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Students, Lead at the Wisconsin Union (and Get Paid to Do It!)
Feb01

Students, Lead at the Wisconsin Union (and Get Paid to Do It!)

Looking for the perfect leadership opportunity? Students, now is your chance! Applications for 2023-2024 Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) officer and director positions are now open. WUD is made up of 11 student-run committees and 6 outdoors clubs, who plan and oversee the management of most of the beloved events and activities you’ve taken part in at Memorial Union and Union South. Free blockbuster films at the Marquee Cinema in...

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Skate Away on Your Next Outdoor UW Adventure
Dec07

Skate Away on Your Next Outdoor UW Adventure

Looking for a new way to celebrate the winter season at the Wisconsin Union? Glide into a new activity with Outdoor UW – ice skating on Lake Mendota! There’s no better way to enjoy the outdoors and the company of friends than by cruising across the ice in front of Memorial Union, savoring the fresh air. And the best part is, you won’t have to invest in skates just to enjoy a few sessions on the lake – you can just rent them at Outdoor...

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Students Celebrate Spring Break by Giving Back
Nov29

Students Celebrate Spring Break by Giving Back

By: Ava McNarney For one week every spring, thousands of undergrads flock to the beach in search of respite from the day-to-day of college life. But that isn’t the only way to spend the week, especially for those looking for a way to make new friends and give back – while still traveling someplace new and exciting.  Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Alternative Breaks Committee takes University of Wisconsin–Madison students all...

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Surprise Your Student With Something Special This Finals Season
Nov10

Surprise Your Student With Something Special This Finals Season

Finals season (noun): the last busy weeks of the academic semester, characterized by countless hours spent studying for exams, fueled by an abundance of caffeine and snacks. The studying never stops at the Wisconsin Union. The halls of Memorial Union and Union South are alive with the sound of studying: the clacking of keyboards, the frenzied scrawling of flashcards, and the chattering of classmates discussing everything from organic...

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Grab Your Group and Get to Know Gabrielle: Group Art Events at Wheelhouse Studios
Oct26

Grab Your Group and Get to Know Gabrielle: Group Art Events at Wheelhouse Studios

Craving a creative activity for an upcoming birthday celebration? Searching for a social event for your registered student organization (RSO)? Hosting a bachelor or bachelorette party? No matter the occasion, art-making is even more fun with friends, family, or co-workers. At Wheelhouse Studios on the lower level of Memorial Union, you and your group can relax and socialize while making meaningful mementos that you will treasure...

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Back and Better than Ever: The Return of the Tudor Holiday Dinner Concerts
Oct19

Back and Better than Ever: The Return of the Tudor Holiday Dinner Concerts

The Philharmonic Chorus of Madison performs holiday carols at the Tudor Holiday Dinner Concerts in 2017. Photo by Andy Manis. If you’re searching for the perfect way to ring in the holidays this year, look no further than the Tudor Holiday Dinner Concerts. This tradition will return to Memorial Union’s Great Hall from Nov. 30-Dec. 4 for the first time since 2019! With extravagant feasts, old English pageantry and cheerful carols,...

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