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Social Justice Hub — First Semester Summary and Looking Forward
Dec16

Social Justice Hub — First Semester Summary and Looking Forward

In October 2018, Union Council, the Wisconsin Union’s governing board, endorsed the creation of a social justice program to provide students with an out-of-classroom experience that develops the campus community’s capacity to create a more equitable, safe and inclusive environment. This resulted in the creation of the Wisconsin Union’s Social Justice Hub. The Hub’s guiding social justice definition can be found in Bell, Adams...

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UW-Madison Student Veterans’ Stories
Nov08

UW-Madison Student Veterans’ Stories

Memorial Union’s honoring of service members began in 1928 with the dedication of the building as a memorial to UW-Madison’s service members. In addition, the names of more than 200 Badgers who died in active duty are inscribed on wooden plaques on the walls of the Memorial Union’s Memorial Hall, outside of Main Lounge.  We, at the Wisconsin Union, recognize and honor our UW-Madison service members and veterans each and every...

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The Wisconsin Union’s Most Famous: Those Who Have Walked Our Halls
Oct14

The Wisconsin Union’s Most Famous: Those Who Have Walked Our Halls

Have you ever stopped to think about all of the famous people throughout history that have walked the same halls you do at Memorial Union and Union South? For the past 90 years, we, at the Wisconsin Union, have welcomed everyone from Lizzo to Eleanor Roosevelt. Next time you walk along the colorful decor, take a look around and consider all the possibilities of people who have walked those same steps before you! Neil deGrasse Tyson, a...

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Campus Farmers Market Returns with New, Delicious Options and Community Favorites
Sep11

Campus Farmers Market Returns with New, Delicious Options and Community Favorites

An oasis of fresh vegetables and fruit; delectable, vegan cupcakes; chocolate-enveloped donuts; chili-kissed local honey; and more await you at the Wisconsin Union’s Campus Farmers Market at Union South.  The Campus Farmers Market features local products Thursdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. now through Oct. 24. Stop by, and enjoy free samples, live music, and special Farmers Market events, such as button-making with Wheelhouse Studios, and...

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A Brand New Badger Bash Era: Welcoming Band Director Corey Pompey
Sep10

A Brand New Badger Bash Era: Welcoming Band Director Corey Pompey

On Sept. 7, we, at the Wisconsin Union, welcomed new UW Marching Band Director Corey Pompey to our historic Badger Bashes, the best home football tailgate in town. With his arrival on campus, Dr. Pompey ushers in a new era for our tailgate celebrations. We will certainly miss longtime Director Mike Leckrone, who has been part of our Badger Bashes since the Bashes began in 1972. Professor Leckrone left a lasting with his warm...

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