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With Madison in the midst of a string of hot days, visitors to campus are finding creative ways to cool off.
Members of the Madison community enjoyed a warm summer evening and the sounds of trumpeter Marquis Hill and his band at a Madison Jazz Festival event at the Memorial Union Terrace on June 19, which also marks Juneteenth.
People, music and conversation are back at the Terrace, as COVID-19 restrictions are gradually being lifted as more people are vaccinated
The sunburst chairs are sitting again by the lake, just waiting for warmer weather to entice visitors.
Participants learned how to use ice climbing equipment during a Wisconsin Union Winter Carnival event presented by the Hoofers Mountaineering Club on Feb. 5.
Instead of complaining about the long, cold midwinter nights, a group of enthusiastic hikers have been embracing them, joining a series of socially distanced nature hikes sponsored by Outdoor UW.
More than 30 registrants participated in the Wisconsin Union's Hound Hike on Jan. 9. Participants and their dogs got a free bandana and had a "pupfessional" photo made, and then sauntered around campus.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it a year like no other on the UW–Madison campus, but the seasons continue to change as always. The first snowfall of the year on Tuesday gave campus a wintery look.
Summer evenings remain relaxed and beautiful at the Memorial Union Terrace, but with changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Patrons can enjoy physically distanced, reserved-table seating with food and drink service.
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.