Lunch-N-Learn Archives

Fall 2017

September - Bicycle Friendly Driving (PDF)

  • September 12, 2017 in the Jay/Spare room (level 1) at the Kansas Union from 12:00-1:00 pm
  • This is a interactive class, aimed at educating all drivers on the best and safest ways to share the road with bicyclists.  Developed by Fort Collins Bicycle Ambassador Program.  Click on the PDF for details.
  • Presented by Kirsten Yunuba Stephens

November - Helping Others Quit Tobacco (PDF)

  • November 16, 2017 in the Malott room at the Kansas Union from 12:10-12:50 pm
  • Learn how you can support someone who's quitting tobacco.
  • Presented by Patty Quinlan

Spring 2016

February - Gardening (PDF)

March - Benefits of Massage (PDF)

  • March 1, 2017 in the 1st floor conference room at Watkins Health Center
  • Enter into a random drawing to win a free 30-minute massage!  Three winners will be drawn!
  • Presenters: Jennifer Hibbard and Kayla Short

April - Changing your Life through Better Money Management (PDF)

  • April 12, 2017 in the in the English Room at the Kansas Union from 12:10-12:50 pm
  • Presenter: Leticia Gradington
  • ​Do you ever wish you knew more about personal finance? No matter where you are in your financial journey, there always is more to learn. In attending this event our goal is to raise awareness, to increase skills and knowledge related to personal finance, and to guide you to helpful resources. Research shows that financial education is most effective when it is relevant to a decision you are faced with right now. Your spending, Your savings, Your future.  

Fall 2016​

December - Mindful Meditation (PDF)

November - Acupuncture (PDF)

  • November 2, 2016 in the English Room at the Kansas Union from 12:10-12:50 pm 
  • Learn how 5 needle point acupuncture reduces stress and addiction to tobacco, alcohol, sugar, caffeine, drugs, and more.  Within 5 minutes, this technique helps with coping.
  • Attendees will get to try the technique.
  • Presented by Rachel DaPron, and Acupuncturist from from Bodhi Tree Holistic Healing

October - Hunger Awareness + Cooking Demo (PDF)

September - Ergonomics in the Workplace (PDF)

  • September 7, 2016 in the English Room at the Kansas Union from 12:10-12:50 pm
  • TherapyWorks’ shares how to make your work environment ergonomically efficient! (PDF of PowerPoint presentation)

Spring 2016

May - Building the Best You! (PDF)

  • Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 12:10-1:10 pm at the Kansas Union, Big 12
  • Coach Andrea Hudy, nationally acclaimed Sports Performance Coach for the NCAA Men's KU basketball championship team and author of Power Positions
  • Coach Hudy’s 3 tips will build the best you! 
    • Learn how health, vitality, strength and mobility influence movement, the basis of life. 
    • Understand how nutrition and sleep aid in recovery.
    • Be a leader and someone you love.

April - Walk Kansas (PDF)

  • Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 12:10-1:10 pm at the Kansas Union, Pine Room
  • Susan Johnson from Walk Kansas will review the challenge objectives and how to register.
  • Your team can walk across Kansas, around Kansas, or diagonally across the state. 
  • Please note, your team can register after the deadline, and t-shirts will be available for purchase after the deadline.

March - Building a Healthy Meal (PDF)

  • Wednesday, March 2, 2016 from 12:10-1:10 pm at the Kansas Union, Pine Room
  • Join Kelsey Fortin, Health Educator with Watkins Health Center, and Christine Ebert, Registered Dietitian with KU Dining Services, as they give a nutrition lesson and prepare a healthy lunch option!
  • Handout (PDF)
  • Recipe (PDF)

February - Buying the Right Running (or Activity) Shoes (PDF)

  • Wednesday, February 3, 2016 from 12:10-1:10 pm at the Kansas Union, Pine Room
  • Presenter: Grant Catloth, Co-Owner of Ad Astra Running
  • Learning Objectives: Understand the importance of proper fitting shoes and learn what shoe is best for your feet
  • Question and answer session
  • Runners and walkers are welcome!
  • Attendees will receive a '$15  off shoes' coupon

Fall 2015

December - Managing Holiday Stress (PDF)

  • Wednesday, December 2, 2015 from 12:10-1:10 pm at Kansas Union, English Room

November - Sleep Number (PDF)

  • Wednesday, November 4, 2015 from 12:10-1:10 pm at Kansas Union, English Room

October - The Art of Patience (PDF)

  • Wednesday, October 7, 2015 from 12:10-1:10 pm at Kansas Union, English Room


February 4th

September 10

May 7th

March 5th

  • Topic- Chiropractic Experience Wellness Center
  • Presenter- Dr. Mark Howarter
  • Youtube Video of Presentation.  Part 1 and Part 2

January 8th

November 6th

September 4th

  • Topic- Selecting the Correct Shoes for You
  • Presenter- Grant Catloth from Garry Gribbles Running Sports

July 10th


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