|CHALLENGE SUCCESS FALL CONFERENCE
Join keynote speaker, Ken Ginsburg, M.D. and Challenge Success co-founders
Denise Pope, Ph.D., Madeline Levine, Ph.D., and Jim Lobdell, M.A.
for an interactive discussion about the meaning of success and how families and educators can help youth thrive in the fast-paced world in which we live.
September 30, 7 - 9 pm, Memorial Auditorium
Suggested Donation: $10 per individual, $15 per family
2011 ROUNDTABLE AT STANFORD
Education Nation 2.0
Redefining K-12 Education in America, Before It Redefines Us
Join master PBS interviewer Charlie Rose and panelists John Hennessy,
Cory Booker, Reed Hastings, Salman Khan, Kim Smith, and Claude Steele
for a discussion of ways to improve our troubled school system and
provide a better future for our nation's greatest resource, our kids.
Saturday, October 22, 10 am, Maples Pavilion, $10, Free with Stanford ID
Red Barn Festival
A day of celebration and support for student equestrian programs and the Historic Red Barn on Sunday, October 9
The Annual Student-Alumni Challenge
11 am, Free
The Stanford Invitational
A Multi-Phase Team Show Jumping Competition, 2 pm, $10
Wine and Equine
Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting in the Red Barn, 1-6 pm, $50 (includes a ticket to the Stanford Invitational)
|STANFORD LIVELY ARTS
Thursday, October 6, 8 pm, Memorial Church, Free
Sphinx's dynamic large ensemble of young artists perform Bach, Schubert, Bartók, and more.
Wednesday, October 19, 8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $13-30, Free with student ID
St. Lawrence String Quartet
Golijov world premiere and Schubert
Sunday, October 23, 2:30 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $10-50
CCRMA Cabaret 2.0: Gloria Cheng
Two Sides of Cage's Coin
Monday, October 24, 8 pm, CCRMA Stage, Free
A tribute to John Cage.
Wednesday, October 26, 8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $10-50
Cunningham Company in Residence: Student Dance Demonstration
This open rehearsal will be followed by a discussion of Cunningham's choreography led by dance critic Alastair Macaulay.
Monday, October 31, 7 pm, Dance Division, Roble Gym, Studio 38, Free
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An Evening with Stephen Foster
Join music historian Ken Emerson, vocalist Marsha Genensky, guitarist Scott Nygaard, and banjoist Bill Evans as they explore the music, lyrics, and life of the composer who wrote "Oh! Susanna", "Camptown Races" and "Beautiful Dreamer".
Tuesday, October 11, 7:30 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, Free
Christopher Willits: Solo Concert
Wednesday, October 12,
8 pm, CCRMA Stage, The Knoll, Free
Brian Thorsett, Tenor
Sunday, October 16,
2:30 pm, Campbell Recital Hall, $5-10, Stanford students free with ID
The JACK Quartet
October 19 and 20, 8 pm, CCRMA Stage, The Knoll, Free
St. Lawrence String Quartet Concert for Students in Grades 4-12
Although especially geared towards string students, any student interested in music will benefit from this concert.
Wednesday, October 26, 4 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Free
Staying Close While Standing Back
The Art of Parenting Our Teens While They Learn How to Navigate Life
Monday, October 3,
7 pm, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Auditorium, $40, Pre-registration required
Staying Healthy Through Four Seasons of Sports
October 13, 7 pm, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Auditorium, Free, Pre-registration required
The Joys and Challenges of Guiding Your Son Through Adolescence
Thursday, October 20, 7 pm, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Auditorium, $40, Pre-registration required
Heart to Heart
An informative, humorous and lively discussion of puberty, the opposite sex and growing up for pre-teens and their parents
Multiple dates available. $75
Education Program for Gifted Youth Combining technical and instructional expertise, EPGY provides e-learning courses for high-ability students in a variety of subjects, at levels ranging from kindergarten through advanced-undergraduate.
Classes for Expectant and New Parents
Please see website for complete list of classes and registration information.
