Pro Tips

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?

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Nominate seniors for $2,000 awards for efficiency

The Office of Undergraduate Academic Awards seeks your nominations of outstanding seniors for the Theodore Herfurth and Teddy Kubly Awards for Initiative and Efficiency. Two awards of $2,000 are given annually to students who have made the most effective use of their time at UW-Madison.

Pilot program for eTexts should be good for your wallet and your back

Textbooks can be expensive and heavy to lug around. An eText pilot program starting this spring hopes to lighten the load.

Apply for seminar on race, faith and civic responsibility — open to all students

Friday is the priority deadline to apply for one of 20-25 spots in the “The Necessity of Now” seminar. Students will explore racial, religious, cultural and political divides and how to bring people together. Participants will also have a fully-funded opportunity to travel to Washington to learn from policymakers and nonprofit leaders.

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Plan for remodeling of campus libraries complete

A reconstructed Memorial Library, a new south campus library, remodeled College and Steenbock libraries — all are a part of the Madison Libraries long-term master plan. Be there tomorrow, Dec. 7, when library officials present the plan to the public in a campus forum.

SAFEwalk is always an option

Available from 7 p.m. until 1 a.m. seven days a week SAFEwalk allows students an option for a safe walk home. With a call to 262-5000 you will be escorted home by two students. This provides students with an ease of mind, knowing they will be getting home safe and for FREE!