UI staff member teams up with health coach to map out successful dietary strategy
By: UI Wellness | 2017.03.15 | 09:40 am
Chris Jones, a research scientist in the College of Engineering, was interested in reducing or eliminating his blood pressure medication through lifestyle changes. He enlisted the help of liveWELL health coach Ilona Lichty and with her guidance was able to reduce his medication dosage.
The college’s action plan focused on improving understanding, communication
By: Cristóbal McKinney | 2017.03.14 | 10:17 am
The UI College of Nursing’s response to their 2012 Working at Iowa survey results has paid off: The college saw a 10-point increase in agreement with the statement “Individuals in my unit are civil and respectful to each other,” from 78 percent in 2012 to 88 percent in 2016.
Longtime liveWELL participant pounds the pavement regularly
By: UI Wellness | 2017.01.25 | 10:12 am
Deone Pedersen loves to travel, and oftentimes an upcoming trip would spark a fitness goal for her, but it was a recent visit to Croatia that truly awakened Pedersen’s inner walker. The longtime liveWELL participant discusses the benefits she’s seen from her walking routine.
Two-factor authentication to be required for Employee Self Service website
By: Nicole Dahya | 2017.01.18 | 09:20 am
UI employees who haven’t yet enrolled in Two-Step Login with Duo Security must do so by Feb. 22. Two-Step Login is an IT security measure that helps protect critical data and systems for the university and its people.
Live Healthy Iowa program runs Jan. 23 through March 31
By: UI Wellness | 2017.01.11 | 09:13 am
The Live Healthy Iowa program returns for a 10-week run in 2017, encouraging UI faculty and staff to organize teams “Just for the Health of It.” The 2017 program starts Jan. 23 and runs through March 31.