Exercise is Medicine-On Campus: Lunch and Learn Series

On Campus is offering a free Lunch & Learn Series for all UW-Green Bay staff and faculty. Staff and faculty are welcome to bring their lunch to learn about exercise and health psychological skills that can be used in everyday life. The series is offered in-person or via Zoom.

The dates are:

September 25: Movement & Physical Activity into Work Day 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

October 30: Building Confidence in Physical Activity 12:00pm – 1:00 pm

November 27: Motivation and Time Management 12:00pm – 1:00 pm

December 11: Stress Management 12:00pm – 1:00 pm

The Series will be held in the University Union 1965 Room or interested staff and facutly can join via Zoom: https://wisconsin-edu.zoom.us/j/4894327536?pwd=RTlyZGpUMlVpQWJsd0RRVG5CK3NXZz09

Meeting ID: 489 432 7536

Passcode: 236782

Wellness Committee Fall Challenge

Have fun this fall with the newest Wellness Committee Fall Challenge!

Take time each day of the week to focus on a different area of your wellness. From October 1 to 28, 2023, complete an activity at least 3 days each week to be entered in a prize drawing! There are some ideas on the second page, but feel free to get creative! Just write a short note about what you did on the day you completed it and check the last column if you completed activities at least 3 days that week.

Please email your completed sheet to wellness@uwgb.edu by November 8, 2023.

Fall Wellness Challenge

Kognito Simulation Training Wellness Challenge

UW-Green Bay has added an additional Kognito Simulation to our portfolio this year, Cultivating Inclusive Communities Training. This simulation enables students, faculty, and staff to have courageous conversations which foster an inclusive campus community. It will help participants to be prepared to lead conversations that contribute to a safe, supportive, respectful, and welcoming community.

The training takes about 30 minutes to complete. It can be paused at any time and will be able to resume where you left off in the simulation.

The Wellness Committee will be awarding 20 employees who complete the training by December 31st. If you have already completed the training, your participation will be included. Winners will be announced in January.

Please visit https://uwgb.kognito.com to complete the training!

If you have any questions, please email wellness@uwgb.edu.

Well Wisconsin Radio: Financial Well-Being

Well Wisconsin Radio podcast discusses topics of health and well-being from experts around the State of Wisconsin

New Episode: Financial Well-Being

Discover how pre-tax savings accounts can be part of a strategy for saving money and identify if it’s a good plan for you in the latest Well Wisconsin Radio interview with Xiong Vang, HSA and ERA Accounts Program manager fro the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds. Then hear from WebMD Health Coach Amy Fink about how to better manage stress, whether it’s from finances or other areas of your life. Don’t miss this episode to help you focus on your financial well-being.

Listen HERE!

Well Wisconsin Radio: Let’s Talk Integrative Medicine

Well Wisconsin Radio podcast discusses topics of health and well-being from experts around the State of Wisconsin.

NEW EPISODE: Integrative Medicine

Explore the practice of integrative medicine with the latest episode of Well Wisconsin Radio. Renee Fox sits down with Dr. Greta Kuphal, medical director of the Integrative Health Program at UW Health for this interview. Tune in to discover if this approach to healthcare is designed for you and learn how it differs from conventional medicine. Dr. Kuphal shares tips for finding legitimate providers and much more. You don’t want to miss this episode!

Listen HERE!

Well Wisconsin Radio: Let’s Talk Skin Cancer Prevention

Well Wisconsin Radio podcast discusses topics of health and well-being from experts around the State of Wisconsin.

New July Episode: Skin Cancer Prevention& Treatment

Looking for tips to reduce your risk of skin cancer while still enjoying time outdoors? Join for a conversation about skin cancer prevention and treatment with Nihal Ahmed, PhD, professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Dermatology in the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison/ Have you ever wondered if sunscreen is safe? See what our expert has to say. Plus, we’ll dive into the different types of skin cancers, signs to look for, screening recommendations and the latest treatment approaches.

Listen HERE!

Well Wisconsin Radio: Let’s Talk Sugar & Your Health

Well Wisconsin Radio podcast discusses topics of health and well-being from experts around the State of Wisconsin.

New June Episode: Sugar and Your Health with Emma Gellerstedt

Looking for advice and tips to cut back on sugar? Join for a conversation with Registered Dietitian, Emma Gellerstedt, where she talks about the health benefits experienced when we cut back on the amount of sugar in our diet. She shares creative ideas for taming a sweet tooth and eating balanced meal. Whether you have a goal to lose weight, make healthier food choices or be a healthy-eating role model for young ones in your life, this episode is for you. Hope you tune in!

Listen HERE!