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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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Win or Lose: March Madness Gamewatches
Mar08

Win or Lose: March Madness Gamewatches

In past years, Wisconsin Union members and guests have gathered at Memorial Union and Union South to cheer on the Badgers through their journeys in NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournaments. Ending a 19-year streak in the postseason, our Badgers have given us enough pride to last a lifetime. Here are some memorable moments from past years: While we mourn the Badger’s loss of their longstanding streak, we can find solace in the...

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New year, new events: what new events to attend during spring semester
Feb12

New year, new events: what new events to attend during spring semester

Winter break has come and gone. A new semester is upon us, and while you may not be thrilled to be reentering the world of academia, the Wisconsin Union has you covered when it comes to study breaks and fun. In the couple days leading up to Valentine’s Day, get creative at Wheelhouse Studios, and craft the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your special someone, your friends or whomever else you’d like to show a little love. After...

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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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Hoofers President’s Top 3 Outdoor Program Picks
Dec14

Hoofers President’s Top 3 Outdoor Program Picks

The boats that dot Lake Mendota throughout summer are stored for winter. The Terrace’s sunburst chairs are hibernating. But the Wisconsin Hoofers are still hoofin’. The Hoofers, the largest student organization at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been building community year-round since 1931, including the months when the snow flies and the temperature drops. Hoofers President Forrest Koslowski shared his top three picks for...

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Behind the Scenes at the Union: Lance Raney
Oct23

Behind the Scenes at the Union: Lance Raney

It’s a Badger football home gameday and you’re surrounded by a sea of red and white. “Build me up Buttercup” and “Sweet Caroline” blast over the loudspeakers. Bucky is busy posing for photo-ops, and the Spirit Squad is getting ready to cheer on the Badgers. I bet we can guess where you are. Badger Bash has been one of the Wisconsin Union’s greatest game day traditions for more than 40 years. And while you’re busy tailgating your heart...

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