Instead of touchdowns and field goals, look for warrior poses, planks, squats and Zumba-style dance moves Sept. 28 at Michigan Stadium.
University of Michigan faculty and staff are invited to participate in “Be Well in the Big House,” a free event sponsored by MHealthy.
Open enrollment provides an annual opportunity for faculty, staff and retirees to review and change their benefits for the following year. Open enrollment for 2019 benefits is set for Oct. 22 to Nov. 2.
Active U Autumn, MHealthy’s eight-week physical activity challenge, returns this fall to encourage the university community to get moving.
Registration is open through Sept. 17. Participants can start tracking their exercise minutes on Sept. 18.
MHealthy is recruiting staff and faculty members through Aug. 17 to serve as MHealthy Champions. These volunteers help support a culture of health within their department, unit or school.
Currently, more than 650 employees across the university’s three campuses and Michigan Medicine volunteer as Champions.
With summer now in full swing, there are plenty of opportunities for neighbor barbecues, road trips to sunny beaches, boating on the lake and other fun activities. Having an alcoholic beverage or two may also be included.
Members of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization, the union representing about 1,700 lecturers on all three campuses of the University of Michigan, have ratified a new three-year contract with the university.
Ann Vollano, assistant athletic director for compliance, has been re-elected as the non-bargained-for staff representative to the Police Department Oversight Committee for another two-year term beginning in July 2018.
With more than 12 locations across campus in 2018, M Farmers Markets are making it easy to access fresh produce straight from local farms.
On most weekdays through the fall, fruits, vegetables, flowers, patio pots and other farm products are available at an affordable price at locations on or near campus.
More than a dozen university areas were recognized with MHealthy Ergonomics Department Awards for implementing ergonomic solutions in their workplaces.
Winning areas have reduced risk factors and reduced or prevented employee discomfort by adding or modifying equipment or redesigning work processes.
The election for the non-union staff representative on the University of Michigan Police Department Oversight Committee is now underway through June 22.
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Research shows that a diet rich in vegetables and fruits can reduce risk of heart disease and obesity, some cancers, diabetes and hypertension, among other things. However, despite the benefits, many still do not get their recommended daily servings.
Six individuals, four supervisors and four teams were presented with the inaugural University of Michigan Staff Impact Awards on Monday.
One in five Americans is affected by a mental health condition, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. To raise awareness about mental health in the United States, May is recognized as National Mental Health Month.
Adam Skoczylas, program manager for the Center for Educational Outreach, and the MStaff200 Planning Lead Team are the individual and team winners of the 2018 President's Staff Innovation Awards.
Contract talks between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers' Employee Organization are expected to resume in mid-May. Negotiations began Oct. 27, 2017.
The contract with LEO, the union representing 1,700 nontenure-track instructors on all three campuses, expires May 29.
From sticking to a budget to mapping out a retirement strategy, money management is a key part of planning for a secure future.
But many struggle to find the right information and resources to work through complex financial decisions.
University staff will soon have new support in the form of a staff ombuds.
The university plans to create the new position to serve as a neutral third party for staff members, offering information and referrals and answering sensitive questions to help staff members resolve concerns or conflicts.
Time is running out to get up to $220 in incentives for learning about your health and taking action to maintain or improve it. Benefits-eligible faculty and staff have until April 20 to qualify through the MHealthy Rewards program.
More than 15,000 employees are already participating in Rewards. To get started:
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.