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Nov
15

The Wisconsin Union team and University of Wisconsin–Madison alumnus-owned and Wisconsin-based Iron Joc Performance Gear and Apparel have launched a line of Iron Joc’s performance clothing with the Union’s iconic,… Read More

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Nov
10

The Hoofer Ski and Snowboard Club will continue its 58-year-long tradition of hosting the popular Hoofer Ski and Snowboard Resale at Union South’s Varsity Hall in Madison, Wis. Read More

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Nov
4

The American Patchwork Quartet sews together echoes of traditional folk music dating back to Colonial America with the contemporary voices of its members’ ancestral roots to create a multicultural, folk… Read More

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Nov
3

Renowned poet, musician, human ecologist and community organizer Lyla June will bring her ideas on inter-cultural and ecological healing to a Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) Committee’s… Read More

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Nov
1

The Wisconsin Union team, in partnership with University Veteran Services at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, invite UW–Madison students, staff and faculty and the public to celebrate United States veterans and… Read More

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Oct
31

The Wisconsin Union team will serve up its popular Thanksgiving To Go personal and family-sized meals and à la carte holiday, house-made menu favorites in 2022, with online ordering going… Read More

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Oct
28

Wisconsin Union Theater patrons have the opportunity to experience a night of moving and ear-expanding music from leading stars of the new indie classical scene Sō Percussion and Caroline Shaw… Read More

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Oct
26

First Black detective at the Colorado Springs Police Department will talk about infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan at Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series event Ron Stallworth, the former law enforcement… Read More

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Oct
25

Renowned composer, producer, and keyboardist Cory Henry’s musical journey began at just two years old when he started playing the organ at church. Read More

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Oct
6

A night of musical storytelling through jazz fusion comes to Madison with Midwest-born and raised vibraphonist and composer Joel Ross performing with his band Good Vibes on Oct. Read More

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Oct
6

The Hoofer Riding Club will host an equestrian riding clinic and symposium led by internationally renowned equestrian coach, clinician and author Daniel Stewart in Brooklyn, Wis. , Nov 12-13. Read More

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Oct
3

The Tudor Holiday Dinner Concerts will return to Memorial Union’s Great Hall for five nights of holiday music and dining from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4. Read More

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Sep
23

The Soweto Gospel Choir will perform a new program, called, “Hope - It's Been A Long Time Coming,” on Oct. 8 at 7:30 p. m. Read More

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Sep
21

The University of Wisconsin‒Madison Homecoming lineup has expanded with a Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Music Committee and Wisconsin Homecoming Committee-hosted kickoff concert featuring up-and-coming indie pop band Alvvays with an… Read More

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Sep
20

Making its return for a second year, the Outdoor Explorer Series by Outdoor UW has begun again providing low-cost educational events throughout the year, including a brand new introductory course… Read More

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Sep
1

A time-honored Madison celebration, University of Wisconsin‒Madison Homecoming, will return Oct. 17-22 for its 111th year. Read More

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Aug
30

The timeless beauty of music by Beethoven, Mozart, Robert Schumann, and Andrea Casarrubios will usher in the Wisconsin Union Theater’s renowned annual Concert Series in Shannon Hall at Memorial Union… Read More

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Aug
2

2022-23 Wisconsin Union Theater season begins Sept. Read More

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Jul
28

An equity plan more than a year in the making, called the Equity Strategic Action Plan (ESAP), will kick off soon with campus stakeholders’ feedback driving the actionable ways the… Read More

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Jul
18

Carnegie Hall’s National Jazz Youth Orchestra (NYO Jazz) will perform on the Shannon Hall stage at Memorial Union in Madison on Aug. 7 at 7 p. m. Read More

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Jun
29

The Wisconsin Union’s Outdoor UW, Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Music Committee and Hoofer Outing Club are ready to make a splash with the Union’s first-ever Lakefront Live at the Memorial… Read More

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Jun
22

The Wisconsin Union has released an updated July schedule of free music that will take place at its lakefront destination, the Memorial Union Terrace. Read More

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Jun
9

The Wisconsin Union Theater team invites patrons to jazz up their year with its six-show Jazz Series, which runs from Sept. 15, 2022-March 25, 2023, at Memorial Union. Read More

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Jun
9

University of Wisconsin–Madison team members collaborated for months with a common goal: determine how to further strengthen leadership education at UW–Madison. Read More

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Jun
1

Paddling rentals and summer outdoor group experiences have begun at Outdoor UW for the 2022 summer season, including the rental of tandem kayaks, single kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddleboards, and an… Read More

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May
25

Free and low-cost entertainment is back at iconic Madison summertime lakeside destination the Memorial Union Terrace, including the decades-long traditions of free concerts, free film showings, outdoor events and recreation… Read More

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May
3

Activities include cap decorating, live music, big Terrace chair photo opportunities, and livestreamed ceremonies The Wisconsin Union team is excited to welcome University of Wisconsin–Madison graduates and their loved ones to… Read More

