IU Kicks Butts Day!

Wednesday, March 22 is the first annual IU Kicks Butts Day! Join us at Wellness at Wells from 1:00-3:00 p.m. (Wells Library Learning Commons, Room 138) for tobacco cessation activities, wellness assessments, free quit kits, free massage, aromatherapy, frisbees, and other fun giveaways! Did you know Indiana University Bloomington’s campus is tobacco-free? Quit now. We won’t… Read more »

It’s Sleep Week! Freebies, Freebies, and More FREEBIES!

It’s Sleep Week! Did you know that getting fewer than seven hours of sleep each night is associated with increased stress, lower grades, and poor concentration? Join us at Wellness at Wells this Wednesday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Wells Library Learning Commons, Room 138, for fun Sleep Week activities and MAJOR giveaways! The first 35 students… Read more »

Zika: How to Protect Yourself

Taking a vacation? Chances are that you’ve heard about protecting yourself against Zika. But just what is Zika and how do you protect yourself? Zika is a virus primarily spread by mosquitoes, but Zika can also be passed through sexual intercourse from a person who has Zika to sex partners, and from a pregnant woman to her fetus…. Read more »

Mumps on the IUB Campus

Indiana University is investigating a cluster of mumps cases on the Bloomington campus. Five total cases have been confirmed since December. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mumps cases nationwide are at a 10-year high, with 46 states reporting cases in the last year. IU is taking all precautions to protect… Read more »

Celebrate EveryBODY Week!

This Monday is the start of Celebrate EveryBODY Week and we’re celebrating YOU! Too often students focus on the things they don’t like about their bodies, the things they want to change, and the things society tells them don’t look quite right. Her nose is too big, he’s too short, her breasts are too small, his smile… Read more »

Cook with Katie – Mac and Cheese, Adulting Style!

By Katie Shepherd Macaroni and cheese. We all love this warm, cheesy inviting dish that brings back memories of childhood and home. Sadly, all too often, this dish is loaded with butter, excessive amounts of cheese, and (especially if you are making the packaged variety) very little in terms of actual nutrition. Recently, I’ve seen… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Massage Package Available!

Looking for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart? The IMU Wellness Center is offering a relaxation gift package! This $75 package includes: 45-minute table massage 30-minute aromatherapy session with essential oil sample included 45-minute progressive muscle relaxation and guided visualization session Walk over to the IMU Wellness Center (Indiana Memorial Union, Mezzanine M005), or… Read more »

This Week in Wellness at Wells: Condom Races, Aromatherapy, Dogs, and More!

Wellness at Wells is in full swing! What’s that, you ask? Wellness at Wells is an opportunity to explore your health in the Wells Library Learning Commons (room 138) every Wednesday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. This week’s activities feature free aromatherapy, sexual health consent condom races and games, free condoms, therapy dog petting, giveaways, and more! All activities are available to… Read more »

Walk-in Counseling Services Available to Multicultural Students

College students can have many stressors–academics, relationships, depression, anxiety, and more. With the recent political changes to our country, there are new crises in the lives of our students with diverse and multicultural backgrounds. International students, especially those from countries highlighted in the recent executive orders, face tremendous uncertainty and confusion. Racism and fear are on the rise. Fortunately,… Read more »

Cook with Katie–Slow Cooker Soup

Now that the weather is cooler (I can’t believe it’s taken this long to be able to say that!), I love to bring out my slow cooker (a.k.a. Crock-Pot) to make some hearty stews and soups for winter. Why do I love slow cookers? #1—they are easy! You can throw all of your ingredients into one pot… Read more »