News and Events

What’s happening at UNC Chapel Hill around the topic of workplace wellness, health and safety? Join us at the CCRWH Lecture Series to learn about faculty and student research, and check out news coverage of recent projects on campus below.

Grad Students Encourage Workers to Adopt Fitness Breaks

“Fitness Breaks is the brainchild of a group of master’s students in the Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Department of Health Behavior. It adapts an established 10-minute workout program called “Instant Recess” for the staff members who look after Carolina’s buildings and grounds, many of whom work nights or early mornings and often hold down a second job to help make ends meet.” Read more in the University Gazette

CDC’s Workplace Health Research Network launched at UNC

“Researchers from six research universities across the country gathered in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Feb. 5 and 6 to launch the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Workplace Health Research Network (WHRN) and conduct health research focused on the work environment, where the majority of Americans spend most of their time.” Read more at SPH news