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Rain or shine, it’s Terrace time

April 13, 2022

After a long winter in storage, the chairs came out April 13, ready for sunshine, a view of Lake Mendota and being the best seats on campus for studying, catching up with friends or just plain daydreaming.

Summer Sweet Spots: Lakeshore Path

July 17, 2019

The Lakeshore Path is the ribbon that ties the entire Lakeshore Nature Preserve together. It's a great place to walk, run or bicycle and contemplate the beautiful view of the lake and the woods.

If it’s not the tundra, it’s the heat: 5 ways to cope

July 17, 2019

Extreme temperatures have been predicted in Madison for the next couple of days and we all know what that means. Desperately…

UW Changes Lives: Wisconsin Experience Summer Launch gives freshmen a head start

March 12, 2019

This year, the university unveils the Wisconsin Experience Summer Launch, which ensures that incoming freshman make a smooth transition to campus. They can earn credit toward their degrees, meet other students, and learn about UW–Madison resources before the start of fall semester.

Wisconsin Experience Summer Launch gives freshmen a head start

February 8, 2019

The program allows incoming freshmen to earn credit toward their degrees, meet other students, and learn about UW–Madison resources before the start of fall semester.

Aphra Mednick creates transformative experiences as new assistant dean of Summer Term

December 6, 2018

As Summer Term’s interim director for 2018, she and her team created several innovative programs, and she has even more ambitious plans for next year and beyond.

New summer program helps UW freshmen get ‘QuickStart’

November 5, 2018

CALS launched a brand new “early start” program for incoming first-year students called QuickStart, which helps them make the most of their college experience.

In “Imaging Self,” high school students explore the arts in a college setting

August 9, 2018

Imaging Self, a new UW–Madison summer program for arts-oriented high school students, helps them learn more about themselves through personal expression in visual art, dance, and theater, as well as making connections among various art forms.

Student to student: Four unexpected benefits of staying on campus for the summer

August 8, 2018

By now you know a lot of good reasons to stay in Madison for the summer: get ahead on classes, gain job experience, and so on. Here are four you might not have thought of.

Students prepare for healthcare careers in UW summer physiology course

August 8, 2018

In Physiology 335, students capture and analyze data from their own bodies using computer software and electrode wires. Sinclair Richards For…

Share how you spent your #UWSummer day, and win a prize!

July 11, 2018

How do you spend your #UWSummer day? Next week, we’d like you to use Twitter and Instagram to share your Summer Term activities, whether it’s learning in a classroom, working a job of internship, or just relaxing on the Terrace.

UW Summer Music Clinic teaches junior high students music skills, life lessons

June 22, 2018

Nearly 400 junior high school students are participating in the UW–Madison Summer Music Clinic, a week-long band, choir and orchestra camp.

Five exercises to transform Bascom Hill into your own personal gym this summer

June 6, 2018

Measuring 850 feet long and, from the Park Street sidewalk to the base of the Lincoln statue, 86 feet tall, Bascom Hill as steep and long as it is picturesque. And, as evidenced by the unfortunate sweat stains in your 7:30 a.m. lecture, it’s a good workout. With these five exercises, it could also be your new gym.

University of Wisconsin Midshipmen experience life in the fleet

September 29, 2017

In their summer training assignments, 36 UW–Madison midshipmen experienced life in the Navy and Marine Corps, ranging from submarines to aviation squadrons to participation in Marine Corps Officer Candidates School.

Summer sizzle: Eight UW–Madison students and the red-hot internships they just completed

August 30, 2017

“Internships have become increasingly important for students as a way to enhance their workplace-applied skills.”

Signs of Summer

August 10, 2017

There’s plenty of interaction, but absolutely no talking in one class at UW–Madison this summer, as an intimate group of students learns to communicate with American Sign Language. Video by Craig Wild/University Communications

New summer program helps international students acclimate before the fall rush

August 9, 2017

A new program allows first-year international students to arrive several weeks ahead of the fall semester and take an academic reading and writing class for non-native English speakers.