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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison April 29, 2015

Be in the Know

Campus responds to earthquake in Nepal

The UW-Madison community is reaching out to Nepal -- including the Nepali students and community members in Madison -- after the most devastating earthquake in 81 years. Related: Chancellor's message on Nepal

Video: Creating your Wisconsin Experience with Advising

Advisors play a major role in promoting student success. As mentors, guides, and reliable sources of information, advisors can help choose classes, discover majors, search for a career or look for ways to make the most out of your college years.

Blank’s Slate: Chancellor talks JanSport and worker safety

In her blog, Chancellor Rebecca Blank discusses UW-Madison's commitment to worker safety around the world, and the university's relationship with backpack manufacturer JanSport.

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Campus Life

Senators, representatives and a whole lot of research

From campus to the Capitol, students took their research up State St. for Posters in the Rotunda on Wednesday, April 22. The annual event gives undergraduates a chance to present their research to lawmakers, UW System leaders and the public.

Jobs with University Housing offer students more than just a paycheck

Student employees keep the Division of University Housing ticking. Working for Housing is a great way to see a broad view of campus -- and inspire a future career. Related: Volunteers needed for faster, greener moveout

In the News

Vigil scheduled to remember victims of Garissa attack

An interfaith memorial held on Thursday on Bascom Hill will pay tribute to the 147 students killed at Kenya's Garissa University College on April 2. Related: Learn more about UW-Madison's decision to suspend travel to Kenya.

Off Campus

Six UW-Madison projects honored for engagement beyond campus borders

Wisconsin Without Borders, a campus alliance recognizing globally engaged interdisciplinary scholarship, has recognized projects spanning four continents for their engagement with local and global communities beyond university boundaries.

Pro Tips

Getting the most out of your summer break

Whether you plan to kick out those science prereqs back home or soak up some rays on the Terrace, you can find ways to use the summer to your advantage. Claire Peters of CCAS explains how. Realted: Top tips for enrollment -- in any season

Your Health

Eat for As: How a nutritious diet can lead to student success

When you improve eating habits, you’re also improving health, athletic performance and focus and concentration. UHS tells you how. Related: Top 10 Tips for Eating Well as a Student | Recipes