5 Things You Need to Know This Week

By UM News

5 Things You Need to Know This Week

By UM News
A weekly series designed to highlight events, benefits, perks, and items of interest for University of Miami faculty and staff.

University Names Interim Title IX Coordinator
Beverly Pruitt, Assistant Vice President, has been named Interim Title IX Coordinator effective September 4. She is assuming the responsibilities of Bonnie Muschett, who has served as the University's Title IX Coordinator for the past 18 months. The University extends its gratitude to Bonnie for her service and dedication to the U. A national search has been launched to fill the role. Learn more about Title IX. To contact the Title IX Coordinator call 305-284-8624 or email titleixcoordinator@miami.edu.

Practice of Mindfulness: Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
Are back to school schedules and traffic causing extra stress in your life? UM FSAP is here to help. Join one of this week’s free Practice of Mindfulness sessions on the Coral Gables, RSMAS, and Miller School campuses and awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life. Register through ULearn to reserve your spot or call 305-284-6604.

State of the U Registration Open
Register today to join President Julio Frenk on Monday, Sept. 17, at the first State of University town hall meeting. The event is sure to engage each member of the UM community as we celebrate our progress and reflect on the University’s path toward our 2025 centennial. Prior to the event be sure to catch-up on President Frenk’s recent Voices column in Life@TheU.

Farmers Market Opens: September 5
We’ve been waiting all summer for the return of Well ’Canes Farmers Market on the Coral Gables campus. Starting Wednesday, Sept. 5, you can expect to see vendors set up with fresh fruit, organic snacks, and lunch options for even the most selective palate. Faculty and staff at Gables One Tower can now use the shuttle to join in on the fun, check the schedule in the lobby for scheduling details. Follow Life@TheU on Instagram for details and updates!

Iron Arrow Honor Society Community Recommendations
Do you have someone in mind who should be considered for Iron Arrow? Recommendations are currently being accepted until Monday, Sept. 24. Additional information and the recommendation form can be found here. Questions? Contact: ironarrow@miami.edu.