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May
2

The Wisconsin Union Theater’s 2022-23 classical music series, called the Concert Series, will bring both world-renowned artists and fresh faces in classical music to Madison, Wis. , stages. Read More

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Apr
15

Hailed as one of the sharpest, fastest rising voices in comedy, standup comedienne and actress Dulcé Sloan is bringing her comedic talent to the Wisconsin Union Theater’s Shannon Hall on… Read More

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Apr
7

The iconic, outdoor Madison destination, called the Memorial Union Terrace, reopens for the 2022 Terrace season on April 13 when the Wisconsin Union team brings back hundreds of green, yellow… Read More

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Apr
6

Science educator and television personality Bill Nye has fought for more than 30 years to raise awareness of climate change, and he’s shining a light on that global warming crisis at… Read More

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Mar
8

Author, activist and former journalist Helen Zia will emphasize how bringing the nation’s multicultural communities together can create positive change during “The Power of Unity and Re-Envisioning America” on March… Read More

Mar
8

Applying for Wisconsin Homecoming Committee executive board and committee member positions means applying for the opportunity to organize one of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's longest-standing traditions, advance leadership and event… Read More

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Feb
28

People will have multiple opportunities to experience the talent of Renée Fleming as the world-renowned soprano, educator and advocate for health and well-being takes up residency at UW–Madison for three… Read More

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Feb
24

George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain will celebrate the joys of the ukulele when it performs in Shannon Hall at Memorial Union on March 31 at 7:30 p. Read More

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Feb
22

Updated March 22 While studying at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, slam poet and interdisciplinary artist Shasparay ‘20 saw that Black arts had not been given the attention or platform that it… Read More

Feb
14

Distinguished trumpet soloist Pacho Flores will guest solo with the University of Wisconsin–Madison Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) during a night of world-class music on March 5 at 7:30 p. m. Read More

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Feb
3

Activist and former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning will speak about her fight for transgender rights, data privacy, public service ethics, and government transparency during a Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD)… Read More

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Feb
1

The Outdoor UW team at the Wisconsin Union will soon debut a program open to all and for every level of outdoor adventurer, called the Outdoor Explorer Series by Outdoor… Read More

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Jan
13

The Brentano String Quartet will celebrate 30 years as a quartet with a performance in Shannon Hall in Memorial Union on Feb. 10 at 7:30 p. m. Read More

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Dec
16

The Wisconsin Union’s annual Winter Carnival will return to Memorial Union Feb. Read More

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Dec
16

What does the world look like to you? And how do where you’re from and your experiences shape that? Those are the questions that GRAMMY-winning percussion quartet Third Coast Percussion… Read More

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Dec
16

(Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison) University of Wisconsin Conference Centers and the Fluno Center for Educational Excellence will join the Wisconsin Union team in Student Affairs as part of a strategic partnership… Read More

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Nov
18

Join the Wisconsin Union Theater team on Dec. 11 as it presents Grammy Award-winning violinist Gil Shaham as part of the 2021-22 Wisconsin Union Theater Concert Series. Read More

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Nov
11

Jazz and contemporary music legend Vijay Iyer will join his colleagues bassist Daryl Johns and drummer Jeremy Dutton for a rare Madison concert on Dec. 3 at 7:30 p. Read More

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Nov
5

The Wisconsin Union team in partnership with University Veteran Services welcome all to join the team for a free Veterans Day event on Nov. Read More

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Nov
5

After a year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Hoofer Ski and Snowboard Resale will return next month, celebrating 57 years of the time-honored tradition. Read More

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Nov
4

MADISON – The Brooklyn-based music group Phony Ppl began as teenagers with a love for music, creating songs in a band member’s basement, and now performs its music to fans… Read More

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Oct
14

The Wisconsin Union Theater team presents a performance featuring Oscar-nominated, Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard, who will pay tribute to his mentor Wayne Shorter in a special collaborative project,… Read More

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Oct
11
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Oct
4

Comedy empire creator will talk about building a world-renowned brand, fake news, marketing, and a work culture of honesty and creative freedom Scott Dikkers made a business out of mocking popular… Read More

Sep
14

David Elsmo will lead Outdoor UW as its new director, which includes serving as the primary Hoofer advisor, supervising the current recreational advising staff, and overseeing the lakefront rental operation. Read More

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Sep
9

Critically acclaimed chamber orchestra Sphinx Virtuosi will perform on Sept. 30 at 7:30 p. m. Read More

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Aug
5

The Wisconsin Union Theater will receive a Shuttered Venue Operators Grant, which provides emergency assistance for venues affected by COVID-19, in the amount $686,413. 58 from the U. S. Read More

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Aug
3

Wisconsin Union Theater team releases full 2021-22 season lineup The Wisconsin Union Theater team’s 2021-22 season will include jazz, classical music, R&B music, the return of the Black Arts Matter Festival,… Read More

