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Did You Know? Wisconsin Union Markets and Cafés History
Dec01

Did You Know? Wisconsin Union Markets and Cafés History

Story by Verne Scholl and Shauna Breneman You may be familiar with the fact that we, at the Wisconsin Union, offer many options for deliciousness at Memorial Union and Union South. But did you know that we also run many markets and cafes across campus, which are open to all? Our first deli opened before 1988 in the Medical Sciences Center. We named it the I.C.U., because of its location in the former University Hospital. We designed...

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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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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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Free Wallpapers in Honor of Women’s History Month, March 2021
Feb26

Free Wallpapers in Honor of Women’s History Month, March 2021

During Women’s History, our country is called to acknowledge and honor the contributions of women throughout American’s history. The month actually began as a plan to create a week-long celebration. In issuing the celebration proclamation, then-President Jimmy Carter said, “Too often, the women were unsung, and sometimes their contributions were unnoticed. But the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love...

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Black History Month Wallpapers, February 2021
Jan27

Black History Month Wallpapers, February 2021

This February 2021, we are taking time to acknowledge Black History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout the United States’ history. Our team has created three wallpapers available for free download to serve as daily reminders of Black History Month. We will also hold events to help celebrate this month. Visit...

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Behind-the-Scenes of a Virtual Wisconsin Union Event
Dec16

Behind-the-Scenes of a Virtual Wisconsin Union Event

Ever wondered how in the world a virtual event works? Well, we’re pulling back the curtain on how our team creates virtual experiences for a lifetime.  We, at the Wisconsin Union, are committed to providing events for you, our members and guests, and, this year, event restrictions in light of COVID-19, required that our team re-imagine the events you love and we love to create for you. we have provided them in a one-of-a-kind...

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