The Wisconsin Union Theater’s new online event series, called Wisconsin Sound, will exclusively feature Wisconsin artists, beginning with the virtual streaming of a concert by the Willy Street Chamber Players...
The Wisconsin Union Theater’s Concert Series will continue with a performance by the Verona Quartet on Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m.
The Wisconsin Union team will hold wintertime activities during a new event series, called Winter Wonderland, Jan. 5-Feb. 14.
Wisconsin Union Theater season continues with virtual events featuring jazz pianist Christian Sands and classical pianist Jeremy Denk
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.
Student-led committee will host discussion with renowned filmmaker, activist on Nov. 12
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.
Indigenous victims’ rights advocates Sarah Deer and Bonnie Clairmont to discuss confronting gender-based violence in universities at virtual event on Nov. 9
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...
The Black Arts Matter (BAM) Festival will return to raise up Black voices and art virtually Nov.
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.
Cellist Camille Thomas will kick off virtual fall 2020 Concert Series with performance from Paris, live Q&A
The Wisconsin Union Theater’s fall virtual Concert Series performances will begin on Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Comic book writer, novelist Gabby Rivera to talk about inspiring radical creativity during online lecture on Oct. 20
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...
Victims’ rights advocates will discuss sexual assault and domestic violence survivors’ rights during free lecture
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. 5 at 7 p.m.
Internationally renowned infectious disease doctor to give talk on intersections between healthcare and social justice
Celine Gounder to give talk as part of free student-led lecture series
The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Publications Committee’s summer issue, titled “Community,” debuted Aug. 26 with topics ranging from public policy to food systems all centered on the idea of community.
Wisconsin Union student welcome events to include Wisconsin Union Theater-hosted performance by comedian Hasan Minhaj
The Wisconsin Union will host events for University of Wisconsin–Madison students Aug. 28-Sept. 1 to welcome students to campus, including a free, virtual performance and Q&A with comedian and activist...
Wisconsin Union announces fall operations of Memorial Union, Union South, and Union-run campus markets and cafes
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. 28 through Tuesday, Sept.
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.
The Wisconsin Union continues to create experiences for a lifetime with virtual concert
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...
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”...
Ed Janairo will join the Wisconsin Union team as the Union’s chief business officer June 1.
Heidi Lang awarded grant for study on the impact of college union involvement on sense of belonging, campus climate
The Association of College Unions International (ACUI) awarded Wisconsin Union Assistant Director for Program and Leadership Development Heidi Lang, Ph.D., the ACUI Research and Education Grant for her study of...
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.
Political strategist Symone D. Sanders will present a talk called “Black History, American History” April 6 in Shannon Hall at Memorial Union.
‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ author Rebecca Skloot to discuss ethics in science during lecture
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...
Bill Nye to speak at free Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series Committee event
Jerome Rand to speak at a free event in Memorial Union Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Award-winning author Marlon James will speak at the Madison Central Library on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m.
Talented writer and tireless arts supporter Greg Hettmansberger shares his review of the Jan. 25 performance by the Escher String Quartet with David Finckel.
Tickets to world-renowned vocalist Renée Fleming’s Gala Concert will go on sale to the public Feb. 3 for $120.
Free spring lecture series will include events on a variety of topics, beginning with a talk on empathy
The Wisconsin Union’s Winter Carnival will return Feb. 3-9 with new events that encourage University of Wisconsin-Madison students and other community members to get outside and enjoy Wisconsin’s winter season.
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...
The Wisconsin Union’s Social Justice Hub team is accepting applications for its campus Social Justice Action Teams now through Feb. 9, 2020.
Debut of wood carved table by local artist, craftspeople to be celebrated at 'In Her Honor' gathering Dec. 12
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...
Human Rights Week to put spotlight on equality, race relations, addressing rights injustices, and more
The Wisconsin Union will host a pop-up holiday sale Dec. 10-12 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in Memorial Union’s Paul Bunyan Room with Terrace and University of Wisconsin-Madison merchandise and apparel...
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. 5.
Hoofer Ski and Snowboard Resale will feature discounted new, used winter sports gear
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.
CulturalOyster Journalist Susan Kepecs has waited for the return of Pilobolus to Shannon Hall for more than two years.
Susan Kepecs, the talented writer behind the incredible CulturalOyster, takes readers on a intimate storytelling journey behind the curtain with legendary musician Arturo Sandoval.
Union’s Veterans Day events to include morning breakfast and program and showing of 'The Greatest War'
Outdoor UW to host first aid courses by world-renowned wilderness school
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.
Wisconsin Union Theater presents world premiere of The Seldoms' dance theater work 'Floe' Jan. 22-24
'Floe' to tell story of fragmented global conversation on climate change
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.
On Sept. 20, the Wisconsin Union team and Tong Family Marina stakeholders celebrated the Tong Family Marina reaching a point in construction in which sailing lessons and other activities can...
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.
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.
Tickets available to the public on Sept. 13 for Q&A with actress, producer and activist Stephanie Beatriz
Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Sept. 13 for a Q&A with producer, activist and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actress Stephanie Beatriz in Shannon Hall at Memorial Union...
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.m.
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.
Elizabeth Snodgrass will join the Wisconsin Union Theater team as the Theater’s director.
Out on the Terrace to be first pride event on the Memorial Union Terrace
Summer Serenades brings classical music with a lake view to Madison
Hattie Paul, Wisconsin Union wedding director, has been featured in the Wisconsin State Journal's most recent "Know your Madisonian" article.
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...
