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Immerse yourself in another language, culture

The International Learning Community language houses — in Adams Residence Hall — will surround you in another language and culture, if you choose to live there. Residents say it’s a great way to become proficient in a language.

 

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Badgers are No. 1 in Peace Corps volunteers

More Peace Corps volunteers came out of UW-Madison than out of any other large school in 2017, according to a new ranking. One student says that eagerness to volunteer stems from ‘The Wisconsin Idea.”

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Twinning in engineering: It’s in their genes

Two’s company, three’s a crowd and seven’s a freshman engineering cohort at UW-Madison. Learn more about two sets of twins and a set of triplets that all share a common passion for engineering.

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Beyond the beach: alternative spring break experiences

Are you looking to do something different this spring break? Do you want to give back, not just sit on a beach? Two different programs offer the opportunity to travel, have some fun with friends and also help others.
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Badger running back James White (20) signs autographs during the Family Fun Day event at Camp Randall Stadium at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Aug. 17, 2013. (Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison)

Super Badger: White scores game-winning touchdown during Super Bowl

Former Wisconsin tailback James White, who scored the game-winning touchdown in the New England Patriots’ overtime win over the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl, says the Patriots and Badgers are similar. “They have guys who work hard and put the team first.”

 

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Get ready: Rec Sports to hold two job fairs

Rec Sports has plenty of openings, and it’s holding two job fairs soon: from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 28 at the SERF, and from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on March 1 at the Natatorium.

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A Badger with an eye for ground-breaking TV

“Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad” and “The Walking Dead” have all become part of popular culture thanks to a Badger alumnus. Letters & Science graduate Josh Sapan has been CEO of AMC Networks since 1995 and was named among the most creative people in business.

 

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Freshmen, seniors: Have your say and a shot at $200 through student survey

On Tuesday, freshmen and seniors received an email asking them to share their candid thoughts on their UW–Madison experiences by participating in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). Help shape UW’s future, and maybe win $200!

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Get the scoop on the SERF

It’s not just a gym – it’s the future of recreation and wellness at UW-Madison. Learn more about what’s ahead – construction will start later this year.

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One Love aims to end abuse, promote healthy relationships

Students are partnering with the One Love Foundation to raise awareness of the early signs of abuse in romantic relationships. Join them Monday to learn more and get involved.