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Faculty & Staff Insider

Welcome to the new and improved 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

Teaching Online 101
Register for Teaching Online 101, a five-week asynchronous online course offered by the Center for Teaching & Learning to enhance online and hybrid teaching practices.

Register today

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Staff spotlight

Last chance for these October offerings
Sign up now for classes on Race in the Workplace, Federal Taxation, Project Management, Respectful Partnerships, Understanding your Brain at Work, Leadership Style and more.

Save your spot

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Student employee spotlight

Getting started as a new student employee
From I-9 requirements to a range of different trainings, you can find all the information you need to get started on UWHR’s website.

Get started


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Bronze W with text: UW leadership messages

Welcome back

As President Cauce wrote in her welcome message, “our community is animated by the sense that as the fall term begins, we are returning in full force to the traditions and shared experiences that have always made the start of our academic year together so joyful.”

Read the full message.

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Marsha L. Landolt Graduate Mentor Award

Honor an educator who excels at mentoring graduate students. Nominate them by Dec. 13, 2022. Recipient(s) will receive $5,000.

Nominate an outstanding Graduate student.

COVID-19 molecule with text: COVID-19 facts & resources

COVID-19 facts and resources

View frequently asked questions and answers about novel coronavirus COVID-19.

Learn about the latest facts and resources.

Close up of keyboard with text: Information Technology

New design, IT Connect website

UW-IT has redesigned its go-to website for IT tools, services and support, with a clean design and look that’s also mobile-friendly.

Read about the update.

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UW Yoga Month

Join The Whole U and community fitness partners for a monthlong celebration of mindfulness and movement. During UW Yoga month, you can sample a variety of yoga styles, from slow and meditative to upbeat and energizing.

Browse the classes.

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Is your info correct on Workday?

Use the ISC’s Annual Workday Checklist to review your personal information in Workday and help ensure your pay, taxes and benefits remain accurate.

Get started.

Two people in a interview with text: Job Highlight

UW Medicine Surgical Technologist opportunities

UW Medicine has several outstanding opportunities for Surgical Technologists (licensed in WA) within the world-class Operating Rooms at UWMC Montlake and Harborview Medical Center.

Refer someone you know.

Photo of a person holding a clay heart with text: Health & Wellness

Get your seasonal flu shot

The Whole U is excited to work with their new flu shot partner, Seattle Visiting Nurse Association, to bring flu shots to work locations across the UW campuses. Pre-registration is required so make sure to follow the instructions listed on the website.

Register at a location near you.

Photo of presenter talking to an audience with text: Academic Lectures & Public Events

UW Constitution Reading

Join your UW community for the UW Libraries’ annual US Constitution Read and Reflect event on Oct. 7 featuring a special address by guest speaker La TaSha Levy, assistant professor in the Department of American Ethnic Studies.

RSVP to attend in person.

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