News for Employees
UW-Madison couldn’t operate without the 5000+ University Staff that play a critical role on campus. Each year, five are selected for University Staff Recognition Awards for their outstanding contributions both on campus and through their communities.
Accessible Circulator Shuttle Breaks for the Summer
The UW-Madison Accessible Circulator Shuttle will end service at 7:30pm Friday, May 13, 2016. Service will resume when 2016-17 fall classes begin. Customers can contact Madison Metro Paratransit for summer service.
Professional Development: UW Women in IT
Interested in advancing your career? This workshop, Thursday, May 12, focuses on helping you get ahead by providing you with the latest trends in resume formats and how to present yourself in a cover letter/resume. This is the first in a series of two unique sessions.
Volunteer: Residence Halls Move-Out
Please volunteer as a recycling guide to support sustainability on campus. Each year, University Housing partners with students, faculty, staff, and several campus and community organizations to reduce the amount of material that ends up in landfills as a result of move-out.
Free Bicycle Class: Hub Overhaul Demo
Free class taught by We Are All Mechanics. The instructor will take apart a wheel hub and demonstrate repacking of wheel bearings. The inner workings of this simple but mysterious bicycle maintenance task will be revealed. Free Planet Bike blinky light set to the first 5 attendees. Wednesday, May 4, 2016
6:00 – 7:30 p.m at the University Bicycle Resource Center.
Employee Appreciation Ice Cream Social: May 5
The annual Employee Appreciation Ice Cream Social is set for Thursday, May 5. Free ice cream on Bascom Hill from 1 p.m until 2:30 p.m., or until we run out, whichever comes first. Rain location: Birge Hall lobby.
HR Forums: April 28 & May 2
In an ongoing, campus-wide effort to ensure that all employees understand and are engaged with the human resources issues that affect them, the Office of Human Resources announces two new HR forums. Learn more about employee choice, how the potential changes in FLSA might affect you, and the campus-wide job title and compensation study. Sessions will be conducted in English, Spanish, Hmong, Mandarin Chinese and Tibetan.
Transportation Notice: Spring Football Game
The Wisconsin Badger Spring Football Game is scheduled for Saturday, April 23, 2015 at 12:00 Noon. Special Events staff will be present at parking lots from 6:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. to assist attendees. Please allow extra time and drive carefully as we expect a large number of visitors for this event.
Host a Program or Event at Wisconsin Science Festival
The Wisconsin Science Festival, which engages tens of thousands of people each year, is seeking participation from campus groups. You can take part by hosting a program or open house at your location and/or leading a station as part of the Discovery Expo at the Discovery Building. The Festival will be held October 20-23. Deadline to submit is June 17.
April 11-15: Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness Week
Two statewide tornado drills will be held on Thursday, April 14: a statewide mock tornado watch at 1:00 p.m. and mock tornado warning at 1:45 p.m. and a second tornado warning at 6:55 p.m. In the event there is severe weather reported anywhere in the state, the drill will be postponed until Friday, April 15.