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Juneteenth Freedom Day Juneteenth Posted 11:14 a.m. Thursday, June 1, 2023 The history of Juneteenth and the celebration in store for 2023 Read more about Juneteenth A wide range of bees collect nectar and pollen from purple coneflowers. Best flowers for bees Posted 4:03 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2023 Plant a variety of flowers to bloom all season long and consider the habitat you create for bees Read more about Best flowers for bees Danielle Hudson, a University of Wisconsin-La Crosse graduate student in biology, has been conducting research on ground nesting bees in early spring outside on the university campus. The bees are typically out until the end of May. Bees that nest in the ground Posted 3:32 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2023 The vast majority of bees are living underfoot (not in hives) and they're playing an important role in pollination  Read more about Bees that nest in the ground Harriet Tubman Monument (1994) in Battle Creek, Michigan. Created by artist Ed Dwight. Tubman is the second most honored women in monuments in the U.S., after Joan of Arc. Women statues Posted 1:07 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2023 UWL expert explains lack of female statues in public art in the U.S. Read more about Women statues Mindfulness and meditation are forms of self-care. Here students in MIND 110: Introduction to Mindfulness sit in a circle practicing mindfulness on the UW-La Crosse campus. The class is another way the Recreation Management and Therapeutic Recreation Department is contributing to the greater goal of self-care. Self-care at work Posted 2:28 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023 Recreational Therapists share 11 ways teams can create a sustainable environment for self-care Read more about Self-care at work UWL students made sustainable gifts by reusing glass jars during an It Make$ Cents!, UW-La Crosse financial literacy program event in 2018. Sustainable holiday ideas Posted 3:38 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022 Tips to make your celebrations better for the environment  Read more about Sustainable holiday ideas UWL Assistant Professor Brian Kumm-Schaley teaches a mindfulness class. Here students sit on cushions in a circle practicing mindfulness on the UW-La Crosse campus. How to achieve more by doing less Posted 2:58 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 Rec Professor shares tips to do less and be more productive Read more about How to achieve more by doing less UWL student Paige Coleman sits on a wooden structure that students in a recreation management course added for quiet time and meditation among the pines on the Hickory Trail. This designated area for forest therapy is less than 1 mile into the woods on the Hixon Forest trail. What is forest bathing? Posted 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 Learn about forest bathing and its benefits Read more about What is forest bathing? Two people walking together on the UW-La Crosse campus in fall 2020. How to help someone who is depressed or has anxiety Posted 9:50 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 Counseling Services staff share insight on how to provide support Read more about How to help someone who is depressed or has anxiety When people need support it is difficult to know what to say. UW-La Crosse Associate Professor Dena Huisman advises people to focus their support communication on the specific individual instead of resorting to commonly used condolence messages. What to say to someone who lost a loved one Posted 2:09 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2022 Communicating social support isn’t about generalities, it is about personalities Read more about What to say to someone who lost a loved one