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.

UHealth bariatric weight loss seminar
Tuesday, June 4 at 6 p.m.
If you're ready to begin your journey to better health through weight loss, attend a free and informative seminar led by Nestor de la Cruz-Muñoz, M.D., UHealth chief of bariatric surgery. During the event, you’ll learn about weight loss options and services at UHealth, as well as first-hand experiences from former patients during a Q&A session following the formal presentation. Register now.

Discounts on Mini ’Canes Camp for Herbert Wellness Center members
Register now; camp begins Monday, June 10
There’s still time to enroll your child in UM’s Mini ’Canes Camp this summer. Campers ages six through 12 will have the opportunity to learn the importance of developing lifelong sports and recreation skills, all while having fun. Current Herbert Wellness Center member save $30 on each two-week session. Learn more at minicanes.miami.edu.

FSAP seminar on gaining control of emotional eating
Tuesday, June 4–Friday, June 7
Many of us eat when we are feeling bored, happy, angry, or sad, but if this is the main way you manage your feelings, you might be engaging in emotional eating. Develop awareness of the triggers that contribute to emotional eating and identify strategies for decreasing poor eating habits to avoid eating too much, especially high calorie, sweet, and fatty foods. UM employees can register to attend the 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.

EOL call for nominations
Now through Friday, June 21
Looking for your next professional development opportunity? Register now for Essentials of Leadership. Participants should discuss their interest in enrolling with their supervisor and have one or more direct reports (full-time, part-time, and students). Supervisors will need to submit a commitment form on the participant's behalf during the open enrollment period (May 22– June 21). Learn about required documents for submission process.

Compliance corner: student-athletes and promotions
NCAA bylaws prohibit boosters, local business and corporate entities from using a student-athlete’s name, picture, or likeness to promote any commercial product. Neither can a student-athlete authorize the use of his or her name or picture on commercial items. Approval may be granted by the U Athletics Department under specific circumstances. Please review the rules and protocol for these requests.