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10th Annual Mirage, Friday, December 2nd, 9pm-1am

Monday, November 21, 2022
Join us for an evening of games, and entertainment at the Mirage! The evening will feature free HIV testing, a condom casino and infostravaganza, an amateur drag competition and professional drag performances. The Mirage has the following purposes: building awareness of HIV/AIDS in the local and global community, expanding knowledge regarding safer sex practices & resources, and creating a community of allies for LGBTQIA+ communities.

Upcoming Mindfulness Workshops

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Koru Mindfulness is a free four-week workshop that helps students learn how to practice mindfulness, meditation, and stress management. Spots are still available for two sessions beginning in mid-October; Mondays at 7pm and Wednesdays at 5:30pm. Learn more or register with this link.

Sign up for Colorful Choices!

Monday, September 19, 2022
Colorful Choices is a simple program to improve your well-being by focusing on what you eat. It’s about making easy-to-remember daily selections of colorful fruits and vegetables! Aim for at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables (combined) each day for 20 days – 100 servings in all – in red/pink, orange, yellow/white, green, and blue/violet.

Upcoming Events

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Red Watch Band Training

Sunday, December 4, 2022 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
The Red Watch Band Program has been around for over 10 years at the University of Iowa and has trained over 6,000 students. The training program focuses on knowledge, skill, and confidence building regarding preventing death from alcohol overdose. Students are taught the knowledge and skills to "make the call," and using role plays, given opportunities to build confidence to intervene on behalf of another. Registration is required: All...
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Guided Meditation Led by Student Wellness

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 12:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Take a break from your studies and join us in the present moment. Experience a guided meditation and brief discussion led by Koru Mindfulness teachers. No prior experience is necessary. Please remember, food and beverages must remain in the cloakroom on the first floor. Find more information about mindfulness at UI:
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Mid-Day Mindfulness

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Join Student Wellness for a brief, guided, mindfulness meditation to increase and continue your meditation skills. Each Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., one of the Koru Teachers will lead a meditation to practice being present in the current moment without judgment.  Join us at this link:
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