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October 2014

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It’s National Medical Librarians Month!

This month we are celebrating our partnership with MD Anderson Faculty, Clinicians, Researchers, and Students. Here is a quick overview of the academic productivity of MD Anderson employees in FY14:

To celebrate our partnership with you, we invite you to join us every Wednesday in October for free treats!

FALL SERIES: Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life

Mindfulness and Meditation
Monday, Oct 23 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Emerging scientific evidence shows that nutrition, physical activities, sleep, maintaining social and spiritual support and managing your stress are important components of your overall health.  The opportunity to discover ways of being with whatever arises in life with openness, centered and balanced is available every moment, to everyone.  Dr. Khan Nguyen will discuss the knowledge and skills in coping with challenges that can be learned at any time to improve your physical and emotional health.  

Halo Effect: Using Habits to Reach Your Goals
Monday, Oct 13 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Using strategies from The Power of Habit, this session will help faculty, staff, and students develop strategies for starting and keeping good habits.  Attendees will leave the session having developed a habit plan that can be incorporated into their school, work or home life. 

Questions about these classes? Contact April Aultman Becker at; 713-792-2293

Schedule of Classes & Webinars

Classes are held in the library classroom (FCT21.6008) unless otherwise noted.  Find the latest class schedule, class descriptions, and links here.

Webinars are live online classes that can be viewed from your desktop. Check out our upcoming webinars and archived webinars.

If you have questions about classes, please contact April Aultman Becker at or 713-792-2293.

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