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Equipping Adventurers: Outdoor UW’s Outdoor Explorer Series
Sep28

Equipping Adventurers: Outdoor UW’s Outdoor Explorer Series

In its second year of instruction, the Outdoor Explorer Series (OES) is continuing to educate adventurers about the outdoors and equipping them with the skills and tools needed to carry out their own outdoor excursions. No prior experience is needed and all are encouraged to participate. Last year, the OES curriculum taught skills ranging from preparing rations to learning how to backpack and fly fish. If you missed these offerings,...

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Get to Know Your 2022-23 Hoofer Council
Sep12

Get to Know Your 2022-23 Hoofer Council

It’s no accident that the Wisconsin Hoofers is the oldest and largest student organization on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus. Many things have changed in the decades since the club’s founding in 1931, but a shared love of the outdoors has remained as strong as ever. One of the greatest things about Hoofers is that its six outdoors-centric clubs – Mountaineering, Outing, Riding, Sailing, Scuba and Ski and Snowboard (SnS) –...

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5 Reasons to Unwind with a Wine and Canvas Course This Fall
Sep06

5 Reasons to Unwind with a Wine and Canvas Course This Fall

We can all agree that a night of blissful relaxation is the perfect way to close out a long week. What better way to unwind on a Friday night than with a paintbrush, canvas and beverage at Wheelhouse Studios, the open art studio in the lower level of Memorial Union? Luckily for you, Wheelhouse will offer that perfect combination in their Wine and Canvas courses on select Friday nights this fall. You can learn to create Pam...

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UW-Madison Students, Be Part of the Fun: Homecoming Committee Looking for Members
Sep02

UW-Madison Students, Be Part of the Fun: Homecoming Committee Looking for Members

It’s almost time for fall colors, warm layers, and autumnal celebrations – including community favorite, University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Homecoming! With a parade, pep rally and events galore, Homecoming is a time-honored occasion that brings students, alumni, families, faculty, staff, other community members and visitors together to celebrate what it means to be a Badger.  The week is a blast – and students can be an even...

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A Look at the Woman-Led Hoofer Sailing Shop
Aug10

A Look at the Woman-Led Hoofer Sailing Shop

Hidden away on the edge of Lake Mendota, the Hoofer Sailing Shop has been a part of Wisconsin Hoofers, the premier outdoors club at the Wisconsin Union, from the start. Very few people know about this small repair shop, but Outdoor UW summer programming at the Union and much of the Hoofers’ clubs activities would not be possible without the shop’s existence.  While the shop did not open on a specific date, there has always been a...

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Paint Your Blues Away at Paintacular, Madison’s Largest Free Group Paint Event
Aug09

Paint Your Blues Away at Paintacular, Madison’s Largest Free Group Paint Event

Is there any better way to soak up the final days of summer and ring in the start of the fall semester than with a free night of watercolor painting on the Memorial Union Terrace? We certainly don’t think so! Mark your calendars, because Paintacular, Madison’s largest free group paint event, will return to the Terrace in just over two weeks! As we look ahead to this year’s Paintacular, we thought it would be fun to look back on some...

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