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Ed Janairo Brings Dedication to Students and Education to Role of Chief Business Officer
Jun03

Ed Janairo Brings Dedication to Students and Education to Role of Chief Business Officer

Ed Janairo’s dedication to working with students, belief in the importance of education, and wish to use his expertise to make a difference took him on a professional journey of more than 15 years of higher education leadership roles. That journey led him to the Wisconsin Union, and, as of June 1, he now serves as our chief business officer.  “Education is always ongoing. There will always be new questions to ask and answers to...

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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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5 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know about ‘the People’s Diva’ Renée Fleming
May02

5 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know about ‘the People’s Diva’ Renée Fleming

Known as America’s favorite soprano, Renée Fleming brings seemingly effortless elegance and stage presence as she spans octaves and captivates audiences around the world.  The chance to witness the four-time Grammy winner’s talent in-person will come to the Wisconsin Union Theater’s Shannon Hall in Memorial Union on Oct. 24 as part of the Theater’s Concert Series. While Renée’s list of accomplishments, from performing at a...

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Mental Health Awareness Month Wallpapers and GIFs
Apr30

Mental Health Awareness Month Wallpapers and GIFs

Beautiful and peaceful: these words came to mind when a Wisconsin Union artist shared this month’s wallpapers and GIFs that she created in honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month. This month and always, give yourself permission to self-care. So get lost in the music that moves you. Try that smoothie recipe you’ve been meaning to make. Hug your canine and feline members. Read a book that you want to read, not one...

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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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Water We Up To?
Apr20

Water We Up To?

After a 10-year break, the Hoofer Scuba Club is back in action planning annual remote winter break trips. With an excited group of young divers and the generous aid from a Hoofer Council Grant and the Wisconsin Union Director’s Fund, the Club successfully planned two remote winter break trips in the past year. In staying true to its mission, the Club hopes to expand into international waters and incorporate more citizen science diving...

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