Welcome to The Whole U!

Focused on creating connections, holistic wellness, and engaging your interests, The Whole U is for UW, by UW. Have a question? Ask us at wholeu@uw.edu.

Celebrate Global Running Day on June 5 by pledging to run one mile or more. Our UW goal is to reach a total of 1000 miles together!

Join the Whole U and Coach Kal Broderick on June 20 for a running clinic on the Husky Track focusing on running mechanics/form, breathing rhythm, and a track workout. All fitness levels welcome!

Be The Match‘ and help save lives by registering to be a potential marrow donor. Our May goal is 200+ registrantsJoin.BeTheMatch.org/UW.

Faculty Friday: Greg Wilson

If UW biology professor Greg Wilson had a time machine, he’d dial it back 66 million years to the last days of the late Cretaceous—a period when Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops still thundered across the Montana badlands and small mammals—none larger than a modern raccoon—scurried along the ground. The area he’d visit is known as [...]

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The Whole U receives Diversity and Inclusion Seed Grant

Spring Fitness Discounts 2019

Faculty Friday: Selim Kuru

UW celebrates kinetic connections at Fitness Day

Super seeds: Power up with flax, hemp, & chia

Seeds might seem small, but they pack powerful nutritional punch as an integral part of a plant-based diet.* Evidence shows that eating a plant-based diet—one rich in fruits, vegetables, beans/legumes, nuts/seeds, and whole grains—is associated with improved cardiovascular health, lower risk of diabetes, lower risk of certain cancers, and a healthier gut microbiome. But what [...]

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Climate change and health: Be a part of the solution

The Lancet Commission identified climate change as the greatest threat to public health. The health care sector in the United States alone contributes almost 10 percent of greenhouse gas emissions, which lead to climate change which is harmful to human health. The health impacts of our changing climate include increased respiratory and cardiovascular disease, injuries [...]

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7 Reads for June’s LGBTQIA Pride Month

May is Bike Everywhere Month!

Upcoming Events

Lunchtime Tower Trot

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 12 - 1 p.m.

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WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

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Yoga at Harborview

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

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WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

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Yoga at Harborview

Thursday, May 30, 2019, 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.

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