News Category: teamwork

UT Austin launches new Wellness Time Off program

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Nov. 28, 2022

Being one of the world’s premiere places to work involves looking after employees’ health and wellness, something The University of Texas at Austin has taken a step further with the launch of its newest employee benefits program. Earlier this month, UT Austin rolled out its Wellness Time Off program to support the overall well-being of the university’s leave-eligible employees.

UT Austin again earns global recognition for sustainability efforts

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Nov. 14, 2022

As The University of Texas at Austin continues its work toward a greener campus, it is being globally recognized for its efforts. 

Diversity & Inclusion Highlight: Facilities Services Add Evening Time Slots and Live Interpretation at Team Meetings

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Nov. 1, 2022

Facilities Services (FS) has practiced diversity and inclusion in their daily work in many different ways. At their June 2022 all hands meeting they incorporated new practices to add to their efforts which they plan to continue.

Announcing Heather Hanna as Executive Director for Enterprise Business IT Solutions

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Sept. 29, 2022

Dear FAS colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that Heather Hanna has been appointed as the Executive Director for Enterprise Business IT Solutions (eBITS) effective October 1, 2022.

Continuing Flexible Work Arrangements (FWAs)

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Sept. 16, 2022

Flexible Work Arrangements (FWAs) predate the COVID-19 pandemic and have long been a powerful business strategy that promotes worker retention, morale, and productivity.

Announcing UT Works Project to Replace FAMIS and WORQS

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Sept. 12, 2022

Dear FAS colleagues,

I am excited to announce the launch of UT Works, a new project that will allow us to better manage our physical spaces, improve the delivery of mission-critical services, and streamline our workflows across the Financial and Administrative Services (FAS) portfolio. This new project will transform many of our business processes and strengthen our technical tools that will support the university’s future growth.

Announcing Corina Elizondo as Interim Director of the Budget Office Services

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Aug. 10, 2022

Dear FAS colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that Corina Elizondo will act as Interim Director of the Budget Office effective August 15, 2022.

John McGeady departing as Budget Director

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July 29, 2022

Dear FAS colleagues,

Please join me in my well wishes to John McGeady as he departs his position as Budget Director to embark on the next stage in his career. John’s last day with the university will be August 14.

UEM’s Mechanical Distribution supports researchers studying university’s water distribution system

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July 8, 2022

Water pressure and quality on campus are probably things many staff, faculty, and students take for granted and don’t spend a lot of time thinking about. But for Dr. Lina Sela, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, they are on her mind a lot as she and her colleagues collect and analyze data about the university’s water distribution system.