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From students experiencing novel learning opportunities to faculty developing innovative curriculum and classes, our collection of news stories brings you the latest developments and initiatives at WSB.

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WSB Students Win Top Prize at Study Abroad Film Festival

November 14, 2019

Chase Devens (BBA ‘20) and David Smith (BBA ‘20) took home the top prize at IES Abroad’s 6th Annual Study Abroad Film Festival for their film Les Cinq Mois-The Five Months.

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An Advocate for Women: WSB Professor Joan Schmit Receives 2019 Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring

November 11, 2019

Joan Schmit is a recipient of the 2019 Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring, an award created to celebrate individuals who help women faculty achieve their goals and reach their highest potential at the UW–Madison.

WSB Alumna at Forefront of Madison's New Affordable Housing for Veterans

November 8, 2019

Gorman & Company Development Director Nicole Solheim (BBA ’08, MS ’11) is applying her Badger expertise to Valor on Washington, an affordable housing development designed specifically for veteran families. "People would come up to me and say, 'Can I put my nephew on the waiting list? Can I put this person on it?' They wanted to be on it before we even had financing in place."

Forward Thinking Blog

Faculty members at WSB achieve global recognition for their groundbreaking research. They share their findings in the Forward Thinking blog, providing answers to important questions and business insights you can trust.

Where Risk Meets Health Economics: A Q&A with WSB Affiliate John Mullahy

November 14, 2019

WSB sat down with John Mullahy, a professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences and an affiliate faculty member in WSB's Department of Risk and Insurance, to talk about his connection with the School, why health economics matters, and how teaching keeps him inspired.

Own a House With a Mortgage? You Might Be Saving Less Than Non-Homeowners

November 8, 2019

You're a good saver: the proof is in your new home. Now, you figure, it should be easier than ever to put some money away, right? Not necessarily, says WSB's Abdullah Yavas, who shares new findings on mortgage debt, savings, and household consumption.

New Installation Celebrates WSB's Gaumnitz Research Award Winners

October 18, 2019

WSB's Gaumnitz Research Award winners from 2009 to the present are on permanent display in a new installation in Grainger Hall.

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