Receive Tuition Remission for Summer Scholars Program

The University of Miami’s next three-week Summer Scholars Program, which starts July 7, gives high school sophomores and juniors the opportunity to experience college life and earn six college credits in a variety of academic areas. Students who apply by the priority deadline of Thursday, March 1, can receive $25 off the application fee with the special waiver code SSPMAR1. Employees may be eligible to apply tuition remission benefits for their dependents. Visit the Summer Scholars Program for more information.


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Managing Crucial Conversations

This seminar, which incorporates elements from the book, Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, is designed to help participants understand the elements of all crucial conversations and identify the skills necessary for managing them successfully. Attend to enhance your knowledge and capacity for mastery of high-stakes conversations. This seminar will be facilitated by a University of Miami Faculty and Staff Assistance Program consultant.

Rosenstiel campus: Tuesday, March 6, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, March 7, 12-1 p.m., Don Soffer Clinical Research Center, room 620

Coral Gables campus: Thursday, March 8, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, room 200BC

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.




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Welcoming a New Class of Welcomers

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The second class of I am the U’s U Facilitators is ready to welcome the University’s newly hired employees.

The Talent and Organizational Development (TOD) Department recently welcomed its second class of U Facilitators for the University’s new I am the U employee orientation program developed from recommendations made by UM employees.

Designed by the Global Orientation work team through the Culture Transformation efforts of 2015, U Facilitators are volunteer staff who were selected through a rigorous audition process. They welcome new employees to the University twice a week, leading them through a full day of engaging, interactive, and collaborative activities and sharing with them the University’s DIRECCT Values, Common Purpose, and Service Standards.

In 2017, the TOD team successfully delivered more than 90 such sessions and welcomed over 3,000 new employees to the University of Miami.

If you are interested in joining the next class of U Facilitators, please visit I am the U online for more information, or email iamthe@miami.edu.


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Receive Tuition Remission for Intensive Spanish Program

¿Hablas español? Are you looking to communicate more effectively in Spanish? The University of Miami Intensive Spanish program is designed for those who want to achieve maximum Spanish-language proficiency in a short period of time. Sessions are held on three consecutive weekends, with full-day interactive classes on both Saturday and Sunday. The next classes start on Saturday, April 7. Eligible UM employees can use the tuition remission benefit for this program. For more information call 305-284-4000 to speak with an advisor or visit continue.miami.edu/Spanish.


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Buy Discounted Laboratory Supplies from the BMB Core Supply Center

BMB Core Supply CenterThe BMB Core Supply Center, which is part of the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, offers discounted laboratory supplies to researchers across the University who may pick up their supplies from the center, located on the third floor of R. Bunn Gautier Building, on the north end of the Schoninger Research Quadrangle.

The center also offers products and free shipping from Promega, Qiagen, Sigma-Aldrich, Bio-Rad, Life Technologies, Agilent and New England Bio Labs.

Call 304-243-6998 or visit the BMB Core Supply Center to learn more.


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