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5 Easy Ways to Have Fun on Campus During Winter Break
Dec22

5 Easy Ways to Have Fun on Campus During Winter Break

Staying on campus this winter break? Here are 5 ways to kick back, relax, and enjoy with the Wisconsin Union. Get a breath of fresh air and come join us for a night time hike! Hikes will be every Tuesday (Jan 5, 12, and 19) from 5-6 p.m. Click here to find registration details for each hike! Come check out our Hound Hike January 9th from 12-2 p.m. These furry friends will be traveling two routes, from Memorial Union to Peace Park and...

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Meet Scott: Fly Fishing Fan and Membership Program Assistant
Dec10

Meet Scott: Fly Fishing Fan and Membership Program Assistant

When he’s not fly fishing, chances are, Scott is processing your membership requests. Scott, the Program Assistant for Wisconsin Union Membership, has spent nearly a decade keeping membership data up to date. Scott, Membership Program Assistant Scott joined the Wisconsin Union first as a limited-term employee, working on the 5th floor as a project assistant for the Wisconsin Union Directorate. He then joined what was at the time...

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Babcock Ice Cream, Lifelong Friendships, and Golden Opportunities
Nov16

Babcock Ice Cream, Lifelong Friendships, and Golden Opportunities

Babcock Dairy HallPhotograph Credits: Channel 3000 Jackson Comeau, a 2016 UW-Madison political science and international studies graduate, loves cookies and cream Babcock Ice Cream. He’s been buying it at the Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union and Union South for as long as he can remember. From the first time his grandparents took him to visit campus, through his three years serving on the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD), and...

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Give a Little More This Giving Tuesday
Nov16

Give a Little More This Giving Tuesday

Thanksgiving Thursday, Black Friday, Cyber Monday…The new few months so easily become about receiving for a lot of us. The introduction of Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement that began in 2012, provided the opportunity to shift the focus from what we can get to what we can give. This new tradition encourages us to think beyond ourselves and to make a difference for others.  Giving Tuesday began as an initiative to start...

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Pets in Costumes and 4 More Ways to Safely Celebrate Halloween
Oct12

Pets in Costumes and 4 More Ways to Safely Celebrate Halloween

On Oct. 23, 2019, WUD Global Connections hosted its annual pumpkin carving event at Union South. Photo by Sam Scribner. Halloween centers around spooky stories, creative costumes, and confectionary delights, of course. Every year, children look forward to dressing up and going trick-or-treating around the neighborhood to get yummy treats to last for the cold months ahead and many of us look forward to celebrating with friends. While...

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