Well-being comes first: Stanford events

Cardinal Nights

What do the Halloween Haunt at Great America, Spiderman: Far From Home movie, Stanford Night at the Sharks and Glow Mini Golf have in common? They are all Cardinal Nights events happening this fall at Stanford.

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Flu Clinic @ White Memorial Plaza Courtyard

Oct. 9 (Wednesday) – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Vaccination is FREE for all active University employees, retirees, graduate & undergraduate students, and postdoctoral scholars. Bring your Stanford University ID.

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Open house: Well-Being at Stanford

Oct. 23 (Wednesday) | 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Kingscote Gardens
Garden Level, Suite 040
419 Lagunita Dr.

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Contemplation by Design

Oct. 29 – Nov. 7
Sessions daily, all over the Stanford campus
All events are FREE. Contemplation By Design is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, campus-wide program cultivating resileince, well-being and sustainable, ethical, purposeful service. Events this year include talks by: Dan Siegel, MD (founder of Mindsight) on “The Science and Practice of Presence”; Jack Kornfield talks with Congressman Tim Ryan about his book A Mindful Nation; Dan Harris, author of 10% Happier, talks with Dean T.L. Steinwert about “Meditation for Skeptics”; Vice Provost Prof. Harry Elam talks with Parker Palmer and Tom Schnaubelt about “Contemplative Practices, Social Action and Service.”

The ten-day CBD Summit will also include daily guided meditations, book discussions, contemplative walks, mindful yoga, the annual Contemplative Concert in Bing, the Carillon Concert (Friday, November 1) and so much more.

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Mindful Yoga

Oct. 1 – Nov. 12

Enjoy yoga stretches in dappled morning light. While this class focuses on fundamentals for beginners, experienced practitioners are welcome. Instructor: Tia Rich, PhD, HIP Senior Health Promotion Specialist, and Contemplation by Design, Director. Please bring your yoga mat. Free and open to Stanford students, staff and faculty. Drop-in, no registration required. Bring your Stanford ID card to enter the building.

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Evening Meditation for Students

Oct. 10 – Dec. 5

These weekly “Fundamentals of Meditation” drop-in sessions are designed to offer students basic meditation skill, to encourage regular meditation practice, to help deepen your ability to self-reflect in meditation, and to offer instruction on how meditation can be useful during stressful moments. These sessions will be led by trained instructors, and will be a combination of fundamentals training and guided meditation. These sessions are geared toward beginners, but students of all levels are welcome. If you are not free to attend all of the sessions, you are welcome to attend the sessions independently. No pre-registration is required. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Current Stanford ID card required. 

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Student Grief and Loss Gathering

Oct. 17 – Nov. 14
CIRCLE Common Room (Old Union, 3rd Floor)

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