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Araceli Alonso, senior lecturer in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, teaches during her WS535: Women's Global Health and Human Rights course in Sterling Hall. Alonso is a recipient of a 2018 Academic Staff Excellence Award.

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February 9, 2023

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How to Earn Your $150 Well Wisconsin Incentive

Employers, retirees, and their spouses currently enrolled in the State Group Health Insurance plan are eligible for an annual $150 wellness incentive. In order to earn the incentive, participants must complete a health screening, the StayWell health assessment, and one Well Wisconsin well-being activity. A new activity this year is the Sleep Well Challenge. Create or log into your account to schedule an onsite health screening and complete your health assessment, or call the StayWell Helpline if you do not have access to a computer. All required activities must be completed and submitted to StayWell before October 11, 2019. For more information, visit or call the StayWell HelpLine at 800-821-6591.
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W-2 Statements Now Online

The 2018 W-2 Wage and Tax Statements are now available online in MyUW at Launch the Payroll Information module and click on the Tax Statements tab. Paper copies of the W-2 are being mailed by January 31, 2019. Employees who elected “electronic consent only” by January 11, 2019 will not receive a paper copy in the mail. Some employees will receive additional tax forms from the university.
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Celebrate Women's History Month

Mark your calendar now for a celebration of Women’s History Month, Friday, March 15, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at DeJope Residence Hall (Lake Mendota Room). A keynote by State Representative Melissa Sargent will be followed by a cultural presentation. Hot food will be served. The event is free and open to the public; no reservations are required. UW–Madison employees may attend without loss of pay. The event is sponsored by the Campus Workers Collective.
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Student Employee of the Year Nominations Open

The Offices of Student Financial Aid and Student Employment are hosting a campus-wide Student Employee of the Year competition for the first time this year. The top three winners will receive scholarships, and the first-place winner will go on to compete for the Midwest Regional Student Employee of the Year. Students must be nominated by their supervisors to be eligible for the award. A committee consisting of supervisors and other student-employment stakeholders across campus will select the winners. More information on the judging criteria and submission requirements can be found on the Student Jobs website at Nominations should be submitted by February 17. Contact Emily Moss ( or Kristina Rittel ( with questions and nominations.
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