In This Issue:

An elderly woman and a young boy share a laugh during the WSB Grandparents University event

School News

Grandparents University comes to WSB, a new partnership with the UW–Madison School of Pharmacy, and other updates from Grainger Hall. Read More »

Victoria Hutter (M.A. ‘94), Wendy Thomas (M.A. ‘92), Katie Harrell (MBA ‘10), and Jennifer McFarland (M.A. ‘96) led a panel discussion at the Bolz Center’s Collegium about how the arts administration program impacted their work in and outside the arts.

Bolz Center Anniversary Marks 50 Years of Artful Leadership

WSB's arts administration program develops leaders who bring creativity and innovation to a multitude of industries. Read More about their impact in Madison and beyond. Read More »

WSB Research: Now You Know

WSB Research:
Now You Know

Do emojis help or hurt a brand’s message? Do elections delay regulatory action? Do employees perceive male and female supervisors differently? Do e-visits increase physician efficiency? WSB faculty provide the answers. Read More »

Page Moreau, Wisconsin School of Business professor of marketing

The Creativity Conundrum

Professor Page Moreau talks about how her research explores the challenges that can come with trying new approaches and ideas. Read More »

Tim Masterton (MBA ’18), Associate Brand Manager, Conagra Brands, and Julianna Masterton (MBA ’18), Associate Brand Manager, SC Johnson

What Inspires You?

Tim Masterton (MBA ’18) and Julianna Masterton (MBA ’18) discuss how their experiences at WSB have impacted their careers. Find out what inspires them. Read More »

stack of books on a table

Business Badgers Who…Hit the Books

A good book can change the way one sees the world. Check out the titles that have influenced fellow Business Badgers’ lives and careers. Read More »

Interim Wisconsin School of Business Dean Barry Gerhart

Letter From the Dean

Interim Dean Barry Gerhart shares his pride in the Business Badger community. Read More »

Two female students work on their laptops in the WSB Learning Commons

Photo Gallery: A Day in the Life of the Learning Commons

The Learning Commons might be new, but it has quickly become a favorite campus destination for many. Peek inside WSB’s new, vibrant hub. See Photos »

Business Badgers gather in Grainger Hall for their BBA induction

The Next Step Toward Success

Three summers of study in the Business Emerging Leaders (BEL) Program brought 21 students to WSB as first-year Business Badgers. Read More »

Catch up on fellow Wisconsin School of Business alumni. View Now »

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Jake Wood (BBA ’05)

is a former Wisconsin football player and U.S. Marine who received the 2018 Pat Tillman Award for Service at the nationally televised ESPY Awards. Wood co-founded Team Rubicon, a nonprofit organization that uses disaster response to help reintegrate veterans back into civilian life.More Class Notes »

Amy Lee (BBA ’03, MBA ’16)

was recently promoted to director of research and design strategy at Design Concepts, a full-service design and strategic innovation consultancy headquartered in Madison. She has been at Design Concepts for five years advising clients on how to design products and services that create meaningful experiences for end users and customers.More Class Notes »

Gerald Stephens (BBA ’55)

age 86, of Peoria, Illinois, passed away on August 20, 2018. A distinguished Business Badger, Stephens was the founder, past president and CEO, and retired chairman of the board of RLI Corp., a nationwide specialty property and casualty insurance company. More Class Notes »