Social distancing has significantly altered the way we work, live and communicate. Navigating all the lifestyle changes we have to make now may seem difficult or overwhelming. That’s why the ISSS virtual community is organizing Thoughtful Thursdays, a series of events open to international students and scholars, periodically hosted in… read more
Join the ISSS Virtual Community, stay connected with your peers
The ISSS team is excited to present the ISSS Virtual Community, a series of virtual events designed to engage international students and build community based on a variety of interests. These events will be posted in the UT International Students Facebook Group, a forum for global Longhorns to connect with… read more
Spotlight: Dependents and International Wellness Fest
The International Office’s 4th Annual International Wellness Fest will be an opportunity to celebrate International Education Week and to connect students with health & wellness resources in and around campus. Did you know that we will have some resources for your dependents (spouse and/or children) as well? Here are a… read more
4th Annual International Wellness Fest!
Mark your calendars, and join us for International Wellness Fest 2017 on Monday, November 13! Look out for a series of upcoming blog posts highlighting some of our partners over the next few weeks. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Diversity and Wellness: Discussion with Dr. Kimberly Burdine
Grab your lunch and join the Wellness Network for their April Brown Bag information session! Dr. Kimberly Burdine, Psychologist & Diversity Coordinator at the Counseling and Mental Health Center, will lead a discussion on the intersection of wellness and cultural identity. This interactive discussion will explore factors that maintain, perpetuate and… read more
International Wellness Fest 2016!
Nutrition, sport, dance, meditation, and more! Join us for free food, performances, and wellness topics with an international focus. Free, healthy snacks from Teji’s, KIND, and Rhythm Superfoods! Performance by Mariachi Paredes de Tejastitlán Resource tables by University Health Services, CMHC, Academic HealthPlans, UT RecSports, and more! Thursday, November 17 5:00-7:00pm SAC… read more
Fall is Apple Season!
It seems the summer heat has finally given us a break, and fall is ushering in cozy cardigans, scarfs, and boots. And what says fall more than fresh, crisp apples? Think apple cider, apple orchards, apple pie and more! Health Benefits of Apples We all know “an apple a day… read more
Texas PEACH Season is Coming!
Summer is almost here and along with it, in-season produce! Austin has numerous farmers markets to grab seasonal produce, and some farmers markets also feature chef demonstrations and music. For a list of farmers markets in the area, read our recent post on the topic. Cooking with In-Season Produce Summer seasonal produce… read more
Thrive at UT
Introducing: Thrive at UT Mobile App As the semester comes to an end and you begin studying for finals, take a break to check out the new Thrive at UT mobile app. Thrive is a free iPhone app geared toward enhancing the well-being of busy UT students on the go.… read more
Mental Health Promotion Week: Be Kind to Your Mind
Mental Health Promotion Week 2016 is a campus-wide event focused on promoting elements of positive emotional well-being. Programs throughout the week emphasize the benefits of exploring social connections, mindfulness, self-care, gratitude, resilience, creativity and play. Wednesday’s event will even feature a particular focus on culture and mental health: Diversity &… read more