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17 Years, 17 Questions with Mark Guthier, Wisconsin Union Director
Sep18

17 Years, 17 Questions with Mark Guthier, Wisconsin Union Director

Wisconsin Union Director Mark Guthier celebrates 17 years of making the Union a place to learn, grow and have experiences of a lifetime. Coming to Wisconsin from Indiana’s Memorial Union, this Hoosier-turned-Badger, is only the third person to hold the director position at the Union. I sat down with Mark to find out a little more about our director – and to get the scoop on which is the best Babcock Ice Cream flavor! To learn about...

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Leadership Experiences for a Lifetime with the Jones Leadership Center
Sep03

Leadership Experiences for a Lifetime with the Jones Leadership Center

Unique and intentional. These two words describe the leadership opportunities the Wisconsin Union’s Willis L. Jones Leadership Center (JLC) aims to provide to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and beyond. While people may think of the Union as being a place for everything from outdoor recreation to art, helping students develop leadership skills is one of the most important functions of the Union. At the JLC, Union staff help...

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The People behind your Union South Experiences
Aug16

The People behind your Union South Experiences

Have you ever been to a Badger Bash in Union South’s Plaza? Ever enjoyed the sweet, sweet goodness of Babcock Ice Cream at the Daily Scoop in Union South? Pretty great, right? Well, it’s all possible thanks to incredible Wisconsin Union team members dedicated to making your time in our buildings awesome. In this story, you’ll meet some of the people helping make your Union South experiences possible. And they’ll even share some of...

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A Night in the Life: Summer Music Coordinators
Aug09

A Night in the Life: Summer Music Coordinators

The Wisconsin Union team puts on live music performances almost every week of the year. Each time is different, but each time, it’s no small feat coordinating all that goes on into each show at Memorial Union and Union South. Terrace After Dark, a program led by the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Music Committee, provides the community with live music five nights a week during the months that don’t require an internal morale...

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Trustee Stories: Lucy Lloyd
Aug08

Trustee Stories: Lucy Lloyd

Wisconsin Union Associate trustee Lucy Lloyd is no stranger to the Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union Terrace. Growing up in Madison, she has seen the Terrace change over decades with the addition of a new restaurant, new programming and much more. But, she says, the heart of the Terrace that beats for the people it serves and for learning has never changed. “There’s an energy about Madison that you don’t find everywhere. People are...

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