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Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglass
Nationally-acclaimed actor Fred Morsell will perform his original one-man show about the life and lessons of the former slave who escaped and became a rallying figure for abolition and equal rights across race and gender.
Wednesday, October 12, 7:30 pm, The Pigott Theatre, Free
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
In this moving, irreverent one woman show and film, Kristina Wong explores themes of depression and stress among young Asian women with hilarity and heartrending poignancy.
Friday, October 14, 7:30 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, Free
M.K. Raina Workshop: Fundamentals of Theatre
This workshop is targeted towards aspiring actors, designers and directors with interest in theatre or film.
Saturday, October 15, 1-5 pm, Department of Drama, Room 129, Free
M.K. Raina: Artist Salon One of India's most distinguished theatre practitioners will discuss his creative work in theatre, experimental and mainstream cinema, and documentary film. Tuesday, October 11, 4 pm, Stanford Humanities Center, Free Soldiers of ConscienceThe film will be followed by a discussion with producer Ian Slattery.
Tuesday, October 4, 7 pm, Bechtel International Center Assembly Room, FreeI AM The Documentary
Thursday, October 6, 5:30 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, FreeThe Marathon Family
Special Screening with Slobodan Sijan
Thursday, October 6, 7 pm Annenberg Auditorium, Free
Wednesday, October 12, 7 pm, Bldg 260, Rm 113, FreeJourney from Zanskar: A Monk's Vows to Children
Wednesday, October 19, 7:30 pm, Bldg 320, Rm 105, FreeOctober 21 - 30, Locations include Stanford, Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and San Francisco, $20
Screening followed by M. K. Raina in conversation with education specialists and child psychologists speaking on "The (Over-Achieving) South-Asian American child and the Burden of the American Dream".
Saturday, October 29, 1 - 4 pm, Department of History, Room 002, Free
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Stanford University Summer Session
Continue to grow in the summer of 2012 through undergraduate & graduate summer programs.
- Fulfill graduation requirements
- Choose from over 175 classes
- Learn in an intimate environment with dynamic instructors
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Breathing for Longevity, Love, and Livelihood
Four Mondays starting October 3, 5:30-6:30 pm, $100
Anatomy of Flexibility
Three Tuesdays starting October 4 (no class 10/18), 12 noon, $75
Introduction to Revitalize You!
An Online Program to Make Your Work-Life Work
Tuesday, October 4, 12 noon, Free
Hope, Emotions, and the Provision of Palliative Care
Wednesday, October 5, 5:30 pm, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Auditorium, Free
Introduction to CARES
Compassion, Awareness and Relationship Skills to Ease Stress
Wednesday, October 5, 12 noon, Free
Weight Management: Building the Foundation
Twelve Wednesdays starting October 5, 5:15 - 6:45 pm, $250
Safe and Confident Bicycle Handling Skills Lab
Tuesday October 11, 5:15-6:45 pm, $35
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at Work
Eight Wednesdays starting October 12 (no class 11/23), 12 noon, $200
Telomeres and Life Experiences: How to Improve Your Cellular Age
Wednesday, October 12, 12 noon, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Auditorium, Free, RSVP required
Thursday, October 13, 7 pm, Free
Revitalize You! Online Program to Make Your Work-Life Work
Self-paced course - approximately 1 hour per week for five weeks starting October 17, $395 (includes emWave 2 device)
Healthy Kitchen 101 and 102
Tuesday, October 18, 12 noon, $50/$10
Nuts & Bolts of Bike Purchasing
Tuesday, October 18, 5:15-6:45 pm, $35
Compassion, Awareness and Relationship Skills to Ease Stress
Six Tuesdays starting October 18, 5:45-7:30 pm, $255
Healthy Bones for Life
Thursday, October 20, 12 noon, $25
Minimally Invasive Aesthetic and Functional Jaw Surgery
Thursday, October 20, 7 pm, Free
Understanding and Working across Personality Preferences
Four Mondays starting October 24, 5:15-6:30 pm, $125
Helmet Hair, Stinky Clothes, Sore Behind: Overcoming Perceived Biking Barriers
Tuesday, October 25, 5:15-6:45 pm, $35
Transforming Stress, Transforming Lives
The HeartMath Solution Workshop
Thursday, October 27, 1:30-5:00 pm, $325 (includes emWave2 handheld unit)
Everybody's Doin' the Locomotion: How to Take the Train
Thursday, October 27, 5:15-6:45 pm, $30
Get Active & Take Action
Friday, October 28, 12 noon, (additional individual session/s to be scheduled with the instructor) $60
Please register for all classes in advance, unless otherwise noted.
