Terrace Views
Mornings on Mendota Bring Family Fun and Science to the Terrace
Jul13

Mornings on Mendota Bring Family Fun and Science to the Terrace

Guests enjoy art projects during Mornings on Mendota July 13. The Wisconsin Union, in partnership with the Clean Lakes Alliance and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, invite you to Mornings on Mendota. Mornings on Mendota will bring family-friendly lake activities and education to the Memorial Union Terrace 10:30 a.m.-noon July 20 and July 27. Taking place right on the shore of Lake Mendota, this brand new, free event...

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Dairy Science Grad Performs in Blues Band on the Terrace
Jul11

Dairy Science Grad Performs in Blues Band on the Terrace

There’s nothing quite like sitting at the Memorial Union Terrace in the summer, eating a brat and listening to a live performance with your friends. It’s a very magical feeling that most of us in the Madison community and many across the world have enjoyed. For Jimmy Voegeli, leader of the blues band The Jimmys, the magic of the Union that he feels while performing on the Terrace is a familiar one, dating back to this time as a...

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Other Views from the Union
Jun18

Other Views from the Union

We’re all familiar with the iconic view from the Memorial Union Terrace with its spectacular view of Lake Mendota. That sight could never get boring, and I have a few other favorite views I’d like to share for you to explore around the Union as well. Whether you’re looking for a space to rent for a special occasion or simply searching for a new place to watch the sunset, all around Memorial Union are spaces that will offer you new and...

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Summer Film Coordinator’s Top Picks from the 2019 Film Lineup
Jun13

Summer Film Coordinator’s Top Picks from the 2019 Film Lineup

You’re sure to feel nostalgic this summer at Terrace After Dark’s film series, called Lakeside Cinema. The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Film Committee chose the films based on the themes, “Grow Up!” and Spielberg Sundays. So grab some Babcock Ice Cream, a brat or maybe a dish from the BBQ Stand, and join us for our 20 must-see films. WUD Summer Film Coordinator Barb Rasmussen gave us her top four picks from the film lineup this...

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A (Campus) Staycation to Remember
May31

A (Campus) Staycation to Remember

Planning your next vacation? How about saving some traveling money, logistical headaches and time, and enjoy a campus staycation right here at the University of Wisconsin-Madison? With your staycation, there’s no need to check your luggage. No need to worry about how much conditioner you can bring on the plane. (3.4 ounces is just not enough. Seriously.) No need to plan how to entertain your family on a thousand-mile road trip. Your...

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The Role the Terrace Plays in People’s Lives
May16

The Role the Terrace Plays in People’s Lives

We create experiences for a lifetime for you on the Memorial Union Terrace. But, sometimes, the special moments that happen here are created by you, our members and guests.  For me, my connection to the Terrace began during my first  days as a University of Wisconsin-Madison freshman. Brimming with nerves, as an eager and excited newcomer, I stepped onto the Terrace for the first time and was enveloped in its  welcoming...

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