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Whether you want to improve balance, bone density, or just have a light, energizing midday workout, try Tai Chi at two lunch hour sessions every Thursday this February. It’s an ideal aerobic exercise for any age or ability.

In honor of American Heart Month, stop by the Harborview Medical Center Cafeteria Feb. 28 between noon and 1:00 p.m. and sample delectable heart healthy items created by executive chef RJ Owen, including Kimchi Jjigae and Chaat Masala Chicken with Coconut Curry Lentils.

Faculty Friday: Naomi Macalalad Bragin

Naomi Macalalad Bragin teaches dance. But you won’t find her teaching only steps. She’s more interested in what’s happening off-stage—underground and in the street. The assistant professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell is a performance ethnographer at the convergence of dance, pop culture, media, and black [...]

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Thinking Spring: Gardening Reads to Grow On

Faculty Friday: Tim Essington

Husky Green Awards: Nominate Sustainability Superheroes

Dare to Do Week 4: The Final Circuit

Faculty Friday: Michelle Martin

For Michelle Martin, the Beverly Cleary Professor for Children and Youth Services at the University of Washington’s Information School, reading’s best lessons aren’t found in the book, but in the binding. “Sharing books is as much about relationship building as it is about skill development,” she says of literature’s connective quality. “There’s a difference between [...]

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Go with the Grain: Ancient Alternatives for a Healthier Heart

This February, we celebrate Heart Health
 Month in an effort to raise awareness about heart disease. Statistics show heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, signaling a need for better nutrition and lifestyle factors to combat its spread. Nutritional risk factors include diabetes, being overweight or obese, poor diet [...]

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Dare to Do Week 3: Weight Loss, Meal Prep, and More

Staff Story: Hilary Law

Upcoming Events

Take Control of Your Finances Workshop

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.

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Weight Watchers

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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Celebrate Hearth Month with Hearth Healthy Foods

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.

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Lunchtime Tower Trot

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.

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Stay Organized Seminar wtih Kammie Lisenby CEO of Organizing Experts

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.

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