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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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Out-of-Classroom Learning for a Lifetime
May21

Out-of-Classroom Learning for a Lifetime

During the past spring semester, Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) student leaders ventured away from their campus living room for invaluable, unforgettable out-of-classroom learning experiences made possible, in part, by the support of Wisconsin Union members and donors. Thousands of student leaders take part, each year, in WUD, our organization’s student programming and leadership board. WUD is made of up 10 committees and one club,...

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Shake Up your Group Outing with the Wisconsin Union
May12

Shake Up your Group Outing with the Wisconsin Union

Planning your next corporate gathering or team-building get-together? We, the Wisconsin Union team, invite you take shake up your outing with our affordable activities. You can join us for one activity, or we can work with you to create a package tailored to your team’s needs. (“Trust falls” not included.) Cheryl Fanning, the director of member sales and service at the UW Credit Union, recently took her team outside of the “trust...

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Get Artsy on the Terrace – Member-only Opportunity
Jul13

Get Artsy on the Terrace – Member-only Opportunity

Making art can be difficult–it takes time, money and effort. But have no fear! The Union makes it easier than ever to get crafty and create something great this summer. Art Tapas on the Terrace, an upcoming series of member-only art courses offered by Wheelhouse Studios, will consist of four unique and affordable classes throughout the month of August. Each class will take place on the Terrace at sunset, and participants will do...

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DIY St. Patrick’s Day Craft
Mar12

DIY St. Patrick’s Day Craft

By Nancy Payne x’16 Shamrock Tinted Mason Jar Inspired by the Wisconsin Union Mini Courses and Craftshop, this is the perfect craft to get into the St. Patrick’s Day Spirit. With the help of Craftshop programmer Ella Williquette and Momtastic DIY, we have put together a festive mason jar that is perfect as a holiday center piece, flower vase, pencil holder, wrapped candy/snack container or luminary candle holder. If you...

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From print to pixels: How magazines are evolving in the digital age
Nov21

From print to pixels: How magazines are evolving in the digital age

By Francesca Bonifacio x’13 & Nadia Le Flore x’15 This winter, Carrie Anton will be leading a new Mini Course called “Getting Published in Magazines,” and it’s designed to teach aspiring magazine writers how to tell stories for both online and print publications. A UW-Madison alumna, Carrie has spent many years writing for magazines such as Women’s Health, Self, Maximum Fitness, and Inside Wisconsin...

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