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Events

Tuesday, April 21

Intramural: Sports Movie Bracket

Intramural: Sports Movie Bracket (this is a past event)

Help us decide the greatest sports movie, ever created. We will be selecting one random voter to win a free intramural shirt

How to Navigate Blackboard to Meet Learning Outcomes

Led by Ron Rodriguez, Academic Educational Technologist, DLI Topics Include: How to Navigate Blackboard How to Build Engaging Assignments/Discussion Boards How to Manage Your Grade Book How to Engage Your Learners (Multimedia Elements) How to Incorporate Engaging Content in Your Course Every Tuesday and Thursday until May 7, 2020 11 a.m. to noon To help the University faculty create online courses that engage learners, the Division of Continuing and International Education's Distance...

11am
Virtual Event
Virtual Earth Week

Virtual Earth Week (this is a past event)

In honor of Earth Day's 50th anniversary, The University of Miami is hosting its first-ever, virtual Earth Week celebration from April 18 to April 24 and is counting on your participation. Tune in and be part of the week-long celebration that brings together inspirational conversations from the University Community to explore the future of the University and the planet. To attend a talk or event, you will need to download Zoom, a free remote conferencing platform. When it is time for the...

11am
Virtual Event
Virtual Earth Week, April 18-24, 2020

Panelists will address the emerging complex questions regarding our relationship to the natural world, to wildlife that the COVID-19 pandemic has unveiled. They will try to show how the response to this public health crisis may hold lessons for future responses to the Climate crisis. Moderator: Jessica Brumley, Vice President for Facilities Operations and Planning Panelists: Kenneth Broad, Director of the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy; John Van Leer, Associate Professor in...

11am
Virtual Event
Virtual Earth Week, April 18-24, 2020

The Eco-Eats series are daily lunch talks from 12-1 pm, each with a different theme, where students and members of the community provide informative talks relating to sustainability-based topics. Today's topics are The Forgotten R: Navigating the Second-Hand Market, led by Giovanni Penagos- Former Florida State Park Ranger (FDEP) and Pros and cons of bicycle commuting in Miami: fitness, health, and sustainability, led by Michael Connelly. Zoom Link: https://miami.zoom.us/j/540766446

12pm
Virtual Event
Faculty and Staff Assistance Program: Calming Strategies

Calming Strategies (1/2 Hour) This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) webinar is offered to help participants understand how they may restore the parasympathetic (relaxation) response during COVID-19. Participants will learn simple physical and emotional calming methods that may be implemented to help manage current stressors. A breathing practice and guided imagery will be presented. FSAP Health and Wellness webinars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes...

12pm
Virtual Event
Managing Difficult Relationships in Graduate School

Learn strategies to: Better understand the challenges in your work relationships Build a working alliance with co-workers and supervisors Communicate effectively. Register in advance for this webinar: zoom.us… After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Virtual Culture Pop-Up: Experience Haiti

Planet Kreyol shares insight about the Haitian culture! Hosted by: Multicultural Student Affairs, Planet Kreyol- Haitian Student Organization Additional Information can be found at: https://miami.campuslabs.com/engage/event/5684532

12pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Earth Week, April 18-24, 2020

Our panelists will explore the global implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the United Nations' commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals. This public health crisis forces us to understand the complex synergy between the ecological world, the social fabric, and the globalized economy. Each of the 17 SDGs were designed to create a roadmap to a better world. This roadmap is more relevant than ever and our panelists will tell us why. Moderator: Teddy Lhoutellier, Sustainability Manager...

Designing Courses for Understanding: Creating Optimal Student Learning Experiences

Led by Hanna Fife, M.Ed. Instructional Designer, DLI Topics Include: Creating a User-Friendly Online Classroom Utilizing the Most Important Multimedia Principles to Ensure Your Students Understand and Retain Crucial Information from Your Teaching Every Tuesday and Thursday until May 7, 2020 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. To help the University faculty create online courses that engage learners, the Division of Continuing and International Education's Distance Learning Institute (DLI) launched the...

1pm
Virtual Event
Lowe Mindfulness

Lowe Mindfulness (this is a past event)

In an effort to stay connected with each other, we are taking our weekly mindfulness sessions online. Please join the Lowe Art Museum for a virtual session on Tuesdays at 1:00 PM. Each session will last about 30 minutes followed by a Q & A. Please Click Here for details and to join this session.

1pm
Virtual Event
**CANCELLED** Mengqian Lin, piano solo

**CANCELLED** Doctoral Recital **CANCELLED**

**CANCELLED** Mengqian Lin, piano solo

**CANCELLED** Doctoral Recital **CANCELLED**

Online Learning and Cognitive Load in Multimedia Learning

Led by Nicholas Armas, Senior Instructional Designer, DLI Topics Include: Don't Panic Simple Design Tactics Communication and Consistency Visual and Auditory Channels 12 Principles of Multimedia Design Every Tuesday and Friday until May 8, 2020 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. To help the University faculty create online courses that engage learners, the Division of Continuing and International Education's Distance Learning Institute (DLI) launched the DLI Online Course Development Series. The series...

