Faculty Kudos, February 2024

Dr. Joan Shapiro Beigh, Teaching Professor of Organizations & Strategic Management, has been selected for the 2024-25 Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars program sponsored by the Universities of Wisconsin Office of Professional and Instructional Development. The program provides a unique …

Business Scholars Volunteer at JA Finance Park

A group of Business Scholars in Professor Joan Shapiro Beigh’s seminar course recently spent a Friday morning volunteering at the Junior Achievement Finance Park, where the Lubar College of Business has a “storefront.” The park’s simulation lab provides a reality-based, …

Alumni News, December 2023

Christopher Lerario (’11 MBA) has joined Hawkins Ash CPAs as Manager of Business Valuation and Transaction Advisory. Christine Adee (‘14 MBA, ‘89 BBA-Accounting and Finance), currently President of OwnersEdge, will acquire the title of Co-CEO of the company as of …

Iconic Accounting Professor Paul Fischer Retires after 54 Years

Jerry Leer Professor of Accounting Paul Fischer retired this year after 54 years at the helm of the classroom and UWM’s outstanding accounting program. Fischer’s connection to UWM started early. He earned his BBA in accounting from UWM in 1965, …

The Corrosion of Globalization

Adam S. Posen, President of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, spoke recently in the Bradley Distinguished Lecture Series about what he terms the corrosion of globalization. “I choose the word corrosion very carefully,” he said. “Globalization should be thought …

The Role of Ownership and Control in Overseas Expansion

An important reason for a firm to expand overseas is the anticipated profit derived from a combination of its own resources with resources located in foreign countries. Firms that expand their operations to other countries typically possess some valuable resources …

Faculty Kudos, October 2023

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has appointed Dean Kaushal Chari to the Governor’s Task Force on Workforce and Artificial Intelligence. The task force is bringing together private and public sector leaders to identify policies and investments that will continue to advance …

Annual Scholarship Awards Surpass $2 Million

A college education affords many opportunities for graduates, yet for many, that education remains unattainable due to cost. At the Lubar College of Business, where 35% of undergraduate students are first-generation college students and 29% are eligible for Pell Grants …