Weekend to include live music, cap-decorating, big sunburst chair photo opportunities
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...
The Wisconsin Union team looks forward to the opening of the new Tong Family Marina along the Memorial Union lakefront in early summer 2019.
The Wisconsin Union Theater is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 season. Along with the 100th anniversary of the venerable Concert Series, the season will include a Women of the World...
Terrace season kicks off April 18 at 4 p.m. with the annual return of the Memorial Union Terrace’s iconic sunburst chairs, and the Wisconsin Union team welcomes community members to...
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.
UW-Madison students Tanvi Tilloo, Alison Hovind and Gretchen Trast elected by Union Council
The Wisconsin Union Theater is delighted to announce the schedule for its 100th Concert Series, 2019-2020.
We are about halfway through construction of the Tong Family Marina, a new pier system along Lake Mendota.
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...
In a surprise addition to the annual Winter Carnival, the Wisconsin Union brought the Statue of Liberty tradition back to Lake Mendota Feb.
Wisconsin Union’s buildings, markets and cafes to close temporarily due to extreme cold temperatures
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.m. through Jan.
The Wisconsin Union’s Winter Carnival will return Jan. 31-Feb. 3 with many new events and activities, such as yoga on Lake Mendota.
The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Publications Committee (PubCom) will host a Fall 2018 Launch Party Dec. 12 from 7-9 p.m.
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.
On Nov. 6, at 8 p.m. in the Marquee Cinema at Union South, Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Society and Politics (SoPo) Committee will host live analysis of the midterm election...
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 Oct.
The Wisconsin Union team held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the future Tong Family Marina Sept. 15 along the Memorial Union lakefront, marking the beginning of the replacement of a 40-year-old...
The Wisconsin Union’s annual student welcome events Sunburst Festival and SUNSET SLAM will take place 7-10 p.m. Sept.
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 lakefront.
Wisconsin Union statement on Union Council decision regarding Porter Butts Gallery, Fredric March Play Circle
Union Council, the governing body of the Wisconsin Union, in consultation with the family of Porter Butts, voted Aug.
The Hoofer Sailing Club will host a screening of “Coyote: The Mike Plant Story” at 7 p.m. Aug.
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.
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...
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.
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. June 13-July 25.
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...
Wisconsin Union statement on next steps regarding Porter Butts Gallery and Fredric March Play Circle
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...
The sunburst chairs will return to the Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union Terrace April 24 at 4:30 p.m., and UW-Madison students and community members are invited to take part in their return.
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.
Media mention: Getting the campus food you love is now easier than ever thanks to a new delivery service through Tapingo.
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...
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.
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...
Original art pieces have debuted above waste bins at Union South with the goal of improving visitors’ waste disposal practices.
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.
The Wisconsin Union team will reopen the central core and east wing of floors two through four in Memorial Union on Sept.
Work has begun on the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee’s “Art En Route” project after final artist selection.
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...
WUD Art presents 'FIRST 100 DAYS' exhibition: an artistic reflection of President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office
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.
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.
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...
The Association of College Unions International (ACUI) awarded Wisconsin Union Director Mark Guthier the prestigious Butts-Whiting Award on March 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.
The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee invites Madison area artists to submit artwork for the Committee’s exhibition “FIRST 100 DAYS”.
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...
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, Ore.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Memorial Union’s first floor will reopen Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. with the Daily Scoop, Badger Market and Peet’s Coffee & Tea serving customers and the availability of comfortable study space.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.m.
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.
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.
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. in Gallery 1308 in Union South.
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”.
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.
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.
The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) invites past and present Directorate team members and Hoofer alumni to a reunion Nov 9-11, 2017.
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.
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...
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...
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 Diego.
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.
The Memorial Union Terrace will remain open after what the Wisconsin Union anticipated would be a temporary closing after graduation weekend.
On August 31, 2015, the sun set on the Memorial Union Terrace that guests had known for decades.
Weekend to Include Live Music, Cap Decorating, Giant Sunburst Chair Photo Opportunities
Wisconsin Union to Temporarily Open Part of Terrace for Graduation Weekend
Union South Fifth Anniversary to include food and drink specials and special events
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.
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.
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.m.
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.
Published by: Wisconsin State Journal editorial
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...
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.
The Memorial Union Reinvestment will be in full swing of the final phases as of Tuesday, September 1.
Author: Michelle Richards
Published: 8/26/15Author: 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...
Published: 8/26/15Author: 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...
Published on 8/25/15Author: 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...
Published 8/24/15Author: 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 —...
Watch a tour of the the Terrace and Memorial Union to learn about what’s coming in September 2015 with the Memorial Union Reinvestment.
Published August 8, 2015Author: Mary Bergin
Published August 5, 2015Author: Mary Bergin
Posted 7/22/15, Updated 8/6/15By Matt Cash
Published 7/18/15By Anne Blackbourn
Posted June 19, 2015By Samara Kalk Derby
The Wisconsin Union Directorate proudly announces the 2015 Terrace After Dark Summer Music and Film schedule, listed below.
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.
The Memorial Union and Terrace will undergo renovations this fall as part of the Memorial Union Reinvestment (MUR).
The Memorial Union and Terrace will undergo renovations this fall as part of the Memorial Union Reinvestment (MUR).
Published On: Mar 26 2015 12:20:53 PM CDT
For Immediate Release: 1/26/2015
Published: 8/27/15Author: Devin Lowe“This fall brings a chance to find a new cozy spot at the Memorial Union while some old favorites close for renovations.Part of the Terrace will close Sept.