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Winter 2023 Newsletter

Read how visiting museums may give you a well-being boost, learn more about the Employee Assistance Program (UI EAP),  and get health coach Sara Cathi's top 5 healthy eating tips.

Find previous issues in our newsletter archive.

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2022 Annual Report

This report highlights programs, services, and outcomes, and also shares focus areas for the future as we continue to deliver on our mission to “inspire a culture of well-being and campus excellence providing employees with the opportunity to thrive.”

 See our annual report archives for more.

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Value of Faculty and Staff Well-Being at the University of Iowa

A 2021 Executive Summary of campus health and well-being outcomes and goals.
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Well-Being Checklist

Guide to best practices for workplace culture, well-being resources, and wellness steps your department can take today. (Email to request print copies.)

Featured News

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Exploring the Exhibits: Why Museums are Good for Well-Being

Read how museums are good for well-being in this Q&A article with Carolina Kaufman, M.Ed., Director of Education and Engagement Programs at the University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums. Learn ways you and your family, friends, or work group can get involved with our historical campus museums.
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In Need of a Wellness Check? There Is No Reason Too Small to Meet with UI EAP

The UI Employee Assistance Program supports employees with any issue an employee wants to address. There is no reason too small to visit the UI Employee Assistance Program (UI EAP.) Your well-being matters. Take time to check in with yourself. Learn more about reasons to visit UI EAP and what to expect during your visits.
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Culture of Well-Being Achievement 2022 

Congratulations to UI organizational leaders and wellness teams who have inspired their employees to engage in well-being by taking their Personal Health Assessment in 2022!

Health Coaching Impacts Staff Member 10+ Years Later

UI Staff Council Member Brett Cloyd made a video to encourage his fellow UI employees to make use of the liveWELL Health Coach Service.
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Are you OK?

Suicide prevention awareness, tips, and resources from Bronwyn Threlkeld-Wiegand, Director of UI Employee Assistance Program.

Employee Well-Being Events

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Wintertime Tree Tour

Friday, February 24, 2023 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Macbride Hall
Join the Pentacrest Museums for this special, one-time-only, wintertime edition of our popular Tree Tour program. On this guided stroll around the Pentacrest, we'll feature the ecological diversity, symbolism, history, and lore of our campus trees. We'll use the lunch hour for discovery, restoration, mindfulness, & movement. Together, we'll stay connected with nature and each other even during the coldest time of the year—it's possible, we promise! Meet outside near the main entrance to...