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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Campus clinic addresses communication changes, challenges for people of all ages

Feb. 7, 2018

Open to all, the Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic can help a child who's having trouble learning, a transgender adult navigating voice changes, a concussion survivor in need of a cognitive evaluation and others such as stroke and Parkinson's patients.

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Healthy Buffs: 5 steps to staying healthy this spring

Jan. 24, 2018

Viruses such as the flu and common cold can last 7–10 days. And since antibiotics typically don’t work for viruses, it’s all about staying as healthy as possible. So how do we do it?

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Healthy Buffs: The power of positive psychology

Jan. 17, 2018

Psychology research shows that those who participate in a learned optimism program experience less depression, anxiety and improved health and wellness. Ready to give it a try?

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Give yourself the gift of language with a non-credit language class

Jan. 2, 2018

The Anderson Language and Technology Center (ALTEC) provides a wide variety of non-credit language classes to community members as well as students, staff and faculty.

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Bringing the browsing section to you, University Libraries recommends these reads

Dec. 22, 2017

Meant for leisurely enjoyment, the University Libraries has hand-picked a number of fiction and non-fiction titles, exploring everything from celebrity lives to the complexities of family dynamics.

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