Health and Well-Being News

05/10/2018
Nursing is a “people profession” and more men are signing up
nursing-story-banner.jpgTwenty years ago, Mark Ball considered going into nursing but ended up changing his mind because of what he perceived as a gender stereotype. Instead, he got a job driving heavy equipment. “I was good at it, it was good money, but I hated it,” said Ball, 42, of Oxford. “There were no people interactions.” With his kids now teenagers, Ball is back in school, pursuing what he always wanted to do — become a nurse.
05/09/2018
MOVE Outdoor Bootcamp May 12: You're invited
move-long-tees-ivy.jpgCatch your last chance this spring for fitness fun at the Lewis Place patio and yard this Saturday, May 12.
05/09/2018
Beat stress and embrace your inner artist at the art center
glass-flame-800x400.jpgWhere creativity gets a workout
05/03/2018
Undergraduates conduct research projects for better health choices
held-science-professors.jpgLamuel Bean wants to improve the health of communities. Katherine Rodriguez is influenced by her career goal of becoming a neonatologist. And Isabel Held’s tragic loss of a friend motivated her to research the connection between neurology and behaviors.
04/25/2018
Stephen Large named AVP of health and wellness for Student Affairs
avp-steven-large.jpgStephen Large has been named the assistant vice president of health and wellness for Student Affairs at Miami University and will begin his role in June.
04/20/2018
2018 Colonial Services Long-Term Care Research Award Recipient
2016-Nytasia-Hicks-PhD-150x200.jpgThe Colonial Services Long-Term Care Research award is presented to a gerontology graduate student for outstanding research or program development in long-term care. The award is funded by a contribution from Colonial Senior Services of Hamilton, Ohio to the Scripps Gerontology Center. The 2018 awardee is Nytasia Hicks.
04/11/2018
Miami University is one of the healthiest employers in Greater Cincinnati
healthiest-employers-logo.jpgMiami University has been selected by the Cincinnati Business Courier as a 2018 Healthiest Employers of Greater Cincinnati finalist.
04/10/2018
Expressing the inexpressible through art therapy
at-session-800x400.pngPediatric medical art therapist Emily Allbery (Miami Class of 2012) works with patients, parents, and siblings as they cope with some of life's most challenging moments.
03/28/2018
Don't Give Up! Being Your Best Self is Within Reach
adam-ortman-bike180x120.jpgKNH Alumni Adam Ortman is the regional manager and part owner of eight Anytime Fitness locations across Ohio, where he is striving to improve and transform the fitness industry.