Summer is the perfect time to eat fresh, and local! If getting out to the farmers markets isn't convenient for you, consider a weekly Food Box from Iowa Food Hub! The Iowa Food Hub (IFH) is an innovative nonprofit working to connect farmers, families, and food grown close to home. With many different boxes and products to choose from, there’s something for everyone!
Employee Well-being Latest News & Events
The Burst Your Thirst Challenge is taking place from June 15-July 24! This challenge focuses on teams engaging in competition to track water consumption and minutes of physical activity to move up the leaderboard! Additionally, UNI Employee Well-being supports the effort by providing weekly e-mails and opportunities for participants across campus to win exciting incentive prizes! For more information, and to register, see the UNIBYT page.
Cedar Valley’s Bike to Work Week is taking place from May 11-15. In the spirit of this week, UNI Employee Well-being encourages you to get active, and also, show us! Individuals that post a picture of themselves biking to work during this week, will be entered in a drawing for an exciting incentive prize! Picture submissions should be added to the Employee Well-being Facebook page by Sunday, May 17, as winners will be announced the following Monday!
UNI Employee Well-being is excited to announce the introduction of the “Well-being Champion.” Well-being Champions are individuals who work to communicate well-being activities on campus, get faculty and staff involved in these activities, and overall, help contribute to a positive culture of well-being at UNI! If you know someone who is deserving of this nomination, fill out the nomination form today! Winners are eligible for an incentive prize!
Employee & Family Resources, UNI’s EAP provider, is offering a webinar featuring financial information titled "Am I On Track?" on Tuesday, April 28 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Has your train left the station but you don't know where you're going? How do you know if you're on track with your financial future if you don't have a destination in mind? What are your financial goals? Getting out of debt? Saving for college? Retirement?
Employees are invited to attend a spine and health lunch and learn presentation conducted by Wayson Family Chiropractic. Focuses will center around how exercise affects the spine, how certain foods can harm or heal, and how a Doctor of Chiropractic may help when you are in pain. Employees are invited to bring their lunches, and water and ice tea will be provided. The presentation will take place on Thursday, April 16, from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. in Gilchrist 007.
UNI Employee Well-being is offering a free Biometric Health Screening to all employees on Friday, May 15 from 7:00 to 8:45 a.m. in Gilchrist 007/009. This screening determines your overall health and assesses your risk for medical conditions, and it is a proven way to save on future healthcare expenses. ALL employees, even in the best health, can benefit! Register online and view the FAQ's.
Employees are invited to attend an educational session on UNI's process and procedure for workplace accommodation requests under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
EAP is offering a topical webinar on January 28, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. It will focus on how those who have fallen off the wellness wagon can get back on track. This presentation will explore the multiple dimensions of well-being and lead you to the beginning of a journey where you seek (and eventually find) your life purpose. Registration is required.
On Wednesday, January 28, from 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EAP will be offering a seminar focusing on Holiday recovery. Beat the winter "blahs" by learning skills to de-stress and focus on your goals for 2015. Advance registration is required.