Ever wonder what it means to flourish as a human being? Come hear about the skills you can learn and apply to create a flourishing life.
Aneel Chima, PhD, associate director, Division of Health and Human Performance, and head, Wellness Education and the Flourishing Research Initiative (FRI)
Practice the art of informational interviews and make connections with other grad students in this preview of the popular d.school course, Designing the Professional.
Dave Evans, lecturer, Product Design Program
Learn how to manage graduate life with a positive attitude and productive work habits from two campus experts. Whether you’re a new grad student or just want a refresher to start off the year, this fast-paced session is worth your time.
John Boothroyd, PhD, associate vice provost for graduate education, VPGE, and professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Anika Green, assistant vice provost for graduate education, VPGE
Learn and practice skills to communicate effectively across differences. Learn how respectful communication can be used to resolve conflict.
“How to be Fearless came out of all the coaching I was doing. Every single person that comes, no matter what they say they’re coming with, underneath it’s always fear.” –Lou Hamilton
Fear takes many forms, and when we listen to it, it can hold us back from living the kind of life we want for ourselves. But what if we could silence that fear, or even better, learn to fight back?
Let's Have an Awesome Time Doing Science:Discussions On Getting the Most Out of a Challenging Career
This symposium brings high-profile, thoughtful researchers to speak to students and postdocs on subjects that aren't addressed often enough but are crucial to our development and well-being as scientists. Each speaker (list follows) will highlight one or more of the themes below as a starting point to describing a set of philosophies and approaches to science. This concept has been adapted from a similar event at UC Berkeley's campus.
The Office for Religious Life offers several small fellowships to graduate students to explore various aspects of religion.
Walking labyrinths offer a simple means of meditation.
The Harry and Emilia Rathbun Fund for Exploring What Leads to a Meaningful Life at Stanford was established in 2006.