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Grad Studies Staff Wellness

Welcome to the Grad Studies Staff Lunchtime Wellness series and potluck, a Mindfulness and Wellness Ambassador Program at UC Davis. Open to Graduate Studies staff and partner wellness group, each session integrates a social well-being potluck and short wellness presentation. 

Contact the Grad Studies Wellness Ambassador for more information about the series and potluck, or questions about becoming a partner wellness group.

Contact the Grad Studies Wellness Ambassador.

Wellness Workshop Series (12 p.m. - 1 p.m.)

Topic Date Location Register

Mindfulness 101 & Mindful Eating

April 16th, 2018 203 Mrak Hall Presentation

Mindful Walks, Healthful Apps & Meditation 101

May 21th, 2018 203 Mrak Hall Presentation

The Book of Joy Challenge

July 16th, 2018 203 Mrak Hall Presentation

Fall Walk-a-Bout

September 24th, 2018 203 Mrak Hall  

End of the Year Wellness Potluck

October 15th, 2018 203 Mrak Hall  


Event FAQs

  • Who can attend the Grad Studies wellness series?
  • The wellness series is designed for Grad Studies staff and partner wellness groups in Mrak Hall. Contact the wellness ambassador for more information on partnering with Grad Studies wellness events.
  • What kind of food should I bring? Does it have to be something super healthy with no flavor?
  • The focus of the potluck is on social well-being. While healthful treats are encouraged, the purpose of the potluck is to engage and support healthful activities and learn more about wellness resources. 
  • Should I bring workout shoes?
  • Keep your walking shoes close by as we'll venture out to the arboretum for lessons on walking meetings and mindful walks. 
  • I missed an event! Will information be on the website?
  • Yes. Slides will be posted on this page after each event or you can find the wellness ambassador for a recap.  
  • Do I need to attend every session?
  • The series is part of the UC Davis Wellness Ambassador program and is available at your pace. For those taking part in one of the 8-week challenges, it is recommended that you attend series workshops during the duration of your challenge.