5 things you need to know this week

A weekly series designed to highlight events, benefits, perks, and items of interest for University of Miami faculty and staff

Be on the lookout for the Powered By You Faculty & Staff Pulse Survey. 
Tuesday, April 2.
As part of the University’s commitment to open communication and continuous improvement, the 2024 Powered By You Faculty and Staff Pulse Survey will launch on Tuesday, April 2 through April 19. The shorter survey, which is a follow-up to the 2023 Powered By You Faculty and Staff Engagement Survey, centers on priority areas—identified as most important by our workforce—allowing University leadership to evaluate the impact of engagement actions implemented at both enterprise and local levels. Learn more about the Powered By You Enterprise Action Plan, and be on the lookout for an email from Perceptyx with a link to complete the Pulse Survey.

Nominate a ’Cane for their green contributions. 
Nominations close Friday, April 5.
The Office of the President is accepting nominations for the Roberta “Bosey” Fulbright Foote Prize. Nominated parties can include an individual or team who has made an enduring contribution to the beauty, humanity, and future of the University of Miami’s campuses. The award will be presented during the University’s Earth Day celebration on April 22. Learn more and submit a nomination.

Explore the arts and culture of the U.
Now.
From author book talks to special art collections and more, The U Creates invites you to explore arts and cultural events on campus. Browse the list of upcoming events and reserve your tickets.

Find mental and behavioral health resources on campus.
Now.
The University’s Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) provides free and confidential one-on-one consultation sessions with licensed mental health professionals to eligible university employees and their dependents. Each month, the team of experts hosts webinars that tackle mental and behavioral health topics and provide tools to manage well-being. Additionally, University teams can schedule group check-ins to support their emotional and mental health during times of stress. View a full listing of FSAP resources and upcoming virtual events, or contact the office by calling 305-284-6604. 

Enjoy food trucks on campus.
Various dates.
University Dining welcomes a variety of food trucks to campus every week. Check out this week’s schedule and enjoy lunch or a midday snack around campus.

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.