Update - Spring 2018 Cover

Welcome to the Spring 2018 edition of Update Magazine

Find out what’s happening with your fellow alumni and get the latest news about the Wisconsin School of Business.

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In This Issue:

two women talking at a conference table; Making the Pitch

Making the Pitch

Students get a sneak peek at sales through a collaborative effort of alumni, faculty, and staff. Learn what brought them all together. Read More »

Alli Jones portrait; What Inspires You?

What Inspires You?

Business Badger Alli Jones (BBA ’07) found the confidence and skills she needed at WSB to fuel her career. Find out what inspires her. Read More »

WSB Research: Now You Know

WSB Research: Now You Know

Do in-store samples really help sell products? Will financial incentives get people to the gym more often? Have legal marijuana sales had an impact on home prices? Learn the answers to these intriguing questions. Read More »

Business Badgers Who ... Are Foodies

Business Badgers Who ... Are Foodies

WSB alumni are leaders and innovators in their industries—but did you know they're also foodies? Learn more about the Business Badgers who have a taste for interesting cuisine! Read More »

Letter from the Dean; Barry Gerhart portrait

Letter From the Dean

Interim Dean Barry Gerhart is eager to keep moving the School forward and share what makes it special. Read his letter to alumni and learn about WSB’s strategic initiatives. Read More »

Student gets a back rub from Bucky Badger;

[Photo Gallery] A Study in Spaces

A look at the places and spaces where students have crammed for exams or honed their group projects. See photos from generations of studious Business Badgers. Read More »

 Megan Allen (BBA ’18, MAcc ’19) and Derek Matzke (BBA ’01, MAcc ’02) talk taxes as the season kicks into full gear at BDO’s Madison office, giving Allen valuable experience during her internship.

A Value-Added Degree

The Integrated Master of Accountancy (IMAcc) Program has a unique approach that gives students a strong foundation for a variety of careers. Learn what sets IMAcc students apart. Read More »

Public radio's David Brancaccio; from the radio to Grainger Hall

From the Radio to Grainger Hall

Public radio’s David Brancaccio had plenty to discuss and learn during his visit to WSB. Learn more about the School’s Business Writer in Residence. Read More »

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Bruce Ellig (’BBA 59, MBA ’60)

established the Bruce R. Ellig Scholarship Fund for outstanding undergraduate students. He previously funded the Bruce R. Ellig Distinguished Chair in Pay and Organizational Effectiveness. More Class Notes »

Liz (Miller) Dawes (BBA ’85)

and her husband founded a foundation in both the U.S. and Australia in 2013 after their 18-year-old son Connor lost his life to brain cancer. In just over four years... Continue Reading »

Carrianne Basler (BBA ’91)

was recognized at the WSB Department of Accounting & Information Systems’s 49th annual awards banquet in October 2017 as a distinguished alumna. Basler is a managing director with... Continue Reading »