May 3, 2013
No matter how dedicated you are to staying physically active, sometimes going to the gym or lacing up your shoes for a run can feel like a chore. The best way I have found to look forward to every workout and avoid the crowds at the gym is to take advantage of the group fitness classes UNH Campus Recreation has to offer. Here at UNH students and members of the Hamel Recreation Center can take advantage of a variety of different classes ranging from aerobic based activities to strength training... Read More
May 2, 2013
Program Coordinator, 4-H Animal and Agricultural Science
UNH Cooperative Extension
Years Worked at UNH: 2
What does health mean to you?: Health means a lot to me- without health I couldn't be a functioning and contributing member of society! When I applied for my position at UNH, one of the things that attracted me to work for UNH was how much it seemed like as a campus they put health as a priority!
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I do a lot! I drink out of my Healthy UNH water bottle... Read More
May 1, 2013
With spring in the air that can only mean one thing… nice weather! While some people choose to brave it and exercise outdoors in the winter, many of us confine ourselves to the gym until the temperatures begin to increase again. With warmer weather and sunny days what better time than now to find some fun physical activities to do outdoors? Here are some ideas on how to incorporate physical activity into your day while having fun outdoors:
Hit the Trails
One great way to incorporate some... Read More
April 29, 2013
Will you be an incoming first year student at UNH in the fall or know of anyone that will be joining our campus next year? If so, PAWs is the perfect program to get an early start on your UNH experience! The Pre-Orientation Adventure for Wildcats is a 6-day, 5-night outdoor trip for incoming freshmen. This is a great trip to help students transition from high school and develop an early sense of involvement at UNH. PAWs will give you a head start on creating everlasting bonds and friendships... Read More
April 26, 2013
It is widely known that health care costs are extremely high. Unfortunately in order to reduce the amount of money spent on health care costs, some people go without necessary care as an attempt to cut down. However, there are other options to save money other than avoiding the care that is needed.
One way to reduce the amount of money you spend on health care is to use your health care services appropriately. When you are feeling sick, or thinking that you need to receive care, the best thing... Read More
April 24, 2013
The end of the semester is a time of transition. Whether you are graduating or just moving home for the summer it marks the end of one phase and the beginning of something new. Add finals on top of all of that and the end of the year can feel quite overwhelming. However there are lots of fun events to look forward to at the end of the semester. One of these is the May Day Carnival!
If you are looking for a way to celebrate the end of the year and the warm spring weather check out the May Day... Read More
April 19, 2013
College is a time of great growth for a young adult. Sometimes, you completely lose sight of who you are. Negative thoughts and emotions can flood your mind, making it almost impossible to concentrate on anything truly important. I know first hand how difficult and lost anxiety can make you feel. It can debilitate you to a point where you wake up in the middle of the night shaking and short of breath. I battled anxiety my sophomore year of college and am proud to say that I am now happier than... Read More
April 17, 2013
The University of New Hampshire’s Department of Health Management and Policy prepares undergraduates to become leading health professionals in the ever-expanding Health Care Industry. Through this department, students get exposed to many aspects of health care, including data analysis, finance management, epidemiology, ethics, and policy. A reoccurring theme throughout the Department’s courses is health promotion.
The Department’s Student Organization for Health Leadership (SOHL... Read More
April 15, 2013
Years Worked at UNH: 7
What does health mean to you?: Staying one step, or maybe half a step, ahead of getting old.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I try to make people smile, giggle, laugh, and/or say hello.
How do you stay fit?: I like to water ski, play outside, and sometimes ride around on a unicycle.
Do you have any tips for eating healthfully?: Buy your breakfast cereal in 50 lb. bags, and don’t try to eat it all in one sitting.
How do you find... Read More
April 15, 2013
The end of the semester is approaching quickly and with that comes a mixture of excitement and dread. While everybody seems ready for the change of pace that summer brings, students don’t seem quite as excited about the end of the year projects, papers and exams looming in the distance. While these things are unavoidable, there are ways to prepare for finals while limiting stress levels.
I know it can be difficult to start studying or preparing a project ahead of time. For a long... Read More