New Venture Competition “Finals” Open to Public

The public is invited to attend the final presentations in this year’s New Venture Business Plan Competition, which will take place on Saturday, February 25, 2017 in Lubar Hall N333 from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fourteen entrants have advanced… Read More

Strong Hiring Forecast for 2017 Business Grads

The 2017 hiring forecast looks strong for business school graduates, according to a recently released report from the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC).   GMAC is a non-profit organization of leading graduate management schools, providing research and services related to quality… Read More

Lubar Alumni Among “40 Under 40”

Two Lubar School of Business graduates have been recognized on the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list of up-and-coming leaders in 2017: Paul Hackbarth (BBA-Marketing ’06), Owner, Camp Bar Shorewood/Wauwatosa, Sound by Design Sean Lowe (BBA-Marketing ’03), Investment Client… Read More

CEO Competition Promotes New Business Ideas

Seventeen students each had 90 seconds to pitch a business idea to a panel of judges in this year’s Elevator Pitch Competition, sponsored by UWM’s chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO). The competition gets its name from the concept… Read More

New Professorship Honors Gale and Judi Klappa

Retired WEC Energy Group CEO Gale Klappa and his wife, Judith, have been honored with a professorship named for them at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The Judith H. and Gale E. Klappa Endowed Professorship of Marketing will support a faculty… Read More

Accounting Professor Receives Best Paper Honors

The American Accounting Association (AAA) has announced that Colleen M. Boland (with co-authors Scott N. Bronson and Chris E. Hogan) is the recipient of the 2016 Accounting Horizons Best Paper Award for the article “Accelerated Filing Deadlines, Internal Controls, and… Read More

Scheinfeld Awards Fund High Potential Student Businesses

The 2016 James D. Scheinfeld Entrepreneurial Award Competition singled out three high potential UWM student businesses that demonstrated business viability, scalability and potential for growth and job creation, ability to attract other financing, and launch readiness. This year’s Scheinfeld award… Read More

Lubar School Hosts SAP Faculty Workshops

The Lubar School of Business is serving as host to faculty from throughout North America, as they visit the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus for the 2016 SAP University Alliances North America Faculty Workshops. The Lubar School is home to one of only… Read More