Nominations are now being accepted for departments and units that have reduced ergonomic risk factors by adding new equipment, modifying equipment or redesigning work processes.
U-M faculty or staff can submit nominations for the annual MHealthy Ergonomics Awards for Departments through March 31.
The Natural Resources Defense Council reports that billions of pounds of food are thrown away each year in the United States. That's roughly 300 pounds of food per year for the average American.
Voices of the Staff, a volunteer-based program that gives staff members a forum for sharing ideas and defining the campus community issues that matter most, is now accepting applications through March 31.
Apply for Voices of the Staff by March 31.
One in three American adults is on the road to developing type 2 diabetes. And nine times out of 10, they don't know it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
University administrators are advising faculty and staff to be on the lookout for potential identity fraud as tax season gets underway.
From creating a hub to help staff manage change to addressing parking needs, University of Michigan staff members shared their wishes for the university work experience with President Mark Schlissel on Thursday.
Registration is now open for MHealthy's 2018 Rewards program. Benefits-eligible faculty and staff have the opportunity to learn about their health, take action to maintain or improve it, and earn incentives along the way.
University of Michigan employees who have not done so already can consent to receive an electronic PDF copy of their 2017 Form W-2, which is now available to download, instead of an identical mailed copy.
As the university begins a new century, the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program begins serving the university community with a new name — the Faculty and Staff Counseling and Consultation Office.
Registration for Active U, MHealthy's 12-week physical activity challenge, is now open. Participants can start tracking their exercise minutes starting Jan. 9.
University of Michigan employees can consent now to receive an electronic PDF copy of their 2017 Form W-2 instead of an identical mailed copy.
Registration for Kids Kare at Home, a sick-child and backup child care service for the University of Michigan community, is now open.
To recognize the outstanding contributions of its staff, the University of Michigan has created the Staff Impact Awards. Created as part of the university's bicentennial celebration, the awards will honor staff, supervisors and work teams that help the university meet its missions.
For many, the end of the year includes celebrating the season and enjoying time with family and friends. Sometimes this may include alcohol.
Faculty, staff and retirees may change their benefits for 2018 during Open Enrollment, which runs through Nov. 3.
Clinical depression is a medical illness affecting more than 19 million American adults each year. Like screenings for physical illnesses, screenings for mental and emotional health are important for overall wellness.
University of Michigan ergonomics awareness groups from all three campuses and Michigan Medicine have again partnered to offer grant funds to departments and units looking to solve worksite ergonomics issues.
The decision to retire is highly personal and can often be complex. Health care coverage, income and staying connected are some of the questions people face with retirement.
By 2021, almost 10,000 university faculty and staff will be eligible to retire.
The Office of the Provost wishes to recognize exemplary staff at the Ann Arbor and U-M Health System campuses with the Candace J. Johnson Award for Staff Excellence.
It's now easier for the U-M community to identify and choose foods on campus that demonstrate basic good nutrition. For the last year, MHealthy and its partners have been working to update the MHealthy Nutrition Guidelines.