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Lisa Bratzke, assistant professor of nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, talks with students during her Nursing 679: Honors Research Seminar in Signe Skott Cooper Hall on Feb. 27, 2019. Bratzke is the recipient of a 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award.

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February 27, 2024

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Showcase 2020 Call for Session Proposals and Posters

The 21st annual Showcase will take place all day on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at Union South. At this free event, colleagues from across the UW–Madison campus share best practices, learn from each other’s successes, and connect with each other. The Office of Strategic Consulting is currently seeking proposals for breakout sessions that address topics related to organizational effectiveness. Breakout session proposals are due February 5. In addition, ideas for posters to be displayed at Showcase will be accepted through March 4. Anyone who wishes to highlight an improvement, innovation, or best practice is invited to create a poster about the experience. For details, visit
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TTC Project Invites Employees to Take Survey

All UW–Madison employees are invited to take a two-to-three-minute survey by the December 20 deadline to improve Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project information. Your feedback will help shape the way the project provides communications and training. This survey is the second in a series of surveys that will go out to employees at regular intervals. TTC is a campus-wide initiative to attract, reward, and retain university employees by creating a market-informed pay and benefits structure. Take the survey at To learn more about the TTC Project, visit
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Review Your Address for Tax Form Distribution

All UW–Madison employees are encouraged to review their personal information in MyUW, including home and office addresses, phone numbers, legal and preferred name, emergency contact information, and other related personal information. If you do not choose electronic-only distribution of your W-2 and 1095-C tax forms, your mailing address will be used for the annual tax form distribution in January, 2020. The deadline to update your address for tax form distribution is January 3, 2020. To review and update your home address and other personal information, log in to MyUW at and go to the “Personal Information” module.
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Living Wage Increasing at UW–Madison

The living wage standard at UW–Madison is increasing from $13.27 per hour to $13.62 per hour as of December 22, 2019. The increase applies to all University Staff and Temporary Employees. UW–Madison follows the City of Madison living wage standard. Employees do not receive the living wage if they are in special employment programs or if an individual indicates that a higher rate of pay would adversely affect their eligibility for benefits programs such as Social Security or disability. The living wage policy does not apply to student employees.
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