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Jun
3

Free film showings, music performances and art activities as well as a new, limited time dining experience will provide Terrace-goers with experiences for a lifetime at the Memorial Union Terrace. Read More

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May
26

The Outdoor UW docks are back in Lake Mendota, the outdoor recreation equipment is cleaned and ready, and adventures on water and land await with Outdoor UW. Read More

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May
20

On Sept. 30, the curtains in Shannon Hall will open to a live audience in the Hall’s seats. Read More

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Apr
19

Beginning May 10, all, including Wisconsin Union members, community members, and visitors, can visit the Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union Terrace, Memorial Union and Union South. Read More

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Apr
13

The Wisconsin Union’s Terrace chairs will return to the Memorial Union Terrace April 14, marking the start of Terrace season 2021. Read More

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Apr
9

Vuong to read from ‘On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous’ at Wisconsin Book Festival event co-hosted by the Wisconsin Union Theater The Wisconsin Union Theater, in partnership with the Madison Public Library’s… Read More

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Mar
26

Noname to discuss artistic expression in music and poetry, BIPOC and female empowerment during free event open to University of Wisconsin–Madison students, staff, and faculty MADISON – Rapper and poet Noname… Read More

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Mar
18

Wisconsin Union Theater hosts streaming of new piece from artists David Neumann, Marcella Murray and Tei Blow The Wisconsin Union Theater will host two virtual streaming performances of “Primer for an… Read More

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Feb
19

Fencer and Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad made history in 2016 when she became the first American to compete for an Olympic medal while wearing a hijab and the first American… Read More

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Feb
15

The Wisconsin Union Theater will stream an online Concert Series performance by the Meccore String Quartet on Feb. 28 at 7:30 p. m. CDT. Read More

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Feb
5

Update: The Wisconsin Union Theater-hosted performance by and question-and-answer session with multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Nicholas Payton has been rescheduled to take place Feb. 27 at 7:30 p. m. CDT. Read More

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Feb
4

Attorney Ben Crump will share insight into justice system, civil rights cases, and more Civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump will discuss qualified immunity, working within the justice system,… Read More

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Jan
28

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Okaidja Afroso believes in bringing together diverse forms of expression to create global harmony. Read More

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Jan
28

The Madison Mom team is works to encourage other Madison moms to get out in our great community and try new things. Read More

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Jan
27

Read the latest story from Madison-based journalist Jacob Stockinger: https://welltempered. wordpress. com/2021/01/27/this-friday-night-jan-29-the-acclaimed-verona-quartet-performs-an-online-concert-of-brahms-and-dvorak-for-the-wisconsin-union-theater/. Read More

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Jan
24

Jacob Stockinger, a talented Madison journalist, shares his take on the news of the debut of Wisconsin Sound here. Read More

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Jan
19

The Wisconsin Union Theater’s new, online, pilot event series, called Wisconsin Sound, will exclusively feature Wisconsin artists, beginning with the virtual streaming of a concert by the Willy Street Chamber… Read More

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Jan
14

The Wisconsin Union Theater’s Concert Series will continue with a performance by the Verona Quartet on Jan. 29 at 7:30 p. m. Read More

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Dec
30

The Wisconsin Union team will hold wintertime activities during a new event series, called Winter Wonderland, Jan. 5-Feb. 14. Read More

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Nov
20

The Wisconsin Union Theater’s fall virtual events will continue with a live performance by the Christian Sands Trio on Dec. 3 at 8 p. m. Read More

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Nov
9

Student-led committee will host discussion with renowned filmmaker, activist on Nov. Read More

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Nov
6

The Wisconsin Union team has made affordable, gourmet Thanksgiving To Go meals available for purchase this year, with ordering available now through Nov. 20 at 3 p. m. Read More

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Nov
5

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) Committee in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, will host a live, virtual conversation with… Read More

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Oct
26

The Black Arts Matter (BAM) Festival will return to raise up Black voices and art virtually Nov. Read More

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Oct
22

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) will provide education opportunities on many issues, such as racial justice, during WUD’s first-ever Rise Up Week Oct. Read More

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Oct
20

The Wisconsin Union Theater’s fall virtual Concert Series performances will begin on Nov. 7 at 7:30 p. m. Read More

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Oct
19

What can we do to support the ideas of diverse artists and empower young, diverse voices to tell their stories? A Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) Committee… Read More

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Oct
1

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) Committee will host a live, virtual discussion with victims' rights advocates Amanda Nguyen and Beverly Gooden on Oct. Read More

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Sep
23

Celine Gounder to give talk as part of free student-led lecture series Infectious disease specialist, internist, and epidemiologist Celine Gounder, M. D. Read More

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Aug
26

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Publications Committee’s summer issue, titled “Community,” debuted Aug. Read More

