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September 30, 2023

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Diversity Forum to Focus on History and What We Can Learn from It

Registration is now open for the 2022 UW–Madison Diversity Forum, “The Power of Remembering: Reclaiming Our Legacies to Imagine New Futures.” The hybrid event will be held on November 14–15. Dr. Tiya Miles, Harvard historian, author, and professor, will deliver the keynote address. The 2022 conference will focus on how we can better tell previously untold stories; what we can learn from our shared history; and how we can use those lessons to move toward a more equitable and inclusive future. The Diversity Forum is free and open to the public. Registration for in-person attendance is requested by this Friday, Oct. 28. Learn more at
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Reminder to Complete Cybersecurity Awareness Training by Dec. 1 Deadline

The 2022 Cybersecurity Awareness Training is required for all UW–Madison employees. Those faculty and staff who have not yet completed the training must do so by Dec. 1, 2022, or they will be deemed ineligible for any pay adjustments and bonuses determined by their local schools, colleges, or divisions and ineligible for pay plan increases. There are two training options available: a video-based version, and a text-based version that is accessible for all people and available in English, Spanish, Hmong, Tibetan, Chinese, and Nepali. The 2022 training is provided through Canvas and should take about 30 minutes to complete. For additional information, please visit the Cybersecurity Awareness Training website (Source:
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Accessible Campus Parking and Transportation Resources

UW–Madison Transportation Services offers several parking and transportation options for employees with disabilities. For a guide to annual and temporary accessible parking options, and accessing public transit to get to, from, and around campus, please visit the Transportation Services website at
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Nominations Open for Student Employment Awards

The Office of Student Financial Aid is seeking nominations for Student Employee of the Year. Scholarships will be awarded to the top student employee in each of five categories. The deadline for supervisors to nominate outstanding student employees is Tuesday, Nov. 8. In addition, the Student Employment Supervisor of the Year award celebrates the accomplishments of those who play an important role in the development of student employees. The deadline to nominate outstanding student employment supervisors is Friday, Nov. 18.
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