Luann Alemao, food and nutrition educator and host of “Get Fit” TV will teach be teaching a hands on, fresh and healthy cooking course using an authentic “Blue Zone” inspired menu.
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Did you know that all University of Northern Iowa faculty and staff members are eligible for one free biometric health screening each year? Join Employee Well-being, and health professionals from Covenant Wellness Services, as they host the final biometric health screening of this academic year. The screening will be held on April 21, from 7:00-9:15 a.m. in Gilchrist Hall 007/009. Please register in advance.
Join Covenant Wellness Services Wednesday, March 29th, to learn about the importance of digestive health, specifically in relation to colon cancer prevention and screening. In this presentation, you will learn when home treatments work, and when its time for a professional opinion. This presentation will take place in Gilchrist Hall, room 009 from 12-1 p.m. Please register in advance if you plan to attend.
Lisa Krausman - UNI’s Administrative Dietitian - will be holding a freezer meal prep class. In this food demonstration, participants will be assisted in creating eight different healthy freezer meals. This is a great opportunity to learn some new easy recipes and stock up on healthy meals. This demonstration will be held on April 4th, from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion Kitchens. The cost of this presentation will be $60, this is to cover the cost of food and supplies necessary to create the meals.
Please join us for a night of community building from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, April 22, at the Wesley Foundation, 2422 College Street. The dinner is free and open to all faculty and staff. Please RSVP to Gabriela Olivares.
Join us for a two week course on Beginners Gardening. This class will offer you gardening basics and hands on experience in starting a garden, just in time for summer. Running April 3rd through the 14th, we will meet Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. We will cover gardening basics; starting with the soil and working up to seeds, plants, weed control, pest management, harvesting and planning out your own garden.
Spring into health this March by subscribing to the UNI Employee Well-being Listserv and HRS Latest News and Events. Sign-up to receive alerts about upcoming well-being events and resources, including the annual Employee Benefits & Well-being Fair, Live Healthy Iowa Challenges, Blue Zones Recipe Workshops, and the Healthiest State Walk.
Performance Appraisal Training for Supervisors will be offered on March 16th, March 22nd and April 5th.
Did you know that all University of Northern Iowa faculty and staff members are eligible for one free biometric health screening each year? Join Employee Well-being and health professionals from Covenant Wellness Services as they host a biometric health screening on March 10, from 7:00-9:00 a.m. in Gilchrist Hall 007/009. Please register in advance
Blood donations typically decrease during the month of February due to inclement weather conditions and an increase in illness during the cold and flu season. A reduction in the number of eligible donors can put the supply of blood and blood products at a critically low level. Healthy volunteer blood donors are needed to prevent a blood shortage in the community. Please join SEHARC for a Blood Drive Friday, February 24th. Sign up today to make a difference by donating blood!