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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison October 12, 2016

Be in the Know

Game on, ESPN!

ESPN's College GameDay will film its popular pregame show right on Bascom Hill on Saturday. Will analyst Lee Corso pull on Bucky Badger headgear, to signify he's picking Wisconsin over Ohio State? He's worn it five times before. Related: Attend the live show.

Looking for work in all the right places

It just got easier for you to apply for a job at UW-Madison. The newly-launched hosts all the university’s job openings. It includes a Student Job Center site where hundreds of student jobs are listed, from website designer to dishwasher.    

Get Social

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Wisconsin Union

Big Ideas Busy Scholars at Wisconsin Science Festival

UW students hit the stage for 5-minute flash talks, Fri. Oct. 21 at 4 p.m. in the Discovery Building. Starring some of the brightest bulbs on campus.


Campus Life

The Weekly quiz: Where is this??

For this week's Weekly quiz, we found this old clock -- but on a relatively new building. Do you know which building it's on? Bonus question: Do you know where the clock used to be? Email the answer to You could win free stuff! Click to see the answer to last week's question.

A bold climb that changed the world

Bree Newsome climbed up a pole and removed the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House on June 17, 2015. She talked to students about activism in Chadbourne Hall this afternoon and this evening at Gordon Dining & Event Center.

Pro Tips

Photo: Undergraduate lecture

Tutoring is only for students who are struggling? Incorrect!

Plenty of myths are harmless, like Bigfoot. But these myths about tutoring are just not true. It can actually save you time, for one, and your tutor is not going to spoon-feed you the answers.  

Your Health

Photo: Cheerleader running with W banner

WATCH: Be at your best for the big game

Big events like Saturday's football game against Ohio State can bring out risky behavior, so be a good bystander if someone drinks too much. Here is a Badger fan with safety tips, including the three Ds: direct, delegate and distract.  

What you need to know about meningitis

University Health Services has contacted and treated all those who’ve been in close contact with the two UW-Madison students who were hospitalized with meningococcal disease. Both are recovering. UHS is working with state and county officials to determine the best vaccine recommendation for students. Details