Summer Term’s hands-on learning experiences

Many students enroll in Summer Term to get experience in their fields and prepare for future careers. Here’s a sampling of this summer’s courses that emphasize learning-by-doing. Forest and Wildlife Ecology 424: Wildlife Ecology Summer Field Practicum Students travel...

Four unique and unforgettable summer courses

Summer is prime time to try a deliciously different course. Here are four unique ones students are taking at UW–Madison this summer. 1. Consuming Happiness (Consumer Science and Religious Studies 173) Drawing from psychology and economics, this course looks at ways...

Why I took an online course this summer

UW-Madison’s Summer Term is a chance to advance your degree, getting a prerequisite out of the way or focusing on a challenging course. And thanks to an increase in online offerings, it’s now easier to do that on your own time, from anywhere in the world. Here’s why...

Five ways to fall in love with UW–Madison during the summer

Many Badgers fall head over heels for UW–Madison before pursuing a degree here. These five summer programs bring the next generation of learners to campus and immerse them in its most lovable features: academic excellence, welcoming students and staff, beautiful...

5 tips for studying online this summer

Some students can’t make it to campus for Summer Term, given jobs, travel, or family responsibilities. But they can still have a UW-Madison experience, thanks to an increasing number of online classes offered during summer. These classes are available from anywhere,...

How to learn a language in eight weeks

Taking a course is one way to learn a foreign language. Studying abroad is another. During the summer, UW-Madison also offers a third option: language institutes. Like a study-abroad experience, these intensive programs surround students with the language and culture...