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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison April 3, 2013

Be in the Know

Take me out to the….kubb game?

While Brewers fans everywhere are gearing up for baseball season, another summer sports team is quietly preparing for the season ahead. The sport is kubb (pronounced "koob") and a Badger is its king. So, what the heck is kubb?

Get Social

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First Ever Energy Career Fair!

Come to the Wisconsin Energy Institute to connect with employers, learn the industry and explore your future energy career. Friday April 5, 9:00 am to noon.

Campus Life

Science meets art: 10 images to make you say ‘wow’

Drawn from a record number of entries, 10 pictures at the intersection of art and science have been chosen as winners of the 2013 UW-Madison Cool Science Image Contest. Here, nanoflowers made of zinc oxide (ZnO), an important semiconductor in the electronics industry, are captured by chemistry grad student Audrey Forticaux via scanning electron microscopy (SEM).

Construction damage closes part of Park Street

North Park Street is temporarily closed between Langdon Street and Observatory Drive due to construction activity that damaged an underground pipe. The work is causing detours for Routes 80, 81 and 82.

ICYMI: Advising and enrollment, the easy way

Have you learned "Search, plan and enroll"? Those three words will help you get the classes you need in the upcoming enrollment period. Learn more in a new video from the Registrar's Office. Related: More tips on advising and enrollment from campus experts.

Library book sale

Cast your vote: Libraries’ Book Madness Tournament

The Badgers were one-and-done in the NCAA basketball tourney, but UW Libraries’ Book Madness Tournament moves on to the Final Four this week, after a cutthroat Elite Eight battle that yielded strong contenders in each match-up. Related: Friends of the Libraries Book Sale starts today.

Badgers in the World

Ben Karlin on comedy, UW classes, career advice

UW alum Ben Karlin is an acclaimed producer and comedy screenwriter in Hollywood. He recently talked to The Weekly about his favorite UW classes, best memories of campus and career advice for current Badgers.

Your Health

UW observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and this year on campus, SAAM is focused on promoting healthy sexuality and child sexual abuse prevention. You can join in on the conversation by coming to special SAAM events going all month long, organized by PAVE UW-Madison.

Achievements

85th Annual Student Art Show Winners

The winners of the 85th Annual Student Art Show at the Wisconsin Union Galleries in Memorial Union were recently announced. The winning work is being exhibited through April 9 in Porter Butts & Class of 1925 Galleries.

The Weekend

The Weekend with Kait and the Badger: Peace Corps, Wellness expo, Deerhoof

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