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Thompson--Joan A. (Health Promotion Coordinator)

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1 Fall is the time for meditation and growth
Northern Iowan 115:23, p.03
11/12/2018 The Student Wellness Center encourages students to take time for themselves during the semester and gives some tools, like the labyrinth.
2 Health Clinic to host intuitive eating workshop
Miene--Adriana (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:16, p.02
10/18/2018 Student Health is hosting two workshops focused on intuitive eating.
3 Students hear how to stop bullying their body
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017), Palinsky--Haley (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:41, p.01
3/1/2018 Jessica Setnick, an eating disorder expert, came and presented on positive body image.
4 Eating disorder awareness on campus
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:40, p.05
2/26/2018 UNI will participate in National Eating Disorder Week with events being held by the Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness.
5 Wellness Wednesday hopes to bring change
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:20, p.05
11/2/2017 Student Wellness Services hosts sessions every Wednesday titled "Wellness Wednesdays." The five week sessions are intended to help students find ways to develop skills to better cope with college life; photo.
6 Take a pledge to protect fellow Panthers: SWS guest column
Haislet--Shawna A (Health Education)
Northern Iowan 112:13, p.3
10/12/2015 Health promotion coordinator Shawna Haislet encourages students to be safe and look out for others during the hectic Homecoming week; photo.
7 UNI hosts Take Back the Night to increase awareness of sexual assault
Public Relations News Release 2013:257, p.1
4/17/2014 UNI will host Take Back the Night in Seerley Hall to increase awareness of sexual assault. There will be a panel discussion, a sign-making and March from Seerley Hall to the Campanile.
8 Prevention programs help reduce assaults on campus
Shilhanek--Ian (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.3
4/3/2014 According to the report generated by the Clery Act, there were five forcible sex offenses and one non-forcible sex offense on campus in 2013. The Center for Violence Prevention helps infuse bystander-based prevention education.
9 Awareness week to educate students
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:39, p.4
2/24/2014 UNI aims to inform students and faculty about the dangers of eating disorders through Eating Disorder Awareness Week. The events will feature panel discussion and information on the signs and symptoms of eating disorders.
10 Recognizing hunger: Speaker addresses how to be more in tune with your body
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.6
9/13/2013 UNI hosted Evelyn Tribole to speak about the importance of making peace with your body. It is better to eat healthy than to go on extreme diets. Many audience members found Tribole's presentation informative.
11 Award-winning dietician to deliver intuitive eating lecture at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:29, p.1
8/30/2013 Evelyn Tribole will be speaking at UNI on the importance of eating habits. The lecture will focus on creating a healthy relationship with food and your body.
12 Increasing awareness and education of sexual assault
Public Relations News Release 2012:275, p.1
4/15/2013 To celebrate Sexual Assault Awareness Month UNI will host several events including seminars on violence prevention and sexual assault awareness.
13 'Everybody knows somebody' theme for Eating Disorder Awareness Week
Lynch--Elizabeth Ann (Student--2013)3
Northern Iowan 109:37, p.4
2/22/2013 This year for Eating Disorder Awareness Week students are trying to raise awareness on eating disorders. There are several informative events for students hoping to learn more about eating disorders.
14 Friends, colleagues remember Martin
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:1, p.1
8/24/2012 Drake Martin died as the result of a fall at Backbone State Park. He served as the assistant director of residence. He was a positive influence on untold numbers of students. He will be missed.
15 UNI educator promotes healthy eating during holidays
Public Relations News Release 2011:136, p.1
12/14/2011 Health educator Joan Thompson gives tips on how to stay healthy throughout the holiday season.
16 Violence prevention educators urge students to be cautious during spring break
Tant--Cassandra Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.5
3/4/2011 Spring break is only a week away. Students urged to travel in groups, not to take drinks from strangers, and know how much alcohol they have consumed; photo.
17 Freshman 15: A myth?
Hayne--Cassandra Kay (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.5
8/31/2010 Gaining weight during the first year of college is common, but the freshman 15 concept has been blown out of proportion. The weight gain is closer to five pounds, according to Joan Thompson; photo.
18 UNI participates in National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Feb. 22 - 26
Public Relations News Release 2009:283, p.1
2/17/2010 Research shows that in the U. S., as many as 10 million females and 1 million males are fighting a life and death battle with an eating disorder. A display on campus will allow people to step on a scale and view a positive affirmation instead of a number.
19 Panther Portraits
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:34, p.4
2/9/2010 Labyrinth, laid out in Maucker Union, gave students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to relax, meditate, and quiet their minds and bodies; photo.
20 UNI faculty, staff receive 2008 Regents Excellence Awards
Public Relations News Release 2008:271, p.1
12/11/2008 The awards are presented annually to faculty and to staff members in the professional and scientific ranks, and biennially to a member of the supervisory/confidential merit personnel, who have demonstrated outstanding professional contributions.
