Tag: UW System

Register for the Wis. Science and Technology Forum

Time is running out to register for the ninth annual Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium, a signature networking event for UW researchers, students and industry. The symposium takes place August 2-3, 2016, on the UW Oshkosh campus and will showcase R&D – from CO2 reduction and quorum sensing in plants to award-winning undergraduate research that […]

Reminder: Your feedback requested for Title/Compensation RFP

The UW System Title and Total Compensation Request for Proposal (RFP) is being developed. UW System welcomes your feedback and input on this information provided for response to this RFP. Please review and complete this survey to weigh in on the content provided through the RFP process.  Responses are due by noon, Friday, July 1, 2016.

UW System Title and Total Compensation Study Underway

The University of Wisconsin is embarking on a complete redesign of its current classification and compensation structure. The new personnel authority UW System and UW-Madison received as of July 1, 2015 provides an unprecedented opportunity to review and modify classification/compensation systems and review employee benefit programs. The goal will be to develop new systems that […]

Ray Cross announces diversity and inclusion position

UW System President Ray Cross announced a newly posted position announcement for the Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion at the UW System, this week. The full position announcement (pdf) is available on the UWSA Careers website. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by Friday, July 8, 2016. The position […]

Faculty note: Voelker, Gurung co-present

David Voelker (Humanistic Studies and History), who begins his fourth year as co-director of the Wisconsin Teaching Fellow & Scholars program, co-led a workshop last week with Regan Gurung (Psychology and Human Development) at UW Faculty College called, “Reflective Discussion and Transformational Learning.” See the Faculty College 2016 page for details.

Congrats to UW’s outstanding teachers

The Log is a space normally reserved for UWGB notes and accomplishments, but worthy of a shout are our counterparts and peers who received the Regents Outstanding UW System teaching awards: William N. Node from UW-Oshkosh (Geology) and Susan Huss-Lederman (Languages and Literature) and the Department of Counselor Education at UW-Whitewater. See more.

Faculty note: Gurung — ‘Keep Your Eyes on the Prize’

On Tuesday (May 31) Prof. Regan Gurung (Psychology and Human Development) gave the Renee Meyers Memorial Keynote speech at the UW System annual Faculty College meeting. The goal of Gurung’s speech was to demonstrate and provide helpful tools that foster and cultivate learning. See the UW System Faculty College 2016 schedule

Wanted: Nursing Educators

Video screenshot of Susan Gallagher-Lepak

GREEN BAY – R.N. Susan Gallagher-Lepak gets nervous when she looks into her crystal ball and sees where the nursing profession and regional healthcare needs are headed. The picture isn’t particularly pretty. “The nurse and nursing faculty workforce shortage ahead have the potential to impact both the quality and availability of healthcare in communities across […]

Governor proposes affordability measures, Cross responds

UW System President Ray Cross had this to say about Governor Walker’s college affordability and internship proposals (Monday, January 11), “The UW System is committed to ensuring access to an affordable, world-class education for Wisconsin families. We applaud the leadership of Governor Walker, Representatives Macco and Murphy and Senators Harsdorf and Marklein for advancing these […]