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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison September 10, 2014

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Photo: View of entrance to Wisconsin Union Theater from Lake Mendota

It’s finally done! Open house weekend to reopen Union’s west wing

Memorial Union’s west wing will reopen with an open house weekend highlighting the new and renovated spaces and the Madison World Music Festival with aerial dance troupe BANDALOOP. West wing tours start at 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Photo: W banner on Bascom Hill

U.S. News ranks UW-Madison 13th best public college

As if you needed more reasons to love this place, UW's 13th among public institutions in U.S. News & World Report's latest college rankings. The College of Engineering ranks seventh among the publics, and the Wisconsin School of Business is sixth.

UW Libraries: We’re here to help you #studystrong

Whether you frequent the libraries, online or in person, or visit a few times each semester, the UW-Madison Libraries have you covered. Services extend beyond quiet learning spaces, free equipment check out, and resources for your courses. Related: Helen C. House Party!

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Tech Store Welcome Back Event moved to Thursday, Sept 11.

The DoIT Tech Store Event is now Thurs, Sept 11, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join us at 333 East Campus Mall for special deals, prizes, giveaways, product demos, food and fun. Enter to win a Dell tablet or iPad mini!

Campus Life

Study Abroad Fair: Let Your Wisconsin Experience Take You Far

For many Badgers, the Wisconsin Experience includes leaving campus, for a few weeks up to a year, to explore the world. Don't miss this opportunity to see all the places you can go.

Photo: "I Am Malala"

Campus community embraces ‘I Am Malala’

Malala Yousafzai became a household name for defying the Taliban and campaigning for girls in Pakistan to have the right to an education. Now readers across campus, including students in dozens of courses in multiple disciplines, will discover the inspiration behind her mission.

Badgers in the World

Photo: Engineering student Olson floating in zero gravity

Pre-college programs helped launch aspiring astronaut

Aaron Olson has had his space station prototype tested by NASA, flown in microgravity, and worked on acquiring fuel from the moon to use on earth. Olson credits PEOPLE and the Engineering Summer Program with setting him on a trajectory toward a career in space.

Job Hunt

Career & Internship Exploration Month kicks off this September

Job hunting? UW will host the second annual Career and Internship Exploration Month this September to highlight and promote career-related events geared toward undergraduates.