Sometimes a picture really does say it all. The Wisconsin School of Business community celebrated many special moments in 2022: the opening of the school’s Multicultural Center, the graduation of the first cohort of Business Emerging Leaders scholars, and the launch of Leadership at Lambeau—to name just a few milestones from the last twelve months.
Below are some favorite photos from Paul L. Newby II, WSB senior photographer.
Former Chancellor Rebecca Blank bid farewell to the Wisconsin School of Business during a fireside chat with Dean Vallabh “Samba” Sambamurthy in March.
WSB students participated in a career exploration trek to Chicago, visiting Spaulding Ridge, Bain & Company, and Walton Street Capital to learn from alumni in consulting, finance, and technology.
Arturo “Tito” Diaz (BS ’15) is the Kemper Foundation Director of WSB’s Multicultural Center, which opened in Fall 2022. The new space is designed to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the school.
Kim Fleissner (BBA ’01, MAcc ’02), CEO of worldwide fashion destination Shopbop, is among the WSB alumni featured in the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of Update magazine.
Students in the Wisconsin Professional MBA program test their creativity during a hands-on activity in the classroom.
Scott Cook, co-founder of Intuit, spoke to an audience of Wisconsin MBA students and alumni as part of WSB’s M. Keith Weikel MBA Leadership Speaker Series.
Double Badger Joseline Nyinawabera (BBA ’13, MBA ’22) completed her graduate degree in brand and product management in May 2022 and started a global tech marketing role at Intel Corporation.
WSB held a special celebration for Spring 2022 BBA graduates at the Alliant Energy Center. Wisconsin football player and WSB graduate Bryson Williams (BBA ’22) served as the student speaker, pictured here with Dean Sambamurthy.
Students from the inaugural cohort of WSB’s Business Emerging Leaders (BEL) program celebrate their graduation during the commencement ceremony at Camp Randall.
BEL scholar Mikol Tsopnang (BBA ’22) graduated with degrees in supply chain management and operations and technology management.
In May, 40 Business Badgers took part in Leadership at Lambeau, a new signature leadership development experience launched as part of the Business Badger Badge program.
Incoming undergraduate business students register for classes at Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) over the summer.
Dean Sambamurthy welcomed this year’s incoming first-year business students during a special event this September. At 756 students, it’s the largest and most diverse first-year class WSB has ever had.
Five new faculty members with interdisciplinary business expertise joined WSB this fall. These new minds of business are applying their expertise to respond to the complex challenges facing society.
Business Badgers celebrate the Multicultural Center’s grand opening in September 2022. Photo by Joshua Prado, WSB photo assistant.
WSB’s Arturo “Tito” Diaz (BS ’15) speaks with Uchenna Hicks (left) and Becca Allpow of The Kemper Foundation, which committed funds to support diversity and inclusion efforts at WSB.
Jennifer L. Mnookin, the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s 30 th chancellor, joined Dean Sambamurthy for a public discussion on topics such as leadership, student success, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The next generation of Business Badgers shared their school spirit with Bucky Badger during the Homecoming Bash at Grainger Hall in October.
Lindsey Uselding (BBA ’02) is about to take her family restoration business to show business with a new show on HGTV. Her story is included in the Fall/Winter 2022 issue of Update magazine.