Terrace Views
Leading, Learning, and Growing during a Fall like No Other
Aug12

Leading, Learning, and Growing during a Fall like No Other

What does community look like when we can’t all gather in-person? How can leadership, learning and connectivity happen when our campus community resides across the world rather than on campus? These questions and others about how to support the campus community during the COVID-19 pandemic arose as student leaders of the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) began planning for fall 2020.  What does community look like when we can’t...

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A New Vibe on the Terrace: Our Pop Culture Campaign
Aug03

A New Vibe on the Terrace: Our Pop Culture Campaign

You may have noticed a new vibe on the Terrace… one that pops. Our new pop culture-based Terrace messaging campaign highlights the excitement you feel at the Terrace with a new spin focusing on how to stay safe in light of COVID-19 at this space we all know and love. It all started when the Wisconsin Union Marketing team was tasked with coming up with a clever way to announce the Terrace summer reopening while educating our community...

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Hoofers Adapt: What Accessibility Looks Like at the Wisconsin Union
Jun23

Hoofers Adapt: What Accessibility Looks Like at the Wisconsin Union

Kathryn Bach and Megan Gray created Hoofers Adapt with one mission in mind: to advocate for access to nature and the outdoors. They lead Hoofers Adapt, a group of passionate advocates for accessibility and inclusion in outdoor pursuits at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. UW-Madison occupational therapy students Bach and Gray joined Hoofer Ambassadors in hopes of learning about inclusivity in outdoor programming. The Wisconsin...

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Water We Up To?
Apr20

Water We Up To?

After a 10-year break, the Hoofer Scuba Club is back in action planning annual remote winter break trips. With an excited group of young divers and the generous aid from a Hoofer Council Grant and the Wisconsin Union Director’s Fund, the Club successfully planned two remote winter break trips in the past year. In staying true to its mission, the Club hopes to expand into international waters and incorporate more citizen science diving...

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Announcing our 2020-21 Student Officers, Directors
Mar18

Announcing our 2020-21 Student Officers, Directors

For you, a Wisconsin Union event is an experience for a lifetime; for the students behind our events, it’s an opportunity of a lifetime.  Behind the scenes are students who plan, promote and implement more than 1,000 events each year. They are part of the Wisconsin Union Directorate, which includes 10 committees and six Wisconsin Hoofers clubs. The committees plan everything from art gallery exhibitions to live music at the...

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Wisconsin Union Spring Events Preview
Feb19

Wisconsin Union Spring Events Preview

Spring will be in the air soon and bring summertime Wisconsin Union events along with the warmer days and sunshine. While you wait for the snow to melt and the Terrace to finally open again, check out the Union’s variety of upcoming events. Distinguished Lecture Series The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS), organized by the students of the WUD DLS Committee, has prepared an incredible spring lineup...

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