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Madison Artist’s New Mural Celebrates Wisconsin Union Experiences
Apr15

Madison Artist’s New Mural Celebrates Wisconsin Union Experiences

From gnomes in Der Rathskeller to Paul Bunyan and his Blue Ox, art has been an integral part of the Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union since it opened in 1928.  University of Wisconsin-Madison alumna and artist Emily Balsley recently furthered that tradition of immersive art at the Memorial Union with a new mural on a Memorial Union wall. The vibrant painting in the stairwell near Peet’s Coffee depicts some of the adventures the...

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Trustee Stories: David Cross
Feb04

Trustee Stories: David Cross

Wisconsin Union Association Trustee David Cross, in many ways, grew up at the Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union. From summers spent in a residential community along the Lake Mendota shoreline, called the Tent Colony, to Sunday afternoons at the Memorial Union Terrace, David’s ever-growing love for the Union carries on today through his work as a trustee. David’s fondest memories of the Union come from his childhood summers spent living...

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When You Gotta Go at Memorial Union
Feb10

When You Gotta Go at Memorial Union

When you gotta go, you gotta go. And the good news is, when you gotta go at Memorial Union, there are plenty of restrooms to choose from. Thirteen to be exact,and more are coming in fall 2017. Plus, we don’t like to brag (Who are we kidding? Yes, we do!), The Badger Herald recently rated Memorial Union’s new first floor lavatories 5/5 for perfect ventilation, two-ply tissue paper, strong cell service, and more. Yes, there’s even more...

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Graduating Seniors Celebrated their Success and the Future at Union South and Memorial Union
May26

Graduating Seniors Celebrated their Success and the Future at Union South and Memorial Union

We invited graduating seniors to stop in for the graduation party of the year May 12-15. During the weekend celebration, Union South, Memorial Union and (drum roll, please) the Terrace offered music, photo opportunities, food, beverages and much more to graduating seniors and their families to commemorate their time at UW-Madison. The weekend celebration kicked off with graduating seniors returning nearly 700 iconic sunburst chairs to...

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Wisconsin Union Employees Talk About Post-Grad Plans
Dec10

Wisconsin Union Employees Talk About Post-Grad Plans

The Wisconsin Union holds many memories for UW-Madison students. As December graduation season arrives, graduates begin to think back on their favorite memories at the university and at the Union. We caught up with a few UW-Madison seniors and Union employees to see what their plans are after the big day, and what their favorite memory is of working at the Wisconsin Union. Alyssa Alheid Works in: Marketing Major: Graphic Design and...

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