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  • Employee Discounts and More

    Most UW–Madison employees are familiar with the heavily discounted bus pass available through Transportation Services, but how familiar are you with lesser known benefits on campus? For example, keeping on the theme of transportation, do …

  • Time Management Tips

    Sometimes we may not need more hours in the day, but rather more hours dedicated to completing our tasks. Below are a few ideas and if you have any others that work for you, talk …

  • Academic Staff Profile – Mary Thompson-Shriver | School of Education

    Tell us a bit about your role and responsibilities at UW–Madison. I am an academic advisor in the School of Education where we work with students in majors as diverse as the arts, education, and …

  • The Academic Staff Word Search

    Academic Staff at UW–Madison can often find themselves in an alphabet soup of acronyms. Can you find the Academic Staff acronyms in the word search below? You can use the Alphabet Soup Decoder Ring to …

  • Nominations for Academic Staff Excellence Awards

    Would you like to see a colleague recognized for their hard work, dedication and general excellence? Nominate them for a UW–Madison Academic Staff Excellence Award! Ten prestigious awards in eight categories will be awarded this …

  • Partners in Giving

    Annually in October, a series of activities ranging from events, email drives, and important announcements to exciting polar plunges are organized. These are all part of the Partners in Giving Campaign, a significant initiative that …

  • Academic Staff Profile – Steve Bialek | Office of Strategic Consulting

    Every issue of Cornerstone will feature an Academic Staff Profile. These profiles will share the breadth and depth of Academic Staff positions at UW–Madison and highlight their contributions. In this issue we feature Steve Bialek, …

  • Winter Activities

    12th Annual Frozen Assets Festival, February 3-4 Guess when the lakes are going to freeze highlight Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing City of Madison Parks cross-country skiing page The Madison Nordic Ski Club offers area trail maps and trail conditions …

  • 100 Years Ago

    A quick scan of Wisconsin newspapers from September 1923 reveals that UW-Madison has always been newsworthy and that reporting from one hundred years ago may sound familiar to readers today.

  • Sharing is Caring

    When you first joined UW-Madison as an academic staff member, you may have heard the term “shared governance” mentioned as a benefit of working here. Maybe you were curious and delved further into what this means. Or maybe, like many of us juggling busy work and home lives, you accepted it as a good thing but remained vague on the details.

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