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Begin logging your healthy behaviors now!

(Oct. 28, 2014) It’s time to take off on a journey to feeling your best in the all-new Passport. This travel-themed, six-week, online challenge is designed to help you establish lasting healthy habits, increase energy and enhance well-being as you touch down in exciting destinations around the world!

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Start to Finish: The early career woman’s guide to financial wisdom

Monday, Nov. 3, 10-11:30 a.m. – Renaissance Room, Mary Reed Building

(Oct. 28, 2014) As part of DU’s financial wellness program, Human Resources is sponsoring a TIAA-CREF workshop next Monday designed for women in their early career. The workshop will feature strategies that work:

  • Understand your income and your outflow, and how to balance them to your advantage
  • Discover how saving a little now can help you later on
  • Make a plan for your finances and your financial future

RSVP by calling 800-732-8353 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. (ET) or schedule online at www.tiaa-cref.org/schedulenow.

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Diabetes 101

Tuesday, Nov. 4, noon-1 p.m. – University Hall, room 306

(Oct. 28, 2014) November is Diabetes Awareness Month; this session explains what diabetes is and how it occurs. This will teach you about the risk factors and what to look for, the necessity of preventing diabetes if you are at risk and the complications that can arise if you have it. You will also be able to distinguish between the types of diabetes and learn what major symptoms are associated with each type. Lunch from MAD Greens will be provided. Space is limited; please register through PioneerWeb under Employee: Training: Wellness.

Introducing monthly nutrition lunch ‘n learn series with our resident Registered Dietician, Holly Klamer
November’s class: “Eating on the Go”

Thursday, Nov. 6, noon-1 p.m. – University Hall, room 306

(Oct. 28, 2014) Learn new ways to prepare quick and healthy snacks and lunches to take with you on the go, and where to find healthy options if you are traveling or just having a busy day. Please bring your own lunch; healthy snacks will be provided. Space is limited; please register through PioneerWeb under Employee: Training: Wellness.

Eat Well : Healthy Cooking Workshops

Tuesday, Oct. 28, Tuesday, Nov. 4 or Thursday, Nov. 6, 4-6:30 p.m. – Joy Burns Center, lower level  

(Oct. 21, 2014) Join your fellow faculty and staff in learning healthy ways to prepare delicious meals. The fall menu, created by Chef Raymond Liegl, will include selections from the GrowHaus local produce box (food for the classes is provided). Please choose from one of the three dates to attend; space is limited to 20. Please register through PioneerWeb under Training: Wellness. You may purchase your own GrowHaus box for pickup on campus at the Center for Sustainability.