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Photo: Picnic Point

What campus attraction are you this summer? Take the quiz

Are you a fire pit on Picnic Point, a bike path through campus or a Terrace chair? It all depends on how you most like to spend the warm summer days on campus.

Early summer term proves to be popular option for students in its first year

The early 4-week summer session at University of Wisconsin – introduced as a way to encourage students to take a course early in the summer in addition to their other summer plans – yielded 1,009 enrollments across 53 courses.

What is that on your leg? Better check the tick app

This could come in handy this summer: UW-Madison researchers have developed a new smartphone app to help them understand where ticks are active and how people expose themselves to ticks. It is now available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.


Make The Sett your place to cheer on your favorite World Cup soccer team

Looking for somewhere to kick off the 2018 FIFA World Cup? Matches will be shown all day at The Sett in Union South during regular business hours. It all starts at 10 a.m. Thursday with Russia vs. Saudi Arabia.

New history class asks students to turn parents into historical subjects

Professor Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen’s The History of Your Parents’ Generation course tackles a tumultuous few decades through a generational lens by having students interview their parents about their memories of music, fashion, and historic milestones.

Photo: UW-Madison W-crest logo

Meet the candidates for associate dean of students

A search-and-screen committee has recommended three finalists for the  associate dean of students position. All three candidates will visit campus in June to give public presentations and meet with members of the campus community. Students are encouraged to attend.


Free DoIT software training classes for students

Summer is a great time to brush up on your software skills or master something new. Check out the many free classes offered by DoIT Academic Technology’s Software Training for Students.

New Sounds of #UWSummer playlist

Listen to this playlist as an ode to UW–Madison Summer Term, from the sights and sounds of campus to the activity and discovery that define summer. With pop, indie rock, hip-hop, EDM, country and more, you’ll find the perfect song for any occasion.

Terrace After Dark: Check out the full lineup of music, movies

Relax at the Memorial Union Terrace and enjoy a series of free live music and film showings all summer long. These events are sponsored by the Wisconsin Union Directorate.

Information on alcohol use at UW-Madison

Get educated about the laws, policies, consequences and expectations related to alcohol use at UW-Madison. See this site to help guide you in making good decisions that are in keeping with your goals and values and will let you have fun without taking unnecessary risks.