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Aug
25

The Wisconsin Union will host events for University of Wisconsin–Madison students Aug. 28-Sept. Read More

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Aug
24

Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union Terrace and Union South’s Plaza will start the academic year with a special students-only weekend of events, dining services and activities Friday, Aug. Read More

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Aug
7

The Wisconsin Union Theater’s free Madison World Music Festival will bring an online multicultural music experience to patrons Sept. 11-12 with live and recorded performances and live workshops. Read More

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Jul
31

The Wisconsin Union continues to create experiences for a lifetime with virtual concert The Wisconsin Union will present a live, virtual performance by Milwaukee-based musician Pat McCurdy on Aug. Read More

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Jun
18

The Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union Terrace, the largest outdoor restaurant in Madison, will begin a phased reopening on June 22 with new protocols to ensure patrons and team members can… Read More

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Jun
15

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Music Committee in collaboration with the Gender and Sexuality Campus Center and the Wisconsin Union will present Zoom Drag Queen Bingo with “RuPaul’s Drag Race”… Read More

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May
27

Ed Janairo will join the Wisconsin Union team as the Union’s chief business officer June 1. Read More

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May
19

The Association of College Unions International (ACUI) awarded Wisconsin Union Assistant Director for Program and Leadership Development Heidi Lang, Ph. D. Read More

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Feb
26

Internationally celebrated pianist Wu Han will perform as a concerto soloist with the UW-Madison Symphony Orchestra on March 7 at 7:30 p. m. in the Hamel Music Center. Read More

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Feb
24

Political strategist Symone D. Sanders will present a talk called “Black History, American History” April 6 in Shannon Hall at Memorial Union. Read More

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Feb
19

Award-winning science writer and author of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” Rebecca Skloot will speak at a free lecture in Shannon Hall at Memorial Union on March 4 at… Read More

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Feb
10

Bill Nye to speak at free Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series Committee event Science educator, mechanical engineer and author Bill Nye will talk climate change at Memorial Union April… Read More

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Feb
7

Jerome Rand to speak at a free event in Memorial Union Feb. 19 at 7:30 p. m. Read More

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Feb
3

Award-winning author Marlon James will speak at the Madison Central Library on Feb. 13 at 7 p. m. Read More

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Jan
29

Talented writer and tireless arts supporter Greg Hettmansberger shares his review of the Jan. 25 performance by the Escher String Quartet with David Finckel. Read More

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Jan
27

Tickets to world-renowned vocalist Renée Fleming’s Gala Concert will go on sale to the public Feb. 3 for $120. Read More

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Jan
21

Free spring lecture series will include events on a variety of topics, beginning with a talk on empathy The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) Committee will host… Read More

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Jan
17

The Wisconsin Union’s Winter Carnival will return Feb. Read More

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Dec
16

Nationally-ranked startup accelerator gener8tor and the American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact will hold a second gALPHA Social Justice program in collaboration with the Wisconsin Union’s Social… Read More

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Dec
13

The Wisconsin Union’s Social Justice Hub team is accepting applications for its campus Social Justice Action Teams now through Feb. 9, 2020. Read More

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Dec
6

The 4W Initiative (Women & Wellbeing in Wisconsin & the World) and the Wisconsin Union invite the public to celebrate the completion of a wood carved table, which was designed… Read More

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Nov
26

Human Rights Week to put spotlight on equality, race relations, addressing rights injustices, and more The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) and the Wisconsin Union will hold multiple Human Rights Week events… Read More

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Nov
21

The Wisconsin Union will host a pop-up holiday sale Dec. 10-12 from 10 a. m. -6 p. m. Read More

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Nov
18

The Wisconsin Union Social Justice Hub, the Student Pre-Health Committee, and the Center for Pre-Health Advising will co-host the Health Equity Symposium at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Dec. Read More

Nov
5

Hoofer Ski and Snowboard Resale will feature discounted new, used winter sports gear The 56th Annual Hoofer Ski and Snowboard Resale will take place Dec. 7 from 8 a. Read More

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Oct
25

Wisconsin State Journal Reporter Samara Kalk Derby tells the delicious story of Ethiopian restaurant Buraka, its owner Markos Regassa and its temporary presence in Union South. Read More

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Oct
25

CulturalOyster Journalist Susan Kepecs has waited for the return of Pilobolus to Shannon Hall for more than two years. Read More

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Oct
24

Susan Kepecs, the talented writer behind the incredible CulturalOyster, takes readers on a intimate storytelling journey behind the curtain with legendary musician Arturo Sandoval. Read More

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Oct
24

Union’s Veterans Day events to include morning breakfast and program and showing of 'The Greatest War' In observance of Veterans Day, the Wisconsin Union team will hold a free breakfast and… Read More

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Oct
22

Outdoor UW to host first aid courses by world-renowned wilderness school  The Outdoor UW team is currently accepting registrations for the Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course taking place Nov. Read More

