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Take our Global Running Day Challenge to run, walk or wheel one mile or more on June 5!

The Whole U is celebrating our 10 year anniversary in 2024! Join us as we look back over the years and celebrate our amazing community.

Xiao-Ping Chen connects people across cultures and communication styles

When teaching a course called “Leading Across Cultures,” Xiao-Ping Chen engages her students in a probing discussion of the 2020 Academy Award-winning documentary “American Factory.” This uncommonly perceptive account of a Chinese glass manufacturer’s attempts to open a plant in Ohio is hardly a textbook MBA case study. But Chen, a professor of management at [...]

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UW Fitness Day 2024: Go Dawgs, Go!

Favor flora or fresh veggies? Dig into urban gardening

Find fresh produce and support local growers at your neighborhood farmers market

Develop emotional regulation and discover what your emotions can do for you

Taking care of mental health: UW experts weigh in

May is national Mental Health Awareness Month, with its clarion call to prioritize our psychological well-being as much as we do our physical well-being. That’s sometimes easier said than done. While there is certainly cause to celebrate the rising awareness and acceptance and declining stigma of mental health disorders, these trends have also revealed a [...]

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Celebrating UW Nurses Week with Events & Activities

The Whole U is thrilled to celebrate the incredible nurses at UW Medicine. Every second of every day, nurses across the UW Medicine healthcare system provide life-saving care. During Nurses Week, we take the time to recognize and celebrate all our nurses and hope you will join us at the following events and activities to [...]

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Keep moving with UW Fitness Day partner discounts

Celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month