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The university has adopted a new order to ensure public safety through physical distancing and related public health measures as campus prepares to reopen.
It's about as photogenic as it gets: Lady Liberty's head and arm on Lake Mendota, with an orange sunset setting the ice ablaze. In this week's Get Social, take a look at some of the best selfies and photos from what's become an annual tradition.
The newly unveiled statue, "The Monarch," celebrates the 150th anniversary of women receiving degrees at UW–Madison and was designed by artist Victoria Reed to represent female empowerment and influence.
“We have a lot on our plate this academic year, including some big, philosophical issues to work through,” says Union Director Mark Guthier. “As has always been the case throughout the history of the Wisconsin Union, this work will be largely student-led and student-driven.”
“We were looking for someone with a long-term strategic vision on how we best serve students during their time on campus. Lori impressed us all with her experience and thoughtful comments, ” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank.
Students modeled authentic clothing from cultures around the world at the "Runways of the World" show at Union South on March 18.
Emmy Award-winning screenwriter, producer, and actress Lena Waithe met with students and gave a speech at Union South Tuesday night. She was featured as a Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecturer, and keynote speaker for Black History Month.
Sun, snow and ice created the perfect setting for the annual winter celebration.
It was a banner year for the Wisconsin Union. Memorial Union unveiled years of restoration and renovation, and Union South was its usual bustling self. Throngs of students, faculty and staff streamed into the unions for fun, fellowship and relaxation in the campus’s “living room.”
A recently completed renovation of Memorial Union is only the latest of the many changes it's undergone in its nearly 90 years of existence. Take a look back.
UW-Madison's new Alumni Park opened at a special ceremony on Friday, and the rain failed to inhibit enthusiasm for the new green space and story park that's been under construction for more than a year.
The UW–Madison campus and its football tailgating traditions will be showcased Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29 and 30, during two mornings of live broadcasts on Headline News (HLN).
Associate Justice Elena Kagan of the U.S. Supreme Court shares insights on her life in the law Friday at the Memorial Union’s Shannon Hall.
Materials from recently discovered storage units have been organized into an exhibition called “Dizzyland: Leon Varjian and the Antics of the Pail & Shovel Party.”
All week, flocks of soon-to-be graduates have covered campus, celebrating and capturing photos of this special time.
Some overcame immense challenges to get here. All have achieved a cherished goal. See how some members of the Class of 2017 made their mark.
"All right — take your seats, everyone." Sounds like a professor at the beginning of class, right? But in this case, it's an invitation. After a long winter in storage, the colorful sunburst chairs returned to the Memorial Union Terrace Thursday. Just add some real sunshine, and let the studying and socializing begin.
The first Food Sovereignty Symposium and Festival will be March 10 to 12. It focuses on how communities manage their food systems while celebrating indigenous, local and regional foods.