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Binnu Palta Hill, assistant dean for diversity and inclusion in the Wisconsin School of Business Office of Diversity, moderates a fireside chat with UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank in Grainger Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on April 3, 2018. The two talked about breakthrough through leadership and forming the leaders of tomorrow. Palta Hill is one of nine recipients of a 2018 Academic Staff Excellence Award (ASEA).

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December 1, 2023

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Employee Flu Shots Available

University Health Services hosts employee flu shot clinics at various locations on campus. UW–Madison supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation that adults receive an annual flu shot. No appointment is needed. Bring your health insurance card. If you have Anthem-Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Dean Care, Group Health Cooperative, Humana, Physicians Plus, WPS, United Healthcare, or Unity, payment will be processed directly to your health insurance provider. Otherwise, there will be a $34 fee for the shot (payable by cash, check, Visa or MasterCard). The employee flu shot clinics are not open to spouses, partners, or children of employees.
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Save the Date: Employee Benefits and Resource Fair

The annual Employee Benefits and Resource Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. at Union South, 1308 W. Dayton Street. All employees are encouraged to attend this free event. No leave needs to be taken to visit the fair, and registration is not required. Learn about your benefits options for 2019 and discover campus resources. On-site health services will be provided, including flu shots (bring your insurance card) and health screenings for employees who are eligible for the $150 WellWisconsin incentive. A complete schedule of seminars will be available soon. Visit for details.
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Nominations Open for Outstanding Women of Color

The UW–Madison Outstanding Women of Color Awards honor women of color among UW–Madison faculty, staff, students, and in the greater Madison community. The awards recognize outstanding contributions in social justice, community service, scholarship, and/or community building. A selection committee made up of students, faculty, and staff will review the nominations. Nomination packets are due Friday, Sept. 21. Details can be found at
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Canvas and Kaltura MediaSpace Updated

Learn@UW-Madison has rolled out new features in the Canvas learning management system and Kaltura MediaSpace. New features include an Official Syllabus tool in Canvas and editing tools in Kaltura MediaSpace. Some instructors may already be familiar with the changes, as they were implemented during the summer months. A complete list of updates to Learn@UW learning technologies is available on the DoIT Academic Technology website.
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