DeStress Week

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This semester's De-Stress Week will run Monday, December 7 - Friday, December 11.

See below for a list of activities and events taking place. 

Monday, December 7

7:30 a.m. Breakfast on the go | Sorrell Events Center, 2nd floor Commons

Start the morning off with a free granola bar and fruit while supplies last (items individually packaged).

12:00 p.m. Art History with the Joslyn Museum | Zoom

Join Karin Campbell, Phil Willson Curator of Contemporary Art for an introduction into Postwar & Contemporary Art. No prior knowledge of art history necessary.

Zoom ID: 992 5562 4950 | Zoom Password: 315948  

2:00 p.m. Music Monday with the Nebraska Medical Orchestra | UNMC Facebook & Instagram

Listen to soothing music provided by the Nebraska Medical Orchestra on UNMC's Instagram and Facebook pages.

Tuesday, December 8

7:30 a.m. Breakfast on the go | DRC II, Commons Area

Start the morning off with a free granola bar and fruit while supplies last (items individually packaged).

11:30 a.m. Student Snack Break | McGoogan Health Sciences Library, 6th floor by AskUs

The McGoogan Library staff will provide health snacks for students, so take a quick study break and grab a snack (while supplies last). In the library, please enjoy your snack in the study room only.

2:00 p.m. Chancellor's Holiday Tea To Go | Fred and Pamela Buffet Cancer Center, The Restaurant

Pre-registration required. RSVP by December 1st to receive your free holiday cookie bag.  

Wednesday, December 9

10:00 a.m. Restorative Yoga | Zoom

Join retired registered nurse Deb Welk as she guides us through a relaxing yoga session incorporating deep stretching and breathing.

Zoom ID: 918 2364 9413 | Zoom Password: 175620  

12:00 p.m. Managing your Holiday Stress Webinar | Zoom

COVID-19 has added an extra layer of holiday stress for many of us this year. Join Alison DeLizza, PhD, as she shares tips and tricks to better manage stress this holiday season.

Zoom ID: 946 9510 4320 | Zoom Password: 963078

2:00 p.m. Popcorn To Go | College of Pharmacy, 2nd floor

Pop on by for some free popcorn while supplies last (bags individually packaged).

Thursday, December 10

11:00 a.m. Chancellor's Holiday Tea To Go | Sorrell Events Center, 1st floor

Pre-registration required. RSVP by December 1st to receive your free holiday cookie bag.  

12:00 p.m. Art History with the Joslyn Art Museum | Zoom

Join Associate Curator of Native American Art Annika Johnson, PhD, in a lively informative discussion about Native American Art. No prior art knowledge required.  

Zoom ID: 966 3446 9873 | Zoom Password: 657847

2:00 p.m. Paws to De-Stress | UNMC Instagram

Visit UNMC's Instagram account and meet some of the adorable pets that belong to UNMC faculty, staff and students.

Friday, December 11

10:00 a.m. Drive Thru MavPantry Food Drive | Davis Global Center, North Side parking cutout

Give back this holiday season by bringing a donation for the Maverick Food Pantry and we will provide you with a holiday treat in return. Those without a car can still donate by walking up their donation.

Donations needed include: chicken, peanut butter, beans, fruits, veggies, grains (pasta, cereal, rice). Please ensure donations are not expired.  

11:30 a.m. Keep Calm and Cook On | Zoom

Join us for a lively 90-minute healthy cooking lesson. Registration required. To obtain the zoom link please register via the Bridge platform, and search for “Keep Calm and Cook On” in the Learning Library.

This event is a joint effort of Human Resources, the Wellness program, Medical Nutrition, and Metro Community College’s Institute for the Culinary Arts’, Open Kitchen.  

2:30 p.m. De-Stress by Drawing | Zoom

Join UNO's Mark Gilbert as he guides us through different drawing exercises to help De-Stress and relax.  

Zoom ID: 932 5923 5547 | Zoom Password: 642727

 

De-Stress week is sponsored by the UNMC Department of Strategic Communications, the UNMC Office of Student Life Inclusion and Diversity (SLIDO) and the UNMC campus wellness team.