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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

Register today! Teaching Online 101

Teaching Online 101
Join this eight-week, asynchronous course designed to enhance your digital course design and digital pedagogy skill set. Along with tutorials on how to build course elements and use tools in Canvas, this course features insights, examples, and practical tips from experienced faculty.

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Staff spotlight

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Improve how you manage employee performance
Learn to develop and convey performance standards, assist employees with creating goals and objectives, evaluate performance and maintain ongoing feedback.

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Student spotlight

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Career launch readiness assessment
Help uncover your level of career readiness in these areas: 1) relationship-building skills, 2) professional communication, 3) career planning & exploration, 4) career and self-development, and 5) internship/job search & interview preparedness.

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View the June 5, 2024 issue of UW Insider or request access for an archived issue.

We remain a community with a shared mission

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As the academic year has drawn to a close, our community came together in honor of so many incredible achievements. Our graduating students – with their families and friends – celebrated the completion of the degrees they’ve worked so hard to earn in Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma.

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UW President Ana Mari Cauce will step down in June 2025

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University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce announced that she will step down from her leadership role at the conclusion of her second five-year term in June 2025 — and return to her faculty position.

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UW’s Title IX report is now available

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The 2021-2023 Title IX Biennial Report on Sex- and Gender-Based Violence and Harassment provides an overview of education and prevention efforts, Title IX reports and referrals, and formal complaints.

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Dispose of old devices securely

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As the 2023-24 school year ends, learn how to delete data completely from computers and devices before you surplus or recycle them.


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Look back at pictures from UW Fitness Day

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Find yourself or your coworkers among the throngs of UW faculty and staff sweating with a smile and basking in the joy of movement at UW Fitness Day 2024, as captured by the lens of Mama Kat Photography.

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Sittercity benefit offers much more than childcare

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Benefits-eligible UW employees and students can find sitters, nannies, housekeepers, pet sitters and dog walkers by registering for a free premium membership to Sittercity.


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Up to $5,000 sign-on bonus for Social Workers

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There are excellent opportunities with Harborview Medical Center Social Work! Temporary and full-time employment available with varying shifts.


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Five important reminders for people who are grieving

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Grief doesn’t have a linear or finite trajectory, and it’s highly influenced by culture.


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Volunteer for a good cause this summer

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Summer is a great time to connect with your community through volunteering. Find some great volunteer opportunities for you, family, friends or coworkers through The UW Combined Fund Drive.


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