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October 22, 2017

Human Resources

December 7, 2016

Registration now open for Active U physical activity challenge

Registration for Active U, MHealthy's 12-week physical activity challenge, now is open.

In its 12th year, the program draws thousands in the U-M community who use the team camaraderie, weekly exercise goal, and coveted T-shirt as motivation to maintain or improve current goals or commit to new ones for the new year.

November 21, 2016

U-M among nation's healthiest employers; adopts well-being model

Signing up for a seminar on personal finances, taking a stroll through campus at lunch with friends, shopping for fresh fruits and vegetables at a farmers' market. All of these activities play an important role in the overall well-being of University of Michigan faculty and staff, and the effort is being recognized.

November 11, 2016

Smokers urged to use Nov. 17 to 'Quit For A Day'

The American Cancer Society recognizes Nov. 17 as this year's Great American Smokeout, and as the day approaches, the MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service is offering the university community a number of services and resources to help smokers plan to quit.

October 24, 2016

Open Enrollment for 2017 benefits is underway through Nov. 4

Faculty, and staff and retirees may change their benefits for 2017 during this year's Open Enrollment period, which began Monday and runs through Nov. 4.

Eligible individuals may change their medical, dental, vision and legal plans. Faculty and staff may also enroll in a Flexible Spending Account.

October 10, 2016

REMINDER: Flu-shot clinics run through early November

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season. Flu vaccinations continue to be available to U-M faculty and staff at various university locations.

October 3, 2016

Funding available to solve worksite ergonomic issues

In recognition of October as National Ergonomics Month, the university has kicked off its 2016 Ergonomics Grant Program.

University departments and units are encouraged to apply by Oct. 31 to receive up to $5,000 in grant funds to purchase equipment or redesign work processes to solve ergonomic issues. 

September 30, 2016

Investing in Ability events explore disability as dimension of diversity

The University of Michigan Council for Disability Concerns' Investing in Ability series of events will explore disability as a dimension of diversity.

The 2016 theme, "Diversity Includes Disability," was selected by the committee to shine a light on the experiences of those living with disabilities.

September 19, 2016

University names first chief organizational learning officer

Sonya Jacobs has been appointed U-M's chief organizational learning officer, starting Sept. 15. In this new role, Jacobs will create curricula and strategies aimed at building the capabilities of staff, managers and leaders across the university.

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