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Summer Courses to serve more students

If you have yet to spend a summer in Madison 2018 might be the year. Summer courses offer students to stay on track with their academic plan and graduate on time. Summer scholarships are available for undergraduate students. Enrollment begins on April 2nd.

Video: Our favorite memories from the Unions this past year

What do Jesse McCartney, pottery, music and kayaking all have in common? All were made possible at UW–Madison this year because of the Wisconsin Union. Take a look back at some of the highlights from the year in this video.

A look back at 2017 through our favorite photos

It was an emotional year at UW–Madison. We mourned, we celebrated. We looked forward to the expected and delighted in things we didn’t see coming. University Communications photographers capture these emotions every day, and each year we ask them to share their favorites. Here they are.

Wiscopinion: What are you most looking forward to over break?

Last week we asked you about how you deal with setbacks — most of you turn to your friends, family, co-workers or members of your community. This week we want to know what you’re most looking forward to over winter break. What’s your Wiscopinion?

Wiscopinion: What do you do when you face a setback?

Last week we asked you what is stressing you the most now, and you said exams and papers and time management. This week, we want to know what you most commonly do when you face a setback or challenge.

Sponsored: A partnership built on helping others achieve

American Family’s pledge of $40 million over 10 years supports UW academics, research, athletics, and charitable activities. Our alliance with American Family also provides UW students, faculty, and staff with discounts on insurance products.

It’s a big world out there — get a taste of it at International Education Week

International Education Week is Nov. 12-19. Celebrate the people, research, partnerships, and programs that make UW-Madison an international university. Check the schedule for fairs, special lectures, performances, films, and more.

Wiscopinion: What is the best, lesser known, study spot?

Answer our weekly poll for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to the University Bookstore! Last week we asked you about your favorite Halloween treat, and chocolate took first place by far. This week, we want to know what is the best, lesser known, campus study spot.

Adaptive Fitness offers opportunities for everyone

Gym 6 at the Natatorium is a special place for many who have suffered injuries or illness and are improving their physical skills again. It also is a place that teaches students how to work with a diverse group of people – and that you don’t have to be an athlete to work out.

Video: What’s the weirdest thing in your backpack?

From empty dog poop bags to fish hooks, toothpaste to smooshed granola bars, students have some pretty random stuff within their backpacks. Hear from students on the street about their own weirdest items.