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See what summer has in store

Summer is here, and we’re seeing hopeful signs of a return to some of our favorite seasonal activities: long summer days for hiking Picnic Point, evenings with friends at Memorial Union Terrace and weekends spent …

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Message from associate dean for Summer Term: We’re here for you!

UW-Madison Summer Term Associate Dean Aphra Mednick shares an important message for students: Summer Term 2021 is here to help you achieve your academic goals.

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Record number of students flocked to virtual Summer Term 2020

The pandemic didn’t stop Badgers from learning, connecting and moving closer to achieving their academic goals this summer during the first fully virtual Summer Term. A record 10,900 undergraduate students enrolled in virtual Summer Term …

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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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