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  1. Ask a Nurse
    Got questions? Ask a UHS Nurse Practitioner
  2. The Kresge Foundation: New Directions in Population Health
    Join the College of Nursing and Health Sciences as Phyllis Meadows, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN speaks on The Kresge Foundation’s efforts in reducing health disparities by promoting conditions and environments.
  3. Sleep Better Workshop
    Many students give up sleep to get good grades, but research shows that students who sleep more get better grades.
  4. Reduce Your Stress with Values Clarification
    Learn strategies to manage stress while in school and improve your focus on what matters to you.
  5. Mindfulness-Based Stress Management Workshop
    Want to learn strategies to manage stress and enhance your focus on what matters to you?
  6. Professor Courtenay Sprague Brings ‘Global Public Health’ to UMass Boston, Studies HIV
    After more than a decade of work in Southern Africa, Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance Courtenay Sprague has brought her expertise in studying public health among marginalized populations to the United States.
  7. Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga Highlights Africa’s Development
    Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga visited the UMass Boston campus on May 6 to deliver a talk, “The Awakening African Lion,” as part of the Distinguished International Lecture series.
  8. UMass Boston Students Volunteer at Marathon Finish Line
    Students who volunteered at last year's marathon return to aid runners.
  9. UMass Boston Awarded Grant to Investigate Influence of Culture on Health
    Collaborative Effort with Tufts, Dominican Development Center, and Brazilian Immigrant Center will study implications of transnationalism for culture and health.
  10. Graduate Student Receives Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences graduate student Jacob Kariuki has earned a selective pre-doctoral fellowship. Kariuki wants to study ways to limit the incidence of metabolic diseases in his native Kenya.
  11. Stress Management Workshop
    Learn some relaxation techniques to help you reduce stress during finals!
  12. Beta Gamma Sigma Presents: Stress Management and Relaxation
    Practice some relaxation techniques to help you reduce stress during finals
  13. Yoga for Stress and Well-being
    Exercise your mind & body through traditional Yoga techniques.
  14. The Anonymous People | Film Screening
    The Anonymous People shines a light on the personal and societal value of recovery through the moving stories of people who have gone public with their recovery.
  15. Stress Management Workshop
    Feeling stressed? You are invited to participate in a research study that involves stress management workshops being offered on campus! You also have an opportunity to win a $50 gift certificate!
  16. Stress Management Workshop
    Feeling stressed? You are invited to participate in a research study that involves stress management workshops being offered on campus! You also have an opportunity to win a $50 gift certificate!
  17. Stress Management Workshop
    Feeling stressed? You are invited to participate in a research study that involves stress management workshops being offered on campus! You also have an opportunity to win a $50 gift certificate!
  18. Stress Management Workshop
    Feeling stressed? You are invited to participate in a research study that involves stress management workshops being offered on campus! You also have an opportunity to win a $50 gift certificate!
  19. Recovery@UMB Planning Meeting
    Join a growing community of students who are joining efforts to create a community of recovery at UMass Boston.
  20. Supporting Recovery at UMass Boston
    UHS Health Education and Wellness Program receives a grant to support student recovery at UMass Boston
  21. Natural Vision Improvement
    Healing Eyesight from the Inside Out
  22. Healthy Campus Health Care Fair
    A campus community collaborative to support the health of our community.
  23. Wellness Wednesdays: Maum Meditation
    The director of the Boston Maum Medication Center will discuss how Maum Meditation can help to eliminate pain, stress, burden, loneliness, fear, and resentments.
  24. Addiction, Mindfulness and Personal Authority
    Join Dr. Lawrence Peltz, author of The Mindful Path to Addiction Recovery: A Practical Guide to Regaining Control Over Your Life, for a discussion about applying mindfulness to addiction recovery.
  25. Mindful Mondays Series: Coaching for Health & Well-being
    A transitions lifestyle coach will share some practical information and tips about how to manage your health, maintain a healthy diet, and achieve and maintain your healthy weight.
  26. Valentine’s Day GYT Event
    Know Your Status Rapid HIV Testing
  27. Get Yourself Tested
    The only way to know for sure if you have an STD is to GYT (get yourself tested.)
  28. Wellness Wednesdays: Naturopathic Tools for Stress Management
    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
  29. Wellness Wednesdays Series: Acupuncture for Health
    This event has been cancelled
  30. The Day After World AIDS Day
    Find information about the types of testing available and where you can get tested. Make a red ribbon to show your support for those living with HIV and AIDS.