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Oct
18

The Wisconsin Union’s Winter Carnival, will return Feb. 2-9, 2020, to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, including Memorial Union and Union South. Read More

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Oct
17

'Floe' to tell story of fragmented global conversation on climate change The Wisconsin Union Theater will present the world premiere of “Floe,” a new dance theater work about climate change by… Read More

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Oct
2

The Wisconsin Union’s Social Justice Hub will offer free facilitator training for University of Wisconsin-Madison students, staff and faculty interested in moderating the Hub’s dialogue-based workshops on Oct. Read More

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Sep
20

The Wisconsin Union’s Social Justice Hub team will hold an open house for University of Wisconsin-Madison students Sept. 23 6-8 p. m. at Union South. Read More

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Sep
18

Pianists may now sign-up to play the Wisconsin Union Theater’s historic Steinway Concert Grand Piano during the Theater’s Open Piano Day on Sept. 22 from 1-4 p. m. Read More

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Aug
26

The Wisconsin Union team will host the Campus Farmers Market Thursdays, which will feature local and organic products, Sept. 5 until Oct. 24 at Union South from 10 a. Read More

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Aug
23

The Wisconsin Union Theater’s free Madison World Music Festival will bring music from around the world to the Memorial Union and the Willy Street Fair in Madison Sept. 13-14. Read More

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Aug
19

Elizabeth Snodgrass will join the Wisconsin Union Theater team as the Theater’s director. Read More

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Jul
30

Out on the Terrace to be first pride event on the Memorial Union Terrace The Wisconsin Union will host a pride celebration event on the Memorial Union Terrace, called Out… Read More

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Jun
27

Summer Serenades brings classical music with a lake view to Madison Classical music will come to the Memorial Union Terrace select Sundays at 5 p. m. Read More

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Jun
3

Hattie Paul, Wisconsin Union wedding director, has been featured in the Wisconsin State Journal's most recent "Know your Madisonian" article. Read More

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May
8

The Wisconsin Union and the UW School of Veterinary Medicine have unveiled a dairy-inspired, limited edition, mini Terrace chair that celebrates our state’s agriculture industry and helps support the school’s… Read More

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May
8

Weekend to include live music, cap-decorating, big sunburst chair photo opportunities The Wisconsin Union will offer special events and activities as well as photo opportunities to graduating seniors during graduation weekend… Read More

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May
3

On May 6, the University of Wisconsin–Madison 2019 senior class, with support from the 4W Initiative (Women, Well-being, Wisconsin and the World), the UW Foundation and the Wisconsin Union, will… Read More

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May
3

The Wisconsin Union team looks forward to the opening of the new Tong Family Marina along the Memorial Union lakefront in early summer 2019. Read More

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Apr
30

The Wisconsin Union Theater is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 season. Read More

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Apr
16
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Mar
13

MADISON - Moda Magazine, the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s premier source of fashion and style, will hold the 8th annual UW Fashion Week March 25-29. Read More

Mar
7

UW-Madison students Tanvi Tilloo, Alison Hovind and Gretchen Trast elected by Union Council Tanvi Tilloo The Wisconsin Union’s governing board Union Council has elected University of Wisconsin-Madison students Tanvi Tilloo, Alison Hovind… Read More

Mar
2

The Wisconsin Union Theater is delighted to announce the schedule for its 100th Concert Series, 2019-2020. Read More

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Feb
20

We are about halfway through construction of the Tong Family Marina, a new pier system along Lake Mendota. Read More

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Feb
15

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Society and Politics (SoPo) Committee will welcome writer and cohost of pop culture podcast “Keep It” Kara Brown for a discussion on pop culture and… Read More

Feb
1

In a surprise addition to the annual Winter Carnival, the Wisconsin Union brought the Statue of Liberty tradition back to Lake Mendota Feb. Read More

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Jan
29

Due to the University of Wisconsin-Madison canceling classes and suspending non-essential operations, the Wisconsin Union’s Union South and Memorial Union, will be closed from Jan. 29 at 5 p. Read More

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Jan
22

The Wisconsin Union’s Winter Carnival will return Jan. 31-Feb. 3 with many new events and activities, such as yoga on Lake Mendota. Read More

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Dec
6

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Publications Committee (PubCom) will host a Fall 2018 Launch Party Dec. 12 from 7-9 p. m. Read More

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Nov
1

In observance of Veterans Day, the Wisconsin Union team will hold an event on Nov. 12 at 9 a. m. in Memorial Union’s Main Lounge. Read More

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Oct
1

After being stored for six years during Memorial Union construction, the Wisconsin Union team will unveil reinstalled Paul Bunyan murals by artist James Watrous in Memorial Union’s Paul Bunyan Room… Read More

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Sep
20

The Wisconsin Union team held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the future Tong Family Marina Sept. Read More

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Aug
22

The Wisconsin Union’s annual student welcome events Sunburst Festival and SUNSET SLAM will take place 7-10 p. m. Sept. Read More

