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Photos: Highlights From 2023 at the Wisconsin School of Business

By Wisconsin School of Business | Photography by Paul L. Newby II and Josh Prado

December 21, 2023

A moment may be fleeting, but photos captured offer lasting memories for years to come. The Wisconsin School of Business had plenty to celebrate in 2023—from experiential learning opportunities to unforgettable moments at commencement.

Below are some favorite photos from Paul L. Newby II, WSB senior photographer, and photographer Josh Prado.

Dean Samba gives Jay Rothman a tour of Grainger Hall
Vallabh “Samba” Sambamurthy, Albert O. Nicholas Dean of the Wisconsin School of Business, meets with Jay Rothman, president of the Universities of Wisconsin, in March. The two visited WSB’s Multicultural Center as part of a tour of Grainger Hall.
Jason Li speaks in a classroom during the Chicago career trek
Jason Li, a WSB undergraduate student, participates in a career trek to Chicago in March to learn more about careers with some of the city’s major firms.
Jack Bradway poses next to Harley Davidson gas tanks at the museum
Jack Bradway (MBA ’87), events manager with the Harley-Davidson Museum, poses in front of the company’s display of gas tanks for a feature in WSB’s Update magazine.
Dean Samba speaks from the podium to the 2023 graduating class
Dean Sambamurthy addresses WSB graduates and their families during May’s undergraduate commencement celebration at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.
Muslimabonu Juraeva gives her baby a kiss while wearing graduation regalia
Wisconsin MBA graduate Muslimabonu Juraeva poses with her baby—and future Business Badger hopeful—after UW–Madison’s commencement ceremony in May.
Graduates wearing red sunglasses celebrate with a picture at Camp Randall
WSB graduates Angie Kettleson, Lajzoo Vang, Lissy Kettleson, and Jessica Chavez capture a memorable moment during commencement at Camp Randall.
Undergraduates celebrate at Alliant Energy Center in front of a brightly lit sign
Graduating Business Badgers find a moment in the light during WSB’s undergraduate commencement celebration at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.
Student Nick Kempf leads a Leadership at Lambeau session
Student leader Nick Kempf (BBA ’23) collaborates with fellow participants of WSB’s signature Leadership at Lambeau summit at the Green Bay Packers’ famed Lambeau Field in Green Bay.
Advisor Anthony Turner Jr. shares a laugh with a SOAR program student
Anthony Turner Jr., an academic advisor, shares a laugh as he helps guide incoming business students during the Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) program in July at College Library.
WSB graduate students tour a Madison construction site
WSB graduate students tour a construction site in Madison for hands-on learning about retail and housing development.
A WSB student and Grainger Center executive board member chat next to a supply chain poster session stand
A WSB student shares notes with members of the Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management executive advisory board member during an on-campus meeting in fall.
A Business Badger gives Bucky an air kiss while posing for a photo
WSB alumni came back to Grainger Hall in October for the annual Homecoming Bash, filling the air with school spirit and unmatched devotion to Bucky Badger.
Malgy Blue walks past Grainger Hall
Malgy Blue, a student in WSB’s master’s of business analytics program, gives readers a peek into his life as a graduate student for a story in Update magazine.