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“Halloweek” at the Wisconsin Union
Oct17

“Halloweek” at the Wisconsin Union

As Halloween creeps up on us, we, at the Wisconsin Union, have some treats (no tricks) planned for you.   I met up with Brennan Bahr, Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) vice president of external relations, to learn more about the Union’s plans for a scary-fun week!   “Each year, we offer events and activities to celebrate Halloween on campus,” Brennan said. “It’s gives people a space to celebrate and enjoy the holiday together.” ...

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Have a Creative Fall Season with Wheelhouse Studios
Oct04

Have a Creative Fall Season with Wheelhouse Studios

While we all say goodbye to summer (more appropriately known as Terrace season) many other Wisconsin Union team members and I are excited for vibrant oranges and reds to make their way onto campus foliage. So, in lieu of summer,  I ventured to Wheelhouse Studios to learn about the fall courses coming up. As you’ll quickly learn in this article, Wheelhouse Studios, the Union’s in-house art studio, is home to just about every kind of...

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College Advice from Alumni Badgers
Sep30

College Advice from Alumni Badgers

Hello, fellow Badgers, this one’s for you! With all the student organizations we can join, all the classes from which we can choose, and everything else that comes along with college, it can be hard to know what to do first and in what direction to head. With this on my mind, I asked for some advice from recent University of Wisconsin–Madison grads on how to make the most of the college experience. Lauren Swance, operations manager at...

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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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