Terrace Views
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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Local Talent and Child Star will Shine at Jazz Fest
May25

Local Talent and Child Star will Shine at Jazz Fest

There are certain moments in life when everything feels like it’s fallen into place. Sitting at the Memorial Union Terrace on a warm summer night, watching the sun set and listening to live music, it’s easy to feel like you are where you should be in life.The feeling will soon return with the reopening of the renovated Terrace, which sets the stage for the upcoming 2016 Isthmus Jazz Festival June 17-18 & 22. Wisconsin Union...

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Welcome Back to the Terrace
May25

Welcome Back to the Terrace

The beloved sunburst chairs were missing from Madisonians’ hearts since the end of last summer, but after much anticipation the Memorial Union Terrace reopened May 12 just in time for 2016 commencement. One of the most treasured spots on the UW-Madison campus, the Terrace closed before fall last year as part of the Memorial Union Reinvestment project (MUR). The remodeled Terrace now includes ramps for improved accessibility, expanded...

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Paver: Personalize Your Place
Jul22

Paver: Personalize Your Place

With the renovation of the Terrace on the horizon, the opportunity presents itself to reflect on and preserve special memories. The paver campaign is the final public push of fundraising for the Union South building and Memorial Union renovation. Proceeds will directly impact the Memorial Union Reinvestment and help sustain the building and experiences for generations to come. The campaign will end on December 31, 2015 or when the...

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Hoofers Embarks on a Nautical, All-Inclusive Journey
Jul20

Hoofers Embarks on a Nautical, All-Inclusive Journey

The sun rises on Lake Mendota as Michael Beil, a quadriplegic, takes on a new adventure. The Hoofers Sailing program has given Michael the opportunity to sail alongside an instructor as part of their adaptive membership. Michael is the first quadriplegic to sail with Hoofers and as a pilot, he has helped Hoofers learn and grow out the programming for future athletes. Dave Elsmo, the Hoofers Sailing program manager, said the Bessmen...

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