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Three honored for innovation, entrepreneurial excellence

April 18, 2024

Mark Bakken, James Dahlberg, and Dorri McWhorter received the 2024 Chancellor’s Entrepreneurial Achievement Awards. These entrepreneurs exemplify the Wisconsin Idea — UW–Madison’s longstanding commitment to benefiting the world beyond the boundaries of campus.

Employers, students eager to connect at career fair

September 21, 2023

“Employers are really seeking UW–Madison students,” said Angie White, executive director of SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science.

Badgers are in demand after graduation. How UW is making it happen.

February 21, 2023

To help prepare them, students receive hands-on training in real-world skills, experience in professional settings and face-to-face meetings with employers.

Podestá to step down as International Division vice provost and dean; Gerhart to serve in interim role

July 26, 2022

Guido Podestá, who has led the division for the past 10 years, is credited with bolstering and expanding international engagement at UW–Madison.

Fluno Center transferred to UW Conference Centers, will join Wisconsin Union team

December 14, 2021

 Under the umbrella of Conference Centers, the Fluno Center will emphasize expanding services to all of UW–Madison, and serving as the premier conference and lodging resource for continuing education, campus conferences and visitors

Groundbreaking entrepreneurship science lab fosters student entrepreneurs

February 26, 2021

The Entrepreneurship Science Lab is using data science to bolster student entrepreneurship on college campuses — and by extension, create greater opportunity for young innovators and increase economic prosperity for local communities.

UW–Madison launches new online degrees in business and marketplace studies through UW–Madison Online

February 9, 2021

UW–Madison Online is adding four more degrees in an ongoing effort to increase access for nontraditional students and meet demands of employers across the state and beyond.

Badger Talks video: Pandemic is ‘black swan’ for real estate

August 4, 2020

Summer is peak season for buying and selling homes, but it’s hard to predict the movement of a market in the midst of a global pandemic. In this Badger Talks video, expert Mark Eppli takes stock of the real estate market.

Seeding tech growth in Wisconsin’s fertile ground

July 30, 2020

A Global Startup program will nurture high-tech entrepreneurs in the risk management industry, in a partnership with UW–Madison and American Family Insurance

The UW Now Livestream: The Future of Consumer Behavior

June 22, 2020

The pandemic has changed consumer spending habits practically overnight. In this live event, Wisconsin School of Business Professor Evan Polman and SOHE consumer psychologist Nancy Wong explore the future of retail.

How has the pandemic affected real estate?

June 18, 2020

The U.S. residential and commercial real estate markets are prone to fluctuation in the face of crises, but the impacts imposed by COVID-19 have differed from those in previous economic downturns, like the great recession and 9/11, says Mark Eppli of the Wisconsin School of Busines.

A tribute to Sherry Wagner-Henry

June 9, 2020

Sherry Wagner-Henry, director of the Bolz Center for Arts Administration at the Wisconsin School of Business, died May 30. For more than 25 years, she served as a leader in nonprofit, arts, cultural, and humanities-based centers in higher education.

Q&A: A look at social media behavior during the pandemic

May 28, 2020

"Most of us will be satisfied to just survive this crisis, much less use it to our advantage. Unfortunately, research shows that we often compare ourselves with others who are punching above their weight."

Business grads get their names up in lights

May 10, 2020

In a visual tribute honoring the graduating Class of 2020, the names of graduates  of the Wisconsin School of Business were projected onto the side of Grainger Hall.

New accelerated Master of Science in Design + Innovation engages five disciplines, sparks creativity, excites employers

October 21, 2019

Combining expertise from five schools and colleges with team-based interaction, the program promises to offer students a breadth of highly desired skills.

Wisconsin School of Business enrolls first class in Business Analytics Graduate Program

September 30, 2019

New one-year, STEM-designated program at the Wisconsin School of Business helps students gain skills to thrive in a data-driven business world.

UW Changes Lives: Business school expands reach with three new MS degrees

May 29, 2019

In Fall 2019, WSB will offer three new specialized master of science degree programs in business analytics, real estate, and supply chain management, helping to address a market need.

What they learned: Four UW entrepreneurs focus on the big question  

May 22, 2019

As UW–Madison continues to gain recognition for fueling Wisconsin’s high-tech economy, four experienced entrepreneurs with UW roots shared the cardinal lessons they learned.

UW Changes Lives: Wisconsin professionals gain new opportunities while they work

May 21, 2019

From insurance to manufacturing, to higher education and health care, Wisconsin Evening and Executive MBA students come from wide-ranging industries to grow their skills and earn their degrees while they work.

UW Changes Lives: WSB alumni make a difference throughout state

May 15, 2019

Wisconsin School of Business alumni are driving Wisconsin’s economy in industries and markets as varied as the talented individuals who are leading them. Meet six Business Badgers whose work makes an impact in Wisconsin.