University of Wisconsin – Madison Student Panel

Recorded Friday, September 25 at 10:00 PM

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University of Wisconsin-Madison | Wisconsin

Madison, WI

Ask current Wisconsin students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

Meet the panelists: Maninderjit, Namrita, Alexandra, Ravina

Maninderjit (Micky) is a senior from Brookfield, Wisconsin in the College of Letters & Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is pursuing a Bachelor's in History and a certificate in Criminal Justice. Micky is an active board member of the UW Sikh Student Association, bringing awareness and opening the public eye to Sikhism and Sikhs on campus and abroad. Outside of school, Micky is a Paralegal Specialist in the Wisconsin Army National Guard. He enjoys spending his time playing video games, watching movies, cooking, and walking his dog.

Namrita is a senior from Franklin, Wisconsin in the College of Letters & Sciences at UW-Madison. She is pursuing a Bachelor's of Science in Economics with minors in Digital Marketing and Business. Namrita Arora is a leader and VP of UW-Madison's Sikh Student Association and she uses her creative abilities to run their social media accounts. Outside of school, Namrita works part-time as a Marketing Operations Intern at CUNA Mutual Group in Madison, WI. Her hobbies include kayaking, cooking, and watching movies.

Ravina is a sophomore at UW-Madison originally from Milwaukee. She in majoring in Health Promotion & Health Equity and studying global health with public policy in the La Follette School of Public Affairs. She is a lead board member of India Student Association at UW-Madison, sings in the UW-Madison Women's Choir, and writes for the Badger Herald student newspaper. She runs a small photography business ( and enjoys photographing both people and places.

School information

University of Wisconsin-Madison | Wisconsin

Madison, WI
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Audience questions

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18:02@theresep.23:Is it big enough to make it feel like you are kind of lost?
22:48@anonymous:How are the dorms and U of `Wisconsin?
26:32@anonymous:Do most students live on-campus?
26:38@anonymous:What is dorm life like at Madison?
35:09@anonymous:What stands out about weather extremes and using public or school transportation? If extensive snow storms occur do classes here canceled or go online?
35:16@CaryH:I am from Los Angeles and never lived in cold weather - 70 degrees can be cold for me. How cold does it get and can I get used to it?
40:47@theresep.23:What are some school traditions at Madison?
40:52@anonymous:How's Jump Around at Camp Randall? :)
44:40@anonymous:How much time do you plan for when planning your schedule? I imagine that classes and dorms could all be spread apart so do you choose classes that are 1 hour apart or more/less?
46:59@anonymous:How much time do students spend on studying?


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