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    Reminder: Nominations Open for the Ӱԭ Innovators Hall of Fame

    November 30, 2022

    The Ӱԭ State Committee for Research (SCoR) is seeking nominations for the Ӱԭ Innovators Hall of Fame. Past honorees include ancient and contemporary inventors, tenacious researchers, bold entrepreneurs, and other ingenious Ӱԭns.

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    Last chance to nominate for the 2023 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence

    November 30, 2022

    The University of Ӱԭ Foundation Board of Directors is accepting nominations for the 2023 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence through December 1.

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    System Office Cookies & Conversation

    November 30, 2022

    Thank you for your hard work and dedication to the university system this year. Join President Pitney for a System Office drop-in event: FAIRBANKS: Fri. December 9 at 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. and ANCHORAGE: Fri. December 16 at 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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    December Benefits and News from HR

    November 30, 2022

    Catch up with HR: 2023 Ӱԭ Minimum Wage Increase, holiday closure dates reminder, faculty time off for fiscal year 2023, inclement weather statement and emergency closure guidelines.

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    2023 W-4 Federal Withholding Information

    November 30, 2022

    The 2023 Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Certificate, has not yet been released by the IRS. As soon as a new form is released, we will notify you. Until then, you may use the 2022 W-4 version to make any changes to your withholdings. If your filing status, dependents, anticipated tax credits or deductions have changed or will change in the next year, please submit a new Form W-4 online.

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    Pre-Register Now: Disrupt Aging Training being offered on 12/15

    November 30, 2022

    Join UA HR and Melissa Gesing from AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) for an interactive training session on challenging personal biases on aging and ageism in the workplace.

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    Graduate student organizational development survey

    November 28, 2022

    University staff and faculty are invited to participate in an organizational development survey. Graduate student Carla Browning is conducting this research as part of a University of Ӱԭ Southeast Master of Public Administration capstone course, PADM 690-JD1.

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    System Office Staff Council November Meeting Highlights

    November 24, 2022

    Highlights and updates from the November 17 System Office Staff Council meeting.

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    Inclement Weather Statement and Emergency Closure Guidelines

    November 04, 2022

    10/14/22 Memo Release: CHRO Memry Dahl reminded system office Ӱԭs of the UA SO Inclement Weather Statement and Emergency Closure Guidelines. At your earliest convenience, please take a moment to confirm that your UA Alerts profile is up to date.

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    Human Resources news and updates October 2022

    October 28, 2022

    The October 21 edition of UA System News included a number of human resources updates. Be sure to review these important announcements.