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Happy Winter
Nov20

Happy Winter

Happy winter! May the weeks ahead be filled with hot cocoa, Zoom calls with people you care about, and moments of peace, joy and comfort. We’ve already bid adieu to many summer pastimes, like boating, Terrace season and outdoor yoga. But every end is also a beginning. As winter approaches, we greet times sitting by a fire and that glorious feeling of coming in from the cold to the warmth of home. We say hello to skiing and...

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Thank you, Service Members and Veterans
Nov18

Thank you, Service Members and Veterans

Since the very beginning, our building Memorial Union has served as a memorial to University of Wisconsin-Madison service members. Etched in the stone at the building’s entrance is the following: “Erected and Dedicated to the Memory of the Men and Women of the University of Wisconsin Who Served in our Country’s Wars.” Since 2018, on Veterans Day, our team has acknowledged our country’s service members, including UW-Madison...

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Fall-ing Into a Routine: A New Campus Normal
Nov10

Fall-ing Into a Routine: A New Campus Normal

Student Spaces, Familiar Faces This fall has been one to remember. From virtual classes to physical distancing, University of Wisconsin-Madison students have tackled it all. But, our Wisconsin Union team, and in particular our student leaders, have stepped up to the plate to continue to provide our campus community with one-of-a-kind experiences and access to spaces they know, love and need. Since the spring, our team has worked...

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Gratitude Month Wallpapers
Oct28

Gratitude Month Wallpapers

National Gratitude Month begins Nov. 1, and, as we approach the end of an unusual semester, we, at the Wisconsin Union, are reflecting on gratitude. We are grateful for every moment you spend with our team and every memory you make in our buildings. We know that your time is precious, and cannot begin to express our gratitude that you choose to spend time with us and for the opportunity to serve you. Our design team created wallpapers...

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Raising Up Black Voices with the 2nd Black Arts Matter Festival
Oct26

Raising Up Black Voices with the 2nd Black Arts Matter Festival

While studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Shasparay Irvin ‘20 felt that, as prevalent and valued as the arts are in Madison, there was a lack of diversity in the arts presentation that she saw. Shasparay, a Black interdisciplinary artist and slam poet, resolved to change that. While completing her bachelor’s degree in theatre and African American studies, she began an eight-month process to create an event series, called...

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The Local Impact of your Wisconsin Union Support
Oct14

The Local Impact of your Wisconsin Union Support

You like supporting local companies? We do, too, at the Wisconsin Union! We do our homework to make sure we find quality, ethically sourced local ingredients, foods and beverages. And, with so many fantastic, innovative companies in Wisconsin, it’s not hard to find the best of the best right in our state’s backyard.  Let’s back up a little and give you some background on the Union. We’re a non-profit organization that anyone 18...

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