Spring Wellness Workshops
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Spring Wellness Workshops

In addition to the beautiful blooms on north campus, spring also means preparations for end of semester exams, and for some students, graduation. While this can be an exciting time, spring may bring apprehension for some as they prepare for the next phase of life’s journey. The University Health Center, in conjunction with the University…

Sustainability & Our Daily Food Choices
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Sustainability & Our Daily Food Choices

April is Earth Month. You’re probably familiar with the term sustainability when it comes to environmental impact of reusable versus disposable products, transportation choices, and energy use. But what about food choices? With over seven billion people living, breathing, and eating on planet Earth, our daily food choices can add up to a big environmental…

Combatting Homesickness
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Combatting Homesickness

Being away from home can be difficult. You may feel as though you’re missing out on things, you may be lonely, or you may not feel comfortable in your new home yet. Whether it is your first year at UGA or you’re a senior, homesickness can impact you no matter how long you’ve been away from home.   What is homesickness?  Homesickness is defined by Merriam-Webster…

Kickstarting Your New Year’s Resolutions with UGA Fitness & Wellness

Kickstarting Your New Year’s Resolutions with UGA Fitness & Wellness

It’s the first week of classes. You have a bright new schedule, a fresh, untouched gradebook, and some new bus routes to get used to. Finals week was a blur, and however it went, you’re past it now- it’s spring 2022! You promised yourself each week leading up to this month that you wouldn’t be…

5 Tips to Know Before Using a Rideshare
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5 Tips to Know Before Using a Rideshare

Plans Matter. If using a rideshare: Check color, make and model of vehicle. Confirm license plate. Ask the driver to verify your name. Stay together as a group. Make sure cell phones are charged. Going to be a Designated Driver? If you plan to be a designated driver, your safety and the safety of those…

5 Sexual Health Facts Every College Student Needs to Know
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5 Sexual Health Facts Every College Student Needs to Know

1. Not all college students are sexually active.   According to the National College Health Assessment, 35% of undergraduate students reported having no sexual partners within the past year, and 49% of undergraduate students reported having 1 – 2 sexual partners within the past year. 

Mentally Conquer Social Distancing!
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Mentally Conquer Social Distancing!

This  article has been adapted from SAMSHA’s Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During An Infectious Outbreak These are unprecedented times for everyone, so it’s understandable to be struggling with some stressful feelings. You might have anxiety, worry or fear related to many things, including your own health and that of your loved ones,…