Stanford STaRS Summer Internship Application Deadline
Jan 31 all-day

Each year, the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery hosts 15-30 talented high school and undergraduate students in our research laboratories. During their 7-week internship, students master basic lab techniques, present their scientific discoveries to colleagues in oral and poster presentations, and join research teams led by experienced (PhD level) mentors who dedicate invaluable time to inspire and guide them on their first steps towards a successful career in science.

nternships last for seven weeks, from mid-June through the 1st. wk. of August, and are awarded to outstanding high school, and undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical/biological sciences to work on a research project that entails exposure to the latest biochemical, molecular, and analytical techniques in a given field.

Applications must be submitted by January 31, 2018.

Thriving Through Change: The Enduring Benefits of Resiliency Through Mindfulness
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Top research institutions have substantiated the powerful benefits of mindfulness practices on increased productivity, critical decision-making, and out-of-the-box problem-solving. In this workshop, you will receive content about how and why we can react negatively to stress and the latest research in neuroscience on the most effective techniques that take us from overwhelmed, anxious, and uncertain to clear, calm, and resilient. Learn how mindfulness, and resilience, coupled with compassion, can markedly improve your daily experience. In this workshop, you will explore and practice 3 takeaways that will change your relationship to stress now and pre-wire your brain for resiliency in the future.

Instructor: Patty McLucas is the founder of Mindful Wellness and has more than 20 years of experience as a wellness consultant. She teaches classes in mindfulness for Stanford’s Cancer Supportive Care Program and Health Improvement Program as well as other organizations including Apple and Google.

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Laura Jones: The Poisoning of Jane Stanford
Sep 12 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Speaker: Laura Jones is the Director of Heritage Services and Special Projects. She is also the  University Archaeologist and an Amy J. Blue award winner.

Wellness Lecture: Carter Lebares, MD
Sep 15 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am