Julie Howard (BBA '85)

Eight to Watch Under 40

Meet eight Wisconsin School of Business graduates making an impact on their industries.

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Now You Know

How do parents manage "outsourcing" their tasks? In what ways do noncompete clauses affect employees? Put WSB research to use for you. Read More »

Washington Post reporter Jonathan O’Connell moderates a faculty panel discussion featuring Jirs Meuris, assistant professor of management and human resources at UW-Madison.

School News

WSB launches three master of science degrees, Washington Post reporter visits, MBA program rankings rise, and other updates from Grainger Hall. Read More »

 Wisconsin School of Business Associate Professor Justin Sydnor

Where Research Begins

At the Behavioral Research Insights Through Experiments (BRITE) Lab, WSB faculty conduct research that drives knowledge in the classroom and beyond. Read More »

Samba Says

Vallabh "Samba" Sambamurthy, WSB's next Albert O. Nicholas Dean, shares some of his background and plans for the School and its alumni. Get to know the new dean.


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Vallabh 'Samba' Sambamurthy, WSB's next Albert O. Nicholas Dean, leads a group discussion
Wisconsin School of Business professor Jirs Meuris

Worry While You Work

In this Q&A, Professor Jirs Meuris discusses how employees’ financial insecurity can have an impact on job performance. Read More »

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[Photo Gallery] Commencement: Then and Now

As one door closes another door opens. See photos of Badgers through the ages as they celebrate their graduation day. See Photos »

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Alumni Voice Panel

WSB's new virtual Alumni Voice Panel gives alumni an opportunity to share their insights and shape the direction of alumni programming, events, and communication. Read More »

In Tune With Innovation

Max Fergus (BBA '18) is disrupting the mainstream music industry with his new streaming app, LÜM.


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Max Fergus (BBA '18)
Emma Ebert (MBA '19)

What Inspires You?

Emma Ebert (MBA '19) shares how WSB helped her learn from others and herself. Find out what inspires her. Read More »

Outgoing interim Wisconsin School of Business Dean Barry Gerhart

Letter From the Dean

In his last letter as interim dean, Barry Gerhart looks ahead to welcoming WSB's next Albert O. Nicholas Dean. Read More »

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Tim Hotchandani (BBA ’04)

was recently named one of the Wisconsin Alumni Association’s Forward under 40. Hotchandani counsels companies through Rothschild & Co., one of the world’s largest financial advisory firms. His Wall Street career has also included roles at Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brothers, and Thomas Weisel Partners. Hotchandani stays involved with the School by mentoring students in the Investment Banking Club, an organization he co-founded during his time at WSB.More Class Notes »

Mark Burns (BBA ’09)

joined fellow UW–Madison alums at The Onion after graduation and later became a producer at The Second City comedy theater. The unique combination of these three institutions has sculpted his strange, dynamic skill set. He has now started his own company, Punch Up Creative, which uses its comedic expertise to help corporate clients tell their stories in a more entertaining fashion.More Class Notes »

Catherine Quinlan (BBA ’13)

was named a 2018 Rising Young Professional by the Minneapolis business publication Finance and Commerce. Nominated by her peers, Quinlan, a commercial banker at BMO Harris Bank, was among a small group of Twin Cities professionals chosen to receive the award that recognizes the honorees’ professional achievements and their community involvement and contributions. More Class Notes »