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Human Resources: Upcoming Programs

January 11, 2011, Volume 57, No. 17

Nutrition Workshops

If you’re like most people, you have plenty of questions about nutrition: What should I eat before and after a workout? How can I choose smarter, healthier foods at the grocery store or in a restaurant? Which vitamins should I be taking, if any? Get answers to these questions and more when you join Human Resources for an ongoing series of nutrition workshops. For more information about the workshops and to register, visit the Human Resources website at www.hr.upenn.edu/quality/wellness/workshops.aspxor contact Human Resources at (215) 898-5116 or suzsmith@upenn.edu.  

Feeding Your Family: Quick and Healthy Ideas; January 25; noon–1 p.m.; free.Eating healthy as a family is often challenging. How do you combine the right foods and ingredients to create fun, healthy, and tasty meals that your whole family will want to eat? We’ll teach you how! This workshop will put you on the right path to becoming (or staying) healthy as a family. You’ll learn how to create nutritious and delicious meals that even the pickiest of eaters will want to dig into. The workshop will be led by Terri Brownlee, regional director of nutrition, Bon Appétit Management Company.

Quality of Worklife Workshops

Dealing with the demands of work and your personal life can be challenging. These workshops, sponsored by Human Resources and led by experts from Penn’s Employee Assistance Program and Quality of Worklife Department, offer information and support for your personal and professional life challenges. Pre-registration is required. You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch to the sessions. For more information or to register, visit the Human Resources online course catalog at www.hr.upenn.edu/coursecatalog or contact Human Resources at (215) 573-2471 or kenne@upenn.edu

Supporting Family Members Through Career Transitions;January 27; noon–1 p.m.; free. When one family member changes jobs or even careers, it can be a stressful time for the entire family. This workshop will teach you strategies for supporting family members during a career transition, especially in today’s challenging economy. You’ll learn how to build partnerships while also identifying the risks of the situation, and how to focus on your own well-being while remaining supportive of others.

—Division of Human Resources


Almanac - January 11, 2011, Volume 57, No. 17