Registration is now open for the 11th year of Active U, MHealthy's 12-week physical activity challenge. Each year, thousands at U-M look forward to the program as motivation to set their New Year's exercise goals and get moving with colleagues.
Registration for Kids Kare at Home, a sick-child and backup child care service for the U-M community, is now open.
For the second consecutive year, the University of Michigan has been named one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. The award recognizes employers that are committed to employee health and exceptional corporate wellness programming.
U-M StaffWorks is accepting submissions for poster and speaker sessions for its Best Practices and Technology conference to take place in spring 2016.
As part of U.S. health care reform, large employers like U-M are expanding access to health benefits.
MHealthy will launch two programs this month for university faculty and staff who are looking for tips and guidance on staying on a healthy track during the busy holiday season.
Registration is open for its popular "'Tis the Season" well-being webinar series, as well as the new "Holiday Drinking — Stop and Swap" email program.
Beginning Monday, MHealthy well-being experts take to Twitter and Facebook with a new series called "Ask the Expert."
+ 'ask the expert' weeks
Oct. 26-30 — Stress Less, featuring John Sonnega, Thrive! program manager
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu. U-M faculty and staff can receive their flu vaccination on campus without paying an out-of-pocket fee.
University departments and units in need of financial help to purchase equipment or redesign work processes to solve ergonomic issues can receive up to $5,000 in MHealthy ergonomics grant funds.
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.
The Affordable Care Act will affect the way individuals and families file their taxes starting next year, with a new tax form and a requirement for the university to report dependent tax identification information to the Internal Revenue Service.
The calendar may say it's still summer but fall is in full swing for most people thanks to cooler temperatures, classes resuming and heavier workloads.
Thousands of university faculty, staff and students will soon start tracking their time being active — walking, doing yoga, swimming, going to the gym, playing a sport — determined to reach their weekly exercise goal in Active U Autumn.
Nominations are being accepted for the annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award, which recognizes individual staff members and teams that have demonstrated extraordinary achievement in supporting diversity at the university.
Just in time for the fall, registration opened Tuesday for a number of MHealthy health and well-being programs.
Faculty and staff who want to enroll in the university's Optional Life Insurance plan or increase their coverage level can do so during this year's Open Enrollment — Oct. 26-Nov. 6 — without having to provide a health statement of insurability for limited coverage increases.
For faculty and staff members facing a medical leave due to illness or injury, the university offers a spectrum of coordinated services that can provide valuable assistance while they are away and help them return to work in a safe and efficient manner.
U-M Premier Care members who meet clinical criteria for prediabetes will be able participate in a Diabetes Prevention Program at no cost through a new collaboration between the Benefits Office, MHealthy and Blue Care Network.
U-M takes top marks as one of the best university workplaces in the U.S., according to the results of the Chronicle of Higher Education's 2015 Great Colleges to Work For survey of faculty and staff.
Creating a thriving, healthy workplace culture where people can be their best happens one department, unit and school at a time.
Now through the end of July, MHealthy is recruiting faculty and staff members to serve as MHealthy Champions within their work area.