Graduate School of Banking

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About Madison

Enrollees in the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will find themselves in one of the country's great mid-sized cities. As the home of the University of Wisconsin and the seat of Wisconsin's state government, Madison boasts a multitude of opportunities to participate in its recreational, educational, culinary, and arts offerings.

Many interesting opportunities exist to help you enjoy your stay in Wisconsin. The state's second largest industry is tourism. Many communities only a short drive away offer recreational opportunities.

The University of Wisconsin was a pioneer in the development of the Internet. Madison is estimated to have between 60,000 and 90,000 adult Internet users. As a result there are a variety of community resources available to Internet users. We present this list of Madison and Madison area Internet resources for your use. Realize however that GSB does not endorse the firms located in these resources, nor does GSB exercise any editorial control over their content.

General Internet Resource Pages

Madison Online - Links to Madison Web sites and many regional and national sites.
The Daily Page - Links to events, movies, entertainment, band calendars, restaurants and more.

Resources Promoting Madison

John Nolen's Madison: A Model City - A 1911 Development Plan for Madison -- presented using 1990's technology.
Greater Madison Convention & Visitor's Bureau - Comprehensive listing of many of Madison's greatest attractions. Maps, guides, resources ... you name it, it's probably here!

Government Resources

City of Madison - The City of Madison's link to its services. But there are also links to many other Madison area sites.
Badger Information Server - State of Wisconsin Information Server - Links to government agencies, University of Wisconsin, etc.

Educational Resources

University of Wisconsin - Madison - The home page to the University of Wisconsin's HUGE campus wide information server.
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Business School - The home page of the University of Wisconsin Business school -- with a picture of Grainger Hall where many GSB classes are delivered.
The University Bookstore - One of the country's great University bookstores.

The Arts

Madison Opera - a guide to the season for Madison's own opera company
Madison Overture Center - see what's playing in town
MadStage - theater groups in Madison - features show times and directions

Wisconsin Attractions

EAA Oshkosh Airshow - The world's largest airshow -- and it happens in August each year just 90 miles from Madison.
Green Bay Packers - Find information about Wisconsin's NFL team
Milwaukee Brewers -If baseball is your game, click here to see the official website of this major league team.
Frank Lloyd Wright - If you are a fan, you can visit Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin home, Taliesin. Visit this site for more info.
Wisconsin Department of Tourism - The official site for travel in beautiful Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Dells - Recreational area just north of Madison features water parks, golf and more.