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Faculty and staff explore state’s rivers, culture and more in Wisconsin Idea Seminar

June 14, 2024

The seminar is an annual five-day journey through Wisconsin that offers faculty and staff the opportunity to learn firsthand about the social and cultural contexts that shape the lives of many of our Wisconsin students, and to see what the Wisconsin Idea looks like when it is rooted in local communities and shaped by local priorities.

15 Badgers recognized among Wisconsin’s Most Influential Black Leaders for 2023

January 8, 2024

Current and former UW–Madison students and employees received recognition from Madison365 for their tremendous contributions to Wisconsin's Black community across their diverse fields, from public health and education, to finance, public service and law.

Faculty, staff get to know Wisconsin, from rivers to forests to cities

June 12, 2023

On the Wisconsin Idea Seminar tour, they became students of Wisconsin life and learned from folks who are deeply committed to the place where they live and who are fundamentally motivated by relationship-building, reciprocity and responsibility to people, land, and water.

Enter your amazing science visuals in the 2023 Cool Science Image Contest

May 8, 2023

Members of the UW–Madison community may enter up to three images by the June 15 deadline.

UW–Madison prepares to implement 2022–23 compensation strategy

June 20, 2022

The strategy, supported by an allocation of $28 million, is to make the university a market-competitive employer in rewarding and retaining faculty and staff.

UW-Madison professor appointed to commission addressing violent crime against Indigenous Americans

May 18, 2022

Grace Bulltail’s research centers on natural resource management, tribal resource sovereignty and environmental justice in Indigenous communities.

UW’s Kathy Cramer co-chairs prestigious academy commission on reimagining economy

November 15, 2021

The committee will assess the impact of the last half-century of economic policymaking, meet with Americans from all over the country, and generate recommendations meant to create an economy that best serves the needs of the American people.

New Faculty Focus: Chloe Grace Hart

August 19, 2021

"I remember growing fascinated in middle school by how people sorted into social groups and hierarchies – who could sit with whom in the school cafeteria and so forth – and how that shaped the way others treated them."

Movie night at Camp Randall

July 28, 2021

More than 800 employees and family members spread out on the Camp Randall Stadium field on July 27 to watch the 2020 film "Dolittle."

New policy and resources provide guidance and support for remote work

July 27, 2021

Many UW–Madison employees have been working remotely during the pandemic. Now, as campus reunites, a revised policy provides guidance for those seeking such flexibility in the future.

A beautiful day to say thanks to employees

July 20, 2021

The weather was ideal on Tuesday, July 20, for the first of three employee appreciation events.

LaVar Charleston named UW–Madison’s next chief diversity officer 

June 22, 2021

“It is with gratitude and a deep sense of responsibility that I take on this new role,” says Charleston, a clinical professor of higher education at UW–Madison who also completed two degrees here.

In virtual classrooms, UW–Madison instructors find meaningful ways to connect with students

March 3, 2021

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic forced many courses online last year, UW–Madison instructors have been investing great thought and effort into making their virtual classrooms engaging and inclusive.

Next group of vaccine eligibility begins March 1

January 26, 2021

UW–Madison will identify and notify faculty and staff who have direct contact with students of their eligibility and provide next steps for vaccination as this information becomes available.

Spring semester COVID-19 weekly update for faculty and staff

January 8, 2021

A message to faculty and staff on spring semester testing requirements; how to download the Safer Badgers app; privacy protection; and exposure notification.

New Faculty Focus: Quanyin Hu

October 29, 2020

"I particularly like the layout of the medical campus — UW put all the hospitals, School of Medicine and Public Health, School of Nursing, and the School of Pharmacy together. This is a brilliant idea, because medical research needs extensive collaboration."

Paid leave when serving as an election official

October 22, 2020

You will receive your full UW–Madison pay if you volunteer as an election official, or, if you choose to receive compensation for serving as an election official, that amount will be deducted from your regular pay.

October survey seeks employee input in spring plans

October 15, 2020

The survey asks how the university can support faculty and staff, whether they are already working on-site or will be at some future time. The survey also requests input on improvements in the campus response to COVID-19.