Friday, January 24, 2020University Health Center educates students on backpack safety
The University Health Center weighed students’ backpacks at booths on East Campus and City Campus to demonstrate the strain backpacks can put on a student’s back. Jenny Meints, a physical therapist assistant at the health center, said the booths are part of a community outreach event to promote proper backpack wear.
Monday, January 6, 20207 New Year’s resolutions to help you feel happier
While focusing on your fitness can be an important resolution that supports your emotional, physical and spiritual well-being, it is also important to explore other dimensions of well-being as you seek a balanced life. Consider adopting one of these resolutions that may help you feel happier with your life.
Monday, December 16, 20197 ways to stay fit during Winter Break
It’s easy to stay active and on your feet during the semester—your days are scheduled, intramural sports are happening, and Campus Recreation offers fitness classes and endless opportunities for exercise. However, over the long holiday breaks it can be all too easy...
Thursday, December 12, 2019Study breaks can benefit you during exam week
Cramming for final exams has been a rite of passage for generations of college students. Even with the best-laid plans or intentions, the last-minute cram is not uncommon. That doesn’t mean you should keep your nose in the books all day and night.
Thursday, December 12, 2019On-campus resources can ease mental stress
It’s normal to feel crunched for time or pressured to do well on remaining assignments or exams. You are not alone. Although it can be difficult to ask for help, letting someone know you need some assistance or support can make a huge difference in your stress levels.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019UNL launches program to make counseling services more accessible to students
A trial run for a new program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln aims to test the benefits of placing counselors in residence halls. The Counselor-in-Residence program was started as a trial run in August with the placement of Megan Lawrence, a graduate student in the Marriage and Family Therapy program, in Abel-Sandoz, according to Jake Johnson, assistant vice chancellor for Student Affairs. He said the program is intended to increase student access to counseling and remove the stigmas associated with going to a counselor.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019Six ways to give in December
Giving back and volunteering actually benefits you – it makes you happier while encouraging social connections, and studies indicate it might improve your health. Check out these six upcoming opportunities for giving back on campus and in Lincoln.