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.

Attend the next Faculty Senate meeting.
Wednesday, March 24, at 5 p.m.
All University faculty members are invited to attend the senate meeting this week. It will be held virtually. Visit fs.miami.edu to learn more about the senate, its representatives, and meeting information. Explore a guide to help faculty navigate the semester.

Learn from University leaders during a Women’s History Month panel. 
Friday, March 26, at 10:30 a.m.
The University community is invited to attend a virtual panel discussion featuring female leaders from across the University of Miami. Hosted by the Human Resources’ Office of Workplace Equity and Inclusion, and in honor of Women’s History Month, “Visionary Women: COVID-19 and Work-Life Integration” will address challenges and share insights regarding the many ways women have navigated work-life integration throughout the pandemic. Register for the event and meet the panelists.

Ask the experts at UHealth about personalized nutrition.
Friday, March 26, at 12:15 p.m.
As part of National Nutrition Month, tune in for a presentation that recognizes the unique factors affecting our food choices, including our bodies, backgrounds, and tastes. Presented by the UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center, attendees will learn from Elizabeth Ferrer, a clinical dietitian at the University of Miami Health System, how to plan and make healthful meals and snacks and read nutrition labels effectively. Employees enrolled in UM’s Well ’Canes program can earn points by attending this session. Register now.

Learn to utilize collaboration tools within Microsoft Teams. 
Tuesday, March 30, at 3 p.m.
In an era where physical collaboration isn’t always possible, Microsoft Teams offers a complete virtual solution that allows individuals to connect using features like chat, audio/video calls, and file sharing. Learn tips from in-house experts during the next UMIT tech talk. Users at all experience levels can register to attend. Get additional information about UMIT’s tech talk series.

Athletics compliance: What is a booster?
Learn how to maintain a culture of compliance at the University of Miami by adhering to NCAA guidelines. Understand the role of a booster, who is a representative of the University of Miami athletics department. This includes an individual, corporate entity, or other organization. This also includes anyone who has been a member of any organization that supports or has been involved in promoting University of Miami athletics or has made financial donations to UM athletics or to an athletics booster organization. Learn more.