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The Wisconsin School of Business: Top Stories From 2023

By Wisconsin School of Business

December 21, 2023

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From the arrival of talented new faculty to the development of new programs that meet student, industry, and societal demands, 2023 was an exceptional year for the Wisconsin School of Business.

Here’s a look at some of our top stories of the year based on readership:

Wisconsin Real Estate Program To Add New Graduate Track in Affordable Housing and Sustainable Development

A new track focused on affordable housing and sustainable development gives students the tools to navigate this evolving area of real estate and builds on WSB’s record of success of pairing rigorous core curriculum with valuable applied learning experiences.

The New Minds of Business: With Future-Focused Outlooks, WSB Welcomes 8 New Faculty Members

With expertise ranging from climate change to artificial intelligence, eight new faculty members joined WSB, taking their cross-disciplinary knowledge into the classroom and exemplifying the school’s continued investment in research and thought leadership.

Introducing the Redesigned Wisconsin Executive MBA

An accelerated 18-month program delivered in a flexible format, WSB’s newly redesigned executive MBA program is tailored to professionals ready to level up their leadership.

New Campaign From the Wisconsin School of Business Showcases the Next Generation of Business Leaders

In the next phase of its Trusted to Lead campaign, WSB highlights 20 students—all emerging leaders driven by different purposes, values, and backgrounds—who are forging their own paths into business.

Job Shadow, Career Trek Programs Give WSB Students the Jump on Career Success

Two WSB career programs, job shadows and career treks, allow Business Badgers to try different careers on for size during their undergraduate journey.

WSB Invests in Professional MBA Program, Celebrates First Cohort of Graduates

The first cohort of students in WSB’s new professional MBA graduated from the program, which features a flexible, hybrid format and a curriculum built around customizable badges.

New Model for Career Customization Positions WSB Students for Success

Thanks to WSB’s expanded career development services, Business Badgers can design their own personal route to success with access to 40+ career pathways, a dozen badges, and new career tracks built around in-demand fields like data analytics and technology.

WSB Spring 2023 Graduates: Writing the Story of What Comes Next

Four standout WSB graduates share words of wisdom for future Business Badgers.

5 Student Entrepreneurs To Keep an Eye On

Meet five University of Wisconsin–Madison student entrepreneurs—with business ideas ranging from AI for job seekers to a clothing store in a barbershop—who demonstrate why the university remains a leading innovation incubator.

Thanks to Badger Consulting, Babcock Dairy Milks Its Cheese Gift Box Potential

Say cheese: Known primarily for its ice cream, Babcock Dairy takes its cheese gift boxes to the next level with help from WSB’s Badger Consulting Club.