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Robinson Center to host Feel Good Fitness open house for faculty, staff Nov. 20

Fri, 11/15/2013

LAWRENCE — Robinson Center and students in the Psychological Aspects of Exercise are offering a Feel Good Fitness Day for University of Kansas faculty and staff that will feature information on the KU Staff and Faculty Exercise Program and a wealth of resources. The open house will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Robinson Center’s second floor.

The event will feature health information from nutritionists and health educators, tours of the facility, and giveaways and prizes from Sunflower Bike, Omtree Shala Yoga, Elevate Mind Body and Massage as well as local restaurants, babys-itters and others.

Free T-shirts will be given to the first 200 people in attendance, and the event will feature free food and drinks as well. Health and fitness experts will host information booths and answer questions, and KU students will offer tours of Robinson Center and answer questions about the KU Staff and Faculty Exercise Program.



As KU senior Ashlie Koehn helped prepare a meal of horse and goat — she is studying abroad in Kyrgyzstan — she got a Skype call from Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, telling her she had been named a 2015 Truman Scholar. Koehn is majoring in environmental studies, economics, and international studies. She chose Kyrgyzstan, her third study abroad experience, to increase her cultural competency and sharpen her Russian language skills. One of Koehn’s favorite things about the country? The beautiful mountains and lakes. She plans to use the $30,000 Truman award for graduate study in the economics of climate change. While she appreciates Kyrgyzstan’s mountains, her environmental pursuits concern her own native plains. “As a fourth-generation Kansan, I am deeply concerned about how climate change will affect the lives and livelihood of Kansans.” Read more about Ashlie Koehn and her surprise Skype with the Chancellor: http://bit.ly/1awodaa University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Kansas Air National Guard KU Study Abroad Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

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