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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.


Faculty spotlight

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Designing your course for inclusive learning
Explore Universal Design for Learning principles for maximizing ways for students to engage with and learn in your classroom.

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Staff spotlight

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Create a more inclusive workplace
Explore how unconscious bias impacts your values and behaviors toward others, and learn how to apply the competencies of emotional intelligence to create a more inclusive work environment.

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Student spotlight

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Master common interview questions
Preparing for an interview can be daunting. Learn how to master the 10 most common interview questions you’ll encounter when applying for jobs.

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Statement on Supreme Court's affirmative action decisions

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Following the Supreme Court’s recent decision striking down the consideration of race in college admissions decisions, UW President Ana Mari Cauce responded in a statement for the University.

Read President Cauce’s full blog post

Workday Finance is live

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Learn more about one of the largest institutional changes at the UW in the past 50 years, ushering in a new, modern finance and supply chain infrastructure that will support the University into the future.

Learn more about this change

COVID-19 policy

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The University implemented the changes outlined in the message to the UW community from Dr. Geoff Gottlieb, chair of the University Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases.

Read about the update

Elevate your security awareness

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The Nov. 15 Office of Information Security workshop will help attendees better understand how to prevent someone from breaking or hacking web applications. It’s free for all UW staff.

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Protect yourself this flu season

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The Whole U is partnering with the Seattle Visiting Nurse Association to offer flu shot and COVID-19 booster vaccine clinics across our campuses this fall.

Make an appointment

Discounts from Perks at Work

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Through the UW’s employee assistance program, you’re eligible for a discount network called Perks at Work where you can get discounts on name brand, household and luxury items, and more.

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Innovative career opportunities with UW-IT

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UW-IT staff help advance teaching, learning and innovation at the UW — backed by the latest technologies, complex communications networks and expertise.

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Life with illness anxiety disorder

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Is it hard to stop worrying that you’re sick, no matter what the doctor says? Read about the signs of illness anxiety disorder or hypochondriasis and ways to manage your feelings.

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Help victims of natural disasters

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When a natural disaster or humanitarian crisis strikes, you can support relief efforts with donations through a one-time or monthly payroll deduction to dozens of UWCFD-member organizations.
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