Greater University Tutoring Service

GUTS is the largest tutoring service on campus. The Transitions Program holds informational panel sessions for undergraduate students to have their questions answered by current graduate and professional students. It also allows the undergraduate students to hear about first-hand experiences of graduate student life. There are panel-style seminars assist undergraduate students in understanding the graduate and professional school application process.

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The Wisconsin International Review (WIRe) writing opportunity

The Wisconsin International Review is UW’s premier foreign policy magazine. We are dedicated to providing Wisconsin students the opportunity to write on any topic of interest related to current affairs around the world. The WIRe serves as a platform to publish original pieces from students interested in foreign, economic, environmental, national security policy, and more. Check us out at the!

We are currently accepting writer applications for the upcoming year! Writing for the WIRe only requires writing two articles per semester, each at least 450 words on any topic related to international relations and/or foreign policy. The application should not take longer than 30 minutes and is due at 11:59 PM on Saturday, September 30th.  To apply, visit:

We at the WIRe look forward to reading your applications and future articles! If you have any questions, email

Poli Sci Tutors Needed For Spring 2017

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement (DDEEA) is in need of tutors for the course(s) listed below. Tutors can earn $9.00 to start (+ $1 per hour for more tutoring a group of 3 -6 students). Applicants must have earned an AB or higher in the course to tutor (or equivalent courses/background knowledge), are currently enrolled at UW-Madison with a 2.75 GPA or higher, and want to help other students.

Details and Application

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Mandatory Senior Thesis

For students planning to write a senior thesis during the 2017-2018 school year, you are required to submit an application by Monday, May 1st.  Students who do not submit an application will not be permitted to write a senior thesis in Fall 2017.  All applications will be reviewed, and you will be informed of the status of your application by May 15th, 2017.

Apply here.

Please direct questions to Prof Amy Gangl via email ( or by scheduling a meeting at

Reminder: Utilize the Writing Center as a Resource

Since opening in 1969, the Writing Center has helped literally tens of thousands of UW students from all academic disciplines and all levels of expertise. Their specially trained career staff, graduate teaching assistants, and undergraduate Writing Fellows are eager to help students to improve their writing and to successfully complete course papers, theses, dissertations, and articles for publication. An extensive array of Writing Center services include individual instruction, non-credit workshops, curricular-based writing programs, outreach visits, and online consultations and resources.

Visit the Writing Center website for more information.

The Journal of Undergraduate International Studies Accepting Submissions

The Journal of Undergraduate International Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently accepting submissions for its Spring 2017 issue. The Journal seeks to publish the best undergraduate work across the country related to international themes and topics including, but not limited to: international conflict and conflict resolution, human rights, environmental issues, culture, history, comparative politics and economics, development and trade, global security and international health.

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Student Leadership Program 20th Annual All-Campus Leadership Conference

Attention, Badgers! You are invited to attend the  20th Annual All-Campus Leadership Conference which will take place on Sunday, February 28nd, in Union South’s Varsity Hall from 10-3 pm. The All-Campus Leadership Conference is a half-day event that brings hundreds of student leaders together to learn about and experience leadership first hand. You are highly encouraged to take advantage of this incredible opportunity to grow in your own personal development, social awareness, leadership skills, and more! Continue reading