Tag Business

UW E-Business Consortium surfs 20 years of change

The UW E-Business Consortium gathers industry executives and experts and uses a collaborative learning format dedicated to thriving, not just surviving, on the new frontier.

UW spinoffs win awards, including top honor, at Governor’s Business Plan Contest

The grand prize went to NovoMoto, which packages and sells solar lighting systems under an innovative rent-to-own program in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

New outposts from Lands’ End, Oshkosh Corp. reveal closer corporate relationships with UW–Madison

Several large corporations recently have opened outposts near UW–Madison to get top-notch advice in areas such as engineering and data analysis, and to recruit future employees.

Summit explores roadmap to strengthen language education in Wisconsin

Business leaders back the Wisconsin Language Roadmap Initiative, which aims to enhance the economic competitiveness of Wisconsin by strengthening language education for students across the state.

UW-Madison hosts businesses from around Wisconsin and beyond

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

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

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

“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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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