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Social Cinema: Master Class w/ David Bradbury + War on Trial (2016)


October 26th | 5:30 pm
WUD Film Union South - The Marquee Cinema

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World Series Game 2


October 26th | 7pm
Wisconsin Union

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UW-Madison's Theatre for Youth: The Dragon


October 26th | 7:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater

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Open Mic Night


October 26th | 8pm to 11pm
WUD Music Union South - The Sett

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Campus Farmers Market


October 27th | 10am to 2pm
Wisconsin Union Dining Services Union South

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Cooking with WUD Cuisine: Herb Roasted Potatoes


October 27th | 10:30 am to 1pm
WUD Cuisine Union South

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Pumpkin Carving


October 27th | 6pm to 8pm
WUD Global Connections Union South

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    Be Ready to Vote!

    October 24th - November 4th
    Union South | 10 am - 6 pm

    Did you know that you don't have to wait until election day to vote? Avoid the last minute rush and vote absentee, either by mail or in person.

    Take advantage of one-stop registration and early voting October 24th - November 4th in the Marquee Lounge, Union South 2nd floor. 


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    Badger Bash: Badgers vs. Nebraska

    Saturday, October 29th
    3:30 pm| Union South

    Join us for gameday's best tailgate, 2 1/2 hours before kickoff, every home football game. Just steps from Camp Randall at Union South, Badger Bash features Mike Leckrone and the full UW Marching Band, great food and fun for the whole family!

    Free admission and open to the public.


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    Esperanza Spalding presents: Emily's D+Evolution

    Sunday, October 30th
    7:30 pm - Doors open at 6:30 pm | Wisconsin Union Theater | Shannon Hall

    Portland native jazz bassist, cellist, singer, and lyricist brings her talents to the Union stage with her new album Emily's D+Evolution.


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    The Union, Now Hiring

    Our new spaces need new faces!

    Students, if you're looking for a job, we're looking for you to be a part of our team as we re-open the first floor of Memorial Union.

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    Wisconsin Union

    A place to stay balanced.
    A place to think outside the classroom.
    A place to unwind from the day.
    A place to use your outside voice.

    Welcome to a place where all can play.
    Welcome home to the Wisconsin Union. 

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    Happy Halloween!

    October 31, 2016

    Whether it be celebrating at Freak Fest, winding your way through a corn maze, or trick or treating before a costume party, everyone at the Union wishes you a happy and safe Halloween weekend! 

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    Joshua Bell, violin & Alessio Bax, piano

    Saturday, November 5th | 8 pm
    Wisconsin Union Theater

    Joshua Bell is joined by pianist Alessio Bax for a night full of musical wonder at the Union.

    Bell, one of the most celebrated violinists in the world, has played in every major hall and premiered many original compositions. 

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    Thanksgiving To Go

    Take the work out of your holidays and enjoy pre-cooked dinners with all the trimmings and desserts.

    Order now!

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October 19

WUD Art to Debut Unique Mixed Media Exhibition at Memorial Union

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee will host an opening reception to celebrate the debut of a new exhibition by artist Rebecca Hamlin Green titled “Naturealism” from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 21 ...

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October 5

Wisconsin Sailing Team Coach Invited to Participate in Internship Program

Wisconsin Sailing Team Head Coach and Sailing Program Manager Dave Elsmo has been invited to participate in the America’s Cup Endeavour Program in October. Elsmo is one of three intercollegiate sailin...

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October 25

Gold Star Honor Roll to Remember UW-Madison’s Fallen Soldiers

Have you ever wondered how Memorial Union got its name? […]

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