News and Announcements
'Weekend Effect' Makes People Happier
People experience better moods, greater vitality, and fewer aches and pains from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, according to a study by Richard Ryan, professor of psychology, psychiatry, and education.
Impact of FDA Safety Warnings Examined
A Medical Center study “raises larger issues about appropriate prescribing, particularly among
the elderly, and the need to improve risk communication to patients and
providers,” says Ray Dorsey, assistant professor of neurology and the
study’s lead author.
Go Green: Microform Recycling
may have sensitive or confidential information on them, and cannot
simply be thrown away. Now that most documents are
archived on computers, the need for microforms such as microfilm, microfiche and aperture cards has decreased significantly. Find out how to recycle them securely.
Event Offers Advice on Applying to Grad School
"Live the Dream—Successful Paths to a Graduate Degree" on Monday, Jan. 18, will offer tips on navigating the application process for graduate school.
Medical Center Continues Green Efforts
Well-U: Coping with Work and Family Stress
Carbon emissions are being reduced every day at the Medical Center by
eliminating disposable sharps containers and replacing them with
Well-U will offer a free workshop on how to cope with work and family
stress from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, in the Louise
Slaughter Conference Room in the Medical Center. Attendees will develop
a stress management plan. Enroll online.