Terrace Views
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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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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Welcome, Guest Vendor Buraka, to Union South
Oct23

Welcome, Guest Vendor Buraka, to Union South

Please join us in welcoming temporary guest vendor Buraka to Union South! Oct. 23, 2019, through the end of the fall semester, the Williamson Street-based, Ethiopian restaurant will serve a limited menu of customer favorites, including coconut curry chicken, dorowot, chicken peanut stew, vegetarian peanut stew and misirwot. “We think customers will really enjoy Buraka’s cuisine,” Associate Director for Dining and Hospitality Carl Korz...

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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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Favorite Union Memory Response
Oct11

Favorite Union Memory Response

In last month’s Terrace Views Newsletter, we asked you to send in your favorite spot or memories at the Wisconsin Union. With so many great responses, we wanted to share with you our favorite answer in this month’s Terrace Views issue.  Kris Johnsen (BS Physics, ‘07) recollects time spent at Memorial Union’s old LGBT Campus Center: “The place in the Wisconsin Union that I have the most memories from is the old LGBT Campus Center...

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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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