Employee Health and Wellness

The mission of the UNK Employee Health and Wellness Program is to provide an organized program intended to assist employees in making positive voluntary behavior changes. Reducing health risks and enhancing individual morality will create a positive, health work environment and community.

January Cook-off

Teams will compete to prepare their game winning healthy appetizer in 30 minutes


  • Teams take the kitchen for 30 minutes between 2:00 and 5:00 p.m.
    • There will be two divisions:
      • Open Division (Teams comprised of any UNK faculty/staff or student combination) or
      • Student Division (student teams only)
  • Judged on appearance, taste, and composition

Entry Requirements:

  • $15 Entry Fee
  • Return the registration form to the Physical Activity and Wellness Lab by January 23.
  • Teams of 5 members: 3 Chefs and 2 Coaches


Let's Get Moving University of Nebraska-Kearney!

There's never been a better time to lace up and get moving. We've partnered with EveryMove to bring you an exciting new way to rally your coworkers, get moving more and help inspire a happier, healthier community. With EveryMove, you can track all your daily activities, get points, earn rewards and spark a little healthy competition with your coworkers and friends.

Sign up Today for Free! https://everymove.org/UNKearney

Get Active and Have Fun Too!

Be Active Your Way. EveryMove makes it easy to track all your everyday activities no matter how you like to move supporting over 100 different types of physical activities from walking the dog to running a marathon.

Connect your favorite fitness trackers and earn points automatically. EveryMove syncs with over 150 of the most popular fitness-tracking apps and devices so no matter which you choose, you can use. Sync it to EveryMove and your activities will log and earn you points automatically.

Don't go it alone. Sweat's better shared. Join your friends, family, and coworkers on EveryMove to cheer each other on, compete on leaderboards and celebrate your commitment to a more active healthy lifestyle everyday.

Ready to Get Moving?

Join the Movement today at: https://everymove.org/UNKearney

Be sure to use your @unk.edu email address for verification that you are a UNK employee. UNK rewards begin January 1st.

BCBS Mobile Applications

Go to www.nebraskablue.com/mobile where you'll find mobile sites, free apps and resources to stay healthy and connected.