Terrace Views
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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New Year: Renewal of Hope
Dec15

New Year: Renewal of Hope

Dear Wisconsin Union community,What a year it has been. Thank you for sticking with us through it all. We couldn’t have asked for a more resilient, patient and understanding group of people to depend on during these times. To celebrate the end of 2020 and to give the scoop on what to expect from the Union in 2021, we sat down with Wisconsin Union Deputy Director Susan Dibbell. Below, you can read our insightful conversation with...

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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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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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A Gift to Last a Lifetime from the Union Team
Sep17

A Gift to Last a Lifetime from the Union Team

Our spring and summer grads missed out on timeless traditions. Pictures in the larger-than-life Terrace chair was just one moment our 2020 graduates deserved but couldn’t experience because of COVID-19. They worked tirelessly over the course of their college careers, conquering every challenge along the way, only to have their graduation plans upended by the sudden changes necessitated by the pandemic. We wanted to do something...

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While We Were Closed: How the Union Continued Supporting the Campus Community
Aug19

While We Were Closed: How the Union Continued Supporting the Campus Community

Though our doors to Memorial Union and Union South were closed to ‘business as usual’ operations in March, the Wisconsin Union team continued to support our community in the midst of these unprecedented times.  In keeping with our history, Union South continued to support voting efforts during the pandemic, serving as a polling location for the April and August primaries. On April 7, more than 700 ballots were processed, 441...

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