Thriving: Maintaining Health and Happiness During Stressful Times

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Thriving: Maintaining Health and Happiness During Stressful Times
Speaker:

Bob McGrath, PsyD, ABPP – Licensed Psychologist and Coordinator of Mind/Body Wellness Services at University Health Services

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location:  Union South, see TITU

Bob has been with UW-Madison for 23 years and enjoys talking with staff about mind/body wellness.  Come for this informal session on managing stress in our lives.

Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism (WCIJ)

Monday, November 4, 2013
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism (WCIJ)
Speakers:

Andy Hall, Executive Director of the WCIJ
Greg Downey, Director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SJMC), UW-Madison

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location:  Room 1441 Genetics-Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall

WCIJ was in the news this summer, and that may have been the first time you heard about the Center!  Come hear about their work, the relationship between WCIJ and UW-Madison SJMC, and about the role/state of investigative journalism today.

We look forward to seeing you!

Committee on Academic Staff Issues (CASI) Panel

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Panel of Members from CASI
Panel Members:

Tom Zinnen, Graduate School CASI
Jenny Lee, School of Human Ecology CASI
Bill Tishler, Division of Continuing Studies CASI
Ann Fillback Watt, School of Education CASI

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location:  Room 2350 School of Veterinary Medicine, 2015 Linden Drive

Each school/college/division has a CASI that advises the Dean or Director on the formulation and review of all policies and procedures concerning its academic staff members.  Come hear from 4 colleagues about how their CASI functions and what it is like to serve on one.

Please join us for this informative session!

MASA Fall 2013 Events

Please save these dates and join us!:

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Panel of Members from Committees on Academic Staff Issues (CASIs)
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location:  Room 2350 School of Veterinary Medicine, 2015 Linden Drive

Monday, November 4, 2013
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism (WCIJ)
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location:  Room 1441 Genetics-Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Thriving: Maintaining Health and Happiness During Stressful Times
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location:  Union South (check TITU)

Continue to visit the MASA website for updates!

MASA Fall Kickoff Breakfast

Tuesday, September 24
MASA Fall Kick-off Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Gordon Events Center – Sonata Room

Registration Deadline:  Wednesday, September 18

Please join us for the MASA Fall Breakfast at the Gordon Events Center on Tuesday, September 24th from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Bring a friend or someone from your unit. Come eat quiche (ham & swiss; spinach & feta), bacon, and cheesy hashbrowns…and reconnect with your fellow academic staff members. The Fall Breakfast is free with your MASA membership. If you are not currently a member of MASA you can use the same link to sign up for breakfast and join for the year.

MASA membership is just $10/year. (If you participate in our three subsidized events–fall breakfast, winter social at Fluno’s Executive Pub, and spring luncheon–a MASA membership has a $30 value.) Can’t make the breakfast, but want to start or renew your membership? Visit the membership tab on our website.

Please register at:  https://uwmadison.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9Zx6dhNwoqaj0CF

We look forward to seeing you there!