Incoming freshmen earn credit early and build community with Wisconsin Experience Summer Launch

Starting college is a nerve-wracking experience for almost every first-year student. In fairly short order, freshmen must learn how to navigate a new environment, study for challenging courses, become proficient with campus technologies and processes, …

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Welcome to Summer Term! Get your virtual summer backgrounds

Summer Term 2020 is exclusively online. If you were hoping to join us on campus, this is probably not the way you imagined things would be. It’s tough to think about a Wisconsin summer without …

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A message from associate dean of UW–Madison Summer Term

The well-being of all members of the University community is our highest priority. With that in mind, we made the decision that University of Wisconsin–Madison Summer Term 2020 will be exclusively online. Summer in Madison …

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Easy to apply for Summer Term scholarships—but don’t delay

Brandon Arbuckle, a journalism and history major from Lyndon Station, Wis., went through the May ceremony but still needed one more 4-credit course in strategic communication to graduate. Finishing his coursework was made possible by …

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How to use the Course Search & Enroll app’s Degree Planner to prepare for future semesters

Need to review course options, build your schedule, and enroll for courses? There’s an app for that. In an effort to make the enrollment process more straightforward, the Office of the Registrar and the Office …

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Chancellor recaps a successful Summer Term

Chancellor Rebecca Blank reflected on what made Summer Term 2019 great in her most recent Blank’s Slate blog. “Summer Term enrollments in 2019 were up 7 percent from last year,” she said. “For many students, …

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6 tips to land a summer internship at the Fall Career & Internship Fair

As students return to campus, many Badgers come bearing new experiences from summer internships and jobs from all over the globe. Internships are an invaluable opportunity to get real-world experience in your field of study. …

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New nursing immersion program offers students meaningful, hands-on experience at respite camp

Katie Dowdy spent part of her UW–Madison Summer Term at summer camp. But it wasn’t all s’mores and swimming. As a student in a summer respite camp immersion, Dowdy played an important role at respite …

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UW Study Abroad Summer Launch lets student start travel adventures early

By the time Matthew Olson sets foot on Bascom Hill for the first time as a freshman, he will have been taking a UW–Madison class 3,700 miles away for two weeks. Olson, of Menomonee Falls, …

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Check out the top 10 summer courses this year

From accounting to zoology—with internships, study abroad and field experiences in between—Summer Term continues to add offerings. Students take courses on campus, online or both. Each year, we round up the summer courses with the …

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