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February 4, 2023

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Register Now for 2019 Diversity Forum

The 2019 UW–Madison Diversity Forum will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Union South. The opening keynote speaker on Tuesday will be John Quiñones, longtime ABC news correspondent and creator and host of the “What Would You Do?” hidden camera television series. Forum programming will focus on ethics and diversity in higher education and in the broader community. The forum is free and open to the public. Attendees may register for one or both days. For details and registration, go to
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Multilingual HIB Prevention Workshops Coming in September

Hostile and Intimidating Behavior (HIB) Policy and Process Workshops will be offered for employees in multiple languages in September. Each 90-minute workshop will review campus HIB policies and resources, provide information on how to recognize HIB, and explain how to use the HIB website at The daytime session will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1–2:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union. The late-night session for second and third shift employees is on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 11 p.m.–12:30 a.m. at the Health Sciences Learning Center. Both sessions will be offered in English, Spanish, Hmong, Tibetan, Mandarin, and Nepali. Advance registration is not required for the multilingual workshops, but employees who plan to attend should notify their supervisor.
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Regular Hours to Resume at University Dining Markets

Regular hours will resume at the University Dining Markets on Thursday, Sept. 5. All markets will return to regular service, in which diners choose individual food items and pay for what they take, with one exception. At Rheta’s Market only, diners will pay a fixed price for their meal when they enter and take all they care to eat, buffet style. Rheta’s Market is located in Chadbourne Residence Hall at the intersection of Park Street and University Avenue. To see all University Dining locations, hours, and menus, visit
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Check Your Federal Withholding Amount

All UW–Madison employees are encouraged to do a “paycheck checkup.” This can help prevent you from having too little or too much federal tax withheld from your paycheck. The IRS offers a Tax Withholding Estimator to help you determine the right amount of tax withholding for your situation at estimator. If you would like to make a change in how much tax you have withheld, please submit a new W-4 form as soon as possible or see your local payroll contact for assistance.
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