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March 2, 2021

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Beware of Email Scam

Scammers are always seeking ways to gain your trust, and your credentials. The latest attempt in your InBox late last week looks like it is coming from UW-Madison, complete with logo. Ironically it states that due to a flood of scam email to “wisc.edu servers,” you are directed to click on a link to update your account. New, seemingly more creative attempts arrive each week. Do not fall for them. To report an apparent spam or scam, forward it to abuse@wisc.edu so the UW Office of Cybersecurity can investigate and take appropriate action.
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Onsite Wellness Assessments: July 19

Are you an employee carrying health insurance through UW-Madison that is being administered by ETF? Consider participating in the Well Wisconsin program to qualify for a $150 (taxable) reward from your health insurer. Plus it's a great way to learn more about your current health status and potential risks in your future. Free appointments available Tuesday, July 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Bascom 260.
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Director of Human Resources Retires

After nearly six years as the Director of the Office of Human Resources, Bob Lavigna will be retiring from his position as of July 1. He has played an important role on our campus, not the least of which was shepherding the university through HR Design. We wish him luck in his future endeavors. Mark Walters, OHR Director of Operations will serve as interim Director of OHR until a replacement has been appointed. A campus-wide search and screen committee is currently in formation.
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UWPD Chief Riseling Announces Retirement

After 25 years of service to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, UW Police Chief Sue Riseling will retire in August and lead the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). Her last day on campus is August 7. Assistant Chief Brian Bridges will serve as interim chief.
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Riders Needed

Join the Wisconsin State Vanpool program. Vanpools are groups of 8-15 commuters sharing their ride to work in a passenger van that is owned, insured and serviced by the program. Passengers share the cost of operating the van. If you like to drive, you could commute for a reduced rate!
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