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March 2022

March celebrates Women's History Month with a focus on Dr. Grace Raymond Hebard. Department Spotlight on the HR Training and Development unit.

February 2022

Human Resources celebrates Black History Month with an Employee Spotlight on Dean Camellia Moses Okpodu, first black female Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Other HR news includes Form I-9 compliance and Health and Wellness focusing on heart health.

January 2022

Welcome 2022! In this newsletter the focus is on work arrangements, medical and day care reimbursement deadline, performance evaluations, and a special welcome to HR's newest unit Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

November/December 2021

This special holiday issue includes tips for a safe and stress free holiday season, end of year reminders, department spotlight on the HR Benefits office, community events and more.

October 2021

This homecoming inspired newsletter includes information on GA hiring zoom presentations, terminations in HCM, open enrollment and benefit fair, year end documentation, Department Spotlight on Dean of Students, and UW Link to the Past highlight on a beloved Shetland pony and more.

September 2021

Highlights include a checklist for new employees, department spotlight on UW Disability Support Services, Green Dot sign up information, employee fitness challenge and more.

June/July 2021

This newsletter has an emphasize on summer events, gardening tips, trainings geared toward LGBT Pride month, and flexible work arrangements.

May 2021

May semester brings employee terminations. Important announcements to remind departments to process terminations as soon as they are made aware.  Newsletter updates include end of semester announcements, form 1-9 new pilot process, wellness trainings, and performance goal information. This month the UW Link to the Past has a modern twist.  There are also historical nuggets sprinkled throughout the newsletter.

March 2021

Lastest news on COVID-19 vaccines can be found in this month's newsletter, along with information on workout videos through WOW Daily Burn, ORC/OLC implementation, Green Dot information, and UW Link to the Past featuring June Etta Downey.

February 2021

February HR news on Wellness Resources, Payroll information on a new form W-4, transition timeline for ORC/OLC, and Performance Evaluation reminders.  Department Spotlight features the Black Studies Center, and the UW Link to the Past honors Black History Month and a special young woman Carrie Burton Overton.

January 2021

Highlights centered on spring requirements for weekly COVID-19 testing, and training. Information of self-identifying as high risk, as well as tips for upcoming performance evaluations. Timeline on Oracle Recruiting and Learning Cloud implementation.

December 2020

Season's Greetings! Important end of year communications are included within this newsletter, including information on performance evaluations, and directions on entering holiday and winter break hours into the HCM time entry system. Special offer from Cigna's Wyoming on Wellness Daily Burn, for free on-demand virtual workout classes. Plus a sweet department spotlight on Rolling Mills Bakery.

November 2020

November issue highlighting Veterans and our Army ROTC department. Reminders for Open Enrollment, address changes, and W-2 delivery preferences.

October 2020

This Halloween inspired newsletter includes information on new EAP provider Deer Oaks, Department Spotlight on Wyoming Public Media, Open Enrollment information, and a slightly creepy but charming Link to the Past.

September 2020

Fall newsletter welcoming new faculty, staff and student employees. Included are highlights on the HR COVID-19 Employee Resources webpage, a Department Spotlight on the UW Art Museum, tips for new employees, among other favorites.

July 2020

Retirement plan adjustments and the latest Recruiting news are highlighted in this Newsletter.

June 2020

The June newsletter includes important information regarding the Employees’ Group Insurance rate increase effective 8/1/20, sign up for Green Dot overview sessions, changes to the Recruiting module, and more.

May 2020

We invite you to view the May newsletter, which includes important end of semester annoucements, fraud alerts, Cares Act, Coronavirus Related Distributions, and more.

April 2020

HR and Payrolls first newsletter featuring Health and Wellness Corner, Innovation Center, Link to the Past, and more.


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Mail: Dept. 3422

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071-2000

Phone: 307.766.2377

Fax: 307.766.5607


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