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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison February 5, 2014

Be in the Know

Campus and Visitor Relations: New name — same go-to resource

Campus and Visitor Relations can take you on a tour, send a postcard, soothe nervous parents and answer just about any campus question you could dream up. Related: Apply through Feb. 17 to be a Campus Tour Guide or Information Guide! (Admit it: those shirts are hot.)

How Badgers beat the winter blues

It’s that time of year when we at UW begin to wonder, will the spring ever show its warm face again? A lot of Badgers have slowly crept into a state of hibernation, characterized by more sleeping, more eating, less happy, and inevitably less healthy. We have some ideas.

Get Social

@uwmadison’s favorite tweets

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Happy Founders’ Day!

Every day, you walk in the footsteps of our university’s founders. Tell us why you’re proud of the UW’s past, present and future.

Campus Life

Distinguished Lecture Series announces spring lineup

The first speaker of the spring 2014 Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series will be award-winning physicist Lawrence Krauss on Feb. 12. Other speakers include filmmaker Oliver Stone and a co-founder of Reddit.

Black History Month offers socials, discussions and performances

Join fellow students from African American Student Academic Services for a full slate of activities, “honoring those who came before us.” Activities -- nearly every day! -- are listed on the AASAS online calendar.


Prolific chemistry student wins Churchill Scholarship

As a child, Joshua Shutter's introduction to chemistry came through library books, learning to make rock candy and bottle rockets.

Student Org Showcase

Badger Crafters

Badger Crafters provides a creative outlet for the crafty

Badger Crafters, a student-run organization, aims to provide an outlet for students to relieve stress and a creative forum dedicated to pushing them to see what they might otherwise toss away in a different light.


Are you on the list?

Did you rock your GPA last semester? If so, you probably ended up on the Dean's List. View the searchable listing from the Registrar's Office.