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As part of HR Design, UW–Madison is enhancing new employee onboarding efforts.
Most people try to get out of doing dishes. Not Paul Sprunger.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is a campus full of memorable spaces, from Library Mall to the Memorial Union Terrace, from Picnic Point to the lush green rise of Bascom Hill. Each evokes a sense of place — an intimate and profound connection— that draws us to them and gives them meaning.
A series of conversations is taking place across campus over the next two weeks focusing on how to make UW–Madison a more welcoming place for students, faculty, staff and the public.
A campuswide initiative aimed at ensuring effective financial stewardship at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is entering an important new phase.
As part of the new HR Design structure (and as described in the HR Design Strategic Plan), the Office of Human Resources (OHR) is rolling out a new performance management policy and best practices program. Implementation will begin in July 2015, and full compliance is expected across campus by July 2016.
For the first time, people from around the world will be able to have a say in the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Campus Master Plan.
Fun fitness activities for all ages, from a Zumbathon to a fitness obstacle course, will be highlighted at the Wisconsin Wellness Campaign Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Southeast Recreational Facility. Hosted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of Recreational Sports, the expo provides campus and the community the chance to connect with organizations promoting wellness. The free event is open to the public.
On July 1, 2015, UW–Madison’s Classified Staff employee designation will change to University Staff. Chapter 230 of the Wisconsin Statutes, which applies to state employee relations and personnel, will no longer govern these areas; they will be handled exclusively by UW–Madison.
Three finalists have been selected in the search for a new director of the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Lab.
The Classified Staff Congress Monday quickly approved a resolution in opposition to Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget and in support of shared governance.
Members of the campus community gathered Wednesday, Feb. 18, for the annual Faculty of Color Reception at the Pyle Center’s Alumni Lounge. The reception — co-hosted by Interim Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer Patrick J. Sims and Jo Ellen Fair, chair of the University Committee — was an opportunity to welcome 26 new faculty of color, honor 40 newly promoted faculty of color, recognize visiting faculty of color, and network with colleagues.
Nominations are being sought for the 2015 Classified Employee Recognition Award, an annual program that rewards exemplary performance from classified staff at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is asking its faculty and staff to help identify potential savings and efficiencies.
David Nelson, a purchasing professional who brings more than two decades of procurement, supply chain management and strategic sourcing experience, has been named director of purchasing services at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
The word "joy" came up often during the grand opening of the UW South Madison Partnership.
A standing-room-only crowd of more than 350 employees packed the auditorium at the Health Sciences Learning Center late Wednesday night to hear information on how the state budget would impact UW–Madison.
Nominees are being sought for a campus award that recognizes exceptional performance in administrative roles that support academics, research, student services, outreach and administration.
After a tall and green life, Quercus macrocarpa, better known to friends as the President’s Oak, was taken down on Jan. 14, 2015, following a lengthy illness.
Two teams have been chosen to receive funds that will support initiatives related to projects that won UW–Madison’s 2014 Administrative Improvement Awards. These supplements are a new component of the Administrative Improvement Awards, which were launched in 2013 to recognize the essential role of administrative work and a culture of continuous improvement in the success of university missions. Team recipients of the 2014 awards were eligible to apply for supplemental investment funds.