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How to Union in Fall 2020
Sep24

How to Union in Fall 2020

Welcome back students, staff, and faculty! We are so excited to have you back in Memorial Union and Union South with us or enjoying our programming virtually. The Union looks a little bit different this year, from ordering through Grubhub at most dining options to reserving meeting spaces, we will share all the ways campus community members can use our buildings, services and programming this fall semester. As you may know, only...

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A Gift to Last a Lifetime from the Union Team
Sep17

A Gift to Last a Lifetime from the Union Team

Our spring and summer grads missed out on timeless traditions. Pictures in the larger-than-life Terrace chair was just one moment our 2020 graduates deserved but couldn’t experience because of COVID-19. They worked tirelessly over the course of their college careers, conquering every challenge along the way, only to have their graduation plans upended by the sudden changes necessitated by the pandemic. We wanted to do something...

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While We Were Closed: How the Union Continued Supporting the Campus Community
Aug19

While We Were Closed: How the Union Continued Supporting the Campus Community

Though our doors to Memorial Union and Union South were closed to ‘business as usual’ operations in March, the Wisconsin Union team continued to support our community in the midst of these unprecedented times.  In keeping with our history, Union South continued to support voting efforts during the pandemic, serving as a polling location for the April and August primaries. On April 7, more than 700 ballots were processed, 441...

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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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Terrace Season August Wallpapers
Jul28

Terrace Season August Wallpapers

Terrace season is here, and we couldn’t be happier to share it with you! Below, you can find our wallpapers for your desktop and phone featuring a wavy, summery Memorial Union Terrace and UW-Madison-themed design. You might even be able to spot some of our own Wisconsin Union summer apparel in the water alongside Terrace chairs, flamingos, ducks, brats and burgers. Click each image below to download the wallpaper.  We hope that...

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