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Health screenings available April 17 for staff, faculty and spouses

Staff, faculty and spouses are able to take advantage of the free health screening being held from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, in the Memorial Union, 2nd floor. This will be the last one offered on campus until fall. WelCore Health will provide cholesterol numbers, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, and consultation. [...]

Health and Wellness holding annual De-Stressed Fest Wednesday

It’s that time of year again when we all need to de-stress. Join Health and Wellness at the annual De-Stress Fest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Memorial Union Loading Dock. The theme this year is “Get Distressed at the Carnival Fest.” Enjoy free massage, food, fun games, lively music, [...]

Voucher points available for Work Well and wellness-related activities

A list of activities you can do both on and off-campus to earn 6,000 points for your HealthyBlue account for 2013 is online now. The voucher and list can be downloaded from the Work Well web site at under Quick Links listed as: 2012-2013 voucher, or directly at You will only submit one [...]

Student Advisory Committee seeks faculty and staff volunteers

Health and Wellness is seeking two faculty and staff volunteers to serve on a newly formed committee that will provide advice and recommendations regarding student fee allocations. The Health and Wellness Student Fee Advisory Committee (H&W SFAC) will consist of five students and two faculty/staff members. The student members have already been identified. One faculty [...]

Healthy Thanksgiving cooking class set for Nov. 19

The holiday season is just around the corner. With that comes the parties, gifts and food. It’s hard to stay away from all the delicious food during this time of year. This Thanksgiving, you don’t have to worry about feeling guilty for eating. The Healthy Thanksgiving class will provide you with the tools you need [...]

Wellness Center to offer fitness equipment orientations through March 16

Do you want to learn how to use the weight and cardio equipment at the Wellness Center? Come for a fitness floor orientation during the “Experience Wellness: The Try Before you Buy” campaign at the Wellness Center. These half hour sessions will explain the equipment, how it works, the functional purpose, and get you familiar [...]

Happy healthy holidays from Health and Wellness

The Cooper Institute has compiled a list of “Burning Calories – Holiday Style,” a listing of some favorite holiday activities and how many calories each of them burns in 30 minutes. Dashing through the snow (on foot, not in a sleigh!) = 330 calories Jumping for joy = 330 calories Sawing down the Christmas tree [...]

Health and Wellness improves student access to services

This fall at UND, Health and Wellness services available to students are better and easier to find than ever. For students, accessing any one of the services of the Health and Wellness Unit (Student Health, Peer Education, Wellness Center, Health and Wellness Resource Office) will open doors to a broad spectrum of health and wellness [...]