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Aug
14

Peter and Janet Tong, through the Tong Family Foundation, have given a million-dollar gift towards the construction of the Hoofer Marina Project, a new pier system along the Memorial Union… Read More

Aug
7

Union Council, the governing body of the Wisconsin Union, in consultation with the family of Porter Butts, voted Aug. Read More

Aug
1

The Hoofer Sailing Club will host a screening of “Coyote: The Mike Plant Story” at 7 p. m. Aug. Read More

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Jul
27

Reebok CrossFit Games will host free workouts, including boot camp-style workouts and yoga, at the Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union in July and August. Read More

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Jul
6

Union Council, the governing body of the Wisconsin Union, will host open forums July 11 and 12 at Memorial Union regarding the names of two spaces in Memorial Union, called… Read More

Jun
26

The Wisconsin Union will host an Independence Day Celebration June 30 at the Memorial Union Terrace, which will include a lineup of free entertainment and fireworks over Lake Mendota. Read More

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Jun
7

The Wisconsin Union’s Wheelhouse Studios will hold six free art-making and crafting events, called Terrace Art Zone, on the Memorial Union Terrace Wednesdays 4 p. m. -7 p. m. Read More

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May
24

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Music and Film Committees have released the full lineup of Terrace After Dark, an iconic series of free live music and film showings at the… Read More

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May
3

The Wisconsin Union met with Chancellor Rebecca Blank on Wednesday and had a productive discussion about multiple actions regarding the spaces in Memorial Union known as the Fredric March Play… Read More

Apr
23

The sunburst chairs will return to the Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union Terrace April 24 at 4:30 p. m. Read More

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Apr
15

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Publications Committee will celebrate culture in literature and storytelling during the WUD Publications Lit Fest from April 16 to April 26. Read More

Feb
15

Media mention: Getting the campus food you love is now easier than ever thanks to a new delivery service through Tapingo. 

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Feb
7

The Wisconsin Union’s Badger Market in Union South has received approval from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services to accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program… Read More

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Jan
18

The Hoofers Winter Carnival will return Feb. 3-11 with everything from ice golf on Lake Mendota to the Hoofer Rail Jam, a snowboard and ski competition. Read More

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Nov
14

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Publications Committee’s Ministry of Magic invites University of Wisconsin-Madison students, faculty, staff and Wisconsin Union members to party with Potter and overindulge in butterbeer at… Read More

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Oct
12

Original art pieces have debuted above waste bins at Union South with the goal of improving visitors’ waste disposal practices. Read More

Sep
27

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee’s “Art En Route” art project debut on Oct. 1 with eight pieces of art displayed on eight Madison Transit buses until Jan. Read More

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Sep
14

The Wisconsin Union team will reopen the central core and east wing of floors two through four in Memorial Union on Sept. Read More

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Sep
13

Charles Burnett Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) Committee announces its fall speaker lineup, which will kickoff with a lecture by filmmaker Charles Burnett. Read More

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Jul
13

Work has begun on the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee’s “Art En Route” project after final artist selection. Read More

May
1

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee together with campus partners and the friends and family of University of Wisconsin-Madison alumnus Leon Varjian invite the Madison community to celebrate an… Read More

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Apr
27

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee will host an opening reception for its “FIRST 100 DAYS” exhibition on April 29 at noon in Union South’s Gallery 1308. Read More

Apr
12

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art and Film Committees will showcase a gender and politics video art history exhibition on April 13 in Union’s South’s Marquee Cinema. Read More

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Apr
10

The Wisconsin Union invites UW-Madison students and the campus community to ring in the opening of the Memorial Union Terrace by bringing the iconic orange, yellow and green sunburst chairs… Read More

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Mar
29

The Association of College Unions International (ACUI) awarded Wisconsin Union Director Mark Guthier the prestigious Butts-Whiting Award on March 22. Read More

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Mar
22

Memorial Union Terrace, Madison’s favorite summer spot on Lake Mendota, will open this season with the community’s favorite traditions, new events, and new dining and recreation options. Read More

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Mar
16

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee invites Madison area artists to submit artwork for the Committee’s exhibition “FIRST 100 DAYS”. Read More

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Mar
13

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee invites writers and visual artists in the Greater Dane County area to submit their applications for the Committee’s bus art project, called “Art… Read More

Mar
6

The Wisconsin Hoofer Alpine Ski Team recently qualified for the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) National Championships, which begins on March 7 at Mount Bachelor near Bend,… Read More

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Mar
1

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee will host an exhibition called “Corrections” by Zora Murff in Memorial Union’s Class of 1925 Gallery March 3-April 24. Read More

Feb
25

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee will host Japanese Art Jam, a festival of Japanese art appreciation events, including hands-on printmaking lessons and a lecture by Japanese art expert… Read More

