Recent News

  • Campus Farmers Market Opens for the Fall

    Enjoy the ability to purchase fresh, local produce at the Campus Farmers Market located at Union South on Thursdays, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., September 1 -  October 27.

  • Supporting the Well-Being of New Parents at UW-Madison

    Having a new baby can be a wonderful, yet challenging time for families. Supporting our UW-Madison faculty, staff, and students who have new babies can bring many benefits to the overall well-being of mom/dad, the future generation, and our university. Furthermore, August is recognized as National Breastfeeding Month. This is a great time to evaluate your campus space and practices to ensure there is adequate space and time available for new moms to express milk or breastfeed. View the Office of Child Care & Family Resources for an online list of lactation friendly spaces on campus. If you have a space that isn't listed, please consider having it added. 

  • Got a meeting? Take a walk!

    We're sitting, on average, 9.3 hours per day and research shows that inactivity is harmful to our health. So what can we do if our profession or academic careers have us sitting most of the day? As Nilofer Merchant says in this short TED talk, consider taking a walk for your next meeting or phone call. Activity not only helps your physical health, it can also help increase creativity and problem solving skills. 

  • Capstone Students Create Food Waste Cookbook

    Students in Environmental Studies capstone course created a recipe book to help people cook with food scraps and leftovers. The cookbook includes 50 recipes and features practical tips to reduce food waste in the kitchen. Learn more. 

  • Women's Health Week

    Join the National Women's Health Week celebration and learn what you can do to lead a healthier life at any age. Many of the recommended screenings require no copayment or coinsurance if it is billed as a preventive service. Contact your health plan or health care provider for information on scheduling a visit specific to no cost preventive services, or a Well-Woman Visit.