University of Wisconsin - Madison

The Sifter 

Because sharing knowledge and information is essential in a complex world, the association publishes The Sifter, a newsletter designed to provide an ongoing information source about association programs, activities and related matters. 

The Sifter is published 10 times per year (September through June).  Members can elect to receive their copy either electronically or paper-copy sent via U.S. mail.    However, please be aware that there may be a several day delay in receipt of your copy if sent by U.S. mail.

The Sifter editor is Sheila Leary who can be reached via email at  smleary at

Check Out Tech Tip Articles in the Sifter

 September 2017 Driving with smartphone navigation
 January 2018 Secure shopping experience
 January 2018 Netflix phishing email

 September 2016  Decluttering
 January 2017 What are these TED talks I hear about?
 January 2017 Tech tip for your TV: is your remote battery really dead?
 March 2017 Wireless but not battery-less: is your keyboard really dead?

 October 2015 Keep your data safe
 March 2016 Uncheck the checked box
 March 2016 Finding parking spaces
 April 2016 Sharing our electronic tips
 May 2016 A cautionary tale: Pop-up alerts, Is there really something wrong with  my computer


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Sandi Haase, Executive Director

UW-Madison Retirement Association

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Madison, WI 53715-1218


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