Terrace Views
A Terrace Proposal to Remember
Jun20

A Terrace Proposal to Remember

By Ellie Herman More than 15 months ago, Nick Schmidlkofer created a plan to propose to his girlfriend of several years that would be set in stone…literally. By June 2017, Nick had purchased a brick as part of the paver program to be installed on the Terrace, with the phrase “Kylie Anne, God gave me you. Marry me? –Nicholas Spring 2018.” As two Terrace aficionados, Nick and Kylie Anne Reese are no strangers to the Wisconsin Union, as...

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Looking for amazing events? We’ve got you covered!
Jun19

Looking for amazing events? We’ve got you covered!

We have some fantastic opportunities on the horizon for our Wisconsin Union members. Whether its arts and crafts, or food and drink tastings, there’s something for every member coming up at the Union! Save the date now for these member exclusive, Wisconsin-worthy events. For those with an artistic flair, consider our Wisconsin Crafts event! Make your own great home décor piece – a wooden sign that includes an inspirations saying! Join...

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Student Leadership at Wheelhouse Studios
Jun05

Student Leadership at Wheelhouse Studios

Throw on your art smock because we’re heading down to Wheelhouse Studios to meet the fantastic students who make it all possible. Wheelhouse Studios, located on the lower-level at Memorial Union, is an art studio that is open to the public, but free for students and discounted for Union members. Wheelhouse offers open studio time, special art events, a ceramics studio and even classes. From drawing and painting to jewelry and glass...

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Daily Scoop: Then and Now
Jun04

Daily Scoop: Then and Now

Friends who eat Babcock Ice Cream together, stay together. At least that’s the experience of the women whose picture hangs on the wall at Memorial Union’s Daily Scoop. Meet Mary and Margaret. Both are University of Wisconsin-Madison graduates who love Babcock Ice Cream, as indicated by a 1981 photograph which shows the two women on the steps at the Terrace, eating the delicious treat. Margaret Armstrong Schueller (right) knows exactly...

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Adventure Awaits at Outdoor UW
May17

Adventure Awaits at Outdoor UW

Through Outdoor UW, students and members have opportunities galore to explore the outdoors and dip their toes in the water (literally!) with different activity opportunities. From kayaking on Lake Mendota to basecamp experiences for incoming freshmen and transfer students, there is something for everyone this summer at Outdoor UW, no matter what their experience level. Outdoor UW offers a progression of rent, learn and join which...

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