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Experience Art Immersion with the Wisconsin Union
Jan18

Experience Art Immersion with the Wisconsin Union

Art is all around at the Wisconsin Union’s Union South and Memorial Union. It’s in our three galleries. It’s on our walls. It’s in our theater and arts events. And, in some places, it’s even on our floors and ceilings. From the beginning, the Union team endeavored to incorporate art into the everyday lives of the students, faculty, staff and guests who visit the Wisconsin Union’s facilities. That was the first Wisconsin Union...

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Behind the Scenes at the Union: Sabi Atteyih
Jan16

Behind the Scenes at the Union: Sabi Atteyih

Here, at the Wisconsin Union, our dining team strives to offer the best dining experiences possible. In order to do that, we need the best team members, who believe in the Union mission to provide experiences for a lifetime; enter Sabi Atteyih. Distribution manager by day, father of three by night, Sabi (known to many Union team members and patrons as “Chef Sabi”) has made his mark on Union dining and made many taste buds happy. His...

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Playing It Forward: One Man’s Wisconsin Union Legacy
Dec18

Playing It Forward: One Man’s Wisconsin Union Legacy

Long before there was a Memorial Union, or even a groundbreaking ceremony, students were gathering support and raising money for the new Union. Nathan N. Grabin was working his way through school at the University of Wisconsin when the Wisconsin Union project was first gaining momentum. A banjo player in an orchestra on campus, he was playing for University and private events to pay for his expenses. He also taught banjo lessons in...

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You Asked, We Answered: Are UW- Madison Faculty and Staff Wisconsin Union Members?
Dec06

You Asked, We Answered: Are UW- Madison Faculty and Staff Wisconsin Union Members?

The Wisconsin Union is a membership organization, offering major benefits to our members, including discounts, special events and more! As University of Wisconsin – Madison faculty and staff, it is frequently asked whether you are a Wisconsin Union member, long story short, you’re not– yet! UW- Madison faculty and staff are welcome to use the Union as associates of the University, where you can enjoy limited Union privileges...

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Studying at the Union
Nov20

Studying at the Union

Friendly reminder, Badgers, finals are coming, and it’s time to open those textbooks! Okay, so maybe there’s no friendly way to remind you about tests, but I’m here to help.   I’ve spent my fair share of time studying on campus, at Union South and Memorial Union in particular. And I’ve found favorite spots at both buildings. So, here are your soon-to-be-favorite places to study; panic that you know nothing; realize you do know things...

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Remembering Gold Star Heroes Charles Howard Bixby and Philip Taylor Bixby
Nov14

Remembering Gold Star Heroes Charles Howard Bixby and Philip Taylor Bixby

During World War I, when a member of a family served in the military, the family would display a blue star in the window of their home. If the service member passed away during active duty, the family replaced the blue star with a gold star, signaling to the community that they had lost their loved one. The family of service members Philip and Charles Howard Bixby is all too familiar with this tradition, having lost both men to World...

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