5 things you need to know this week

By Life@TheU

5 things you need to know this week

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

Slay your resume!
Thursday, Jan. 24
Mark your calendar for a lunchtime presentation and discussion on how to take your resume to the next level. Grab your lunch and tune in for expert advice on resume writing, including must-haves, and how to reach potential employers. Register to attend this professional development workshop, presented by the UM Women’s Commission in collaboration with UM Law School, Toppel Career Center, and Human Resources. Learn more about the Commission.

Take a mindful walk
Tuesday, Jan. 29–Wednesday, Jan. 30
Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions can impact health and quality of life. Pack your walking shoes and plan for a mindful midday stroll on either the Gables or medical campus later this month. UM employees can register to attend a session, which is facilitated by a Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) consultant. Employees enrolled in UM’s Well ’Canes program can earn Pure Wellness points by attending this session. Learn more about FSAP by reading the latest newsletter.

Reminder for all 'Responsible Employees'
Complete before Thursday, Jan. 31
If you’ve been designated a ‘Responsible Employee’ in the University’s Sexual Misconduct policy, there’s a required Title IX training course that must be completed by Jan. 31. This training will help you better understand your role in maintaining a safe, inclusive, and healthy campus environment for our students, faculty, and staff. Start by logging into ULearn with your UM credentials and locate the course in your transcript. For assistance accessing the training, contact ULearn administrator Alex Maruly at ajm412@miami.edu or EVERFI technical assistance at support.lawroom.com. Refer to the troubleshooting guide if you experience technical issues loading the training. Any questions about the content should be sent to Beverly Pruitt, interim Title IX coordinator, at titleixcoordinator@miami.edu.

Inaugural distinguished lecture series
Wednesday, Jan. 30
The distinguished lecture series kicks off Jan. 30, at 4:30 p.m. with a presentation on forecasting a brighter future for preventing stroke and cognitive decline by the Miller School of Medicine’s Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., MS, Chairman of Neurology, Olemberg Family Chair in Neurological Disorders, Miller Professor of Neurology, Public Health Sciences, Human Genetics, and Neurosurgery, Executive Director of the Evelyn McKnight Brain Institute, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Science, Director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, and Chief of the Neurology Service at Jackson Memorial Hospital. The event will be held at the Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education Auditorium 1120 NW 14 Street (first floor) with a reception to follow. To RSVP email uhealthevents@med.miami.edu or call 305-243-0001.

New fact finder booklets
Now available!
Every year the Office of Planning, Institutional Research, and Assessment publishes an official Fact Book, which includes the most current benchmark data available about the University. Fact books can be accessed online along with an archive dating back to 1972. Also available now is the 2018-19 Fact Finder, which can be found at miami.edu/facts. You can order pocket-sized printed versions of the fact finder by emailing pira@miami.edu; include your office mailing address.