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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

Signs of Summer

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

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.

#UWsummer day — practice, study, research and, yes, even relax

On July 18, a team of UW photographers, videographers and writers spent dawn to dusk capturing the variety and vibrancy of Summer Term.

More than 1,000 flock to ice cream social

Summer Term staff hosted an ice cream social for students, faculty, and staff on July 12.

New course will teach students how to fly drones, collect data

This summer, the UW–Madison College of Engineering added a new way for students to navigate the skies: a course on drones.