An innovative class connects college and careers

Taking Initiative, or Inter-LS 210, guides students through self-reflection and goal setting and teaches practical job skills as well as how to parlay the knowledge and abilities they’re gaining in their liberal arts courses into future pursuits. Learn about L&S students' experiences as they explore possibilities for their lives after graduation. 

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Getting schooled on career prep

L&S student Tyler Ballweg shares insights from Inter-LS 210: a course that prepares students for life after graduation.

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Career prep course helps student discover a new path

Jon Yoon signed up for Inter-LS 210: Taking Initiative during a time of stress and confusion, which, for him, turned out to be the best time to take the career-development course, a cornerstone of the L&S Career Initiative.

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CAE celebrates 50 years of strong support for UW’s underrepresented students

Since 1966, the Center for Academic Excellence and its predecessor programs have provided guidance and opportunities to set students on paths to success. Alumni are invited back to celebrate on November 11.

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Students find help making major decisions

At the Majors Fair, held October 18 at Union South, faculty, staff and upper-level students representing more than 100 departments, majors and certificate programs showcased the opportunities provided in their areas of study. We checked in with a few L&S students who were exploring all the exciting options.

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A freshman reflects on becoming a Badger

Dahlia Tesfamichael, who turned down Harvard to attend UW-Madison, discusses making tough choices, pursuing chemistry and looking forward to a bright future.

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Sharing the Shakesconsin Idea

As campus anticipates the arrival of the “First Folio,” two L&S professors team up to explore the Bard’s impact.

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Whatever happened to Jessie and Michael?

We check back in with two L&S students, who received advice from the liberal arts community back in 2014.

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Sociology student honored for her social justice work

A Multicultural Student Center award is just one accomplishment of this emerging leader.

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