stanford. …
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Confidential Support Team Open House!

April 12, 2017|3:00pm

Stanford’s Confidential Support Team (CST) Invites you to our: CST Open House Come meet our staff & learn about our free, confidential resources for Stanford students impacted by sexual assault & relationship violence. LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED
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Mindful Self Compassion

April 13, 2017|12:00pm

We often feel compassion when a close friend is struggling. What would it be like to receive the same caring attention from yourself when you need it the most? We know that harsh self-criticism adversely impacts our well-being, strength, and performance, often leading to excessive worry, perfectionism and frustration. In contrast, mindfulness and self-compassion comprise …
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Why Weight?: Advances in Obesity Treatment

April 13, 2017|7:00pm

Presented by Stanford Health Library More than one third of US adults have obesity, which is related to heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death. This talk will address advances in understanding and treating obesity. Speaker: John Magaña Morton, MD
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US-Australia Dialogue on Drought Solutions and Water Management

April 13, 2017|9:30am

Australian companies and policymakers are recognized globally for their innovative solutions to water conservation and drought management. Held annually in California, the G’Day USA US-Australian Dialogue on Water Management and Drought Solutions is a prime opportunity for Australian and US companies and policy makers to share expertise and best practice on how to manage scarce …
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Windhover Saturday Tours

April 15, 2017|11:00am

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: …
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Farmers’ Market

April 18, 2017|10:00am

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the …
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Starting Fresh: Planting your Spring Garden

April 18, 2017|5:30pm

Spring is here again! Spring gardening is a wonderful way to participate in life renewing itself. This wholesome activity promotes the health of both mind and body. The contemplative activities of gardening and interacting with nature at this time of the year allow us to fully experience the awakening and regeneration of spring. And not …
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Open Farm Volunteer Hours

April 18, 2017|8:30am

Do you like to get your hands dirty? The O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm (on campus) hosts drop in volunteer hours every Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11:30am and Saturdays from 1-4pm. Volunteers will help harvest, weed, plant and learn so much more. No prior experience is required but close toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind …
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NEW WEBINAR: Preventing Burnout

April 19, 2017|12:00pm

Please join Dr. Yann Meunier in this noon-hour webinar to learn about burnout: what it is, and it’s prevalence in the workplace. What are its predisposing signs/determinants, risk factors, and health consequences? Dr. Meunier will offer prevention recommendations at the individual level, including targets, and intervention strategies. Instructor: Yann A. Meunier, MD was formerly the …
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BABBLE: Back After Baby Bonding Leave Ends

April 19, 2017|10:00am

(Health Enrichment Class – Manage Health) This is a free class offering. Register Here Are you a parent preparing to return or recently returned from your maternity/paternity/baby bonding leave? As a working parent, you don’t want miss this valuable workshop on managing the transition back to work after the baby. You’ll have an opportunity to: …
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WEBINAR: Preventing Burnout

April 19, 2017|12:00pm

Register Here This class is STAP fund eligible. Please join Dr. Yann Meunier in this noon-hour webinar to learn about burnout: what it is, and it’s prevalence in the workplace. What are its predisposing signs/determinants, risk factors, and health consequences? Dr. Meunier will offer prevention recommendations at the individual level, including targets, and intervention strategies. …
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NEW WEBINAR: Preventing Burnout

April 19, 2017|12:00pm

Please join Dr. Yann Meunier in this noon-hour webinar to learn about burnout: what it is, and it’s prevalence in the workplace. What are its predisposing signs/determinants, risk factors, and health consequences? Dr. Meunier will offer prevention recommendations at the individual level, including targets, and intervention strategies. Instructor: Yann A. Meunier, MD was formerly the …
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Celebrating Sustainability

April 20, 2017|11:00am

Join Office of Sustainability and more than 30 campus partners for the annual Celebrating Sustainability Festival on April 20, from 11-1pm! The annual Earth Day celebration brings students, staff and faculty from across campus together to educate, inspire and empower the community to engage with sustainability at Stanford. This year’s event will showcase all of those working to advance sustainability at Stanford, …
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Spinefulness

April 20, 2017|12:00pm

This 4-session class will teach you keen body awareness and corrections that will allow relief from mechanically-based joint and back pain. Whether you are suffering in your neck, feet, or joints, our Spineful approach will guide you to replace patterns of wear and tear with habits that restore joints. You will learn small, but critical, …
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Spinefulness Plus: Putting “Spring” Back Into Your Step

