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UW System May Policy Action Summary Posted 9:55 a.m. Monday, May 17, 2021 Please find attached the April Policy Action Summary. It details policy work completed between April 15, 2021 and May 14, 2021. Read more about May Policy Action Summary ETF GIB Approves New Health Plan, Minor Benefit Changes for 2022 Posted 8:23 a.m. Thursday, May 13, 2021 The Group Insurance Board today approved the addition of Aspirus Health Plan to the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program for plan year 2022. Aspirus will provide coverage in select counties in central Wisconsin. Complete service and provider network information for all plans will be available in the 2022 open enrollment materials. The Board also approved various minor benefit changes for 2022 and approved retroactive changes to pre-tax savings accounts under federal law. Read more about GIB Approves New Health Plan, Minor Benefit Changes for 2022 Clock Tower Overload and Summer Pay Requests- Change in Payment Scheduling for Summer 2021 & Beyond Posted 8:36 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2021 On July 1, 2021, the entire UW System will migrate to a single payroll process, transitioning employees who currently are paid monthly to a bi-weekly schedule. Read more about Overload and Summer Pay Requests- Change in Payment Scheduling for Summer 2021 & Beyond UW System Academic & Student Affairs and Human Resources Policy Approvals Posted 8:29 a.m. Monday, May 10, 2021 On May 3, 2021, President Thompson approved the following Academic & Student Affairs policy revisions, which are effective upon approval. On May 6, 2021, President Thompson also approved the following Human Resources policy revisions, which will be effective on July 18, 2021 (when the UW System moves to a biweekly pay schedule and removes the monthly pay schedule): Read more about Academic & Student Affairs and Human Resources Policy Approvals ALert Fix the No Leave Taken Error in the MyUW Portal Posted 4:56 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2021 Today UW System shared with UWL HR that the March 2021 No Leave Taken reports with a date of 3/1/2021 were showing in error for the employee.  Read more about Fix the No Leave Taken Error in the MyUW Portal Stryker the Eagle Navigating the New Normal Presentation Posted 4 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021 UWL Human Resources, in collaboration with our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider, KEPRO and presenter Beth Pollack, presented "Navigating the New Normal", to the campus community on April 29, 2021. Read more about Navigating the New Normal Presentation ETF Register for Wisconsin Strong Webinars in May Posted 9:03 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021 Register for Wisconsin Strong Webinars in May Read more about Register for Wisconsin Strong Webinars in May Clock Tower Single Pay/Benefits Split Information Posted 9:04 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021 The transition to a biweekly pay schedule for all employees is quickly approaching. As UWL Human Resources learns more about how this change will affect your departments and processes we will keep you up to date via mailings like this. Read more about Single Pay/Benefits Split Information UW System TSA Review Committee Meeting on Friday, April 30, 2021 Posted 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, April 28, 2021 The TSA Review Committee is meeting via WebEx Conference on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 9:30 am to 11:00 am. Read more about TSA Review Committee Meeting on Friday, April 30, 2021 Alert ALERT: International Scholars and travel to and from India Posted 12:19 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, 2021 On April 26, 2021, the U.S. Consular Mission to India announced significant limitations to visa and other services due to rising COVID rates and for the safety and protection of its consular staff and customers. Read more about ALERT: International Scholars and travel to and from India

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Thomas Almonroeder, Renee Dade and David Reineke

Thomas Almonroeder and Renee Dade, both Health Professions; and David Reineke, Mathematics & Statistics; co-authored the article "Establishing Normative Values for Inter-Limb Kinetic Symmetry During Landing in Uninjured Adolescent Athletes" in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy and was accepted for publication by the North American Sports Medicine Institute.

Submitted on: May 13

Jonathan Borja

Jonathan Borja, Music, authored the article "Rubén Islas: Mexico’s Flute Teacher" in The Flutist Quarterly and was accepted for publication by the National Flute Association.

Submitted on: May 10