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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!

UWPD to host community forum on Nov. 27

Have questions about crime on campus? Interesting in hearing about how UWPD trains officers? Your chance to hear from UWPD Chief Kristen Roman and others is from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at the Marquee Theater in Union South.

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Wiscopinion: Where do you get advice about classes?

Last week we asked you about where you keep your phone when you sleep. Most of you said besides your bed, turned on, but that can have a significant impact on your sleep. This week, we want to know where you go for advice about what classes to take. Answer for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to the Student Union.