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 an introduction to Microsoft Bookings.
Thursday, June 23, at 2 p.m.
You’re invited to an upcoming Tech Talk to learn how to better manage your schedule with Microsoft Bookings. The web-based Outlook integration allows you to customize your calendar to stay organized and manage appointments. The webinar will demonstrate how to use Microsoft Bookings, and it will address frequently asked questions. Register now.

Learn how to support a culture of inclusion.
June 29, at 12:30 p.m.
Be a part of a conversation about inclusion and sensitivity training for the trans and nonbinary experience. Lauren Foster, director of concierge and LGBTQ + services at UHealth Hospital and Clinics, will share her insights and advice on how to be a better ally and how to support a culture of inclusion and belonging at work and in the community. Register now.

Enter the ’Canes Summer Photo Contest. 
Deadline is July 29.
Whether you are staying in South Florida or heading elsewhere, all University faculty and staff members are invited to share their favorite summer photos for a chance to win one of several University of Miami giveaways. Contest submissions will close on July 29. Learn more.

Adhere to social media regulations for athletics compliance. 
As part of the University community, we’re all charged with learning and abiding by NCAA and ACC rules, which impact UM student-athletes, recruits, coaches, and boosters. Regulations regarding communication, including social media, with a prospective student-athlete and their families apply to all within the ‘Canes community. Help the University maintain a culture of compliance with guidelines that govern online interaction. Learn more.

Participate in the Families First Program offered by the Mailman Center. 
Multiple dates.
Parents are encouraged to join the University of Miami's Families First Program. The organization offers resources for parents and aims to promote optimal child development and reduce parental stress. Registration is required. Learn more.

Access HR Insights, a weekly email newsletter from the Office of Human Resources that highlights HR initiatives, resources, and benefits available to staff at the University.