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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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5 Reasons Why You Won’t Want To Miss the Wisconsin Union Pop-Up Holiday Sale Dec. 10-12
Nov21

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Want To Miss the Wisconsin Union Pop-Up Holiday Sale Dec. 10-12

We, at the Wisconsin Union, will offer a 30 percent discount on University of Wisconsin-Madison and Memorial Union Terrace merchandise and apparel at a pop-up holiday sale in Memorial Union’s Paul Bunyan Room Dec. 10-12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. And we’re giving you five reasons why you’re going to want to check it out. Seriously cute merch and apparel.   1. Seriously cute merch and apparel “Oh my gosh, how cute,” is an excited declaration...

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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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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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