Archives—January 2018

Spring 2018 Lunch & Learn Schedule

Want to learn more about staying physically active, eating well, and reducing stress? Bring your lunch and join us for a wellness-themed Lunch & Learn. Previous sessions have included presentations on biking, starting a running program, eating well, knitting for stress reduction, and acupuncture, to name just a few. Subscribe to the Employee Wellness newsletter to learn about these events and more by emailing Shannon Brodeur, sbrodeur@mtu.edu.

LunchLearnPlateUpcoming Schedule:

January 21: Essential Oils 101 with Superior Essentials. From everyday applications to basic science, you’ll leave this information-packed session with invaluable tools to support your health with essential oils.

February TBD: Sample Vegan dishes with the Copper Country Vegans. Learn about the benefits of a plant-based diet and how to get started. The MUB will be catering this event and offering several vegan dishes to sample.

April 11: Get in Gear with the Campus Bike Initiative and BIKE!. Enjoy a “commuter bike” fashion show while learning about commuting by bike, bike safety, and Bike to Work Day, coming in May.

Have an idea for a wellness-themed Lunch & Learn? We’d love to hear from you.


Ann Kitalong-Will Elected to CUWFA Board of Directors

Ann Kitalong-Will, Executive Director, Business Operations & University WorkLife Connections Office, has been elected to serve on the Board of the College and University Work-Family Association (CUWFA). As a Board member, Ann will serve a 3 year term as the Chair of the Elections committee.

With member universities and colleges across the United States and Canada, CUWFA “provides leadership in facilitating the integration of work and study with family/personal life at institutions of higher learning.” The organization meets its mission by providing support to member institutions, sharing resources and developing best practices, and conducting research in the Work-Family field with regard to strengthening the integration of employee work and family/home lives that impact public policy and professional practice in higher education.