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.

Join a conversation about gender and pronouns.
Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 10 a.m.
During this interactive session, participants will discuss the significance of gender and pronouns and their role in supporting a diverse and inclusive environment. Employees enrolled in the University of Miami’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion Certificate Program may be eligible to earn credit by attending this session. Be a part of the conversation.

Make an impact, join Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami.
Thursday, Sept. 22, at 4 p.m.
Since 2013, the University of Miami and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami have partnered to match local high school students with staff and faculty mentors. This information session will discuss how one-to-one mentoring can transform lives by igniting the power and promise of youth. Reserve your spot.

Explore mental health services available to employees. 
Tuesday, Sept. 27, at noon and 4 p.m.
Learn why employee assistance programs are beneficial; how they work; and what programs are available to university employees and their dependents, teams, and organizational leaders. Employees enrolled in the Well ’Canes Incentives program may be eligible to earn points by attending this session.

Tuesday, Sept. 27, at noon. Register.
Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 4 p.m. Register.

Learn about eating disorders. 
Thursday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m.
This webinar will discuss eating disorders, clinical symptoms, and common treatments for the disorders. This session is part of the monthly educational webinar series presented by Carisk Behavioral Health. Sign up now.

Be prepared for any emergency. 
The office of emergency management invites faculty and staff members to participate in a variety of emergency response training. From emergency preparedness fundamentals to active shooter training, employees are encouraged to register every three years as information is updated regularly. View upcoming training.

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.