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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison January 16, 2013

Be in the Know

Welcome, Spring Transfer Students!

Dean of Students Lori Berquam shares her thoughts on how new and transfer students can make the most of their first semester on campus in this special transfer edition of The Weekly, UW-Madison's student e-newsletter.

Transfer Transition Program helps students launch into their Wisconsin Experience

Happy new beginnings, Badgers! We're so happy to have you on campus. Transfer students are an important part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and make up over a quarter of our Wisconsin family.

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Campus Life

Video: Transfer Ambassadors aid transition

The Transfer Ambassador Program connects new transfer students with a Transfer Ambassador to help facilitate the adjustment to UW-Madison.

Moments in Time: 2012 in Photos

Life goes by in a blur most days, yet there are compelling moments taking place all around us — if only we had time to look. UW photographers Jeff Miller and Bryce Richter have chosen these images as the faces and places of 2012.

Photo: Martin Luther King Jr.

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through service

On Monday, Jan. 21, local observances of Martin Luther King Jr. Day will include a number of activities that encourage celebration and collaboration. UW–Madison will again host and support some of these activities, expressing the Wisconsin Idea through “a day on, not a day off.”

Your Health

University Health Services: Still time to get a flu shot

Over the past few weeks, Wisconsin has seen a significant increase in flu case numbers. The flu may be here but it’s not too late to protect yourself.  The single best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu shot before the semester begins, if you haven't done so already.