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WSB’s Most-Read Stories of 2021

By Wisconsin School of Business

December 21, 2021

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From the arrival of talented new faculty to a groundbreaking entrepreneurship science lab to an innovative initiative that puts undergraduates in the driver’s seat for career success, 2021 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.

The New Minds of Business: 11 Forward-Thinking Faculty Join the Wisconsin School of Business

Eleven new faculty members join WSB, bringing research expertise, innovation, and teaching excellence while building upon the School’s growing investments in STEM and data analytics.

WSB Launches Undergraduate Career Forward Program

A collaborative and innovative initiative designed to give WSB’s 3,000-plus undergraduate students the tools and experiences needed to achieve their individual career goals, the program lets students discover their own career paths, launch plans into action, and track progress through an interactive app.

Badger Startup, Vibez Golf Club, Aims To Change How the Game of Golf Is Played

Business Badger Noe Vital Jr. (BBA ’15) and his eight co-founders hope to make golf more approachable to all through their startup, Vibez Golf Club.

WSB Invests in Product Management Track and Marketing Technology Tracks, Positions Students To Address Complex Challenges Post-MBA

WSB invests in new career paths and two new specializations—marketing and product management—to equip graduate students for a bright future within the technology industry.

The New Vision for Finance at the Wisconsin School of Business

The Badger mindset, inclusive leadership, and quantitative success are some of the key characteristics that define WSB finance students out in the professional world.

WSB Faculty and Staff Honored for Excellence in Teaching, Research, Innovation, and Service

The School celebrates outstanding faculty and staff during the annual awards ceremony for teaching, research, innovation, and service.

Groundbreaking Entrepreneurship Science Lab Identifies, Fosters Student Entrepreneurs

A new lab at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is mobilizing the entrepreneurial ecosystem by identifying the conditions that create student entrepreneurs.

Spring 2021 Commencement: Business Badgers Reflect on the Wisconsin School of Business Experience

What makes one’s college career special? With graduation just days away, notable Business Badgers reflect on their time at the Wisconsin School of Business.

Net Impact Sustainability Competition Helps Wisconsin MBA Students Change the Planet, One Project at a Time

Now in its second year, the Net Impact competition offers students the opportunity to take what they are learning in the classroom and apply it to real-life green challenges: decreasing WSB’s environmental footprint, reducing its operating costs, and improving the School’s social impact.

Deep Ties and Connections to UW–Madison Bolster Creative Destruction Lab Launch in Wisconsin

WSB is home to a new partnership with the Creative Destruction Lab that positions the University of Wisconsin–Madison to further spur innovation, economic startup opportunity, and growth.