- Operational information for the SMPH community to be aware of:
- Ebling Library can be accessed 24/7 by SMPH students, staff, and faculty. See details.
- Badger Market in the Health Sciences Learning Center is open on weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to those who have card access to HSLC. Please note guidelines for food and beverage consumption.
- University Bookstore in the Health Sciences Learning Center is open on weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to those who have card access to HSLC.
- Memorial Union (including the Terrace) and Union South are now open daily 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. to UW–Madison students, staff and faculty with valid Wiscards. Each campus community member with a valid Wiscard can bring one guest who is not affiliated with the university.
- Nielsen Tennis Stadium, the Shell, and Nicholas Recreation Center are open on limited-occupancy basis; see details.
- Health and safety protocols remain in place in SMPH facilities as well as throughout campus. Submit safety concerns or ideas for improvement to the SMPH facilities team via this form.
- Reminder – events and meetings: Whenever possible, events and meetings should continue to be held virtually. Any in-person events must follow campus policy for schools/colleges/divisions, and student organizations. Please refer to guidelines for room reservations in HSLC.
- Reminder: Join in for the next episode of Wisconsin Medicine on September 29 at 7:00 p.m. for a discussion of “The Future of Medicine.”
- View this week’s Quick Links, including sad news about the passing of former Psychiatry faculty member Dr. Mark Moffet, information on Partners in Giving, a request for proposals for drug development research, and more.
Building an Anti-Racist SMPH
- The UW-Madison Center for Community Engagement and Health Partnership in Milwaukee presents “Addressing Systemic Racism: Further Exploring Historical Trauma.” Patricia McManus, PhD, RN, Co-Founder and President/CEO of the Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin, will continue her discussion about historical trauma, complete with impactful videos and robust discussion. This virtual event takes place on September 29 from 12:30 – 4 p.m. and may also be streamed live on the Facebook pages of the sponsoring organizations. Register
View upcoming events relating to anti-racism topics at UW–Madison and beyond.
Please send kudos about your colleagues. Honor someone at go.wisc.edu/shoutout and we’ll share the stories. Visit this page to see a collection of shout-outs to date. Submit your thoughts and we’ll share them in a future issue.
- Sit near a window: Try to get some natural light while working and a view with some greenery. Also, having plants nearby can provide a nice mood booster. Try to make space for a lamp if you need more light.