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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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Students learn less common languages at intensive summer institute

The vibrant mission of teaching students less commonly taught languages such as Tibetan, Hindi, Urdu and others continues this summer at UW–Madison’s South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI), alongside a brand-new new mission — teaching …

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Transfer students STEP up for summer jobs on campus

Amanda Hamm wanted to work at UW–Madison last summer while going to school. A transfer student from Madison College, she got an email about the Summer Transfer Employment Program (STEP) and took 30 minutes to …

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Student-athlete Grace Mueller scores real-world experience in criminal justice course

The summer internship with a criminal justice agency teaches professional skills and cultural awareness.

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Summer Finish scholarships help students graduate, save money and start working

Seated with his fellow graduates in Camp Randall Stadium at spring commencement, Brandon Arbuckle knew he had one loose end to tie up before leaving the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The journalism and history major from …

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Tips to succeed in online courses at UW–Madison

You’re used to living your life online, which might mean you jumped at the chance to take an online course during Summer Term. Good choice! Nearly all of our online students recommend taking an online …

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Academic advising heats up for summer

Whoever coined the term “lazy days of summer” had clearly never met an academic advisor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. “Advisors work really hard over the summer,” says Jen Walsh, assistant director for summer advising …

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WISCIENCE student earns UW Carbone Center award

When University of Wisconsin−Madison student Rebecca Schmitz first came to campus, she knew she wanted to major in something related to science and probably attend medical school. “I wasn’t super sure what I wanted to …

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