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, Business Casual, 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.

Business Casual Newsletter

Every other month, the Business Casual newsletter brings you a digest of news and features that can help you stay informed about the School and gain insights that can enhance your career.

Alumni News Blog

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

Video: A Conversation with Marketing Leader Gayle Fuguitt

February 21, 2020

Dean Vallabh Sambmurthy sat down with marketing icon Gayle Fuguitt, who shared her perspective on life and leadership as part of WSB’s M. Keith Weikel Leadership Speaker Series.

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Alumni Webinar Series: Managing Multi-Generational Teams

February 21, 2020

  Artell Smith, vice president of talent at Quad and principal and managing director of WatchWorks Management Consulting LLC, knows what makes a good multi-generational manager. Managers need to know a good amount about generational …

Professor Alex Stajkovich leans on a podium as he speaks about his research

3 Tips to Improve Your Management Skills

February 7, 2020

Becoming a good manager requires hard work and practice. WSB's Alex Stajkovic shares some simple tips on how to become a better manager based on his research on organizational behavior.

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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.