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Mark Ediger, professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, talks with students during his Chem 664: Physical Chemistry of Macromolecules course in the Chemistry Building on March 1, 2019. Ediger is the recipient of a 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award.

Employee News

February 9, 2023

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Annual Benefits Enrollment Period Begins Next Week

The Annual Benefits Enrollment period is September 30–October 25, 2019. This is the only time you can make changes to certain benefits without having an eligible life event (for example, marriage, birth, or divorce) or qualifying employment changes during the year. Certain benefits require re-enrollment each year. Learn about your benefits options for 2020 at upcoming seminars on October 2, 3, 7 and 8. Also, mark your calendar for the Employee Benefits and Resource Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at Union South. At the fair, you can attend a benefits seminar, meet with benefits representatives, and get help enrolling in benefits. Advance registration is not required to attend these events, and no leave needs to be taken. Review your current benefits elections in MyUW. Visit for more information.
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Leadership Conference Invites Session Proposals

The Leadership and Management Development Conference is designed to help faculty, staff, and community members develop the skills they need to lead and manage more effectively, whether they are in formal positions of leadership or not. Those who wish to present at the conference are invited to submit session proposals by Friday, Oct. 4. Registration is also open for the conference, which is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 13, 8:30 a.m.–4:15 p.m. at Union South. The $125 attendance fee includes workshops, the keynote session, and lunch. Presenters who are selected will receive free registration for the conference.
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Free Breakfast Marks Homecoming Week

All UW–Madison faculty and staff are invited to a free Homecoming Week breakfast on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Wisconsin Alumni Association, 650 N. Lake Street. A complimentary hot breakfast will be served. This is a drop-in event and no registration is required. The breakfast is hosted by the Wisconsin Alumni Association.
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Event Celebrates Shared Governance

A reception to celebrate shared governance on campus will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 3–4:30 p.m., in the Great Hall at Memorial Union. All UW–Madison faculty, academic staff, and university staff are welcome to attend. This event marks the significant role of shared governance in decisions regarding academics, research, campus climate, diversity, human resources, and more. Attendees will learn about the roles and responsibilities of shared governance and opportunities to get involved. Refreshments will be served.
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