The Stanford Blood Center partnered with the on-campus initiative Stanford BeWell to host its third blood drive at the Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation on Jun. 29. The drive was open to Stanford staff, students and members of the general public and lasted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The drive collected 148 units…
Faculty, staff and students took a break from work to support wellness at Stanford at the 11th annual Cardinal Walk on Thursday May 4. This year’s one-mile walk around campus had the theme “Moonwalk to Wellness” and was named after outgoing Provost, John Etchemendy. (DANIELLE ECHEVERRIA/The Stanford Daily)
Stanford Dining features a number of greenhouses as part of its push for food education.
Entering its fifth year, BeWell, a campus incentive program to encourage healthy lifestyles for community members, has expanded to offer financial benefits to spouses and registered domestic partners of University benefits-eligible employees. In addition, BeWell has started offering employee participants the option of sharing and exchanging their BeWell records with those from an outside medical plan.
Stanford finished fourth this year in the PAC-12 Fitness Challenge, which ended on Sunday. The UCLA Bruins trampled the competition this year with 424,271 total points. The Cardinal came in behind the Washington State Cougars and the USC Trojans with 136,818 points.
With the flu season fast approaching, Vaden gives out the shots as an attempt to reduce the incidence of respiratory diseases for the individual students and the Stanford community.
As part of a more holistic approach to food service, Stanford Dining has hired Elaine Magee as its new wellness nutritionist.
The new position is the first full-time nutritionist Stanford Dining has ever supported. Previously, Ricker dining manager Mary Duch served as Dining’s part-time nutritionist. Following the new hire, Duch will be managing Ricker full-time. Vaden Health Center also has a full-time nutritionist, Vivian Cristman, who works with students on individual dietary concerns.
Following last week’s Student Wellness Fair and the annual Cardinal Walk, the Stanford BeWell program is coming to students fall quarter in an attempt to promote healthy lifestyles in the Stanford community.