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2020 Global Trip to Germany and Croatia Provide Opportunities for Students to Experience Global Businesses

February 14, 2020

Each year over winter break, the Wisconsin MBA Program offers students the opportunity to participate in an international trip.  In addition to providing students with global business experience and opportunities to network with leaders from …

An invitation to join us for a discussion about a new finance book - Zuckerman's The Man Who Solved the Market!

January 8, 2020

What are you reading this Winter Break?  The Nicholas Center is diving into Zuckerman’s The Man Who Solved the Market about Jim Simons and Renaissance Technologies (one of the most successful hedge funds of all …

What a CFO Should Know About Facebook's Libra and the Next Generation of Digital Currencies

December 19, 2019

We are pleased to announce a publication entitled “What a CFO Should Know About Facebook’s Libra & the Next Generation of Digital Currencies.”  The publication can be found here Facebook Libra Final Report 12.15.2019. This paper …

Social Impact Consulting with American Family's Institute for Corporate and Social Impact

December 18, 2019

  We just wrapped up our Fall 2019 consulting project with American Family Insurance Institute of Corporate and Social Impact! It was a great experience for our MBAs to analyze seed stage venture capital deals …

Nicholas Center's First Ever Machine Learning Consulting Project - Research Report on Predicting M&A Targets

December 18, 2019

A Nicholas Center team of MBA and BBA students completed our first-ever machine learning consulting project this semester.  Congrats to the team – James Kardatzke, Mason Bourne, Caleb White, Mary Roberts, Dan Miller and Thomas …

Teddy Weber Presents on Search Funds

December 12, 2019

Teddy Weber, a Nicholas Center Analyst and BBA student majoring in Finance and Real Estate, gave an excellent presentation on Search Funds as a tool for MBAs looking to gain CEO experience early in their …

students and staff at the Fall consulting projects

Fall Consulting Projects

October 18, 2019

Second year MBA students and the analysts are currently working in teams on their consulting projects and recently had the opportunity to present to our advisory board members and alumni during our annual meeting. The …

CFIB Fall Meeting

Successful Fall Annual Advisory Board & Alumni Event

October 17, 2019

The Nicholas Center hosted its annual Advisory Board and Alumni event in Grainger Hal on October 11th. Our meeting was a huge success with almost 100 attendees-students, alumni, board members and our Exact Sciences Panelists …

Nicholas MBA Students

Introducing the New MBA Students & Analysts

September 11, 2019

The Nicholas Center for Corporate Finance and Investment Banking is excited to start off the 2019-2020 academic year with our talented group of students

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