Terrace Views
Discounts and Access and Fun, Oh My! All the Joys of Union Membership
Jun08

Discounts and Access and Fun, Oh My! All the Joys of Union Membership

Wisconsin Union members can enjoy beautiful nights at the Memorial Union Terrace all summer long. (Photo by Andy Manis) Purchasing an annual Wisconsin Union membership is the ultimate win-win: not only do you gain access to Memorial Union and Union South, events, and exclusive member benefits for only $55, but your contribution also supports our programming and student leadership opportunities. After a year of limited access to the...

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Terrace 2021 Events for a Lifetime
Jun07

Terrace 2021 Events for a Lifetime

Events. Are. Coming. Back. To. The Terrace.  Adding the Terrace’s symphony of laughter and conversation will be free film showings, music performances and art activities. These in-person events took a hiatus in 2020 due to COVID-19, but we are bringing them back, making Terrace season more like the decades of Terrace seasons we all love and remember.  Art on the Terrace Get in the creative zone with the Terrace Art Zone...

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Have Fun in the Sun With Outdoor UW
Jun01

Have Fun in the Sun With Outdoor UW

Picture this: it’s a hot, sunny day at the Memorial Union Terrace. The bright blue of Lake Mendota surrounds you on all sides. Waves gently bump against the paddleboard you’re standing on while a refreshing breeze ruffles your hair. In front of you, a sailboat glides along the water while up above, a seagull squawks, on the hunt for a snack. The scents of brats and sunscreen mingle and linger in the air, filling your nostrils with the...

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Spreading Kindness: Random Acts of Kindness at the Wisconsin Union
May17

Spreading Kindness: Random Acts of Kindness at the Wisconsin Union

As students, staff and faculty returned to campus in fall 2020, we, the Union team, noticed an unfamiliar quiet on campus and mourned opportunities to help make connections with the campus community. We committed ourselves to finding a way to combat disconnectedness and isolation and to inspire happiness and hope in the lives of UW-Madison students, staff and faculty through random acts of kindness at our buildings Union South and...

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Terrace 101: It’s Terrace Time!
May13

Terrace 101: It’s Terrace Time!

The weather’s getting warmer, and the days are getting longer, which means the most wonderful time of the year is here. That’s right, it’s Terrace time! Last year, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to get creative and make adjustments to Terrace season, but we still managed to spend most of summer 2020 soaking in Terrace vibes. This year, some aspects of the Terrace will continue to operate a little differently than years...

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A Time for Badgers and Badgers-at-Heart to Support Student Leaders: Day of the Badger
Mar11

A Time for Badgers and Badgers-at-Heart to Support Student Leaders: Day of the Badger

There are times that test leaders’ strength, resilience and fortitude, a time when every act of kindness means more than ever; COVID-19 is one of those times. The students of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (also known as the Divine Nine) and the Wisconsin Union Directorate rose to the challenges of the pandemic and proved their dedication to making a difference, learning, community-building and leading. Each year, we highlight...

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