Stock Market Perspectives from the State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Monday, November 24, 2008
Stock Market Perspectives from the State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
4151 Grainger Hall, 975 University Avenue

Keith Bozarth, executive director of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB), which invests the assets of the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), State Investment Fund, and other state trust funds, will provide a perspective on the stock market and SWIB investments.  A representative from the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) will be also be on hand to answer questions about the retirement system.

ETF to Hold Live Webcast on Retirement System, Benefits

Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Interactive Webcast on Wisconsin Retirement System and Related Benefits

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Online at http://etf.wi.gov/news/presentation_schedule.htm
(There will be a live link to click on the day of the presentation)

To help UW-Madison academic staff better understand the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) and related benefits, the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) is holding a live, interactive webcast.

Prior to the webcast, please check to make sure that your computer has minimum technical requirements for viewing the presentations by going to http://etf.wi.gov/webcasts.htm

If you have questions after viewing the webcast, feel free to attend the next MASA brown bag, Stock Market Perspectives from the State of Wisconsin Investment Board, to be held from noon – 1:00 p.m. in room 4151 Grainger Hall.

Campus-Wide MASA Reception to Honor Academic Staff Award Recipients

November 12, 2008
Campus-Wide Reception to Honor Academic Staff Award Recipients

5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Paige Court, Chazen Museum of Art, 800 University Avenue

MASA members and their guests are invited to a campus-wide reception to honor the contributions academic staff have made to the University of Wisconsin–Madison and to acknowledge the recognition they received during the 2007–2008 academic year as an academic staff award recipient. This is the second year MASA has held this campus-wide recognition of all our collective accomplishments.

Appetizers and drinks will be served. A guided tour of the museum will also be available. We look forward to the celebration of your accomplishments!

Please RSVP by contacting Dan Barnish, MASA President-Elect, at 265-9846 or barnish@biochem.wisc.edu.