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.

Get your tickets for the Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night with the Miami Marlins 
Starting today!
Cheer on the Miami Marlins as they take on the Braves on Saturday, Aug. 10. Don’t miss out on the pre-game festivities and in-game recognition as we celebrate University of Miami faculty and staff for their service. Get all the details about ticket distribution, parking, and game-day festivities for the whole family. For questions, contact UM Total Rewards by completing the online form. 

WW at Work kick-off workshop
Friday, July 26 at 12 p.m.
It’s mid-year and the perfect time to check in on your health goals. Now’s the perfect time to register for the next session of WW at Work, formerly Weight Watchers at Work, which kicks off on the Coral Gables, Rosenstiel, and medical campuses this month. Attend the session on July 26 at Gables One Tower, room 639, to qualify for a new incentive discount of 15 percent off your registration cost. UM faculty and staff, are eligible to be reimbursed for participating in the 12-week program, which meets weekly from noon to 1 p.m. on all three campuses. For questions about Coral Gables meetings, contact Kris Roth at kra24@miami.edu or 305-284-9849. Learn more about the program.

Community discussion on Pride
Wednesday, July 31 at 4 p.m.
All are welcome to attend a community discussion on Pride at the LGBTQ Student Center, room 2300-J in the Whitten University Center on the Coral Gables Campus. Presented by the LGBTQ Student Center and Unity Coalition, participants can bring their questions or come to listen to the discussion. Refreshments to follow. RSVP to info@unitycoalition.org.

Hurricanes Junior Cheerleaders
Register now; practice starts Sept. 8
Sign up your spirited child to participate in the fifth season of the Hurricanes Junior Cheerleaders program. As part of the program, your child will wear an authentic cheer uniform with their very own set of pompoms, learn from and perform alongside of the Hurricanes Cheer and Sunsations Dance teams at Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 9 against the Louisville Cardinals. Registration is open to first through sixth grade students. Register now and learn more. For more details or questions, please contact Mackie Feierstein at 305-284-8228 or mfeierstein@miami.edu.

Get non-urgent medical care
UM faculty, staff, and their dependents covered under the University’s medical plan continue to receive a discount at all 15 UHealth Clinics at Walgreens. Visits are $5, and clinics are open seven days a week throughout the summer. The UHealth Clinics at Walgreens are available for same-day visits for minor illnesses, such as coughs, colds, sore throats, pink eye, and more; and each location is staffed by University of Miami Health System advanced practice registered nurses. Learn more.