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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison August 29, 2012

Be in the Know

Go mobile on Gameday and every day

Whether you're looking for maps, real-time bus arrival info, events or all things Badgers on you iPhone or Android, UW has you covered. Download Mobile UW for iOS and Android or the football Gameday App for iOS. (Android coming soon.)

Welcome to The Weekly

Thanks for checking out the first issue of The Weekly. What's it all about? Every week, we'll bring you the most useful items from social media and the campus web. We'll help make your life around here just a little easier, while also making you laugh and feel smarter. More FAQs.

Get Social

@uwmadison’s favorite tweets

Kristin Kern
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Amanda Litchke

Available at last! The Red Shirt™, Fifth Edition

Get the shirt that makes a difference in students’ lives. Proceeds go to the Great People Scholarship.

Campus Life

Let’s get started: Wisconsin Welcome, Graduate Student Welcome

See the schedule for all Wisconsin Welcome events. Grad student? UW invites all new grad students to attend today's New Graduate Student Welcome sponsored by the Graduate School.

Getting around: Updates to campus bus and moped

Get up to speed on several recent and upcoming changes to bus routes, moped parking and the SAFEride program. Related: Get your free Madison Metro bus pass from ASM.


She’s a survivor: Taniesha Broadway

Did you face a challenge to get to Madison? Taniesha Broadway beat cancer and a tough neighborhood and is now aiming toward a career in law. Related: Taniesha in her own words.

Badgers in the World

Anders Holm: He became a ‘Workaholic’ in Madison

In this world, you never know exactly when or even how your UW background will come in handy. For former Badger swimmer and then-aspiring actor Anders Holm, it was during a post-graduation internship at a Hollywood production company.

Your Health

Is coffee bad for you?

UW Health says too much coffee may cause some health problems, and even lead to tolerance or addiction to caffeine. Good news is, a cup or two per day is probably not harmful - and may even be beneficial. (Whew!)


Are you on the list?

Did you rock your GPA last semester? If so, you probably ended up on the Dean's List. View the searchable listing from the Registrar's Office.

The Weekend

The Weekend: Night at the Overture, Memorial Union Bash, Rockin’ With RecSports

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