  31. Contemplative Practices Resource Fair
    Explore tools for living and learning.
  32. Master Your Mind, Power Up Your Performance: An Intro to Meditation and Mindfulness
    Wellness Wednesdays: Meditation and mindfulness techniques can help us enhance performance and manage daily stress more effectively.
  33. Reiki for Stress Reduction and Health
    Join the UHS Health Education and Wellness Program for a series of workshops and program offerings aimed at increasing your 'toolbox' of resources to effective cope and manage stress.
  34. The Great American Smokeout
    University Health Services will provide materials to build a "Quit Kit" for yourself or for a friend who you would like to support or encourage to quit smoking.
  35. 2015 UHS Fall Health and Wellness Fair
    SAVE THE DATE
  36. Food Day Celebration
    This is an opportunity to educate our UMass Boston campus community about the many local groups involved in efforts to improve the quality of our food and access to affordable high-quality foods.
  37. All Recovery Retreat
    The All Recovery Retreat is a peer-led support group for anyone in recovery from any addiction, having taken any pathway to recovery.
  38. Screening and Discussion: Weight of the Nation (Part 4: Challenges)
    The Exercise and Health Sciences Club and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences will host a free screening of a portion of this HBO documentary. A panel discussion will follow.
  39. Screening and Discussion: Weight of the Nation (Part 2: Choices)
    The Exercise and Health Sciences Club and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences will host a free screening of a portion of this HBO documentary. A panel discussion will follow.
  40. Inside Eating Disorders: A Personal Perspective
    This workshop is a way to learn about eating disorders from an invividual who has struggled with one.
  41. University Health Services Recognized for Providing High-Quality Care
    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care has approved University Health Services for accreditation for the third consecutive accreditation cycle.
  42. Eduardo Siqueira travels to North Carolina to meet with the NIOSH and NIEHS
    The Associate Director for Research at the Gastón Institute was invited to North Carolina by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, to discuss a curriculum for Occupational Health Disparities.
  43. Born to Run Author Christopher McDougall will Speak at UMass Boston Thursday
    Best-selling author Christopher McDougall will speak about his book, Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World has Never Seen, on Thursday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m. in the Ryan Lounge.
  44. Lecture: “Three Bodies: Rethinking Environmental Health and Food Production in Mohawk Community”
    Guest lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, Anthropology (Brown University)
  45. NURSNG 212 Student Health Fair
    About 150 students in NURSNG 212: Health Promotion and Teaching will display their health promotion projects at this campus-wide health and wellness fair.
  46. Lecture: Aging, Race/Ethnicity, and Oral Health in the U.S.
    Gerontology Institute Colloquium series hosts Bei Wu, PhD
  47. Promoting Health and Fitness Outside the Classroom
    CNHS faculty practice what they teach through their involvement in a 7K and regular fitness routines.
  48. GoKids SnapShot, Fall 2011
    Kids Helping Kids Find A New Balance
  49. The Third Annual UMass 5-Campus PhD Nursing Student Forum
    PhD students and faculty are invited to join UMass colleagues at this student forum. Keynote speaker: Dr. Afaf Meleis, "Transitions: A Journey Toward Integration of Knowledge".
  50. Health Fair
    Research shows that good physical and emotional health also benefits your GPA, so come to our Health Fair!
  51. UMass Boston Study Takes In-Depth Look at Midwifery Workforce in Massachusetts
    A Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy report shows the number of nurse-midwife-attended births more than doubled between 1990 and 2008 in Massachusetts.
  52. UMass Boston’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences Ranked No. 50 in Nation
    UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences ranks among the nation’s best nursing schools, according to U.S. News & World Report.
  53. Luncheon Celebrates Faculty Success in Research,  Innovation, Scholarship, and Creativity
    More than 200 faculty, researchers, staff, and students attended a lunch which celebrated faculty success in research, innovation, and creativity.
  54. UMass Boston Students Find Their Hearts in Kenya
    This was the third summer UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences students have traveled to Kenya to screen for heart disease and diabetes.
  55. Success in Reducing Urban Community Health Disparities on the Horizon
    At the Horizon Center, UMass Boston functions as a ‘lab to the community,’ which involves listening to Roxbury residents and the health issues they face.
  56. International Conference at UMass Boston Spotlights New Paradigm in Preparedness
    UMass Boston sponsored an international conference on Rebuilding Sustainable Communities with the Elderly and Disabled People after Disasters in July.