April 5, 2017
Find Out How This Program Can Help You Achieve and Maximize Your Health Goals.
In honor of National Public Health Week (April 3-9, 2017), Healthy UNH is here to help. From its establishment in 2008 to present day, Healthy UNH’s mission is to support “lifelong health and wellness”. While this program has contributed to the increasing health and wellness of the UNH campus, helpful information is available online to anyone anywhere who comes across our page.
For those who are on campus, here is... Read More
March 27, 2017
Learn About UNH’s Women’s Self Defense Class
Have you ever felt unsafe or intimidated walking home alone at night? Especially when there doesn’t seem to be many people around besides you. This can be a common situation on a college campus, and it can make people feel uneasy. Now you can learn how to defend yourself in the hopes to feel safe on campus, and wherever you go.
UNH Campus Recreation is offering a self defense class for women, that follows The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) System.... Read More
March 8, 2017
10 Ways to Participate in Act Happy Week
Happiness has been associated with many positive health implications, such as helping to maintain healthy blood pressure, boost your immune system, and oppose dangers associated with stress hormones. Being happy can also improve your mood and the mood of those around you. Is this not enough to make you want to improve your happiness?
Act Happy Week occurs every year during the third week of March, this year it runs from March 20th to March 26th. Right... Read More
February 15, 2017
Join UNH’s Student Nutrition Association
Here at UNH, a lot of people are looking for more ways to get involved on campus, and even more people are looking for ways to stay healthy. So, are you interested in a healthy living and wellness? UNH’s Student Nutrition Association (SNA) is the perfect place to bond with fellow classmates and learn more about staying healthy as a college student.
This on-campus club is open to all majors, anyone who is interested in health and wellness. SNA hosts... Read More
June 16, 2016
Ellie is the newest edition to the Healthy UNH intern team. She is a marketing major, minoring in nutrition, entering her senior year at UNH. She will be with us for the rest of June, but will be spending the month of July in Italy for one her nutrition courses. She will return in August and take over many communications-related tasks for Healthy UNH.
May 13, 2016
Health Coaches Can Help You Reach Your Goals
Does your weight fluctuate more than you would like it to? Has your doctor told you that you are at risk for diabetes? Is your stress affecting your health and relationships? Harvard Pilgrim members ages 18 and above can talk to a health coach via telephone for health and wellness guidance.
Harvard Pilgrim health coaches are registered nurses who are certified in lifestyle management coaching. Through one-on-one phone sessions, they can help you... Read More
April 12, 2016
Stepping Out Against Violence
UNH’s “SHARPP” stands for Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program and is a vital organization on campus. This program offers confidential assistance to individuals who have endured sexual violence, harassment or stalking.
SHARPP hosts various events on campus in order to raise awareness and educate our student body. Some examples include: MUB lectures and films, the 1BlueString concert series, and the Anti-Violence Rally and Walk. You can check out more about... Read More
April 3, 2016
How One Group of UNH Employees Worked Together To Sprint Into Spring
Recently, 14 facilities employees at UNH created an opportunity to lose weight. The collaborators of this challenge, Sandra Hickey and Shawn Herrick, both from the Ritzman Lab, had all the participants chip in for added incentives before they started the challenge. “Sprint into Spring” was a ten week weight loss challenge and recently ended on the first Monday of Spring - March 21st.
Anyone interested in participating in the... Read More
April 1, 2016
Improve Your Climate FIRST
How do you feel about your workplace climate? Does it support you in striving to your fullest potential? Do you feel more motivated and satisfied at work if you have positive or negative support behind you? What you’re probably thinking right now is correct - positivity is key.
Come join your fellow faculty members, department chairs, directors and deans in UNH’s UNH Advance Academic Leaders’ Workshop, which is aimed at improving workplace climate and showing faculty... Read More
January 12, 2016
Are You Sick of Just Walking on the Treadmill?
Most people go to gym and just hit the treadmill or elliptical because they are too nervous to go near the weights. Individualized training can teach proper technique and form of every exercise. According to the CDC, “Strength training, particularly in conjunction with regular aerobic exercise, can also have a profound impact on a person's mental and emotional health.” Working with a personal trainer is the fastest way to improve your overall... Read More