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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison May 11, 2016

Be in the Know

Class of 2016: Beyond the Badger State

This year’s graduating class at the University of Wisconsin—Madison represents 70 nations in all. That’s a lot of different ways to say, “Congratulations! You made it!” Related: Meet some notable graduates in the Class of 2016

Awards, awards and even more awards

UW-Madison students have a lot to be proud of. This week, we spotlight awards for leadership and involvement, including the Meyerhoff Awards, the Multicultural Leadership Awards and the Leadership Certificate. Related: Phi Beta Kappa

Last-minute jitters? It’s not too late for tips to manage stress!

Whether you've got a few more days of college or are facing another six semesters, these tips from UHS can help! Manage your test anxiety -- and don't forget about the all-important sleep (beautiful, wonderful sleep).

Get Social

@uwmadison’s favorite tweets

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Have a Summer Breakthrough During Summer Term

It’s not too late to make the most of your summer. 3-week, 4-week, and 8-week sessions. 1,000 classes on campus, and 100+ online.

Campus Life

Spring 2016: That was the semester that was

As we wrap up a semester filled with achievements and activism on a number of fronts, take a moment out of your packing/studying/Facebooking when you should be packing or studying to read these recaps from the Daily Cardinal and Badger Herald. What events and issues mattered to you this year?

Video: the Terrace is BACK!

Grab a chair and soak up the sun on the historic Memorial Union Terrace. Through rainy days, crowds and, yes, construction, the Terrace has remained a favorite spot for anyone looking to enjoy sunny day or beautiful evening.

Scholarships help students make the most of Summer Term

Meet some of the 225 high-achieving undergraduates who will use scholarships to advance their academic and professional careers. Related: You could join them! Click here to learn more about classes and other resources to make the most of your summer.


UW journal of undergraduate research publishes first issue

Undergraduates conducting research now have a new way to publish their work, thanks to the entirely student-run Journal of Undergraduate Science and Technology (JUST).

Pro Tips

DoIT: Tech tips, tricks, freebies and reminders to send you into summer

Whether you’re drowning in finals, looking forward to graduation or wondering what you’re going to do with all your summer free time, we’ve got some helpful technology tips for you.

Your Health

Photo: swimmer in Natatorium pool

Summer Spotlight: improve your swimming form

The experts at UW Health's Fitness Center present tips to help you improve your swimming form.