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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.

Claudia Guzmán named director of Multicultural Student Center

September 9, 2020

More than ever this year, Guzmán says it will be crucial that the MSC provide students of color with the services, support and resources they need to succeed.

Helen Faith named Director of Student Financial Aid

July 20, 2020

Building off the successes of programs like Bucky’s Tuition Promise, Faith will focus on continuing to increase UW–Madison’s Federal Pell Grant recipients and work closely with Prof. Nick Hillman and the Student Success Through Applied Research (SSTAR) Lab.

Gittens to serve as UW–Madison’s interim chief diversity officer

June 25, 2020

“This is a crucial role on our campus at a time when continued progress on equity and inclusion is not only expected but essential,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “We are very fortunate to have someone with Dr. Gittens’ experience and skill to lead this effort."

Hess reappointed as dean of the School of Education

June 23, 2020

Every five years of their tenure, deans of the university’s schools and colleges undergo a comprehensive review to assess their academic and administrative leadership and performance.

Schauer leads COVID-19 testing efforts at hygiene lab

May 22, 2020

James Schauer holds a unique position as both an air pollution expert and a leader in the state’s response to the pandemic.

Chancellor: UW plans for a safe return this fall

May 18, 2020

Chancellor Blank explains how the university will operate this fall to ensure students receive a full educational program while maintaining the safety of the campus community.

Budget and furlough information for UW–Madison employees

April 29, 2020

To address the substantial costs of the COVID-19 crisis, the university is continuing to cut expenses including through employee furloughs.

Interim Extension official to lead division permanently

April 28, 2020

Karl Martin "has thoroughly demonstrated his leadership qualities since arriving at Extension, and his term as interim has shown that he is the right choice to lead the unit in the long term,” UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank says.

Making work-at-home work: A little more help

April 28, 2020

Here are more of the tips and tricks that faculty and staff have shared with their colleagues for adjusting to changes in work and home life.

Getting by with a little help

April 9, 2020

Here are some of the things UW–Madison employees have done at home to make their now multi-purposed surroundings — and their lives in general — more pleasant and efficient.

Student-to-student: What online learning taught me about staying connected

April 1, 2020

".... My normal 6-minute walk to class has been replaced by a mere four steps into my mom’s office across the hall. With all UW–Madison courses shifted to online learning, this is what my day-to-day routine looks like."

Taking survey can help thwart COVID-19, spread Wisconsin Idea

March 20, 2020

Based on your responses, a UW–Madison team will design a social media campaign to successfully encourage healthy behavior.

Ackerman to lead UW–Madison’s research and graduate education

March 2, 2020

Ackerman will oversee a portfolio comprising $1.2 billion in annual research expenditures, manage research policy and compliance, and lead graduate education through the Graduate School.

You’re invited to an ATP status update Feb. 26

February 18, 2020

The Administrative Transformation Program's purpose is to upgrade and modernize financial and human resources processes that support an increasingly complex teaching and research environment.