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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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Dine and Dance: Valentine’s Day at Memorial Union
Dec11

Dine and Dance: Valentine’s Day at Memorial Union

Do Valentine’s Day the Wisconsin Union way! This Valentine’s Day, make memories with the people you care about through the Wisconsin Union’s Valentine’s Day events! What can you expect from us this Valentine’s Day? Dinner, dancing and great music! Choose one of three tasty entrees while also enjoying beverages and chocolate-covered strawberries in the grand Tripp Commons in Memorial Union. Then, enjoy listening to tunes by The...

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Behind the Scenes at the Union: Shawn Bolduc
Nov11

Behind the Scenes at the Union: Shawn Bolduc

He oversees the Wisconsin Union Theater patron experience. He manages the logistics for the Theater’s events. And, in his “spare” time, he makes thousands of people drool almost on the daily with modern confections almost too beautiful to eat. He is Shawn Bolduc, and he is the director of audience services at the Wisconsin Union’s Wisconsin Union Theater. Since 1939, the Wisconsin Union Theater has served as a leading source of...

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Breaking Boundaries Through Music: An Interview with Upcoming DLS Speaker
Oct16

Breaking Boundaries Through Music: An Interview with Upcoming DLS Speaker

Music is many things for many people. For some, it is a way to bond with friends. For others, it is a way to pass time. But for Syrian refugee Mariela Shaker, music is a way to break boundaries. “Music is a way to get the world together and to remove our differences…It is something that unites the world together,” Shaker said. Shaker is an advocate for peace and social change. She currently visits schools across the country to share...

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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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A Day with the Wisconsin Union: Itineraries for Every Interest
Oct02

A Day with the Wisconsin Union: Itineraries for Every Interest

Hey, Wisconsin Union-goers, it’s a great day to have a great day, and we can help make that happen for you. We have events, activities and services for every interest at Union South and Memorial Union. To show you what we mean, we’ve put together example itineraries for you thrill seekers and art lovers. For the Thrill Seeker 8:30 a.m. – Enjoy an Amazing Breakfast in an Iconic Place Hey, thrill seeker, you’re going to need some energy...

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