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Students, faculty and staff in the Marquette-MCW Biomedical Engineering program are supported with wellness resources provided by both Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin.
In addition to the events sponsored or supported by either institution, the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is happy to provide additional examples of events and opportunities for community engagement in the Greater Milwaukee Area.
The personal and professional well-being of faculty, staff and students is vital to the mission of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Strong emotional health and opportunities for engagement ensure that individuals can be resilient in the face of challenges and find ways to express their creativity, all of which can have an impact on physical health. To this end, MCW provides resources to help support its community in maintaining and improving overall emotional well-being.
Marquette University's Student Wellness initiative is a collaborative effort between the Marquette University Medical Clinic, Counseling Center and Recreational Sports program and demonstrates Marquette's commitment to the Catholic, Jesuit mission of cura personalis, or care for the whole person. Through Marquette's wellness portal, you will learn more about wellness and find information covering a wide variety of wellness topics, including health and fitness tips, current prevention topics, and campus and community resources.
Individuals looking for a fun and different way to spend a Friday night, Danceworks' social dance series is social, physically active, and fun! In each class, participants receive an introduction to a dance style and work on building pattern and lead/follow skills throughout the lessons. Students have the option to register for one class at a time or to commit to a whole class series.
Healium Yoga has two locations in the Milwaukee area. It strives to offer a place that is full of light and laughter where participants can enjoy exercise, friendship, and like-minded community surrounded by health and wellness. Healium is currently offering unlimited access to its entire class catalog for only $25 a month. Virtual classes are a great way to try something new, and you can enjoy your restorative workouts from any location!
The United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County is a large partner and beneficiary agency with the Medical College of Wisconsin. The United Way has multiple volunteering and engagement opportunities. Be sure to check their events calendar for ongoing events and programs that support the Milwaukee and Waukesha County communities.
The Urban Ecology Center provides regular events and programming that includes hiking groups, river and lake clean-up, nature walks, environmental advocacy, as well as outdoor equipment rental and training for those looking to find new and unique ways to get active and enjoy Southeast Wisconsin's beautiful outdoors.