Pro Tips

Insider’s guide to Commencement Weekend

With graduation weekend approaching quickly there are many events that you don’t want to miss out on. From live music to graduation gatherings, Union South and Memorial Union are making it all happen. For the latest updates visit the commencement website.

9 apps to help you finish your semester strong

You can choose to make your smartphone a distraction or you can use it to help simplify life. From helping with sleep to finances to productivity, there’s an app for that. Here are nine apps to help you finish out your semester strong.

Tips to keep your data safer when traveling

Traveling for spring break? Be sure to prepare your devices for travel. DoIt has tips to help protect your data and devices from criminals. Upon returning back to Madison make sure to follow the appropriate steps on updating your passwords.

Looking for a job? Get one on campus

UW–Madison has a Student Job Center where there are tons of jobs offered right here on campus, as well as in the surrounding area. Look at opportunities in everything from computers to child care to research.

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Apply for a Bucky’s Award

Want some recognition for your hard work on campus or in the community? Think your student organization deserves some kudos? Applications for Bucky’s Awards are due March 1. Apply today.

9 ways to get your pictures picked up by UW’s social media

Getting your pictures and tweets retweeted or picked up by one of UW–Madison’s social accounts — all of which have more than 100,000 followers — can be exciting. But how do you take pictures or make posts that will grab the attention of the university? Some tips.

Looking to attend law school?

Applications are being accepted for the Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program. It’s ideal for students who have completed their freshman or sophomore year of college and who want to learn about careers in law. The application deadline is April 13.

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Compliance with Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act

All members of the campus community are strongly encouraged to help make UW–Madison a drug-free place to live and learn. You can do this by learning about substance abuse, encouraging others to avoid abuse and getting help if needed.

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Apply now to present at the Undergraduate Symposium

The annual Undergraduate Symposium showcases undergraduate creativity, achievement, research, service learning and community-based research. This past year nearly 700 students presented, displayed or performed their work. Apply by March 1.

Wiscopinion: What academic resources are underutilized by your peers?

Answer our weekly poll for a chance to win a $25 gift card to the University Bookstore! This week, we want to know about what resources are helpful to your academic success, but are underutilized by your peers. What’s your Wiscopinion?