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Flash Talks

Tips to make life less fuss, more fun

These 10-15 minute online talks deliver practical information and connect you with a network of support in your campus community. You’ll hear multiple talks during each day’s one-hour session.

Miss a session?

No problem! Recordings will be available on this site.

Oct. 18

Emotional Health Monday

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Topics to include:

  • Healthy relationships
  • Fostering well-being: How to manage difficult emotions
  • Suicide prevention: Tips for talking with someone in crisis
  • How to help a friend in an abusive relationship
  • Mindfulness to decrease stress

Oct. 19

In-Person Tuesday

Instead of flash talks, the Tuesday lineup features these must-see in-person events:

  • Resource fair, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • President’s Award Ceremony, 11:30 a.m.
  • Blood drive, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Events will take place in the Compton Union Building Senior Ballroom.

Oct. 20

Wellness Wednesday

11:30 a,m.–12:30 p.m.
Topics to include:

  • Understanding, treating and preventing substance misuse
  • Sleep hygiene basics
  • Preventing sexually transmitted infections: The importance of using barrier methods
  • Natural products: A safe bet?
  • How to use a fire extinguisher

Oct. 21

Life Essentials Thursday

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Topics to include:

  • Money-saving meals for everyone
  • Bike maintenance: The importance of the ABC quick safety check before a ride
  • Bystander intervention: Creating a safer campus and community

Oct. 22

Fun Facts Friday

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Topics to include:

  • Stress management and self-care
  • Updates on the treatment of Chlamydia
  • Safety considerations for field research
  • Healthy pets make healthy owners
  • Alcohol use disorder: Why is the gold standard treatment outcome shifting from complete abstinence to low-risk drinking?


Webinar access

Zoom ID and passcode

Link to join
(passcode embedded)

Webinar ID
930 7075 7785

ADA accessibility accommodations

Available by request. Make your requests before September 28.