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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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Teaching Awards
The Distinguished Teaching Awards and Excellence in Teaching Awards are among the highest forms of recognition for teaching excellence given at the University of Washington. Join us in congratulating this year’s recipients for their deep commitment to reflective, learner-centered teaching.

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Staff spotlight

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Enhance your cultural competence
n a nonjudgmental environment, explore the isms that can bias communication and examine tools and perspectives that can bridge differences in age, gender and ethnicity.

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Student spotlight

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Optimize your resume with Jobscan
Jobscan highlights crucial keywords, skills, and qualifications employers are looking for. By tailoring your resume to match each job posting, you’ll stand out against Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and catch recruiters’ attention.

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

Pride Month is a time to be proud of our progress

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As a University, it is incumbent upon us to ensure that our campuses and communities are welcoming places in which students, faculty, staff, friends, neighbors and visitors can be themselves.

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The H5N1 bird flu outbreak could become humanity’s problem

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In the United States, four people have contracted the virus. But what exactly are public health officials looking for? How is this virus different from previous H5N1 outbreaks? And how can a bird flu become humanity’s problem, anyway?

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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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Connect to UW network resources with Husky OnNet

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Need to access files on the UW network from home? Use a UW secure virtual private network (VPN), like the free Husky OnNet for current students, faculty and staff.


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Go for the gold in the UW Summer Olympics Challenge

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Get in the spirit of the Olympic Games, enhance your well-being, engage with colleagues, and support a great cause by joining in the UW Summer Olympics Challenge from July 26 to Aug. 11.

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Get to know your WA Employee Assistance Program

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The Washington State EAP is the UW’s new provider of employee wellness benefits. A live lunchtime webinar for UW employees and their families on Aug. 14 will give you the ABCs of EAP.


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UW Medicine Surgical Technologist opportunities

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UW Medicine is looking for Surgical Technologists to join their world-class teams within the operating rooms at UW Medical Center – Montlake, UW Medical Center – Northwest, and Harborview Medical Center.


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Practice social wellness this July — perfect it year-round

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July is Social Wellness Month. Learn the virtues and benefits of social engagement and how you can better connect with your community.


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Discounted Husky football tickets

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Husky Football is right around the corner with a new coach, new conference, but the same purple pride. Get in the action with discounted tickets to five home games this fall through The Whole U.


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