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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison October 22, 2014

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Think Spring: Commencement plans underway for 2015

Thinking about a king-sized graduation celebration? You're in luck: Commencement will return to Camp Randall Stadium in 2015.

Did you sign a lease yet?

You've probably been asked to do it already, but don't make the leap until you know all your options. Join our web chat at noon next Wednesday to hear from a panel of experts on what to look for when selecting your next place to live on/near campus. Related: Campus Area Housing

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Go Big Read Keynote Presentation

Join Shiza Shahid, co-founder of the Malala Fund, Monday, Oct. 27. Shahid works alongside Malala Yousafzai — this year’s Go Big Read author — to help millions of girls around the world get access to an education. More.

Campus Life

Campus Kitchens chapter to help fight hunger

What happens to University Housing dining food that goes to waste? Thanks to your votes, a $5,000 grant from the national Campus Kitchens Project will help Badgers reduce that food waste and fight food insecurity and hunger at the same time.


Video: Alan Chen’s journey from China to Minocqua to Madison

Student Alan Chen, originally from China, now hails from Minocqua, Wisconsin where he's lived with his family since the second grade. From St Mary's volunteer to aspiring doctor, and recent Bascom Hill Society Scholarship winner, he's the quintessential busy badger.

Your Health

What you need to know about campus Ebola preparations

Is UW-Madison prepared? What's the risk of contracting Ebola on campus? For months, UHS officials have been actively planning for the possibility of an Ebola case on campus while keeping in mind the diverse needs of the campus community.