21 Avoiding a daily eating contest
Vogel--Angela Joy (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:13, p.9
10/14/2008 Texas A & M study shows that students living in the dorms eat 387 more calories per day than those living off campus. Those living off campus believe that they can control what is in their cupboards; photo.
22 Little changes can add up
Zhang--Xinyan (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:21, p.2
11/6/2007 Tips for eating healthful food include eating breakfast.
23 National Women's Nutrition Week draws attention to female-specific dietary needs
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/6/2007 National Women's Nutrition Week takes place April 9-15.
24 Eating disorders can affect anyone at any time
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:44, p.3
3/9/2007 Dangers of eating disorders examined; photo.
25 HPELS to host panel discussion
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:39, p.5
2/20/2007 Discussion will address a wide rande of nutrition career related topics.
26 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/19/2007 The panel discussion, "Careers with Nutrition," will take place Thursday, February 22.
27 Control yourself to a healthy body weight
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:35, p.11
2/6/2007 Keeping the proper body weight is difficult during the winter due to reduced activity levels. Balance is important when it comes to eating; photo.
28 Healthy weight can't be found on a chart
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/16/2007 January 21-27 is Healthy Weight Week and Joan Thompson offers tips to maintain a healthy weight.
29 Panel discussion puts face on HIV/AIDS
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/20/2006 Wellness and Recreation Services and the Cedar AIDS Support System are hosting a panel discussion about people in the United States living with HIV/AIDS.
30 UNI good Samaritan passes on grant money to WRC
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:13, p.6
10/10/2006 Target Corporation grant money given to the WRC by Bob Frederick, director of academic advising and career services.
31 Eating disorders team educates campus about dangers of unhealthy eating patterns
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/20/2006 University Health Services will try to help people with eating disorders during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.
32 No such thing as a 'safe tan'
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/4/2005 Tanning, whether outside or in a salon, is linked to skin cancer.
33 'Cough CPR' should not be undertaken without medical supervision
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
12/13/2004 Recent email advocates practice that is not recommended for those individuals having a heart attack.
34 AIDS panel addresses emotional, discriminatory issues of disease
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:11, p.3
10/5/2004 Panel discusses AIDS-related issues.
35 AIDS memorial quilt on display at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/20/2004 Will be displayed in the Old Central Ballroom in the Maucker Union on Sept. 27.
36 Low carb not as healthy as thought
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:1, p.11
8/27/2004 Students discuss impact of low-carbohydrate diets; photo.
37 Boosting nutritional level of 'child menu' options requires creativity from parents
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
3/8/2004 Joan Thompson gives tips on serving children healthy meals.
38 Serving fast food doesn't have to mean sacrificing nutrition
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
3/1/2004 Eating at a fast food restaurant once in a while is not a bad thing, but there are ways to prepare healthy meals that don't take a lot of time.
39 Sex abuse coordinator says rape is most unreported violent crime in the country
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
3/1/2004 Joan Thompson says that demographic factors such as age group or ethnic population can sometimes predict who is most likely to be raped.
40 Eating disorders team educates campus about dangers of unhealthy eating patterns
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
2/16/2004 Martha Ochoa, Jennifer Murra, and Joan Thompson work with students who have been diagnosed with an eating disorder.
41 Condoms and communication
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
2/9/2004 Joan Thompson talks about the importance of communication between couples.
42 Intuitive eating -- rejecting the diet mentality
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
9/22/2003 New method of weight control rejects idea of dieting in favor of controlling your own eating impulses.
43 College life: a guide for new UNI students; three important health tips to keep handy while you're away from home
Hammitt-- Katie Ruth (Class of 2005)
Northern Iowan 100:1, p.13
8/29/2003 Encourages students to deal with stress through the Counseling Center, stay active to ward off the Freshman 15, and get plenty of sleep; photo.
44 Diets, disorders make for disasters
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 99:38, p.11
2/21/2003 Wellness and Recreation Services will sponsor Eating Disorder Awareness Week beginning Monday, February 24; photo.
45 AIDS quilt to make an appearance at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2002:132, p.1
10/21/2002 AIDS quilt and AIDS awareness will be talked about.
46 UNI is site for AIDS Memorial Quilt display
Public Relations News Release 2002:124, p.1
10/15/2002 AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display in the Maucker Union on Oct. 22 and 23 as a part of AIDS Awareness Month.
47 Emotional eating
Public Relations News Release 2002:114, p.1
10/7/2002 Suggestions will be offered on weight loss and cravings will be discussed.
48 Emotional eating
Public Relations News Release 2003:102, p.1
9/30/2002 Discussion on food cravings and how to lose weight
49 UNI Wellness and Recreation Services names February employees of the month
Public Relations News Release 2001:428, p.1
4/9/2002 Lisa Lydon and Alicia Symonds were named employees of the month for Wellness and Recreation Services.
50 UNI participates in National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Feb. 25-March 1
Public Relations News Release 2001:321, p.1
2/22/2002 A clothing drive, and a presentation called, "Know Dieting" will be a few of the activities that will be a part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

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