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Stanford Symphony Orchestra
and Stanford Wind Ensemble
Annual Program of Thrills, Chills,
Monday, October 31, 8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $5-10, Free for Stanford students with ID
|BAY AREA SCIENCE FESTIVAL|
Stanford is proud to present these events as part of the first-ever
Bay Area Science Festival.
Wonder Dialogue: Is Animation More Science than Art?
Learn about how both animation and simulation are used to create award winning films.
Wednesday, October 26, 7:30 pm, Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, Free
Guided Hike Along the San Andreas Fault
Examine remnants left by thousands of major earthquakes, discuss the wonders of plate tectonics and learn how to prepare for future earthquakes. (Children 10 years old and over are welcome.)
Saturday, October 29, 11 am, Free
Reservations are required for these events. RSVP to email@example.com.
For a complete list of events for the entire family, please click here.
Say it Loud
(I'm Black and I'm Proud)?
Understanding the Racial Identities of Upwardly Mobile Black College Students
Monday, October 3, 12 noon, Center for Educational Research at Stanford, rm 100B, Free
Europe's Crisis / Europe's Future
Tuesday, October 4, 5 pm, Landau Economics Building, Rm 134A, Free, RSVP required
Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous
Wednesday, October 5, 6:45 pm, Bldg 260, Rm 113, Free
Greta Christina: Why are you atheists so angry?
Wednesday, October 5, 7 pm, Rm 160-124, Wallenberg Hall, Free
The Best Novels You Haven't Read
At Litquake, professors from Stanford University and UC Berkeley will share their thoughts about the world's most popular literary form.
Monday, October 10, 6 pm, San Francisco, Free
The Brand Race: How to Rise Above the Competition
Breakfast Briefing with David Aaker
Wednesday, October 12, 7:30 am breakfast, 8 am session, $60, Please register in advance
Abigail Disney presents Women, War, & Peace
Ms. Disney will discuss the creation of her film and her commitment to raising awareness about women's experiences in both armed conflict and peace building efforts.
Wednesday, October 12, 7 pm, Cemex Auditorium, Free
Hollywood Beyond Ideology
Monday, October 17, 5:30 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, Free
An Interdisciplinary Tour of the Human Condition in Three Stages
In each of the three quarters of this academic year, we will invite some of the most exciting thinkers in the Bay Area to discuss a modest slice of the human experience. We will start in the fall with "Time," go on to "Life" in the winter, and wrap up with "Mind" in the spring. Thursday, October 20, 7 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, Free
How I Write: A Conversation with Abbas Milani
Stanford professor Abbas Milani is one of the most knowledgeable commentators on Iranian politics and culture, and is in constant demand for his interpretation of the latest events in Iran and their significance.
Wednesday, October 26, 7:30 pm
Bldg 320, Rm 105, Free
From the Manhattan Project to the Cloud
Arms Control in the Information Age
Thursday, October 27, 4pm, Oak Lounge, Tresidder Memorial Union
Artificial Intelligence - A Legal Perspective
Thursday, October 27, 6 pm reception, 7 pm panel, Stanford Law School, Free, RSVP required
Bob Dylan's God Problem - And Ours Jewish Community Endowed Lecture
Thursday, October 27, 7:30pm, Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center, Free
Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series
Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 pm, Nvidia Auditorium, Free
Ethics @ Noon
Fridays 12 noon, Bldg 110, Rm 112, Free
- 10/7: Selling Condoms in the Congo
- 10/14: Political Photography: Bringing Ethics into Focus
- 10/21: Food System Ethics: The Humane Treatment of...People?
