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Fail Safe: Challenging Your Identity in Professional Decision Making

Join us in a fail-safe environment to learn from Alfonso Pulido, Partner (SF) and Head of West Coast TMT (Technology, Media, and Telecommunications) at McKinsey & Company, on how failure is necessary for progress. Sparks workshops are free and open to the Stanford community. Light dinner will be provided and networking experiences will be facilitated.

2018 Medicine & the Muse Symposium

The Medicine & the Muse Symposium features medical students highlighting their scholarly work in health humanities research through presentations and posters, as well as showcasing artistic talents through performances of song, dance, music, poetry, film, and exhibits of artwork and photography. The theme for this year's Symposium will be Paradoxes: Humanism at the Frontiers of Medicine, showcasing the necessity of humanism in medicine.

Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Research Students

This workshop describes the key habits that our research and experience with thousands of students shows will make a difference to how quickly and easily you complete your research degree. Just as importantly, these habits can greatly reduce the stress and increase the pleasure involved in completing a PhD.

Open and relevant to graduate students at any stage in any discipline or degree. Space is limited.

Flourishing: The Art and Science of a Life Well Lived Deadline

What is human flourishing and how do we practice it in an age of hyper-complexity and ever-accelerating pace? You will engage with these questions by studying, discussing, and applying research on the psychological, emotional, and social factors that promote a life well lived.

Open and relevant to graduate students at any stage in any discipline or degree. Space is limited. Due to the workshop's interactive format, full participation in both sessions is required.

Quick Bytes: Project Management Tools for Your Life

Do deadlines sneak up on you and your priorities seem unclear? Do you ever find yourself procrastinating on small tasks when you know you have a massive project that needs to be tackled? Learn some simple tools that you can use to make sure that you're working on the right things at the right time. Because there will always be more than you can do.

Linnea Williams, customer experience manager, Stanford Web Services

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