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NYU Lose Smart Weight Loss Challenge

324 faculty and employees worked out, ate healthfully, and weighed-in weekly. Great job, winning losers! Meet the terrific Top Ten.

NYU Lose Smart

Free Spring Semester Health Screenings

Through the LiveSmart wellness program, NYU offers free health screenings to faculty and employees this semester. For times, addresses, registration (required), and additional information, visit NYUiLearn.

Cholesterol and Glucose ¹

  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015 (LVS 273, Washington Square)
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 (LVS 282, Brooklyn)

Derma Scan Facial Integrity ²

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 (LVS 283, Brooklyn)
  • Thursday, April 23, 2015 (LVS 274, Washington Square)

Bone Density ³

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 (LVS 284, Brooklyn)
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015 (LVS 275, Washington Square)

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015 (LVS 286, Washington Square)

¹ Fasting or a light meal is preferred.
² For the most accurate results, please arrive wearing minimal face makeup.
³ For the most accurate results, please refrain from wearing clothing that obstructs access to the ankle (i.e. stockings or other fabrics).

Looking for retiree registration? To register for retiree screenings (required), view the spring edition of the NYU Retiree News for faculty retirees and employee retirees.

NYU Works Out

Attend our group workout sessions featuring fun and fitness. Explore your options and find times, locations, and additional information, and visit NYUiLearn to register (required) for:

  • Zumba Class: Friday, May 1, 2015 (LVS 272, Washington Square)
  • Synrgy Circuit Class: Days and time vary (LVS 285, David Barton Gym Astor Place)

Plus, hit the gym with a healthy you – and a happy wallet. NYU's newest health club partner, the YMCA of Greater New York, offers a 20% NYU discount, and there is a new, lower monthly rate with New York Sports Club. Learn about these and other discounts with New York Health and Racquet Club and David Barton Gym under Off-Campus Discount Programs.


Online Resources

This month, view free webinars about the delicious benefits of juicing, presented by UnitedHealthcare Source4Women, and barriers to fitness, caring for elders, and your retirement years, all presented by Carebridge (enter Carebridge access code FTN59 when prompted).

Hearing Screenings

Mondays and Thursdays, 4:30 to 7:30 pm, 665 Broadway, 9th floor

Until May 7, The NYU Speech Language Hearing Disorders Clinic offers free hearing screenings to employees and their families. To make an appointment, call 212-998-5230.

Workshops at NYU Langone Child Study Center

One Park Avenue, 7th floor

Each month, the NYU Child Study Center offers help and clarity to parents and families on children's health and wellness. Read about May workshops on new parenthood, transitioning to adulthood, and healthy early eating habits, and learn about the CSC.

Tip: View all NYU LiveSmart events in Google Drive.

Take That Lunch Break, NYU!

Many higher education professionals today envision lunch as another seemingly impossible task to fit into the middle of the hectic workday. Although skipping lunch may seem like an efficient use of time, a mid-day break can be mentally and physically rejuvenating and, in some ways, more productive than staying in your chair. To explore ways to recharge your energy mid-day, NYU LiveSmart recommends the following readings for more information on taking your lunch break:

Walking Meetings at NYU

Meet much? Before scheduling that next meeting in your office or conference room, consider trading your shoes for sneakers and sitting for walking. Walking meetings allow for fresh air and perspective, exercise during the workday, and even cognitive advantages. Learn more about the advantages of walking meetings at NYU.

Perlmutter Cancer Center at
NYU Langone Medical Center

The NYU Langone Perlmutter Cancer Center offers a series of lecture events. To view this semester's resources, access the calendar below or call 212-263-2266 for additional information.

View the Center's Calendar of Events

NYU Cancer Institute

Upcoming events include Healthy Living after a Cancer Diagnosis, Skin Cancer Screening, What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer, Acupressure – The Original Power Points, Supportive Oncology, Faces of Cancer, Updates from the American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting, Just Breathe, Prostate Health Index and Updates in Cancer Screening, and Annual Living with Cancer Conference – Confronting the Challenge. View dates, times, and registration.

Tip: Register on NYUiLearn for
LiveSmart Programs and Events

Login to NYUHome using your NYU NetID and password, click the Work tab, and click NYUiLearn Login. On the Welcome Page, click Course Catalog to find and register for an event.

Login to NYUiLearn via NYUHome

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