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Feb
23

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee will showcase art by 42 University of Wisconsin-Madison students during the 89th Annual Student Art Show Feb. Read More

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Jan
27

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Distinguished Lecture Series Committee will host a free lecture by Andrew Solomon, an esteemed author and lecturer on politics and culture, at Shannon Hall on… Read More

Jan
12

Memorial Union’s iconic der Rathskeller and new restaurants Carte, a made-to-order salad and sandwich shop, and Strada, an Italian eatery, will begin serving customers Jan. 17. Read More

Dec
2

The Wisconsin Union invites past and present Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) student leaders, Union staff and Hoofer alumni to a reunion Nov. 10-12, 2017. Read More

Dec
2

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee will celebrate the opening of its new exhibition titled “Across the Sea” by Taiwanese artist Chen Cheng-Po with a reception on Dec. Read More

Nov
28

Memorial Union’s first floor will reopen Dec. 5 at 3 p. m. Read More

Nov
17

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee invites the community to attend the WUD Art Gala opening Nov. 19 at the Class of 1925 Gallery in the Memorial Union. Read More

Nov
14

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Distinguished Lecture Series Committee will host a lecture by Manu Prakash, an innovative scientist and inventor, at Shannon Hall in the Memorial Union on Nov. Read More

Nov
11

Illumination, a journal created and published by the Wisconsin Union Directorate Publications, was awarded a 2016 Online Pacemaker Award at the Associated Collegiate Press’s National College Media Convention. Read More

Nov
10

Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) officers invite the campus community to attend monthly open house events beginning Nov. 11 from 11 a. m. to 3 p. m. Read More

Nov
4

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) committee welcomes astronaut Eileen Collins to speak at Shannon Hall in the Memorial Union on Nov. 14 from 7:30-9:00 p. Read More

Oct
19

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. Read More

Oct
5

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. Read More

Sep
28

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art committee will celebrate the opening of its new exhibition with a reception on Sept. 30 from 5-7 p. m. Read More

Sep
19

The Wisconsin Union’s Wheelhouse Studios invites members of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) campus community to participate in its free, interactive campus climate art project called “Shine YOUR Light”. Read More

Sep
16

The Wisconsin Union and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) class of 1963 ask for the public’s help in collecting the names of fallen servicemen and servicewomen who attended UW-Madison. Read More

Aug
11

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Film Committee will host a free sneak preview showing of the horror movie “Don’t Breathe” Aug. 12 at 7 p. m. Read More

Jun
29

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) invites past and present Directorate team members and Hoofer alumni to a reunion Nov 9-11, 2017. Read More

Jun
29

Wheelhouse on Wheels, a drop-in art program, now takes place on the Memorial Union Terrace every Wednesday until July 27 from 4-7 p. m. Read More

May
31

The Wisconsin Union’s Outdoor UW will host all-level yoga on the Terrace and standup paddleboard (SUP) yoga classes on Lake Mendota this summer six days per week from June 4… Read More

May
27

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Film Committee invites Wisconsin Union members and their guests to experience a Terrace After Dark season that features both a film series for people of… Read More

May
26

After winning all three national qualifiers by huge margins in April, the Wisconsin Sailing Team is now competing in the 2016 College Sailing National Championship May 24-June 4 in San… Read More

May
25

A new, sustainable, vegetarian dish, created through a UW-Madison collaboration, will be available at the Wisconsin Union’s Ginger Root regularly in fall 2016 and occasionally throughout this summer. Read More

May
17

The Memorial Union Terrace will remain open after what the Wisconsin Union anticipated would be a temporary closing after graduation weekend. Read More

May
11

On August 31, 2015, the sun set on the Memorial Union Terrace that guests had known for decades. Read More

May
9

Weekend to Include Live Music, Cap Decorating, Giant Sunburst Chair Photo Opportunities The Wisconsin Union will offer special events, promotions, photo opportunities and lifetime memberships to graduating seniors during graduation weekend… Read More

May
3

Wisconsin Union to Temporarily Open Part of Terrace for Graduation Weekend MADISON – Most of the Memorial Union Terrace will temporarily reopen May 12-15, 2016, to ensure graduating University of Wisconsin-Madison… Read More

Apr
7

Union South Fifth Anniversary to include food and drink specials and special events MADISON – The Wisconsin Union invites students, faculty, staff, Union members and other community members to celebrate Union… Read More

Mar
24

The Wisconsin Union Hoofer Riding Club’s Equestrian Team won the Zone 7, Region 4 championship title on March 12. The team will next compete in the Zone 7 championships. Read More

Feb
26

Memorial Union's Der Rathskeller dining room and the temporary Subskeller station will close at approximately 6 p. m. Feb. 28, 2016, to allow for ongoing renovations. Read More

Feb
8

Wheelhouse Studios student artist-in-residence Tiffany Ike presents The DROPS Project, an interactive performance art piece, at the Play Circle Theater in Memorial Union on February 11 at 7 p. Read More

Nov
24

The 52nd Annual Hoofer Ski & Snowboard Resale, the largest sale of its kind in the Midwest, will happen Saturday, December 5, from 9 am to 6 pm, and Sunday, December 6, from 9 am to 3 pm in Varsity Hall at Union South.

