As the university enters the third year of its diversity, equity and inclusion initiative, Organizational Learning is launching a new set of resources to help individuals, teams and units make progress in cultivating a more inclusive, welcoming and diverse community.
It’s important to talk about mental health. About one in five adults in the United States — more than 43 million people — experiences a mental health condition, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
With the end of the year fast approaching, many will be celebrating the season with holiday parties and spending time with family and friends. This may also mean having an alcoholic beverage or two.
Open Enrollment for eligible U-M faculty, staff and retirees seeking 2019 benefits begins today and runs until Nov. 2.
Ergonomics awareness groups from all three U-M campuses and Michigan Medicine have again partnered to offer grant funds to departments and units looking to solve worksite ergonomics issues.
Any employee can apply on behalf of their area. Submissions are encouraged by Oct. 31.
Improved mood, stronger trust among co-workers, and enhanced creativity are a few of the benefits suggested in MHealthy’s “Be Kind Be Well” campaign.
Nominations are due by Oct. 31 for the Candace J. Johnson Award for Staff Excellence, which recognizes University of Michigan staff members whose commitment to excellence, teamwork, and a supportive environment make the university a great place to work.
Faculty and staff who add children to their families can now take advantage of paid parental leave at the University of Michigan.
1) MCard discounts
By showing your MCard, faculty and staff can gain discounts on various products and services, including car rentals, cell phone plans, mattresses and hotels. Learn more about MCard discounts.
Nominations are being accepted for the 10th annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Awards. The awards recognize staff members who demonstrate extraordinary dedication to fostering diversity in its broadest sense at the University of Michigan.
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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