August 2015

Sustainable Nanotechnology Center Lands New $20 Million Contract

Two graduate students working with the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology examine a vial in a chemistry laboratory

The Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, a multi-institutional research center based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has inked a new contract with the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will provide nearly $20 million in support over the next five years.

General Building and Safety Information/Resources

Many of you participated in safety training provided by Jeff Nielsen and Professor Ive Hermans last week. We wanted to provide some information to you so you can look back on it.

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Reimbursement Updates and 90-Day Reimbursable Expense Filing Window

Starting October 5, new travel and reimbursement policies will go into effect. One is a per diem rate based on location rather than individual meals while traveling. First and last day of travel will be reimbursed at 75% of the per diem. These are due to new compliance issues between the University and the government.