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Faculty & Staff Insider

Welcome to the Faculty & Staff Insider! Here you will find relevant resources and weekly updates to enhance your employment experience at the UW.
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Faculty spotlight

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Join the conversation at the 2024 Teaching & Learning Symposium
Award-winning scholar Cate Denial and UW faculty colleagues will discuss and answer questions about how power shapes learning environments on April 16 at Kane Hall, room 225 and/or Zoom.

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Staff spotlight

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Coming soon: Updated total compensation statements for UW staff
By detailing time-off and employer benefits, total compensation statements for UW staff demonstrate how comprehensive and valuable your employee benefits package is. Watch for an email from on April 15 to access your statement.

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Student spotlight

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UW Libraries student video contest
Show your love for our libraries in a short video for a chance to win up to $1500. This is a great opportunity to showcase your video-creation and visual storytelling skills, and build a fantastic credential for your resume. The deadline to submit is April 30.

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View the April 3, 2024 issue of UW Insider or request access for an archived issue.

Our community is stronger than hate and discrimination

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Read a recent blog post from President Cauce on how all of us can contribute to a safer, more welcoming and peaceful world by being there for each other and sharing the many things that unite us as human beings.

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US News’ Best Graduate Schools rankings

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The University of Washington’s graduate and professional degree programs were widely recognized as among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2025 Best Graduate Schools rankings.

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Novel coronavirus

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Access resources for maintaining the health and safety of personnel working on site to support critical operations.

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It’s easy to find the software you need at the UW

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Software for the UW (UWare) webpages easily lets you search for your needed IT tools and is available at low or no cost to faculty and staff.

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Work it: UW Fitness Day 2024

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Don’t miss the opportunity to experience a campus-wide workout with the UW community — and Husky Athletics — inside Husky Stadium on May 8. The first 1,000 people to arrive will get a commemorative T-shirt, headband and a pair of 2 lb. dumbbells.

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Get professional investment advice from Fidelity or TIAA

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Meet one-on-one with an investment professional remotely. Meeting with an investment professional is free, and you can schedule it during a time that works for you.

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Registered nurse and care coordinator opportunities

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Focus on achieving coordinated patient flow throughout a patient’s stay and partner with all members of our interdisciplinary teams at UW Medicine Montlake or Northwest.

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Why listening to music boosts your mood

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Music triggers the release of dopamine in the brain, which can help improve mood and stress levels.

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Nominations for the Husky Sustainability Awards

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Help recognize the students, faculty, staff and groups who have made an impact for sustainability at the UW.

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