5 things you need to know this week

A weekly series designed to highlight events, benefits, perks, and items of interest for the University of Miami community.

ICYMI: Come Sail Away
Skippers with disabilities from Shake-A-Leg Miami teach University of Miami Miller School of Medicine physical therapy students about sailing–and life. Explore the sights, sounds, and stories from the adventures at sea.

Espérame Siempre: The Love Letters of Carlos Alfonzo to Luis Manuel del Pilar, 1976-1980
Thursday, June 20, at 2 p.m.
Luis Manuel del Pilar and Elizabeth Cerejido, curator for Cuban Collections at the Cuban Heritage Collection, discuss the life and artistic impact of late Cuban American painter Carlos Alfonzo. The free virtual program will offer a rare insight into Alfonzo's personal life both in Cuba and in exile as well as his evolution as a visual artist—first on the island and subsequently in the United States, where he became one of the most well-known Cuban American painters of his time. Register to attend the online event.

Two exhibitions launching at the Lowe Art Museum. 
On view June 21 through Sept. 14
Explore two new installations—‘She's a Knockout: Sport, Gender, and the Body in Contemporary Art’ and ‘A Collector's Journey: Susan Grant Lewin and the Art Jewelry World.’  Patrons are invited to attend the opening reception for the two exhibitions on Thursday, June 20, at 7 p.m. Lowe members receive complimentary admission to the event. Learn more about the Lowe membership program.

Manage your energy, not your time.
Tuesday, June 25, at noon and 4 p.m.
Explore the importance of managing your personal energy levels and review energy renewal techniques to stay refreshed, resourceful, and able to perform at optimal levels. This webinar is offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program for University community members interested in improving their personal energy management skills. Register to attend the virtual session at noon or 4 p.m.

Benefits reminder: UHealth Clinics at Walgreens
Hours vary by location
The UHealth Clinics at Walgreens offer same-day visits for minor ailments—such as a cough, cold, flu, and sore throat. Employees on the UM/Aetna plan and their dependents can access care from University of Miami Advanced Practice Registered Nurses for a $5 copay. With convenient locations throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, the clinics are open seven days a week, with extended weekday and weekend hours and same-day appointments.

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