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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison September 12, 2012

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Image: "Radioactive" book cover

Go Big Read is “Radioactive”

Heads-up, graphic novel fans: This year's selection for a common reading book is an arresting mash-up of art and science, centering around the story of the discovery of radioactivity by Marie and Pierre Curie.

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Samantha Marren
Wisc Water Library


A dot’s a lot, but the Registry it’s not

Even if you already have a donor dot on your driver’s license, make sure your wishes are legally authorized. Don’t wait for a trip to the DMV, join one million other organ donors and go online to register today:

Campus Life

Thanks, MC Lyte

A $100,000 scholarship for a future UW First Wave scholar has been named for hip-hop pioneer MC Lyte. Related: Check out scholarship opportunities for current students.


Kohn advances Native American rights

For one UW law student, a competitive summer clerkship program was the realization of a lifetime dream job to give back to his community.

Job Hunt

Explore a world of opportunity at Study Abroad Fair

Where in the world do you want to go? Begin finding the answers to these questions from 4-7 p.m. today in Varsity Hall at the annual Study Abroad Fair.

Your Health

Run for fun and fight crime

Register for the Sept. 29 Brittany Run/Brittany Zimmermann 5K Run/Walk. You can help honor the memory of the UW student who was murdered in 2008 and help raise money for Madison Area Crime Stoppers.

Student Org Showcase

Nice bass! Fishing team gets its feet wet

More than 60 fans of fishing, both men and women, have taken the bait and joined the Wisconsin Fishing Team.

The Weekend

Video: Plan your weekend with Kate Northey and The Weekend events guide

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