Wisconsin School of Business faculty, staff, students, and alumni regularly push the boundary of expectation, pursuing new ideas, experiences, and opportunities that advance business education.
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.
The Creative Destruction Lab is launching a program in partnership with UW–Madison and American Family Insurance focused on high-tech startups tackling risk. The program leverages WSB's strength in risk management and insurance, as well as the UW-Madison School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences.
The Business Emerging Leaders (BEL) Program is going virtual this year as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but students and faculty are seeing it as an opportunity, not a drawback. “Although the program will lack the in-person events and bonding," says returning BEL student Darius Hazen, "I'm still very excited to learn and become college ready while also talking to my classmates and friends, even under the current situation.”
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.
WSB's Hart Posen and Intuit cofounder Scott Cook share their perspectives and expertise on COVID-19 and the future of business as part of a special virtual series, "The UW Now Livestream: Innovation in a Pandemic: How COVID-19 Will Change the Landscape of Business."
A study by WSB's Alex Stajkovic and Kayla Sergent (PhD '18) of Edgewood College finds that U.S. states with women governors had fewer COVID-19 deaths than their male counterparts. Stajkovic explains their findings and suggests ways organizations can foster better crisis leadership skills.