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It’s the morning ritual parents know all too well. Waking the kids up. Getting them breakfast. Cajoling them into getting dressed. And then the magic trick of getting out the door – hopefully with both shoes on. No, it’s not easy. And it’s not any easier with more than one kid, however adorable. But the morning ritual is a little bit easier for some parents, thanks to expanded child care offerings by the Office of Child Care and Family Resources.
The Division of Recreational Sports wants your feedback on its facilities and is gauging interest on whether they need to be renovated or replaced.
Classified staff members will soon receive ballots for UW–Madison’s first-ever Classified Staff Executive Committee. Nine people will be elected from a field of 92 candidates, representing nearly 5,000 employees. Completed ballots must be returned or postmarked by Oct. 30.
The Camp Randall Sports Center, also known as the Shell, at UW–Madison remains closed as campus and state officials work together to determine the extent of damage caused by a ruptured water pipe.
Nominations for UW–Madison’s first-ever Classified Staff Executive Committee are being sought from classified staff members. Nine people will be elected, representing nearly 5,000 employees.
John Lease is serving as the interim secretary of the classified staff, a new position he began Aug. 19 and will hold through December.
UW–Madison is continuing to gather information for the state’s upcoming OpenBook Wisconsin website, which will provide a searchable database of expenditures exceeding $100 from all state agencies, including UW–Madison and the UW System.
Teaching assistants and most project and program assistants at UW–Madison will receive a 4.67 percent pay increase, bringing their compensation to a level comparable to the amount received by research assistants.
The spring semester may have ended in May, but the learning never stops on campus. While most students are on vacation, UW–Madison opens its doors to more than 100 residential programs that take place during the summer — each offering visitors an opportunity to learn something new.
Richard Gibbs, risk manager at the University of Wisconsin System, has been selected as the new director of risk management at UW–Madison in the Division of Business Services.
After consultation with the University of Wisconsin System Administration and the Board of Regents, UW–Madison has withdrawn its award to WiscNet for advanced research and educational network services for its campus and other UW System schools.
Four exceptional employees — Steven Hahn, Kim Nolet, Michelle Szabo and Roberta Wang — have been chosen from more than 60 nominations to receive UW–Madison’s Administrative Achievement Awards.
Even a short break from work can have benefits. Fortunately, campus planners are creating a growing number of options for a quick walk during a break, outdoor meeting space or lunch al fresco.
Fred Fotis has been hired as director of residence life at University Housing, replacing Kay Reuter-Krohn, who is retiring.
New signs have been installed along the Lake Mendota shoreline on the UW–Madison campus in an effort to draw more attention to lake safety.
On May 23, the legislature's Joint Committee on Finance amended the governor’s 2013-15 biennial budget bill to delay the effective date of the components of HR Design that require statutory changes until July 1, 2015.
John Horn has been named director of the Division of Recreational Sports at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Darrell Bazzell announced today.
Two street construction projects will alter traffic in and around campus for most of the summer starting Tuesday, May 28 and continuing through August.