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Podcast: Humor expert discusses April Fools' Day

March 29, 2018

Associate Professor Peter McGraw reflects on the darker history of April Fools' Day and his theory on what makes something funny.Read more »
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Daunted by spring cleaning? Blame your brain, professor says

March 27, 2018

There's a reason it's difficult to get started on spring cleaning: The brain is wired to be very cautious and conservative in starting big projects.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: Keeping social media in perspective

March 21, 2018

Social media: a great way to stay connected or a bombardment of news and information? Navigating social media use is all about keeping things in perspective. So how do we do that?Read more »
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8 good reads for spring break

March 21, 2018

Spring break is an ideal time to relax, refresh ... and read! Consider picking up one of these librarian recommendations. Rediscover the joy of reading something that isn't on a syllabus, part of your research or office work.Read more »
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From Student Affairs: Self-care tips for spring break

March 19, 2018

Self-care doesn't have to be a big investment. Whether you have a few minutes or a few days, here are some ideas to relax, recharge and get ready for the final end-of-semester push.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: How to beat the bloat

March 14, 2018

Bloating and gas happen to everyone. Registered dietician nutritionists at Wardenburg Health Services let us know why we get gassy and bloated and what we can do to minimize it.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: Self-care ideas to fit your schedule

March 7, 2018

Self-care is a way to say: Here's how I help myself feel better. Whether you only have a few minutes or plenty of time to dedicate to self-care, here are some ways to start feeling better.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: Let's talk about STI testing

Feb. 28, 2018

When we talk about sexual health, many of us may get a little uncomfortable. But it doesn’t have to be this way; if we aren't afraid to talk about getting the flu or strep throat, we can talk about our health below the belt.Read more »
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Building a sustainable lifestyle one habit at a time

Feb. 21, 2018

Whether it's remembering to recycle, biking more often or learning to grow food, here are five ways the science of creating effective habits can help you live a more sustainable life.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: How to help a friend with disordered eating

Feb. 21, 2018

Eating disorders can be hard to talk about, especially when you're concerned about a friend. See tips for talking with a friend who might be struggling, as well as where to find support.Read more »

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