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Through its UA Life & Work Connections’ (LWC) office, UA was recently cited as a model university regarding its campus lactation resources in “Breastfeeding Best Practices in Higher Education” (2014).

Americans will spend about $550 million on self-help books this year and more than $1 billion on motivational speakers. Obviously, many of us are on a quest for happiness.

UA Life & Work Connections (LWC) - in partnership with Arizona Health Sciences Center (AHSC) - is pleased to announce the addition of twenty-eight (28)changing tables and the newest lactation space at AHSC. The College of Nursing lactation room joins other AHSC lactation spaces as part of this dedicated effort.

A letter from Dr. Harry McDermott explaining the Ebola Virus in the United States.

In times of calm, and especially during periods of conflict, Child Care and Family Resources, Elder Care and Life Cycle Resources and Work/Life Support understands the range of concerns young children and their families have concerning violence, their personal safety and well being and the usefulness of teaching and modeling peaceful resolutions.

Getting ready for your little ones to head back to school? Here are few tips for preparing yourself and your family for a successful school year.

UA Life & Work Connections - in partnership with the Arizona Student Unions - is pleased to announce that changing tables are now available in all Tucson campus Student Union Memorial Center (SUMC) restrooms.

Striking a balance between work and personal commitments isn't always easy. Whether you're juggling work with family time or getting in shape, the UA offers a range of services aimed at helping employees find that work-life balance.  In recognition of those services, the UA has received the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for the third consecutive year.

Walking is one of the simplest, least painful ways to work exercise into your daily routine. It's free, can be done almost anywhere, doesn't require any special equipment or coaching and also can offer an opportunity to socialize.
Summary by Nancy Rogers, MS, RD, and Valerie Sotardi, PhD

The purpose in conducting the 2013 UA Life & Work Connections (LWC) Employee Wellness Interest Survey was to gain feedback on the use of and interest in current programs, and to find out what new services would be of interest to UA employees.