Housing Highlights
April 20, 2022
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Electric Eats Food Truck Launched

The newest sustainable food truck on-campus is here! Thanks to funding from MG&E and the UW-Madison Office of Sustainability Green Fund, Electric Eats will now be offering a variety of sustainable food options all around campus. Their first meal was on April 12, with some pop-up dates planned later this semester depending on weather, and a full regular schedule planned for the fall. Watch their schedule for future updates!
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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 today, April 20, at 11:59pm.
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Submit Cultural or Traditional Recipes & Stories

The Divisional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team is still collecting different recipes and stories from you to be featured in Housing Highlights. Food is a shared language and we hope to connect with each other through this project. We hope to create a recipe book that we can add to and share with each other.
2022 Staff Climate Survey, April 12-May 3

Take the Staff Climate Survey

On Tuesday, April 12th, UW-Madison employees were emailed a survey with questions about the workplace environment, work unit, relationship with supervisor, and more. Please complete the survey! It only takes about 15 minutes and is mobile-friendly. Paper surveys are available upon request and at a variety of in-person sessions.
Ramadan Meal Service Available

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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Housing Speaker Series: Derek Kindle Event Change

The Housing Speaker Series event originally scheduled in June featuring Derek Kindle, Chief Enrollment Officer for the Division of Enrollment Management, has been moved to September 28, 2022. If you already registered for the June event, your registration has been rescheduled to the new September date.

Sign Up for Text Alerts with WhatsApp

If you would like to get campus information sent directly to your phone, sign up for text messages with WhatsApp. Messages are sent in English, Spanish, Hmong, Tibetan, Chinese, and Nepali.

Well Wisconsin Program Offers Resources and Incentive

Well Wisconsin is a voluntary wellness program available at no cost to UW–Madison employees, their spouses, and retirees who are enrolled in the State Group Health Insurance Program. The program offers resources that can help participants set goals, track their progress, and stay motivated. Participants can earn a $150 incentive by completing three activities by October 14, 2022.
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Gutterball in Neon!

The 2022 Housing Gutterball event theme is neon! Wear your neon colors if you have them. Glow necklaces and bracelets will be provided to all attendees. Lanes are filling fast, so get your registration in online or with a paper form soon! Registration and payment are due by Tuesday, May 17th.
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Get to Know Housing Staff: Tanya Ley

Get to know fellow staff and learn more about what they do! This week's profile features Tanya Ley, who works in University Apartments.
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Another Year with Merit Residence Hall

Due to an unexpected construction delay, Merit Residence Hall will now be available to students for the next academic year. Merit was planned to be offline for 2022-23 to make way for construction of a new residence hall.
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