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Active Listening Webinar Boost Engagement and Wellness: Active Listening Posted 10:37 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2024 Listen Up! Enhancing Employee Well-Being Through Active Listening Wednesday, February 28, 2024 ⋅ 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET Read more about Boost Engagement and Wellness: Active Listening Spring ETF Appts ETF In-Person Group Retirement Appointments Posted 8:31 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2024 The Department of Employee Trust Funds offers in-person group retirement appointments statewide. ETF benefits specialists will be in your area at one of cities listed below. Read more about ETF In-Person Group Retirement Appointments GIB 2025 Approvals GIB Approves Benefit Changes for 2025 Posted 9:38 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024 The Group Insurance Board today approved benefit changes for the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program for the 2025 plan year. The Board also upheld its past decision of non-coverage of weight-loss drugs pending further analysis and monitoring by the Department of Employee Trust Funds. Read more about GIB Approves Benefit Changes for 2025 March 2024 ETF Webinars ETF: March Webinar Opportunities Posted 9:02 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 Join ETF for the following webinars! Read more about ETF: March Webinar Opportunities 2024 2B Payroll Your 2/22/2024 Earnings Statement is Now Available Posted 9:23 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, 2024 This is a courtesy reminder that your 2/22/2024 earnings statement is now available on the MyUW Portal. These earnings are for the pay period of 1/28/2024 - 2/10/2024. Read this news story for important announcements and other information. Read more about Your 2/22/2024 Earnings Statement is Now Available

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Battle of the Books

The UWL English Department will once again host the district competition of Battle of the Books on Friday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will take place in the Bluffs Ballroom in the Student Union. 

In the morning sessions, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., 80 fourth and fifth grade from throughout the School District of La Crosse will compete in teams to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of selected young adult literature, as well as their enthusiasm and joy for reading. 

In the afternoon sessions, from 12 to 2 p.m., 36 middle school students will likewise compete with passion and determination. 

All UWL students, especially future educators, are encouraged to attend and cheer on the competitors. Refreshments will be served as well. 

For more information, contact Jen Mohlenhoff-Baggett at 


February Public Planetarium Program

The February Public Planetarium Program will be "A Total Eclipse Experience." This talk on the current evening sky is followed by a multimedia audiovisual presentation. The cost is $5. Learn more on the planetarium website.
Park in the stadium lot (Commuter Lot 2 or C-2). It is on the northeast corner of East Avenue and Pine Street. Commuter (C) lots are NOT enforced on weekends, so you do not need to use the Passport Parking Phone App.


UWL In the News

The Office of Multicultural Student Services (OMSS) has hired Reg Hawkins as the new assistant director of retention. Read The Racquet Press news story.


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