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.

Take a meditation break. 
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. through June 25.
Contribute to your mental health and well-being through meditation practice that promotes inner happiness offered virtually on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. by the UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center. The 15-minute guided sessions are led by Lunthita Duthely, an assistant research professor for UM’s Miller School of Medicine in the department of obstetrics and gynecology. Register to attend.

Join the Women’s Commission virtual book club.
Friday, June 19, at 12 p.m.
Open to the entire University community—including faculty, staff, and students regardless of gender or identities—the Women's Commission will kick off its summer virtual book club at noon on Friday, June 19, by discussing Anne Pachett's, “The Dutch House.” To participate, send an email to womenscommission@miami.edu. Find details on the summer reading list and launch dates for each book. Learn more about the Women’s Commission.

Connect and create with the Lowe.
Wednesday, July 15, at 2 p.m.
Offered by the Lowe Art Museum and Human Resource's Workplace Equity and Inclusion team, the Connect and Create program uses art as a medium for communication, encouraging diversity of thought and perspective. During the one-hour interactive session, participants are guided through a series of curated works of art and discussion. The sessions, which begin Wednesday, July 15, are open to all University faculty and staff members. Space is limited and participants must register in advance to attend. To stay up to date on inclusion events, join the Inclusion News listserv

Access tip sheets within Workday. 
Now available.
Tip sheets are now available within Workday. To access them, click the orange icon labeled “Need Help?” and either select the Tip Sheet category or start typing in the search field. If you don't see the icon within Workday, learn how to install the WalkMe plugin on your computer. Tip sheets and tutorials will be removed from the Workday informational website as of Aug. 31, 2020; however, they will continue to be accessible within Workday.

Keep important documents safe and organized with Fidelity FidSafe.
Available online.
With hurricane season and preparations underway, consider storing digital copies of your important documents by using FidSafe—a secure online solution that ensures the critical files are available to you and your family whenever and wherever you need them, even after you’re gone. As part of your Fidelity benefits, University faculty and staff members can access up to 5GB of storage space for free, which allows you to collect and store your documents, passwords, and contacts. Learn more.