Thursday, November 16, 2017

Apply to be the 2017-18 Newman Civic Fellow

UW-Madison will select one undergraduate student to serve as the 2017-18 Newman Civic Fellow. This student will participate in leadership development and learning around civic engagement with a cohort of other fellows from schools around the country. The application deadline is Sunday, December 10 at 11:59 PM.

Newman Civic Fellow nominees must also meet the fellowship eligibility criteria:

  • Be an enrolled undergraduate at UW-Madison
  • Have at least one year of education remaining at UW-Madison
  • Must commit to providing a short reflection piece (video, article, or letter format) to Campus Compact during their fellowship year

Students should apply online to serve as the 2017-18 Newman Civic Fellow:

Friday, November 10, 2017

December Graduation Reception

Graduating this December? 

You and your guests are invited to attend the L&S Honors Program reception from 3:30- 5:00 p.m. in Washburn Observatory on Saturday, December 16. 
Please let us know if you plan to attend. Visit or call our office at (608) 262-2984, preferably by December 8. Remarks will begin at 4:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

The Honors Program plans to send a paper invitation for the Honors Program reception, addressed to your family, to your MyUW home address. If you would prefer that we not send an invitation to you home address, simply reply to this email. If other loved ones will be celebrating your commencement that weekend and you would like for them to receive a paper invitation to the Honors reception as well, please contact the Honors program by emailing

To be recognized as an Honors candidate at the university-wide commencement ceremony on Saturday, you should wear the Honors stole (white the three cardinal bars) with your cap and gown. The stoles will be available at the University Bookstore. You will be required to pay a $25.00 deposit for the use of the stole. $20.00 of the deposit will be refunded when you return your stole to the Bookstore after commencement. 

Monday, November 6, 2017

HSO Cycling Social Event

Hi HSOers!

We have our first HSO social planned. We will be doing a cycling class at the Nat at 9pm Monday, November 13th. The event will be covered by HSO and completely free of charge. Bring your friends and come on out to the Nat, socialize with other HSOers, and enjoy a great workout!

Friday, November 3, 2017

Summer 2018 Course Guide Preview

The Summer 2018 Course Guide Preview is ready! Find it at  Introduced in 2016, this resource is a response to a recent survey indicating that undergrads want information about summer courses when they decide which spring courses to take.

The Course Guide Preview is a snapshot of over 100 popular courses UW–Madison will offer during Summer Term, as well as several new online courses students can take from nearly anywhere. Courses from a variety of departments and disciplines appear in it. Courses were selected based on their enrollment numbers in recent spring, fall, and summer terms. Please familiarize yourself with the preview’s contents and share it with undergraduates, as applicable, when they are making plans for spring.

Please note that the Course Guide Preview is not a complete list of the nearly 1,000 courses being offered during Summer Term. The full Course Guide and Schedule of Classes will be released on January 5, 2018.