Tag Business

UW-Madison hosts businesses from around Wisconsin and beyond

August 24, 2017

The Office of Corporate Relations welcomed representatives of 88 companies to the UW–Madison Business Engagement Day on Campus.

‘Virtual dairy farm brain’ aims to help farmers make smarter decisions

August 22, 2017

A UW team has set out to create an app to integrate all of a farm’s data streams in real time and use artificial intelligence to allow farmers to more easily analyze the information.

Sparkling wine from Kewaunee best in show at first Wisconsin wine taste-off

August 8, 2017

Nineteen Wisconsin wineries presented 93 wines at the first annual “Wine is Wisconsin” competition on the UW–Madison campus on Monday.

Business school insurance program earns global honors

August 4, 2017

“The GCIE designation is an affirmation of the exceptional work being done here at WSB,” says Joan Schmit, professor and American Family Insurance Distinguished Chair of Risk Management and Insurance at the Wisconsin School of Business.

Fox Racing’s founder got his start motorbiking at UW

July 28, 2017

UW grads Geoff and Josie Fox combined backgrounds in physics and art history, an appreciation for adventure, and a willingness to change course to gain incredible traction in the action sports industry.

To pick a great gift, it’s better to give AND receive

July 28, 2017

A new study shows that gift recipients are happier with a present when the giver got themselves the same thing — a phenomenon researchers call "companionizing."

Over-the-counter drugs: Do we take as directed?

May 12, 2017

A marketing professor is studying how to discourage people with raging headaches from violating drug label directions. His findings could lead to changes in labeling and improved consumer education.

UW program aims to update buildings so dairy cows can be happy

May 9, 2017

Wisconsin farmers consult with the UW's Nigel Cook, an expert in scientific treatment of dairy cows — which, Cook says, is sensible, humane ­­­­and profitable all at once.

NEH grant to create program linking business, humanities

March 29, 2017

The innovative project, called “Risk and Reward: Navigating Uncertainty Through Humanities – Business Connections,” will help Wisconsin undergraduate business students draw insights from history, literature, and philosophy as they navigate their business curriculum.

Big Apple Badgers: Gabriel Stulman

March 14, 2017

UW–Madison alumnus Gabriel Stulman is the celebrated owner of five successful restaurants in the West Village section of New York City. From cook to waiter to bartender to owner, he has done it all in a notably demanding industry. Founder of a culinary family in a foodie’s paradise, Stulman is one of our Big Apple Badgers — UW alumni making their mark in NYC.

Center for Corporate Innovation opens at UW–Madison

February 15, 2017

The center will give corporate executives a new way to develop the skills and tools they need to thrive in today’s fast-paced business world.

UW-Madison program conveys progress to Oconto manufacturer

February 7, 2017

Conveyor maker Nercon's leaders learned new productivity techniques from UW–Madison's Engineering Professional Development department.

Badgers take a bite out of Big Apple

December 1, 2016

Our new video series, "Big Apple Badgers," debuts with Jeff Sprecher, a UW–Madison College of Engineering graduate who is chairman of the New York Stock Exchange.

Wisconsin MBA ignites alumna’s path to global leadership

November 10, 2016

Education and experience helped define Cheryl Stallworth-Hooper’s destiny. So did a whole bunch of letters that came to her childhood home trimmed in red, white, and blue.

Farm-to-home delivery service wins innovation award

August 25, 2016

Square Harvest allows consumers to order exactly what they need from small, local farms and food producers, marrying computer technology with small-batch food production.

Biological supplier prospers with aid of UW manufacturing expertise

August 24, 2016

A Madison lab is using the university's quick response manufacturing techniques to bring products to market more quickly and improve profits.