Wellness

Integrating physical activity with active transportation

By Amanda on April 27, 2015 in Wellness

Wellness Connection encourages employees to take advantage of modes of active transportation, such as walking, biking or running. The Office of Sustainability promoted Active Transportation Month in April. “Active commuting is a wonderful way to integrate physical activity into an otherwise...

Danforth Moves! – New activity challenge

By Amanda on April 27, 2015 in Wellness

The first Danforth activity challenge launches on Staff Day, May 18. Building off of the success of the Tread the Med walking challenge, Danforth employees can register a team of co-workers and then get moving! Participants will be encouraged to log at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity activ...

Congratulations to the WashU WebMD Portal gift card recipients!

By Amanda on April 27, 2015 in Wellness

Congratulations to all of the employees who earned their $50 gift cards by completing their biometric screening and online health assessment by March 31!   Wellness Connection also drew 50 winners of the $100 gift cards. We appreciate the time and energy you have devoted to your health and wellbe...

Building a Community of Wellness

By Amanda on January 26, 2015 in Wellness

Wellness Connection, the new employee wellness program, is focused on delivering evidence-based, data-driven programs that match the needs and interests of the university community. The program encourages feedback on what employees want this program to be and where they are focusing their persona...

A Message from the Vice Chancellor of Human Resources

By Amanda on December 17, 2014 in Wellness

I am pleased to announce the new employee wellness program, Wellness Connection. Wellness Connection is an initiative of the Office of Human Resources designed to connect you with resources that can help you lead a healthy lifestyle. Wellness Connection is focused on fostering holistic growth: ph...