April 20, 2017|12:00pm

This 6-session class will combine the 4-session Spinefulness class with two additional awesome classes that pay special attention to your feet. Learn anew how to stand and walk in balance and comfort so that perhaps for the first time since childhood, you can experience a true delight in moving! Learn how to prevent wear and …
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Conversations on Compassion with Krista Tippett

April 20, 2017|6:30pm

About The Event In this dialogue, CCARE’s founder and director, Dr. James Doty, will ask Krista Tippett about her life’s work and what role compassion may have played. This event is an hour-long dialogue followed by questions from the audience and a book signing. Krista’s recent paperback release, Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery …
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Conversations on Compassion with Krista Tippett

April 20, 2017|6:30pm

Register Here In this dialogue, CCARE’s founder and director, Dr. James Doty, will ask Krista Tippett about her life’s work and what role compassion may have played. This event is an hour-long dialogue followed by questions from the audience and a book signing. Krista’s recent paperback release, Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and …
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New Options for Lung Cancer Therapies

April 20, 2017|4:30pm

As part of the Stanford Cancer Institute’s Cancer Clinical Trials Awareness Month in April, the Future of Cancer Care Talk Series will have Stanford experts present the latest cancer research in genomics, immunology and other targeted approaches for cancer treatment.   Free parking . Arrive 30 min. early for refreshments
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2017-18 Public Service Scholars Program Information Session

April 20, 2017|12:00pm

The Public Service Scholars Program (PSSP) is a prestigious, 3-quarter academic program that supports senior-level undergraduates and coterms in their efforts to write honors theses or capstones that are both academically rigorous and useful to specific community organizations or public interest constituencies. Students participate in the PSSP during their senior year, concurrently with the honors …
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Celebrate Earth Day with Action! Contribute to restoration of native plant communities in Stanford’s foothills

April 21, 2017|11:00am

In collaboration with Stanford Sustainability and Energy Management, the Stanford Conservation Program will be hosting a volunteer work day focused on invasive weed control in the California Tiger Salamander Conservation Easement at the Stanford Dish.  This is a great opportunity for you to take action in support of your local ecosystem and to spend a …
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Our True Identity

April 21, 2017|7:30pm

The Bhagavad-gita is an ancient philosophical classic that offers insights about life and love, about yoga and spirituality, consciousness and mind, awareness and eternity, hope and happiness, etc. It has been read and respected by many of the greatest thinkers of the world.  In the words of Henry David Thoreau – “In the morning I bathe my intellect in …
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Windhover Saturday Tours

April 22, 2017|11:00am

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: …
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Celebrate Earth Day with Action! Contribute to restoration of native plant communities in Stanford’s foothills

April 22, 2017|10:00am

In collaboration with Stanford Sustainability and Energy Management, the Stanford Conservation Program will be hosting a volunteer work day focused on invasive weed control in the California Tiger Salamander Conservation Easement at the Stanford Dish.  This is a great opportunity for you to take action in support of your local ecosystem and to spend a fun …
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Optics and Electronics Seminar

April 24, 2017|4:15pm

Apr 24, 20174:15 PM, Spilker 232http://campus-map.stanford.edu/index.cfm?ID=04-040 – Map ULTRASONIC NEUROSTIMULATION IN THE RETINA Stephen A. BaccusDept. of NeurobiologyStanford Universitybaccus@stanford.edu Noninvasive neurostimulation with near-cellular spatial resolution has applications both in the clinic for diagnosis or therapy of disease, and for basic understanding of neural circuits. Ultrasound is best known for imaging biological tissue, but it has …
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Financing Longevity: The Economics of Pensions, Health, Long-term Care and Disability Insurance

April 24, 2017|8:15am

The Asia Health Policy Program at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), in collaboration with scholars from the Center on Demography and Economics of Health and Aging, the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and the Next World Program, is holding its third annual conference on the economics of ageing. The conference will explore the economics of ageing …
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Farmers’ Market

April 25, 2017|10:00am

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the community are invited to purchase locally grown organic fruits and vegetables and other products such as honeys and preserves, breads and spreads. The market currently features fruit growers from Fresno and vegetable farmers from Santa Clara and Monterey counties, with produce that reflects the …
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Mindful Eating: Making Healthy Choices and Managing Weight Through Eating With Intent

April 25, 2017|12:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: The class on 5/2 will be held in Li Ka Shing Room 306. Mindful Eating is an awareness practice that helps you choose nutritious foods and manage your weight by learning to recognize and respect the hunger and satisfaction cues emanating from the body, not the brain. In this 4 week class, we …
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Parenting Teens with Logic

