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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison November 6, 2013

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Explore your options during International Education Week

Many of the students who come to UW to pursue a world-class education discover that the university also serves as a marvelous launching pad for exploring the world. The celebration of International Education Week 2013 (Nov. 11–15) will feature a range of opportunities to investigate what the campus offers and where in the world it can take them.

UWPD: Updates on crime-related communications

Since the beginning of the school year, you’ve likely noticed an increase in communications related to crime on and near campus. This is part of UWPD's continued effort to keep campus informed about recent incidents, and comply with federal law. Learn more about the types of information.

Get Social

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Night on Wall Street – 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8

Join scholars and industry leaders for this forum for students on the breadth of career options and the critical role of personal leadership.

Campus Life

In the News

UHS: “Rape Culture” letter to the editor demonstrates need for change

In response to a recent student letter to the editor about the concept of "rape culture," Dean of Students Lori Berquam and UHS director Dr. Sarah Van Orman are asking students to learn more about the realities about sexual violence and the importance of our roles as active bystanders. Related: UN Special Envoy on Sexual Violence visits.

Badgers in the World

Students support area homeless through Street Pulse newspaper

When Noah Phillips first joined Street Pulse Newspaper, he was the staff cartoonist. A little more than a year later, he was writing in-depth articles requiring him to visit Dane County Jail three times to interview an inmate and coordinating weekly meetings at a homeless shelter.

Job Hunt

How to Land Your Dream Internship

Amid a jam-packed schedule of classes, club meetings, and Badger football, attending company information sessions on top of it all can seem nearly impossible. Cam Carey, Wisconsin School of Business senior, can attest that the right session can lead to a dream internship. See his top tips on landing an offer.

Your Health

Runners education: Winter running

As fall races like the Madison Marathon are nearly upon us, it is important to remember that like all sports, running has three seasons: pre-season, in-season and post-season. Your off-season training program is the optimal time to restore balance to your body and improve your running performance.

Student Org Showcase

Colleges Against Cancer raises awareness on campus

Breast Cancer Awareness Month may have come to an end, but for the UW chapter of Colleges Against Cancer, the fight never stops. Related: Shave For Cancer with Theta Chi and St. Baldrick's.