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Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison January 30, 2013

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Get a job! Career and Internship Fair is Feb. 4

UW-Madison Career Services units will host the Spring Career and Internship Fair from 4-8 p.m on Monday Feb. 4 at the Kohl Center. The event will bring more than 180 organizations to campus.

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New map will make your life easier

One of the most frequently used campus online tools, UW-Madison’s campus map, recently received a facelift at http://map.wisc.edu. It now includes real-time bus information for the entire city of Madison and works on your iOS device.

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International Internships for Summer & Fall!

Check out great new opportunities from the International Internship Program (IIP) – deadlines in February.  Want credit for an internship abroad? Apply to the Worldwide Internship Program by 3/1.

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Campus Life

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Cycling through the cold

It's cold, snowy and icy out there today, but that isn't stopping a hard-core legion of campus bikers. Interested in riding through the winter? Aaron Crandall, avid cyclist and the key organizer for Madison Bike Winter shares his tips for safe and effective winter biking. Related: Winter biking meet-up at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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Highlighting is a waste of time?

Do you underline important passages or use a highlighter? You might want to read this: These popular study strategies employed by the masses for decades are ineffective, reports a team of leading psychological scientists -- including UW's Mitchell Nathan, a professor of the Learning Sciences.

Badgers in the World

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UW alum tearing up the world of BMX

As the beginning of second semester rolls in, UW-Madison students are starting to get back on their grind. For UW alum and Bicycle Motocross (BMX) pro Brian Kachinsky – he never got off the grind, even after he graduated. In this case “grind” not only refers to Kachnisky’s motivation and drive, but also his favorite BMX trick.

Introducing...

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Dylan Jennings, Native American singer

Spend a minute meeting UW junior Dylan Jennings, who is working hard to preserve his culture. A member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, he sings as part of a Native American group called Midnite Express and dances at the Oneida Powwow.

Student Org Showcase

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New Madison-based Indian music group: Saaz

Madison’s Indian music scene may be somewhat underground now, but a new music group called Saaz is looking to change that. Saaz, which means “melodic note” in Hindi and Urdu, is comprised of nearly 20 musicians who play a broad range of Indian music—everything from classical instrumental melodies to contemporary fusion tunes.

The Weekend

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Your video guide to The Weekend with Abby Taubner: Resume writing and the science of love

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