- 10/28: Engaging Students in Ethical Research
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The latest Stanford Athletics news is always available on gostanford.com and in The Weekly Axe, Stanford Athletics official weekly e-newsletter.
Twelve Cardinal sports teams are in action during October. For a full schedule, click here.
The Cardinal is off to a great start, with wins against SJSU, Duke and Arizona. Single game tickets to the Oregon, Cal and Notre Dame games are sold out, but great seats remain for the October 1 UCLA and October 8 Colorado games.
UCLA tickets available here.
Colorado tickets available here.
Women's and Men's Soccer
Located on the east side of Cagan Stadium are 400 new elevated chair back seats, available for reserved season tickets for $169. These season tickets, which include all men's and women's regular season games, are available here.
For Men's Soccer promotions, click here. For Women's Soccer promotions, click here.
Women's VolleyballTickets start at just $4, and can be purchased here. For a complete list of games, please click here. For a list of promotions, please click here.
Don't miss the upcoming season of Cardinal Basketball. Great deals on ticket plans are available now:
Women's Basketball Five Game Mini-Plan ($105)
Men's Basketball Three Game Mini-Plan ($69)
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|Writer's Showcase: Writer's Studio Faculty Reading
Monday, October 3, 7:30 pm,
Pigott Hall (Bldg 260), Rm 113, FreeBargaining with Baseball
Reading & signing with William B. Gould
Wednesday, October 5,
6 pm, Stanford Bookstore, Free
Wednesday, October 5, 7 pm,
Terrace Room, 4th floor, Bldg 460, Free
Artist's Salon with Cherrie Moraga
Monday, October 10,
4:15 pm, The Clayman Institute, Free
Monday, October 10, 8 pm, Cemex Auditorium, Free
by Gwendolyn Meyer
Thursday, October 13,
6 pm, Stanford Bookstore, Free
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Rodin and America: Influence and Adaptation 1876-1936
This exhibition examines works in all media by American artists who responded to Rodin, assimilating, transforming, and finally rejecting ideas that they discovered in his sculptures and drawings.
Opens October 5, Cantor Arts Center, Free
Dance Performances: Rodin and the Dancing Body
Wednesdays, October 12, 19, 26, 2:15-4:05 pm, Cantor Arts Center Auditorium, Free
Rodin! The Complete Stanford Collection
The Cantor Arts Center's Rodin Collection includes 200 works, and its collection of Rodin bronzes is among the largest in the world outside Paris.
Ongoing, Cantor Arts Center, Free
For more information on exhibits and tours, please visit The Cantor Arts Center.
Rodin and His American Admirers Wednesday, October 5, 6 pm, Cantor Arts Center Auditorium, Free
Art, Science and Weightlessness
Thursday, October 6, 5:30 pm, Cummings Art Building, Free
Architect Simon Ewings of Snohetta
Thursday, October 6, 6:30 pm,
Clark Center Auditorium, Free
Reading Buddhas and Bodhisattvas in Early Indian Buddhist Art
Friday, October 7, 5:30 pm, Bldg 70,
Rm 72A1, Free
Understanding Buddhist Art
Buddhist Images in Gandharan Monasteries: The Context of Creations
Saturday, October 8, 1 pm - 4 pm, Annenberg Auditorium, Free
Rodin and the Americans
Sunday, October 9, 1 - 4 pm,
Cantor Arts Center Auditorium, Free
Studio Lecture by Chen Qi
Developments in Contemporary Chinese Printmaking
Thursday, October 20, 6 pm, Cantor Arts Center Auditorium
|RELIGION & |
University Public Worship
Ecumenical Christian worship featuring choir and organ music with speakers and preachers from diverse religious traditions.
Sundays, 10 am, Memorial Church
Enter the labyrinth and discover that walking in circles can actually put direction in your life!
Fridays, 8 am - 1 pm, Evening Labyrinth on October 25, 5:30-7 pm, Memorial Church, Free
To send feedback or suggestions, please email Stanford4You@stanford.edu
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