April 25, 2017|12:00pm

This is a free workshop. Register Here Is your child not listening to you?, Do you feel you have to do everything for your child? Are you worried about their readiness for college? Is your child shutting you out? Is there a lot of friction in the house? If yes, this parenting workshop is designed …
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Moving Forward with Clinical Trials: Blood Cancers

April 25, 2017|6:00pm

This educational talk will be presented by Stanford cancer clinical research staff who have worked with researchers, Dr. Ronald Levy, M.D. and Dr. Steven Coutre, M.D. Research staff will explain what clinical trials are, what to expect when participating in research, and clinical trials at Stanford. Co-sponsored by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Presented by …
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Should Abortion Remain Legal? A Debate

April 25, 2017|7:00pm

Should Abortion Remain Legal? A Debate. For the pro-life side: Trent Horn, Apologist at Catholic Answers, and author of Persuasive Pro-Life. For the pro-choice side: David Boonin, Professor of Philosophy at University of Colorado-Boulder, and author of A Defense of Abortion.
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Open Farm Volunteer Hours

April 25, 2017|8:30am

Do you like to get your hands dirty? The O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm (on campus) hosts drop in volunteer hours every Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11:30am and Saturdays from 1-4pm. Volunteers will help harvest, weed, plant and learn so much more. No prior experience is required but close toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind …
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The Syrian Conflict & its Effect on the Future of Humanitarian Action

April 25, 2017|4:30pm

Join Stanford Global Health for a presentation & discussion with Paul B. Spiegel, MD, MPH, Professor and Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health. A physician by training, Dr. Spiegel is internationally recognized for his research on preventing and responding to complex humanitarian emergencies. He recently joined Johns Hopkins from his previous post …
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Yoga at Windhover

April 26, 2017|8:00am

Mindfulness and breath are central to yoga. They are also central to Stanford’s beautiful new contemplative space, Windhover. Begin your morning in the serenity of Windhover; join us for a silent yoga practice. PLEASE bring a yoga mat. We will not have any mats available to borrow Open to Stanford students, staff and faculty only. …
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WEBINAR: Trust Your Gut: High Fiber, Microbes, and Your Health

April 26, 2017|12:00pm

Register Here as early as March 21 at 9am by typing the class name into the search bar. This class is STAP fund eligible. The health benefits of a diet high in dietary fiber are well established. Studies show eating fiber results in a reduced incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer, inflammation, diabetes and obesity. Why …
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Eating Well Together

April 26, 2017|12:00pm

This is a free BeWell workshop. Register Here During this workshop we will explore what it means to eat as a group, such as with our family, friends, partner or co-workers, and how we can make healthy decisions together. This will be an interactive session where we discuss tips and tricks to increase healthy options, …
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Express Your Heart’s Desire: Cultivating Gratitude and Giving Expression to our Dreams

April 27, 2017|5:30pm

Cultivating Gratitude and Giving Expression to our Dreams In this 4-week workshop, we will invite the Heart–Felt experience of appreciation and wonder into our creative process. As we invite our analytical mind to take a back seat, we will learn how the process of allowing and intending enables us to experience the flow of creativity. …
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Functional Foods & Flavors: Delicious Recipes & Cooking Techniques for Optimizing Health

April 28, 2017|12:00pm

Co-sponsored with Residential & Dining Enterprises. Beyond the basics of healthy eating there lies a world of functional foods that offer enhanced nutritional benefit to optimize health and vitality. Many of these foods, flavors and cooking techniques have deep roots in culinary and medicinal traditions around the world. In a classroom setting, we will explore …
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Functional Foods & Flavors: Delicious Recipes & Cooking Techniques for Optimizing Health

April 28, 2017|12:00pm

Register Here This class is STAP fund eligible. Beyond the basics of healthy eating there lies a world of functional foods that offer enhanced nutritional benefit to optimize health and vitality. Many of these foods, flavors and cooking techniques have deep roots in culinary and medicinal traditions around the world. In a classroom setting, we …
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Windhover Saturday Tours

April 29, 2017|11:00am

A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover paintings by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building. Windhover Tours are canceled on the following dates due to winter closure: …
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Alankaar: A South Asian Arts Showcase

April 29, 2017|7:00pm

Alankaar is a showcase of Stanford performing arts groups and performers from Yoni ki Baat (Roughly from Hindi, “Talks of the Vagina”), a movement started by the South Asian Sisters. In a night of song, stories, and dance, Alankaar celebrates South Asian culture while offering commentary and raising awareness of issues faced around the world. …
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Stanford University Campus Walk – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

April 30, 2017|9:30am

Register Here When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Campus Walks, you join the effort with thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow AFSP to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. As the leader in the fight against suicide, …