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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison March 8, 2017

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Plan ahead: Fall course listings now available

The Fall 2017 course listings (term 1182) are now online in Class Search and Course Guide.  You can access Class Search using MyUW Student Center.  

Will it be The Name of the Rose? Or The Color Purple?

It's madness, I tell you: The UW-Madison Libraries’ Book Madness Tournament pits 64 books against each other in a bracket. Vote for your favorites to win each round. Anyone can submit a bracket, with gift cards for the winners.  

Agriculture majors: More than crops and livestock

The rapid evolution of technology is changing the world quickly, but one thing stays the same: People need to eat. The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) helps train students to participate in and contribute to our nation’s diverse food systems.

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Campus Life

Selection Sunday: Are Badgers headed to Orlando? Sacramento? Or elsewhere?

The Badgers men's basketball team will find out its place in the NCAA basketball tournament this Sunday, also known as Selection Sunday. Experts say they'll likely get a 6 or 7 seed, although this weekend's Big Ten Conference tournament could change that. Read the analysis. Pictured above, students watch the Badgers in the NCAA finals in 2015 at Union South's Varsity Hall.

My Favorite Things

Video: Are you a yes man, or a leader, or just MIA?

Another rant from Cynthia Liu, whose classes are PILING on the group projects. It's important to work well with others, but group projects always seem to generate drama. Luckily, she's identified three key group-project personalities.


A coach, of sorts, to guide you through financial aid steps

The Office of Student Financial Aid has a new website geared to students applying for and receiving financial aid for this upcoming 2017-18 academic year. It takes you through the process, step by step. Check it out.

Your Health

Use your spring break to rest and reset

University Health Services is offering five free Spring Break wellness sessions, at 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, March 20-24, at Gordon Dining and Event Center. Registration encouraged but not required. In addition, get a meningitis B vaccine, chair massage and a little canine time with Dogs on Call.