Recent News and Updates

  • Experts stress that hibernating the winter away is not wise

    Oh the weather outside is frightful …

    But plopping down in front of the fire all winter long isn’t wise. In fact, stress several experts with UW-Madison’s Department of Kinesiology, it’s imperative for one’s physical and emotional well-being that you don’t hibernate the winter away.

  • Campus Safety: What you need to know

    Since the start of the fall semester, campus safety has been on the minds of UW-Madison students, staff, and faculty.  Recent off-campus crimes have gotten lots of attention, and more people are talking about personal safety and what they can do to protect themselves.

  • Looking for a good read? November Student Health 101!

    If you’re looking for a lunch read this afternoon, November’s Student Health 101 is here for you. The online health magazine presented by UHS keeps you up to date on healthy eating, managing stress, keeping active, and more. This month, read about how you can adjust your diet to the cold weather and plan how to maintain a healthy and wholesome lifestyle as winter approaches. Also, find out the practical ways you can incorporate fitness and physical activities into a busy daily routine. Catch up on all things health and wellness in Student Health 101 here.

  • Weekly farmers’ market launches at Union South

    Area vendors have begun selling local and organic products during a weekly Campus Farmers’ Market on the north lawn of Union South, across Johnson Street from the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. “The event provides convenient access for students to local produce and gives them an opportunity to meet and greet their local food providers, as well as learning about local food practices,” says Carl Korz, Wisconsin Union Dining Services assistant director. “We are starting with a core group of local producers; however, the event will likely grow larger every season and we are hoping to attract more local farmers.”

  • Wisconsin Welcome Activities

    Fall semester is close upon us at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and so is Wisconsin Welcome and all of the amazing events that come along with it. Start your semester off with these wellness-related events to make this your happiest, healthiest year yet!