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Provides students insight into the rewards and pressures of the first few years of college, particularly around new friends, parties, and drinking.


Introduces students to the knowledge and skills they need to create a balanced lifestyle while in college.


Provides students with a better understanding of stress and its effects on health and wellness.


Introduces students to financial management topics and tools to help mitigate financial distress early on.


Equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to lead healthy sexual lives.

THE NEED FOR STUDENT WELLNESS EDUCATION

As millions of students arrive on college campuses each year, they struggle to effectively cope with a new environment, academic demands, and the pressure to succeed. Many are ill prepared for the social rigors of college and lack the practical skills necessary for self-care.

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Looking for a cost-effective way to provide students with opportunities to improve their health and safety? RI courses can be offered to your students with NO upfront cost to your institution.

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MAKING A MARK

With just a small team and only a few years as an organization under its belt, the Rothenberger Institute is leaving quite a mark on the university community and beyond. Learn about the ways RI is making a name for itself.

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ABOUT
James H. Rothenberger III

Jim Rothenberger, a member of the School of Public Health faculty 1972-2008, was an outstanding teacher, inspiration to thousands of students and colleagues, and a dear friend of the School and the University.

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  • a group of people standing, with the person in the middle, with their back turned, looking up

    RI staff at a team bonding event at Basecamp
    Left to right: Catherine, Kelly, Sarah, Angela, Ashley.

  • a group of people standing, with the person at far left looking up

    RI staff at a team bonding event at Basecamp
    Left to right: Matt, Josh, Catherine, Kelly.

  • a group of people standing next to a table

    RI staff at the 2013 Freezin' for a Reason 5K
    Left to right: Luke, Matt, Laurie, Kelly, Elizabeth.

  • 2 people posing for the camera, holding a sign

    RI staff at the 2013 Homecoming Parade
    Left to right: Laurie, Sarah.

  • 3 people posing for the camera

    RI staff at the 2013 BACCHUS General Assembly
    Left to right: Grant, Rebecca, Emily.

  • 2 RI TAs sitting behind a table at the student union

    2 RI TAs at the student union
    Left to right: Melanie and Janiru.

  • 3 RI TAs sitting behind a table outside of the student union

    3 RI TAs at the 2012 SNAC 5K.
    Left to right: Kasshia, Kelly and Kimberly.

  • 2 RI TAs posing for the camera

    Kristy and Nolan at the 2011 School of Public Health Film Fest.

  • 3 RI staff posing for the camera

    RI Staff at the 2011 School of Public Health Film Fest.
    Left to right: Tayne, Xiong and Emily.

  • 4 Teaching Assistants jumping in mid-air.

    RI TAs at a team building activity in Fall 2011.
    Left to right: Steven, Ian, Crystal and Nolan.

  • 3 TAs holding signs for the Homecoming Parade

    Catherine, Julia and Kelly showing off their parade signage at the 2012 Homecoming Parade.

  • The RI Team doing a human pyramid.

    The RI Team doing a human pyramid during a team building activity in Fall 2011.
    Top row, left to right: Sarah, Crystal and Emily. Bottom row, left to right: Nolan, Steven, Hardi and Kelly.

  • TAs at the 2010 Black and Blue party.
    Left to right: Liz and Chris

  • RI Staff at homecoming parade

    Laurie and Sarah at the 2012 Homecoming Parade.

  • RI TAs participating in the 5K

    Rothenberger Institute TAs at the SNAC 5K on March 31, 2012.
    Left to right: Kimberly and Kelly

  • Rothenberger Institute staff and TAs

    The Rothenberger Institute team at the 2012 Homecoming Parade.
    Top row - left to right: Amy, Josh, Catherine, Cassie, Julia, Nolan, Laurie, Rebecca, David, Matt and Jake. Bottom row - left to right: Rudy and Sarah

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