Wisconsin School of Business alumni are making an impact on the world. Read the latest Business Badger news in Update magazine, our annual investors report Together Forward, and our Alumni News blog. Find out what your fellow alumni are up to and check out some of their recent successes, inspiring stories, and interesting features.

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Roger Ervin (MBA ’09) standing in the center of the Madison capital building

Fearless Leader

Julie Howard (BBA ’85) rose to the C-suite by learning to adapt and facing challenges head on. In her time as chairman and CEO of Navigant, the company has transformed its business portfolio, innovated new service offerings, and nearly doubled in employees.


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Update Magazine

Update magazine celebrates the many facets of being a Business Badger and tells the inspiring stories of accomplished alumni, dedicated scholars, and passionate learners. Our Spring 2019 issue features fun facts about Albert O. Nicholas Dean Vallabh "Samba" Sambamurthy, keeps you up to date on the latest WSB research, and introduces you to outstanding alumni like Navigant CEO Julie Howard (BBA ’85) and LÜM CEO Max Fergus (BBA ’18).

The cover of three issues of the Together Forward Report to Investors

Together Forward

Together Forward is a collection of stories and data celebrating our donors and the impact of philanthropic investments. Read about how Business Badgers have given back, the impact of their generosity, and the gratitude that the School, its students, and alumni are proud to share.

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Todd Pilcher (MBA ‘14) standing in front of a large window

A Helping Hand

When the company he worked for went bankrupt, Todd Pilcher (MBA '14) suddenly found himself faced with uncertainty in his career. After earning a Wisconsin MBA on a merit-based scholarship, Pilcher was able to pivot his career, and now he pays it forward for others.

Alumni News Blog

The WSB alumni blog shares stories about educational experience, faculty excellence, and alumni engagement.

2019 alumni webinar series

Alumni Webinar Series: Catalyze Performance through Cultural Transformation

July 18, 2019

An organization’s culture has strong influence on individual, team, and organizational performance and can be a true competitive advantage. This webinar will explore what workplace culture really means and how it impacts performance at all levels of the organization.

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Four Tips to Improve Workplace Culture and Performance

July 11, 2019

Why is workplace culture important? According to Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Binnu Palta Hill, workplace culture is the key ingredient in setting an organization up for success.

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Two Business Badgers Join Wisconsin Governor’s Cabinet

July 1, 2019

Kathy Blumenfeld (BBA '85) and Caleb Frostman (BBA '07) lead two of the state's agencies.

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Have you started a new job or changed careers? Recently received an award or an honor? Completed a major accomplishment or milestone in your career? Share your news with fellow Business Badgers in Update magazine.