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Thursday10/21
6:00 am11:00 pm
New! ERS Walk and Talk Podcast (available through all major podcast platforms)

Join us on a 20-30 minute walk while we talk about health, wellness, and life in general. From the Employees Retirement System of Texas, podcast host Lacy Wolff walks and talks with her mentors, friends, experts and leaders about health and wellness. Learn more through the link below, or search ERS Walk and Talk through your favorite podcast platform! Learn more and participate whenever convenient for you!

9:00 am10:00 am
Think Like a Doctor: Become an Expert on You with Dr. Janet Tornelli-Mitchell

People are more than their lab results! Your blood pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood glucose levels are indicators of your health behavior, including what you eat, how much you move, and how you manage your stress. Join Dr. Janet Tonelli-Mitchell, MD, as she explains her own mindset around health so you can “think like a doctor” when it comes to your own health. She will explain her process for interviewing patients to understand their health behavior to help guide them on the path to well-being. In this webinar, you will learn a new way to think about your role in your health and your future health!

10:30 am12:30 pm
Cougar Cupboard

MVP is volunteering with Cougar Cupboard, which is an on campus food pantry available to all enrolled undergraduate or graduate students who may need access to additional food.

11:00 am2:00 pm
Great Inflatable Race

Come take part in the Great Inflatable Race! See how fast you can complete the circuit of multiple inflatables and climb up the rock-climbing wall. Try as many or as few games as you want but be sure to stop by for free food and fun!

11:00 am12:00 pm
Intro to Computer Vision

Brought to you by the University of Houston HPE Data Science Institute, HPE, NVIDIA and Mark III Systems

12:00 pm1:00 pm
Suicide Prevention Training

Join CAPS to learn the skills needed to prevent suicide and help create a community of care at UH!

12:00 pm12:30 pm
Cycle 30

Engage your whole body while you pedal to the beat of popular hits. Cycling will build muscle strength and help boost your cardiovascular endurance.

12:00 pm
Meditation

UH Wellness offers meditation to provide a space for ?emotional and mental development.

12:00 pm1:00 pm
Cougar Tech Meeting

Share your ideas, plans, and events for the fall semester

12:00 pm1:00 pm
Dealing with your Pet’s Anxiety with Dr. Kathryn Wrubel

Does your pet become anxious? If so, this webinar may prove helpful to you. Dr. Wrubel has expertise in treating dog and cat aggression, feline house soiling and marking, compulsive behavior, and parrot behavioral conditions. She is energized by tackling complex and difficult behavior cases and helping pets to be successful in their homes.

1:00 pm5:00 pm
Ladies Who Laugh

Tap into your inner funny at this half-day seminar that blends talks from industry-leading funny ladies and practical sessions with women.

4:00 pm5:00 pm
Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Please join the College of Education Thursday, Oct. 21 from 4 to 5 p.m. for a thought-provoking virtual discussion aimed at identifying ways to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline toward equity-centered educational opportunities and outcomes for all students. You may submit questions for the panel when you RSVP.

4:45 pm5:35 pm
Yoga

Breathing and meditation have never felt better, through this class participants will combine the pair with posture to center the mind. This practice is beneficial for reducing stress and anxiety as well as building strength and flexibility.

6:00 pm6:45 pm
Stretching

Long day of classes? Work your muscles with a gentle workout filled with different types of stretching. Be prepared to improve flexibility and range of motion.