Fall 2019

 "Lunch and Learn" Events: 

The NMU Employee Wellness Committee would like to invite you to join us for lunch hour presentations on various health topics during the Fall 2019 semester.  

Various sandwiches, salad, chips, brownies, coffee, tea, and water will be provided by Simply Superior for lunch. Presentations will be followed by a time for questions. Any full-time NMU faculty or staff are welcome to register. Attendance is limited to 30 people.    

September 13, Noon

LRC Room #224

“Healthy Eating"

Mary Franzcek, MSN, RN, HTP

Anne Stein, Ph.D., FNP-BC, COHN-S


October 25, Noon

PEIF #140

“Mindfulness, Meditation and Stretching

Mary Connor, ERYT 500 CAH Counselor, MS


November 1, Noon

Jamrich #1320

“Staying Active During Winter Months”

Elizabeth Wuorinen, Ph.D.




Register for November's Lunch and Learn here:

Questions? Email


Food Food


Active Workstation: NMU’s Employee Wellness Committee and Olson Library has launched an initiative to help employees avoid prolonged sitting while at their workstations. The Active Workstations program gives employees opportunities to increase movement and/or promote healthier positions while at their desks or work spaces.

Two sets of equipment are available for use. One set can be checked out at the Library’s Public Services Desk for up to two weeks, while the other set can be tried in the Library’s demonstration area. For more details, contact or stop by the Library's Public Service Desk. 

Some of the equipment require a release form to be filled out and signed before employees can use the equipment, because of the assumed risks of physical activity. Regular maintenance of the equipment will be performed between each checkout to ensure the safety of the employees.

Available equipment includes:

   • Adjustable height standing desk 
   • Fitdesk – exercise bike with desktop platform 
   • Adjustable height rolling laptop cart

Stationary BikeA VarideskStanding Desk

Desktop Stretching: Take several minutes out of your day to do some stretches at your desk. This will help you relax and de-stress, you do not even need to leave your chair. Click here, relax and enjoy!

Someone Stretching