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.
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.
Professor Margie Rosenberg created an analytics tool that helps students learn the fundamentals of R software, thanks to support from the Michael E. Lehman Distinguished Chair for Inspired Learning in Business.
An innovative case study created by WSB's Tyler Leverty helps students tackle real-world corporate risk management problems while still in the classroom. Leverty is a 2018-2019 recipient of the John and Anne Oros Distinguished Chair for Inspired Learning in Business.
Professor Joan Schmit has been named the new editor of the Journal of Risk and Insurance beginning January 1, 2019. Schmit is the American Family Distinguished Chair in Risk Management and Insurance at the Wisconsin School of Business.