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: Seen at the U
Browse a series of images published on multimedia.miami.edu that capture the day-to-day campus life at the University of Miami.

Coral Gables Campus parking permit sales
Available on Wednesday, July 10, at 8 a.m., for faculty and staff members.
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. Find details for student parking sales, beginning Thursday, July 11.

Learn more about the University’s student loan assistance program.
Thursday, July 11, at 3 p.m.; Tuesday, July 16, at 11 a.m.; and Monday, July 22, at 3 p.m.
The University of Miami offers a student loan repayment assistance program to help our workforce pay off student loans faster and to provide valuable educational resources to manage student loan debt. Full-time faculty and staff members with at least six months of employment at the U may be eligible to receive monthly contributions. Register for an upcoming information session.

On view at the University of Miami Gallery in Wynwood
Wednesday, July 17 through Friday, Aug. 30
In a collection of images that are both quiet and telling, Miami-based photographer and University alum, Diego Alejandro Waisman, portrays the vulnerabilities experienced by residents of South Florida’s mobile home communities amid rapid urban transformation and the threat of economic displacement. Waisman’s collection “For I Shall Already Have Forgotten You,” is on view at the University of Miami Gallery, at the Wynwood Building.Learn more about the exhibition, gallery hours, and the opening reception.

Lowe Connects: ‘She's a Knockout: Sport, Gender, and the Body in Contemporary Art’
Thursday, July 18, at 6:30 p.m.
This one-hour virtual program will explore the themes of the exhibition: resilience, strength, labor, women's rights, queer aesthetics, and notions of “femininity” through athletic imagery from around the globe. Caitlin Swindell, chief curator of the Vero Beach Museum of Art, will discuss the exhibition she prepared for the Lowe Art Museum. Fay Sanders, an artist whose work is included in the show, will speak about her artistic practice that imagines a world in which people are free to play. Purchase tickets—$5 per participant.

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