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.

Learn to leverage AI in the classroom.
Course now available for University faculty.
University faculty can register for Teaching with AI: Seizing Opportunities and Navigating Challenges, a six-week course designed to equip participants with essential knowledge and practical tools for integrating generative AI into educational settings. Launched by the Learning Innovation and Faculty Engagement team, the asynchronous course is facilitated on Blackboard Learn Ultra, ensuring a comprehensive and user-friendly learning experience. Find more AI resources offered by Academic Technologies.

Learn how to feel good about yourself. 
Tuesday, July 9, at noon and 4 p.m.
Feeling good about yourself is essential for mental well-being. Register for a webinar to discuss ideas and strategies to boost your self-esteem, self-worth, and self-acceptance. Review simple, effective strategies to shift your mindset by reframing negative thoughts. Utilizing effective, research-based strategies for reframing negative thoughts can lead to a more optimistic outlook, increased self-esteem and significantly improve your overall well-being.

Slow Looking with the Lowe: Views of Venice
Tuesday, July 9, at noon
During this virtual program, Tola Porter, Lowe Art Museum educator for academic and public programs, will lead participants through a 30-minute mindful and interactive session exploring selected artworks from the Lowe’s collection. Register for the free event.

Faculty and staff Coral Gables Campus parking permit sales
Available on Wednesday, July 10, at 8 a.m.
Employees who currently pay for their permit through payroll deduction will automatically   continue with their current parking assignment. Learn more about how to apply for a permit and complete other procedures, including how to request a change of zone, adjust payment method, and complete unresolved parking citations.

On view from the University Libraries
Explore exhibitions and displays currently available, which offer a unique opportunity for academic and cultural enrichment. Located on the Coral Gables and Marine campuses, each installation incorporates historical and contemporary items, including documents, photographs, books, art, prints, and maps. Take advantage and visit before some of them conclude this season.

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