Posts Tagged ‘ Kimberly Barrett ’

Wellness Initiative seeks campus success stories

Feb 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, February 25, 2010, Issue

David Burge doesn’t raid Lila Tooker’s candy jar anymore. Brian Keiser joined a running club and now trains for marathons. Darlene Kehler helps promote wellness within her department. Burge, Keiser and Kehler are featured as “Success Stories” on the UNL Wellness website, Kimberly Barrett, UNL Wellness coordinator, wants to share employee successes to inspire […]

Making wellness a priority in 2010

Jan 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, January 7, 2010

Many people come back to work in January, regretting a month packed with parties and food days, and resolved to make wellness a priority in 2010. To help faculty and staff get moving, Kimberly Barrett, UNL’s wellness coordinator, demonstrates a series of desk exercises in a video available at UNL also offers other options […]

Shape Up the Nation campaign launched

Dec 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, December 3, 2009, Issue

Slice of pecan pie: 468 calories. Glass of eggnog: 367 calories. Naps on the couch: Unlimited. Shock on the scale Jan. 1: Seismic. If you’re tired of making and breaking the same old New Year’s resolution to lose weight or exercise more, the UNL Wellness Initiative can help. UNL has joined Shape Up the Nation, […]

Husker Challenge opens Oct. 4

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 24, 2009

The UNL Wellness Initiative is rolling out Husker Challenge, a nine-week, campus-wide program focused on physical activity, nutrition and environmental sustainability. The program runs Oct. 4 to Dec. 4 and is open to all UNL faculty, staff and students. “The program used to be an annual event for Campus Rec members,” said Kimberly Barrett, wellness […]

Wellness event is March 24

Mar 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 12, 2009

Committee draws Fenton, a former Olympiad, to UNL The Chancellor’s Wellness Committee is gearing up for an active spring. The Wellness team is presenting a series of events, including a March 24 presentation by Mark Fenton, an international wellness speaker. Other events include participation in the N-Lighten Nebraska program (through May 1), a smoking cessation […]

Barrett takes lead role in UNL’s wellness initiative

Mar 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 12, 2009

Kimberly Barrett is the new face of wellness at UNL. Barrett is the wellness coordinator for Campus Recreation and UNL. She is also the chair for the Chancellor’s Committee on Wellness. Barrett is a wellness program manager, certified through the National Wellness Institute. She previously served as the physical activity coordinator for the Nebraska Department […]