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Sep
15

Published by: Wisconsin State Journal editorial Published on: 9/13/15 "They’re going to ruin the Memorial Union Terrace. They’ll pave it all with concrete. Read More

Sep
8

The Wisconsin Union's Outdoor UW makes it easy to escape the hustle and bustle of city and campus life and experience a different part of Wisconsin for a night, a… Read More

Sep
3

The Wisconsin Union is again hosting a weekly farmer’s market every Thursday from September 3 through October 22 at Union South from 10 am to 2 pm. Read More

Sep
2

The Memorial Union Reinvestment will be in full swing of the final phases as of Tuesday, September 1. Read More

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Sep
1

Author: Michelle Richards “MADISON – Most of the colorful, iconic, Memorial Union Terrace chairs are packed away as the final phase of a renovation project gets underway Tuesday. Read More

Sep
1

Published: 8/30/15 “MADISON, WI (WTAQ) – It’s been a tradition for years. Read More

Sep
1

  Published: 8/30/15 By Phil Hands for the Wisconsin State Journal, phands@madison. Read More

Sep
1

Published: 8/30/15 “MADISON, WI (WTAQ) – It’s been a tradition for years. Read More

Sep
1

Published: 8/26/15 Author: Gordon Severson “MADISON (WKOW)– At UW-Madison campus, the changing of the seasons can best be told through the Memorial Union Terrace chairs, coming out in the Spring and leaving… Read More

Sep
1

Published: 8/26/15 Author: Nico Savidge “Standing on Union Terrace Tuesday afternoon, the unseasonably cool weather felt like the latest sign that summer on this iconic corner of the UW-Madison campus was coming… Read More

Sep
1

Published on 8/25/15 Author: Times Staff “Madison — The guts of the Memorial Union at College of Wisconsin-Madison — together with the Union Terrace with its sunburst yellow, orange and inexperienced metallic… Read More

Sep
1

Published 8/24/15 Author: Karen Herzog “Madison — The heart of the Memorial Union at University of Wisconsin-Madison — including the Union Terrace with its sunburst yellow, orange and green metal chairs —… Read More

Aug
31

Watch a tour of the the Terrace and Memorial Union to learn about what’s coming in September 2015 with the Memorial Union Reinvestment. Read More

Aug
31

Published August 8, 2015 Author: Mary Bergin “Midwest Features I’m not a University of Wisconsin alum but love to linger at Memorial Union Terrace on a sunny day or evening, facing pretty Lake… Read More

Aug
31

Published August 5, 2015 Author: Mary Bergin “I’m not a University of Wisconsin alum, but I love to linger at Memorial Union Terrace on a sunny day or evening, facing pretty Lake… Read More

Aug
31

Posted 7/22/15, Updated 8/6/15 By Matt Cash “MADISON (WKOW) — One of Madison’s most popular summer destinations is getting a makeover. Read More

Aug
31

Published 7/18/15 By Anne Blackbourn “Memorial Union is finally entering its last stages of renovation, and though most people are excited for a shiny, new Union, it comes with some temporary, but… Read More

Aug
31

Posted June 19, 2015 By Samara Kalk Derby “The UW-Madison Memorial Union has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, the Wisconsin Historical Society announced Thursday. Read More

Aug
31

The Wisconsin Union Directorate proudly announces the 2015 Terrace After Dark Summer Music and Film schedule, listed below. Read More

Aug
31

On Monday, April 6, the Wisconsin Union will host the official on-campus NCAA men’s basketball championship game watch at both Union South and Memorial Union. Read More

Aug
31

The Memorial Union and Terrace will undergo renovations this fall as part of the Memorial Union Reinvestment (MUR). Read More

Aug
24

The Memorial Union and Terrace will undergo renovations this fall as part of the Memorial Union Reinvestment (MUR). Read More

Aug
24

Published On: Mar 26 2015 12:20:53 PM CDT Anna Johnson, marketing and communications coordinator for the Memorial Union reinvestment project, told News 3 that the west end of the terrace adjacent… Read More

Aug
24

For Immediate Release: 1/26/2015 Contact: Abby Douglas, president@hoofers. org Hoofer Winter Carnival 2015 promises fun for everyone. Read More

Aug
17

Published: 8/27/15 Author: Devin Lowe “This fall brings a chance to find a new cozy spot at the Memorial Union while some old favorites close for renovations. Read More

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Aug
4

Will be held: Monday, September 22, 2014, 5 - 7pm Tripp Commons, Memorial Union Plans for finishing the Memorial Union Reinvestment (MUR) are nearly complete. Read More

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