Lubar Students Win 2017 ACG Cup

Lubar MBA students took top honors at the 2017 ACG Cup last month.  As champions, the Lubar team collected the $5,000 first place prize. Team members included Georg Gettmann, Christian Hereth, and Steffen Ullmann. ACG Wisconsin member Bart Blohowiak (Fisher Barton Group)… Read More

Mobile Health Platform Wins New Venture Competition

Health Connection, the brainchild of Lubar marketing senior Jordan Mather, has taken the $8,000 first prize in the New Venture Business Plan Competition.  Health Connection’s Snapchat-like mobile platform, Health Snaps, enables healthcare providers to remotely engage patients via in-app instructional… Read More

Executive Alum Speaks to Supply Chain Students

Jerry Patterson, Senior Vice President at Principal Financial Group, and an alumnus of the Lubar School of Business, visited campus recently to provide students with an overview of his company and the role of supply chain management in the industry…. Read More

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