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For UW Staff and Faculty: Expand Benefits, Extend Service through Union Membership
Sep14

For UW Staff and Faculty: Expand Benefits, Extend Service through Union Membership

You, our staff and faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, dedicate countless hours to support research, teaching and public service at our incredible university. We, at the Wisconsin Union, are honored to serve a place where so many of you hold classroom discussions, meet with fellow team members, and enjoy leisure time with family and friends. You likely already know that you have some Union benefits as a staff or faculty...

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Start your UW-Madison Journey with Basecamp, a Student-Led Wilderness Orientation
Jul19

Start your UW-Madison Journey with Basecamp, a Student-Led Wilderness Orientation

By Katrina Kitzmann Uncertainty, discomfort, unfamiliarity, anxiety. For many incoming students, these are some of the feelings that come up when they think about those first few weeks of college. That’s why Wisconsin Basecamp, a wilderness orientation for new University of Wisconsin-Madison freshman and transfer students, exists. Students choose a backpacking, canoeing, or rock climbing trip. No matter what they choose, they’re going...

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Packing Tips from Outdoor Trip Leaders
Jun01

Packing Tips from Outdoor Trip Leaders

By Brooke Hollingsworth Packing for a hotel stay can be hard, so, when it’s time to go camping (no indoor plumbing included) packing can feel nothing short of daunting. The Wisconsin Union’s Outdoor UW team is here to help with tips and tricks from Wisconsin Basecamp Leaders Hannah Bucci and Murray Dunsirm. Wisconsin Basecamp is an Outdoor UW program that looks to connect freshmen and transfer students with other students and to the...

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Wisconsin Union Team Provides Insider’s Look at Graduation Weekend
Apr30

Wisconsin Union Team Provides Insider’s Look at Graduation Weekend

By Jade Anthony and Shauna Breneman Long before University of Wisconsin-Madison seniors receive their diplomas, our effort at the Wisconsin Union to prepare an unforgettable graduation weekend at Memorial Union and Union South commences. From live music to graduation gatherings, it all happens with the help of more 2,000 Union employees with a shared goal: make graduation weekend special for all who come to our buildings. In this...

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My Tapingo Experience (Alternative Title: How I Skipped the Line at Strada)
Apr18

My Tapingo Experience (Alternative Title: How I Skipped the Line at Strada)

By Abigail Rennicke Whether you are in the middle of being productive at work, in the zone studying, or just don’t want to wait in line, Tapingo is a new convenient app to get the food you want and save time. The online ordering system is available via app or web browser to easily acquire all of your favorite Union or dining hall food and drink options through pick up or delivery. I recently tried this new online ordering option...

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