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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.

WSB’s Arts and Creative Enterprise Leadership Master’s Program Celebrates Successful First Year

May 17, 2021

WSB’s new master’s degree offers a unique blend of business knowledge and arts-based training to prepare students to lead in the arts, creative, and social sectors.

Why Become an Actuary?

May 14, 2021

If you like to solve problems, analyze data, and work in an ever-changing environment, then consider a career as an actuary. Actuaries use data analytic tools to understand what has happened, and then make informed predictions to guide their organizations about what might happen in the future.

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'The Power of 1,087 Business Badgers' Light Show Celebrates WSB Graduates

May 11, 2021

WSB graduates enjoyed an unforgettable commencement send-off as Grainger Hall was set aglow with a spectacular light show: The Power of 1,087 Business Badgers.

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.

WSB’s Randall Wright Awarded WARF Named Professorship

June 9, 2021

WSB's Randall Wright, a professor of finance, investment, and banking, is a recipient of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) Named Professorship award. He is one of only eight University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members honored with the designation.

WSB’s Florence Honoré Examines Business Partnerships in the Thoroughbred Horse Industry

May 26, 2021

When two business partners come together, what does each party contribute to the alliance? And what is the impact of each party’s contribution to alliance performance? New research helps answer those questions within the context of the Thoroughbred horse industry.

Just BEAT It

May 12, 2021

Are firms engaging in tax planning to avoid the Base Erosion and Anti-abuse Tax (BEAT), a product of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017? WSB’s Dan Lynch explains.

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