The M&I Center for Business Ethics supports an educational framework that engages Lubar students in serious thought about issues of ethics and ethical ideals that they can apply as business leaders and professionals.

Fostering enhancement of the business ethics curriculum, experiential student learning, and recognition of individuals who manage with integrity, the M&I Center is committed to the promotion of business ethics as critical to the success of the market-driven economy.

Business Ethics week

Business Ethics Case Competition

The Lubar School’s Business Ethics Case Competition offers Lubar School of Business students an interactive opportunity to challenge their moral reasoning, develop an understanding of the importance of business ethics, and compete for tuition support awards. Student teams collaboratively analyze a thought-provoking case and then present your recommendations to a panel of experienced business educators and professionals.

Business Ethics Webinar

Unethical Behavior Today: COVID 19 Symptom or Cause

Presented by:
Speaker: Dawn R. Elm, PhD
Professor Emerita, Business Ethics
Executive Director (Retired), Center for Ethics Practice
Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas

The recent COVID -19 pandemic in the United States has raised a number of ethical issues including, but not limited to, price gauging, significant flows of misinformation, challenges regarding individual freedom and public safety, and incivility among Americans. Read more and register.

Corporate Ethics Award Scholarship – $5,000

The M&I Center for Business Ethics is offering two $5,000 scholarships to be used towards tuition in the 2021-22 academic year.

Scholarship recipients will be selected each year by a committee comprised of members of the Lubar School of Business (LSB) faculty and local business leaders. The scholarships seek to reward outstanding LSB students who excel both in the classroom and beyond and do so despite financial and other constraints. These scholarships are an integral part of fulfilling the mission of the M&I Center to promote and uphold the principles and values of fundamental morality and business ethics among the LSB community.

Students must meet all of the following criteria:

• Full-time Business Undergraduate
• Junior or senior standing in 2021-2022
• Minimum of 3.5 GPA
• Demonstrated financial need – you must complete a FAFSA for 21-22  prior to applying
• Share a personal experience highlighting your commitment to ethical behavior and/or community involvement (max 2400 characters)

To apply:
Submit the online application by 11:59pm March 1st. You must complete the General Application prior to completing the application for the Corporate Ethics Award.

Great Journeys: An Inspirational Series

The Great Journeys series emphasizes the values of business integrity, ethics, and social responsibility. Featuring exceptional “role model” business and community leaders who share the guiding values, transforming influences, successes, and challenges in their lives, the series inspires the next generation to embark on their own “great journeys.”

Scheduled programs will be featured on the Lubar School’s Upcoming Events page.

Past speakers have included:

Sheldon B. Lubar, Chairman and Founder, Lubar & Co., Inc.
Stephen Marcus, Chairman, The Marcus Corporation
Stephen A. Roell, Chairman, President & CEO, Johnson Controls, Inc.
Timothy W. Sullivan,  President & CEO, Bucyrus International
Dennis J. Kuester, Retired Chairman, Marshall & Ilsley Corporation

For More Information

Richard Marcus
Interim Director, M&I Marshall & Ilsey Center for Business Ethics
Lubar Hall S430F
(414) 229-4103
marcus@uwm.edu