March 4th – Mind & Body – Mindfulness Workshop

 

Lacy Wolf, Health Promotion Administrator from ERS will be on campus to conduct a workshop on Mindfulness.  Please plan to join this 60-minute workshop to learn about the science and practical application of mindfulness.

The evidence-based skillset that is available to all of us has been proven to:

-Improve productivity
-Reduce blood pressure
-Improve sleep
-Decrease anxiety and depression
-Improve immune function

You will leave this workshop with an understanding of why and how mindfulness can help you effectively manage stress and will have strategies to apply this skill in your daily life. To register for this workshop on Wednesday, March 4th, Library Room 110, at 2 p.m., Click here

 

Lunch & Learn with Oxford Nanopure

 

Join UNTHSC Innovates & Oxford Nanopore for a free Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, March 10th.

Meet us in Lib 110 Mini Auditorium at 11:30 am for food and fun learning!

RSVP Here for headcount: https://onlunchandlearn310.eventbrite.com

Follow #unthscinnovates on social media!

Facebook: HSC Innovates
Instagram: @unthscinnovates
Twitter: @hscinnovates
LinkedIn: UNTHSC Research and Innovation

Paid 10 weeks Research Opportunity for Health Professional Students – Promoting Diversity in Research Training for Health Professional Students (PDRT) 2020 – Applications due 4/17/2020.

 

Paid 10 weeks Research Opportunity for Health Professional Students – Promoting Diversity in Research Training for Health Professional Students (PDRT) 2020 Applications due date 4/17/2020.

The HSC Stationery Portal will reopen at 11 a.m. today

 

We now have basic rebranded stationery items – including business cards, note cards, letterhead and envelopes – available on our stationary portal. Some previously included items – such as name badges and pocket folders – are not yet available, but we are working on updating those. They should be available in a few weeks.

Stay tuned to Daily News for updates, and we appreciate your patience during this transition. If you have immediate concerns, please email Laura.Carter@unthsc.edu.

ITS Student Helpdesk Weekend Hours

 

The HSC Student Help-Desk has extended their hours to assist with student computer issues on the weekend. Regular weekend hours are now 10AM-6PM on Sundays only. We are located in LIB-219, on the main floor of the library,

Master of Science degree program in Lifestyle Health Sciences and Coaching

 

Have you heard of this new degree here at UNTHSC?

Our innovative graduate program provides you with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to become a credentialed health and wellness coach with a specialization in evidence-based lifestyle medicine.

This career field draws from psychology, behavioral health, physiology, nutrition and exercise science, as well as emotional intelligence, communication, health literacy, and leadership.

The curriculum will build foundational competencies and translatable skills that will equip you to work in a variety of clinical, community or corporate settings.

Highlights of this exciting new program include:
* Courses begin Monday, June 1st, 2020
* Online & blended curriculum (36 credit hours)
* Graduate in one year
* Limited to only 60 students
* Five on-campus Saturday workshops
* Wellcoaches® Core Coach training included in the program
 
Application deadline March 1, 2020

Who Has Made An Impact In Your Career? Nominate Them Today!

 

The UNTHSC Career Center is excited to announce a new program that celebrates faculty and staff who have gone above and beyond in helping you achieve your career goals.

Please take a minute to nominate someone who may have:
*Provided advice and tips about their professional careers
*Helped students explore career options by inviting guest speakers to campus to provide experiential opportunities
*Used resources provided by the UNTHSC Career Center (i.e. employment data, NACE statistics) to integrate into assignments or discussions. Specifically-included information on the Career Readiness Skills as adopted in 2019 by UNTHSC of 1)Communication, 2) Inter-professional Teamwork, 3) Problem Solving, 4)Leadership, 5)Resiliency, 6)Intercultural Fluency
*Supported students as they built their network of professional contacts via LinkedIn or HSC Connect
*Provided letters of reference or reviewed CV’s and/or resumes and provided feedback
*Provided mock interviews to help student improve their interviewing skills
*Presented at Career Center workshops (i.e. CV Preparation, Interviewing, Networking, Dress for Success, Marketable Skills)
*Encouraged students to take advantage of the UNTHSC Career Center programs and services, (e.g. Big Interview-the online interview resource that allows students to learn about interviewing and practice, or the JCP Suit-Up event that allows students to purchase professional clothing at reduced prices)

Nominations will be accepted through March 31, 2020, 5 p.m. All faculty/staff who have been nominated along with the individuals who have nominated them will be invited to a special appreciation breakfast on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Winners will be announced at the event and awarded engraved plaques.

Nominations: https://unthsc.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_73Du3qPcYwWthsh

Note: UNTHSC Career Center Staff members are not eligible to be nominated.

Questions? CareerCenter@unthsc.edu or (817)735-5020

Student Volunteers Needed (Compensation Provided) UNTHSC-Arlington ISD Coaching Up Program

 

The UNT Health and Science Center partners with the Arlington Independent School District (AISD) to increase diversity in Science, Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) higher education. Through this partnership, we have developed the “Coaching UP” program that provides AISD high school students an opportunity to learn about potential careers in the biomedical, behavioral, medical and health, and allied health professions.

We are currently seeking student volunteers from all UNTHSC schools to participate as coaches. Benefits for joining our team include peer mentoring and financial assistance for professional development activities for you or your student organization.

Click the link below to find out more information on this program.

K-12 Outreach

For further details on volunteering please contact Heather.Longtin@unthsc.edu or Pat.Baker@unthscedu