Tag: health

Reminder: Employee Benefits and Wellness Fair

If this is October, the annual benefits-enrollment period must be right around the corner (starting Monday, the 5th). The Office of Human Resources has announced the date, time and place for the 2015 Employee Benefits and Wellness Fair: from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 7) in the University Union’s Phoenix Room. Check out […]

Herdman to explore integrative healthcare in ‘After Thoughts’ talk Oct. 6

The history of holism and its contrasts with our current health care system is the topic of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s first After Thoughts presentation of the 2015-16 series. UW-Green Bay Associate Professor of Nursing T. Heather Herdman will present “Integrative Health Care: what’s the whole holistic thing, anyway?” Tuesday, Oct. 6 in the […]

Pickleball is next Lunch ‘n’ Learn

Want to get in on the fastest growing sport in America? UWGB Director of Marketing Sue Bodilly shares her favorite pastime — pickleball — in this Lunch and Learn session from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, July 16 in the Student Services Outdoor Plaza. Sponsored by the UWGB Wellness Committee, Bodilly will be joined by a few members […]

Power of partnership: Phoenix Athletics, Prevea make a winning team

Jeremy Cleven (pictured) head athletics trainer for the Phoenix, is far from alone in his work despite being the only sports medicine professional formally employed by UW-Green Bay. Take, for example, his colleague Callie Bartel, who has long been steeped in the culture and camaraderie of Phoenix Athletics at UW-Green Bay. She’s an alumna who […]

Kress Events Center advertises faculty/staff membership program

As a reminder, and as part of the University’s employee health initiative, the Kress Events Center is open to Faculty/Staff members employed in at least a 50% position for free during the following times: Fall/Spring Semesters: Monday through Thursday — 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. — 8 p.m. to close (closed 2 p.m. to 8 […]

Prevea Sports Medicine to host Oct. 22 evening at Kress

“College Health 101: Healthy Body, Better Mind” acknowledged that schoolwork may be a student’s first priority, but it’s important to focus on keeping the body healthy, too. Prevea Sports Medicine is offering a free program on healthy eating and meal planning, signs and symptoms of general illness and when to see a physician, illness prevention, […]

UW-Green Bay well-water study raising concerns in our area

A UW-Green Bay study led by former Biology Prof. Angela Bauer was making headlines this weekend and into Monday (Dec. 16), shedding light on concerns over manure pollution and endocrine disruptors in our area. Wisconsin Public Radio and the Press-Gazette were among the outlets carrying the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism story, which focuses on […]

Bansal on steering committee for ‘Linking Data to Improve Health’

MIS specialist and Assistant Prof. of Business Administration Gaurav Bansal is serving on the steering committee for the project “Linking Data to Improve Health.” The project was recently funded by a $200,000 grant from the Medical College of Wisconsin. The project aims to build a multidisciplinary data-sharing system to fill service gaps and identify effective […]

Art for Wellness Event is Oct. 7

Art therapy is an accepted practice in the world of counseling, psychology and clinical therapy, something that has shown success with people of all ages in individual sessions to couples, family and group sessions. To learn about how art can be used in the therapeutic healing process for depression, PTSD, anxiety and mood disorders, the Depression […]