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

SAP UCC July 2015

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

WICPA recognizes Lubar accounting students

Four accounting students at the Lubar School of Business have been awarded scholarships from the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants Educational Foundation: Douglass Bartley and Dalia Shawar were each awarded $5,000 LeRoy Schmidt 150-Hour Accounting Scholarships.  Lauren Michelz and… Read More

Bernie Brewer Makes Appearance in “Intro to Business”

It isn’t every day that a major league mascot wanders into your classroom. But that’s what happened this week when Milwaukee Brewers mascot Bernie Brewer showed up on the first day of “Introduction to Business.” Dr. Michael Freimark welcomed students… Read More

Lubar grads recognized among this year’s “40 Under 40”

Five alumni of Lubar School of Business have been recognized on the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list of up-and-coming leaders: Jason Eggert (BBA-Finance ’10), Vice President and Relationship Manager, Associated Bank Nicole Dermer (BBA-Finance & Marketing ’07), Associate… Read More

Ragins Receives Applied Research Award

Professor of Management Belle Rose Ragins was selected by the Center for Creative Leadership to receive the 2015 Walter F. Ulmer, Jr. Applied Research Award. This award is presented annually to recognize outstanding, career-long contributions to applied leadership research. Dr…. Read More