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Wisconsin Union Team Launches Social Awareness Effort
Apr19

Wisconsin Union Team Launches Social Awareness Effort

The Wisconsin Union Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity (E.I.D.) Council has launched a new social awareness effort that aims to inspire conversations and learning around topics impacting our campus community. “We felt there was a need for the Union to play a role in bringing forth issues that are part of the fabric of our community,” said Jacob Hahn, E.I.D. Council member and the Union strategic projects and organizational assessment...

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Unique Jobs: From a Climbing Wall to Yoga on the Terrace
Apr13

Unique Jobs: From a Climbing Wall to Yoga on the Terrace

With everything from live concerts to kayak rentals, it’s probably no surprise to you that there are more than a few unique student employee positions at the Wisconsin Union. Two of our talented team members serving in this unique roles gave us an inside look into their not-so-typical days. Sarah Calvert, yoga instructor with Outdoor UW University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student Sarah Calvert is dedicated to finding time each...

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Deputy Director Reflects on 30 Years with the Wisconsin Union
Apr06

Deputy Director Reflects on 30 Years with the Wisconsin Union

This year marks Deputy Director Susan Dibbell’s 30th year on the Wisconsin Union team. I recently sat down with Susan to learn more about her time at the Union. The photos and mementos in her office tell a story of service leadership that began far before being named the Union’s deputy director in 2016. Susan has held multiple positions within the Union, including assistant director of program and leadership development, director of...

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Trustee Stories: George Cutlip
Mar07

Trustee Stories: George Cutlip

Wisconsin Union Association Trustee George Cutlip, in many ways, grew up at the Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union. It’s a place his parents would take him to have many meals, to see academic life in action and to have many other experiences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Cutlip family had more than social and educational ties to the Union and campus; his parents also worked at UW-Madison. George’s father Scott...

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Hoofers Announces Full Winter Carnival Lineup
Jan23

Hoofers Announces Full Winter Carnival Lineup

The Hoofers Winter Carnival will return Feb. 3-11 with everything from ice golf on Lake Mendota to the Hoofer Rail Jam, a snowboard and ski competition. New this year will be a performance by Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser and Celtic cellist Natalie Haas, family fun at Alumni Park, and the hive, a not-to-be-missed surprise on Flannel Day at the Memorial Union Terrace. The full Winter Carnival schedule is as follows: Feb. 3: Rail Jam...

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