2pm
Virtual Event
Fantasy Football Talk

Fantasy Football Talk (this is a past event)

We miss being around the Wellness Center and fields with everyone. We miss talking about sports and know fantasy football as we approach the NFL draft is something we are all interested in. We are hosting a Zoom conversation about the upcoming Fantasy Football season on April 21. One thing we want to talk about with you is who you think the top performers will be at what position. Zoom conversation 4 PM on April 21: Meeting ID - 493 948 813

**CANCELLED** Frost Chamber Music Showcase III

**CANCELLED** Valerie Coleman, coordinator Frost's top student ensembles perform an eclectic mix of masterworks for strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion in an evening concert dedicated to Miami's diverse communities. **CANCELLED**

**CANCELLED** Frost Chamber Music Showcase III

**CANCELLED** Valerie Coleman, coordinator Frost's top student ensembles perform an eclectic mix of masterworks for strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion in an evening concert dedicated to Miami's diverse communities. **CANCELLED**

CANCELLED University of Miami Baseball at FGCU

CANCELLED University of Miami Baseball at FGCU TV: Youtube Radio: WVUM 90.5 FM Streaming Audio: https://www.wvum.org/web-player https://hurricanesports.com/calendar.aspx?id=17076

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program: Calming Strategies

Calming Strategies (1/2 Hour) This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) webinar is offered to help participants understand how they may restore the parasympathetic (relaxation) response during COVID-19. Participants will learn simple physical and emotional calming methods that may be implemented to help manage current stressors. A breathing practice and guided imagery will be presented. FSAP Health and Wellness webinars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes...

6pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Earth Week, April 18-24, 2020

Make & Meditate: Creating an... (this is a past event)

Have an old t-shirt that doesn't fit anymore, or has some wear and tear, but can't bring yourself to throw it out? Come learn an eco-friendly craft, find a new activity to keep your hands, and talk about dealing with anxiety and other mental health issues while self-isolating. Materials needed: old t-shirt(s), scissors. Led by Sara Purdue, third-year graduate student, Rosenstiel School, Department of Atmospheric Sciences. Zoom link: https://miami.zoom.us/j/720702027 Meeting ID: 720 702 027

6pm
Virtual Event
Trivia Tuesday

Trivia Tuesday (this is a past event)

Now that the Spring Semester is almost here, get excited for Trivia Tuesdays at the Rathskeller! Most weeks, we do general trivia, but once in a while, there are special themed trivia Tuesdays. The themes for this semester are:January 28: Star WarsFebruary 18: Disney March 17: Harry PotterApril 21: Mean GirlsEvery Tuesday we will be awarding the first place team a $30 Rat Gift card and a random team a $10 Rat Gift Card! In addition, we will be offering 10% all food and drink, excluding...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Trivia Tuesdays #OnZoom

Virtual Trivia Tuesdays #OnZoom (this is a past event)

Trivia Tuesdays is back, but this time it's on Zoom! As usual, we will be playing for a $30 rat gift card! This event is only open to students. Register here to play: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Oy2kGBFXQ9GdyVxGhhQmfw Hosted by: Hurricane Productions, Rathskeller Additional Information can be found at: https://miami.campuslabs.com/engage/event/5697605

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Earth Week, April 18-24, 2020

Student films on Planetary Health (this is a past event)

The short films that will be screened are the works of UM students in Global Issues and Filmmaking- A Transdisciplinary Approach (INS 569/669, CCA 402/602), an innovative course offered jointly by the College of Arts and Sciences Department of International Studies & the School of Communication Department of Cinematic Arts. This course provides an opportunity for students to embrace the complexity of various global challenges by undertaking multi-disciplinary and multi-perspective research...

**CANCELLED** Frost Chamber Music Showcase III

**CANCELLED** Valerie Coleman, coordinator Frost's top student ensembles perform an eclectic mix of masterworks for strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion in an evening concert dedicated to Miami's diverse communities. **CANCELLED**

**CANCELLED** Frost Chamber Music Showcase III

**CANCELLED** Valerie Coleman, coordinator Frost's top student ensembles perform an eclectic mix of masterworks for strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion in an evening concert dedicated to Miami's diverse communities. **CANCELLED**

**CANCELLED** Music of the Spheres: The Culture of Song and Dance

**CANCELLED** Amanda Quist and Corin Overland, conductors Carol Kaminsky, dance coordinator Frost Chorale, Symphonic Choir, Women’s Chorus Frost Dance Ensemble A portrait of culture through movement and music comes to life with a selection of works for choir, directed by Quist. Quist collaborated with the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Dresden Staatskapelle. Join Frost’s singers and dancers as they explore the cultural relationships between traditional...

**CANCELLED** Music of the Spheres: The Culture of Song and Dance

**CANCELLED** Amanda Quist and Corin Overland, conductors Carol Kaminsky, dance coordinator Frost Chorale, Symphonic Choir, Women’s Chorus Frost Dance Ensemble A portrait of culture through movement and music comes to life with a selection of works for choir, directed by Quist. Quist collaborated with the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Dresden Staatskapelle. Join Frost’s singers and dancers as they explore the cultural relationships between traditional...

Green Day's American Idiot

Green Day's American Idiot (this is a past event)

Totally Tuesdays is a free performance of all currently enrolled University of Miami Students. Cane Card is required at the door. Music by Green Day; Lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong. Book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer We end our season with a high-octane electric-rock musical with a strong social message. Based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, this energy-fueled rock opera features little dialogue and instead relies on the lyrics of Green Day’s albums to...

Green Day's American Idiot

Canceled: Green Day's American Idiot (this is a past event)

BUY TICKETS Music by Green Day; Lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong. Book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer We end our season with a high-octane electric-rock musical with a strong social message. Based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, this energy-fueled rock opera features little dialogue and instead relies on the lyrics of Green Day’s albums to execute the story line of three disgruntled men as they flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of...

Tuesday, April 21