Care & Well-being

The pressures and expectations that confront humans are constantly changing, and can become all-consuming. Amid efforts to be fully present, show up for others, and integrate professional and personal, how do we devote time and intention to care for ourselves, both in community and as individuals? Through programs associated with Care and Well-being, The Commons and collaborative partners will explore the ways in which we can better understand the practice and components of care and well-being.

Questions for exploration include:

  • How do communities make space for individual care?
  • How does research on care connect to practice?
  • Can stigmas associated with stress be overcome? And associations with selfcare be reimagined?
  • Who has access to services and institutions that provide opportunities for care?
  • What is the relationship between social justice and care?
  • How are the concepts of health and well-being the same/different?
  • What does care look like beyond systems of Healthcare?
  • How do the expectations in higher education compare to those in other realms?
  • How is the university a fertile ground for addressing these ideas?

Coming Events

Past Events

Care & Well-being, Discussion, Faculty Event, Graduate Student Event, Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative
12:00-1:00pm CST Friday, November 13, 2020 Online
Activity, Care & Well-being, Discussion
12:00-1:00pm CST Thursday, November 12, 2020 Online
Care & Well-being, Discussion
12:00-1:00pm CST Thursday, November 5, 2020 Online
Care & Well-being, Discussion, Faculty Event, Graduate Student Event, Undergraduate Student Event
12:00-1:00pm CDT Thursday, October 29, 2020 Online
Activity, Care & Well-being, Discussion
12:00-1:00pm CDT Thursday, October 22, 2020 Online
Care & Well-being, Discussion
12:00-1:00pm CDT Thursday, October 8, 2020 Online
Care & Well-being, Discussion
12:00-1:00pm CDT Thursday, October 1, 2020 Online
Care & Well-being, Discussion, Faculty Event, Graduate Student Event, Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative, Meeting, Research Communication, Undergraduate Student Event
9:00-10:00am CDT Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Online
Care & Well-being, Discussion
Thursday, September 24, 2020 The Commons
Care & Well-being, Faculty Event, Graduate Student Event, Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative, Meeting, Public Scholarship, Research Communication
11:00am-12:00pm CDT Thursday, September 17, 2020 Online / By Phone

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