MASA Brown Bag: Responding to Conflict in the Workplace

Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Responding to Conflict in the Workplace

Steve Pearson
Director, Employee Assistance Office

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Memorial Union (TITU)

Join us for an opportunity to reflect on how to effectively enhance our workplace communication.
Steve Pearson will expand our thinking and open new avenues to workplace interactions and conflict resolution.

Steve’s last MASA Brown Bag, Enhancing Workplace Communication: How to Avoid Taking Things Personally, was extremely well-received by participants. This is a presentation not to be missed.

Promotions and Salary Adjustments Session

It’s budget time, and you need to be informed of your rights for promotion and base adjustments. Come and find out what you need to know to navigate the system.

The School of Education Committee on Academic Staff Issues (CASI) is sponsoring another session on Promotions and Base Adjustments for School of Education academic staff on Friday, March 7 from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. in Room 154 of the Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall.

The session will focus on the various types of rate and title changes, promotional criteria, acceptable increase amounts, and timeline for the required paperwork.

For more information and to register online visit:

You can contact a School of Education CASI member with questions:
Paul Baker  WCER
Rosemary Bodolay  ART
Frances Breit   CEW
Ann Fillback-Watt  CEW
Ann Halbach    EPCS
Vince Jenkins  CIMC
Jerry Jordan   PEOPLE
Pennie Maclean, Dean’s Office
Karen McShane-Hellenbrand   Dance
Amy Newell   Tandem Press
Scott Rozman   IMDC
Jane Terpstra  Outreach
Daniel Timm  Kinesiology
Jeff Watson  WCER

MASA Hidden Treasures Tour: Silver Buckle Press

Thursday, March 6, 2008
MASA Hidden Treasures Tour: Silver Buckle Press

11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Room 236, Memorial Library, 728 State Street

Join MASA in discovering another hidden treasure on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus.

The Silver Buckle Press is a working museum of letterpress printing dedicated to preserving the craft of fine printing through limited-edition publications, lectures, demonstrations, and tours. The Silver Buckle Press is part of UW-Madison’s General Library System.