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Rowan Calyx, administrative support in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, works is his office in Vilas Hall on June 23, 2022. Calyx is a recipient of a 2022 University Staff Recognition Award.

Employee News

December 3, 2022

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Benefits Enrollment Session Available Online

The Annual Benefits Enrollment period is currently underway and will end at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. Employees who need more information in order to make informed decisions about benefits may wish to attend a live, virtual presentation of “Benefits 2023: What You Need to Know.” This one-hour session includes a review of 2023 benefits changes, information on how to enroll, and time for questions and answers. The last sessions are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. Pre-registration is not required. The recorded presentation can be viewed on YouTube. Links to these and other resources can be found at
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Partners in Giving Celebrates 50 Years

The 50th annual Partners in Giving campaign kicked off this week. UW–Madison employees can donate to the local, national, and international charities of their choice to make a difference in the causes they care about. Online pledges can be made through payroll deduction or by credit card at Information about other ways give, such as using a paper pledge form, can be found at As little as $1 per pay period adds up to make a positive impact in our community and around the world. New this year are virtual Charity Lunch and Learns. On-campus campaign activities run through November 30, 2022; contributions are welcomed through May 2022.
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UWPD Invites Feedback

The UW‒Madison Police Department (UWPD) is seeking thoughts and feedback from the community as they embark on a strategic planning process. All members of the campus community are invited to complete a brief anonymous survey. The results will help shape and inform strategies, goals, and service priorities for the next 3‒4 years. The survey is available at and responses are requested by this Friday, Oct. 14.
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A Celebration of American/Chinese Friendship

An American/Chinese Friendship Celebration will be held this Friday, Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m.‒12:30 p.m. in Varsity Hall at Union South. Attendees will enjoy art, music, poetry, and complimentary food and beverages. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of University Staff. To view the event poster, go to
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