Housing Highlights
April 6, 2022
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Nominate a Colleague for a Housing Employee Award

At this year’s Housing Breakfast on May 20, 2022, University Housing will once again be presenting the Housing Employee Awards. These awards recognize an outstanding new employee, an outstanding experienced employee, and employees, including teams, who embody University Housing’s core values. Don’t miss your opportunity to nominate a fellow staff member. Nominations close April 20, 2022.
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Ramadan Meal Service

If you are observing Ramadan and need meal service to accommodate your needs, we’re here for you. Dining & Culinary Services is offering Halal certified meals that are available for pick-up at the market of your choice.
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Inclusive Language Series: APIDA vs. AAPI

As part of a new Inclusive Language Series, we will be introducing some terms and resources for you to learn more about this semester in an effort to create more inclusive communities. This week, we are sharing information about the acronyms "APIDA" and "AAPI," including what they stand for and a little bit about their history.
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Housing Speaker Series

Join Housing staff in attending five upcoming speaker events! This series, open to all career staff, will provide the opportunity for Housing staff to gain better knowledge from selected leadership and the broader campus community on the most salient issues that they are dealing with.

Welcome, New Housing Employees!

Join us in welcoming many new employees in several departments across the division!

Well Wisconsin April Resources

Check out several resources available for employees from Well Wisconsin. Get moving this spring with the Invitational challenge, listen to a nutrition and immune system podcast, and participate in Kindness at Work to earn well-being incentive credit.
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Reminder: Testing, Masks, & Booster Shots

Through the rest of spring semester, UW–Madison will continue to offer free PCR testing, antigen test kits, and surgical and N95 masks to students and employees. Nearly 96 percent of students and employees are fully vaccinated. Given the current state of the pandemic, mandatory, on-campus testing of unvaccinated individuals was paused as of April 4, 2022.
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Get to Know Housing Staff: Juli Thomas

Get to know fellow staff and learn more about what they do! This week's profile features Juli Thomas, who is a Payroll & Benefits Specialist in Human Resources.
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Severe Weather Awareness Week

April 4-8, 2022 is Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin. It’s a great time to review your plans in the event severe weather strikes. In addition to preparedness and education this week, the State of Wisconsin is also conducting a statewide tornado drill on Thursday, April 7 at 1:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.
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