Terrace Views
Welcome to the Terrace, Madison’s Largest Outdoor Restaurant
Jun18

Welcome to the Terrace, Madison’s Largest Outdoor Restaurant

What to Know about Visiting during our Initial Reopening The Memorial Union Terrace will open for the 2020 Terrace season on June 22 with the beautiful lake view and Terrace chairs you love as well as some temporary, new practices. Photo by Bryce Richter. Photo provided by UW-Madison. Let’s rewind to March. At the Wisconsin Union, we never stop talking about Terrace season. Creating months of outdoor programming, dining and safe...

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A Place to Lead: Our 2020-21 Student Officers
Jun02

A Place to Lead: Our 2020-21 Student Officers

By Maddie Boulanger Student leadership and shared governance are coded into our DNA, here at the Wisconsin Union. It’s who we are, and it’s a critical part of what makes us strong. We believe that the student voice in what we do makes us more innovative, more responsive to students’ needs and helps us stay true to our mission to welcome, engage and connect the campus community. Each year, we elect new student leaders to help guide us...

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Pride Month Wallpapers and GIF
Jun01

Pride Month Wallpapers and GIF

Happy Pride Month! This month, our artists used their skills to create wallpapers and a GIF to celebrate and recognize our LGBTQIA+ community.  We are grateful for our LGBTQIA+ students, faculty, staff, members and guests who contribute so much to our spaces and experiences. In 2019, we lit Memorial Union in honor of Pride Month. At the Wisconsin Union, we always strive to create environments that are safe and welcoming for all...

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New Crane Installed on Union Lakefront
May15

New Crane Installed on Union Lakefront

By Dave Elsmo In March, the Tong Family Marina project finished the installation of a 55-foot-tall, 5-ton crane, which will serve as a critical piece of infrastructure to the new lakefront. This marks the culmination of a four-year design and construction process led by the Wisconsin Hoofer Sailing Club and Wisconsin Union leadership. The Sailing Club knew early in the project that it would need to replace its aging crane to update...

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Best Wishes from the Wisconsin Union
Apr24

Best Wishes from the Wisconsin Union

All of us at Wisconsin Union miss having you at Memorial Union and Union South. It’s just not the same without you, without your vitality, your presence, and your enthusiasm. You really make the Union what it is for the campus, community and visitors, and your absence is surely felt each and every day. But we know we’re all where we’re supposed to be. We know we’re doing what we need to be doing. And that’s a good thing. But we...

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