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Have an HR-Benefits Question? Contact the Benefits Team

Have an important question about your medical benefits? Are you thinking about opening a retirement savings account? Want to learn more about the total rewards package offered by the University? HR-Benefits Administration offers three convenient ways to get your benefits-related questions answered:

Email a Benefits representative at www.miami.edu/benefits/ask by completing the online inquiry form. A Benefits representative will respond within three business days.

Call the Benefits Customer Service Team at 305-284-3004.

Schedule an appointment with a Benefits representative by calling 305-284-3004.

Benefits representatives are located on the Coral Gables and Miller School of Medicine campuses.

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Coral Gables/Rosenstiel Staff Mini Pulse Survey Closes August 15

Wednesday, August 15 is the last day to complete and submit the Coral Gables/Rosenstiel 2012 Staff Mini Pulse Survey. This important survey will be conducted annually to check-in on the pulse of the UM workforce. Staff members who have not completed the survey are urged to spend just 10 minutes providing feedback about their work experiences. Your response to the survey will help provide valuable input for the provost, deans, vice presidents, and other senior administrators.

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Coral Gables/Rosenstiel Staff Mini Pulse Survey Opens Wednesday, August 1

The University of Miami wants to know what you think. On Wednesday, August 1 you will receive an email about the 2012 Gables/RSMAS staff mini pulse survey. The survey is a short and quick check-in to get the pulse on staff perceptions and how you feel about working at UM. The survey will be open August 1-15 and will be administered by an outside consultant. It is completely confidential. The provost, deans, vice presidents, and other senior administrators will review responses to improve the work environment at UM. Results will be summarized in a future e-Veritas article.

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Career Exploration

Drew Middle School students listen to a presentation at UM's Toppel Career Center.

When it came time for a group of middle school students to visit the University of Miami’s College of Engineering for a presentation on the many tasks performed by engineers, seventh grader Jermaine Anderson made sure he had a front-row seat for the slide show.

The 13-year-old listened intently as director of admission David Poole talked about the many wonders made possible by biomedical engineers—from better prosthetic arms and legs for soldiers who have lost limbs to a pill-sized camera that allows physicians to peer inside the human body. Read the full story

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Celebrating Diversity in the Workplace


Celebrating Diversity in the Workplace

Nerissa E. Morris (center), UM vice president of Human Resources, accepted the award on behalf of UM. Standing with her are Cindy Lau-Evans (left), president of the Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management, and Heather E. Vogel (right), president of HR Florida State Council.

The Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management honored the University of Miami with its sixth annual Diversity and Inclusion Award on September 20. The award recognizes organizations and individuals whose diversity and inclusion practices transcend the norm. UM was honored for best practices and innovative initiatives for promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Examples of UM’s diversity and inclusion practices include:

  • Engagement in special recruitment efforts to attract veterans, including those with disabilities.
  • Establishing the Scientists and Engineers Expanding Diversity and Success (SEEDS) program to orchestrate grassroots efforts that promote opportunities for women and minority scientists and engineers.
  • Supporting programs to assist underserved communities in Miami-Dade County, including the Jefferson Reaves, Sr. Health Center, Families First Network, and more.

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