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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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A Place to Grow: Lessons for a Lifetime
Dec05

A Place to Grow: Lessons for a Lifetime

By Mason Muerhoff ’18 Walking around the University of Wisconsin-Madison student organization fair in her high school band t-shirt in fall 2013, UW-Madison freshman Katy Lang wasn’t sure what she was looking for in a student organization. There was table after table of language study groups, a water polo club and soccer teams. It was, Lang said, overwhelming. But a Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Music Committee member spotted...

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Behind the Scenes at the Union: Chef Allison Berris
Nov27

Behind the Scenes at the Union: Chef Allison Berris

You have one amazing chef to thank for the delicious tomato bisque soup at Carte, the flavorful chili at der Rathskeller, the house-made salad dressings at Carte and der Rath and many more Memorial Union favorites. Let’s get to know Chef Allison Berris. What is your position? I am the restaurants chef at Memorial Union. So, since September 2016, I’ve been in charge of prep for all of the [Memorial Union] restaurant units. Rathskeller,...

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Low-Cost and Free Union Date Ideas
Nov16

Low-Cost and Free Union Date Ideas

After buying your textbooks, paying tuition, rent and a security deposit, you may be reaching into the bottom of your about-to-be-washed jeans’ pockets for your Friday date night funds. Now, we’re not saying you shouldn’t still hope for that mysterious crumpled $20 bill. But, either way, you can still have fun at many Wisconsin Union events. Our events calendar is rich with low-cost (and often free) date night ideas. Here are some...

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Know Your WUD Leader: Adam Yeazel
Nov13

Know Your WUD Leader: Adam Yeazel

The word “student” doesn’t do justice for everything UW-Madison junior Adam Yeazel accomplishes. In addition to his role as a molecular biology and international studies major, Yeazel also works in a research lab, plays double bass viola and serves as the director of WUD Society and Politics. The WUD Society and Politics committee is a nonpartisan group of students that make it easy for people to talk, listen and learn about the...

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New Digital Kiosk Commemorates Soldiers in Gold Star Honor Roll
Oct11

New Digital Kiosk Commemorates Soldiers in Gold Star Honor Roll

With less than a month until Veterans Day, the Wisconsin Union is looking ahead to commemorate our fallen soldiers. Together with our partner, the UW-Madison classes of 1963 and 1967, we will unveil a new digital kiosk telling soldiers stories on Nov. 11 on the second floor of Memorial Union in the main hall. This new memorial will include soldiers’ names ranging from the Civil War to modern day conflicts. Memorial Union was named as...

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