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Count down the top Summer Term courses

Hard to believe, but Summer Term 2020 is almost in the books. It was an unprecedented summer, but about 10,900 students chose from nearly 560 valuable, thought-provoking courses that helped them get ahead of the …

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How students stayed connected this Summer Term

Among the many challenges of the summer has been how to safely interact amidst social distancing and shutdowns. Fortunately, Badgers are tenacious creatures, and Wisconsin Badger Summer Term students have proven they won’t give up …

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Online lab instructors teach food science and kinesiology with candy and games

If you think hands-on learning isn’t possible in an online course, think again. Over the past few years, UW–Madison instructors have developed engaging lab-based courses that allow students to explore scientific concepts without setting foot …

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From children to adults, Summer Term instructor inspires learning through movement

Cindy Kuhrasch believes that movement is simply a means of learning. And with the pandemic putting a pause on organized activity, the head of UW–Madison’s physical education program is proving that movement can take just …

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Students share favorite Summer Term study spots

Summer is here and Summer Term students are hard at work completing coursework, participating in online discussions, conducting research and writing papers. But studying in the summer has some advantages, as evidenced by these photos …

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Acting and algebra: UW student pursues dual passions through summer courses

The thought of majoring in both theater and math could intimidate any student. Trying to graduate on time while pursuing those distinct passions might feel impossible to most. But not so for Bryanna Plaisir. “My …

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Students use Summer Term to work on certificates

There’s nothing minor about a certificate from UW–Madison. In addition to your major, certificates help you stand out and get noticed by employers or graduate schools. UW–Madison has more than 50 certificates in areas ranging from African …

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Top 3 Summer Term study tips for virtual learners

You may feel like a remote learning pro by now, but as the summer weeks go by, it doesn’t hurt to review study advice that will help you achieve your Summer Term goals. “I’m taking …

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Free resources help you make the most of Summer Term

Wondering how to get the help you need as a Summer Term student in this extraordinary time? UW–Madison has you covered, offering an array of free resources to undergrads and graduate students. Even with all …

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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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