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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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Behind the Scenes at the Union: Scott Faulkner
Jun01

Behind the Scenes at the Union: Scott Faulkner

The Wisconsin Union Hotel & Club Suites offer guests overnight stays for a lifetime right on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Scott Faulkner, the Wisconsin Union hotel manager, is one of the team members behind the scenes of it all, constantly striving to make your time at our hotels unforgettable. We met up with Scott to learn about his experience in the hospitality industry and his time at the Union. What does a...

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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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Behind the Scenes at the Union: Bob Wright
Apr12

Behind the Scenes at the Union: Bob Wright

Bob Wright’s big laugh echoes from his office behind the front desk at Sett Recreation in Union South, as he talks about all that his time at Sett Recreation has entailed. No two days are alike for Bob with Sett Recreation offering everything from an eight-lane bowling center to a two-story climbing wall. We invite you to take a glimpse into Bob’s days and into the center of recreation at Union South. What is your position at the...

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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: Sharon Hadary
Dec07

Trustee Stories: Sharon Hadary

By Mason Muerhoff ’18 Sharon Hadary, a Wisconsin Union Association trustee, says this of the Wisconsin Union, “As a student, I developed a strong connection to the Wisconsin Union as my campus living room and as a place to learn and grow.” Her sentiment is one that is shared by millions of people across many generations of Wisconsin Union members and community members who consider the Union’s Memorial Union and Union South...

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