The early 4-week summer session at University of Wisconsin – introduced as a way to encourage students to take a course early in the summer in addition to their other summer plans – got off to a fast start in its inaugural year, yielding 1,009 enrollments across 53 courses.
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.
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.
“Internships have become increasingly important for students as a way to enhance their workplace-applied skills.”
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
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.
On July 18, a team of UW photographers, videographers and writers spent dawn to dusk capturing the variety and vibrancy of Summer Term.
Summer Term staff hosted an ice cream social for students, faculty, and staff on July 12.
This summer, the UW–Madison College of Engineering added a new way for students to navigate the skies: a course on drones.
In an effort to enrich the college experience and help students stay on track toward graduation, UW–Madison is encouraging them to consider Summer Term.
Around the office, it's referred to as "The Foundation." For outsiders, it's known as the Summer Collegiate Experience, or SCE.
Whether their connections were social, academic or professional, former participants in UW–Madison's summer residence programs through University Housing say the camps were essential for creating future opportunities.