Nominations sought for 2018 academic staff awards

The Academic Staff Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Outstanding Performance & Service and the 2018 Outstanding Teaching awards. All nomination materials must be submitted as one electronic file by April 6. The Outstanding Teaching Award recognizes initiative, innovation and dedication to teaching and instruction. Nominees must demonstrate continued excellence in motivating […]

New applications added to Office 365

Starting Monday, Sept. 18, Office 365 will have four new applications that will assist collaboration and make teamwork flexible. Groups allows users to share mailboxes, calendars, OneNote Notebooks and document libraries within Office 365. Microsoft Teams allows collaborators to chat, store documents, share calendars and collaborate in real time. The application is mobile friendly and […]

All printing must be ordered through the Print & Copy Services

All UWM printing and copying paid for with university funds must go through UWM’s Print & Copy Services department to comply with state law and UWM policy. Faculty and staff are not authorized to purchase printing directly from outside vendors. Print & Copy Services provides high-quality printing with fast turnaround time while ensuring that all […]

Campuswide email messages update

Starting Monday, Sept. 11, there will be a new process for faculty and staff members who want to send an email message to all employees or to all students. The person requesting the email must first have the content approved by their division head. Then, they should submit the approved message using this form: http://uwm.edu/universityrelations/campus-wide-email-request-form/. […]

Brown bag series: LifeMatters

UWM’s employee assistance provider, LifeMatters, is offering a free lecture series during the fall 2017 semester. The programs will focus on topics to develop and improve workplace skills. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch.

One-on-one retirement plan counseling

During the fall 2017 semester, TIAA-CREF will offer free individual counseling sessions to help UWM employees start investing in the 403(b) Tax Shelter Annuities retirement program. Counselors will offer advice how to start a retirement fund with $8, biweekly or $20, monthly investments.

Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery project: a retrospective

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, thousands of poor residents were buried in unmarked graves on the Milwaukee County Grounds, north of what is now the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center. For 25 years, UWM’s Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery project has systematically excavated burials on the County Grounds and curated collections of archaeological findings. Patricia […]