Terrace Views
Recounting 40 Years of the Chair-ished Partnership Between the Wisconsin Union and Wisco Industries
Sep15

Recounting 40 Years of the Chair-ished Partnership Between the Wisconsin Union and Wisco Industries

The Terrace chair is more than just a chair. It’s a statement of resilience. It’s a marker of time and tradition. The Terrace chair is an icon of not only the Wisconsin Union, but also the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the city of Madison, as a whole. The Terrace chair as we know it today would not be possible without the help of Wisco Industries 40 years ago.  Union team members have been trying to perfect the Terrace...

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Abby’s Picks for Art Classes to Take This Fall
Sep10

Abby’s Picks for Art Classes to Take This Fall

With all the natural beauty surrounding you as summer transitions to fall, there’s no better time than now to use the changing seasons as inspiration for making beautiful art of your own. Wheelhouse Studios, located in the lower level of Memorial Union, is once again offering many in-person classes that span a wide range of mediums. Wherever your creative passion lies, there’s sure to be a class that will light the artistic spark...

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Two Spaces Renamed at  Memorial Union in Recognition of National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Multicultural Greek Council
Sep03

Two Spaces Renamed at Memorial Union in Recognition of National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Multicultural Greek Council

The Wisconsin Union is renaming two spaces in Memorial Union in recognition of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC). This comes after a unanimous decision by the Wisconsin Union’s governing board, called Union Council, in April 2021 to rename two spaces for these Councils. The State Room is now the Multicultural Greek Council Room, and Inn Wisconsin is now named the National Pan-Hellenic...

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Student Team Member Learns about Marketing Experiences for a Lifetime
Aug25

Student Team Member Learns about Marketing Experiences for a Lifetime

EMILY SIDERITS’S HANDS-ON MARKETING INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE Emily Siderits, Wisconsin Union social media and marketing intern, began working at the Wisconsin Union in October 2020. The University of Wisconsin–Madison junior is majoring in marketing as well as management and entrepreneurship in addition pursuing a certificate in Spanish studies. In addition to this busy academic year, she has taken on this important, hands-on...

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Our Favorite Mem-U Menu Items for Fall
Aug16

Our Favorite Mem-U Menu Items for Fall

By Emily Rohloff and Abby Synnes Speaking as two current juniors at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, once school starts up again next month, we’re planning on spending most of our free time at the Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union. The Memorial Union offers the perfect space for all of your needs: a relaxing environment for studying or reading, a lively atmosphere to meet up with friends or family, and, perhaps most importantly,...

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When You Say “Badger Bash,” You’ve Said It All!
Aug16

When You Say “Badger Bash,” You’ve Said It All!

When I tell you that the Wisconsin Union is home to gameday’s best tailgate, I really mean it. If you’ve ever attended the Wisconsin Union’s Badger Bash, you already know why. And if you’ve never been, this is your year to make it happen. After you’ve put on your best red and white ensemble, follow the sounds of laughter and live music, as well as the smells of brats and burgers, until you reach Union South, just steps away from Camp...

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