Tag Business

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.

WARF, UW–Madison again rank in top 10 universities for U.S. patents

August 12, 2016

Pharmaceuticals and drug discovery, medical imaging, materials and chemicals, information technology and clean technology were the leading categories of WARF-UW-Madison patents.

UW-Madison technology enlisted in battle against hepatitis B

August 10, 2016

A method that emerged from a UW–Madison spinoff company is in clinical trials in Europe, Asia and the United States against the infection, which can destroy the liver.

Business professor Nair named to WEDC board

July 26, 2016

Nair has been on the faculty of the Wisconsin School of Business since 1978. He teaches in the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program and the nationally top-ranked master of accountancy program.

UW professor helps promote sustainability throughout the state

July 12, 2016

Tom Eggert and his colleagues at UW–Madison are helping businesses showcase their sustainable practices through the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council.

Cancer treatment spinoff takes top honor in life science at Governor’s Business Plan Contest

June 9, 2016

Lynx Biosciences is developing technology to choose the drug most likely to benefit a blood cancer patient by analyzing how the tumor cells respond.

UW-Madison celebrates 50th anniversary of Consortium for Graduate Study in Management

June 8, 2016

The Consortium's mission is to enhance diversity in business education and management careers in the United States. The UW has been there from the beginning.

Five UW spinoffs among finalists in Governor’s Business Plan Contest

June 6, 2016

The contestants emerged from about 200 entries and three rounds of judging in the contest organized by the Wisconsin Technology Council.

UW-Madison offers professional development certificate focused on ‘soft skills’

June 3, 2016

Surveys of senior-level executives indicate that businesses require competence in these areas and often find applicants lacking.

Deciding for others is more fun than doing it for ourselves, research shows

May 26, 2016

  Making decisions can be tiring, but choosing a course of action for others is less draining and more enjoyable than when we do it …