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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.

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December 3, 2022

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Required Cybersecurity Awareness Training for 2022

The 2022 Cybersecurity Awareness Training for all faculty and staff is now available. This annual training is mandatory; employees who do not complete the training will be deemed ineligible for pay adjustments and bonuses determined by their local schools, colleges, or divisions and ineligible for pay plan increases. The training must be completed by December 1, 2022.

There are two training options available: a video-based version, and a text-based version that is accessible for all people and available in six languages. The 2022 training is provided through Canvas and should take about 30 minutes to complete. The training does not need to be completed in one sitting. Users can return to the training to pick up where they left off and complete it at their convenience. Employees can retake the quiz until they pass. For additional information, please visit the Cybersecurity Awareness Training website (Source:
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Annual Summit Supports Student Employment

The Office of Student Financial Aid is hosting the second annual Student Employment Summit on Wednesday, July 20, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. via Zoom. The summit brings together supervisors, hiring managers, and others who support student employment at UW–Madison. Participants connect, share knowledge and best practices, and engage in different perspectives on a variety of Student Employment topics. This year’s theme will be on adapting to change in student employment and supervision. The event is free and registration is required. All who are interested are welcome and encouraged to attend all or parts of the virtual summit.
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Employee self-identification invitation message updated

Recently, UW System updated the invitation message for employee self-identification in MyUW at The new message states that the self-identification information “will also be used to assess and improve our affirmative action and workforce diversity efforts.” This update does not change the confidentiality of the self-identification information. The information will not be kept in your employment files or records and will not be used to make employment decisions. Submission of this information is voluntary. When used, data will not identify any specific individual. Learn more at
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Newsletter on Holiday Break

Working at UW will be taking a break next week for the July 4 holiday. Watch for the next issue on Wednesday, July 13.
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